June diary

« All Events This event has passed. June diary May 25 8:00 am June 30 9:30 pm Guided Town Perimeter Walk » To Sunday June 6: Dorset Art Weeks open studios locally and across the county, see www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk Wednesday June 2: Blandford St Mary Parish Council meeting, email [email protected] to ask for a Zoom invitation

To Sunday June 6: Dorset Art Weeks open studios locally and across the county, see www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk

Wednesday June 2: Blandford St Mary Parish Council meeting, email [email protected] to ask for a Zoom invitation

Sunday June 6: Royal British Legion Poppy Walk, Milldown, 10am

Monday June 7: Blandford Town Council Finance & Staffing committee, 7pm, for agenda and link see www.blandfordforum-tc.gov.uk

Sunday June 13:

Royal British Legion wreath laying for the Duke of Edinburgh, 10.30am, Blandford Cemetery Cross of Sacrifice

Town Centre Guided Heritage Walk led by a guide from Blandford & District Civic Society, meet 11am at the flood wall in the Marsh & Ham (Morrisons) car park, details 01258 459346

Open Gardens, Littlebrook Farmhouse, Belchalwell, DT11 0EG, for Julia’s House, 2.30 to 5pm, details 01258 863683 or [email protected]

Monday June 14: Blandford Town Council Recreation & Amenities committee meeting, 7pm, for agenda and link see www.blandfordforum-tc.gov.uk

Monday June 14 to Sunday June 20: Sturminster Newton Literary Festival, see www.sturlitfest.com

Tuesday June 15: Cranborne Chase AONB Open Forum, online, 10.30am to 12.30pm. book at www.cranbornechase.org.uk/events/

Saturday June 19: Midsummer Litter Pick with War on Waste/Cleanup Blandford, meet  at the blue bridge, Marsh & Ham, 10am to 12 noon, details [email protected]

Saturday and Sunday June 19 and 20: Blandford Art Hub, Nightingale Court, Blandford, 10am to 3pm, open for information and art activity

Saturday and Sunday June 19 and 20, and Wednesday June 23: Open Gardens for the NGS at The Hollow, Tower Hill, Iwerne Minster, timed tickets possibly on the gate or from www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/

Sunday June 20: Open Gardens for the NGS at Manor House Farm, Dt11 0EN, 2 to 5pm  and 5 Foster Meadows, DT11 0DW 2 to 6pm, timed tickets possibly on the gate or from www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/

Monday June 21: Blandford Town Council full council meeting, 7pm, for agenda and link see www.blandfordforum-tc.gov.uk

Friday and Saturday June 25 and 26: DorsetFest, Warren Farm, Bulbarrow DT11 0HQ, subject to Covid restrictions permitting, see www.dorsetfest.org

Saturday June 26:

Free Blandford town centre parking (time limits apply)

Armed Forces Day gathering, Legion House, Church Lane, 11am

Open Gardens for the NGS at Philipston House, Clenston, 2 to 6pm, timed tickets possibly on the gate from www.ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/

Bec Applebee in ‘Oh Mary’, Milborne St Andrew Hall Field, 7.30pm, details/bookings 01258 839060 or www.artsreach.co.uk

Sunday June 27: Town Perimeter Guided Heritage Walk led by a guide from Blandford & District Civic Society, meet 11am outside Scrivens, Durdens Corner, Market Place, details 01258 459346

Monday June 28:

First meeting of ‘Step Outside’, Woodhouse Gardens, 2 to 4pm, bookings 07884 333117

Blandford Town Council planning committee meeting, for agenda and link see www.blandfordforum-tc.gov.uk

Panda Pre-school Summer Bingo at The Royal British Legion, Blandford Forum. Eyes down 7.30pm (Subject to Government guidelines)

What else is going on in Blandford…

Guided Town Perimeter Walk

June 27 11:00 am 1:00 pmEvent Details

July diary

JULY Please note: some events may have been cancelled following delay in lifting lockdown restrictions. If in doubt, please check

July 1 8:00 am July 31 5:00 pmEvent Details

Saturday July 3 Fun Day for the Luccombe Hub

July 3 10:00 am 2:00 pmEvent Details

Sunday July 4 Guided Geology Walk

Learn about the history of the stones making up the town's architecture, some dating back millions of years, with a

July 4 11:00 am 1:00 pmEvent Details

Sunday July 11: Guided Heritage Walk

Learn about the history of Blandford's Georgian town centre with a guide from Blandford & District Civic Society. 11am from

July 11 11:00 am 1:00 pmEvent Details

Saturday July 17 The Grimm Sisters

Scratchworks Theatre presents The Grimm Sisters, in the grounds of The Blandford School, Milldown Road, Blandford. 5pm and 8pm Tickets

July 17 5:00 pm 9:00 pmEvent Details

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