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AGM 26th Nov 2012 7pm

the AGM will be on Monday 26th November at St Nicholas Church Buxton Road at 7pm at which the Parks Department, Police, WPBC Dog Warden and a representative from Dorset County Council who is responsible for encouraging and monitoring cycling in the county will be present and able to answer questions.     EVERYONE WELCOME 

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Eyebrow Concert – a great night – excellent atmosphere

the evening of 7th September  was just one of those special times when the sound drifted over the mirror like water of Portland Harbour.  The Castle provided a dream setting for the first of our musical events.  The pictures tell the shows success.  Let us know what sort of follow on event you would like

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Butterfly Walk great sightings!

on the 29th July all these Butterflies were seen on the Rodwell Trail and identified: Large White  Small White Green-veined White Red Admiral Comma Wall Brown  Gatekeeper Speckled Wood Holly Blue Meadow Brown Marbled White Ringlet Small Heath and a Jersey Tiger Moth which is a real star


Free Live Music Sandsfoot Castle 7th Sept 2012 8.30pm

come join an atmospheric Live Gig by EYEBROW with PAUL WIGENS & PETE JUDGE in Sandsfoot Castle Friday 7th September at 8.30pm part of the b-side London 2012 Festival

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Butterfly Indentification Day 29th July 2012

FREE all welcome – meet at 1pm at Sandsfoot Gardens Cafe. A walk along the Rodwell trail with the experts (including brian Dicker of Butterfly Conservation) to identify the butterflies that can been seen.  For more information contact bernard franklin 01305 786201


Tudor Picnic IV

Tudor Picnic IV was a wonderful day to remember. 1st July 2012 was sunny with a teasing wind.  We are pleased to share some of the events photos with you and would like to thank everybody who took part and our sponsors Sam and Josie from Sandsfoot Gardens Cafe and HLF .  This year we raised

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local stories told by peoples pictures – The Rodwell Trail tells its tale

at the next Sandsfoot Gardens Tudor Picnic IV 11am 1st July 2012, by popular demand, an extremely long tale will be painted weaving together images gathered from along the Trail and by the Castle by local people and visitors.  Like the Bayeux Tapestry it will record the events we care about and the things we

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Best of Dorset Leisure Show, Sunday 25 March

come and meeting us at the Best of Dorset Show at Pavilion Complex, Weymouth between 11am to 4pm with free entry to the show.  See the model of Sandsfoot Castle and our exhibition of The Rodwell Trail and all its “gems”.

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The Friends of Sandsfoot Gardens and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council are running a competition to find a local school pupil to assist in the official opening of Sandsfoot Castle. Sandsfoot Castle has been closed to the public since the 1930’s. By working together, the Friends Group and the Borough Council submitted a funding bid

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