There’s a lot more going on in and around Southampton this week than firework displays – though there are a lot of those. There’s now a temptation to write the rest of this piece, highlighting some of the delights on this week with lots of bonfire night themed puns – going with a bang etc. But, lets be honest, you don’t want to read that, I don’t want to write it, so lets just…not.
Instead, I’m going to draw your attention to some of what’s on this week and then you can click on to the link below, from Shop Local to get the full listing. Sound good? Excellent.
Southampton band Hunting Hearts invite all to Queer Prom at the Edge of the Wedge in Southsea on Sunday. Devin Valentine, Hunting Hearts’ bassist, explained why they decided to put the event on (click here).
Sort out your wardrobe for the new season on a budget and without damaging the environment with Southampton November Clothes Swap. Read more about it here.
Ned Boulting, ITV’s lead Tour de France commentator, is at MAST Mayflower Studio on Wednesday (click here for more), while Smash-hit improv Regency comedy, Austentatious, comes to Theatre Royal Winchester from Friday 4 November (click here to read about it), Write a Note poetry for November is this week (read about last month’s here), while An Inspector Calls continues its run at Mayflower Theatre (click here for more).
Isle of Wight band Plastic Mermaids bring their headline UK tour to The Joiners (click here to read more), Amsterdam-based trio My Baby (pictured top) are bringing their formidable live show and one-of-a-kind sound to The 1865, Blancmange are at The Brook (read more here), The Lightning Seeds with support from Badly Drawn Boy are at The 1865, and there’s also Andy Parsons, Grant Sharkey and more, so much more.
As always, Shop Local have done the hard graft so you don’t have to, and compiled a thorough line up of what’s on this week, from pub quizzes to grand firework displays. Click here for the full run down: shoplocalsouthampton.com
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