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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 until Dec 201910amEstate Walks 2019. 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. hello@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Tue10am - 11amCoffee Morning. Come and Join us for coffee, tea a biscuit and a chat. All Welcome
Held in the Meeting Room at the front of St Michael's Church, Church Hill, Verwood. 01202 813256
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. hello@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 which depend on ageForest 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. hello@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. hello@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Every Thu9.30am-10.30am (Pleae arrive at 9.15am)Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides: In partnership with Moors Valley Country Park, come and join our fun, friendly and active free cycle rides. Bikes can be hired at £2.50 but booking is essential. Kingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy. Book on 01425 470721
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)Jazz night - Panama Hats New Orleans Jazz Band (2nd Thursday of every month) Admission £5Ringwood Meeting House. Meeting House Lane. Ringwood BH24 1EY. info@ringwoodmeetinghouse.org
3rd Thu each month10.30am - 11.30amCoffee Morning. Come and Join us for coffee, tea a biscuit and a chat. All Welcome
All Saints Church, Three Legged Cross. 01202 813256
Last Thu of each month7.30pmJazz night - Memphis JazzMen Admission £7Ringwood Meeting House. Meeting House Lane. Ringwood BH24 1EY. info@ringwoodmeetinghouse.org
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
OCTOBER2019
7 - 26 Oct10am -12noon (Mon - Sat) 10am - 2.30pm (Wed)Commoning Voices Exhibition. A view of the New Forest from the perspective of the Commoners and those who live and work daily in the New Forest. "Step into the REAL NEW FOREST" Ringwood Meeting House. Meeting House Lane. Ringwood BH24 1EY. info@ringwoodmeetinghouse.org
Mon 7, 14, 21, 28 Oct, 4 Nov2pm-4pmGet To Know Your Windows 10 - Five week course FREERingwood Library. To secure your place, please book in the library, via the booking line 01425 474255 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Thu 10 Oct7.30pmLions annual Autumn Quiz in aid of Lions Charities. Entries invited for teams of up to 6 players. Cost £8 per player including refreshments.
Barrington Theatre, Ferndown. Contact Ron Neave e-mail ronneave@yahoo.co.uk or on 01202-873551
12 Oct 2019 - 11 Jan 202010am - 5pm(Mon - Sat)The Salisbury Museum is delighted to announce that it will be the first venue on a tour of the winners of the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019. This open exhibition is a platform for drawing practitioners to showcase their work alongside other leading contemporary artists and makers in the field. No booking required. Normal admission charges apply. £8 Adults, £4 Children, £20 Family

The Salisbury Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN. www.salisburymuseum.org.uk
17, 24, 31 Oct, 7, 14, 21 Nov10am-12noonPottery Course FREERingwood Library. To reserve a space please visit the library, the Hantsweb online shop or call 01425 474255.
19 Oct - 3 Nov10am - 4pmHarvest and hibernation: half term at Kingston Lacy: 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 activitiesKingston Lacy: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kingston-lacy
Wed 23 Oct10am - 2.30pmAnimal Canopy - Charity Table Bric a Brac SaleRingwood Meeting House. Meeting House Lane. Ringwood BH24 1EY. info@ringwoodmeetinghouse.org
Wed 23 Oct7.30pmCooking demonstration by celebrity chef Lesley Waters. Tickets £10The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book in advance at reception or www.theallendale.org
Thu 24 Oct2pm - 3pmGuided Walk, Changing Seasons in the Garden with Neil Lucas. £10. Book online.Knoll Gardens, Stapehill Road, Wimborne, BH24 7ND. Book at www.knollgardensfoundation.org
25-26 Oct9.30am - 12.30pm Traidcraft Autumn Event: fairly traded foods, handcrafted home and gift items, Christmas cards and items etc to buy / order. Catalogues to browse.  Refreshments available. Verwood United Reformed Church (next to the library)
Fri 25 Oct10.15am - 12noonGreyfriars Study Group - Winchester - Part 3 Bishops Buildings and Bones 1600 - 1850 by Andrew Negus - £5 payable at the doorGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Fri 25 Oct7.30pm.AVON VALLEY CONCERTS presents Matilda Lloyd, Trumpet, Kirkman Quartet and Joe Cowie, double bass in a recital featuring workds by Macello, Elgar and Gershwin, amongst others. United Reformed Church, 41 Salsibury Street, Fordingbridge SP6 1AB
Fri 25 Oct8pmMr Kyps presents Showhawk Duo. Tickets £15The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book in advance at reception or www.theallendale.org
Sat 26 Oct10am - 4pmSolent Stamps stamp and postcard fairThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sat 26 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 26 Oct7.30pm20-1 Big Band. Music and dancing. Ticket information from the AllendaleThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sun 27 Oct9am - 11amCommunity Breakfast. All welcome - breakfast is free, although donations are gratefully accepted.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sun 27 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. Suggested donation £4 per person, cash only please.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 27 Oct10am - 2pmTable Top Sale. Tables £10 each, free entry for buyers.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book at table in advance at reception
Mon 28 Oct10am - 12pmUnder 10s disco. Tickets £5 per child.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book in advance at reception or www.theallendale.org
Mon 28 Oct2.30pmEast Dorset NT Association - Martin Fielding presents a talk on 'My Life as a Vet'.West Moors Memorial Hall, Station Road, West Moors, BH22 0HZ. All welcome. Information Janet Matthews 01202 855001, www.ednta.org.
Tues 29 Oct9am - 11amCommunity Breakfast. All welcome - breakfast is free, although donations are gratefully accepted.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Wed 30 Oct2pm"Verwood in Tune" - afternoon of music by Ryan Edwards on a Yamaha keyboard. £8Verwood Hub BH31 7QE
30 Oct - 1 Nov7.30pmRMDS Autumn production The Ladykillers - Thriller/mystery play by Graham Linehan. £10/£12Ringwood School Theatre. Tickets from rmds.org.ukrmds.org.uk or ring 07597 771701
Thu 31 Oct1.30pmGolden Oldies Film Club. Tickets £5, including tea and cakeThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book in advance at reception or www.theallendale.org
NOVEMBER2019
Fri 1 Nov9am - 11amCommunity Breakfast. All welcome - breakfast is free, although donations are gratefully accepted.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Fri 1, 15 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. Children must be accompanied by adults. Sorry no dogs. Suggested cash 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 1 Nov1.30pm and 2.45pmThe Creature Teachers. Tickets £5 per child. Choice of two sessions.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book in advance at reception or www.theallendale.org
Fri 1 Nov7.30 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 £8 either at the door or 01202-822064.Crane Valley Golf Club, Verwood BH31 7LH. In aid of fund raising for "Green Cottage Riding for the Disabled". Advance ticket purcase essential as venue sells out quickly. Please see www.bourne2sing.uk for further information.
Sat 2 Nov10am - 4pmWimborne Rotary Craft FairThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sat 2 Nov10am - 4pmArt Sale by members of the Salisbury Group of Artists. Original, affordable artworks.United Reform Church, 20 Fisherton Street, Salisbury SP2 7RG. www.salisburygroupofartists.co.uk
Sat 2 Nov10.30am - 4pmGreyfriars Study Day - The Splendours of North Africa (Roman & Islamic Art of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria & Morocco) by Chris Bradley - Fee £20 to include coffee and lunch (coffee served from 10am) Greyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Sat 2 Nov3pm Family Show & 7pm Adult ShowThe Crick Crack Club presents THE DAY OF THE DEAD. Join three Crick Crack storytellers to acknowledge death and celebrate life in joyful fashion, complete with shrines, ritual and magical stories. Family Show: Adult £8, Child(6+) £3. Adult Show: Adult £11, Child (14+) £6 (booking fees apply). Booking on-line or by phone. Advance booking highly recommended.The Ancient Technology Centre, Damerham Road, Cranborne, Dorset, BH21 5RP. www.ticketsource.co.uk. 01202 888 992 (office hours)
Sat 2 Nov7.45pmJive'n'Kickin' modern freestyle jive night. Tickets £9 per personThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sun 3 Nov9.30am - 4pmGrandma's Attic antiques and collectibles fair. Admissions £2The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sun 3, 17 Nov10am - 3pmPop-up Café Tea, coffee and cake will be available in the Education Centre, Blashford Lakes, courtesy of 'Walking Picnics'. 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 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov, 2, 9 Dec10am-12noonSinging for Christmas - Six week course FREERingwood Library. To secure your place, please book in the library, via the booking line 01425 474255 or online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop
Mon 4 Nov10.30am-12noon OR 1pm-2.30pmWildlife Tots: Forest Friends Outdoor play, exploration and discovery for pre-school aged children and their parents or carers. Suggested donation £5 per child, cash only please. 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.
Tue 5 Nov10am - 12noonGreyfriars Study Group - British Art 1850 - 1945 by Neil Houghton - 6 weekly meetings - Fee £40Greyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Tue 5 Nov7.30pm.Verwood Flower Club invite you to join us for a demonstration by Katie Baxter entitles "Autumn Falls" Entry for visitors £3.Verwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Road, Verwood, BH31 7AA. Info 01202 814419.
Thu 7 Nov7.30pmVerwood Horticultural Society extends an open invitation to a talk by guest speaker Rosemary Legrand on Spring in Japan. Non members £3 entry. Members £1 entry.Verwood Memorial Hall, Ringwood Road, Verwood, BH31 7AA.
Fri 8 Nov10am - 12noonGreyfriars Study Group - Europe's Other Empire of the Seas by Roy Doughty - 7 weekly meetings - Fee £50Greyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Fri 8 Nov7.30pmGary Foley Elvis tribute. Tickets £12.50. Profits on the door go to LeafThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Fri 8 Nov7.30pmHorton & Chalbury quiz night. Annual Quiz night with fish & chip supper. Teams of 6 or join others on the night.Horton and Chalbury village hall. £10 per ticket in advance only. Start 7.30 prompt.Dennis 01258 840054 or Pat 01258 840294
Fri 8 Nov8pm - 10.30pm (Doors open 7pm)JOHN MADDOCKS' JAZZMEN at Salisbury Jazz Club. £10 pay at door. BYO drinks, glasses & nibbles.Michael Herbert Memorial Hall, South Street, Wilton SP2 0JS. Enquiries: 01672 564241 .
Sat 9 Nov10am - 12noonAntiques FayreRingwood Meeting House. Meeting House Lane. Ringwood BH24 1EY. info@ringwoodmeetinghouse.org
Sat 9 Nov10am - 3pmWimborne in Bloom Charities FairThe Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sat 9 Nov2:15 pm for a 2.30 pm startThe World Ship Society-Dorset Branch present a talk about ‘THE LIZZIE’by Alistair Greener. Illustrated talk on RMS Queen Elizabeth. £2Broadstone Community & Arts Centre, 21 Dunyeats Road, Broadstone. BH18 8AB. Steve Pink 07831 111589 or email: steve@telecommerce.co.uk
Sat 9 Nov7pmMurder Mystery Evening by Burley Players - Theme - Death on a Cruise - Tickets £20 (includes a 3 course meal), available from Greyfriars' Office - Bring Your Own Wine/Soft DrinksGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Sat 9 Nov7pm - 11pm"VINYL SURVIVALISTS" evenings dedicated to old and new vinyl records. Licensed bar & refreshments & vegan food from the SOUND KITCHEN. ONLY £3 entry
hosted by DJ Dapper Dan & The Maccassaman. ps AIR GUITARISTS MOST WELCOME
COMMUNITY LEARNING AND RESOURCE CENTRE (CLARC) 41- 44 KING ST, WIMBORNE BH21 1EB. Find us on facebook “Vinyl Survivalists”
Mon 11 Nov7.30 pmWimborne Horticultural Society Annual General Meeting & talk - 'The Hampshire Nature Trust' by Mike ReadMain Hall, Allendale Centre,Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne BH21 1AS, 01202 887006 or www.wimbornehorticulturalsociety.btck.co.uk
Wed 13 Nov7pm for 7.30pmFILM - Red Joan (12) with Judi Dench - Tickets £5 available from Greyfriars' OfficeGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Wed 13 Nov7.30pmEast Dorset NT Association - AGM - followed by talk by John Orna-Ornstein, NT Director of Culture and Engagement. Allendale Centre, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. All welcome. Information Janet Matthews 01202 855001, www.ednta.org
13 - 16 & 19 - 23 Nov8pmRMDS - The Ringwood Soiree. Comedy sketch show for adults. £13.95The Barrington Centre, Ferndown. Tickets on-line from rmds.org.ukrmds.org.uk
Fri 15 Nov12.30pmOver 50s Lunch Club. Tickets £6.50 for a two-course meal.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS. Book in advance at reception or www.theallendale.org
Fri 15 Nov7.30pmQuinns Quinney. Free admission.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sat 16 Nov9am-12noonBook Sale and BrunchGreyfriars Community Centre, 44 Christchurch Road, Ringwood BH24 1DW. Office: 01425 472613 - Email: office@greyfriarsringwood.org.uk
Sat 16 Nov10am - 4pmWDCA Christmas Craft Fair. Free admission.The Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Sat 16 NovMatinee at 4.30pm, then Evening perfomrance at 7.30pmCrowded' - A Half Moon and Apples and Snakes co-production. An immersive story about the hidden desires and anxieties of young people. Adults £12 and U18 and 60+ £8. Suitable for ages 13+. Tickets avaliable on our website.Forest Forge Theatre, Endeavour Park, Crow Arch Lane, RIngwood, New Forest, BH24 1SF. hello@forestforgetheatre.co.uk, 01425 470188. Visit www.forestforgetheatre.co.uk for details. 
Sat 16 Nov8pmCelticfolk present 'Mairearad Green & Anna Massie'. Two of Scotland's most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duo. Real Ale bar. Ample parking. £14Ferndown Village Hall, Church Rd, Ferndown. BH22 9ET. Adrian & Julie - 01202 083740, Linda & Les - 01202 623740. www.celticfolk.net. E-mail: info@celticfolk.net.

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