Real Climate Solutions screening and discussion tonight

It can be easy to feel overwhelmed in the face of the climate crisis, but Transition groups provide a way to do something concrete to help. Tonight, Transition Southampton is holding a discussion evening based around the Real Climate Solutions videos at October Books in Portswood, Southampton. These six short,...

Southampton April gig guide

By Vicky Greer.   With Glastonbury’s lineup finally revealed, everyone’s looking straight ahead to festival season. But there’s still a solid few months left to enjoy local gigs before we get there, and it’s a good time to reflect on the grassroots venues that allow us to have festivals like...

Loyle Carner to headline Southampton Summer Sessions this June

Loyle Carner will headline the first ever TK Maxx presents Southampton Summer Sessions on Saturday 29 June. He is the latest to join an unmissable collection of world-class talent, including Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Tom Jones, Madness, Placebo, Paloma Faith, and Kaiser Chiefs set to headline Guildhall Square for Southampton Summer Sessions from 15 to 30 June. One of...

Placebo to headline Southampton Summer Sessions this June

Today Placebo have been announced as the latest headliners for the inaugural TK Maxx presents Southampton Summer Sessions, with support from Friedberg. These latest names join the already announced Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Tom Jones, Madness Paloma Faith, and Kaiser Chiefs on the growing lineup of incredible acts taking...

60th anniversary of Southampton’s city status approaches

By Martin Brisland. On 24th. February 1964 Southampton was granted a royal charter to henceforth be known as the City and County of the City of Southampton. It was the culmination of a process that had begun 30 years earlier. The first informal approaches were made in the mid-1930s,...