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  • Olly Murs in Bournemouth Olly Murs in Bournemouth
    Olly Murs is coming to Bournemouth for an awesome outdoor concert. One of the biggest names in British pop, Olly is bringing his Summer Date to Kings Park, Bournemouth on 5 August 2017. With 4 successive Number 1 albums to his credit, Olly Murs is the most successful solo artist…
  • Art @ Pine Walk 2017 Art @ Pine Walk 2017
    One of the longest running open-air exhibitions in the country, Art @ Pine Walk has been running for almost 60 years. Art @ Pine Walk has a reputation for providing a platform to artists of all levels and features a wide selection of pieces including painting, sculpture, photography, jewellery, prints,…
  • Shake and Stir Vintage Festival
    Southbourne’s Shake and Stir Vintage Festival gets bigger and better every year, and they’re pulling out all the stops for 2017.   From Thursday 29 June to Sunday 2 July Southbourne will be shakin' and stirrin' with vintage spirit. A great line –up of live music, vintage cars, great food…
  • Gluten Free Dorset Apple Cake Our Head Chefs Recipe for Gluten Free Dorset Apple Cake
    It’s been a while since our head chef shared any of recipes with us. So, prompted by a request from a guest here’s his Gluten Free Dorset Apple Cake. We think it is very tasty and works really well with a dollop of cream, or even a big scoop of…
  • Poole Maritime Festival
    The Poole Maritime Festival - 18-21 May 2017, an exciting 4 day celebration for maritime professionals, businesses and families. The Poole Maritime Festival incorporates: European Maritime Day -18 & 19 May 2017 The annual meeting point for Europe’s community of maritime professionals. The two day conference attracts more than 1000…
  • Status Quo Aquostic in Bournemouth Status Quo Aquostic in Bournemouth
    Fear not Quo fans – they’re back in Bournemouth on the 2nd December 2017 with the Aquostic 2017 UK Winter Tour. A bitter sweet tour for Quo fans, who will see the band on their first tour without Rick Parfitt. The band will play stripped down, acoustic versions of some…
  • Christchurch Priory Christchurch Priory
    In a recent article for the National Churches Trust Bill Bryson revealed his 14 favourite churches, and number one was Christchurch Priory. In his own words, “This is my first love among English churches. Christchurch, Dorset, was where my wife and I lived when we were first married. I passed…
  • Summer Fun in Bournemouth Summer Fun in Bournemouth
      Bournemouth is getting itself ready for summer 2017, and once again there will be lots of things to do in and around Bournemouth. We’ve got information about some of the regular summer activities taking place in Bournemouth this summer.   Big Wheel - 25/03/2017 - 5/09/2017 The Big Wheel…
  • Dorset Knob Throwing Festival Dorset Knob Throwing Festival
    Yes. It’s what we do in Dorset! Thousands of people turn up for this quirky annual event and this year it is moving to a new venue at Kingston Maurward in Dorchester. There is a trophy up for grabs, and the current knob throwing record is 29.4 metres (96 ft) and…
  • Bournemouth Open Golf Festival
    Queens Park Golf Club have just announced the new-look Bournemouth Open Golf Festival from the 30 May - 3 June 2017. Why not book a break to Bournemouth, play some golf, relax, shop and enjoy the beach. This event is being held in collaboration with Meyrick Park and Two Rivers…