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The Allendale Magazine: information for contributors & advertisers

The quarterly Allendale Magazine is full of

  • news about events, activities, hirers and facilities at the Centre

  • original articles you won't find anywhere else

  • articles from, and of interest to, the local community and much more


10,000 copies of each issue are printed; 8,200 are distributed in Wimborne and surrounding areas, with 1,800 available from the Centre. The Allendale Magazine can also be read online (tap image above).

We can often include something about new regular events/hirers and upcoming single events, subject to space and deadlines. Please enquire for confirmation.

Submitting copy & images to the Allendale Magazine

Copy needs to be submitted in a Word doc

  • quarter page article is around 125-150 words plus image

  • half page around 250-300 words plus image

  • full page around 600 words plus image

  • fewer words in all cases if multiple images used

Please bear in mind publication dates and prepare copy accordingly. Copy may be edited as necessary. 


Images need to be hi res (ideally min. 1MB*) and supplied in jpg, png or pdf.

*For the front cover, closer to 5MB.

Deadlines & Publication dates

Deadline for Apr - Jun 2023 issue Tuesday 14 February, for publication mid-March.

Content re. events/seasonal information should focus on April, May & June.

You're welcome to submit copy & images well before the deadline, if available.

Please send all Magazine enquiries, copy and images to Gary Cox:  


Paid advertising in the Allendale Magazine

Paid advertising is available, handled by Ferndown-based Pulford Publicity - read more here.

10,000 copies are printed in full colour, on high quality paper. It's a professional publication that promotes the Allendale and the advertisers, many of whom advertise in every issue. 

  • If you have an upcoming or regular event at the Allendale, consider one-off or regular adverts. Remember each issue is distributed locally, available from the Allendale, and available online via, which is quick to load and easy to use.

  • Advertising is also available to local businesses etc. Please contact Pulford Publicity for details.

Who advertises in the Allendale Magazine? Regular advertisers include:

Dental services - Estate agents & auctioneers - Financial planners - Health services - Insurance companies - IT suppliers - Local schools - Opticians - Property enhancement & maintenance services - Removals companies - Solicitors - Trades - Vets and more.

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