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Alpha is a free course for anyone who wants to explore life's big questions and the foundations of the Christian faith in a no-pressure, no-commitment setting.

Who it's for: Open to all, regardless of faith or beliefs.
What to expect: Approximately six to ten weekly sessions that usually include a meal or snack, a short talk about the Christian faith, and an opportunity for discussion in small groups.
Cost: The course is free, and usually includes free coffee and cake, or a meal.
Other information: We hold courses in different locations across Southampton, and in a variety of venues (homes, churches and even coffee shops). Courses generally run two or three times a year, and are usually on weekday evenings.
For more information: To find out about courses running near you, or for more information about Alpha, please contact


Upcoming Courses:

Central Southampton Alpha Course

We have a new course starting in Central Southampton in April this year, and it's open to anyone. Held in the contemporary setting of Mettricks Coffee Shop and with free coffee and cake, this course offers a relaxed environment and plenty of opportunity for discussion and to ask questions. Why not invite your friends and come and give it a try?

When: Wednesday evenings, starting 25th April 2018 and running for seven weeks.
Time: 7.30-9.30pm.
Where:  Mettricks Guildhall Coffee Shop (1 Guildhall Place, Southampton, SO14 7DU).
For more information: Please email

Take a look at the promo video for more information: