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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 2013
Old Forge Fossil Shop Fossil Walks 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2013
Annual Events
RYA National Team Great Britain Sailing.

 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR  MARCH 2013
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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3rd March 2013

Wedding Fair, Upton Country Park, Pool, Dorset. The Friends of Upton Country Park and The Borough of Poole present their bi-annual Wedding Fair.
There will be numerous wedding exhibitors covering all aspects which contribute to the 'Memorable Day'.
Take the opportunity to view Upton House and its newly renovated 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 exhibitors.
Car Parking is free and refreshments are available from the Kiosk and Tearooms. For further enquiries please ring 01202 262753

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15th March 2013

George Cross Island Commorative Event
West Branch of the George Cross Island Association are holding an event to commemorate the award of the George Cross to Malta. The event will remember the bravery and courage shown by the people of Malta, the men and women who defended the Island during the Siege of Malta during 1940 to 1943 and those who served on the Pedestal Convoy which helped save the Island from starvation by bringing in essential supplies of food, medicines and fuel. The event will take place, at the Royal British Legion Club, Ferndown Dorset on Thursday 15th March starting at 10.30am. The Mayor of Ferndown is attending the event as an honoured guest; along with the National Chairman of the GCIA and West branch Committee members. There is a full programme of remembrances, presentations, raffle and including a 2 course lunch for just £12.75 (Dress Code: Smart/Casual, Medals may be worn)  Any other members of the services, past and present, and indeed any local people will be warmly welcomed, especially any people living in the area who are Maltese or have a connection with Malta.
For full details please contact Mr David Andrews on 01202 949136 or see the RBL Ferndown Website
Ferndown, Hampshire. 01202 949136

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29th March 2013

Mad Hatter’s FANCY DRESS tea party & Easter egg hunt. 29TH MARCH 11AM - 4PM AT The Toy Barn. Tickets £3 per child in advance
£4 per child on the door (ADULTS FREE)
Ticket includes egg hunt & easter egg
Plus unlimited play on our climbing frames, swings, trampolines & wendy houses. Prize for the best dressed child. Tea, coffee & cakes available
Buy your tickets in advance from The Toy Barn at Blackmarsh Farm, Sherborne or by telephone 01935 815040

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29th March 2013

BOOK SALE. The Friends of Upton Country Park are holding their Annual Book Sale in The House on Good Friday, 29th March, between 10.00am and 4.30pm.
This will be our ninth annual Book Sale. Last year was our most successful to date, raising in excess of £1200 for financing projects in Upton House and Park. This year we will have a large quantity of books for sale, with a selection of good quality paperback and hardback books at modest prices for both adults and children. These will be laid out for sale in the ground floor rooms of the House. All the books have been generously donated to us, and all the proceeds from this fund raising event will go towards projects and maintenance within the House and Park. Car Parking and Admission to The House is free and refreshments will be available from the nearby ‘Friends’ Kiosk or the Tearooms in The Park.

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31 March 2013

Easter Holiday Fun! The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG 01929 405096
Tonnes of FREE family fun activities at The Tank Museum this Easter Holiday!

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31st March 2013

Psychic/Craft and Beauty Fayre. Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Wimborne Dorset.   BH21 3AP
Psychic/Craft and Beauty Fayre Easter Sunday 31st March 10-4pm. free entry/parking. taster readings £10, taster therapies £5. stalls handmade candles, cards, jewellery, aura sprays, spiritual art and much more. children welcome. 07876775987

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DORSET EVENTS FOR APRIL 2013
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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7th April 2013

Something Borrowed Magazine are proud to host The Dorset Wedding Festival. This is the first event of its kind in the area and is following on from the success of The Dorset Vintage Wedding Fair. The event will be held in marquees at Holton Lee, Holton Heath, Poole, Dorset on Sunday 7th April 2013, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.
There will be various marquees, catering for everyone, including; Vintage, Groom-to-be (like a crèche but for men!), Bride-to-be, Children, DIY, Food & drink
This is a must for anyone planning their wedding and the one event where the men will have something to do. As well as the usual exhibition, there will be live music from bands and singers you can hire for your big day and an area where you can purchase snacks or lunch. Even the kids will be entertained in the children’s marquee and they won’t cost you a penny as under 16s get in free! Tickets are £5 per person. 07811 514429
 
 
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR MAY 2013
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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May 12th 2013

The Great Wimborne Bake & Craft Sale 2013.
Held at -The Allendale Centre
On-Sunday May 12th
Times-10am-4pm. 07528644416

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25 May - 2 June 2013.

May Half Term Fun! The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG. 01929 405096. Join us for a week of fun family activities exploring the varieties, uses and history of camouflage, with Tank Action Displays (weekdays only) and Tracked Vehicle rides!

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26th May 2013

Pitch on the Pitch 2013 Weymouth Football Club, Bob Lucas Stadium, Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 9XJ
Pitch on the Pitch 2013 is a West Country festival extravaganza that for one day only will give you the chance to drink some scrumpy, have a good ol’ knees up and then crash out in your tent on the Weymouth FC pitch! Bank Holiday Sunday 26th May 2013. Campers can arrive to pitch their tents from 11am with music starting at 1pm and continuing until 11pm. Anyone over 16! Alcohol will only be sold to over 18s. Anyone who appears under the age of 25 will be asked for proof of ID to purchase alcohol. We have 2 headline acts now confirmed! The Dolmen and the one and only
Skimmity Hitchers! Bands will play from 1pm – 11pm on a stage in the stadium, so you can boogie on down on the pitch! Also playing are: Wob and Tia Roos
Camping is free so why not make a night of it?! Arrive from 11am to get your pitch on the pitch! First come, first serve! All monies raised will be donated to Weymouth FC to help with funding for everything from pitch maintenance to players! For questions about Pitch on the Pitch and tickets please call Amy Francis on 07989 608465
Campers are welcome to bring their own food and drink for consumption in the camping area, however you will not be permitted to bring this into the stage area. No
glass permitted. All campers will need to be clear of the stadium by 12 midday on Monday 27th May

 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR JUNE 2013
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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9th June 2013

On Sunday 9th June more than 20 gardens in Sway will be open to the public for the bi-ennial Sway Open Gardens Event. These will not only be villager’s own gardens, but will also include the grounds of St Lukes Church Gardens, St Luke’s School, Sway Manor Hotel, Shelborne Senior Living, the Sway allotments and Sway Station. We are pleased to announce that Miss Pippa Greenwood (from Gardeners’ World, Gardeners’ Question Time and other similar programmes) will be our Guest for the day. During the day Pippa will give three talks and there will be the opportunity for ticket holders to put their questions to her on various gardening topics. So if you have a particular gardening problem then this is your opportunity to get a solution. There will be a fantastic Plant Stall, a raffle with fabulous prizes, and light lunches and afternoon teas will be served. There is also a complimentary minibus that will travel the route round the gardens, with drop-off and pick-up points along the way. Sway Village is easily accessible by road and rail.
Tickets will be available in advance at £5 per person or £6 on the day. Proceeds from the Open Gardens will go to the Oakhaven Hospice and local clubs, societies and other beneficiaries.
Please book this date in your diary to make sure you do not miss this fantastic event. 01590 682000

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15th June 2013

Cranborne Church & Village Fete on Saturday 15th June 2013 from 2pm to 4pm in Cranborne Manor Gardens by kind permission of Lord Cranborne. Stalls, side shows, teas & cakes, ice-cream & pimms, Verwood Training Band,and lots more planned so please come and visit us! Entrance £2,OAP's £1.50,children £1. Lovely venue, lovely fete, one to remember. 01725 517628

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29th & 30th June 2013

Tankfest 2013. 29th & 30th June 2013. The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG. 01929 405096. The World’s best display of moving armour returns to The Tank Museum! Experience the best display of historic moving armour in the world at The Tank Museum – bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life...

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DORSET EVENTS FOR JULY 2013
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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6th & 7th July 2013

War-Gamers Weekend. 6th & 7th July 2013. The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG. 01929 405096. The annual War Gamers event returns to The Tank Museum, as hobbyists take over the museum for the weekend.
 
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20th July 2013

8th Leigh Food Festival and Classic Car / Motorbike Display,
Leigh Village Hall, Chetnole Road, Nr Sherborne DT9 6HL–
Saturday 20th July 2013 10am-4pm  441935873846
 
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25 July - 4 September 2013

Summer Holiday Tank Action. The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG
Imagine the awesome power of tanks brought to life, in front of your very eyes...
Don’t miss the explosive Tank Action Displays, every weekday 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. Then explore The Tank Museum's six large halls, where you will come face to face with over 200 battle hardened armoured vehicles. Plus - Ride A Tracked Vehicle...You too can feel the thrill of riding in a tracked vehicle for yourself as it speeds around our arena! Our specially converted M548 can hold 16 people at a time - so the whole family can jump on board together!
Vehicle rides are £3.00 per person – and due to the frequency of rides each day it is not necessary to book in advance. 01929 405096
 
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29 July to 4 August 2013

Bournemouth Carnival week (29 July to 4 August 2013). Week of children's events and free entertainment ending with grand procession through the town on Sunday 4 August. Full programme and contact details available on website 01202670183
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2013
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 

 
 
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2013
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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11th - 25th Sep 2013

September Tank Action. Every Wed in Sep *11th - 25th Sep 2013. The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG.  01929 405096
Imagine the awesome power of tanks brought to life, in front of your very eyes...
Don’t miss the explosive Tank Action Displays, every Wednesday during September. 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.
Then explore The Tank Museum's six large halls, where you will come face to face with over 200 battle hardened armoured vehicles. Plus - Ride A Tracked Vehicle...
You too can feel the thrill of riding in a tracked vehicle for yourself as it speeds around our arena! Our specially converted M548 can hold 16 people at a time - so the whole family can jump on board together! Vehicle rides are £3.00 per person – and due to the frequency of rides each day it is not necessary to book in advance.
It's TONNES of FUN at The Tank Museum! 01929 405096

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DORSET EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2013
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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6th October 2013 9am to 5pm

The Friends of Upton Country Park and The Borough of Poole present the second of their well established bi-annual Wedding Fairs for 2013 There will be numerous wedding exhibitors covering all aspects which contribute to the 'Memorable Day', together with fashion shows during the day.Take the opportunity to view Upton House and its newly renovated 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 exhibitors. Car Parking is free and refreshments are available from the Kiosk and Tearooms.
For further enquiries please ring 01202 262753

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DORSET EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2013
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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2 Nov 2013

Fireworks Extravaganza. 2 Nov 2013 17:00-22:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG. An explosive evening of tank action and fireworks as The Tank Museum hosts the Bovington Garrison Display in association with Armoured Trials and Development Unit.
There will be entertainments, traders, refreshments, a fun fair and plenty of free parking. Simply wrap up warm and buy your tickets on the gate for an evening to remember!
PROGRAMME:
17.00 Gates open
18.30 Bonfire lit
19.00 Vehicle display from ATDU and Tank Museum
20.00 Fireworks
22.00 Site closes

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10th November 2013

Remembrance Sunday. 10th Nov 2013 from 10.00am
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG
The Tank Museum is again hosting the official remembrance service on behalf of the Bovington Garrison. This service will be attended by serving soldiers, veterans and their families, but visitors are also very welcome to join in the service which commences at 10.30. Visitors are asked to assemble by 10.15.
This well attended service will take place in The Tamiya Hall. Following this, a wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Royal Armoured Corps Memorial outside the Museum. All visitors will be asked to respect the 2 minutes silence that occurs at 11.00.
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DORSET EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2013
 
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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7th December 2013

Christmas Fair Leigh Village Hall. Dorset DT9 6HL
11.00am - 3.00pm Tel 01963 210619

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7th and 8th December 2013

Wartime Christmas Festival and Craft Fayre, 7th and 8th Dec 2013. 10am - 5pm
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG. 01929 405096
 
 
12th – 15th December 2013

Meet Father Christmas at The Toy Barn
Children can meet Father Christmas in his North Pole grotto at The Toy Barn in Sherborne from Thursday 12th – Sunday 15th December from 11am - 3pm each day. Father Christmas is only at The Toy Barn for 4 days in his busy schedule. Booking in advance is advisable to avoid disappointment. Tickets are £5 per child, which includes a present. Adult entry is free.
Book your tickets call 01935 815040 for more details. Please contact The Toy Barn for information about group bookings.
Bookings are available in half hour slots with up to six visits per slot. Please select which day you’d like to visit and your time slot when booking. Tickets may be available on the day if space is available, but there may be a wait during busy periods.
The Toy Barn, Blackmarsh Farm, Sherborne Dorset DT9 4JX
 
 
 
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