The Dolphin shopping centre in Poole is Dorset’s largest indoor shopping destination with 140 leading high-street and independent stores. This summer the centre is hosting a series of fantastic events which highlight the ‘Best of Poole’.

Everything from face painting, to art and crafts workshops, to football coaching and treasure hunts. There is something for all the family!

The free events will take place on the following dates, from 11am to 4pm:

Saturday August 3 

The Dolphin will provide an array of sporting opportunities for all ages, with activities including football coaching with Poole FC and an exhilarating shootout competition with a giant inflatable goal.

Poole Pirates Speedway team will also display a selection of its bikes from across the ages to mark the world famous team’s 60th anniversary. 

Saturday August 10 

Surfs up! In partnership with the RNLI, the Dolphin will promote a number of water sports activities. Those who are steady on their feet can test out their surfing abilities on a surf simulator. 

Saturday August 17 

The Dolphin will partner with Poole Museum to help celebrate the heritage of Poole’s Pirates. With an exciting treasure hunt it’s an event you won’t want to miss ‘me Hearties!’ 

Saturday August 24 

Working alongside Poole Lighthouse, the Dolphin will host a vibrant arts event with a selection of art and craft workshops, including canvas painting for children.

For further information please visit: or visit the Dolphin shopping centre Facebook page.