What’s On

 

 

Wed.  24th  May – Mon 29th May

Southampton Sailing Week – Royal Southampton Yacht Club, 1 Channel Way, Ocean Village, Southampton

6 days of sailing and water activities in and around Southampton Waters and The Solent.  Yacht Racing, Parade of Sail, Nip to the Nab and Regatta Party and more! An action packed week to celebrate everything that is Sailing and Southampton! First timers and experienced sailors welcome.                                                                          Visit : southamptonsailingweek.co.uk

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Thurs. 25th May  – Sun 28th May

The First Hippo on the Moon – Theatre Royal, Winchester

From number one bestselling children’s author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up.  Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first?, For show times visit : theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk

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Sat. 27th May – Sun 29th May

The Great Coal Row – Coalporters Amateur Rowing Club, Northam Road, Northam

The Club are the proud hosts of a jam packed weekend full of rowing and socialising, involving a range of rowing boats, skiffs and gigs from across the country.
There are  two main rows on Saturday and Sunday of 28k and 38k. Visit southamptonsailingweek.com/events

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Sat. 27th May – Sun 4th June

Time Travellers! Half Term Activities – Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Loads of time travel themed activities with a great opportunity to witness amazing historical  traditions.. Travel through time as you come face to face with genuine vehicles from each decade in The National Motor Museum

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Sat. 27th May

Jumble Sale – Lordshill Community Centre, Cromarty Road, Lordshill

11am – 2pm : Have a good old rummage at the sale of clothing, toys, household items, bric-a-brac  ..and more !

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Sat 27th & Sun 28th May

Grandma’s Attic Antiques & Collectors Fair – Bournemouth Pavilion Ballroom

9.30AM – 4PM : Now in its 18th year, Grandma’s Attic returns to the Pavilion on for this two day antique fair held in the ballroom of this stunning art deco building.

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Sun 28th   May

Dinosaur World – Mayflower Theatre

11.30am & 2.30pm :  Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new for show for all the family (ages 3+).

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Sun 28th  May

Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option – Nuffield Theatre

7.30pm : Join Germany’s Comedy Ambassador  for an evening of Teutonic jolliness at its best.

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 Bank Holiday Mon 29th May & Tues 30th May

Horrible Histories with The Best of Barmy Britain – Theatre Royal, Winchester

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves as Horrible Histories  feature all your favourite characters from Britain’s barmy past live on stage ! Mon :  1.30pm, 4pm  & Tue  :11am, 1.30pm

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Bank Holiday Mon 29th May – Sun 4th June

The Beaulieu 999 Show – Beaulieu National Motor Museum

10am – 5pm : An event to celebrate Mary Montagu-Scott’s appointment as the ‘High Sherriff of Hampshire’.                                      It  will demonstrate the fantastic work of the emergency services with police, fire & rescue, ambulance, judiciary, coastguard, National Health Service (NHS), prison and probation services joining us for the day.

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Tues 30th May

Kiting Kapers – Royal Victoria Country Park, Netley Abbey

Have a go at making your own Kite and flying it high above the Park. Booking essential please phone 02380 455157 or visit the shop in the Park. All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Time: 10am – 12pm or 2 – 4pm.

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Tues 30th   May

Community Volunteer Fair – YMCA Weston Community Library, YMCA Weston Community Library, 68 Weston Lane,
Southampton

Between 12pm and 3pm come along and speak to organisations who have volunteering opportunities directly on your doorstep! Impact your local community and gain skills, friends and have fun all at the same time!

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Wed.  31st May

Dogs Don’t Do Ballet – Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Aikman Lane, West Totton

11.30AM & 2.30PM : Brought to the stage by acclaimed Blunderbus, this hilarious new story for ages 3+ tells the very funny tale of a small dog with big dreams! This fabulous feel-good show features music, songs, hand-crafted puppets and Biff, the ballet-dancing dog!

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 Wed.  31st   May

ParkLives Yoga – Mayflower Park, Southampton

6pm – 7pm : FREE :  Yoga combines breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures.  Everyone is welcome
co come along and improve your health and relaxation.                          Visit : parklives.com

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Thurs. 1st June

Simple Minds Acoustic – Mayflower Theatre

8pm : Jim Kerr’s  band take to the road to perform their career spanning collection of songs acoustically for the very first time and are  joined by special guest The Anchoress.

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Thurs. 1st June

Big Bike Revival – Monty’s Big Bike Day! – Monty’s Community Hub,

59 Montague Ave, Sholing

12noon – 4pm : FREE! : There’s a free Bike Dr, a Bikeagility obstacle course for you to try out your cycle skills, Bling your Bike activities plus a raffle of giveaway bicycles that have been rescued and restored by Monty’s Bike Hub. Special guest MATTI HEMMINGS performs his pro flatland BMX show, and afterward Matti can teach you some tricks for you to try yourself!

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Fri 2nd June & Sat 3rd June

Pinocchio – Theatre Royal, Winchester

2pm & 7pm : In a contemporary adaptation of this traditional fable, award winning company Integr8 Dance present a tale that teaches us that we must take risks and make mistakes to learn who we are.

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Fri  2nd June

Atomic Kitten – Concorde Club, Eastleigh

9pm : Selling over 8 million records and now with founder member Kerry Katona re-joining her fellow Kittens Liz McClarnon
and Natasha Hamilton, the 3 originals are back and ready to make up for lost time.

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Sat. 3rd June

National Oceanography Centre Open Day, European Way, Southampton

10:30am – 4:00pm : A free day of fun learning about the science and technology development taking place at Southampton’s National Oceanography Centre.                                                    A great chance to get close to our fleet of robotic vehicles, including the famous Boaty McBoatface, and to talk to our scientists and engineers about the work that they do.                             The event is free, but you need to  register to attend via www.noc.ac.uk

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Sat. 3rd June

Summer Fayre – Marie Louise House Care Home, Newton Lane (next to Romsey Abbey)

12:30pm – 4:00pm : Fun for all the Family.  Main events include – Plant Sale, Fair Oak Dog Display Team, Jumble & Bric-a-Brac, Book Stall, Fresh Cream Teas, Grand Draw, Music by Amanda Parsons, Wellie Throwing, Jam Jar Tombola, Face Painting and much more.  Entrance 50p (children free)

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Sat. 3rd June

Kathakali meets Carnival – Caribbean Day – Southampton City Art Gallery

1:00pm – 3:00pm : FREE / Drop-in :  Celebrating the traditions of  South India and Carnival. Explore the culture and heritage of the Caribbean through storytelling, music and songs performed by Alexander D Great

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 Sun 4th June

 Simply Porche – Beaulieu National Motor Museum

 10am – 6pm : All Porsche owners are invited to park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb day out for both Porsche owners and enthusiasts.

Whether you drive a Boxter, 911 or something a little older such as a 924, all models in all conditions are welcome

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Sun 4th June

E Minor Pop Academy Summer Performance 2017 – The Point, Eastleigh

3pm & 7pm : Expect to be thrilled by these young performers who will never cease to surprise you with their raw, energetic Pop, Rock and Soul music.

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Sun 4th June

The Rotary Club of Southampton 19th annual Solent Gardeners Fayre & Craft Show – University of Southampton Sports Ground, Wide Lane, Eastleigh

10am – 4pm :  A must for all keen gardeners and craft enthusiasts. With over 70 exhibitors, free car parking, Michelmersh Silver BandSouthampton Ukulele Jam & children’s entertainment including free face painter and refreshments, the Fayre provides an excellent day out for all the family.

All proceeds go to charities supported by Rotary.

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