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Chinese Winter Wonderland coming to Boscombe

Visit the south's first ever Chinese Winter Wonderland this weekend

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Picture: Sam Sheldon.

GALLERY: 113 children take part in Poole Junior Parkrun

Colouring-in groups you can join across Dorset

14 adult colouring-in groups you can join across Dorset

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Picture: Laura Scottorn Photography

WATCH: The brand new foam fun run that's coming to Poole

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Christmas events in Dorset and the New Forest

21 Christmas events happening in Dorset and the New Forest

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Firework displays 2015: some of the events set to light up the skies in November

7 firework displays and bonfires happening tonight in Dorset and the New Forest

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GALLERY: Monster firework display lights up the skies at Wareham

GALLERY: Monster firework display lights up the skies at Wareham

GALLERY: Crafts, food and glorious sunshine at sixth Forage Festival

GALLERY: Crafts, food and glorious sunshine at sixth Forage Festival

The launch of the Poole Conker Championships at Poole Park

What you need to know about today's Poole Park Conker Championship

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PixelPyros firework display

Nine things not to miss at Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

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Bournemouth Marathon Festival in 2014

Bournemouth Marathon Festival: your essential guide

Mad Max: Fury Road

BFX Festival 2015: your guide to what's happening

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GALLERY: Hundreds of women take part in New Forest Cycletta ride

GALLERY: Hundreds of women take part in New Forest Cycletta

GALLERY: Thousands line the streets for Ringwood Carnival

GALLERY: Thousands line the streets for Ringwood Carnival

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Ringwood Carnival 2015: your guide to the 66th annual event

Ringwood Carnival 2015: your guide to the 66th annual event

Swanage Folk Festival

12 things to do in Dorset and the New Forest this weekend

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CAUGHT BY THE FUZZ: Nick and Hannah Mersh from Christchurch at the Hairy Man Festival

GALLERY: First-ever Hairy Man Festival hailed a success

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Great Dorset Steam Fair 2015: your essential guide

Great Dorset Steam Fair 2015: your essential guide

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Picture by Richard Crease

GALLERY: Thousands flock for first day of the Great Dorset Steam Fair

GALLERY: Hundreds brave wet weather for Dorset Plane Pull

GALLERY: Hundreds brave wet weather for Dorset Plane Pull

Boscombe East West Fest to become annual event

Boscombe East West Fest to become annual event

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The Dorset Plane Pull takes place today

UPDATE: Six things to do on bank holiday Monday

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GALLERY: Music, dancing and fun at Christchurch Carnival

GALLERY: Music, dancing and fun at Christchurch Carnival

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The weekend in Dorset - The Big Bournemouth Family Fun Day, Swanage Carnival, Mudeford Arts Festival, The Poole Town and Country Show, Great Dorset Chilli Festival and lots more, plus travel updates

The weekend in Dorset: Poole Carnival, Thai Summer Fair and Littledown Family Fun Day

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GALLERY: Big Bournemouth family fun days are a hit

GALLERY: Big Bournemouth family fun days are a hit

Poole Park goes back in time for its 125th anniversary

Poole Park goes back in time for its 125th anniversary

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10,000 people flock to Mudeford Arts Festival

10,000 people flock to Mudeford Arts Festival

Picture: Sally Adams

GALLERY: Crowds line the streets for colourful Poole Carnival

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Punters feel the heat at Great Dorset Chilli Fest. Pics: Sam Sheldon

GALLERY: Punters feel the heat at Great Dorset Chilli Fest

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Host of attractions at Poole Town and Country Show. Pics: Sam Sheldon

GALLERY: Host of attractions at Poole Town and Country Show

the Yakovlevs Aerobatic Team

UPDATE: 20 things to do in Dorset over the next seven days

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LINED UP: Brewery drays on display

GALLERY: Record numbers flock to the New Forest Show

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GALLERY: New Forest Show visitors turned away due to "unprecedented" popularity

GALLERY: New Forest Show visitors turned away due to "unprecedented" popularity

Darth Vader

Darth Vader actor set to meet fans at Bournemouth Comic Con

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Smiles all round as Bournemouth's Pride festival kicks off with huge parade. Pics: Sally Adams

GALLERY: Smiles all round as Bourne Free festival kicks off with huge parade

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Run or Dye is one of the many events around the area this weekend

The weekend in Dorset - Bourne Free, Grooves on the Green, boat race, Swanage Jazz Festival and much more

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Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim postponed due to weather

Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim postponed due to weather

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Swanage Jazz Parade. Picture Sian Court

GALLERY: Bumper crowds at 26th Swanage Jazz Festival

Sway Carnival procession goes Back to the Future

Sway Carnival procession goes Back to the Future

Upton and Lytchett Minster Carnival. Pics: Sally Adams

GALLERY: Thousands turn out for Upton and Lytchett Minster Carnival

Thousands take part in Dorset's most colourful fundraiser. Pics: Sally Adams

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Thousands take part in Bournemouth Run or Dye

Bournemouth Pier to Pier swim

20 things to do in Dorset and the New Forest this weekend

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New cider festival heading to Wimborne next month

New cider festival heading to Wimborne next month

Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride

15 things to do in Dorset this weekend

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The 14th Annual Dedication Service is held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial, where visiting dignitaries lay wreaths and Reverend Canon Ray Hubble conducted the service.

GALLERY: Russian air attaché attends New Forest Airfields service

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The 45 tonne steam-powered crane at Swanage station

GALLERY: Hurricane flypast at Purbeck at War event marking Armed Forces Day

Folk on the Quay

21 things to do in Dorset and the New Forest this weekend

Harry Paye Day 2015

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Thousands flock to Poole Quay's Harry Paye Day

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GALLERY: Dancing in the streets at Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

GALLERY: Dancing in the streets at Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

WATCH: Team Echo take on cooking challenge at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

WATCH: Team Echo take on cooking challenge at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

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