poole quay opening weekend

Friday 14 September 4pm - 9.00pm
Saturday 15 September 12noon - 9.00pm
Location: Poole Quay
FREE and suitable for all ages

Across the 14 and 15 September, Poole Quay will come alive with music, circus and fun as Inside Out Dorset 2018 begins!

About the artists:


Cirque Rouages

Breathtaking circus and magical storytelling combine in a world-class sunset spectacular. Cirque Rouages take to the sky above Poole Quay on an ever-turning cable, telling timeless stories of the sea.

Co-presented with Lighthouse Poole

Friday and Saturday 7.45pm

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Rock the Boat Street Guitars

Inside Out

Try your hand at one of our Rock the Boat Street Guitars, nestled inside up-cycled wooden sailing dinghies! Entertain the crowds on Poole Quay with a tune or maybe even stumble across some undiscovered talent…

Friday 4pm – 9pm
Saturday 12noon – 7pm

Actual Reality Arcade

Matthew Harrison

A life-sized interactive game zone for all ages, inspired by classic arcade games. Pilot a spaceship across the galaxy and survive an onslaught of aliens in Defender, and run or shoot them down in the Space Invaders gallery.

Friday 4pm – 7pm
Saturday 12noon – 7pm

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Photo by Tony Gill

Getting to the event

Poole Quay

Daytime events take place along the Quay, and …sodade… will be performed in front of the Thistle Hotel. Both are on flat terrain and easily accessible by foot and bike.

Public Transport
Poole railway station is a 15 minute walk away via the High Street, and is serviced by South West Trains. Poole Bus Station (13 minute walk) is serviced by Morebus Local bus services and National Express coaches. The Poole Circular bus serves both the train station, bus station and Poole Quay.

Car Parking
Pay and display public car parking is available at Quay Visitor Car Park BH15 1SB (3 min walk) and the Dolphin Shopping Centre BH15 1TA (12 minute walk).

Access Provision for those with additional needs
Comprehensive Access Guides have been created to assist with journey planning and event enjoyment:  http://www.insideoutdorset.co.uk/plan-your-visit/access/


Supported by:

Inside Out Dorset Place Investor for Poole is Poole BID. Thanks to the Thistle Hotel, Poole.