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February 2020

Festival of Light on The Esplanade, Westquay

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Westquay, Westquay Shopping Centre
Southampton, SO15 1QF GB
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Shine a light on Mayflower 400. Festival of Light returns to The Esplanade from Valentine's Day. Enjoy five brand new installations at the Festival of Light. Keep an eye on our social channels @westquay to learn more.

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February half term trail: Spring is in Sight

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hinton Ampner – National Trust, Hinton Ampner
New Alresford, SO24 0LA GB
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Discover how plants, animals and people welcome in the new season with this spring family trail.

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Destination Space – free live science show & activities

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way
Winchester, SO21 1HZ GB
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Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos. -Experience a fantastic live science show. Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30. -Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. -Inspirers will be roaming the…

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February half term family trail: Insect Investigators

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Winchester City Mill – National Trust, Bridge Street
Winchester, SO23 9BH GB
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Explore Winchester City Mill with our new Insect Investigators trail every day this half-term. Pick up a trail booklet and learn about the different types of insects you might find in the Mill. Suggested donation £1 plus normal admission.

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Lambing Live

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
4 Kingdoms Adventure Park, A339
Newbury, RG19 8JY GB
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Lambing Live, we have 20 ewes going to give birth to 36 Lambs during this February Half Term

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Hands-On Half-Term

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
Brockenhurst, SO42 7ZN GB
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Ever fancied becoming a Victorian house servant or training as a country garage apprentice mechanic? Now’s your chance! Join us from February 15th – 23rd to get hands-on with a range of fun activities, including the chance to discover curious 19th century gadgets and motoring artefacts... Try out as a footman or scullery maid and tackle some of the household chores that were part of daily life for the hard-working servants. If that sounds like hard work, test your brain…

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1TR GB
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Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!…

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1TR GB
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Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!…

Find out more »

Festival of Light on The Esplanade, Westquay

February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Westquay, Westquay Shopping Centre
Southampton, SO15 1QF GB
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Shine a light on Mayflower 400. Festival of Light returns to The Esplanade from Valentine's Day. Enjoy five brand new installations at the Festival of Light. Keep an eye on our social channels @westquay to learn more.

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A day at Flourish!

February 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Marlands Shopping Centre, Civic Centre Rd
Southampton, SO14 7SJ GB
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The lovely people at Flourish have offered us a day in their shop in the Marlands. How kind is that?! The Flourish unit is a few doors down from the Disney Store, towards CEX, and opposite the card shop. It's a wonderful big space. Throughout the day we will have a variety of activities, all things that will help your children and young people feel good about themselves. And, if you would like to know more about the workshops we…

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February half term trail: Spring is in Sight

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hinton Ampner – National Trust, Hinton Ampner
New Alresford, SO24 0LA GB
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Discover how plants, animals and people welcome in the new season with this spring family trail.

Find out more »

Destination Space – free live science show & activities

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way
Winchester, SO21 1HZ GB
+ Google Map

Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos. -Experience a fantastic live science show. Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30. -Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. -Inspirers will be roaming the…

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February half term family trail: Insect Investigators

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Winchester City Mill – National Trust, Bridge Street
Winchester, SO23 9BH GB
+ Google Map

Explore Winchester City Mill with our new Insect Investigators trail every day this half-term. Pick up a trail booklet and learn about the different types of insects you might find in the Mill. Suggested donation £1 plus normal admission.

Find out more »

Lambing Live

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
4 Kingdoms Adventure Park, A339
Newbury, RG19 8JY GB
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Lambing Live, we have 20 ewes going to give birth to 36 Lambs during this February Half Term

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Warsash Shore Front beach clean

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Final Straw Solent

Short notice beach clean following Storm Dennis this weekend. Please join us and the lovely Lisa from Always Plastic Free to remove the plastic washed up here. The high tide line is covered in both micro and macro plastics and we need your help. Due to high tide during daylight hours over the next few days , we aim to concentrate on cleaning around the car park to stop the plastic heading back out to sea . Once we have…

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Hands-On Half-Term

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
Brockenhurst, SO42 7ZN GB
+ Google Map

Ever fancied becoming a Victorian house servant or training as a country garage apprentice mechanic? Now’s your chance! Join us from February 15th – 23rd to get hands-on with a range of fun activities, including the chance to discover curious 19th century gadgets and motoring artefacts... Try out as a footman or scullery maid and tackle some of the household chores that were part of daily life for the hard-working servants. If that sounds like hard work, test your brain…

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Roald Dahl Storytelling Show: The Twits

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street
Winchester, SO23 8SB GB
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Mr and Mrs Twit are disgusting people who enjoy playing nasty tricks on each other but when the Roly Poly Bird finds Mugglewump in the Twit’s garden their whole revolting world is turned upside down. John Kirk retells Roald Dahl’s classic story for children and families 6+. This storytelling lasts approximately 40 minutes and is made with kind permission from The Roald Dahl Storytelling Company. Music by Joseph Attenborough. Running time: 40 minutes Age: children 5+ Price: £5.00

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1TR GB
+ Google Map

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!…

Find out more »

The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1TR GB
+ Google Map

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!…

Find out more »

Festival of Light on The Esplanade, Westquay

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Westquay, Westquay Shopping Centre
Southampton, SO15 1QF GB
+ Google Map

Shine a light on Mayflower 400. Festival of Light returns to The Esplanade from Valentine's Day. Enjoy five brand new installations at the Festival of Light. Keep an eye on our social channels @westquay to learn more.

Find out more »

February half term trail: Spring is in Sight

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hinton Ampner – National Trust, Hinton Ampner
New Alresford, SO24 0LA GB
+ Google Map

Discover how plants, animals and people welcome in the new season with this spring family trail.

Find out more »

Destination Space – free live science show & activities

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way
Winchester, SO21 1HZ GB
+ Google Map

Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos. -Experience a fantastic live science show. Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30. -Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. -Inspirers will be roaming the…

Find out more »

February half term family trail: Insect Investigators

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Winchester City Mill – National Trust, Bridge Street
Winchester, SO23 9BH GB
+ Google Map

Explore Winchester City Mill with our new Insect Investigators trail every day this half-term. Pick up a trail booklet and learn about the different types of insects you might find in the Mill. Suggested donation £1 plus normal admission.

Find out more »

Lambing Live

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
4 Kingdoms Adventure Park, A339
Newbury, RG19 8JY GB
+ Google Map

Lambing Live, we have 20 ewes going to give birth to 36 Lambs during this February Half Term

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Babe – Harbour Lights 25th Anniversary

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Harbour Lights, Ocean Village
Southampton, SO14 3TL GB
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Join us for a special Kids' Club screening to help celebrate our 25th birthday, with activities and surprises after the film! Released the same year as Harbour Lights opened, Babe was one of the first films we showed when we began regular Kids' Club screenings - and what better film for our little cinema to share its 25th anniversary with than the story of the small pig who could? Based on the book by Dick King-Smith, the story of Babe…

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Mega Bounce Bonanza

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Chamberlayne Leisure Centre, 150 Weston Lane
Southampton, SO19 9SJ GB
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Come and join us for some Family Fun at Chamberlayne Leisure Centre with a Sports Hall Full of Bouncy Castle's! We have a Giant Graffiti Obstacle Course, Dino Play N' Slide, Dual Basketball Game, Frozen Themed Caste, Giant Slide, Blue & Black Disco Castle & Multi Sports Arena! Booking is required! 1st Session from 10-11.30am. 2nd Session from 11.30-1pm. Suitable for Children Ages 18 Months to 12 Years. Sessions Charges £6.50 per Child - Adults Free. Tickets will be available…

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Hands-On Half-Term

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Beaulieu, National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
Brockenhurst, SO42 7ZN GB
+ Google Map

Ever fancied becoming a Victorian house servant or training as a country garage apprentice mechanic? Now’s your chance! Join us from February 15th – 23rd to get hands-on with a range of fun activities, including the chance to discover curious 19th century gadgets and motoring artefacts... Try out as a footman or scullery maid and tackle some of the household chores that were part of daily life for the hard-working servants. If that sounds like hard work, test your brain…

Find out more »

Naturewatch for Children February

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sholing Valleys Study Centre, Station Road
Southampton, SO19 8FP GB
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Come and join us for Naturewatch! Events tbc, including a Naturewalk around the site to spot the signs of Winter. Dress warmly for mess and mud! Drink and snack provided. Parents and careers must stay with children under 5. First session is free, £2 a session thereafter or free to SVSC members.

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Hey Duggee: Celebration Time – Harbour Lights 25th Anniversary

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Harbour Lights, Ocean Village
Southampton, SO14 3TL GB
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Join us for a special Toddler Time to mark Harbour Lights' 25th anniversary - and who better to celebrate with than Duggee and the Squirrels? There'll even be special activities and surprises afetr the screening - including a chance to earn your own Cinema Badge! A-woof! For the past few years our Toddler Time screenings have help introduce young children to the magic of cinema with specially programmed screenings shown in a comfortable atmosphere. This bonus screening features five Hey…

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1TR GB
+ Google Map

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!…

Find out more »

The Tiger Who Came to Tea (2020)

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Nuffield Southampton Theatres, University Road
Southampton, SO17 1TR GB
+ Google Map

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea returns on tour, celebrating over 10 years on stage! The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don’t expect to see at the door is a big, stripy tiger! Join the tea-guzzling tiger in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos!…

Find out more »

Festival of Light on The Esplanade, Westquay

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Westquay, Westquay Shopping Centre
Southampton, SO15 1QF GB
+ Google Map

Shine a light on Mayflower 400. Festival of Light returns to The Esplanade from Valentine's Day. Enjoy five brand new installations at the Festival of Light. Keep an eye on our social channels @westquay to learn more.

Find out more »

Destination Space – free live science show & activities

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way
Winchester, SO21 1HZ GB
+ Google Map

Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos. -Experience a fantastic live science show. Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30. -Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. -Inspirers will be roaming the…

Find out more »

Destination Space – free live science show & activities

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way
Winchester, SO21 1HZ GB
+ Google Map

Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos. -Experience a fantastic live science show. Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30. -Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. -Inspirers will be roaming the…

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March 2020

Destination Space – free live science show & activities

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Winchester Science Centre, Telegraph Way
Winchester, SO21 1HZ GB
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Embark on a mission through the galaxy with an exciting space-themed live science show and Invention Studio activities. Learn about the current search for life on Mars, the latest space telescope technology and discover the specially designed sites across the Earth that can launch rockets far into the cosmos. -Experience a fantastic live science show. Show times are: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30 and 15:30. -Get hands-on with fun activities and challenges in the Invention Studio. -Inspirers will be roaming the…

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