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April events
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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
Today, Sun 5 Apr, Tue 7 Apr, Fri 10 Apr to Sun 19 Apr

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Bunny has gone to the seaside. Join us for a self led Easter egg hunt at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock. Lots of fun for all the family plus incredible views along the famous Jurassic Coast.
Burton Bradstock
Today to Sun 19 Apr

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We have two amazing Easter trails on the Pier this year depending on your age. The Easter Bunny has been up to mischief and has hidden twelve Easter posters for you to find or follow the trail,...
Swanage Pier Pier Approach Swanage
Today to Sun 19 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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Planning to explore the house on your visit' You can book a free timed entry ticket for certain slots in advance here.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Thu 30 Apr

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Become a nature detective, solve the riddles and finish your adventures with a Cadbury chocolate treat.
Brownsea Island
Today to Thu 9 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
Today

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Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Corfe Castle, fun for the whole family. Celebrate nature in Purbeck in the theme of Easter and take part in the Castle Quest to claim your prize.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Today to Sun 19 Apr

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Bring the whole family together this Easter for a Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt through the woodland at Kingston Lacy, completing the activities to claim your Cadbury chocolate prize. 2.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Sun 19 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
Today

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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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Beautiful and historic garden laid out in C17 by John Tradescant and enlarged in C20, featuring several gardens surrounded by walls and yew hedges: blue and white garden, cottage style and mount
Cranborne Manor Garden, Cranborne
Today

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Follow a family trail from the Discovery Centre around the woodland and dunes, then enjoy crafts and games after collecting your chocolate treat.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Today to Sun 19 Apr

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The Brendoncare Christchurch Variety Club meets every Saturday, 1.30pm-3.30pm, at Druitt Hall, High St, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1AJ.
Druitt Hall, High Street, Christchurch, Dorset
Today, Sat 11 Apr

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Lyme Bay Artist Annie Ward brings her latest work to the Lyme Regis Museum’s Rotunda Gallery. Based on research into satellite photographs and historic maps of the Dorset coastline, her abstract...
The Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Bridge St, Lyme Regis
Today to Tue 28 Apr

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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
Charmouth Library, The Street, Charmouth
Today to Sat 9 May

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Art at Charmouth Library March 2020 onwards Three Charmouth Artists - Geoff Townson, Karen Loader and Joanne Brown Paintings and Canvas prints - all for sale Library has refreshments every day
The Street, Charmouth
Today to Sun 10 May

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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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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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Wimborne Horticultural Society Talk
Main Hall, The Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne
Mon 6 Apr

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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 available
Virtual Event for Bournemouth
Tue 7 Apr

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Ringwood Woodcarvers are a group of like-minded hobbyists who meet as a self-help group. We welcome both Male and Female members.
St Leonards & St Ives Village Hall Braeside Road, St Leonards RINGWOOD
Tue 7 Apr

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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
Tue 7 Apr

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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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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
Wed 8 Apr, Wed 15 Apr

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