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Throughout 2018: Every 3rd Monday of the month9.30am-10.30amOut of hours walks: Join our regular group of walkers for a peaceful out of hours walk around the Kingston Lacy parkland. Donations welcome. Sorry no dogs allowed. Walks take place each month - please see website for dates and details.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Every Mon10am-11.30amAct Your Age is a lively weekly adult drama group for ages 55 upwards. Using games and theatre skills the group is inspired, uplifted and challenged to create and devise theatre. There’s always time for a cuppa and chat afterwards as well! Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, RIngwood, New Forest, BH24 1SF. admin@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Tue10am - 12noonComputer Buddy available to help you gain confidence with all your IT needs. No Charge.Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road. BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
Every Tue2pmTots & Tinies, singalong rhymes for your under 4s, every Tuesday throughout the year.Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road. BH24 1DW
Every Tue2pm - 4pmIT Volunteer to assist with your IT queries. FreeFordingbridge Library , Roundhill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ. Drop in or Book a slot at the counter or call 01425 657524
Every Wed2pm - 3pmForest Forge Tots provides an opportunity for parents and carers to meet other families, play alongside their children and explore the arts. These fun sessions encourage confidence, listening skills, communication and most importantly, play. Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, RIngwood, New Forest, BH24 1SF. admin@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Wed3.45pm - 4.30pmForest Forge Minis. A fun filled 45-minute session of activity for children ages 4-7. All our work is based in games and play so the children find they are performing in front of their peers without even knowing it.Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, RIngwood, New Forest, BH24 1SF. admin@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Wed & ThuSee website for group times.Forest Forge youth theatre offers fantastic opportunities for anyone aged 7-21 years to create dynamic ensemble performance. Learning theatre skills in a professional theatre environment, it encourages creative risks to help build confidence and self-esteem whilst having fun!Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, RIngwood, New Forest, BH24 1SF. admin@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Thu8.45pm - 9.45pmGAME - a new and exciting class for adults. An hour of fun social team games, from dodgeball, to chain tag, games you remember from the playground and some new ones thrown in! These sessions will help to relieve stress, support well-being, and are a fun way to get some exercise!Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, RIngwood, New Forest, BH24 1SF. admin@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Thu9.30am-11amKingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides: Every Thursday, In partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun, friendly and active free cycle rides from 9.30am (please arrive 15 minutes early).Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Every Thu10.30am - 11.30amSing and Sign - baby sign language classesThe Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne Minster BH21 1AS. Hannah, ph: 07809 114858, email: hannahstorey@singandsign.co.uk
2nd Thu each month7.30pm (Doors open 7pm)Panama Hats New Orleans Jazz Band,Jazz Night. Tickets on door £5.00, Licensed Bar, Raffle in aid of Julia's HouseRingwood Meeting House Ringwood BH24 1EY
Every Fri9.30am - 10amTots and Tinies. Drop inFordingbridge Library , Roundhill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ.
Every Fri9.30am - 12noonWimborne Country Market - Locally produced cakes, savouries, jams, chutneys, honey, eggs, meat, vegetables, plants, flowers and craftThe Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne BH21 1AS
Every Fri10am - 12noonFriday Friendly Craft Club - Please bring your own materials and equipment and enjoy time with other crafters.Ringwood Library, Christchurch Rd. Ringwood. BH24 1DW
Every Sat10am - 12noonConstruction Club: Come along to play with bricks and make your own creations.Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road. BH24 1DW
1st & 3rd Sat of each month10am - 12noonMake new friends doing the crafts you love, please bring your own craft materials & equipment.Ringwood Library - Christchurch Road. BH24 1DW
Until 28 Oct-Beyond the portrait: We will be telling the stories of four women who have been instrumental in shaping Kingston Lacy across 400 years of the estate’s history. Further details on our website.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Until 28 Oct-Threads of Narrative: an artistic textile art response to material contained in the Bankes Archive at Dorset History Centre and will be on display in the Laundry at Kingston Lacy. Booking is not required. Normal admissions applies.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Until 6 Nov9.45am - 10.30amCouch to 5K. This fun and friendly 9 week course of running is aimed at new runners. Our run leader will gradually build your fitness, speed and endurance each week. Booking essential. Cost: £9
Moors Valley Country Park and Forest. Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Nr Ringwood, Dorset, BH24 2ET.
Until 30 NovMon - Sat 10am - 4.30pm (Up to 31 Oct) 10am - 4pm (From 1 Nov - 30 Nov)Wildflowers: Exhibition introducing four girls from Edwardian Wimborne. Their stories are brought to life through displays, hands-on activities and Edwardian games for visitors to play in the museum garden. Normal admission charge.Priest's House Museum & Garden, 23-27 High Street, Wimborne, BH21 1HR. 01202 882533. www.priest-house.co.uk
OCTOBER2018
Until 22 DecMon - Sat 10am - 4.30pm (Up to 31 Oct) 10am - 4pm (From 1 Nov - 22 Dec)Hats for All Occasions: Costume exhibition exploring how people have expressed themselves in their choice of headwear. Normal admission charge.Priest's House Museum & Garden, 23-27 High Street, Wimborne, BH21 1HR. 01202 882533. www.priest-house.co.uk
Until 16 Feb 2019Museum opening hours: 10am - 5pm (Mon - Sat) 12 Noon - 5pm Sun(from 27 May - 30 Sep)The work Anello Flow by Almuth Tebbenhoff currently on display outside on the ‘Wessex Plinth’, is part of a wider programme to showcase the best in contemporary sculpture at the museum. No booking required. Normal admission charges apply £8 Adults, £4 Children.
Small Exhibition Gallery, First Floor (access by stairs only). The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk
13 Oct 2018 - 5 Jan 2019Normal opening HoursA major new exhibition 'Hoards: A Hidden History of Ancient Britain' aims to reveal some of the fascinating stories behind the headlines of buried treasure, with displays of hoards from across the British Isles. Normal admission charges apply.Main Exhibition Galleries. The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk
15, 22 & 29 Oct10am - 12noonGet to know your iPad. FREE.
Suitable for new owners or those thinking of buying one.
Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road, BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
www.hants.gov.uk/shop
15, 22, 29 Oct & 5, 12 Nov2pm - 4pmWindows 10: Kevin Message FREEFordingbridge Library, 2 Round Hill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ. 01425 657524 or www.hants.gov.uk/shop
16, 23 & 30 Oct10am - 12noonIntroduction to Wet Felting. FREE
£8 per week for materials. Create 3 pieces of artwork.
Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road, BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
www.hants.gov.uk/shop
17 - 19 OctWed 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-7pm, Fri 10am-3.30pmRockbourne Fair. Make a start on your Christmas shopping & raise money for The Stars Appeal which funds extra care and equipment to benefit all wards and departments. in Salisbury District Hospital. Free Parking. Wed/Fri Adult £5 Thu £5 (£3 after 4pm on Thursday). Child FREE Students (12+) £1.50Salisbury Racecourse. www.rockbournefair.org.uk
18 - 20 Oct7.30pmThe Fordingbridge Players are performing 4 short plays ranging from sinister to poignant to hilarious. A great evening not to be missed! A Cut In The Rates by Alan Ayckbourn,
Acorn Fields by Barry Wood, Towpath by Robert Iles & Doggies by Jean McConnell. The aim of The Fordingbridge Players is to promote good, high quality, LIVE entertainment, locally, for the people of Fordingbridge and its surrounding villages
Victoria Rooms, Fordingbridge SP6 1HA. Box office: www.fordingbridgeplayers.org.uk or at Jessica’s, Fordingbridge, phone 01425 652395


19 - 20 Oct9.30am - 1pmTraidcraft Autumn Event. Fighting poverty through trade. Everyday/ Christmas gifts, foods, household items, cards, clothes, accessories etc. to buy/order. Catalogues to browse. Refreshments/samples to try. All welcome.Verwood United Reformed Church (next to the library). Further information contact 01202 814270
Fri 19 Oct10.15am - 12pmGreyfriars Study Group - Talk on Lloyd George Doomsday Survey by Geraldine Beech - Tickets £5 on the doorGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Fri 19 Oct10.30am - 12noonBlashford Buggy Walk Join us for a buggy walk around Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve. Get outside, get fit and discover the wonderful wildlife living on your doorstep! The site is dog free with buggy friendly paths. We meet on alternate Friday mornings. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs. Suggested donation £2.No need to book, please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk for further information. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Fri 19 Oct7pmStill Breathing (popular music) - charity concert in aid of Macmillan Nursing and Sailsbury Hospice. £7.00The Ringwood Meeting House, Meeting House Lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets avialble from the meeting house or on sale at the door.
Sat 20 Oct10am-4pmWimborne Rotary Craft Fair-Amazing variety of locally made arts & crafts for sale. FREE ENTRY.The Allendale Community Centre, Wimborne BH21 1AS. Crafters: Space is limited so book your table now! Contact jan Baseley: j.baseley777@btinternet.com or 07919 136038
20 - 28 Oct11am-4pmCelebrating autumn at half term: Join us for some fun over half term; celebrate the harvest, autumn produce and all the beautiful autumn colour with a series of hands on activities. - autumn themed carpentry, meet the Kingston Lacy beekeepers or enjoy a storytelling session inspired by nature.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Sun 21 Oct10am - 6pmCentral Southern Gauge O Group - Annual O Gauge Model Railway Show. Layouts, Test Tack, Demonstrators, Traders. Bring & Buy. Plenty of (payable) parking, excellent food and refreshments available. Adults £4, accompanied children free. Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AS. Contact: csg0g.org
Mon 22 Oct2.30pmEast Dorset NT Association - Martin Stewart will present a talk on 'The History of Stewarts Garden Centres'West Moors Memorial Hall, Station Road, West Moors, BH22 0HZ. All welcome. Information Janet Matthews 01202 855001, www.ednta.org.
Tue 23 Oct10am - 2pmFamily Explorers: Fun activities for all the family. £1.75 per person (annual ticket not valid).The Priest's House Museum & Garden. 23-27 High Street, Wimborne Minster, Dorset BH21 1HR. www.priest-house.co.uk. 01202 882533
24, 31 Oct 7, 14, 21 & 28 Nov10am - 12noonBreak through to Confidence. FREE.
Improve self-confidence and learn relaxation techniques.
Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road, BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Wed 24 Oct10am - 3pmWild Witches and Wizards A wild Day Out for 7-12 year olds. Practice your magical skills potion making and whittling a wand before enrolling in flying school and making a besom broom to fly away home, Admission £18On-line booking: shop.hiwwt.org.uk Further information from Jim Day or Tracy Standish at BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
25 Oct, 1 Nov & 8 Nov10am - 12noonTaking better Photos. FREE.
Hints and tips to improve your pictures.
Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road, BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Thu 25 Oct10am - 3pmWild Witches and Wizards A wild Day Out for 5-8 year olds. Practice your magical skills potion making and whittling a wand before enrolling in flying school and making a besom broom to fly away home, admission £18On-line booking: shop.hiwwt.org.uk Further information from Jim Day or Tracy Standish at BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Thu 25 Oct7pmMemphis Jazzmen - £7.00The Ringwood Meeting House, Meeting House Lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets on sale at the door.
Fri 26 Oct10.15am - 12noonGreyfriars Study Group - Talk on Heavens above! The Universe in Time & Space by Bob Mizon - Tickets £5 on the doorGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Fri 26 Oct6pm - 8pmNocturnal Nature I Help us find out about our night time visitors. Learn about and set (live!) small mammal traps before heading off into the night to find bats, moths and owls. Option to return in the morning to check and release your catch. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs. Booking essential, suggested donation £4.
To book your place please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Fri 26 Oct7.30pm Doors open at 7pmBlackbox Theatre Co - Bully Beef & Whizzbangs - Tickets £12 (£10 concs & £35 family) available from www.ticketsource.co.uk or GreyfriarsGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Fri 26 Oct7.30pmQuiz with Fish & chip Supper. Tickets £10 each.
Teams of 6 or join others on the night
Horton & Chalbury Village Hall Horton Road. BH21 7JA. Tickets from 01258 840054 or 01258 840294
Sat 27 Oct9.30am - 11amNocturnal Nature II Investigate small mammal and moth traps set the previous evening and release our catch of mice and voles. If time permits, take a small walk in search of signs from nocturnal animals. Booking essential, suggested donation £4.To book your place please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs.
Sat 27 Oct10am - 4pmPanda Stamp & Postcard Fair. Admission FREE. Dealers attending the Panda Stamp & Postcard Fair carry a wide and impressive array of stock, to suit nearly all tastes and pockets. If your interests are very specific, or you wish to know how many of any type of dealer will be attending a particular fair, please contact Panda Fairs for details of dealers booked for the event.The Allendale Centre. Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset - 01202 887247 - info@theallendale.org. www.theallendale.org
27 - 28 Oct10am - 4pmHISTORY@WORK WEEKEND. Showcasing the inner workings of Experimental Archaeology. Imagine a place where the sound of ancient tools still ring, where ancient skills and processes are not forgotten. Bring your family to a unique day out in Dorset. Prices: Adults £5, Children £2.50, Under 4's free - Tickets available on the gate on the day. The Ancient Technology Centre, Damerham, Cranborne, Dorset BH21 5RP. 01725 517618
Sat 27 Oct2.30pm Afternoon concert .Purbeck Quire - Harvest Concert £7.00The Ringwood Meeting House, Meeting House Lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets on sale at the door.
Sat 27 OctGates open at 6pmFlameburst 2016 . The ultimate family Firework event. Fairground, Street Entertainers, Junior Fireworks Display, Fireworks, Bonfire
Tickets will be available locally or on the gate. £4 (U4 Free)
The Fuzzy Bit Verwood, Dorset. BH316QF. www.flameburst.co.uk
Sat 27 OctDoors open at 6.30pm.Stand Up at the Hub: Comedy Evening with Mick Ferry, Raymond & Mr Timpkins Revue and Louis Burgess. £10 in advance, £15 on the door. The Hub, Verwood. 01202 828740. www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk/sport-leisure/leisure-centres/verwood-hub/events-and-cinema
Sat 27 Oct7pm for 7.30pmWine Tasting Evening with wine advisor Norman Weller - Tickets £10 to include a cheese platter, available from GreyfriarsGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Sun 28 Oct10am - 2.30pmYoung Naturalists Get outside, learn new skills and improve your wildlife knowledge whilst having fun! Specifically for 13 to 17 year olds, our Young Naturalists group meets monthly and activities will include practical conservation tasks along with opportunities for bushcraft and surveying. Please dress to be outside and bring a packed lunch. Sorry no dogs. Suggested donation £4 per person.To book please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Tue 30 Oct10am - 12noonGreyfriars Study Group - A Golden Age of British Art 1700-1850 by Neil Houghton - 6 x weekly meetings - Fee £40Greyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Wed 31 Oct7.30pm"Verwood in Tune" concert with David Thomas, Roland Atelier keyboardHub theatre Brockway, Verwood BH31 7QE contact 01202 828740
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov10am - 12noonWriting short stories for pleasure or profit: Lorraine Cooke £50
Fordingbridge Library, 2 Round Hill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ. 01425 657524 or www.hants.gov.uk/shop
NOVEMBER2018
Thu 1 Nov6.30pm Drinks, 7pm TalkFrom Clarendon to Cambridge: Great Houses During the Reign of Henry VI. The Annual Clarendon Lecture - A talk by James Wright. Booking essential. £8 Members & Friends of Clarendon Palace, £10 Non-Members
Lecture Hall. The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. 01722 332151. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk
Thu 1 Nov7.30pmVerwood Horticultural Society invite everyone to a talk by Stephen Candy on The Restoration of the Japanese Garden at Kingston Lacy. Entry £3 for non members. £1 for members.Verwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Road, Verwood, BH31 7AA. www.verwoodhs.co.uk. 01202 822289
Fri 2 Nov10am - 12noonGreyfriars Study Group - The Breaking of Nations by Roy Doughty - 7 x weekly meetings - Fee £50Greyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Fri 2, 16, 30 Nov10.30am - 12noonBlashford Buggy Walk Join us for a buggy walk around Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve. Get outside, get fit and discover the wonderful wildlife living on your doorstep! The site is dog free with buggy friendly paths. We meet on alternate Friday mornings. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs. Suggested donation £2.No need to book, please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk for further information. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Fri 2 Nov7.30pmAvon Valley Concerts presents CRAIG OGDEN, classical guitarist. He will be playing works by Dowland, Giuliani, Bach, Albeniz and Sanz, amongst others. Tickets in advance from the website: £15, Students £3, under 16s freeTrinity Centre, Ringwood BH24 1DH. www.avonvalleyconcerts.com
Sat 3 Nov10.30am - 4pmGreyfriars Study Group Day School - Ancient Persia, Modern Iran by Chris Bradley - Fee £20 to include coffee & lunch - coffee served from 10amGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Sun 4, 18 Nov10am - 3pmPop-up Café Tea, coffee and cake will be available in the Education Centre, Blashford Lakes, courtesy of 'Walking Picnics'. Planned for the first and third Sundays of the month, November to March. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs.No need to book, please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk for further information. The Pop-up Cafe will be at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Mon 5 Nov10.30am-12noon OR 1-2.30pmWildlife Tots: Forest Friends Outdoor play, exploration and discovery for pre-school aged children and their parents or carers. Suggested donation £4 per child. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs. Booking essential.To book your place please contact Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Wed 7 Nov2pm - 5pmWildlife Art Workshop. £15.
White Winter Hare. Suitable for beginners.
Ringwood Library, Christchurch Road, BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
www.hants.gov.uk/shop
7 - 10 Nov7.30pmPoulner Players - Keeping up Appearances and After the Flag. Tickets £10. Proceeds from tickets sales will be donated to The Meeting House. Box office open from 15 Oct.The Ringwood Meeting House, Meeting House Lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets in advance only. Tickets from Greyfriars or tel 03336663366
Fri 9 NovDoors open 7pm Music 8pm -11pmSALISBURY JAZZ CLUB presents Richard Leach’s Street Band. Presenting live jazz for listening & dancing since 1979.
BAR – COFFEE – DANCING – RAFFLE – LARGE CAR PARK. £10 – pay at door. Students £5
Stockman's Lounge, Auction Centre & Livestock Market, Netherhampton Road (A3094), Salisbury SP2 8RH. More details from Wendy 01672 564241 or email lawrence.jazz4us@gmail.com. www.southwilts.com/site/salisbury-jazz-club
Sat 10 Nov10am - 3pmWimborne in Bloom Charities FairThe Allendale Centre. Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset - 01202 887247 - info@theallendale.org. www.theallendale.org
12, 19 Nov10am - 1pmIntroduction to wet felting: Pippa Crouch FREE but £24 in material fees to pay directly to tutor
Fordingbridge Library, 2 Round Hill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ. 01425 657524 or www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Mon 12 Nov7.30pmWimborne Horticultural Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING followed by A big Screen Miscellany by Mr and Mrs Graham. Photographs, video to music and voice with an interesting story.Main Hall Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. www.wimbornehorticulturalsociety.btck.co.uk
Wed 14 NovMeet 7.15pm for 7.30pmEast Dorset Antiquarian Society (EDAS) lecture: The Lost Soldiers of Fromelles: Naming the dead, 1916 - 2020. Find out more with Professor Margaret Cox, Osteoarchaeologist. Visitors welcome. St. Catherine’s Church Hall, Lewens Lane, Wimborne BH21 1LE. www.dorset-archaeology.org.uk
Wed 14 Nov7.30pm Doors open at 7pmFILM Journey's End (12A) - Tickets £5 available from GreyfriarsGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Wed 14 Nov7.30pmEast Dorset NT Association - AGM followed by talk presented by Ian Wilson, Assistant Director Operations, National TrustAllendale Centre, Wimborne . All welcome. Information Janet Matthews 01202 855001, www.ednta.org.
15, 22, 29 Oct & 5, 12 Nov2pm - 4pmWindows 10: Kevin Message FREEFordingbridge Library, 2 Round Hill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ. 01425 657524 or www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Thu 15 Nov6.30pmThe Vale of Pewsey Project: Marden Henge and Cat’s Brain Long Barrow - A talk by Dr Jim Leary. This talk from Dr Jim Leary will give an overview of the recently completed Vale of Pewsey project; including an account of the investigations at Marden Henge and the exciting excavation of Cat’s Brain Long Barrow. Booking advised. £8 Members, £10 Non-MembersLecture Hall. The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. 01722 332151. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk
Thu 15 Nov7pmPanama Hats Jazz Band £5.00The Ringwood Meeting House, Meeting House Lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets on sale at the door.
Fri 16 Nov7pmBow Legged Skeeter - Blue Grass Music. £8.00The Ringwood Meeeting House, Meeting house lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets available in advance and on sale at the door.
Sat 17 Nov10am - 12 noon"Coffee Morning" Brass Band Concert. The Verwood Training Band, renowned for their fun repertiore of music, are holding a Coffee Morning concert in aid of band funds. Entry is only £2 and includes a cuppa and biscuit. Plus homemade cakes for sale. Great entertainment in its own right but if you have ever thought about learning to play a brass instrument why not come along and see what you could be doing in no time at all. We welcome adults and children alike.Verwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Rd, Verwood BH31 7AA
Sat 17 Nov10am - 4pmChristmas Fair @ the Allendale. Are you looking for somewhere to sell crafts, gifts or stocking fillers? Stalls £20 each.The Allendale Centre. Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset - 01202 887247 - info@theallendale.org. www.theallendale.org
Sat 17 Nov7pm - 10.30pmRotary Club of Verwood - Charity Movie NightThe Hub, Verwood. 01202 828740. www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=1659
Sat 17 Nov7.30 pm"Bourne2Sing" Male Voice Choir Concert. Singing Popular Songs for Easy Listening. Compere and Solo Artiste. Charity Event in aid of fund raising for the Mayor of Wareham's Charity.Lady St Mary Church, Wareham BH20 4ND - Contact details on Choir's Website at www.bourne2singchoir.uk
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19, 26 Nov & 3 Dec2pm – 4pmGet more from your iPad: Kevin Message FREEFordingbridge Library, 2 Round Hill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ. 01425 657524 or www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Sat 24 Nov2pm - 4 pmCHRISTMAS FAYRE - jewellery, handicrafts, nearly-new clothes (men & women), cakes, books, cd's, jigsaws, games, tombola and super grand raffle. Admission £1 (U15's free) inc mince pie + cuppa. All Saints Church, Ringwood Rd Service Rd, St Leonards & St Ives, BH24 2NZ. www.ringwoodbenefice.org.uk (Just off A31 at Travelodge-Greggs)
Sun 25 Nov9.30am - 4pmGrandma's Attic Antique & Collectors' Fair. Very popular, quality antique and collectors fair. Up to 60 stands. Parking nearby. Village Green café open. Admission just £2The Allendale Centre. Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset - 01202 887247 - info@theallendale.org. www.theallendale.org
Sun 25 Nov10am - 2.30pmYoung Naturalists Get outside, learn new skills and improve your wildlife knowledge whilst having fun! Specifically for 13 to 17 year olds, our Young Naturalists group meets monthly and activities will include practical conservation tasks along with opportunities for bushcraft and surveying. Please dress to be outside and bring a packed lunch. Suggested donation £4 per person.To book please contact Jim or Tracy on 01425 472760 or BlashfordLakes@hiwwt.org.uk. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ. Sorry no dogs.
Sun 25 NovMon & Tue 10am-4pm, Wed – Sun 10am-7pm Stir-up Sunday: Discover the traditions behind the tasty Christmas pudding mix with the Kingston Lacy cooks and mix your own to take home and enjoy. £2.50 per pudding. Booking advised.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Mon 26 Nov2.30pmEast Dorset NT Association - Robin Miller, Chairman of Shaftesbury Group British Legion, will present a talk on 'The Royal British Legion'West Moors Memorial Hall, Station Road, West Moors, BH22 0HZ. All welcome. Information Janet Matthews 01202 855001, www.ednta.org.
Wed 28 Nov7.30pm"Verwood in Tune" concert with Joanne Naulls, Key B Duo and SD3 Ketron Sound ModuleHub theatre Brockway, Verwood BH31 7QE contact 01202 828740
Thu 29 Nov6.30pmHoards During the Earliest Age of Metal (c.2500 - 800 BC) - A talk by Dr Neil Wilkin who is responsible for the British and European Bronze Age collection at the British Museum. This talk explores some of the most important and interesting Bronze Age hoards found in recent years. Booking advised. £8 Members, £10 Non-MembersLecture Hall. The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. 01722 332151. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk
Thu 29 Nov7pmMemphis Jazzmen - £7The Ringwood Meeting House, Meeting House Lane Ringwood BH24 1EY. Tickets on sale at the door.
Fri 30 Nov – Mon 1 Jan (closed 25 Dec)Mon & Tue 10am-4pm, Wed – Sun 10am-7pm Christmas at Kingston Lacy: During December Kingston Lacy is transformed both inside and out with twinkling lights, stunning decorations and delicate frosts. Full details on website.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy

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