What’s On

Upcoming events in Christchurch, Highcliffe, Burton, Bransgore and Southbourne.

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  • Fri
    03
    Apr
    2020
    Thu
    16
    Apr
    2020

    Open 10am-4.30pm everyday. The exciting and thought provoking 2020 exhibition of contemporary paintings by Jill Clark BA. Also promoting several young designers featuring jewellery, origami, textiles, drawings and those captivating jam jars.

  • Sat
    04
    Apr
    2020
    Wed
    29
    Apr
    2020

    New work by talented artists Boo Mallinson and Julie Collins. Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1BW. Call 07787 517958, email jodyton@hatchgallery.co.uk or visit www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2020

    Mozart's bittersweet comic masterpiece about love and loyalty at The Regents Centre, Christchurch. Tickets £22, concessions £20, under 18’s and full-time students £10. Box Office 01202 499199 or www.regentcentre.co.uk

  • Wed
    08
    Apr
    2020

    A talk at 2pm entitled ‘A Kingfisher's View’.  This illustrated talk about the rich bird life local to Christchurch is by local freelance ornithologist Graham Giddens. Tickets are £2.50 for Friends and £4.50 for visitors available from the Museum.  Call 01202 482860.

  • Thu
    09
    Apr
    2020

    Mozart's bittersweet comic masterpiece about love and loyalty at The Regents Centre, Christchurch. Tickets £22, concessions £20, under 18’s and full-time students £10. Box Office 01202 499199 or www.regentcentre.co.uk

  • Sat
    11
    Apr
    2020

    From 10am-12.30pm at Highcliffe Methodist Church Hall, Lymington Road. Homemade cakes, books, jigsaws, jewellery, souvenirs, bric a brac, toys and refreshments. Free admission.

  • Thu
    16
    Apr
    2020

    A talk by Nicholas Saunders held by the Friends of Christchurch and Highcliffe Libraries at 2.30pm. Admission is £2.50 for Friends, £4.50 for non-members, refreshments included. To book contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938.

  • Thu
    16
    Apr
    2020

    A talk by Nicholas Saunders held by the Friends of Christchurch and Highcliffe Libraries. Starting at 2.30pm. Admission is £2.50 for Friends, £4.50 for non-members, refreshments included. To book contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938.

  • Thu
    16
    Apr
    2020
    Sat
    18
    Apr
    2020

    'The Importance of Being Earnest' by Oscar Wilde. At the De La Salle Theatre, St. Peters School, Southbourne at 7.30pm with a matinee on 18th at 2.30pm.  For tickets visit www.allsaintsdramaticsociety.co.ukor call 07548 100770.

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2020

    Performing the Armed Man, Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins. Followed by the exquisite Durufle Requiem.  Tickets from www.christchurchpriory.org or call booking office on 01202 485804, also available on the door.

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2020

    The Armed Man and Durufle Requiem at Christchurch Priory starting at 7.30pm. Tickets from www.christchurchpriory.org or call 01202 485804. Nave £18, side aisle £13.

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2020

    Free open event, 1.30-3.30pm at Druitt Hall, High Street, Christchurch. Tracy Martin will be singing, free refreshments and free raffle. For more information call 01962 857099, email clubs@brendoncare.org.uk or visit www.brendoncare.org.uk/clubs

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2020

    ‘Spring Flings Fun’ for the children at the Museum from 10am-12pm. Entry £3.50 or £2.50 for Friends with family membership. Contact the Museum on 01202 482860 for further information.

  • Tue
    21
    Apr
    2020

    Join us for this year’s mystery ‘A Financial Fatality’. Find the holes in the suspects’ stories in order to find the true culprit. Starts at 7.30pm. Booking required, £4 including refreshments. To book or find out more contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938.

  • Wed
    22
    Apr
    2020

    Rockbourne Roman Villa, Fordingbridge (a Friends only event).  A visit to this local site and an opportunity to tour the site with a local guide.  Booking essential through the Museum, call 01202 482860.

  • Wed
    22
    Apr
    2020

    Taking place at Holy Redeemer Church Annex, Kilmington Way. Starting at 6.30pm. Teams of four. Tickets £7.50, available from the church.

  • Fri
    01
    May
    2020

    At the Village Hall, Burley Road, Bransgore, from 6-8pm.  Large selection of inexpensive and unusual plants provided by members and local growers. Cake stall and tea/coffee available. For more information call Celia Stephenson on 01425 673436.

  • Fri
    01
    May
    2020
    Thu
    28
    May
    2020

    A collaboration of photography and painting by Hugh Lohan and artist Peter Gilbert. Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, Christchurch, BH23 1BW. Call 07787 517958, email jodyton@hatchgallery.co.uk or visit www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Thu
    07
    May
    2020

    Join us for a chat, coffee, tea, lovely cakes and savouries at 10.30am. Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA.  An opportunity to meet new friends. £2 per person. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Fri
    08
    May
    2020
    Sun
    10
    May
    2020

    Local produce, street food, celebrity chef demonstrations, cookery school, entertainment and a special VE Day commemoration display by The Red Devils. Visit www.christchurchfoodfest.co.uk for details.

  • Sat
    09
    May
    2020

    A great selection of flower and vegetable plants, garden associated items, bric-a-brac and much more. 10am-2pm. Light lunches from 11am and homemade cakes. All at Twynham Church, 99 Barrack Road, BH23 2AL. Call 01202 473626 for further information.

  • Sat
    16
    May
    2020

    Join us at Mudeford Wood Community Centre at 7.30pm for our ever-popular Skittles Night. A fun social evening for teams of up to 8 people. Enjoy a hearty Chinese supper included in your ticket price. Please call 01425 272084 to book. Tickets £12.

  • Sat
    16
    May
    2020

    Christchurch U3A Singers are holding their Annual Spring Concert at 7pm in All Saints Church, Castlemaine Avenue, BH6 5EH. A varied programme including excerpts from South Pacific. Tickets £4 each available from choir members, on the door or by calling 07518 602137.

  • Sat
    16
    May
    2020

    Being held at The Salvation Army, Stour Road, near the railway station. From 10am-12pm.

  • Wed
    20
    May
    2020
    Sat
    23
    May
    2020

    The Regent Centre, Christchurch. This hilarious comedy is filled with high-energy numbers from the queen of country herself, Dolly Parton. Full Price £18.50, concessions £16.50. For tickets contact the Box Office on 01202 499199.

  • Sat
    23
    May
    2020

    Clothing, toys, bric a brac and much more. From 2-5pm at Somerford Youth Club, Bingham Road, Christchurch. Free admission and refreshments available. All money raised donated to local charities. For more information call 07379 752517.

  • Sat
    23
    May
    2020
    Mon
    25
    May
    2020

    A family focused celebration of seafood, cookery, local libations, entertainment, demonstrations, artisans, local celebrities, musicians in a superb seaside location. A free event for all to enjoy. Visit www.mudefordseafoodfestival.co.uk for details.

  • Sat
    23
    May
    2020
    Sun
    31
    May
    2020

    Bournemouth's largest independent arts festival takes place across the conurbation. Featuring theatre, exhibitions, music, dance and lots of family workshops. All information is on our Facebook page @bournemouthfringe and website www.gotbeaf.co.uk.

  • Wed
    27
    May
    2020

    The Historic Gateway to Christchurch: Railway Heritage.  A team of final year History students from Bournemouth University will be presenting their current project. Tickets are £2.50 for Friends and £4.50 for visitors available from the Museum.  Call 01202 482860.

  • Thu
    04
    Jun
    2020

    Join us for a 'flower' themed coffee morning, 10.30am at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. Coffee, cake, savouries and good company are the order of the day. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Fri
    05
    Jun
    2020
    Fri
    03
    Jul
    2020

    An exhibition of paintings by artists including Nina Fraser. Very excited to be hosting a flower exhibition during the Christchurch Flower Festival for the 3rd year running. Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, Christchurch, BH23 1BW. Call 07787 517958, email jodyton@hatchgallery.co.uk or visit www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Sat
    06
    Jun
    2020

    7pm at All Saints Church, Castlemain Avenue, Southbourne. A superb concert given by the City of Bristol Choir, with soloists and full orchestra, conducted by David Ogden. All tickets £13. Call 01202 486646. Advance booking advised.

  • Sun
    07
    Jun
    2020

    A family friendly event with a 5K and 10K course. Run to compete, run for fitness, run for charity or run for fun. First race starts at 10.30am. Bransgore Recreation Ground, Bransgore, BH23 8AY. To register please visit www.bransgorerotary.org

  • Wed
    10
    Jun
    2020

    Christchurch to Stonehenge: A Prehistoric Paradise.  Ken West, a local historian, will give us a talk on this subject. The talk starts at 2pm.  Tickets available from the Museum.  Call 01202 482860 for further information.

  • Thu
    11
    Jun
    2020

    Join us for sandwiches, cakes and savouries and enjoy the musical entertainment provided by Julia on her keyboard. Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA at 2.30pm. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

     

  • Sat
    13
    Jun
    2020

    Starting at 7.30pm at Mudeford Wood Community Centre. £10 tickets include entry into the raffle. Fish and chip supper included. Teams of up 8 people. Please call 01425 272084 for tickets.

  • Sat
    13
    Jun
    2020

    The pop-up circus is coming to Highcliffe St Mark Primary Summer Fayre. Performance times will be from 1pm and tickets are available from the school. Tickets, £7 per 45 minute performance, includes admission into the fayre.

  • Sat
    13
    Jun
    2020
    Sun
    14
    Jun
    2020

    A two day celebration of all things food, drink and art. Food and drink stalls, celebrity chef cookery demonstrations, art and crafts tents, entertainment, children’s activities, Kids’ Kitchen. Visit www.highcliffefoodandartsfestival.co.uk for information.

     

  • Sat
    20
    Jun
    2020

    The Annual Garden Party. Join us in the garden from 11am-3pm for homemade cakes and tea. Lots of stalls and entertainment.  Let’s hope the sun shines!

  • Sat
    20
    Jun
    2020

    A bring and share supper, bingo, a quiz or two, good fun and nice company are the order of the day. 7.30pm at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Wed
    24
    Jun
    2020

    A talk entitled ‘The Salmon Fishing Punt’ by our own historian and researcher Mike Andrews. Fishing, ferries and various fishy stories. Talk starts at 2pm. Tickets available from the Museum.  For more information call 01202 482860.

  • Sat
    27
    Jun
    2020

    Come along to Mudeford Wood Community Centre between 11am-5pm for a great family day out with your four legged friends. Lots of fun classes to enter your dogs into. Browse the stalls and grab a bite to eat from the BBQ. Displays and lots of fun for the kids.