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Seaside in the Square

19th July 2019 - 11th August 2019

9:00 - 23:00

Guildhall Square, Above Bar Street Southampton SO14 7DU

Seaside in the Square
Supported by Carnival UK
19 July - 11 August in Guildhall Square

Opening Times
Beach: Mon Sat 9am - 11pm / Sun 9.30am - 11pm
Bar: Mon - Thu 12pm - 10pm / Fri 12pm - 11pm / Sat 11am - 11pm / Sun 11am - 9pm

See Guildhall Square transformed into an urban beach where you can grab a rum cocktail, chill out in deck chairs and even play a spot of volleyball!
Dust off your flipflops, dig out your bucket and spade and get involved in the jam-packed programme of activities and events at Seaside in the Square. 
You can also celebrate the 175 of the YMCA with two special takeover days plus enjoy film, theatre, music, quizzes, yoga, pentanque, children and family activities and loads more on the 480 m2 urban beach. Watch out for the Whale!

Seaside in the Square
Relax at Seaside in the Square

Events and Activities
For the active among you there will be a chance to try out sports with free taster sessions courtesy of Decathlon and Rees Leisure. If you prefer to sit back and relax, then why not take in one of City Eye’s film nights in the sand or listen to the fantastic live music programme. View and download the events calendar.

Book tickets for film screenings - tickets are free but limited in number.

Buy tickets for the Silent Disco on Sat 27 July

Food and Drink
There are plenty of restaurants and cafes around the Square. Take your pick from pizza, chicken, Thai, Chinese, Italian, Portuguese… the list goes on.
Don't forget you can relax and enjoy drinks from the Orange Rooms bar at the Seaside in the Square.

Build-A-Boat Trail
Navigate your way around the city, answering questions, collecting stickers and drawing pictures to complete your boat then take your finished trail sheet to the Seaside in the Square to claim your prize!
Don't forget to take some photos on your voyage and post them on social media using #SITS19.  You will be entered into a draw to win 2 stand up paddle boards. Trail sheets can be collected at the Seaside in the Square.


See Seaside in the Square website for up to date information. 

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