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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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Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Southampton as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Southampton

28
MAY
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Nuffield Southampton Theatres Campus

See the smash‐hit production of Were Going on a Bear Hunt on tour direct from the West End as it returns vividly and noisily in director Sally Cooksons fun‐filled adaptation set to Benji Bowers versatile lively score.Join our intrepid family of adventurers…

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29
MAY
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…

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04
JUN
Rediscovering The King of Lampedusa
The Studio, NST City

The King of Lampedusa tells the incredible true story of an Italian garrison surrendering to a young Jewish pilot from the East End of London when he landed on the Italian island of Lampedusa during the Second World War. RAF Flight Sergeant…

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06
JUN
Rotterdam
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Following three critically acclaimed runs in London and a highly successful transfer to New York Donnacadh OBriains Olivier award‐winning production of Rotterdam will now embark on an extensive UK tour. Written by acclaimed playwright Jon Brittain co‐creator of Margaret Thatcher Queen of…

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16
JUN
Mark Watson: The Infinite Show
Nuffield Southampton Theatre Campus

Running time: 1hr 50mins incl. intervalRecommended age: 14Cluster‐bombed with yoghurt on Taskmaster half‐killed on Bear Grylls Celebrity Island Watson returns to what hes best at: being indoors. Inspired by the mostly alarming state of the world his children are growing up in…

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25
JUN
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

The European stage premiere of Khaled Hosseinis best‐selling novel.Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Laila was born a generation later. When Laila is orphaned her and Mariams lives collide as they are forced to share…

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01
JUL
The Line
Nuffield Southampton Theatres City

Everyone in Southampton knows someone who worked at Ford.In Swaythling there stood a factory. Built in 1939 to assemble aircraft parts it switched to producing parts for Spitfires during the second World War. In 1953 it was taken over by Ford.Half a…

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18
AUG
Dog Jog Southampton 5K
Southampton Common

Bring along your four‐legged friend and have a bark in the park at Southamptons Dog JogDog Jog is a unique 5k jogging event for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed fun atmosphere with…

Category: Sports

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18
AUG
Big Fun Run Southampton
Southampton Common

Be a Southampton Big Fun Runner in 2019Big Fun Run is a 5k untimed run strictly for FUN where its all about relaxed exercise. Theres no times no pressure no sweat ‐ just some easy moves and lots of laughs. The Big…

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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: 26/05/2019 16:45:49

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