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

Why Southampton Should be UK City of Culture 2025 (part 1)

Winning 'City of Culture' is not easy, with the support of our citizens we can make it....

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23 Aug 2021

What to Do in Southampton This Weekend!


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12 Aug 2021

Cllr Daniel Fitzhenry on the UK City of Culture bid 2025

"What City of Culture allows us to do, is one: understand who we are and two: then say, where do we want to go?"...

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9 Aug 2021

Charlotte Edwards, Cricketing Legend, Is Our Latest Ambassador

Charlotte Edwards, four-time Ashes winner, former England captain, and the first female chief of the Professional Cricketers' Association is backing S...

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30 Jul 2021

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