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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 13 events in Wimborne appear below.

11 Dec 2019 to 15 Dec 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Illuminated Garden at Kingston LacyEnjoy the chance to experience Kingston Lacy after dark during late night openings Wednesdays - Sundays, with a new illuminated experience transforming the Formal Garden as darkness falls. From 4pm onwards, wander the illuminated trail around the Formal Garden and see the house and garden transformed with lights. Normal property admission applies, members receive free entry. Last admission time 6.30pm. Illuminated trail approximately 30 minute walk (1.5 miles). No dogs are allowed ...
18 Dec 2019 to 23 Dec 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Illuminated Garden at Kingston LacyEnjoy the chance to experience Kingston Lacy after dark during late night openings Wednesdays - Sundays, with a new illuminated experience transforming the Formal Garden as darkness falls. From 4pm onwards, wander the illuminated trail around the Formal Garden and see the house and garden transformed with lights. Normal property admission applies, members receive free entry. Last admission time 6.30pm. Illuminated trail approximately 30 minute walk (1.5 miles). No dogs are allowed ...
14 Dec 2019 to 24 Dec 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Due to amazing reviews last Christmas, the ‘Best Ever Christmas Show’ is back, filled with sing-a-long songs, hilarious sketches and funny characters the children will love. Will the Silly Elf find Santa’s Ho Ho Ho??? Has it been stolen by the mischievous Jack Frost? Plus we have the return of the much loved and popular Nicky Stevens from Brotherhood of Man, playing the Witch. Christmas is just around the corner, so book your seats now - including a free ice cream for every ...
26 Dec 2019 to 29 Dec 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Illuminated Garden at Kingston LacyEnjoy the chance to experience Kingston Lacy after dark during late night openings, with a new illuminated experience transforming the Formal Garden as darkness falls. From 4pm onwards, wander the illuminated trail around the Formal Garden and see the house and garden transformed with lights. Normal property admission applies, members receive free entry. Last admission time 6.30pm. Illuminated trail approximately 30 minute walk (1.5 miles). No dogs are allowed on the illuminated ...
01 Dec 2019 to 31 Dec 2019

Wimborne Minster, Wimborne, Dorset
Ice Skating at the Minster GreenSkate 'till your heart's content at Wimborne Minster Green with the beautiful Minster in the background!
20 Dec 2019 to 05 Jan 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Pantomime: Dick WhittingtonAfter the enormous success of last year’s Pantomime, we are delighted to announce DICK WHITTINGTON as this year’s magical family pantomime at the Tivoli Theatre, produced once again by local professional company Made-to-Measure Productions! Due to popular demand, there will also be another “Grown-ups Only” performance on : Sat 4th Jan at 7pm (over 16’s only!) – Tickets £15 (£13.50 Early Bird Discount) + 10% for online bookings. Full details will follow shortly on the website, but for ...
19 January 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Judy CollinsJudy Collins has long inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 56-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the ...
23 Nov 2019 to 24 Jan 2020

Honeybrook Adventure Farm, Wimborne, Dorset
Santa's Christmas Farm & GrottoYour ticket gives you one day's admission with use of all the play equipment and 83 acres of open space. On arrival you can board the Festive Tractor Sleigh ride which drops you at the Festive Farm where you can meet and greet the real reindeer, turkeys, piglets, goats, sheep, donkeys, llamas and all the baby farm animals. Explore the festive event where you can take plenty of photographs using a variety of props such as Santa's sleigh, Nutcracker Solders, Snowmen, the Gingerbread ...
29 January 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Roger Chapman: Family & FriendsRoger Maxwell Chapman, known as ‘Chappo’ by his legions of fans was born and brought up in the East Midlands city of Leicester, a hot bed of musical talent in the UK during the mid to late 1960’s. The early days of Roger’s musical career started when he joined The Farinas in 1966, a band started at Leicester Art College in 1962. The original line up of the band consisted of John ‘Charlie’ Whitney, Tim Kirchin, Harry Ovenall and Jim King. Ric Grech replaced Kirchin on bass in 1965 and Roger ...
20 Feb 2020 to 22 Feb 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Barefoot in the ParkWIMBORNE DRAMA PRODUCTIONS Present Neil Simon’s BAREFOOT IN THE PARK. This romantic comedy set in 1960s New York. Corie and Paul are newly-weds who have just moved into a tiny, 5th-floor apartment in a Manhattan brownstone. Paul is a strait-laced attorney; Corie is free-spirited and impulsive. The young couple have to contend with bad plumbing, a broken skylight, several long flights of stairs and oddball neighbour Victor Velasco. When Corie tries to set Victor up with her lonely mother ...
29 February 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
The FureysLegends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on Saturday 29th February. The FUREYS have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 42 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary ...
11 March 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Francis Rossi: I Talk Too MuchLegendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music. In Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much, the founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever. Francis is a true member of British Rock Royalty. He sang the first words at Live Aid in ...
20 Mar 2020 to 21 Mar 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
RevengeThe Crime and Comedy Theatre Company present REVENGE By Robin Hawdon. Directed by Louise Jameson (EastEnders, Doc Martin, Doctor Who, Bergerac). Bill Crayshaw MP leads a charmed life, hailed in the corridors of Parliament, lauded in business, and loved at home. That is until he returns from a business trip to find his party agent has been killed in a terrible, tragic accident – or was it? Mary Stewart isn’t so sure and arrives at his door asking some awkward questions – in ...
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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
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...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...
12 Feb 2018
Dorset Countryside Escape to the Dorset countryside and breathe in the fresh air as you gaze over a landscape that looks untouched by time; you can just imagine days gone by, when horses pulled the plough and milk churns were left at the farm gate awaiting collection. Rural Dorset sits to the north and east of the county and is made up of rolling hills, chalk downlands, flower meadows, heathlands, and fertile farmland that produces a variety of crops. The Dorset Wildlife Trust has a number of ... Read more...

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