Special Events 2016

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 and Highcliffe Castle February 15th – 19th
Live Screening of Eugene Onegin from the Royal Opera House at The Regent Centre
Classic Cars on the Prom – every Sunday April – mid September
Live Screening of Alice in Wonderland at the Regent Cente
Easter Trail at Highcliffe Castle March 25th – 28th March
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival April 29th – 1st May
Christchurch Food and Wine Festival May 7th – 8th
Woodland Wildlife Walk – Staemer Point
Pinewalk Art Exhibition, Bournemouth Gardens May  –  September
Bournmeouth 7s Rugby Festival May 27th 28th & 29th
Vintage Craft Fair held on the first Saturday of each month Bransgore June – September
Fabulous Cheese and Chilli Festival Christchurch

Bournemouth Food and Wine Festival June 17th – 25th

June 11th – 12th
Christchurch Rowing Regatta  TBC

Pier to Pier Swim                           July 10th

Mudeford Lifeboat Fun Day. A great day for all the family, raft races, aerial displays, live music, fun fair rides and fireworks at Mudeford Quay TBC
New Forest Show July 26th 27th & 28th
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 6th
Bournemouth  Friday Family Fiesta, Seafront 7pm firework finale 10pm July 29th, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August
Kids Family Fun Festival Bournemouth Lower Gardens July – August
Candlelight Nights Bournemouth Lower Gardens, Wednesdays July – August
Christchurch Regatta, fun fair, carnival and fireworks August 13th – 14th
On Stage at Pier Approach – The Waterfront
 Asahi British Beach polo ChampionshipSandbanks Beach Poole  July 11th – 12th
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 also celebrating 100 years of the Royal Navy so no doubt some incredible Naval activity and action. For more information visit bournemouthair.co.uk August 18th – 21st
Great Dorset Steam Fair August 31st – 4th Sepember
Romsey Show September 10th
Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

Bournemouth Marathon Festival  October 1st – 2nd




Children’s Half Term Craft and Activities at Adventure Wonderland and Highcliffe Castle October 24th – 28th
Spooky Halloween, Bournemouth Lower Gardens October 31st
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 November
Christchurch Christmas Festival, all day Christmas Market, live music and Christmas Light Switch on TBC
Handel’s Messiah at Christchurch Priory December