News

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

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

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 ...

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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...

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16 Jul 2021