The programme is subject to additional changes which will not be notified until the day.

Christmas Event Sponsorship and Message from the Town Mayor. (PDF)

Notes:

  • 5.30pm – James Leonard marching band joining parade from the Furlong to the Market Place
  • Forest Forge – Performing sketches around town
    2 donkeys will join the lantern parade from the Furlong to the Market Place
  • Throughout the day there will be mischievous elves giving out sweets on the High Street and Town Centre, there will be costume characters and balloon modelling and street entertainment from midday. Santa’s Grottos will be open in the Market Place from 10:00 – 17:00 when Santa will leave to take part in the Lantern Parade.
  • The Stage will be in the Market Place
Time Location Events
09:30 – 16:30 Meeting House Ringwood and Burley Band
10:00 – 10:35 Stage R.U.G.S (Ringwood Ukulele & Guitar Songster)
10:00 – 15:30 Meeting House Children can make Lanterns to take home or to take part in the evening's Lantern parade
10:35 – 11:00 Stage Balloon Act
11:00 – 11:15 Stage Town Mayor Roger Reindeer Elves Open Event
11:15 – 12:00 Stage Samantha Singer
11:30 – 11:45 Southampton Road Roger Reindeer and Elves give out sweets
12:00 – 12:30 Southampton Road Balloon Act
12:00 – 12:30 Southampton Road R.U.G.S (Ringwood Ukulele & Guitar Songsters)
12:00 – 13:00 Stage Area Bournemouth and District Concert Band
13:00 – 13:30 Gateway Holly Copse Molly (Morris Dancing Team)
13:00 – 13:30 Stage Ginger and Walnuts (Folk Trio)
13:30 – 14:00 Market Place (The Original White Hart Inn) Holly Copse Molly (Morris Dancing Team)
13:30 – 14:00 Stage Balloon Act
14:00 – 14:30 Southampton Road R.U.G.S (Ringwood Ukulele & Guitar Songsters)
14:30 – 15:00 High Street Holly Copse Molly (Morris Dancing Team)
14:30 – 15:00 Southampton Road Roger Reindeer and Elves give out sweets
14:00 – 15:00 Stage Area Bournemouth and District Concert Band
15:00 – 15:30 Southampton Road Ginger and Walnuts (Folk Trio)
15:00 – 15:30 Stage Piped Music
15:30 – 16:00 Stage Piped Music
16:00 – 16:15 Stage Balloon Act
16:30 – 17:00 Gateway Ginger and Walnuts (Folk Trio)
16:15 – 17:00 Stage Piped Music
17:00 – 17:30 Stage Rock Choir
17:30 – 18:00 Furlong To Market Place Sing Along Crowd Balloon Act Elves Fancy Dress Santa Snow Machines and a Lantern Parade – Lanterns will be available on the day for anyone wishing to take part
17:30-18:00 Southampton Road Rob Watkins
18:00 – 18:10 Stage Countdown to Lights Switch On Santa on Stage Mayor Elves Children Snow Blowing Sweets
18:10 – 19:00 Stage Rock Choir