Exhibitions in Dorset

Details of exhibitions in Dorset, UK can be found in this section of the Visit Dorset website.



    19 May

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

    19/05/2018 To 19/05/2018

    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), Copton Ash (Faversham, Kent), Hartside Nursery (Alston, Cumbria), Kevin Hughes Plants (Middle Woodford, Wilts), Leesa’s Alpines (Birdham, Chichester), Marina Plants (Lymington, Hants), Parham Bungalow Plants (Market Lavington, Devizes), Potterton’s Nursery (Nettleton, Lincs), Tale Valley Nursery (Cullompton, Devon), The Mead Nursery (Brokerswood, 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.  Free parking.

    05 May

    allendale centre, hanham road, wimborne, BH21 1AS

    05/05/2018 To 05/05/2018

    10:00 am To 4:00 pm

    Details:

    Dorset Team Spring Fair

    Saturday 5th May 2018

    10am – 4pm

    Allendale Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne BH21 1AS

    Entry to the fair is FREE


     

    The Dorset Team, a group of local makers and sellers, will be heading to the Allendale Centre in Wimborne on Saturday 5th May for their Spring Fair.

    The fair will feature 60 stalls by local design-makers, vintage sellers and craft suppliers. There will be something for everyone and every budget. This is a fantastic way to buy some unique products and gifts whilst supporting local independent artists, artisans and sellers.

    For more information and to see sneak previews from our stallholders, please see our Facebook event page: http://facebook.com/events/282450382285845/

    18 Feb

    Upton Country Park, Poole, BH17 7BJ

    18/02/2018 To 18/02/2018

    11:00 am To 3:00 pm

    Historic Upton house open its doors to showcase this amazing wedding venue, with leading local suppliers from the industry on hand. Watch the bridal fashion show and chat to the Events Team and expert suppliers about your special day. Don’t forget to pick up your complimentary glass of Bucks Fizz!

    11am – 3pm, Upton House

    Just £1 entry, accompanied children go free.

    11 Jan

    Bournemouth and Poole College, North Road, Poole, BH14 0LS

    11/01/2018 To 11/01/2018

    3:30 pm To 6:30 pm

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    https://www.thecollege.co.uk/fresh-start

    Be inspired to discover a new course and new you in 2018!

    Apply to course and Apprenticeships starting early next year, meet outstanding tutors, get invaluable careers advice from our expert team and explore your options.

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    No matter what your age we’ll help you to achieve your goals. Apply to a variety of courses starting early 2018.

    We have something for everyone including Apprenticeships, Full-Time and part-Time courses.

    08 Jun

    Poole Quay Boat Haven

    08/06/2018 To 10/06/2018

    10:00 am To 6:00 pm

    : The Poole Harbour Boat Show is free to attend, just turn up on the day!

    The Poole Harbour Boat Show is set to return for its fourth year in 2018. Taking place at the award-winning Poole Quay Boat Haven, the show will run from Friday June 8 until Sunday June 10.

    Event organisers Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) will welcome over 200 exhibitors across the quayside and marina; a showcase for sail and motorboats of all sizes, RIBs, chandlery products, clothing and watersports activities.

    Jim Stewart, PHC chief executive, said: “We’re excited to once again host this marvellous show in the harbour. Poole has such a rich maritime history and it’s a wonderful way to celebrate all that it has to offer.

    “We’ve got something for everyone; including taster sessions, rescue demonstrations, vessels of all sizes, and not forgetting the Friday night fireworks display to open the show.”

    The show continues to be the biggest ever free boat show on the south coast, providing an opportunity for those who may not have been on the water before to get a feel of what’s on offer.

    24 Feb

    Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole

    24/02/2018 To 25/02/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 am

    Welcoming the 2018 New Year in style, Lighthouse Holistic Festival in Poole, Dorset, celebrates its fourth annual event on the 24th and 25th February 2018. With a wonderful array of over 110 stands to explore, therapies to try and advice to improve health and well-being – Lighthouse will be buzzing.

    In addition, there are a host of free daytime talks featuring some wonderful speakers, artists and facilitators. Full programme details can be found on the web site. From Shakti dancing and shamanic drumming to the art of mindfulness, from crystal therapy to acupuncture, rune reading to sound therapy, from jewellery to Tibetan arts and some fantastic children’s activities, there is something for everyone.

    Event organiser Elaine Fenton says, ‘I love creating magical experiences for people – events which capture the imagination and it’s great to be back for a fourth year at Lighthouse to do just that’.

    Lighthouse Holistic Festival
    £10.00 daily or £8 concessions (to include all daytime talks and workshops)
    Under 14’s Free
    Saturday Evening Music and Clairvoyance £12 or £10 concessions
    www.lighthouseholisticfestival.com
    Enquiries to Elaine Fenton elaine@elainefenton.co.uk
    Tel: 01736 366579

    28 Apr

    The Tank Museum

    28/04/2018 To 28/04/2018

    9:00 am To 6:00 pm

    In 2018 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena. As the only running Tiger I tank in the world you really can’t afford to miss it!

     

    While you’re not watching Tiger 131, its contemporaries and more in the arena display, you can explore the Tiger Exhibition, peruse traders and exhibitors around the site, or take a tracked vehicle ride yourself.

    10 Feb

    The Tank Museum

    10/02/2018 To 11/02/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the UK to exhibit their models throughout the Museum. Miniature, Remote Control and Scale models will all be in attendance.

    Over two days, view a large selection of exhibitors from across the modelling spectrum ranging from boats, planes, motor racing cars and of course militaria and armoured warfare models.

    A number of traders and stockists will be situated throughout the Museum.

    If you are inspired by the models on display, The Tank Museum’s own volunteer modelling association will be in attendance and will be on hand to give advice in creating your own miniature scale model. Get inspired and discover the hints and tricks behind making your own miniature.

    Due to the nature of the event, there will be a limited number of Museum tours and talks taking place throughout the day. Some of the indoor exhibits may also be obstructed from public view.

    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

    10 Feb
    recurrences

    Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Dorset BH21 3AP

    10/02/2018 To 11/02/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition 2017   –  10th & 11th February 2018

    The Hamworthy Club Magna Road, BH21 3AP – PLEASE NOTE that this is between Bournemouth and Wimborne NOT Hamworthy Poole!

    What we guarantee….
    Layouts in most, if not all, popular gauges with modelling covering all eras, European and American scenarios with steam and Diesel Locomotives.
    Mature and layouts in progress on display.
    Extensive trade support from across the UK: scenics; vehicles; electronics; track; rolling stock; tools, etc.

    Open:  Saturday 10:00 – 17:00  &  Sunday 10:00 – 16:00

    Adults £5.00  –  Kids go FREE (under 15)

    AT LEAST £1.00 from each entry to “Cash 4 Kids” Charity

    13 May
    recurrences

    Organford Lane, BH16 6ES

    13/05/2018 To 13/05/2018

    11:00 am To 3:30 pm

    The Dorset Wedding Festival

    Sunday 13th May 2018

    11am – 3:30pm

    The Wedding Party Barn, Organford Lane, BH16 6ES

    www.dorsetweddingfestival.co.uk

    South Coast Events is proud to host The Dorset Wedding Festival, a large-scale outdoor wedding fair with live music, a food court and lots of fun and games for all ages. Think of it like the biggest wedding fair you’ll go to in Dorset, add live music, chill out areas, food vans, shopping and loads of wedding ideas – THAT’s a wedding festival.

    This is a must for anyone planning their wedding and the one event where the men will have something to do. As well as the usual wedding exhibition, there will be live music from bands and singers you can hire for your big day and an area where you can purchase snacks or lunch.