Winter is here and so are hot chocolate, cozy nights and frosty mornings. Even though you can’t tan on the beach, Bournemouth still has a lot planned for this season. Below you can find a list of some of the events that will take place over the next three months:
Cirque Du Soleil in Virtual Reality
Pavilion Theatre, 6-15 December 2019
Dive into the surreal world of acclaimed circus troupe, Cirque Du Soleil, through the wonders of virtual reality. Enter Limina Immersive’s unique VR theatre to immerse yourself in three thrilling VR films that will transport you to vibrant lands, rich with strange spectacles and illusions, where fire and water dance and mystical beings roam. With oceanic acrobatics, breathtaking battles, snake-like contortions and astonishing aerials, this spectacular journey of the senses is not to be missed.
Get your tickets here.
Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland
Bournemouth Town Centre and other locations, 15 November 2019 – 2 January 2020
This Christmas you will be able to enjoy a unique festive trail featuring spectacular Christmas trees from around the world.
Explore everyone’s favorite Christmas Market and skate under the stars in the Victorian gardens. Enjoy live music, entertainment and illuminations around the resort. Bournemouth is an ideal place to spend Christmas with your friends and family. Read more about the event here.
Lighthouse Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 15-16 January 2020
Under the expert direction of Marina Medvetskaya, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet combines classical training and technique with the best-loved Russian ballets, outstanding soloists and full orchestra, to entertain audiences in breath-taking style.
This brand new staging of The Sleeping Beauty is perfectly enchanting; Tchaikovsky’s glorious music sets the scene for the traditional fairy tale. The Nutcracker is the perfect introduction to ballet, as Clara is whisked away on a magical adventure by her Nutcracker Prince, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s delightful score. Find out more here.
Sandi Toksvig Live! National Trevor
Lighthouse Poole’s Centre for the Arts, 17 January 2020
Sandi Toksvig is touring her new, one-woman comedy show. Sandi realises some people harbour an ambition to be a National Treasure but following a misunderstanding with a friend has decided instead to become a National Trevor – half misprint, half Danish comedian, novelist, actor and broadcaster.
Expect tall stories, fascinatingly funny facts, really silly jokes, a quick fire Q&A and a quiz. Don’t expect tap-dancing, leotards or a forward roll. Read more about the event here.
O2 Academy Bournemouth, 7 February 2020
The new Circus of Horrors show will be an immersive celebration of it’s astounding 25 years. It will include an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, a show that will have you sat on the edge of your seat when not falling off it with laughter.
The almighty cast that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent is now a West End & World Wide Hit and will take you on a rock n’ roller coaster ride of Unbelievable, Bizarre & Beautiful acts. It is a circus like no other and a show you simply can’t afford to miss. Don’t wait, get your tickets here!
Light Up Poole
Various locations in Poole, 20-22 February 2020
Light Up Poole, the annual festival of digital light art, is set to return in February with three nights of extraordinary light spectacles and community events that will transform the town after dark.
More than 40,000 visitors experienced last year’s incredible displays and for Light Up Poole 2020 organisers are extending the light up time and expanding the programme with talks, workshops and ticketed events including a family rave. Visit the Festival’s website here.
Looking for more inspiration and events? Visit www.bournemouth.co.uk for a detailed description of every single event happening in Bournemouth and surrounding areas. Additionally, keep a close eye on our blog for more local information as we always deliver the important news straight to you.
Until next time,
Marsham Court Hotel