April - Whats on in Dorset

Best Days Out In Dorset – April 2018

Poole Quay dream machine bike night, DorsetDream Machines

The UK’s biggest and best weekly bike meet takes places on Poole Quay every Tuesday from 6pm
from April to the end of September


 bournemouth bay run dorset eventsSunday 8th April 2018

Bournemouth Bay Run

Choose from a variety of distances all taking place against the backdrop of Bournemouth’s famous seven-mile stretch of golden sand, in aid of British Heart Foundation

 Sunday 15th April

Mapperton Gardens Spring Plant Fair

Mapperton, nr Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3NR
10am – 4pm.
Admission to the plant fair is £3, with the benefiting charity this year being The Alzheimer’s Society, discounted entry to house & garden is available on the day.
Forty stands will be throughout the grounds selling all sorts of plants and garden ornaments including metal and willow work. This popular event is now in its 19th year and one of the biggest fairs in Dorset. Details of stall holders at www.plantfairs.com

28th April 2018

Knoll Gardens Bugs and Buds Saturday Morning Monthly Toddler Group

10.30 – noon. £4.50 Organised by the garden’s charity – the Knoll Gardens Foundation, Bugs and Buds is a Saturday morning monthly toddler club. Created to inspire a love of nature from a young age, the club encourages interaction with the garden’s many wildlife inhabitants as well as its trees and flowers. To check availability and book email: education@knollgardens.co.uk Knoll gardens Foundation website: www.knollgardensfoundation.org www.knollgardens.co.uk +44 (0)1202 873931


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Brownsea Island – Spring Bird Watching

Join other avid bird watchers as they marvel at what Brownsea Island has to offer, with the first of the spring vi

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Easter fun at Farmer Palmers

Hop into Easter at Farmer Palmers, join in on the fun Easter egg hunts, feeding the animals and learning new facts about the animals .

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Poole St George’s Day Festival

A festival celebrating St George’s Day and some of England’s customs, music, food and drink.
Children’s entertainment includes a Punch & Judy show as well as stalls including face painting & children’s rides. Children’s & adults fancy dress competition. An event area hosting Morris Dancers, Medieval Knights re-enactments & Falconry Display.

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Tiger Day at The Tank Museum

A day of activities, talks & tours on our most famous tank – The Tiger. Vehicle Rides. This is a special event – annual passes are not valid.

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Beer Festival at The Greyhound in Corfe Castle

20 Ales and Ciders, plus tribute acts. 01929 480205


Sunday 6th May 2018

Dorset Knob Throwing Festival at Kingston Maurward.

The world-famous Dorset Knob Throwing competition returns as part of the Frome Valley Food Festival. Activities include Knob & Spoon Race, Paint A Knob as well as Knob Throwing.



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