Free Events

SO:Write Women Writing Workshop
Upcoming
Southampton Central Library
Oct 21, 2017
Led by 2014 Bath Novel of the Year Winner, Joanna Barnard. Write, learn and share in this creative workshop.
Regency Tea Party
Upcoming
Cobbett Road Library
Oct 21, 2017
"Join us for a party inspired by Jane Austen and the Regency period. There will be regency style food, dancing, games and activities for children. Test your knowledge with our quiz and find out which books inspired Jane, plus lots more!"
The Science Room
Upcoming
The Art House
Oct 21, 2017
An exciting, interactive discussion with real scientists. You ask the questions, we find the answers!
Mayflower Young Writers Workshop
Upcoming
The Mayflower Theatre
Oct 23, 2017
Calling all young authors, poets and playwrights! Looking for the chance to gain skills, confidence and experience in writing? Mayflower Young Writers want you! This workshop will be focusing on the festival theme of "changing times".
Writers WLTM…
Upcoming
The Docks Coffee House
Oct 23, 2017
The Docks is hosting this special SO: To Speak writers' get-together. Make it a date to come along and meet other writers, self-published authors and aspiring novelists. Who knows where it might lead?
Blood & Valour: A Legend in Comics
Upcoming
Waterstones West Quay
Oct 26, 2017
Enter the world of legend and comic with readings and illustrations with the creators of "Blood & Valour: The Legends of the Knight Sir Bevis".
Entropics Experimental Poetry
Upcoming
Mettricks Old Town
Oct 24, 2017
This new series of exciting experimental poetry returns for the SO:To Speak Festival! Featuring the extraordinary poetry of Samantha Walton.
Write a Note
Upcoming
The Talking Heads
Oct 24, 2017
Step up to the mic at Write a Note, where Issa Loyaan Farrah welcomes all spoken word performers, and this month's special guest, dramatist, writer and novelist, Eric Ngalle Charles.
Magical Stuff: A Fantasy Writing Workshop
Upcoming
Southampton Central Library
Oct 24, 2017
Learn how to write fantasy fiction. Discover everything you need to make your words truly enchanting, with the help of Southampton Libraries Writer in Residence, Nazneen Ahmed. for 10-16 year olds.
Southampton Libraries Favourite Book to Share Award 2017 – Launch Event
Upcoming
Shirley Library
Oct 26, 2017
An exciting contest that encourages parents, carers and children to read and share selected picture books and vote for their favourite. The books are available to borrow from your local library. Vote for your chance to win a set of the books!