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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 11 events in Wimborne appear below.

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 ...
27 February 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
The Syd Lawrence Orchestra:Live And SwingingThe “Best Big Band in the Land” is back with their explosive new show ”Live and Swinging” Hold on tight as Live and Swinging takes you on an exciting journey that is stunning, dynamic, and thrilling. Directed by Chris Dean, this mesmerizing performance is packed with all your Big Band Favourites. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Neal Hefti, Billy May, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. Venue: Tivoli Theatre
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 ...
26 March 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Vienna Festival Ballet: Swan LakeJoin Vienna Festival Ballet as they celebrate their 40th Anniversary with one of ballet’s most powerful and beautiful love stories. Lavish costumes, stunning scenery, international stars, and the glorious music from Tchaikovsky make this a night not to be missed. Swan Lake is the most popular ballet in the world. It’s the ballet that captures like no other the full range of human emotions – from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy. Don’t miss ...
05 April 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Panto: Alice in WonderlandPanto time? Oh Yes It Is! Hot Rock Productions is excited to bring their Easter Pantomime to the Tivoli Theatre for the very first time! This fun-filled family show features stunning scenery, colourful costumes, toe-tapping songs and bucket loads of laughter. Join Alice as she falls down the rabbit hole and finds herself in the most peculiar place she’s ever seen! She’ll need to have her wits about her as the evil, but hilarious, Queen of Hearts is after the secret recipe to create the ...
30 Apr 2020 to 02 May 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Dad's ArmyAs Project Play enters its third year, following superb productions of ‘The Vicar of Dibley’ and ‘Allo Allo!’, this all-time favourite is sure to be yet another big hit. The classic BBC TV comedy series of the Home Guard of Walmington-on-Sea, who battle daily against the Germans and local ARP Warden Hodges, comes to the stage complete with all the well-loved characters: “stupid boy” Pike, “Don’t panic, don’t panic” Jonesey, “Doomed, we’re all doomed!” Fraser, “May I be excused, sir?” ...
01 May 2020 to 04 May 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Come and see a great range of awnings and tents, on display. Plus so much more for life outdoors. More details to follow. You'll find the Show on the outskirts of Wimborne BH21 3DH
12 Jun 2020 to 14 Jun 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Minster Folk FestivalIn the second weekend of June, we will be bringing the town alive with an exciting mix of music & dance. You can wander through Wimborne and enjoy any of the free shows, or buy tickets to see one of our headline acts.
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21 Jun 2019
Places to go for a Cream Tea in Dorset 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, we've compiled a list of just some of the many places you can enjoy a delicious cream tea in Dorset. 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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