1 Film & Comic Con Bournemouth returns to the BIC this weekend. The annual event features stars from popular TV shows, films and comic books. Famous faces lined-up include Ingrid Oliver and Sophie Aldred from Doctor Who, Derren Nesbitt from Where Eagles Dare, Shauna Macdonald from The Descent plus Oliver Ford Davies, Kate Dickie, Indira Varma and Wilf Scolding from Game of Thrones. There will also be appearances from a number of actors from Star Wars including Mike Edmonds, Rusty Goffe, Frank Henson and Alan Swaden. There will be photo shoots, panels, autograph sessions and stalls selling memorabilia. The event takes place between 9am and 6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Standard entry costs £8 from 11am on Saturday and 9.30am on Sunday. Early entry is £15 from 9am.

2 Bournemouth's Pavilion Theatre will be welcoming people through its doors for a free community open day on Saturday to mark its 90th birthday. There will be guided backstage tours of the building and local school pupils will be presenting music and performances through the decades with the Compton Organ played throughout the day. The event takes place between 11am and 5pm.

3 Monkey World is holding its first ever Autism Friendly Day on Saturday. People with autism and their families will be access the park an hour earlier which can only be booked in advance. The park will also have a sensory trail especially for the day, a welcome pack and dedicated 'chill out spaces'. To book a slot call 01929 462537 or email admin@monkeyworld.org.

4 A celebration of Bob Dylan comes to Poole's Lighthouse on Saturday night. The Bob Dylan Story will mark the 50th anniversary of Dylan’s famous 1969 comeback appearance at the Isle of Wight Festival and will feature hits such as Like A Rolling Stone, Mr Tambourine Man, Blowin’ In The Wind and Knocking On Heaven’s Door.

5 Irish sketch comedy group Foil, Arms and Hog will attempt to tickle your funny bone at the Pavilion Theatre tomorrow night with their latest show, Craicling.

6 England's 1966 World Cup hat-trick hero, Sir Geoff Hurst, will be appearing at the Regent Centre tomorrow night where he will be talking about his career at England and West Ham.

7 Wessex Youth Orchestra will open its 'Italian Festival' with a gala programme celebrating composers Respighi and Prokofiev at Lighthouse on Sunday afternoon.

8 Bournemouth-based folk punk five-piece Black Water County play The Old Fire Station on Sunday night.

9 All Star Superslam Wrestling comes to the Pavilion Theatre ballroom on Sunday.

10 Calling all horror film fans! A Nightmare On Elm Street double-bill comes to the Shelley Theatre on Saturday night when the third and fourth instalments, Dream Warriors and The Dream Master, are shown back-to-back.