St Patrick's Day might be a day to celebrate in Ireland, but events now take place all over the world, including in Bournemouth

This year, Paddy's Day lands on Thursday, March 17 and is a cultural and religious celebration of Ireland's patron saint. 

There's plenty to do in the area and lots of places you can get a Guinness and enjoy some live music.

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Here are some events going on in Bournemouth for St Patrick's Day

Thursday, March 17

Revolution Bournemouth

When: 10pm

Price: Tickets start at £2 and go up to £55 if you want to book a group ticket with drinks. 

XOXO will be going green and delivering some good old Irish craic, including green glow sticks, green giveaways, leprechaun limbo and a midnight sing-a-long with Ireland's finest such as Westlife, Boyzone, B*Witched, The Corrs, U2 and The Pogues.

The Bell Pokesdown 

When: Live music from 3pm

The Bell is offering a free Irish whiskey from the landlord with your first purchase of a Guinness on Paddy's Day. 

The pub also offers food, welcomes dogs and has a large beer garden. 

The Foundry Arms at Poole

When: Live music from 7pm

The Foundry Arms is ready for fun and shenanigans on Thursday and has musician Jim Etherington performing from 7pm. 

He will perform a mix of genres, including traditional Irish tunes. 

Thomas Tripp, Christchurch 

When: Live music from 9pm

Thomas Tripp is putting on an evening of Paddy's Day fun this year.

Live music from Sixteen String Jack will start at 9pm and they will be serving up a pint of Ireland's finest. 

O'Neill's, Bournemouth

O'Neill's in Bournemouth is serving up free pints of Guinness to anyone who is called Patrick or Patricia.

The pub will be offering the free drinks until March 17 and also has St Patrick's Day offers.

On March 17, the pub will be offering a bottomless brunch, +'Pot of Gold' bomb and £2 pints of Guinness.

Friday, March 18

O2 Academy, Bournemouth 

Black Water County's St Paddy's Day Party

When: 7pm

Black Water County brings their infectious style of folk-punk to the O for a St Paddy’s knees up.

Joining them will be some fantastic bands to get the party started.