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Christchurch Festival, Sandbanks Beach Volleyball Festival and a roller derby - the weekend in Dorset

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    Christchurch Festival continues all weekend
  • On Saturday, a dinosaur-themed roller derby extravaganza will see Severn Roller Torrent take on Surrey Roller Girls. The Dorset Roller Girls face Plymouth City Roller Girls.
  • Queens Park Academy is turning its school fair into a country show complete with WI judged backing, farmers market and bird of prey display on Saturday between 11am - 3pm.
  • Burton's annual Scout carnival takes place on Saturday.
  • A 6ft x 15ft ramp will be set up in the Dolphin Centre this weekend to showcase bmx-ing and skateboarding.
  • A six-a-side football tournament and fun day for the British Heart Foundation is being held in memory of 48-year-old Gary Chirnside on Saturday at Upton Rec.
  • Some of the finest locally produced food and drink in the area will be showcased at Corfe Castle over Saturday and Sunday,
  • The largest Junior Beach Volleyball Festival takes place at Sandbanks from 9.30am till 6pm on Saturday and Sunday and entry is free.
  • Hundreds of cyclists will take to the roads around the county on Sunday for the 26th annual Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride.
  • Meyrick Park and Oakmeadians RFC will play host to the O2 touch rugby event involving roughly 250 people - one of the biggest of its type in the country. Action starts at 10.30am on Saturday.
  • A fun day is being held at Orchard Nursery in Kinson to raise money for the Megan Smile charity and the nursery on Saturday.