In celebration of a special Valentine’s Week Of Love, the team at Blandford Grange care home in Dorset invites the local community to join them for a special Love Your Community afternoon tea.
Everyone is welcome to join residents for a special tea, singalong and musical entertainment.
Blandford Grange Care Home, Milldown Rd, Blandford Forum, Dorset
Our TV Headliner is the fantastic Nathan Caton!
As seen on:
Live at the Apollo (BBC2)
Mock The Week (BBC2)
Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC2)
Nathan Caton is one of the most exciting young comedians on the scene.
Soul City Weymouth at the Weymouth & Portland RFC
Starts at 7.30pm
Be ready for some fun filled memories !
Music includes Shalamar, Fatback Band, Kool & The Gang, James Brown, Luther Vandross, & Many more.
Seed Fair WITH MANY VARIETIES OF ORGANIC SEED FOR SALE. VEGETABLE, HERB AND FLOWER SEED including WILDFLOWERS. Advice on organic growing. Our usual PLANT STALL with many wonderful PLANTS for sale plus tips on growing from the experts. BOOK STALL - many books on gardening and cooking.
Walk to the Outdoor Centre where you will find tasty treats to be toasted on an open campfire. What could be better on a crisp winters day' Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01202 707744. Children are welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Sharks are back in town and there are savings to be made this half term at the Oceanarium! Explore all of our 11 themed zones, from the walk through tunnel home to our loggerhead turtle Carrie to the depths of the abyss with our wolf eel, there are thousands of creatures waiting to be discovered.
Visit Brownsea during half term at the weekend for a great family adventure. Head up to the outdoor centre and toast a tasty treat around the campfire. Children can also explore and have fun in our natural play area with a pine cone shy, obstacles and much more!
Open for 10 years for NGS. Garden incl over130 different tree species spread over 6 acres. Native species and many unusual specimens incl Dawn Redwood, Damyio Oak and Wollemi Pine. Large borders, raised bed vegetable and flower garden. Wildlife, stream and meadow. You can be assured of a relaxed and friendly day out.
A more natural and outdoor take on the traditional Valentines Day meal. This Valentines day, why not try something different with a romantic Champagne hamper at beautiful Studland Bay. Enjoy a spectacular picnic hamper, a bottle of champagne and our roaring outdoor fire. Ticket is for a meal for two.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
A series of interactive activities will be on offer this half-term. Budding knights and damsels can take part in the ’Great Escape’ (teddy bear zip wire) and watch missiles launch from the castle’s medieval siege engine.
An opportunity to take in the winter wildlife on Brownsea and to enjoy a satisfying winter’s day walk. Escape from the confines of centrally heated housing to take pleasure in the simple beauties of nature and breathe in the fresh clean air.
Today, Sun 17 Feb, Sat 23 Feb, Sun 24 Feb, Sat 2 Mar, Sun 3 Mar, Sat 9 Mar, Sun 10 Mar
Support visually impaired people across Dorset this February by joining our month long Fitness February Challenge! Help us raise awareness and vital funds by signing up to one of our three fitness challenges! Complete the challenges, from home, on your way to work, at the gym or anyway you like!
Dorset Blind Association 17 Bournemouth Road, Poole
Thomas Hardy controversially subtitled Tess of the d’Urbervilles A Pure Woman and later wrote that he ’lost his heart to Tess as he wrote about her’. Delve into one of Hardy’s most famous novels and find out about the stories that lie behind it. Booking Not Needed.
Terraced valley gardens surrounding Tudor/Jacobean manor house. On upper levels, walled croquet lawn, orangery and Italianate formal garden with fountains, topiary and grottoes. Below, C17 summerhouse and fishponds. Lower garden with shrubs and rare trees, leading to woodland and spring gardens.
Were recruiting more volunteers for the Room Guide and Reception role at Clouds Hill. If you’re interested in helping us, come along to this drop-in session and have a chat about it, or about volunteer opportunities at Hardy’s Cottage or Max Gate.
Monday 18th February; The Bluebird Jazz band at the Bournemouth Bluebird Jazz Club, starting at 7:30 PM. The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins garden centre) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks.
Bluebirds Social Club, 4 Ham Lane, Longham (opposite Haskins Garden Centre)
Curated by David Lund, Co-Curated by Elisa Di-Rosa
Following AUB’s collaborative contribution to Dazzle: Disguise and Disruption in War and Art, curated by James Taylor and held at the St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery in Lymington, this major new exhibition contextualises the artist Norman Wilkinson’s First World
TheGallery, Art University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole
This contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale finds the fearless Hansel & Gretel lost in a strange and colourful world and overwhelmed by the sights and smells of the city. Join the brave duo as they outwit the adults to find their way back to their family, in a show where kids are number one!
Get your kids in the great outdoors this February half term. Join one of our spring ranger days and find out what it’s like to be a ranger on Brownsea for the day. Take part in lots of practical outdoor conservation tasks and wild skills.
This event will take part at the Outdoor Centre.