The ever popular fish fingers were first tested on shoppers in Southampton. Clarence Birdseye, the founder of, you guessed it, frozen food company Birdseye, commissioned the research after the Second World War. Southampton shoppers must have loved them, because they made way for the birth of the frozen food industry!
MAY / Common People - Held over May's Bank Holiday weekend, increase the peace with live acts, dance tents, food stalls and indie business stalls.
SEPT / Music in the City - Southampton's biggest FREE music event, celebrating Southampton's music scene, spread across the city streets and shopping districts.
DEC / Southampton Christmas Market - It's not Christmas without a classic German market with wooden Bavarian chalets and hot food to keep you warm.