MARCH Sunday 5th, 10.30am - 4pm
DORSET WOMENS DAY, DORCHESTER
Dorford Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester (Information & T-Shirt Stall)
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APRIL Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th
*CHANGE FOR CHANGE, WEYMOUTH & DORCHESTER
Saturday 16th: Weymouth town centre
Sunday 17th: Dorchester town centre
We'll be having street collections while Compassionate Dorset member Sandra runs the legendary London Marathon in aid of Compassion in World Farming.
MAY Sunday 1st, 12pm - 4pm
MAY DAY EARTH FAIR, BROADOAK NEAR BRIDPORT
Field on Stoke Farm, Broadoak, near Bridport DT6 5NR (Information Stall)
We'll be promoting Compassion in World Farming and National Vegetarian Week - come and test your farm animal welfare knowledge in our quiz to win free a gorgeous vegetarian or vegan cook book!
MAY Saturday 7th
*CHANGE FOR CHANGE, BRIDPORT
Bucky-Doo Square, Bridport
We'll be having another street collection in aid of Compassion in World Farming.
MAY 23rd - 29th (approx)
*NATIONAL VEGETARIAN WEEK INFORMATION DISPLAYS
Dorchester Library, Dorset County Hospital Dorchester & Weymouth Library
Pick up yummy vegetarian and vegan recipes to celebrate National Vegetarian Week and test your farm animal welfare and veggie knowledge in our quiz to win a free gorgeous vegetarian or vegan cook book!
JUNE Sunday 12th, 10am - 5pm - CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER!
KINGSTON MAURWARD COUNTY SHOW & OPEN DAY, DORCHESTER
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester (Stall for Compassion in World Farming)
Event cancelled due to poor weather.
JULY Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th, 11am - 4pm / 10am - 4pm
TOLPUDDLE FESTIVAL, TOLPUDDLE
Tolpuddle near Dorchester (Stall for Compassion in World Farming)
We'll be promoting Compassion in World Farming - come and try on our Compassionate T-Shirts, pick up lots of freebies, sign our lobbying postcards to help farm animals, and enter our raffle to WIN a Paintballing Day for up to 8 people worth over £50!
AUGUST Saturday 27th, 11am - 9pm
ANONYMOUS YOUTH FESTIVAL, DORCHESTER
Maumbury Rings, Dorchester
Come and try on a Compassionate T-Shirt at our stall at this fantastic
music, activities & food festival. Plus get lots of freebies, sign our lobbying postcards to help farm animals, pick up lots of yummy meat-free and vegan recipes, take our compassionate quiz and meet Vincent the Calf!
OCTOBER Saturday 15th, 10am - 5pm
'HOW TO WRITE A NOVEL' Fundraising Workshop, DORCHESTER
The Old Tea House (upstairs room), 44 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UT
Join Author, Playwright and former TV Producer Heidi Stephenson for this one day creative writing workshop here in Thomas Hardy county, to raise money for
Compassion in World Farming. In this creative writing workshop we’ll be looking at: What makes a good novel? How and where to find story ideas. Creating memorable characters. Writing dialogue. The importance of setting. Story structure. And overcoming the dreaded writers block.
Cost £55.00 / £45.00 concessions (over 65s & students with a valid student card).
To request a workshop in your area please email: email@example.com.
OCTOBER Saturday 15th
*VEGAN CAKE SALE, DORCHESTER
South Street, Dorchester
We'll be having a yummy homemade cake sale in aid of Compassion in World Farming made with vegan ingredients - to celebrate the upcoming
BAKE WITH COMPASSION WEEK (22nd - 30th October in the lead up to Dorset Food Week).
OCTOBER Saturday 22nd
*VEGAN CAKE SALE, BRIDPORT
Bucky-Doo Square, Bridport
We'll be having another yummy homemade vegan cake sale in aid of Compassion in World Farming to celebrate
BAKE WITH COMPASSION WEEK (22nd - 30th October during Dorset Food Week).
NOVEMBER Tuesday 8th, 7pm for 7.30pm start
*FILM NIGHT: 'PIG BUSINESS', DORCHESTER
Dorchester Community Church,
Compassionate Dorset are having our first film screening of 'Pig Business'.
The film follows Tracy Worcester, a mother and campaigner, as she confronts the giant meat corporations that sweep across the world undermining rural communities, human health, the environment and animal welfare. It explains how we can take back control by buying meat raised to high animal welfare standards from the local producers... in short this film is about:
The corporate takeover of our food economy.
For more information on the film visit www.pigbusiness.co.uk.
TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR.
Price: £4 (suggested donation).
(All proceeds are in aid of the leading worldwide farm animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming and specifically to help fund Compassionate Dorset events and creative projects as their local supporter group).
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To request a screening by Compassionate Dorset in your area please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOVEMBER Wednesday 23rd, 10.30am - 4.30pm
WINTER FROCK MARKET WITH CHRISTMAS CRAFTS & GOODIES, DORCHESTER
Hosted by WAND DORSET at the Corn Exchange,
High West Street,
Compassionate Dorset will be having a Christmas craft stall with our own cards, prints and t-shirts and hopefully also a compassionate cake sale. We also invite you to drop off any unwanted clothes and accessories to be sold in the frock sale in aid of Compassionate Dorset (WAND also take 30% commission to fund their Dorset Womens Day).
For more information on WAND (Womens Action Network Dorset) visit their website: http://wandwomen.org.uk
NOVEMBER Thursday 24th, 7.30pm
FREE TALK: COMPASSIONATE EATING, MOORDOWN, BOURNEMOUTH
Hosted by the Dorset Humanists, Moordown Community Centre, Coronation Avenue, Moordown, Bournemouth BH9 1TW
In this presentation, nutritionist Sandra Hood from Compassionate Dorset explores the ethics of what we eat. Discover how the food you choose affects animal welfare and global development. Sandra will also outline more ethical meat-based diets, and vegetarian and vegan diets that provide healthy, energy-boosting nutrition while reducing our environmental impact.
Free entry (donations appreciated)
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