1. Step back in time with the 90’s hit band Steps who have reunited for their new tour which visits Bournemouth tonight.

2. Funnyman Omid Djalili is at the Tivoli in Wimborne tomorrow night while Royal Blood will be rocking the BIC.

3. On Thursday Divine Comedy play at the O2 Academy in Boscombe while X Factor winner James Arthur visits the BIC.

4. Poole town’s Christmas trees will be switched on at 5.30pm on Thursday at Poole Quay and Falkland Square. There will also be fireworks and live music.

5. The Canford Cliffs Land Society is hosting a switching on event of the Christmas lights in Haven Road on Friday at 5pm. There will be music by the village community choir, drinks, buffet and raffle tickets. Entry £5.

6. The Kooks play at the BIC on Friday.

7. The Wareham Christmas parade starts at 3pm on Saturday followed by the Corfe Castle Christmas lights switch on at 4.30pm.

8. The first ever B Santa Fun Day comes to Castlepoint Shopping Park on Sunday. For £5, participants will get their own Santa suit, plus there will be real reindeer, live music, Christmas portraits and an attempt to create the biggest Santa selfie. All proceeds will go towards Bournemouth Hospital Charity’s Presents for Patients campaign.

9. Santa arrives at The Tank Museum in Bovington by tank on Sunday at 10.30am as part of a vintage market. There will also be live music, stalls and vintage vehicles on display.

10 . Santa will also arrive at Poole Quay on Sunday at 11am on a City Cruises boat before parading through Poole on his Christmas train joined by the mayor of Poole and the stars of the Lighthouse’s panto performance of Cinderella.