Celebrating Deepest Dorset where it all started

Ferne 5JUNE is just around the corner, and we are hoping for a big boost in sales of Deepest Dorset to the holidaymakers arriving in the county.

But in the mean time MASSIVE THANKS to all of you who have supported the project, by buying or selling Deepest Dorset.

Exactly six months after our launch at St Giles House, we reached £30,000 from sales, and decided to present cheques to our three principal beneficiaries ­– Dorset Community Foundation, Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.

Ferne 13Lord and Lady Rothermere invited us to Ferne Park for the presentation – the most appropriate location as it was where the idea of the book was germinated. The Quinlan Terry house near Shaftesbury was filled with flowers and foliage from the gardens for the event, and booksellers, farmshop owners, staff and volunteers from arts centres and tourist offices and many friends who have helped to distribute and sell Deepest Dorset met  representatives of the charities and the book’s production “team” before Lord Rothermere presented the cheques.

This is just the first slice of funding from the proceeds of the book.

Tell your friends, and keep on buying this ideal book for anyone who loves Dorset, visits Dorset, lives in Dorset or has the county on their bucket list.