Today to Sun 20 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Ringwood Farmers’ Market
Monthly Farmers’ Market in Hampshire, offering locally produced, delicious food and drink.
The Furlong, Ringwood
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - Milo McCabe: An Evening with Troy Hawke
Poundland’s plastic communism, the nefarious get rich quick allure of the Bingo, the empty capitalistic promise of The Waitrose and more come under the inscrutable eye of the Hawke! Indeed, the world according to Troy has been spreading frenziedly on the internet.
Victoria Rooms 26 Bridge Street Fordingbridge

More details - Waggy Tails Rescue Charity Golf Day
The winner will be the first recipient of the John Way Memorial Shield. For further details and to obtain an entry form, please contact Paul Chapman.
Ferndown Forest Golf Club, Forest Links Road, Ferndown
Fri 18 May

More details - Edmondsham House - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres of mature gardens, grounds, views, trees and shaped hedges surrounding C16/C18 house, giving much to explore incl C12 church adjacent to garden. Large Victorian walled garden is productive and managed organically (since 1984) using ’no dig’ vegetable beds.
Edmondsham House, Wimborne
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Guided Walk – Local Landscapes, Knoll Gardens and Ferndown Common
Discover more about east Dorset’s horticulture and wildlife as Knoll Gardens’ owner Neil Lucas teams up with the Dorset Wildlife Trust for this guided walk across Ferndown Common to Knoll Gardens pointing out the differences and many similarities to be found in the landscape.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn
Enjoy a special evening stroll as you search for Knoll’s most elusive night-time visitors. Using the latest technology and years of experience, Jan will help you identify the bats you see and hear, and attract them down for a closer look.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Music in the Garden with Gerauschhersteller
Performing as part of Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (BEAF) festival, Dorset-based musical ensemble, Gerauschhersteller use amplified pods, cacti and other plant materials to create this sound performance of John Cage’s Child of Tree, and Branches!
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Sat 28 Apr

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 28 Apr, Sat 26 May

More details - Knoll Gardens Foundation Volunteer Recruitment Open Day
The Knoll Gardens Foundation is a charity set up to promote sustainable, wildlife friendly gardening. This special open day is your chance to find out about the charity and the volunteering opportunities it offers.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Fri 4 May

More details - Panama Hat New Orleans Jazz Band
Monday 14th May; The Panama Hat New Orleans Jazz Band 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.
Bluebirds Social Club, 4 Ham Lane, Longham (opposite Haskins Garden Centre)
Mon 14 May

More details - Hinton Admiral - Open Garden for NGS
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. Wandering paths lead through rockeries and beside ponds, and a stream with many cascades. Orchids appear in the large lawns.
Hinton Admiral, Christchurch
Sun 20 May

More details - Bournemouth Electric Camera Club Present "An Evening with Andy Farrer"
Photography evening with Andy Farrer. Andy is a full time Landscape Photographer from the Isle of Purbeck. He won The Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition in 2015 and now is a member of the much respected Light & Land team of Photography
Broadway Park Sports & Community Club, Broadway Lane, Bournemouth.
Wed 25 Apr
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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
Sun 29 Apr, Wed 30 May

More details - New Art Exhibition at Sammy Millers Motorcycle Museum, New Hampshire, May 2018
Christchurch Arts Guild are holding an extensive new Art Exhibition at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum from 16th to 28th May 2018 One of over 200 paintings on view will be the stunning oil portrait by well-known local artist and Guild member Tom Kelly appropriately entitled “The Biker”.
Sammy Millers Motorcycle Museum, Bashley Cross Roads, New Milton, Hampshire
Wed 16 May to Mon 28 May

More details - New Forest Ukulele Festival
The Second New Forest Ukulele Festival. 19 top Ukulele Bands from all along the South Coast and up to Winchester along to Frome and inbetween. Come along and enjoy a whole day of Top Uke Music.
Memorial Centre, Whitefield Road, New Milton
Sat 12 May

More details - Lunch for widows and widowers at Christchurch’s Hoburne Holiday Park
Tapper Funeral Service’s Outlook Bereavement Support is holding a free roast lunch and get-together for widows and widowers at the restaurant in Hoburne Holiday Park, Hoburne Lane, Christchurch on Wednesday April 25 at 12.30pm.
Hoburne Holiday Park, Hoburne Lane, Christchurch
Wed 25 Apr

More details - West End & Broadway Songbook - Nigel Richards: The Phantom and Friends
Join West End star Nigel Richards for this evening of anecdotes, songs and stories from a thirty-year career singing around the world in Concerts and Musicals.
The Regent Centre 51 High Street Christchurch
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Jay Millers Circus
Jay Millers Circus, celebrating 250 years of Circus entertainment, returns by popular demand with an all new production for 2018. Its the show that all members of the family will enjoy.
WIMBORNE Julian’s Road Car Boot Field
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Oaklands - Open Garden for NGS
Oaklands is in an elevated position overlooking paddocks and the New Forest, surrounded by a cottage style garden with mixed borders. Climbers, roses, wisteria and clematis abound, potted grasses and hostas jostle for space with planters on the patios.
Oaklands, Nr Lyndhurst
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 3 Jun

More details - MUSK  Milton Ukulele Strummers Klub.
MUSK have gone Twice Monthly and has been very sucesfull. New Members are always welcome, beginners improver’s or old hands come along and enjoy a great evening of fun ukulele playing. We have a song book with over 90 songs that is Free and if you are a complete beginner call us as we give Free lessons.
Memorial Centre, Whitefield Road, New Milton
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 8 May, Tue 29 May

More details - Stanbridge Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Hidden garden created in 1990s around C18 water mill (not open) on R Allen. Series of linked formal gardens featuring herbaceous and iris borders, pleached limes, white walk and wisteria-clad pergola. 20-acre nature reserve with reed beds and established shelter belts.
Stanbridge Mill, Gussage All Saints
Tue 15 May

More details - 'Sense and Sensibility'
Lyndhurst Drama & Musical Society’s Spring production is ’Sense and Sensibility’ by Jane Austen, adapted by Jessica Swale. The show is directed by David Balfour and produced by Di Buck.
Vernon Theatre, Sandy Lane, Lyndhurst
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Pictures at an Exhibition
The exhibition is a response by staff and students in BA (Hons) Illustration to the concert, Picture Perfect performed by the BSO, sponsored by Arts University Bournemouth.
TheGallery, Art University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole
Today to Fri 4 May

More details - Little Pickles Markets
A family market with nearly new tables for hire to sell baby/children’s items. Prams, maternity items, clothes, shoes, toys, books, highchairs and so much more.. Come and see what bargains you can find! . Please contact the organiser or visit the website for more information.
Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, Brockenhurst
Sun 13 May

More details - 21 Chestnut Road - Open Garden for NGS
Be amazed at how much you will see in this third of an acre mature garden. Inspirational ideas where features and plants combine with artistic flare. Seasonal planting, being wildlife friendly, productive and relaxing, all aimed to inspire.
21 Chestnut Road, Brockenhurst
Sat 19 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - 21 Chestnut Road - Open Garden for NGS
Be amazed at how much you will see in this third of an acre mature garden. Inspirational ideas where features and plants combine with artistic flare. Seasonal planting, being wildlife friendly, productive and relaxing, all aimed to inspire.
21 Chestnut Road, Brockenhurst
Sun 20 May, Sun 10 Jun

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 13 May, Wed 16 May, Sun 27 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun

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More details - Acoustic & Electric Harps Performance by Jemima Phillips
Jemima Phillips is a harpist with a difference. She uses an electro-acoustic harp alongside loop and pedal fx technology to create quirky and unique covers. Formerly the official harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales.
Allendale House, Hanham Road, Wimborne
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Douch Family 50+ Information Day
Douch Family 50+ Information Day is a community event bringing together approximately 30-40 stalls. Covering sports & leisure, financial planning, befriending groups, social care, advice and lots more.
Allendale Centre, Hanham Rd, Wimborne
Wed 9 May

More details - Lover Garage Sale
Up to 40 houses having a garage sale, along with pitches on Lover Green , in the same village on the same day ! Village hall open for bacon butties, home made cakes, tea and coffee. You name it - it might be for sale !
The Village of Lover - on the Hampshire /Wiltshire border
Sat 12 May

More details - Ceri Dupree Famous Female Impersonator
Friday 11th May 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 - East Overcliff Drive - Bournemouth
Fri 11 May

More details - Elvis Tribute Night @ Cumberland Hotel
Friday 18th May Elvis Tribute Night - Followed by After Party Discotheque Garry Foley as Elvis -
The Cumberland Hotel - East Overcliff Drive - Bournemouth
Fri 18 May

More details - The Coastal Comedy Show - our TV Headliner is the hilarious Rob Deering!
As seen on: Comedy Rocks With Jason Manford (ITV1) The Weakest Link Comedians’ Special (BBC1) Celebrity Mastermind (winner) (BBC1) With his easy charm, cheesy singing voice, razor-sharp wit and clownish physicality Rob has quickly established himself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit around Britain.
Hotel Celebrity 47 Gervis Road Bournemouth
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Downton Band Cuckoo Fair Concert - From Darkness to Light
Downton Band and Downton Training Band celebrate the great Cuckoo Fair and the changes of the season with a concert describing the darkness to light. Come join with the band as we celebrate the arrival of Spring after what has been quite a long winter!
Downton Memorial Hall The Borough Downton Salisbury
Sun 6 May

More details - The Waterboys
The Waterboys. Artists performing: Waterboys.: Tickets avaiable.
Bournemouth Pavilion, Bournemouth
Thu 26 Apr

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 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Promise of Departure by Panta Rai Danseteater
Promise of Departure looks at how vulnerability and strength come to play in the relationships we have, and the struggles we are forced to overcome.
Pavilion Dance South West
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Sinergia by Flamenco Dance Edition '18
Sinergia expresses the inner feelings and emotions of its creator and dancer Manuel Liñán, one of the most celebrated flamenco dancers of the moment. With his personal and innovative approach to flamenco, Liñán alights the stage with raw power, determination and artistry.
Pavilion Dance South West
Sat 5 May

More details - Speed Dating in Bournemouth
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Bar So Exeter Road Bournemouth United Kingdom
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Gay Speed Dating in Bournemouth
Gay Speed Dating in Bournemouth Tired of using Grindr, POF, Match, or Hornet? Look no further as we present the opportunity to meet like-minded people for up to xx amount of dates in one night.
Bar So, The Royal Exeter Hotel Exeter Road Bournemouth
Tue 1 May

More details - Apple Court - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre formally designed and exuberantly planted sheltered walled garden. Theatrical white garden, extensive ornamental grass plantings and subtropical borders. 70 metre hosta walk. International display gardens of daylilies and Japanese style garden with koi pond.
Apple Court, Lymington
Tue 15 May

More details - Happy Hour Drinks
Between 5pm and 7pm, Tuesday to Friday, you can treat yourself to 50% off ALL single drinks in Banque & Bohem’s luxurious bar (including our gorgeous, hand crafted cocktail selection). It’s the perfect way to unwind after a hard days work. Bring your colleagues and we’ll see you there!
39 Poole Hill
Thu 26 Apr and Fri 27 Apr

More details - Rocky Flower Show and Plant Fair
A must-see event for anybody interested in the diversity of small plants, this competitive show is full of surprises. It is run by the Alpine Garden Society, show-casing mountain plants, small herbaceous plants, dwarf shrubs and bulbs.
Queen Elizabeth’s School, Blandford Road, Pamphill, Wimborne, Dorset
Sat 19 May

More details - Miss England - Miss Dorset Final
Join us in the glamorous Hilton, Bournemouth’s ballroom for the Miss Dorset 2018 final and enjoy our red carpet bubbly reception, locally sourced three course dinner by celebrity chef Matt Tebbutt, live music, ethical fashion show, dance acts, performances and after party DJ.
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Sat 5 May

More details - Plant Sale, Martin.
Damerham & District Horticultural Society Plant Sale. Local, homegrown plants, tea, cake and a raffle. All in the the lovely garden at Reads Farmhouse, Martin.
Reads Farmhouse, Martin, Fordingbridge.
Sat 12 May

More details - Aviemore - Open Garden for NGS
A richly planted, small garden in north New Forest with lawns, gravel areas and a vegetable plot. Oak bridges criss-cross a small stream. Old alpine troughs and quirky artifacts add to its structure, texture and colour. We aim to please plant connoisseurs and show enthusiasts new plants and ideas for smaller gardens.
Aviemore, Southampton
Sun 20 May

More details - Chine View - Open Garden for NGS
Unique Chine garden adjacent to public footpath leading to beach. Features incl extensive terraced rockery incorporating 330 tons of Purbeck stone, palladian rotunda, subtropical plants and profusion of azaleas and rhododendrons.
Chine View, Poole
Thu 17 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 1 Jul

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 12 May

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 Sun 29 Apr

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 26 Apr