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Rose Road Association Would like to know…….
Are there any clowns out there? They need a clown for a few hours at their Southampton playscheme next week! Email Via Facebook Southampton’s Communities

Would you like to help a student with a survey ?

This survey is being conducted as part of her dissertation, the aim of which is to collect data on the public’s attitude towards giving/ supporting charities and other non-profit organisations.
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SUMMER FESTIVAL - Art at the Heart
1-17th August

A summer festival of events at Nuffield Playing Field, Guildhall Square, in partnership with Art Asia, City Eye, John Hansard Gallery, Mayflower Theatre and Turner Sims.

This summer Nuffield presents a city celebration like no other with a festival of theatre, film, music, visual art and dance. Art at the Heart, celebrates the 50th anniversaries of both Nuffield and the City of Southampton and will take place at Nuffield’s unique pop-up venue, Nuffield Playing Field, located in Guildhall Square at the heart of Southampton’s Cultural Quarter. The festival and pop-up venue are precursors to the opening of the new arts complex in 2016.

Festival events include:

The Saints
1-17 August
Charting the highs and lows of being a Southampton Football Club fan

The Best Christmas Present in the World
14 - 16 August
Hampshire Youth Theatre’s production of the Michael Morpurgo short story

Film screening series presented by City Eye
Seating is available to each side of the screen or bring a rug, cushion or small chair to enjoy a selection of summer film screenings from the Playing Field floor. Picnic welcome!
3 August : Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
10 August: The King & the Mockingbird
11 August: Brazil
13 August: Jaws

Red Priest
3 August
Turner Sims presents the only early music group to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil!

Global Rhythms
8 August
Art Asia presents an afternoon of global music featuring Indian Classical, Bhangra, Afghanistani, African, Fusion and world music.

Five of the Best
9 August
Celebrating 50 years of the musicals performed by Mayflower Theatre Summer Youth Project

Fapy Lafertin Quartet
10 August
Turner Sims presents the most celebrated gypsy guitarist of the last 30 years

Stolen Wishes
11 August
Contemporary dance performed by ZoieLogic, featuring local young dancers, commissioned by Mayflower Theatre and The Point.

Art at the Heart is supported by Southampton City Council, The Sackler Foundation and Arts Council England. It forms part of the City’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.

The Festival features the partnership of Art at the Heart Southampton arts organisations in the City who make inspirational creative projects for Southampton’s Cultural Quarter. The festival is a precursor to the opening of the new arts complex in 2016 Via Southampton’s Communities

Can you do basic book keeping?
Moorlands Community Association, a small charity made up of volunteers, are looking for a Treasurer.
General tasks include, keeping track of income/outgoings, banking, wages, raising and ensuring payment of invoices and submission of annual accounts to the Charity Commission. The current treasurer, Steve Curtis, is due to step down on the 1st October and is keen that a replacement is found soon so that he can provide a handover.
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Big Fun Run Southampton (Southampton Common) takes placein few days time:

On Sunday 27th July (11am) hundreds of fun runners will take part for a run, jog, walk, juggle, dressed up, in charity colours or even with a buggy - it’s entirely their choice! Are you taking part or know someone who is?

For more information visit the Big Fun Run website.
The Big Fun Run Team
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Running community beginners group starts again at week 1 next Monday - 28th July
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Free summer playday at Hoglands Park this Friday - 25th July

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More blood donors are needed across Southampton at various sessions across the city

Giving blood is simple, quick and painless and could help save the life of three adults with every donation. Men can donate four times a year and women three as long as donors are in good health, weigh 50 kg and age 17 – 65 if donating for the first time.

All blood donors should ring 0300 123 23 23 to register and book appointments. Find more information and local sessions on You could do something amazing!
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Southampton Women’s Forum coffee morning Tuesday 22nd July.

This month we are joined by Rowenna Davis, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Southampton Itchen, who shares her story with us.

10am to 12pm

Third Age Centre (3AC)
11 Cranbury Terrace
SO14 0LH


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