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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

26
SEP
The Mountaintop
Nuffiled Southampton Theatres City Studio

An intimate look into the life of Martin Luther King set during the height of Americas Civil Rights Movement on the night before his death. This sharp and powerful play promises to confront the legend and his legacy as well as explore…

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26
SEP
Student Therapy presents Busted's Charlie Simpson
Oceana

Southamptons biggest student partyEach week Student Therapy delivers a mid week mash up of BIG club anthems live PAs party bangers and a room full of cheesy classics to sing your heart outThis week Student Therapy presents Busteds Charlie Simpson for a…

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27
SEP
Rich Hall's Hoedown
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

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27
SEP
Southampton Freshers: BASSHUNTER's Old Skool Rave!
Oceana

The legendary Basshunter comes to SouthamptonIf you havent seen a Basshunter show then you need to see oneIf you have seen a Basshunter show then well be seeing you againA night of full on dance bangers and mayhem with the man himselfCategory:…

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28
SEP
Southampton Freshers: Dappy LIVE
Oceana

The one and only DAPPYThe man from the hugely popular N‐Dubz peforms some of the latest and a few of his old favourite bangersHis performances are renound make sure you see thisIts bigger its better its badder than ever. Never Have I…

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29
SEP
Craft&Gift Fair
lockwood community centre

beautiful inspiring home accessories Plus live demonstrations of various crafts throughout the day So whether you are looking for a special gift or crafts just for yourself come along and see some fantastic unique things for saleJust £1 entry10:30am to 2:30pm…

Category: Visual Arts

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29
SEP
Ruby Wax: How to be Human
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

We cant stop the future from arriving no matter what drugs were on.How to be Human is the show you need to help you upgrade your mind as much as youve upgraded your iPhone.With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten who…

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29
SEP
Wire Wool Talks: Dr Finn Mackay
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Wire Wool events presents an inspirational speaker discussing gender and power as part of the Bungalow Caf Festival. Wire Wool is bringing female‐centric literary events to Southampton with an emphasis on getting female voices heard.Finn Mackay is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology…

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30
SEP
Hampshire Rainbow Run
Fairthorne Manor

This 3k fun run is not about speed or fitness its about celebration having crazy fun with friends family and colleagues all while raising vital funds for your local childrens hospice.Youll be pelted with powdered paint as you make your way around…

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02
OCT
Southampton Freshers: Cheeky Tuesdays
Oceana

Seani B in the house The BBC 1Xtra king of Bashment and Afro plays straight FIRE in CurveJoin us at Oceana every week for Cheeky Tuesdays the biggest Tuesday night in Southampton.Every week we bring you 3 cheeky rooms of musicIcehouse: All…

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03
OCT
NT LIVE: Julie
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Vanessa Kirby The Crown NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire and Eric Kofi Abrefa The Amen Corner feature in the cast of this brand new production directed by Carrie Cracknell.Shocking and fiercely relevant in its new setting of contemporary London wild and…

Category: Film / Cinema

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05
OCT
inTarsi
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Dynamic witty and heart‐warming inTarsi TogetherEntwined is a breathtaking circus show exploring the ever changing relationships between four friends through jaw dropping acrobatics and gravity defying agility.A roller coaster of tension and adrenaline of nervousness and expectation. Barcelona Reviews…

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06
OCT
Indoor Car Boot Sale
Lockswood community centre

10am to 12:30pm Hundreds and hundreds of bargains from preloved New & unused: Home Items Small FurnitureClothes & Accessories Childrens Toys Bags Shoes & JewelleryChina & Collectables DVDs & CDs Crafts & Hobby Items Pet items Garden…

Category: Family Events

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07
OCT
Austentatious
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Category: Miscellaneous

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08
OCT
RSC LIVE: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Down on his luck in the suburbs John Falstaff plans to hustle his way to a comfortable retirement by seducing the wives of two wealthy men.Unknown to him its the women of Windsor who really pull the strings orchestrating Falstaffs comeuppance amidst…

Category: Film / Cinema

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09
OCT
The Unreturning
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

I want to return to my home.Three young men are coming home from war. Their stories set at different times over the last 100 years are beautifully interwoven in this compelling new play.Following Frantic Assemblys sell out show Things I Know To…

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11
OCT
Medusa
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City Studio

Performed by award‐winning comedian Elf Lyons Medusa reimagines the myth of the woman with snakes for hair and a gaze that turns men into stone using a clever mix of horror and humour. …

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11
OCT
The Comedy Bar: BIG GIG
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

The all star sell out comedy night is back for an all female special as part of the Bungalow Cafe Festival featuring the biggest and best acts on the comedy circuit including Lucy Porter Shazia Mirza and Angela Barnes…

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14
OCT
Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Sara opens her heart and mouth again to share the adventures of the last year. Full of jokes hope and white wine LadsLadsLads is the thinking persons stag do but dont bring a stag do. …

Category: Miscellaneous

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16
OCT
FUP: A Modern Fable
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

The Santee family are unconventional to say the least.100‐year‐old Grandaddy Jake and his enormous grandson Tiny live life on the fringes drinking whiskey building fences boasting of immortality. But then Fup arrivesan ass‐kicking web‐footed feathery son‐of‐a‐gun.See Fup is a duck.…

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18
OCT
Seann Walsh: After This One, Im 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 back…

Category: Miscellaneous

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21
OCT
Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Award‐winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this electrifying Guardian evening of stand‐up and music. Absolute sell‐out Edinburgh Fringe 2016 & 2017 and Soho Theatre 2017. The accompanying book This is Going to Hurt is…

Category: Miscellaneous

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23
OCT
Don Carlos
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

A highly charged political thriller in which Don Carlos abandoned by both man and decree must fend for himself in a world of loyalty love and friendship and abuses of power and statesmanship. Starring Tom Burke as Marquis of Posa. …

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27
OCT
Antiques&Brocante Fair
Lockswood community centre

It is a real Aladdins Cave with over 40 indoor stands and you will no doubt find some wonderful unique things here You can visit between 10:00am and 3:00pm. Just £1 entry and children under 12 FREE.As its indoors you can stay…

Category: Miscellaneous

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27
OCT
Southampton Comedy Club Haus
Oceana Southampton

Not just a comedy gig.Round up your friends and come along to one of our weekly comedy nights. Lose yourself in laughter with some of the UKs top comedians whilst indulging in some fantastic food and drink. And thats not all …

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30
OCT
The Animals and Children Took to the Streets
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Welcome to the feared and loathed district of Bayou. Herein lies the infamous Bayou Mansions; a sprawling stinking murky tenement block where the wolf is always at the door.When Agnes Eaves and her daughter arrive late one night does it signal hope…

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04
NOV
David ODoherty: You Have To Laugh
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Unhook your mindbras.David ODoherty is back on tour with a brand‐new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986.As seen on BBC2s Live At The Apollo and Channel 4s 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.…

Category: Miscellaneous

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09
NOV
Hofesh Shechter SHOW
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Hofeshs bold exhilarating and tribal choreography is combined with a pulsating score and revolves around a group of anarchic performers as they play their parts in a macabre circus of comedy murder and desire.SHOW offers a bitingly comic vision of a topsy‐turvy…

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09
NOV
Late night laughs at the library
Cobbett Hub & Library

Come and join the Up to Something Acting Troupe perform in a night of their own comedy sketches and scenes. With inspiration for the show driven from Monty Python and the Muppet show and more you can expect zany situations and subtle…

TEL: 07886 432415
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13
NOV
Six
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

Divorced. Beheaded. Live in Concert.From Tudor queens to pop princesses the SIX wives of Henry VIII finally take to the mic to tell their tales remixing five hundred years of her‐storical heartbreak into a 75 minute celebration of 21st century sisterly sass‐itude…

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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: 24/09/2018 04:47:52

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