What’s On

 

Sat. 22nd  Apr.

Southampton  Sustainable Fashion Fest – Gods House Tower, Winkle Street, Southampton

10am – 6pm : Casting a critical eye on the fashion industry and coinciding with Fashion Revolution Week, this is a thought provoking event with a line up of talks, workshops, activities, stalls (of course a clothes swap) and more, centred around sustainable fashion.

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Sat. 22nd   Apr. & Sun 23rd Apr

Yacht Sailing Taster Weekend – Hamble Yacht Services (HYS), Port Hamble Marina , Satchell Lane, Hamble

10am & 2pm : During the two hour session there will be the opportunity to participate in sailing the yacht, trimming the sails, taking the helm and working together as a crew to take the boat out and return her to the pontoon. The sessions are free and available to all over the age of 16. To book visit : equinoxsailing.com/sailing-experiences

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Sun 23rd   Apr.

ABP Marathon – Guildhall Square

9am : This event is for first time Marathon runners and an exciting new course for seasoned pro’s alike. We are expecting approximately 10,000 runners for this event. Come along and support them !!

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Sun 23rd   Apr.

Southampton‘s St George’s Day Festival 2017 – The Hub, Southampton City College, St Mary’s Street. Southampton

4pm – 6pm : An afternoon of free festivities including the premiere of short films about some fantastic Sotonion’s, presentations of the Daily Echo St George’s Day Community Awards and other entertainment to celebrate our national day !

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Mon 24th Apr

Macmillan Mondays – Central Library, Civic Centre, Commercial Road, Southampton

10.30am – 2.30pm : Whether you are a person affected by cancer, or a family member or friend of someone who is, or just a member of the public with a question – we are help for you!

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Mon 24th Apr.

Embrace Film Screening – Odeon Leisure World, West Quay Road, Southampton

8pm : An important film about  body positivity  encouraging us all to be happier humans. There will be goodie bags for at least the first 100 people!  Visit : tickets.demand.fil/events1638

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Tues 25th  Apr. – Sat 13th May

Pygmalion – Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

One flower girl. Two experts. Free lessons. Six months. Duchess required. Over 100 years after it was written, a radical new co-production of Bernard Shaw’s classic  explores one of the most celebrated comedies of the 20th Century.

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Tues. 25th  Apr.

Stand Up in The Basement – Mango Ocean Village, Southampton

8pm : Some big laughter therapy staged in the perfect environment for comedy: small, cosy and underground. Featuring Dave Johns,  Lloyd Griffith and  Brett Goldstein    

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Wed.  26th Apr.

Beginners and Improvers in Printmaking –  The Corn Exchange, Old Cattle Market, Off Captains Place, Southampton

7pm – 9.30pm : If you are interested in Printmaking, this popular evening course is an introduction and improver course which covers Cardcuts, Drypoint, Linocutting and Monoprinting. Visit : redhotpress.org.uk

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 Wed.  26th Apr

Dean Friedman in Concert – Concorde Club, Eastleigh

8.30pm : The popular singer songwriter  performs  songs from his three-decade career, including familiar, radio hits and fan favourites such as ‘Lucky Stars’ and ‘Lydia’

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Thurs. 27th Apr

Rainbow Centre Golf Day – Stoneham Golf Club, Monkswood Close, Bassett

8am – 4pm : A day which promises an excellent round of golf and a  great way to support The Rainbow Centre, a local charity supporting children and adults with cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s, MS and those recovering from a stroke or head injury.                           Visit : rainbowcentre.org/events

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Thurs. 27th Apr – Sat 29th Apr

Madam Butterfly – Mayflower Theatre

A classic, traditional staging of Puccini’s much-loved work from  Welsh National Opera

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Fri. 28th Apr – Sun 7th May

Gerry Cottle’s Circus – Hoglands Park, Southampton

ROLL UP, ROLL UP  Gerry Cottle is back with his sensational WOW Circus – a high-energy family show featuring a new generation of vibrant young performers.                                                          For performance times visit : wowcircus.co.uk

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Fri  28th   Apr – Sun 30th Apr

Saints vs Stigma Football Festival – Guildhall Square, Southampton

Kick start your awareness of mental health as Southampton’s iconic Guildhall Square is transformed into a five-a-side football arena for a landmark event to raise awareness of mental health and encourage people to join the city-wide movement against stigma.                       For more details visit : saintsfoundation.co.uk

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Sat. 29th   Apr.

Mayfield Nurseries Spring Fayre – Mayfield Park, Weston Lane, Southampton

10am – 4pm : FREE : An event for all the family. Spring bedding, shrubs, perennials, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets; new woodwork showroom.
Music from   Chessel Chanters and Michelmersh Quintet. 

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Sat. 29th   Apr.

ParkLives World Tai Chi Day – Southampton Common, Off Cemetery Road

11.30am – 12.30pm : Free Tai Chi sessions combining deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Originally developed as a martial art in 13th-century China, Tai Chi is today practised around the world as a health-promoting exercise.

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Sat. 29th Apr.

Charity Bounceathon  – Woodlands Community College, Minstead Avenue, Harefield, Southampton

2pm – 6pm : Help raise funds for a Southampton Cancer Ward.

Bounceathon will run for 4 hours with  teams of 4 adults or 6 children required. Call : 07968 702163 to find out more

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Sun 30th    Apr.

Wessex Heartbeat’s 25th Birthday Variety Show – Mayflower Theatre

7pm : The 25th Anniversary Variety  with  West End Star Ruthie Henshall joined by “Britain got Talent “finalist John Clegg and comedian Manual Martinez plus the stars of the “Morecombe & Wise” show.

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Sun 30th Apr

Gin, Beer and Cider Festival – The Brook, Portswood Road, Southampton

1pm to just before midnight: To celebrate the sunshine( fingers crossed), we’ll be taking the festival outside! Chill out on hay bales with a drink, soak up the ale with some oven fired Pizza from It’s a Pizza Thing, and enjoy acoustic music from the fabulous Steve Picken.

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Sun 30th Apr

Baby Ballet – Ferneham Hall, Fareham

1pm & 4pm : Chichester and Southants Baby Ballet present Twinkle and Teddy’s Big Day Out. Children under 1 year FREE