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Daily until Nov 2019Normal opening HoursBeyond the portrait at Kingston Lacy: 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. Discover more about the women beyond the portrait Further details on our website.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Monthly from Jan to December10amEstate Walks 2018. Enjoy the opportunity to experience Kingston Lacy park and estate on a range of beautiful estate walks throughout the year. Walks take place each month - please see website for dates and details.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Throughout 2019: 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 - 12 noonBring your own projects to this NEW craft clubFordingbridge Library. No need to book, just turn up!
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
Every Other Thu2pmKnit and Knatter
Fordingbridge Library , Roundhill, Fordingbridge SP6 1AQ.
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 - 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 29 SepMuseum opening hours: 10am - 5pm (Mon - Sat) 12 Noon - 5pm Sun(Until 29 Sep)Major Summer Exhibition - Augustus John: Drawn from Life. The Exhibition looks in detail at his work, particularly in the decades between the two world wars. At his peak, John's reputation as one of the towering figures in British art was based upon his extraordinary talent, both as a draughtsman and portraitist, as well as his bohemian lifestyle. Normal admission charges apply £8 Adults, £4 Children, Families £20Small 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
JUNE2019
10, 17, 24 Jun10am - 12noonComputer Course - Get more from your iPadRingwood Library, Christchurch Road, Ringwood. BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
Fri 14, 28 Jun10.30am - 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. Suggested cash donation £2. 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. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
Fri 14 Jun7.30pm (Doors open 7pm)RMDS Choir Concert 'Escape from Reality'. Tickets £9 from rmds.org.uk or in person from Greyfriars (Mon -Fri)Ringwood Parish Church BH24 1AW
Sat 15 Jun10am - 11.30amFamily River Dip Join us IN the Dockens Water river and find out what is hiding beneath the surface and amongst the stones, from bullheads and minnows to freshwater shrimp and caddis fly larvae. A sense of fun and adventure, wellies and a change of socks and shoes are a must, a change of clothes advised! Booking essential, suggested donation £4, cash only please. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs.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.
Sat 15 Jun11am - noonIndoor Gardening for children - create a miniature bottle garden with Laura Hall. Take you own container, all other materials provided including fairy dust and dinosaurs! £10, email interiorbotanicals@gmail to bookKnoll Gardens, near Wimborne, BH24 7ND 01202 873931
15 - 16 Jun11.30am - 5pm (Last entry 4.30pm)Witchampton Open Gardens. Approx 18 gardens across the village - cottage and riverside, grand and modest, formal and relaxed. Art exhibition, flower display, live music, plant stall, food and refreshments & free tractor-trailer rides through the village. Fun for all the family. £7.50 for a weekend ticket (U 16s free). Witchampton Village. Free Car Parking at BH21 5AG.
Sat 15 Jun12noon - 3pmSt Ives Primary School Summer Fair. Maridian Corp of Drums, Dorset Troopers, Singers, Bouncy Castles, BBQ, Tea Cup Rides and Fair games, Dorset Pizza Kitchen, Raffle with over 50 prizes! An auction for amazing days out, Bake Off competition with prizes, stall holders and much much more... Free Entry.St Ives Primary School Sandy Lane St Ives Ringwood. BH24 2LE
Sat 15 Jun7pm show startsTravelling Trends Fashion Show - Tickets £5 available from Greyfriars - Drinks available, purchase clothes on the eveningGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. 01425 472613, office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Sun 16, 23, 30 Jun1.30pm - 4pmMusic on the lawns: Enjoy an afternoon of music on the south lawns. Sit back, relax, bring a picnic or enjoy a glass of Pimms while listening to live music. These events are free to attend. Normal admission applies for non National Trust membersKingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Tue 18 Jun10.15am - 12noonLiterary Group - "Why I love Mansfield Park" by Elizabeth Proudman - Tickets £5 payable at the door at GreyfriarsGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Wed 19 Jun12.50pmNHS Blood DonationsAllendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Register and book at www.blood.co.uk
Thu 20 Jun9am - 10amYoga in the garden with Jackie Hayfield, £8 book on 07955 587772 or email jackie.hayfield@sky.comKnoll Gardens, near Wimborne, BH24 7ND 01202 873931
Thu 20, 27 June, 4, 11 18, 25 Jul 10am - 12noonGet to know your sewing machine at Ringwood Library. Free CourseRingwood Library, Christchurch Road, Ringwood. BH24 1DW. 01425 474255
Thu 20 Jun2pm - 4.30pmWorkshop - Designing in the Naturalistic Style with Neil Lucas. £35 book online at www.knollgardens.co.ukKnoll Gardens, near Wimborne, BH24 7ND 01202 873931
Thu 20 Jun2pmRingwood U3A presents a talk on "Sex Lives of Kings" by former Warden at the Tower of London, Tony Stafford.
Greyfriars, 44 Christchurch Rd, Ringwood BH24 1DW. More info from www.ringwoodu3a.org.ukwww.ringwoodu3a.org.uk or Pete 01425 478077.
Thu 20 JunMusic 7.30 to 10pm. Doors open 6.30pm.Verwood Traditional Jazz Club are pleased to welcome Dave Moorwood's Rascals of Rhythm to the club's new venue. The Rascals have a very distintive sounds and once heard becomes instantly recognisable. Meals can be taken in the main club room, early from 6pm but please book, 01425 473433, or in the venue.Ringwood Conservative Club, 22 Christchurch Road, Ringwood. BH24 1DN. Geoff 07798 721405 or 01202 822038.
Fri 21 Jun10am - 5pmGet Dorset Buzzing Roadshow - fun activites and hints and tips from Dorset Wildllife Trust to help you encourage pollinators into your garden. Normal garden admission price, but free to DWT members and anyone joining on the day.Knoll Gardens, near Wimborne, BH24 7ND 01202 873931
Fri 21 Jun12.30pmWDCA Lunch Club. Tickets £6.50. Advance booking required.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Tickets from reception or www.theallendale.org
Fri 21 Jun3.30 - 4.30pmChatterbooks - Join us for some fun themed sessions around books.Ringwood Library. No need to book, just turn up!
Sat 22 Jun7.30pmA Summer Concert by Dorset Police Male Voice Choir. Musical Director is Dr Jane Oakland with Accompanist Sue Stein. The Concert is part of the Minster’s Fundraising Campaign. Tickets £8 each will be available in the Minster Shop (inside the Minster), The Parish Office in Church House (next to the Minster) and at Square Records. They will also be available on the door.Wimborne Minster
Sat 22 Jun7.30 pm"Bourne2Sing" Male Voice Choir Concert. A truly entertaining Concert showcasing popular songs for easy listening and performed in two segments with Compere and Guest Artiste. Tickets £7.50 either at the door or 01202-525525.St Paul's Church, Throop, Bournemouth BH8 0NY. In aid of fund raising for "Kabanana Care (Zambia) Trust". Advance ticket purchase highly recommended. www.bourne2singchoir.uk for further information.
Wed 26 Jun2pm"Verwood in Tune" - afternoon of music by Elizabeth Harrison on a Yamaha Stagea keyboard. £8Verwood Hub BH31 7QE
Thu 27 Jun1.30pmWDCA Golden Oldies Film Club: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Tickets £5, includes tea and cake. Advance booking required.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Tickets from reception or www.theallendale.org
Thu 27 Jun7.30pm - 10.15 pmMemphis Jazzmen in Ringwood. With Mike Snelling, ex Chris Barber. £7 Raffle proceeds to Julia's House. Bar, Free parking after 6pm.Ringwood Meeting House Ringwood BH24 1EY. 01202 885379
Fri 28 Jun11am - 3pmDine and Discover Monthly event for adults excited by wildlife, nature and the outdoors. Prepare and share a simple campfire meal with likeminded adults before embarking on an invert safari. Depending on the weather on the day we may look through the moth trap, see what's hawking over the pond, investigate the lichen heath, beat the trees and sweep the meadow. Booking essential, cost £21 per person, cash only please. Adults only, sorry no dogs.
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 28 Jun7pmVerwood First School Summer Sizzler - raffle, bbq, bouncy slide, games, fun for all the family. Free entry & open to all!Verwood First School
Sat 29 Jun7.30pmBroadstone Community Concert Band: The band is 30 this year! To celebrate we’re holding a Summer Birthday Concert. Tickets £10.00, £6.00 concessions. Proceeds to both Forest Holme Hospice and Poole Hospital NHS Trust. Join us for a fun musical evening, led by conductor Damon Corio, which spans the Band’s musical career.Lighthouse 21 Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UG
Sat 29 Jun7.30pmDanceAway social dance evening. Tickets £5 in advance / £6 on the doorAllendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Tickets from Carol 0n 01202 572094
Sun 30 Jun10am - 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, cash only please. Sorry no dogs.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.
Sun 30 Jun2pmRoller City South. £4.50 per person. Free skate hire available - please book in advance.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Pre-book via RollerCitySouth on Facebook
Sun 30 Jun2.30pm - 4pmArmed Forces Day. A civic Service, lasting about 40 minutes, with the Ringwood and Burley Band, Mayor and Councillors, supported by Royal British Legion and local uniformed organisations followed by a time to chat! with Tea/coffee and biscuits. Everyone welcome.Ringwood
JULY2019
Mon 1, 8,15,22,29th July10am - 12noonGet to know your Windows 10 computer package. 5 week course.Ringwood Library. To book a place please call 01425 474255, or online www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Mon 1 Jul10.30am-12noon OR 1-2.30pmWildlife Tots: In the Meadow Outdoor play, exploration and discovery for pre-school aged children and their parents or carers. Suggested donation £5 per child, cash only please. Booking essential. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs.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.
2 - 30 Jul6am - 10 pmSalisbury Group of Artists "Time and Tides" Exhibition. Free AdmissionFive Rivers Sports and Wellbeing Centre, Hulse Road, Salisbury, SP1 3NR.
Tue 2 Jul10.15am - 12noonLiterary Group - Philip Larkin - "All that survives is love" by Mary Bevan - Tickets £5 payable at the door at GreyfriarsGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Tue 2 Jul7.30 pmVerwood Flower Club invite you to join them for a demonstration by Mel Smith entitled "Flowers Bring Smiles" Entry for visitors £3. Verwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Road, Verwood, BH31 7AA. For more information please call 01202 814419
Wed 3,10,17,24 July12.15pm - 2.15pmAnxiety Management. 4 week course. Booking required.Ringwood Library. To book a place please call 01425 474255, or online www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Fri 5 Jul2pm - 6pmVerwood U3A Open DayVerwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Road, Verwood, BH31 7AA.
Fri 5 Jul7pmAnne Widecombe talks on the Right to LifeAllendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS.
Sat 6 Jul10am - 11.30amCatch the Bug Explore the meadow and discover a fantastic and fascinating minature world of grasshoppers, crickets, damselflies, spiders and bugs galore! Please book, suggested donation £4 per person. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs.
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.
Sat 6 Jul7.30pm - 10pm"Out of this World" Brass Band Concert by Verwood Concert Brass. The concert will be packed full of fabulous music from films and TV all themed around space, sci-fi and other worlds. So come along and be teleported by the power of music to worlds beyond your imagination. Tickets £10 or £6 for under 19's from The Verwood Hub box office.The Hub Verwood, Brockway, Verwood BH31 7QE
Phone:01202 828740
Online booking: www.tiny.cc/TheVerwoodHubEvents
Sat 6 Jul7.45pmJive'n'Kickin' modern jive freestyle evening. Tickets £9.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS.
Sun 7 Jul12.30pm - 4.30pmHorton and Chalbury Village Fete. Fun for all the family. A variety of stalls and traditional fete games. Live Music and Entertainment including Jules the Entertainer from Bournemouth who will run one of his popular circus skills sessions. Refreshments including BBQ, Cream Teas, Real. Ale. Ample Free Car Parking. Entry fee £1. Children (U16) Horton and Chalbury Village Hall, Horton Road, BH217JA. www.hortonandchalburyvillagehall.com
Sun 7 Jul-The Stars Appeal Walk for Wards 2019 event. All monies raised from this event (£100,000 in 2018) will be used to benefit patients at our hospital, to help get them better faster, return home sooner, and have a more positive hospital experience. Choice of routes 3k, 5k, 10k. Free to enter, Free Lunch , Free Entry to Wilton House. Register before 1st July.Wilton House, Wilton Salisbury. SP2 0BJ. www.starsappeal.org
Sun 7, 14 Jul1.30pm - 4pmMusic on the lawns: Enjoy an afternoon of music on the south lawns. Sit back, relax, bring a picnic or enjoy a glass of Pimms while listening to live music. These events are free to attend. Normal admission applies for non National Trust membersKingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Mon 8 Jul7.30 pmWimborne Horticultural Society present 'Spinning, Weaving and Dyeing' - A practical demonstration by Salliann CookeThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne BH21 1AS, 01202 887006 or www.wimbornehorticulturalsociety.btck.co.uk
Thu 11 Jul2pm - 3pmHoney bees and hives: Join an interactive talk with the Kingston Lacy beekeepers and discover more about the honey bees and hives they look after. £8 per person. Normal admissions applies.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Fri 12, 26 Jul10.30am - 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. Suggested cash donation £2. 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. Meet at the Blashford Lakes Education Centre, Ellingham Drove, BH24 3PJ.
13 - 14 Jul10am - 5pmFestival of Archaeology. For the fifth year, the weekend will be crammed with well-known faces, activities for all the family, fascinating talks and news from the latest developments in archaeology. Entry £2 donation to the showground and museum. Tickets for talks £8 each and available to purchase onlineThe Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk. 01722 332151
Sat 13 Jul12noon - 10.45pmThe Great Big Greek Day at Cranborne Earthouse! This will be a day of sparkling narrative, vivid imagery & wild myth. Whole event tickets £25 per person (booking fees apply. We hope to also sell an allocation of individual show tickets at a later date. (Minimum age 14 years). Booking is on-line only.Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne Earthouse, Dorset, BH21 5RP. www.crickcrackclub.com/earthousecranborne/www.crickcrackclub.com/earthousecranborne/
Sat 13 Jul7pmQuiz night at Ringwood Library with the ever popular Richard. Bring your own drinks & nibbles.Ringwood Library. To book a place please call 01425 474255, or online www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Sat 13 Jul7.30 pm"Bourne2Sing" Male Voice Choir Concert. A truly entertaining Concert showcasing popular songs for easy listening and performed in two segments with Compere and Guest Artiste. Tickets £7.50 either at the door or 01202-820689.Methodist Church, Woodlands, Dorset BH21 8LL. In aid of fund raising for the Church. Advance ticket purchase highly recommended as this venue is normally sold out. Please see Website www.bourne2singchoir.uk for further information.
Sun 14 Jul9am - 5pm (Performance at 4pm)Rising Voices Wessex invite choirs or members to join us for our Big Sing and we are privileged to have Gavin Carr and Chris Dowie from Bournemouth Symphony Chorus to run the day of fun, singing ABBA. A great day why not come and join in for the day. 20 for the day including lunch. Tickets for guests to watch performance 5 per person. Bournemouth School for Girls, Castle Gate Close, Castle Lane West, Bournemouth. BH8 9UJ. More details & booking on our website at www.risingvoices.org.uk or contact 07500676083
Sun 14 Jul3pm - 5pmBrass on the Grass - Have a relaxing Sunday afternoon listening to the Verwood Concert Brass Band - Dorset's No1 brass band - perform an open air concert. Just bring your own chairs, get yourself a cuppa and cake from the tea tent, sit back and enjoy! NOTE: In the event of poor weather the event will be cancelled. Verwood Recreation Ground next to the Verwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Road, Verwood, BH31 7AA. Please check www.verwoodconcertbrass.co.uk before setting out.
Thu 18 JulMusic 7.30pm to 10pm. Doors open 6.30pm.Meals from 6pm but please book,01425 473433, or in the venue.Verwood Traditional Jazz Club are very pleased to welcome Jabbo 5 for a return visit to the club. The Jabbo 5 were formed in 2010 by outstanding West Country musicians led by Dave Martin and playing the fine jazz based around the 1920s style of Louis Armstrong's Hot 5.Ringwood Conservative Club, 22 Christchurch Road, Ringwood. BH24 1DN. Geoff 07798 721405 or 01202 822038.
Fri 19 Jul12.30pmWDCA Lunch Club. Tickets £6.50. Advance booking required.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Tickets from reception or www.theallendale.org
Fri 19 Jul9pm-10.30pm (Doors open 7pm)Salisbury Jazz Club. The ever-popular SUSSEX JAZZ KINGS return. BRING YOUR OWN DRINKS & GLASSES. Free parking, dancing and raffle.
£10 pay at door. Student cardholders £5.
Ring 01672 564241 or email lawrence.jazz4us@gmail.com Website www.southwilts.com/site/salisbury-jazz-club
Sat 20 Jul10.30am - 5pmFordingbridge Summer Festival will have a variety of attractions of interest to all ages. The day will be full of entertainment for the whole family, including a music stage, a procession of classic vehicles and a range of stalls from local artisan businesses and community groups.Recreation Ground, Fordingbridge. www.fordingbridgesummerfestival.org.uk
23 - 27 Juldoors open at 7pm - 1st show 7.45pmRMDS (Ringwood Musical & Dramatic Society) Summer Show - theme "Bookshelf" - 3 shows - interval food - licensed bar - Tickets £12.50 available from Greyfriars and/or RMDS websiteGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
24 Jul - 9 Aug7.30pmRichard III - Brownsea Open Air Theatre.Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour. Tickets (includes return boat fare from Poole Quay) £25. Available at www.brownsea-theatre.co.uk , boxoffice@brownsea-theatre.co.uk. 07845 782924
24 Jul - 1 Sep10am - 4pmSummer holidays: Start a new adventure this summer holiday. There's lots to do, including a Wild Play trail to explore around the Woodland Walk, and lots of '50 things' activities to try.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Thur 25 Jul1.30pmWDCA Golden Oldies Film Club. Tickets £5, includes tea and cake. Advance booking required.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Tickets from reception or www.theallendale.org
Thu 25 Jul7pm -9.30pm. Gates open at 6pmOpen air theatre: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: Packed with cliff-hangers,larger-than-life characters, and laughs galore, international award-winning Illyria promise a production to keep you on the edge of your seat! There’s lots to join in with – and the most magical cave you’ve ever seen! Tickets from £8 - £18. Please see our website for more details.Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Thu 25 Jul7.30pm - 10.15 pmMemphis Jazzmen in Ringwood. With Mike Snelling, ex Chris Barber. £7 Raffle proceeds to Julia's House. Bar, Free parking after 6pm.Ringwood Meeting House Ringwood BH24 1EY. 01202 885379
27, 28 Jul10am - 4pmDark Ages Open Weekend at the spectacular Ancient Technology Centre, Cranborne. Tickets on the gate: Adults £10, under 16s £5, under 4s free (no dogs please). Living history, traditional crafts and skills and hands-on activities to excite children and inform visitors of all ages.Ancient Technology Centre, Damerham Road, Cranborne, Dorset BH21 5RP
Sat 27 Jul10amWimborne Country Market craft fairAllendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS.
Sun 28 Jul10am - 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, cash only please. Sorry no dogs.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.
Sun 28 Jul2pmRoller City South. £4.50 per person. Free skate hire available - please book in advance.Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Pre-book via RollerCitySouth on Facebook
30, 31 Jul, 1 Aug8am - 6.30pmThe New Forest Show. Free parking. Adult £17.85 - £21 , Senior £17 - £20 , Child (5-15) £1, U5 FreeThe Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7QH. 01590 622400 www.newforestshow.co.uk

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