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Let us introduce you to OpenHouse

This is a programme of many activities hosted by members of the church - such as sports and arts, picnics and board games - that will be happening up until our Church Weekend Away in July. It is a great opportunity to build friendships and connections with each other and also a chance to invite friends along. All are welcome!

Locations for ALD and ASH are at the bottom of the page

Week 3

19th - 25th May

Sunday 19th May 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Thursday 23rd May 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Friday 24th May 2024

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Branksome Chine

Beach Trip!!

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Beach Meet/ swim

Join us at the Branksome Chine Beach for a catch-up and hot drink. Some of us will be having a sea swim as well so feel free to join in or relax with a drink! Bring your own drink and blanket/chair!

Monday 20th May 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Meet by fire doors at ASH

Join us on a bike ride!

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Cycling Group

Come for an evening bike ride to meet new people and improve your fitness! Meet Clare & Graham Rabjohns and Matt Nicholson by the double doors to the side of 502 Ashley road and don't forget your bike lights!

Friday 24th May 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gatehouse, ASH

Join us for crafts at Gatehouse

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Crafts

Come and join Lesley Absolom and Jan O'Connor and have a go at crafts such as macrame, decoupage and card making. Or feel free to bring along your own crafts. Hot drinks and cake provided.

Friday 24th May 2024

6:00 - 8:00 PM

ALD

Come and join us! Sign Up Required

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Asado

Come and start the bank holiday weekend off with a delicious "Asado" (a whole lamb slow-cooked on an open fire) and barbecue in the back garden of our Alder Road building.

SIGN UP HERE

Week 4

26th MAy - 1st June

Sunday 26th May 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Saturday 1st June 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hamworthy Common

Join Nick Mudge for a walk!

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Nature Walk

Meet at the Hamworthy common car park (found through Rockley Park Caravan site) - parking is £2 all day. Not wheelchair or buggy friendly

Friday 31st May 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gatehouse, ASH

Join us for crafts at Gatehouse

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Craft

Come and join Lesley Absolom and Jan O'Connor and have a go at crafts such as macrame, decoupage and card making. Or feel free to bring along your own crafts. Hot drinks and cake provided.

Saturday 1st June 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Ashley Road Site

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Ladies Pamper Eve

Come along to our ladies pamper evening where we’ll have head massage and nail painting among other things as well as refreshments so come ready to relax and unwind! We’d love you to bring a friend along too!  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Week 5

2nd - 8th June

Sunday 2nd June 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Monday 3rd June 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Meet by fire doors at ASH

Join us on a bike ride!

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Cycling Group

Come for an evening bike ride to meet new people and improve your fitness! Meet Clare & Graham Rabjohns and Matt Nicholson by the double doors to the side of 502 Ashley road and don't forget your bike lights!

Thursday 6th June 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Friday 7th June 2024

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Branksome Chine

Beach Trip!!

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Beach Meet/ swim

Join us at the Branksome Chine Beach for a catch-up and hot drink. Some of us will be having a sea swim as well so feel free to join in or relax with a drink! Bring your own drink and blanket/chair!

Monday 3rd June 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Burridge Hall, ALD

Want to play?

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Board Games Night

Come and join in our board games night with the Bertrands, McGinleys or Clarkes- feel free to bring one you like to play with others or come ready to learn a new game.

Tuesday 4th June 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Back Room, ASH

Let's talk about parenting. Sign up required

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Parenting Course

Come and join Rich & Viks Stamp and Abi McGinley for positive parenting techniques for busy parents and carers.

SIGN UP HERE

Friday 7th June 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gatehouse, ASH

Join us for crafts at Gatehouse

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Crafts

Come and join Lesley Absolom and Jan O'Connor and have a go at crafts such as macrame, decoupage and card making. Or feel free to bring along your own crafts. Hot drinks and cake provided.

Saturday 8th June 2024

7:00 - 10:00 PM

Main Hall, ASH

Come and join us!

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Curry Night

Bring a friend and enjoy a free curry with others! Sign up required.

Week 6

9th - 15th June

Sunday 9th June 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Thursday 6th June 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Friday 14th June 2024

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Branksome Chine

Join the Powells/ Harazinskis for a beach night

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Beach Night

All age Beach meet up. Come and play games, have a picnic and chill at the beach. Bring friends and bring your own picnic!

Tuesday 11th June 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Burridge Hall, ALD

Come hear Paul talk on real CSI

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Real Life CSI Talk

Come and hear an interactive talk on the work of a real CSI (Crime Scene Investigator) with a hands-on look at Police Forensics in Dorset and how evidence is used to detect crime. Paul Barnett, ex-Police Forensics expert will be presenting this interesting talk which will be great to invite friends along to (it's PG rated!).

Friday 14th June 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gatehouse, ASH

Join Lesley and Jan for crafts at Gatehouse

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Crafts

Come and join Lesley Absolom and Jan O'Connor and have a go at crafts such as macrame, decoupage and card making. Or feel free to bring along your own crafts. Hot drinks and cake provided.

Saturday 15th June 2024

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Talbot Heath

Join Sue Clark for a Saturday Stroll

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Saturday Stroll

Bring a friend and enjoy a free curry with others! Sign up required.

Week 7

16th - 22nd June

Sunday 16th June 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Tuesday 18th June 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Back Room, ASH

The Stamps and Abi are going to be talking about parenting.

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Parenting Course

Come and join Rich & Viks Stamp and Abi McGinley for positive parenting techniques for busy parents and carers.

Friday 21st June 2024

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Gatehouse, ASH

Join us for crafts at Gatehouse

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Crafts

Come and join Lesley Absolom and Jan O'Connor and have a go at crafts such as macrame, decoupage and card making. Or feel free to bring along your own crafts. Hot drinks and cake provided.

Monday 17th June 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Burridge Hall, ALD

Want to play?

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Board Games Night

Come and join in our board games night with the Bertrands, McGinleys or Clarkes- feel free to bring one you like to play with others or come ready to learn a new game.

Thursday 19th June 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Friday 21st June 2024

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Branksome Chine

Beach Trip!!

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Beach Meet/ swim

Join us at the Branksome Chine Beach for a catch-up and hot drink. Some of us will be having a sea swim as well so feel free to join in or relax with a drink! Bring your own drink and blanket/chair!

Week 8

23rd - 29th June

Sunday 23rd June 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Tuesday 25th June 2024

7:30 - 10:00 PM

Main Hall, ASH

Do you love football? Come and Watch the Euros with us

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England V slovenia

Come watch England v Slovenia. Bring your own snacks and drinks!

Saturday 29th June 2024

10:00 - 12:00 PM

Location TBD

Come join Nick Mudge on a walk.

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Walk

More information to come

Monday 24th June 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Meet by fire doors at ASH

Join us on a bike ride!

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Cycling Group

Come for an evening bike ride to meet new people and improve your fitness! Meet Clare & Graham Rabjohns and Matt Nicholson by the double doors to the side of 502 Ashley road and don't forget your bike lights!

Thursday 27th June 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Week 9

30th June - 6th July

Sunday 30th June 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Monday 1st July 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Meet by fire doors at ASH

Join us on a bike ride!

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Cycling Group

Come for an evening bike ride to meet new people and improve your fitness! Meet Clare & Graham Rabjohns and Matt Nicholson by the double doors to the side of 502 Ashley road and don't forget your bike lights!

Thursday 4th July 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Back Room, ASH

Come and join us!

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Book Night

Share a review about your favourite book!

Friday 5th July 2024

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Branksome Chine

Beach Trip with Hannah Scaife and the Bertrands!!

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Beach Night

All age Beach meet up. Come and play games, swim, have a picnic or chill at the beach!

Monday 1st July 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Burridge Hall, ALD

Want to play?

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Board Games Night

Come and join in our board games night with the Bertrands, McGinleys or Clarkes- feel free to bring one you like to play with others or come ready to learn a new game.

Tuesday 2nd July 2024

7:30 - 9:00 PM

Back Room, ASH

The Stamps and Abi are going to be talking about parenting.

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Parenting Course

Come and join Rich & Viks Stamp and Abi McGinley for positive parenting techniques for busy parents and carers.

Thursday 4th July 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Week 10

7th - 14th July

Sunday 7th July 2024

3:15 - 4:30 PM

Branksome Rec

Want to play sport? Come along to the Rec!

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Sports

Come and join Chris Clarke and Blessings Chibamba to learn and play football, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc! Open to all ages and stages - families welcome. Bring your friends! Or feel free to bring a chair and watch the action with a flask!

Thursday 11th July 2024

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Braithwaite, ALD

SIGN UP REQUIRED

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Stretch Class

Monday 8th July 2024

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Meet by fire doors at ASH

Join us on a bike ride!

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Cycling Group

Come for an evening bike ride to meet new people and improve your fitness! Meet Clare & Graham Rabjohns and Matt Nicholson by the double doors to the side of 502 Ashley road and don't forget your bike lights!

Friday 12th - Sunday 14th July

Join us on our church weekend away

Three days together as a family to spend time in God's Presence!

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Church Weekend

Locations

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