What’s On

Upcoming events in Christchurch, Highcliffe and Southbourne areas.

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  • Fri
    04
    Oct
    2019
    Thu
    24
    Oct
    2019

    Seven local Artisans 'Warm up to Winter' at the Hayloft Gallery, Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HX. 10am-4pm each day. For further information call 01202 474459.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    Join us for a Ploughman's Supper at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA at 7.30pm. We hope to have a quiz and maybe some autumn inspired activities. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    10am-2pm at Methodist Church Hall, Highcliffe, free entry with free prize draw. Fun for all the family, everyone welcome. Lots of interesting stalls, tombola, refreshments, face painting and much more. Organized by Amberwood Highcliffe Afternoon WI. Contact Jo on 01425 547060.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    7.30pm at St George’s Church, BH23 2JR. Conductor Sam Newgarth MBE, Leader Pip James. An evening of magical musical memories and all time favourites. Mezzo-Soprano Clare Albanozzo, Baritone Julian Smith. Tickets £10/£8 concessions, under 16s free. Telephone 01258 473073 or on door.

  • Sat
    26
    Oct
    2019

    Southbourne Grove and Fisherman’s Walk. 11am-7.30pm. Amusements, shows, refreshments, live music. Free community event.

  • Mon
    28
    Oct
    2019
    Mon
    04
    Nov
    2019

    Fundraising exhibition of paintings by celebrities, fundraising for Calm & Together for Short Lives in collaboration with Hobbycraft. Hatch Gallery, 7 Church Street, Christchurch, BH23 1BW. Call 07787 517958, email jodyton@hatchgallery.co.uk or visit
    www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Wed
    30
    Oct
    2019
    Sat
    02
    Nov
    2019

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's magical, all-singing, all-dancing, musical spectacular, with inspired choreography, mischievous costumes and superb score. Presented by Highcliffe Charity Players at the Regent Centre, Christchurch. Tickets on 01202 499199 or visit www.regentcentre.co.uk

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019

    Greystones House, Waterford Road, BH23 5JL. Doors open at 6.30pm, performance at 7pm. Tickets priced £4 for members and £4.50 for non members, available from Reception or call 01425 271604.

  • Fri
    01
    Nov
    2019
    5:30 pmThe Three Tuns, Bransgore

    Gates open 5.30pm - come along for an evening of fun - hot food, fun glow toys on sale, brand in the barn and more. Tickets available at The Village Pet Shop, The Robins Nest at MacPennys, Bransgore School, The Three Tuns and online at ticket source.co.uk

  • Sat
    02
    Nov
    2019

    Stanpit Marsh, 6-9pm. We will be selling the best hot dogs in town at the annual fire work display in Christchurch.

     

  • Sat
    09
    Nov
    2019

    The Salvation Army, Stour Road, near the Railway Station. 10am-12pm. All new goods.

  • Sat
    09
    Nov
    2019

    Come alone to this year's Honey Show at St Catherine's Hill Community Hall. Entry is free and they will be lots to see, do, eat and buy with some new exciting classes added to this year's show. 2-4pm.

  • Sun
    10
    Nov
    2019

    Local crafters selling their surplus supplies at bargain prices, 10.30am-1pm in Druitt Hall, Christchurch.Free entry. Refreshments available. Spaces for new stall holders. Table hire £4. To book please phone 01202 470261 or email janemartin88@hotmail.com.

  • Sat
    16
    Nov
    2019

    A fantastic challenge for individuals and companies to set themselves a fundraising target, build the best cardboard shelters and ‘survive’ until morning. From 6.45pm-6.30am. Contact Sheena Dayman at fundraising@ymcabournemouth.org.uk or visit https://ymcabournemouth.org.uk/event/the-big-sleep-easy-2019/ for more information.

  • Sat
    16
    Nov
    2019

    A fantastic challenge for individuals and companies to set themselves a fundraising target, build the best cardboard shelters and ‘survive’ until morning. From 6.45pm-6.30am. Contact Sheena Dayman at fundraising@ymcabournemouth.org.uk or visit https://ymcabournemouth.org.uk/event/the-big-sleep-easy-2019/ for more information.

  • Sat
    16
    Nov
    2019

    9.30am - 3pm. Entry £1 and includes raffle ticket to win a Christmas Hamper! Under 16 free. Fabulous stalls, Christmas Café, Father Christmas & 'Santa Express'. Come along & make Christmas shopping FUN!

  • Fri
    22
    Nov
    2019

    Lantern parade by local schools, Santa’s Grotto and festive market stalls. From 6pm.

  • Fri
    22
    Nov
    2019
    Thu
    12
    Dec
    2019

    An exhibition and sale of unusual Christmas gifts created by local artists. Open daily, 10am-4pm at the Hayloft Gallery, 14 Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HX.

  • Sat
    23
    Nov
    2019

    10am-8pm. Christmas Market, Real reindeer in Saxon Square, Santa’s Parade, Christmas lights switch on, Santa’s Grotto.

  • Sat
    23
    Nov
    2019

    Druitt Hall, Christchurch from 10am-5pm for the lights switch on. Locally made food and crafts. Vintage tearoom pop up, raffle and free entry. All welcome.

  • Sat
    23
    Nov
    2019

    10am-6.30pm. Gifts, raffle, jewellery, books, glass and china, competitions, crafts by local crafters, refreshments and entertainment. Tower tours will be available.

  • Fri
    29
    Nov
    2019

    4-7pm. Please come and join us for an evening of festive fun to raise funds for our school. Stalls, bar, café, raffle, grotto, entertainment and much more. Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HX. Entry £1 for adults and children free. Please come along and support our school children.

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2019
    Sat
    14
    Dec
    2019

    A Christmas Tree Festival, ending with a Christmas Fayre at St Luke’s Church, Burton.Refreshments, raffle and much more. Free Entry. See our website for further details and opening times. Visit www.burtonsopley.com.

  • Fri
    06
    Dec
    2019

    Greystones House, Waterford Road, BH23 5JL. Doors open at 6.30pm, performance at 7pm. Tickets priced £4 for members and £4.50 for non members available from Reception or call 01425 271604.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019

    Showcasing over 25 artists and makers. Good coffee, pop up cafe, local beer, street food, free art table for the children and much more. Corpus Christi Centre, St James Square, Parkwood Road, BH5 2BX. Visit www.southcoastmakersmarket.co.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019

    Holy Redeemer Church, Highcliffe, BH23 5BL. 2-4pm. Stalls, raffle, teas and mince pies. Free entry.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019

    Taking place at Highcliffe Methodist Church Hall from 10am-3pm. Bric a brac, cakes, souvenirs, jigsaws, jewellery, tombola and toys. Refreshments available. Admission free.

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2019

    Local crafters selling their surplus supplies at bargain prices, 10.30am-1pm in Druitt Hall, Christchurch.Free entry. Refreshments available. Spaces for new stall holders. Table hire £4. To book please phone 01202 470261 or email janemartin88@hotmail.com.

  • Tue
    10
    Dec
    2019

    Christchurch U3A Singers will be holding their Christmas Celebration at 2.30pm. At St Christopher's Church, Arnewood Road, Southbourne, BH6 5DW. Followed by refreshments, free admission with a retiring collection.

  • Sat
    14
    Dec
    2019

    Musical Director Tim Hooper. At The Priory Church, Christchurch, BH23 1BU starting at 7.30pm. Tickets: £20, £14 & £10 available from Christchurch Priory Box Office www.christchurchpriory.org/services-and-events. Telephone 01202 485804.

  • Tue
    17
    Dec
    2019

    At 7.30pm join Dorset’s premier female vocal ensemble for an evening of glorious harmonies and warming festive favourites. Early booking is recommended. Contact Highcliffe Castle on 01425 278807 for tickets.

     

  • Fri
    20
    Dec
    2019

    7.15pm at Tuckton Social Club. Celebration includes food and chess played to the accompaniment of Carols. Chess book and DVD sale during the break. Donate unwanted chess items. All players welcome. Fee £2. More information on 01202 427523.

  • Sat
    18
    Jan
    2020

    JS Bach joyous Christmas Oratorio. Christchurch Priory at 7.30pm. Grange Choral Society director Marcio da Silva, ensemble orchestra. Tickets reserved £18, side aisle with television screens £13, students £5. Telephone 01202 485804, visit www.christchurchpriory.org.uk or on the door.

  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2020

    2pm. Entitled ‘A Lifeboat on the Road’ by Howard Nichols, about his life at the training school on wheels. Tickets are £2.50 for Friends and £4.50 for visitors available from the Museum. Call 01202 482860.