Don't miss this week...

1. Synth pop pioneer Gary Numan brings his new tour to Bournemouth's O2 Academy tonight in support of his highly acclaimed new album Savage.

2. Celebration of Brownsea Open Air Theatre 50th anniversary will be held at Canford Cliffs library on xxx

3. The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's new autumn programme gets underway with Rhythm Of Life at the Lighthouse, Poole on Wednesday see

4. There's another chance to see Hamlet (12A) once again as Academy Award nominee, Benedict Cumberbatch, star of BBC’s Sherlock, takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy at the Regent in Christchurch on Thursday, October 5 at 7pm.

5. Tales of drunkenness, gluttony and misfortune abound in an evening’s entertainment featuring the wine critic and former choral singer Oz Clarke alongside members of Armonico Consort at Lighthouse on Thursday.

6. An art exhibition by members of Poole & East Dorset Art Society (PEDAS) featuring new drawings, paintings, sculpture completed this summer is now on display at The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park until October 16. Open daily from 10am to 5 pm. See

7. The fifth annual Bournemouth Marathon Festival takes place this weekend with

8. Bonkers hair, terrible shirts and funny one-liners. That is probably a fair description of oddball comic Milton Jones. Milton Jones Is Out There at the Pavilion on Friday.

9. Mantovani

10. Walk to Remember