SUMMER is now in full swing and there’s plenty of events taking place in Dorset this week.

1. To celebrate World Yoga Day, FitLiving UK and Shush Events have teamed up to offer free silent beach yoga on the beach on Wednesday, June 21. Seven different classes will take place throughout the day to suit all ages and abilities. To register, email

2. The UK’s most successful rock & roll variety production That’ll Be The Day returns to Lighthouse, Poole on Wednesday, June 21. Tickets £25. For more details, call 01202 280000.

3. Sing As One by the Harbourside Learning Partnership featuring 540 children is also at Lighthouse on June 21.

4. There will be street food stalls, cooking demos and live music during the Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival every day in The Square. See

5. Get ready for hand clapping, foot stomping, roof-raising folk music fun on Saturday, June 24 with Folk on the Quay. See

6. Vdub at the Pub Festival, now in its ninth year, takes place from June 23 to 25, next to Julian’s Bridge in Wimborne.

7. The Glenn Miller Orchestra, led by Ray McVay and featuring the Swing Time Jivers and The Polka Dot Dolls, is at Bournemouth Pavilion on Sunday, June 25.

8. The second Bright for Sight Night Run takes place along Boscombe seafront in aid of Dorset Blind Association on Saturday, June 24.

9. A new food and music festival kicks off on Sunday, June 25 at Littledown Park from 11am to 5pm with local bands, food stalls, arts and crafts and children’s entertainment.

10. A giant puppet, mask and costume community parade by Carnival of Objects to celebrate the sea starts at Boscombe Pier at 4pm on Sunday, June 25.