Whats On in West Parley

If you have an event you would like to publicise please email the Parish Council or 07979 853697

Fill our Bug Hotels

Something to do anytime, when you are enjoying Parley Wood. Our hungry bugs need sticks and twigs, moss, leaves or cardboard, please fill our bug hotels.

Weekly Events (please scroll down to see our weekly classes in the Memorial and St Marks Halls)
  • Coffee Morning, the weekly Wednesday coffee mornings which were started by the Parish Council and PoPPS at the Council's premises at 275 Christchurch Road, have been suspended whilst repairs are undertaken at the building. We hope to reinstate these as soon as possible.
  • West Parley Health Walks, Wednesday 10am - 12 noon at the West Parley Community Sports and Social Club, 275 Christchurch Road. Toilet facilities should be available but currently there is no provision for coffee and biscuits after, but we hope to reinstate this soon!
  • Ferndown and Parley Rotary Club, Weds 7pm at the Dudsbury Golf Club. Rotary welcomes new members. You would be welcome to join a meeting and see for yourself or contact 07983 681583
  • St John Ambulance Cadets and Badgers, Tues 7pm - 8.30pm at Longham Church
  • Writing for pleasure and profit, Mon mornings from 8th May, Weds evenings from 10th May, East Dorset Heritage Trust, Wimborne, 01202 888992
Ferndown Library, there's lots of fun stuff going on!
January
Wed 3rd Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 17th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
February
Wed 6th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 20th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Tue 26th Totti the Bee Keeper - Memorial Hall 7.30pm, West Parley Gardening Club, Deborah Cruttenden, new members and visitors welcome (visitors £3) . . more
March
Tue 5th Annual Parish Meeting - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm, complimentary refreshments from 7pm . .more
Wed 6th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Fri 8th Developer - Public Exhibition - MS Centre, Church Lane 3.30pm - 7.30pm, a developer is seeking planning permission for an 80 bedroom Care Home on land on Christchurch Road (opposite West Parley Memorial Hall), please park considerately.
Wed 20th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Tue 26th The history of Stewarts Garden Centres - Memorial Hall 7.30pm, West Parley Gardening Club, Martin Stewart, new members and visitors welcome (visitors £2) . . more
April
Wed 4th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Sat 7th Wimborne and Ferndown Lions, Spring Quiz, 7.30pm @ the Allendale Centre, Wimborne. Teams of up to 6, £6 per player, includes refreshments, email ronneave@yahoo.co.uk or 01202 873551
Wed 18th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Sat 21st MS Society Spring Fayre - Church Lane 11am - 2pm, stalls, bric-a-brac, refreshments, 50p entry . . full details
May
Wed 15th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Sat 18th Family Fun Day & Dog Show presented by Staffie and Stray Rescue - Corfe Mullen Recreation Ground, Wimborne, BH21 3HU, 11am to 4pm, free entry . . more
June
Wed 5th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Wed 19th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Sun 30th Staffie and Stray Rescue - Rehoming Parade - Memorial Hall 10am, . .more.
July
Wed 3rd Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Sun 7th Strawberry and Sparkling Wine Tea - All Saints Church 4pm, followed by optional Songs of Praise . .more.
Wed 17th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Sat 20th MS Summer Fayre - MS Centre, Church Lane, from 12 noon, 50p entry, stalls, refreshments, lunches, bric-a-brac, cakes, toys, books etc . .more.
Wed 31st Dorset Council Planning Committee Meeting - Allendale House, Hanham Road, Wimborne, BH21 1AS, 2pm, Dorset Council have issued their agenda for their next Planning Committee meeting (Eastern Area) which will see members vote on 3 of the most contentious planning applications to be considered in West Parley in decades . .more.
August
Tue 6th Nuts About Nature - Parley Wood, West Parley, 10am - midday, with Moors Valley Rangers. Bug hunts, natural art, creative crafts and more! . .more.
Wed 7th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
September
Wed 4th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Thu 12th Nutrition and Hydration in later life - Ferndown Manor, 110 Golf Links Road, Ferndown BH22 8DA, James Clear, Hotel Services Manager for Care UK shares important information and advice for residents, carers and families. . . more
Fri 13th Parley Cricket Club Golf Day - Dudsbury Golf Course, including 2 course meal and prizes. . . info and entry form
Sun 15th MS Craft Fayre - MS Centre, Church Lane, from 12.30pm to 4pm, 50p entry, stalls, refreshments, bric-a-brac, cakes, books, tables £10 to book call Kay 01202 570300 etc . .more.
Wed 18th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
October
Wed 2nd Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Tue 15th Enhancing Nutritional Care as we age - Christchurch Baptist Church, 49 Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QT, 2.30pm, free, talks by Grainne Ford - dietetic manager RBH, and Jane Murphy - professor of nutrition, Bournemouth University. .more, and/or to book a place
Wed 16th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Wed 16th Ferndown and Parley Rotary Club, 7pm at the Dudsbury Golf Club. New members evening. Rotary welcomes new members. You would be welcome to join a meeting and see for yourself or contact 07983 681583
November
Sat 2nd Craft Fair - St Mark's Church Hall, New Rd, 10am - 3pm, stunning stalls with many Christmas gift ideas, £1 entry to include tea/coffee. . more
Wed 6th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Sat 9th Remembrance Day Memorial Service - West Parley Memorial Hall, 10.50am, doors open 10.15am. .more
Wed 20th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
December
Tue 3rd Autism Wessex Christmas Concert - Chrischurch Priory, 7pm, an evening of Christmas entertainment accompanied by mince pies and mulled wine
Wed 4th Planning Committee - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm (NB may be cancelled if no applications to discuss)
Sun 8th Christmas Jumble Sale - Ferndown Village Hall, BH22 9ET, 2.30pm - 4.30pm, raising vital funds for Staffie and Stray Rescue.
Wed 18th Parish Council - MS Centre, Church Lane 7.30pm
Regular Weekly Classes

venues:
 St Marks Church Hall 
 West Parley Memorial Hall - new! online booking system

Monday
  • Studio One (morning) - Mrs D Booth 01202 890707
  • Line Dancing (evening) - Mrs Linda Brooks 01202 522382
  • Christchurch & New Forest Canine Society 6.30pm - 11pm, Mr Gary Peskett 01202 579394
Tuesday
  • Babes & Toddlers (10am - 11.30am term time) - Rector & Frank Sizer 01202 893382
  • Pear Tree Fellowship (2nd Tue afternoon) - Mrs J Waugh Kay Wilson 01202 870667
  • TaiChi 1 to 5pm
  • West Parley Gardening Club last Tuesday in Month
  • B'mth & Dorset Beekeepers Assoc Once a month (evening), Mrs Carole Gordon 380 Wimborne rd West, Wimborne BH21 7NN
Wednesday
  • Slimming World (morning) - Mrs Z Kemp 07964 887581
  • Ferndown South & West Parley Neighbourhood Watch (Occasional) - Mrs G Schollar (sec) 01202 875457
  • Shuko-Kai Ryu Karate - (evening) - Mr S Tompkins 01425 470054
  • West Parley Townswomen's Guild 9am - 1 pm, Mrs Jenny Kearey 01202 571955
  • Jiggy Wrigglers 9.30 to 11.30am except 1st.Wednesday in month
  • 12pm to 4pm Connolly Obedience Training
  • Timberland Dog Training 7.30pm onwards
Thursday
  • Dru Yoga (morning) - Mrs C McLaughlin 01202 777622
  • Pure Gold Fitness (afternoon) - Mrs A Davies
  • Wessex Accordion Band (evening) - Mr D Luffingham 01258 473254
  • West Parley Womens Institute second Thurs each month: (afternoon) , Jane Roberts 01202 870618
  • Bournemouth Dog Training 6pm - 11pm, Mrs G Trevett 01202 518946
Friday
  • Toddler Sense (morning) - Mrs N Dutt 07771 825159
  • Bournemouth Embroiderers Club Monthly Meetings: 9am - 6pm, Mrs E Deacon 01202 882358
Saturday
  • Art Class (morning) - Aldo Galli 02380 336784
  • Tai-Chi Assn (morning) - Mr M Young 07710 141771
  • R & L Sequence Dance (2nd and 4th evenings) - Mrs L Boaden 01202 578190
  • Waggy Tails Dog Rescue first Sat in month: starts at 10am, Mrs Meredith 01202 875000