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FREE International Family Day event programme bursting with activity!

An International Family Day is taking place in the Triangle area of Bournemouth on Saturday 28th October from 11.00-4.00pm.  The event is part of the inaugural 3 day ‘One World By The Sea Festival’ programme which launches on Thursday 26th October.

The Free International Family Day has a packed programme of entertainment and promises something for everyone – locals, visitors, students and families alike.

Event organiser Rachel Woodward Carrick, Director of Bournemouth University international College advised, “We have so much going on throughout the day including a Cuban DJ playing international tracks, a Chinese Lion Dance performed by ‘Dragon of the South’, Bulgarian and Mexican dancing, an African reggae and Latino bands, a male voice choir, ‘Unity in Vision’ with a sari demonstration, and more.”

Rachel continued, “We are delighted at the commitment and interest that has been shown to this event and we are proud to say that the programme is literally bursting with activity! There will also be food stalls to tempt your taste buds with flavours from across the world, and a diverse mix of stands including  Polish handicrafts, Jitsu demonstrations, and other activities and games.  Children will also be entertained by Dr Balloonman and face painting and transfers.

“We would urge people to come along and enjoy what promises to be a brilliant day out in Bournemouth!”

Event information for the One World By The Sea festival can be viewed on the website at with updates on the Facebook page where you can win a meal at one of the Urban Guild outlets.

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