Calendar

If you’re holding an event in or near Okeford Fitzpaine and would like it to be publicised on the Fippenny News web site send us the details. We’ll also include it in our print edition if space allows and it reaches us in time for our copy deadline.

Aug 17 @ 19:30 The Exchange
DEDICATED TO ONE OF THE BIGGEST MUSIC LEGENDS OF ALL TIME, THE ONE AND ONLY ‘ROD STEWART’. Garry Pease brings his amazing sound and resemblance to the stage with hits ranging from the late 60’s[...]
Aug 18 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall
Our ‘Mud Pie’ pop-up cafe is at the village hall every Saturday when the hall is not in use for another event. There you will find delicious home made cakes, a selection of drinks and[...]
Aug 19 @ 10:00 Church Field, Okeford Fitzpaine
OKEFORD FITZPAINE ALLOTMENT GROUP is delighted to announce its forthcoming and long anticipated ALLOTMENT OPEN DAY! SUNDAY 19th AUGUST 2018 FROM 10.00 AM ONWARDS ON CHURCH FIELD (behind St. Andrews Church). Visit us and see[...]
Aug 20 @ 17:00 3 Castle Lane
Print Edition The copy deadline for the print edition is the 20th of each month at 17:00. Editing and printing then takes place ready for distribution of the printed magazines on or around the 1st[...]
Aug 21 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Aug 23 all-day GDSF Showground
If you’re looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton,[...]
Aug 23 @ 19:00 The Exchange
Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business & tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle[...]
Aug 23 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Aug 24 all-day GDSF Showground
If you’re looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton,[...]
Aug 25 all-day GDSF Showground
If you’re looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton,[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:00 – 17:00 Stock Gaylard
Stock Gaylard’s Oak Fair is a celebration of timber, timber products, timber skills, timber history … – in short, all things timber. It also branches out into other countryside subjects such as birds of prey,[...]
Aug 25 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall
Our ‘Mud Pie’ pop-up cafe is at the village hall every Saturday when the hall is not in use for another event. There you will find delicious home made cakes, a selection of drinks and[...]
Aug 26 all-day GDSF Showground
If you’re looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton,[...]
Aug 26 @ 10:00 – 17:00 Stock Gaylard
Stock Gaylard’s Oak Fair is a celebration of timber, timber products, timber skills, timber history … – in short, all things timber. It also branches out into other countryside subjects such as birds of prey,[...]
Aug 27 all-day GDSF Showground
If you’re looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton,[...]
Aug 27 @ 11:00 – 13:00 Newton Mill
Men at the Mill is an informal meeting session for older men, and it’s at the mill. Be prepared for tea, cakes and discussion amongst friends. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday[...]
Aug 28 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Aug 30 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Aug 31 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Come and enjoy an unforgettable evening starring four stunning sopranos in an enchanting production crossing over from classical arias to contemporary pop classics. Nella Fantasia, The Flower Duet, One Fine Day, Time To Say Goodbye,[...]
Sep 1 all-day County Showground, Dorchester
For over 175 years Dorchester Agricultural Society has celebrated agriculture and rural life within the county of Dorset. The first exhibition was held in 1840 and this has now developed in to the two day[...]
Sep 1 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall
Our ‘Mud Pie’ pop-up cafe is at the village hall every Saturday when the hall is not in use for another event. There you will find delicious home made cakes, a selection of drinks and[...]
Sep 2 all-day County Showground, Dorchester
For over 175 years Dorchester Agricultural Society has celebrated agriculture and rural life within the county of Dorset. The first exhibition was held in 1840 and this has now developed in to the two day[...]
Sep 4 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep 4 @ 19:30 Sports Pavilion, Okeford Fitzpaine
Okeford Fitzpaine’s Parish Council meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month throughout the year. Exceptions are: January, when there is usually no meeting, August, when there is usually no meeting, and Close to Bank[...]
Sep 6 @ 09:30 Village Hall
Exercise classes for all ages and abilities. The 09:30 session is for Total Body Conditioning. The 10:30 session focuses more on Tums, Balance and Stretching. £5 each session, or both for £8. Qualified trainer.  
Sep 6 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep 7 @ 12:30 Village Hall
Our ‘First Friday’ Lunches are becoming very popular. Please let us know if you intend to come so we can buy in and prepare the right quantities of ingredients. Sue Le Riche 01258 861830 Sue[...]
Sep 7 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. The only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! This year prepare for a musical and emotional rollercoaster,[...]
Sep 8 @ 10:00 – Sep 9 @ 17:00 Durrant Field, Sturminster Newton
Sturminster Newton, in the heart of Thomas Hardy’s ‘Vale of Little Dairies’, is a natural and  historic setting for a festival featuring some of the finest dairy products in the UK. We heartily recommend ‘Blue[...]
Sep 8 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall
Our ‘Mud Pie’ pop-up cafe is at the village hall every Saturday when the hall is not in use for another event. There you will find delicious home made cakes, a selection of drinks and[...]
Sep 8 @ 11:00 – 17:00 Newton Mill
Newton Mill runs when it is open. It actually produces flour, for sale in the shop, every second weekend in the month throughout the summer. A fantastic venue for a riverside picnic. This weekend we[...]
Sep 9 @ 11:00 – 17:00 Newton Mill
Newton Mill runs when it is open. It actually produces flour, for sale in the shop, every second weekend in the month throughout the summer. A fantastic venue for a riverside picnic. This weekend we[...]
Sep 10 @ 11:00 – 13:00 Newton Mill
Men at the Mill is an informal meeting session for older men, and it’s at the mill. Be prepared for tea, cakes and discussion amongst friends. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday[...]
Sep 10 @ 14:00 Community Centre, Child Okeford
Our next meeting is on Monday 10th September where we will host “The Alpaca Experience.“ 2pm at The Community Centre. Visitors welcome at £3.50 per head.  
Sep 10 @ 19:30 Village Hall
Further information will be provided when available. Members to submit questions in advance. Annual Subscription: £7 Visitors: £1.50 each meeting.   A meeting of Fippenny Garden Club. Non-members welcome.
Sep 11 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep 12 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Fontmell Magna
Advance Tickets: Fontmell Magna Post Office Doors Open: 19:00 Show Starts: 19:30 On October 31st, 1968, Donald Crowhurst, a businessman and amateur sailor, set off in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, a competition to[...]
Sep 13 @ 09:30 Village Hall
Exercise classes for all ages and abilities. The 09:30 session is for Total Body Conditioning. The 10:30 session focuses more on Tums, Balance and Stretching. £5 each session, or both for £8. Qualified trainer.  
Sep 13 @ 19:00 The Exchange
The story begins in 1946 London, where we meet Juliet Ashton (Lily James), who is looking for something serious about which to write. Flashback sequences reveal that Juliet is working at resolving some of her[...]
Sep 13 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep 14 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Direct from London’s West End… Get your dancing shoes at the ready, grab yourself a milkshake and relax – you are in for an evening of back to back hits from the 1950s and 60s![...]
Sep 18 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep 20 @ 09:30 Village Hall
Exercise classes for all ages and abilities. The 09:30 session is for Total Body Conditioning. The 10:30 session focuses more on Tums, Balance and Stretching. £5 each session, or both for £8. Qualified trainer.  
Sep 20 @ 17:00 3 Castle Lane
Print Edition The copy deadline for the print edition is the 20th of each month at 17:00. Editing and printing then takes place ready for distribution of the printed magazines on or around the 1st[...]
Sep 20 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Sep 21 @ 19:30 The Exchange
2 hours of live family entertainment with wrestlers from all over the world taking on the very best of Great Britain. For 1 night only The Exchange will be transformed into a superb wrestling arena[...]
Sep 23 all-day Dorset
If you’re going anywhere in Dorset, today, you’ll probably either be taking part in Ironman, watching Ironman, or trying to avoid Ironman. Temporary road closures have been announced for the event. Close to Okeford Fitzpaine[...]
Sep 24 @ 11:00 – 13:00 Newton Mill
Men at the Mill is an informal meeting session for older men, and it’s at the mill. Be prepared for tea, cakes and discussion amongst friends. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday[...]
Sep 24 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Leigh
Advance Tickets: 01935 872323 (Bridge Stores) The story begins in 1946 London, where we meet Juliet Ashton (Lily James), who is looking for something serious about which to write. Flashback sequences reveal that Juliet is[...]
Sep 25 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Marnhull
The story begins in 1946 London, where we meet Juliet Ashton (Lily James), who is looking for something serious about which to write. Flashback sequences reveal that Juliet is working at resolving some of her[...]