What’s on in our area

7 September – 12 November

Pannage in the New Forest

Up to 600 domestic pigs roam the New Forest at this time of year to eat the acorns that are poisonous to the local ponies.   

Read more on the New Forest website



Saturday 14- 21 October

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

All kinds of happenings, events and public installations.

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Car boot sales 

Ashley Heath Car Boot Sale

One of the largest and longest-running in the area. Every Sunday 7am-1.30pm at Homeland Farm, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne BH21 6QZ


Canford Park Arena Car Boot Fairs

Held on Sundays at Canford Park Arena Magna Rd, Bournemouth, Wimborne BH21 3AP. Early buyers from 9.30am pay £10/car. Buyers from 11am pay £1/car.

View website


New Forest Car Boot Sale

The biggest car boot sale in the New Forest, Sunday 7am – 1pm (March-October) Strawberry Fields, Boldre Between Brockenhurst and Lymington (A337) SO41 8PT, SO41 8PT Lymington

View website for details of this and other carboots in the New Forest


Regular events

Local Park Run

Every Saturday 9am Moors Valley Country Park.



Hampshire Farmers’ Market

22 July, 26 August, 23 September, 28 October

The Furlong, Ringwood


Ringwood Summer of Music

The Furlong Ringwood, Saturdays from 15 July to 5 August 11am-3pm, free

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Candlelight nights,

Lower Gardens, Bournemouth

Every Wednesday in August


Classic Cars on the Prom

Every Sunday

Behind the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on West Overcliff Promenade


Live Music at Harbour Heights Hotel

(Piano and vocals) every Saturday July to October and other days

Haven Road, Poole

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Dream Machines (Bike Night on Poole Quay)

Every Tuesday

The biggest weekly motorcycle meet


Poole Greyhound racing

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

Poole Stadium, Wimborne Road, Poole, BH15 2BP

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