What are we?

The 1865 is Southampton’s major venue, located in Southampton’s city centre, with a capacity of more than 750 for standing only gigs, over 500 for club nights, 225 seated for comedy or 300 seated theatre style.

The 1865 is the city’s destination for entertainment.

A great space!

Inside; a great space with stage and dancefloor viewable from two bars and large mezzanine, featuring the South Coast’s best in-house sound system from d&b audio, our flexible seating allows various layouts to suit Live Bands, DJ sets, Comedy, Jazz and Cabaret as well as larger corporate or private functions.