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Today to Sun 2 Aug, closest first.
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Weymouth Food Festival

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Weymouth Food Festival offers a fantastic family friendly, fun-filled event. The event will see a whole host of tasty treats, amazing entertainment and food competitions including the Weymouth Bake...
Lodmoor Country Park Weymouth DT4 7SX
Sat 1 Aug and Sun 2 Aug

All day street busk

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All day street busk The Weymouth and Portland Lions Club will be holding their annual “Busk” in the town centre on Saturday 25th July 2020, raising funds for the Lions Charity Fund. The Busk will be fronted by ‘Replay’.
Weymouth Town Centre DT4 8PH
Sat 25 Jul

UK Pink Floyd Experience

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Celebrating over 50 Years of one of rock music’s most influential bands, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary band in concert.
Pavillion Weymouth DT4 8ED
Fri 10 Jul

The Old Rectory, Pulham - Open Garden for NGS

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4 acres formal and informal gardens surround C18 rectory, splendid views. Yew pyramid alles and hedges, circular herbaceous borders with late summer colour.
The Old Rectory, Pulham, Dorchester DT2 7EA
Sun 2 Aug, Thu 6 Aug

Holme for Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Extensive formal and informal gardens strongly influenced by Hidcote Manor and The Laskett and the garden is made up of distinct rooms separated by hedges and taller planting.
Holme for Gardens West Holme Farm Wareham Dorset BH20 6AQ
Tue 7 Jul

CANCELLED - 15th Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car/Bike Show

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Taste and buy some of the best food and drink on offer from local producers. The Stallholders will include:- Adam’s Tasty Chilli Sauces, Bakeout Café, Cornish Pasties, Devon Fishcakes, Dorset Blue...
Leigh Village Hall, Leigh, nr Sherborne DT9 6HL
Sat 18 Jul

The Dorset Arts & Crafts Summer Exhibition 2020 - Cancelled

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The Dorset Arts & Crafts Summer Exhibition 2020 The largest art and craft show in Dorset takes place from 31st July to 4th August 2020. There is so much to see, it can take half a day or more to explore all the Fine Art, Craft, Photography and...
Purbeck School, Worgret Road, Wareham BH20 4PF
Fri 31 Jul to Tue 4 Aug

Friends of the Yeatman Hospital Car Boot Sale - CANCELLED

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This is a well established event, which people like to support. All the proceeds go to the Friends, which in turn helps the hospital, which is such an important part of our community.
The Terrace Playing Fields, Sherborne DT9 5NS
Today

St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – St Margaret’s Hospice, Yeovil

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St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – St Margaret’s Hospice, Yeovil As part of the annual Glorious Somerset Open Gardens, St Margaret’s Hospice, Little Tarrat Lane, Yeovil, BA20 2HU will be open to the public on Sunday 19th July between 2.00pm and 5.00pm.
St Margaret’s Hospice, Little Tarrat Lane, Yeovil BA20 2HU
Sun 19 Jul

Harcombe House - Open Garden for NGS

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Landscaped into hillside 500ft above the Char Valley with spectacular views across Charmouth and Lyme Bay. Steeply sloping site comprises ¾ acre formal garden and ½ acre wild garden.
Harcombe House, Bridport DT6 6EB
Sat 1 Aug, Sun 2 Aug, Tue 4 Aug

The Floyd Effect play the Best Of British Rock Festival

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The Floyd Effect play the Best Of British Rock Festival A celebration of British rock giants who’ve changed the world with the power of their music. The very best tributes to Pink Floyd (Floyd Effect), The Beatles (Upbeat Beatles), Rolling Stones...
Upton Country Park, Poole Rd, Upton, Poole BH17 7BJ
Sat 11 Jul

Bubble Rush

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NEW FOR 2020! We’re super-excited to be bringing Bubble Rush to Poole! Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference – lots of coloured bubbles!
Upton Country Park, Poole BH17 7NJ
Sun 19 Jul

Baby & Children’s Charity Nearly New Sale

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Baby & children’s nearly new sale selling toys, books, clothes, equipment etc (ages 0-12). Raising funds for Poole Hospital charity SPRING. Admission £1.
Broadstone Methodist Church, Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP
Sat 11 Jul

44 Lower Blandford Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Exotic garden full of bananas, palms and lush tropical planting, the garden is filled to the brim with unusual and rare plants, many seldom seen in British gardens.
44 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone Poole BH18 8NY
Sat 1 Aug, Sun 2 Aug, Sat 29 Aug, Sun 30 Aug

Knitson Old Farmhouse - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Mature cottage garden nestled at base of chalk downland. Herbaceous borders, rockeries, climbers and shrubs, evolved and designed over 50yrs for yr-round colour and interest.
Knitson Old Farmhouse Corfe Castle Wareham Dorset BH20 5JB
Wed 8 Jul

Art at Charmouth Library

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Three Charmouth Artists - Geoff Townson, Karen Loader and Joanne Brown Paintings and Canvas prints - all for sale. Library has refreshments every day and Post Office Thursdays (am & pm)
Charmouth Library, The Street, Charmouth DT6 6PE
Today to Tue 7 Jul

Art at Charmouth Library

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Three Charmouth Artists - Geoff Townson, Karen Loader and Joanne Brown Paintings and Canvas prints - all for sale. Library has refreshments every day and Post Office Thursdays (am & pm)
Charmouth Library, The Street, Charmouth DT6 6PE
Wed 8 Jul to Fri 4 Sep

’Plant Explorers and Garden Plants’ by Chris Evans

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Wimborne Horticultural Society Talk
Main Hall, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne BH21 1AS
Mon 13 Jul

Hinton St George Village Gardens (between Crewkerne & Ilminster)

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Hinton St George Village Gardens (between Crewkerne & Ilminster) Enjoy exploring lots of different gardens around our beautiful village. You will visit gardens large and small, formal and informal and will receive a welcome at every stop.
Hinton St George TA17 8SE
Today

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week 2020

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Lyme Regis Annual Lifeboat Week in support of the RNLI with events for fun, entertainment and education, suitable for all ages
Throughtout Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ
Sat 25 Jul

Wolverhollow - Open Garden for NGS

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Over 1 acre of informal mature garden on different levels. Lawns lead past borders and rockeries down to a shady lower garden. Numerous paths take you past a variety of uncommon shrubs and plants.
Wolverhollow, Monkton Wyld DT6 6DA
Sun 2 Aug and Mon 3 Aug

Shamanic Guides Online Workshop

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ONLINE SHAMANIC GUIDES WORKSHOP - with Steve Hounsome Would you like a team of Beings from other realms to help you? Do you want to discover who is helping you from the Spirit worlds?
Virtual Event
Today

Virtual Kundalini Meditation Group

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Virtual Kundalini Meditation Group With Steve & Amy Hounsome! This is for advanced practitioners only – if you are interested let us know and we may start a new one for beginners!
Virtual Event
Wed 8 Jul, Wed 22 Jul, Wed 5 Aug, Wed 19 Aug

The Royal Navy International Air Day 2020 - Cancelled

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The Royal Navy International Air Day 2020 RNAS Yeovilton, the spiritual home of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, will open their gates to 40,000 visitors to enjoy the spectacular five hour flying display.
RNAS Yeovilton BA22 8HT
Sat 11 Jul

Foundation Friday; Garden Bee Walk - With Rowena Jecock

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Join Knoll’s bumblebee surveyor (and Knoll Gardens Foundation charity trustee), Rowena Jecock in the garden to discover more about the fascinating world of our bees, begin to identify some of the
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 10 Jul

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