News

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

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...

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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 ...

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15 Jul 2021

Chair of Trustees, Cllr Satvir Kaur on Southampton 2025

Our Chair of Trustees, Cllr Satvir Kaur, on how culture will be key to Southampton's recovery post Covid, and why Southampton should win the bid to be...

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9 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 ...

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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 ...

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13 Jun 2021

Creating a National Collection

On 27th May the city celebrated its long-standing relationship with the National Gallery with the opening of a must-see exhibition...

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12 Jun 2021