CALLING all mums and dads! Here are five of the best baby sales coming to Dorset in the run up to Christmas...

1. The Dorset Bump to Baby Show on Saturday, November 3, is a fun, informative show featuring 60 exhibitors, including international companies like JoJo Maman Bebe and Mothercare, but with a focus on local bespoke, handmade items. See

2. Little Pickles Markets host nearly new sales of baby clothes and equipment at venues across the county. The next event is for children aged three years upwards on October 14 from 10am to 11.30am at Ashdown Leisure Centre. Entry £1. First 50 people will receive a free goody bag. There will also be an event for younger children on Sunday, October 21 from 10am to 12noon at the Littledown Centre. For more details, see

3. Table Top Treasure will host a secondhand sale of baby clothes and equipment on Saturday, October 13 from 10.30am to 12noon at Upton Community Centre. £1 per adult, children free and also on Sunday, October 28 from 10.30am to noon at the Littledown Centre. See

4. A nearly new sale supporting SPRING, a local charity supporting parents and relatives through baby loss, takes place at Broadstone Methodist Church on Saturday, November 17 from 2pm to 3.30pm. £1 entry, children free.

5. A Christmas special market selling new and second hand clothes, toys and crafts will be held at Rossmore Leisure Centre on Sunday, December 2 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. Adults £1, children free includes a goody bag. For more details, visit