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About Wool Dates

"Wool Dates" is an independent publication, kindly supplied by Sue B. (Thank you Sue for all your hard work in putting it together each month. It's much appreciated.)

"Wool Dates" is not a publication of Holy Rood Church so we are grateful to Sue for allowing us to reproduce it here for everyone's convenience.

Please send any updates, or future dates/information, to:


and not to the Holy Rood Church or Website. Requests for the emailed version of the Wool dates newsletter should also be sent to: wooldates@hotmail.co.uk


For Bovington events etc. refer to www.bovingtonhive.blogspot.com



FUTURE DATES (see below for regular weekly events)

Sat 2nd Sep(1st Sat)

District Councillors Open Surgery for the Wool Ward in the Black Bear from 11.30-12.  A chance for anyone to come with local issues.


Sun 3rd Sept 2017


End of summer timetable for First bus services: End of summer timetable for First bus services: the X54 runs Mon-Sat only to a new timetable; the summer-only X55 ends today.


Mon 4th Sep, 7pm

Parish Council Meeting @ D'Urberville Centre extension.

Parish Office with Library

Mon 4th Sep  12:45 - 1:45pm(1st Monday)

Parish Clerk and at times Parish Councillors will be available 12.45-13.45 at 21 Cologne Road


Tues 5th Sep 2:30 - 4:30 (1st Tues)

"Afternoon Cuppa & a Chat" at the cosy Community Room, Cologne road, Bovington


Wed 6th & 20th Sep (1st and 3rd Wed)

Coffee and cake by Holy Rood church in the small hall @ D'Urberville centre.  1st Wed Holy Communion 10-10:30

Refer to regular dates list also

Wed 6th Sep 10am

Wool WI Ramblers Group meet 10 am D'Urberville car park to walk Broadmayne/Osmington

Angela 463872

Wed 6th Sep 2pm

Second Wind @ Wool Methodist church - a fellowship meeting to discuss how faith changes as we get older.  Tea and biscuits to follow.  All welcome.


Wed 6 Sep

Dorset Coast Express steams through Wool at around 13:15 and returns at around 17:00.


7th - 10th Sept

Bestival weekend. Beware: extra traffic around Wool!


Sat 9th Sept, 2:30pm

Beetle Drive @ D'Urberville Hall. Fund-raising for Wool Carnival 2018.  3 for tea/coffee plus cake. Fun for all the family.

Steve 405063

Sun 10th Sep 10am

Holy Rood pet service - All pets and their owners invited!


Monday 11th Sep 7:15pm

Wool WI at 'Kids of Wool' building - From Barbados to Dorset Jane Ferentizi-Sheppard


Tues 12th Sep 2pm

Teapot club meet @ Methodist chapel

462742 or 462128

Wed 13th Sep 10am

(2nd Wednesday)

Wool & District Friends of Cancer Research UK meet at Hyde place social room. New members warmly welcomed.


Secretary 405487

Thurs 14th Sep

East Burton W.I. Speaker TBC


Sat 16th Sep 9am

Wool WI Ramblers Group meet 9 am @ D'Urberville car park to walk Langton Herring/Fleet with pub lunch at Elm Tree to follow,  Names to Angela asap

Angela 463872

Sat 16th Sep


Last day to ride the Purbeck Breezer 30 summer bus service. After today, the only bus through Wool is X54 and school buses.


Sat/Sun 16th/17th Sept 11am - 5pm

Chaldon Herring Village Hall will host an Arts and Crafts Show, featuring the work of local artists, print-makers, wood-turners, wool knitters and others. 11 am to 5pm.  Refreshments available.

01305 851775 or 01305 852138 for more details.

Sun 17th Sep 2-5pm

Open garden at Herons Mead, East Burton Road - Last chance this year to visit the lovely garden - a riot of colour in autumn - in aid of various charities under the National Gardens Scheme banner including Macmillan, Marie Curies, Hospices, etc., with delicious home-made cake and tea

Angela 463872

Mon 18th Sep 7pm

Parish Council Meeting @ D'Urberville Centre extension.

Parish Office with Library

Sun 24th Sep 11am

 Harvest Festival service @ Wool Methodist church.  Tinned and packaged goods which go to the Food Bank gratefully received.  All welcome.


Tues 26th Sep

Teapot club meet @ Methodist chapel

462742 or 462128

Thur 28th Sep 7:30pm

East Burton Garden Club @ East Burton Village Hall with Chris Evans telling us about The History of Bournemouth Gardens - Chris is a wonderful speaker and we would welcome any visitors to our friendly group.

Angela 463872


Fri 29th Sep 10-12

Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning at Winfrith Village Hall. 2 entrance. Excellent coffee, stalls and a raffle.

Call 01305 851672 if like a stall.

Sat 30th Sep 2:30pm

Bingo @ D'Urberville Hall. Carnival 2018 fund-raising for Dorset Air ambulance and other charities.

Steve 405063

Sat 30th Sep

Last Saturday for riding the X54 Jurassic Coaster bus. After today, the X54 service operates on Mon-Fri only!


Fri 27th October

"Eddie Steady Go" Ball at the Bath Hotel Bournemouth - fundraising for new wheelchair for local youngster. 35pp for 3 course meal, fabulous music and entertainment. Please come.

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Sat 28th October 6:30 for 7pm start

Autumn Quiz & Ploughmans Supper by Wool and District Friends of Cancer Research UK. @ D'urberville Hall. Tickets are 5 and are available from Hardy's Estate Agents  & Amber Hardware in Wool,  Winfrith Village Stores, also from tel nos. 01929 405487 & 01929 463237.


Fri 10th Nov

Sunset Cafe Stompers @ East Burton village hall.   Ploughmans and apple puds will again be part of the evening.  To reserve seats please contact Ron 463872 or Eileen 463566.





Every Monday 10:30

Yoga classes @ D'Uberville hall - Restarts in September

Pam 01929 556714

Every Tuesday 10:30

(Restarts 5th Sept)

Movers & Shakers (creative, contemporary dance for over 55s)  in Winfrith Village Hall. New members are welcome. 6 per session.

Lyn 01305 263489

Every Tues 7:30pm

(Restarts 5th Sept)

D'Urberville Drama Society @ D'Urb hall. Everyone welcome to join. Especially need back stage and refreshment helpers. The next production will be "the Last Panto in Little Grimley"


Every Wed 10-1

Sew together at the Community Room, Cologne Road, Bovington


1st and 3rd Wed

Coffee and cake by Holy Rood church in the small hall @ D'Urberville centre.  1st Wed Holy Communition 10-10:30


Every Thurs 10-11:30

Weekly Country Market at the D'Uberville Hall


Every Thurs 11-2

Craft Group at the Community Room, Cologne Road, Bovington


Every Wed 10:20-11:20

A Light & Easy body tone for over 50's. All levels of fitness welcome. East Burton Village Hall.

Jude on 07966 372148






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