Sports Events in Dorset

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

    24 Jun

    Wimborne Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6HQ

    24/06/2017 To 24/06/2017

    10:00 am To 6:00 pm

    10am registration.
    Classes run from 11am – 2:45pm
    Most handsome dog
    Prettiest Bitch
    Best Rescue
    Best Puppy (under 18 months)
    Best Child Handler
    Dog most like its owner
    Best working dog
    Dog with the waggiest tail
    Dog the judge would most like to take home.
    Best In Show
    Prizes for 1st 2nd 3rd place
    Classes are £1 to enter raising money for Dorset DAWG

    24 Jun

    Wimborne Road, Lytchett Matravers, Poole BH16 6HQ

    24/06/2017 To 24/06/2017

    10:00 am To 6:00 pm

    The Dorset Polo Festival is on Saturday 24th June. Dorset Polo Club in Lytchett Matravers present a fun family day out from 10am – 6pm. There will be plenty of polo, a brilliant fun dog show, trade stands, bar, food tent, music & more. Tickets are £10 per person and under 14’s are free.

    For more information please visit their facebook page via or

    or contact

    08 Jul

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    08/07/2017 To 12/07/2017

    9:00 am To 8:00 pm

    Bournemouth University invites you to join us in celebrating the joy of learning at our fifth annual Festival of Learning.

    We have a jam-packed five-day programme of free events, activities and opportunities to learn something new.

    The annual Festival of Learning is now in its fifth year and the programme is designed to encourage the general public to engage with the university through different types of activities that highlight the wide range of research taking place at Bournemouth University.

    19 Aug

    Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND

    19/08/2017 To 19/08/2017

    10:30 am To 12:00 pm

    : To book, call Kate on 07969 882439 or email

    A great way for children (6 – 12), to get outdoors, connect with nature and learn about the amazing herbs growing around them in a fun and creative way. Includes garden trail, herbal art and making simple and safe lotions and potions to take home!

    29 Jul

    Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND

    29/07/2017 To 29/07/2017

    11:00 am To 12:30 pm

    : pre-booking essential. To book phone Knoll Gardens on 01202 873931.

    Locate and identify Knoll’s many butterflies with the expert help of Keith Powrie who has been recording butterfly sightings at Knoll for many years.

    28 Apr

    Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne BH21 7ND

    28/04/2017 To 28/04/2017

    8:00 am To 10:00 am

    : Book online at or call the nursery on 01202 873931.  

    Join the RSPB for a guided stroll at Knoll before the gardens open to the general public, to listen to an amazing array of birds as they greet the new day with their song. RSPB will then be at Knoll to meet garden visitors for the rest of the day to answer questions and help with ideas to encourage nature into your garden.

    06 Apr

    Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 7ND

    06/04/2017 To 11/05/2017

    9:00 am To 10:00 am


    To check availability or Book online at: or call the nursery on 01202 873931.

    Enjoy an hour of energising yoga with Jackie Hayfield in the tranquility of the garden before it opens to the public. Then stay to enjoy Knoll’s naturalistic style and visiting wildlife.

    First of a 6-week Thursday morning short course (6 April – 11 May).

    25 Apr

    Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 7ND

    25/04/2017 To 25/04/2017

    2:00 pm To 4:00 pm


    Limited numbers. Book online at or call DWT on 01202 692033

    Join Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Nicky Hoar and Knoll’s Neil Lucas as they take you on a guided walk across Ferndown Common to Knoll Gardens looking at the similarities and differences of the landscapes as you understand more about east Dorset’s horticulture and wildlife.


    07 Dec

    Christchurch Priory, Quay Road, Christchurch, BH23 1BU

    07/12/2016 To 07/12/2016

    7:00 pm To 8:30 pm

    A wonderful evening to put you in the Christmas spirit.

    With celebrity readings by Kate Adie and others soon to be announced, traditional carols and music from the Sing Now Choir and Bournemouth Collegiate Prep School.

    Doors open at 6.15pm for a 7pm start.

    Guests are invited to stay on after the concert for delicious mulled wine and mince pies.

    Book your tickets at or contact us on 01202 644220.

    02 Jan

    Somerley Estate, Ringwood, BH24 3PL

    02/01/2017 To 02/01/2017

    11:00 am To 5:00 pm


    Register now on our website:

    Start 2017 on a high and join hundreds of runners at the stunning Somerley Estate for our 15th anniversary winter run.

    Register online today to receive your early bird discount!

    Make your Bank Holiday Monday count!

    Choose from the 10km route which is now chip timed for an official and accurate time, or 2km fun run suitable a for all the family.

    The 10km run will start at 11.00am and the fun run will follow at 11.15am. Please note that on the day registrations will close at 9.30am. All finishers will receive a medal and a goody bag on the day, plus an online personalised certificate!

    • 10km early bird entry, £18 (£22 from 1st December)
    • 2km Fun Run early bird entry,  £7 (£9 from 1st December)

    By joining us on the day you will be supporting local individuals and families affect by autism – thank you!

    16 Mar

    Cobham Sports and Social Club, Merley Park Rd, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3DA

    16/03/2017 To 16/03/2017

    6:00 pm To 9:00 pm


    Places are limited so please sign up ASAP to secure your place -

    “It may be a bit uncomfortable and will definitely require focus and mind over matter, but when I consider what my brave mum, sister and other cancer patients go through and how much suffering they endure I think the fire walk will be a walk in the park – albeit a hot one!”

    Fire up your determination and inner strength and join Forest Holme Hospice to walk across hot coals to raise money for patients going through their own challenge.

    Registration is just £25 and we ask for a commitment to raising £100 in sponsorship.

    Places are limited so please sign up ASAP to secure your place –

    Spectators welcome!

    20 May

    Hamworthy Club, Magna Road, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AP

    20/05/2016 To 20/05/2016

    6:00 pm To 10:00 pm


    Please complete the registration form on the website:  

    Walk on Fire; are you daring enough? ….participants wanted!

    The Marie Curie Poole Fundraising Group are looking for people to sign up and take part in a sponsored Fire Walk on the evening of Saturday 20th May. Registration is just £30. All participants must attend the safety briefing at 6.30pm. The event will be held at the Hamworthy club, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AP.

    For more information, or to complete the entry form, please visit or contact Amy, Community Fundraiser on 07515 190353