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Whats On in West Parley

Upcoming Events
(if you have an event you would like to publicise please email us: enquiries@westparley-pc.gov.uk or phone 07979 853697)

Activate Coast & Countryside
Based at three Dorset hubs - Moors Valley Country Park, Kingston Lacy National Trust, and Highcliffe Castle - there is a big programme of courses and events for all ages and tastes

  • Surfing, Fishing, River Kayaking & Canoeing, Sea Kayaking
  • Outdoor Fitness Circuits, Golf, Orienteering, Run for Fun, Multi-Sport Fun Days
  • Night Cycling, Mountain Biking, Mountain Bike Orienteering, Accessible Cycling, Health Cycle Rides
  • Health Walks, Nordic Walking, Buggy Fit & Power Walking, Countryside Walks
Download the brochure for all the details and how to book online, 01425 480811 www.moors-valley.co.uk/events

Fill our Bug Hotels
something to do anytime, when you are enjoying Parley Wood. Our hungry bugs need sticks and twigs, moss, leaves or cardboard, more.

Weekly Events (please scroll down to see our weekly classes in the Memorial and St Marks Halls)
Coffee Morning Weds 10am - 12 noon
at the Parley Country Club. Everyone will be made very welcome.
Parley Health Walks Weds 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Country Club, followed by coffee and biscuits.
Parley Rotary Thurs 7pm at the Parley Country Club.
St John Ambulance Cadets and Badgers Tues 7pm - 8.30pm at Longham Church.

April (click on red event title for full details)show more months
Wed 6th Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 6th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 14th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Fri 15th Movie Quiz & Cinema Supper - MS Society, Church Lane 7.00pm, £10
Wed 20th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Wed 20th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Denise Edwards - experiences of a film & TV Stunt performer
Fri 22nd Annual Parish Meeting West Parley Memorial Hall, 7.30pm. Open from 7pm for tea and coffee. This is your opportunity to ask your Parish Council what it has done and what it is doing . . more.
Sat 23rd Ferndown Poppy Walk - Royal British Legion, Church Rd, Ferndown, BH22 9ET 11.00am, - a fun, safe and stewarded walk for all ages and all the family
Sun 24th Jumble Sale - MS Society, Church Lane 11am - 1.30pm, everything 50p
Tue 26th Gardening Club - Parley Country Club 7.30pm, Roger Hirons - Unusual plants suitable for British Garden
Sat 30th Spring -16 Quiz - Wimborne and Ferndown Lions Club, Allendale Centre, Wimborne 7.30pm, teams of 6, £6 each. . more.

May (click on red event title for full details)show more months
Wed 4th Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 4th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Mon 9th kick start your Writing Career in Wimborne! - Allendale House, Wimborne, 10am - 12noon. A new course for writers begins, 7 two hour sessions on Monday mornings with publisher John Jenkins, 01202 888992 East Dorset Heritage Trust
Thu 12th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Fri 13th Travelling Trends fashion show - St Mark's Church Hall, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start, tickets £5 includes glass of wine . . more.
Sat 14th Spring Fayre - MS Society, Church Lane 11am - 2pm
Sat 14th Riverfly Training Workshop- Dorset Wildlife Trust, Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester DT2 7AA, 9.00am - 14.30pm. . more. . . . what is riverfly monitoring?.
Wed 18th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Wed 18th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Speaker - Julia's House
Fri 20th Quiz Night with Ferndown Friends Group - Ferndown Village Hall 7pm for 7.30pm start, in aid of Julia's House, £10 includes meal. . more.
Sat 21st Muddy Fun Run - Wimborne and Ferndown Lions Club and Wessex Cancer Trust, Homeland Farm, Three Cross, 10am onwards, £5 for school age entrants, £15 for adults, and all money raised will go to the charities involved . . more. . facebook
Tue 31st Gardening Club - Parley Country Club 7.30pm, Andrew Hund - Head Gardener at Kingston Lacy, Kingston Lacy through the seasons

June
Wed 1st Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 1st Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 9th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Sun 12th Queens 90th birthday celebration - West Parley Memorial Hall, 1pm - 5.30pm. There will be running events, stalls, music and amusements. Free tea and cakes and a Queen lookalike competition. Something for all the family. Bring a picnic and enjoy the large play area in the Rec and have a look round Parley Wood. Car parking for the event is at Stocks Farm Equestrian Centre next door. The amount of parking space is limited so local residents are asked to walk to the event if possible. . .more.
Wed 15th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Fri 17th 60s, 70s Music Evening - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm, with Ploughman's Supper £12.50
Sat 18th Ferndown Stroke Club - Fete on the field, 10.30am
Wed 22nd Ferndown Stroke Club - Coach Trip
Thu 23rd Partners and Communities Together (PACT) - Parley First School 4.30pm
Tue 28th Gardening Club - Parley Country Club 7.30pm, Jane Glover - summer flower arrangement. . . more.

July (click on red event title for full details)
Wed 6th Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 6th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 14th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Wed 20th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Wed 20th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Richard Edwards - experiences of a Documentary Cameraman
Sat 23rd Garden Party - MS Society, Church Lane 12noon - 4pm. . .more.
Sat 23rd annual Emergency Services Family Fun Day - Poole Park 11am - 4pm. Dorset Police will be taking part in an Emergency Services Family Fun Day.
The event will have interactive stands and free giveaways from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue, South Western Ambulance Service, Dorset Police, Dorset Traffic Cops, SafeWise Bournemouth, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, RNLI, Maritime and Coastguard Agency and many more! There will be a display arena with demonstrations throughout the day including two police dog displays, real house fire, animal rescue, line rescue, CPR, chip pan fire, water rescue as well as a road traffic accident involving all the emergency services.
Sun 24th Wild Sunday - Avon Heath Country Park 10.30am to 3pm, a fun packed day to celebrate local crafts and all things wild! Free entry. . . more.
Tue 26th Gardening Club - Parley Country Club 7.30pm, Chris Evans - Head Gardener at Kings Park, The history of Bournemouth Gardens

August (click on red event title for full details)
Wed 3rd Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 3rd Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 11th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Thu 11th Dorset Summer Market - West Parley Memorial Hall, 11am - 4pm, freshly cooked food, Artisan Crafts, Live Music, Childrens Entertainment, and more! Bring a picnic, sit on the grass and relax, £1 adults, children free.
Fri 12th Sting in the Tale - Woodland story walk adventure - "The Pirate Princess of Parley Wood", £2.50 per child, 10.45am at the Parley Country Club AND Mask making and storytelling - "Peach Boy and his Animal friends", £3 per child, 2.30pm to 4pm West Parley Memorial Hall, book separately please.
Mon 15th Nuts about Nature - 10am to 12pm in Parley Woods with Moors Valley Rangers. Bug hunting, den building, learning about nature, filling up Bug hotels, and its free! . .more.
Wed 17th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, John Wyatt - Pictorial journey through Dorset
Wed 24th Ferndown Stroke Club - Coach trip

September (click on red event title for full details)
Wed 7th Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 7th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 8th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Thu 8th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Tue 13th Volunteer Reception - West Parley Memorial Hall 7.30pm
Thu 15th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Wed 21st Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Wed 21st Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, AGM followed by Buffet and Raffle
Thu 22nd Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Sat 24th Companion Dog Show - West Parley Memorial Hall 9.30am entries, judging starts 11am. Pedigree classes, Handler of the South, Novelties, Nicky Smith 01202 486239 or Pam Rutley 01202 673017
Tue 27th Gardening Club - West Parley Country Club 7.30pm, Totty - (The Bee Lady) The continuing story of bees, hive to the jar and beeswax candles
Thu 29th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm

October
Wed 5th Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 5th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 6th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Thu 6thQuiz Night - Barrington Centre, Ferndown, 7.30pm , Wimborne and Ferndown Lions Clubin aid of lions Club charities, £6 per player . . more
Thu 13th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Thu 13th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Wed 19th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Speaker Adele Pirrie, mission to Sierra Leone
Wed 19th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Thu 20th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Tue 25th Gardening Club - Parley Country Club 7.30pm, Martin Stewart - The history of Stewarts Garden Centers
Thu 27th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm

November
Wed 2nd Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 2nd Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 3rd Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Thu 10th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Thu 10th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Mon 14th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Steven Lugg - The Queens Bodyguard
Wed 16th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Thu 17th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Sat 19th MS Society Christmas Fayre - MS Society, Church Lane 10.30am
Thu 24th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Tue 29th Gardening Club - Parley Country Club 7.30pm, AGM - Mini quiz, wine raffle, mince pies and glass of wine

December
Thu 1st Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Wed 7th Planning Committee Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm,(NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 7th Townswomen's Guild - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10am - 12noon.
Thu 8th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Thu 8th Women's Institute - West Parley Memorial Hall, 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
Wed 14th Parish Council Meeting - MS Society, Church Lane 7.30pm
Wed 14th Ferndown Stroke Club - Ferndown Girl Guide Hall 10.30am, Christmas Lunch
Thu 15th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Thu 22nd Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm
Thu 29th Rotary Club of West Parley - West Parley Country Club 7.00pm

venues:
 St Marks Church Hall 
 West Parley Memorial Hall 

Regular Weekly Classes

Monday

  • Studio One (morning) - Mrs D Booth 01202 890707
  • Line Dancing (evening) - Mrs Linda Brooks 01202 522382
  • All Stars 4 - 7pm, Michelle Matthews 01202 593688
  • Christchurch & New Forest Canine Society 7 - 11pm, Mr Gary Peskett 01202 579394

Tuesday

  • Babes & Toddlers (mornings term time) - Rector & Frank Sizer 01202 893382
  • Pear Tree Fellowship (2nd Tue afternoon) - Mrs J Waugh Kay Wilson 01202 870667
  • C&NFCS Committee once a month 2nd Tuesday Committee room
  • B'mth & Dorset Beekeepers Assoc Once a month: 6 - 11pm, Mrs Carole Gordon 380 Wimborne rd West, Wimborne BH21 7NN

Wednesday

  • Slimming World (morning) - Mrs Z Kemp 07964 887581
  • Ferndown South & West Parley Neighbourhood Watch (Occasional) - Mrs G Schollar (sec) 01202 875457
  • Shuko-Kai Ryu Karate (Occasional) - (evening) - Mr S Tompkins 01425 470054
  • West Parley Townswomen's Guild 9am - 1 pm, Mrs Jenny Kearey 01202 571955
  • Tai-Kwondo 6 - 11pm - Mr S.Pidgley 01202 897443

Thursday

  • Dru Yoga (morning) - Mrs C McLaughlin 01202 777622
  • Pure Gold Fitness (afternoon) - Mrs A Davies
  • Wessex Accordion Band (evening) - Mr D Luffingham 01258 473254
  • Fitness League Exercise classes 9am - 1pm, Mrs Maggie Douherty 01202 821655
  • West Parley Womens Institute second Thurs each month: 1pm - 6pm, Mrs S Willard 01202 873348
  • Bournemouth Dog Training 6pm - 11pm, Mrs G Trevett 01202 518946

Friday

  • Toddler Sense (morning) - Mrs N Dutt 07771 825159
  • Bournemouth Embroiderers Club Monthly Meetings: 9am - 6pm, Mrs E Deacon 01202 882358

Saturday

  • Art Class (morning) - Aldo Galli 02380 336784
  • Tai-Chi Assn (morning) - Mr M Young 07710 141771
  • R & L Sequence Dance (evening) - Mrs L Boaden 01202 578190
  • Waggy Tails Dog Rescue first Sat in month: starts at 10am, Mrs Meredith 01202 875000