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  1. Whatever your running ability – fun or competitive, there’s a race for you. Set against the backdrop of Bournemouth’s famous seven-mile stretch of golden sand choose from a variety of distances and enjoy the fantastic views as you walk, jog or run along the South’s premier coastline!
    1. 7 Apr 2019
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
  2. Photograph of Manchu bride taken by John Thomson courtesy of Wellcome Library, London
    See iconic photographs of China by John Thomson, accompanied by objects collected by Merton and Annie Russell-Cotes on their visit to China only a decade later.
    1. 2 Nov 20182 Jun 2019
  3. Upside Down House glowing in the night sky
    The very first, flagship Upside Down House in the UK. The bright pink house sits in Bournemouth’s vibrant Triangle area. The Upside Down House makes for a perfect pit stop while shopping, with the family, after a weekend brunch or in between drinks on a night out. Have your phone handy for some very topsy-turvy photo opportunities.
    1. 1 Jan 201930 Jun 2019
  4. The £99 Flake
    Bournemouth and Poole’s award-winning seafront has been transformed into a work of art! The Selfie Wall Trail stretches from Sandbanks all the way to Southbourne! Win fantastic prizes! Use #loveselfiewalls
    1. 26 May 201831 Dec 2019
  5. Dorset Moon Art Installation
    If you thought the moon was out of reach, then it’s time to think again.
    1. 28 Jun 201930 Jun 2019
  6. Bournemouth-Summer Live
    Welcome to Summer Live in Bournemouth - a free event for all ages!
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 12 Jul 201926 Aug 2019
  7. Blue planes with smoke Trail at the Bournemouth Air festival
    Get set for the UK's biggest free air festival. 4 award-winning days of action and entertainment in the air, on land and at sea!
    1. 29 Aug 2019
    2. 30 Aug 2019
    3. 31 Aug 2019
    4. 1 Sep 2019
  8. Fireworks off Poole Quay.
    Get your groove on for Rockley's Summer Spectacular as fabulous FREE live music, entertainment and fireworks on Poole Quay.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 25 Jul 201929 Aug 2019
  9. Dream Machines row of bikes along a row of palm trees
    Soak up the atmosphere as motorbikes line up and create a spectacular display, competing to win Bike of the Night.
    1. 2 Apr 201924 Sep 2019
  10. After another successful year, Arts by the Sea festival will be back in Autumn 2019 with a brand new new artistic concept to explore, Mind Matter.
    1. 27 Sep 201929 Sep 2019
  11. Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland logo
    Spectacular Christmas tree trail, enchanting illuminations and seasonal family fun! Experience the magical spectacle of hundreds of glittering trees from around the world!
    1. 15 Nov 20192 Jan 2020
    2. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999