Maiden Newton Village | RSS Feeds | Maiden Newton, Dorset: Events Near Maiden Newton (c) 2018 | http://www.maidennewton.info http://www.maidennewton.info/rss.php?type=diary Recent Posts about Maiden Newton en alacrify simple cms (c) 2009 - 2010 Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:02:47 1 A DAY OF MEDITATION AT THE KINGCOMBE CENTRE, DORSET DT2 0EQ Join me for a day of meditation and mindfulness at the beautiful Kingcombe Centre near Toller Porcorum in Dorset (DT2 0EQ). Set in 450 acres of stunning nature reserve, the Centre provides us with the perfect setting to switch off from the usual daily bustle and tune in to the natural harmony around us. Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators, the day will include beautiful guided meditations to relax and ground us, forest bathing (walking meditation) around the orchard and plenty of mindful moments by the river to leave us feeling calm and refreshed. Please bring a packed lunch. Tea, coffee and water will be available throughout the day and the Centre will provide us with some delicious home-made cakes in the afternoon :-) Places available to book now. Please pay GBP40 by bank transfer to Caroline Measures acc. nr. 31067568 sort code 30-99-56 or by PayPal to carolinemeasures@yahoo.co.uk Thank you and looking forward to seeing you there! Caroline http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/207/A+DAY+OF+MEDITATION+AT+THE+KINGCOMBE+CENTRE%2C+DORSET+DT2+0EQ Sun, 1 Jul 2018 00:00:00 GMT Corscombe Fest 2018 Corscombe Fest - Fun and Music all day long The Fest is a lovely traditional event, there is truly something for everyone. Set in the grounds of Corscombe Court with its Moat it's a unique place for a day out. The Fest kicks off at 1pm and runs until 8pm. A superb family day out, the very best in the area. The Fest is a lovely traditional event, with something for everyone, including the Dads and the Kids. Great stalls, a superb collection of Classic cars, a variety of food including a hog roast and a bar with real ale. There is plenty to keep your young ones happy as well in our kid's area that includes a bouncy castle and assault course. The dogs show is always a good place to start the day. Have a PIMMS on the lawn or a tea and a cake or visit the local food stalls and buy some local produce. PLUS there is music all day long from 1pm, starting off with traditional music and dancing and from 4.30 we have some wonderful pop and rock from Chill - the party band and Kash Folding. They will keep playing all the way to the close at 8pm Corscombe is a beautiful unspoilt West Dorset village, just 4 miles from Beaminster, 9 Miles from Yeovil, and 7 miles from Crewkerne. Tickets are available on the door at only GBP2 each so bring the family, there is amply free parking. Further info at www.corscombe-fest.org http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/206/Corscombe+Fest+2018 Sat, 9 Jun 2018 00:00:00 GMT Maiden Newton 5th Annual Potato Day Maiden Newton 5th annual Potato Day, pop up gardener's market & seed fair Saturday 24th February 2018 10.30am - 2.00pm Maiden Newton Village Hall, Station Road, Maiden Newton, DT2 0AE FREE ADMISSION Refreshments, local arts and craft stalls! Over 97 varieties of seed potatoes by tuber including Vitelotte Noire, a rare French heritage seed potato with purple flesh and chestnut flavour. Over 700 varieties of heritage and heirloom seeds, plus exclusive introductions from Burpee USA. 7 varieties of onion sets, 6 varieties of shallots, 7 varieties of rhubarb, unusual tubers including oca, yacon, mashua, Chinese artichokes, 2 varieties of Jerusalem artichoke, asparagus crowns, lots of soft fruit bushes including 5 varieties of raspberry canes plus dwarf raspberry Ruby Beauty. Top fruit trees including peaches, nectarines, quinces, medlars and grafted mulberries and lots of herb plants. New blight resistant tomato Oh Happy Day, plus tasty cucumber Merlin, which produces 6 inch greenhouse fruits in 2 months. http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/205/Maiden+Newton+5th+Annual+Potato+Day Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT Maiden Newton Village Show - Sunday 14th August Maiden Newton Village Show Sunday 14th August 2016 - 2.00 to 4.00pm The village show will take place at the Maiden Newton Village Hall. -Admission Free -Teas, Cakes & Raffle Schedules available in local shops. http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/202/Maiden+Newton+Village+Show+-+Sunday+14th+August Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 GMT Maiden Newton Allotments Association - Walking Treasure Hunt CASH PRIZES SUNDAY 31ST JULY FROM 2.00PM START AT CHALK AND CHEESE- GBP2.50 PER PERSON UNDER 16 YEARS FREE WHEN ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/201/Maiden+Newton+Allotments+Association+-+Walking+Treasure+Hunt Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT 'A Dog Called Hope' - Evening with Author Damien Lewis at Stratton http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/200/%27A+Dog+Called+Hope%27+-+Evening+with+Author+Damien+Lewis+at+Stratton Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Maiden Newton Arts & Crafts Exhibition Friday 15th July 2016 from 6.00pm to 9.00pm Saturday 16th July 2016 from 10.00am to 4.00pm The show will be held at Maiden Newton Village Hall (off Station Road) Admission Free Teas, Cakes, Tombola & Raffle http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/199/Maiden+Newton+Arts+%26+Crafts+Exhibition Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT Maiden Newton Potato Day & Seed Fair 3rd Annual Maiden Newton Potato Day and Seed Fair Saturday 27th February 2016 10:30am - 2:00pm Maiden Newton Village Hall Station Road, DT2 0AE A pop up gardener's market. A huge range of 60 varieties of seed potatoes sold by tuber, Heritage and Heirloom seeds, onion sets, shallots and garlic bulbs, fruit trees, soft fruit, rhubarb, asparagus and flower and herb seeds. All are welcome, experienced gardeners, allotment veterans, newbies, come and talk to the experts, plenty of advice available. Share tips and talk all things gardening. -FREE ENTRY, homemade cakes and refreshments, easy parking, next to Maiden Newton station -Local arts and craft exhibition/sale -Potato competition -Sunflower competition -Children's potato crafts -Organised by Maiden Newton Allotment Association (MNAA) & Pennard Plants For more info ring Charles Le Vay, Chairman MNAA on 01300 320974 or contact Karen on 07968 199303. http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/198/Maiden+Newton+Potato+Day+%26+Seed+Fair Sat, 27 Feb 2016 00:00:00 GMT The Grand Shaftesbury Run 2014 Particpants are invited to take part in this annual event, now in its fourth year held on the trails and private tracks around the Shaftesbury Estate and grounds of St Giles House, home to the Earl of Shaftesbury. On the day there will be 4 events taking place; Half marathon 10k 1k fun run Aquathlon (750m swim + 5k run) The estate will be open from 8.30am and the first race (half marathon) starts at 10am. It will be a great day for everyone as we cater for all abilities. There will also be food, drinks and music to fuel supporters and reenergise runners! For more information, go to http://www.shaftesburyestates.com/shaftesbury-run/ (Closing date for entries - Sunday May 4th 2013) http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/196/The+Grand+Shaftesbury+Run+2014 Sun, 18 May 2014 00:00:00 GMT Archaeotreks presents... Dorset Archaeology: from the Stone Age to the Dark Age with Chris Tripp MA PIFA - archaeologist and lecturer 7 - 9pm on Sunday evenings At the Quaker Meeting Hall, South Street, Bridport Starting: 08/01/2012 GBP8 per session (10 weeks) Refreshments and Two Site Tours Included Visit http://xcavate.blogspot.com Or contact Chris via email or 0776 869 51 62 http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/181/Archaeotreks+presents... Sun, 8 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT West Compton Carol Service Wednesday 21st December, 6.30pm at St Michael's Church, West Compton. Candle lit carol service. Plenty of free parking in the field. Collection in aid of the church refurbishment fund. Followed by drinks at West Compton Manor. Everyone's welcome to come and enjoy a magical candle lit carol service in St Michael's Church beautifully decorated by the ladies of the village. Afterwards take a short walk down the torch lit drive to West Compton Manor for a glass of steaming mulled wine and canape. http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/162/West+Compton+Carol+Service Wed, 21 Dec 2011 00:00:00 GMT Murder Mystery Weekend at the George Albert Hotel Murder Mystery Weekend at the George Albert Hotel Held on the 4th, 5th and 6th November, at the George Albert Hotel, on the A37 Dorchester to Yeovil road, in association with 'its Murder'. The entertainment includes Dinner and refreshments. For more details visits the Hotel website. http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/141/Murder+Mystery+Weekend+at+the+George+Albert+Hotel Sun, 4 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT Wedding Fayre at The George Albert Hotel Wedding Fayre at The George Albert Hotel Held on 3rd and 4th Spetember, between 10am and 4pm. Services and items available include: Bridal wear Wedding planners Entertainers Stationery Wedding Cars Ideas and much more... Location The George Albert Hotel, on the A37 between Dorchester and Yeovil - next to Southern Counties Shooting Ground DT2 9PW http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/140/Wedding+Fayre+at+The+George+Albert+Hotel Sat, 3 Sep 2011 00:00:00 GMT BikeSafe Motorcyclists Course To be held at Southern Counties Shooting Ground, on A37 Yeovil to Dorchester Road on 13th and 14th August. The course will include a Theory Presentation and Assessed ride and will help riders gain advice and tips in: cornering positioning overtaking hazard perception For more details visit the website at www.bikesafe.co.uk http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/127/BikeSafe+Motorcyclists+Course Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT BikeSafe Motorcyclists Course To be held at Southern Counties Shooting Ground, on A37 Yeovil to Dorchester Road on 13th and 14th August. The course will include a Theory Presentation and Assessed ride and will help riders gain advice and tips in: cornering positioning overtaking hazard perception For more details visit the website at www.bikesafe.co.uk http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/126/BikeSafe+Motorcyclists+Course Sat, 13 Aug 2011 00:00:00 GMT Vintage Country Fayre at West Compton To be opened by Paul Atterbury from the Antiques Roadshow. 11am - 5pm West Compton, DT2 0EY (just off A35) A great day out for all the family! Punch and judy, dog agility, vintage homewares, birds of prey, beer / pims tent, classic cars, children's magician, fly casting competition, local artists, cream teas, alpacas, flower arranging competition, companion dog show, bbq and much, much more! Admission: adults GBP2, children GBP1, family of four GBP5. Proceeds to go to the St Michael's Restoration Fund and towards the other churches in the Melbury Team. Follow their blog here: www.vintagecountryfayre.blogspot.com http://www.maidennewton.info/diary/104/Vintage+Country+Fayre+at+West+Compton Sun, 17 Jul 2011 00:00:00 GMT