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Southampton City of Culture bid 2025


Southampton City of Culture bid 2025

Committee Member Ken Burtenshaw is the HRA City of Culture Representative.  Ken can be contacted as follows:

Email: highfieldracomms@gmail.com or
Email: hra.honsec@gmail.com
Facebook: facebook.com/Highfield-Residents-Association

Here are some useful links which give information on the City of Culture 25 bid:


The latest news on the Southampton ‘City of Culture’ bid 2025

Posted by on Jul 28, 2021 in City of Culture

The Whole Region Backs the Bid Our bid is now backed by over 100 organisations including 42 city-wide civic institutions, businesses and education organisations, the city’s cultural sector  and by 9 neighbouring local authorities.On Monday 19th...

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SEE Southampton guided tours using e-bikes!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2021 in City of Culture, News

This is a fantastic and sustainable initiative by MadeinHere (a Highfield based company), SEE Southampton, The Hub Cycleworks and Mercure Southampton Dolphin Hotel, to launch guided e-bike tours with qualified SEE Southampton tour guides, supported...

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The latest City of Culture Newsletter

Posted by on Jun 22, 2021 in City of Culture

Southampton City of Culture...

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Southampton City Art Gallery re-opens with ‘Creating a National Collection’ from 28 May – 4 September 2021

Posted by on Jun 2, 2021 in City of Culture

Celebrating a unique partnership in our city. Article provided by Ken. Note the new logo for Southampton City of Culture Bid 2025 Today, one of Southampton’s cultural jewels, the City Art Gallery reopens with Creating a National Collection, a...

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Search begins to find next UK City of Culture

Posted by on May 29, 2021 in City of Culture

Article courtesy of the Daily Echo.. Search begins to find next UK City of Culture – and Southampton wants to win! THE search has begun.

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The new Southampton City of Culture logo is revealed!

Posted by on May 28, 2021 in City of Culture

SEE Southampton Courtesy of the Daily Echo dailyecho.co.uk https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/19329424.new-southampton-uk-city-culture-bid-logo-revealed/?ref=fbshr&fbclid=IwAR1g_XXGvxnNG9Hy-HRyWKDZuL2zNkCIopk2DIkrgWKP3PH4Ggp1DLKKr14 New...

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Photo of Bevois Mount mural of Stag Gates taken by Ken

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in City of Culture, Local History, News

Photo taken by Ken of the Bevois Mount mural of Stag Gates, on the wall of the Bitter Virtue in Alma Road. Quite a magnificent piece of art and history.

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Prisoners of war in a compound situated near to or where IKEA is now situated

Posted by on May 13, 2021 in City of Culture, Local History

Picture provided by Ken of prisoners of war in a compound situated where or near IKEA is now.

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University of Southampton Round Table online event about Southampton’s cultural heritage, May 26th

Posted by on May 5, 2021 in City of Culture, News

This event has been recommended by one of our followers: It’s an online event organised by the University of Southampton on Wednesday 26 May from 16.15 to 17.35. It is a Round Table about Southampton’s cultural heritage which might be an...

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