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Events and what's on in Wimborne

Wimborne is home to some famously unique assets such as a man burried neither inside or outside. Strange, huh?

There are other odd yet interesting reasons to visit Wimborne, and there are plenty of events happening within the town. Kill two birds with one stone!

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The next 18 events in Wimborne appear below.

29 June 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Julia's House Butterfly Summer BallJoin us on a warm summer's evening for a magical marquee ball in the beautiful grounds of Canford School. Enjoy a drinks reception on the lawn followed by an evening meal, grand auction and fantastic live entertainment, before you dance the night away. Gold and Platinum VIP table packages on request, please call our corporate team on 01202 644220. We have various sponsorship opportunities available, to make an enquiry please email corporate@juliashouse.org or call our friendly team on ...
25 Jun 2019 to 29 Jun 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
The Wizard of OzWimborne Musical Theatre presents one of the all-time classic musicals ‘The Wizard of Oz’. The wonderful novel by L. Frank Baum comes to life with this RSC stage version specially adapted from the original 1939 film, by John Kane the prolific script writer of many successful TV sitcoms. It was first performed in 1987 by the RSC in London. The show features all the music and lyrics from the MGM motion picture, so has all those well known songs such as Over the Rainbow, Ding Dong The ...
27 Jun 2019 to 30 Jun 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Open Air Theatre: She Stoops to ConquerOpen-air production in the grounds of Deans Court, Wimborne. Oliver Goldsmith’s witty and warm-hearted comedy has been delighting audiences for nearly 250 years. Hardcastle, a country squire, is expecting the arrival of Marlow, the son of an aristocratic friend he’d like to introduce to his daughter Kate, with a view to marriage. But thanks to Hardcastle’s mischievous stepson Tony Lumpkin, Marlow mistakes his prospective father-in-law for an innkeeper, and Kate for the barmaid. The ...
30 June 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne in Bloom Open GardensAround 20 private gardens open to the public from 11am to 5pm.
13 July 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Greek Myths for GrownupsA one-day extravaganza of stories, words and music; A stunning venue in beautiful countryside. Leading story promoter brings Mount Olympus to Dorset for a wild day of myth and festivities. In partnership with Earthouse Storytelling Ambassadors,leading story promoter the Crick Crack Club will host a one-day summer festival in Cranborne entitled Greek Myths for Grownups. The venue is the Earthouse, a turf-roofed underground venue with oak tree pillars, and the beautiful ...
25 July 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Family Fun Show with Mervyn ColeJoin Mervyn Cole for the first of his summer family fun shows with us at Wimborne Model Town at 12noon and 2pm. There'll be jokes, magic tricks, balloons and puppets, and later in the day (and subject to availability) Mr Punch and friends will be making an appearance. We suggest you take your seats 15 minutes before the performance to ensure a good view. There is no additional charge for this event.
30 July 2019

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
Family Fun Shows with Mervyn ColeJoin Mervyn Cole for a summer family fun show with us at Wimborne Model Town at 12noon and 2pm There'll be jokes, magic tricks, balloons and puppets and later in the day (and subject to availability) Mr Punch and friends will be making an appearance. We suggest you take your seats at least 15 minutes before showtime! There is no extra charge for this event.
31 July 2019

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
The Dancing TurtleWelcome to the first of our summer Wednesday afternoon adventures. Treehouse Theatre presents THE DANCING TURTLE We’ll start with making our own Amazon rainforest adventure with optional costumes and musical instruments, all supplied, before moving on to the main feature. The Dancing Turtle is a Brazilian folk tale about a clever and talented turtle who almost ends up as turtle soup! The action encompasses wildlife and the rainforest with group involvement in dance, music and the ...
01 August 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Family Fun Shows with Mervyn ColeJoin Mervyn Cole for a summer family fun show with us at Wimborne Model Town at 12noon and 2pm. There'll be jokes, magic tricks, balloons and puppets and later in the afternoon (and subject to availability) Mr Punch and friends will be making an appearance. We suggests you take your seats at least 15 minutes before showtime! There is no extra charge for this event.
03 Aug 2019 to 04 Aug 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Great Dorset Chilli FestivalThe Dorset Chilli Festival is a great day out for chilli enthusiasts, food lovers and families. Held with the kind permission of the Earl of Shaftesbury at St Giles Park, we’ve lined up a glorious weekend of “chilli fiesta”, with stalls selling all things chilli, from pepper plants to cayenne condiments; seeds to ceramics; plus cooking demonstrations; talks on growing chillies; artisan food producers; music; spicy street food; local ice creams to cool the mouth; local beers to slake the ...
06 August 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Family Fun Show s with Mervyn ColeJoin Mervyn Cole for his summer family fun shows with us at Wimborne Model Town at 12noon and 2pm. There'll be jokes, magic tricks, balloons and puppets and later in the afternoon (and subject to availability) Mr Punch and friends will be making an appearance. We suggest you take your seats 15 minutes before the performance is due to start. There is no additional charge for this event.
07 August 2019

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
Seaside CraftsDrop in to Jo & Co's SUMMER SEASIDE CRAFTS session from 2.30pm. We'll be decorating wooden seahorses, making our own oceanarium (on the small side!) mermaid crowns, illuminated lighthouses, sea creature coasters, and more. There is no extra charge for this activity but donations are very welcome.
08 August 2019

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
Family Fun Shows with Mervyn ColeJoin Mervyn Cole for a summer family fun show with us at Wimborne Model Town at 12noon and 2pm. There'll be jokes, magic tricks, balloons and puppets and for the second show in the afternoon (and subject to availability) Mr Punch and friends will be making an appearance. We suggests you take your seats at least 15 minutes before showtime! There is no extra charge for this event.
10 Aug 2019 to 11 Aug 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Minster Food & Drink FestivalA great culinary two days for the serious foodie or a family outing. Food demonstrations, 100s of Stalls, children's entertainment, farm to table, livestock, music & dance plus much more ... Held at: The Meadows, Julian's Bridge Wimborne Minster BH21 1EF - Just off the A31
13 August 2019

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
Family Fun Shows with Mervyn ColeJoin Mervyn Cole for a summer family fun show with us at Wimborne Model Town at 12noon and 2pm. There'll be jokes, magic tricks, balloons and puppets and later in the afternoon (and subject to availability) Mr Punch and friends will be making an appearance. We suggests you take your seats at least 15 minutes before showtime! There is no extra charge for this event.
14 August 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Wonderful - the Wide-Mouth Storytelling FrogWonderful, the wide-mouth frog loves life, adventure and eating flies. She hippity-hops all over the world, collecting stories and recipes from all the animals she meets, until one day Wonderful comes face to face with a creature whose favourite food is… wide-mouth frogs! Can Wonderful survive on her wits and stories alone? Join Lizzie Bryant and Wonderful at 2.30pm for an engaging and interactive storytelling adventure into the folklore of the animal world. Suitable for all the ...
28 August 2019

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
Pirates Ahoy with Treehouse TheatreCome and join in with Treehouse Theatre at 2.30pm for PIRATES AHOY ... an exciting and interactive hour of making music, dressing up (provided or bring your own!) and creating stories. Expect a fun-filled time of sea shanties and pirate dancing before the story of "Pirates Ahoy" is told. There is no extra charge for this event.
18 Oct 2019 to 19 Oct 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne OktoberfestCelebrate the start of autumn in style with quality music from live bands, premium German lagers served in litre steins, drinking games, thigh-slapping, Bavarian bratwursts, pretzel and lots of fun. The Paddock on Poole Road will be transformed into a Bavarian Bierhalle on 18th-19th October offering an authentic German Cultural experience. Wimborne Oktoberfest will take place over three 50-hour sessions: Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening. There are three types of ...

Latest Wimborne Features

The latest Wimborne articles from Resort Dorset are previewed below.

21 Jun 2019
Places to go for a Cream Tea in Dorset We're celebrating National Cream Tea Day on 28th June - are you? Here in Dorset, looking for places to go for a cream tea (or afternoon tea) isn't exactly difficult. You're likely to be able to get a top-notch cream tea at just about any town or village you visit in our delightful county. So, to help you cream tea lovers celebrate on the 28th, we've compiled a list of just some of the many places you can enjoy a delicious cream tea. But obviously, a cream tea in ... Read more...
11 Jun 2019
12 Unusual Things to do in Dorset In Dorset, things can get a bit quirky, but quirky often means a fun, unforgettable experience. With a wealth of history, attractions and even animals, the county offers an eclectic mix you’d struggle to find anywhere else. The rural culture that blesses the South West, along with a striking coastline, creates many unique opportunities, meaning you’ve got plenty of choices when looking for unusual things to do in Dorset. From visiting a ‘ghost village’ to ... Read more...
24 Jul 2018
Stay Cool with Dorset's Indoor Attractions Dorset's beaches and public spaces provide plenty of opportunity to soak up the rays during a heatwave. But keep an eye out for Met Office advice and take care not to spend too long in the sun. If you're looking for indoor attractions, some shade and a cooler way to spend a day in Dorset, then take a look at a selection below. Get active with trampolining, children's soft play centres and indoor pools or explore some of the fascinating museums Dorset has to ... Read more...
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