Southampton Celebrates

Celebrate the opening of NST City!

16 February, 2018 - 17 February, 2018

    Friday 16 February from 6pm

    Join the celebrations as Nuffield Southampton Theatres, City Eye and John Hansard Gallery open their new unique venues in Southampton’s city centre with over 100 performers, dance, music and fireworks.

    Saturday 17 February from 11am 

    The party continues for a full day of free activities for all ages in the new arts venues in Above Bar Street, Guildhall Square.

    At NST City, Southampton’s new theatre, go behind the scenes of a producing theatre, step into the stories behind the world premiere production The Shadow Factory and see the visually stunning set by 59 Productions, the Tony award winning design team behind the London 2012 Opening Ceremony.

    Plus pop up performances, drop in fun and games for children, roving comedy sketches, spoken word with Inua Ellams, poetry, live music and exceptional food and drink in Tyrells, Southampton’s new bar restaurant with views across Guildhall Square.  

    All events are FREE!