What’s On

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Sat 16th Sept.

DJ Boule Live Event for Cancer Research – Wild Lime, Southampton

7pm : Join Voice FM’s DJ Boule broadcasting live from Wild Lime in aid of Cancer Research. Loads of fun to be had including stilt walking and face painting !!

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Sat 16th Sept.

Table Top Sale – St Christopher’s Church, Pepys Ave, Thornhill

10am – 12noon :  Enjoy a good rummage and, hopefully, picj up a bargain or three. Free entry for buyers.  Parking & refreshments

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Sat. 16th  Sept.

Southampton German Beer Festival – The O2 Guildhall

5pm : Hop on down and raise your tankard to another celebration of ale. Drinks and food will be charged for on a ‘pay as you go basis’ with cash and tokens. Cheers

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Sun. 17th  Sept.

Botley Fire Station Open Day – Botley Fire Station, Winchester Street
Botley

10am – 4pm : Come and visit the Firefighters and look around the  fire engine. Loads of fun including…  Dunking our firefighters, Hit the fire with water, Bouncy castles, Face painting, BBQ, Ice cream, Sand Art, Book stalls, Merry go rounds and more.

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Sun 17th  Sept.

Wild Weekend Wildlife – Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre, Southampton Common

10:00am – 4:00pm : Discover more about the Common and other special wildlife sites in Southampton with  wildlife supporters from our Bioblitz partners and city’s Local Nature Reserves.

Along with displays and information about ‘wild’ Southampton, we will also be joined by local wildlife experts for some guided walks on The Common.

You don’t have to book, just turn up anytime during the day.

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Sun 17th Sept.

Four Score Years and Ten – Theatre Royal, Winchester

12noon : In a humorous, revealing and touching piece of theatre, Hat Fair and Flintlock Theatre present a new play that explores what it’s like to be an older person in contemporary Britain.

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Mon 18th Sept. – Sun 29th Oct.

Sky Observation Wheel – The Bargate, Southampton

A chance to enjoy a unique aerial view of the city and pick out Southampton’s sights with lucky riders able to see the Isle of Wight on a clear day. Opening times: Sundays to Thursdays 11am to 8pm : Friday to Saturday 11am to 9pm

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Mon 18th Sept.

Fire Walking Challenge – SCRATCH CHARITY, 33 Mount Pleasant Industrial Estate, Mount Pleasant Road, Southampton

6pm – 10pm : Fire-walking has been practised for thousands of years and in some cultures is a rite of passage or a display of strength and courage. SCRATCH, the local charity working to tackle poverty in the city has partnered with UK Firewalk to bring this exciting adrenaline event to Southampton. Visit : scratchcharity.co.uk

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Tues 19th Sept.

Imbalance – Theatre Royal, Winchester

7.30pm : Combining exciting acrobatic skills and athletic dance, this energetic, thought-provoking performance explores our obsessive dependence with technology, asking whether our lives are ‘in’ or ‘out’ of balance?

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Tues 19th Sept.

Light UP Drama Classes – Cobbett Hub & Library, Cobbett Road, Bitterne Park, Southampton

A great introduction to drama, these fun classes for ages four and above are designed to Light UP your child’s imagination while teaching them performance skills and developing their curiosity. 4-7 years – 4.30pm-5.30pm : 7-11 years – 5.30pm-6.30pm. Visit : lightupdrama.org.uk

 

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Wed 20th Sept. – Sat. 23rd Sept.

The Pillowman – Plaza Theatre, Romsey

This multi – layered play, which challenges and shocks, also has a rich seam of black humour running through it. Don’t miss it!

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Wed. 20th Sept.

Justin Hayward – Bournemouth Pavillon Theatre

7.30pm : The possessor of one of the most recognisable voices in rock, Justin will be performing new songs from latest album release All The Way. as well as Moody Blues favourites.

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Thurs. 21st  Sept. – Tues. 26th Sept.

Southampton In The Sky – Guildhall Square

A four day pop-up event sees some of the areas best restaurants transfer their menus and dining experiences to a unique sky table, suspended 100 feet in the air. If you have the stomach for it visit : eventsinthesky.co.uk

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Thurs. 21st  Sept. & Fri. 22nd Sept.

Change lives when you change your computer – Computers 4 Africa, 239 Winchester Road, Shirley Retail Park, Southampton

Drop off you’re your unwanted working computers, laptops, keyboards, flat screen monitors and other PC accessories at                                      Computers 4 Africa which provides life changing solutions giving someone else an education and opportunities for a better way of life. Times :   Thurs. 21st : 10am-5pm & Friday 22nd Sept.: 9am-4pm. Visit : digitalpipeline.org

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 …..until  Sun 24th Sept.

Southampton Boat Show – Mayflower Park

10am – 6.30pm : Britain’s biggest festival of boating is back with hundreds of boats lined up along Europe’s largest purpose-built marina. New for 2017… the Paddle River Experience which will transport you to a woodland stream PLUS the Show will have its very own passenger boat. Hundreds of visitors will be able to climb aboard and enjoy a boat trip in the Solent

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Fri. 22nd  Sept .

Art Social Group – St. James’ Park Café,  St. James’ Road
Shirley

7:00pm – 8:30pm : A relaxed, friendly, social art group aimed at all ages and abilities. Bringing like minded creative people together to draw, sketch, paint or create in the medium of their choosing.  Just rock and bring along your art materials and subject matter.

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Sat 23rd  Sept.

The Big Fat New Forest Scavenger Hunt 2017 – Burley, New Forest

10am – 1pm : Grab some friends and a car and join us on for an exciting hunt around the New Forest and the chance to win £100 cash!. Visit : wessexcancer.org.uk

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Sat 23rd  Sept.

Showtime – Berry Theatre, Hedge End

1pm & 7pm : Blue Butterfly Dance Company is a local dance company which provides dance, fitness and musical theatre classes in the local area to all ages. ‘Showtime’  is  a charity showcase of talent from our amazing performers.

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 Sat. 23rd  Sept.

Finding Joy – The Point, Eastleigh

7.30pm : Vamos Theatre’s wordless production tells the true story of a teenager’s decision to care for his grandmother with dementia, with humour, poignancy, and warmth.

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Sun. 24th  Sept.

 The Rose Road Triathlon – Applemore Health & Leisure Centre,  Claypits Lane, Dibden, Hythe

 7:15am – 12:30pm :   Want the glory of completing a Triathlon? Along with the support of 3 of your friends, colleagues or family you’ll help raise money to support young disabled people in Hampshire.  Visit :  roseroad.org.uk
 

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Sun 24th  Sept.

St James’ Park Dog Show & Family Fun Day – St James’ Park, Shirley

11:00am – 3:00pm :  A show with various entry categories plus bouncy castle, face painting, refreshments and lots more

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Sun 24th Sept.

Southampton Boat Show – Mayflower Park

Final Day….10am – 5.30pm : Britain’s biggest festival of boating is back with hundreds of boats lined up along Europe’s largest purpose-built marina. New for 2017… the Paddle River Experience which will transport you to a woodland stream PLUS the Show will have its very own passenger boat. Hundreds of visitors will be able to climb aboard and enjoy a boat trip in the Solent