Join the opening celebrations as Nuffield Southampton Theatres, City Eye and John Hansard Gallery

Friday 16 February from 6pm

Join the celebrations as Nuffield Southampton Theatres, City Eye and John Hansard Gallery open their new unique venues in Southampton’s city centre with over 100 performers, dance, music and fireworks.

6pm – Build up in Guildhall Square

6.30pm – ZoieLogic Dance Theatre presents Homegrown, the opening show celebrating Southampton as a city of makers

6.55pm – Fireworks

Please note: Above Bar Street will be closed on 16th February for this event


Saturday 17 February from 11am at NST City

The party continues for a full day of free activities for all ages in the new arts venues in Above Bar Street, Guildhall Square.

At NST City, Southampton’s new theatre, go behind the scenes of a producing theatre, step into the stories behind the world premiere production The Shadow Factory and see the visually stunning set by 59 Productions, the Tony award winning design team behind the London 2012 Opening Ceremony.

Plus pop up performances, drop in fun and games for children, roving comedy sketches, spoken word with Inua Ellams, poetry, live music and exceptional food and drink in Tyrrells, Southampton’s new bar restaurant with views across Guildhall Square.

All events are FREE!

More information HERE

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