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Events Diary - November  2019

1st 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Halloween Bistro Various times
At Swanage Railway. Table for two is £74, four is £148. Booking essential at swanagerailway.co.uk or 01929 475207
  
Monster Bonfire & Fireworks 18:00
At Swanage & Wareham RFC. £5 entry, kids under 10 free. Live music, bar, bbq and funfair.
  
Swanage Photographic Society 19:30
Meets in the Rectory classroom, Church Hill for: Two competitions:- Pangborne Cup - ‘Games & Sport’ and Shore Trophy – ‘Open’ Judge: Trevor Prince Visitors welcome, ffi: www.swanagephotographicsociety.com or 01929 426268
2nd 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Cider Festival Various times
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
  
Artisans at the Legion 10:30 to 14:30
'Poppy Coffee Fair' Artisans, books, crafts, candles, cakes, gifts, toys and more!
  
Artisans at the Legion 10:30 to 15:00
Poppy Coffee Fair. Books, crafts, poppy merchandise and more! To book a table email: podgyfrog@aol.com
  
Wareham Museum presents: A Talk 16:30
At Wareham Town Hall."Anglo-Saxon and Viking swords: from the fifth century to 1066" a talk by Professor David Hinton, preceded by drinks reception at 4pm. Entrance by donation. www.wtm.org.uk
  
Fancy Dress Halloween Party 19:30
At Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. Two course meal and disco, £23 pp, book in advance.
  
Not Got Stopped 20:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
3rd 
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Kingston Maurwood College Open Morning 10:00 to 14:00
Dorchester DT2 8PY. Ffi: 01305 215215
  
Not Got Stopped 14:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
4th 
Sandford Heritage Community Group presents 19:30
Sandford Labour Club, Keysworth Drive, Sandford BH20 7BD."Down to earth: Sandford Pottery's journey from fine tableware to drainage systems" a talk by Pat Andrews, Entrance by donation of £1. Ffi: www.sandfordheritage.org
8th 
St George's Church Choir 18:00
New Singers very Welcome, sings at 9.30 am service 2nd/4th Sunday in month with rehersal on preceeding Fridays 6-7.15pm. Ffi 01929 475822.
  
Sam Jefferson 20:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
9th 
Lewis Clarke & The Essentials 20:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
12th 
The Purbeck Carers Group 10:30 to 12:00
We meet on the 2 nd  Tuesday of each month in a private room, Wareham Library.  On behalf of everyone you are most welcome.  The groups ethos is with friendship and information to support carers with varied speakers to empower your caring role, over a cup of tea.   Ffi: Marilyn Butler 01929 553826 or 07785741733
  
Purbeck Parkinson’s Meetings 14:00 to 16:00
All Saints Church Hall Swanage 2pm till 4pm FFI – T. Lander 01929 425970 or D. Peters 01929 551962
14th 
'Arsenic & Old Lace' 14:30
At Corfe Castle Village Hall. Tickets from the Village Stores or box office: 01929 480323.
  
'Arsenic & Old Lace' 19:30
At Corfe Castle Village Hall. Tickets from the Village Stores or box office: 01929 480323.
14 November to 16 November
15th 
'Arsenic & Old Lace' 19:30
At Corfe Castle Village Hall. Tickets from the Village Stores or box office: 01929 480323.
14 November to 16 November
  
Purbeck Railway Circle 19:30
Meets at Harmans Cross Village Hall. “Luxury Railway Travel: A Social and Business History”. Presentation by Martyn Pring. Refreshments and railway raffle. Doors open 7pm. Ffi 421 913.
  
Mareaiad Green & Anna Massie 20:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
16th 
'Arsenic & Old Lace' 19:30
At Corfe Castle Village Hall. Tickets from the Village Stores or box office: 01929 480323.
14 November to 16 November
  
Swanage Hospital Autumn Fayre 10:00 to 12:00
At Swanage Hospital.
  
Mishra 20:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
  
'Abba's Angels' 20:30
At The Legion, Swanage. Tickets £10 from behind the bar, includes free drink and buffet.
17th 
Christmas Craft Sale 10:00 to 15:00
At Carey Hall, Mistover rd, Wareham. Tombola, stalls, refreshments and more.
18th 
Poole Grammar School Sixth Form Subject Evening 18:00 to 20:00
Please contact Claire Collins, Sixth Form administrator to book a place: collins@poolegrammar.com
19th 
Purbeck Ass’n of the National Trust 14:30 to 16:00
At All Saints Church, Ulwell Rd, Sw. ‘Songs and Stories of Old Dorset’ – musician, storyteller, actor and playwright Tim Laycock tells stories of old Dorset, illustrated by songs, music and poetry. All welcome. £3.00 incl refreshments. Ffi 01929 427300.
20th 
Studland History Group 14:30
Meets in the Village Hall for an illustrated talk by Carlton Hobbs, “A Royal Warren. Part 1”. All welcome. Ffi the secretary 01929 439245.
  
Swanage Royal British Legion AGM 19:30
Held at the Legion.
22nd 
St George's Church Choir 18:00
New Singers very Welcome, sings at 9.30 am service 2nd/4th Sunday in month with rehersal on preceeding Fridays 6-7.15pm. Ffi 01929 475822.
23rd 
Christmas Market 10:00 to 14:00
At Winfrith Village Hall,for Winfrith Preschool. Craft stalls, cake stall, book stall and many more, there will also be a raffle, tombola, children's games, refreshments of hot turkey rolls, tea, coffee and mince pies, and see Santa arrive in his new Capri, free entry.
  
Alexander Technique Saturday Workshop 10:00 to 17:00
In Wareham with Kate Brailsford and Caroline Jucker: 10 – 5pm. Come and find out how to enhance your co-ordination and comfort in all your everyday activities and interests. Ffi contact Kate 07798 791985, thebrailsfords@onetel.com, www.itmalexandertechnique.org
  
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
24th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
  
Colour of Christmas Event 11:00 to 14:00
At St Johns the Evangelist Church. The church will be decorated in the colours of Christmas, there will be a tombola, crafts, book stall, bric a brac, and refreshments of hot turkey rolls, tea, coffee and mince pies, children will be able to make decorations and put them on the Christmas tree. Entry free.
  
Tobias Ben Jacob & Lucas Drinkwater 14:00
Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
25th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
  
Wareham Area Seniors' Forum 10:00 to 12:00
At Carey Hall, Mistover rd, Wareham. A short AGM followed by Christmas festivities.
26th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
27th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
28th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
  
A Vicar of Dibly Christmas 19:30
At The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage.
28 November to 30 November
29th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
  
A Vicar of Dibly Christmas 19:30
At The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage.
28 November to 30 November
30th 
Shop Dorset Makers 10:00 to 17:00
At Creech, Wareham, BH20 5DG. Over 30 makers and artists, gifts, art and design, coffee and cake.
23 November to 08 December
  
A Vicar of Dibly Christmas 19:30
At The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage.
28 November to 30 November
  
Party Night & Tribute Act Various times
'Freddy' At The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle. 3 Course party night menu £29.95 pp. Book on: 01929 480205.
  
Christmas in Swanage Various times
Artisans on the Beach - Grand Opening, Mulled Wine, Santa's Grotto in a beach hut, Christmas Sing-a-long, Emergency Vehicle displays, Lights swith on at 5pm.
  
Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30
At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments.
30 November to 08 December