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Affiliate alumni groups

The Southampton University Players and the Retired Staff Association are affiliate groups to the University of Southampton Southern Alumni Branch (UK). They bring alumni and staff together and offer additional benefits and opportunities for branch members.

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Southampton University Players

The group usually puts on two productions a year
Southampton University Players

The Southampton University Players (SUP) is a community amateur dramatic society based at the University.

Membership is open to people of all ages from the local community, including current and past University staff and alumni.

To find out more about the SUP's activities and how to join, visit the Southampton University Players website.

University of Southampton Retired Staff Association

The Retired Staff Association is open to all retired staff who wish to maintain their connection with the University and to meet others who have worked here. For information about their upcoming events and how to join the association please see below, or to contact the committee email

Annual subscription is £5 per member (payable at a meeting or by post)

Contact: Mrs Joan Pawson, 59 Roewood Close, Holbury, Southampton, SO45 2JT

Tel: +44 (0)23 8089 4326

Programme for 2015

For venue locations, download a campus map (PDF).

Visitors may attend the talks; a contribution of £2 toward the speaker cost would be appreciated. Visitors are welcome on the trips at just the regular trip cost.

4 February 2015 - Illustrated talk by Phoebe Merrick - 'Broadlands of Romsey'

Bldg 02a Rm 2065 (Management Annex)

4 March 2015 - Illustrated talk by John Avery - 'Thetis Widows'

Bldg 02a Rm 2065 (Management Annex)

1 April 2015 - Illustrated talk by Dr Josh Pollard - 'Stonehenge & Avebury: Great Neolithic Monuments of Wessex'

Bldg 67 Rm 1007

6 May 2015 - Trip to Chartwell (Country Home of Sir Winston Churchill). Details to follow

3 June 2015 - Illustrated talk by Michael Gorse - 'Dogs for the Disabled'. His dog Nettie will also be in attendance

Bldg 6 Rm 1081 (Nuffield)

1 July 2015 - Trip to Bath - details to follow

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