Arts & Crafts Events in Dorset

Details of arts and crafts events in Dorset, UK can be found in this section of the Visit Dorset website.



    13 Dec

    Corfe Castle Village Hall

    13/12/2017 To 13/12/2017

    1:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    : Just turn up on the day and enjoy

    On Wednesday 13th December, please join us at Corfe Castle Village Hall for an afternoon of Christmas fun.

    17 Dec

    5 Seldown Road

    17/12/2017 To 17/12/2017

    10:00 am To 12:30 pm

    : Register online by visiting: https://goo.gl/gZTTcJ  

    Join the Santa Stroll and raise funds

    to support your local hospice, Forest Holme

    We are a charity and rely on our fundraisers to help us raise the £750,000 needed each year to keep the hospice running

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    Date of Walk: Sunday 17th December 2017
    Meeting Time: 10.00 am
    Meeting Place: Pamphill Cricket Ground
    Walk Location: Circular route from Wimborne to Badbury Rings
    Terrain: Some moderate hills, uneven footpaths and some road walking
    Time allow: Approx 2/3 hours

    Registration Fee: £10 for adults and £5 for children – this includes a Santa hat and a bottle of water

    Sponsorship: No minimum target, please raise as much or as little as you can.

    £10 would fund a yoga session, £20 would fund an hour of nursing care and £100 would fund a family of 4 to have bereavement counselling.

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    * Please check the weather on the day and wear suitable walking/weatherproof clothes*

     

    * Dogs must be well behaved and kept on a lead at all times*

     

    *Children must be able to walk the route as it isn’t suitable for pushchairs*

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    On Sunday 17th December, at 10am, the stroll will start. You will be guided by a professional walk leader, on a lovely scenic walk of Wimborne to Badbury Rings.

    Beginning and ending at the meeting point of Pamphill Cricket Ground, Wimborne.

    It will be a great day, with wonderful views and hopefully a real boost of Christmas spirit.

    You will all be provided with a Santa hat and water before the stroll.

     

     

    Places for this Christmassy stroll are limited so please register now to avoid missing out.

     

    Register online by visiting:

    https://goo.gl/gZTTcJ

     Thank You

    *Forest Holme Hospice is not liable for any accidents or injuries*

    01 Nov

    The Workhouse Chapel, Bath Rd, Sturminster Newton, DORSET, DT10 1DS

    01/11/2017 To 31/12/2017

    10:30 am To 4:30 pm

    In November and December each year the Workhouse Chapel in Sturminster Newton becomes the most wonderful Christmas shopping venue – a selling exhibition of hand-crafted work from over 60 of the West Country’s finest makers and artists plus one or two from further afield. This is definitely not the average craft show!

    Browse amongst the most tempting of treats – you will surely want to buy a present for yourself as well as unique and beautiful things for those you love!

    Jewellery and lovely scarves for the ladies – silver cufflinks, leather belts and hats, metalwork and handmade boxes for the men –  artwork to adorn your walls – sculpture and ceramics – hand made baskets  – and so much more.

    A gallery to rival all others, just not at ‘gallery’ prices!

    If it all becomes too much,  put your feet up by the roaring log fire and enjoy a glass/cup of something warm and reviving whilst admiring the architecture.  Then just carry on shopping once you’ve got your strength back….

    We promise you a shopping experience like no other – and one we hope you will want to shout about.  Tell all your friends; better still, bring them along

    16 Oct

    Bournemouth Library, 22 The Triangle, Bournemouth. BH2 5RQ

    16/10/2017 To 28/10/2017

    10:30 am To 4:30 pm

    Bournemouth Electric Camera Club Members Exhibition.

    @ Bournemouth Library 16th – 28th October 2017  10.30 – 16.30

    Closed Sunday 22nd.   Donation Box for Macmillan Caring Locally.

    Please come along and see our work and help support

    Macmillan Caring Locally.

    07 Oct

    BH22 0JG

    07/10/2017 To 07/10/2017

    12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Come and join us for a fabulous family day out on the 7th October from 12pm-4pm!

    Yes it’s our 2nd Birthday and we have lots happening from Apple picking & Pressing, Free Tractor Rides, Visit Farm Animals, Arts & Crafts, Music, Street Food and much much more!!

    Entry is FREE!!

     

    02 Dec

    Fernhill Hotel, Charmouth nr Lyme Regis

    02/12/2017 To 02/12/2017

    1:00 pm To 4:30 pm

    A festive day out for all the family. Live Christmas music, diverse craft stalls for unique gifts and stocking fillers, CLIC Sargent charity raffle, kids’ activities (including face painting & biscuit decorating) mulled wine, festive nibbles and more…

    04 Aug

    217 Wakeham, portland, dorset

    04/08/2017 To 04/08/2017

    10:30 am To 4:00 pm

    Family fun day celebrating all things Jurassic at Portland Museum in the heart of the Jurassic Coast. Dinosaur crafts to make and take, dinosaur hunt with a prize, ice and eat a dinosaur biscuit, make dino veggies and much, much more! Refreshments available for snack and lunch or bring your own picnic!

    13 Jul

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    13/07/2017 To 13/07/2017

    9:30 am To 12:30 pm

    : Please bool on line at the shop 'Rosalind Atkins - Smocking and Dorset Buttons' on Folksy.com, or follow the link from the website or give Rosalind a call.

    This workshop is an ideal way to ease yourself into learning about smocking and create a freestyle postcard sampler.  You will be provided with all the materials necessary, including pre-pleated fabric, to learn a simple smocking stitch (or two) and create a postcard sampler.

    06 Jul

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    06/07/2017 To 06/07/2017

    9:30 am To 12:30 pm

    : Please book on-line at 'Rosalind Atkins - Smocking and Dorset Buttons' on Folksy.com, follow the link from the website www.rosalindatkins.co.uk or give Rosalind a call.

    At this workshop you will be provided with all the materials necessary to begin creating simple traditional Dorset buttons, including the cross wheel and the fabric based Singleton button.

    No experience is necessary.

    04 Jun

    bradford abbas sports and recreational club DT9 6RP

    04/06/2017 To 04/06/2017

    12:00 pm To 10:00 pm

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    Pay on the gate

    Bradfordbury is an event for all the family to enjoy. With live music throughout the day, fire engine, tractor and trailer rides, 60 ft of inflatables, kids fun fair ride, hot food including vegetarian and gluten free options, a vast variety of stalls, ice cream van, face painting, tarot readings, cake sale, princess story time for all the kids, karate display, Sherborne acting academy children performance and an amazing raffle with unbelievable prizes!!

    https://m.facebook.com/bradfordbury/?locale2=en_GB

    £2 entry, under 14’s free

    No dogs allowed

    20 Jun

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    20/06/2017 To 21/06/2017

    6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

    This advanced workshop will show you how to insert a piece of smocking into a slip cover for a book.  All materials will be provided including a suitable A5 size journal to be covered.

    If you can, please bring with you a selection of sewing needles (including crewel needles), pins and a pair of small, sharp scissors, but don’t worry if you can’t as these will be available.  Also you may like to bring your sewing machine along to the second session.

    The workshop will be held in the DCCA café and refreshments will be available.

    The workshop will run from 6.30 – 8.30 pm over two evenings and costs £25 per person.  Please book tickets on-line by following the link from the website, www.rosalindatkins.co.uk or by phoning 01305 889741.

    06 Jun

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    06/06/2017 To 07/06/2017

    6:30 pm To 8:30 pm

    At this workshop you can’t go wrong!  You will be provided with all the materials, including pre pleated fabric to learn a couple of traditional stitches that you will then use to create a postcard sized sampler.

    If you can, please bring with you a selection of sewing needles (including crewel needles), pins and a pair of small, sharp scissors, but don’t worry if you can’t as these will be available.  Also you may like to bring your sewing machine along to the second session.

    The workshop will be held in the DCCA café and refreshments will be available.

    The workshop will run from 6.30 – 8.30 pm over two evenings and  costs £25 per person, including all materials.

    Please book on-line by following the link from the website, www.rosalindatkins.co.uk or by phoning 01305 889741

     

    27 Jun

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    27/06/2017 To 27/06/2017

    2:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    At this special, relaxed workshop you will be provided with all the materials necessary to make a beautiful vintage style Dorset button posy brooch.

    No previous experience is required and the workshop is suitable for all ages, from age 8 upwards.

    If you can, please bring with you a selection of sewing needles (blunt and pointed) and a pair of small, sharp scissors, but don’t worry if you can’t as these will be available.

    The workshop will be held in the DCCA café and refreshments will be available.

    Tickets cost £18 per person and include all materials to make one brooch.  Please book on-line by following the link from the website, www.rosalindatkins.co.uk or by phoning 01305 889741.

    13 Jun

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    13/06/2017 To 13/06/2017

    2:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    At this workshop you will learn how to take your basic Cross Wheel button work further by adding patterns of surface ridges and beads.  The finished buttons can be little works of art and make great brooches.

    All materials will be provided.

    If you can, please bring with you a selection of sewing needles (blunt and pointed) and a pair of small, sharp scissors, but don’t worry if you can’t as these will be available.

    The workshops will be held in the DCCA café and refreshments will be available.

    Tickets cost £20 per person and can be booked on line by following the link from the website, www.rosalindatkins.co.uk.

    27 May

    Queen Elizabeth\'s School, Blandford Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4DT

    27/05/2017 To 27/05/2017

    9:00 am To 3:30 pm

    A must-see event for anybody interested in the diversity of small plants, this competitive show is full of surprises. It is run by the Alpine Garden Society, show-casing mountain plants, small herbaceous plants, dwarf shrubs and bulbs. The plant fair will be attended by specialist alpine and non-alpine nurseries bringing plants suitable for most sites: Aberconwy Nursery (Colwyn Bay, Clwyd), Brighton Plants (Sussex), Copton Ash (Faversham, Kent), Edulis Nursery (Pangbourne, Berkshire), Kevin Hughes Plants (Middle Woodford, Wilts), Leesa’s Alpines (Birdham, Chichester), Marina Plants (Lymington, Hants), Parham Bungalow Plants (Market Lavington, Devizes), Special Plants (Chippenham, Wilts), Thuya Alpine Nursery (Hartpury, Glos). They will be happy to take orders in advance and bring plants for you as well as giving cultivation advice. There is a Plant Forum to give you ideas, photographic display and opportunity for plant photography. Come early for the plant sales and enjoy our home-baked cakes, hot and cold drinks and light lunches.
    Admission £3.00 , AGS members and children free