Whats On

Whats on in the Parish

Wednesday 13th November – Village Hall – Evening talk “The Business of Selling Art” by Joan Burdett-Coutts.

7:30pm, Admission £3, includes tea, coffee and biscuits. Wine is available at cost. Joan studied Fine Art in London and ran a framing business in London for many years before moving to Dorset.  She now runs Dorchester Framing and Tincleton Gallery’ from her home which is a Grade 2 listed Victorian school house. The gallery also hosts an annual series of music concerts featuring world-class classical and jazz musicians.She will talk a little about modern conservation framing methods, but mainly about the commercial realities behind the buying and selling of art. This is relevant to both the artists themselves as well as the purchaser.

Saturday 23rd November – Village Hall – Artsreach event “The Tale of Little Bevan” by the Pentabus Theatre Company. Suitable for 12+. Tickets available from Jenny Beedle 01929 471002. For more information use links www.artsreach.co.uk and www.pentabus.co.uk

Friday 29th November – Village Hall – Evening talk “Taking it easy” by Mike Menzies.

7:30pm, Admission £3, includes tea, coffee and biscuits. Wine is available at cost. Having entered his 70th year, Mike asks the Village Folk how one can retire gracefully. Mike will explain where he has been, what he has done, how he got into the condition he finds himself and asks how can he take it easy.

Sunday 1st December – Village Hall – Christmas Fayre 11 am until 4 pm – Stalls, refreshments (including mulled wine, mince pies and turkey rolls) and Father Christmas. If you’d like a stall please contact Angela Tozer on 07512 176292.

Tuesday 17 December – Judgement day for Christmas Lights …

Friday 20th December – Village Hall – Christmas Lights award party

Tuesday 31st December – Village Hall – New Years eve party

Whats on locally

It’s a November to remember in Picture Perfect Purbeck with something for all ages and tastes throughout the month.

This November sees a whole wealth of musical entertainment from classical and jazz to a massed Ukulele Band and Wareham Town Band performing  a ‘musical extravaganza’ evening in aid of Clic Sergant and the Tree of Life & Laughter Community Garden.

There is also the annual Wareham Wednesdays Fireworks and Bonfire night and a whole selection of Christmas Art & Craft events, plus a ‘Discount for Defence’ promotion at Monkey World, a Sausage & Cider Festival, and even ‘dramatics’ in the shape of ‘Arsenic & Old Lace’ and ‘Murder at the Museum’.

Here at Discover Purbeck we have the tickets for the Massed Ukulele & Wareham Town Band Concert, National Express, Crossways Travel and Theatre Tokens . . . and the Cards For Good Causes Charity Christmas Cards have arrived.

You can see for yourself what’s happening in our beautiful part of Dorset this November on our website www.visit-dorset.com/whats-on

Please help us to promote that this website is the events hub for the whole of Dorset and any event organiser can add their event for free  www.visit-dorset.com/whats-on/submit-event

Alternatively you are welcome to call into the Discover Purbeck Information Centre where we will help you to learn more about any specific events.