Wimborne Green Festival

JUMP with Karen Wimhurst

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet insect and amphibian song.  Composed and performed by Karen Wimhurst.

JUMP is a musical collaboration between composer Karen Wimhurst and entomologist Peter Smithers Hon.FRES and Charlie Woodrow from the Bioacoustics Department, Lincoln University, featuring insect, amphibian and clarinet music. 

Fri, Oct 20 2023, 4 - 6:45pm
Positive Postcards for the Planet - Crafting Workshop

The climate and ecological crisis can feel overwhelming. If you’d like to spend a relaxing evening turning eco-anxiety into eco-action, then this session is for you. The Makers and Shakers is a new Planet Wimborne group and is really excited about hosting this first crafting workshop.

Light refreshments and materials will be supplied and ideas/patterns available for those who would like them. No experience needed!

Doors open at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. We will finish at 9pm.

Tickets are £5, from Eventbrite, to cover costs.


Fri, Oct 20 2023, 7:30 - 9pm
Oly Rush - Eco swimmer and champion for cleaner seas and beaches

Oly Rush is passionate about the state of our seas and beaches. Oly, from Upton near Poole, swam the entire length of the Jurassic Coast in September 2020 and is the fastest person to swim around the Isle of Wight.

Come and hear about his non-stop swims around Grand Cayman and Ithaca, and how he’s raising awareness and inspiring change through his charity, Project Planet Earth https://projectplanet.earth/

Tue, Oct 17 2023, 7:30 - 8:30pm
Planet Wimborne’s Fundraising Quiz

Planet Wimborne invites local quiz groups and individuals to a fund-raising Quiz Night on Thursday April 25,  to support the 2024 Planet Wimborne’s Green Festival. 
This Quiz promises to be a fun and entertaining evening of questions on Green issues including water, trees, politics, history and geography – from easy to challenging and everything in between. 
Come as an individual or come as a group of up to 6 people. There will be prizes, a raffle and licensed bar – bring your own snacks too. 

Thu, Apr 25 2024, 7:30 - 10:30pm

Wimborne Green Festival

Planet Wimborne Green Festival logo

Hold the date for our 2024 festival : 12th - 19th October.

For this annual Green Festival, our amazing community groups, businesses, organisations and churches join forces to put together a week of fantastic events and activities designed to encourage us all to live more sustainably. We were particularly excited that our 2023 programme included Springwatch and Animal Park presenter Megan McCubbin headlining the opening weekend with an event at QE School.