Calendar

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Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Feb 23 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Living Spit return with a brand new show……Giants of Science! Howard Coggins knows nothing about Science. ​Stu Mcloughlin knows even less. ​Nevertheless, they have agreed to give a lecture on the subject, and after enlisting[...]
Feb 26 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Marnhull
Feb 26 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Feb 28 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Feb 28 @ 19:30 The Exchange
DAVID STARKEY. HENRY VIII: THE FIRST BREXITEER? Henry VIII, like a colossus, bestrides the history of our country. He invented the idea of British uniqueness; in fact, the Reformation could be defined as the first[...]
Mar 1 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Pull on your neon and dust off your shoulder pads, it’s the eighties show you Just Can’t Get Enough of! The Zoots will keep you Hungry Like The Wolf, as they play floor-fillers, party anthems,[...]
Mar 2 @ 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[...]
Mar 2 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Join this nationally acclaimed seven-piece gypsy folk-rock band from Newcastle Upon Tyne for an evening of lively music and tall tales. Influenced by an eclectic range of music, HMATC play an exciting and visceral blend[...]
Mar 5 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Mar 5 @ 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[...]
Mar 6 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Join us for a wonderful evening of music performed by the Yeovilton Military Wives Choir. Directed by the talented Matthew Rock, the choir will perform a mix of remembrance songs from their latest album ‘Remember’[...]
Mar 7 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Mar 8 @ 19:30 The Exchange
One of a very select number of UK tour dates, Georgie Fame appears in concert at The Exchange, for one night only. With his much loved blend of Jazz and Rhythm & Blues, Georgie Fame[...]
Mar 8 @ 19:30 Village Hall, Ibberton
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – Trio of Flute, Viola & Harp Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra musicians Barbara Brown (flute), Tom Beer (viola) and Eluned Pierce (harp) present an evening of trio music featuring Debussy, Faure, Handel and[...]
Mar 9 @ 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[...]
Mar 9 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Since 1959 the tradition at Ronnie Scott’s has always been to have house musicians – that tradition continues with The Ronnie Scott All Stars. Co-hosted by saxman Alex Garnet and pianist James Pearson, Ronnie Scott’s[...]
Mar 10 @ 17:00 Springhead, Fontmell Magna
Polly Josephine Sunday 10 March at 5.00pm Oxford-based Polly sings a mixture of the best 1930s and 40s sultry jazz from singers including Ella Fitzgerald and Peggy Lee, uplifting 60s soul from Aretha Franklin and[...]
Mar 11 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Leigh
Mar 12 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Mar 13 @ 19:00 – 20:00 Shilingstone Church Centre
Come and learn more about three organisations that work locally improving the lives of our parishioners and our environment. Living Churchyards with Dorset Wildlife Trust Home Start North Dorset MacMillan Cancer Support  
Mar 13 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Fontmell Magna
Mar 13 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Demonstration by Amy Shakeshaft 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[...]
Mar 14 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Mar 14 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Well, Living Spit’s Living Quiz is a quiz night, with a refreshing twist! A quiz night that’s sprung to life, with every question being acted, sung, mimed or danced by Living Spit’s very own Howard[...]
Mar 15 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Well, Living Spit’s Living Quiz is a quiz night, with a refreshing twist! A quiz night that’s sprung to life, with every question being acted, sung, mimed or danced by Living Spit’s very own Howard[...]
Mar 16 @ 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[...]
Mar 16 @ 19:00 The Exchange
  TLW Dance Company perform their 2nd Showcase, which includes choreography from well known artists as well as original choreography by both Students and Teachers of TLW DANCE. This year the Junior and Intermediate Programme[...]
Mar 20 @ 19:30 – 21:30 Village Hall, Fontmell Magna
An illustrated talk by Sam Hamer from the DWT West Dorset Conservation Team. There are six species of deer in Britain. These are the Red deer, Fallow deer, Roe deer, Chinese Water deer, Sika deer[...]
Mar 21 @ 16:00 – 18:00 Springhead, Fontmell Magna
Join Northern Harmony, acclaimed vocal ensemble from the USA, for a singing workshop. The group will be giving a concert at St Andrew’s Church, Fontmell Magna later on the same evening. Learn a selection of songs[...]
Mar 21 @ 19:00 The Exchange
Mar 21 @ 19:30 St Andrew's Church, Fontmell Magna
The Northern Harmony vocal ensemble from the USA will be singing in harmony at St Andrew’s Church in Fontmell Magna. These 14 extraordinary intergenerational singers present thrilling harmony singing from South Africa, Corsica, Georgia, the[...]
Mar 22 @ 19:00 Village Hall, East Stour
Mar 22 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings. As a Medium Nikki Kitt aims to provide evidence of life after life by[...]
Mar 22 @ 19:30 Village Hall, Child Okeford
Mar 23 @ 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[...]
Mar 23 @ 19:30 The Exchange
The Exchange welcome Altered Images, an early 1980s Scottish New Wave/post-punk band. Led by lead singer Clare Grogan, the band branched into mainstream pop music, and had six UK Top 40 hit singles and three[...]
Mar 26 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Marnhull
Mar 30 @ 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[...]
Mar 31 @ 02:00
Don’t forget to put your clocks forward to BST.
Apr 2 @ 19:30 Sports Pavilion
To Be Confirmed! The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Tuesday 2nd April 2019. The agenda can be read on the Parish Council Web Site. All are invited. This is your parish. There will[...]
Apr 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[...]
Apr 4 @ 19:30 The Exchange
We are delighted to welcome back Rhodri Miles in his new one man show Shylock. Is Shylock the Jewish moneylender from The Merchant of Venice a villain or victim? Gareth Armstrong’s award winning solo play[...]
Apr 5 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties, with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The Counterfeit Sixties presents[...]
Apr 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[...]
Apr 10 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Fontmell Magna
Apr 10 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Workshop with Elizabeth Pelley 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[...]
Apr 11 @ 19:30 The Exchange
Well-known in and around Sturminster Newton, The Mill Singers is a male voice choir, priding itself on its musical standard and the warm camaraderie among its members. The Choir makes music, together with their musical[...]