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Upcoming Events

Wednesday 26 September 2018


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


Friday 28 September 2018


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


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

Deer-at-Dawn--Stewart-Canhamsumm - Copy

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.


Monday 29 October 2018 - Thursday 1 November 2018


Explore the rich colours and varied forms of autumn berries, fruits, seed heads and flowers in this botanical painting workshop, with Christina Hart-Davies.


Tuesday 6 November 2018


Our nature reserves are especially noted for their populations of waxcaps, with around two dozen of the British species recorded here. Join local expert Bryan Edwards on this day of discovery. 


Friday 9 November 2018


Design and make your own willow stick platter or Catalonian tension tray to take home and keep or to give as a unique gift, with Windrush Willow. Includes materials. 


Saturday 10 November 2018

Rope Weave Basket cWindrush Willow 150 x 150

You will be shown how to create your own rope weave basket using willow and traditional techniques, with Windrush Willow.  Includes materials.




Why not make it a Christmas Crafty Weekend with a B&B package? 

Sunday 11 November 2018


You will be shown how to make random weave balls and heart shapes to decorate your home on this fun workshop, with Windrush Willow.  Includes materials. 




Why not make it a Christmas Crafty Weekend with a B&B package? 


Monday 12 November 2018 - Wednesday 14 November 2018

Landscape-photography-workshop--Mark-BauersummDevelop your skills in technique, composition and image-processing on this photographic workshop covering the land and coast of west Dorset, with award winning photographer Mark Bauer.