EVENTS

RECURRING EVENTS

Third Thursday of every month Rough Diamonds - A Writers' Event. Third Thursday of every month, 7.30 - 9.30pm at Lovitaly, I Market Place, Ringwood BH24 1AN. £5 on the door (concessions £3), all proceeds to Macmillan Caring Locally. Bring your own poems, prose or short stories to read, or just come to listen. There will be a featured talk by a published writer every month. For more information contact Andrena Yeats andrenayeats@btinternet.com

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday every week Tri-Active Exercise Project. View the POSTER for more details.


We have a variety of events that are happening throughout the year. Here are a selection of what is coming up.

2018

01 January Start the New Year off with a bracing dip in the sea. The Christchurch Life Saving Club New Year's Day dip returns! It takes place at 12 noon on Friars Cliff beach in front of the Beach Hut Cafe and registration will be at the club hut which can be accessed via the steps next to the cafe. Please ensure that you register there before participating in the dip. All proceeds to Macmillan Caring Locally. To find out all the details, please go here

6 - 7 April Steppin' Out Academy of Performance proudly presents 'A Ticket to Dream'. Gainsford Theatre, Lytchett Minster School BH16 6JD. Tickets from £11.50 available here or 01202 667893. Event in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally. Download the poster HERE

8 April Steppin' Out Academy of Performance proudly presents 'Junior Showstoppers 2018'. Gainsford Theatre, Lytchett Minster School BH16 6JD. Tickets from £11.50 available here or 01202 667893. Event in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally. Download the poster HERE

22 April Virgin London Marathon. We regret that we have no golden bond places left for this event.

28 April Christchurch Lions Travelling Trends Fashion Show at Mudeford Wood Community Centre BH23 4TR. 7.00 for 7.30 p.m. Tickets £7.00 to include a welcome drink - must be purchased in advance. This event is in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally. For ticket purchasing and more details please download the poster HERE

12 May "Melodie's Walk". Fun 14 Mile Charity Walk from the Alice Lisle Pub, Rockford to The Royal Oak, Fritham, and back again. The walk starts at 10 am and includes Bacon Butties to start, then finish with a light supper at 5.30pm, followed by a raffle and quiz. For ticket purchasing and more details please download the poster HERE

12 - 13 May Christchurch Food Festival. Read all about this popular event here.

18 May AN EVENING OF LIVE MUSIC FROM THE GOODFOOT BAND & THE JOELLE FAMILY BAND at the Marsham Court Hotel, 7.30PM - 11PM. Light Buffet included. Adults £15.00, Children (under 16s) £10.00 (limited availability). For tickets please contact michelleberry1@btinternet.com or 07803 730930. Download the poster HERE

03 June Wessex Car Show at Breamore House Park SP6 2DF, 10 am to 5pm. The Dorset Region of the Jaguar enthusiasts club are pleased to be hosting this popular charity event. Arena entertainment, birds of prey display, live music, motoring spares, autojumble, gift stalls, craft stalls, refreshments. Admission charges apply.

24 June Happy Tappers present "Summer Showcase", 2.30 and 7.00 pm at the Forest Arts Centre BH25 6DS. Tickets £5.00 from Lucy on 01425 613548. Profits will be shared between Macmillan Caring Locally and Oakhaven Hospice Trust.

30 June Charity Abseil off the Spinnaker Tower. Are you brave enough? All details for this exciting challenge HERE

13 July Quiz Night in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally. 7.30 pm at Verwood Memorial Hall. Tickets are £5 and can be purchased from Jackie 07533 350822, or jackie.maynard22@btinternet.com. Teams of up to 6 people, please bring your own drinks, nibbles will be provided.

14 July Macmillan Unit Summer Fayre All details are HERE

29 July Charity Wing Walk. Join us for the thrill of a lifetime. All details can be found HERE

03 August THE ENTERTAINERS ARE COMING TO TOWN! Macmillan Caring Locally Invitational XI vs The Lashings World XI at Chapel Gate, Christchurch BH23 6BD. Featuring cricket stars Monty Panesar, Tino Best, Gordon Greenidge and special guest the legendary Henry Blofeld. Admission FREE. All details can be found HERE. Tickets for hospitality packages are available HERE

25 August Drumming 4 Life. A marathon charity live drumming event at Absolute Music in Bournemouth BH11 8NE. Starts at 12.00, finishes at 3.30 p.m. in aid of local charities.

27 August Charity Plane Pull. All details for how to get involved HERE

27 August Lions Club of Christchurch Family Fun Day at The Quomps Christchurch Quay, 11.00 am til 4.00 pm. In aid of local charities.

07 September Join us for the 16th annual Sarah Green Golf Tournament. Full details of this very popular event can be found on our dedicated page here

09 September THE EAGLE FLIES FOR THE LAST TIME! With a skydive and the biggest bungee jump in the world under his belt, Arthur Pearce flies to Seattle USA to take part in a daring wing walk with the Mason Wing Walking Academy. Read his story HERE

30 September Entries are now open for the Hoburne 5 mile road race in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally and the Fortune Centre for Riding Therapy. All details and registration information can be found here.

05 October Charity Ball in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally and Going for Bust at The Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth. All details can be found HERE

06 - 07 October Bournemouth Marathon, half Marathon, 10k, 5k and junior race. If you would like to take part in this event and raise funds for Macmillan Caring Locally please click HERE for how to sign up.

2 November The Diamond and Ice Charity Ball. For more details of this amazing event click here.

9 November Light up The Prom. Join us for this very special annual memorial event on Bournemouth sea front. You can find out more details and register HERE

17 November Charity Movie Night - GREASE singalong - in aid of Macmillan Caring Locally, Bournemouth Hospital Charity and the British Heart Foundation. Download the poster HERE

25 December The 11th Macmillan White Christmas Dip takes place at 10.30 a.m. to the right of Boscombe Pier, Bournemouth. Why not join us in fancy dress and have a dip in the sea on Christmas Day? All proceeds to Macmillan Caring Locally. To find out all the details, see photos and videos of past Dips and to register, please go to our dedicated web site click here



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