Special Events 2017

Regular Events: Mondays,Market Christchurch High Street and Saxon Square.

1st Friday in the month, Dorset Farmers’ Market Christchurch Saxon Square (9am – 1pm)

For exact dates, please visit Xhcurch What’s On for Christchurch and Bournemouth Online for Bournemouth.

Children’s half term activities at Adventure Wonderland, Highcliffe Castle, Tank Museum and Beaulieu National Motor Museum
February 13th – 17th
Billy Elliot at the Mayflower SouthamptonFebruary 7th – 4th March
Priory Church Tours
the Tower, Ringing Room and Bell Room (176 steps); St Michael’s Loft Museum (75 steps), the roof space above the Nave (103 steps and 2 of the 3 Crypts.
Priory Box Office (Mon - Sat 11am to 2pm – or call 01202 485804 Option 4). Booking essential
March - October
Classic Cars, on the Prom Bournemouth - every Sunday 4pm - 6.30pm
Christchurch Quay Classic Cars
Highcliffe Castle Classic Cars
April – mid-September

9th April, 16th July, 24th Sept
25th June, 20th August

Live Screening of La Traviata at the Regent Cente
11th March
Easter Trail Eggstravaganza at Highcliffe Castle

Easter Egg Hunt at Farmer Palmers
April 10th - 16th

April14th -  17th
Delinquent Dinosaurs and Fantastic Fossils
Durlston Country Park
April 20th
Broadlands Country ShowApril 30th - 1st May
Christchurch Food and Wine Festival
May 6th – 7th
VE Day Rally Highcliffe Castle
May 7th
Pinewalk Art Exhibition, Bournemouth Gardens
May -  September
Bournemouth 7s FestivalMay 26th - 28th
Vintage Craft Fair held on the first Saturday of each month BransgoreJune - September
Old Gaffers - Yarmouth Harbour
Isle of Wight
June 2nd - 4th
Fabulous Cheese and Chilli Festival ChristchurchJune 10th - 11th
Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival16th - 25th June
Royal Isle of Wight County Show
June 25th
Link Homes British Beach Polo Championship Sandbanks Beach PooleJuly 7th - 8th
Christchurch Rowing Regatta TBC
Mudeford Lifeboat Fun Day. A great day for all the family, raft races, aerial displays, live music, fun fair rides and fireworks at Mudeford QuayJuly 30th
New Forest ShowJuly 25th 26th & 27th
Stompin' On the Quamps bring a picnic and a seat and enjoy and afternoon and evening of free music by local bands a great day at Christchurch Quay
August 5th
Poole Town & Country Show - Upton Country Park
August 5th - 6th
Bournemouth Friday Family Fiesta, Seafront 7pm firework finale 10pm
July 28th, 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th August
Ellingham & Ringwood Agricultural ShowAugust 12th
Kids Family Fun Festival Bournemouth Lower GardensJuly - August
Candlelight Nights Bournemouth Lower Gardens, WednesdaysJuly - August
Christchurch Regatta, fun fair, carnival and fireworksAugust 19th - 20th
Bournemouth AIR Festival over Bournemouth Beach, a fantastic air display over 4 days, Red Arrows, Sea Vixen vintage jet, Black Cats Helicopter Display, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Eurofighter Typhoon and celebrating 100 years of the Royal Navy so no doubt some incredible Naval activity and action. For more information visit bournemouthair.co.uk
August 31st - 3rd September
Great Dorset Steam Fair
August 24th - 28th
Romsey Show
Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival
September 9th
14th - 24th October
Bournemouth Marathon Festiva
October 1st - 2nd
Children's Half Term Craft and Activities at Adventure Wonderland and Highcliffe Castle
October 30th - 3rd November
Christmas Craft and Gift Fail Highcliffe Castle
November - December
Santas Christmas Wonderland and Father Christmas at Peppa Pig World (Sat & Sun)
November - December
Christmas Light Switch on, Bournemouth Town Centre
Christmas Festival, all day Christmas Market, live music and Christmas Light Switch on