Free Family Activity Day – Drop In!


Everyone is welcome at Turner Sims for a free family-friendly day of music inspired activities for children and families of all ages.

Part of the Southampton Science and Engineering Festival (SOTSEF) by the University of Southampton.

Drop-in, Hands-on Activity
11am – 4pm

Make a Junk Model Instrument
Come and make your own junk model instrument and experience our sound garden exploring how water can make different sounds, led by local music artists.


Drop-in, Come and Play
11am – 4pm

Hampshire Music Service invite you to ‘Come and Play’ a string instrument! Join musician Ruth to try out violins, cellos and a double bass.


Family Singing Workshop
12pm and 1pm

Harmonising Together
Join us for a family singing experience that promises joy, connection, and lot of musical ideas. Discover the power of family harmony in song. Enjoy the magic of making music together.

Workshop: 45 minutes

Run by Southampton Centre for Music Education and Social Justice and the University of Southampton’s Department of Music


Southampton Science and Engineering Festival (SOTSEF) is the University of Southampton’s annual award-winning interdisciplinary science festival that allows everyone to explore and discover what the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) has to offer.

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