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May 28 all-day

White Star Running and Dorchester Casterbridge Rotary are delighted to announce a prestigious new event:  THE DORCHESTER MARATHON AND CASTERBRIDGE HALF MARATHON.

 Taking place on 28th May 2017, the town will host its first ever Marathon raising money for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and other local charities.

  • The race will be on fully closed roads running through historic Dorchester, picturesque villages and the glorious Dorset countryside.
  • The race will be officially measured and certified by UK Athletics.
  • There will be amazing medals and T-shirts for all finishers, together with a post race party, free live entertainment, a bar with local ales and cider, and weekend camping at the race village.
  • The Race Village is located at Cokers Frome Farm, just on the edge of town, by kind permission of Mr John Mayo, and is the ideal location from which to explore Dorchester, the surrounding area, and the Dorset coast over the weekend.
  • Cost: Marathon £40, Half Marathon £30 - PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

More information can be found by visiting: www.dorchestermarathon.co.uk

Jade & Peter’s Skydive for Charity @ Old Sarum Park
May 28 @ 8:00 am

Skydive in aid of DSAA!

On 28th May 2017, me and my dad (Peter) are doing a skydive from 15,000ft with Go Skydive, Salisbury to raise money for DSAA.

Please show them your support by donating on their JustGiving page: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jadeandpetegouveia-skydive

Riders in the Sky 2017 @ Tor Leisure
May 28 @ 10:00 am

Ride out and family fun day in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

This event will have a vehicle display, lots of stalls, food and drink, darts competition, kids entertainment, rides, raffle, live music from local bands.

Sign in for the 70 mile ride out will close at 10am and the family fun day will start at 12.30pm.

For more information about the event, please visit:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ritsday/

Website: http://ritsday.co.uk/


Wessex Car Show @ Breamore House
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


An amazing day out for the whole family.  Some of the event highlights will include:  Arena entertainment,  Birds of Prey display,  Live music, Motoring spares, Autojumble & Memorabilia, Win a Jaguar for £2, Gift and Craft stalls, Home made cakes & refreshments, plus lots more.

Proceeds in aid of Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, Christchurch Macmillan Nurses Caring Locally, Youth Cancer Trust, The Royal Marine Charitable Trust Fund.

Admission charges apply.

More information & booking forms are available from: Bob Flint on 07502 293110 or by emailing: bob.flint@ntlworld.com

To download an entry form google 'Wessex Car Show' and click on the link.

Vans with Lights South West Charity Road Run @ Devon and Somerset
Jun 3 all-day

Vans with Lights Charity Road Run Charity road run in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and Devon Air Ambulance.

On Saturday 3rd June Vans with Lights Southwest is running a charity road run to raise money for Dorset & Somerset and Devon Air Ambulances. We will be meeting at Exeter services at 9am. We will all then depart on the road run at 10am, heading to Devon Air Ambulance Headquarters for photos to be taken for the run. We will then go on to Honiton to raise some money, before heading to Smileys Cafe for refreshments (money needed). We will then head to Wellington
via Cullompton, Tiverton, Taunton and then into Wellington to Somerset Air Ambulance

All are welcome. The entry fee for the road run is £10 per vehicle, payable into collection buckets on the day. We would like to offer all with a car, bike or truck with a difference to come and join us! But even if you have a normal vehicle and want to join in, you’re most welcome! We need your support to help us support the two air ambulance charities!

For more information, please contact Chris Barnes: 07713 769109.

Crewkerne Run 2017 @ Town Hall, Market Square
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am

For a number of years, Stokes Partners LLP has sponsored the annStokes logoual Crewkerne road race. The main race is 10K and there is also a 5K fun run and a junior race. We are pleased to sponsor again in 2017 and invite you to take part.

Now in its 8th year, Stokes Partners LLP is promoting the “Business Challenge” by providing the trophy for the 5K Fun Run/Walk awarded to the winning team entered from a local business, club or Stokes Partners LLP client.

The Business Challenge Trophy Run is open to local businesses, clubs & Stokes Partners Clients – Teams of Three (men/ladies/mixed)

A 5K run (with hills) on traffic free roads

Trophy for the winning team

It is intended to be a fun event where teams from local businesses or clubs compete for the trophy. You can raise the profile of your business or club by wearing corporate/club T-shirts etc.  Children are also welcome to take part in the Junior Fun Run (ages 14 and under).

Race proceeds go to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, thank you for your support

For entry forms, please see Stokes Partners’ website: www.stokespartners.co.uk or Crewkerne Running Club: www.crewkernerunning.club

This event is organised by Crewkerene Running Club. Crewkerne Running Club is affiliated with the Association of Running Clubs and UK Athletics



Piddlehinton Village Open Gardens @ Piddlehinton Village
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm

Piddlehinton Gardens Open Day - Profits to go to Piddlehinton Church, Piddlehinton Village Hall, Piddlehinton Millennium Green, Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, and Julia’s House Children’s Hospice.

See Farmhouse, Cottage, Tiny and Riverside Gardens and Flight-Themed Floral Displays in the Village Church. Coffees, Lunches, & Afternoon Teas in the Village Hall - Available All Day

Children’s Kite Making Activities, Plants, Preserves & Ice Cream Stalls


Beachside Classic Vehicle Show @ Beachside Holiday Park
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am

beachside classic vehicle showClassic vehicle show organised by the Bridgwater Classic & Vintage Club and kindly sponsored by the Sundowner Café. This event is in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

The event will have:

Classic cars, american cars, commercials, custom cars, steam engines, BBQ, military vehicles, emergency vehicles, motorbikes, oil engines,  cafe and licensed bar , charity head shave, adventure play area, live music on the deck in the afternoon.  A fly past by WW2 DC3 Dakota from the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight!

RISCA Choir in White @ McMillan Theatre
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm

Minehead and District Lions Club and Burnham on Sea Lions Club are putting on a concert for Lions Centenary Celebrations.

The concert is being held at the McMillan Theatre, Bridgwater on Saturday June 17 starting at 7.00pm.

The proceeds from the evening will be split between Children's Hospice South West and Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

Tickets: £8.50 , Friends of the Theatre £8, Students and Under 16’s £5

Box Office Tel 01278 556677  www.mcmillantheatre.com/whats-on



Companion Dog Show @ East Hustspill Village Hall
Jun 18 @ 10:30 am

Proceeds from this event are in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

Lots of fun events including lure racing, refreshments all day, all dogs welcome.

Entry Fee - £1 per class

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