What's on inPoole

Welcome to Poole

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Poole - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Poole to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Poole

The Coastal Comedy Show with Bobby Mair!
Lighthouse Poole�s Centre For The Arts

Our sell out Coastal Comedy shows are known to be hilarious nights out and this show will be no exception Bobby Mair is a Canadian stand‐up comedian based in London. After he won the Laughing Horse New Act of The Year competition…

TEL: 01202 280000
Lighthouse Theatre

An evening of late 90s boyband nostalgia 4 of the eras biggest pop bands take to the stage on a multi bill extravaganza for 30 dates across the UK in 2020 Celebrating a decade of wild boys of pop MJR bring you…

Dorset Neon Run 2020
Poole Park

The Dorset Neon Run is one of our favourite nights of the year Join hundreds of others and get dressed in your brightest colours neon paint glow‐sticks and legwarmers and help Diverse Abilities raise vital funds for children and adults living with…

Category: Sports

TEL: 01202 718266
Magic of Thailand Festival in Poole
Harbourside Park (Baiter Park)

A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Harbourside Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand previously known as Poole Thai Festival.Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends…

Category: Family Events


Tourist Attractions


Explore the secrets of the ocean in an adventure that will take you to some of the world's most amazing waters. The Oceanarium Bournemouth brings you face to face with marine life from the furthest reaches of the globe ‐ more than just an aquarium, a vibrant…

Adventure Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland is packed full of so much fun and excitement for all our young visitors that youll want to stay all day. During the Full park opening we have Adventureland and Wonderland outside and the Wild Thing Aztec play centre inside. During the Winter, Wild Thing opens…


Everyone is welcome at Snowtrax, from those wishing to improve their skiing skills to the outright novice looking for ski or snowboard lessons. You dont even need to hit the slopes to have a great time, just relax in our Alpine Bar & soak in the scenery.Our family…

Place Mill

Place Mill is open from 5th April to the end of September 2014, Tuesday to Sunday plus Bank Holiday Mondays, 11am to 5.30pm. Admittance is FREE.Place Mill is a carefully restored Anglo‐Saxon watermill situated on Christchurch Quay in the attractive Priory Quarter, only a few minutes' walk from…


Splashdown is the South's Ultimate Waterpark. In winter there is a choice of 8 fantastic rides. Each one with its own twists and turns generating a real buzz for the rider and loads of laughs, thrills and spills for all. The Spacebowl, Red River Roller…

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is a thousand‐year‐old castle rising above the Isle of PurbeckOne of Britain's most majestic ruins, the castle controlled the gateway through the Purbeck Hills and has been an important stronghold since the time of William the Conqueror. Defended during the Civil War by the ardent…

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