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Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival, Harry Paye Day and Race For Life - the weekend in Dorset

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    The 10-day Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival has started today and continues into the weekend
  • Hundreds of people will take part in the Summer Solstice 10k & Fun Run at Moors Valley tonight between 7pm and 9pm
  • Poole raises a glass to pirate Harry Paye on Saturday with its popular fun day on the Quay
  • Waggy Tails charity hold their annual fun dog show day at West Parley Memorial Hall on Saturday
  • Wool Carnival adopts a World Cup theme for its popular event which takes place on Saturday
  • Runners will push huge prams on Saturday for the second Ferndown Pram Race
  • Shake and Stir Festival celebrates all things vintage in Southbourne with events all weekend
  • Coda Music Centre hold an open day on Saturday
  • The first-ever Cheese and Chilli Festival takes place at Chapel Gate on Saturday and Sunday
  • A Total Wipeout-style fundraiser comes to Poole on Saturday to raise funds for Poole Hospital Charity
  • Take in lovely sea views on Sunday with the Sky Ride Local Bournemouth Pier to Pier ride
  • Poole's Race For Life takes place in Poole Park on Sunday with two 5k races

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(deleted) 2:24pm Fri 20 Jun 14

Just had a haggis and bacon roll off the Scottish stand in the Square - excellent, absolutely delicious.

Score: -1
Huey 5:06pm Fri 20 Jun 14

FerryFan wrote…


Just had a haggis and bacon roll off the Scottish stand in the Square - excellent, absolutely delicious.

I'm going down tomorrow and I'll try one of those!
This is a great article. We are lucky to live somewhere where so many events take place, I had no idea any of the stuff above were on until I read this.
And the weather looks good too...

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HRH of Boscombe 11:51pm Sat 21 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head wrote…


FerryFan wrote…


Just had a haggis and bacon roll off the Scottish stand in the Square - excellent, absolutely delicious.
It's no wonder Scotch men have the lowest life expectancy in Europe usually dying at 56.

Can you move to Scotland then pls :)

Score: 3
itsneverblackorwhite 9:51pm Sat 21 Jun 14

I think the word "Festival" is perhaps a bit of an overstatement as to the Bournemouth Food & Drink event, about 20 stalls mainly selling take-away food at inflated prices and a large bar with some live bands!

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Sir Beachy Head 11:43pm Sat 21 Jun 14

FerryFan wrote…


Just had a haggis and bacon roll off the Scottish stand in the Square - excellent, absolutely delicious.

It's no wonder Scotch men have the lowest life expectancy in Europe usually dying at 56.

Score: 0
(deleted) 11:26am Sun 22 Jun 14

Sir Beachy Head wrote…


FerryFan wrote…


Just had a haggis and bacon roll off the Scottish stand in the Square - excellent, absolutely delicious.
It's no wonder Scotch men have the lowest life expectancy in Europe usually dying at 56.

Good job I'm an English woman who's had just the one then, isn't it!! :))))

Score: -1

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