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Events and what's on in Christchurch

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The next 16 events in Christchurch appear below.

24 Mar 2018 to 25 Mar 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
American Civil War Re-enactmentA flavour of the American Civil War will march into Highcliffe Castle over the weekend as The Southern Skirmish Association set up camp. These expert re-enactors showcase how life was during the Civil War including realistic camp life, battle skirmishes and interactive history. A programme for the day with timing of battles etc will be released closer to the time. This is a free event: however, donations on the day are welcomed.
30 Mar 2018 to 02 Apr 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Easter Egg Trail - Highcliffe CastleEnjoy a family day out with the Castle’s Easter Trail.
07 April 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Mudeford Wood Charity Spring ConcertBrush away those start of year blues and come and enjoy a wonderful spring concert with the Christchurch and District Band The band is known for their uplifting concerts, with a massive variety of music, from classical, military and pop melodies! The Christchurch and District Band are helping Mudeford Wood Community Centre to fundraise, so give us a call to book your tickets and enjoy a brilliant night of light-hearted music and cheer! Fun for the whole family, including refreshments and a ...
11 April 2018

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Paw Patrol's Skye and RubbleSyke and Rubble will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day at Adventure Wonderland.
12 May 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Mudeford Wood Fashion ShowWhy not come along to Mudeford Wood Tiny Tot’s Fashion Show at the Community Centre! Whether you are looking for a new outfit, want to have nose or just up for a fun night out – we want you! Travelling Trends will be running a unique high-street fashion show, walked by our volunteer models, as well as selling the garments at vastly reduced prices. Refreshments will be available to purchase, and we will be running a raffle. Tickets cost £7, including a glass of bubbly and nibbles.
12 May 2018 to 13 May 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Food FestivalWe are all proud of our provenance, whether it be food, drink or heritage. Christchurch can boast two rivers, two castles and our two-day Festival Market showcases hundreds of stalls in both the High Street and on the Quay.
20 May 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Classic Cars on the PromClassic Cars on the Prom is returning to Highcliffe Castle on 20th June. 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.
25 May 2018 to 27 May 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Bournemouth 7s FestivalBournemouth 7s Festival is a must attend event. With over 400 Rugby, Netball, Hockey and Dodgeball teams competing in a range of competitive and social competitions, the festival is an action-packed weekend of sport, music and entertainment. Having firmly cemented its place on the sporting and music calendars, the Bournemouth 7s Festival kicks off the festival season over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend, when 30,000 people will descend on the Bournemouth Sports Club.
02 Jun 2018 to 03 Jun 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Food FestivalFood, music and activities. Details to follow on their website.
03 June 2018

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’.
09 Jun 2018 to 10 Jun 2018

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.
09 Jun 2018 to 16 Jun 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Music & Art FestivalThis year Christchurch Priory’s Music and Art Festival is teaming up with FlowerFest to provide a town-wide celebration of sound, form and colour. Floral displays will be installed all around the town centre and through the historic quarter down to the Monastic Lawn behind the Priory, and artwork on the theme of ‘Nature’ will fill the Priory.
28 Jul 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Mudeford Arts FestivalLocal artists, craft stalls, fun activities for children, refreshments and entertainment make Mudeford Arts Festival a real family must-visit affair. Venue: Mudeford Quay Green.
29 July 2018

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Outdoor Theatre: The Reluctant DragonThe Quantum Theatre Company presents this beloved classic story. A young boy befriends a poetry-loving dragon living in the Downs above his home. When the town-folk send for St. George to slay the dragon, the boy needs to come up with a clever plan to save his friend and convince the townsfolk to accept him…. Venue: Highcliffe Castle
05 August 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Mudeford Lifeboat Fun Day is a great day out for all the family, it's free to come along and just by spending a pound or two while you're here you'll be helping to support our local lifeboat station! LIFEBOAT AND HELICOPTER DISPLAY - by the Mudeford Lifeboat and HM Coastguard. AIR DISPLAY RAFT RACE - From the fast and furious to the elaborately decorated, watch the fantastic display of raft's racing down the infamous 'Mudeford Run'.
18 Aug 2018 to 19 Aug 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Carnival Weekend on the Quay. Lots of entertainment throughout both days. Free fireworks displays.