Living Advent Calendar

Start Date: 18 November 2019
End Date:  24 December 2019
Location: Bournemouth town centre

The Living Advent Calendar will provide amazing entertainment, fun workshops and sing-a-long antics in Bournemouth town centre on the run up to Christmas.

Look out for entertainment every day in different areas of the town centre.

Here’s the full schedule:

Date Activity Location Times Description
Monday 18 November Inflatable Santa Westover Road 3.30-5.30pm Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa
Tuesday 19 November Inflatable Santa Virgin Media 3.30-5.30pm Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa
Wednesday 20 November Badge making Bournemouth Library 3.30-5.30pm Come and create your festive badge
Thursday 21 November Recycled art make & take Naked Coffee 3.30-5.30pm Create a festive masterpiece with recycled materials from Dorset Scrapstore
Friday 22 November Jamie Jigsaw Specsavers 3.30-5.30pm Come and see our favourite children’s entertainer Jamie Jigsaw
Saturday 23 November Iggle Piggle Beale Place 3.30-5.30pm A fun walkabout character
Sunday 24 November Inflatable Santa Bournemouth Arcade 2.00 – 4.00pm Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa
Monday 25 November Bath Bomb Making Lush 3.30-5.30pm Make your free festive bath bomb with Lush (first come, first served)
Tuesday 26 November Create Your Own Sock Snowman Meet and Sip 3.30-5.30pm Create a sock snowman with John House (first come, first served)
Wednesday 27 November Relight My Choir Boots 3.30-5.30pm Live music from Relight my Choir
Thursday 28 November Showgirls Flirt 3.30-5.30pm A collection of cabaret singers, drag queens and burlesque performers. We shall be bringing the glitz and glam of a cabaret Christmas but to a PG audience. Although dancers may remove items, they will remain in clothing we all know and love from our beaches – just with a little more sparkle and sass.
Friday 29 November Festive Arts and Crafts El Murrino 3.30-5.30pm Festive arts and crafts at El Murrio
Saturday 30 November Harry Skinner Westover Road 3.30-5.30pm Classic festive tunes
Sunday 1 December Bath Bomb Making Lush 3.30-5.30pm Make your free festive bath bomb with Lush (first come, first served)
Monday 2 December Mad 4 Animals BH2 Leisure 3.30 – 5.30pm AJ and the team are sure to delight with the opportunity to get up close and personal with some fantastic creatures.
Tuesday 3 December Inflatable Santa Virgin Media 3.30-5.30pm Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa
Wednesday 4 December Create Your Own Sock Snowman Bournemouth Library 3.30-5.30pm Create a sock snowman with John House (first come, first served)
Thursday 5 December Bourne Harmony Boots 3.30-5.30pm Live music from the local choir
Friday 6 December Inflatable Santa Centre VR 3.30-5.30pm Get your photo take with our amazing 3ft Santa
Saturday 7 December Live music The Arcade 3.30-5.30pm Live festive music
Sunday 8 December Swing Unlimited Community Big Band The Avenue Centre 2.00 – 4.00pm Live music from the community Big Band
Monday 9 December Sparkly Christmas Crafting All Fired Up 3.30-5.30pm Christmas Crafting at All Fired Up
Tuesday 10 December Southbourne Sings BH2 Leisure 3.30-5.30pm Southbourne’s community choir get us into the festive mood.
Wednesday 11 December Relight My Choir O’Neills 5-7pm Performance from the amazing local choir.
Thursday 12 December Recycled Art Make & Take Naked Deli, 51-65 Holdenhurst Road 3.30-5.30pm Create a festive masterpiece with recycled materials from Dorset Scrapstore
Friday 13 December Festive arts and crafts White Stuff 3.30-5.30pm Join us for free arts and crafts at White Stuff
Saturday 14 December Bournemouth Carnival Band Westover Road 3.30-5.30pm Be amazed by the sound of the famous Bournemouth Carnival Big Band
Sunday 15 December Southbourne Sings The Avenue Centre 2.00 – 4.00pm Southbourne’s community choir get us into the festive mood.
Monday 16 December Jamie Jigsaw Fat Face 3.30-5.30pm Come and see our favourite children’s entertainer Jamie Jigsaw
Tuesday 17 December Real Vintage BH2 Leisure 3.30-5.30pm Performance and dance from the early 1900s to the Rat Pack era!
Wednesday 18 December Festive Card Making Bournemouth Library 3.30-5.30pm Join us in the library for festive Christmas card making
Thursday 19 December Mitch Greengrass Music Brewhouse and Kitchen 3.30-5.30pm Festive tunes from the amazing Mitch Greengrass
Friday 20 December Relight My Choir Flirt Stage 3.30-5.30pm Performance from the amazing local choir.
Saturday 21 December Patrick Morrow The Avenue Centre 3.30-5.30pm Festive tunes with Patrick
Sunday 22 December  Yak Pack (Treehouse Theatre) Naked Deli, 51-65 Holdenhurst Road 2.00 – 4.00pm Interactive storytelling with Yak Pack.
Monday 23 December Mitch Greengrass Music Virgin Media 3.30-5.30pm Festive tunes with the amazing Mitch Greengrass
Tuesday 24 December Bath Bomb Making Lush 3.00 – 5.00pm Make your free festive bath bomb with Lush (first come, first served)

All events may be subject to change