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Events and things to do in Poole - 2015

PUBLISHED: 10:39 09 March 2015 | UPDATED: 10:39 09 March 2015

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Poole’s Wave 105 Summertime in the South Events Programme 2015 - Further information on these events and other local events can be found at: www.pooletourism.com

MARCH – MAY

Poole Speedway - most Wednesdays from March to October

Poole Stadium

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Dream Machines - every Tuesday in April & May

Poole Quay from 6pm

The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 2000 bikes attending.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=N52E28222A8C9E

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Poole Harbour Boat Show - 9–10 May

Poole Quay

Free event with tall ships and family events.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:E54AFB4419F487

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Rainbow Run - 10 May

Baiter Park

3k fun run perfect for all the family where participants are covered in powdered paint as they run along the 3km route.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:E54B4F9764F22D

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Mini Steam on the Quay - 16 May

Poole Quay

Celebrate the sights, sounds and smells of the age of steam when mini traction engines come to Poole Quay for a great day out.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:N54AFC22035182

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Poole Youth Carnival - 17 May

Harbourside Park

Poole’s first Youth Carnival with floats, marching bands and batons galore!

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:E54AFC837A5693

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JUNE

Dream Machines - Every Tuesday

Poole Quay

The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 2000 bikes attending.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=N52E28222A8C9E

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Poole Town Race - Orienteering - 6 June

For a spot of urban orienteering join enthusiasts from Wessex Orienteering Club in a race against the clock around Poole. Suitable for any age, walk, run or jog at your own pace.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:N54AFEE66A751B

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Poole Festival of Running - 7 June

Poole Park, Poole Festival of Running

Mix of 5k, 10k and children’s minithons.

www.poolerunners.com

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Paye Day - 20 June

Poole Quay

A day of free pirate fun on Poole Quay. Activities include a fisherman’s regatta, live music, pirate procession and rowing races.

pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:N52CADF1C90BD6

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Folk on the Quay - 27 – 28 June

Poole Quay

Free family folk festival featuring the best folk on the music scene and fun activities throughout the day.

www.folkonthequay.co.uk

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JULY

Dream Machines - Every Tuesday

Poole Quay

The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 2000 bikes attending.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=N52E28222A8C9E

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Rockley Park Quay for my Car - Every Friday

Poole Quay

Unique themed car evenings. A different Marque on display every week.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=I483EBC03077E4

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5 Quays Walk - 5 July

Rotary Club walk around Quayside and Town Centre.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:N54EDD037F3FE8

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Sandbanks Beach Volleyball Festival - 5-6 July

Sandbanks Beach, Poole

See top athletes compete in the best UK’s best beach.

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British Beach Polo Championships - 10–11 July

Sandbanks Beach

Returning to Britain’s premier beach location, the event features top international players, celebrities and polo supporters with free viewing area for members of the public.

www.sandpolo.com

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Grooves on the Green - 11–12 July

Ashley Cross, Poole

www.groovesonthegreen.co.uk

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Poole Vintage Day - 19 July

Poole Quay

Enjoy a day of vintage music, clothes and curiosities.

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Summer Breeze on the Quay with Fireworks - 23 & 30 July

Poole Quay

Live music, street entertainment, family activities and a fireworks finale at 10pm.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=I483EBDEDB0560

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Brownsea Island Open Air Theatre – The Tempest - 22 July–7 August (Mon, Weds, Fri)

www.brownsea-theatre.co.uk

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AUGUST

Dream Machines - Every Tuesday

Poole Quay

The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 2000 bikes attending.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=N52E28222A8C9E

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Summer Breeze on the Quay with Fireworks - Every Thursday

Poole Quay

Live music, street entertainment, family activities and a fireworks finale at 10pm.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=I483EBDEDB0560

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Rockley Park Quay for my Car - Every Friday

Poole Quay

Unique themed car evenings. A different Marque on display every week.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=I483EBC03077E4

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Poole Town & County Show - 1-2 August

Upton Country Park

See birds of prey, working dogs with the Purbeck Gun Dogs, Kondini the Human Toolbox, Terrier Racing, The Goat Show, Newfoundland Dogs, as well as arts, crafts, gifts and food marquees. Sunday includes the Companion Dog Show.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:E54B64B85BF68F

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Poole Carnival - 2 August

Ashley Road

www.poolecarnival.info

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Poole Cycle Speedway - 2 August

Harbourside Park

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:E54B6541E5EB93

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Party in the Park - 29-30 August

Ashley Cross, Poole

www.facebook.com/pages/Party-in-the-Park-Ashley-Cross/156070574439815

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SEPTEMBER

Dream Machines - Every Tuesday

Poole Quay

The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 2000 bikes attending.

www.pooletourism.com/go.php?structureID=pages&ref=N52E28222A8C9E

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Poole Thai Festival - 5 – 6 September

Harbourside Park

See Poole transformed into a cultural event to delight the senses. Sample Thai cuisine and the best in Thai music and dance overlooking the harbour.

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:N54EEF16E0209A

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NOVEMBER

Free Fireworks display - 5 November

Poole Quay

www.pooletourism.com/events/calendar/ref:N54EEF71894491

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CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Visit: www.pooletourism.com for details

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