News

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

Meet our new ambassador, Zakir Hussain

We are thrilled that Indian musician, composer, producer and actor Zakir Hussain has given his support to Southampton's bid to be UK City of Culture ...

Read More

16 Jul 2021

Mayflower Theatre and MAST Mayflower Studios become our first Programme Partners

As theatres and venues begin to re-open we are delighted to announce Mayflower Theatre and MAST Mayflower Studios as our first Programme Partners...

Read More

16 Jul 2021

Meet our latest ambassador Baroness Floella Benjamin, DBE DL

We are delighted to announce actor, writer, presenter, broadcaster and parliamentarian, Baroness Floella Benjamin, DBE DL as the latest Ambassador...

Read More

15 Jul 2021

Home team support as Southampton Football Club become City Partners

Southampton Football Club has today pledged its support to our UK City of Culture bid becoming our latest City Partner. Former Saints Manager, Lawrie ...

Read More

15 Jul 2021

Time for Southampton’s Emerging Talent to Shine

Today we launched the first opportunity for young people, Our Time, a talent development programme ...

Read More

14 Jun 2021

Hendy Group joins the Gateway Club and backs the City’s bid

Southampton 2025 Trust is delighted to announce Hendy Group as the latest business to join the Gateway Club, a business membership community created ...

Read More

13 Jun 2021