1. Poole Dream Machines returns to Poole Quay every Tuesday from April 3 at 6pm.The Quay is closed to all traffic except motorbikes with riders paying a £1 fee to park up with other enthusiasts

2. Strap on your safety goggles at Lighthouse on Tuesday at 2pm when science’s greatest and most volatile show Brainiac Live delves fearlessly into the mysteries of science, exploring the world of the weird and wonderful.

3. City Cruises Poole once again welcome passengers to explore the beautiful southern England coast aboard the Solent Scene and Island Scene boats. From bird watching to fireworks displays, families will see the most magical sights with daily cruises sailing between 29th March – 28th October 2018.

4. Death on the Nile on Wednesday part of 1978 films at 1978 prices at Lighthouse

5. Dorset based theatre company The MakeShift Ensemble head to Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts on 5 April as part of their spring tour of Sofa – a brand new play exploring memory and ‘unmemory’.

6. Cult band Nine Below Zero at the Old Fire Station in Bournemouth on Friday.

7. Tom Allen at the Regent on Saturday

8. Cheese Festival at the BIC

9. Lisa Stansfield at the Pavilion on Sunday

10. Discover Wimborne, a month-long voyage of discovery which will showcase local businesses, organisations and activities throughout Wimborne, returns for the second year. During April visitors and locals will be encouraged to explore the delights of the town and discover Wimborne as a destination, by experiencing the various events and special offers of the businesses taking part.