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Freedom of Poole for Navy Ship

Over 70 service men and women will march through the streets of Poole on Saturday 4 May as a Royal Navy Warship is granted the Freedom of Poole. The entire Ships Company of HMS Cattistock, led by The Band of His Majesty’s Royal Marines Plymouth, will parade from The Quay in celebration of the ship […]



Ferndown florist wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Ferndown Florist Angela Turner has won Gold at the world famous flower show. She’s exhibiting in the Great Pavilion Floral Creations section – a brand-new category with smaller arrangements, mounted on plinths. The theme for 2024 is ‘colour’ and Angela’s design is called Inner Peace. Recognising the need for calm amongst the chaos, an inner […]



Dorset Blind Association Motor Show returns to Lulworth Castle

Dorset Blind Association’s annual motor show fundraising event, set against the stunning backdrop of Lulworth Castle will take place on Sunday 12 May. The show is a hugely popular community event for all the family with thousands expected to attend. From classic cars to supercars, modified vehicles to performance cars, there will be over 250 […]



Camp Bestival announces 2024 day splits and tickets

Summer is creeping upon us and it’s nearly time to head to the fields for a weekend to remember! The UK’s favourite family festival returns to Lulworth Castle, Dorset (25 – 28 July 2024) with an out of this world line up to match and the festival has today announced the highly anticipated day-by-day lineups, […]



Be part of Bournemouth Air Festival

Dates for this year’s Bournemouth Air Festival have been announced, presenting an opportunity for businesses and sponsors to participate in the world’s biggest land and air festival by the sea. Bournemouth Air Festival, organised by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council, will return on Thursday 29 August – Saturday 31 August this year. Another jam-packed […]



Sign up for Bournemouth Bay Run 2024

You can now sign up for the 41st Bournemouth Bay Run in March. Whatever your running ability – fun or competitive – the event on Sunday 24 March is ideal. Set against the backdrop of Bournemouth’s beautiful seven-mile stretch of sandy beaches, there are four races of various lengths on offer. Dedicated runners can participate in […]



Christmas launches in Bournemouth

Thousands of lights will illuminate the Lower Gardens in Bournemouth to mark the launch of Christmas Tree Wonderland on Friday 17 November. New for this year is a tunnel of light at the start of the trail, which is organised by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council with main sponsor Coastal Business Improvement District (BID). […]



Fun and fireworks on Poole Quay

Join family and friends from 5pm on Sunday 5 November for entertainment and live music along the quay, with the firework display starting at 8pm. The annual event commemorates the anniversary of Guy Fawkes failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605. Councillor Millie Earl, Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Connected […]



Turbo stunt plane in first for festival

The world’s first turbo jet-powered Pitts Special muscle bi-plane will be thundering through the skies at Bournemouth Air Festival this year. Former RAF Tornado pilot Richard Goodwin will be displaying his unique G-JPIT bi-plane, which he has reengineered to include two massive ATM Lynx Jet engines. The plane can perform aerobatic manoeuvres such as double-hammerheads […]



15th birthday bonanza at Camp Bestival

Returning to Lulworth Castle for its 15th birthday, the UK’s favourite family festival, Camp Bestival Dorset delivered an array of incredible acts, standout moments aboard HMS Camp Bestival and epic celebrations across four magical days. From brilliant sunshine to traditional English showers, the change in weather didn’t dampen the birthday bash as festival goers embraced […]