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New toddler club at Knoll Gardens

A NEW club for toddlers, Bugs and Buds, will open at Knoll Gardens, Wimborne, on 27th May. The aim is to inspire a love of nature from an early age with tots enjoying planting, nest building and bug hunting, and seasonal activities. Knoll Gardens is famous for its glorious ornamental grasses that provide wonderful habitats…

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Fairytale with a twist

ACTION Transport makes its debut at the egg at Bath Theatre Royal from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th May with the new show, Happily Ever After. Described as a traditional children’s fairytale “with a twist”, Happily Ever After is a celebration of diversity and equality. The queen is growing impatient. Her lazy son will never…

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Magical watery waste

INTO the Water, coming to Pavilion Dance on Sunday 21st May, is described as a foot-stomping, hand-tapping show set in a magical wasteland. In the Up and Over It show, anything is possible and friendship is everything. Packed with dance and percussion, this playful hour sees hands and feet fly at breathtaking speed, in a…

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Register now for BSO live in the classroom

TEACHERS are being invited to  introduce their students to the sounds and sights of  Bournemouth Symph­ony Orches­tra, direct from the classroom. The orchestra’s popular schools’ concerts are back, with the exciting new theme of  Secrets and Codes. As part of the BSO’s Blast programme, the interactive concerts  introduce classical music and the orchestra to Key…

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Relaxing with the music

MUSIC is a universal language, as the musicians from Bournemouth Sym­­ph­ony Orchestra know. They have organised a relaxed Tea Time Classics concert at Poole’s Lighhouse on Sunday 23rd April at 3pm, inviting concert-goers with autistic spectrum conditions, those with sensory, communication or learning difficulties and anyone who would benefit from a less formal environment. The…

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Pinocchio in Poole with Jasmin

THE Jasmin Vardimon Company visits Poole’s Lighthouse on Tuesday 18th April for a family performance of Pinocchio, arranged in conduction with Pavilion Dance South West. Starting at 7pm,  this wonderful adventure features a cast of multi-talented dancers who will guide the audience through the story of Pinocchio, a naughty wooden marionette who lies a lot,…

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Dancing to the Octagon

YEOVIL’S Octagon Theatre has a strong reputation for its dance programming, and two treats are in store in the coming weeks. On Sunday 23rd April, The Dance Factory brings its Dance, Dance, Dance showcase to the theatre at 7pm, raising funds for the Yeovil Community Arts Association. And on Sunday 30th April, Ballet Theatre UK…

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Dick and Dom, live at the Octagon

CHILDREN’S TV favourites Dick and Dom come to the Octagon in Yeovil on Easter Saturday 15th April for two family shows, at 2pm and 6pm. They promise to get the whole family on its feet, but the warning is that you might just get messy!  So dress appropriately and gon and enjoy the fun of…

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