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Welcome to Raring2Go!

Between the magazine & the website - we've got it covered!

Hi and welcome to the Raring2go Bournemouth website. Packed with family events we help you find places to go and things to do with your children across Bournemouth, Christchurch, Ringwood and beyond. There  are lots of events and activities coming up this summer which you'll find in the What's On calendar above.

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This summer we're proud sponsors of the Littledown Family Fun Day on July 29th and Lemur Landings Summer Phaser Tag Night on August 15th.  The Littledown Family Fun Day is free entry, free parking and with loads of attractions and huge amounts of fun every year.  If you have a child over 6 and haven't been to a Phaser Tag night yet you NEED to find out more.  We take our own lemurs as they're a fantastic holiday treat (the sleep amazingly well afterwards too) so make sure you book your tickets or enter our competition to win two!


Got a birthday coming up?  We’ve got our Party Directory to help you plan the best birthday ever! 


Bookings are now being taken for the Autumn issue reaching 12,000 families in Bournemouth and surrounding areas covering postcodes BH1 - 11, BH22 - 25 & BH31. Can't wait that long ask about our digital options? To find out how you can promote your family friendly business email the Editor on

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Upcoming Event

Cave Painting

Become a cave artist for the day at Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre                         

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Summer holiday clubs and classes

Get organised this summer and hand over the entertaining duties to some of the best!

Visit our KidsZone

Our KidsZone is packed full of activities for indoors and out, plus loads of colouring in and activity sheets to download and print off.
Father's Day

Father's Day

With Father's Day coming up this month we should celebrate the special 'Dad' figures in our our article we have given you a few ideas for days out and activities that you and your Dad can do together to have fun and build a great relationship - spoil him and make memories for you all as a family! Click here to find out more... 

Raring2go! KidsZone

Raring2go! KidsZone

Over the weekends and holidays there are always times when your children need some chill out time, or to fill an hour or so, or they say the dreaded 5 letter word - BORED! Well, our KidsZone is here to rescue you and them from these moments. Full of puzzles, colouring in sheets and activities from films and programmes there is lots to keep busy!   

New to Orienteering?

Orienteering is an exciting, challenging sport and suitable for all levels of fitness and all ages.

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Summer of fun at Adventure Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland is perfect for families looking for a full day’s fun this summer.

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Bournemouth is getting GREENER!

If everyone makes small changes it adds up to making a big difference and we're making it happen!

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Weymouth SEA LIFE welcomes fairy penguins!

A colony of fairy penguins, have moved into a brand new state-of-the-art enclosure opening May 26.

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