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    I wish I'd found InterNations sooner: It would have made my first few month as an expat in London much less overwhelming.

Discover Southampton's Friendly Expat Community!

Hello and welcome to our InterNations expatriate community in Southampton! We're here to help you settle into your new life on the south coast of England. Many expatriates living in Southampton find our resources very useful as they adapt to Southampton's charms and way of life. Relocating is always stressful, so being able to chat to people who have gone through similar moves is handy and we have a vibrant expat community here at InterNations. If you have any concerns or questions about Southampton, this is a great place to find out more about the city.

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Southampton expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Feb 2, 2024, 9:00 PM
27 attendees
We would like to invite you the InterNations February Event. The social event will be held upstairs of MedBar where we will have exclusive use. Medbar is a stylish, modern cocktail bar and nightclub
Jan 12, 2024, 9:00 PM
24 attendees
Happy New Year. We hope you had a good time over the festive period and are refreshed to meet new people. We would like to invite you to the first event of the year. Why not start the year by making
Dec 17, 2023, 7:00 PM
26 attendees
We would like to invite to our Christmas party. Please note it's on a Sunday. 17:00 Dinner 18:00 Two hours of networking 20:00 DJ There is an option for dinner at 17:00 though I appreciate it mayb
Nov 3, 2023, 9:00 PM
24 attendees
We would like to invite you to the November InterNations Event. We have arranged a DJ who will play Latino music from 22:30 – 23:30, then the music will likely be R&B. The social event will be held

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Additional Information on Expat Life in Southampton

Southampton is a major port city and its close location to London — just 75 miles away — makes it a very attractive place to live. Around 250,000 people live in Southampton, which is also within easy reach of the beautiful and wild New Forest. Living the expat life in Southampton means getting involved in the local culture, which includes the popular annual Southampton Boat Show, held in September each year. The city is also keen on its art and there are many excellent galleries to explore. Music venues such as the Mayflower Theatre and the Guildhall attract a lot of top artists and are great spots in which to see a show, while bands such as Oasis, Radiohead, and Green Day all played at the Joiners on their way to the top. Of course, Southampton's coastal location makes it a mecca for watersports and there are many marinas across the city.

InterNations: The Easiest Way to Grow Your Expat Network in Southampton

Southampton's location on England's beautiful south coast makes it one of Britain's most beautiful cities. The city loves its sports too, with Southampton's football team — known locally as the Saints — playing in England's top division, the Premier League. Expats who have moved to Southampton can get involved with the busy Southampton Sports Society Group right here at InterNations. The Southampton Food and Wine Group is also a great way to meet new people after moving to Southampton. At our monthly community-wide social events you can meet fascinating people from a wide range of cultures and backrounds.