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Events and what's on in Bournemouth

The bustling seaside town, Bournemouth, is home to extremely popular events due to its range of attractions. With the best beach in the UK, vast shopping facilities, gardens and a busy nightlife attracts a range of bands, singers, comedians, beach events and much more.

Whilst large events regularly occur at Bournemouth's famous beach such as the Bournemouth Air Festival, the BIC (Bournemouth International Centre) hosts frequent worldwide names across performing arts.

Take a look at what's on in Bournemouth below, you're likely to find something just for you.

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The next 4 events in Bournemouth appear below.

31 May 2020

Bournemouth, Dorset
Radio LiveBringing together a unique group of seasoned radio pros for a celebration of BBC Radio in an unforgettable evening of comedy, music and nostalgia. Join Alistair McGowan, the Reverend Richard Coles, Garry Richardson, Charlotte Green and special guest Joe Stilgoe, as they reminisce with a show packed with hilarious anecdotes, sketches and music. Alistair McGowan is a cherished household name, a master impressionist, a stand-up comic, an actor, a pianist, a writer of sketches, articles, ...
01 Jun 2020 to 06 Jun 2020

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Open Golf FestivalJoin us in 2020 for another week of seriously good fun! The festival is a mixture of qualifier and fun competitions for individuals, groups, societies and families. No club membership is required to play, but for most you will need to show us evidence of your handicap (society handicaps accepted). The Bournemouth Open Golf Festival was new in 2017, with a mixture in the timetable of serious, qualifier competitions and some fun, non-competitive rounds of golf. Some booking terms and ...
27 Jun 2020 to 28 Jun 2020

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 four 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 ...
20 Aug 2020 to 23 Aug 2020

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.
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3 Mar 2020
February Photos of the Month Resort Dorset’s second ‘photos of the month’ feature is here! We’ve selected some of our favourite photos from Instagram that either mention @resortdorset or use the tag #resortdorset. Additionally, we select a featured photo of the month (above). Let’s get stuck in! Shots We Love River Stour View this post on Instagram ... Read more...
4 Dec 2019
New Year's Eve Events in Dorset New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration. We raise a glass to the year that’s gone by, everything we’ve achieved, and that glass is also raised to the year ahead. It is often spent with family and friends, the ones who have been by our side for last 12 months, and the ones we look to spend the next 12 months with. For many of us, a change is about to happen. We step into the New Year with a fresh vision of exciting things to come. Whatever you’re ... Read more...
3 Dec 2019
Ice Skating in Dorset Christmas is nearly here and there’s a fun way to get you in the festive spirit — by ice skating in Dorset! Nothing beats wrapping up, getting your skates on and heading out to glide (or stumble) across the ice, before treating yourself to a delicious hot chocolate afterwards. Whether you’re a cling-to-the-side kind of skater or have a Torville and Dean style, ice skating is a fab activity for all and a great way to get together with friends and family to have ... Read more...
2 Dec 2019
Dorset Beaches Dorset is surrounded by an 88-mile stretch of quite remarkable coastline. One of the pleasures of visiting (or living in) Dorset is that you’re never too far away from the beach – whichever beach that may be, because there’s plenty! And by plenty, we mean loads! There are the major beaches such as the award-winning Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach, along with the many smaller beaches such as Church Ope Cove. Take a look at some of many: Chesil ... Read more...
23 Sep 2019
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 zombie fests and enchanted illuminations, to pumpkin carving and the Sea Life Ascarium! It's scary how much there is to choose from... Halloween ... Read more...

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