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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.
01 September 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Classic Cars on the PromClassic Cars on the Quay is returning to Christchurch on 1st September. 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. Time: 11am to 5pm.
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’.
26 Sep 2019 to 28 Sep 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
The Gondoliers - Christchurch G&S SocietyJne 1953 and in London a coronation takes place. In Venice, Marco and Giuseppe are about to claim their brides. But…! What secret is the Grand Inquisitor hiding? Join us as we set sail to Barataria , “Dance the Cachucha”, and where the secret is revealed with a rousing ‘FIESTA FINALE’! The Gondoliers tells the story of two charming Venetian gondoliers who are informed that, due to an error of identity when they were young boys, one of them is the heir to the throne of Barataria. ...
29 September 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Bournemouth Concert Brass: Last Night of the PromsBournemouth Concert Brass are one of the South's premier brass bands. September sees them perform their annual 'Last Night of the Proms' concert to the Regent Centre. Bring your flags and whistles, and you vocal chords! to join in this most patriotic event. Along with British Sea Songs, Jerusalem and Elgar's Land of Hope and Glory, the band will present a selection of music to suit all tastes. Tickets: £11, Concessions £10.50 (50p to the Regent Development Fund)
03 Oct 2019 to 05 Oct 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Regent Rep: One Man, Two GuvnorsFired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from the dad of his fiancee. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who has been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers. Holed up at The Cricketers Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and ...
09 October 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Digging Into Britain's Past with Alice RobertsAnthropologist, author and broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts has been delving into Britain’s past, and making archaeology programmes, for nearly twenty years. Alice joined Time Team as a bone expert before going on to present anthropology and archaeology stories on BBC Two’s immensely popular Coast series and co-presenting The Celts in 2015. Alice has presented seven series of Digging for Britain, sharing new archaeological discoveries from across the UK on BBC Four, and she has ...
11 October 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Sounds of the Seventies with The ZootsFollowing a debut sell out show last summer The Zoots are back at the Regent Centre with the Sounds of the Seventies show. The Zoots are a multi-award-winning act and have wowed audiences of stage and screen in more than 30 countries – and now you can experience their smash 70s show, in all its poptastic glory! This amazing 70s tribute has it all! Join The Sounds Of The Seventies for their unforgettable live show, as they explore the monster sounds of T.Rex, Mud, Queen, The Jacksons, ...
13 October 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Paul Zerdin’s Puppet PartyPaul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand with a brand-new UK tour. As well as starring everyone’s favourites Sam, Albert and Baby, there’ll be his new bodyguard, an urban fox, some hilarious audience participation - and a talking ice cream - all using a mixture of master puppeteering, state-of-the-art animatronic wizardry and a unique blend of edgy comedy. It's a quirk of British theatre that a man can get a standing ovation for spending the best part of ...
20 October 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Sounds of the 60s live with Tony BlackburnAn evening at the Regent Centre hosted by Radio 2’s legendary DJ, Tony Blackburn of 60s classics performed live by the Sounds Of The 60s All Star Band & Singers. Every week, more than a million people tune in to BBC Radio 2 to hear Tony Blackburn wax lyrical about the biggest stars of the 60s – With stories and songs from this most loved decade, come along and spend the evening with Tony, as he brings Sounds Of The 60s from the studio to the stage! Tickets: £29.50 (50p of every ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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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13 Aug 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 Asquarium! 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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