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Today to Tue 28 Apr, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for last minute Cancellations.

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On the first Friday of every month, In this 75th year since VE day, join one of these fascinating free guided walks that looks into Brownsea’s role during the World Wars.
Brownsea Island
Fri 3 Apr, Fri 1 May, Fri 8 May, Sat 9 May

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18 South Walks Road: tiny Victorian front garden with olive trees and bulbs. Back garden: a corridor of stunning Japanese Acers and exotic trees leading into the park.
Dorchester Gardens, Dorchester
Sun 26 Apr, Sun 17 May, Sun 21 Jun

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Tim Laycock’s Tuneful Stories, bringing the Hardy family home to life with stories, folklore and tunes.
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Fri 17 Apr

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We have a full hall at our market. Lots of craft stalls, selling a wide variety of crafts, including knitted goods, cards and Jewellery.
St. Andrew’s Church Rooms, Church Road, Preston, Weymouth
Sat 4 Apr

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Unusual and challenging ½ acre garden set on steep hillside with fine views. Wildlife friendly garden with mixed borders, ponds, propagating area, vegetable garden, fruit cage, greenhouses and...
Ivy House Garden, Piddletrenthide
Sun 12 Apr, Mon 13 Apr, Sun 26 Apr, Sat 9 May, Sun 10 May

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The Cerne Giant Festival covers 3 weeks of activities for everyone. St Mary’s church in Cerne Village will host a Flower and Needlework exhibition from Easter Monday 14th April through to...
St Mary’s Church and including Cerne Abbas and around the Cerne Valley
Mon 13 Apr to Sat 2 May

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Entertain the kids this Easter holiday with a morning of creative fun and go home feeling inspired to use your new skills and knowledge to make further creations from home.
The Palm House, Swannery Lake, Commercial Road, Weymouth, Dorset
Wed 8 Apr

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½ acre plantlover’s garden full of interest from spring (bulbs, many hellebores, pulmonaria, fritillaries) through abundant summer perennials, old roses scrambling through trees and late
Herons Mead, Wool
Sun 19 Apr

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This Easter, Monkey World is giving away a FREE chocolate Easter Egg for the first 100 children into the park every day from Good Friday to Easter Monday!!
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre Longthorns Wareham Dorset
Fri 10 Apr to Mon 13 Apr

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Canzonetta sings music for Holy Week - our annual Palm Sunday Concert 3pm in the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis.
Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, Bere Regis
Sun 5 Apr

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Once a farmyard now a delightful, tranquil garden set in 1½ acres. Island beds and borders are planted with shrubs, roses, masses of unusual perennials and choice annuals to give vibrancy and colour...
Broomhill, Dorchester
Sun 19 Apr, Sun 17 May

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We’re heading back ‘down the rabbit hole’ for some great Easter family fun at Lulworth Castle from Friday 10 to Monday 13 April 2020 10.30-5pm.
Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Wareham
Fri 10 Apr to Mon 13 Apr

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Bridport Vegan Market A lovely, friendly, local market respresenting great vegan traders, hot and cold food, drinks, kids clothing, beauty products, eco goods and charity stalls.
Bridport Town Hall (upstairs behind Bridport TIC) East/ South Street Bridport
Sat 11 Apr

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Illustrated Talk by Ian Mortimer on the Ecology of Badgers, and a report on the 2019 Badger Sett Survey of Bridport Millennium Green. Proceeds to Bridport Millennium Green.
Bridport Town Hall, Bucky Do Square, Bridport
Thu 2 Apr

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‘Down the track ’  Exhibition at West Bay Discovery Centre We are marking the 90th anniversary of the end of the passenger service to West Bay by looking back to the heydays when the railway ran between Bridport and West Bay.
West Bay Discovery Centre, Chapel on the Beach West Bay, Bridport
Today, Sun 5 Apr, Tue 7 Apr, and more dates until Sun 17 May, Tue 19 May

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Egg-cellent Easter Fun at West Bay Discovery Centre Drop-in for some Easter drawing and colouring all with an egg theme. No need to book.
West Bay Discovery Centre, Chapel on the Beach West Bay, Bridport
Sat 4 Apr, Sun 5 Apr, Tue 7 Apr, Fri 10 Apr to Sun 19 Apr

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Wild Tales of West Bay at West Bay Discovery Centre Join professional storyteller Martin Maudsley for a flock of stories about the wildlife and natural habitats in and around West Bay... How did Raven move the sea? Who is King of the Birds?
West Bay Discovery Centre, Chapel on the Beach West Bay, Bridport
Tue 14 Apr

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3½ acre garden, created since 1960 by the late Jo Earle for yr-round interest. This large and lovely garden is filled with a wide variety of well grown plants, roses, unusual labelled shrubs and...
Frankham Farm, Sherborne
Sun 26 Apr

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Streaming of Swan Lake at Bryanston School Join us on Wednesday 1st April in Bryanston’s Coade Hall where we will be streaming Swan Lake from the Royal Opera House.
Bryanston School
Wed 1 Apr

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Easter Cricket Course Bryanston’s Easter Cricket Course is designed for all abilities to to take part and aims for each individual to enhance their skills and achieve set goals.
Bryanston School
Mon 6 Apr to Thu 9 Apr

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Bryanston’s Easter Dance Course Bryanston’s Easter Dance course is suitable for ages 8-12 and runs from 14th April to 17th April.
Bryanston School
Tue 14 Apr to Fri 17 Apr

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Every 2nd & 4th Friday From February to December we hold a craft Market in the Shambles (Front of the Corn Exchange)
The Corn Exchange, Market place, Blandford Forum
Fri 10 Apr

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Norman Saunders-White has had a varied career over the past 60 years—librarian, teacher of art and drama, actor, director of youth theatre—but his enduring passion has been visual art.
The Gallery Symondsbury, Bridport
Today to Wed 8 Apr

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An opportunity to draw, with an experienced model for the whole day. The session will be untutored, but advice will be on hand if requested. Easels/tables provided.
The Space, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport
Sat 4 Apr

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Lyme Bay Arts is delighted to welcome visitors to its first major exhibition of modern crafts designed and made by both emerging and established craftspeople from the South West.
The Gallery Symondsbury, Bridport
Sat 11 Apr to Tue 5 May

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