Mela Festival 2022 – Save the date! 24th July

Save The Date – MELA 24th July 2022 The Asian Welfare and Cultural Association (AWCA) are delighted to announce that in 2022 the Mela Festival will take place on Sunday 24th July. This FREE fantastic family day out with a cultural twist is a firm fixture in Eastleigh’s calendar. Expect an extravaganza of dancing, colours...
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Funding boost for community support project

The Point Eastleigh and Age Concern Eastleigh will provide additional help and support for residents in the local community thanks to a significant cash boost. The organisations have been awarded £9800 from the Government’s Coronavirus Community Support Fund for their new project Call and Create, which will reach out to the Borough’s older and vulnerable...
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RJS Convenience store now have new freezers!

  RJS Convenience store now have new freezers, stocked full with: – King Prawns – Tiger Prawns – Barracuda Steak – King Fish – Leather Jacket – Indian Mackerel – Silver Pomfret – Tilapa Steaks – Tilapa Fillets …to name a few. Lots more will be added as and when!

Recovery support for flagship Eastleigh Borough cultural venues

The Point Eastleigh and its sister venue The Berry Theatre in Hedge End, which are owned and operated by Eastleigh Borough Council, have secured an allocation of £193,000 in the awards from Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund. This significant cash injection by the Department of Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is a vital investment in the...
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Eastleigh comes out on top ten UK locations for families

Eastleigh has been named as one of the top ten locations in the UK to raise a family as a part of a recent survey based on factors that people look for when buying a new home. The research by online estate agent Yopa has combined factors including average house prices, local schools, crime rate,...
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Point at forefront of new opportunity for women to lead through arts and culture

Women associates with a unique perspective on arts leadership are being offered the opportunity to benefit from training placements and support from an exciting new project. Applications are now open for 16 places on the new Women Leaders South West project led by The Point, Eastleigh in collaboration with seven South West based cultural organisations...
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Eastleigh Unwrapped – call for artists

Do you create performance for outdoor festivals? Do you have work ready for Summer 2020 or an idea you would like to try out? If the answer is yes, then the Eastleigh Unwrapped team would love to hear from you! Funded by Arts Council England, Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival is now in its eighth year, providing...
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Temporary Road Closure- Eastleigh 10k Road Race 2020

Please find below details of temporary road closure for various roads in Eastleigh for the Eastleigh 10K Road Race.  All details remain the same as in previous years. Temporary road closures: (pedestrian access to these roads will not be affected) Passfield Avenue (for its entire length) Woodside Avenue (for its entire length) A335 Leigh Road...
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Swan Centre Wins Gold at Environment Awards

The Swan Centre, Eastleigh announced today that it has scooped another prestigious environmental award at the annual Green Apple Environment Awards, held at the Houses of Parliament in London. This is the third year in a row that the community shopping centre has walked away with an award, and this year they secured themselves a...
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“4 WEEK CHALLENGE” SCOUT ADULT VOLUNTEER SEARCH

Young Scouts from Eastleigh will launch their ‘Adult Volunteer’ recruitment campaign at the Town Centre Urban Beach on Saturday August 17th. The Scouts will build sandcastles to represent each of the new adult volunteers they need, to make sure that the boys and girls on their waiting list will be able to join. Before new...
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A lantern parade for Eastleigh

There will be a Lantern Procession in Eastleigh on Saturday the 19th October this year to celebrate Autumn.  Schools and groups will be taking part in the procession, which starts outside the Swan Centre at around 6pm and walks down the High Street, finishing at the bandstand. If you want to take part you can...
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