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Nadeem Perera TV Star will be at the Planet Purbeck Festival in Dorset for September 2023

Planet Purbeck Festival

15th – 24th September This year’s festival will feature TV Star Nadeem Perera TV star Nadeem Perera will be the big draw at this year’s Planet Purbeck Festival.The wildlife presenter (pictured above) – recently seen on Springwatch and David Attenborough’s Saving Our Wild Isles – will be at Swanage’s Mowlem Theatre, on Saturday 23rd September, …

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King Alfred the Great and a Saxon Christmas in Wareham

King Alfred and a Saxon Christmas in Wareham

How would our Wareham Saxon ancestors have celebrated Christmas? Did you know that the word Christmas orginates from the Anglo-Saxon word ‘Cristesmæsse’ – first recorded in 1038? Saxon Yule Festivities The date to celebrate Christ’s birth was actually decided in the 4th century by Pope Julius I, long before the Anglo-Saxon invasion of England. The …

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