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Christmas Lights Switch On

b22d24f29e675651ef975d7ac2c1e12b.jpgBournemouth, Christmas Tree Wonderland

November 15th 2019 – January 2nd 2020.

On November 15th the centre of town and beyond will be lit up by the Christmas Tree Wonderland Trail made up of 100 diverse and dazzling trees, extraordinary illuminations and light installations which run from the seafront and the majestic Big Wheel, through the Victorian Lower Gardens to the bustling Alpine Market in The Square. Bournemouth’s own Wonderland Tree stands 60ft tall with 30000 individually programmed lights and performs spellbinding musical light shows, enchanting everyone who comes to visit. Meanwhile stunning replicas of international Christmas Trees make a return to the trail, representing Moscow, St Petersburg, Warsaw, Bethlehem and Seattle.

Southbourne Christmas Switch On

23rd November

Join the community and the Mayor to celebrate the traditional Christmas lights switch on at 5:30pm at Southbourne Green.
A fantastic way to kick start your festive season, make sure to pop along a little earlier to join in with the Christmas Carols and music that will be going on throughout the day.

There will be mulled wine, tea, coffee and mince pies to warm you up - and a chance to try your luck with a ticket from the community raffle which helps to fund the festive events that are happening in Southbourne.

Southbourne Community Green, Southbourne Grove BH6 3QY

Christchurch Christmas Festival

From 10am Saturday 23rd November

A very enjoyable say out for families & friends!
Christmas Market with delicious Street Food, 695d11f9e2d7377ab05f167dce090554.pngAlpine Bar, Kids Zone, Family Amusements, Gifts & Treasures & more...
Live Dance & Live Music throughout the day in Saxon Square.  Santa’s Parade 5pm starting from the Priory Church followed by lights switch on by Fred Dinenage & Christchurch Mayor at 6pm
Visit Santa’s grotto & post your letter to Santa
Real Reindeer in Saxon Square 3-6.30pm
Don't miss out & come join in the fun festivities!

Castlepoint Shopping Centre

Castlepoint are marking the start of their Christmas celebrations with a lights switch on event on the 29th November.

Join them from 5-7pm for an evening of fun festive entertainment that the whole family will love. There will be lots of festive surprises waiting for you!

Christmas Lights Switch On in Poole!

30th November

This event will take place at Falkland Square 12pm to 6pm - Lights switch on at 5pm. 

See Poole High Street and Quay come to life with its twinkling Christmas lights and Christmas trees.

Featuring the Mayor of Poole alongside surprise special guests!

Full programme of entertainment including children’s entertainers, face painters, snow machine and lots of bubbles!

Tower Park

Tower Park's Christmas Switch On will be taking place on Saturday 16th November at 3:30pm - 5:30pm.

Join them for free activities for all the family, walkabout characters, rides, face painters and Santa will be there to make an appearance!

Walk to School

Walk to School

Living Streets has been campaigning for better places to walk for 90 years for everyone. 

New family musical comes to Salisbury Playhouse

New family musical comes to Salisbury Playhouse

Beatrix Potter’s The Tailor of Gloucester, premiering in The Salberg this Christmas

Kidz Bop Announces First-Ever Tour in UK

Kidz Bop Announces First-Ever Tour in UK

First-ever headlining tour for the British KIDZ BOP Kids will be in the UK April 2020!

Fireworks Code

Fireworks Code

Firework Safety code for adults and children-be safe this November...           



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Autumn Activities

Autumn Activities

Now that we are in autumn everyone is looking for things to do with the kids to celebrate this lovely colourful season. Here we have some great ideas, and they don't all involve being cooped up indoors! Get out and enjoy the cooler, fresh air and the crunchy leaves under foot - you can always return home afterwards for a hot chocolate and a snuggle