Turner Sims FREE Winter Family Day

Celebrate Turner Sims’ 49th Birthday with us on Sunday 19 November! Our FREE Family Day is packed with musical adventures. Join us for performances of Rhymes LIVE!, workshops by the Southampton Centre for Music Education and Social Justice and the Department of Music, drop-in craft activities and face painting. Everything is free but please book tickets for Rhymes LIVE!

Rhymes LIVE! Singing Workshop

Before you take your seats for Rhymes LIVE! join the musicians in the foyer to learn some songs from the show. Warm up your voices and learn the words so that you are ready to join the band!

This workshop is for the audience of Rhymes LIVE! to learn some songs before the show. Therefore, ticket holders for the 12pm show should attend the 11.30am workshop, and ticket holders for the 2.30pm show should attend the 2pm workshop. Although you don’t need to book for this workshop you will need to show your ticket for the Rhymes LIVE! performance.

TS Foyer / 11.30am & 2pm / Duration: 15 minutes
Suitable for ages: 0 – 8


Rhymes LIVE!

Fresh from sellout shows at Southbank Centre’s Imagine Festival and Wigmore Hall in London, Rhymes LIVE! brings together the talents of five incredible musicians (voice, flute, trombone, guitar, handpan and percussion). The show will take the whole family on an exciting musical adventure, meeting instruments, sounds, songs, colours and a few animals along the way…

TS Auditorium / 12pm & 2.30pm / Duration: 1 hour
Suitable for ages: 0 – 8
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Craft Workshop

To help us celebrate Turner Sims birthday, join us for this drop in craft workshop in the foyer to make party hats and masks, featuring animals from Rhymes LIVE! show.

TS Foyer / From 12pm – 4pm


Tiny Tunes: Let It Ring

Join us for a delightful workshop designed for children from 0 – 8 and their carers. Experience the magic of handchimes through an informal performance and get a taste of creating soothing melodies together.

Presented by the Southampton Centre for Music Education and Social Justice and the Department of Music

11.30am & 1.15pm / Duration: 40 minutes
Suitable for ages: 0 – 8
Numbers for this workshop are limited – first come, first served


Face Painting
TS Foyer / From 11.30am4pm


Join us this Christmas for a musical retelling of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Suitable for ages 8+
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