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About Wool Dates

"Wool Dates" is an independent publication, kindly supplied by Sue B. (Thank you Sue for all your hard work in putting it together each month. It's much appreciated.)

"Wool Dates" is not a publication of Holy Rood Church so we are grateful to Sue for allowing us to reproduce it here for everyone's convenience.

Please send any updates, or future dates/information, to:


and not to the Holy Rood Church or Website. Requests for the emailed version of the Wool dates newsletter should also be sent to: wooldates@hotmail.co.uk


For Bovington events etc. refer to www.bovingtonhive.blogspot.com



Corona virus

The following was published before the Corona virus restrictions. It is likely to have changed very substantially.

FUTURE DATES (see below for regular weekly events)



Mon 2nd Mar 7pm

Parish Council Meeting @ D'Urberville meeting room


Tues 3rd Mar 2pm

Teapot club meet @ Methodist chapel

462742 or 462128

Tues 3rd Mar 2:30 - 4:30 (1st Tues)

"Afternoon Cuppa & a Chat" at the cosy Community Room, Cologne road, Bovington


Wed 4th Mar

Wool W.I. Ramblers meet meet 10 am to walk Studland Beach

Angela   463872

Wed 4th Mar 10-12

(1st Wed )

Coffee and cake by Holy Rood church @ 10am in the meeting room @ D'Urberville centre.  Holy Communion 10-10:30


Fri 6th Mar 2pm

Service for World Day of Prayer (previously known as Women's World Day of Prayer) @ Methodist chapel


Sat 7th Mar 7pm

(Note earlier time)

Bingo @ the D'Urberville Centre, All money raised will enable Wool Carnival to go ahead, carnival profits donated to beneficiaries. Really good fun for all ages.  Families welcome.

01305 851727 / 01929 462064

Sun 8th Mar 3-5pm

Cancer Research Vintage Tea with book stall & raffle @ Winfrith Village Hall. To book a table call Pat on 01305 852117

£7.50 per person

Mon 9th Mar 7:15pm

Wool WI @KidsofWool-Bob Ayers - The Hidden Gardens of London


Wed 11th Mar:30pm

(2nd Wed)

Lulworth & District Garden Society -  Speaker is Jim Gale.        Birds in Lulworth.  All welcome.

West Lulworth Village Hall

Sat 14th Mar 10am

Village Litter Pick starting @ D'Urb car park. Equipment provided

01929 463721

Sun 15th Mar

Wool W.I. Ramblers meet 9 am to walk West Bay/Bridport with pub ;unch afterwards. Please contact Angela asap if coming.

Angela   463872

Sun 15th Mar 5pm

Supper Church with Holy Rood Church@ D’Urberville Centre


Mon 16th Mar 7pm

Parish Council Meeting @ D'Urberville meeting room

Parish Office with Library

Tues 17th Mar 2pm

Teapot club meet @ Methodist chapel

462742 or 462128

Wed 18th Mar 10-12

(3rd Wed)

Coffee and cake by Holy Rood church @ 10am in the meeting room @ D'Urberville centre.  Holy Communion 10-10:30


Wed 18th March

Friends of Wool Library AGM @ the D’Urberville Hall


Sat 21st Mar 10-12

Spring Fete with Holy Rood Church in the D’Urberville Centre


Sat 21st Mar 7pm

Quiz by Carnival Committee @ Durberville Centre. Teams up to 6. £5 in advance or £6 on door including ploughman's. Bring own drink

Tickets from 01929 462064

Sun 22nd Mar 10:30

Service for Mothering Sunday @ Methodist Chapel


Sun 22nd Mar 2-5pm

Herons Mead, East Burton Road garden open for National Garden Scheme. Come along to visit a beautiful spring garden and enjoy a slice of delicious home-made cake!!


Thurs 26th Mar


The Wellbridge Practice - Listening hour - A member of the surgery admin team will be available to talk to patients about any non-medical concerns regarding the administration of the surgery. 

An appointment is not necessary.

Thurs 26th Mar 7:30pm

East Burton Gardening Club @ East Burton Village Hall. Roger Hirons [plant doc tor] talking about Climbing Plants. -  All welcome.

Angela            01929 463872

Sat 28 Mar 12-1:30

Lent Lunch by Churches Together Wool @ Methodist Chapel


Sun 29th March

Bingo in aid of Holy Rood Church Bells @ The Black Bear

01929 405541

29th March 9am

The Wareham & Purbeck Young Farmers Club

44th Annual Ploughing Match on the Drax Estate, Botney Bay Farm, Winterborne Tomson, Blandford DT11 9EY

Raising money for multiple charities

Tues 31st Mar 2pm

Teapot club meet @ Methodist chapel - Easter Reflections

462742 or 462128

Sat 4th April 12-2

Teddy Bears Picnic by Carnival Committee @ @ Durberville

01305 851727

Sat 4th Apr 7pm

Joint Wareham Choral Society and Briantspuddle Singers Spring concert at Lady St Mary's church, Wareham.Tickets £12 available from Joys of Wareham, on the door, by phone 01202 632678 or see website https://www.warehamchoral.co.uk/







Every Monday 10:30

Yoga classes @ D'Urberville hall  

Pam 01929 556714

Every Monday 5:25

 Pilates's(intermediate) No beginners. Currently spaces-please ring


Every Monday 7-8pm

Fun exercise for over  50s @St Mary & St Joseph’s School, Wool

**Please ring before attending to be sure event happening **

Elaine  01929 462916

Every Tuesday10:15

Modern Line Dancing @ D'Urberville (purbeckdancestudio.co.uk)

01202 243803

Every Tuesday 10:30


Movers & Shakers (creative, contemporary dance for over 55s)  in Winfrith Village Hall. New members are welcome. £6 per session.

Lyn 01305 263489

Every Tues 7:30pm


D'Urberville Drama Society @ D'Urb hall. Everyone welcome to join. Especially need back stage and refreshment helpers.

Christine         01929 556 259

Every Wed 8:30/9:30

Fun exercise for over 50s(8.30am Men, 9.30am Ladies) @ Winfrith village hall


Every Wed 10-1

Sew together at the Community Room, Cologne Road, Bovington

07881 533311

Every Wed


A Light & Easy body tone for over 50's. All levels of fitness welcome. East Burton Village Hall.

Jude on 07966 372148

1st and 3rd Wed

Coffee and cake by Holy Rood church in the small hall @ D'Urberville centre.  1st Wed Holy Communition 10-10:30


Every Wed evening

Slimming World with Jackie @ D'Urberville, 5.30pm and 7.30pm


Every Wed 7pm

Human Energy running group meet @ D'Urberville car park, everyone welcome for fun runs ,distance to suit !

Contact Bob on 01929 288318

Every Thurs 10-11:30

Weekly Country Market at the D'Urberville Hall


Every Thurs 10-12

Holy Rood Church Office @ Hardy Room at the D’Urb Centre


Every Thurs 11-2

Craft Group at the Community Room, Cologne Road, Bovington


Every Thurs 6 - 7pm

Cancelled (illness)

Strong By Zumba class @ D'Urb hall £4 with discounts for NHS and military wives. This will be weekly and people can just turn up.

Henni on 07983 438388

Every Thurs 7:30pm

Short Mat Bowls 7:30-9:30 @ D'urberville Centre. 3 free sessions then £2.50 (£5 yearly membership). All ages welcome. 


Wool Library

Opening hours are Tues 3-6pm, Thurs 10-12 & Saturday 10-12






Police alerts

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The Purbeck Police Facebook page is good as well.










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