Events

A view of the coastline from the summit of Golden Cap, at dawn. ©National Trust Images/David Noton

A view of the coastline from the summit of Golden Cap, at dawn. ©National Trust Images/David Noton

We run a varied programme of events from talks and coffee mornings to outings and even holidays.

We organise day trips to places of interest such as National Trust properties, other houses, gardens and places of historic importance as well as a number of social events including coffee mornings and our Christmas lunch.
Here is a list of our current events, click on each one for more detail.

For further information about events please send an email to southdorsetassociation@gmail.com

If you are interested in booking one or more events, please state the event/s in which you are interested, and booking forms will be emailed to you for download to return with your cheque for payment.  Information about booking and conditions will be included in our email to you

Date/Time Event
3 May, 2018
2:30 pm
Event no. 8: “Dorset from the Air – Then & Now” Gordon Le Pard
St Aldhelm’s Centre, Weymouth
22 May, 2018
2:30 pm
Event no. 9: “An Overview of Life in the Royal Hospital, Chelsea” Brian Cumming M.B.E., G.C.St.G.
St Aldhelm’s Centre, Weymouth
7 June, 2018
All Day
Event no. 10: Visit to Clandon Park and Hatchlands Park (both NT)
12 June, 2018
7:30 pm
Event no. 11: "Beatrix Potter - Dispelling the Myths or Misconceptions" by David Stocks
The Dorford Centre, Dorchester Dorset
14 June, 2018 - 18 June, 2018
All Day
Holiday organised by Crossways Travel to visit Five National Trust Properties in the Warwickshire area
26 June, 2018
2:00 pm
Event no. 12: Visit to Minterne House & Gardens with Cream Tea
Minterne House, Near Dorchester Dorset
3 July, 2018
7:30 pm
Event no. 13: "Neutrals at War" Christopher Massy-Beresford MA (Oxon)
The Dorford Centre, Dorchester Dorset
12 July, 2018
All Day
Event no. 14: Visit to Romsey and Broadlands House
11 September, 2018
All Day
Event no. 15: Visit to the Willow & Wetlands Centre and Cothelstone Manor, Somerset
25 September, 2018
2:30 pm
Event no.16: "Unlocking the Bankes Archive" by Emma Dunn
St Aldhelm’s Centre, Weymouth

Have a look at Main National Trust Events in Dorset to see events organised directly by the National Trust.