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The next 9 events in Bournemouth appear below.

19 Apr 2019 to 21 Apr 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Big Bournemouth Beer FestivalThe hugely popular Big Bournemouth Beer Festival returns to the Bournemouth International Centre. There’s something for everyone at this year’s festival with a huge range of traditional real ales complemented by a range of novelty and seasonal beers, plus the ever popular cider and perry bar and a wine bar. Food and bar snacks will also be available to purchase.
06 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Easter Holiday ActivitiesJoin us at the Russell Cotes Museum during the Easter holidays for our Wind in the Willows themed activities inspired by the stories of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad. Lots more details about daily activities on the website.
05 May 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Strictly Come Dancing The ProfessionalsDirect from BBC One’s award-winning prime time TV show Strictly Come Dancing, this glamorous production will bring together some of our much-loved Strictly Professional dancers as they take to the stage to dazzle with their dance prowess. Audiences will enjoy the incredible talent of these world-class dancers as they perform exquisitely choreographed Ballroom and Latin routines with all the sequins, sparkle and stunning production values we have come to know and love! Don’t miss this ...
28 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Museum of the Moon: Dorset MoonMuseum of the Moon is a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre of the internally lit spherical sculpture represents 5km of the moon’s surface*. Over its lifetime, the Museum of the Moon will be presented in a number of different ways both indoors and outdoors, so altering the experience and interpretation of the artwork. As it ...
29 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Shake & Stir Vintage FestivalAmerican hot rods, custom motorbikes, classic cars and retro fashion. Wartime moments, dance displays, and live music from the 1920’s to the 1970’s - including Rock 'n’ Roll, Rockabilly, Lindy Hop, Blues, Jazz, Americana and Country acts. Visitors to Shake & Stir see artists perform across three outdoor stages… whilst enjoying unique traders, local ales and handcrafted spirits, artisan eateries alongside exceptional entertainers. All of this just a stone’s throw away from Southbourne’s ...
12 Jul 2019 to 14 Jul 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bourne Free Pride FestivalBourne Free’s Family Fun Night is a night for the entire family. This fun filled evening kicks off at 5pm on 12th in The Triangle Arena, food stands and a fully stocked bar (adults only) will be available. We hope you and your family can join us for this special evening! Admission is FREE and available for all! No wristbands are required. Our Family Fun Night offers lots of things to do for children, why not get their face painted, enjoy our bouncy castle or snack on FREE candy floss & ...
01 Aug 2019 to 03 Aug 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
BSO Proms in the ParkJoin us for a spectacular weekend of music and fireworks in Bournemouth this summer. Thursday 1st August - Relaxed Family Afternoon, an afternoon of musical fun for the whole family, featuring a matinee concert by the BSO, as well as performances from other BSO ensembles and audience participation! Friday 2 August - Galactic Classics, a selection of the best classical music in and out of this world! Chosen to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, music includes ...
29 Aug 2019 to 01 Sep 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Air FestivalHuge free air festival with international aircraft, beach assault and air display teams. The Festival site is open daily from 10am with displays starting late morning/ early afternoon . See website for latest information.
27 Sep 2019 to 29 Sep 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Arts by the Sea FestivalThe annual multi-artform festival with lots of new and exciting events for everyone. Days of outdoor performance, music, live score, film, digital art, visual art, spoken word and more. Various venues and outdoor spaces.

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10 Apr 2019
Dorset Moon It has travelled all over the world and wowed thousands. Now Luke Jerram’s internationally acclaimed Museum of the Moon is making its way to Dorset for the first time as part of DORSET MOON; the exciting new arts event for summer 2019. Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon is an astounding seven-metre-diameter spherical sculpture. This incredible installation is a fusion of large-scale NASA lunar imagery, moonlight and surround sound audio created by Ivor Novello Award ... Read more...
27 Feb 2019
Dorset’s hidden gems - secret places to visit Get off the beaten track in Dorset, and explore some of these hidden locations. Dorset is well-known for some spectacular places to visit, but there’s much more just waiting to be discovered. Some of these are more secret than others, but most are free and well worth adding to any itinerary – there are lots of great hidden things to do here, especially if you’re looking to escape the crowds! 1. Chapman’s Pool A pretty little hidden cove nestled in the ... Read more...
12 Sep 2018
Halloween Events in Dorset The October half-term is now synonymous with Halloween and the themed fun that takes place. If you’re out and about in Dorset, you’ll find many a Halloween event happening, so grab your broomsticks, sharpen those fangs, and prepare to have one hell of a good time! Dorset Halloween events include everything from ghoulish ghost hunts and fright nights, to zombie invasions and sea witches! It's scary how much there is to choose from... Halloween Events Read more...

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