Events in the Dorset area



21st October – Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro at the Lighthouse in Poole.

21st – 29th October – Halloween at Corfe Castle – 10 am – 4 pm.

21st-29th October – Half price – Coasteering at Lulworth during half term.

31st October – Halloween at Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre. Free entry for children who arrive in full Halloween fancy dress.



5th November – Poole Quay – From 5.30 pm live music, family entertainment and a spectacular fireworks finale at 8 pm.

14th – 18th November – Million Dollar Quartet – the Broadway and West End smash hit musical inspired by rock n’roll icons.

17th November – 4th January – Alpine Christmas Market in the heart of Bournemouth town centre.

19th November – Christmas Wonderland Market at the Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole.


DECEMBER 2017 & January 2018

2nd December 2017 – 1st January 2018 – Jack & The Beanstalk, the annual pantomime in Bournemouth – Cast headed by Rachel Stevens from S Club7.

6th December 2017 – 8th January 2018 – Aladdin, the annual pantomime in Poole – Cast headed by Ethan Lawrence and featuring real ponies.

2nd December to 31st December 2017 – Weymouth’s Big Christmas with a real ice rink.

2nd December – A rare Dorset appearance by 70’s disco favourites Boney M.

3rd December – Michael Ball and Alfie Boe at the Bournemouth International Centre.

5th – 7th December – The Royal Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at the Regent Centre Christchurch.

8th December – Comedy superstar John Bishop is coming to the BIC with a brand new show.

9th – 31st December – Christmas pantomime ‘Sleeping Beauty’ is at the Weymouth Pavilion.

12th December – Chris Rea at the Bournemouth International Centre.

15th December – 17th February – Cool Coast Ice Rink at the Purbeck Hall at the Bournemouth International Centre.

17th December – That’ll be the Day’ Christmas Show at the Bournemouth International Centre.

19th December – The Snowman and The Nutcracker with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at the Lighthouse in Poole.