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What's on around Wimborne

Today to Wed 5 Aug, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations.

’Plant Explorers and Garden Plants’ by Chris Evans

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Wimborne Horticultural Society Talk
Main Hall, Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne BH21 1AS
Mon 13 Jul

Deans Court - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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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.
Deans Court Deans Court Lane Wimborne Minster Dorset BH21 1EE
Wed 15 Jul

Foundation Friday; Garden Bee Walk - With Rowena Jecock

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Join Knoll’s bumblebee surveyor (and Knoll Gardens Foundation charity trustee), Rowena Jecock in the garden to discover more about the fascinating world of our bees, begin to identify some of the
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 10 Jul

Close-up & macro photography – a beginners guide with Dave Peckham ARP

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Dave Peckham ARPS, has over 30 years experience as a commercial photographer, and now runs Lightroom and Photoshop courses.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 10 Jul

Foundation Friday; Guided Butterfly Walk with Keith Powrie

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In time for the nation’s Big Butterfly Count, dedicated lepidopterist Keith Powrie leads a walk around the gardens to help you identify the many butterflies to be found there.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Fri 17 Jul

Designing in the Naturalistic Style - with Neil Lucas

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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,
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Thu 23 Jul

Bugs and BUDS

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Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, our Saturday morning monthly toddler club aims to inspire a love of nature from a young age, encouraging interaction with the
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Sat 25 Jul

Bat Walk with Jan Freeborn

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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 BH21 7ND
Mon 3 Aug

Knoll Gardens Foundation; Annual Garden Wildlife Survey

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Join wildlife volunteers and experts from the Dorset Wildlife Trust and the RSPB along with other wildlife enthusiasts, as they discover more about Knoll’s garden wildlife and help survey the garden.
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND
Tue 4 Aug

Baby & Children’s Charity Nearly New Sale

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Baby & children’s nearly new sale selling toys, books, clothes, equipment etc (ages 0-12). Raising funds for Poole Hospital charity SPRING. Admission £1.
Broadstone Methodist Church, Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone BH18 8DP
Sat 11 Jul

44 Lower Blandford Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Exotic garden full of bananas, palms and lush tropical planting, the garden is filled to the brim with unusual and rare plants, many seldom seen in British gardens.
44 Lower Blandford Road, Broadstone Poole BH18 8NY
Sat 1 Aug, Sun 2 Aug, Sat 29 Aug, Sun 30 Aug

Bubble Rush

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NEW FOR 2020! We’re super-excited to be bringing Bubble Rush to Poole! Bubble Rush is a fun run with a difference – lots of coloured bubbles!
Upton Country Park, Poole BH17 7NJ
Sun 19 Jul

16 Chapel Rise - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Garden of acre set to lawn with shrubs and herbaceous borders surrounded by yew hedge. Water feature, bamboos and various wooden and stone sculptures by owner’s late husband.
16 Chapel Rise Ringwood Dorset BH24 2BL
Sat 11 Jul

16 Chapel Rise - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Garden of acre set to lawn with shrubs and herbaceous borders surrounded by yew hedge. Water feature, bamboos and various wooden and stone sculptures by owner’s late husband.
16 Chapel Rise Ringwood Dorset BH24 2BL
Sun 12 Jul

Virtual Kundalini Meditation Group

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Virtual Kundalini Meditation Group With Steve & Amy Hounsome! This is for advanced practitioners only – if you are interested let us know and we may start a new one for beginners!
Virtual Event
Today, Wed 22 Jul, Wed 5 Aug, Wed 19 Aug

The Floyd Effect play the Best Of British Rock Festival

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The Floyd Effect play the Best Of British Rock Festival A celebration of British rock giants who’ve changed the world with the power of their music. The very best tributes to Pink Floyd (Floyd Effect), The Beatles (Upbeat Beatles), Rolling Stones...
Upton Country Park, Poole Rd, Upton, Poole BH17 7BJ
Sat 11 Jul

Appleyards - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acre, sloping, s-facing garden, newly restored, overlooking pasture. 100+ trees, sloping lawns, and paths though wooded sections with massed daffodils and bluebells in spring.
Appleyards Bowerwood Road Fordingbridge Hampshire SP6 3BP
Thu 9 Jul

Appleyards - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acre, sloping, s-facing garden, newly restored, overlooking pasture. 100+ trees, sloping lawns, and paths though wooded sections with massed daffodils and bluebells in spring.
Appleyards Bowerwood Road Fordingbridge Hampshire SP6 3BP
Fri 10 Jul

Appleyards - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acre, sloping, s-facing garden, newly restored, overlooking pasture. 100+ trees, sloping lawns, and paths though wooded sections with massed daffodils and bluebells in spring.
Appleyards Bowerwood Road Fordingbridge Hampshire SP6 3BP
Sat 11 Jul

Appleyards - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acre, sloping, s-facing garden, newly restored, overlooking pasture. 100+ trees, sloping lawns, and paths though wooded sections with massed daffodils and bluebells in spring.
Appleyards Bowerwood Road Fordingbridge Hampshire SP6 3BP
Sun 12 Jul

Lawsbrook - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Open for over 10 yrs for NGS. Garden incl over 130 different tree species spread over 6 acres. Native species and many unusual specimens incl Dawn redwood, Damyio oak and Wollemi pine.
Lawsbrook Brodham Way Shillingstone Dorset DT11 0TE
Sun 12 Jul

The Dorset Arts & Crafts Summer Exhibition 2020 - Cancelled

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The Dorset Arts & Crafts Summer Exhibition 2020 The largest art and craft show in Dorset takes place from 31st July to 4th August 2020. There is so much to see, it can take half a day or more to explore all the Fine Art, Craft, Photography and...
Purbeck School, Worgret Road, Wareham BH20 4PF
Fri 31 Jul to Tue 4 Aug

Knitson Old Farmhouse - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Mature cottage garden nestled at base of chalk downland. Herbaceous borders, rockeries, climbers and shrubs, evolved and designed over 50yrs for yr-round colour and interest.
Knitson Old Farmhouse Corfe Castle Wareham Dorset BH20 5JB
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Knitson Old Farmhouse - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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Mature cottage garden nestled at base of chalk downland. Herbaceous borders, rockeries, climbers and shrubs, evolved and designed over 50yrs for yr-round colour and interest.
Knitson Old Farmhouse Corfe Castle Wareham Dorset BH20 5JB
Wed 15 Jul

Drive-In Theatre

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To all cinema and movie lovers A brand new drive-in cinema experience is already opened at Southern Counties Auctioneers in Salisbury for the summer season.
Southern Counties Auctioneers, Netherhampton Rd, Salisbury SP2 8PR
Sat 11 Jul, Sun 12 Jul, Sat 18 Jul, and more dates until Sun 30 Aug

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