What’s on in our area

New Forest Walking Festival

13 to 28 October, various locations around the New Forest

With dozens of guided walks led by knowledgeable experts, this is a great way to discover more about the history, heritage and wildlife of this special area.



Learn Sourdough

13 October and 20 October 10am-1.30pm at The Brewer’s Pizza, near Wimborne Market gates, Wimborne

Sourdough expert, author and chef Sharon Roberts together with Sally Grant are hosting demos for free from 10-10.30 am and then with pizza and wine tasting for £12 immediately afterwards. Watch them make pizza from scratch with a unique strain of lager yeast in a portable oven. 

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Regular events and car boot sales

Ashley Heath Car Boot Sale

One of the largest and longest-running in the area. Every Sunday 7am-1.30pm at Homeland Farm, Three Legged Cross, Wimborne BH21 6QZ

Canford Park Arena Car Boot Fairs

Held on Sundays at Canford Park Arena Magna Rd, Bournemouth, Wimborne BH21 3AP. Early buyers from 9.30am pay £10/car. Buyers from 11am pay £1/car. View website

New Forest Car Boot Sale

The biggest car boot sale in the New Forest, Sunday 7am – 1pm (March-October) Strawberry Fields, Boldre Between Brockenhurst and Lymington (A337) SO41 8PT, SO41 8PT. View website for details of this and other carboots in the New Forest


Local Park Run

Every Saturday 9am Moors Valley Country Park.



Poole Greyhound racing

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

Poole Stadium, Wimborne Road, Poole, BH15 2BP

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Theatres and music venues

Bournemouth International Centre www.bic.co.uk/whats-on

Bournemouth Pavilion www.bournemouthpavilion.co.uk/whats-on

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton www.mayflower.org.uk/whats-on

Regent Centre Christchurch www.regentcentre.co.uk/comingsoon.php

The Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne www.tivoliwimborne.co.uk

The Lighthouse, Poole www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/whats-on

The Barrington Theatre, Ferndown www.barringtoncentre.co.uk/theatre/whats-on

The Verwood Hub https://www.dorsetforyou.gov.uk