Planet Wimborne is proud to announce the publication of an all new trail for the town. The trail is partially fully accessible and can be extended to take in other areas of the town. There are links to 'green' themed videos, web sites, music and poetry to enhance people's enjoyment and experience of the natural world.
Wimborne Green Festival
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.
Come along for a chat with us on our local nature as part of the Planet Wimborne Green Festival.
We also have some free native trees grown from seed to give away (first come, first served).
We look forward to meeting you at Oakley Shopping Centre, Merley.
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.
Ellie Egan, National Trust, will talk about their nature conservation work at the Kingston Lacy estate.
Doors open at 7pm for refreshments. The talk will start at 7.30pm and will finish at 8.30pm including time for questions and answers.
Further details, and to book free tickets, go to Eventbrite
Doors open at 6.30pm for the donation of redundant IT equipment (laptops, PCs, tablets, phones, routers, digital cameras, games consoles, smart watches, satnavs and cables). Refreshments will also be available. The talk will start at 7.30pm and will finish at 8.30pm including time for questions and answers.
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/
Planet Wimborne and Wimborne Green Festival are delighted to announce the programme for 2023
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’re particularly excited that this year’s programme includes Springwatch and Animal Park presenter Megan McCubbin headlining the opening weekend with an event at QE School.