HERO Event OpenDay

Open Day - celebrating 70 years

We are celebrating a very special milestone this summer, 70 years of providing career-led courses, apprenticeships and education for young people and adults.

To mark this significant anniversary, we will be opening our doors to all for our Community Open Day on Saturday 18th June 2022, 10am - 2pm

Highlights include:

  • Course information
  • Campus tours
  • FREE careers guidance
  • Art exhibition
  • Historical displays
  • Live music & performances

Featuring Southampton's very own acclaimed rapper and music producer "Tyrone" and other special guests.

Book your FREE ticket here

Join us in celebrating 70 years!


  • Looking back at City College over past 70 years
  • Campus tours
  • Art & Photography exhibitions
  • Cars & vehicles through the ages
  • Hairstyles through the ages
  • Make-up through the ages
  • Retro computers & gaming
  • Get to play a unique game created by our Games Design students
  • Typewriter challenge (chance to win £10)
  • Treasure hunt for children (small prize for completing)
  • Vintage bikes
  • Charity bake-off sale, with proceeds going to Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal
  • FREE careers advice by National Careers Service

Live music & dance performances:

  • Tyrone
  • Art Asia
  • Emjay Dance Academy
  • Colores Mexicanos
  • City College Performing Arts students

Local community exhibitors:

  • Southampton Young Adults Employment Hub
  • Energise Me – The Agency programme
  • National Citizen Service
  • Saints Foundation
  • Southampton Sea Cadets
  • Southampton Water Activities Centre (SWAC)
  • Sunrise Nursery
  • Emjay Dance Academy
  • Fiesta FM Community Radio