Panda Stamp & Postcard Fair : SOUTHAMPTON
Situated in a quiet residential area, a well-lit hall with easy access, popular with collectors and dealers alike.
Methodist Hall, St. James Road, SHIRLEY, Southampton SO15 5HE
There is free parking within the church grounds or, if this is full, free street parking in the adjacent road.
Basic catering is provided, i.e. snacks and drinks, such as bacon rolls and other cold filled rolls, cakes, biscuits, hot and cold drinks, avaialble until about 2pm at reasonable prices
Map Link :
The map linked below shows the location of the hall.
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Open : 10am - 4pm : Admission is free.
Millbrook Station, 0.9 miles; Southampton Central 1.2 miles. There is also a possible alternative route using TWO Unilink buses from Swaythling Station; check the Unibus link in the bus section for details. The U6 comes reasonably close to the venue.
Customers are strongly advised to verify all bus details for themselves, as routes and times are always liable to change.
From Southampton City Centre and Southampton Central Station :
Xelabus Route X11, an hourly service, is the only route along St. James Road and serves both the station and the city centre. It currently leaves the railway station at xx.55 on Saturdays, but please check.
Xelabus Route X11 Timetable, click here - opens in new tab
There are several routes from the station which go up Shirley Road: 'First' Buses 1, 2, 3, 12 and Bluestar 4, 17 and 18, which between them run frequently, the 17 every fifteen minutes. Alight at Shirley Police Station, walk a few yards ahead and then turn right into Shirley Avenue. At the far end of Shirley Avenue turn right again into St James Road and the hall is a short distance along on the right.
Below is a link to the BlueStar Bus Services 4 (2 per hour) and 18 (approx. 8 per hour) which stop on Shirley Road and also serve city centre as well as the railway station.
Both Bluestar services can be accessed from this link: click here - opens in new tab
For the First Group services, please use the link below:
Journey Planning page for First Group in Hampshire.
From Millbrook Station :
Not recommended, if you wish to catch the bus. This is only a station for those happy to walk a mile and it's not a straightforward walking route.
Customer Parking area