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Bournemouth | May 21-22 2022

Alice in Spring

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Bournemouth is transforming into Wonderland for one weekend only! Alice in Spring is a fun day out for the whole family! Get involved with the interactive ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed trail featuring various performances throughout the day.

Alice in Spring is a FREE, family friendly wonderland coming to the streets of Bournemouth Town Centre for the public to enjoy. For one weekend only on the 21st and 22nd of May. This fascinating themed event will transform the town into an immersive, interactive wonderland engaging to all ages!


Alice in Spring showcases live street theatre performances involving circus, stilt characters, painting and music performances! This event is accessible for all, using your smartphone can also help enhance your imagination upon your travels by catching Alice themed cues in multiple venue and shop windows, to follow the interactive trail. Come along, join the fun. Don’t be late, prizes are to be won!

Saturday Locations 

  • Lansdowne The Old Fire Station: Victorian tea party stilt performers and roaming actors. 

  • Horseshoe Common – Circus workshops run by Circus Wessex – a chance to watch and try a range of circus skills and performances. Including a Full Aerial Activity Rig, Silks, Trapeze, Hoop, Rope, Swivel. Hula Hoops, Diabolo, Pedal Go, Unicycles, Circus Bikes, Poi, Spinning Plates. Note: These workshops will be suitable for all ages, with something for everyone. Three public toilets located nearby. 

  • Beale Place – Acoustic music performances and 4 circus performers (aerial performance, juggles, and hula hoops). Roaming actors. 

  • BH2 Leisure Centre – Roaming theatre actors and street theatre. 

  • The Triangle – Uni cycle come and try.  

  • Throughout the town centre – Interactive trail. 

For Sunday's programme choose Alice in Spring on Sunday

Saturday | 21st of may 2022 

Beyond the rabbit hole

Are you ready to delve Beyond the Rabbit Hole? Adults, this one’s for you! Take part in an immersive ‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed experience featuring the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and a magical cocktail experience! Go to the 'Book now' option to acquire your tickets.

Interactive Trail

Explore Bournemouth using Alice's Trail, collecting letters from each point in the map to spell out our secret word and be in for a chance of winning some great prizes!