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July 2017

Summer Live

July 8 - August 27
Bournemouth Square, Bournemouth, BH2 5LY + Google Map

Back for 2017 is Summer Live which sees great free live entertainment in Bournemouth Square. There is a wide range of events and attractions including: Acoustic live music Spoken Word Al Fresco Art Outdoor bar & BBQ Live art demonstrations Free kids entertainment in August & more in The Square every day. Keep up to date for any amendments by visiting the Summer Live Facebook page and following them on Twitter

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Swanage Carnival Week

July 29 - August 5
Swanage Regatta and Carnival, Swanage, Dorset United Kingdom + Google Map

Swanage hosts one of Dorset's premier carnivals in July and August with the Swanage Regatta and Carnival week which this year runs from Saturday 29th July to Saturday 5th August. There's plenty going on throughout the week to entertain all ages including live music, a carnival procession, art competitions for children and adults, a talent show, treasure hunts and water and land sports. One of the biggest highlights is the carnival procession plus don't miss three fabulous fireworks displays throughout…

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August 2017

Harbour Lights Cruise with City Cruises Poole

August 1 - August 2
Poole Quay, The Quay
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
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An evening cruise around Poole Harbour with views of Old Harry Rocks. The cruise takes you from Poole Quay around the harbour sailing close to Brownsea Island and its castle, the expensive properties on Sandbanks and close to the islands & beautiful beaches which all have something unique to view. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 22nd July and 2nd September 2017 Time: 19:30 – 21:00 *Sailing times are weather permitting. Guide Prices £10 Adult / £5 Child /…

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Car Boot Sale at Farmer Palmers

August 1 @ 8:00 am
Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park, Wareham Road, Organford
Poole, BH16 6EU
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Tell your friends to recycle their old items or get around to clearing out your home. Perhaps teach your children how to make pocket money! Farmer Palmer's car boot sales take place in the field adjacent to them. Sellers in at 8.00am - £6.00 per vehicle Buyers in from 9.00am. Free parking Refreshments and toilets available. Please note event is weather permitting.

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Dream Machines

August 1 @ 6:00 pm
Poole Quay, The Quay
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
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Every Tuesday between May and August the UK’s biggest and best weekly bike meet takes places on Poole Quay. Dream Machines attracts bikes of all makes and models with numbers often exceeding 1000 motorbikes! The event starts at 6.00pm and entry is just £1 for those wishing to submit their bike. Or if you hope to attend regularly a wristband costs just £8 and gains you entry to the whole season. The event is free for spectators. To find out…

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Fireworks Cruise with City Cruises Poole

August 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Poole Quay, The Quay
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
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During the school holidays, there are fireworks displays along the coastline on Thursdays mid-July to late-August. Join City Cruises on a fantastic cruise through Poole Harbour and enjoy the stunning fireworks display from the deck of their boat. August: 3rd (8.30pm – 10.30pm) *Sailing times are weather permitting. Guide Prices £11 Adults / £6 Children / £15 Family 1 (1A+3C) / £27.50 Family 2 (2A+3C) Children under 5 travel free. Book online and save 10%.

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Quay for my Car – Aircooled VW’s

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poole Quay, The Quay
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
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Quay for my Car is an annual event which takes place throughout the summer on Poole Quay. Each week there is a different theme with the theme this week being Aircooled VW's. The event is open to all car owners who fit the theme for that particular evening. Entry to the event is free but is on a first come, first served basis. Car owners can turn up from 6.00pm with the event going on until 9.00pm. To find out…

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Friday Summer Fireworks

August 4 @ 10:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Bournemouth Seafront, Bournemouth, BH2 5AA + Google Map

The popular summer fireworks take place for five consecutive weeks during the summer holidays. The night ends with a bang (literally!) with a fantastic free fireworks display over the water at 10.00pm.

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Harbour Lights Cruise with City Cruises Poole

August 5 - August 6
Poole Quay, The Quay
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
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An evening cruise around Poole Harbour with views of Old Harry Rocks. The cruise takes you from Poole Quay around the harbour sailing close to Brownsea Island and its castle, the expensive properties on Sandbanks and close to the islands & beautiful beaches which all have something unique to view. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 22nd July and 2nd September 2017 Time: 19:30 – 21:00 *Sailing times are weather permitting. Guide Prices £10 Adult / £5 Child /…

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Poole Town & Country Fair at Upton Country Park

August 5 - August 6
Upton Country Park, Upton
Poole, BH17 7BJ
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Now in its 9th year, this family Country Fair has something for everyone. All day entertainment will include Galloping Acrobatics Horse Display Team, birds of prey flying displays, The Purbeck Ferrets, terrier racing, children’s entertainer Mario Magic , the goat show including bottle feeding lambs and kids, children’s petting pens, historical re-enactment and much much more. Plus demonstrations of rural skills for you to enjoy. Arts, crafts, food, drink and gifts marquees as well as outside trade stands. Fully…

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Poole Carnival

August 6
Poole Carnival, Branksome Recreation Ground
Poole, BH12 2AL
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The Poole Carnival is a day of family fun and entertainment taking place on 6th August. There will be a procession through Upper Parkstone to Branksome Recreation Ground where the fun will continue with stalls, entertainment, fun and games. To find out more please visit our dedicated Poole Carnival page.

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Harbour Lights Cruise with City Cruises Poole

August 8 - August 9
Poole Quay, The Quay
Poole, Dorset BH15 1HJ
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An evening cruise around Poole Harbour with views of Old Harry Rocks. The cruise takes you from Poole Quay around the harbour sailing close to Brownsea Island and its castle, the expensive properties on Sandbanks and close to the islands & beautiful beaches which all have something unique to view. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays between 22nd July and 2nd September 2017 Time: 19:30 – 21:00 *Sailing times are weather permitting. Guide Prices £10 Adult / £5 Child /…

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