CALENDAR 

NB: All group activities are found through the members section of the Beacon database. 

Some activity dates are still to be confirmed

2021DATEDAYACTIVITYTIMEVENUE
JUNE
June1st Tuesday Enrolment begins for 2021- 2022
JULY
July9th Friday Deadline for Applications 2021- 2022
July15thWednesday OXFORD'S BAKERY , Tour and Lunch Visit
July 30th Friday Announcement of Application results Helpline Phone session
10.00 am 12.00 noon
Telephone
AUGUST
August ASAP Members without email receive group allocations
SEPTEMBER
September 13thMonday FIRST DAY OF AUTUMN TERM
September WAREHAM RIVER TRIP WITH"FISH AND CHIPS"
September17thFriday OPEN FRIDAY - Our First Get Together and welcome back / welcome to new members Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Barrington Centre Theatre
September 24th Friday DISCOVERING WESSEX
Introduction by Keith Banks
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
OCTOBER
October 1st Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK by
Denise Edwards
"So Much for Retirement - by a stuntwoman"
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
October BARN DANCE
October 8th Friday DISCOVERING WESSEX Sculpture by the Lakes
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
October 22nd FridayLiquid Gold: The UK's Oil Industry
By Ken Hutton
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
October 25th -29th HALF TERM
NOVEMBER
November 5th Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK The Story of the Tivoli - and exploits of its manager
by Charles North-Lewis
10.15 The Tivoli Theatre
Wimborne
November 7th Sunday CLASSICAL SPECTACULAR10.00 am leaving FerndownThe Royal Albert Hall, London
November 12th FridayDiscovering Wessex
Weald and Downland Museum
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
November 19th Friday Visit to Weald and Downland Museum VISIT
November 26 th FRIDAY The History of the Blues Part2
by John Jepson
10.30 amBarrington Centre, Conference Room
DECEMBER
December 3th Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK by David Stocks
Beatrix Potter: dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
December Friday Christmas Lunch
December 10th Friday AGM 10.00 am St Mary's Church Centre
JANUARY 2022
January 10th Monday FIRST DAY SPRING TERM
January 7th Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK
by Nick Tucker
"Is the Justice System Broken?"
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
January 14th Friday Joe Biden - One Year On
by Bob Reeve
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
January 21st Friday DISCOVERING WESSEX
Romsey Abbey
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
FEBRUARY
February 4th Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK by
by Hazel Wilson
Undercover Agent - not about spies: more uplifting...
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
February 11th Friday DISCOVERING WESSEX TBA 10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
February Talent Competition
February 21st - 25th Monday- Friday HALF TERM
MARCH
March 4th Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK
By Alan Jones
Tales of a Roving BBC Reporter
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
March 11th Friday DISCOVERING WESSEX
Sherborne Castle
10.30 amBarrington Centre, Conference Room
March Murder Mystery Evening
March 25th Friday Photographing Nature: Part 2
By Colin PERRY
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
APRIL
April 1st FRIDAY FIRST FRIDAY TALK
By Janet Seal
EAST DORSET IN SAXON TIMES
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
April 4th Monday Group Leaders' Lunch
April BLETCHLEY PARK VISIT
April 27th - 30th Wednesday - Saturday Postponed Bruges Study Visit ALL DAY Bruges
MAY
May 3rd Monday FIRST DAY SUMMER TERM
May 6th Friday FIRST FRIDAY TALK by Nicholas Hawkins
"The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum"
Coffee/Tea from 9.30 Speaker 10.15Barrington Centre Theatre
May EXBURY GARDENS VISIT
May 13th Friday DISCOVERING WESSEX
Forde Abbey
10.30 am Barrington Centre, Conference Room
May 27th Friday OPEN DAY 10.00 - 12. 00