Past Events

Although these events have already happened, we're keeping them on the website for reference.

You can watch many of our past events on Youtube

 

A talk by Sir GHILLEAN PRANCE Distinguished and Internationally recognised Ethnobotanist Sir Ghillean Prance is internationally renowned andrespected as Plantsman and Ethno-Botanist andEcologist. Formerly Director of the Royal BotanicGardens, Kew from 1988 to 1999 and ScientificDirector of the Eden Project in Cornwall (1998-2010)and is Visiting Professor at Reading University (1988-). He is a McBryde Senior […]

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2021 AT 5:45 PMTALK: In the Company of SeahorsesDorset Diving Services Steve Trewhella is a diver and photographer, specialising in the photography of British marine life above and below the waves. He is also a keen naturalist with a particular interest in the coast and sea. When not diving he enjoys beachcombing, […]

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Saturday 27th November, 11:00-18:00At Purbeck Artisan Yard, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4NF Come and join our Artisans for a festive day at the yard, there will be Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, workshops for kids and grown-ups, demos and not to mention all your Christmas shopping needs under one roof! Support local, shop local and get in […]

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Want to DO something for the environment? Then come and help Trees for Dorset with their planting at Grey Barn in Worth Matravers.From the main village car park (where there are also toilets), take the footpath to the field behind the church where you can help plant native species to form a hedge and tree/scrub clusters […]

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2021 AT 6 PM – 9:30 PM Film screening - 2040 The Mad cucumber - vegan lounge presents...  PLEASE REMEMBER CLICKING 'GOING' DOES NOT ADD YOU TO THE GUEST LIST!!  BOOK TICKETS VIA: https://2040-bournemouth.eventbrite.co.uk Join Transition Bournemouth for a series of inspiring and uplifting film screenings that will warm your insides during the […]

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For many of us, our circumstances have changed significantly from Christmas 2019. We understand that Christmas can be a huge financial burden and there can be a lot of pressure to buy new and expensive toys for family and friends. That is why this year, Explorers will be running a Toy Swap event.Saturday 20th November […]

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World leaders will meet in Glasgow in November at the global climate talks, COP26. COP26 Coalition is organising decentralised mass mobilisations across the world, bringing together movements to build power for system change – from indigenous struggles to trade unions, from racial justice groups to youth strikers. Meet at Weymouth Pavilion at noon, The Esplanade, […]

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Come and enjoy the festive fun and help save our Heathland this December. Spend the day pulling saplings and finding your perfect eco Xmas tree (or as many as you can fit in your car!). RSPB Arne Pull a Pine Tickets (adult members £12.50, non-members £15.50, children under 16 free):  https://events.rspb.org.uk/events/9090 RSPB Arne also presents - A […]

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The first-ever Planet Purbeck Festival is taking place this September 20-26th 2021 The theme is “A Celebration Of Our Natural World” and each event supported this goal by educating, enthusing and connecting people with their local environment. We have over 200 events hosted by the best sustainable businesses, organisations and venues from all across Purbeck. […]

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Purbeck's nature needs champions to showcase its amazing diversity, stories and scarcity to a wide range of audiences. Would you like to be a Purbeck nature champion volunteer? We need passionate people who will help to connect others with nature, ensuring that more people value it and want to save it in the future. You […]

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The Planet Purbeck Land Use Group would like to invite you to our Hedgerow and Woodland Event on Wednesday 12th May at 7:00-8:30pm on zoom. We will be presenting our Hedgerow and Woodland Project; a practical project to replenish our hedgerows and trees that everyone can get involved with, enabling us to work together in our beautiful countryside […]

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At our January meeting where we welcomed many new people, some participants mentioned that they would like some practical information and help with ways that they could reduce their environmental impact. This month we will talk about the tools available to measure your carbon footprint and some simple ways of reducing it. Our next few […]

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Planet Purbeck Festival Launch EventWed 21st April 7:00 - 8.30pm + Bonus Virtual Café/PubJoin Zoom:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82360855114?pwd=RHpkcG5TWi82NC9NeDBWL1U1VHBlZz09 Come to learn about the Planet Purbeck Festival 20th-26th September 2021! We will be showcasing the festival, painting an image of what to expect and most importantly, outlining the ways that you can get involved. This event will be a chance to learn about […]

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Following on from the public survey held during January and February, Sustainable Swanage is holding this meeting to provide more background and information on this project plus a Q&A session. The meeting will last one hour and will include the opportunity to stay on for more discussion for an extra half an hour. We will […]

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We are really pleased to be able to tell you more about this exciting project! Sustainable Swanage is working with IDDEA Energy Systems to enable residents in Swanage and surrounding villages to find out more about the Solar Streets scheme, which provides affordable residential solar panel installations.The scheme will be launched at a Zoom event on Wednesday […]

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Planet Purbeck Presents: Low Impact Ecotourism As Purbeck braces itself for another ultra-busy season of staycations, many of us are asking how we can welcome tourists while at the same time protecting our cherished landscape and wildlife? We want the whole community to create a vision for tourism that better serves all stakeholders from residents and local […]

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This event is an online People's Assembly for all members of the Purbeck community to ask questions and have their say on Dorset Council's Local Plan This is your chance to discuss important issues like housing, infrastructure and the environment that will impact our community and shape our lives in Dorset until 2038... • What […]

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Meeting schedule

Some of the organisations we are working with
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