One World by the Sea is an annual festival that celebrates international culture in our local region.  Organised by the IEA, and now in its third year, the festival has showcased the incredible diversity of our local area to thousands of people.


The One World by the Sea Festival celebrates international culture through food, music, dance, sport, theatre, film and education.  It features events that are held in venues across Bournemouth,Poole & Christchurch, with support from local community groups.

To find out more about this vibrant and colourful festival, and to see how you can take part yourself, please visit our dedicated festival website at