What’s On

Upcoming events in Christchurch, Highcliffe and Southbourne areas.

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  • Fri
    22
    Nov
    2019
    Thu
    12
    Dec
    2019
    10am-4pmThe Hayloft Gallery

    An exhibition and sale of unusual Christmas gifts created by local artists. Open daily, 10am-4pm at the Hayloft Gallery, 14 Wick Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1HX.

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2019
    Sat
    14
    Dec
    2019
    St Luke’s Church, Burton

    A Christmas Tree Festival, ending with a Christmas Fayre at St Luke’s Church, Burton.Refreshments, raffle and much more. Free Entry. See our website for further details and opening times. Visit www.burtonsopley.com.

  • Fri
    06
    Dec
    2019
    6:30 pmGreystones House

    Greystones House, Waterford Road, BH23 5JL. Doors open at 6.30pm, performance at 7pm. Tickets priced £4 for members and £4.50 for non members available from Reception or call 01425 271604.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    Corpus Christi Centre

    Showcasing over 25 artists and makers. Good coffee, pop up cafe, local beer, street food, free art table for the children and much more. Corpus Christi Centre, St James Square, Parkwood Road, BH5 2BX. Visit www.southcoastmakersmarket.co.uk for more information.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    10am-3pmHighcliffe Methodist Church Hall

    Taking place at Highcliffe Methodist Church Hall from 10am-3pm. Bric a brac, cakes, souvenirs, jigsaws, jewellery, tombola and toys. Refreshments available. Admission free.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    11am-1pmBEAS

    All are invited to a Christmas social event at BEAS, Lingdale Road, BH6 5LA from 11am-1pm. Bacon rolls, mulled wine and mince pies, roasted chestnuts, craft stall and raffle. Join us for some Christmas cheer.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    7:00 pmSt Christopher’s Church

    Christchurch U3A Vintage Brass in concert with St George’s Singers. At St Christopher’s Church, Arnewood Road, Southbourne, BH5 2JT at 7pm. Tickets £7 available from www.christchurchu3a.org.uk/vintagebrass or phone 01202 422074.

  • Sat
    07
    Dec
    2019
    2-4pmHoly Redeemer Church

    Holy Redeemer Church, Highcliffe, BH23 5BL. 2-4pm. Stalls, raffle, teas and mince pies. Free entry.

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2019
    10.30am-1pmDruitt Hall

    Local crafters selling their surplus supplies at bargain prices, 10.30am-1pm in Druitt Hall, Christchurch.Free entry. Refreshments available. Spaces for new stall holders. Table hire £4. To book please phone 01202 470261 or email janemartin88@hotmail.com.

  • Sun
    08
    Dec
    2019
    10am-12pmBritish Legion Hall

    Festive coffee morning raising funds for Dorset Cancer Care Foundation. £3 to include coffee and delicious homemade cake, children £1. Tombola, raffle, stalls and Santa! Friendly, fun atmosphere. British Legion Hall (upstairs), 61-63 Bargates, Christchurch from 10am-12pm.

  • Tue
    10
    Dec
    2019
    2:30 pm St Christopher’s Church

    Christchurch U3A Singers will be holding their Christmas Celebration at 2.30pm. At St Christopher’s Church, Arnewood Road, Southbourne, BH6 5DW. Followed by refreshments, free admission with a retiring collection.

  • Thu
    12
    Dec
    2019
    2:30 pmChristchurch Library

    Come and enjoy some lovely festive tea and a bit of cake while we all have a chat. At 2.30pm in Christchurch Library. Booking required, £5 per person. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.

  • Sat
    14
    Dec
    2019
    7:30 pmThe Priory Church

    Musical Director Tim Hooper. At The Priory Church, Christchurch, BH23 1BU starting at 7.30pm. Tickets: £20, £14 & £10 available from Christchurch Priory Box Office www.christchurchpriory.org/services-and-events. Telephone 01202 485804.

  • Tue
    17
    Dec
    2019
    7:30 pmHighcliffe Castle

    At 7.30pm join Dorset’s premier female vocal ensemble for an evening of glorious harmonies and warming festive favourites. Early booking is recommended. Contact Highcliffe Castle on 01425 278807 for tickets.

  • Wed
    18
    Dec
    2019
    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.

  • Fri
    20
    Dec
    2019
    7:15 pmTuckton Social Club

    7.15pm at Tuckton Social Club. Celebration includes food and chess played to the accompaniment of Carols. Chess book and DVD sale during the break. Donate unwanted chess items. All players welcome. Fee £2. More information on 01202 427523.

  • Sat
    21
    Dec
    2019
    All DayChristchurch Library

    Drop in and create some Christmas crafts. All day at Christchurch Library. Contact Christchurch Library on 01202 485938 for more information.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.