Etsy Christmas pop-up shop on its way to Wimborne


3:30pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A new handmade and vintage fair is being held in Wimborne to bring together individual crafts and unique gifts.

Up and coming businesses to be showcased at Poole’s Christmas market

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

START-UP businesses will be making their first public appearance at a Christmas Wonderland Market in Poole.

A market, light switch-on and Santa lined-up for Christchurch Christmas Festival

Bournemouth Echo:

4:00pm Monday 27th October 2014

PREPARATIONS are being made for the Christchurch Christmas Festival – with a new team at the helm.

Father Christmas and his elves to bring festive magic to The Ark Poole

Bournemouth Echo:

11:00am Friday 24th October 2014

POOLE Park’s revamped attraction, The Ark, has unveiled plans for a Christmas extravaganza.

‘Winter wonderland’ set to take over Print Room restaurant in run-up to Christmas

Bournemouth Echo:

12:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN EVENTS company is taking over Bournemouth’s Print Room restaurant to create a ‘winter wonderland’ in the run-up to Christmas.

Free tickets to the Ideal Home Show at Christmas

Bournemouth Echo:

7:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The UK’s biggest Christmas event, the Ideal Home Show at Christmas is your one–stop festive extravaganza.

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Saturday, December 21

  • Santa's Grotto in Wimborne Square between 10.30am and 4.30pm. Entry £6 per child and includes a gift. All proceeds go to Julia's House Children's Hospice.
  • Solstice Lantern Parade at 5pm from the Royal Arcade to Boscombe Pier followed by a fireworks display at 6pm
  • Christmas Farmyard petting zoo in Bournemouth Square
  • Festive pop-up cinema returns in Falkland Square showing lots of seasonal screen treats
  • Sunday, December 22

  • Dorset Motorcycle Club’s annual ‘Mistletoe Run’ with members dressing up as Santa’s and snowmen.

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    Bournemouth Echo: Christmas lights on Runton Road in Branksome. Picture by Richard Crease.

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