Whats on? See our exciting events planned for 2018, we hope 'ewe' can join us!
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Half Term
I Farmer Palmer's

Outside or indoors, we’ve got fun and exciting activities for the whole family!
Pony Rides
Pony Ride Fun
From May to end of October Half Term (approx.) Ready for their 1st pony rides? Visit on a weekend or local school holiday. Please note Farmer Palmer's Farm Park has to make a small additional charge for this event.
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Our Pony Ride team look forward to welcoming you for a walk around the paddock on one of Farmer Palmer's friendly ponies. There is an additional £3 charge for this event. Safety hats are provided. Please phone in advance to check they are running if essential to your visit. Start 12pm-3.30pm approx. There will be a lunch break at 1.45pm-2.15pm approx.

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Car Boot Sales
Grab a Baaa-gain!
Farmer Palmer's Carboot Sales start again in May in 2018.  
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Farmer Palmer's Car Boot Sales will be held each Tuesday from May until October (weather permitting). £6 per vehicle for sellers, free entry for buyers. Toilets and refreshments available. Sellers please arrive from 8am, buyers can enter from 9am.

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Face Painting
Face Paint Fun
Weekends and Local School Holidays - our fab face painting team will be here with their colourful creations (additional charge applies).
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Situated just outside the Little Farmer's Fun Barn is a corner of colourful creativity! For a £3 charge, your little ones can be decorated as their favourite farm animal, super hero or princess! Please phone in advance to check face painting is available if this is essential to your visit.

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Halloween (22nd – 28th October)
Low Key Spooky Fun!
Halloween Spooktacular Family Fun! Let our dressed up “BOO CREW” entertain your little ones! There's cauldrons full of family fun to be had down on the farm this Halloween Half Term! Our team are ready to give you ghoulish great service and spooktacular entertainment!
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Low key fang-tastic family fun for little ones! This year we've added the following extra FANG-tastic activities to the daily timetable (please note: sometimes monsters cause mayhem with us (like wet weather!) and the timetable maybe subject to change): 10.45am-3.30pm Face Painting, 1.30pm Silly Spooky Tractor Ride (with interactive characters, there will be a morning and afternoon 'normal' tractor ride available too as a non-spooky alternative), 2.30pm Race of the Ridiculous (our kooky characters run the 'Pig Racing' track), 3.00pm Mini Monster Hunt in the Maize Maze, 3.40pm Monster Freeze - Musical Statues, 3.50pm Zombie Zumba, 4.10pm Photo Opportunity with our Kooky Cast!

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Father Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmers
Meet Father Christmas at Farmer Palmers
Father Christmas Magic at Farmer Palmers. The joy on their faces as they meet the Man in Red in our warm winter cabin. No pre-booking required. Visit weekends (or 11-12 Tue/Wed) during December. Only £6 extra and fab present.
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Dates: Weekends;1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th, 15th & 16th & 22nd December 2018. (There are a few mid week sittings available too, these are Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4th & 5th, 11th & 12th, 18th & 19th (11am-12pm), (unless he's called away on a North Pole emergency!) Do I need to pre-book? NO PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED. Simply turn up on the day* (Groups are very welcome but must pre-book**). Visit Father Christmas in his traditional, Winter cabin in the Little Farmer's Fun Barn. Our clever Elves use a time-slot system so no long queues for you! Yay! We don't charge you for taking photos either; you're welcome to take lots of your own photos and there's sure to be lots of giggles too! The Farm Park gets a full festive makeover and there'll be a cracking Christmas atmosphere all around! *Simply purchase your Visit Santa tickets on the day of your visit from our reception team. Tickets are £6 in addition to normal admission. ** For Group Bookings please call our shop team for more information 01202 622 022

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Dorset Local Events
Dorset has so much to offer families with young children. There are lots of wonderful places to explore and there's usually an event on every weekend! The Visit Dorset team have compiled a great List of Events, well worth taking a look!
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Walks along the Jurassic Coast, workshops to learn a new skill, museums to explore, arts exhibits, theatres, markets and much more!

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