Events November 2019

Here you'll find information about one-off and occasional events at the Allendale.

We also have much more happening - please hover over What's On to discover more!

Community Breakfasts @ the Allendale

Friday 1st November, 9am - 11am

In partnership with Wimborne Food Bank+ and Red Cross.

All welcome. Donations optional but gratefully received.


Please call 01202 887247 for more information.

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The Creature Teachers

Friday 1st November, sessions at 1.30pm & 2.45pm


The creatures are back with another special Spooky Halloween Storytime Creature Encounter! Get hands on with the creepy crawly, scaly, furry and feathered team as we join them on a new Halloween Small Animal Adventure! 
Handling spots are suitable for children 3 years +.  
Encounters run from 1.30pm to 2.30pm and 2.45pm to 3.45pm. 

Entry includes a drink and biscuit. All children must be

supervised by an adult (tickets required for animal handlers only,

adults free of charge). Tickets £5 per child.  


BOOK NOW (booking fee applies) or at the Allendale.

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Rotary Club of Wimborne Craft Fair

Saturday 2nd November

More information requested from event organiser.

Jive 'n' Kickin' Jive Dance

Saturday 2nd November, 7.45pm

Grandma's Attic Antique & Collectors' Fair

Sunday 3rd November, 9.30am - 4pm

  • Two halls with a wide range of antiques and collectibles

  • Village Green Café open all day

  • Plenty of parking nearby

  • Entry to Fair just £2 

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Garry J Foley: Elvis Tribute Artist

Friday 8th November, doors 7.30pm

The fantastic, 2019 European championship winner Garry J. Foley performs as Elvis on Friday 8th November.


Wimborne in Bloom Grand Charities Fair

Saturday 9th November, 10am - 3pm

  • Over 30 stalls

  • Ideal for Christmas Shopping and supporting causes

  • Entrance 50p in aid of Wimborne in Bloom

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Quinns Quinney + support

Friday November 15th, doors 7.30pm


Come and enjoy an evening with Dorset's favourite skiffle band, plus support!

Bar open.

Strictly over 18s only.

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WDCA Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 16th November, 10am - 4pm

We're once again holding our ever-popular Christmas Craft Fair featuring a wide range of stallholders and products ideal as Christmas gifts, birthday gifts... or just 'me' gifts!

  • FREE entry

  • 35+ stalls

  • Café open all day

DanceAway Saturday Evening Social Dance
Saturday 16th November, 7.30pm

•Ballroom/Latin American/Popular Sequence
•Large maple wood sprung dance floor
•All abilities welcome
•Bar open


Tickets £6 per person on the door / Advance tickets to DanceAway members £5, available at any DanceAway class. 

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Handmade Arts & Crafts Fair

Sunday 17th November, 10am - 4pm

Raising funds for Waggy Tails Rescue and Poole District Children's Cancer Fund

Artisan stalls including wooden products, woolen goods, decoupage, photography, lampshades, jewellery, ceramics, metal art & MUCH, MUCH MORE...

Discover more on facebook

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Wimborne & District Community Association

Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 20th November, 7.30pm

Tea and coffee and biscuits served from 7pm.

Please click on image for further information.


Mr Kyps Cydonia Knights Allendale Nov 19

Mr Kyps presents

Cydonia Knights

Friday 22nd November, doors 8pm

Cydonia Knights are a tribute band to one of the world's biggest rock bands - Muse - who have sold over 20 million albums worldwide and won multiple Grammy, NME & MTV live music awards.

Formed by Muse fans, for Muse fans, they've been playing UK music venues and festivals since the beginning of 2015. Since the start, their goal has been to give Muse (and live music) fans exactly what they want from a tribute act - an unparalleled Muse experience as close to the real thing as possible!

Tickets (adv.) £13. Over 18s only.


BOOK NOW (booking fee applies online) or at the Allendale.

Wimborne Country Market Craft Fair

Saturday 23rd November


More information requested from event organiser.


Public Meeting - Cuthbury Footpaths

Tuesday 26th November, 7.30pm


This will be the last opportunity to make objections to stop up the eastern extent of Footpath E2/9 and divert Footpath E2/8 on the Cuthbury Allotments site.

Please click on image for more information.

Henry Blofeld: My A-Z of Cricket

Friday 29th November, 7pm


Join us to hear Henry Blofeld talking about his new book, My A-Z of Cricket. In this new book legendary cricket broadcaster Henry Blofeld takes the reader on a journey from A-Z through the world of cricket. In his trademark charming style, Blowers goes through the alphabet, explaining some of the puzzling cricket terminology and regaling his favourite anecdotes from his fifty years in the sport, covering the most important moments in the sport's history as well as the most entertaining and amusing.
As with all Wimborne Literary Festival events the book will be available to purchase, and Henry will be signing copies. Tickets £10 from Gullivers Bookshop, Wimborne. 

Dorset Team Christmas Fair 2019
Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December
10am - 4pm


The Dorset Team Christmas Fair is a really fun, festive event for your diary featuring some of the best local designers, makers, vintage sellers and craft suppliers from across Dorset who also sell their wares on There will be a range of different products and something for everyone and every price range! 60+ stalls each day.