Paris Smith become MAST Mayflower Studios principal partner

We would like to say a big thank you to Paris Smith, our Principal Partner, for the continued support of Mayflower Theatre and now, MAST Mayflower Studios.

With over 200 years of legal excellence for your life, business and organisation within Southampton and Winchester, Paris Smith is a major contributor to the flourishing cities’ communities. They are committed to charitable giving as well as supporting local business and economic prosperity. They have supported various arts in culture projects in our region for many years; their support of Mayflower Theatre is the longest running arts and business partnership in the UK.

We opened our doors in May 2021 and welcoming Paris Smith as our Principle Partner has been invaluable to ensuring the thriving arts scene in Southampton. Alongside Paris Smith, we are able to provide a diverse programme of quality arts experiences and be valuable to the community by offering a creative hub for all within the city. In particular, we are thankful for Paris Smith’s support for our engagement strand as they work with the community to bring all aspects of the arts to them. Our Executive Director, Sara Scott comments that “we are so grateful for the support of Paris Smith. It is brilliant to be working with such a prestigious company whose ethos and commitment to the local community aligns so closely with our own. We look forward to a long and productive relationship together.”

Managing Partner Huw Miles said; “The firm has a long history of supporting the arts in Southampton and Winchester. The various theatres and arts institutions in our region are pillars in our community. We are really excited to be a part of the exciting community projects run by the MAST, particularly as this year Southampton bids to become UK City of Culture.”

We look forward to continue to strengthen our relationship with Paris Smith and cannot wait to see what this year will hold. Thank you Paris Smith.



We will be undertaking a refurbishment of our Grade II listed auditorium in summer 2018. Please consider a donation to our auditorium appeal. Your help is essential in securing our future.