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More details - Dorset County Orchestra - Summer Concert
Dorset County Orchestra’s annual concert in Swanage is at 19.30 on Saturday 23rd June 2018 in St Mary’s Church Swanage. Under the baton of their Principal Conductor, Ian Pillow, DCO present a programme of popular classical works for a summer evening in Swanage.
St Mary’s Church, Church Hill, Swanage
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Leading law firm prepares for business networking lunch in Swanage
Humphries Kirk is putting the finishing touches to its plans for the Swanage Business Lunch on Tuesday July 3. The Lunch Club will take place at The Grand Hotel in Swanage and guests are encouraged to arrive at 12.35pm for a 1pm start. Those interested in attending should email J.Saunders@hklaw.
The Grand Hotel, Burlington Road, Swanage
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Purbeck Odyssey 2018
Purbeck Odyssey 2018 ‘The best walk I ever had’ and ‘wonderful views’ -just two of the comments from our hot but very happy walkers at the end of their day Walking to Save Young Lives in 2017. There are 5 walks ranging from 2.
Harmans Cross Village Hall, Haycrafts Lane, Harmans Cross, Swanage
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Studland Bay - Curry and Kayak
Join us for a kayak across the bay to see Old Harry rocks up close followed by a warming curry at Knoll Beach caf. Booking Essential. Phone: 01929 450500.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Studland Bay - Wakey, wakey, paddle and brekkie
Start your weekend with a 2 hour kayak trip in Studland Bay followed by a full English breakfast at Knoll Beach Caf. Minimum age 10 years old if accompanied by an adult or 16 years if unaccompanied. Booking Essential. Phone: 01929 450500. Children must be accompanied by an adult to all events.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Studland Bay - Paddleboard Yoga
Take your yoga to a new level while enjoying the great feeling of floating on water. Includes a granola and yoghurt breakfast. Booking Essential. Phone: 01929 450500.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Studland Bay - Trust10
Trust10 is a free monthly trail run across selected National Trust sites, open to both members and non members. Come along with your friends and family, explore the landscape and enjoy a challenging multi terrain run involving some public roads.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Studland Bay - Hawaii fish-O
Enjoy a one hour taster stand up paddleboard lesson followed by fish and chips at Knoll Beach Caf. Minimum age of 10 years if accompanied with an adult. Booking Essential. Phone: 01929 450500.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Studland Bay - Kayak Safari
Join a kayak instructor from Fore/Adventure and a Ranger from the National Trust for a seashore forage and birdwatching by kayak. Booking Essential. Phone: 01929 450500. Minimum age 14. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Studland Bay, Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Ferry Road, Studland, Dorset
Sat 7 Jul

More details - 17th century 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 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

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 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Corfe Castle - Open Air Theatre: Dr Dolittle
Illyria (equity) presents: Dr Dolittle; a funny, much-loved and exciting adventure, with a strong message about responsibility towards animals and the environment.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Illyria Open Air Theatre company presents: The Adventures of Dr Dolittle at Corfe Castle
When Doctor John Dolittle of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh is taught by his wise old parrot Polynesia how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads far and wide. Along with his animal friends, he sets forth on a mission to heal illness, spread compassion and gain a greater understanding of the animal kingdom.
National Trust, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Corfe Castle - Civil War Sutler
The ’Time Traveller’s Kitchen’ demonstrates culinary delights from the Seventeenth Century, using ingredients from Purbeck’s land, sea and sky. Ingredients, recipes and techniques will be demonstrated by the castle’s very own sutler from a replica Civil War field kitchen.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Time Traveller's kitchen
The ’Time Traveller’s Kitchen’ shows you culinary delights from the 17th century, using ingredients from Purbeck’s land, sea and sky. Check website for more details, dogs on leads are welcome.
The Square National Trust Corfe Castle Wareham
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Corfe Castle - Open Air Theatre: The Pirates of Penzance
When a young man named Frederick leaves the band of pirates he was raised by to find true love and respectability, hilarity ensues. Pack a picnic to enjoy from 6.30pm before the performance begins at 7pm. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Children 17 and under to be accompanied by an adult.
Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham,
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Open Air Theatre: Pirates of Penzance
When a young man named Frederick leaves the band of pirates he was raised by to find true love and respectability, hilarity ensues. Pack a picnic to enjoy before the performance, seating is not provided so bring a rug or seat to sit on. Dogs on leads are welcome.
National Trust The Square Corfe Castle Wareham
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Pop-Up Baby & Children’s Nearly New Sale @ Hamworthy Park Fete
Hamworthy Park is great fun for the whole family. Large paddling pool, beach, swing park and wide open spaces means there’s something for everyone here. Saturday 7th July 2018 is Hamworthy Park’s annual Fete.
Hamworthy Park Lulworth Avenue Hamworthy Poole Dorset
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Wine Discovery Evenings
You’re invited to come and explore a range of exciting wines hosted by WEST-certified Jose Oldroyd from the General Wine Company - along with guest wine ambassadors on selected dates.
RNLI College West Quay Road Poole Dorset
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Butterfly themed kids’ club at the Dolphin Shopping Centre
Little Fins kids’ club for pre-schoolers will take place on Wednesday June 20 at Poole’s Dolphin Shopping Centre from 9.30am to 11.30am. The free activity session will have a butterfly theme, where children can join Freddy the Frog for interactive storytelling and soft play.
Outside Beales department store, Dolphin Shopping Centre
Wed 20 Jun

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
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Step Out for Stroke, Poole
Join us and the thousands of people across the UK who are walking to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke. Step Out for Stroke is a fun sponsored walk for the whole community.
Poole Park
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Tribute to ADELE
The Ark in Poole Park are thrilled to announce the first in a series of summer concerts, kicking off with the incredible Natalie Anne performing ‘Hometown Glory’ the UK’s number one Adele tribute act.
The Ark, Poole Park
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Bournemouth & Poole College to hold ‘Women in STEM’ event
Bournemouth & Poole College will host a ‘Women in STEM’ event on Wednesday, June 20 from 3pm-6pm in the STEM Centre at its North Road site in Poole. The event is open to careers advisers, teachers and educational professionals from local schools and organisations.
Bournemouth & Poole College’s STEM Centre, North Road, Poole
Wed 20 Jun

More details - CHARITY MIDSUMMER BALL - Raising funds to fight Motor Neurone Disease
Dust off your glad rags and polish up your bling! Come and enjoy this fun evening and help us to raise funds for the East Dorset and New Forest branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
Hilton Hotel, Terrace Road, Bournemouth
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Wine Club Wednesdays
Our Wine Club offers regular themed events for wine lovers which take place on the first Wednesday of every month. All events are different allowing you to sample exquisite wines with the option to purchase afterwards.
Banque & Bohem, 39 Poole Hill
Wed 4 Jul, Wed 1 Aug

More details - Cancer Research Race for Life 5K - Brighton
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.
Stanmer Park Lewes Road Brighton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Coffee Companions - Companions Hour
Coffee Companions - come and make new friends! Maybe you are new to the area, or lonely or would just like to have a coffee and a chat - then come along to this event.
Flirt Cafe’ Bar, The Triangle, Bournemouth
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Time Traveller's Reunion @ Russell-Cotes
Calling all temporal adventurers, Time Lords, and wormhole wanderers! It’s time to dust off your tailcoats, lace up your corsets, don your goggles and fire up your time machines…and join us at the Time Travellers’ Reunion. Saturday 23rd June 2018 7.
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum East Cliff Promenade
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Summer Soundtracks
Come and join us for a concert of classical and popular music that will have something that appeals to all - a soundtrack to the summer. Featuring music from Pirates of the Caribbean, The Greatest Showman, Marriage of Figaro and many more!
St. Peter’s Church 4 Hinton Road Bournemouth
Thu 21 Jun

More details - The Coastal Comedy Show with TV Headliner Paul Tonkinson!
Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and many more! HILARIOUS; NOBODY MAKES ME LAUGH LIKE PAUL TONKINSON. SIMPLY ONE OF THE GREATEST COMICS AROUND. GO SEE HIM!
Hotel Celebrity 47 Gervis Road Bournemouth
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Dorset Rinbow Run
Naomi House & Jacksplace are bringing this awesome event back in 2018 and we’d love you to be part of it!
Upton Country Park Poole Road Upton Poole
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Back to the 80's
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
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Broadway to Bournemouth
Friday 29th June Broadway to Bournemouth Starring Laura Fealy, Lea Martin & Paul Shinar A fun night out guaranteed Celebrating Musical Theatre Music with a contemporary twist
The Cumberland Hotel - East Overcliff Drive - Bournemouth
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Scared of Jazz – Jazz/RB Quartet - Celebrating Jazz by the Sea Festiva
www.scaredofjazz.com Four-piece band ‘Scared of Jazz’ celebrate the classic Hammond Organ sound of the 1950s & 60s, when organ trios or quartets blurred the lines between blues, R&B, and jazz.
The Cumberland Hotel - East Overcliff Drive - Bournemouth
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Elvis Tribute Night - Followed by After Party Discotheque
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
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Upton Craft Fair
If you love handmade craft items then you will love our craft fairs. We have local ladies and gentlemen that spend their valuable time making some truly amazing pieces. We are excited to be introducing Upton to our lovely Craft Fairs and looks forward to many more at this location.
Upton Community Centre, 2 Poole Road, Upton, Poole
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital - May and June events
Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital has announced its May and June complimentary advice sessions, covering a range of health topics.
67 Lansdowne Rd, Bournemouth
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Leading law firm prepares for business networking lunch in Bournemouth
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
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Wallisdown little treasures preloved sale
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.
St Marks Church, Wallisdown Road, Wallisdown
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Pound Puppy Animal Rescue Bazaar
Pound Puppy are having a Bazaar at the Courtyard Centre, Lytchett Minster to help reduce our frighteningly large vet bill. There will be a table-top sale of bric-a-brac and collectables, a cake stall, book stall and a sale of good quality nearly new clothes.
The Courtyard Craft Centre, Huntick Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Opportunity to view tranquil new Harbour View Crematorium
Tapper Funeral Service is set to host an open day on Saturday, July 7 at its new private crematorium facility, Harbour View, in Lytchett Minster. Anyone is welcome to attend the event, giving guests the opportunity to view the unique new facilities in a relaxed setting.
Harbour View Woodland Burial Ground, Harbour Lodge, Randalls Hill, Poole
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Questa Voce: Rule, Britannia!
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.
Lifecentre, 711-715 Wimborne Road, Moordown, Bournemouth
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Neddy Green Fayre 2018
Neddy Green is Having its 2nd Annual event/open day. Free entry with optional overnight camping at a cost of £7. Fun for children, come and feed the goats and ponies and dance around to some lovely live music. Bar, and home made food on site. www.neddygreen.co.uk
Neddy Green, Eddy Green Road, Lytchett Matravers
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Moth Morning
Join the Rangers to learn the names of the colourful and varied moths caught overnight. No need to book.
Kingfisher Barn, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, Bournemouth
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More details - New Leaf Health Walks
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.
Kingfisher Barn, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, Bournemouth
Today, Mon 25 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Nature Tots
Give your little ones a love of nature. Come along for a different activity each week. For ages 2 - 4. No need to book.
Kingfisher Barn, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, Bournemouth
Tue 19 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Pond Dipping
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.
Kingfisher Barn, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, Bournemouth
Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Wild Craft Sundays
Try your hand at stone painting - wildlife, scenery, flowers - whatever you can imagine. Use acrylic paint to create a lasting work of art. No need to book.
Kingfisher Barn, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, Bournemouth
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Gulliver's Trail Guided Walk
A guided walk with the Rangers along the fascinating Gulliver’s Trail. Starts at St. Andrew Church, Millhams Mead. Booking essential.
Kingfisher Barn, Stour Acres, Granby Road, Muscliff, Bournemouth
Mon 25 Jun

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