Events

Monsoon & Accessorize

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We were recently invited along to the Monsoon & Accessorize stores at Castlepoint Shopping Centre to celebrate work being completed on the car park. They were also keen to highlight their seasonal ranges, which are gorgeous!

Attendees: Emma, Kelly, Ciara, Sarah, Lauren, Esraa 

Lush Bournemouth

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We are total Lush fans so it was a complete dream to be invited along to an event with them where we were totally spoilt and given the chance to really get our hands dirty on the night making bath bombs and cleanser as well as having arm massages and getting to grips with all the fabulous seasonal products. The Christmas range is amazing, as always!

Attendees: Emma, Liz, Emma, Taylor-Marie, Ciara, Annelies, Victoria, Tara, Maria, Rachael, Nic, Sanja, Georgie, Jenn, Mel 

Mr Mulligans

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Mr Mulligans opened recently and we were lucky enough to be invited along to the VIP launch event where we had the chance to try our hand out at the three themed courses whilst sipping on drinks and nibbling on canapés. Located in Bh2 Leisure, the venue is already a hit amongst adults and children alike!

Attendees: Emma, Emma, Rachael, Liz, Ewelina, Katie, Nic, Tara, Jonathan, Harrison

The Body Shop

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The Body Shop is a firm favourite for a lot of us Bournemouth Bloggers when it comes to makeup and skincare so we were extremely excited to head along to the Bournemouth store’s very first blogger event. I think almost all of us ended up picking up something from their new Vanilla Pumpkin range – it smells divine!

Attendees: Emma, Emma, Emma, Liz, Ciara, Nic, Annelies, Jess, Tiffany, Victoria, AK, Amy, Dee, Mainy, Jenn, Lottie, Tia

Centre VR

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We were invited back to Centre VR once it had opened to give Tower Tag another go and to try out some of the other virtual reality games on offer. It was a really fun night and we can’t wait to go back again soon!

Attendees: Emma, Ciara, Harrison, Liz, Steve 

Cocktail Masterclass at Cosy Club

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We love a good cocktail, so were very much looking forward to the cocktail masterclass event at Cosy Club. The team did not disappoint, allowing us the chance to get behind the bar and make our own cocktail, before providing an absolutely delicious spread from their tapas menu to enjoy with our drinks!

Attendees: Emma, Harrison, Elizabeth, Ewelina, Kelly, Emma, Molly, Lauren, Rachael, Nic, Jaye 

The Real Eating Company Breakfast

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We were treated to a fantastic breakfast spread by The Real Eating Company. We enjoyed the croissants, fresh coffee and juices and tasty breakfast in excellent company.

Attendees: Emma, Molly, Amy, Ciara, Kelle & Elle, Rachael, Nic, Emma

Centre VR Soft Launch

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Emma and Ciara headed along to the soft launch of Centre VR in the Bh2 Leisure complex to try out a game or two of highly addictive game Tower Tag.

Attendees: Emma, Ciara

La Piccola Italia Bottomless Brunch

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We were invited along to sample the delicious brunch menu at La Piccola Italia, complete with free-flowing Prosecco!

Attendees: Emma, Elizabeth, Tara, Ciara, Mel, Rachael, Amy, Alicia, Molly

Camp Bestival

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Some of our lovely parent bloggers were invited along to experience the wonderful Camp Bestival, held annually at Lulworth Castle. The family friendly festival is perfect for those of all ages to experience a festival in a safe, relaxed environment.

Attendees: Emma, Elle & Kelle, Emma, Elizabeth, Laura 

Be at One Bournemouth

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We were invited down to Be at One Bournemouth, where we were treated to a brilliant cocktail masterclass, and even given the chance to help make our own drinks! It was a fantastic event with some delicious cocktails on offer.

Attendees: Emma, Harrison, Jaye, Zosha, Elizabeth, Mel 

Hollywood Bowl

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Some of our parent bloggers headed over to Tower Park for a special VIP experience with Hollywood Bowl. We were provided with a VIP booth and enjoyed the arcade and bowling before sitting down to a yummy feast!

Attendees: Emma, Elizabeth, Fiona, Laura, Sarah

HarSpa Launch

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We were very excited to attend the launch of the HarSpa range of products and treatments at the Christchurch Harbour Hotel Spa. A day full of pampering, this was a truly magical event.

Attendees: Emma, Brogan, Emma, Louise 

Mexigo

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Joining forces with local PR guru Darren Northeast, we were treated to some delicious dishes from Mexigo, as well as their truly fantastic iced alcoholic cocktails! It was such a fun, informal get together!

Attendees: Emma, Kelle, Harrison, Rachael, Tara, Elizabeth, Michelle, Amelia, Ewelina, Kelly, Louise, Jorden 

City Cruises Poole

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Boarding the City Cruises boat, we were provided with a tour around the local beauty spots whilst keeping the slight chill in the air at bay with hot drinks and yummy chocolate muffins. A fun, friendly meet-up with a difference!

Attendees: Emma, Anna, Taylor-Marie, Louise, Jorden, Harrison, Michelle, Georgie, Elizabeth, Kat, Bex, Ewelina, Sanja, Tara, Tamsyn, Lottie 

GinJams

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Gin has been the drink of the summer, so we were delighted to be invited along to the fantastic GinJams bar in Westbourne over World Gin Weekend, to celebrate with them and have a taste of their impressive selection of gins.

Attendees: Emma, Emma, Ciara, Michelle, Amelia, Kelly, Rosie, Sarah

Bournemouth Blogger May Meetup

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The Bournemouth Blogger May Meetup was held at the beautiful King’s Arms Hotel in Christchurch, and featured a guest talk by the brilliant Kaye Ford from Fordtography and jewellery showcased by the wonderful Marianne from Jewellery Box. Guests were given goody bags including bracelet or necklace from the range, along with sweets, a Bomb Cosmetics bath blaster and discount cards for Beauxoxo.

Parley Golf Centre

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Parley Golf invited several of the bloggers along for a fun, informal lesson in both the driving range and on the course. The session was fantastic, and we all had a brilliant time competing against each other at the end for the trophies!

Attendees: Louise, Kelle, Elle, Ciara, Emma 

DFMA Makeup Bar

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The DFMA makeup bar in Westbourne provided some of our bloggers with makeovers. The staff were friendly, the complimentary drink delicious, and the makeup looked amazing!

Attendees: Emma, Louise, Elizabeth

Ojo Rojo Quiz Nights

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What better way to get together a group of friends than for a quiz night? Once only associated with pubs, quiz nights are becoming more popular in other venues and Ojo Rojo invited us along to try our hand at winning their prize draw alongside their mouthwatering cocktails and delicious Mexican tapas. It was a fantastic evening!

Attendees: Emma, Emma, LouiseElizabeth, Jessica, Tara, Harrison, Ciara 

Beauty H Spa – Hoburne Bashley

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There is nothing more relaxing than a nice massage, and some of our bloggers were fortunate enough to be treated to one at this lovely little launch event for the Beauty h day spa at Hoburne Bashley. The spa is so tranquil, we could have happily stayed there all day…

Attendees: Emma, Brogan, Ciara

The Upper Deck Alfresco Terrace Launch at Christchurch Harbour Hotel

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The weather was absolutely perfect for the launch of the Alfresco terrace at the Christchurch Harbour Hotel and Spa. We were treated to yummy paella and a drinks reception in the sunshine, overlooking the beautiful harbour. What more could you ask for?

Attendees: Emma, Ewelina, Emma, Harrison, Louise, Ciara, Elizabeth, Rachael, Jaye, AK, Michelle 

Odeon at BH2 Leisure

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To celebrate the release of the Peter Rabbit movie, Emma and Louise were invited along to enjoy the film at the new Odeon in the Bh2 Leisure complex. The film was brilliant, but the snacks on offer to enjoy during the movie were something else entirely!

Attendees: Emma, Louise 

The Real Greek at BH2 Leisure

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Who can resist the offer of Greek food? We certainly couldn’t and jumped at the chance when Bh2 Leisure invited a group of us along to try out the Real Greek’s menu. The food was absolutely incredible, especially the halloumi fries, and the sorbets at the end of the meal have been talked about ever since!

Attendees: Emma, Emma, Harrison, Louise

Grosvenor Casino

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Oh, what a night! The Grosvenor Casino in Bournemouth town centre sure know how to provide first class entertainment. A group of our bloggers were treated to a tasty meal, gorgeous cocktails, and a lesson in both Roulette and Blackjack.

Attendees: Emma, Louise, Harrison, Ciara, Han, Amy, Sanja 

Festive Afternoon Tea at Level8, Hilton for the Bournemouth Bloggers Christmas Meetup

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The Bournemouth Bloggers Christmas Meetup 2017 was held at the fantastic Level8 Sky Bar in Hilton Bournemouth. We were treated to the delicious festive afternoon tea along with Prosecco, with a breathtaking backdrop and the most gorgeous of Christmas trees. It was truly a magical event and the perfect end to the year!

Attendees: Emma, Brogan, Elizabeth, Ciara, AK, Joanne, Jaye, Poppy, Han, Kirsty, Louise 

Baffi Pizza

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Huge pizza fans, we were overjoyed when we were invited along to try out the menu at Baffi Pizza on Poole Quay. The pizzas were to die for, and it was such a lovely evening, with fantastic company. The perfect first event for newly appointed coordinator, Emma!

Attendees: Emma, Louise, Ciara, Michelle, Alice, Amy, Rachael