Events Around Blandford Forum

Today to Mon 14 Oct, closest first.    

More details - WAMRC Autumn Model Railway Exhibition
The Blandford School, Milldown Road, Blandford Forum,
Sat 28 Sep 19 and Sun 29 Sep

More details - St Peter & St Paul’s Church Open Day
Heritage Open Day: Blandford Forum is described in Nikolaus Pevsner’s The Buildings of England as ‘one of the most satisfying Georgian ensembles anywhere in England’. At the heart of the town, view the unique Grade 1 Listed Church of St Peter & St Paul.
Peter & Paul C of E Church, Church Lane, Blandford Forum
Today to Sun 22 Sep

More details - West Gallery & Tower Tours - St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Blandford
Heritage Open Day: View the church interior from the West Gallery. In the tower, discover graffiti left by the WW2 Home Guard & bell ringers. View new ladders & floor above the bell frame, and peer into roof voids.
Peter & Paul C of E Church, Church Lane, Blandford Forum
Sat 21 Sep

More details - Blandford Town Museum
Heritage Open Day: The story of Blandford Forum There is so much to see packed into this small museum situated just off the Market Place in the Georgian town of Blandford Forum. The story of Blandford is told from Prehistoric times up to the 20th Century.
Blandford Town Museum, Beres Yard, Market Place, Blandford Forum
Today, Tue 17 Sep, Thu 19 Sep to Sat 21 Sep

More details - Blandford Forum Cemetery Chapel
Heritage Open Day: A beautiful chapel in the heart of Blandford Blandford Forum’s cemetery chapel was built in 1855 and is an important surviving example of both an unaltered early cemetery chapel and of Anglican church design in mid-nineteenth Century Dorset.
, Salisbury Road, Blandford Forum
Fri 20 Sep 19

More details - Keyneston Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Keyneston Mill is the creative home of Parterre Fragrances - a 50 acre estate dedicated to fragrant and aromatic plants. Enjoy the newly-created Collection Gardens, each compartment featuring plants from a different perfume family eg. floral, fern, citrus, spice.
Keyneston Mill, Blandford Forum
Tue 17 Sep 19

More details - Kingston Lacy - Out of hours guided walks
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public. The walks will be a gentle stroll of approximately 3 miles starting from the main Kingston Lacy car park. Finish in time for a coffee with the group in the caf.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster

More details - Sturminster Newton Museum and Mill Society
Heritage Open Day: A fascinating working mill in the heart of the Dorset countryside. Recently discovered evidence suggests this mill largely dates from 1566, on a more ancient milling site which could date back to 1016.
Sturminster Newton Town Mill, The Bridge, Sturminster Newton
Tue 17 Sep 19

More details - The Elephant Man
The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man is found abandoned and helpless and is admitted for observation to the prestigious London Hospital.
Lytchett Matravers Village Hall
Wed 9 Oct 19 to Sat 12 Oct

More details - Metallic Brusho Taster morning with TV artist Marilyn Allis
Not sure what Brusho is? this is a taster morning exploring the explosive qualities of Brusho dyes.. all materials provided.
The Studio Lower Courtyard Rogershill Farm Briantspuddle Dorchester Dorset
Tue 1 Oct 19

More details - Craft Morning hand painted cabouchen pendants
get creative, a crafty morning painting and creating unique pendants. No experience neccesary. All materials provided
The Studio, Lower Courtyard, Rogershill Farm, Briantspuddle, Dorchester
Wed 2 Oct 19

More details - Panda Water Colour taster morning with popular TV artist Marilyn Allis
a no pressure class to try your hand at using watercolour. Great for complete beginners, learn a few tecniques in a fun way. All Materials supplied.
The Studio Lower Courtyard Rogershill Farm Briantspuddle Dorchester Dorset
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Acrylics taster morning with TV artist Marilyn Allis
An ideal way to try painting with acrylics, a fun morning of creating a picture whilst learning some techniques. Great for beginners. All materials provided
The Studio Lower Courtyard Rogershill Farm Briantspuddle Dorchester Dorset
Fri 11 Oct 19

More details - Bulbs for all seasons – a talk by Anna Pavord
Anna Pavord is the author of a several books on plants and gardening, with a particular interest in bulbs; books include “The tulip” and “Bulb”. She is the gardening correspondent for The Independent and a regular contributor to a range of newspapers and magazines on gardening subjects.
Corfe Mullen Village Hall Towers Way, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne
Thu 3 Oct 19

More details - Dorset Police Male Voice Choir Concert - to mark 40th year of the MNDA
This concert is to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, & the proceeds from this concert, by the Dorset Police Male Voice Choir, will go the East Dorset & New Forest branch of the MNDA.
Wimborne Methodist Church, 2 King Street, Wimborne.
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - The Minster Church of St Cuthberga & the Chained Library
Heritage Open Day: A site of worship for over 1300 years come and experience one of the most well-known places of worship in Dorset. The 12th century Minster Church is steeped in history with many interesting treasures and artefacts including the Astronomical Clock, Quarter Jack, Saxon Chest and Beaufort Tomb.
High Street, Wimborne
Today to Sun 22 Sep

More details - Somerset & Dorset Family History Soc.
Photographs in Family History - A talk by John Tanner
Quarterjack Room, Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne

More details - Pound Puppy Animal Rescue Bazaar
Pound Puppy are having a Bazaar at the Courtyard Centre, Lytchett Minster to help reduce our frighteningly large vet bill. There will be a table-top sale of bric-a-brac and collectables, a cake stall, book stall and a sale of good quality nearly new clothes.
The Courtyard Craft Centre, Huntick Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Briantspuddle Village & Village Hall
Heritage Open Day: See the thatched village hall at the heat of this charming Dorset village. There are only 2 thatched village halls in Dorset and one of them can be found in Briantspuddle.
Briantspuddle Village Hall, Briantspuddle
Sun 22 Sep 19

More details - Carnival Disco
Come and join us after the evening carnival procession from 8pm Free Admission. Everyone welcome. We are a non members bar.
Shaftesbury sports bar Coppice Street
Sat 28 Sep 19

More details - Together For Alzheimer’s 5k Fun Run 2019
Please join us for 12th annual 5k ’Together for Alzheimer’s’ run or walk in Wareham Forest in aid of ’The Alzheimer’s Society’. All welcome, with both club runners and family walkers taking part each year.
Birchwood Tourist Park, Wareham Forest .
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - Upton House & Grounds Heritage Open Event
Heritage Open Day: Come and see the splendour of Upton House our Grade II* listed Manor House. History House and formal garden tours will be taking place across the day. Learn about the House’s fantastic history and past owners importance in local politics.
Upton House, Upton Country Park, Poole
Sat 21 Sep 19

More details - Edmondsham House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres of mature gardens, grounds, views, trees and shaped hedges surrounding C16/C18 house, giving much to explore incl C12 church adjacent to garden. Large Victorian walled garden is productive and managed organically (since 1984) using ’no dig’ vegetable beds.
Edmondsham House, Wimborne
Wed 2 Oct, Wed 9 Oct, Wed 16 Oct, Wed 23 Oct

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More details - Wessex Heavy Horse Show and Country Fayre 2019
The Wessex Heavy Horse Society’s Annual Show, featuring the West of England In Hand and Harness Championships (the culmination of qualifying events throughout the South West of England).
Turnpike (Gillingham and Shaftesbury) Showground
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - Knoll Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A naturalistic haven, informal plantings of glorious grasses and flowering perennials flood the garden providing a layered transparency to this seemingly natural space. A mini-arboretum of rare and unusual trees and shrubs adds height, interest and habitat for wildlife.
Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Fri 27 Sep 19

Things to do in Blandford Forum