Events

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.

Volunteering: BOSCOMBE INDEPENDENT ADVICE CENTRE lunchtime open event

 

Boscombe Independent Advice Centre (based in the Bourne Spring Centre in St Mary’s Road Springbourne) is to hold a lunchtime open event for anyone at all who is interested in volunteering with this local service. A light buffet will be provided.

BIAC aims to be a place which offers advice and advocacy to a wide and diverse range of clients and welcomes potential volunteers from all sectors of the wider community.

We are looking for advisers, receptionists and researchers. We will train and equip you. All your expenses will be met.

The event will be on MONDAY APRIL THE 13TH AND WILL BE FROM 12.30 THROUGH UNTIL 2PM IN THE BOURNE SPRING CENTRE. (BH1 4QP)

If you are interested in coming along, please call either Martin (CEO) or Megan (Volunteer Coordinator) on 01202 397532 or simply drop-in on the day!

We look forward to welcoming you. Warm regards, Martin and Megan (BIAC)

 

Interested in volunteering for Poole CAB?

If you are aPoster Poole-page-001n ethnic minority resident living in Poole and you are interested in volunteering for your local Citizen's Advice Bureau, get in touch!

This session, organised by Dorset Race Equality Council, as part of the Connecting Advice in Dorset project, will give you the opportunity to speak one-to-one with bureau staff about the sorts of roles available and the advantages of getting involved: both for you and for your local community.

There will also be the opportunity to offer feedback about your expeiences of accessing advice services, which will feed into improvements in the the way services operate and are advertised.

The session will be held at Parkstone United Reformed Church from 12 noon to 2 pm (click on the poster for further details) and lunch is on us! All we ask is that you please contact us on 01202 392954 or jane.jones@dorsetrec.org.uk and book in advance to avoid disappointment...

International Women's Day for Bournemouth and Poole

IWD Feb2015-page-001Unity in Vision would like to invite you to attend their International Women's Day event on Saturday 7th March at Bournemouth University (please click on poster for further details).

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

A programme will be provided to you upon registration.

 One of the aims of the afternoon is to celebrate cultural diversity in Bournemouth and Poole so please feel free to come in your national costumes!

Dorset Women's Day event in Dorchester

 Dorset Wo2015-03-14-DorsetWomensDay-WANDmen’s Week culminates with the 10th annual Dorset Women’s Day to be hosted by WAND!
This will take place at the Dorford Centre Dorchester on Saturday 14 March from 10am – 3.30pm. Regular attenders of the event will know that it offers something for everyone and this year is no exception. The day will be packed with a varied and exciting range of workshops and performances including: crochet, jewellery making, self empowerment techniques and creative writing. Plus a delicious cookery demonstration that will teach you how to make authentic Italian style bread and home made ravioli.

There will also be a range of stallholders promoting everything relating to womanhood with the opportunity to find some wonderful hand made items.

For more information see: http://wandwomen.org.uk/

Rwanda's Women - Stories of Courage, Forgiveness and Resilience during the Genocide & the Journey of Rebuilding

Friday 6 March Committee Room A, West Dorset District Council, DT1 1UZ
You are invited to come to a free talk to be given by activist and humanitarian, Carl Wilkens about his experiences of remaining in Rwanda during the genocide of 1994. His actions together with Rwandan colleagues saved the lives of hundreds - including many orphaned children left trapped in the capital.
However Carl’s talk is not really about genocide. It is more about the choices people made, actions people took, courage people showed, and the sacrifices people gave in the face of this atrocity.

FREE Buffet from 12.30pm - 1pm. Talk from 1pm – 2pm
RSVP to Emma Scott – e.scott@westdorset-weymouth.gov.uk / Tel: 01305 252204

Hosted by The South West Dorset Multicultural Network and the Women’s Action Network Dorset (WAND)

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Friday 6 March Committee Room A, West Dorset District Council, DT1 1UZ

You are invited to come to a free talk to be given by activist and humanitarian, Carl Wilkens about his experiences of remaining in Rwanda during the genocide of 1994. His actions together with Rwandan colleagues saved the lives of hundreds - including many orphaned children left trapped in the capital.

However Carl’s talk is not really about genocide. It is more about the choices people made, actions people took, courage people showed, and the sacrifices people gave in the face of this atrocity.

 

FREE Buffet from 12.30pm - 1pm. Talk from 1pm – 2pm

RSVP to Emma Scott – e.scott@westdorset-weymouth.gov.uk / Tel: 01305 252204

 

Hosted by The South West Dorset Multicultural Network and the Women’s Action Network Dorset (WAND)

 

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