Oxford Street’s Titanic Heritage Day – 15th April

Oxford Street Southampton has many historical links to the Titanic. It was where crew and passengers lived, stayed, ate and drank before embarking on the infamous journey. Although many of the buildings are home to new venues, the history and heritage found within still remains.

On the 15th April 2018, 106 years to the day of that never forgotten moment when the Titanic sank, we invite you to discover the history of the Titanic on Oxford Street Southampton.

Titanic a Southampton Story – Guided Walk

Join the Southampton Tourist Guides Association as they guide you on a tour of the homes and buildings associated with the Titanic Story. Starting at Holy Rood Memorial Garden at 11am from the 9th – 15th April. Your tour will lead you to Oxford Street where you’ll be able to discover even more!

What’s On Inside – 15th April

As well as a walk through history you can discover more within the venues themselves:

  • The London – See the log book from the owners at the time and enjoy a “Crew members lunch”.
  • The Grapes – Find out who drank in The Grapes before the voyage & the history which still remains.
  • Caskaway – will be serving some new tasting paddles of gin. A gin from the 4 port cities with a Titanic association; Belfast where she was built, Liverpool where the White Star Line had their headquarters, Southampton, of course and New York, the destination.
  • The Docks Coffee House – Enjoy a delicious Cream Tea served all day.
  • Simons at Oxfords – Treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea with a glass of fizz – booking recommended.

Oxford Street Titanic Heritage Trail

Pick up a copy of the Oxford Street Titanic Heritage Trail Leaflet and discover more about the street’s connections to the Titanic. You’ll be able to pick up a copy at many of the Oxford Street venues or when you partake in the guided walk.

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