Author Archives: Rebecca

#SpitfireTrail takes off

Free half term fun discovering new places and uncovering interesting facts about Southampton’s past Come into Southampton for our free #SpitfireTrail this half term Mon 12th – Sat 17th Feb. Take the journey around the city’s cultural quarter.  Pop into places … Continue reading

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Southampton holiday trails for families

Creative Places is working for Solent Showcase gallery on behalf of Go Southampton, the city’s Business Improvement District, to produce some school holiday trails for the February half term. Families will be able to explore the city centre with a … Continue reading

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Innovation and unity

We had a buzzing Innovation on the High Street event on 8 December, with 50 people involved in a range of community, business and social action initiatives, coming together to talk about the future of our high streets and the … Continue reading

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Innovation on the High Street

Innovation on the High Street event //  Friday 8 December 9.30am-12.30pm // Tiger Yard Come to this free event to help us explore pop-ups, permanent projects and possibilities to make Southampton more inclusive, healthy, creative and economically resilient. Book here. … Continue reading

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Today’s MapJam

Today we’re in October Books 11am-3pm creating a crowdsourced map of the city and sharing stories and ideas about the importance of local places. Details here. Or join in on online via Facebook or Twitter. Our hashtag is #SatMapJam We’re … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day

Tuesday 10 October is World Mental Health Day, with a focus on mental health in the workplace. There are loads of resources out there to encourage employers to take responsibility and offer support to their employees to achieve better mental … Continue reading

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We’re having a MapJam

Social Saturday MapJam 14th October 2017 // 11am-3pm October Books, 243 Portswood Road, Southampton SO17 2NG What makes Southampton special? During our MapJam will be making a map of our city on the day, capturing  your stories, thoughts and ideas … Continue reading

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Autism Hour – shops are supporting this on 2 Oct and beyond

As part of The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour, in the week of 2 October shops and businesses will be taking simple steps for 60 minutes that lead to a more autism-friendly world. Participating shops and businesses will be turning … Continue reading

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Shop Local Southampton

If you are interested in finding out from other people about what’s going on in the city, here are some good places to look…. Join the Shop Local Southampton Facebook group – Discover Southampton The Art House’s All Events curated … Continue reading

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Hampshire School for Social Entrepreneurs

We’re delighted that our project has been given a boost. Our founder, Rebecca Kinge, has started on the Hampshire School for Social Entrepreneurs, which will help us develop this project over the next year and beyond. Rebecca is just tying … Continue reading

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