Calendar

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May 28 @ 09:00 – 16:00 A357
Dorset County Council has announced that they intend to temporarily close the A357, Shillingstone to Durweston, between 22nd May and 01st June. The road will be closed between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00 daily,[...]
May 28 @ 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[...]
May 29 @ 09:00 – 16:00 A357
Dorset County Council has announced that they intend to temporarily close the A357, Shillingstone to Durweston, between 22nd May and 01st June. The road will be closed between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00 daily,[...]
May 29 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
May 30 @ 09:00 – 16:00 A357
Dorset County Council has announced that they intend to temporarily close the A357, Shillingstone to Durweston, between 22nd May and 01st June. The road will be closed between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00 daily,[...]
May 31 @ 09:00 – 16:00 A357
Dorset County Council has announced that they intend to temporarily close the A357, Shillingstone to Durweston, between 22nd May and 01st June. The road will be closed between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00 daily,[...]
May 31 @ 11:30 Village Hall
Exercise classes for all ages and abilities. The 11:30 session is for Total Body Conditioning. The 12:30 session focuses more on Tums, Balance and Stretching. £5 each session, or both for £8. Qualified trainer.  
May 31 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 1 @ 09:00 – 16:00 A357
Dorset County Council has announced that they intend to temporarily close the A357, Shillingstone to Durweston, between 22nd May and 01st June. The road will be closed between the hours of 09:00 and 16:00 daily,[...]
Jun 1 @ 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[...]
Jun 2 @ 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[...]
Jun 4 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 5 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 5 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 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[...]
Jun 6 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 7 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 7 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 8 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 8 @ 19:30 The Exchange
An evening with the music of the Guitar and Violin virtuosi Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli played by two of this country’s finest exponents of this style. Expect to be flown back in time to[...]
Jun 9 @ 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[...]
Jun 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.  
Jun 10 all-day
LEAF Open Farm Sunday is the farming industry’s national open day. Farmers across Britain are invited to take part and host an event. Registering your event on the Open Farm Sunday website is free of[...]
Jun 10 @ 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.  
Jun 11 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 11 @ 19:30 Village Hall
Further information will be provided when available. Annual Subscription: £7 Visitors: £1.50 each meeting.   A meeting of Fippenny Garden Club. Non-members welcome.
Jun 12 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 12 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 13 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 14 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 14 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 14 @ 20:00 The Exchange
Told entirely in rhyme and song, Living Spit are back with their unique spin on “The Three Little Pigs”. With porcpine puns, lupine laughs and more rural rumbunctiousness than you can shake a stick at,[...]
Jun 15 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 15 @ 19:00 The Exchange
The Barrelhouse Blues Band is back at the Exchange with some familiar faces and some you may not know. 2018 marks 10 years since Paul Hart, who started the Barrelhouse Orchestra back in 2003 died,[...]
Jun 16 @ 19:00 Village Hall, Leigh
Advance Tickets: 01935 872323 (Bridge Stores) Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While[...]
Jun 19 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 19 @ 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 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 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[...]
Jun 21 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 21 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 22 @ 09:30 – 15:30 Shillingstone Lane
There is a proposal to close SHILLINGSTONE LANE, LANCHARDS/POPLAR HILL, OKEFORD FITZPAINE/SHILLINGSTONE, from the junction of Shillingstone Lane, Okeford Fitzpaine to the junction of Poplar Hill, Shillingstone, a distance of approximately 1,900 metres. The closure[...]
Jun 22 @ 18:00 – 20:00 Travellers Rest Farm
A guided farm walk with and eye for wildlife. Numbers limited to 25 people. Booking is essential so please telephone Roy Davies on 01258 880 699.    
Jun 22 @ 20:00 The Exchange
Nick Heyward is a British singer-songwriter and musician. Nick starting his music career in 1980, as a member of Haircut 100, a band who burnt briefly and brightly as the ultimate group of friends who[...]
Jun 23 @ 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[...]
Jun 24 @ 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 Novelty Dog Show (entries on the day) Car[...]
Jun 25 – Jul 1 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 26 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Jun 28 @ 19:00 The Exchange
A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award winner for Best Actor, Gary Oldman) must[...]
Jun 28 @ 19:15 – 22:00 Village Hall
Okeford Fitzpaine Short Mat Bowls Club meets at the Village Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.