Coming Up

These are details of local events and activities happening soon. It does not aim to be comprehensive, but might be worth reading and even increase attendance at these events.

If you have anything you would like to advertise, please email confer@ThisIsChristchurch.com and it will be added.


SUNDAY, 22 JULY – 2.30pm
Stanpit Village Hall, BH23 3NE

Solve the clues whilst taking a leisurely walk around Mudeford Quay

Meet outside Stanpit Village Hall at 2.30 pm. No need to book, just turn up on the day!
Great fun for all the family – dogs welcome too!

Entry £3 per person, Children under 16 free.
For more details call Julie on 01425 270100 or 07762 701271


SATURDAY, 28 JULY – Opens 10.45am
Highcliffe Recreation Ground

Highcliffe Community Charity Fete

The Mayor of Christchurch, Cllr Mrs Leslie Dedman, will be officially opening the fete, along with the Rotary Club president John Spencer.

Highcliffe Charity Fete

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There will be lots happening, including a carousel, bouncy castle and slide, entertainment from Bobby the clown and the traditional children’s races in the arena. The Ringwood Pipe Band will entertain, and U3A will also be there.

Tea and coffee, soft drinks and cakes are available from the Rotary Ladies and the full menu from Browns Fish and Chip van. Ice creams will also be available.

Once more we are grateful to the Rotary Club for the organisation of this annual event. There will be a Rotary information area next to the tea stall, where you can see what’s been happening over the past year or so, as well as some of Rotary’s wider national and international activities.

More information about the Highcliffe Rotary Club from Mike Ackling on 01425-622658. They meet at Highcliffe Castle Golf Club on Thursday evenings at 6:30pm.


TUESDAY, 31 JULY – 2pm
Christchurch Priory Themed Tour

This series of 4 tours focus on the people of the Priory. There is a different focus each week, and each tour is just under an hour.

This week (4/4): Stories in Stone – Memorial inscriptions

NOTE that there are only ten spaces, so early booking is advisable.
01202-485804 (option 4). £5 each, or £18 for the series.

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WEDNESDAY, 1 AUGUST – 7pm
Highcliffe Castle

The Importance of Being Ernest
Open air theatre

Adult £13,50, Student £11.50, U14s £5.00. (£1.00 reduction is purchased in advance (not child tickets)

Either call 01425-278807 or go into the castle and to book direct.


SATURDAY, 4 AUGUST – Christchurch Quay
Stompin’ on the Quomps

Two stages with ten bands performing. More details soon.


MONDAY, 27 AUGUST – 10am
Monday Morning Meander

These walks, organised by Bournemouth Parks, last up to two hours.
These are just local walks. Those further afield in Bournemouth and Poole, are listed here
The fuller, printed leaflet is available in Christhurch Information Centre in the High Street

Meet: Steps in Littledown Centre Car Park, BH7 7DX


SUNDAY, 2 September – 11am-5pm
Christchurch Quay 

Classic cars
Entry free.

See their web page and the Classic Cars page here

Full programme here. Two A4 pages, pdf, around 400k


SUNDAY, 30 September – 11am-5pm
Christchurch Quay 

Classic cars
Entry free.

See their web page and the Classic Cars page here

Full programme here. Two A4 pages, pdf, around 400k

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