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Today to Mon 4 May, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for last minute Cancellations.

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A 1.7 wildlife garden with lots of different snowdrops and other winter flowering shrubs. Followed by other bulbs including hundreds of narcissi and tulips, followed by camassias and alliums.
The Old Vicarage, Shaftesbury
Sun 26 Apr

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In the event of inclement weather, before visiting, please check www.ngs.org.uk. 4 acre mature woodland garden with rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, maples, magnolias, ornamental water, bog garden,...
Waterdale House, East Knoyle
Sun 3 May

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Stourhead’s golden eagle has hidden her egg in the garden. It’s no ordinary egg and could be anywhere! Follow the sensory clues to find its location and win a prize. Booking Not Needed.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster,
Today to Sun 19 Apr

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Easter Cricket Course Bryanston’s Easter Cricket Course is designed for all abilities to to take part and aims for each individual to enhance their skills and achieve set goals.
Bryanston School
Today to Thu 9 Apr

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Bryanston’s Easter Dance Course Bryanston’s Easter Dance course is suitable for ages 8-12 and runs from 14th April to 17th April.
Bryanston School
Tue 14 Apr to Fri 17 Apr

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Join staff and residents at Blandford Grange care home for a fun Easter afternoon for all the family. Take part in our Easter Egg hunt and enjoy our craft activities and free refreshments.
Blandford Grange care home, Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset
Sun 12 Apr

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Family Fun Day at Wincanton Racecourse is when the thrill of a day at the races and a raft of complementary free entertainment for children make it the perfect spring day out.
Wincanton Racecourse, Wincanton
Sun 19 Apr

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Every 2nd & 4th Friday From February to December we hold a craft Market in the Shambles (Front of the Corn Exchange)
The Corn Exchange, Market place, Blandford Forum
Fri 10 Apr

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Dawn in Dinton Park is a unique experience. The National Trust ranger will guide you and point out the wildlife as you walk. This is a tranquil time of day to experience this special place.
Dinton Park and Philipps House, Dinton, Salisbury,
Sat 25 Apr

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Ben Tish from top London restaurant, Norma, will be joining us for a very special dinner. Norma is inspired by the food and culture of Sicily with a particular emphasis on the modern influences on...
Roth Bar & Grill
Sat 2 May

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This is a well established event, and all the proceeds go to the Friends, who support our local hospital, which is very important. We never know when we might need it!
The Terrace Playing Fields, Sherborne
Sun 3 May

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6 acres of mature gardens, grounds, views, trees, rare shrubs, spring bulbs and shaped hedges surrounding C16/C18 house, giving much to explore incl C12 church adjacent to garden.
Edmondsham House, Wimborne
Mon 13 Apr

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The Big Bark ’The Big Bark’ will take place at the Bath & West Showground in Shepton Mallet, on Sat 18th April 10:30 - 16:30.
Bath and West Showground
Sat 18 Apr

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Planning to explore the house on your visit' You can book a free timed entry ticket for certain slots in advance here.
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Thu 30 Apr

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The Cerne Giant Festival covers 3 weeks of activities for everyone. St Mary’s church in Cerne Village will host a Flower and Needlework exhibition from Easter Monday 14th April through to...
St Mary’s Church and including Cerne Abbas and around the Cerne Valley
Mon 13 Apr to Sat 2 May

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Wimborne Horticultural Society Talk
Main Hall, The Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne
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Including raffles and plant sale Full Schedule of classes available on website, closing date for exhibitors 08/04/2020 (Non-Members welcome)
The Main Hall The Allendale Centre
Sat 11 Apr

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Unusual and challenging ½ acre garden set on steep hillside with fine views. Wildlife friendly garden with mixed borders, ponds, propagating area, vegetable garden, fruit cage, greenhouses and...
Ivy House Garden, Piddletrenthide
Sun 12 Apr, Mon 13 Apr, Sun 26 Apr, Sat 9 May, Sun 10 May

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A Concert of Celebration, Thursday 23rd April, 7pm Marking the 20th production by bespoke house concerts.
Arundells, 59 Cathedral Close, Salisbury
Thu 23 Apr

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Highlighting pieces from the collection both familiar and unexpected this years presentation shows how Mompesson House has inspired people over the years and continues to provide creative
Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury,
Today to Tue 5 May

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Have you always wanted to try Speed Dating, but don’t want to – or can’t – leave home to do it? Could you do with some help to meet like-minded singles near you?
Online Event
Fri 17 Apr

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Blue Circle Bowls Club in Westbury are holding an Open Day on Sunday 18th April between 11am and 3pm. Anyone is welcome to come along on the day and have a go. All you need is to wear flat shoes.
White Horse Country Park Trowbridge Road Wesbury
Sat 18 Apr

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Another chance to stroll around the nursery and learn a few things horticultural. Plants for sale from our extensive range of edible plants including vegetables, fruit trees and bushes and our vast...
The Walled Garden, next to Carpenters Yard East Pennard
Fri 10 Apr

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On Sunday 3rd May, Athelhampton House will again be playing host to a Specialist Plant Fair, organised by Plant Heritage Dorset Group.
Athelhampton House, Athelhampton, Dorchester
Sun 3 May

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Enjoy a short presentation and familiarise yourself with the garden’s layout before taking a special evening stroll as you search for Knoll’s most elusive night-time visitors.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
Thu 9 Apr

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