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Minster Market @ the Allendale, every Friday, Allendale, Wimborne.

Minster Market @ the Allendale

Fridays 8am - 2pm


The Minster Market offers stalls throughout two Halls, plus outdoor areas. You're likely to find fruit and veg, plants and flowers, local meat, eggs, cheese, olives, cakes, pies, wholefoods, antiques, Indian textiles, vintage and retro items, jewellery, homewares and so much more!  Read more... 

BOS show
BOS show

Bournemouth Orchid Society Show and Trade Fair

Saturday 30th September, 12pm - 4pm


Bournemouth Orchid Society are delighted to be staging our family inclusive Autumn Show, designed to provide a unique and engaging experience for the whole family. Be you novices or truly experienced growers of plants, our talented members will be staging many differing orchids, providing colour, intrigue and scent, supplemented by advice in abundance. Orchids other than those generally offered by local traders will be available.

For those interested in the environment, we are staging a family interactive learning zone where you can see into the macro as well as the massive regarding orchids. There will be free family inclusive crafts and quizzes etc. and access to microscopes, all backed up by a wealth of knowledge regarding all things orchid.

Handmade Wimborne

Handmade Wimborne

Sunday 15th October, 10am - 4pm

A craft fair celebrating local artisans.

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Green Week Catwalk Fashion Show

Monday 16th October, 7pm

As part of this year’s Wimborne Green Festival, we're holding a fashion show on Monday 16th October. The aim is to show and/or offer for sale upcycled garments as well as garments made from offcut fabrics or other recycled materials, to promote green living and reducing waste.

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Central Southern Gauge O Model Railway Exhibition

Sunday 22nd October, 10am to 4pm

The Allendale is the home of the Central Southern Gauge O Group (CSGOG) and they are pleased to announce their annual O Gauge Model Railway Exhibition on Sunday 22nd October.

A particular attraction for the children this year will be a very large LEGO WORLD train layout with lots of trains running around. For the more discerning model railway enthusiast there will be ten layouts including some 7mm scale narrow gauge models. As usual they will have their large test track, thirteen model railway sales stands, a bring & buy stall and railway societies, including the Swanage Railway. Admittance is only £6 with accompanied young children free. Doors open from 10am until 4pm.

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Dorset Team Winter Fair

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th November, 10am - 4pm both days FREE ENTRY


The Dorset Team return to the Allendale Centre for their ever-popular Winter Fair.

Dorset Team Etsy sellers and other creatives will join us for this event selling handmade, vintage and crafting supplies. 

The event fills the Minster Hall and the Quarter Jack Hall of the Allendale, with something for everyone and every budget. 

Search 'Dorset Team' to see sneak previews by stallholders!

Dogs on leads are welcome. Stall bookings here   Dorset Team on Facebook here

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Allendale Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 18th November, 10am - 4pm

It's back, in good time for Christmas shopping! A fair full of handpicked, handcrafted items especially for Christmas.

Stallholders - stalls usually sell out well in advance - book yours in good time.
Visitors - free admission and a great selection of stalls!

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Little Pickles Markets

Sunday 19th November, 10am - 11.30am

Buy and sell great quality baby & children's clothes & equipment at this popular event.

To book a table or entry tickets please visit Little Pickles Markets

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HLP Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 25th November, 10am - 3pm

Come and join us at the HLP Events Christmas Craft Fair. Get into the festive spirit and explore a wide variety of unique and handmade crafts. It’s the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind gifts for your loved ones; discover exquisite handmade jewellery, beautiful artwork, cosy knitted items and much more. Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to support local artists while finding unique treasures for the holiday season! The event is free entry and dogs on leads are welcome. If you would like to book a stall, please email

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Grandmas Attic Allendale B&W 48mm x 64mm Nov23-page-0.jpg

Grandma's Attic Antiques & Collectors Fair

Sunday 26th November, 10am - 4pm

Always a popular event here at the Allendale.

  • Up to 50 stands

  • Cafe @ the Allendale open

  • Admission £2

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Dorset Team Christmas Fair

Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December, 10am - 4pm both days   FREE ENTRY 


Get in the festive mood with the Dorset Team Christmas Fair - this event has been at the Allendale for over 10 years! A great way to shop small and local and pick up some really unique Christmas gifts this year. Entry is FREE and there will be 60 stalls by local Etsy sellers, makers and other creatives from across Dorset. A huge variety of different quality crafts and stalls and a great way to start your Christmas shopping.

Search 'Dorset Team' to see sneak previews by stallholders! 


Dogs on leads are welcome. Stall bookings here   Dorset Team on Facebook here

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