Make the most of your stay with us with these great events in Southampton!
Why not try out some of these free fitness activities this week to help get you in shape?
Fitness Discovery Day
27 April / Chamberlayne Leisure Centre / From 9.30am / Pre-booking recommended / FREE
Come along and try out some of the new classes at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre. Click here for more information.
27 and 28 April / South Hants Lawn Tennis Club / FREE
Have a go at tennis during the club’s opening weekend on grass courts. Click here for more information.
27 April / Southampton Common / 9am / FREE
Join 400 other runners on Southampton Common this weekend on a timed 5km run (at your own pace!). Click here for more information,
Mayfield Nurseries’ Spring Event
27 April / Mayfield Nursery / 10am – 4pm / Free entry
Visit the picturesque old walled garden in Mayfield Park and join in the spring celebrations this weekend. A range of plants, vegetables, herbs, perennials and shrubs will be on sale, accompanied by a mixture of stalls, refreshments and music entertainment. Radio Solent’s Richard Cartridge will officially launch Mayfield’s new website, café area, polytunnels and the new log cabin. Click here for more information.
Coming up at our venues…
Customise and Embellish Your Shoes Workshop
11 May / Tudor House and Garden / £25, £22 conc. / 11am – 3pm
Join experienced designer Sam Pierpoint at this workshop to create your own ‘designer’ shoes. Please bring along light coloured shoes – leather, plastic or fabric. Click here for more information.
Tiny Treasures: Under 5s
13 May / Tudor House and Garden / 10.30 – 11.30am / £4.50 (Venue entrance charges do not apply, entry for duration of activity only)
Do your little ones love exploring? Bring them along to this workshop to discover the hidden treasures at this unique museum. Click here for more information.
Night at the Museum
18 May / Tudor House and Garden / 6 – 8pm / FREE entry / £2 per tour (small charges for additional activities)
Ever wondered what happens in a museum after hours? Discover the hidden secrets and histories of the house on our attic and cellar tours. Explore the night-life in the garden and create something memorable to take home at a family workshop. Click here for more information.
28 May / City Art Gallery Education Room / 10.30am – 3.30pm / £17 / Suitable for 8 – 12 year olds
Inspired by the Land Art exhibition at the gallery, enjoy a day of investigating and experimenting with natural materials, seasons, colours and patterns. Join artist Owain Hughes and create your own ephemeral artwork, captured on camera for eternity. Click here for more information.