Get ready for a captivating night at the circus packed with acrobats, aerialists, daredevil stuntmen and fantastic live music as Flown (pictured) takes to the stage at Lighthouse, Poole, on May 30 and 31. Tickets are £14 from 0844 406 8666 or lighthousepoole.co.uk.

Paul Hollywood

TV’s baking star brings his first ever live show to Bournemouth’s Pavilion Theatre on May 13. Paul Hollywood Live – Get Your Bake On! sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking, comedy and fun. Tickets £30.64 from 0844 576 3000 or bic.co.uk.

Lee Evans

Work In Progress Join the record-breaking comedian for a very special show at the Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne, where he will be trying out brand new material for his forthcoming Monsters arena tour. Tickets £25 from 01202 885566 or tivoliwimborne.co.uk.

Strictly Gershwin

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra presents music from Gershwin, Copland and Bernstein at Bournemouth Pavilion on May 24, conducted by David Charles Abell. Tickets, priced from £11 to £25, from 0844 576 3000 or bsolive.com.

South Coast Fashion Week

Described as “the ultimate fashion and shopping experience”, South Coast Fashion Week is at the BIC from May 9 to 11, featuring a range of exhibitors and fashion shows. Tickets from southcoastfashionweek.co.uk.

Swing Unlimited

The Swing Unlimited All Stars Big Band present A Tribute to Count Basie at the Regent in Christchurch on May 4 at 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50, concessions £10.50. Call 01202 499199 or visit regentcentre.co.uk.

Dolphin Shopping Centre Fashion Weekend

Catwalk shows with models showcasing the latest summer trends from high street retailers  including Beales, M&S and Next as well as beauty and style advice will be taking place from
11am to 4pm in the Dolphin Shopping Centre, Poole, on Friday May 30 and Saturday May 31.

Wave 105 Live!

Wave 105 Live! will return to the BIC on Saturday May 31, featuring chart-topping songstress Pixie Lott among others. For details or to book tickets visit wave105.com.