What’s On

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

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  • Sat
    04
    Jan
    2020
    Sat
    11
    Jan
    2020
    De La Salle Theatre

    ‘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
    7:30 pmChristchurch Priory

    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
    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.
  • Wed
    22
    Jan
    2020
    2:00 pmRed House Museum

    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.

  • Sat
    25
    Jan
    2020
    1.30-3.30pmChristchurch Library

    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
    10.30-11.30Christchurch Library

    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
    2.15-3.15Christchurch Library

    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.

  • Thu
    06
    Feb
    2020

    Tea, coffee biscuits, cake, savouries and good company is the order of the day. Tuckton Social Club, 10.30am, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. £2 per person, all welcome. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Fri
    07
    Feb
    2020

    Greystones House, Waterford Road, BH23 5JL. Tickets £4 for members, £4.50 for non-members available from reception. Doors open at 6.30pm, performance at 7pm.

  • Fri
    07
    Feb
    2020
    Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020

    Fabulous oils and mixed media semi-abstract paintings of our rivers and sea. At the Hatch Gallery, Church Street, Christchurch.

  • Sun
    09
    Feb
    2020

    Various artists and crafters selling surplus and unwanted craft and art supplies at bargain prices. From 10.30am-12.30pm in Druitt Hall, Christchurch High Street. Free entry. Refreshments available.

     

  • Thu
    13
    Feb
    2020

    Join us for Coffee at 10.30am, followed by a Beetle Drive and then fish and chips for lunch. Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA.  Members £5, guests £6.  Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Fri
    21
    Feb
    2020

    Christchurch Group of Cancer Research UK (Reg No 1089464). At East Christchurch Sports and Social Club, BH23 4JD.

    Starting at 7.30pm. Tickets £13. Telephone 01425 277132 or 07708 091006 for further information.

  • Wed
    26
    Feb
    2020
    A talk by John Combes entitled 'Exploring the Dorset Stour - Part 2'.  A return visit from John Combes to continue his excellent presentation on the Dorset Stour.  Not a problem if you missed Part 1. 2pm.  Tickets are £2.50 for Friends and £4.50 for visitors and are available from the Museum - call 01202 482860.
  • Sat
    29
    Feb
    2020

    Either solo or in a team of up to 8 people. Tickets £12 each and include a Chinese supper. Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm start. Bring your own drinks.

  • Thu
    05
    Mar
    2020

    Tea, coffee biscuits, cake, savouries and good company is the order of the day. Tuckton Social Club, 10.30am, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. £2 per person, all welcome. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020

    Greystones House, Waterford Road, BH23 5JL. Tickets £4 for members, £4.50 for non-members available from reception. Doors open at 6.30pm, performance at 7pm.

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020

    7.30pm at The Old School House, Lymington Road, BH23 5ET. For tickets, £10, call Judie 07899720482 or Lesley 07717795126.

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2020
    7:00 pmMethodist Church, Lymington Road, Highcliffe

    Highcliffe Guides are fundraising for their International Camp trip in the summer. Quiz night Friday 6th March @ Highcliffe Methodist Church - doors open 7pm Quiz starts 7.30pm - £4 per person max 6 per team. Contact zoe.brown4@outlook.com to book a table.

  • Sun
    08
    Mar
    2020

    Various artists and crafters selling surplus and unwanted craft and art supplies at bargain prices. From 10.30am-12.30pm in Druitt Hall, Christchurch High Street. Free entry. Refreshments available.

     

  • Thu
    12
    Mar
    2020

    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.

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2020

    Come along solo or bring a team of up to 8 people. £10 per person and ticket price includes a wonderful fish and chip supper. Call us on 01425 272084 for more information or to book.

  • Sat
    14
    Mar
    2020

    Join us for conventional Bingo, Card Bingo and Irish Bingo at 7.30pm, Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA.  Bring and share supper.  Members £3.50, guests £4.50.  Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Wed
    25
    Mar
    2020

    A talk by Martin Stewart entitled 'Stewarts - Eight Generations, One Passion'.  Martin Stewart of Stewarts Garden Centre will be talking about the Martin's family history in the gardening business. Tickets are £2.50 for Friends and £4.50 for visitors and are available from the Museum - call 01202 482860.

  • Thu
    26
    Mar
    2020

    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 Highcliffe Library on 01425 202272.

  • Sat
    28
    Mar
    2020

    From 9.30am-12pm. 50p entry for adults. Clothing, bric-a-brac, nearly new, toys and much more. At Twynham Church, 99 Barrack Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AL. Call 01202 473626 for further information.

  • Thu
    02
    Apr
    2020

    Tea, coffee biscuits, cake, savouries and good company is the order of the day. Tuckton Social Club, 10.30am, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. £2 per person, all welcome. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.

  • Thu
    02
    Apr
    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
    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

    At the Village Hall, Burley Road, Bransgore.  Open to members and non-members.  Staging from 9-10.30am, show opens 2pm.  For further details please contact Show Secretary, Pete Simmons on 01425 673156.

  • 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

  • Sun
    05
    Apr
    2020

    Why not book a free round of golf with a member on Sunday 5th April? Contact our secretary on 01425 272210 (option 6) to book your place.

     

  • 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.

  • Fri
    04
    Sep
    2020
    Wed
    07
    Oct
    2020

    Exhibition of figure paintings by Corine Ko, Iryna Yermolova, Priscilla Watkins and Sarah Harvey. Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, BH23 1BW. View exhibition online at www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Thu
    01
    Oct
    2020

    We are meeting again at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA for our regular coffee morning at 10.30am.  Help us raise funds for Julia's House, meet new friends and enjoy a coffee. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Thu
    08
    Oct
    2020

    We are meeting again at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA for our regular coffee morning at 10.30am.  Help us raise funds for Julia's House, meet new friends and enjoy a coffee. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Fri
    09
    Oct
    2020
    Fri
    06
    Nov
    2020

    Seascapes by artists including Boo Mallinson and Lois Woodruffe. Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1BW. View exhibition online at www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Fri
    23
    Oct
    2020
    Thu
    05
    Nov
    2020

    Woodturning and other handmade crafts for you and yours to treasure forever in the Hayloft Gallery, Wick Lane, Christchurch. Open from 10am to 4pm daily - closes at 2pm on 5th November.

     

  • Sat
    24
    Oct
    2020

    Please join us at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA at 7.30pm.  Raising funds for Julia's House. Why not come and enjoy a fun evening? Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Thu
    05
    Nov
    2020

    We are meeting again at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA for our regular coffee morning at 10.30am.  Help us raise funds for Julia's House, meet new friends and enjoy a coffee. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Thu
    05
    Nov
    2020

    Please join us it should be great fun! Commencing at 2.30pm at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA. £4.50, raising funds for Julia's House. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122.

  • Fri
    06
    Nov
    2020
    Fri
    27
    Nov
    2020

    Hatch Gallery, 7a Church Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1BW. View exhibition online at www.hatchgallery.co.uk

  • Sat
    14
    Nov
    2020

    From 9.30am-3pm. Twynham Church, 99 Barrack Road, BH23 2AL. Entry £1 to include a raffle ticket, under 16’s free. Festive indoor and outdoor stalls. Father Christmas and his train (pre-booking required). Event subject to Government COVID guidelines. Tel. 01202 473626.

  • Sat
    28
    Nov
    2020

    10am – 6.30pm (depending on Government COVID guidelines). Gifts, raffle, jewellery, books, glass, china and competitions. Crafts by local crafters, refreshments and entertainment. Tower Tours will be available.

     

  • Thu
    03
    Dec
    2020

    Start your Christmas festivities with a coffee and mince pie at Tuckton Social Club, Tuckton Road, BH6 3AA at 10.30am.  Good fun, good company, raising funds for Julia's House. Contact Margaret on 01202 775122 to book.