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Christchurch has an excellent programme of events throughout the year with numerous festivals, exhibitions and events, so you’re bound to find something you’ll really enjoy.

Christchurch has a flourishing arts and cultural scene with a wealth of local artists and craftspeople who regularly exhibit their work at a variety of locations throughout the borough.

CADarts (Christchurch & District Arts Council), Highcliffe Castle, the Red House Museum, The Christchurch Priory and the Regent Centre have extensive programmes of events, concerts, plays, shows, exhibitions and displays throughout the year.  The Regent Centre's programme also includes current film releases and live links to the New York Opera House as well as live shows and musicals  and performances by visiting artists.

From classics to rock, opera to folk, there's plenty of live music to enjoy during your visit.  A wide range of live music take splace regularly in our pubs, restaurants and hotels and there are numerous musical events throughout the year.  Check out listings on Live Wire for full details.

Christchurch is very close to Bournemouth and the New Forest .  Both areas boast an extensive programme of events throughout the year.

'Christchurch Activities for Young People' is a lcoal organisation that organise Activities for children in School holidays- This is available to both visitors and local children, but booking is normally essential.  For events across the county check out visit-dorset.

Make the most of what we have to offer by using the "Search" facility on the right hand side of this page.  You can search for a specific type of event and by location,  then put a date in your diary to visit us soon!


  • The Great Dorset Steam Fair

    The Great Dorset Steam Fair

    Location: Blandford Forum

    Steam engine exhibits, vintage vehicles, heavy shire horses and rural crafts. Working rural...

  • Live Wire - local gig guide

    Live Wire - local gig guide

    Location: CHRISTCHURCH

    Live Wire - a listing of all the local gigs and venues in and around the Christchurch area.

  • Charity Pancake Race

    Lesley Waters Patron

    Location: CHRISTCHURCH

    Pancake Tuesday looks set to be an exciting one in Christchurch as teams are getting into practice...

  • The Red House Museum - Events

    Red House Museum Garden

    Location: Christchurch

    A full programme of forthcoming events showing at The Red House Museum is available on their...

  • The Bean Car Club's Daffodil Run

    The Bean Car Club's Daffodil Run

    Location: Christchruch

    Sunday 12 April 2015

    The Bean Car Club's Daffodil Run
    (The Club for all makes of Veteran &...

  • Christchurch Harbour & Sea Cruises

    Christchurch Boats

    Location: Christchurch

    A fascinating trip around Christchurch Harbour, past Hengistbury Head, Christchurch Priory Church...

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