Now in our 25th year ...

Welcome to the Wimborne in Bloom website, a record of some of the activities and successes of a group of volunteers drawn from the townsfolk of Wimborne Minster, in their ongoing contribution towards making this small market town an attractive place in which to work and live.

Events: coming next ... Save The Children Parade, Saturday 9th December 2017, more ...

2017: Sat 18th November: Coffee Morning raises almost £570, more ...

Deputy Town Mayor Cllr Robin Cook (closest to camera) with his wife Sue and Minster Churchwarden Francis Vine arriving for Coffee served by Wimborne in Bloom Committee Members Mary Allen, Chris Hooker and Peter Glancy

Deputy Town Mayor Cllr Robin Cook (closest to camera) with his wife Sue and Minster Churchwarden Francis Vine arriving for Coffee served by Wimborne in Bloom Committee Members Mary Allen, Chris Hooker and Peter Glancy

2017: Sat 11th October: Charities Fair raises almost £4,000 for charity, more ...

Lil Bolton wins first prize in Charities Fair raffle

John Allen (left) and Anthony Oliver (right), Wimborne in Bloom Committee Members present the First Prize Hamper to the winner Lil Bolton and daughter Lucy.

2017: October: With the help of the Town Council the hanging baskets are taken down from around the town centre, they'd created a stunning display of colour throughout the summer but now were beginning to fade.

Taking down the hanging baskets

2017: Wed 11th October: South & South East in Bloom Awards for Excellence are presented to Rob Cole, Kathy & John Allen and David Sims by Richard Nunn (Wimborne in Bloom Chairman, 2nd from right) at the Annual Social Evening held by Wimborne in Bloom, John Allen is also presented with the Civic Pride Award.

Excellence Award Winners

2017: Thu 12th October: A cheque for £320 was handed over to Wimborne in Bloom on Thursday, a share of the proceeds from the Waitrose Community Matters Scheme, the 'green discs' for the month of July in the Wimborne Store.

Waitrose Community Matters Scheme

Photo: Steph Roberts, Waitrose (Wimborne) Community Matters Champion, Richard Nunn, Chairman Wimborne in Bloom, Anthony Oliver, Press Officer, Wimborne in Bloom and Sue Fountain Waitrose (Wimborne) Customer Services Advisor.

Each month sees £1,000 being shared by three local charities and this was the first time since 2012 that Wimborne in Bloom had benefited from the scheme.

Richard Nunn, Chairman of Wimborne in Bloom who, with Anthony Oliver, received the cheque from Steph Roberts, Community Matters Champion, thanked everyone who had supported Wimborne in Bloom and Waitrose for their support in this special year of our 25th anniversary.

2017: Sat 23rd September, Local Competition Prizegiving; trophies, prizes, more ...

Presentation of Awards

2017: Fri 22nd September, Fashion Show raises over £400 for in Bloom funds, more ...

Fashion Show at M&Co

2017: Wed 20th September, Wimborne is awarded Gold and wins the Town Title in the South & South East in Bloom competition, more ...

Presentation of Awards

2017: Local competition results are in, more ...

2015: Wimborne wins Silver Gilt in RHS Britain in Bloom UK Finals, more ...

2015: Wimborne wins Gold in South and South East in Bloom, more ...

2012: RHS Britain in Bloom competition - Wimborne wins GOLD, more ...

And yet more! ...