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What's on in and around West Dorset

April 2013

Information supplied courtesy of West Dorset District Council & West Dorset Tourist Centres

This listing contains a selection of events taking place across West Dorset this month

Pop into your local Tourist Information Centre for full event information and programmes for all local theatres and art centres

Local Events Diary

29/03-01/04 Easter Egg Hunt Kingston Mauward, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY. 10am-4pm. Usual admission applies.

29/03-01/04 Easter Art Sale The Studio, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch (between Dorchester and Blandford) DT11 9AW. 11am-4pm. All original paintings by Marilyn Allis. Lots of bargins! Framed and portfolio.

29/03-14/04 Easter Holiday Fun! The Tank Museum, Bovington, Nr Wareham, BH20 6JG. Free Easter Egg trail, talks, tours and family activities. Tank Action Displays 1pm, weekdays. Tracked Vehicle Rides every day (charge applies). Normal admission applies. 01929 405096 (www.tankmuseum.org)

30/03- 14/04 Easter Family Activities The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset. Daily family trails which could earn you a creme egg if completed correctly! 2nd-5th April & 8th-9th : Make a parachute capable of lowering an egg from Concorde to the ground below without breaking the egg! Normal admission applies. 01935 840565 (www.fleetairarm.com)

01 Gartell Light Railway Open Day Common Lane, Yenston, Templecombe. BA8 0NB. An hourly service of steam trains. (www.glr-online.co.uk)

01-02 Annual Exhibition Lyme Regis Art Society The Malthouse, The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. The local art society presents its annual exhibition showcasing paintings in a variety of media by its members. Free. sheila.stratton@btinternet.com)

03 Dave Bowen and Jazz Friends The Three Compasses, Charminster, DT2 9QT. 8:30pm. These regular sessions feature some of the most experienced jazz players in the region. They play swing, standards, bossa nova etc. Free.

03 Discover Dorset... Dorchester TIC, 11 Antelope Walk, Dorchester. 10am-4pm. Food tastings, local attractions exhibits, mini treasure trail around the town with reward. Free guided town walks at 10am and 2:30pm. Free Old Crown Court & Cells Tour at 12pm, meet at TIC.

03 Family Activity - Glass Painting Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 10:30am-12noon. Children must be accompanied at all times; Up to two per adult. Free Event. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

03 Live Music with Nobody's Business Above The Arch, Swan Yard, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AX. Enjoy a delicious 3 course meal followed by an evening of blues with fine fingerpicking country blues, ragtime guitar from Danny, and sensitive harmonica and rhythm guitar from Colin. £19.95. 01935 817022

03 Bridport Feminist Network discussion on Women and Art Beach & Barnicott, South St, Bridport. Starts at 7:30pm. 07921 311518 bridfem@hotmail.co.uk)

03-06 Iolanthe Milborne Port Village Hall The Topsy Turvy plot about Fairies taking over the Government and threatening the existence of the House of Lords is full of wonderful music and as relevant today as when it was written. £10 with concessions available at £8 on Wednesday and Thursday only. 07926 983585 (email: tickets@milborneportopera.co.uk)

03-07 Circus Wonderland Asker Meadows (off South St) Bridport. A spellbinding show to enchant audiences of all ages. Weekdays 4:30pm & 7:30pm, Saturday 2pm & 5pm, Sunday 2pm. 07531 612240 (www.circuswonderland.co.uk)

04 Hugo 2011 (U) - Milborne Movies Matinee Milborne St Andrew Village Hall, Nr Dorchester, DT11 0JX. Doors and refreshments from 2pm, film starts 2:30pm. Adults £3, Accompanied Children £2. 01258 837371

04 Antique & Fleamarket Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. (By the library). 9am-4pm. Temporary relocation of the monthly fair (usually in the Memorial Hall, Digby Road). £1 entry. 01963 370986

05 Archaeology Lecture - The Infants of Gussage All Saints Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 7pm for 7:30pm. By Belinda Tibbetts, University of Exeter. Free - £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827

05,12,19,26 Dorset Forest Preschool sessions Thorner School, Litton Cheney, DT2 9EE. Fridays 10am-12pm. (£5 per sess-ion, discounts available). Natural crafts, campfire cooking etc. 07957 390087 / 07813 814875 (www.dorsetforestschool.org)

05-07 Dorset Art Trails - A Movable Feast Various locations in West Dorset. A weekend trail linking art with food, landscapes and other experiences. (www.dorsetarttrails.co.uk)

06 Three Days Late Ceilidh: The Weston Country Band Church House Hall, South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NW. Starts 7:30pm. Caller Eileen Nightingale. 01308 423442 (www.bridportceilidhs.wordpress.com)

06 Jane Austen Tour Meet at the metal anchor at the bottom of town, Lyme Regis. 11:30am. (www.literarylyme.co.uk/)

06 Sherborne Spring Craft Fair Digby Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 10am-4pm. Free. 01749 677049

06 Cantamus - Sacred Songs of Joy & Sadness Catholic Church, Silver St, Lyme Regis. 7:30pm. Tickets £7 on door.

06 Piddle Valley Gardens Club Spring Show Piddletrenthide Memorial Hall, Nr Dorchester, DT2 7QF. Opens 2pm. Local garden and home produce. Refreshments available. 01300 348598

07 WanderLonely As A Cloud Walks Blackdown Village Hall nr Beaminster. Choice of long or short walk folloqwed by 2 course lunch. £10 adults, children 5-12 £5, Walks start at 11am, lunch at 1pm. Tel 01460 30362 or 01460 30840

07 Jazz Brunch Eastbury Hotel, Long St, Sherborne. 11am. Jazz, with Julie Dunn, throughout the morning - Newspapers, Magazines & Games available. £18.50 adults, £11 children (Under 5's Free). 01935 813131 (www.theeastburyhotel.co.uk)

08-12 Easter Fun at Leweston! Leweston School, nr Sherborne Leweston’s Easter Sports Camp! 9am-5pm. Age 5-11 yrs. Try your hand at tag rugby, football, basketball, netball, cricket, volleyball, tennis, scootering and tag games. There will also be the opportunity to explore Leweston's grounds with den building and wood art should the weather permit! £25 per day or £110 for all five days. 01963 210783 (email: office@leweston.dorset.sch.uk)

09 Charles Darwin, his life etc United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport. 2:30pm. Talk by David Croman for Bridport History Society. Members £1, visitors £2.50. 01308 456876 / 425710

10 Skyfall Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Sherborne Flicks, tickets £6 from Sherborne TIC.

10 Adult Craft Workshop - Bonnet Making Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 1pm-3:30pm. £7.50 per person. Pre-Booking Essential. All materials provided. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

10 Family Activity - Create a Sock Bird Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 10:30am-12noon. Children must be accompanied at all times; Up to two per adult. Free Event. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

10 Open Mic Night Above The Arch, Swan Yard, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AX. Every 2nd Wednesday of the month, we are inviting musicians, comedians and singers - professional or not - to bring their friends and fans, and come and perform Above The Arch. An opportunity to show off, or work on new material, perhaps? Free entry. 01935 817022

10-12 The Robots are Coming! The Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton, Somerset. Two arenas of destruction where robots will do battle. Arena One will be hosting robot building workshops (spaces are limited on these workshops, please register early). Great hands-on family fun. Suitable for ages 7 years and upward. Arena Two is where the professionals do battle behind a bullet proof screen. Some are fitted with angle grinders and some with flame throwers...all intent on being the last one standing! Try your hand in battle controlling one of the robots in the main arena...all welcome. Normal admission prices apply. 01935 840565 (www.fleetairarm.com)

10-14 From Page To Screen Festival 2013 Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR. The UK's only festival celebrating the adaptation of books to film, with discussions and workshops with authors, screenwriters, directors and film academics. 01308 424204 (www.frompagetoscreen.org.uk)

11 New Member's Coffee Morning Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 10:30am- 12noon. Blackmore Vale & Yeovil Association in support of the National Trust. 01747 838810 (email: brijo@waitrose.com)

12 Bingo Meadow View Hall, Charminster, Nr Dorchester DT2 9RE. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7:30pm.

12 Dorset Wildlife Trust Talk: Insect Mimicry United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport. John Bebbington illustrated talk on Insect Identity Theft. Starts 7:30pm. Includes AGM. Free admission.

12 The Casterbridge Male Voice Choir welcome The Penzance Orpheus Ladies Choir in 'Spring Harmony' St. Mary's Church, Edward Rd, Dorchester DT1 2HJ 7:30pm. A concert of old & new favourites with just you in mind. £6 on the door.

12-13 Market from Normandy, France South Walks to DCC new Library at Charles Street, Dorchester. Visiting traders.

13 Reading Between the Lines by Brian Bevis Loders Village Hall, Nr Bridport. 2pm-4:30pm. Part of The Somerset and Dorset Family History Society events, all welcome. Visitors £2 (afternoon tea included). 01935 812347

13 ‘Changing Seasons’ The Friary, Hilfield, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7BE. A day of creative prayer reflecting on our lives in the pattern of the seasons of the year. Led by Maggie Hooper and Lin Burton. 01300 341741

13 Recorder Day Stuart Centre, Sherborne Girls' School, Bradford Road, Sherborne, DT9 3QN. 10am-4pm. With tutors Amy Whittlesea and Maggie Nightingale. Technique sessions & ensemble playing. 01935 873720 (email: amywhittlesea@hotmail.com)

13 Andy Hague Quintet The Plume of Feathers, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, DT9 3LN. 7:30pm. £12. Members & Students £8. 01935 816569 (www.sherbornejazz.org.uk)

13 Monthly Gift & Craft Fayre St Mary's Church House, South St, Bridport. 9:30am-2:30pm. Over 20 stalls. Free entry. Refreshments available. 01308 425023

13 Music in Bucky Doo Square: St Swithun's Band Bridport Town Centre. Morning performance for shoppers to enjoy.

13 A Concert of Light Music. Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm-9:30pm. By Teresa De Roberto & Sherborne Town Band. £10 from Sherborne TIC. Proceeds in aid of SSAFA. Bar available.

13 Spring Greens Foraging Course Toller Porcorum Village Hall, Church Mead, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0DT. 9:30am-5pm. Meet in Toller Porcorum, foraging walk from the village, then a three-course wild food lunch based on finds. Ends with an illustrated talk on wild foods. £70. (email: info@hedgerow-harvest.com) (www.hedgerow-harvest.com)

13-14 Hazelwood Garden Furniture Workshop - Peter Moors Highway Farm, West Road, Bridport, DT6 6AE. 10am start. 2 day workshop. £90 plus approx £15 for wood used. Making furniture the old-fashioned way, no prior knowledge is required. 01308 424321 (www.highwayfarm.co.uk)

14 Antiques Fair Kingston Maurward House, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY. 10am-4pm. Up to 85 stands. £2.50, Under 16’s free.

14 Spring Charity Plant Fair Mapperton Gardens, Nr Beaminster, DT8 3NR. 10am-4pm. Charity: Dorchester Social Stroke Club. Free. 01308 862645 (www.mapperton.com)

14 Lions' Booksale Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 2pm-4pm. Adults 50p entrance fee. children under 12 free.

15 Bride Valley Gardening Club Talk Puncknowle Village Hall, nr Bridport. AGM at 7pm followed by Chris Ireland’s talk on ‘Bulbs’ at 7.30pm . Tel 01308 898473

16 Cercle Français de Dorchester Tolpuddle Room, United Church, Dorchester, DT1 1EE. 7:30pm. Assemblée générale. 01305 833164 (French), 01305 854025 (English) (www.dorchesterfrenchcircle.org)

16 Evening Craft Session - Silk Painting Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 6pm-8pm. £7.50 per person. Pre-Booking Essential. All materials provided. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

16 Natural Beekeeping Workshop The Barn, Woodrow Farm, Stourton Caundle. 9:30am-4pm with author of 'The Barefoot Beekeeper' Philip Chandler. Full day workshop with a light lunch included. £55. 07876 688758

16 Stress Reduction Through Mindfulness One-Day Workshop Othona Community, Burton Bradstock. 10am-4pm. Deal with stress and anxiety, relax and enjoy life, life in the present moment, increase personal confidence. £35pp (Lunch Inc.) (email: howsep@yahoo.co.uk) or 01308 898337 (www.susanhowse.co.uk)

16 Information and Activities Event United Church Hall, South Street, Dorchester. 2pm. 50+ Forum Dorchester and District. Refreshments available. Come and have some fun.

17 WDD&FAS Talk: Embroidered with Woodbine and Eglantine - Elizabethan Textile Furnishing Highlands End Leisure Centre, Eype, Bridport. 2:30pm. Illustrated Talk by Dr Gillian White. Visitors £6. 07972 472029

17 Music at the Museum Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 7:30pm. Alexandra Dariescu, piano. Music by Chopin, Bartok, Scarlatti and Schumann. Preceded by the Society's AGM: 6:30pm in the Museum Cafe. Tickets £12, Juniors and Students £2. 01305 266028 (www.dorset-museum-music-society.org.uk)

17 Sherborne Singles Above The Arch, Swan Yard, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AX. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. A friendly, fun and safe way for single men and women to meet other local singles. Free entry. 01935 817022

18 Lunchtime Concert: Dorchester Piano Trio Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 1pm. Free but £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

18 Tom Chadwick and the Grosvenor School of Modern Art Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. Doors open 7pm for 7:30pm. An illustrated talk by Julian Francis, author of a recently published book about Chadwick. Free but £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

18-20 Amateur Players of Sherborne Present 'Heatstroke' Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. A farce by Eric Chappell, directed by Stuart McCreadie. Tickets £7.50, Students £4 from EB Marsh & Son, Cheap St. And The Abbey Shop, Abbey Close. (www.aps-sherborne.co.uk)

19 Market St. Martin's Community Hall (Next to the Church), Broadmayne, Nr Dorchester. 2pm-3:30pm. Raffle, craft, plants, books, jigsaws, cards, local sausages, lamb & eggs, local watercress, plants from local nursery, cakes and preserves and a chance to sit and chat with a cup of tea or coffee. All proceeds for St Martin's Community Hall. 01305 853765

19-28 Art Exchange Borough Gardens House, Cornwall Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RG. 10am-5pm daily. Art exhibition with Armin Hermann, Barbara Kranefeld and Colin Tracy. Free. (email: barbara.kranefeld@gogglemail.com)

20 Books, Coffee and Cake Moreton Village Hall, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8RF. 10am-12noon. Huge selection of 'as new' books for just 25p a book. Donation of books always welcome. Make a morning of it in Moreton - Visit Lawrence of Arabia's Grave and the beautiful etched glass windows in the church. 01929 463221 (email: moretonvillagehall@talktalk.net)

20 Auntie Ann's Craft Fair Bridport Arts Centre, South St, Bridport. Every 3rd Sat of the month. Designers, makers, artists, foods & vintage. (email: auntieannscraftfairs@gmail.com)

20 St. George's Day Fair Fordington Green, Dorchester, DT1 1LB. 2pm-4pm.

20 Lecture: One Tank Battalion's War - The Wider Lessons The Tank Museum, Bovington, Nr Wareham, BH20 6JG. 7:30pm. By Mark Urban, journalist, author and former Royal Tank Regiment Officer. The presenter of BBC's acclaimed ''Tankies: Tank Heroes of World War 2'' will follow the story of the soldiers of 5th Royal Tank Regiment, from their service in North Africa into Germany via North West Europe. £10. 01929 405096 (www.tankmuseum.org)

20 Piano Recital by Madelina Rusu Sir John Colfox School, Ridgeway, Bridport, Dorset. Gala concert in aid of the Richard Ely Trust for Young Musicians. Starts at 7:30pm. £15 for pre-concert reception at 6:30pm, and ticket in reserved block. Black tie or lounge suit. £10 for ticket only in unreserved block, from Bridport Music tel 01308 425707 or Yarn Barton, Beaminster: 01308 862715.

21 Seavington Point To Point Littlewindsor, nr Beaminster. First race at 2pm. Signposted from main roads. 01308 868332 (www.pointingwessex.co.uk)

21 Great Dorset Beach Clean Various locations in West Dorset. Info on (www.dorsetforyou.com/greatdorsetbeachclean)

21 Charterhouse Auction of Classic & Vintage Cars Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms. A Rolls Royce Phantom is one of the star cars going under the Charterhouse hammer. 01935 812277

23 Secrets of the Walled Garden Portesham Village Hall, Nr Weymouth, DT3 4NS. 8pm. Talk by Derek March. Chesil Bank Garden Club presentation. 01305 871043 (email: geoffhawtin@hotmail.com)

23 Sherborne Historical Society : Visit to Bristol Visit to SS Gt. Britain & tour of historic docks in glass topped boat. Enquire for details. 01935 816650 (email: janesedward@hotmail.co.uk)

23-27 ‘Franciscan Basics’ The Friary, Hilfield, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7BE. An introductory course on the way of St Francis and St Clare and its significance for our life in the world today. Led by Brother Samuel SSF. 01300 341741

24 Demonstration and talk 'Hanging Baskets' Uplyme Village Hall, Nr. Lyme Regis. 7:30pm. Uplyme and Lyme Regis Horticultural Society talk by Brian Carlson. 01297 444034 (www.ulrhs.wordpress.com)

24 What’s the problem with Maths? The Senior Lunch Club Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Sherborne Science Café. Talk by Dr David Acheson, Emeritus Fellow Jesus College, Cambridge. 01935 813896 (www.sherbornesciencecafe.co.uk)

24 Minoan Crete Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 7:30pm. A talk by Lilian Ladle. Free but £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

24 Adult Craft Workshop - Bonnet Making II Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 1pm-3:30pm. £7.50 per person. Pre-Booking Essential. All materials provided. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

24 Live Music with The Jo Burt Experience Above The Arch, Swan Yard, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AX. Enjoy a 3 course meal & live music with the exceptionally talented singer, songwriter & guitar player Jo Burt & band. £19.95. 01935 817022

25 People in the Picture -Workshop 2 The Cart Shed, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, Nr Blandford, DT11 9AW. A big brush and a few bobs create bold paitings with people. £40. 07789 026546 (www.marilynallis.com)

25 Hardy and John Stuart Mill Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 7:30pm. A talk by Demelza Hookway, University of Exeter. This talk will show how Hardy was both a critic and a champion of Mill's ideas as he tested them out in his novels. Free but £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827 (www.dorsetcountymuseum.org)

25 Freshly Ground + Support Broadmayne Village Hall, Dorchester, DT2 8EW. 8pm. 11 of the South West's finest folk singers come together to perform English Folk Songs. £5 admission. 07786 654074 (www.sunrayfolkclub.co.uk)

25 Wine Tasting 'Antipodean Adventures' Cafe Paninis, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 1QR. 7:30pm for 8pm. Three course dinner and tutored tasting £30per person. Booking essential. Tel: 01308 427500 (www.palmerswinestore.com)

26 Rural Crime Prevention Event Kingston Maurward College, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY. 9am-4pm.

26 Big and Bold Workshop 2 The Cart Shed, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, Nr Blandford, DT11 9AW. A big brush and bold strokes create impressionistic paintings. £40. 07789 026546 (www.marilynallis.com)

26 Bridport Auction The Auction House, St Michaels Trading Estate, Bridport. 10am. Collectables & antiques. 01308 459400

26 Anna Karenna (12A) - Milborne Movies Milborne St Andrew Village Hall, Nr Dorcheter, DT11 0JX. Door and bar open from 7pm, film starts 7:30pm. Tickets £3 on the door. 01258 837371

26 Wine Tasting 'Antipodean Adventures' Palmers Brewery, West Bay Road, Bridport DT6 4JA. 7:30pm for 8pm. Tutored tasting £12.50per person. Glass of wine and canapés on arrival. Booking essential. Tel: 01308 427500

27 Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir Concert St. Mary's Church, Edward Rd, Dorchester. 7:30pm. Programme includes Haydn’s Paukenmesse (Mass in Time of War), Brahms’ Song of Destiny and Schumann’s Requiem for Mignon. Tickets £12, £2 Under 18s available from Dorchester TIC or online. 01305 267992 (www.bschoir.org.uk)

27 Bridport Craft Fair Bridport Town Hall. Craft Fair upstairs in the Town Hall from 9am - 3pm. 01308 456722

27 Alex Hutton Trio The Plume of Feathers, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, DT9 3LN. Doors open 7:30pm. £12. Members and Students £8. 01935 816569 (www.sherbornejazz.org.uk)

27 Music in Bucky Doo Square: Rex Trevett Big Band Bridport Town Centre. Morning performance for shoppers’ enjoyment.

27 Skatepark Birthday Celebration Dorchester Skatepark, Weymouth Avenue. 11am-6pm. Weather dependant.

27 Happy Circus Broadmayne First School, Knighton Lane, Broadmayne, DT2 8PH. 12noon-5pm. Show at 2pm-4pm. Circus, many stalls, BBQ, beer tent, ice creams and lots of family fun. In advance: £7.50 per adults and child, family of four £28 from the School Office or website. On the door £8.50 per adult and child, family £32. (www.broadmaynecircus.co.uk)

27 The Dorset Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers – Young People’s Workshop Holy Trinity Hall, Sunninghill Preparatory School, Culliford Road North, Dorchester DT1 1QG. 11am-12:30pm. A chance to try your hand at weaving, spinning and other crafts associated with the Guild. Members will be on hand to teach and support children. Children 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult.

28 Animal Festival Kingston Mauward, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY. 10am-4pm.

28 Dave Bowen Quintet The Trooper Inn, Stourton Caundle, DT10 2JW. 1pm-3pm.

28 Dorset Bike Ride Start at Queen Elizabeth School, Wimborne. Over 1200 cyclists take part in this marvellous event in support of the British Heart Foundation. 0845 1308663 events@bhf.org.uk) (www.bhf.org.uk/dorset)

29 T.E. Lawrence: Tranquility and Turmoil. United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport. 7:30pm. Talk by Roger Holehouse. For the Golden Cap Centre of the National Trust. A two-part talk examining different facets of Lawrence's life. Part 1 Tranquility - Clouds Hill, Part 2 Turmoil - was his angst really justified? Non-Members £3. Incl. Tea/coffee & biscuits. 01308 863577

29 Community Lecture - 'Forensic Scientists - What Do We Really Do?' Thomas Hardye School Theatre, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2ET. 7pm. Dr John Manlove. Free, but ticketed, from School Reception. (2 weeks prior). 01305 266064

29 Sherborne Area Over 50's Spring Meeting Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 2:30pm. Featuring a talk by Eileen Shacklade on the work of Victim Support. Raffle, Bric-a-Brac, tea & coffee and homemade cakes. 01935 389086

30 An Introduction to Poultry Keeping. The Barn, Woodrow Farm, Stourton Caundle. 9:30am-12:30 pm. We are holding a morning workshop on Poultry Keeping with Guy Wilson. 07876 688758

30 International Marconi Day. New Barn Field Centre, Bradford Peverell, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9SD. An Amateur Radio Station will be operating from this Eco Centre from 00.00hrs 30th Apr till 00.00hrs on the 1st May. All welcome to attend whether Radio Amateur or not. 01305 820400

West Dorset Tourist Information Centres

Dorchester TIC, Antelope Walk, Dorchester
Tel: 01305 267992

Bridport TIC, South Street, Bridport
Tel: 01308 424901

Sherborne TIC, Digby Road, Sherborne
Tel: 01935 815341

Lyme Regis TIC, Church Street, Lyme Regis
Tel: 01297 442138

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