News

Keep up to date with all the news from behind the scenes of our bid.

From The Isle of Wight to Portsmouth: The Whole Region Supports the Bid

We’re thrilled that our bid to become UK City of Culture 2025 is now backed by over 100 Southampton and by 9 neighboring local authorities....

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23 Jul 2021

Paris Smith LLP become our second Premier Partner!

As a past supporter of Mayflower 400 and Mayflower Theatre, Paris Smith has a longstanding commitment to culture in the city and we are delighted to h...

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21 Jul 2021

Dame Wendy Hall, tech pioneer, becomes our latest ambassador

Southampton is a pioneer and innovator of the UK’s tech industry, so we are delighted to welcome Dame Wendy Hall, Regius Professor of Computer Science...

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19 Jul 2021

Our Time Winners Revealed!

Today, Southampton 2025 Trust have announced the winners of the OUR TIME programme!...

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19 Jul 2021

Welcome to ABP Southampton – our latest City Partner to back the bid! 

The Port has always been an integral part of Southampton’s rich maritime heritage....

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19 Jul 2021

Hampshire Constabulary will use UK City of Culture 2025 as springboard for change

Hampshire Constabulary are the latest organisation to pledge their longstanding support for Southampton to become UK City of Culture 2025. ...

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16 Jul 2021