The following one day events are planned by the Dorset Thimble Society International:

  • Sunday 6 October 2019
  • Sunday 8th March 2020
  • Sunday 7th June 2020
  • Sunday 11th October 2020

Registration to attend regular meetings needs to be with the Meeting & Conference Secretary (see 'Contact Us' page) at least two weeks before the event.

The 16th International Conference will be held over the weekend of 7-9 June 2019.


Click here for more information.

Location of Meetings

Our Meetings are now held at the Village Hotel, off Castle Lane East and opposite the entrance to A & E, at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

THE ADDRESS IS: The Village Hotel, Wessex Fields, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 7DZ
Enquiries: Tel: 01202 055205
Website: www.village-hotels.co.uk

DIRECTIONS: The Hotel is at the Eastern Edge of the town.  If travelling down the A338 Spur Road into Bournemouth, you take the second left which runs into Castle Lane East, past a Travelodge and Toby Carvery Restaurant. Driving towards Iford/Southbourne, you take the first left into Deansleigh Road.  The hospital, with its notable blue roof, will be on your left and straight ahead, a roundabout. Go around the roundabout and right into the car park.  Disabled spaces are near the entrance which is straight ahead.

FACILITIES: The Conference facilities are on the first floor, accessed by stairs or a lift to the left of the Reception Desk.  The location of the meeting will be shown on the moving screen in Reception.

If you arrive in advance of a meeting, there is a Café where you can get refreshments.