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25 October 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
An Audience with Lesley GarrettJoin Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat. Accompanied by, and in conversation with, Anna Tilbrook, Lesley's behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage. As well as performing on the opera and concert stage both in the UK and internationally, Lesley has recently returned to English National Opera for the world premiere production of Nico Muhly’s Marnie. Last spring she appeared ...
30 October 2019

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Shaun the SheepShaun the Sheep will be the star attraction at Adventure Wonderland during October half-term. Everyone’s favourite sheep, who always manages to find trouble, will join in the fang-tastic celebration of Halloween, always a not-to-be missed week of fun at the park. Shaun will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. So bring your camera or phone to capture the magic.
31 October 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Beastly Monsters and Monstrous BeastsAn original show for children and young families. In this original theatrical show produced for children and young families, we invite you to join Alice Quatermain as she recounts several of her daring escapades from the Edwardian era. Be thrilled as you encounter marauding monsters, deadly dinosaurs and fiendish fauna! Suzy Celensu appears in this one-woman show. The high-energy steampunk yarn is written by Jonathan Goodwin, and directed by Gary Archer. Venue: Highcliffe Castle, ...
30 Oct 2019 to 02 Nov 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Charity Players present “Cats”Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats is a magical musical like no other – a magnificent all-singing, all-dancing spectacular with inspired choreography, mischievous costumes and a superb score that includes the unforgettable ‘Memory’. Based on T.S. Eliot’s whimsical collection of poems, ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’, it brings together a tribe of Jellicle Cats on a moonlit evening, who must make the ‘Jellicle choice’ to decide which of them will ascend to the mysterious Heaviside Layer to ...
26 Oct 2019 to 03 Nov 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Adventure Wonderland: Home of HalloweenFiendish Family Fun this October Half Term! * Park rides and attractions open daily from 10am! *Spooky Halloween Show “Hall-O-Scream Hits” in the Happydrome Theatre, daily at 12noon & 3pm * Dare you enter the Live action Scary Maze - “Into the Woods” our giant hedge maze transforms into a family-friendly, scary maze. Watch out for giant spiders, be careful of the cobwebs and lots of hidden spooks! * Shaun the Sheep appearing at intervals on Wednesday 30th Oct. * Spooktacular Monster ...
03 November 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
The Glenn Miller OrchestraRay's in the Mood as the world’s greatest Big Band transports you back to the heady days and music of the 1940s - with the fabulous harmonies of the Moonlight Serenaders and the sublime vocals of Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter. Also featuring the jazz sounds of the The Uptown Hall Gang - an outstanding Dixieland group drawn from members of the orchestra. 2019 marked the 75th anniversary of Glenn Miller’s arrival in UK with his Army Air Force band to support the troops in the Allied ...
24 November 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
15-Mile FestivalFood and drink, art and textiles, gifts & treats. Come and buy local! Festive music. Venue: Highcliffe Castle 10.30am to 4pm.
01 December 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
The Snow QueenQuantum Theatre bring a second performance of their stunning production of The Snow Queen to Highcliffe Castle on December 1st at 5pm. Michael Whitmore’s delightful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s magical tale conjures up a captivating mix of fantasy, fable and love triumphing over evil in this ever popular Christmas favourite. Quantum will bring their lively brand of comedy, music and magic to this timeless classic. The production follows the story of a young girl called Gerda ...
03 December 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Wreath of Festive FrightsA Wreath of Festive Frights is the follow-up to our hugely successful show, Ghost Stories for Christmas. Join resting actor Alfred St John Merrimoon once again, as he regales his audience with more unsettling tales of seasonal spooks, winter wraiths and Christmastime horrors. Huddle closer to the fireplace and keep away from the shadows, for who knows what might be lurking just out of sight? An amusingly chilling way to see in this special time of year! Jonathan Goodwin writes and ...
05 December 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Dickens by CandlelightA light-hearted look at Victorian society as seen through the eyes of Charles Dickens and recreated by Barry North in a spellbinding performance. Performed in Highcliffe Castle's majestic Great Hall, surrounded by beautiful candelabras, this is not one to miss! Time: 7.30pm
10 Dec 2019 to 12 Dec 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Swing Unlimited Big BandThe Swing Unlimited Christmas concerts in the Great Hall of Highcliffe Castle have been such a sell-out success we have extended to three nights! Featuring Swing Unlimited’s own great arrangements of songs and tune for the season.
17 December 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Christmas with La Nova SingersClassical choir La Nova Singers are bringing their sparkle to Highcliffe Castle – in a glorious celebration of everything Christmas! Expect soaring voices, lush harmonies and heart-warming festive classics, with a few surprises along the way. The classically-trained singers have been bringing spectacular concerts to Highcliffe since 2006 and have also been heard on BBC Radio 3. Book early to secure your seat, as this event always sells out!
18 Dec 2019 to 19 Dec 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Musical Theatre and Christmas SongsA sensational selection of Musical Theatre and Christmas Songs performed by Bournemouth Musical Theatre over 2 nights. Join us at Highcliffe Castle for a sensational selection of Musical Theatre and Christmas Songs. Amazing Harmony singing, with unique and wonderful arrangements, with true Christmas spirit! Tickets £13.50 or £12.50 for season ticket holders.
18 Dec 2019 to 24 Dec 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Christmas SpectacularReturning for its eighth fabulous year of family entertainment, The Glad Rag Production Company is delighted to bring a brand new Christmas Spectacular to the Regent Centre stage. Bursting with festive delights, this highly acclaimed company will create a magical Christmas treat for the whole family to enjoy. Once again, audiences will be treated to dazzling costumes from West End costumier Sue Simmerling and sparkling production numbers brought together by a heart-warming festive story, ...
31 December 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
New Year’s Eve 2019: Bohemian Rhapsody Sing-AlongWe are calling all champions of the world to join us for our NYE sing-along screening of Bohemian Rhapsody! Experience this outstanding film featuring Rami Malek’s amazing Golden Globe-winning performance as Freddie mercury. Sing-along with lyrics on the screen to all your favourite smash hits including 'We Will Rock You', 'Another One Bites The Dust' and 'We Are The Champions'. So get up, dance, sing loud and break free! At the end of the film, get in the drinks for Big Ben which ...
18 Jan 2020 to 25 Jan 2020

Christchurch, Dorset
Pantomime: Jack and the BeanstalkWhen Jack sells his beloved family cow for magic beans, his mother, the outrageous Dame Trott, is not best pleased! Little does she know that those beans hold the key to a thrilling adventure. As Jack climbs the beanstalk he discovers a land filled with riches beyond his wildest dreams …. there’s just one Giant problem! It’s 15 years since the award-winning Highcliffe Charity Players performed ‘Jack in the Beanstalk’, so don’t miss this giant of a show which promises laughter, sparkle ...
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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...
2 Jul 2019
Special Places to Stay in Dorset by the Sea When it comes to golden beaches, stunning coastlines and picturesque harboursides, Dorset is first on the list for many. Escaping the urban lifestyle, all of this makes for a dreamy getaway. The 285km stretch of Jurassic coast is home to both vibrant and relaxing locations with offerings nothing short of spectacular. From world-famous landmarks including Durdle Door to hidden gems such as Eype Beach that sits next to West Bay, looking for special places to stay in Dorset by the ... Read more...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...

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