Poole Harbour Commissioners

It is the responsibility of Poole Harbour Commissioners to ensure that all the varied interests of the port operate in harmony,
both for the common good and for the
long-term sustainability of the whole
harbour and its stakeholders.

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Commissioner Appointments 2018

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Maritime Safety Week

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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SMALL COMMERCIAL VESSEL REGISTRATION

General Direction “Registration of Small Commercial Craft” is now in force.

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Operators of small commercial vessels working in Poole Harbour are required to register their craft with Poole Harbour Commissioners, in accordance with the published General Direction, by completing the relevant registration form.

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POOLE BOAT HAVEN

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Navigational Safety Management Plan with associated PHC Marine policies

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Poole Bridges Byelaw

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February 2018

Light Up Poole
15th - 17th February, Poole Town Centre
See Poole in a new light as a new, unique digital Light Art Festival transforms Poole’s Town Centre after dark with lit digital installations with interactive activities. www.facebook.com/lightuppoole

March 2018

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in March, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

April 2018

Dream Machines sponsored by Dutton Gregory
Every Tuesday in April on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending www.pooletourism.com/dreammachines

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in April, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

May 2018

Dream Machines sponsored by Dutton Gregory
Every Tuesday in May on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending www.pooletourism.com/dreammachines

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in May, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

Mini Steam on the Quay
12th, Poole Quay
Celebrate the sights, sounds and smells of the age of steam when mini traction engines come to Poole Quay for a great day out

June 2018

Dream Machines sponsored by Dutton Gregory
Every Tuesday in June on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending www.pooletourism.com/dreammachines

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in June, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

Poole Festival of Running 2018
2nd/3rd, Poole Park
Take part in Poole’s biggest running event! The weekend includes five children’s races, a 5k charity race, flagship 10k road race and new Poole half marathon, along with family entertainment and live music. www.poolefestivalofrunning.com

Poole Harbour Boat Show 2018
8th - 10th, Poole Quay
In association with Sunseeker, the south coast’s biggest ever free boat show will feature more than 200 exhibitors and entertainment for the whole family including waterborne displays, tall ships, fireworks and live music. www.pooleharbourboatshow.co.uk

Harry Paye Pirate Day
16th, Poole Quay
A day of pirate fun on Poole Quay. Activities include a fisherman’s regatta, live music, pirate procession and rowing races. www.piratesofpoole.com

Jazz By The Sea Festival 2018
24th June - 7th July, Various locations
Catch world class music in the heart of the south coast www.jazzbytheseafestival.com

Folk on the Quay
30th, Poole Quay
Free family folk festival including, three live music stages, street barn dances and Morris dancers. www.folkonthequay.co.uk

July 2018

Dream Machines sponsored by Dutton Gregory
Every Tuesday in July on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending www.pooletourism.com/dreammachines

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in July, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

Quay for my Car
Every Friday in July on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
A different marque of car on display every week. The full line up can be found at: www.pooletourism.com

Beach Volleyball Festival
TBC, Sandbanks Beach

British Beach Polo Championship 2018
13th/14th, Sandbanks Beach
Returning to Britain’s premier beach location, the event features top international players, celebrities and polo supporters with free viewing area for members of the public. www.sandpolo.com

Bourne Free
13th - 18th, The Triangle, Bournemouth
Join Bournemouth’s LGBT Pride Festival for a weekend of fun, music, great entertainment and the famous Parade. web.bournefree.co.uk

Sandfest
15th, Sandbanks Beach
The worlds best DJ’s, live acts, funky food stalls and licensed bars in an amazing arena on Poole’s world class Sandbanks Beach. www.sandfest.co.uk

Poole Goes Vintage (In partnership with Real Vintage)
15th, 11am - 7.00pm, Poole Quay
A full day of vintage entertainment including live music, classic cars, dancing displays, fashion show and market.

Brownsea Island Open Air Theatre – Titus Andronicus
25th July - 10th August (Mon, Weds, Fri), Brownsea Island
www.brownsea-theatre.co.uk

Thursday Night Fireworks with Rockley Park
26th, Poole Quay, from 7pm
Live music, street entertainment, family activities and a fireworks finale at 10pm.

International Beer and Bluegrass Festival
27th/28th, Branksome, Poole
World class music and beer festival featuring bands from the USA plus the chance to sample real ales, ciders and home cooked food. www.beerandbluegrass.co.uk

August 2018

Dream Machines sponsored by Dutton Gregory
Every Tuesday in August on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending www.pooletourism.com/dreammachines

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in August, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

Thursday Night Fireworks with Rockley Park
Every Thursday in August, Poole Quay, from 7pm
Live music, quayside restaurants, vibrant pubs and bars, activities all evening to keep the family entertained and a spectacular fireworks finale at 10pm

Quay for my Car
Every Friday in August on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
Unique themed car evenings. A different Marque every week

Poole Town & Country Show 2018
TBC, Upton Country Park

Poole Carnival
6th, Ashley Road, Poole
Special parade through Parkstone, from Seaview to Branksome Rec.

Brownsea Island Open Air Theatre – Titus Andronicus
Until 10th (Mon, Weds, Fri), Brownsea Island
www.brownsea-theatre.co.uk

Bournemouth Air Festival
30th August – 2nd September, Bournemouth Seafront
www.bournemouthair.co.uk

September 2018

Dream Machines sponsored by Dutton Gregory
Every Tuesday in September on Poole Quay, from 6pm.
The biggest and best weekly Motorcycle event in the UK, with up to 1000 bikes attending www.pooletourism.com/dreammachines

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in September, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

Poole Blues Festival
7th - 10th, Poole Quay
Poole’s Blues Festival with over 30 bands across 14 venues. For more information visit www.poolebluesfestival.co.uk

Inside out Dorset
14th - 23rd, Poole Quay and various locations
www.insideoutdorset.co.uk

Poole Thai Festival
TBC, Harbourside Park, Poole
See Poole transformed into a cultural event to delight the senses. Sample Thai cuisine and the best in Thai music and dance overlooking the harbour.

October 2018

Poole Speedway
Most Wednesdays in October, Poole Stadium, from 7.30pm www.poolepirates.co

Bournemouth Marathon Festival
6th/7th, Poole & Bournemouth Seafront
Experience running as it should be with a weekend of children’s, half and full marathon races along the coast with the most. www.bournemouthmarathon.com

One World by the Sea Festival
11th - 13th, Poole & Bournemouth
Explore the influence of international culture and diversity on local cinema, music, dance, food and education with fringe events and venues across Bournemouth and Poole. www.oneworldbythesea.co.uk

November 2018

FREE fireworks display
5th, Poole Quay, from 5pm

December 2018

Christmas Events
Visit: www.pooletourism.com for more information

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