Newsletter April 2023

Southampton Cycling Campaign Newsletter – April 2023

4 dates for you – stop press for a Kidical Mass ride as part of national events.

🚲 Mon 24th April 6.30pm – Social at Black Phoenix pub, which has good vegan meal choices   Do join us!

🚲 Mon (bank holiday) 8th May 11.30am – Kidical mass ride and picnic.  Please share widely, especially with any families with children.  (info pasted below too).  All welcome!

Please let us know if you can help steward the ride.

🚲 Mon 8th May zoom meeting – 7.20 for 7.30-9pm – all welcome!
🚲 Sun 21st May – next ride. Details here: 
Do ask if any questions, from

Thank you for reading, and hope you can join us soon.

Repeated Cycle Campaign info:
  • Members are able to join our secure email list once you have attended a meeting, or if that is an issue an active member can vouch for you.

  • Before your first meeting, please email to get the zoom link.

  • You can join a working group, whose coordinators communicate with the SCC person who is designing the scheme/route.  After each meeting we send a list of non-scheme-specific queries to Greg at SCC (Senior Transport Planner, Green City and Infrastructure). We’re constantly working on new lists and updates – so please do come along to our next zoom meeting and listen in or join a working group.

  • If you’re on twitter please share: @SotonCycling   If you’re on fb please share:

  • If you don’t want to hear from us again, please email asking to be removed from the list.  On the other hand, if you’d like to get more involved, please come along to our next meeting or contact us!  Thanks!

DETAILS for Bank Holiday Monday 8th May – come join our kid-centric Royal Tour from the Common to the city centre parks and back. Fancy dress and bicycle-bling welcome, whether you’re a king of the road, cycling princess, jester or knight, or you’re up for a (pedal) revolution, go with whatever you fancy! Or red, white & blue!
All ages welcome!
11.30-11.45am – meet at the Common, on grassy area by outdoor gym bars (north of the playground).
12noon – pose for a photo.
Cycle south mainly on cycle routes, entering parks via Jury’s Inn roundabout.
Picnic and play at Houndwell Park play area.
1.15pm – ish cycle back to The Common (especially carefully on London Rd).
Option to loop round the Common ending up back at play area.