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September events
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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
Wed 8 Jul to Fri 4 Sep

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Alan Titchmarsh described this amusingly creative garden as one of the best 10 private gardens in Britain.
The Secret Garden and Serles House, Wimborne
Sun 12 Jul, Thu 16 Jul, and more dates until Sat 5 Sep

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Enchanting 150 yr-old cottage, home of two Royal Academy artists. 32ft x 12½ft garden on 3 patio levels. Pencil gate leads to colourful scented Victorian walled garden.
Annalal’s Gallery, Christchurch
Sun 9 Aug, Sun 13 Sep

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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
Sat 29 Aug, Sat 26 Sep

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Celebrating seniors in September! Monkey World is celebrating our seniors this September, as seniors (65+) get half-price entry throughout September!
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre Longthorns Wareham Dorset
Tue 1 Sep to Wed 30 Sep

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Our colourful and vibrant garden is spread over two main areas, one warm and sunny, the other cooler and shadier.
Brook View Care Home, Ferndown
Wed 2 Sep, Sun 6 Sep

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On the weekend of the great Bridport Hat Festival, our tribute to this unique Bridport event is the Chris Toyne Big Band with caller Sibby, all suitably be-titfered once hopes!
Church House (St Marys) Hall, South Street, Bridport
Sat 5 Sep

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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
Sat 5 Sep to Mon 2 Nov

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This is a very popular event, and all the funds go to the Friends of the Yeatman, which support our local hospital which is vital to our community.
The Terrace, Sherborne
Sun 6 Sep

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Alan Titchmarsh described this amusingly creative garden as one of the best 10 private gardens in Britain.
The Secret Garden and Serles House, Wimborne
Thu 10 Sep

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Spend the afternoon with the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses as Knoll Gardens’ owner, Neil Lucas shares his wealth of knowledge and draws from personal experience and Knoll’s stunning
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Thu 10 Sep

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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
Fri 11 Sep

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Including raffles and plant sale Full Schedule of classes available on website, closing date for exhibitors 09/09/2020 (Non-Members welcome)
The Main Hall The Allendale Centre
Sat 12 Sep

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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
Sat 12 Sep

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Light up the night and run, dance or walk around Poole Park for our 5k Dorset Neon Run. As part of your place you will receive: • A Dorset Neon Run t-shirt • Fundraising materials and an e-welcome...
Poole Park, Poole
Sat 12 Sep

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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
Sun 13 Sep

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Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair The Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair is returning to Dorchester for its second year to celebrate the 180th birthday of the literary giant.
High West Street and High East Street Dorchester
Sun 13 Sep

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Wimborne Horticultural Society Talk
Main Hall, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne
Mon 14 Sep

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Keyneston Mill is the creative home of Parterre Fragrances - a 50 acre estate dedicated to fragrant and aromatic plants.
Keyneston Mill, Blandford Forum
Tue 15 Sep

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Exclusive ornamental grass course for Garden Designers and other Trade Professionals. Nationally recognised for our ‘specialist subject’, join this special masterclass as Knoll’s owner, Neil...
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Thu 17 Sep

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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
Sun 20 Sep

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A stunning naturalistic garden, its renowned ornamental grasses steal the show whilst also providing a fabulous foil for thousands of flowering perennials.
Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
Fri 25 Sep

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The National Garden Scheme is the most significant charitable funder of nursing charities in the country having donated over £50m to date! Your visit today will help its work.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Fri 25 Sep

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