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17 October 2016 - 17 October 2020

Walking for Health
Time : 12am - 2pm Every monday
Location : Holton Lee
Type of Event : Activity

Join us for a gentle stroll around Holton Lee taking in some of the fantastic scenery. Led by George Hinton from the RSPB.
Free - no need to book
Meet at the Coffee Shack.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Livability Holton Lee
Contact Name : Shirley Walker
Tel : 01202 625562
Email : swalker.holtonlee@livability.org.uk
Website : http://www.holtonlee.org

25 January 2019

People's Postcode Lottery - Local Funding Workshop 2019
Time : 10.00am
Location : The Factory Co-Working Hub, 14 Alder Hills, Poole, BH12 4AS
Type of Event : Local Funding Workshop

2019 sees People's Postcode Lottery celebrating the 10th birthday of the first grant-giving trust to accept applications for Community Programmes - People's Postcode Trust.

People's Postcode Lottery will be hosting this free event in partnership with Bournemouth West MP Conor Burns, who will be giving the welcome speech. This will be followed by a presentation from People's Postcode Lottery charity team and a question and answer session.

To secure your place, please reply to funding@postcodelottery.co.uk by Wednesday 23rd January with the following:

Name of attendee(s) - up to two; Organisation represented; Any special requirements

Contact Details
Organisation :
People's Postcode Lottery
Email : funding@postcodelottery.co.uk

01 February 2019

An Evening of Cabaret & French Music
Time : Friday 1 Feb 2019 8pm
Location : Merley House, Wimborne, BH21 3AA
Type of Event : Public

A fun night of fabulous music and sing alongs. We are very lucky to have 3 professional musicians along with our very talented volunteer, Meg Beardsley, entertaining us with music on a cold winters night. Sam Hanson and Dean Austin are the piano accompanists and Helen Beardsley from London will also be singing. Sam Hanson has conducted orchestras in the area and appears as a soloist quite often. Dean Austin has worked on both Spamlot and Taboo in the West End and appears 4 times a year with Helen Beardsley at the Phoenix Theatre in London. For all you music buffs, this will be a real treat! Tickets are only 15 per person. Please call us on 01202 290967 to order the tickets.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole
Contact Name : Jane Clark
Tel : 01202 290967
Email : jane.clark@citabournemouthpoole.co.uk

02 February 2019

Bingo - Saturday 2nd February 2019
Time : 7.30-10pm
Location : The Rooper Hall, 5 Victoria Park Road, Bournemouth, BH9 2RB
Type of Event : Bingo

'Eyes Down for a Full House!'
Join us for a FUNdraising Bingo Night, raising funds for your local sight loss charity. It's on Saturday 2nd February at 7.30pm in The Rooper Hall, 5 Victoria Park Road, BH9 2RB.
Tickets cost just 10 and include Games plus a 2 course supper.
Licensed Bar, Raffle. Many prizes to be won.
Please call 01202 546644 to reserve your seat for this FUN night out!

Contact Details
Organisation :
Bournemouth Blind Society
Contact Name : Jo Wood
Tel : 01202 546644
Email : jo.wood@bournemouthblindsociety.uk
Website : http://www.bournemouthblindsociety.uk

11 February 2019

'Being A Charity Trustee' Training
Time : 6.30pm - 9pm
Location : St Mary's Longfleet Church Centre, Kingston Road, Poole, BH15 2LP
Type of Event : Training

This is a simple but comprehensive introduction to being a trustee, with plenty of opportunities for questions throughout and informative handouts to take away.

What does the course cover?
What is a charity? What is a trustee and what does a trustee do? What are their legal responsibilities, as an individual and a group? What are the possible liabilities and how to manage them? How to be an effective trustee and why be a trustee?

Who is the course for?
People wanting to know more about the role, benefits and responsibilities of being a trustee. Existing trustees who want a refresher about their roles and

The Course Tutor:
Steve Place is the Senior Advisor at BCVS and has worked with and in the charity sector for over 40 years. He has been a trustee himself for a range of charities including small and large, local and national, new and established.

Bookings: Please contact Hannah Rees for a Booking Form.
Cost: See booking form

Contact Details
Organisation :
Bournemouth CVS
Contact Name : Hannah Rees
Tel : 01202 466130
Email : hannah.rees@bournemouthcvs.org.uk

20 February 2019

Bournemouth Conversation
Time : 4.00pm - 7.45pm
Location : Citygate Church, Citygate Centre, 138A Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, BH8 8AS
Type of Event : Celebration Event

We want to discover more about what makes your community a great place to live so we can celebrate the good ideas and inspire others around Bournemouth to do the same.
Tell us about a street, community group, activity or business that makes your neighbourhood special.
Anyone can submit a nomination, and nominees will be invited to a celebration event on 20th February 2019 to promote their projects or activities.
For a nomination form, please go to the Bournemouth Council website (see link below) - and submit your nomination before noon on Friday 25th January.
Free tickets for the Celebration Event can be booked through Eventbrite.
We look forward to seeing you there!

Contact Details
Organisation :
In partnership with Bournemouth Borough Council, Bournemouth CVS, Bournemouth University, Department of Work and Pensions, Faithworks Wessex, Prama, and Public Health Dorset
Tel : 01202 451165
Email : communities@bournemouth.gov.uk
Website : http://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/bournemouthconversation

28 February 2019

Community Engagement Networking Event
Time : 8:30am to 10:30am
Location : The Cumberland Hotel, Bournemouth
Type of Event : Networking event

Diverse Abilities are proud to announce details of their first Community Engagement Networking event.

Network with businesses and charities from across Dorset in a friendly, relaxed environment, over a delicious breakfast.

We will have talks from Dorset Community Foundation, and Russ Taplin from Mmm Thoughtful Business, on how to build your corporate social responsibility within a business and the benefits this has.

The event will be an excellent opportunity to connect with local business men and women across Dorset. Tickets cost 10.00GBP, to include breakfast.

Contact Details
Organisation :
Diverse Abilities
Contact Name : Daisy Roe
Tel : 01202 718266
Email : daisy.roe@diverseabilities.org.uk
Website : http://www.diverseabilities.org.uk/networking/












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