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Today to Wed 20 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Upton Little Treasures - Preloved, Nearly New Baby & Children`s Sale
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm Full of great bargains for your little treasures. Goody bags for the first 40 customers. Great free prize draw and much more! For more information about this sale and the great fun we have please visit our website
Upton Community Centre, 2 Poole Road, Upton, Poole
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Father's Day - FREE ENTRY for Dads at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park
Celebrate Father’s Day down on the farm - Free entry for Dad with our downloadable voucher, please visit Farmer Palmer’s website, Facebook page or call 01202 622 022.
Farmer Palmers Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole, Dorset
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Parkinson’s awareness event at Poole care home
The team at Care UK’s The Potteries, on York Road, are joining forces with Linda Whike, clinic director and consultant physiotherapist at BWT Physio, to offer helpful guidance and practical tips for improving the everyday lives of those affected by Parkinson’s.
The Potteries 187 York Road Broadstone Poole
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Magna Sinfonia Summer Concert - Homelands
Magna Sinfonia are delighted to announce their summer concert. Conductor Cayenna Ponchione will lead the orchestra though an exciting Homelands programme. The orchestra has an enviable reputation for delivering near-professional performance and their performances are always well received.
Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane, Poole
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Baby & Children’s Charity Nearly New Sale
Baby & children’s nearly new sale selling toys, books, clothes, equipment etc (ages 0-12). Raising funds for Poole Hospital charity SPRING. Admission £1 to include refreshments. Homemade cakes on sale too.
Broadstone Methodist Church, Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Love, Bombs and Apples
Love, Bombs and Apples is the comic and poignant new play from award winning playwright Hassan Addulrazzak (Baghdad Wedding, The Prophet) - a tale of four men, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation.
Lighthouse Poole
Fri 25 May

More details - Coastal Comedy presents the stupendous Angela Barnes!
As seen on: Mock the Week (BBC2) Live At The Apollo (BBC) Host of Newsjack (BBC Radio 4) and many more! Angela won the BBC Radio 2’s New Comedy Award in 2011, and has continued to be a regular on the stand-up circuit, playing even bigger venues.
Lighthouse 21 Kingland Rd Poole
Sat 26 May

More details - DollyWould
Oh look, 2016 Fringe First winners SH!T THEATRE again. What is it this time? Oh, is it unemployment? Is there a crisis? Did the government do something wrong again? No, it’s a show about Dolly Parton. We love her.
Lighthouse Poole’s Centre For The Arts 21 Kingland Road Poole, Dorset
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy Kids - Poole
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Baiter Park Catalina Drive Poole
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Pretty Muddy 5K - Poole
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
Baiter Park Catalina Drive Poole
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 10K - Poole
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
Baiter Park Catalina Drive Poole
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Poole
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER. 5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Baiter Park Catalina Drive Poole
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Friday Craft Market
Various stalls situated inside the cafe selling handmade items such as cards, pictures, jewellery, knitted items and silk scarves.
The Ark, Poole Park
Fri 25 May

More details - Deans Court - Open Garden for NGS
13 acres of peaceful, partly wild gardens in ancient monastic setting with mature specimen trees, Saxon fish pond, herb garden, orchard and apiary beside R Allen close to town centre. First Soil Association accredited garden, within C18 serpentine walls.
Deans Court, Wimborne Minster
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Kingston Lacy - Kingston Lacy house tickets
A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There’s plenty to see, from grand, beautifully detailed carvings, to intimate family souvenirs. Book your timed ticket for the house. Normal admission applies. Both members and non-members must have a timed house entry ticket.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Kingston Lacy - Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides
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). These free, volunteer-led rides are a great chance to explore the local area and make new friends.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Kingston Lacy - Celebrating Summer this half-term
Children. Drop-in workshops offering a range of activities celebrating the arrival of summer. Booking Not Needed.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Kingston Lacy - Guided estate walks
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate on a range of beautiful estate walks throughout the year. Walks take place on the first Friday (excluding January) and 3rd Monday of each month (excluding December). Please see website for more details regarding dates, times and meeting points.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Fri 1 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Mon 16 Jul

More details - Kingston Lacy - Guided walk: Badbury Rings and Tarrant Rushton
A walk filled with rich history and the opportunity to enjoy some areas of woodland not normally accessible. Distance: 7 miles, Time: approx. 3-4 hours. This is a walk that goes through woods not normally accessible and covers history from the Bronze Age, Iron Age, Romans and the Second World War.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Kingston Lacy - Music afternoon with The FB Pocket Orchestra
This Father’s Day enjoy an afternoon on the south lawns whilst soaking up the tunes performed by The FB Pocket Orchestra. Sit back, relax, bring a picnic or enjoy a glass of Pimms. Pimms, cold drinks and a selection of cakes and ice creams will be available to purchase on the day from the south lawn.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Kingston Lacy - Out of hours guided walks
Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate, including some areas not normally accessible, before the grounds open to the public. The walks will be a gentle stroll of approximately 3 miles starting from the main Kingston Lacy car park. Finish in time for a coffee with the group in the caf.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Mon 18 Jun, Mon 16 Jul

More details - DORSET ART WEEKS   ART SHOW  local artists WENDY JUMP AND JUDE TAYLOR
Locally based artists Wendy Jump and Jude Taylor are holding an art exhibition in Blackpug Books. Come along and enjoy browsing original art, prints and greetings cards, in this fascinating and quirky town house in the pretty market town of Wimborne Minster. Close to cafes, pubs and interesting shops.
Black pug Books, 24 Westborough, Wimborne
Sat 26 May to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years
Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years is the most authentic sounding concert which celebrates the unforgettable music of Simon Garfunkel. Made up of Dan Haynes Pete Richards, Bookends have toured the globe extensively with their concerts being described as simply breathtaking.
The Tivoli Theatre West Borough Wimborne Minster
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Houses of Parliament Day Trip
Fundraising trip to raise money for Mosaic (supporting bereaved children) and Macmillan. Departing from Allenview Car Park, Wimborne at 6.
Departing from Allenview Car Park, Wimborne
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Shapwick Country Fair
Shapwick Country Fair A great traditional country fair and a brilliant family afternoon out with lots of fun things to do including… ferret racing, coconut shy, fun dog show, tombola, skittles, kids races, Dorset Knob contests, nail in the bale, plants, produce, splat the rat, kids steam train rides, bar, Pimms, BBQ,
Shapwick Village Green, Stewards Lane, Shapwick, Dorset
Sun 27 May

More details - Mayfield - Open Garden for NGS
Town garden of approx ¼ acre. Front: formal hard landscaping planted with drought-resistant shrubs and perennials. Shaded area has wide variety of hostas. Back garden contrasts with a seductive series of garden rooms containing herbaceous perennial beds separated by winding grass paths and rustic arches.
Mayfield, Wimborne Minster
Sun 27 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun

More details - 22 Holt Road - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre walled garden for all seasons. Garden seating throughout the diverse planting areas, incl Mediterranean courtyard garden and wisteria pergola. Walk up slope beside rill and bog garden to raised bed vegetable garden. Return through shrubbery and rockery back to waterfall cascading into a pebble beach.
22 Holt Road, Poole
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Western Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
’This secluded and magical 1-acre garden captures the spirit of warmer climes and begs for repeated visits’ (Gardening Which'). Created over 40 yrs it offers enormous variety with rose, Mediterranean courtyard and woodland gardens, herbaceous borders and cherry tree and camellia walk.
Western Gardens, Poole
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Manor Farm, Hampreston - Open Garden for NGS
Traditional farmhouse garden designed and cared for by 3 generations of the Trehane family through over 100yrs of farming and gardening at Hampreston. Garden is noted for its herbaceous borders and rose beds within box and yew hedges. Mature shrubbery, water and bog garden. Open for hellebores and snowdrops in Feb.
Manor Farm, Hampreston, Wimborne
Wed 30 May

More details - Preparation for Higher Education Summer Show 2018
The Preparation for Higher Education Summer Show celebrates the achievements of our Foundation Diploma students, providing an exciting platform for them to showcase their final project work to the public. The Preparation for Higher Education Show is the first part of the Summer Shows for 2018.
TheGallery, Art University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole
Today to Sat 26 May

More details - LIT: Literature and Light
A collaboration exhibition between The Library, AUB and BA (Hons) Creative Writing. With the new BA (Hons) Creative Writing degree comes a new generation of writers. Collected in this exhibition are works that explore the theme of ‘light’ in all its myriad definitions and forms.
TheGallery, Art University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole
Today to Sun 17 Jun

More details - BA Summer Shows 2018
It’s that time of year again when our campus transforms into the biggest gallery in the South-West for BA Summer Show season. Our hardworking graduates have been producing some truly innovative work, the results of which will be debuted at this year’s exhibitions across campus.
TheGallery, Art University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole
Fri 8 Jun to Fri 15 Jun

More details - Encore Care Homes to host free dementia seminar during national Dement
As part of Dementia Action Week, Encore Care Homes is holding a free dementia awareness seminar at Great Oaks care home in Bournemouth, on Thursday, May 24 from 2.00-4.00pm.
Poole Lane, Kinson
Thu 24 May

More details - Civil War: Besieged
Experience musket drills and weaponry displays; a dramatic re-enactment of the first siege in 1642. Please check website for timings and be aware of loud bangs during the musket drills which may be stressful for dogs and young children. Dogs welcome on leads.
National Trust The Square Corfe Castle Wareham
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Corfe Castle - Civil War: Besieged
Experience musket drills, weaponry displays and a dramatic re-enactment of the first siege in 1642. Booking Not Needed. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Dogs on leads welcome.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Corfe Castle - Explore local stalls during May bank holiday
Enjoy wondering around a selection of different stalls on this May bank holiday. Booking Not Needed. Family friendly event. Dogs on leads welcome.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Mon 28 May

More details - Land: Nature tales from the Mother of the Mound
Thora, a 3,000 year old nature spirit, waits to be woken. What pearls of wisdom will she reveal? Come and listen to one of our local storytellers, Michelle O’Brien as she wakens the spirit of nature. Check website for timings. Dogs on leads are welcome.
National Trust The Square Corfe Castle Wareham
Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Corfe Castle - 'Land':nature tales from the Mother of the Mound
Thora, a 3,000 year old spirit, waits to be woken. What pearls of wisdom will she reveal' Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Wildlife weekend at Corfe
Join local experts in our nature tent and meet some of the diverse wildlife of the surrounding Purbeck landscape. This is a unique opportunity to find out more about some of nature’s curious creatures up close. Dogs on leads are welcome.
National Trust The Square Corfe Castle Wareham
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Corfe Castle - Wildlife weekend
Step inside the castle walls and meet some of the diverse wildlife of the surrounding Purbeck landscape. Join local experts in our nature tent and find out more about bats, moths and reptiles. This is a unique oopportunity to meet some of our beautiful local wildlife close up. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Corfe Castle - Civil War Falconry
Come and meet our birds of prey and learn about the famous falconers who became embroiled in the English Civil War. Bird display 10am - 5pm and two flying demonstrations each day, accompanied by exciting historical commentary. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Civil War Falconry
Come and meet out birds of prey and learn about the famous falconers who became embroiled in the English Civil War. Check the website for timings, dogs on leads are welcome.
National Trust The Square Corfe Castle Wareham
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Craft Fair
Join us at our local craft fairs and meet local Ladies and Gentlemen who spend their valuable time making some truly amazing pieces. Find that unique handmade item for your home, garden or gift for that special occasion.
Kinson Community Centre, Millhams Road, Bournemouth
Sat 26 May

More details - New Orleans Heat
Monday 11th June; New Orleans Heat at the Bournemouth Bluebird Jazz Club, starting at 7:30 PM. The club meets at the Bluebirds Social Club in Longham, BH22 9DP (opposite Haskins garden centre) and features a large dance floor, plenty of free car parking and affordable drinks. £10 admission, £12 for visitors.
Bluebirds Social Club, 4 Ham Lane, Longham (opposite Haskins Garden Centre)
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Bugs and Buds
Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age, the club encourages interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Sat 26 May

More details - We value our volunteers
Free garden admission to anyone showing proof of volunteering status, in any capacity, in celebration of National Volunteers Week. Meet up with our own volunteers in the morning or simply relax as you enjoy a stroll around our naturalistic garden.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Art Day at Knoll Gardens
In celebration of Dorset Art Weeks the Knoll Gardens Foundation welcomes artists to the garden to be inspired by the Knoll’s acclaimed naturalistic style.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Sculpture in the Garden – stone carving workshop with Sarah Moore
Join sculptor and fine artist Sarah Moore in the garden at Knoll for this special one-day stone carving workshop. Working in local Bath stone you will learn basic stone relief carving skills as you create an original piece to take home. Booking essential as very limited numbers.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Garden Wildlife Walk
Reconnect with nature on this special wildlife discovery walk in Knoll’s naturalistic garden. Suitable for adults and older children only, activities will be weather dependant but could include looking for nectaring insects on the flowering perennials, opening a moth trap to reveal the garden’s night time visitors,...
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 4 Aug

More details - Solatin LIVE at Banque & Bohem
Banque & Bohem’s Bank Holiday Bands are back this May 27th with Solatin! A popular Latin party band guaranteed to get everyone up on their feet! Playing a mixed set of Latino and English they aren’t one to miss.
39 Poole Hill
Sun 27 May

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