What’s On

Military Arena - West of Boscombe Pier

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Military Arena – West of Boscombe Pier

This year the Military Arena demonstrations will feature the Army, Navy and the RAF with fantastic military vehicles and displays.

 

Quad Bike Racing - West of Boscombe Pier

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Quad Bike Racing – New for 2016!

International Beachcross quad bike racing on the beach to the west of Boscombe Pier.

Classic Car Paddock - Undercliff Drive

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Classic Car Paddock – Undercliff Drive West of Boscombe Pier

New for 2016 the Classic Car Paddock  offers owners of  classic cars (registered before January 1976), to join fellow motor enthusiasts to pay and display their cars along Boscombe Seafront.  To register your car click on ‘Take Part’ in the navigation bar.

 

Monster Trucks - Beach by East Cliff lift

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Monster Truck Arena – Bournemouth Beach (East Cliff & beyond)

Back for a third year, one of the festival’s most popular attractions – the Monster Truck Arena – showcasing four massive monster trucks.

Prepare to be wowed by car-crushing and power demonstrations.

Kangaroo Kid - Beach by East Cliff lift

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Kangaroo Kid Stunt Rider – Bournemouth East Beach

Bouncing back into Bournemouth for a second year Matt Coulter, aka the Kangaroo Kid, is one of the world’s most prolific stunt riders

Monster Truck & Mini Monster Truck Rides - Bournemouth East Beach

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Monster Truck Rides – Bournemouth East Beach

With space for eight passengers, your opportunity to climb aboard a full size American monster truck for a thrilling ride that is definitely not for the faint-hearted. This year, there will be two full-size monster trucks to choose from… and for kids and the young at heart there are the mini monster trucks to have a go on.

Freewheel Stunts - Bournemouth East Beach. New Location!

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Freewheel Stunts – Bournemouth East Beach

Back again for a third year but in a new location on the beach, Team Extreme’s BMX riders and skaters will once again be delighting and amazing with a breathtaking mix of tricks and freewheel stunts.

Funfair, Jeep Action Arena - Bournemouth East Beach

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Entertainment Area – Bournemouth East Beach

Entertainment for all the family! As well as a wide variety of traders along the promenade and a festival funfair, Jeep will be back again in 2016 with their highly successful activation area.

Supercars - Waterfront, Pier Approach. New Location!

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Supercar Show – Waterfront, Pier Approach  

This year in a new location the Supercar Show will be back epitomising motion, power and elegance set within a  covered Paddock area in the Waterfront space on Pier Approach.

Pre-War & Vintage Cars - Town Centre Square. New Location!

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Pre-War & Vintage Cars – Town Centre Square

Spanning the generations and inspiring nostalgia the pre-war and vintage car displays will be back agian in 2016 celebrating the early years of motoring in their new location in the Town Centre Square.

Motor Show in Motion - Pier Approach

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Motor Show in Motion – Pier Approach

After a successful launch in 2015 Motor Show in Motion will be back for a second year showcasing the very best that the industry has to offer and providing you with the opportunity to take the latest models for a test drive on the Wheels 2016 Demo Straight.

 

Family Entertainment - Lower Gardens

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Family Entertainment – Lower Gardens

Fun for all in Bournemouth’s grade II listed Victorian gardens with circus and hula hoop workshops, face painting and much more.

Demonstration Straight - Cliff Top, East Overcliff

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Demonstration Straight live closed road action – East Overcliff Drive

The Demonstration Straight stretching along the length of the East Overcliff giving festival-goers a chance to line the course and watch bikes, karts, historic F1, Le Mans, Touring, Rally and Supercars in action!

 

Pop-up Stunt Arenas - Cliff Top, East Overcliff

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Pop-Up Stunt Arenas – East Overcliff Drive

Returning for a second year will be the pop-up stunt arenas along East Overcliff Drive hosting a variety of thrilling displays and shows in between the demonstration runs. New for 2016 will be motor bike stunt riders, and Paul Swift one of the UK’s top stunt drivers will be back with some new precision tricks and spins in his Ford Focus.

 

Paddock Area - East Overcliff Drive (Boscombe) - New Location!

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Paddock Area – East Overcliff Drive (Boscombe)

A holding area for the demonstration straight cars and bikes and previously located in Bath Road South, the Paddock has now moved to its new location on the cliff top at the Boscombe end of East Overcliff Drive. Although limited access, there will be opportunities to view the cars, watch the mechanics at work and, if you’re lucky, talk to the drivers!

Motor bike trials Bournemouth East Beach

New for 2016 –  Motor bike trials

A new attraction this year will be motor bike trials in the Wheels Showcase area down on Bournemouth beach just east of Bournemouth pier.

Wheels comes to Southbourne

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Wheels Comes to Southbourne

Following on from the success of last year’s event, Wheels will once again be coming to Southbourne on Saturday 4 June from 4 – 10pm.  Supercars, street entertainment,  trade standsand much much more.