Mayflower 400 Southampton

News Archice June 2020

Mayflower 400 music commission – Tunde Jegede appointed as composer

23 Jun 2020

Turner Sims Southampton and its project partner Southampton City Council is delighted to announce that composer and musician Tunde Jegede has been chosen to create the music for a special project as part of Southampton’s Mayflower 400 anniversary. Tunde Jegede is a world-renowned composer, producer, cellist and kora virtuoso whose work has changed the face of classical and contemporary... Read More »

Southampton City libraries and Mayflower 400 programme celebrate Refugee Week with online events

15 Jun 2020

Southampton City Libraries are hosting an exciting range of online events for adults and children for Refugee Week, 15-21 June, to explore the themes of journeys, migration and sanctuary, which are at the heart of the city’s Mayflower 400 programme. Refugee Week is a UK-wide annual festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and an understanding of why... Read More »

Virtual Open Exhibition for City Art Gallery

9 Jun 2020

Southampton City Art Gallery will still host its 2020 biennial Open Exhibition “In Search of a New World”, now in a new digital format. “In Search of a New World” is part of the Mayflower 400 anniversary or programme. Launching on 15 August 2020, this digital exhibition will coincide with the anniversary of the day the Mayflower and her sister ship the Speedwell left Southampton. The... Read More »

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