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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 for family days out coming up this summer which you'll find in the What's On calendar above.

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Bookings are now being taken for the Winter 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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Santa's Diary 2018

Check the details for where you can Father Christmas in the around Bournemouth this year!

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.
Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night

Be safe this Bonfire Night by making sure that you, pets and your family know and follow the very important Fireworks Code. Have fun if you are going to an event or having friends and family round at home. It includes safety rules for sparklers too! You will also be able to download our Fireworks Code poster to display if you are hosting an event. 

Lighthouse launch 2018 Panto!

This year’s feelgood Lighthouse pantomime Dick Whittington starring Chris Jarvis officially launched

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Classic Eyes Dyslexia Clinic

Children don't know if they're perceiving the world differently from others but we can help.

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8 GREAT Clubs & Classes

Great inspiration for a new club or class local to the Bournemouth & Poole areas this autumn?  

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10 Reasons to join a Club or Class!

Sometimes you just don't have time but there are many benefits to joining a weekly class.

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