Heritage Events

Regency Tea Party
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!"
Taking the Floor at Ford
Mettricks Old Town
Oct 23, 2017
Women engineers from the former Ford Transit plant in Swaythling tell oral historian Padmini Broomfield about their experiences.
Southampton to the New World
Southampton Central Library
Oct 24, 2017
"Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World" author, James Evans, takes us on a journey to discover why people sailed to North America in the seventeenth century and the important role played by Southampton in making it happen
We Die Like Brothers: The Sinking of the SS Mendi
Southampton Central Library
Oct 26, 2017
Marine archaeologist Graham Scott describes the sinking of the SS Mendi 100 years ago with the tragic loss of over 800 men. The majority were black South Africans sent to the UK to help with the war effort.