Charity Chefs’ Challenge returns!
Eat, drink and enjoy live culinary theatre at its best whilst raising money for charity.
MC, Chef Alex Aitken from The Jetty will expertly guide us through an evening of light-hearted fun, banter and food magic.
Guests will receive a free Top Trumps card and fun trail on arrival and will be able to compare their scores against a number of giant cards around the park representing our animal species. Head into our gift shop towards the end of your visit to take home the Awesome Animals Top Trumps pack – available for £5.99
Small 82ft x 39ft town garden started in 2008. Raised beds built using railway sleepers and imaginative use of other recycled and new materials to make interesting artistic garden pieces, to complement small herbaceous border, pergola and two ponds, one with a variety of fish.
UK SINGER/SONGWRITER EMMA STEVENS PLAYS SOUTHAMPTON LIVE
Brit country-pop music star Emma Stevens brings her UK ‘To My Roots Spring Tour’ to Southampton
Hailed as ‘just magical’ by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter who’s taken the UK by storm with her distinctive
The Southampton Concert Orchestra presents its Summer Concert, featuring Brahms’ Piano Concerto No 1, with our returning soloist Jinah Shim. We will also be playing Malcolm Arnold’s 2nd Symphony and Marquez Danzon No. 2.
Turner Sims, University of Southamtpon, Southampton
Whether newly married and living happily ever after, long-term partners, single, or just up for a laugh, Breast Cancer Haven, Wessex are hosting their inaugural Wedding Dress Ball Friday 8 June 2018 at The Botleigh Grange Hotel. It’s a great opportunity to get dressed up for a good cause.
Botleigh Grange Hotel
“This novel is dedicated to the dead and missing girls. According to UNICEF, every ten minutes an adolescent girl dies a violent death.”
I am delighted to announce that Abigail Tarttelin will be visiting October Books on Wednesday 20th June as part of Feminist Book Fortnight!
A garden on chalk designed and planted by the owner. Features incl a sunken lawn bordered by classical flower border, a hummocky shaded evergreen border and a hillock meadow. A lavender walk leads to a kitchen garden enclosed by espalier fruit trees.
New Tango Tasters at TLC: @ St. Barnabas Hall, Lodge Road, Southampton, SO14 6QS Tues 17 April 2018 Classes start at 7.45pm Please invite all your family & friends to join our vibrant Tango club on any of the above nights, pay £10 (£7 NUS) on the door and then decide to continue the 7 week course thereafter.
Festival season is on the horizon for The Rockstone and the first of our ’Big 4’ will be our Beer Festival
Here’s what we have planned:
• 4 Day festival – it’s a bank holiday, after all, no work on Monday!!
Ockham’s Razor return with their new show Tipping Point, winner of the Total Theatre & Jacksons Lane Circus Award at Edinburgh Festival 2016. Tipping Point is set in the round with the audience drawn in close to the action.
“Tight delivery, responsive playing and creative improvisation … this is not the first time anyone has pushed the boundaries of klezmer, but I have not heard anything quite like this …” 4**** – (Songlines)
“Prepare to dance till it nearly does you in” (Alan Raw – BBC Radio)
Over the last few years, Leeds’ based
The Talking Heads
16-22 The Polygon
Telephone: 023 8036 1970
The Talking Heads Jazz Month presents the Joseph Limburn Ensemble.
*Latin* *Funky* *Flunky*
As a professional jazz bassist, Joe has played with various jazz artists over the years and continues to perform with great some great names and bands as well as performing in his own jazz trio!
The Talking Heads
16-22 The Polygon
Telephone: 023 8036 1970
Friday night headline slot from TORCODA FRAY at Heartbreakers Bar / Venue on 22nd June.
Come on down and get your fill of the best local guitar bands.
Tickets only a fiver in advance!
Torcoda Fray: 9.15 - 10pm
Pot Kettle Black: 8.15 - 9pm
Dark Tourism: 7.35 - 8.05
We are very excited to be welcoming Kirk Brandon and Spear of Destiny back to Southampton at The 1865! They are hitting Southampton as part of their nationwide UK tour to promote forthcoming album ’Tontine’.
Yeehaw there’s been a murder at the Dolphin Saloon and its your challenge to brave the wild west to discover the killers identity!
After watching a live performance, you’ll work together to determine the killer by investigating clues during the two course meal, followed by the reveal finale.
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities.
This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
The Garrison & University Stadium
Bar End Road
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! Sellers table £11.00 and Business Space £16.00.
Steampunks and the only remaining steam-powered Victorian Brickworks in the UK are such a natural fit! Steampunk is a mix of sci fi and fantasy with a huge range of interpretation possible.
A great networking and photo opportunity with all our Victorian machinery!
Visit Winchester City Mill and join in with our brand new duck-themed trail, everyday this half-term, to win a prize. Use the questions and duck facts on display around the Mill to build your own racing duck profile.
Visit Winchester City Mill to see how seasonal ingredients can be combined with our stoneground wholemeal flour to produce delicious bread, cakes, biscuits and much more. Sample different recipes and be inspired. Our baking demonstrations take place between 11am and 3pm and are ongoing throughout the day.
Tick off one of your 50 Things To Do Before You’re 11 with pumpkin seed planting in the Mill’s island garden. Discover the fun of planting your very own pumpkin seeds to take home and grow on.
Bring your pumpkin back in October half-term for Hallowe’en competitions and carving.
With the World Cup approaching, what better way to get in the spirit that with a kick-a-bout! To help remedy your world cup fever, we are holding a 6-a-side tournament on Sunday 10th June at Redbridge Community School. The event will run between 12pm-4pm on the 3G pitches.
High-energy actors, colourful puppets, amazing characters and fantastic songs combine to create AnimAlphabet The Musical.
Funny, joyful, fast-paced and bursting with a soundtrack of witty songs by Al and Sam of the platinum selling pop band The Hoosiers.
Tall Stories presentsThe Snail and the Whale
Tall Stories (creators of The Gruffaloand Room on the Broom stage shows) are proud to present their latest exciting collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Romsey is a small, unspoilt, historic market town with the majestic C12 Norman Abbey as a backdrop to 4 Mill Lane, a garden described by Joe Swift as the best solution for a long thin garden with a view.
Visit this prize-winning, beautiful, restful and inspirational 50ft x 45ft plantsman’s garden, packed with ideas for the modest sized plot. Many varieties of hardy geraniums, hostas, heucheras, shrubs, ferns and other unusual perennials, weaving a tapestry of harmonious colour.
On Saturday 2nd June , Romsey Abbey at 7.30pm the Bournemouth Bach Choir and orchestra perform Mozart Requiem , Bruckner Motets and Purcell Funeral music for Queen Mary.
Tickets available from Romsey Tourist Information tel 01794 512987 and on www.ticketsource.co.uk/musicinromsey
Described by the RHS Garden Finder as “the most remarkable and stylish plantsman’s garden to have been made anywhere in the south of England during the last 20 years”. Featured in the RHS Garden magazine and on BBC TV Gardeners World.
Meon Orchard, Kingsmead, 2 miles north of Wickham off A32. Follow NGS Yellow signs.
Fabulous garden, teas,, plants for sale.
1½ acre garden designed and constructed by current owners. An exceptional range of rare, unusual and architectural plants incl National Collection of Eucalyptus. Dramatic foliage plants from around the world, see plants you have never seen before!