Wednesday August 20, 2014

What's On in Dorset

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Trail available throughout the summer holidays. Tick off as many things as you can with our special activity stations all over the island. View more details - Summer trail-50 things to do before you're 11 3/4
National Trust, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, Dorset BH13 7EE
Today to Sunday 7 Sep 2014

Step back in time to the 14th and 15th centuries, and immerse yourself in our award-winning experience. An action packed family day out with interactive activities for budding knights and damsels,... View more details - Corfe Castle, National Trust Medieval Village with Knight & Damsel Academy
Corfe Castle Dorset BH20 5EZ
Today to Sunday 31 Aug 2014

Access down stone steps. Pause at top of metal stairs then descend into transformed stone quarry. Explore densely planted Bedfordshire in a relatively confined space. Pieces of London Bridge lurk in... View more details - Stone Rise - Open Garden for NGS
Stone Rise, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2EA
Wednesday 2 Jul 2014, Wed 9 Jul, Wed 16 Jul, Wed 23 Jul, Wed 30 Jul, Wed 6 Aug, Wed 13 Aug, Today, Wed 27 Aug

Outlook Bereavement Support is holding a buffet lunch and get-together for widows and widowers at the Greyfriars Community Centre, Christchurch Road, Ringwood, on Wednesday August 20 at... View more details - Outlook Bereavement buffet lunch
Greyfriars Community Centre, Christchurch Road, Ringwood, Dorset BH24 1DW
Today

Hundreds of warships made entirely from matchsticks and matchboxes. Our whole exhibition area is filled with these intricate models all handmade by Phil Warren over many years. A must see... View more details - Matchstick Fleet Exhibition
Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UF
Today to Tuesday 26 Aug 2014

Every Monday and Thursday throughout the summer holidays, meet in the courtyard at 12.30pm, where your guide will lead you on this great adventure. Discover the beasts and insects that live on the... View more details - Mini beast safaris on Brownsea Island
National Trust, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, Dorset BH13 7EE
Monday 28 Jul 2014, Thu 31 Jul, Mon 4 Aug, Thu 7 Aug, Mon 11 Aug, Thu 14 Aug, Mon 18 Aug, Thu 21 Aug, Mon 25 Aug, Thu 28 Aug

Enjoy British wildlife on a Ramblers group walk. Wimborne St Giles & Jubillee Trail. Parking limited Please car share to Wimborne St Giles (Park by wall opposite school) Via Monkton Up Wimborne... View more details - The Ramblers group walk. Distance 9 miles.
The Ramblers group walk starting point.. Grid Ref: SU031120 Dorset BH21 5LZ
Tomorrow

Weekly Market selling high quality goods - Beautiful Fresh Flowers, Home Grown Veg, Locally grown Plants, Home-baked goodies and Preserves. Free Range eggs from local Farm. Wonderful crafts... View more details - DorchesterCountry Market
The Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester Dorset DT1 1HF
Thursday 7 Aug 2014, Fri 15 Aug, Fri 22 Aug, Fri 29 Aug, Fri 5 Sep, Fri 12 Sep, Fri 19 Sep, Fri 26 Sep, Fri 3 Oct

Open Air Cinema in the grounds of Corfe Castle - August Bank Holiday Weekend The Purbeck Film Festival and the National Trust present three fabulous films in the stunning grounds of Corfe... View more details - Corfe Castle Open Air Cinema 2014 -  Stars Under The Stars (Purbeck Film Festival)
Corfe Castle, Corfe, Wareham, Dorset
Friday 22 Aug 2014 to Sunday 24 Aug 2014

In aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund and the Stroke Association, local artists will be displaying works in a wide variety of media in their annual exhibition. This group has raised over £12,000... View more details - TWENTY4ART Charity Art Exhibition
Pamphill Parish Hall, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4ED
Friday 22 Aug 2014 to Monday 25 Aug 2014

Purbeck Film Festival presents open air cinema in the castle grounds. Come and experience the magic of watching ‘Stars under the Stars’ in the ruins of Corfe Castle. See our website... View more details - Corfe Castle, National Trust Open Air Cinema: Stars under the Stars
Corfe Castle Dorset BH20 5EZ
Friday 22 Aug 2014 to Sunday 24 Aug 2014

Party In The Park presents it’s Carnival Time - August Bank Holiday Weekend - 23rd and 24th - at the UK’s number 1 beach holiday resort, Ashley Cross, Sandbanks, Poole (BH14 8UF),... View more details - Party In The Park 2014- Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th August
Ashley Cross Green, Parkstone, Dorset BH14 8UF
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 and Sunday 24 Aug 2014

A fun day for all the family. The Fort Artillery will be firing their cannons, performing musket and marching drill to the sounds of bugles and drums. Food and craft stalls, Maypole dancing,... View more details - Victorian Fayre
Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UF
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 and Sunday 24 Aug 2014

This a traditional Flower Show and Fete with all profits going to local and national charities. The Flower show invites entries for various home grown vegetable and flower categories as well as a... View more details - Halstock Flower Show & Fete
Halstock Village Hall Dorset BA22 9SG
Saturday 23 Aug 2014

It’s the perfect time to start planning how to keep your family amused over the summer.Why not go canoeing or kayaking?A Go Canoeing Summer Tour is an ideal way to spend time together as a family in... View more details - Go Canoeing  Old Harry Tours Half Day Sit On Top Kayak - Studland Sea school
Studland Sea School Middle Beach Studland Dorset BH19 3AP
Saturday 23 Aug 2014

Owermoigne W.I are once again supplying Cream Teas in the Village Hall at Owermoigne in Dorset seven miles from Dorchester or Weymouth from 3-00 pm on Saturday 23rd August 2014 Prices are very... View more details - Owermoigne W.I. Cream Teas
Owermoigne village hall Dorset DT2 8HX
Saturday 23 Aug 2014

A day out for all the family with Log to leg wood turning competiton, Horse loggers, Tree Pirates chainsaw demonstration, falconry display, tree climbing, children’s art, music, craft & circus... View more details - Stock Gaylard Oak Fair
Stock Gaylard Estate, Stock Gaylard, Sturminster Newton, Dorset DT10 2BG DT10 2BG
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 and Sunday 24 Aug 2014

A storytelling theatre company will be holding a free poppy making workshop for children and families at the Dolphin Shopping Centre on Saturday August 23 to commemorate the centenary of World War... View more details - Poppy making workshop at the Dolphin Shopping Centre
110 Dolphin Centre, Poole, Dorset BH15 1SZ
Saturday 23 Aug 2014

A great Craft and Garden Fair in the beautiful surroundings of the National Trust’s Kingston Lacy Park near Wimborne. Woodwork, pottery, designer jewellery, handmade knitwear and a host of... View more details - Craft and Garden Fair
Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne, Dorset BH21 4EA
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 to Monday 25 Aug 2014

It’s the perfect time to start planning how to keep your family amused over the summer.Why not go canoeing or kayaking?A Go Canoeing Summer Tour is an ideal way to spend time together as a family in... View more details - Go Canoeing Guided Tours - River Stour Safaris
River Stour Safaris Recreation Ground Car Park Ricketts Lane Sturminster Newton Dorset DT10 1BY
Saturday 23 Aug 2014

A variety of vibrant, colourful paintings in oils, acrylics, watercolour, collage and also etching, monoprints and collagraphs. We are a well established group of artists who meet and work together... View more details - Morcombelake Art Group Annual Exhibition - "Hardown Hill"
James Hargreaves Community Hall, The Green Morcombelake, Dorset DT6 6EA
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 to Tuesday 26 Aug 2014

From 23 - 25 August, Bridport and West Dorset Open Studios are celebrating their 16th Annual Open Event with 80 artists taking place in 40 venues. A Free 44-page Guide of the event will be... View more details - Bridport and West Dorset Open Studios 2014
Bridport and surrounding villages Dorset DT6 3RR
Saturday 23 Aug 2014 to Mon 25 Aug

The original Dorset His and Hers garden. Hers in cottage style with Clematis, Phlox, Lilies, Roses, Monarda, encouraging butterflies and bees, providing a riot of colour and perfume into late... View more details - 357 Ringwood Road - Open Garden for NGS
357 Ringwood Road, Ferndown, Dorset BH22 9AE
Sunday 13 Jul 2014, Sun 24 Aug

0.4-acre profusely-planted mixed garden with broad borders edged by walls, hedges, fences and arbours. Cottage favourites jostle with more unusual herbaceous and bulbous perennials, shrubs, trees and... View more details - Coombe Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Coombe Cottage, Shillingstone, Dorset DT11 0SF
Sunday 25 May 2014, Sun 24 Aug

Alan Titchmarsh described this amusingly creative garden as 'one of the best 10 private gardens in Britain'. The ingenious use of unusual plants complements the imaginative treasure trove of... View more details - The Secret Garden and Serles House - Open Garden for NGS
The Secret Garden and Serles House, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1EN
Thursday 24 Jul 2014, Sun 27 Jul, Sun 3 Aug, Thu 7 Aug, Sun 10 Aug, Sun 24 Aug, Mon 25 Aug, Sun 31 Aug, Thu 4 Sep, Sat 6 Sep, Sun 7 Sep


 
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