What’s On

Upcoming events in Christchurch, Highcliffe and Southbourne areas.

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  • Sat
    11
    May
    2019
    Sun
    12
    May
    2019
    10am - 5pmDruitt Hall

    Part of Christchurch Food Festival in Druitt Hall and Gardens (next to the library), 10am-5pm. Local produce and handmade goods with interest for families. Win a cake and a hamper and enjoy a vintage tea. Free entry.

  • Sat
    11
    May
    2019
    Sun
    12
    May
    2019
    all dayChristchurch

    Festival Market on the High Street and Festival Village on the Quay. Stalls, demonstrations, beer festival, Kids Kitchen, entertainment and much more. Visit www.christchurchfoodfest.co.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019
    7:00 pmAll Saints Church, Castlemaine Avenue, BH6 5EH

    Christchurch U3A Singers are holding their Annual Spring Concert at 7pm in All Saints Church, Castlemaine Avenue, BH6 5EH .The programme will be varied including excerpts from Porgy and Bess. Tickets £4, available from choir members, on the door or telephone 01590 643947.

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    Mon
    27
    May
    2019
    Mudeford Quay

    A free, family focused celebration of seafood, cooking, entertainment and demonstrations by local and celebrity chefs at Mudeford Quay. Visit www.mudefordseafoodfestival.co.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    25
    May
    2019
    7.00pm/7.30pm startMudeford Wood Community Centre

    Tickets £12, including a Chinese supper. Doors open at 7pm, 7:30pm start. Bring your own drinks. Call 01425 272084 for tickets, teams of 8 max.

  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    02
    Jun
    2019
    All dayHighcliffe

    Food stalls and demonstrations, arts and crafts, entertainment and much more. Visit www.highcliffefoodandartsfestival.co.uk for more information.

  • Mon
    03
    Jun
    2019
    Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    10.00am-4.00pmChristchurch Priory

    10am-4pm. Delish Designs will be there with new fused and sea glass items, showing and demonstrating. Our Diversifive friends will also be alongside before going into the Hayloft Gallery in October. For further information call 01202 474459.

  • Tue
    04
    Jun
    2019
    2.30pm-4.00pmChristchurch Priory

    Roof and Great Quire. 2.30-4pm. See Medieval paintings and carvings, 103 steps and narrow spaces. Advance Tickets £7.50 (£4 children 8+) Telephone 01202 485804 or visit www.christchurchpriory.org/events. Also Tuesday 25th June at 6.30pm visit the roof and museum.

  • Thu
    06
    Jun
    2019
    Regent Centre, Christchurch

    A commemorative production honouring the 75th anniversary of D-Day. This all singing, all dancing show will take you back to the 1940’s to reminisce over a by-gone era and remember those who gave their lives for us. At the Regent Centre, Christchurch.

  • Thu
    06
    Jun
    2019
    10:30 amTuckton Social Club

    Regular coffee morning at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA at 10.30am. Enjoy coffee and homemade cake and a good natter, all for £2. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    09
    Jun
    2019
    10.00am-5.00pmNext to Bournemouth Airport, Parley Lane

    Next to Bournemouth Airport, Parley Lane, Christchurch, BH23 6AD. 10am-5pm each day. The event is a family show offering something for everyone. Lots of traders selling a variety of products with loads of entertainments for the whole family.

  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    11.30am-3.30pmSt Christopher's Church Centre

    11.30am-3.30pm. Entertainment by the Bournemouth Carnival Band with audience participation! Lots of stalls, raffle and tombola also crafts and games for children. Light lunches, teas and cakes.

  • Sun
    09
    Jun
    2019
    Stanpit Marsh Recreation Ground

    At Stanpit Marsh Recreation Ground. See our website www.christchurchlions.org.uk for full details.

  • Tue
    11
    Jun
    2019
    2:00 pmChristchurch Priory

    2pm tour of 900 year old church followed by Cream Tea in Cloisters Café at 3.15pm. Tickets £10. Advance booking essential. Telephone 01202 485804 or visit www.christchurchpriory.org/events

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2019
    10.00am-12.00pmBaileys Café

    Safe Space will be running a free seminar to raise community awareness on domestic violence and abuse. 10am-12pm at Baileys Café, 131 Barrack Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AW. To book your free place visit www.waterlilyproject.org.uk/events-training.

  • Wed
    12
    Jun
    2019
    Fri
    12
    Jul
    2019
    10.30am-4.00pmHatch Gallery, Christchurch

    Exhibition of paintings by Emma Dashwood, Sarah Pye and Jane Skingley. Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, Christchurch, BH23 1BW. To view the show online, go to www.hatchgallery.co.uk. Opening times, Tuesday to Saturday, 10.30am-4pm.

  • Thu
    13
    Jun
    2019
    2.30pm-4.00pmTuckton Social Club

    Enjoy a Healthy Afternoon Tea, learn about keeping healthy and have fun with the Bournemouth Oddfellows friendship group. At Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA at 2.30pm. This is a free event. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019
    Sun
    16
    Jun
    2019
    Christchurch

    Back for a second year, the FlowerFest sees all sorts of floral activities going on around Christchurch. The Floral Trail, demonstrations, workshops and much more. Visit www.theflowerfest.co.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    15
    Jun
    2019
    7:30 pmTwynham Church

    Join us at Twynham Church from 7.30pm for an evening of music and dancing. Playing blue grass, rock and pop. Tickets: £10 adult/£3 child (under 12). Includes BBQ and dessert. Bring your own drinks. Tickets from 01202 473626 or office@twynhamchurch.org.

  • Sat
    15
    Jun
    2019
    7.30-9.30pmThe Brewhouse & Kitchen, Southbourne

    At the Brewhouse & Kitchen, Southbourne from 7.30-9.30pm. Come to a fun, relaxed 2-hour biscuit decorating class and leave learning new skills and with a set of beautiful biscuits you can give to you dad for Father's Day.

  • Tue
    18
    Jun
    2019
    2.30pm-4.00pmPriory House lawn

    2.30-4pm in a marquee on Priory House lawn, at rear of Priory Church. Cream Tea in aid of 'Away from it all' holidays for disadvantaged families. Raffle, bookstall. £6, payable on door.

  • Fri
    21
    Jun
    2019
    4.00pm-7.00pmThe Priory School, Wick Lane

    4-7pm. Please join us at our Summer Fayre to raise funds for our school. Games, stalls, BBQ, bar, café, raffle, tombola, entertainment and much more. Please come along and support our schoolchildren. Entry: adults £1, children free.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    10:00 amStour Surgery, Christchurch

    10am at Stour Surgery, Christchurch. Stalls to include homemade cakes, books, nearly new, bric-a-brac, plants and tombola. Please support us to be able to buy essential equipment for the surgery. Admission: 50p per adult, children free.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    12.00pm-3.00pmRed House, Quay Road

    Held by Friends of the Red House Museum and Gardens. Red House, Quay Road. 12–3pm. There will be various stalls, teas and plant sales all in the lovely gardens. Free entry.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    7:30 pmTuckton Social Club

    Join the Bournemouth Oddfellows friendship group for their fun Quiz Night with ‘Bring and Share’ supper at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. 7.30pm. £3.50. Raffle for chairman's charity. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Sat
    22
    Jun
    2019
    2.00pm-4.00pmHoly Redeemer Church

    At Holy Redeemer Church, Kilmington Way, Highcliffe, BH23 5BL from 2-4pm. Stalls include tombola, gifts, cakes, raffle, books, toys etc, plus delicious cream teas for £3. Do come and join us for a leisurely afternoon.

  • Sun
    23
    Jun
    2019
    10.00am-1.00pm (sellers from 8.30am)Owls Barn, Derritt Lane

    Owls Barn, Derritt Lane, Sopley, BH23 7AZ. 10am-1pm, sellers from 8.30am. Beautiful farm setting, sausage and bacon baps, homemade cakes and refreshments. Cars £5/Vans £8. Tel 07812 555516.

  • Fri
    28
    Jun
    2019
    3.15pm-5.45pmChristchurch Infant School

    3.15-5.45pm, Addiscombe Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AE. Come see our stalls and games, BBQ, bar and refreshments, face painting, and much more. Come along and join the fun. Free entry.

  • Sat
    29
    Jun
    2019
    11.00am-1.30pmHighcliffe St Mark Primary School

    From 11am-1.30pm. Children go free, Adults 50p. Grand raffle and lots of stalls for the whole family.

  • Sat
    29
    Jun
    2019
    2.30pm-5.00pmHighcliffe Methodist Hall

    Highcliffe Methodist Hall, Lymington Road, BH23 5EG, from 2.30-5pm. Homemade scones, waitress service, entertainment and raffle. Stalls with soft toys and preserves. Tickets £7, please phone 01425 278799.

  • Fri
    05
    Jul
    2019
    Sun
    07
    Jul
    2019
    Christchurch

    Free entry all weekend to celebrate 25 years of the festival. Two stages, bar, food stalls, craft stalls, clothing stalls, children’s activities and much more. Visit www.christchurchfestival.co.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    10.30am-4.30pmChristchurch Priory

    10.30am - 4.30pm. Entrance: adults 50p, children free. Craft stalls, cakes, books, tombola, bottle stalls, raffle, games and much more together with the U3A Vintage Band and Maypole dancing. Come along and join in the fun.

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    2.00pm-5.00pmImmanuel Church, Southbourne

    2-5pm. There will be a community event raising money for resources at the church. From bouncy castles, skittles alley, ice creams, refreshments, stalls and crafts, there will be something for everyone.

  • Tue
    09
    Jul
    2019
    2:00 pmChristchurch Priory

    2pm tour of 900 year old church followed by Cream Tea in Cloisters Café at 3.15pm. Tickets £10. Advance booking essential. Telephone 01202 485804 or visit www.christchurchpriory.org/events

  • Sat
    13
    Jul
    2019
    7:30 pmChristchurch Priory

    Music for an English Summer Evening. Christchurch Priory at 7.30pm. Selection of choral, piano and organ pieces. Tickets from www.christchurchpriory.org or telephone 01202 485804 or available on the door.

  • Sun
    14
    Jul
    2019
    Stanpit Marsh Recreation Ground

    At Stanpit Marsh Recreation Ground. See our website www.christchurchlions.org.uk for full details.

  • Wed
    17
    Jul
    2019
    Sat
    20
    Jul
    2019
    St Mark's Hall, Highcliffe

    A contemporary musical, at St Mark's Hall, Highcliffe. Hilarious, satirical twist on the classic Cinderella story that transfers the action to London's Soho. Tickets on 01202 499199 or visit www.regentcentre.co.uk

  • Sat
    27
    Jul
    2019
    Sun
    28
    Jul
    2019
    Mudeford Quay

    Arts and crafts stalls, entertainment, food and refreshments. See the Facebook page for more information.

  • Sun
    28
    Jul
    2019
    10.00am-1.00pm (sellers from 8.30am)Owls Barn, Derritt Lane

    Owls Barn, Derritt Lane, Sopley, BH23 7AZ. 10am-1pm, sellers from 8.30am. Beautiful farm setting, sausage and bacon baps, homemade cakes and refreshments. Cars £5/Vans £8. Tel 07812 555516.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019

    Join usat Mudeford Wood Community Centre for an evening of traditional Jazz with James Emmett’s Ragtime Revellers. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Cash bar and raffle. Tickets £7.50 each. Please call 01425 272084.

  • Sat
    03
    Aug
    2019

    Free Family Jazz Festival. Award-winning free-to-attend family jazz festival, celebrating 25 years at Christchurch Quay. Live music starts at 12pm with artisan food stalls, fairground rides and more on offer throughout the day. Full details & programme at www.stompin.org

  • Sun
    04
    Aug
    2019
    Stanpit Marsh Recreation Ground

    At Stanpit Marsh Recreation Ground. See our website www.christchurchlions.org.uk for full details.

  • Sat
    10
    Aug
    2019

    At the Redhouse Museum and Gardens. From 10.30am - 3pm join us for delicious cakes and cream teas. Entertainment from 'Curly the Busker' and 'Rising Voices Wessex'. Raffle, tombola, plants, books, vintage stall and Tropic hand massages.

  • Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019

    A great day out for all the family. Free to attend and all proceeds go to the Mudeford Lifeboat Station. Displays, Raft Race, entertainment, funfair, refreshments, arts and crafts, stalls and sideshows, grand prize raffle. Park and Ride from Stanpit Recreation Ground. Mudefordlifeboatfunday.co.uk.

  • Sun
    11
    Aug
    2019

    Local crafters and artists selling their surplus supplies at bargain prices in Druitt Hall, Christchurch on the 2nd Sunday of each month 10.30am-1pm. Free entry. Spaces for stall-holders. Table hire £4. To book please email janemartin88@hotmail.comor phone Gilly on 07938 80487.

  • Fri
    16
    Aug
    2019
    Thu
    05
    Sep
    2019

    Textiles by Brenda Weeks and jewellery by Jane Martin.14 Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HX. Open daily from 10am-5pm.

  • Sat
    17
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    18
    Aug
    2019

    Come and enjoy the free celebrations all weekend. Fun and fireworks on the Quay, carnival parade, games and rides, stalls, live music, food and drink. Visit www.christchurchcarnival.co.ukfor more information.

  • Thu
    22
    Aug
    2019

    Meeting at Café Riva, BH5 2EL at 10.30am for coffee, then a gentle walk along the clifftop to Boscombe Cliff Bowling Club for lunch at 12 noon. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book a place.

  • Sat
    24
    Aug
    2019

    Live music with a swing and jazz ‘feel’. Featuring ‘The Great American Songbook’. Starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £10, includes hot dog, beef or veggie burger. Tickets from 01202 473626 or office@twynhamchurch.orgor visit www.twynhamchurch.org.

  • Sun
    25
    Aug
    2019
    10.00am-1.00pm (sellers from 8.30am)Owls Barn, Derritt Lane

    Owls Barn, Derritt Lane, Sopley, BH23 7AZ. 10am-1pm, sellers from 8.30am. Beautiful farm setting, sausage and bacon baps, homemade cakes and refreshments. Cars £5/Vans £8. Tel 07812 555516.

  • Mon
    26
    Aug
    2019

    On the Quomps, Christchurch from 11am-4pm. Magic shows, Punch and Judy shows, Team Rockit bike stunt displays, street dancers and the RBL Christchurch Brass Band. Games sideshows, craft stalls, food and drink stalls. Free entry.

  • Mon
    26
    Aug
    2019

    In partnership with Pound Puppies Dog Rescue. Registration at 11am and main event 12-5pm. Entertainment, refreshments, bar provided by The Grove Tavern. For more information visit www.fishermanswalk.co.uk.

  • Thu
    29
    Aug
    2019
    Sun
    01
    Sep
    2019

    4 days of fantastic aviation action and entertainment along Bournemouth seafront. Visit www.bournemouthair.co.ukfor more information.

  • Fri
    06
    Sep
    2019
    Thu
    19
    Sep
    2019

    Hand-painted and kiln fired ceramics with fine art photography at the Hayloft Gallery, Wick Lane, Christchurch. Open daily from 10am-4pm with free admission.

  • Sat
    07
    Sep
    2019

    Entry from £2 with judging starting at 12pm. Refreshments, raffle and stalls. Please call 01425 272084 for more information.

  • Sun
    08
    Sep
    2019

    Local crafters and artists selling their surplus supplies at bargain prices in Druitt Hall, Christchurch on the 2nd Sunday of each month 10.30am-1pm. Free entry. Spaces for stall-holders. Table hire £4. To book please email janemartin88@hotmail.comor phone Gilly on 07938 80487.

  • Sat
    21
    Sep
    2019

    Eyes down and look in at 7.30pm at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. Bingo, cash prizes, fish and chip supper all for £6. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Fri
    27
    Sep
    2019
    Sun
    29
    Sep
    2019

    Beer, cider, wine and music festival. Hog roast, burger bar and restaurant. Live music throughout the weekend. All weather event thanks to the large marquees and a large pub garden. All profits go to Rotary charities. The Three Tuns, Ringwood Road, BH23 8JH, www.bransgorebeerfest.org

  • Tue
    01
    Oct
    2019

    2.30-4pm. Last scheduled tour of the season. Roof space and Great Quire, 103 steps, narrow spaces, medieval paintings and carvings.Advance Tickets £7.50, £4 for children 8+. Telephone 01202 485804 or visit www.christchurchpriory.org/events

  • Thu
    03
    Oct
    2019

    Immanuel Church, Main Hall, 120 Southbourne Road, Southbourne, BH6 3QJ. 1.30 - 3.30pm. Entertainment by Nicole, a classically trained Soprano. Friendly banter and free refreshments.

  • Fri
    04
    Oct
    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
    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
    05
    Oct
    2019

    Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets £9, including a fish and chip supper. Call 01425 272084 for tickets. Bring your own drinks.

  • Sat
    05
    Oct
    2019

    At Christchurch Library from 11am-3pm. There are bookable sessions for Minecraft, Sphero robots and African drumming. There are also science experiments, craft sessions and even chickens to see. Come along and join in the fun. Call 01202 485938 or visit christchurchlibrary@poole.gov.uk for more information.

  • Mon
    07
    Oct
    2019
    Sat
    12
    Oct
    2019

    Try out a Discofit session, Boccia, learn about equine therapy or join in with card making. There is a children's writing masterclass, woodlander storytelling session and your family can have a go at glow in the dark bowling. Call 01202 485938 or visit christchurchlibrary@poole.gov.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    12
    Oct
    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.

  • Sun
    13
    Oct
    2019

    Local crafters and artists selling their surplus supplies at bargain prices in Druitt Hall, Christchurch on the 2nd Sunday of each month 10.30am-1pm. Free entry. Spaces for stall-holders. Table hire £4. To book please email janemartin88@hotmail.comor phone Gilly on 07938 80487.

  • Sun
    13
    Oct
    2019

    Starting at 5pm at All Saints Church, Thorney Hill, BH23 8DY. Raising funds to continue providing music therapy to young children attending the Child Development Centre at Poole Hospital. Entrance is by donation and all are welcome.

  • Sun
    13
    Oct
    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.

  • Fri
    18
    Oct
    2019

    7.30pm. Tickets in advance only, £10 from 01202 470404. Bar with ploughman's supper included. In aid of The Isabel Baker Foundation, helping families of children with cancer. Registered charity 1166529.

  • 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.

  • Tue
    03
    Dec
    2019

    Join in some festive creative crafts, all materials supplied. 10-11.30am at Christchurch Library. Booking essential, adults only, £2.50 per person (includes refreshments). Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 to book or find our more

  • 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.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019

    Christchurch U3A Vintage Brass in concert with St George's Singers. At St Christopher's Church, Arnewood Road, Southbourne, BH5 2JT at 7pm. Tickets £7 available from www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass or phone 01202 422074.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019

    All are invited to a Christmas social event at BEAS, Lingdale Road, BH6 5LA from 11am-1pm. Bacon rolls, mulled wine and mince pies, roasted chestnuts, craft stall and raffle. Join us for some Christmas cheer.

  • 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.

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2019

    Festive coffee morning raising funds for Dorset Cancer Care Foundation. £3 to include coffee and delicious homemade cake, children £1. Tombola, raffle, stalls and Santa! Friendly, fun atmosphere. British Legion Hall (upstairs), 61-63 Bargates, Christchurch from 10am-12pm.

  • 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.

  • Thu
    12
    Dec
    2019

    Come and enjoy some lovely festive tea and a bit of cake while we all have a chat. At 2.30pm in Christchurch Library. Booking required, £5 per person. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.

  • 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.

     

  • Wed
    18
    Dec
    2019

    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.

  • 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
    21
    Dec
    2019

    Drop in and create some Christmas crafts. All day at Christchurch Library. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.

  • Sat
    04
    Jan
    2020
    Sat
    11
    Jan
    2020

    ‘Robin Hood & the Babes in the Wood’. Boo the Sheriff of Nottingham or “Ah!” the Babes, put the winter blues “behind you!” and grab your tickets. At the De La Salle Theatre. Call the box office on 07548 100770.

  • 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.

  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2020
    Talk by Howard Nichols - 'A Lifeboat on the Road' at 2pm at the Red House Museum. Tickets £4.50 or £2.50 for Friends. This talk will be in the Sue Wickham room which is up two flights of stairs. Call 01202 482860 for further information and tickets.
  • Sat
    25
    Jan
    2020

    Learn about storytelling from author Louise Van Wingerden. 1.30-3.30pm at Christchurch Library. Booking required, £5 per person. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.

  • Thu
    30
    Jan
    2020

    Join a group of fellow book lovers to share a reading. No need to book just come along. 10.30-11.30am at Christchurch Library. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.

  • Sat
    01
    Feb
    2020

    Come and join us reading stories. No booking required. 2.15-3.15pm at Christchurch Library. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.