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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

Stone Carving Workshop - with Sarah Moore

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Join sculptor and fine artist Sarah Moore in the garden at Knoll for this special one-day stone carving workshop.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Today

Bournemouth Reggae Weekender 2020

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Celebrating Bournemouth’s Rich Cultural Diversity. Join us for the 1st Reggae in the Park event in Bournemouth where all come together to pay tribute to music adding to the thread that weaves the...
Kings Park, Bournemouth BH7 6JB
Today and Sun 5 Jul

Infourmation

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The first exhibition to re-open The Gallery is ‘Infourmation’, which has been waiting patiently for visitors since the lockdown started!
The Gallery Symondsbury, Bridport DT6 6HG
Today, Sun 9 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
Sun 5 Jul

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
Sun 5 Jul

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

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

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

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

Close-up & macro photography – a beginners guide with Dave Peckham ARP

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Dave Peckham ARPS, has over 30 years experience as a commercial photographer, and now runs Lightroom and Photoshop courses.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 10 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

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 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

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

’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

Foundation Friday; Guided Butterfly Walk with Keith Powrie

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In time for the nation’s Big Butterfly Count, dedicated lepidopterist Keith Powrie leads a walk around the gardens to help you identify the many butterflies to be found there.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 17 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

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

Designing in the Naturalistic Style - with Neil Lucas

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Join Neil Lucas for a walk around his acclaimed garden at Knoll as he explains his ethos and some of the concepts and techniques that have gone into the creation of this naturalistic,
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Thu 23 Jul

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

Bugs and BUDS

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Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, our Saturday morning monthly toddler club aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age, encouraging interaction with the
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Sat 25 Jul

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

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

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

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