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Fossils, Fish and Feathers

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Fossils, Fish and Feathers is the title of the up-coming watercolour exhibition of recent work by Lyme Bay Artist Trisha Hayman, which will be on show at the Rotunda Gallery of the Lyme Regis Museum
The Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA
Today to Sun 24 Oct

The Trendy Tudors Trail

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The Trendy Tudors Trail Trail Travel back to 1572 - the year that Corfe Castle was bought by Sir Christopher Hatton from Elizabeth I.
Corfe Castle National Trust BH20 5EZ
Today to Sun 31 Oct

'Turning the Tide' Exhibition at West Bay Discovery Centre

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Discover the history of plastic and the problem with single-use plastics. Learn how you can help in the fight to reduce microplastics in our oceans.
Chapel on the Beach WEST BAY DT6 4EN
Today to Sun 24 Oct, Tue 26 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

Ballroom & Latin American Social Dance

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Ballroom & Latin American Social Dance Cosmopolitan Dance presents a friendly social evening of Ballroom & Latin American dancing with some popular sequence. Good size dance floor. For the time being, please bring your own refreshments
St Mark’s Hall, Hinton Wood Avenue, Highcliffe BH23 5AA
Today to Sat 6 Nov
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Dearly Beloved

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Dearly Beloved is a quirky, dark comedy theatre production written during lockdown and debuting in a brand new and exciting theatre, music and comedy space in Boscombe - Black Cherry - starring Liam
The Black Cherry Theatre, 643 Christchurch Road, Boscombe BH1 4AP
Wed 20 Oct

Talk : Top Down Kayak Challenge

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Relive an amazing journey from John O'Groats to Land's End in a wooden kayak. Roy Beal from Clean Jurassic Coast will be joining West Bay Discovery Centre in the Salt House, West Bay at...
Salt House, West Bay DT6 4HD
Thu 21 Oct

Tudor living history- October half-term

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Tudor living history – October half-term This October half-term travel back to 1572 for fun and festivities at Corfe Castle.
Corfe Castle National Trust BH20 5EZ
Sat 23 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

HallowGREEN!

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Join us all week as we celebrate a plastic-free HallowGREEN! Find the sneaky spiders that have hidden themselves all around the Centre and get some fun ideas for plastic-free Halloween craft.
West Bay Discovery Centre,Chapel on the Beach, WEST BAY DT6 4EN
Sat 23 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

Halloween Family Bushcraft

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Embrace autumn with us on our family bushcraft sessions (min age 4+). We have some special spooky stories and camp crafts during the Halloween period aswell as all the usual bushcraft activities.
Middle Beach, Studland BH19 3AP
Sat 23 Oct, Sun 24 Oct, Wed 27 Oct, Thu 28 Oct, Sat 30 Oct, Sun 31 Oct

Coffee Morning in aid of The Mission to Seafarers

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Coffee morning with tea/coffee and biscuits, cake stall, raffle etc in aid of The Mission to Seafarers, supporting the men and women who work on the ships which bring us our food and other essentials
St Ambrose Church,72 West Cliff Road, Westbourne BH4 8BE
Sat 23 Oct

Variety Show in aid of Afghanistan Emergency Crisis Appeal - RED CROSS

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The Variety Performance. Artists are providing their time freely for the Afghanistan Crisis Appeal. Over 116,000 civilians have either been killed or injured.
Minster Hall, Allendale Centre, Wimborne BH21 1AS
Sun 24 Oct

Dreadzone

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Dreadzone. Artists performing: Dreadzone. Tickets avaiable.
The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth BH8 8AD
Sun 24 Oct

Beth Hart

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Beth Hart + Arielle. Artists performing: Beth Hart. Tickets avaiable.
Solent Hall, Bournemouth BH2 5BH
Mon 25 Oct

Inside Out Painters Annual Art Exhibition

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The Inside Out Painters, five Dorset artists Chris Clark, Gill Faraway, Kathe Holt, Sarah Kelly and Iris McCrow, annual art exhibition.
Church House, High Street, Wimborne BH1 1HT
Mon 25 Oct to Sat 30 Oct

Where the Mist Rises

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This showcase of work by Lyme Regis-based artist Annie Ward will be running at the Rotunda Gallery of the Lyme Regis Museum from 27 October until 5 December.
The Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA
Wed 27 Oct to Sun 5 Dec

Trevor Nelson - Soul Nation

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Trevor Nelson - Soul Nation Tickets avaiable.
Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth DT4 8ED
Fri 29 Oct

Lawsbrook - Open Garden for NGS

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Open for over 10 yrs for NGS. Garden incl over 130 different tree species spread over 6 acres. Native species and many unusual specimens incl Dawn redwood, Damyio oak and Wollemi pine.
Lawsbrook, Shillingstone DT11 0TE
Sun 31 Oct, Sun 7 Nov

Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Dorchester

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Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt Dorchester Trinity Club Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship
Dorchester Trinity Club 38 Trinity Street Dorchester DT1 1TT
Wed 3 Nov

Seven

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A new triple bill of classical Indian dance by UK’s leading choreographer Nina Rajarani MBE. Through the medium of Bharatanatyam and Kathak, and originally composed live music, ‘SEVENS’ will explore...
Pavilion Dance South West Westover Road Bournemouth BH1 2BU
Fri 5 Nov

Definitely Mightbe ... 25th Anniversary of (What's the Story) Morning Glory?

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Definitely Mightbe ... 25th Anniversary of (What's the Story) Morning Glory?. Artists performing: Definitely Mightbe. Tickets avaiable.
The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth BH8 8AD
Fri 5 Nov

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