From family days out and great places to take the kids in Southampton and surrounding areas, to activity ideas for rainy days, I’ll share my local knowledge and ideas with you all.
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Southampton Seaside in the Square
July 19 - August 11Free
Southampton’s Seaside in the Square event is back for summer 2019, with loads of free activities taking place. Guildhall Square will be transformed into an ‘urban beach’ from 19 July to 11 August and you’ll be able to enjoy film, theatre, music, quizzes, yoga, petanque, volleyball and more. A few of the family highlights are listed below. Check out the full programme here.
Sat 20 July
10:30 – 12:00 Family cinema: Sherlock Gnomes
Mon 22 July
11:00 The Whale – Plastic Ocean. Storytelling from Solent University
Wed 24 July
15:00 Family cinema: Singin’ in the Rain
Fri 26 July
09:00 – 21:00 YMCA Takeover – Celebrating YMCA’s 175th Birthday
Sat 27 July
10:30 – 12:00 Family cinema: Lilo & Stitch
Sun 28 July
10:00 – 14:00 Beware of the Pirates: Out of Bounds Theatre
10:15 / 11:00 / 11:45 / 12:30 Merry Go Round storytelling
Tue 30 July
09:00 – 19:00 YMCA Worldwide day celebrating cultures and diversity
Wed 31 July
15:00 Family cinema: Mary Poppins Returns
Sat 3 August
10:30 – 12:00 Family cinema: Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation
10:00 – 12:00 Family friendly outdoor activities with Active Nation
Wed 7 August
15:00 Family cinema: Finding Dory
Sat 10 August
10:30 – 12:00 Family cinema: Penguins of Madagascar
Visit the website for full details. Some activities may require pre-booking.
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