What's On

What's On Loving by Nature Poster Dorset Mums

We have a lovely programme of upcoming events for everyone to get involved with at the shop over the coming weeks and months.  Do get in touch if there is something you would like us to do!

4-5:30PM Thursday 25th January: Make Your Own Waldorf Doll with Laurel

Make Your Own Waldorf Doll

Enjoy a crafty session after school and take home your very own Waldorf Doll, with guidance from Laurel.

All materials, snack (Organix bar or piece of fruit) and a drink (juice box or organic milk) provided for little ones. Please let us know if any dietary requirements.

Please pay per child and let us know how many carers will be accompanying each child as space is limited. Maximum 3 children per adult.

Email charlotte@lbndorset.com with any questions. Book via Eventbrite link above. ☺️

12-3PM Sunday 8th February: Second Hand Sunday 

Secondhand Sunday

Help us keep clothes and toys out of landfill and enjoy a fun few hours with friends in the Yard!

Please apply for a stall space using this event page ☺️

We have some spare gazebos if needed, please specify on booking (donation required). Please bring your own table or rail or let us know if you will need one, we will see if we can help.

no furniture or large items please! This is for individuals rather than businesses to trade.

Donations from £1 to secure your pitch - you are welcome to donate more afterwards if you have a great selling day!

If you are not selling come along to browse and buy the variety of stalls on offer! 

Any questions pop an email to charlotte@lbndorset.com 

11-1PM Tuesday 20th February: Sling Walk with Mary-Clare Buckle

sling walk around dorchester for new mums

Come and join us on a refreshing walk around the green fields of Dorchester with your baby or toddler, and learn to use a sling for front or back carrying.  Slings also available to hire and support for a sling you already own also available.

1-4PM Saturday 9th March: Botanical Painting with Polly (a.k.a. Polly Wolly Doodles)

Botanical Painting Workshop

Join us for a friendly and relaxed painting workshop with Polly, where she will take you through the basics to get you started in beautiful botanical painting.  All materials and snacks provided to keep you going!  No previous experience required.

7:30-9:30PM Thursday 7th March: Book Club

book club

Come get chatty about the latest book on our reading list at Loving by Nature!

The first book will be 'Wintering' by Katherine May.

Share what you thought of the book in an informal discussion.

Drinks are available to buy (non-alcoholic) but you are also welcome to bring your own tipple and snacks too!

Free parking, in Dorchester DT1 1NF

Please book a spot as spaces are limited so we know how many to expect.

Any questions email charlotte@lbndorset.com ☺️

12-4PM Sunday 28th April: The Village New and Expectant Parent Event 

More details to follow - this event will bring together practitioners from across pre and postnatal care, to help guide you on your journey into new parenthood.

With a beautiful vegan lunch provided, mother and baby circles, breastfeeding and sling support, and forest school introductions, this is the perfect way to come and get to grips with new parenthood.