2nd June

Meet Peppa Pig
Adventure Wonderland. The international television star will be appearing for 30 minute intervals throughout the day so don’t forget to bring your camera along and get that all important photo of you next to Peppa Pig, But make sure there are no muddy puddles nearby!!!!!


Wednesday 2nd – 5th June

The Royal Bath and West Show. The Showground, nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset

The Royal Bath & West Show at Shepton Mallet is a great day out this June. From the country’s finest livestock, over 600 trade stands, the National Cheese Awards to the UK’s biggest cider competition, there really is something for everyone – family or food lover.
New to the Show for 2010 is Ladies Day, on Thursday 3 June. Fashion-conscious visitors will stand a chance to be crowned winner of the best hat competition or best dressed lady and walk away with a mystery VIP prize

Thursday 3rd June

Wildflower Walk. 10.30 am-12.30 pm
RSPB Radipole Lake nature reserve. Explore the many and varied wonderful flowers that can be found at Radipole Lake and learn about their names and folklore. Part of Dorset Wildflower Week. Booking essential.

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th June

Springwatch weekend
RSPB Radipole Lake nature reserve. Join us for our celebration of spring, with a full programme of events including a bird ringing demo, pond dipping, bug hunting, wildlife walks and moth trapping. FREE BINOCULAR HIRE AVAILABLE.

Friday 11th – Sunday 13th June

Wimborne Folk Festival.
A full weekend of Morris Dancers and traditional dancing, concerts and celidths, craft stalls and street entertainment.

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th June 

 Xtreme Wheels Motor Show 2010

Xtreme Wheels 2010 will offer one of the finest collections of ‘Xtreme vehicles’ ever gathered in the UK. Dragsters, Custom Cars, Muscle Cars, Tractor Pullers, Custom and Drag Bikes, Jet Cars, Monster Trucks, Drifting Cars, Euros, Imports and many more will all be assembled for the ultimate horsepower collection at the Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Somerset. The show will include a nostalgia drag collection featuring cars not seen for many years as well as an action packed live arena featuring dragster burnouts & ‘cacklefests’, drifting demonstrations and much more.


Sunday 13th – Thursday 17th June

Lower Festival. Athelhampton House.

Sunday 13th June

Town and Country Fayre.
Turnpike Showground, nr Shaftesbury.

Sunday 20th June

Fathers Day – Dream Car Rides

Forget socks and chocolate, treat Dad to a once in a life time chance to ride in some fantastic cars, from supercar to luxury cars. For a present that your Dad will talk about for years to come, bring him along to Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford for a Father’s Day to remember!


Wednesday 23rd – Sunday 27th June

Glastonbury Festival

World Famous Glastonbury Festival featuring nearly 2000 acts in 50 venues, rock, pop, cabaret, children’s, poetry, circus skills to name but a few!

Glastonbury Festival is the largest greenfield music and performing arts festival in the world.

Saturday 26th June

Meet Sportacus from Lazy Town.

Adventure Wonderland. He will be leaving his airship and coming to the park with various appearances at intervals throughout the day to get all our young visitors and their parents /guardians moving to his classic routines.     


 Saturday 26th June – Sunday 27th June

Time of Event: 10:00 – 17:00
Venue: The Tank Museum
Entry Fee: Please see below

Tankfest 2010 – Meet The Desert Warriors

  • The world’s best public display of moving armour
  • Explosive live demonstrations & mock battles
  • Living history encampments
  • Arena displays of historic armour
  • Meet the British Army and see their tanks in action
  • Explore The Tank Museum
  • PLUS: Traders, catering stands & family entertainment