Getting Creative for the Community

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Back in the darkest months of lockdown, Molly W-S, a Year 12 pupil at Clayesmore pitched a wonderful idea to Jo Thomson, Head at Clayesmore to organise and run a Charity Art Sale in aid of The Vale Pantry in Sturminster Newton. https://www.yourlocalpantry.co.uk/find-a-pantry/the-vale-pantry/?sturminster-newton Molly’s family are business owners in Sturminster Newton, and having seen first […]

Sculpture by the Lakes – the art of tranquillity | FORM Sculpture Exhibition

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Nestled in the Dorset countryside just six miles east of Dorchester is one of the county’s hidden gems – Sculpture by the Lakes. This 26-acre sculpture park is a glorious gallery under the skies, where visitors can escape from daily worries surrounded by woodland, water, gardens and inspiring works of art. Sculpture by the Lakes […]

The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival set to return in 2021 – from Wednesday 23rd to Sunday 27th June

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The largest celebration of history in the UK, The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival is set to return from the afternoon of Wednesday 23rd to the evening of Sunday 27th June. Taking place at its spectacular venue in Broad Chalke, near Salisbury in Wiltshire, it will be one of the first big ‘live’ events […]

Shaftesbury Fringe

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Organisers of Shaftesbury Fringe says they’re excited by their decision to go ahead with the event this summer.Fringe will be held over four days on 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th August 2021. Shaftesbury Fringe was last held in 2019 when it was England’s third-largest performance event. Co-Chairman James Thrift says the festival may not be […]

Discover Wimborne … Virtually

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Discover Wimborne this April with a host of virtual events, videos and activities for all the family. Every April Wimborne’s businesses and other venues have opened their doors, offering events, workshops, special promotions, competitions and activities as part of a festival of discovery. Last year Discover Wimborne was cancelled, and this year, to comply with […]

GREAT NEWS FROM SHAFTESBURY ROTARY – NORTH DORSET CYCLE RIDE 2021 IS HAPPENING!

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An Update from BV Dairy sponsored North Dorset Cycle Ride 16th May 2021 Following a period of uncertainty, Shaftesbury Rotary Club are delighted to announce that their charitable fundraiser, the North Dorset Cycle Ride, has received the green light to go ahead as planned on Sunday 16th May, 2021. This popular ride, that takes in […]