There are 10 branch meetings held each year with an invited speaker.  There are usually no meetings in July & August.  Meetings are held on a Saturday afternoon.  For details of the 2023 programme, please click here.


Pimperne Village Hall,

Newfield Road,


near Blandford Forum

Dorset, DT11 8UZ.

There are extensive free parking facilities for up to 50 cars. Disabled access into the hall is excellent and there is a large disabled toilet.

Unless otherwise notified doors open at 2.00 p.m. for a prompt 2.30 p.m. start. Meetings normally finish around 5.00 p.m.

All branch meetings are open to the general public. Everyone attending a branch meeting is invited to make a recommended donation £4.00. Donations at meetings constitute the main source of branch income which is used to meet the cost of venue hire, speaker’s expenses and other activities linked to achieving the constitutional objectives of the branch.

Light refreshments are provided prior to the meeting and during the interval. 

Enjoy a tea or coffee and a slice of delicious cake at our meetings courtesy of Judy, Sandra and Roger: