Beale Place Grand Opening

Start Date: 20 July 2019
End Date:  21 July 2019
Location: Beale Place, Old Christchurch Road

From 10am to 4pm on Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July, come along to Old Christchurch Road to celebrate the Grand Opening of the brand new Beale Place!

There will be live bands, tribute acts, acoustic music, children’s entertainment and local trader demos, and it’s free to come along.

Saturday 20 July will see performances from no less than five acts including soul, jazz and funk outfit, The Kristy & Karl Duo, plus local community choir The 6 o’ Clock Choir.

Award-winning children’s entertainer, Mr Merlin and Okey Dokey the Dragon will also be on hand to keep the little ones amused with shows at 1.15pm – 2 pm on both Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July.

Westcountry songwriter, Jinder, whose 2019 top 40 single ‘Keep Me In Your Heart’ featured in the recent hit film ‘Fisherman’s Friends’, will be playing on Sunday too, along with Larissa Eddie, a judge on the popular BBC singalong contest All Together Now.

Rounding off the weekend, top ABBA tribute act, ‘All About ABBA’, will be performing the Swedish pop group’s iconic hits such as ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Mamma Mia’.

Local traders, such as Creams Ice Cream, Real Eating Company, Patisserie Valerie, and Lansdowne Florist, will also provide enticing demonstrations and samples for visitors over the weekend.

Here is the full line-up:

Saturday 20th of July 2019!
10am Intro From The Host Chris Manning

10am-10:30am
Richie Quain – Soulful vocals with acoustic loops!

10:30am – 10:45am
Official Opening from BCP Council

11am – 11:45am
The 6 O’clock Choir perform a selection of fantastic Pop Hits conducted by Julie Stains.

12noon – 12:45pm.
The Kristy & Karl Duo – Performing Soul, Jazz and Funk classics.

Mr Merlin & Okey Dokey The Dragon – Childrens Entertainment.
1:15 – 2pm.

2:15pm-3pm. Vocalist Chris Manning Performing
Beautiful Ballads, Soul tracks and chart hits on the keys.

3:15pm-4pm
Inspired By Adele –
The UK’s No 1 Adele Tribute Show.

SUNDAY 21st July!
10am – 10:45am “Jinder” Acoustic Blues & Country Solo Singer Songwriter.

11am – 11:45am
Richie Quain – Soulful Vocals with Acoustic loops!

12noon-12:45pm
Chris Manning Soul Singer Performing Classics on the Keys.

1:15pm-2pm
Mr Merlin & Okey Dokey The Dragon – Fun Childrens Entertainment!

2:15pm – 3pm
Larissa Eddie – Star of BBC’s All Together Now Performing her New Single – “Treading Water” as well as some beautiful cover tracks.

All About ABBA
Tribute to close the event!
3:15pm-4pm.

Brought to you by the Bournemouth Town Centre BID.