Dorset food online

Louise and Luke Trowbridge, Dorset dairy farmers from Stour Provost and founders of award-winning rare breed, the Uncommon Pig, have launched a website called www.thedorsetfarmer.com It welcomes visitors to find out more about traditional, high welfare family farming. The pork is said to be so good, it was even presented to Her Majesty The Queen as part…

Candlelit memories tonight in tiny town

‘Lost in Wimborne’ by the Sting in the Tale theatre production is tonight (21 August) at Wimborne Model Town gardens at 7.30pm. Performed with a backdrop of some candle illuminations it will bring back memories of the candlelit evenings enjoyed there several years ago. For more details: 01202 881924 info@wmborne-modeltown.com Wimborne Model Town is an educational heritage charity…

Cageball arrives

Kids had a great time at Heatherlands Community Centre in Ferndown when a football cage visited yesterday (20 August). Around 30 children took part and community leader and centre manager John Hanrahan said, “It was well worth doing and it’s great to see a good mix of boys and girls taking part, getting fit and…

Light sense-sation kaleidoscope of colour

Enchanting audiences around the world from the Guggenheim in Spain to the Sydney Opera House in Australia, the awe-inspiring Amococo Luminarium, will be a sensational centrepiece on Bournemouth’s seafront from 5–8 September. Making its second only UK appearance this year, the exciting world-renowned visual art installation offers a fun and captivating sensory experience of light, colour and sound.…

WPNSA welcomes the Miracle Class, one of Britain’s most traditional sailing classifications

As the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA) continues to conserve maritime heritage, they welcomed the Miracle Class National Championships last week from 11 -16 August, supporting the legacy of traditional racing classes in the UK. The Miracle Dinghy was designed by Jack Holt, one of the last designs for the worldwide known boat…