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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 […]



Plankbridge unveil RHS Bothy at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

With an English ash writing desk inspired by Monty Don’s potting bench, shelves for well-thumbed garden books and an armchair for that all-important afternoon nap, the latest design from Dorset hutmakers Plankbridge evokes the heady, bucolic atmosphere of the Victorian bothy but with all the comforts of the modern age. Created in collaboration with the […]



The Coronation Weekend – your guide to the celebrations across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and The Queen Consort with live screenings, music and street parties on the second May Bank Holiday and soak up the vibrant atmosphere across three towns. On Saturday 6 May, The Coronation Ceremony conducted by The Archbishop of Canterbury from Westminster Abbey, will be broadcast on big screens […]



Kingston Maurward College scoop top Award at the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair

BBC TV gardening presenter, Frances Tophill, has presented awards to design teams and horticulture students behind some show-stopping gardens and displays at the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair at Beaulieu. The Spring Fair’s first ever inter-horticultural college competition was won by students from Kingston Maurward College in Dorset. The college team won Best College Garden […]



Camp Bestival Dorset Announce 15th Birthday Line-Up

With headline acts spanning from the iconic Grace Jones to chart-topping Craig David Presents TS5 and indie favourites The Kooks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Arguably one of the hottest acts of the year, Confidence Man will bring their uniquely feel-good party anthems to Dorset, whilst pop icons Melanie C and Sophie Ellis-Bextor also […]