Drop Me A Line

Artist Claudia Friend is helping everyone make something together! Make a line – draw, scribble, sculpt, build, fold, paint, create or find a line – just one – curved, colourful, straight, loopy, dotted, thick, thin…get creative! Send the pic to Claudia on Instragram, Facebook or email doloresfroh@gmail.com including your name, location (e.g. Hampshire), Instagram tag…and… Read More Drop Me A Line

May is the month of creativity and health!

Getting creative is good for our health. Whether you like dance, theatre, visual arts, cooking, gardening, music, cooking, sewing, woodwork (anything really), there’s so much potential to be creative and enjoy the creativity of others. The evidence says that arts can make a powerful contribution to health and wellbeing. As the Parliamentary Inquiry into Creative… Read More May is the month of creativity and health!

Getting net-zero on track: a workshop in Southampton

This workshop, with a focus on the role of a People’s Assembly, is being held on Friday 31 January, 6pm, at Edmund Kell Hall in Southampton. Book your tickets here Hope for the Future are specialists in training citizens to have effective conversations with their representatives. This workshop focuses on how a People’s Assembly can… Read More Getting net-zero on track: a workshop in Southampton

Balance For Better: Bring It and Share It on Friday 8th

This year’s IWD falls on a FriYay! and the theme is #balanceforbetter . Women can be very good at hosting, feeding and juggling everybody’s needs but often at a cost to their own enjoyment and participation. We wondered how we could balance organising a fun Friday night out without exhausting ourselves or our wallets. We… Read More Balance For Better: Bring It and Share It on Friday 8th

Cuppa Social / Thurs 14 Feb ’19 / 10-12

Following the success of our Cuppa Socials last November and January, we’re heading east to Woolston for the fabulous views from Mettricks at Centenary Plaza, SO19 9UE. Come and put the world to rights with Rebecca Kinge (from The Southampton Collective and Healthwatch Southampton) and Vie Portland (from Vieness) from 10am. Together we can talk… Read More Cuppa Social / Thurs 14 Feb ’19 / 10-12

Press for Progress

  Every year, Dangerous Ideas Southampton marks International Women’s Day by putting on an event and sharing news of gatherings organised by others. Sisters Act! is on 8 March at 7pm at Solent Showcase Gallery with artist Sarah Filmer. Full listings of loads of other #PressforProgress events are available here.   There are also a… Read More Press for Progress

Creative Places: Where community and creativity flourish

A group of us who are passionate about Creative Places are developing a project to support and strengthen these independent businesses and venues: We want to map where those Creative Places are, so we can tell more people about them. We are aiming to consolidate the sense of community around these Creative Places – an… Read More Creative Places: Where community and creativity flourish

Dead Good Days

Deb and Chris went to London Southbanks’ ‘Deathfest’ in 2012 & were amazed at how many people were there to find out more about death & dying, that they decided to try it in Southampton – and call it ‘Dead Good Days‘. With years of Palliative Care Nursing / Environmental teaching behind them, they continue… Read More Dead Good Days