We're promoting and supporting community events across Dorset. In this section you can find information about current and past events, workshops, cultural events, gatherings etc.

If your event is not on here, get in touch with us and we'll see what we can do.

Dorset Kerala Community - Organ Donation Campaign

Do2015-06-05 DorsetKeralaCmmty OrganDonorEventPoolerset Kerala Community is organising a Organ Donation Campaign (please refer to the details on the poster). This is done all over UK, aiming at mainly Asians. There will be an event in Poole next Friday, 5th June from 12.45pm to 3.00pm at the Canford Heath Community Hall.

The event aims to help to pass on the message about the need for organ donation to benefit the black community.

UKNFS Nepal earthquake support fundraising event - Saturday 23rd May 2015

UKNFS (UK Nepal Friendship Society) presents:

NEPALI ARTS OPEN DAY 10AM to 5PM Saturday 23rd May 2015 in Bournemouth:

Open Day at Meyrick Hall in Bournemouth featuring exhibition of Bournemouth and Poole College Nepali-inspired artwork created by the students of the Art and Design Department and recently featured on BBC Television News. Nepalese food produced by Bournemouth’s first Nepalese restaurateur Anil Lamgade. The Open Day will be followed by an evening event:

'TASTE OF NEPAL' EVENING EVENT 6PM to 10.30PM Saturday 23rd May 2015 (please book a place):

6.00PM     Drinks at bar.
6.30         Seating for “Taste of Nepal” dinner by Anil Lamgade, £10/head (limited tickets, please book)
7.30         Evening entertainment begins with presentation by members of the local Nepali community about the UKNFS art programme and the earthquake crisis.
7.50         Traditional Nepali dance by Rina Adhikari
8.00         Traditional Thai songs from local musician Yui Kharlberg
8.30         Kaia Viera and Tim Crook, original British folk duo.
9.15         Auction hosted by representative from Bournemouth Football Club (AFCB) to include artwork by internationally renowned artists Govinda Sah, Subash Thebe, Alan Mercel-Sanca and also an AFCB football shirt signed by Max Richie
9.45         Solo performance by Andy Bennett, most famed for his work with Ocean Colour Scene
10.30PM   End of evening entertainment followed by drinks at the bar

Please note times are approximate. Limited parking available onsite, free parking in nearby roads.
This event has been organised in conjunction with the UK Nepal Friendship Society, It’s All About Culture (IAAC), Boscombe Arts, Meyrick Hall and Bournemouth and Poole College. All money raised will go to help with the Nepal Disaster Fund. Donations can also be made on paypal through the link on
Meyrick Hall is located at 45 A Christchurch Road, Bournemouth BH1 3PA (next to Lynton Court Premier Inn.) Tickets can be booked through contacting Alan by phone 07811269454 or by email

Generation Exodus - Public Talk at Bournemouth University

2015-05-27 ProfOttoHutterTALKatBUCentre for Social Work, Sociology & Social Policy at the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences at Bournemouth University are inviting you to an academic and public event, lunch time seminar on Wednesday 27th May 2015.

Event title: "Research Seminar: Generation Exodus"

Speaker: Professor Otto Hutter, former Regius Professor of Physiology at the University of Glasgow, and Bournemouth resident. Professor Otto Hutter is a Holocaust survivour, who escaped from Hitler’s Vienna by Kindertransport in 1938.

Date: Wednesday 27 May 2015, 13.00-14.30
Venue: Room B225, Bournemouth House, Bournemouth University (Lansdowne Campus) 19 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3LH  -  All Welcome!

For more information about Centre for Social Work, Sociology & Social Policy visit:

Exploring Spirituality through Art - Community Exhibition

2015-05-18 ArtsSpiritualityExhibitionPooleExploring Spirituality through Art - Community Exhibition
at Poole Museum, 4 High Street BH15 1BW
10 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Monday 18th May to Friday 29th May 2015.

Bridging Communities, Borough of Poole Museum & Arts Services and local
artist Jason Miller have joined together to help local people express their experience
of spirituality today.
The project was created by Bridging Communities as a way for the people of Poole to
explore and understand themselves as a spiritual community, moving into the future.

A series of creative workshops have taken place, which explore thoughts, feelings and ideas around the spiritual in life. These have been hosted by a number of community and faith groups locally and a selection of this work has been curated into a temporary exhibition of community creativity by local painter and sculptor, Jason Miller. Alongside the creative community workshops, students from Poole High School and members of The Poole Passion have relished the opportunity to explore personal feelings and spiritual themes under the inspirational guidance of local performance artist, Sharon Muiruri. This work will be performed at:
An opening event for the community exhibition will take place from
7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday 20th May 2015
This is a free and open event with refreshments provided.
Please contact with any enquiries.


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