More taste from March

Dorset Wildlife Trust has announced that the Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre will have a new café opening next month.  Todd and Louise Moffat, owners of the popular taste*café/bistro in Trinity Street, Dorchester, will be launching taste*café@chesilbeach on 18 March at the recently rebuilt visitor and wildlife centre. Brian Bleese, Director of Operations and Development at Dorset Wildlife…

Taste of the D’ubervilles

In order to celebrate what would have been Thomas Hardy’s birthday on 2 June, Heathcote House, a boutique bed and breakfast in Dorset has taken inspiration from Dorset’s literary son, and created the ‘Hardy Cake’, which is a honey and beer spice cake using local Dorset Badger ale. Kate Guilor, owner of Heathcote House says,…

Movies get groovy with the BSO

Lighthouse Theatre, Poole 16 February 2013 Review by Laurence Jones. I was fortunate enough to get tickets for the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Hollywood Blockbusters’ concert, conducted by Pete Harrison. No stranger to film scores, I was impressed by brilliant renditions from films including ‘Lawrence Of Arabia’, ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Schindlers List’, that easily matched the…

Want to learn to paint chickens?

Dorset artist, Marilyn Alliss, renowned for her paintings of chickens is offering taster days in June, using interactive acrylics, with a take-away of £25 worth of products free at her studio in Winterborne Whitechurch. Additionally, Marilyn is offering a £40 mixed media workshop based on roosters and chickens, at the Colliton Club in Dorchester. Learn…