It's become a calendar staple over the years.

Bournemouth 7s Festival, the UK’s largest sport and music festival, is returning to Chapel Gate over the Queen's jubilee weekend.

What's happening?

With an incredible line-up, the ‘Sporting Glastonbury’ event will include 100 live performers and DJs.

By day, the multi award-wining festival will serve up some of the best sport of the year, including rugby, netball, hockey, and dodgeball players competing in both elite and social sports tournaments across the picturesque, 65-acre festival site.

By night, the line-up is set to spark fever pitch with festival-goers treated to a show that boasts an impressive multi-genre array of 12 themed arenas offering sing along parties, R’n’B, dance, techno, garage, Hip Hop and house music.

Read more: PICTURES: 2021 Bournemouth 7s festival

Is there a theme?

The 2022 fancy dress theme for Bournemouth 7s will be ‘Best of British’.

You can expect to see an array of kings, queens, princes, princesses, historical figures, swinging 60s, British icons, sporting heroes, Spice Girls and punks on parade.

Tell us more...

Founder Dodge Woodall said: “The sporting excellence, creativity and fun at Bournemouth 7s just keeps getting better.

"2022 marks a hugely successful 15-year history of Bournemouth 7s Festival which has solidified a national reputation for putting on a great party for both sportspeople and festival-lovers.

"Personally, it’s a great milestone and just wonderful to see the events industry back to its full glory.

"I’m so proud of the team that will be delivering the Bournemouth 7s 2022 festival to the British public for Jubilee weekend.

"We’re on course to welcome our biggest crowd yet. We are also incredibly humbled and privileged to announce that we have been awarded Sporting Event of the Year 2022 at the Event Production Awards.

"The Bournemouth7s Festival team are so massively deserving of this accolade. It’s a team I’m incredibly proud of. It has been so inspiring to see the buzz for Bournemouth 7s 2022 - a true testament to the resilience of our wonderful country.

"Get ready to disconnect from the 9-5 and head to sunny Bournemouth for a weekend of record-breaking sport, music, belly laughs and wonderful memories.”

To find out more about the festival including what’s on and how to enter a team, visit the Bournemouth 7s website.

Read more: Bournemouth 7s: What's happening when and where

What else? 

This year it is also offering entry to a Fitness Games competition on site where contestants can test their fitness by competing in speed, power and endurance. Sign up as a pair or team of four and you can choose from Novo, Open or Elite level challenges.

To find out more about the festival including what’s on and how to enter a team please visit the Bournemouth 7s website.

To check prices or buy tickets, visit the official Bournemouth 7s Ticket page:

  • Adult 2-Day = £90
  • Student 2-Day = £75
  • Ultimate 2-Day (VIP +V.VIP) = £130