Southampton Maritime Festival

The Steam Tug Challenge. Credit: ADLS

Southampton Docks plays host to the Southampton Maritime Festival over the May Bank Holiday!

From Sunday 5 to Monday 6 May Southampton Docks will have a vintage twist during the 1940s-themed Southampton Maritime Festival.

The event celebrates our maritime heritage, through activities, displays, attractions, and stalls - including contributions from the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.

For further details of the event, including the programme, visit