Easter ‘egg-stravaganza’ at The Sandbanks Hotel 11 Apr 2011

The Sandbanks Hotel in Poole, Dorset - part of the FJB Hotels Group - has organised an 'egg-ceptional' programme of activities for guests holidaying or visiting the hotel this Easter.  Based directly on Poole's renowned blue flag Sandbanks beach, the hotel is set to host a Mad Hatter's Easter Party on Friday 22 April from 12pm to 4pm, where families will be able to enjoy a range of fun-filled activities, creative competitions and face painting.

Peppa Pig World opens to the public on Saturday 9 April 6 Apr 2011

This Saturday (9 April 2011) sees the official launch of Peppa Pig World at Paultons Family Theme Park near Romsey.

Countrywise visits Dorset 5 Apr 2011

In the first show of a new series, ITV1's Countrywise visits the coastal county of Dorset - part of England's only Natural World Heritage Site and officially one of the most precious places on earth, with Dorset's ancient landforms and pre-historic discoveries; the jewels in the county's crown.

West End Musical Hits the Dolphin Shopping Centre, Poole 4 Apr 2011

The West End favourite, Jesus Christ Superstar hits the Dolphin Shopping Centre in Poole on Saturday 9th April - when cast members will be performing numbers from the musical during the day to entertain shoppers.

New Battlegroup Afghanistan Exhibition at the Tank Museum launches 9th of April 1 Apr 2011

To mark the opening of our new Exhibition; "Battlegroup Afghanistan - The Armoured Soldiers Story" The Tank Museum is holding a day of special activities. Visitors will have the chance to meet serving-soldiers and find out more about life and work in the hostile climate of Afghanistan, try on the soldiers' desert kit, try soliders rations, learn how to make dirty water clean, and learn more about the weapons and equipment of the modern army. On our special message wall, visitors can leave messages for the Royal Armoured Corps soldiers on active service before trying their hand at a range of craft activities. Have a go at making your own medal, add to our desert collage, and then get your face painted in desert camouflage. These activities will be complimented by the desert themed family activities set to run through out the Easter School holidays which will include a Free Easter Egg hunt, and the opportunity to meet a Desert Rat, and Tank Action displays every weekday at 1pm. There is also the opportunity to ride in a tracked vehicle as it thunders around the Museum arena.

British Superbike Rider Scott Smart coming to Poole Quay 30 Mar 2011

The best in British Super Bikes will be in town for the first Coles Miller Dream Machines of the season. 

Local residents last chance to sea more for less at Oceanarium 30 Mar 2011

All local residents in the BH postcode area have one extra week to sea more for less at the award winning aquarium.

Make mum’s day at Exbury 30 Mar 2011

Exbury celebrates Mothering Sunday this week with complimentary daffodils, wonderful displays of camellias and spring bulbs and the chance to treat mum to a special lunch in the restaurant. The engine pulling passengers on the Garden Railway will be decorated with spring blossom and foliage.

Indulge Your Mum at Branksome Beach 23 Mar 2011

For one day of the year all attention should be turned to one of the most important women in your life - your mum! In celebration of the wonderful job they do, Branksome Beach Restaurant has come up with a way to show how much you care.

Rockley Celebrates it's 4th year of operation at Poole Park with a Spring Open Day 23 Mar 2011

Dorset based Rockley will shrug off the winter and officially reopen its Poole Park centre for the 2011 season with a "Spring-Open Day" on Sunday 3rd April. The centre will then be fully open from Monday 4th April until the end of October.On the Spring-Open Day local residents are invited to come and see what Rockley at Poole Park has to offer. Rockley staff will be organising half-hour sailing taster sessions for children and adults with a special kids-go-free offer! Residents will also have the opportunity to hire out the popular swan pedalos and kayaks, while on land the climbing wall and body zorbs supplied by Climb Vertigo will ensure an active, fun-packed day for all.Rockley's managing director, Peter Gordon said; "Once again we are very excited about the 2011 season at Poole Park. We have had 3 successful years and we are very much looking forward to another busy year. Our Spring-Open Day is a great opportunity for all local residents, young and old to have a go at getting on the water and best of all, it is affordable, fun and accessible to everyone."The Spring-Open day will run from 11am-3pm and all are welcome to come down and join in the fun.Rockley at Poole Park is Rockley's second centre based in Poole and offers a range of activities for children and adults from 2 hour taster sessions in sailing, windsurfing and kayaking to short 1 and 2 day courses. Rockley also offer hire of rowing boats, dinghies and windsurf boards. Rockley at Poole Park, focuses on the younger members of the family with kids clubs running every Saturday from April through to October and Holiday Camps running every school holiday. Children can also celebrate their birthday with 2 hours of fun on and in, the water!.. Adults are not forgotten, with a choice of beginner, evening sailing and windsurfing courses, a hints and tips night and a very popular ladies only evening also available throughout the season.For further information refer to www.rockleywatersports.com or contact 01202 677272

Branksome Beach expands it's team for the Summer Season 23 Mar 2011

Poole's premier sea front restaurant, Branksome Beach will be expanding its team as the restaurant's customer base grows with the increased number of visitors to the area during the summer season.

Peppa Pig World....is coming! 21 Mar 2011

Paultons Park is always looking for more ways to help you and your family have a fun day out and April will see the family theme park launch a very special attraction when it unveils Peppa Pig World.  Exclusive to Paultons Park, Peppa Pig World is a magical kingdom that will bring your children's favourite TV characters to life and is guaranteed to raise a smile.

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