18 things to do in Bournemouth: 04 - 10 September 2015
3rd September 2015
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Friday 04 September

1) The Pinewalk Art Exhibition: 03 – 06 September 2015

Exhibiting work in the peaceful garden surroundings has helped many artists to establish their work in the local area, making sales to local people and to visiting art lovers hoping to commemorate their trip. Worth going along to! Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1UAvwA1

2) CAD Art and Craft Christchurch Market

Come along to the CAD Art Market, where you can purchase handmade items. This includes: jewellery, cards, knitted items, clothes as well as books, toys, DVDs, plants and bric-a-brac. Admission is free and refreshments are available. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1KtjdEa

3) That'll be The Day - Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

Prepare for a nostalgia party extravaganza as the legendary That’ll Be The Day returns with its Brand New 30th Anniversary Special! Featuring a fantastic new line up of knock-out hits from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, plus more side-splitting comedy. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1MJlI5m


Saturday 05 September


4) The Great Dorset Steam Fair

If you are looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you'll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Stand amazed at the variety of exhibitions and the sheer scale of the show means that there is always something new to see. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1NP0QKr

5) Warehouse Sale - Highstreet Outlet

Highstreet Outlet are based locally on the Nuffield trading estate. They sell surplus clothing from Top UK Brands online and once a month they have a mega warehouse sale when they open their doors to the public. If you are a fan of any of the following brands you can expect to find them at up to 80% off the RRP; White Stuff, Next, Monsoon, Boden, Fatface, Topshop, M&S and many more! Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1JPLMFg


Sunday 06 September 2015


6) Classic Cars on the Prom

Classic Cars on the Prom is a weekly display of classic cars with an ever-changing weekly line-up of vehicles dating from 1915 up to the early 1980s. The event is open to all eligible vehicles who may wish to participate. There is no entry fee and no booking is required however it is on a first come, first served basis and can fill up fast. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1h4yE8N

7) Waterloo - The Best of ABBA Tribute Show

In 1974 the little known Swedish pop group Abba swept to superstardom with their Eurovision winning ‘Waterloo’, and four decades later the song and the band remain as popular as ever. Now the phenominal new tribute show 'Waterloo' looks back at the sensational rise to stardom of Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid and gives fans the opportunity to experience the thrill of a live Abba show at the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre! Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1UmamZP


Monday 07 September 2015


8) Christchurch Market

A fabulous weekly market held every Monday in the traffic-free High Street and Saxon Square. Approximately 50 stalls selling a variety of quality produce including fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, bed linen, pet foods, jewellery, clothes, plants etc. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1M8D5MW

9) Spotlight on Ganesha - Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

The 13th century sculpture of the elephant-headed god Ganesha comes to the Russell-Cotes from the British Museum on its first stop of a tour of museums and galleries throughout the UK. One of the most popular Hindu gods, Ganesha is known as the creator and remover of obstacles. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1hruWqq

10) Beach Fit Southbourne

A fun way to get fit in a beautiful natural setting. Suitable for all levels of fitness, work at your own pace in a friendly and supportive environment. Classes are circuit based and offer a range of cv and strength training exercises designed to tone and shape the whole body, while burning calories and improving fitness fast. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1P2SSuU


Tuesday 08 September 2015


11) Early Explorers: Family

Storytelling, songs & crafts for 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups at the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1hCpYX7

12) Bournemouth Guided Walking Tours

Why not take a tour around central Bournemouth? John your experienced guide will give you information on its fascinating early history, information on pubs, clubs, theatres and amazing plans for Bournemouth’s future. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1MWVPzf

13) The Westover Art Gallery

Westover Gallery is one of the South West’s most successful independent galleries featuring artwork from local, national and international artists. Rubbing shoulders with purveyors of the countries leading couture and jewellery on Bournemouth’s prestigious Westover Road they are without doubt worth a visit! Click on the following link for further details: http://bit.ly/1HnkuET


Wednesday 09 September 2015

14) Bournemouth Balloon Flights

The Bournemouth Balloon, operated by S&D Leisure, is Bournemouth’s highest attraction; after all it reaches a height of just under 500 metres above the ground! It is accessible to persons of all ages and abilities including wheelchairs (three per flight). However please be aware there are no seats in the balloon gondola and for safety reasons all persons flying, who are not in wheelchairs, must be able to stand for the duration of the flight which can last for 15 minutes. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1ICWHS8

15) Ringwood Market

Stalls fill the Market Place in Ringwood every Wednesday selling food produce, plants and general house goods. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1ePGm4P


Thursday 10 September 2015


16) Behind The Scenes With The Curator

Behind The Scenes With The Curator at Russell Cotes Museum & Art Gallery - An exclusive walking tour of areas of the museum not usually open to the public, including guest bedrooms and servants’ quarters,  the Curator will be our guide, sorry  not suitable for those with mobility issues. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1SAtFgZ

17) Adult Dance Classes with Pavilion Dance

Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced level dancer, Pavilion Dance have classes in their beautifully purpose build dance studio spaces, situated by the sea, conveniently located in the heart of Bournemouth.  From street dance and adult parkour, to tap, ballet, Irish and contemporary, Pavilion Dance offer a dance class to suit every style. All of their classes are held on a drop-in basis, meaning you can come as often or as little as you like! Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1Hnkjct

18) Sparkling September Wedding Show At The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Upon entering the historic house, the delightful music of the grand piano in the Main Hall will accompany your evening as you view the exquisite wedding rooms. Sample the delights offered by our catering partners as you chat to some of the selected suppliers. The catwalk designs will inspire you, as will our guest experts who will highlight ways in which you can enhance your special day. Visit our website for more information: http://bit.ly/1N22TJs

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