What’s On

Fri 20th July – Wed 22nd Aug.

Giant Deckchair Trail – Guildhall Square, Southampton

Kids: Grab a copy of the trail from NST CityWestquayMarlands and other outlets in the city (or download it from www.seasideinthesquare.com) and get hunting around town for the  14 giant deckchairs! Complete the trail and take your sheet to the beach bar at Seaside in the Square to claim your prize.

Adults: You have the chance to win a prize too! Get a snap of you and your friends on any of the chairs and post it on Instagram using #sotonseaside. Every week, the photo with the most likes will win a £20 Westquay gift card.

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Mon 30th  July  – Fri 31st Aug

Crash Course Swimming Lessons – Bitterne Leisure Centre, Dean Road, Bitterne

Stuck with what to do with your children during the Summer Holidays. Then why not check out the intensive crash course swimming lessons. A chance to trial and learn a new skill. Visit : activenation.org.uk

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Fri. 10th  Aug. – Fri 31st Aug

Mermaids and Pirates – WestQuay Shopping Centre, Southampton

THIS SUMMER THROUGHOUT AUGUST, THERE’S EVERYTHING –   FROM STORYTELLING AND DANCE WORKSHOPS THROUGH TO MAKE AND TAKE WORKSHOPS. THEY’LL BE LOTS OF TO KEEP KIDS ENTERTAINED THIS SUMMER.

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….until  Sun 2nd Sept.

Roller Coast Roller Rink – BIC Solent Hall, Bournemouth

Get your skates on and zoom around the rink to all the latest chart topping hits!. Fun for all the family whatever the weather. Tickets are valid for the full day from 10.am – 5pm.

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…until  Fri 31st Aug

Mermaids and Pirates – WestQuay Shopping Centre, Southampton

THIS SUMMER THROUGHOUT AUGUST, THERE’S EVERYTHING –   FROM STORYTELLING AND DANCE WORKSHOPS THROUGH TO MAKE AND TAKE WORKSHOPS. THEY’LL BE LOTS OF TO KEEP KIDS ENTERTAINED THIS SUMMER.

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Sat 18th Aug

Sugar Hill Gang & Grandmaster Mele Mel & Scorpio Furious Five – The 1865, Brunswick Square, Southampton

8pm : A night of old school Funk & Hip Hop with a live set from the legends of the New York’s original Rock & Roll hall of fame rap stars.

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Sat 18th Aug

Summer Fayre – Scouts Hut HQ,  Spring Road, Southampton

10am – 12noon : A selection of allotment vegetables, toiletries, gifts, and puzzles along with a range of chutneys and jams, books, jewellery and children’s knitwear. In aid of The Rose Road Association Charity

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Sat 18th  Aug

30th Anniversary Celebration – Avenue St Andrews URC, The Avenue, Southampton

2.30pm – 5.30pm : Charity fayre.  Tea & Cake : Stroll Workshop : Dress in Vintage wear if you wish

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Sun 19th Aug – Mon 27th Aug

Ascension Southampton Community Art Exhibition – Ascension Southampton, Thorold Road, Bitterne Park,
Southampton

The amateur group share their love of water-based painting with visitors. You’ll find a spacious gallery surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows and pleasant riverside walks close by. There’s good disabled access. The exhibition is open 10.30 am-5.00 pm except Sundays, when it’s open 1.00-5.30 pm.

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Sun 19th Aug

The Pantaloons present “As You Like It” – Avington Park, Winchester

2pm & 7pm :  The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons present their innovative and hilarious open-air version of Shakespeare’s timeless comedy, with folky, foot-stomping live music and their own inimitable brand of buffoonery.

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Sun 19th Aug

Panama Jazz Orchestra – Concorde Club, Eastleigh

8pm :  The popular combo comprises a group of like minded musicians who emulate the sophistication and ‘classic’ Jazz style that is so reminiscent of that wonderful Jazz Era of the 20’s and 30’s.

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Mon 20th  Aug

Soaring Spitfires (5-11yrs) – SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road
Southampton

10.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-3.30pm : Take to the skies by creating your own working pump rocket Spitfire. Please bring a 1.5-2l sized plastic drink bottle and a cork that fits your bottle. If not don’t worry as we can provide a cork. To book phone: 023 8083 4536

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Mon 20th Aug

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

10.30am – 2pm : 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, vome along and meet the  team of friendly staff and volunteers.

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Tues. 21st  Aug – Sat 25th Aug

Party Pieces – Plaza Theatre, Romsey

Richard Harris’ comedy is a fast-paced hilarious play set in the back gardens of feuding neighbour

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Tues.  21st  Aug – Sat 25th Aug

Evita – Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical telling  of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, and her  journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status

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Wed 22nd   Aug.

The Dammed – O2 Guildhall, Southampton

 7pm : The goth punk legends,  with over 40 years of making music behind them, grace the Southampton stage for your  entertainment !

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 Wed 22nd  Aug

 Aqua Warrior Summer Holiday Sessions – The Quays Swimming & Diving Complex, 27 Harbour Parade, Southampton

12.30pm – 2.30pm : Fun and adventure in the pools, showcasing the all new 14 piece Pool Inflatable ‘Aqua Warrior’.

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Thurs. 23rd  Aug. – Bank Hol Mon 27th Aug

August Fair – Southampton Common

This popular fair returns featuring many exciting rides as well as a Bank Holiday market on the Monday.   Fair Opening Times : –   Thurs – Sun : 12noon – 9pm & Mon : 10am – 9.pm

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Thurs. 23rd  Aug to Sat 25th Aug

Legally Blonde the Musical – Peartree Green United Reformed Church Hall, Bridge Road, Woolston  

7.30pm : Talented young people perform the musical version of Legally Blonde with a full live orchestra.     Visit : risingstarproductions.co.uk

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Fri 24th  Aug

Friday Meditation with Gil – University Road, Southampton

7.30pm – 8.30pm : Guided meditations to help you find inner peace, self-realisation and ‎clarity. A chance to connect with your inner-self to find inner strength. Visit : poeticmind.co.uk

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Fri. 24th Aug

Prop Box Youth Theatre – Hilldene Community Centre, High Street , West End

6pm – 9pm : If you’re looking for fun, to make friends, develop your talents and put on cool productions in professional theatres then jump onboard and start your Prop Box journey !. Visit : propboxyouththeatre.co.uk 

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Sat 25th Aug

Southampton Pride – Guildhall Square 

11am – 11pm : With confirmed acts for the entire day on the main stage and a whole host of additional entertainments including the fun fair, food and drinks stalls and regular mini-events happening throughout the day, there’s much to enjoy !!

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Sat 25th Aug

Inside & Under The Medieval Town Guided Walk

10:30am – 12:00pm : Enclosed within the walls was a town crowded with merchants, craftsmen, sailors, the air full of different languages. It was also a time of disease and the Black Death. This fascinating journey starts outside Tudor House Museum, Bugle Street, Southampton

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Sat 25th  Aug

30th Anniversary Celebration – Avenue St Andrews URC, The Avenue, Southampton

2.30pm – 5.30pm : Charity fayre.  Tea & Cake : Stroll Workshop : Dress in Vintage wear if you wish

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Sun 26th Aug

Southampton Juniors Parkrun – Riverside Park, Woodmill Lane, Southampton

9am : A 2km run for juniors only (4-14 year olds)  which is it’s free every Sunday but you need to  register on-line before your first run. Visit : parkrun.org.uk/Southampton-juniors

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Sun 26th Aug & Bank Hol Mon 27th Aug

August Fair – Southampton Common

This popular fair returns featuring many exciting rides as well as a Bank Holiday market on the Monday.   Fair Opening Times : –      Sun : 12noon – 9pm & Mon : 10am – 9.pm

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Bank Hol Mon 27th Aug

Wing Chun Kung Fu Classes (martial art, self defence) Southampton University, University Rd, Southampton

8pm – 9.30pm : Wing Chun is a subtle and complete system of Chinese Kung Fu, developed over hundreds of years, with its roots in the Shaolin Temple tradition. The system is widely known as the style Bruce Lee studied.   To find out more visit : wingchun.org.uk