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Ceri Dupree

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Ceri Dupree is undoubtedly the finest female impersonator treading the boards today. This show deserves its 5 stars for Dupree’s costumes alone, but more than that it’s just a terrific show.
The Cumberland Hotel, 27 East Overcliff Drive, Seafront Bournemouth BH1 3AF
Thu 28 May 20

Studland Bay - Micro camping adventures - Cancelled

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Break up the working week with an evening’s adventure camping by Old Harry Rocks. Join us for a mid-week adventure at Old Harry rocks, enjoy food cooked over a campfire, a hike to see the...
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset BH19 3AQ
Wed 27 May 20

Brownsea Island - Junior Ranger Days - Cancelled

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Join our Outdoor Centre team and get stuck in as you experience life as a ranger on Brownsea Island. Get to grips with the tools we use for the job with training given on the day, You’ll help...
Brownsea Island DT1
Wed 27 May 20

Corfe Castle - Corfe Castle village May Fair - Cancelled

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Enjoy wondering around a selection of different stalls organized by Corfe Castle village this May bank holiday. Booking Not Needed. Family friendly event. Dogs on leads welcome.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Mon 25 May 20

Harcombe House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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
Sun 24 May 20

The Parish House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The garden at The Parish House is small and S-facing surrounded by hedges protecting it from the exposure of a high wide open landscape beyond.
The Parish House, Warminster BA12 6AJ
Sun 24 May 20

Shute Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Charming cottage garden around thatched house. Plenty to see and explore. Small stream, pond, kitchen garden and wild flower area.
Shute Farm, Donhead St Mary SP7 9DG
Sat 23 May 20

Corfe Castle - Norman Knight School - Cancelled

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Travel back in time at Corfe castle and learn some of the skills you’d need to become a noble knight.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Sat 23 May 20

Foundation Friday; Meet the RSPB

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The RSPB, the country’s largest nature conservation charity, is bringing its interactive wildlife information stand to the garden.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 22 May 20

The Cursus Cider & Music Festival

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We’re delighted to confirm that The Cursus Cider & Music Festival will be BACK AGAIN on bank holiday weekend, 22nd - 24th May 2020. www.cursusfestival.
Canada Farm Sixpenny Handley Nr. Salisbury SP5 5RX
Fri 22 May 20

The NSPCC SOUL WEEKEND

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The NSPCC SOUL WEEKEND All profits will be going to the NSPCC so please, please support this event. The incredible Marc Staggers will be flying in from the states with The Terri Green Project.
The Riviera Hotel Bowleaze Cove Weymouth Dorset DT3 6PR
Fri 22 May 20

‘Down the track ’ Exhibition at West Bay Discovery Centre - Postponed

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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 DT6 4EN
Wed 20 May 20

BMT Productions Presents: 9 to 5 – The Musical

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BMT Productions Presents: 9 to 5 – The Musical BMT Productions Presents: 9 to 5 – The Musical Genre: Theatre Run Time: 120 mins Synopsis: Based on the classic 1980’s movie, ‘9 to 5’ is the story of three strong and independent women
The Regent Centre, 51 High Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 1AS
Wed 20 May 20

2 Pyes Plot - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Small but perfectly formed front and back courtyard garden, created from new in 2007. Cream walls and black paintwork make a striking framework for softer planting.
2 Pyes Plot, Bridport DT6 5LP
Sun 17 May 20

Slape Manor - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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River valley garden with spacious lawns and primula fringed streams down to lake. Walk over the stream with magnificent hostas, gunneras and horizontal Cryptomeria japonica Elegans, and around the...
Slape Manor, Netherbury DT6 5LH
Sun 17 May 20

Hinton Admiral - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Magnificent 20 acre garden within a much larger estate, now being restored and developed. Mature plantings of deciduous azaleas and rhododendrons amidst a sea of bluebells.
Hinton Admiral, Christchurch BH23 7DY
Sun 17 May 20

The Mill House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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6½ acres of garden next to R Brit, incl mill house, mill stream and pond. Extensive garden with formal beds, lawns, terraced areas, stunning walled garden and vegetable patch.
The Mill House, Netherbury DT6 5LX
Sun 17 May 20

Sunninghill Wedding Fair & Outdoor Musical Showcase

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Wedding shopping with some of Dorset’s finest wedding suppliers. Outdoor stage with live music from wedding performers looking to play sat your wedding ceremony, drinks reception or evening party...
Sunninghill Prep School, South Walks, Dorchester DT1 1EB
Sun 17 May 20

Edwardstowe - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Parts of the garden have been extensively remodelled during 2018, a new greenhouse and potting shed have been added, along with changing pathways and the vegetable garden layout.
Edwardstowe, Shaftesbury SP7 8BA
Sun 17 May 20

22 Holt Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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¾ acre walled garden for all seasons. Garden seating throughout the diverse planting areas, incl Mediterranean courtyard garden and wisteria pergola.
22 Holt Road, Poole BH12 1JQ
Sun 17 May 20

ellenor | Jurassic Coast Trek

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Join team ellenor and 2,000 others of all ages and experience this unforgettable challenge, which will take you along the spectacular Jurassic Coast -a World Heritage Site.
Poole, Dorset BH11
Sat 16 May 20

Rosebank - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Delightful small garden living up to its name, 106 rose plants have been bedded in during the last three years, transforming the front garden into box-edged flower beds with peonies, rose arches and
Rosebank, Shaftesbury SP7 8BG
Sat 16 May 20

Edwardstowe - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Parts of the garden have been extensively remodelled during 2018, a new greenhouse and potting shed have been added, along with changing pathways and the vegetable garden layout.
Edwardstowe, Shaftesbury SP7 8BA
Sat 16 May 20

Celtic Music Concert - Sam Kelly Trio

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Sam Kelly Trio featuring Sam Kelly on guitar and vocals, Jamie Francis on banjo and Evan Carson on percussion have been taking festivals and venues by storm for the past four years, and have gained a
Ferndown Village Hall, Church Road, Ferndown BH22 9ET
Sat 16 May 20

Pilsdon View - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Started over 25 yrs ago, the hard landscaping provides different levels with breathtaking views over the Marshwood Vale towards Pilson Pen.
Pilsdon View, Bridport DT6 6EH
Sat 16 May 20

Well Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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1-acre garden brought back to life since 2012. There is now much more light after some trees were taken down and new areas have been cultivated.
Well Cottage, Bridport DT6 6EJ
Sat 16 May 20

Burton Bradstock - Spring Tide Food Festival 2020 - Cancelled

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Come and celebrate this great foodie festival on the spectacular Jurassic coast. Spring Tide pulls together some of the best local food, drink, art and entertainment available on this outstanding...
Burton Bradstock DT1
Sat 16 May 20

Jurassic Coast Challenge 2020

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Join 2,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages and Walk, Jog or Run the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site.
Poole harbour BH15
Sat 16 May 20

Foundation Friday; Garden Bee Walk - with Rowen 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 15 May 20

Foundation Friday; Dorset Wildlife Trust Members’ Day

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Meet up with representatives of Dorset’s largest conservation charity and discover how Knoll’s naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife as well as providing
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 15 May 20

Wincombe Park - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Extensive mature garden with sweeping panoramic views from lawn over parkland to lake and enchanting woods through which you can wander amongst bluebells.
Wincombe Park, Shaftesbury SP7 9AB
Wed 13 May 20

’Pelargoniums’ by Mr Butler

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Wimborne Horticultural Society Talk
Main Hall, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne BH21 1AS
Mon 11 May 20

Herons Mead - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 BH20 6HF
Sun 10 May 20

22 Avon Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Japanese themed water garden featuring granite sculptures, ponds, waterfalls, azaleas, rhododendrons cloud topiary and a collection of large koi carp.
22 Avon Avenue, Ringwood BH24 2BH
Sun 10 May 20

Wolverhollow - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 10 May 20

Falconers - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Behind the gate of 150 year old Falconers Cottage lies a ¼ acre mature garden with some interesting plants.
Falconers, Poole BH16 6BJ
Sun 10 May 20

The Old Rectory, Pulham - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 10 May 20

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 9 May 20

Knowle Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Large one and half acre garden with 35m long S-facing herbaceous border with yr round colour. Formal rose garden within a circular floral planting is bound on 3 sides by lavender.
Knowle Cottage, Beaminster DT8 3BD
Sat 9 May 20

The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show

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The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show The Floyd Effect return in 2020 with their ‘Dark Side Of Reason’ tour, highlighting Pink Floyd’s multi-platinum 1987 release, ’A Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ and also includes a complete
Tivoli Theatre BH21 1LT
Sat 9 May 20

Go Nuts at Monkey World!

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Monkey World is going nuts for nuts this bank holiday weekend! Nuts are a vital part of our rescued primates’ diets, and we feed them on a regular basis to ensure their health and...
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre Longthorns Wareham Dorset BH20 6HH
Sat 9 May 20

The Secret Garden - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A beautiful array of diverse plants and trees. Empty wine bottles as suggested by the RHS now line the pathway to the Secret Garden.
The Secret Garden, Dorchester DT2 7BE
Sat 9 May 20

Brownsea Island - VE Day 75 - A Shared Moment of Celebration evening performance - Cancelled

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The Brownsea Time Machine lands firmly back to 1945 as we mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe.
Brownsea Island DT1
Fri 8 May 20

Spice Girls Tribute Night

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Followed by After Party Discotheque Taking you back to the 90’s with our Spice Girls tribute act! Scary, Baby,Ginger, Posh, Sporty yes now that’s your lot!
The Cumberland Hotel, 27 East Overcliff Drive, Seafront Bournemouth BH1 3AF
Fri 8 May 20

Corfe Castle - Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham - Cancelled

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This May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. Beware the fearsome cries of Odin across the Isle of Purbeck!
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Fri 8 May 20

Brownsea Island - VE Day 75 - A shared Moment of Celebration special weekend - Cancelled

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On this special bank holiday weekend, Brownsea goes vintage on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 May in celebration of the end of WW2. Step back in time as we remember victory for Europe in 1945.
Brownsea Island DT1
Fri 8 May 20

Tony Stockwell - Psychic Medium - Postponed

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An evening of Psychic Mediumship with Tony Stockwell, one of the country’s most well known and respected mediums
The Exchange, Sturminster DT10 1FH
Wed 6 May 20

Kingston Lacy - Silent spaces - Cancelled

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Enjoy the tranquillity of the Kingston Lacy garden in a dedicated silent space. Take time to relax, turn off your phone, rest quietly and connect to the nature around you.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster BH21 4EA
Wed 6 May 20

Great Dorset Plant Fair - Cancelled

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On Sunday 3rd May, Athelhampton House will again be playing host to a Specialist Plant Fair, organised by Plant Heritage Dorset Group.
Athelhampton House, Athelhampton, Dorchester DT2 7LG
Sun 3 May 20

Friends of the Yeatman Hospital Car Boot Sale - CANCELLED

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This is a well established event, and all the proceeds go to the Friends, who support our local hospital, which is very important. We never know when we might need it!
The Terrace Playing Fields, Sherborne DT9 5NS
Sun 3 May 20

Corfe Castle - Saxon & Viking Falconry - Cancelled

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Immerse yourself in the origins of falconry and discover why Vikings were buried with their Hawks. Learn about the Saxon Kings who enjoyed the sport, from Ethelbald of Mercia to Edward the Confessor,...
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Sat 2 May 20

Foundation Friday; Volunteer Recruitment Open Morning

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Based in the garden at Knoll, the Knoll Gardens Foundation charity promotes a sustainable, wildlife friendly gardening style which can create stunning effect whilst requiring little maintenance.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 1 May 20

Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages 40s & 50s

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Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages 40s & 50s Have you always wanted to try Speed Dating, but don’t want to – or can’t – leave home to do it? Could you do with some help to meet like-minded singles near you?
Virtual Event
Tue 28 Apr 20

Frankham Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 DT9 6JT
Sun 26 Apr 20

Corfe Castle - Early Rise Yoga - Cancelled

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Enjoy morning yoga, a relaxing way to start the day. Learn and practise yoga postures and breathing techniques to help lower stress levels and encourage calmness and mindfulness.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Sun 26 Apr 20

Studland Bay - Trust10 - Cancelled

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Trust10 is a free monthly trail run across selected National Trust sites, open to both members and non members.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset BH19 3AQ
Sun 26 Apr 20

Dorset Neon Run

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The Dorset Neon Run is a 5k neon night run open to anyone over the age of 12 in the iconic Poole Park with the aim of having fun!
Poole Park Poole BH14 2SF
Sat 25 Apr 20

Diverse Abilites Neon Run - Postponed

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As part of your place you will receive: • A Dorset Neon Run t-shirt • Fundraising materials and an e-welcome pack to help your reach and beat your fundraising target • Full event support,
Poole Park, Poole BH14 2SF
Sat 25 Apr 20

Corfe Castle - Cancelled

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Come along and join in to make friends with a bug and complete no. 31 on your 50 things to do before your 11 3/4 check list.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Sat 25 Apr 20

Corfe Castle - Saxon and Viking Survival - Cancelled

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Come along and join our Saxon storyteller for tales of treachery and bravery. Could you survive the 10th century' Meet our Saxon storyteller and learn some important life skills of this period.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Sat 25 Apr 20

Brownsea Island - Early bird wildlife walks - Cancelled

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An early morning wildlife experience in partnership with the Dorset Wildlife Trust and National Trust.
Brownsea Island DT1
Sat 25 Apr 20

Foundation Friday; RSPB Members Day

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Meet up with representatives of the RSPB, the country’s largest nature conservation charity, and discover how Knoll’s naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 24 Apr 20

Walk with Neil Lucas - Changing Seasons in the Garden

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The first of a series of four bimonthly garden walks, offering a unique opportunity to spend time with Neil Lucas in the garden.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Thu 23 Apr 20

Kingston Lacy - Guided Estate Walk: Bluebells - Cancelled

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Two different walks taking in the beautiful bluebells around Kingston Lacy estate. Thursday 23 April, 10am - Distance: approx. 5 miles. Time: approx. 3 hours. Thursday 30 April, 1.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster BH21 4EA
Thu 23 Apr 20

Horn Park - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Large plantsman’s garden with magnificent views over Dorset countryside towards the sea. Many rare and mature plants and shrubs in terrraced, herbaceous, rock and water gardens.
Horn Park, Beaminster DT8 3HB
Wed 22 Apr 20

Kingston Lacy - Purbeck Arts Week: An evening of music - Cancelled

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Enjoy an evening of music in the Saloon, with performances by international musicians Maggie Cole, Miranda Fulleylove and Sebastian Comberti, followed by a light buffet supper in the Coach House.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster BH21 4EA
Tue 21 Apr 20

Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages 20-35

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Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages 20-35 Have you always wanted to try Speed Dating, but don’t want to – or can’t – leave home to do it? Could you do with some help to meet like-minded singles near you?
Virtual Event
Tue 21 Apr 20

Kingston Lacy - Out of hours guided walks - Cancelled

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Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public. Distance: approx. 3 miles. Time: approx.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster BH21 4EA
Mon 20 Apr 20

Herons Mead - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 BH20 6HF
Sun 19 Apr 20

Broomhill - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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 DT2 0PU
Sun 19 Apr 20

Grange Choral Society Concert. - Cancelled

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The Grange Choral Society after their very successful January performance of the Bach Christmas Oratorio, present a very different April programme conducted by Marcio da Silva with soloists.
Christchurch Priory. BH23 1BW
Sat 18 Apr 20

Seafair

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SEAFAIR is a new and fresh arts organisation just starting to bloom in the southwest. It offers support for artists by artists, especially invaluable during this emergency.
Virtual Event
Sat 18 Apr 20

Murder Mystery Themed Dinner

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The Vicars Tea Party - Followed by After Party Disco Reverend Green, vicar of the local Bournemouth church has called his flock together in the village hall to discuss fund raising activities to
The Cumberland Hotel, 27 East Overcliff Drive, Seafront Bournemouth BH1 3AF
Fri 17 Apr 20

Dorchester Country Market

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Due to the current situation the Dorchester Country Market is closed until further notice. Our venue the Dorchester Corn Exchange has cancelled all events until the threat has passed.
The Dorchester Corn Exchange, Dorchester DT1 1HF
Fri 17 Apr 20

Craft Demonstrations - Postponed

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Enjoy a unique chance to watch ancient crafts being handmade today by Dorset button-maker Rosalind Atkins and woodturner Liz Kent at Lyme Bay Arts’ The Space on Thursday 16 April during the
The Space, Symondsbury Estate, Bridport DT6 6HG
Thu 16 Apr 20

Kingston Lacy - Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides - Cancelled

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Every Thursday, in partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun, friendly and active free cycle rides from 9.30am (please arrive by 9.15am for a prompt start).
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster BH21 4EA
Thu 16 Apr 20

The Mighty Kids Beatbox Show Tour - Postponed

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The Mighty Kids Beatbox Show Tour Blue Jeans Management Proudly Presents JARRED CHRISTMAS & HOBBIT: The MIGHTY KIDS Beatbox Comedy Show Calling kids aged 5 to 100, join our MIGHTY gang!
Lighthouse Poole , Poole’s Centre For The Arts 21 Kingland Road Poole Dorset BH15 1UG
Wed 15 Apr 20

Wild Tales of West Bay at West Bay Discovery Centre - Postponed

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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 DT6 4EN
Tue 14 Apr 20

Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages 37-52

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Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages 37-52 Have you always wanted to try Speed Dating, but don’t want to – or can’t – leave home to do it? Could you do with some help to meet like-minded singles near you?
Virtual Event
Tue 14 Apr 20

Kingston Lacy - Nordic Walking Workout - Cancelled

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A weekly workout session to enable you to improve your technique and fitness, working at your own level.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster BH21 4EA
Tue 14 Apr 20

Bryanston’s Easter Dance Course

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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 DT11 0PX
Tue 14 Apr 20

Easter Fun on Swanage Pier - Cancelled

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On the day there will be plenty of fun activities to get involved in- - The Easter Bunny will be on the Pier at - 11.00am-11.30am; 12.15pm - 12.45pm; 1.45pm - 2.15pm; 3.00pm.- 3.
Swanage Pier Pier Approach Swanage BH19 2AW
Mon 13 Apr 20

Edmondsham House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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6 acres of mature gardens, grounds, views, trees, rare shrubs, spring bulbs and shaped hedges surrounding C16/C18 house, giving much to explore incl C12 church adjacent to garden.
Edmondsham House, Wimborne BH21 5RE
Mon 13 Apr 20

Broadstone Art Society Spring Exhibition 2020 - Postponed

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Exhibition of members’ 2D art work. Themed work on Corfe Castle will be on view. Both framed and unframed paintings in a variety of media and greeting cards derived from artists’ original...
St John’s Church Hall, Macaulay Road, Broadstone BH18 8AR
Mon 13 Apr 20

Brownsea Island - Adventure camping - Cancelled

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An opportunity for the experienced camper who loves nature and the great outdoors, to camp overnight on this magical island.
Brownsea Island DT1
Mon 13 Apr 20

Cerne Giant Festival - Cancelled

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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 DT2 7
Mon 13 Apr 20

Easter Egg Hunt

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Join staff and residents at Blandford Grange care home for a fun Easter afternoon for all the family. Take part in our Easter Egg hunt and enjoy our craft activities and free refreshments.
Blandford Grange care home, Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7DE
Sun 12 Apr 20

Bridport Vegan Market

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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 DT6 3LF
Sat 11 Apr 20

Wimborne Horticultural Society’s SPRING SHOW

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Including raffles and plant sale Full Schedule of classes available on website, closing date for exhibitors 08/04/2020 (Non-Members welcome)
The Main Hall The Allendale Centre BH21 1AS
Sat 11 Apr 20

Contemporary Crafts - Postponed

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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 DT6 6HG
Sat 11 Apr 20

Golden Cap - National Trust and Cadbury Easter Egg Trail - Cancelled

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Join us for a fun-packed Easter egg trail at Stonebarrow Hill on the Golden Cap Estate. Trail starts from Stonebarrow shop. Grid Reference SY383934 Nearest postcode DT6 6RA.
Golden Cap DT1
Fri 10 Apr 20

Brownsea Island - Easter weekend with Cadbury Easter Hunt - Cancelled

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Become a nature detective, solve the riddles and claim your Cadbury chocolate treat on the Cadbury Easter hunt trail. This Easter weekend there’ll be lots to do on Brownsea.
Brownsea Island DT1
Fri 10 Apr 20

Elvis Tribute Night

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Garry Foley loves nothing more than just entertaining people and Elvis fans, signing the music that he loves and keeping the legacy of ’Elvis’ alive.
The Cumberland Hotel, 27 East Overcliff Drive, Seafront Bournemouth BH1 3AF
Fri 10 Apr 20

Knitson Old Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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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, Wareham BH20 5JB
Fri 10 Apr 20

Easter at Lulworth - Cancelled

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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 BH20 5QS
Fri 10 Apr 20

Easter Eggstravaganza! - Cancelled

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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 BH20 6HH
Fri 10 Apr 20

Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn

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Enjoy a short presentation and familiarise yourself with the garden’s layout before taking a special evening stroll as you search for Knoll’s most elusive night-time visitors.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Thu 9 Apr 20

Corfe Castle - Wolfshead Bowmen - Medieval Archery at Easter - Cancelled

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The Wolfshead Bowmen come to Corfe Castle and bring the past to life. A medieval encampment, demonstrations of combat, skilled archery displays, talks on the longbow and have-a-go archery sessions (2...
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, BH20 5EZ
Thu 9 Apr 20

Easter Animation Workshop

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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 DT4 7DW
Wed 8 Apr 20

Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages Female 25-42 - Male 25-45

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Bournemouth Online Speed Dating - Ages Female 25-42 - Male 25-45 Have you always wanted to try Speed Dating, but don’t want to – or can’t – leave home to do it? Could you do with some help to meet like-minded singles near you?
Virtual Event
Tue 7 Apr 20

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