What’s On

Fri. 14th Dec. – Sat 23rd Feb

Cool Coast Ice Rink – BIC Purbeck Hall, Bournemouth

Whether you’re a budding figure skater or feel more comfortable clinging on to the sides, everyone is welcome – the rink is big enough for all. Soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying Bavarian inspired food and drinks in a cosy alpine setting.   Visit : bhlivetickets.co.uk

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Wed. 2nd Jan – Sun 31st Mar.

Winter ArcheryNew Forest Activities, Hazel Copse Farm
Beaulieu

Enjoy a 90 minute, fully instructed Archery experience as
your guide teaches you the correct way to handle a bow and arrow before you step up to the firing line to test your aim. There’s also fun scoring games and challenges along the way. Perfect for beginners and novices alike!.
Visit : newforestactivities.co.uk

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Wed. 30th   Jan. – Sat 2nd Mar.

The Shadow Factory – Nuffield Southampton Theatres City,  Above Bar Street, Southampton

Autumn 1940. The Battle of Britain rages. Southampton is home to our only hope of victory: the Spitfire. One of Britain’s greatest living playwrights, Hampshire-born Howard Brenton, tells the remarkable and little known story of how Southampton stepped up when the chips were down. Visit : nstheatres.co.uk

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Wed. 30th  Jan.

A Walk around the Supermarine Factory sites in Woolston – Meet at Millennium Garden, Bridge Road, Woolston 

2.30pm . Follow in the” footsteps of the workers” who built the SPITFIRE, the iconic WW2 Fighter, in a 90 minutes tour led by Geoffrey Wheeler.                                                                                  For future dates visit : discoversouthampton.co.uk

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Thurs. 31st  Jan.

Ethical Quiz – Neighbourhood, 140 Above Bar Street, Southampton

8pm – 10.30pm : An evening of ethical trivia and fundraising. Have fun and help raise awareness for: Animal Rights, Human Rights, Mental Health, Gender Equality, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social-Ethical Development and Natural Health Solutions. Visit : eventbrite.co.uk

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Thurs. 31st  Jan.

Story and Rhyme Time – YMCA Weston Community Library, 68 Weston Lane, Southampton

10.30am – 11.30am : Fun and interactive singing activity designed for under 5s. The session is free and there is no need to book – just turn up!

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Fri. 1st Feb. – Mon. 6th May

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing – Southampton City Art Gallery

This year sees the five hundredth anniversary of the death of one of the greatest artists and scientists the world has known. To mark this anniversary, there are  simultaneous exhibitions of Leonardo’s drawings across the United Kingdom. This exhibition will be accompanied by a series of special events including talks, tours and art workshops.

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Fri. 1st Feb.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls – BIC Windsor Hall

6.30pm, : Winchester’s very own Frank Turner stops off in Bournemouth on his ‘Be More Kind World Tour’ ahead of the release of his new album Be More Kind.

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Sat 2nd Feb.

Murder at the Grand Harbour Hotel – West Quay Road,
Southampton

7pm for 7.30pm start :  Dress code:1920’s party – Step into the 1920’s with a fantastic murder mystery dinner party.  To book visit : grandharbourhotel.co.uk

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Sat 2nd Feb.

Southampton Chinese New Year – Guildhall Square

11.30am – 3.30pm : Welcome in the lunar New Year of the Earth Pig, with colourful performances, parades and displays. This year in particularly is significant because the Pig is the last animal of the twelve-year zodiac cycle.  It is therefore a time for reflection and plays even more importance on friendships, family, love and togetherness.

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Sat 2nd Feb.

An Evening with Aynsley Lister – Discovery Centre, Jewry St, Winchester

7.30pm : This talented musician brings his powerful blues guitar rock to Winchester  in a special seated solo electric and acoustic performance. Visit : hants.gov.uk

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Sun 3rd Feb.

Let’s Fly Charity Variety Show – The Stage Door,
78 West Marlands Road, Southampton

7.30pm : An evening of music and comedy in aid of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

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Sun. 3rd Feb.

The Big Fat Pop Quiz – Orange Rooms, 1-2 Vernon Walk,
Southampton

7pm : An American themed pop quiz is set to be a great night out with proceeds all going to Southampton Children’s Hospital Charity.                Visit : southamptonhospitalcharity.co.uk

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Sun 3rd Feb.

That’s EntertainmentBerry Theatre, Hedge End

3pm & 7pm : The Christine Wilde Charity Foundation presents a celebration of music and dance from local young performers, raising funds for two local cancer charities.

The show features over 250 children and young adults showcasing their talents in a not to be missed extravaganza !!   

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Mon 4th Feb.

Chaos NetworkCity Eye / John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar Street,
Southampton

10am – 12noon : A chance to bring together Creative, Heritage and Arts Organisations of Southampton. Whether you are a creative business, a voluntary arts group or an independent artist, you’re welcome to discuss all things cultural in the city. Bring your news and events, do some networking and have a coffee

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Mon. 4th Feb.

Wing Chun Kung Fu Classes (martial art, self defence) –

Southampton University, University Rd, Southampton

8pm – 9.30pm : A subtle and complete system of Chinese Kung Fu, developed over hundreds of years, with its roots in the Shaolin Temple tradition. The system, widely known as the style Bruce Lee studied, has now spread across the globe and has become one of the most popular systems of Kung Fu