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Family events at Poole

Family events at Poole

Quayside events on Poole Quay

Quayside events on Poole Quay

Fireworks at Poole Quay

Fireworks at Poole Quay

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  1. Add Dazzle & The Art of Defence to your Itinerary

    Dazzle & The Art of Defence

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    Heritage

    Wallisdown, POOLE

    Curated by David Lund
    Co-Curated by Elisa Di-Rosa

    18 February – 25 April 2019
    TheGallery, AUB

    Following AUB's collaborative contribution to Dazzle: Disguise and Disruption in War and Art, curated by James Taylor and held at the St Barbe Museum and...

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    TheGallery, Poole

    Dates

    From:
    18 February 2019to25 April 2019Various Opening Times
    Free
  2. Add Seashore ramble to your Itinerary

    Seashore ramble

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    Talk or Lecture

    POOLE

    Join one of our marine experts on this free guided monthly walk as they explore the wildlife that makes the shorelines on Brownsea its home.
    Please wear sturdy footwear and sensible outdoor clothing. Meet at the Outdoor Centre which is approx. 25...

    Venue

    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

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    22 March 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    26 April 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    24 May 2019Open 14:00 - 15:30
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    28 June 2019Open 14:00 - 15:30
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    26 July 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    23 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    27 September 2019Open 14:00 - 15:30
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    25 October 2019Open 14:00 - 15:30
    Free
  3. Add Seashore ramble to your Itinerary

    Seashore ramble

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    Nature Walk

    Poole

    Come and explore Brownsea's coastlines on this free guided wildlife walk.

    Dates

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    22 March 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00
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    26 April 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
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    24 May 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
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    28 June 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00
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    26 July 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00
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    23 August 2019Open 11:00 - 13:00
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    27 September 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
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    25 October 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
  4. Add Upton Wood Volunteer Day to your Itinerary

    Upton Wood Volunteer Day

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    Participatory Event

    POOLE

    Todays conservation task will be cutting back bramble, gorse and other shrubs, to give more room for heathland plants to grow. If time and weather allows, we'll relocate some of the tree saplings from the heath to other parts of the wood.

    Hot...

    Venue

    Upton Wood, Upton & Surrounding

    Dates

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    24 March 2019Open 10:00 - 13:00
  5. Add Visit Dorset Attractions Festival - Purbeck Breezer to your Itinerary

    Visit Dorset Attractions Festival - Purbeck Breezer

    POOLE

    Breeze through the Purbecks on route to Swanage, experience the stunning coastline views, our route 40 and 50 buses will take you via Wareham, Corfe Castle, Shell Bay and Studland. Sun, sea, sand and bus rides - what more could you ask for?

    ...

    Dates

    From:
    30 March 2019to7 April 2019
  6. Add Say thank you on Brownsea for Mother's Day to your Itinerary

    Say thank you on Brownsea for Mother's Day

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    Mother's Day

    POOLE

    Spoil your mum on Mother's day. Enjoy a spring walk on Brownsea Island then head to the Visitor Centre to create a natural masterpiece to give to your mum. You can then treat her to a delicious cream tea in the Villano harbour fronted café.

    Venue

    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

    Dates

    From:
    31 March 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
  7. Add Free Entry* on Mother's Day at Farmer Palmer's to your Itinerary

    Free Entry* on Mother's Day at Farmer Palmer's

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    Mother's Day

    Organford, POOLE

    Free Entry for Mum's on Mother's Day (Sunday 31st March 2019) with Voucher downloaded from Farmer Palmer's Website.

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    31 March 2019Open 10:00 - 16:00
  8. Add Poole Dream Machines to your Itinerary

    Poole Dream Machines

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    Car & Motor Vehicles

    POOLE

    The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending. Every Tuesday evening on Poole Quay from start of April to end of September.

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    2 April 2019to24 September 2019Various Opening Times
  9. Add Island life through the ages;free guided walk on Brownsea to your Itinerary

    Island life through the ages;free guided walk on Brownsea

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    Talk or Lecture

    POOLE

    Join one of our expert guides as they lead you on a guided walk to discover Brownsea's past.  The island has a fascinating history, on this walk you can find out more about what it has been like as an islander living on Brownsea through the ages...

    Venue

    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

    Dates

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    5 April 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    3 May 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    7 June 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    5 July 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    2 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    6 September 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
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    4 October 2019Open 11:00 - 12:30
  10. Add Stainer's Crucifixion to your Itinerary

    Stainer's Crucifixion

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    Music

    Broadstone, POOLE

    The Broadstone Choir will be singing Stainer's Crufixion and Easter music from Messiah accompanied by professional instrumentalists and soloists.

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    6 April 2019Open 19:30 - 21:30
    Price £4.00 to £12.00 Per Ticket
  11. Add Spring ranger days to your Itinerary

    Spring ranger days

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    Family

    POOLE

    Join one of our ranger days and find out what it's like to be a ranger on Brownsea Island. Take part in a range of outdoor conservation tasks and wild skills. Recommended for ages 8 +. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. ...

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    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

    Dates

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    10 April 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
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    17 April 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
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    29 May 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
    Price £7.00 to £15.00 Per Ticket
  12. Add Spring ranger days to your Itinerary

    Spring ranger days

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    Nature Walk

    Poole

    Bring your budding young rangers to the island to join our team and to discover how to conserve nature and to learn some bush craft skills.

    Dates

    From:
    10 April 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
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    17 April 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
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    29 May 2019Open 11:00 - 15:00
    Price £7.00 to £20.00 Per Ticket
  13. Add The Coastal Comedy Show with TV Headliner Jen Brister! to your Itinerary

    The Coastal Comedy Show with TV Headliner Jen Brister!

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    Performance

    Poole

    Star of the BBC's latest series of Live at the Apollo
    As seen on Comedy Central in Live at the Comedy Store and many more!
    After performing in front of the legendary Spike Milligan and receiving the luminous and prestigious title of having 'a great...

    Dates

    From:
    13 April 2019Open 19:30 - 22:10
    Price £15.00 Per Ticket
  14. Add Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunts to your Itinerary

    Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunts

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    Easter

    Organford, POOLE

    Daily from Good Fri 19th – Easter Mon 22nd April – Spring into Easter, Egg Hunts and Events, please see Farmer Palmer's Website for further information and times.

    Dates

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    19 April 2019to22 April 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Add Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt on Brownsea Island to your Itinerary

    Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt on Brownsea Island

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    Family

    POOLE

    Join us for an Easter weekend packed with fun craft activities, self-led games, competitions and a Cadbury Easter egg hunt. Activities run from 10.30am to 4pm.

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    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

    Dates

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    19 April 2019to22 April 2019Open 10:30 - 16:00
    Price £2.50 Per person per day
  16. Add Early bird wildlife walks to your Itinerary

    Early bird wildlife walks

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    Animal/Wildlife

    POOLE

    Experience the island when it is at its most peaceful. Enjoy a boat ride and a guided walk to discover the sights and sounds of Brownsea's birdlife. Then return to the Villano café to enjoy a breakfast roll and drink. Please ensure you are at the...

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    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

    Dates

    From:
    27 April 2019Open 07:30 - 10:30
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    4 May 2019Open 07:30 - 10:30
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    1 June 2019Open 07:30 - 10:30
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    5 October 2019Open 07:30 - 10:30
    Price £12.50 to £25.00 Per Ticket
  17. Add VenFest to your Itinerary

    VenFest

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    Food and Drink

    Lytchett Minster, Poole

    VenFest - celebrating the best of Dorset and the surrounding areas' produce with an emphasis on venison.

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    4 May 2019
  18. Add Food and Drink festival to your Itinerary

    Food and Drink festival

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    Food and Drink

    Poole

    Join us for the annual Food and Drink festival with over 40 stalls including artisan and gourmet brands, delicious free samples, Fairtrade goods, local produce, live music and much much more. FREE entry and FREE parking.

    Dates

    From:
    19 May 2019Open 11:00 - 16:00
    Free
  19. Add Minibeasts and more; free family guided walk to your Itinerary

    Minibeasts and more; free family guided walk

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    Animal/Wildlife

    POOLE

    Did you know that Brownsea has its very own snail or that slugs have around 25,000 teeth?! Join this fun and free family guided walk that uses all the senses to discover more about the natural world. You'll meet some of Brownsea's unique island...

    Venue

    Brownsea Island, Purbeck

    Dates

    From:
    28 May 2019to30 May 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
    From:
    28 May 2019to30 May 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
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    23 July 2019to25 July 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    23 July 2019to25 July 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
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    30 July 2019to1 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
    From:
    30 July 2019to1 August 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
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    6 August 2019to8 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    6 August 2019to8 August 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
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    13 August 2019to15 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    13 August 2019to15 August 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
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    20 August 2019to22 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    20 August 2019to22 August 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
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    27 August 2019to29 August 2019Open 11:00 - 12:00
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    27 August 2019to29 August 2019Open 13:30 - 14:30
    Free
  20. Add Poole Harbour Boat Show to your Itinerary

    Poole Harbour Boat Show

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    Boating

    Poole

    The fifth Poole Harbour Boat Show will take place in June 2019 from its award-winning home, Poole Quay Boat Haven. With over 30,000 people in attendance in both 2017 and 2018, the show continues to be the biggest-ever free to attend boat show on the...

    Dates

    From:
    7 June 2019to9 June 2019

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