What’s On

Please Contact Us to request attendance of our Safety Caravan and the Driving Simulator at your event.


NEW! SafeWise Weymouth Annual Open Day – Sunday 9th July 2017, 11.00am to 3.00pm

Lots of FREE activities for the whole family. Further details will be announced, but get this date in your diary! Watch this space for more details.
(please note: SafeWise Bournemouth normally hold their annual open day in February) 


NEW! Other Events we are attending

The Emergency Services Fun Day – Kings Park on Saturday 22nd July, 11.00am – 4.00pm
Littledown Family Fun Day – Littledown Park on Sunday 30th July 11.00am – 4.00pm
Dorset County Show – Dorchester Showground on 2nd & & 3rd September (attendance to be confirmed) 


NEW! Dementia Friends Sessions at SafeWise Bournemouth – New dates to follow 

The Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends is their biggest ever initiative to change people’e perceptions of dementia. It aims to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about the condition. Stigma and lack of understanding cause many people with the condition to experience loneliness and social exclusion, so Dementia Friends hopes to tackle this by creating more communities and businesses that are dementia-friendly and more inclusive of people affected by dementia.

SafeWise are supporting this wonderful initiative by holding Dementia Friends sessions at their SafeWise Bournemouth centre on the following dates:

  • dates to follow

Sessions are FREE to attend, please either call the SafeWise team on 01202 591330 or register on the Dementia friend website at www.dementiafriends.org.uk and they will forward you details to us.


NEW! ScootWise, Mobility Scooter & Powered Wheelchair Training at SafeWise Bournemouth – 9th August 2017

We are working in partnership with the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group to deliver safety awareness courses for mobility users in Dorset. The sessions are designed for those already using a mobility scooter or powered wheelchair or those that are looking to buy a mobility scooter. The sessions cost £10 per person. All sessions must be pre-booked due to limited places available. More details including booking instructions are on our ScootWise page

  • Wednesday 9th August – 1030hrs to 1300hrs
  • Friday 13th October – 1030hrs to 1300hrs

NEW Bikeability at SafeWise Weymouth – additional dates to follow

Take CYCLING seriously: don’t miss out on Bikeability!

How ‘awesome‘ would it be if your child could learn about basic bike maintenance, road safety, signalling and manoeuvring skills in an amazing outdoor road safety centre and THEN put the skills they’ve learnt into practice by venturing out onto the roads surrounding the safety centre? What’s more, all of this for FREE! Find out more on the Bikeability page.

*Places are allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. The day your child is allocated will be dependent on age/ability and numbers.


E-Safety Sessions for Parents, Grandparents and Carers at SafeWise Bournemouth – 30th June 2017

We are running the next e-safety session on the 30th June 2017 at 9.45am to 12.30pm. The sessions will help inform adults of the measures they can take to help their children stay safe online. The sessions last approximately 1.5hours and will be delivered by Dorset Police’s Safe Schools and Communities Team in our SafeWise IT Suite. Admission is £5 per person as places are limited you MUST book in advance by emailing helen@safewise.org or by calling SafeWise on 01202 591330.


Dorset Driver Gold (DDG) at SafeWise Bournemouth and SafeWise Weymouth – various dates

Driving skills and confidence sessions helping people aged 65+ drive safely for longer. The theory session costs just £10 per person and lasts up to 3 hours, breaks and refreshments are included. The practical session costs £45 per person and lasts up to 90 minutes. If you take up a practical session as well as the theory the cost is just £50.
Please visit the Dorset Driver Gold webpage for more information and to book a session. If you have any further questions or contact the DDG Administrator on ddg@safewise.org , ring or text 07713 499 777 (we will call you back) or leave a message at SafeWise head office on 01202 591330.

DDG Theory session availability: please click here
DDG Practical session availability: Once your booking form and payment have been received for a practical session you will be able to arrange your drive directly with one of our Dorset Driver Gold Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs).


Life Drive theory sessions at SafeWise Bournemouth – various dates

LifeDrive is designed to reduce accidents by helping younger drivers to understand why collisions happen and how to avoid them, developing their skills and experience with free post-test theory and practical sessions. This FREE scheme is open to all young people aged between 17 and 25 who live in Dorset and have passed their driving test within the past four years. A free £50 Amazon voucher is given to everyone that completes the course!

  • Tuesday 19th September 2017
  • Wednesday 18th October 2017
  • Thursday 23rd November 2017
  • Thursday 7th December 2017

For more information look at our LifeDrive Page


Family Tours now available at SafeWise Bournemouth (tours must be pre-booked, no casual drop-ins possible)

Visits held at 10am every Wednesday morning during the school holidays. Parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles are all welcome to pre-book a visit. The sessions are ideal for primary school children aged from 6 to 10 years. Cost are £3 per child and £4 per adult. For more details see our Safety Tours page.


Regular Meetings and Classes at SafeWise Weymouth

Monday
09:00 – 13:00 SAA Painting Group Roy Abery 01305 774410
09:30 – 10:15 Hot Mamas Sam Wilson 07947 581180 samwilsonfitness@gmail.com
10:00 – 11:00 Exercise to Music Elaine South 01929 462916 elaine@dufonis.demon.co.uk
17:45 – 18:00 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
19:00 – 20:00 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
18:00 – 19:15 Key Of Life Yoga Sarah Bradshaw 07827 680655 info@keyoflife.co.uk
18:30 – 21:00 Bingo – Weymouth Kite Festival Michael McManus 07403 598887 2005keiran@tiscali.co.uk
19:30 – 21:00 Florabella (Belly Dance) Michele Yurbas 01305 773653 florabellamichele@yahoo.co.uk
 
Tuesday
09:30 – 12:30 East Boro Arts, Crafts & Activities Group Mel 01305 750403
10:00 – 11:00 Gentle Yoga Sian Alcock 07527 052273 Sian.sacredshores@gmail.com
11:15 – 12:15 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
12:30 – 15:30 East Boro Arts, Crafts & Activities Group Mel 01305 750403
13:15 – 14:45 Florabella (Belly Dance) Michele Yurbas 01305 773653 florabellamichele@yahoo.co.uk
14:00 – 15:00 Chi Kung Patrick Harries 03333 440718 www.corehealth.co.uk
14:00 – 16:00 IT Drop-in
17:45 – 18:15 Hoolabells Jess Dadd 07752 167114 Jess_dadd@hotmail.com
18:30 – 19:30 Kettlebells Jess Dadd 07752 167114 Jess_dadd@hotmail.com
19:00 – 20:00 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
19:00 – 21:00 Drum Circle (African drumming) Claire Whiles 01305 772181 Last Tuesday of Month
19:00 – 20:00 Helen’s Fitness Classes Helen Stones 07570 139559 helenstones@btinternet.com
19:15 – 20:15 Aerobics Jess Dadd 07752 167114 Jess_dadd@hotmail.com
 
Wednesday
08:45 – 09:45 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
10:00 – 11:30 Tai Chi John Peel 01305 833713 Jpeel.12@btinternet.com
11:30 – 12:30 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
13:00 – 15:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation/DCH Karen/Georgina 01305 255226
13:30 – 16:00 Blind & Partially Sighted Bingo/Excursions Jenny Clift 01305 787065 Every 2nd Wednesday Monthly
13:30 – 16:00 Job Club 01305 759683 job_club@weymouth.ac.uk
15:00 – 17:00 Breathe Easy (Every 2nd Weds) Maurice Tattershall 01305 835520
18:00 – 19:00 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
19:00 – 20:00 Pilates Debbie Tizard 07779 664052 debbie@tizard.wanadoo.co.uk
15:00 – 16:30 Breathe Easy Tony Flattery 07786 238648 www.cardio-club.co.uk
18:00 – 21:00 Sewing Circle Ena Hicks 01305 822108 ena@hicks87.plus.com
 
Thursday
09:30 – 12:30 East Boro Arts, Crafts & Activities Group Mel 01305 750403
10:00 – 11:30 Sing, Sign and Play Sandra Dogan 07877 666458 clem967@yahoo.com
12:30 – 15:30 East Boro Arts, Crafts & Activities Group Mel 01305 750403
14:00 – 16:00 Harmonics (Singing in harmony) Su Lewis 01305 776106 suloouk@yahoo.co.uk
17:30 – 18:00 Hoolabells Jess Dadd 07752 167114 Jess_dadd@hotmail.com
18:00 – 19:15 Key Of Life Yoga Sarah Bradshaw 07827 680655 info@keyoflife.co.uk
19:15 – 20:15 Zumba Anne-Marie Kirby 07725 982835 rich.am@btinternet.com
19:30 – 20:30 Florabella (Belly Dance) Beginners Michele Yurbas 01305 773653 florabellamichele@yahoo.co.uk
 
Friday
09:30 – 11:30 Pilates Claire Myers 01305 751984 clairefmyers@hotmail.com
10:00 – 12:00 Art For Beginners Anthea Spearing 01305 778080
13:00 – 15:00 Pulmonary Rehabilitation/DCH Karen/Georgina 01305 255226
15:00 – 16:30 Breathe Easy Exercise Group Tony Flattery 07786 238648 www.cardio-club.co.uk
18:30 – 19:30 PT Training Will Salter 07702 044857 wsalt45@hotmail.co.uk
19:00 – 20:00 Tae Kwon Do Debbie Hill 07767 668304 debbie73hill@hotmail.com
     
Saturday
09:00 – 10:00 Hoolabells & Core Jess Dadd 07752 167114 Jess_dadd@hotmail.com
Sunday
10:00 – 13:00 Dotty Beads Janis Martin 01305 250896 janis54@btopenworld.com
10:15 – 12:15 Religious Society of Friends Jose Alcock 01305 820645