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Music, Fun & Fireworks at Poole

Six magical Thursdays of free music, family entertainment and fireworks will be taking place on Poole Quay from 27 July overlooking the harbour as Dorset’s longest running major summer firework display returns.

As the sun sets, get ready to party on Poole Quay with fantastic bands every week ranging from talented up and coming artists to the best local performers. From rock, pop and soul to 40’s & 50’s swing, there will be music to suit every taste and following last year’s triumph the final night of the season will see the return of the magnificent Mungo Jerry on 31 August.

Sponsored by Tower Park-based motor dealership Breeze Volkswagen, the free family event is part of Poole’s Wave 105 Summertime in the South and brings six weeks of the best party action, bands and street entertainers to Poole Quay before ending with a dazzling firework display over the harbour at 10pm every Thursday evening until the end of August.

As well as fantastic bands every week there will be street entertainers along the quay performing all sorts of tricks and skills to keep both adults & kids amused.

John Corderoy, Managing Director of Breeze Volkswagen, said: “As a local business we want to invest in our town and do things to support the local community. Summer Breeze has been a huge part of that and it’s wonderful to be involved in something that has such a legacy, getting people out and enjoying everything that Poole has to offer.”

Paul Dredge, Acting Chair of Poole Tourism Partnership, said: “Breeze’s sponsorship together with the support of Poole Quay Businesses has meant visitors and residents have been able to enjoy an outstanding programme of free events every summer in Poole for many years. Summer Breeze is synonymous with Poole’s reputation as a holiday destination and I would personally like to thank John Corderoy for his tremendous support and commitment to the event, to the town and the local community.”

Poole Quay will be closed to vehicles for the event from 6pm.

For more information visit www.pooletourism.com

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