What's on in Poole - January


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Tuesday 6 December 2016 – Saturday 7 January 2017 - Aladdin

Theatre, Lighthouse Poole’s Centre for the Arts


Aladdin Pantomine, PooleAladdin flies into Lighthouse this Christmas in a fun-filled and festive family pantomime.


A story of adventure and love where our time travelling hero and his wicked Uncle Abanazar battle in pursuit of a lamp of extraordinary powers.


Aladdin features lively music, great dancing, wonderful set pieces and audience interaction for all ages.

Various times & prices, check out their website for full information - http://www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/  






Tuesday 3 - Tuesday 31 January 2017 - Half price entry to Monkey World for Dorset Residents

Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre, Longthorns, Wareham, BH20 6HH


Half price entry to Monkey World for Dorset ResidentsDorset residents can enjoy half price entry to Monkey World in January 2017.

NB Proof shown on entry, eg: household bill, driving license or passport.

Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Excludes all schools, pre-schools and group bookings.






Sunday 8 January 2017 - RNLI College Wedding Open Day

RNLI Lifeboat College, West Quay Road, Poole, BH15 1HZ


We will be hosting our annual RNLI College Wedding Open Day on Sunday 8 January 2017 from 10am - 3pm.


RNLI College Wedding Open Day

The day is a great chance to meet local suppliers at this unique waterside venue.

Admission and parking are free.




Thursday 12 January 2017 - New Year, Fresh Start Event

Bournemouth & Poole College, North Road, Poole, BH14 0LS


3:30pm - 6:30pm


Apply to a variety of courses starting early 2017 including Apprenticeships, Full-Time and Part-Time courses. We have something for everyone, whether you're an adult learner wanting to broaden your prospects or a school leaver needing direction for your future career.


For more information visit www.thecollege.co.uk/fresh-start  or call 01202 205205



Saturday 14 Jan 2017 - Northern Soul Evening

Haven Hotel, Banks Road, BH13 7QL


The Haven Hotel invites you to a ‘Northern Soul’ evening with a sprinkle of Motown and R&B.


We have sourced a selection of well known DJ’s including Paul Temple, Alfie Linnie, Mickee Edwards and Andy Cole who will be creating a mix of 1960s to 1970s music for to swivel and glide across the dance floor.


The Northern Soul music and dance movement blossomed independently in Northern England during the 1970s at first then spreading to the rest of the UK bringing with it particular athletic dance styles and MOD fashions.


The music will start at 7.30pm on Saturday 14 January 2017 at the Haven Hotel in Poole.


Entry for this exclusive event is £5 per person.


To reserve your tickets, please call 01202 707333.


Charity donation to Cash For Kids will be possible during the evening



Sunday 15 Jan 2017 - Brownsea Island Work Party

Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, BH13 7EE



Join the regular volunteering group on Brownsea Island on alternative Sundays. (15 & 22 January)

Tasks include pine thinning, opening out the alder carr and rhododendron cutting.

For details of boat timings etc, contact Richard Proctor on 01202 693039 or 0771 8511432.



Sunday 22 January 2017 - Open Day at Upton Park

Upton House & Upton Country Park, Upton Country Park, Upton, Poole, BH17 7BJ


12pm - 4.30pm

The Friends of Upton Park are hosting an open day at Upton House.

Admission to the house is free and guided tours will be available for £1.50 per person to help fund projects at the house and gardens.











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