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March 2020

Lambing Days at Westlands Farm 2020

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Westlands Farm Shop & TeaRoom, Westlands Farm Shop, Pricketts Hill SO32 2JW
Shedfield, SO32 2JW GB
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Come and see our new arrivals and find out what goes on around the farm at lambing time! Pay on the day. Adults £5.00 Children £2.50 Under 3's Free FOR HEALTH REASONS PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD NOT ATTEND THIS EVENT Please no Dogs at this event.

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April 2020

The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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The Slightly Annoying Elephant

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! One day Sam gets a very big surprise as a tired, hungry, antique-loving, cycling enthusiast elephant turns up on his doorstep. Adopting an elephant at the zoo turned out to be a lot more than he bargained for as he didn’t realise the elephant would actually come to live with him This play is based on the original book The Slightly Annoying Elephant written by David…

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May 2020

Twirlywoos Live!

May 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Berry Theatre, The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End
Southampton, SO30 4EJ GB
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From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences. The Twirlywoos are setting sail to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure. Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises as they share the delight of discovery. With beautifully inventive puppetry the show promises a cast full of all your favourite characters from the hit TV show including Peekaboo and the Very Important Lady. Suitable for…

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Twirlywoos Live!

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Berry Theatre, The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End
Southampton, SO30 4EJ GB
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From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences. The Twirlywoos are setting sail to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure. Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises as they share the delight of discovery. With beautifully inventive puppetry the show promises a cast full of all your favourite characters from the hit TV show including Peekaboo and the Very Important Lady. Suitable for…

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Twirlywoos Live!

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Berry Theatre, The Berry Theatre, Wildern Lane, Hedge End
Southampton, SO30 4EJ GB
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From the producers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show and Sarah and Duck Live on Stage comes another enchanting show for young audiences. The Twirlywoos are setting sail to welcome young fans along for a theatrical adventure. Expect mischief, music and plenty of surprises as they share the delight of discovery. With beautifully inventive puppetry the show promises a cast full of all your favourite characters from the hit TV show including Peekaboo and the Very Important Lady. Suitable for…

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August 2020

Giraffes Can’t Dance

August 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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Gerald the Giraffe has a tall, thin neck and long, slim legs. He’s great at reaching the highest shoots on the tallest trees, but he’s not so good at dancing. Now the annual Jungle Dance is just around the corner, and Gerald is longing to join the waltzing warthogs, rock’n’rolling rhinos and cha-cha cha-ing chimps on the dancefloor. But everyone knows that giraffes can’t dance… or can they? A much-loved book for over 20 years, Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees’…

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Giraffes Can’t Dance

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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Gerald the Giraffe has a tall, thin neck and long, slim legs. He’s great at reaching the highest shoots on the tallest trees, but he’s not so good at dancing. Now the annual Jungle Dance is just around the corner, and Gerald is longing to join the waltzing warthogs, rock’n’rolling rhinos and cha-cha cha-ing chimps on the dancefloor. But everyone knows that giraffes can’t dance… or can they? A much-loved book for over 20 years, Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees’…

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Giraffes Can’t Dance

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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Gerald the Giraffe has a tall, thin neck and long, slim legs. He’s great at reaching the highest shoots on the tallest trees, but he’s not so good at dancing. Now the annual Jungle Dance is just around the corner, and Gerald is longing to join the waltzing warthogs, rock’n’rolling rhinos and cha-cha cha-ing chimps on the dancefloor. But everyone knows that giraffes can’t dance… or can they? A much-loved book for over 20 years, Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees’…

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Pirates Love Underpants

August 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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A breath-taking, laugh out loud celebration of energetic dancing pirates Join the Pirates who love underpants this summer on their musical adventure full of Swashbuckling Scallywags, Snappy Crocks and Silly Sharks as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime to behold the ultimate treasure… the golden underpants! From the team behind last summer’s smash hit David Walliams' Mr Stink.

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Pirates Love Underpants

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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A breath-taking, laugh out loud celebration of energetic dancing pirates Join the Pirates who love underpants this summer on their musical adventure full of Swashbuckling Scallywags, Snappy Crocks and Silly Sharks as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime to behold the ultimate treasure… the golden underpants! From the team behind last summer’s smash hit David Walliams' Mr Stink.

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Pirates Love Underpants

August 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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A breath-taking, laugh out loud celebration of energetic dancing pirates Join the Pirates who love underpants this summer on their musical adventure full of Swashbuckling Scallywags, Snappy Crocks and Silly Sharks as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime to behold the ultimate treasure… the golden underpants! From the team behind last summer’s smash hit David Walliams' Mr Stink.

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Pirates Love Underpants

August 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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A breath-taking, laugh out loud celebration of energetic dancing pirates Join the Pirates who love underpants this summer on their musical adventure full of Swashbuckling Scallywags, Snappy Crocks and Silly Sharks as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime to behold the ultimate treasure… the golden underpants! From the team behind last summer’s smash hit David Walliams' Mr Stink.

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Pirates Love Underpants

August 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres NST City, 142 - 144 Above Bar Street
Southampton, SO14 7DU GB
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A breath-taking, laugh out loud celebration of energetic dancing pirates Join the Pirates who love underpants this summer on their musical adventure full of Swashbuckling Scallywags, Snappy Crocks and Silly Sharks as they embark on the voyage of a lifetime to behold the ultimate treasure… the golden underpants! From the team behind last summer’s smash hit David Walliams' Mr Stink.

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Some events are imported from Facebook, with content written by the event organisers, not myself. It’s always a good idea to click through and double check event details with the event organiser in case of any changes or mistakes within the listings.