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Big Green Fortnight 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     (Start) Location                                     Location    Times                 Cost               Programme Blurbs (50 words)                                  Contact Details                                 Additional Blurbs / Info
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                                                Theme


Donated, by Diane Humphries                     Arts     Diane Humphries                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Final        West Howe Library, Cunningham Crescent, West         BH11 8DU    Mon: 10:00 - 13:00, Free                                                                              Diane Humphries, whizbusy@yahoo.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Howe                                                             14:00 - 17:00; Tues:                     With the population set to reach 7 billion this year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              09:30 - 13:00, 14:00 -                   combined with mass consumerism, waste has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              19:00; Weds closed;                      increased due to an emerged throwaway society.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Thurs and Fri 09:30 -                    Objects that were desired are so easily disguarded.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              13:00, 14:00 - 17:00                     Once owned they transform from an almost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       worshipped object to
Donated, by Diane Humphries                     Arts     Diane Humphries                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Final        Kinson Hub, Wimborne Road, Kinson                                Mon: 10:00 - 19:00; Free                 With the population set to reach 7 billion this year         Diane Humphries, whizbusy@yahoo.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tues, Thurs, Fri:                        combined with mass consumerism, waste has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              09:30 - 19:00; Weds:                     increased due to an emerged throwaway society.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              09:30 - 17:00; Sat:                      Objects that were desired are so easily disguarded.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              10:00 - 16:00                            Once owned they transform from an almost
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BH11 9AW                                             worshipped object to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Exercise your creative side in this family event to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       create art in Upton Country Park. Includes a free
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Upton Country Park by the Classroom, wooden                                                               voucher for fair trade refreshments at the Peacock Tea       Dave Price, 01202 261363; Caroline Smart,
Art in the Park                                 Arts     Caroline Smart                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Final        building near the tearooms.                          BH17 7BJ    10:30 - 12:00         £1 per child       Rooms.                                                       01202 261362
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A meeting between faith communities from all across
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dorset to help us create a cross-communal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sustainability plan that we can all implement in our
                                                        Rabbi Neil                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     communities. For more details, see http://www.eco-           Rabbi Neil Amswych, 07958 076 550,
Big Green Believers' Agreement                          Amswych/IDEA
                                                Community                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Final                                                                                                                  faith.org/members.php.                                       email.idea@gmail.com                            www.eco-faith.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Join us at Pelhams Park Leisure Centre for our 1k and 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       km Big Green Family Fun Walk/Run. For more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Confirmation Pelhams Park Leisure Centre, Manor Farm Road,                                                             information: visit                                           John Davies, 01202 436822,
Big Green Family Fun Walk/Run                   Health   Layne Hamerston                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Expected     Kinson, Bournemouth, Dorset                          BH10 7LF    from 10am             Free               www.pelhamsparkleisurecentre.co.uk                           john.davies@bhlive.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Free, fun and fitness parkland activities including a 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       mile family fun walk/run, Zumba, Healthy Walks,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nordic Walking, Tai Chi, Yoga, Buggy Fit, Boot Camp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Littledown Centre Parkland, Chaseside,                                                                    Circuits, Football Fun Zone, Play Park, Paddling Pool        John Davies, 01202 436822,
Big Green FamilyFit4Life Day                    Health   Layne Hamerston                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Final        Bournemouth                                          BH7 7DX     10:00 - 14:00         Free               and more… Enjoy Fitness in Fresh Air! For mor                john.davies@bhlive.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Local schools are encouraged to organise their own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       eco events during the Big Green Fortnight and may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       also host events from an exciting package of learning
                                                         Environmental                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 opportunities from a variety of providers organised by Contact: Tricia Zimmerman 01202 888945
Big Green Fortnight Schools Programme                    Learning Solutions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Final                                                                                                                  Tricia Zimmerman from Environmental Learning           07792 980099 els@zzmm.demon.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Two-part cycle training for youngsters organised by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bournemouth's Road Safety Team. Part one is a six-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hour course in basic skills, over three Saturdays, 28th
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bournemouth Road Safety Centre, near the athletics               08:30 - 10:30 or      £15 per person May, 4th June and 11th June. A roadworthy bicycle       Bournemouth Road Safety Team on 01202
Bike-it in Bournemouth                          Health   Karen Fletcher                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Final        stadium, Kings Park, Boscombe                      BH7 7AG       10:30 - 12:30         for the course and cycle helment are required.                         454636
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Come and experience the island at its most peaceful.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   This is your opportunity to have a member of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Ranger Team talk you through what wildlife you can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hear and see on Brownsea Island on a spring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    £13, includes  morning.Enjoy a breakfast bap in the Villano Cafe after
Birdsong Morning Walk                           Nature   Helen Keel                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Final        Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour                       BH13 7EE    7:30 - 10am           breakfast      th                                                      Contact 01202 492161

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Mon: 10.00 - 7.00,                       Blooming Marvellous is an intergenerational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tues/Thurs/Fri: 9.30 -                   community knitted garden project. This knitted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              7.00, Weds: 9:30 -                       exhibition will creep along window ledges, cascade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              5.00, Sat: 10.00 -                       down balconies, blossom on pillars, and fruit on the       Pauline Stanley, 01202 392055,
Blooming Marvellous                                     P
                                                Community auline Stanley                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Final        Bournemouth Central Library                          BH2 5RQ     4.00                   Free              library trees. It will include a knitted teddy bears picni pauline.stanley@tiscali.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       This is an illustrated talk by Geoff Jones, a member of
                                                         Jane Bannister / Dorset                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bournemouth Natural Science Society, 39,                                                                  the Dorset Humanists, on how he built his eco home,          Jane Bannister 01202 428506
Building an Eco Home from Scratch               Energy   Humanists                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Final        Christchurch Road, Bournemouth                       BH1 3NS     From 7:30 pm          Free               with any helpful information he is able to give others.      Jane.bannister@yahooo.co.uk                     www.dorsethumanists.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              09:30 - 14:30, Tours                     Open Day at New Earth Solutions on Canford Heath.
Canford Household Waste Treatment and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        New Earth Solutions, Canford Heath, Arena Way,                   from 10:00, 12:00                        Tours of the site will start at 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00.      Rachel Surbuts, 01202 812300
Recycling Centre Open Day                       Waste    Rachel Surbuts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Final        Magna Road.                                          BH21 3BW    and 14:00            Free                There will also be a display with videos and literature.     rachel.surbuts@newearthgroup.co.uk              www.newearthsolutions.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A guided walk on Canford Heath to find out about this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Canford Heath, meet at the very end of Francis                                                            internationally important nature reserve with wildlife       Jez Martin, 01202 261338,
Canford Heath Guided Walk                       Nature   Jez Martin                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Final        Avenue                                               BH11 9QL    14:00 - 16:00         Free               expert Jez Martin.                                           j.martin@poole.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       For all car drivers : try leaving the car at home on each
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       of the Fridays in the Big Green Fortnight. Use an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       alternative, low-carbon form of transport. Walking,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cycling, using the bus or train, or even car-sharing. If  Theresa McManus, 01202 307413,
Car Free Fridays                                Health   Theresa McManus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Final        Anywhere                                                         Any Friday                               you are at work, see if your employer                     theresa@deac.co.uk                                 www.deac.co.uk Jenni Wilkinson to review

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Meet in the car park at Branksome Beach,                                             First class is       Commando Fit are running circuits on Branksome               Ben Law, 07917042358,
Commando Fit Circuits on the Beach              Health   Ben Law                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Final        Branksome, Poole                                     BH13 6LP    Weds: 18:00 - 19:00 Free                 Beach. Improve your fitness in this marvellous setting.      ben.james.law@hotmail.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Commando Fit are running circuits on the beach at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Meet next to Sandbanks Beach Cafe, Sandbanks,                                          First class is     Sandbanks. Improve your fitness in this marvellous           Ben Law, 07917042358,
Commando Fit Circuits on the Beach              Health   Ben Law                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Final        Poole                                                            Sat: 09:30 - 10:30    Free               setting.                                                     ben.james.law@hotmail.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Free compost! Limited stock available. This service is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       only available to residents of Poole. One bag per
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       household (please bring proof of residency). Please
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rossmore Leisure Centre Car Park, off Herbert                                                             bring your own bag. Compost kindly donated by Eco            Laura Hemmings, 01202 261725,
Compost Give-Away                               Waste    Laura Hemmings                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Final        Avenue, Poole                                        BH12 4HR    09:00 - 12:00         Free               Sustainable Solutions.                                       l.hemmings@poole.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Council has five tonnes of compost, which has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       been donated by Bournemouth's waste partner Eco
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Kings Park Green Waste Collection Point, in the                                                           Sustainable Solutions, for Bournemouth’s residents on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             lorry parking area in Kings Park, towards the athletic                                                    a first come first served basis as a big thank you for all   Georgina Lamb, 01202 451619,
Compost Give-Away                               Waste    Georgina Lamb                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Final        stadium.                                               BH7 7AF   09:00 - 13:00         Free               their efforts in recycling their garden wast                 georgina.lamb@bournemouth.gov.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              10:30 - 12:30 and                        Litter pick along the scenic Holes Bay. Equipment            Liz Williams, 01202 261747,
Dash for Trash                                  Waste    Liz Williams                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Final        Meet on the green outside Asda at Holes Bay          BH15 1JQ    13:30 - 15:30         Free               provided.                                                    l.williams@poole.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Booking
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    required via       Leaders and managers from Bournemouth and Poole
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    www.asp-           business and public sector are invited by Bournemouth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bournemouth University’s Centre for the Green                                          online.org. An     University’s Centre for the Green Knowledge Economy Gwyn Jones, asp.learningevents@gmail.com,
Designing Business For The Future – re-thinking                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Knowledge Economy , Bournemouth House,                                                 entrance fee       and the Association of Sustainability Practitioners, to 0779 563 2607, or John Bracksonte at
products and services for 2020                           Gwyn Jones
                                                Environment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Final        Christchurch Road, Bournemouth.                      BH1 3LH     13:00 - 17:00         will be charged.   address the key challenges and opportunities            jbrackst@bournemouth.ac.uk


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    No entrance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    fee, but there     East Dorset Friends of the Earth invite you to an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    will be a charge   exciting Eco Fashion Experience where you can learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    for workshops,     how to re-use and recycle to create unique fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to be published    items. There will be an opportunity to book                  Contact Julie Smith, dmsmith26@tiscali.co.uk,
                                                         Julie Smith / Tansy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pavilion Dance Centre, Bournemouth Pavilion,                                           on the website     workshops and view the eco creations of local fashion        or Tansy Speed, tspeedy@hotmail.co.uk
Eco Fashion Experience                          Arts     Speed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Final        Westover Road, Bournemouth.                          BH1 2BU     15:00 - 20:00         at a later date.   st
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Two electric cars from local firm Think EV will be on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       display at Poole Quay with drivers who will be happy         Theresa McManus, 01202 307413,
Electric Vehicle Display                        Energy   Bob Askew                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Final        Poole Quay                                           BH15 1HJ    from 18:00            Free               to answer questions about the vehicles.                      theresa@deac.co.uk                              www.deac.co.uk
Gardening Favourites                            Nature
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Plant Fair and other attractions at Kings Park Nursery.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FREE entrance and FREE parking. Cycles and Credit            Chris Evans, 01202 451673,
- Kings Park Nursery Plant and Garden Fair               Chris
                                                Environment Evans                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Final        Kings Park Nursery, Kings Park                       BH7 6LR     10:00 - 16:00         Free               Cards both welcome.                                          chris.evans@bournemouth.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A Plant & Garden & Garden Fair selling all types of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       plants for your garden also some garden products. A
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Plant & Garden & Garden Fair selling all types of plants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    £1 adults,         for your garden also some garden products.
- The Friends of Upton Country Park – Plant &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       accompanied                                                                     Mike Yeomans, 01202 682675,
Garden Fair                                              Mike
                                                Environment Yeomans                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Final        Upton Bypass (A35) Poole, Dorset.                    BH17 7BJ    10:00 - 16:30         children free      This is our 9th Plant & Garden Fair, and all fun             mike.yeomans2@btinternet.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Give or Take Days are like a jumble sale but without
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the money! Local people bring along unwanted but
                                                                                                                                                                                                           usable items, other residents then have the chance to
                                                                                               Beaufort Community Centre, Beaufort Road,                                                                   browse and take away items they do want. You don’t Mandy Nicholls, 01202 451165,
Give or Take Day                              Waste    Mandy Nicholls           Final          Southbourne                                            BH6 5LB    13:00 - 16:00                             have to give anything to take something new away      amanda.nicholls@bournemouth.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                           What is a Give or Take Day? A chance to get rid of
                                                                                                                                                                                                           things you don’t want any more and pick up something
                                                                                                                                                                                                           you do!What can I give? Household and garden items
                                                                                Being                                                                                                                      like books, toys, bikes, tools, kitchenware, small   Claire Vincent, 456898,
Give or Take Day                              Waste    Claire Vincent           Reviewed       St Andrew's Church Hall, Millhams Road, Kinson         BH10 7LN   12:00 - 15:00                             electrical items, paint(re-usable), bric-a-brac,     claire.vincent@bournemouth.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                           A showcase of learning and practice linking public
                                                                                                                                                                                                           health and sustainability. As Public Health looks
                                                                                               The Wellbeing Centre, Bournemouth House,                                                                    forward to new prominence in the changing landscape
                                                                                               Bournemouth University, Christchurch Road,                                                                  of local authorities, Health and Well-being, while  Lindley Owen, 01202 541525,
Going Green is Good For You                   Health   Lindley Owen             Final          Bournemouth                                            BH1 3LG    10:00 - 16:00          Free               keeping vital links to NHS commissioning, this buil Lindley.Owen@bp-pct.nhs.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Brought to you by Transition Poole and Poole Agenda
                                                                                                                                                                                                           21, there will be a selection of exciting films and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           animations being screened at various locations during
                                                                                                                                                                                                           the fortnight. Please feel free to come and join in the    Amy Gallacher, 01202 633398,
Big Green Film Festival                       Arts                                                                                                                                                         film nights & discussions. To book your                    a.gallacher@poole.gov.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                           A selection of films and animations made by students
                                                                                                                                                                                                           from the Arts University College at Bournemouth, all
                                                                                                                                                                                                           of which have a ‘green’ theme. The films and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           animations highlight many green issues in a unique
                                                                                               The Arts University College at Bournemouth,                                                                 and interesting way. Members of the public should          Rebecca Huseyin, 01202 363720,
- AUCB Film Screening                         Arts     Amy Gallagher            Final          Wallisdown                                             BH12 5HH   19:00                  Free               boo                                                        rhuseyin@aucb.ac.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                           A screening of "The Age of Stupid", featuring Pete         Tony Hamilton, 01202 698617,
- Broadstone Film Screening                   Arts     Poole Agenda 21          Final          Methodist Church Hall, Broadstone                      BH18 8DP   19:30                  Free               Postlethwaite. Suitable for all.                           tony.hamltn@aol.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Cycle-powered film and discussion evening. Come and
                                                                                                                                                                                                           watch “In Transition”, an inspiring film about             Contact Amy Gallacher for booking on 01202
                                                                                                                                                                                                           communities around the world responding to peak oil        633398, or at a.gallacher@poole.gov.uk. Other
                                                                                                                                                                                                           and climate change with creativity and imagination.        queries, contact Harriet on 01202 735758 or at
- Cycle Powered Cinema                        Arts     Transition Poole         Final          Hamworthy Fire Station, Blandford Road                 BH15 4JN   19:30                  Free               The Transition movement is positive, practical and f       harrietsj@googlemail.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Lighthouse, Poole’s Centre for the Arts, will also
                                                                                                                                                                                                           be participating in the film festival – check out their
                                                                                               Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland                                                        brochure nearer the time for more details, or see          Amy Gallacher, 01202 633398,
- Lighthouse Film Festival                    Arts     Amy Gallagher            Final          Road, Poole                                            BH15 1UG                                             http://www.lighthousepoole.co.uk/.                         a.gallacher@poole.gov.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Green Unity Fair will be a free event and sets to
                                                                                                                                                                                                           combine entertainment with education – with a solar Paperwork Fairy, 01202 386348,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           powered music stage; showcasing local musicians and greenunityfair@gmail.com
                                                                                being                                                                                                                      performers, a solar cinema hosting films and speakers,
Green Unity Fair                                      B
                                              Community ob Earthwise            reviewed       Shelley Park, Boscombe                                 BH5 1HQ    11:00 - 23:00          Free               a family area demonstrating ‘green living’                                                                  Subject to funding

                                                                                                                                                                                                           Family Wildlife Activity - Join the Urban Heaths
                                                                                                                                                                 10:00 - 15:00 (11:00 -                    Partnership & Dorset Wildlife Trust on a sensory walk
                                                                                                                                                                 12:00 Earth Walk,                         along Hengistbury Head to explore the heathland and
                                                                                                                                                                 13:30 - 14:30 Mini-                       find out about rare reptiles, beautiful butterflies and    Nicola Hesketh-Roberts, 01202 642780,
Heathland Safari with Mini-Beasting           Nature   Nicola Hesketh-Roberts   Final          Hengistbury                                            BH6 4EN    beasting)              Free               marvellous minibeasts. Ideal for children a                nheskethroberts@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                        BGF Discount :                                                                For further information about any of these
                                                                                                                                                                                        £2 adults, £1 for Find out all about this superb site as we look for birds,   walks, please phone Richard Hesketh on 01202
Hengistbury Head                              Nature   Richard Hesketh          Final          Hengistbury Head, by the thatched barn                 BH6 4NA    10:00 - 12:30          under 16s         flowers, insects and more.                                  451673
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Look out in your library for readings of " We Can Save
                                                                                May need to                                                                                                               the Planet!", written for children by local author David
Local Children's Author in Library Readings   Arts                              be Pulled                                                                                               Free              Wheeler.
                                                                                More details
- Castlepoint Library                         Arts     David Wheeler            expected                                                                                                Free
                                                                                More details
- Kinson Hub                                  Arts     David Wheeler            expected                                                                                                Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Discover these friendly, furry creatures to see what
                                                                                                                                                                                                          flies around after dark in the Country Park. Includes a
                                                                                                                                                                                                          free voucher for use on fair trade refreshments in the
Mad About Moths                               Nature   Terry Elborn             Final          Walled Garden, Upton Country Park                      BH17 7BJ   09:30 - 11:30          Free              Peacock Tea Rooms                                       Call Terry Elborn on 01202 261306
                                                                                                                                                                                        BGF Discount :                                                            For further information about any of these
                                                                                                                                                                                        £2 adults, £1 for Join our regular Monday Meander crowd for a fun,        walks, please phone Richard Hesketh on 01202
Monday Morning Meander                        Nature   Richard Hesketh          Final          Meet in the layby opposite 120 Turbary Park Avenue BH11 8HJ       10:00 - 12:00          under 16s         informative and poetic nature ramble.                   451673
                                                                                                                                                                                        BGF Discount :                                                            For further information about any of these
                                                                                               Meet in the car park in Granby Road, off Muscliff                                        £2 adults, £1 for Take a walk along this superb reserve to look for       walks, please phone Richard Hesketh on 01202
Nature Walk along the Stour                   Nature   Richard Hesketh          Final          Lane                                                   BH9 1PZ    10:00 - 12:30          under 16s         kingfishers and other wildlife.                         451673
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Why not organise a green week in your office ?
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Although Green Office Week is before the
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bournemouth and Poole Big Green Fortnight starts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          why not get into the swing of it by taking part to
                                                                                                                                                                                                          spread the word about environmental issues and          http://www.greenofficeweek.eu/2011_holding
Office Green Week                             Energy   Kevin Smith              Final                                                                                                                     encourage your comp                                     /                                            RIAS to sign off

                                                                                                                                                                                                           This 3-session course is aimed at adults who want to
                                                                                                                                                                                        £10 including      regain their cycling confidence or learn to ride a bike.
                                                                                                                                                                                        bike hire, £5 if   It starts and finishes at Upton Country Park where
                                                                                                                                                                                        you bring your     parking, refreshment and toilet facilities are available.
Pedal Again in Poole                          Health   Sally Funnell            Final          Upton House, Upton Country Park                        BH17 7BJ   14:00 - 16:30          own                Bikes and equipment can be hired i                        For further details please ring : 01202 262066
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Develop your imaginative streak and make miniature
                                                                                                                                                                                                           gardens from natural materials to take home or leave
                                                                                                                                                                                                           here for Upton Country Park's pixies! Includes a free
                                                                                               Education Centre, near the Peacock Tearooms,                                                                voucher for use on fair trade refreshments in the
Pixies in the Park                            Nature   Caroline Smart           Final          Upton Country Park                                     BH17 7BJ   13:00 - 14:30          £1 per child       Peacock Tea Rooms                                         For further details please ring : 01202 261306    Peacock Tea Rooms to sign off

                                                                                                                                                                                                           In your own time, walk and photograph a Poole
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Harbour Trails walk. Leaflets from Tourist Information
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Offices, or send an A5 SAE (large letter stamp) for all 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                           leaflets; to: Mr B Corby, 24 Calder Road, Poole, BH17 Margaret Kettlewell, 01202 522467,
Poole Harbour Trails                          Nature   Margaret K               Final          Start at various points around Poole Harbour                      Anytime                Free               8PG. Competition photographs to same ad                   PHT@pooleharbourtrails.org.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Join us for a short walk. We have chosen some of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           most scenic places in Poole to go for a stroll in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           company of a trained walk leader. They all finish with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                           cuppa and a chat so they are a great social occasion      Contact Leisure Services on 01202 261306
Poole Healthy Walks Scheme                    Health   Ross Jones                                                                                                                                          too.
                                                                                               Meet at Hamworthy Fire Station, Blandford Road,
- Hamworthy to Upton Country Park             Health   Ross Jones               Final          Hamworthy                                              BH15 4JN   10:00 - 11:00          Free
                                                                                               Meet in the car park beside the Junction Leisure
- Broadstone Trail Blazer                     Health   Ross Jones               Final          Centre, Station Approach, Broadstone                   BH18 8AX   10:30 - 11:30          Free

- Poole Park Walk                             Health   Ross Jones               Final          Meet outside the entrance to the Central Park Cafe     BH15 2SF   10:00 - 11:00          Free
- Upton Country Park Walk                     Health   Ross Jones               Final          Meet at the bus stop in the main car park.             BH17 7BJ   12:00 - 13:00          Free
                                                                                               Meet outside the entrance to Poole Pottery, Old
- Baiter to Whitecliff Walk                   Health   Ross Jones               Final          Orchard, Town Centre, Poole                            BH15 1SE   10:00 - 11:00          Free
                                                                                               Meet in the car park beside the Junction Leisure
- Castleman Trailway Walk                     Health   Ross Jones               Final          Centre, Station Approach, Broadstone                   BH18 8AX   10:00 - 11:00          Free
                                                                                                                                                                                                           A group ride around Poole bay with a refreshment
                                                                                                                                                                                                           stop at Hamworthy Park. There is a ride leader and
                                                                                               Meet at the front entrance to Upton House in Upton                                                          back marker and nobody gets left behind. Everyone          Contact Transportation Services at the Borough
Poole Leisure Cycle                                    Sally
                                              Environment Funnell               Final          Country Park.                                      BH17 7BJ       14:00 - 16:30          Free               welcome.                                                   of Poole on 01202 262066.
                                                                                                                                                                 Tuesdays and                              Take part in invigorating British military fitness
                                                                                Being          Meet in the car park next to Mezze Luna in Poole                  Thursdays 19:00,       Entrance fee       exercise classes in the attractively landscaped Poole
Poole Park Exercise Classes                   Health   Hilary Moody             Reviewed       Park                                                   BH15 2SF   Sundays 09:30          payable            Park.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           This is a free 8 hour course teaching off-road cycling
                                                                                                                                                                                                           skills and on road traffic awareness to children from  Contact cycling officer Sally Funnell for details
                                                                                                                                                                                                           year 5 and above. Children will need a roadworthy      of this course, including location, on 01202
Poole School Bikeability                      Health   Sally Funnell            Final                                                                            10 - 12, 13 - 15       Free               bicycle, and a bicycle helmet is recommended.          262066
                                                                                Awaiting                                                                                                                   Free swimming sessions for residents of Bournemouth
                                                                                Contact                                                                                                                    and Poole who are aged 60+. No prebooking necessary
Silver Swimming                               Health   Hilary Moody             Details                                                                                                                    but ID may be required.
- Everyone Active Rossmore Leisure Centre   Health   Hilary Moody    Final      Rossmore Leisure Centre, off Herbert Avenue, Poole BH12 4HR   10:00 - 11:00   Free
- Lodgehill Swimming Pool                   Health   Hilary Moody    Final      3 Canford Heath Road, Poole                        BH17 9NG   09:00 -10:00    Free
                                                                                The Junction Leisure Centre, Station Approach,
- The Junction Leisure Centre               Health   Hilary Moody    Final      Broadstone                                         BH18 8AX   13:00 - 14:00   Free
                                                                                Poole Leisure Centre, Dolphin Centre, Kingland
                                                                                Road,Poole, Dorset
- Poole Leisure Centre                      Health   Hilary Moody    Final                                                         BH15 1TN   10:30 - 11:30   Free

- Everyone Active Rossmore Leisure Centre   Health   Hilary Moody    Final      Rossmore Leisure Centre, off Herbert Avenue, Poole BH12 4HR   09:00 - 10:00   Free
                                                                                                                                                                                Find inner harmony with this meditative form of
                                                                                                                                                                                exercise to which practitioners attribute physical and
                                                                                                                                                                                spiritual health benefits, in this beautiful part of
                                                                                Paradise Gardens, Bournemouth Gardens,                                                          Bournemouth gardens. Situated adjacent to the               Frank Markham, 07960 990771
Tai Chi in the Park                         Health   Frank Markham   Final      Bournemouth Town Centre                          BH2 6ED      13:30 - 14:30   Free              Square, in the upper gardens.                               www.holisticbodytraining.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                Find inner harmony with this meditative form of
                                                                                                                                                                                exercise to which practitioners attribute physical and
                                                                                Meet outside Surfsteps Surf School, 300m from                                                   spiritual health benefits, idyllic setting on the beach     Frank Markham, 07960 990771
Tai Chi on the Beach                        Health   Frank Markham   Final      Boscombe Pier, on the beach.                     BH5 1BN      14:00 - 15:00   Free              with fresh sea air and gently lapping of the waves.         www.holisticbodytraining.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                                                An opportunity to visit this thriving half-acre urban
                                                                                                                                                                                community garden and organic allotment in the heart Mark Spencer, 01202 760621,
                                                                                                                                                                                of Poole, recently adopted as a learning centre by the mark09selene@tiscali.co.uk or Gary Finch,
Tatnam Organic Patch Open Day               Nature   Mark Spencer    Final      Tatnam Organic Patch, Sherrin Close, Poole       BH15 3DZ     11:00 - 16:00   £1 donation       UK Permaculture Association.                           01202 679517, garyfinch10@btinternet.com

                                                                                                                                                                                Local school children and adults within the West Howe
                                                                                                                                                                                area will be planting and preparing planters to be          Jeff Coombs, 01202 579918,
                                                                                                                                                                                displayed in Moore Avenue Park followed by having a         jeffrey.coombs@ntlworld.com : Martha
                                                                                                                                                                                Big Lunch in the park. The afternoon activities will        Blackburn, 07901 701908,
West Howe Community Day                             J
                                            Communityeff Coombs      Final      Moore Avenue Park, Moore Avenue, West Howe       BH11 8AU     11:00 - 18:00   Free              include song and dance by local school child                martha.blackburn@bournemouth.gov.uk
                                                                                42A Gorleston Road, Branksome
                                                                                                                                                                                Visit an unusual ‘forest garden’ designed to encourage
                                                                                                                                                                                wildlife in an urban setting. Over 100 varieties of trees Mark Spencer 01202 760621
Town Forest Garden Open Day                 Nature   Mark Spencer    Final                                                       BH12 1NW 11:00 - 16:00       Free              and shrubs. Light refreshments. Stall in aid of WWF.      mark09selene@tiscali.co.uk

                                                                                                                                                              £10 refundable    Transition Town training is for those who are involved
                                                                                                                                                              deposit for       in existing initiatives, including those who want to
                                                                                                                                                              members of        learn more and also for those who wish to setup an
                                                                                Community Learning and Resource Centre, 41-44                                 Transition Town   initiative in their community. The training will cover:     Contact Paul McIntosh for a booking form, on
Transition Training                                 P
                                            Community aul McIntosh   Final      King Street, Wimborne                            BH21 1EB     09:00 - 17:00   groups            setting / starting a TT group, getting m                    01305 213721, or at paul@da21.org.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                Enjoy the ranger's favourite views of over 1000
                                                                                                                                                              £4 per person,    specimen trees in the park from the tractor trailer.
Trees at Kingston Lacy                      Nature   Helen Keel      Final      Kingston Lacy, Wimborne                          BH21 4EA     11:00 - 13:00   carers free       Booking essential.                                          Contact 01202 882120
                                                                                                                                                                                A walk through the streamside gardens looking at            Dave Price, 01202 261363,
                                                                                                                                                                                some of the more outstanding trees. Short flat, slightly    d.price@poole.gov.uk; Caroline Smart, 01202
Tremendous Trees at Coy Pond                Nature   Dave Price      Final      Coy Pond Road, by the main pond                               10:30 - 12:00   Free              muddy, walk for all ages.                                   261362, c.smart@poole.gov.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                For all car drivers : try leaving the car at home on each
                                                                                                                                                                                of the Wednesdays in the Big Green Fortnight, and
                                                                                                                                                                                either walking in to work or school, or walking to the
                                                                                                                                                                                nearest bus stop, as an alternative, low-carbon form of
Walk In Wednesdays                          Health   Hilary Moody    Final      Anywhere                                                      Any Wednesday                     transport.                                                  Theresa McManus 01202 307413                   Jenni Wilkinson to review

                                                                                                                                                                                Donate your waste vegetable oil to local organisation
                                                                                                                                                                                Hengistbiofuels, at W&S sites. Hengistbiofuels convert
                                                                                                                                                                                the oil into biofuel, thus reducing waste and carbon
                                                                     Being                                                                                                      emissions, and a for each litre donated, the proceeds
Waste Oil Recycling                         Waste    Brian Butler    Reviewed   W&S Recycling Centres (details tba)                                           Free              will be given to the AFC Green Goals Co                     Brian Butler, info@hengistbiofuels.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                From towering trees and shell shores, to smugglers an
                                                                                                                                                              Normal            the Famous Five! Follow the clues and discover
                                                                                                                                                              admission         Whispering Island! Family fun - children must be
Whispering Island Activity Trail            Nature   Helen Keel      Final      Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour                   BH13 7EE     10:30 - 16:00   charges           accompanied.                                                Contact 01985 843557 for further details
                                                                                                                                                                                Find out about the wildflowers growing in Poole’s only
                                                                                                                                                                                Country Park. A gently paced guided walk for all ages.      Dave Price, 01202 261363,
                                                                                Upton Country Park by the Classroom, wooden                                                     Includes a free voucher for fair trade refreshments at      d.price@poole.gov.uk; Caroline Smart, 01202
Wildflower Wander                           Nature   Dave Price      Final      building near the tearooms.                      BH17 7BJ     10:30 - 12:00   £1 per person     the Peacock Tea Rooms.                                      261362, c.smart@poole.gov.uk                   Peacock Tea Rooms to sign off

                                                                                                                                                                                Fresh clean sea air, open skies and natural pure
                                                                                                                                                                                energy. The ideal place to practice yoga, with fresh
                                                                                                                                                                                clean non polluted air. Gather energy from the sea as
                                                                                Meet outside Surfsteps Surf School, 300m from                                                   you stretch and revitalise the body, listening to the       Frank Markham, 07960 990771
Yoga on the Beach                           Health   Frank Markham   Final      Boscombe Pier, on the beach.                     BH5 1BN      14:00 - 15:00   Free              birds singing in the background and the gentl               www.holisticbodytraining.co.uk

				
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