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AL FRESCO ACTORS: Private Lives

Noel Coward’s Private Lives comes to Dorset

Miles Jupp

From Balamory to stand up: Miles Jupp to reveal dark side at the Tivoli

Bournemouth to welcome 3,000 party-goers to The Block Party music festival

Bournemouth to welcome 3,000 party-goers to The Block Party music festival

Toddla T Sound

Reggae Roots stage to appear at Isle of Wight’s Bestival

There'll Always Be An England

Have a right Cockney knees-up at patriotic sing-a-long to mark St George’s Day

Paloma Faith to headline Wave 105Live! event at the BIC

Paloma Faith to headline Wave 105Live! event at the BIC

MOVES: From left, James Hankins, Morgan House and Aden Dzuda

Enterprising youngsters launch dance contest for Julia’s House

Pavilion Dance extravaganza offers something for everyone in The Tin Soldier production

Pavilion Dance extravaganza offers something for everyone in The Tin Soldier production

FAMILY DRAMA: Anne of Green Gables

Forest Forge bring Anne of Green Gables to life across Dorset

Gabrielle Aplin

Rising starlet Gabrielle Aplin to play O2 Academy, Bournemouth

Jessie J

Jessie J talks traffic, her love for Bournemouth and cracking the States

Jeremy Hardy

Hardy speaks to Poole

Samuel L Jackson

Work of Samuel L Jackson celebrated at Purbeck Film Festival

VISUAL: Filmmakers from movies such as Life of Pi, pictured, will be at the festival

Secrets of some of the biggest blockbusters revealed at BFX Festival

Milton Jones

Comedy central at HMS Bestival this weekend

JAZZ HANDS: James Dixon-Box, Lisa Appleyard and Dougie Gubbins

New theatre company for Bournemouth

FUN IN THE SUN: The Swanage Folk Festival procession

Milestone birthday for Swanage Folk Festival

LOOK OUT: L'Iceberg show

Not plain sailing

Show Of Hands

Show of Hands top the bill at Purbeck Folk Festival

My mum makes my burlesque costume! The team behind the sequins on show at Strictly Burlesque

My mum makes my burlesque costume! The team behind the sequins on show at Strictly Burlesque

METAL MACHINES:  A fantastical creation from Joe Rush and his Mutoid Waste Company

Arts by the Sea will feature beach spectacular

Rockin' and a rollin'

Rockin' and a rollin'

Great Dorset Chilli Fair

Can you stand the heat of the Great Dorset Chilli Fair?

Dorset Opera Festival continues with two classics

Dorset Opera Festival continues with two classics

Hit tribute show at the Pavilion

Hit tribute show at the Pavilion

MILK PLUS: Will Alex be cured in A Clockwork Orange?

Autumn season will go like clockwork, says Lighthouse

Leading ‘men’ in Jack and the Beanstalk

Annual Poole panto is bit of a tall story

Dirty dancing is all the rage

Freema Agyeman and David Tennant in Dr Who

Prepare for sci-fi invasion

African beats come to the Pavilion

Out of Africa

Enjoy films in the great outdoors at Corfe Castle

Branagh’s Macbeth beamed to theatre

Branagh’s Macbeth beamed to theatre

Brian Conley's back in panto

Brian’s back in panto

Stunning scenery

Purbeck's hidden gems

Union J

Boyband Union J head for BIC

YOU'LL LIKE IT: Magician Paul Daniels

Legend to Leg End: Paul Daniels to appear on the Pier

SMOOTH JAZZ: Shakatak

Shakatak are coming back

RELIVE THE 80s: Chart toppers Shakatak

Shakatak are back!

TOUR: The Wessex Actors Company cast in The Importance of Being Earnest

Importance of being Earnest comes to Dorset

Sigur Ros

Lamer Tree line up is best ever

Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend sweep into o2

HE'S COMING: Snoop Dogg

Elton John and Snoop Dog - it's a Bestival exclusive

Peter Doherty

Expect the unexpected at Pete Doherty show at Mr Kyps

On the bounce at Bestival

Camp Bestival - Not suitable for adults

Thousands head for ferries to Isle of Wight Festival

APPEARING SOON: Spiers and Boden

Folk and roots party on Poole Quay

CELLIST: Adrian Brendel

Rising stars of classical music take to the stage at Plush Festival

Get set to party with M People

Get set to party to M People hits

LINE UP: Performers from Carnaby Street, a new musical coming to the Pavilion in Bournemouth

Swinging sixties come back to Bournemouth

EXTRA DATE: Jessie J in familiar pose

Jessie J adds extra Bournemouth date

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