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Timetable: Special Events

Special Events for 2018

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All Special Events are free.

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Special Events on Wednesday 6th June 2018
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 16:30MandalaPriest's House MuseumThe Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks will over a period of 5 days be creating an image of a Buddha's palace out of millions of grains of coloured sand.

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

Special Events on Thursday 7th June 2018
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 16:30MandalaPriest's House MuseumThe Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks will over a period of 5 days be creating an image of a Buddha's palace out of millions of grains of coloured sand.

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

Special Events on Friday 8th June 2018
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 16:30MandalaPriest's House MuseumThe Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks will over a period of 5 days be creating an image of a Buddha's palace out of millions of grains of coloured sand.

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

19:30 to 21:30The GatheringMinster ChurchTwo Dorset soldiers from 1914 return to share their memories, and remind us why we should never forget

With: State of Play Arts

Special Events on Saturday 9th June 2018
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 16:30MandalaPriest's House MuseumThe Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks will over a period of 5 days be creating an image of a Buddha's palace out of millions of grains of coloured sand.

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

10:00 to 16:00The Minster Green FairMinster GreenCome and support local charities, buy from stalls with a fantastic range of home made cakes, bric-a-brac, books and plants.

14:30 to 15:30ProcessionPark Lane, East St (by Rising Sun), High Street Salamander, High street, by the Minster Green, High street, By Mill Lane, Square (not stage), East Borough (Olive Branch)With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks (International, Tibetan), Barefoot Bellydance (Tribal Style Belly Dance), Fabulous Fezheads (Comedy morris), Morena Slovak Dance Co. (International, Slovakian), Mythago (Border ), Steampunk morris (Border), Northgate Rapper (Rapper), Dignitaries, Wimborne Militia, King John's Morris Men (North West), Order of the Phoenix (North West), Pamphill Longsword (Longsword), Blackrock School of Irish Dance (International, Irish), Steps in Time (Country Dance), Wimborne First School (Country Dance), Quayside Cloggies (North West), Tatters and Tails Border Morris (Border), Bournemouth and Christchurch U3A International Folk Dancers (International), Hobos Morris (Border), Maenads (Border), Haddenham Hoofers (Appalachian), Tappalachian (Appalachian), Bell's Angels (Cotswold), Knights of King Ina (Jigs), Holt (Cotswold), Somerset Morris (Cotswold + stave), Sidmouth Steppers (North West), New Forest Meddlars (Cotswold, Border), Festus Derriman (Cotswold), Zdravetz (International, Bulgarian), Merrydowners (Cotswold, Longsword), Ridgeway Step Clog (Clog dance), Whitethorn Morris (North West), Oyster Girls (North West), Bourne River (Cotswold), Bradninch Millers Morris (Cotswold, Border, Stave, Molly, Broom), Hips and Haws (North West), New Moon Morris  (Fusion Morris), Gugge 2000  (Street Band), Synergy Majorette Group (Majorettes), Dreamboats
18:00 to 19:30The Power of CompassionCornmarketMasked Dances and Sacred Music from a Tibetan Monastery

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

19:00 to 21:00A Plastic OceanAllendale House (Large Room Upstairs)Ecotainment! presents: This film brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle.

With: Tip of the Pops

Special Events on Sunday 10th June 2018
WhenWhatWhereDescription
10:00 to 13:30MandalaPriest's House MuseumThe Tashi Lhunpo Tibetan Monks will over a period of 5 days be creating an image of a Buddha's palace out of millions of grains of coloured sand.

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

12:00 to 12:30Final Mandala ViewingPriest's House MuseumSee the final completed Mandala before it is ceremonially destroyed.

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks

12:30 to 13:00Mandala Destruction RitualPriest's House MuseumWith: Tashi Lhunpo Monks
13:00 to 13:30Tibetan Monks Ritual ProcessionPriest's House Museum, High street, by the Minster Green, High Street Salamander, LibraryAfter 5 days making the Mandala, the destroyed Mandala will be processed to the River Allen by the Library for final scattering

With: Tashi Lhunpo Monks (International, Tibetan)