A unique monthly Antiques & Decorative Arts market held on the 2nd Saturday of every month March to December with 26 stalls offering Antiques, Collectables, Vintage and Retro items including clothing and Vinyl records as well as some artists/makers.
Through the moongate and concealed from view are billowing borders contrasting against a seaside scene, with painted beach huts and a boat on the gravel. Herbaceous borders fill the garden with colour wrapping around a pond and small stream. Greenhouses with cacti and sarracenias. Vegetable patch and bantam chickens.
Designed by Gertrude Jekyll, Durmast has contrasting hot and cool colour borders, formal rose garden edged with lavender and a long herbaceous border. Many old trees, Victorian rockery and orchard with beautiful spring bulbs. Rare azaleas; Fama, Princeps and Gloria Mundi from Ghent.
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, wildlife-friendly garden.
Meet up with representatives of Dorset’s largest conservation charity on this special day and discover how Knoll’s naturalistic gardening ethos continues to create a garden that welcomes wildlife as well as providing year-round beauty.
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.
Come to Kingfisher Barn and pick up a pond ID sheet and tray, then go for a dip. Take a look at the amazing creatures to be found in the wildlife pond, or why not check out the river! Lots of fun for all ages. Children must be supervised. No need to book.
Get into nature in 2018 and live a healthier life! These weekly walks will help you get active in nature. No need to book. For more information on health benefits call LiveWell Dorset on 0800 840 1628 and ask about Natural Choices.
Monday 25th June; The Bluebird 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. £10 admission, £12 for visitors.
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 gardens, water and wild garden. Many interesting plants, with fine trees and avenues.
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. Sculptures and paintings hide among the flowers and shrubs.
The Grange Choral Society are performing a concert of Brazilian and French Choral Music directed by Marcio da Silva. Organ: Christopher Dowie.
Requiem - Pe.J.M. Nunes Garcia, Gloria - Poulenc, Ave Maria - Villa Lobos, Ave Maria-Marcio da Silva, 3 Chansons - Debussy.
As part of our ongoing links with the First World War Centenary, we will be performing The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins again. As before, this will include the incredibly moving Armed Man Film to accompany the live music.
MUSK welcomes New Members 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.
A wonderful evening of music from the Band and Bugles of the Rifles at Canford School, Wimborne, to raise funds for SSAFA - The Armed Forces charity. The concert starts at 7.30pm and the bar will be open from 6.30pm if you would like a drink beforehand.
The Layard Theatre, Canford School, Wimborne, Dorset
Join us for these relaxed, but fun, family Sunday story sessions. Bearface Theatre invite you to join them for family fun and games. They will take you on an imaginary journey, take part as little or as much as you want.
Join us for a great collection of preloved toys, clothes, equipment and much more at great prices for your little treasures. We have complimentary goody bags for the first forty customers and tasty treats in our tea and coffee lounge. Now with EXTRA PARKING!
Tasty treats and refreshments available.
Join John House to make some very realistic-looking fossils using natural materials. This is a great event for anyone, young and old, interested in fossils. John has been published in the Who’s Who in Visual Art, and has exhibited in London. No need to book.
Join Sally for a fun and very popular activity for children and adults alike. Make a lovely picture by peeling section of paper away and then pouring colourful sand on the sticky surface revealed. Very easy to do, and very relaxing.
Come along and join this friendly and informal group of writers. Writers of all abilities and interests are welcome, from complete beginners to novelist and poets, and article writers to script writers. Come and share your knowledge, experience and ideas, and receive helpful feedback.
Taking an experimental approach to create a sketchbook, recording the varied landscape of the head with multimedia materials such as charcoal, graphite, ink and wax to develop composition and a selective eye. Bring the sketchbook, packed lunch and a portable stool. All other materials provided.
Using paints of your choice -oil, watercolour, and/or oil/chalk pastels to develop a response to the colours of the landscape. Some materials provided. Please bring a sketchbook, paints and brushes of your choice, a portable stool and a packed lunch. Suitable for all levels of ability.
Humphries Kirk is putting the finishing touches to its plans for the Bournemouth Business Lunch on Wednesday June 20.
The Lunch Club will take place at The Liston Hotel in Bournemouth and guests are encouraged to arrive at 12.30pm for a 1pm start. Those interested in attending should email A.Scott@hklaw.eu.
The Liston Hotel, Wollstonecraft Road, Bournemouth
BARTON COURT STUDIOS’ PERFORMANCE ACADEMY PRESENTS:
‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC MEETS SISTER ACT’
Following the previous success of our last show ‘Musical Madness’, The performance academy is pleased to bring you their adaptation of two classic musicals tied together by a fantastic show of laughs, cheers and sing alongs for
New Milton Memorial Centre
18 Gardens in and around the Town of Wimborne Minster are to be opened on Midsummers Day, Sunday 24th June to raise funds for Wimborne in Bloom. The following gardens are open. Start at any garden and in any order. Well signposted throughout the Town.
18 Gardens to be open in and around the Town of Wimborne Minster, Dorset
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.
A beautiful setting for a cottage garden with colour themed borders, pleached limes and hidden gems, leading over chalk stream to shady area which has some unusual plants incl hardy orchids and arisaemas. Plenty of areas just to sit and enjoy the wildlife.
Friday 22nd June
Back to the 80’s - www.facebook.com/80sonshow
Period Dress Welcome! Dress to Impress as Prizes for the Best Dressed Male and Female.
Step back in time with this dynamic duo to when pop music was at its best! Grab your leg warmers or shoulder pads (or both), we’re going back to the... 80s!
The Cumberland Hotel - East Overcliff Drive - Bournemouth
Garry Foley as Elvis - www.elvisshow.co.uk
Having spent quite a few years in Musical Theatre, Garry had the opportunity to enter into the Tribute world and fulfilled a life-long ambition to entertain people by singing Elvis’ music and has since travelled the world doing so.
The Cumberland Hotel - East Overcliff Drive - Bournemouth