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Events and what's on in Christchurch

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The next 19 events in Christchurch appear below.

18 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Easter Trail at Highcliffe CastleThe Easter trail and craft activities will be back by popular demand. Join us on an egg hunt through the castle grounds followed by craft activities in the dining room. 18th-22nd April 2019- trail and crafts available 1030-3pm daily. £2.50 Trail admission and prize | £2.50 craft activity. No pre-booking required.
06 Apr 2019 to 23 Apr 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Dragon Egg HuntHunt around the Red House Museum for our hidden dragon eggs and collect a chocolate coin or badge! No need to book. Suitable for all ages.
24 Apr 2019 to 27 Apr 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Milton Musical Presents ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, based on the popular 1988 MGM film, takes us to the French Riviera for high jinks and hilarity. Sophisticated, suave with a good dash of mischief, this hysterical comedy features a delightfully jazzy score by David Yazbek (The Full Monty) and was nominated for a staggering 11 Tony Awards. Lawrence Jameson makes his lavish living by talking rich ladies out of their money. Freddy Benson more humbly swindles women by waking their compassion with fabricated stories ...
11 May 2019 to 12 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Food FestivalTo give you a flavour of the event, the Festival, which is a not-for-profit organisation, grows each year offering new and exciting experiences. The Festival evokes a sense of community pride and attracts over 70,000 visitors who experience a culinary adventure. During the market weekend, the High Street is transformed with stalls brimming with local delicacies. And down on the picturesque riverside setting of Christchurch Quay, the experience continues with free-to-view cookery ...
25 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
The Manfreds: Hits, Jazz & Blues Tour 2019The '60s group Manfred Mann is now considered, more than ever, one of the finest and most respected bands from that era. Their numerous hits were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance. As a result, their records have a timeless quality and, some 55 years on, The Manfreds, with original front man, Paul Jones, will be performing many of their hits, including ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, one of the most popular and instantly ...
24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Bournemouth 7s FestivalBournemouth 7s has become the world’s largest Sport & Music Festival and celebrated its 11th Anniversary in 2018. The Festival is managed by a dedicated team who are proud to bring the #SportingGlastonbury to the South Coast every last Bank Holiday in May. With numerous awards under its belt, the Festival now attracts over 30,000 party people and over 400 sports teams to Bournemouth over the late May Bank Holiday weekend. We love to bring together like-minded people with a love of ...
25 May 2019 to 27 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Mudeford Seafood FestivalA family-focused celebration of seafood, cooking, local libations, entertainment, demonstrations, artisans, local celebrities, musicians and the superb seaside location of Mudeford Quay. A free event for all to enjoy!
29 May 2019

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Paw Patrol's Chase and RubbleMay half term sees the return of PAW Patrol’s fearless police and traffic cop, Chase, to Adventure Wonderland. The German Shepherd pup will join forces with construction expert Rubble, who turns his paws to fixing almost everything. They will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. So bring your camera or phone to capture the magic.
29 May 2019 to 01 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
BMT Productions Presents: The Sound of MusicBournemouth Musical Theatre Productions return to The Regent Centre for the sixth consecutive year, bringing this wonderful family favourite back to Christchurch with all the nun-warbling, doe-a-deering, goat-herding fun that we all know and love. With classic songs such as ‘My Favourite Things’, ‘Climb Every Mountain’, ‘I Am 16 Going On 17’ and ‘Edelweiss’, you won’t want to miss this fabulous production at the Regent Centre during half term. Why not come in costume and have the ...
01 Jun 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Food & Arts FestivalThe Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival is the Ideal location to sample and buy the local area's best in food and drink. More and more artisan products are now being produced within the region. A highlight of the Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival is the Cookery Demonstrations being held this year on the Artisan's Stage, Highcliffe Recreation Ground. Both celebrity TV and local chefs from leading restaurants and hotels will be showcasing local and regional food with inspiring demonstrations ...
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Cheese & Chilli FestivalA family festival celebrating all things Cheese & Chilli with loads going on for the whole family including; Live Music, Stunt Shows, Chilli Eating Competition, Falconry display, Magic Shows, Punch & Judy, Inflatables, Bars, Craft Tent, Sand Art, Ballon Modelling, Wine Tastings, Cooking Demonstrations, Chilli Presentations, not to mention all the amazing produce and crafts for sale at the show.
29 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Titch the T-Rex & FriendsTitch the T-Rex and his dinosaur friends will be taking up 'roar'sidence at Adventure Wonderland on 29th and 30th June. Titch will be on his best behaviour wandering around the park so there'll be plenty of photo opportunities for the extra brave. When he's not on the prowl he'll be behind a fence so the more cautious can get a closer look. Children under seven will be able to sit on Gretel, an animatronic Triceratops or pose with a dinosaur egg or leg bone. Other attractions at ...
28 July 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Classic Cars on the PromClassic Cars on the Prom is returning to Highcliffe Castle on 28th July. An ever-changing line-up of vehicles dating from 1915 up to the early 1980s. Free admission for eligible vehicles and free public viewing. No pre-booking required. Our displays are open to all cars and motor bikes (in the classic spirit) registered before August 1983. Around 70 to 130 Classic cars normally go on display.
31 July 2019

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Bing & FlopWhat better way to celebrate the start of the long summer holidays than meeting Bing and Flop at Adventure Wonderland. Bing, as seen on CBeebies, uses everyday events to help children learn. They will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. So bring your camera or phone to capture the magic.
03 August 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Stompin' on the QuompsFree afternoon and evening of live jazz on Christchurch Quay.
14 August 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Paw Patrol's Marshall and SkyePAW Patrol’s Marshall and Skye are back again at Adventure Wonderland for a mid-summer visit! No job is too big for these heroic pups, who are always ready for a ruff ruff rescue to protect Adventure Bay. They will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. So bring your camera or phone to capture the magic.
28 August 2019

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Peppa PigThe ever-popular children’s favourite Peppa Pig is an annual visitor to Adventure Wonderland. The cheeky little piggy is coming to see her adoring fans in Dorset in the late summer, just before the kids head back to school. Peppa will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. So bring your camera or phone to capture the magic.
08 September 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Petfest @ Highcliffe CastleA fab family day out can be had at Highcliffe Castle's Petfest. With pets aplenty, plus Highcliffe's very own Crufts, you can see who will be crowned as their ‘Dog of the Year’.
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.

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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...
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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