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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 8 events in Wimborne appear below.

04 Apr 2020 to 19 Apr 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Easter Egg Hunt QuizCome and join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt Quiz which is running throughout the Easter holidays. Collect your free quiz sheet from reception and search out the clues around the model buildings and surrounding facilities. There's small prize for correctly completed quiz sheets - as long as you hand in your pencil!
03 Apr 2020 to 19 Apr 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Art Club Exhibition & SaleAn exhibition of original art work, including Dorset landmarks, will be held at Walford Mill Crafts. Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm. Easter Sunday and Monday, 11am to 4pm. (Closed 6th). Admission Free
25 Apr 2020 to 26 Apr 2020

Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne, Dorset
Plant Sale & Gardens WeekendIt's a very special TWO FOR ONE weekend at Wimborne Model Town and a great time to enjoy our NGS listed gardens. We will have stalls from local growers including Cherry Tree and Northbrook Nurseries who will be offering excellent value plants to add colour to your garden this year. As part of the Discover Wimborne and Dorset Attractions Festival programmes we are offering a special 2 for 1 admission for this event. (Where different admission rates are applicable the lowest is free.)
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
07 May 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Herman's HermitsHERMAN’S HERMITS – 55TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR Herman’s Hermits, one of the biggest selling bands of the 60’s, not just in the UK, but around the World. From their early beginnings in Manchester in 1964, the band have chalked up 23 Hit Singles, 10 Hit Albums, appeared in 3 Major Movies and to date they have sold in excess of 75 Million records worldwide. Hits include, There’s A Kind Of Hush, Silhouettes, Can’t You Hear My Heart Beat, Wonderful World, A Must To Avoid, Mrs Brown You’ve ...
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.
28 June 2020

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne in Bloom Open GardensAround 20 private gardens open to the public from 11am to 5pm.
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21 Feb 2020
Dorset History Dorset’s past influences much of what we do here today, the many places we visit, and a great number of the photos we take as our own mementos. A county with a rich heritage, there’s plenty of Dorset history to be explored. From a Victorian sea-defence fort to centuries-old castles, via preserved steam trains and a wartime abandoned village, and through a variety of award-winning museums, Dorset’s past is brilliantly brought to life. Take a trip back in time with a visit ... Read more...
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...

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