MND East Dorset and New Forest Branch


MND Connect

What's on 2018




Saturday 24 February

Branch AGM at The Grove Hotel, Bournemouth BH1 3AU.

You are invited to arrive between 10.30 and 11.15 for light refreshments with the meeting commencing at 11.30 and concluding at 1pm. The Guest Speakers will be our President, Dr Charles Hillier, Consultant Neurologist at Bournemouth & Poole NHS and Sharon Owens, a senior Speech and Language Therapist, who will be speaking about the exciting Voice Banking Project.


Saturday 5th May

2.30 – 6pm


Come along and see the beautiful azaleas along the lovely woodland walks through Highwood Gardens in Charborough Park. This is a chance to see what is behind the long curvy wall and impressive stone arches which are on the A31 to Bere Regis; a wonderful setting so come along and enjoy the afternoon


Hot drinks & cakes can be enjoyed and there will be various stalls including plants & crafts


Entry fees are: Adult £5.00 and Children £2.50


Plenty of parking and toilets are on site but the woodland walks are NOT accessible to wheelchair users and only assistance dogs are permitted.


Saturday 23 June

Midsummer Ball at The Hilton, Terrace Road, Bournemouth BH2 5EL

Dust off your glad rags! Tickets £50 from

Further details to follow.


Saturday 14 July - Sunday 15 July

Sturminster Marshall Cream Tea Weekend – more details to follow.


Saturday 11 August

Summer sale at Wareham Town Hall 10 am - 12noon



Please email us on: or phone 07811 871347. Pam Fry, our Regional Fundraising Co-ordinator can be contacted at: