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Saturday, August 19, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Southampton Parkrun - The Common (9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join the FREE weekly 5km timed run at Southampton Common, The Avenue, SO15 7NN, and perhaps enjoy a post-run coffee at the Hawthorns Café. You are asked to register before your first run so that you can monitor your time, but you can run entirely at your own pace.

Contact Info : For further information, and to register, please visit the Southampton Parkrun website or email the organisers at the address shown. Parkruns also take place in Eastleigh and Netley Abbey – links from the website. Email : southamptonhelpers@parkrun.com Url: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/southampton/
Saturday Knitting Corner - The Songbird Ice Cream Café And Creative Space (10:00 am - 11:30 am)
FREE fortnightly knitting meet-up continues from 4th February at The Songbird, 23 Manor Farm Rd, Bitterne Park Triangle, Southampton SO18 1NN.

Bring your projects and enjoy a drink and a chat while you knit.

Knitters of all ages and abilities are welcome, and help will be on hand for beginners.

Contact Info : For further details, please contact The Songbird by telephone on 07540 269824 during opening hours, or by email. Email : bryantcj10@yahoo.co.uk
Unicorn & Dinosaur Craft Fair – The Old Chemist (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)
A Neat Treats craft event at the Old Chemist, Bitterne Park Triangle, SO18 1NP.

Contact Info : Further information is available via the Neat Treats Facebook page at the address shown. Url: http://: https://www.facebook.com/neattreats34/
Summer In The Square: The Art House Sessions - Guildhall Square (1:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
The Art House take over Guildhall Square, weather permitting, plus two gigs downstairs in the cafe at The Art House. "Our programme looks like this: 1.00pm - Dan O'Farrell Music (with a guest percussionist) 1.35pm - Cat Eliza T (Catherine Eliza Tarrant) [2.00pm - A Ninja Slob Drew Me, in the Cafe] 2.10pm - Collinson Batrimons (Ricky Tart) 2.40pm - The Alaskan Pipeline [7.30pm - An audience with Fragile Lucy, in the Cafe]" More details on the Facebook event page.

Contact Info : The Art House 178 Above Bar Street, S014 7DW Southampton Url: https://www.facebook.com/events/1192911434146541/
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Southampton Healthy Living Festival - Riverside Park (Woodmill) (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
The free (registration required) Southampton Healthy Living Festival "celebrates all things Healthy Living." Lne up includes family friendly activies including family zone, facepainting, story telling, relaxation area, food village, team challengs (bowling, inflatable football pitch), dance acts, live music .... Also variety of accessible activities including Boccia, Wheelchair Tennis. People are being asked to leave their cars at home and walk, cycle or use public transport.

Url: https://www.facebook.com/events/105759056756434
Monday, August 21, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Footsteps, Tot & Toddler Group - Church Of Ascension (9:30 am - 11:15 am)
Church of the Ascension on Mondays 9.30 -11.15 am

We are a friendly, welcoming group. Parents and carers are served tea or coffee and chat whilst their children play. We then have snack time for the children, a Bible story, craft time and song time before they go home tired and content.

£1.50 per family

Runs on: Mondays during term time

Contact Info : Church of the Ascension, 1 Thorold Road, Bitterne Park, Southampton SO18 1HZ Contact: Ruth Hills 07484 617871 Email : ruth@ascensionsouthampton.co.uk
Tiger Tales & Teapot- Themed Craft - Portswood Library (10:30 am - 11:30 am)
Writer in residence, Nazneen Ahmed, holds free summer holiday story times - Tea Party Tails - across city libraries.


Tiger Tales & Teapot- Themed Craft - Burgess Road Library (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
Writer in residence, Nazneen Ahmed, holds free summer holiday story times - Tea Party Tails - across city libraries.


Kids' Club - Cobbett Hub & Library (2:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
Free kids' club at Cobbett Hub and Library on Mondays (not bank holidays) over the summer, with fun, games, arts and crafts, music, reading and play activities promised. All are welcome from 2-3pm.

Contact Info : Cobbett Hub & Library Cobbett Road, SO18 1HL Southampton Url: http://www.cobbetthub.co.uk
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Acting UP Drama Class For 4-7s - Cobbett Hub & Library (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)
FIRST SESSION FREE! Join us at Acting UP for a fun, weekly drama class that's energetic, creative and imaginative, as well as affordable. Your child will learn new drama skills and techniques while building confidence, exploring their imagination and making new friends. For ages 4-7.

Contact Info : Rosanna Sloan Email : info@actinguphants.co.uk Url: http://www.actinguphants.co.uk
Acting UP Drama Class For 7-11s - Cobbett Hub & Library (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)
FIRST SESSION FREE! Join us at Acting UP for a fun, weekly drama class that's energetic, creative and imaginative, as well as affordable. Your child will learn new drama skills and techniques while building confidence, exploring their imagination and making new friends. For ages 7-11.

Contact Info : Rosanna Sloan Email : info@actinguphants.co.uk Url: http://www.actinguphants.co.uk
Trevs Badminton Club - Thornhill (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Trev's badminton club in Thornhill is a great place for those not wanting a league club, and prefer not to play non-stop! Phone or just drop in for more details. Tuesday and Thursday evenings at St Christopher's Church Hall, Pepys Avenue, SO19 6PJ, 7.00-10.30pm.
Check with organisers re: holiday periods on 07801 641556.

Contact Info : 07801 641556 Email : helenpain@Btopenworld.com
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Donations Accepted At BP Food Bank (10:00 am - 3:00 pm)
You can donate much needed food & clothing at the Old Chemist at Bitterne Park Triangle, which becomes a food bank on Wednesdays 10am-3pm (check holiday periods). These are distributed across the network of Basics Banks as required. Tinned food, dry foods like pasta, jars of sauces etc especially welcomed. Emergency food only issued if you have vouchers from a referral agency. See main feature for more.

Url: http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2216:numbers-using-food-ba
Little Hands - The Songbird Ice Cream Café And Creative Space (10:30 am - 11:30 am)
Little hands snack, story and craft sessions for little ones aged two-and-a-half years and over at The Songbird, 23 Manor Farm Rd, Bitterne Park Triangle, Southampton SO18 1NN.

Sessions cost £3.75.

Contact Info : For further details, please contact The Songbird Café by telephone on 07540 269824 during opening hours, or by email. You might also like to take a look at the café’s Facebook page. Email : bryantcj10@yahoo.co.uk
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Trevs Badminton Club - Thornhill (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Trev's badminton club in Thornhill is a great place for those not wanting a league club, and prefer not to play non-stop! Phone or just drop in for more details. Tuesday and Thursday evenings at St Christopher's Church Hall, Pepys Avenue, SO19 6PJ, 7.00-10.30pm.
Check with organisers re: holiday periods on 07801 641556.

Contact Info : 07801 641556 Email : helenpain@Btopenworld.com
Friday, August 25, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Lunch Club For Over 65s - St Denys Church (12:00 - noon - 1:15 pm)
"Two-course traditionial hot meal, refreshments and good company for the over-65s". £4 each week at St Denys Church. Contac the Church office to check upcoming dates.

Contact Info : St Denys Church, Dundee Road, St Denys, Southampton SO17 2ND Tel:023 8067 1757 Email : office@stdenys.com
Live Music - The Songbird Ice Cream Café And Creative Space (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm)
Come and enjoy an evening of live music from local artists at The Songbird, 23 Manor Farm Rd, Bitterne Park Triangle, Southampton SO18 1NN. See main story, Sunday 09 April 2017.

Contact Info : For further details, please contact the Songbird Café by telephone on 07540 269824 during opening hours, or by email at the address shown. You can also visit the café’s Facebook page. Email : bryantcj10@yahoo.co.uk Url: https://www.facebook.com/thesongbirdsouthampton/
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Southampton Parkrun - The Common (9:00 am - 11:00 am)
Join the FREE weekly 5km timed run at Southampton Common, The Avenue, SO15 7NN, and perhaps enjoy a post-run coffee at the Hawthorns Café. You are asked to register before your first run so that you can monitor your time, but you can run entirely at your own pace.

Contact Info : For further information, and to register, please visit the Southampton Parkrun website or email the organisers at the address shown. Parkruns also take place in Eastleigh and Netley Abbey – links from the website. Email : southamptonhelpers@parkrun.com Url: http://www.parkrun.org.uk/southampton/
Vintage & Antiques Pop-Up Weekend – The Old Chemist (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Curios, collectibles, silver, clothing, homewares, decorative glass, jewellery and more. Free admission.

Contact Info : Old Chemist, Bitterne Park Triangle, SO18 1NP Email : hello@svc.church Url: http://www.svc.church
Southampton Clothes Swap – Portswood (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Clothes Swap at BySea, 468 Portswood Road  (near The Brook). Bring clothes that you no longer use or want and swap them with some that you like. The event is free, but you can make a donation if you wish. See main story on portswood.info

Url: http://www.portswood.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2295&Itemid=72
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Vintage & Antiques Pop-Up Weekend – The Old Chemist (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Curios, collectibles, silver, clothing, homewares, decorative glass, jewellery and more. Free admission.

Contact Info : Old Chemist, Bitterne Park Triangle, SO18 1NP Email : hello@svc.church Url: http://www.svc.church
Monday, August 28, 2017
Hampshire Open Studios (All Day)
Hampshire Open Studios, which this year runs from August 19-28, offers the opportunity to visit out of the way artists' studios, galleries, and even people's homes to view and purchase work – including at venues in Bitterne Park, in Southampton, and beyond. Read our main story for details of local artists' studios you can visit, and when.

Email : http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3580:take-to-the-art-trail
Footsteps, Tot & Toddler Group - Church Of Ascension (9:30 am - 11:15 am)
Church of the Ascension on Mondays 9.30 -11.15 am

We are a friendly, welcoming group. Parents and carers are served tea or coffee and chat whilst their children play. We then have snack time for the children, a Bible story, craft time and song time before they go home tired and content.

£1.50 per family

Runs on: Mondays during term time

Contact Info : Church of the Ascension, 1 Thorold Road, Bitterne Park, Southampton SO18 1HZ Contact: Ruth Hills 07484 617871 Email : ruth@ascensionsouthampton.co.uk
Townhill Park Community Fun Event (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
August Bank Holiday Monday fun, with food, games, activities and more!
Come to the Townhill Park community centre on August 28th, 4pm.
Free event for all the local community, organised by Christians in Townhill Park

Contact Info : Helen Pain Email : helenpain@btopenworld.com
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Acting UP Drama Class For 4-7s - Cobbett Hub & Library (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)
FIRST SESSION FREE! Join us at Acting UP for a fun, weekly drama class that's energetic, creative and imaginative, as well as affordable. Your child will learn new drama skills and techniques while building confidence, exploring their imagination and making new friends. For ages 4-7.

Contact Info : Rosanna Sloan Email : info@actinguphants.co.uk Url: http://www.actinguphants.co.uk
Acting UP Drama Class For 7-11s - Cobbett Hub & Library (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)
FIRST SESSION FREE! Join us at Acting UP for a fun, weekly drama class that's energetic, creative and imaginative, as well as affordable. Your child will learn new drama skills and techniques while building confidence, exploring their imagination and making new friends. For ages 7-11.

Contact Info : Rosanna Sloan Email : info@actinguphants.co.uk Url: http://www.actinguphants.co.uk
Trevs Badminton Club - Thornhill (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Trev's badminton club in Thornhill is a great place for those not wanting a league club, and prefer not to play non-stop! Phone or just drop in for more details. Tuesday and Thursday evenings at St Christopher's Church Hall, Pepys Avenue, SO19 6PJ, 7.00-10.30pm.
Check with organisers re: holiday periods on 07801 641556.

Contact Info : 07801 641556 Email : helenpain@Btopenworld.com
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Donations Accepted At BP Food Bank (10:00 am - 3:00 pm)
You can donate much needed food & clothing at the Old Chemist at Bitterne Park Triangle, which becomes a food bank on Wednesdays 10am-3pm (check holiday periods). These are distributed across the network of Basics Banks as required. Tinned food, dry foods like pasta, jars of sauces etc especially welcomed. Emergency food only issued if you have vouchers from a referral agency. See main feature for more.

Url: http://www.bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2216:numbers-using-food-ba
Little Hands - The Songbird Ice Cream Café And Creative Space (10:30 am - 11:30 am)
Little hands snack, story and craft sessions for little ones aged two-and-a-half years and over at The Songbird, 23 Manor Farm Rd, Bitterne Park Triangle, Southampton SO18 1NN.

Sessions cost £3.75.

Contact Info : For further details, please contact The Songbird Café by telephone on 07540 269824 during opening hours, or by email. You might also like to take a look at the café’s Facebook page. Email : bryantcj10@yahoo.co.uk
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Trevs Badminton Club - Thornhill (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Trev's badminton club in Thornhill is a great place for those not wanting a league club, and prefer not to play non-stop! Phone or just drop in for more details. Tuesday and Thursday evenings at St Christopher's Church Hall, Pepys Avenue, SO19 6PJ, 7.00-10.30pm.
Check with organisers re: holiday periods on 07801 641556.

Contact Info : 07801 641556 Email : helenpain@Btopenworld.com
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