A wide range of events will be taking place across Bournemouth and Poole as part of this year's Jazz by the Sea festival, hosted by Music Venues, Hotels and Restaurants as well as the Jazzmobile bringing FREE music to various locations across the area.
What an amazing show for the local community to enjoy and be involved with. Run by volunteers on a non- profit basis to provide exposure for Southbourne business and community. It has grown into an exceptional show case for local bands, business and services.
Bournemouth's fantastic free festival
Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival will fill the town with mouthwatering sights, smells and tastes from around the world. With offerings to suit every pallet local Farmers, Producers join Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival with a free to attend festival in Bournemouth Square, Bournemouth
Bournemouth International Triathlon is located to the east side of Bournemouth Pier. Both sprint and standard distance swims start on the award winning blue flag beach before heading out of Bournemouth on a fast bike course towards the market town of Ringwood on the edge of The New Forest. The PB smashing run course is along the seafront promenade towards Boscombe Pier with amazing views of The Isle of Wight on the way out and of The Purbecks on the way back.
The Metropole Street Market is a quintessentially eccentric ensemble of all things creative & delicious. Lansdowne is home to an eclectic collection of independent retailers and high-street brands. On select Sundays, from September to December, they will be joined by an abundance of fayre from the best producers, artists and crafts people that the county has to offer. Accompanied by live music and street performances with spectacular themes, no two markets are the same – making Metropole Market the most memorable day out in Bournemouth!
Come and join our weekly displays this summer behind the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on West Overcliff Promenade. We start our season on an early Sunday in April. All pre August 1983 vehicles are welcome totally free of charge to our events.
Sunday's vary with the time of the year and weather with 70 to 130 Classic cars normally display. Our record display stands at 294 which was at our Christchurch Quay finale in September 2015.
We have an ever-changing weekly line-up of vehicles which date from 1915 up to the early 1980s. Free admission for all eligible vehicles (vehicles can arrive and depart at any time) and always for all our displays it is free public viewing. No pre-booking - although Club groups are asked to contact the organisers in advance via our contact page.
Our displays are open to all cars and motor bikes (in the classic spirit) registered before August 1983. The organisers retain the right to refuse entry to extensively modified vehicles that could prejudice public safety and the events public liability insurance, ie exposed engines, missing bodywork, unprotected exhaust systems etc.
New Years Day usually attracts (weather permitting) around 150 to 200 cars aged from the 1920's up to our cut off registration date which must be before August 1983. (Conditions may apply).
We are alway on the look out for new stewards, so if you could spare some time on a sunday and share our passion for classic cars please in the first instance email via our contact page to arrange to meet at our next display.