Calendar

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Jun 16 @ 11:00 Marsh & Ham Car Park, Blandford Forum
Note: This walk meets at Durdens Corner, Scrivens, 9 Market Place. Discover some of the history of the unique Georgian town of Blandford Forum with guides from the Blandford and District Civic Society. All walks[...]
Jun 18 @ 14:15 Village Hall, Child Okeford
‘Aspects of Woven Willow’ A demonstration by Nicky Heal. Further details: 01258 863775 A meeting of Child Okeford Flower Arranging Club
Jun 18 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 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.  
Jun 20 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 20 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Bristol Old Vic Theatre School The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, Adapted by John Hartoch. A colourful cast of characters set off for Canterbury, competing to tell their tales of love, lust, adventure and chivalry.[...]
Jun 22 @ 19:30 The Exchange
The award-winning spectacular is Europe’s biggest and best-loved production of the Blues Brothers. The show is a high octane, adrenaline-pumping musicamash up which has jump started the legacy of Jake and Elwood for a new[...]
Jun 23 @ 14:00 Recreation Ground
Keep this afternoon free for this year’s Fippenny Fayre. As the event is planned more details will be added. The 2017 fayre included: Shaftesbury Town Silver Band Blandford Forum Gymnastics Club Novelty Dog Show (entries[...]
Jun 24 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jun 25 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jun 25 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Marnhull
Jun 25 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 26 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jun 27 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jun 27 @ 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.  
Jun 27 @ 19:00 The Exchange
Jun 27 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 28 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jun 28 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun. Barbara Nice was all-conquering in her four-part BBC Radio 2 sitcom broadcast in March 2017. Experience this critically acclaimed tip-top[...]
Jun 28 @ 19:30 Village Hall, Child Okeford
Jun 29 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall, Okeford Fitzpaine
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, bacon rolls, a selection of drinks[...]
Jun 29 @ 19:30 The Exchange
The Grimethorpe Colliery band was formed in 1917 as a leisure activity for the workmen at the colliery. International fame came to the band with the making of the 1995 film Brassed Off. Since the[...]
Jun 30 all-day Church Bottom, Broad Chalke
The annual Chalke Valley History Festival aims to excite, enthral and entertain about the past. All proceeds from the festival have, since 2012, been directed to the Chalke Valley History Trust, which promotes the understanding[...]
Jul 2 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jul 2 @ 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[...]
Jul 4 @ 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.  
Jul 4 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jul 5 all-day The Exchange
  For three days Sturminster Newton is alive with the sounds of Boogie Woogie. There are too many venues to list, too many events to describe. For a programme and tickets visit the festival website[...]
Jul 5 @ 12:30 Village Hall
Our ‘First Friday’ Lunches are becoming very popular. They include two courses of home cooked food and tea/coffee. Please let us know if you intend to come so we can buy in and prepare the[...]
Jul 5 @ 19:30 The Exchange
“Working with Paul and Wings was one of the best periods of my life as a sax player”. Starting in the early 70’s with Band On The Run and being asked to tour on the[...]
Jul 6 all-day The Exchange
  For three days Sturminster Newton is alive with the sounds of Boogie Woogie. There are too many venues to list, too many events to describe. For a programme and tickets visit the festival website[...]
Jul 6 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall, Okeford Fitzpaine
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, bacon rolls, a selection of drinks[...]
Jul 7 all-day The Exchange
  For three days Sturminster Newton is alive with the sounds of Boogie Woogie. There are too many venues to list, too many events to describe. For a programme and tickets visit the festival website[...]
Jul 7 @ 12:00 Recreation Ground
Summer Fair & Car Boot Sale A fun fundraiser for the school. Stall Holders – Please book with the school office (01258 860530) Car Booters – £6 per car.    
Jul 9 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jul 10 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Demonstration by Christine Evans Sturminster Newton Floral Group usually meets on the second Wednesday of every month. We meet in The Exchange at 7:30 pm and all are welcome. Contact numbers for any enquiries are[...]
Jul 11 @ 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.  
Jul 11 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jul 12 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Pianist and entertainer, Peter Gill presents a tribute to the wit and song-writing skill of that most English of Englishmen, Noel Coward, who said of himself, “I am an enormously talented man and there is[...]
Jul 13 @ 10:30 – 12:30 Village Hall, Okeford Fitzpaine
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, bacon rolls, a selection of drinks[...]
Jul 13 @ 19:30 The Exchange
The Exchange are delighted to welcome back one of Wales’ most successful and popular male voice choirs. The ‘Boys’ accompanied by Aurelia on the piano, have delighted packed audiences for a number of years with[...]
Jul 14 @ 11:00 Marsh & Ham Car Park, Blandford Forum
Discover some of the history of the unique Georgian town of Blandford Forum with guides from the Blandford and District Civic Society. All walks start from under the chestnut tree in the Marsh & Ham[...]
Jul 14 @ 18:00 Springhead, Fontmell Magna
After last year’s sell out performance, Springhead is delighted to welcome back Ninebarrow, a multi-award-winning folk duo who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. Described[...]
Jul 16 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jul 18 @ 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.  
Jul 18 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jul 19 @ 19:30 The Exchange
SNADS presents Dig For Vengeance – A Murder Mystery Evening. Doors open 7pm ~ Curtain up 7.30pm Includes supper. Bar & Raffle available. Not suitable for U18s