Mermaids and Pirates

Aug 10 2018 10:00 - Aug 31 2018 17:00

West Quay Shopping Centre, Southampton SO15 1QB, UK, West Quay Shopping Centre, SO15 1QB Southampton

10th-31st August 2018 – Westquay, Southampton’s leading shopping and leisure destination, will be keeping families entertained throughout August, as the centre is transformed into an undersea fairytale with make and take workshops, adventurous storytelling and dance lessons for mermaids and pirates alike.

Imaginations will run free with four free events taking place every Friday between 10th August to 31st August 2018, from 11am-4pm. Each week will see a new and exciting activity take place, giving wannabe mermaids and pirates a truly mesmerising experience that will be as close to the real thing as possible!

Children will be transported into a world of fantasy with all activities taking place within a fully aquatic themed event space. Activities taking place throughout the month include:

  • Friday 10th August – Immersive Theatre – Mermaid and Pirate stories | Pirate & Mermaid looking glasses Creative Workshop
  • Friday 17th August – Mermaid and Pirate School | Mermaid Hair & Pirate Faces
  • Friday 24th August – Water Games | Sand Art
  • Friday 31st August – Dance Workshops | Mermaid & Pirate Wooden Spoons

No one is too old to get involved, as Westquay invites the whole family to join in with all the free activities.

Andy Collyer, General Manager at Westquay, comments: "We’re very excited to welcome the whole family to Westquay for these action-packed days out. Whether you’re looking to channel your inner-mermaid or pirate, there really is something for everyone to create that perfect family day out!”

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For further information please email your enquiry to, or call the Westquay team: 0207 693 6999


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