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Magic of Thailand Festival in Poole

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A two day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Harbourside Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Poole Thai Festival.
Harbourside Park (Baiter Park), Poole BH15 1UX
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Far from the Madding Crowd

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Haunting...brooding...smouldering...dynamic drama Written by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy Directed by Paul Chesterton Designed by Max Dorey Performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Frampton Village Hall, Frampton DT2 9NF
Sat 13 Jun

Saturday Special; Willow Workshop ‘Dragonflies’ – with Tracy Standish

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Learn the basic skills and techniques of willow weaving whilst creating a wonderful dragonfly to decorate your garden or pond.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Sat 13 Jun

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 13 Jun

Holworth Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Escape briefly from the cares and pressures of the world. Visit this unusual garden tucked away in an area of extraordinary peace and tranquility chosen by the Monks of Milton Abbey.
Holworth Farmhouse, Dorchester DT2 8NH
Sun 14 Jun, Sun 5 Jul

Mayfield - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Town garden of approx ¼ acre. Front: formal hard landscaping planted with drought-resistant shrubs and perennials.
Mayfield, Wimborne Minster BH21 1PH
Sun 14 Jun

The Old School House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Small village garden laid out in last 6 yrs with planting of hedges into rooms incl orchard, secret garden and pergola walkway.
The Old School House, Blandford Forum DT11 8NZ
Sun 14 Jun, Wed 17 Jun

Manor House Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set in the lee of Bulbarrow Hill, this 1½ acre partially terraced garden has formal yew and beech hedging interspersed with topiary, lawn, and many abundantly filled herbaceous borders.
Manor House Farm, Blandford Forum DT11 0EN
Sun 14 Jun, Sun 21 Jun

The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Steep paths lead to beguiling 4 acres of natural woodland with many springs, streams, 2 pools one a natural swimming pool planted with native plants.
The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney, Dorchester DT2 9AH
Sun 14 Jun

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 14 Jun

Manor Farm, Hampreston - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Traditional farmhouse garden designed and cared for by 3 generations of the Trehane family through over 100yrs of farming and gardening at Hampreston.
Manor Farm, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7LX
Sun 14 Jun, Wed 5 Aug, Sun 9 Aug

Virtual Tarot Study Group

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Virtual Tarot Study Group With Steve & Amy Hounsome! Using the Tarot as a basis for personal and spiritual development.
Virtual Event
Tue 16 Jun, Tue 21 Jul

Far from the Madding Crowd

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Haunting...brooding...smouldering...dynamic drama Written by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy Directed by Paul Chesterton Designed by Max Dorey Performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Tivoli Theatre, 19-23 West Borough, Wimborne BH21 1LT
Tue 16 Jun

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 17 Jun, Wed 8 Jul, Wed 22 Jul

Stable Court - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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This exuberant garden was begun in 2010. Extending to about 1½ acres, it is naturalistic in style with a shrubbery, gravel garden, wild garden and pond where many trees have been planted.
Stable Court, Dorchester DT2 0HB
Wed 17 Jun, Sun 21 Jun

Frome Vauchurch Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Mature gardens surround mid C19 farmhouse and yard with central threshing barn where teas may be served under cover on rainy days.
Frome Vauchurch Farm, Dorchester DT2 0DY
Wed 17 Jun

Far from the Madding Crowd

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Haunting...brooding...smouldering...dynamic drama Written by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy Directed by Paul Chesterton Designed by Max Dorey Performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR
Thu 18 Jun

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 18 Jun, Thu 23 Jul

The Hollow, Blandford Forum - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Hillside cottage garden built on chalk, about acre with an interesting variety of plants in borders that line the numerous sloping pathways.
The Hollow, Blandford Forum, Blandford Forum DT11 8NJ
Sat 20 Jun, Sun 21 Jun, Wed 24 Jun

Western Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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’This secluded and magical 1-acre garden captures the spirit of warmer climes and begs for repeated visits’ (Gardening Which').
Western Gardens, Poole BH13 7AN
Sun 21 Jun, Sun 2 Aug

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 21 Jun, Sun 19 Jul

Dorchester Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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18 South Walks Road: tiny Victorian front garden with olive trees and bulbs. Back garden: a corridor of stunning Japanese Acers and exotic trees leading into the park.
Dorchester Gardens, Dorchester DT1 1ED
Sun 21 Jun

The Manor House, Beaminster - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set in heart of Beaminster, 16½ acres of stunning parkland with mature specimen trees, lake and waterfall, The Manor House looks forward to welcoming visitors after a 2 year break from opening the
The Manor House, Beaminster, Beaminster DT8 3DZ
Sun 21 Jun

Dads get 50% off at Monkey World on Father’s Day!

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Dads go ape for 50% off at Monkey World! Monkey World is the place where families matter, and so Dads get 50% off entry this Father’s Day!
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre Longthorns Wareham Dorset BH20 6HH
Sun 21 Jun

25 Richmond Park Avenue - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Beautifully designed town garden with pergola leading to ivy canopy over raised decking. Cascading waterfall connects 2 wildlife ponds enhanced with domed acers.
25 Richmond Park Avenue, Bournemouth BH8 9DL
Sun 21 Jun, Sun 5 Jul, Sun 26 Jul

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