What’s on in Southampton, October 25 – 31

What’s on in Southampton, October 25 – 31

It’s half term and it’s almost Halloween, so there’s plenty of spooky but not too spooky family fun to be had this week. This includes a free community-run trail in St Denys, Southampton. Read about it here. There’s more family fun to be had in the form of a new take on the classic Alice in Wonderland story at Theatre Royal Winchester. Click here for details.

Meanwhile, if you’re looking for grown-up scares, Scream Aloud continues in Boldre. Read our review here to decide if it’s for you. Other grown up Halloween fun includes The Sweetchunks Band’s Halloween Spectacular.

Amongst the theatre highlights this week is The Colour Purple, coming to the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton. Read more here.

The climate change Emergency Festival at MAST Mayflower Studios draws to a close this week (click here to read more). Black History Month also finishes this week, with events including Spoken word, Oral histories, in celebration of BHM at October Books.

Further treats this week include One of the most successful UK R&B soul bands of the 1980s, Loose Ends, at the 1865 on Friday, The Proclaimers at Mayflower Theatre,  Sugababes (pictured top) at O2 Guildhall Southampton, Yungblud at The 1865 and Hannah Moulle & the Moulettes at Unity Brewery.

Chris at Shop Local Southampton works tirelessly to promote all the wonderful things in Southampton and has compiled listings of more than 140 events this week. He spends hours putting the list together so that you don’t have to, and kindly shares it with us at In Common, so have a read, find something to go to and let everyone know what you thought of it via our letters page (email editor@in-common.co.uk).

To read this week’s full Southampton listings click here: shoplocalsouthampton.com/

And if you’re on Facebook, why not pop over to the Shop Local page to see what else is going on in and around the city and let Chris know how much his efforts at celebrating Southampton are appreciated:  facebook.com/groups/1674379456148326. While you’re on Facebook, do come and follow the In Common Facebook page too: www.facebook.com/in.common.southampton.


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