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A brand-new concept for Bournemouth town centre, with entertainment and activities taking place between 3.30pm and 5.30pm daily.
The Town Centre BID Living Advent Calendar is a daily 2 hour event, featuring a free different activity or animation, at a different location each day. The activities will run over a two hour window, from 3.30-5.30pm daily (unless stated otherwise), from Monday 18th November to Tuesday 24th December.
*all times/locations correct at time of publicaiton. Those marked with an *asterisk are subject to change. Please visit website for latest updates.
Please see the table of different activities below for a more in-depth look at the Living Advent Calendar happening in Bournemouth this Christmas.
Inflatable Santa - 18th November - Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa - Westover Road
Inflatable Santa - 19th November - Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa - Virgin Media
Badge making - 20th November - Come and create your festive badge - Bournemouth library
Recycled art make & take - 21st November - Create a festive masterpiece with recycled materials from Dorset Scrapstore - Naked
Jamie Jigsaw - 22nd November - and see our favourite children’s entertainer Jamie Jigsaw - Specsavers
Iggle Piggle Walkabout - 23rd November - Beales Place
Inflatable Santa - 24th November - *2 - 4pm* - Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa - The Arcade
Bath Bombs - 25th November - Make your free festive bath bomb with Lush (first come, first served) - Lush
John House - 26th November - Create a sock snowman with John House (first come, first served) - Meet and Sip
Relight my choir - 27th November - Live music from Relight my Choir - Boots
Showgirls - 28th November - A collection of cabaret singers, drag queens and burlesque performers. We shall be bringing the glitz and glam of a cabaret Christmas but to a PG audience. Although dancers may remove items, they will remain in clothing we all know and love from our beaches – just with a little more sparkle and sass. - Flirt
Arts and crafts - 29th November - Festive arts and crafts at El Murrio - El Murrino
Harry Skinner - 30th November - Classic festive tunes - Westover Road
Bath Bomb Making - 1st December - Make your free festive bath bomb with Lush (first come, first served) - Lush
Mad 4 Animals - 2nd December - *3.30 - 5.30pm* AJ and the team are sure to delight with the opportunity to get up close and personal with some fantastic creatures. - BH2
Inflatable Santa - 3rd December - Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa - Virgin Media
John House - 4th December - Create a sock snowman with John House (first come, first served) - Library
Bourne Harmony - 5th December - Live music from the local choir - Boots
Inflatable Santa - 6th December - Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa - Beales Place
Subb zero - 7th December - Entertainment from an amazing six piece swing band - *The Arcade*
SU2 - 8th December - *2 - 4pm* - Live music from the community Big Band - The Avenue
All Fired Up – Christmas Crafting - Christmas Crafting at All Fired Up - All Fired Up
Southbourne Sings - 10th December - *5pm - 7pm* Southbourne’s community choir get us into the festive mood. - BH2
Relight my choir - 11th December - Live music from Relight My Choir - O’Neills
Recycled art make & take - 12th December - Create a festive masterpiece with recycled materials from Dorset Scrapstore - Naked
Festive arts and crafts - 13th December - Join us for free arts and crafts at White Stuff - White Stuff
Bournemouth Carnival Band - 14th December at - Be amazed by the sound of the famous Bournemouth Carnival big Band - Westover Road
Sothbourne Sings - 15th December - *2 - 4pm* - Southbourne’s community choir get us into the festive mood. - The Avenue
Jamie Jigsaw - 16th December - Come and see our favourite children’s entertainer Jamie Jigsaw - Fat Face
Real Vintage - 17th December - Real Vintage provide authentic musical performance for the masses. With performance and dance from the early 1900s to the Rat Pack era!. - BH2 Leisure
Festive card making - 18th December - Join us in the library for festive Christmas card making - Library
Mitch Greengrass Music- 19th December - Festive tunes with the amazing Mitch Greengrass - Brewhouse and Kitchen
Relight my choir - 20th December - Performance from the amazing local choir. - *Flirt Stage*
Patrick Morrow - 21st December - Festive tunes with Patrick - The Avenue Centre
Yak Pack (Treehouse Theatre) - 22nd December - *2 - 4pm* - Interactive storytelling with Yak Pack. - Naked Deli
Mitch Greengrass Music - 23rd December - Festive tunes with the amazing Mitch Greengrass - Virgin Media
Bath Bomb Making - 24th December - *2 - 4pm* - Make your free festive bath bomb with Lush (first come, first served) - Lush
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