18-19 May, Pylewell Park, The New Forest
The New Festival for dogs and dog lovers, hosted by Chris Packham CBE, with open fields, exciting woodlands and a beach, plus food and drink producers from across the Forest, a vintage fun fair and live music.
The Great Dorset Steam Fair
Thursday 22 – Monday 26 August, South Down, Tarrant Hinton, Blandford, DT11 8HX
Experience steam giants of the past, WW1 flying aircraft, heavy horse displays and more.
Bournemouth Air Festival
29 August – 1 September, Bournemouth sea front
Free displays in the air, on the ground and at night in the UK’s largest air festival.
New Forest Marathon
Sunday 8 September 2019
Hosted at the New Park Showground, Clay Hill, Brockenhurst SO42 7QH
A locally run event consisting of a marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, 1k fun and junior run plus woodland walk all in the beautiful New Forest.
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Regular events and car boot sales
Hampshire Farmers’ Market, Ringwood
Last Saturday of every month, 10am-2pm, the Furlong
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
Local Park Run
Every Saturday 9am Moors Valley Country Park.
Theatres and music venues
BH Live! Tickets www.bhlivetickets.co.uk
Bournemouth International Centre www.bic.co.uk/whats-on
Bournemouth Pavilion www.bournemouthpavilion.co.uk/whats-on
Mayflower Theatre, Southampton www.mayflower.org.uk/whats-on
Regent Centre Christchurch www.regentcentre.co.uk/comingsoon.php
The Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne www.tivoliwimborne.co.uk
The Lighthouse, Poole www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/whats-on
The Barrington Theatre, Ferndown www.barringtoncentre.co.uk/theatre/whats-on
The Verwood Hub https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk