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The 14th Annual Dedication Service is held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial, where visiting dignitaries lay wreaths and Reverend Canon Ray Hubble conducted the service.

GALLERY: Russian air attaché attends New Forest Airfields service

The 45 tonne steam-powered crane at Swanage station

GALLERY: Hurricane flypast at Purbeck at War event marking Armed Forces Day

Folk on the Quay

21 things to do in Dorset and the New Forest this weekend

Harry Paye Day 2015

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Thousands flock to Poole Quay's Harry Paye Day

GALLERY: Dancing in the streets at Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

GALLERY: Dancing in the streets at Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

WATCH: Team Echo take on cooking challenge at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

WATCH: Team Echo take on cooking challenge at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

19 things to do in Dorset this weekend

Poole Festival of Running

15 things to do in Dorset this weekend

140 runners have received refunds after they were misdirected

Bournemouth Bay Run participants who ran additional 3k receive refunds

Bournemouth Wheels Festival 2015: your guide to what's happening where, parking and more

Bournemouth Wheels Festival 2015: your essential guide

18 events taking place across Dorset and the New Forest this bank holiday weekend

18 events taking place across Dorset and the New Forest this bank holiday weekend

Pictured is keen runner and organiser Sarah Lister, left and Spring coordinator Nicki Sinkinson.

GALLERY: Hundreds take part in family race day at Upton Country Park

Monster Trucks are back again for 2015

10 things to look forward to at this year’s Bournemouth Wheels Festival

Red and yellow and pink and green. Purple and orange and blue - all the colours of the Rainbow Run 2015

VIDEO & GALLERY:Hundreds take part in Dorset's first ever Rainbow Run

10 things you need to know about the Christchurch Food and Wine festival weekend

10 things you need to know about the Christchurch Food and Wine festival weekend

The Rainbow Run is coming to Baiter Park

10 things you need to know about Sunday’s Rainbow Run at Baiter Park

The Mayor of Christchurch Cllr Denise Jones, Canon Charles Stewart and pupils from Priory School join veterans to mark the occasion. V.E. veteran Ron Checketts lays a wreath.

GALLERY: 70th anniversary of VE Day marked across Dorset

The Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive takes place this weekend

10 things you should know about the Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive

GALLERY: Fun, frying pans and fast-footed vicar: hundreds turn out for Pancake Day races in Christchurch

GALLERY: Fun, frying pans and fast-footed vicar: hundreds turn out for Pancake Day races in Christchurch

PRETTY IN PINK: Race For Life along Bournemouth seafront

Looking to get fit in 2015? Sign up for Race for Life

GO WILD: Camp Bestival goes wild

The really wild show: Camp Bestival to go back to nature in 2015

Bonfire Night and firework displays: see what's happening across Dorset and the New Forest

Bonfire Night and firework displays: 13 events taking place across Dorset and the New Forest

A fireworks display will follow a minute silence

Hundreds to help light up Bournemouth Pier Approach and remember a loved one

The Christchurch 10k begins at Stanpit Marsh.Picture: Jon Beal.

Christchurch 10k to return next year after first event is a hit with runners

Swanage Railway Station

10 things to do in Dorset this weekend

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival

10 things to do in Dorset this weekend

Seasonal delights on offer at Kingston Lacy Autumn Fair

Seasonal delights on offer at Kingston Lacy Autumn Fair

SWASH-BUCKLERS: Raising of the rudder of The Swash Channel Wreck from the waters of Poole harbour

Take a trip back in time to life in the 17th century at historic Poole museum

Ringwood Carnival

11 Things to do in Dorset and Ringwood this weekend

INSIGHT: Gravity

Film screenings to animation talks on offer at second BFX Festival

OUT AND ABOUT:  Wendy Poole and, right, Justine Fry of the Inside Out Dorset Festival

Inside Out festival wows the crowds – and there’s even more to come

Castle’s under siege! full-scale re-enactment to wow the crowds

Corfe Castle’s under siege! full-scale re-enactment to wow the crowds

Hundreds of runners set off from Swanage for the third Purbeck Marathon

GALLERY: Hundreds of runners set off from Swanage for the third Purbeck Marathon

Hundreds step up to plane pull challenge at Bournemouth Airport

VIDEO: Hundreds step up to plane pull challenge at Bournemouth Airport

PEDAL POWER: Cyclists on the annual ride

Hundreds to get in the saddle for popular Rotary Dorset Bike Ride

First World War fallen remembered at Great Dorset Steam Fair

First World War fallen remembered at Great Dorset Steam Fair

GALLERY: Smiles at Verwood Rustic Fayre despite wettest event in 21-year history

GALLERY: Smiles at Verwood Rustic Fayre despite wettest event in 21-year history

POLISHED: Steam engines at the Great Dorset Steam Fair at Tarrant Hinton

Tractors, field gun and even a tank: get ready for the Great Dorset Steam Fair

Star Wars and Doctor Who stars turn out for sci-fi fundraiser Charfest

Star Wars and Doctor Who stars turn out for sci-fi fundraiser Charfest

Rowetta Satchell

Countdown is on: Party in the Park set to be the biggest and best yet

The annual Relay for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK takes place at Ferndown Leisure Centre

Round the clock Relay for Life raises £15k for cancer charity

The Blue Boar

Sausage and cider festival set to be bigger and better than ever

AT THE HELM: Lauren and Freya Squibb, with Tia O’Connell-Davidson, are shown the controls to an RNLI lifeboat, by Deputy 2nd Cox Glen Mallen at the RNLI open day on Poole Quay

Hundreds flock to Poole Quay to meet the RNLI crew and volunteers at Open Day

Christchurch Carnival to sport in Poole Park: 14 things to do in Dorset this weekend

14 things to do in Dorset this weekend

The Ellingham and Ringwood Agricultural Show takes place this weekend

15 things to do in Dorset this weekend

Showjumping, heavy horses and donkeys set to thrill crowds at Ellingham Show

Showjumping, heavy horses and donkeys set to thrill crowds at Ellingham Show

Pay what you like for Fringe Festival

Pay what you like for Fringe Festival

A 57ft Sea creature, stalls galore and music at Mudeford Arts Festival

A 57ft Sea creature, stalls galore and music at Mudeford Arts Festival

10 things not to be missed at the New Forest Show

10 things not to be missed at the New Forest Show

Swanage Carnival procession

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Thousands enjoy Swanage Carnival

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