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Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Southampton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Southampton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Southampton

28
JAN
Comfort Me with Apples
Maskers Studio Theatre

Irenes husband has died suddenly and shes falling apart just like the West Country cider orchard where they lived for 40 years. Irene is confused and agitated but shes determined not to relax her iron grip over her middle‐aged son Roy and…

TEL: 03336 663366
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30
JAN
The Shadow Factory
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Autumn 1940. The Battle of Britain rages.Southampton is home to our only hope of victory: the Spitfire. But when the Luftwaffe drops 2300 bombs inthree devastating raids the city goes up in flames and the Woolston Supermarine Spitfire factory is destroyed.Jackie is…

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30
JAN
Southampton Ghost Tour
Outside Tudor House

Right from the start you will be gripped by the many ghostly stories from Southamptons eerie past. The tours include live actors who take on the part of Southamptons most notorious ghosts including the owner of Tudor House Sir John Dawtrey and…

TEL: 07495 020963
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05
FEB
Missing
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Missing is a deliciously warped journey into the depths of the human psyche. Follow Lily a woman whose soul appears to be decaying. She is very successful in life and love but something is missing...Amit Lahavs production invites the audience to experience…

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06
FEB
Charity team Triathlon
David Lloyd Gym

We are holding a Triathlon on the 6th February 2019 at David Lloyd in Southampton. The perfect opportunity to try out triathlon in a safe and warm environment... or for those experienced triathletes come and prove you have what it takes to…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02380 721202
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09
FEB
Manor Farm Ghost Hunt
Manor Farm and Country Park

Manor Farm was once an isolated 15th Century farmhouse with its ancient duck pond and neighbouring St Bartholomews Church being mentioned in the Domesday Book.The location was a working farm for over 600 years making it an ideal site for the BBC…

Category: Bizarre

TEL: 447305 826116
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09
FEB
Enchanted Forest Rave in Southampton
Switch Southampton

The Worlds most magical club night transforms Southamptons most famous indoor venue into an enchanted forest for a night of immersive raving.. What to expect Watch herebit.lyFLUKAftermovieHeadline DJsLive ActsWalkabout CharactersImmersive Themed Dcor…

Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02089 641682
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11
FEB
Abigail's Party
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Jodie Prenger leads the cast in a brand‐new production of this much loved comedy classicBeverly and husband Laurence are throwing a party for their newlywed neighbours Tony and Angela. Joining them is highly strung Susan whos been banished from the party of…

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17
FEB
Resolution Run 2019 5k / 10k
Royal Victoria Country Park

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 401344
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17
FEB
Resolution Run Royal Victoria Country Park - South
Royal Victoria Country Park

Whats your resolution this year If youre looking to shed a few pounds aiming to be a bit healthier or just looking for something fun to do with friends we can help.Take part in a Resolution Run near you this spring. We…

Category: Sports

TEL: 02079 401344
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19
FEB
Room on the Broom
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Tall Stories magical musical stage adaptation of the popular picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler flies into Southampton promising a quintessential family treat with songs laughs and scary fun Iggety ziggety zaggety zoomJoin the witch and her cat on their…

TEL: 02380 671771
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04
MAR
Rain Man
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Based on the Oscar winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman Bill Kenwright presents the inaugural Classic Screen to Stage Theatre Company with a production of RAIN MAN which won Oscars for Best Picture Best Screenplay Best Director and…

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10
MAR
NT Live: I'm Not Running
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Im Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with…

Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 02380 671771
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12
MAR
Blak Whyte Gray
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Nominated for an Olivier Award Blak Whyte Gray is a fierce triple bill of hip‐hop dance and electric beats. Reflecting on themes of identity and asking questions of a system that isnt working Boy Blue founders Kendrick H20 Sandy and Michale Mikey…

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15
MAR
Alan Johnson: In My Life
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Alan Johnson is one of the most popular politicians of recent times and now a best‐selling author his memoirs selling half a million copies to date.Inspired by his latest book In My Life in this highly entertaining show Alan tells his personal…

TEL: 02380 671771
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16
MAR
Ardal O'Hanlon: The Showing Off Must Go On
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Star of Death in Paradise Father Ted and My Hero BBC continues to tour his acclaimed stand‐up shows worldwide. Because he loves it. And its a compulsion. And the world is a funny place.In an age of raging populism MeToo identity politics…

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17
MAR
Shappi Khorsandi: Skittish Warrior
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Comedian author cultural icon and ‐ most recently ‐ idiot who agreed to be tortured on Im A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts.But live comedy is where shes in her element and now…

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17
MAR
NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill‐Gibbins whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the National Theatre.Richard II King of England is irresponsible foolish and vain. His weak…

Category: Film / Cinema

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19
MAR
Princess & The Hustler
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

In 1963 Bristol as Black British Civil Rights campaigners walk out onto the streets cheeky 10‐year‐old Princess finds out what it really means to be black and beautiful. …

TEL: 02380 671771
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20
MAR
The Cat in the Hat
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Look at me Look at me Look at me NOW Its fun to have fun but you have to know how When the Cat in the Hat steps onto the mat Sally and her brother are in for a rollercoaster ride of…

TEL: 02380 671771
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25
MAR
Stones in His Pockets
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

A small village in rural Ireland is turned upside down when a major Hollywood film studio descends to make a historical blockbuster on location. The story is told through the eyes of Charlie Conlon and Jake Quinn employed as extras along with…

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28
MAR
Class
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City Studio

Thats exactly why people want to vote... They dont want more of the same.Its school election time and a deadlock is taking place amongst the members of the school council. Bitter rivalries secret alliances and false promises are laid bare. As a…

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29
MAR
Seann Walsh: After This One, I'm Going Home
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and the self‐dubbed Lie‐In King Seann Walsh is unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation The Guardian.Returning from his run in America where he made his USA television debut appearance on Conan Seann Walsh is…

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30
MAR
Mo Amer and Guz Khan: Persons of Interest
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Mo Amer having just released Netflixs The Vagabond joins forces with YouTube sensation and star of BBC3s Man Like Mobeen Guz Khan for a full UK tour…

TEL: 02380 671771
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31
MAR
Strictly Ann An Evening With Ann Widdecombe
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour.Entertaining enlightening and as controversial as you would expect Margaret Thatcher and Craig Revel Horwood collide as Ann lifts the…

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02
APR
Remain's of the Day
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

1930s England. Darlington Hall runs like clockwork under one of the last truly great butlers. Reserved and dutiful like his father before him and with the funny and forthright housekeeper Kenton by his side Stevens faithfully serves his employer. Meanwhile England stands…

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03
APR
Dad's Army Radio Show
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic radio episodes based on favourite scripts from the original TV series.Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Crofts quintessential sitcom which won the Best One‐Liner accolade in a poll of comedians…

TEL: 02380 671771
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06
APR
Andy Kind
St James Road Methodist Church

SJR Comedy is excited to announce that Andy Kind will be coming to St James Road Methodist Church on 6th April 2019Described by The Scotsman as Terrific Andys stand‐up style can best be described as the joyful rant of a post‐30 chaos…

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12
APR
Secret Affair Glory Boys 40th Anniversary To
The Brook

Secret Affair are very proud to announce the 40th Anniversary Tour of the album Glory Boys by releasing the first 50 tickets for all 14 show at £2.40these limited edition tickets go on sale Wednesday 19th September 2018 at 10:00…

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23
APR
Sleuth
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City Studio

Back by popular demand Detective Miller 1950s Britain and a world of shifting shadows and rising crime where good and bad men can be found on both sides of the law.Step into a world of intrigue and adventure where the audience question…

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Tourist Attractions


Beaulieu Palace House

Formerly the 14th century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House is set in glorious grounds and gardens with immaculate spreading lawns and walkways overlooking the Beaulieu River. The House has been in Lord Montagu's family ownership since 1538, when Sir Thomas Wriothesley, later 1st Earl of Southampton,…

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Few car museums in the world can match the unique collection of the world renowned National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Managed by the National Motor Museum Trust, Beaulieu is also the home of the world famous Beaulieu International Autojumble and Automart. Whether your interest is as an individual,…

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway is a magical place in the New Forest National ParkThe Gardens are a spectacular 200 acre 100 hectare site, world‐famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. This earthly paradise offers a riot of colour in spring,…

Beaulieu

Beaulieu, one of the South of England's top day visitor attractions, is set in the heart of the New Forest, the UK's newest National Park. Beaulieu is a guaranteed great family day out with lots for everyone to enjoy including the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House,…

Marwell Zoo

Come and see some of the most beautiful and interesting animals in the world. Marwell has 200 different species from tropical frogs to big cats, from little lovebirds to awesome ostrich. Marwell is a delightful setting for our precious rare animals and it's a great day out for…

Paultons Park

Paultons Family Theme Park in Hampshire, on the edge of the New Forest, offers a great family day out with over 50 different attractions and rides included in the price. The variety of things to see and do includes thrilling and gentle rides, dinosaurs, museums, animated shows, play…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Southampton? See our list of attractions in Southampton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 24/01/2019 04:46:56

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