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📅 Seaside in the Square

Guildhall Square | 20th July 2018 - 22nd August 2018
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Admission Type: Free

Seaside in the Square

20th July – 22nd August

Come down to Guildhall Square and enjoy a little bit of the seaside right in the middle of Southampton City Centre!

Come and enjoy our 480m2 beach in the middle of the city! With over 100 free activities ranging from beach yoga and fitness to live music, cinema and sand art, there will be something for everyone at Southampton’s Seaside in the Square – open from morning until late.

For the active among you there’ll be a whole range of beach sports including yoga, beach fitness, volleyball and beach soccer. You can even have a go at sumo wrestling!
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If you prefer to sit back and relax, then why not take in one of our film nights or enjoy a drink from the bar while listening to live music.

There will be plenty of restaurants and cafes around the square, you can take your pick from pizza, chicken, Thai, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese – the list goes on. Find out more about restaurants near the beach >

The outdoor cinema is completely FREE but you must book in advance to ensure a spot on the beach. If you arrive without a ticket and we have some left, we will of course let you in.
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Entry for the 3pm films will be from 2:30pm, and for the 7pm films will be from 6:30pm.
Feel free to bring along picnic blankets for the deep sand area and camping chairs for the seated area. Only those with tickets will be permitted to watch the film from the beach and positions will be completely first come first served so get there early to avoid disappointment (or having to sit behind someone tall!). No alcohol can or glass can be brought onto the beach and we regret that dogs (or other pets) are not allowed in either (sorry!).

Look out for and join in the Seaside in the Square Giant Deckchair Trail 20 July - 22 August > 
Kids: Grab a copy of the trail from NST, Westquay, Marlands and other outlets in the city) and get hunting around town for our 14 giant deckchairs! Complete the trail and take your sheet to the beach bar at Seaside in the Square to claim your prize. 
Adults: You have the chance to win a prize too! Get a snap of you and your friends on any of the chairs and post it on Instagram using #sotonseaside. Every week, the photo with the most likes will win a £20 Westquay gift card.

Plus keep up to date with the official website and Go! Southampton Facebook page.

See you on the sand! 


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Seaside in the Square

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