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Easter at Fleet Air Arm Museum, 
(01425) 478470.

 

Wimborne Horticultural Society
(01202) 886343.

 

Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne, 
(01202) 883402

Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne,
0845 130 2011.

 

Easter at Kingston Maurward Gardens 01305 215003

 

Easter Egg Hunt, Abbotsbury 
01305 871387. 

Easter Egg Puzzle.
Wimborne Model (01202) 881924

 

Point to Point at Badbury Rings, 
09068 446061.  

Bluebells at Kingston Lacy
(01202) 883402.

 

Shaftesbury Food Festival. 
(01747) 853514 

 

River Pageant. Wimborne
(01202) 883442

 

Vintage Classic Car Rally and Display. 
Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne. 
(01202) 883402. 

Three Okeford’s Preservation Society  (01747) 811311

 

Bournemouth Natural Science Society 01305 264620.

 

27th May, Highwood Gardens
(01202) 433327 

 

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne (01202) 881924

 

Dorset Art Weeks, 
 01202 701828

 

Chettle House, near Blandford 
(01202) 842407. 

 

Wimborne Book Fair
(01258) 450808

 

Maypole dancing on village green
(01258) 857373.

 

Wimborne Drama. Tivoli Theatre,
(01202) 885566

Rocky Flower Show
(01202) 734347 

 

Kingston Lacy estate near Wimborne (01202) 883402. 


Fipenny Fayre. country fair at Okeford (01258) 860415. 
 
Shaftesbury Orchestra Concert
(01747) 853788

 

Horton & Chalbury Fete. 
07771 560128 

 

St Stephen’s Church Fete, Pamphill, (01202) 886844.

 

Halstock's Annual Pram Race 
01935 891781.

 

Puddletown Carnival Tel:
01305848416.

Gussage All Saints Village Fete,
(01258) 841173

Melbury Abbas Vintage Weekend. (01747) 852265.

Wimborne St Giles Flower Festival.  01725 517624

Day of sport, adults, learning disabilities 01202 895698 

Boat Race Day,  rowing race.
(01202) 883442.

 

Wimborne  Art Exhibition and Sale. (01202) 886686.

 

 

 

 
 
Dorset Events 2015, All dates are correct at time of being published, please confirm date and event details before making travel arrangements. Yearly events are shown at the beginning of each month in light blue. The diary follows. Events may be cancelled or event dates may be subject to alteration.
 
 
 
DORSET EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2015
Old Forge Fossil Shop Fossil Walks 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2015
Annual Events
RYA National Team Great Britain Sailing.

 

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February Half Term

This year February Half Term is all about Camouflage!
Find out more about how camouflage techniques are used in combat and how the armed forces take inspiration from nature when trying to stay hidden.
Visitors will have the chance to find out how crews work and fight together, conceal and live with their vehicle.
There is also the opportunity to sit inside the Chieftain Main Battle Tank and an original First World War Mark IV tank and find out more about how these machines operate.
There will be talks, tours and trails as well as activities for the whole family.
The Vehicle Conservation Centre will be open every day 13.30 – 16.30.  Normal admission prices apply and Annual passes are valid.
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG
01929 405096

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DORSET EVENTS FOR  MARCH 2015
Annual Events
Easter Eggstraveganza Brewers Quay.
Easter egg hunt Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens.
Quay to Quay vintage Classic Car Run Weymouth 
Each day Easter Egg Trail, Durlston Country Park
Easter Squash Festival Weymouth 
The Giant Easter Egg Hunt Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical 
Easter Specials Swanage Railway 
Easter Egg Trail, Corfe Castle
420 Team Great Britain Sailing Championships 
Easter Egg Hunt & the Lulworth Lambs Lulworth Castle 
Wilton Hunt Point to Point Badbury Rings nr 
Fun Day -Treasure Trail, Corfe Castle

 
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4th March 2015

Freeway Poets. The Winchester, 39 Poole Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset. BH25PW.     Wednesday 4th March 7pm - 1.30am
07718126332
HEADLINE EL CRISIS
Crisis has come out of the London spoken word scene, travelling to New York for the British Council as part of the UK in NY festival at the world-renowned Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe. He has performed on the growing underground black comedy circuit,
GUEST POET. SHAINE SINGER
Shaine is a poet, writer and actor, having appeared on television, stage and published poet, it's always such an amazing pleasure to have him appear at Freeway.
GUEST POET. DAN BROADBENT
Is an incredibly talented young man from up north with a passion for people, arts, bicycles and words.
GUEST POET. NKETCH NWOKOLO
Always a gift to hear this beautiful lady perform her words and to listen to her voice as she share's such emotion in her poetry with a natural flare for writing,and a great musician, and poet she is definitely one to watch on the spoken word scene..
SPECIAL GUEST. SI GENERO
The Bournemouth Legend that is Si Genero will be wowing us only he knows how with his, many instruments, tunes, music and voice .. so lucky to have him here at Freeway
OPEN MIC. Get down early and come perform, a great chance to share your words and take to the Freeway Poets stage
COMPERE. MARK BERRY
LIVE ART. Putting pens to boards some amazing artists.
LOTUS SEED. Vegetarian food and goodies
MR KEN's Tea Stall. Tea, e, Chai, Bubble Tea, and all sorts of wonderful delights...
TOPSY TURVY TEA PARTY TREATS.....FOR ALL.
Visuals, Decor, Quirky Drinks stalls and much much more ..
Doors 7pm till late Entry £5 .. nus £4
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR APRIL 2015
Annual Events
Easter at Fleet Air Arm Museum, (01425) 478470.
Wimborne Horticultural Society (01202) 886343.
Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne,  (01202) 883402
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne, 0845 130 2011.
Easter at Kingston Maurward Gardens 01305 215003
Easter Egg Hunt, Abbotsbury  01305 871387. 
Easter Egg Puzzle. Wimborne Model (01202) 881924
Point to Point at Badbury Rings,  09068 446061.  
Bluebells at Kingston Lacy (01202) 883402.
River Pageant. Wimborne (01202) 883442
Weymouth Easter Football Youth  Sports Club
Fun Day -Treasure Trail, Corfe Castle
Charmouth and Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 
Optimist Team Great Britain Sailing Championships 
Branch Line Weekend, Swanage Railway 
Portman Hunt Point to Point Badbury Rings nr 
Spring Festival Gaunts House nr Wimborne 
St Georges Weekend at Honeybrook nr Wimborne 
Swanage Charity & Classic Car Display
Lodmoor Wild life Walk Lodmoor RSPB Reserve
The Friends of Upton Country Park Annual Book Sale

 
 
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5 April 2015

This Easter Holiday, to coincide with the opening of our brand new exhibition ‘Tank Factory’, the Museum will be showcasing the science and technology behind the design, build and operation of armoured vehicles.
There will be talks, tours, and trails around the Museum as well as the opportunity to climb inside one of the Museum's Main Battle Tanks. Follow our FREE Easter Egg Hunt around the Museum for a tasty reward!
Our Tanks in Action arena displays will take place every weekday, where you'll have the chance to see our vehicles thunder into life.
Tracked Vehicle rides in a specially converted tracked vehicle will take place every day in the arena between 11.00am and 4.00pm (£3pp). The Vehicle Conservation Centre will be open every day, 1.30pm - 4.30pm.

Don't miss...
•Tanks in Action - weekdays, 1.00pm.
•FREE Easter Egg Hunt.
•Face Painting - every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from Diamond Faces.
•Tank Museum Modellers - Monday-Friday
•Vehicle Rides all week - just £3 per person

The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset. BH20 6JG. 01929405096
 
 
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25th – 26th April 2015

Diverse Abilities Make a Break For It
Have you ever wanted to go on a spontaneous weekend away? Well now you can in this fantastic challenge! Teams go head to head in a battle to get the furthest away from base and back within 36 hours without spending any money on transport. This exhilarating challenge could take you anywhere in the world, you just have to be brave enough to do plenty of blagging to get your team free transport. Each team will have to work together to get as far away as possible, armed with just your Diverse Abilities tops and persuasive donation signs. There will be a variety of prizes to be won so get signed up to have an unforgettable weekend away whilst doing something great for charity.
Team Size - two - four
Team entry fee - £50. Team sponsorship - £375
Minimum Age - 18. Date - 25th – 26th April 2015
If you are interested in this event or any other events that Diverse Abilities has to offer then please contact the Fundraising Team on 01202 718266
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR MAY 2015
Annual Events
Shaftesbury Food Festival.  (01747) 853514
Garland Day Abbotsbury. 
International Fireworks Display
Weymouth Gig Racing Regatta – Weymouth 
Weymouth Trawler Race 
Weymouth Old Harbour Oyster Festival – 
The Abbey Hill Steam and Country Fair 
Weymouth International Beach Kite 
Vintage Classic Car Rally and Display. 
Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne.  (01202) 883402. 
Three Okeford’s Preservation Society  (01747) 811311
Bournemouth Natural Science Society 01305 264620.
27th May, Highwood Gardens (01202) 433327 
Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne (01202) 881924
Dorset Art Weeks,  01202 701828
Chettle House, near Blandford  (01202) 842407. 
Wimborne Book Fair (01258) 450808
The Sherborne festival (over 5 weeks)
Maypole dancing on village green (01258) 857373.
 

 

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2nd May 2015

Tiger Day 2015        Your first chance to see Tiger 131 in action after its starring role in the Hollywood Blockbuster FURY...
In 2015 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena; Tiger Day – 2nd May and Tankfest 27th & 28th June. As the only running Tiger 1 tank in the world you really can't afford to miss it!
The Museum will open at 10am with a range of World War Two talks and tours taking place throughout the day, including the opportunity to get close to Tiger.
The Vehicle Conservation Centre will be open from 10am – 5pm allowing access to the main floor, this allows visitors unprecedented access to the museum’s extended collection of tanks and other military vehicles.
The highlight of the day will be at 1.30pm, when Tiger 131 makes its return into the Kuwait arena*. The 30 minute display will examine and compare this World War Two beast to its Axis and Allied contemporaries; including Matilda II, Panzer III, T-34 and Sherman.
Tiger Day is a Special Event Day so annual passes are NOT valid. 01929405096

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May Half Term - Victory in Europe.  The Tank Museum
Bovington, Wareham, Dorset. BH20 6JG
01929405984

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DORSET EVENTS FOR JUNE 2015
Annual Events
Nature by Nightfall & BBQ, Studland, Dorset.
The Sherborne Festival (over 5 weeks), 
Youth National Powerboat Championships. 
National Beach Handball Championships
Western Counties ASA Open Water Swimming Championships — Weymouth Bay
Wells to Weymouth Vintage Car Run
Wimborne Drama. Tivoli Theatre, (01202) 885566
Rocky Flower Show (01202) 734347 
Kingston Lacy estate near Wimborne (01202) 883402. 
Fipenny Fayre. country fair at Okeford (01258) 860415.  Shaftesbury Orchestra Concert (01747) 853788
 

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7th June 2015

Diverse Abilities Harbourview 110ft Abseil
Take on one of the most exhilarating and exciting challenges while enjoying a stunning view of Poole Harbour. You will get a huge buzz from the excitement of your descent and the achievement of completing the challenge, knowing that you are helping Diverse Abilities provide invaluable support to children and adults with disabilities, and their families.
No experience is required to take part as you will be trained by a highly skilled and professional abseil instructor, which will ensure your abseil is safe and enjoyable. Entry Fee - £10. SPECIAL TEAM ENTRY FEE! 4 for 3! For teams of 4, entry fee is £30, so why not get your friends/colleagues and family to enter with you.
Minimum Sponsorship - £100
Date – Sunday 7th June 2015. Minimum Age - 8
If you are interested in this event or any of the other events that Diverse Abilities has to offer then please contact the fundraising team on 01202 718266

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Sunday 14th June 2015

Diverse Abilities 60th Anniversary Skydive
Have you ever dreamed of jumping out of a plane and skydiving from 10,000ft as you feel the wind against your face whilst you weightlessly descend to the ground below you? Well, now you can do this fantastic challenge with the Diverse Abilities skydive team on Sunday 14th June 2015! We are aiming to get 60 skydivers together, one for every year that our fantastic charity has been supporting disabled people in Dorset.
Entry Fee - £50 deposit
Minimum Sponsorship – You commit to raising a minimum sponsorship amount of £395 and providing this minimum is all brought in to our charity by 3rd June 2015, ten days before your jump date you get to jump for FREE!
Date – Sunday 14th June 2015
Location - Old Sarum Airfield, Salisbury
If you are interested in this event or any of the other events that Diverse Abilities has to offer then please contact the fundraising team on 01202 718266

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27th & 28th June 2015

Tankfest 2015 - Biggest & Best Weekend in history!
at The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG 9am-6pm 01929405096

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28th June 2015

Diverse Abilities It’s a Knockout
It’s time to get out in the sunshine and have a fun filled action-packed day taking part in our highly hilarious event; It’s a Knockout. You will initially take part in a fun warm up which will ensure that everyone’s spirits are high from the beginning. Teams will then compete head to head with each other in many fun, out of the ordinary games. Can your team be victorious without cheating? Impossible! Maybe?
Team entry: Your team must consist of 8-12 people and the minimum age is 16 years – all children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Team entry fee: £120
HALF PRICE TEAM ENTRY, JUST £60 IF YOU SIGN UP BEFORE 1ST APRIL 2015 (minimum sponsorship applies)
Team sponsorship - The minimum sponsorship per team is £600. (That’s just £50 each to fundraise)
Minimum Age - 16
Date - Sunday 28th June 2015. Time - 2pm
Location - Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth
If you are interested in this event or any of the other events that Diverse Abilities has to offer then please contact the fundraising team on 01202 718266

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DORSET EVENTS FOR JULY 2015
Annual Events
Horton & Chalbury Fete.  01258 840840 
St Stephen’s Church Fete, Pamphill, (01202) 886844.
Halstock's Annual Pram Race  01935 891781.
Puddletown Carnival Tel: 01305848416.
Gussage All Saints Village Fete, (01258) 841173
Melbury Abbas Vintage Weekend. (01747) 852265.
Wimborne St Giles Flower Festival.  01725 517624
Day of sport, adults, learning disabilities 01202 895698 
Boat Race Day,  rowing race. (01202) 883442.
Wimborne  Art Exhibition and Sale. (01202) 886686.
DORSET MARITIME FESTIVAL – Portland Port. 
Town Tennis  - Weymouth Tennis Clubs. 
Upwey OPEN GARDENS – Upwey Village. 
GOOSEBERRY FAYRE – Portland. 
Maritime Modelling Festival, 
Radipole Lake, Weymouth Pavilion & Pleasure Pier 
WAIL GAMES WEEKEND - Tank Museum. Bovington.
KS OPEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - WPNSA 
WEYMOUTH TOWN TENNIS TOURNAMENT 
 Abbotsbury Sub- Tropical Gardens. Open-air concert. 
Upwey Society Open Gardens 
Weymouth's International Maritime Modelling Festival.
Swanage Carnival Week 
CEREMONY OF THE KEYS Portland Castle. 
THE PORTLAND STEAM & VINTAGE SHOW 
WEYMOUTH SAILING REGATTA 
FOOTIE FEVER — Weymouth Beach 
LIFEBOAT WEEK — Weymouth Harbour 
WEYMOUTH BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLASSIC 
GOOSEBERRY FAYRE Weston Road, Portland 
 

 
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3 - 5 July 2015

We are proud to present the 11th UK Boogie Woogie Festival here in Sturminster Newton, Dorset. We welcome people of all ages, listeners, amateur players, enthusiasts, musicians, singers and dancers. Have a fun weekend, perhaps come dressed in Boogie Woogie era (1930/40s) style clothing. We hope you enjoy our programme of events and look forward to meeting you.
 
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16th – 20th June 2015

Wimborne Musical Theatre will be performing The King and I at the Tivoli Theatre from 16th – 20th June 2015. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1956 musical is set in 19th-century Thailand and depicts an Englishwoman being hired to serve as a tutor to the King’s children. Both stuck in their separate cultural ways, the two eventually learn to understand, respect and love each other. The King and I’s score contains the most enduring numbers; "Getting to Know You," "Something Wonderful," "Hello, Young Lovers" and "Shall We Dance," are just some of the royally appealing tunes. To get your tickets please call Sylvia on 01202 659425 or the Tivoli Box office 01202 885566
Tickets £15 (£13 Concs Tuesday Evening & Saturday Matinee only) 1 in 10 tickets free (Via Box Office only)
 
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18th July 2015

10th Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car/Bike, Leigh Village Hall, nr Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6HL - Saturday 18th July - 10am-4pm
 
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18th July - 2nd September 2015

Summer Holidays at the Tank Museum
18th July - 2nd September Imagine the awesome power of tanks brought to life, in front of your very eyes...
Don’t miss the explosive Tanks in Action Displays, every weekday at 1.00pm during the Summer Holidays. Watch in awe as tanks from as early as World War Two roll into action with thundering engines and life-like explosions! Complete with expert commentary, you will discover how tanks work, how they developed and how they are used on the battlefield.
Watch out for The Tank Museum Recruiters - who will be walking around the Museum before the lunchtime display, looking for worthy recruits to join in the fun during Tanks in Action!
Don’t Miss
- Tanks in Action - weekdays at 1.00pm!
- Craft Activities
- Face Painting - every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from Diamond Faces
- Tank Museum Modellers - See their static model displays and get tips on how to create your own model, Monday-Friday.
- Vehicle Rides all week.
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Normal admission charges apply and annual passes are valid for this event.
 
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25 - 26 July 2015

Attack of the Daleks
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset BH20 6JG
01929405096
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2015
Annual Events
LIFEBOAT WEEK. WEYMOUTH SAILING REGATTA – 
DUCKTOWN VILLAGE FAYRE – Southwell Portland. 
WEYMOUTH GOLF CLUB – CHARITY WEEK – 
WEYMOUTH CARNIVAL DAY & INTERNATIONAL 
Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical Gardens SWAN FAYRE – A 
Summer Fireworks Weymouth Beach/Bay. Weymouth 
International Canoe Championships, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. 
INTERNATIONAL CANOE CHAMPIONSHIPS - 
Weymouth Bay Swim, Weymouth Bay.
Wessex FM Great Days of Summer, 
Victorian Festival, The Nothe Fort, Weymouth. 
Golf Club Charity Week, Weymouth Golf Club. 
Cadet National Sailing Championships, Weymouth 
VICTORIAN FESTIVAL — Nothe Fort 
WEYMOUTU GOLF CLUB CHARITY WEEK 
CADET NATIONAL SAILING CHAMPIONSHIPS - 
Weymouth Bus Pull, Weymouth seafront. 
Weymouth RAF Town Show, Weymouth Pavilion 
WEYMOUTH CARNIVAL &  FIREWORK DISPLAY -
ENDUROMAN CHESIL - WFNSA Endurance 
420 National Sailing Championships, Weymouth 
National Open Bowls Tournament,
Weymouth & Portland Bowls Clubs. 
Wessex FM Great Days of Summer, Weymouth Beach 
Swan Fayre, Swannery, Abbotsbury. A country fayre 
Dragon Boat Challenge Race, Weymouth Bay. 
Wessex FM Great Days of Summer, Weymouth Beach 
Lodmoor Wildlife Walk, Lodmoor RSPB Reserve, 
Sept Great Dorset Steam Fair, Tarrant Hinton, 
Family Fun Day, Radipole Lake, Weymouth.
Great Dorset Steam FairTarrant Hinton, Nr Blandford,
Fun Day & Dog Show  01929 480474 

 
 
Until 6 September 2015

Dorset printmakers Barbara Barrow and Robin Moorcroft have collaborated on 'A Walk with Two Printmakers', their two woman show at The Visitors Centre, Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset, BH24 2ET. Their colourful display of contemporary printmaking is open daily from 9 am - 4.30 pm until 6 September 2015.
 
 
7th-9th August 2015

The Purbeck Rally Worgret Road, Wareham, Dorset. BH20 6AB   01929 427677
If you’re looking for an interesting, fun packed day out for all the family, then you’ll love The Purbeck Rally, a once yearly, 3 day steam & vintage show held in Wareham, Dorset. This year marks the 43rd show and once again we hope to bring you a wide range of things to see & do. We will have a large array of vintage vehicles and machinery including tractors, cars, commercials & stationary engines as well as full size and miniature steam. There will be a wide range of trade, craft and auto jumble stalls for you to have a browse at as well as plenty of food and drink options. Well behaved dogs on leads are more than welcome at our show. If you would like to make a weekend of it, public camping is also available and not forgetting the increasingly popular auction on Saturday morning & car boot sale Sunday morning.
Admission: Friday - £5.00 per person Saturday/Sunday - £6.00 per person Under 16’s go free. The show is open 10am-5pm and parking is free.
 
 
 
30th August 2015

Wimborne St Giles Traditional Church Fete.Sunday 30th August 2015
 
 
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2015
Annual Events
DORSET STEAM FAIR. DORSET’S 
WEYMOUTH CHARITY FUN WALK 
National J24 Sailing Championships, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy. 
Dorchester Show, Cokers Frome Showground, 
Waterfest 2006, Weymouth Harbour. 
Grand Charity Fete, Red Triangle, Portland. 
Wimborne Horticultural Society Summer Show
Allendale Centre, Wimborne. 
Portland's Living Quarry, The Drill Hall, Portland. 
Water Festival - Weymouth Harbour 
Wimborne Tourist Information Centre 
Great Charity Fun Walk, Weymouth seafront. 
YYS Fladen International Boat Angling Challenge, 
International J24 Sailing World Championships, 
INTERNATIONAL J24 SAILING WORLD C
Dumble Bimble Fun Run, YMCA Reforne, Portland. 
Portland's Living Quarry, The Drill Hall, Portland. 
Honeybrook Ploughing Competition
Food Festival   Stapehill Abbey, Ferndown, .
Wessex Classic Car Show, Tank Museum, Bovington. 
Autumn Wedding Fair, 
Moors Valley Wood Fair Moors Valley Country Park, 
Portland's Living Quarry, The Drill Hall, Portland.
 

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Until 6 September 2015

Dorset printmakers Barbara Barrow and Robin Moorcroft have collaborated on 'A Walk with Two Printmakers', their two woman show at The Visitors Centre, Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Dorset, BH24 2ET. Their colourful display of contemporary printmaking is open daily from 9 am - 4.30 pm until 6 September 2015.

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6th September 2015

Wheels of Steel - Sunday 6th September 2015. Motorcycle Riding Event. Dorset's Newest Ride In Event!
Ending off the season, this fundraising ride provides a great social atmosphere with proceeds going to The Tank Museum and other local charities. Trade Stands and Classic Bikes
Catering Facilities, Close to Dorset's stunning 95 mile stretch of Jurassic Coastline, Entrance to ride in - £2
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG. 01929405096

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DORSET EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2015
Annual Events
Gillingham Carnival Day 
WORLD BOAT ANGLING CHAMPIONSHIPS 
Corfe Castle Events 
Purbeck Film Festival 
LIONS BEACH MOTOCROSS Weymouth Beach. 
Half Term Fun, Lulworth Castle. 
Halloween Activities, Corfe Castle

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4 October 2015

Upton House Wedding Fair, Upton Country Park, Poole, Dorset. BH17 7BJ
Sunday October 4th 2015 11am to 4pm. Admission £1 per adult
The Friends of Upton Country Park and The Borough of Poole
present the second of their now well established bi-annual
Wedding Fairs for 2015. There will be numerous wedding exhibitors covering all aspects which contribute to the 'Memorable Day'. Take the opportunity to view the magnificent Upton House and the Walled Garden as your potential wedding venue. Talk with members of Borough of Poole Staff about your
requirements and select all your other needs from the variety
of exhibitors. For further enquiries please ring 01202 262753

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10th October 2015

TANKMOD 2015  Model exhibition in partnership with Armortek. The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham
Dorset. BH20 6JG    01929405096

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31st October 2015

Former SAS soldier and best-selling author Andy McNab returns to the Tank Museum in October. As well as sharing his experiences of commanding Bravo Two Zero during the Gulf War, Andy will also be talking about his latest Nick Stone release: ‘Detonator’ which is due for release on 22nd October 2015. Ticket Options. Lecture Only - £14.00  Lecture and Curry Meal - £21.00  (A vegetarian curry option will be available. Please inform us of any other dietary requirements.)
Buy your tickets here.  Seating in the Lecture Hall is based on a first come, first served basis on the night.
Strictly no photos or video. Programme:
18:00 – Restaurant opens for curry sitting.
18:30 – Lecture hall opens and light refreshments and bar open.
19:30 – Lecture commences.
20:30 – Short Q&A.
20:45 – Opportunity for signing memorabilia (please bring your memorabilia with you).
21:45 – Museum closes.
Copies of Detonator will be available to purchase from the Museum shop which will be open from 18:00 – 21:30.
Tickets - £14      Saturday 31st October

 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2015
Annual Events
 
Annual Diesel Day, Swanage steam railway,
Portland Fair, Portland. 
Weymouth Guy Fawkes celebrations, Weymouth 
REMEMBRANCE PARADE & CEREMONY –  
SWITCHING ON WEYMOUTH’S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS.
GUY FAWKES BONFIRE & FIREWORKS 
Christchurch Fireworks Stanpit Recreation Ground.
Wareham, Dorset.  A Celebration of Dorset Food 
Swanage Railway Open Days 
Bournmouth Christmas Lights Switch On

 

 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2015
 
Annual Events

FAMILY PANTOMIME - Weymouth Pavilion
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DAY HARBOUR SWIM – 
Christmas late night shopping. Christmas Lights Dorset Farmers Market and entertainment 
Santa Specials, Swanage Railway
NEW YEARS EVE FANCY DRESS REVELRY Weymouth Visitor Centre, Knoll Beach, Studland. 01929 450259


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5 - 6 December 2015

Vintage Christmas Festival - Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th December 2015. The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset. BH20 6JG 01929405096

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DORSET MARKETS

MONTHLY FARMER’S MARKET

Fresh local produce, straight from the farm
Wimborne Minster 
Second  Friday of the month in the Corn Exchange.
Blandford Forum
Second Friday of the month in the Corn Exchange.
Shaftesbury
First Saturday of the month at the Town Hall
Sturminster Newton
Fourth Friday in the market place.
Gillingham
Fourth Saturday at the Methodist Chapel.
Dorchester
Fist Saturday of the month at Poundbury
Poole
Third Sunday of the month in Old Orchard Plaza.
Wareham
Fourth Thursday of the month on the Quay.
ALL YEAR ROUND MARKETS

Wimborne Minster
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Blandford Forum
Thursdays and Saturdays
Shaftesbury
Thursdays
Christchurch
Mondays
Dorchester
Wednesdays
Ringwood
Wednesdays
Salisbury
Tuesdays and Saturdays
Wareham
Thursdays

 

 

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