Category: Events and Attractions

Unveiling the Wonders of Migration: Wareham’s Secret Walled Garden to Host Spectacular 7-Week Festival

Careys is the home of the first breeding pair of Ospreys in Southern England in nearly 200 years. This has been a direct result of the incredible translocation project run by Birds of Poole Harbour and the Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation. The project, which started in 2017, involves the translocation of 60 juvenile Ospreys from Read more…

Pavilion Dance’s Business Come Dancing announces final contestant line-up

BUSINESS COME DANCING IS BACK FOR 2023! As Strictly Come Dancing eyes up Blackpool, Pavilion Dance’s Business Come Dancing is excited to be back for 2023! This Strictly style exclusive black-tie fundraising event takes place on Saturday 25th November at the Highcliff Marriott Hotel in Bournemouth and they are delighted to announce the final contestant Read more…

Nutty November at Rockreef and Pierzip!

Half-Price offers for locals on PierZip and RockReef indoor activities! Local residents living within the BH, SP, SO, DT & PO postcode areas will be able to take up these amazing offers by using the promo code: NNOV23 when booking online, over the phone or in person. The half-price offer will be running from 3rd – 26th November 2023. Get PierZip flights for as little as £8.75 and RockReef Read more…

Forest Holme Hospice Charity launches Christmas Calendar of Events

A hospice charity in Poole is launching its Christmas calendar of events for 2023. Forest Holme Hospice Charity is hosting festive events throughout November and December to remember loved ones and raise money to continue the hospice’s work caring for people with life-limiting illness across Poole, Wimborne and Purbeck. Taking place on Friday, December 8 at 7pm, the Read more…

Festive Maritime Cheer in Poole

Nautical illuminations celebrating Poole’s maritime history are returning for a second year running this Christmas.  Poole Christmas Maritime Light Trail will return from 25 November – 2 January 2024 with a dazzling display through Poole town and onto the Quay.   This free light show, organised by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council and supported by Read more…

The Dolphin donates the community’s favourite wooden animals to Poole Museum

The Dolphin in Poole has donated its original wooden animal sculptures to Poole Museum, where the sculptures will be featured following the museum’s ongoing redevelopment. The wooden animals were originally sculpted by artist Peter Hand and installed in the centre in 1969 where they were enjoyed by thousands of children for 30 years. After being removed in 1997, the Read more…

PAVILION DANCE’S AUTUMN SEASON BRINGS A COLLISION OF DANCE, MOVEMENT, MUSIC, FUN, RAGE, JOY & CABARET!

Pavilion Dance are ramping up for their Autumn season with artists and performances across multiple genres.  From emerging choreographers to mid-life crisis clowns raging against the machine, a tangled octopus on a seaside adventure and time travelling tales of queer joy, their programme has something for everyone. With a flash mob cherry on top! Bringing Read more…

Bournemouth Air Festival 2023 – What’s On Day Four – Sunday

It’s the last day of the 2023 Bournemouth Air Festival but there’s still time to get yourself down to the seafront to watch an incredible line up of entertainment.  Watch it live! Flying is due to start today at 1.30pm however please note that aircraft are subject to availability and weather conditions and flying times may Read more…

Bournemouth Air Festival 2023 – What’s On Day Three – Saturday

It’s day three of the 2023 Bournemouth Air Festival and today is set to be the busiest so make sure you get down there earlier to secure your favourite viewing spot as once again there is an incredible line up of entertainment! Can’t make it down? Then stream it live via https://bournemouthair.co.uk/live-stream/ ! Flying is Read more…

Sandbanks Beach in Poole among the top 10% Attractions Worldwide!

South coast destination wins hat trick! Sandbanks Beach in Poole is among the top 10% attractions worldwide according to travel website TripAdvisor.   This stretch of seafront received the Traveller’s Choice Award based on reviews and ratings collected from users over the last year.   Sandbanks joins both Bournemouth Beach Lodges and Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf with this Read more…

Inspiring the Next Generation

Primary school children who won a competition to inspire future engineers will get to meet the Red Arrows at this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival. Six winners from Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole primary schools won the competition to design a paper aeroplane. They will now meet the world class RAF pilots at this year’s free four-day Read more…

Bournemouth Air Festival Programme – Find Out What’s On this Year

The official 2023 Air Festival souvenir programme is out now and features full details on the aircraft displaying, on the ground information, and of course the important timetable of events! Each programme comes with an unique code which allows you access to the online timetable which will be updated throughout the festival. The programme is Read more…

Turbo Stunt Plane in First for Festival

The world’s first turbo jet-powered Pitts Special muscle bi-plane will be thundering through the skies at Bournemouth Air Festival this year. Former RAF Tornado pilot Richard Goodwin will be displaying his unique G-JPIT bi-plane, which he has reengineered to include two massive ATM Lynx Jet engines. The plane can perform aerobatic manoeuvres such as double-hammerheads and the Read more…