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Upcoming Events

Wednesday 15 August 2018

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Let local expert Chris Tripp guide you through our rich archaeology.

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Friday 31 August 2018 - Sunday 2 September 2018

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Create your own plant-inspired repeat patterns and design before printing a length by hand. Led by Hugh Dunford Wood. 

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Tuesday 4 September 2018 - Thursday 6 September 2018

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Enjoy visits to some of Dorset’s best gardens, large and small; learn from demonstrations and design sessions and take your inspiration home. Led by Briony Baxter. 

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Friday 7 September 2018 - Sunday 9 September 2018

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Discover the techniques for capturing the incredible night sky, including composition and post production. Led by Stephen Banks, aka @Dorsetscouser.

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Friday 14 September 2018 - Sunday 16 September 2018

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Uncover the hidden stories of the ecology, geology and wildlife of DWT’s Kingcombe Meadows and Powerstock Common. Led by Bryan Edwards.

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Tuesday 18 September 2018 - Wednesday 19 September 2018

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Learn about the benefits, challenges and management techniques of using animals to improve a variety of wildlife habitats across Dorset. Led by DWT's Emily Newton and Ashlea Kirk. 

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Wednesday 26 September 2018

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Explore the wonderful variety of texture, form and pattern of fruit and vegetables in this one-day botanical drawing workshop led by Penny Brown. 

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Friday 28 September 2018

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Celebrate autumn on a unique evening of fine food, folklore and spellbinding stories to delight the senses and tickle the imagination, with Martin Maudsley. 

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Sunday 7 October 2018

Fungi are essential to life on earth as the primary degraders and they have a fascinating biology.  Kingcombe and Powerstock are some of the best places in England to find fungi with a list of over 500 species, many of them rare, all of them beautiful. 

Sunday 21 October 2018

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Join DWT's Sam Hamer for an early morning walk to witness the autumn deer rut on Powerstock Common, before a full breakfast back at the Centre.

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