Events October 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!

Symonds & Sampson Property Auction

Friday 4th October

More information requested from event organiser.

Dr Bods presents Dub Pistols & support

Friday 4th October, 8pm

For the first time The Dub Pistols will be rolling into Wimborne's Allendale Centre for a night to remember. With support from the Godfather of UK Hip-Hop himself - Rodney P, with Skitz on the decks. Plus Dr Bod's resident DJ, Jay Rees.


Tickets from

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Handmade Wimborne

A craft fair celebrating local artisans

Saturday 5th October, 10am - 4pm


The ever popular Handmade Wimborne fair returns to the Allendale, featuring a huge range of local contemporary artists, designers and crafters. Perfect for early Christmas shopping - or just a perfect gift for yourself? Arrive early for the best choice!



Dance Away Saturday Evening Social Dance

Saturday 5th October, 7.30pm

  • Ballroom/Latin American/Popular Sequence

  • Non-stop dancing

  • Large maple wood sprung dance floor

  • All abilities welcome

  • Bar open

Tickets available from DanceAway.

Wimborne Beer Festival 2019

Friday 11th October 6pm - 11pm

Saturday 12th October 12pm - 5pm & 6pm - 11pm


It's back! With over 50 Real Ales and Ciders available, this two day event hosts fantastic live music entertainment courtesy of local Dorset-based bands including Sixteen String Jack and The Mother Ukers.

More info, and tickets, from Wimborne Beer Festival.

Tutored Wine Tasting with Vinolicious

Friday 18 October, 7.15pm


  • Autumn Wine Tasting in Wimborne - taste a selection of German WHITE, ROSÉ & RED

  • Cheese & Nibbles  

  • Meet people who enjoy wine, have fun & perhaps discover something new about the wide world of wine!

  • Tasting lasts two hours


Tickets £18pp, from Vinolicious: E: W:

T: 01202 067779 M: 07752 232300  

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Wimborne Green Festival Eco Fair

Saturday 19th October, 10am - 4pm


We're delighted to be hosting Wimborne Green Festival's Eco Fair on Saturday 19th October. This is a great opportunity to meet and buy from local community groups and businesses offering eco-friendly products and services.

Entry is free, so why not pop in and see what's on offer?

Central Southern Gauge 0 Group Model Railway Exhibition

Sunday 20th October, 10am - 4pm


  • Fine Scale 0 Gauge layouts

  • Specialist traders

  • Fine & Coarse Scale 0 Gauge test tracks (no live steam test tracks)

  • Bring & Buy

  • Village Green Cafe open for teas, coffee and lunches

  • Admission £4 adults, accompanied children free


Please see for more details.

Wimborne Green Festival

Zero Food Waste Demo

with celebrity chef Lesley Waters

Wednesday 23rd October, 7.30pm


Well known for her regular TV appearances on Ready Steady Cook, Great Food Live and This Morning, Lesley Waters will be working her cooking magic with supermarket food that would have been thrown out, and sharing tips on how to minimise food waste.

Come and sample local organic wines and delicious zero waste savoury and sweet canapés.

Tickets are just £10 each, available here (booking fee applies online), at the Allendale Centre (no booking fee) or from Wimborne Tourist Information Office (01202 886116).

Part of Wimborne Green Festival - read more here.   

Panda Stamp & Postcard Fair

Saturday 26th October, 10am - 4pm


Free admission.

Please see Panda Stamp & Postcard Fairs for more information.


Wimborne Green Festival - Let's Go Eco!

Saturday 26th October, 10am - 4pm


Join us for a day of crafts and talks!

  • Dorset Scrapstore are offering craft sessions from 10am to 12pm & 1pm to 3pm, using materials readily available in their store

  • WOW Nappy Chat are holding a demonstration and information session on cloth nappies from 12pm to 1pm

  • From 3.30pm to 4.30pm, there's a talk on the relationship between our soil, our food and our health with short films from the Soil Association.

All events are entry by donation.

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20 To 1 Swing Band presents

Dance The Night Away

Saturday 26th October, doors 7.30pm for 8pm start

An evening of fantastic live music for you to get up and dance to! Styles including swing, jive, rock and pop, and featuring live vocalists! 

Bar open.

Tickets just £7.50. BOOK NOW (booking fee applies online) or at the Allendale.

WDCA Table Top Sale

Sunday 27th October, 10am - 2pm


A great alternative to the traditional car boot sale for the chillier months!

  • Sellers - perfect for having a clear out and making space for Christmas gifts

  • Tables (6ft.) just £5 each - please book in advance to be sure of a space

  • Buyers - ideal for snapping up a few bargains - FREE entry!

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Community Breakfasts @ the Allendale

Sunday 27th & Tuesday 29th October, 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.