Blandford Welcome Group

- for families fleeing a war-torn world

Past events

BWG Art Event

On October 8, 2022, the BWG ran a very successful artworks 'lucky dip' in Durweston Church

Choral Concert

The BWG hosted a delightful choral concert with the Shaftesbury-based acappella choir Palida, conducted by Karen Wimhurst, on 1st July 2022 at St Nicholas Church, Durweston

Film Screenings: Son of Rambow

The BWG screened Son of Rambow on May 10th 2022, followed by a Q&A session with the producer Nick Goldsmith.

Film Screenings - Pleasure at Her Majesty's

On April 8, the BWG screened the film Pleasure at Her Majesty's, followed by a fascinating Q&A with Susan Richards, wife of Roger Graef, the director of the film, who sadly died in March.

Film Screenings - Notting Hill

The BWG screened the film Notting Hill, followed by Q&A with its distinguished producer, Duncan Kenworthy, on March 9, 2022.

Quiz Evening 7.30pm Saturday February 5th, 2022

We had a very successful online quiz night.

Blandford Yuletide Festival - Friday 3 December

The BWG stall at the Blandford Yuletide Festival was a great success, especially on the first day.

Church BBQ - August 15, 2021

The BWG hosted a very successful BBQ in the garden of the Blandford Catholic Church (Our Lady of Lourdes and St Cecilia) on August 15, 2021.