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3 Artists working in complimentary and contrasting ways, came together to produce a stunning exhibition of original and inspiring artwork: Amanda House’s multi-layered textiles, Caroline Ireland’s brightly coloured pastel still lifes,...
Shaftesbury Arts Centre Gallery, 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8AR
Wed 15 Mar to Tue 28 Mar

Evolving cottage garden with yr-round interest, set behind oldest house in Shaftesbury. Enormous magnolia tree greets visitors, courtyard opening to long lawns, divided by 2 colourful borders and self-sufficient vegetable garden. Chickens and bees...
Edwardstowe, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8BA
Sat 25 Feb and Sun 26 Feb

Seed Fair WITH MANY VARIETIES OF ORGANIC SEED FOR SALE. VEGETABLE AND HERB SEED. SOME FLOWER SEED INCLUDING WILDFLOWERS. Plants for sale. Books on gardening and cooking. Advice on organic growing.
SHAFTESBURY TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET, SHAFTESBURY, Dorset SP7 8JE
Sat 25 Feb

Pop-Up’s version of I Capuleti e I Montecchi conjures an atmospheric and intimate environment that places spectators at the heart of Bellini’s moving love story. Now well-established on the touring opera circuit, the company skilfully adapt...
Farrington Hall, Port Regis School, Motcombe Park, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 9QA
Thu 9 Mar

1.7 acre, award winning wildlife friendly garden. Swathes of crocus, primula and unusual snowdrops in spring. Many different daffodils and a tulip extravaganza with over 1000 tulip bulbs, then herbaceous borders and wild flowers. Sit by the bubbling...
The Old Vicarage, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 0BA
Sun 19 Mar

A striking production by three dynamic young male dancers from this Norwegian company, featuring beautiful live music on piano and cello. The relationships between the men is played out through two pieces, demonstrating not only their power,...
Gillingham School Theatre, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QR
Today

A dark comedy about nosiness gone wild! Someone’s pinched Pam’s Elizabethan sideboard. So she signs up for her local Neighbourhood Watch. With the aid of her nephew who works in security, she swiftly graduates from curtain twitching to spy...
Gillingham School Theatre, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QR
Tue 7 Mar

Salaam, meaning ‘peace’, is Sonia Sabri Company’s latest stunning creation, devised in response to the unrest around the world and aiming to refocus and reminisce on all that is good. This double-bill programme cleverly weaves a dialogue between...
Sturminster Newton Exchange Dorset DT10 1FH
Thu 16 Mar

Virtuoso vocalist, actor and composer Cleveland Watkiss has performed with a host of diverse artists from around the world, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder and the BBC Orchestra. Crowned Best Vocalist at the 2010...
Tarrant Gunville Village Hall Dorset DT11 8JN
Fri 17 Mar

Large woodland garden. Daffodils, rhododendrons, azaleas, shrubs, bulbs; magnificent views; formal gardens. The gardens have been extensively redeveloped under the direction of Tania Compton and Marie-Louise Agius. The formal gardens are being...
Fonthill House, Tisbury, Wiltshire SP3 5SA
Sun 19 Mar

6 acres. Over 200 trees incl the mature and unusual. Formal borders, wild flower and wildlife areas, vegetable garden. Relaxed and friendly, lovely opportunity for family walks in all areas incl wildlife, stream, meadow. Children and dogs welcome....
Lawsbrook, Shillingstone, Dorset DT11 0TE
Sun 26 Feb, Sun 12 Nov

Relax with a hot drink and log fire in the cosy lakeside cottage. Booking Not Needed.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QD
Sat 25 Feb, Sun 26 Feb

A drink in the cottage is a perfect cause for pause on your lakeside walk. Booking Not Needed.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 6QD
Sat 4 Mar, Sun 5 Mar, Sat 11 Mar, Sun 12 Mar, Sat 18 Mar, Sun 19 Mar, Sat 25 Mar, Sun 26 Mar, Sat 1 Apr, Sun 2 Apr, Sat 8 Apr, Sun 9 Apr, Sat 15 Apr, Sun 16 Apr, Sat 22 Apr, Sun 23 Apr

Durweston Choral Society with orchestra and soloists present a concert version of Georges Bizet’s Carmen
St Nicolas Church, Church Lane, Durweston, Somerset DT11 0QA
Sat 18 Mar

Born in Aberdeenshire, Ian Watt came to international attention when, at 18, he was awarded 2nd prize at the 2009 Parkening International Guitar Competition (USA), the world’s preeminent guitar competition. Since then, he has appeared as a soloist...
Ibberton Village Hall Dorset DT11OEL
Sat 25 Feb

A madcap physical interpretation of the Brontë myth taking the real and imaginary worlds of the Yorkshire siblings as inspiration. Presented in Publick Transport’s playful and irreverent style, two performers combine a handful of props with rigorous...
Shillingstone Portman Hall Dorset DT11OSF
Sat 11 Mar

A Traditional market in our beautiful Georgian town. The market is held every Thursday & Saturday. A Great atmosphere and a great place to meet
Market Place, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7EB
Today, Sat 25 Feb, Thu 2 Mar, Sat 4 Mar, Thu 9 Mar, Sat 11 Mar, Thu 16 Mar, Sat 18 Mar, Thu 23 Mar, Sat 25 Mar, Thu 30 Mar, Sat 1 Apr, Thu 6 Apr, Sat 8 Apr, Thu 13 Apr, Sat 15 Apr, Thu 20 Apr, Sat 22 Apr

Every Thursday we hold an indoor Market in The Corn Exchange selling Crafts, Antiques & Collectables as well as many other things. There is also a very good and reasonably priced Café.
The Corn Exchange, Market place, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7EB
Today, Thu 2 Mar, Thu 9 Mar, Thu 16 Mar, Thu 23 Mar, Thu 30 Mar, Thu 6 Apr, Thu 13 Apr, Thu 20 Apr

Every 2nd & 4th Friday we hold a craft Market in the Shambles (Front of the Corn Exchange)
The Corn Exchange, Market place, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7EB
Fri 24 Feb, Fri 10 Mar, Fri 24 Mar, Fri 14 Apr

Every 2nd Friday we hold a Farmers Market selling local produce in the Market Place of our beautiful Georgian Town
Market Place, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7EB
Fri 10 Mar, Fri 14 Apr

Members of the Mary Rose Trust will talk to us on recent developments.
Blandford Town Museum Dorset DT11 7HQ
Thu 16 Mar

The Victorian Barn - Wedding Showcase organised by CCP Productions. Our third Wedding Showcase being held at The Victorian Barn and The Garden Room. The Showcase event is the perfect way to view The Osborne Hall dressed for a wedding reception...
The Victorian Barn, Woolland, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 0EY
Sun 26 Feb

½ acre plantsperson’s garden with glorious countryside views. Diana (formally of Welcome Thatch) has created a new garden full of treasures incl large collection of hellebores. Planted for a long season of interest. Pond, mini meadow,...
Kitemoor Cottage, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 5BQ
Sat 4 Mar and Sun 5 Mar

Lively worship, friendly and fun. Church with a difference, all ages welcome. Come early for a cuppa and a chat before we start.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9DX
Sun 26 Feb, Sun 5 Mar, Sun 12 Mar, Sun 19 Mar, Sun 26 Mar, Sun 2 Apr, Sun 9 Apr, Sun 16 Apr, Sun 23 Apr

Tony is an International minister of The Gospel. He always brings a word in season. Bring your friends to hear a word from God.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9DX
Sun 12 Mar



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