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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

    DECEMBER Tuesday 5th – Sunday 17th December (Closed Saturday 9th) – Rooted in Dorset – A solo exhibition of plein air watercolour paintings by Gary Cook in celebration of … Read more

HERITAGE LOTTERY GRANT AWARDED

  Springhead Revisited: Restoring the Rotunda     On the recent death of Rosalind Richards, the former life tenant of Springhead, ownership of the property reverted to the Springhead Trust.  … Read more

News Review

FILM SCREEN-ACTING COURSE with MAX NEWSOM THURSDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2016

  Fresh, interactive and fun, this one day course is designed to give participants a jargon-free introduction to the core disciplines of screen-acting.   The class is suitable for beginners … Read more

THE DEVIL’S VIOLIN present THE FORBIDDEN DOOR

Thursday 4th February ‘The Devil’s Violin Company’  present ‘The Forbidden Door’.   An intriguing and evocative show combining storytelling and live music.   ‘Dont open that door! As soon as the … Read more

MOLLY SCOTT CATO MEP VISITS SPRINGHEAD

FONTMELL MAGNA, 2 October, 2015 – Molly Scott Cato MEP, Green Member of the European Parliament for the South West, visited the Springhead Trust on Friday to see first hand … Read more

KING’S SHILLING REVIEWED ON 19TH OCTOBER FOR THE FINE TIMES RECORDER BY DAVID GRIERSON

  TIME and Tide is a Wareham based non-profit-making company which specialises in acoustic performances. They made a welcome return to Springhead at Fontmell Magna on Sunday 18th October with … Read more

THE MAGNIFICENT THREE – A REVIEW

The Miracle Theatre touring group, which comprises just six actors, performed their latest play ‘The Magnificent Three’ at Springhead on 30th July.  After the huge success of their production of … Read more

KEW GARDENS TALK and OPEN GARDENS REVIEW

Sarah Oldridge from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew delivered a fascinating talk as part of Springhead’s “Open Garden” on Wednesday 15th April. She explained the long and fascinating history of … Read more

MONTEVERDI CHOIR AT SPRINGHEAD

On Thursday 12th March the 160 strong audience gathered in St. Andrew’s Church, Fontmell Magna experienced the very rare treat of listening to an exquisite recital performed by Sir John … Read more

OPEN DAY- 17TH FEBRUARY 2015

The open day on Tuesday 17th February at Springhead – part of the excellent Shaftesbury Snowdrop Project – was a huge success.  The sun shone bright and clear on our … Read more

THE TEMPEST – A SELL OUT!

On a beautiful evening, at the end of July, the lakeside amphitheatre was the setting for a superb performance of Shakespeare’s final play The Tempest performed by Miracle Theatre Co. … Read more

BV Dairy Dozen Award

The Trust was delighted to receive £500.00 from the Blackmore Vale Dairy’s First Fund Awards 2013 – Promoting a Greener Environment. This will be put towards the feasibility work for … Read more