What’s on nearby


Regular Events

Street markets

  • Ringwood Town Marketevery Wednesday 8am-3pm, Ringwood Market Place
  • New Milton Street Market – every Wednesday 9am-4pm, Station Road
  • Hampshire Farmers’ Market, Ringwood Furlong – Last Saturday of every month, 10am-2pm 
  • Lymington Market – every Saturday 8am-4pm, High Street
  • Hythe Market – every Tuesday 9am till 3pm
  • Wimborne Market (indoor and outdoor) – Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8am-2pm 

Car boot sales

Lake Gates – Every Sunday 7am-1pm at Wimborne Showground BH21 1EF. See details on Facebook.

Ashley Heath – held on Sunday mornings, one of the biggest in Dorset – see Facebook page for updates.

What’s on information

The following websites have information about local events:

Local venues 


The following venues may put on concerts, theatrical events, films and broadcasts with social distancing measures in place. Events may change so please check with the venues directly.

Events planned for 2024

Days out for car enthusiasts at Beaulieu

10am-5pm Museum Parkland, Beaulieu, New Forest SO42 7ZN

Owners and enthusiasts are invited to gather to enjoy some stunning vehicles for great days out at the Museum Parkland. 

1-2 June 2024, Burley Park, New Forest

A celebration of all things dog-related with dog shows, arena displays, dog-related stands and much more. Dogs are very welcome to attend! 

Lymington Seafood Festival

13-14 July 2024, Bath Road Park, Lymington 

This celebration of cultural heritage, local produce and links to the sea is a small, boutique festival in this historic seaside town. Music acts as well as food vendors. 

New Forest & Hampshire County Show

30 July-1 August 2024, New Park Showground, Clay Hill, Brockenhurst SO42 7QH

One of the top agricultural shows in the country, with dog shows, gymkhana and farm animals, as well as a local produce market and demonstrations. Tickets are available from the Gateway building in the Ringwood main town carpark. 

Ellingham Show

10 August 2024, Somerley Estate, Ringwood

If you want to soak up our agricultural heritage, this show is a great day out hosted by our local stately home. It has dog displays and dog show, equestrian events, Shetland pony racing, a donkey show, livestock classes, heavy horses and fancy dress competition, to name just a few of main ring attractions. There will also be judging of fruit, vegetables and baking, plus numerous stalls. 

Bournemouth Air Festival

29 August-1 September 2024 (provisional dates), Bournemouth sea front

Free displays in the air, on the ground and at night in the UK’s largest air festival, featuring the Red Arrows and other flight acrobatics along with WW2 planes.