Folk legend Julie Felix will be sharing tales from a stellar career that spans more than 50 years when she plays for Ringwood Folk Club next month.
The Priest’s House Museum & Garden in Wimborne Minster is hosting an outdoor production of Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy on Saturday 25 June at 6.30pm. This touring production has been adapted and directed by Charmaine K Parkin and is presented by SISATA Open Air Theatre.
Having recently joined The Grove Hotel as deputy manager, Phillipa Baker has already shown her enthusiasm and support for the hotel and its services. Phillipa braved a sponsored charity tandem skydive on 14 May at Old Sarum in Salisbury, raising the huge sum of £1105 on behalf of the non-profit hotel.
Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership and Dorset County Council proudly announce the completion of the £22 million major renewal of the A338.
Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Wrentmore as the organisation’s first artistic producer.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has launched a new initiative to improve the protection of Dorset’s marine wildlife, following concerns that that in recent decades our seas have seen rapid and dramatic declines in marine habitats and wildlife.
Poole councillors are recommending not to proceed with proposals to extend the car parking pay and display scheme in roads near to Poole’s beaches and the implementation of car parking charges in some of the borough’s parks.
Take part in a thrilling experience and benefit local charities at the same time by abseiling down St Mary’s Church tower in Ferndown on Saturday 16 July.
The Bestival family has a long and august history of going that extra mile, making the world of festivals bigger, better and brighter. And this year is no exception, pushing the boundaries of bobbing up and down to the very limit, they’ve teamed up with Cardiff-based Something Creatives to make what they believe is the world’s biggest bouncy castle!
INSIDE THIS ISSUE: Poole A&E under threat – Wimborne Folk Festival 2016 – Kinson Summer Festival – Maria Markova meets artist Sarah Moore – East Dorset Chairman raises almost £4k for local charities – Bournemouth jazz by the sea heralded huge success! – Thousands can’t get enough of the Food Festival – Council bags share of a £11.5million fund – The Drovers Pub saved by local campaign – Become part of the Purbeck Marathon 2016 – New Chairman for East Dorset – Wimborne’s Victoria Hospital MIU Upgraded – Martyn Underhill sworn in for second term as Dorset PCC – plus much more