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July 2014

Swanage Regatta and Carnival

July 26 - August 2
Swanage Regatta and Carnival,
Swanage, Dorset United Kingdom

The Swanage Carnival is a week of family fun and entertainment. The headline act for 2014 is the Aerostars Aerobatic display team who are set to wow the crowds with their tightly-choreographed aerobatics, thunderous radial sounds and magnificent smoke effects on Saturday 26th July. The carnival procession will take place on Sunday 27th July with the theme this year being ‘Celebrate Britain’ There will be three fantastic firework displays on Saturday 26th July, Wednesday 30th July and Saturday 2nd August.…

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Medieval Village with Knight & Damsel Academy at Corfe Castle

July 28 - August 31
Corfe Castle National Trust,
The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ

Step back in time to the 14th and 15th centuries, and immerse yourself in Corfe Castle’s award-winning experience. An action packed family day out with interactive activities for budding knights and damsels, including a medieval armoury, sword fighting, cookery and enlightenment. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please be aware that there are steps, steep slopes and uneven paths in the castle. There is wheelcahir access to the outer bailey only. Dogs on leads welcome. Normal admission charges…

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August 2014
£21.00

Open Air Theatre: Henry IV on Brownsea Island

August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Brownsea Island National Trust,
Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

Henry IV is this year’s Open Air Theatre production and your ticket includes access to the island from Poole. You’re welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful surroundings before watching this fantastic production. You can also pre-book a picnic hamper at £15 for two people, call 01202 492166 to book. Gates open: 5pm Last admission time: 7pm Boats depart Poole Quay from 5pm All Tickets £21

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Quay for my Car 2014 – Beetles and Combis

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poole Quay,
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ

Quay for my Car is a weekly car event which takes place during the summer in Poole, Dorset. Each week there is a different theme and those who have a vehicle that fits the theme are welcome to pop along to the quayside and participate in the fun. The event is free to enter, on a first come, first served basis and is also free to spectators. The theme this week is Beetles and Combis, with a guest appearance from…

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Friday Family Fiesta

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday Family Fiesta,
Lower Gardens, Bournemouth,

An evening of family entertainment in Bournemouth’s Lower Gardens and at Pier Approach. There is a host of family attractions including face painters, circus workshops, fire shows and street performers. The evening concludes with a fantastic and free fireworks display from Bournemouth Pier at 10.00pm.

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Heathland Walk on Brownsea Island

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Brownsea Island National Trust,
Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

Explore Brownsea Island’s heathland with their ranger and discover more about the wildlife that makes the heathland their home. Booking essential on 01202 707744. Normal admission charges apply.

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£8 Adult / £4 Child

Open Air Cinema: Stars under the Stars at Corfe Castle

August 2 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Corfe Castle National Trust,
The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ

Purbeck Film Festival presents open air cinema in the castle grounds. Experience the magic of watching ‘Stars under the Stars’ in the ruins of Corfe Castle. Film TBC. No seating provided, so bring chairs, rugs, etc and wrap up very warmly! Bring a picnic. Hot & cold drinks available in the castle (licensed). Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Assistance Dogs only are welcome Gates open at 7.30pm for picnics etc, films will be shown…

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£21.00

Open Air Theatre: Henry IV on Brownsea Island

August 4 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Brownsea Island National Trust,
Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

Henry IV is this year’s Open Air Theatre production and your ticket includes access to the island from Poole. You’re welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful surroundings before watching this fantastic production. You can also pre-book a picnic hamper at £15 for two people, call 01202 492166 to book. Gates open: 5pm Last admission time: 7pm Boats depart Poole Quay from 5pm All Tickets £21

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Mini Beast Safaris on Brownsea Island

August 5 - 5
Brownsea Island National Trust,
Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE

Meet in the courtyard where your guide will lead you on this great adventure. Discover the beasts and insects that live on the island and see how many you can spot with your special safari kit. 11.15am till 12.00pm 2.15pm till 3.00pm Free event though normal admission charges apply.

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Dream Machines Bike Night

August 5 @ 6:00 pm
Poole Quay,
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ

Dream Machines is the UK’s largest weekly bike meet and can often attract up to 1000 bikers. Taking place every Tuesday between April and September, the evening is a popular event for all ages. It costs just £1 to enter your own bike or you can purchase a seasonal armband for just £7.50 from the Poole Welcome Centre on the quay. The event is free to spectators. You can find out more about Dream Machines by clicking here.

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Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this calendar. Dates and times may be subject to change, you are advised to check beforehand with the event organiser. We cannot be held liable for any errors or misprints or for any cancelled or rescheduled events. Maps are for guidance only and you are advised to obtain detailed location details before planning any journey.


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