Welcome to the Purbecks Live Laugh Love Ladies Club at The Bear, Wareham.

I am super excited to welcome you to our club, held in the heart of Wareham.  We will offer you a very clean and cosy space with wonderful events and inspiring speakers.  Where you can socialise with ladies who love to chat, laugh and meet in a very comfortable and safe environment.  This is a social club for ladies, in addition we also offer one off special events throughout the year.  

*Pre-Booking* is essential. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the payment screen.

The Bear Wareham is a quirky cosy Inn, in the heart of the historic market town of Wareham situated within the beautiful isle of Purbecks. The Bear marries 18th century charm with modern day luxury.  Boutique and stylish rooms, hearty food, fabulous home-made cakes, artisan coffees, local brews and cocktails, breakfasts, brunch, lunches & much more!

There is lots of parking either on the street, by the quay or behind Sainsbury’s opposite the venue.  All street parking and car parks in Wareham are FREE after 6pm all year round.  Parking is 2-3 minutes walk to The Bear.

A few parking locations and postcodes:

St John’s Hill & Church Green, BH20 4LZ

The Quay, BH20 4LP

Connegar Lane, BH20 4NQ

Stetche Road, BH20 4QJ

Upcoming Events

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 Tues 25 April 7pm-9pm-Dorset Council Recycling by Darren Orchard Recycling Officer. (Hot meal & drinks included) *Click for info and booking*

Tue 25th of April 2023
Premium member price £15.00/ticket

  • Did you know Dorset is one of the best counties in the country for dealing with its waste and recycling?  It's certainly no accident. Darren will talk through what happens to your waste to ensure we remain such high performers in the waste industry. Their talk will go through such details as budgets, where waste goes, what can be recycled, and why plastics may not always be the enemy. 
  • Darren Orchard.  A recycling officer with Dorset Council will cover a variety of waste management-related topics, including:-
    • How to correctly use the 'Recycle for Dorset' service
    • How to reduce the amount of waste you create
    • Ideas for reusing waste items
    • Litter prevention
    • Dealing with food waste
    • Real nappies
    • Where waste goes after collection
    • Composting.
    • Darren will bring lots of take away flyers and top tips to help you make the most out of recycling.

    • Booking essential.
    • Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
    • I cannot wait to see you.
Capacity : 35
Remaining : 32

 Tues 28 Feb 7pm-9pm-Meet Simon Gudgeon. Co-Founder of Sculpture by the Lakes and world renowned Sculptor. ''Life of Chance – a series of happy accidents'' (Hot meal & drinks included) *Click for info and booking*

Tue 28th of February 2023
Premium member price £14.00/ticket

Join us this evening and listen to Simon's amazing story. 

''Life of Chance – a series of happy accidents'' 

We are delighted to introduce to you Simon Gudgeon one of the co-founders of Sculpture by the Lakes, Dorset best kept secret. Nestled in 26 acres of glorious countryside. Sculpture by the Lakes is a perfectly curated oasis, that breaks down barriers between you and your surroundings.

Simon Gudgeon is one of the creators of Sculpture by the Lakes.

Simon is a world-renowned sculptor. Simon and his wife Monique are creatives in the purest form, inspiring and celebrating the art of making.

Simon’s perpetual fascination with wildlife and the natural world is evident throughout his work. From his studio on-site, he continues to innovate, while honouring his core belief that sculpture must above all be beautiful, stimulate the senses and elevate the spirit.

Booking essential.

Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

I cannot wait to see you.

Capacity : 35
Remaining : 22

 Tues 24 Jan 7pm-9pm-Low Carb-Eat yourself Healthy in 2023 (Hot meal & drinks included) *Click for info and booking*

Tue 24th of January 2023
Premium member price £14.00/ticket

Low Carb Eat Yourself Healthy in 2023!
Natasha Beatty, from Fresh Kitchen Cookery School has been working with the NHS and private patients for the last 5 years.  Running courses and educational sessions around understanding carbs and how a low carb diet can help with all manner of illness and create a stable lifestyle.
The amount of convenience food we consume is on the up, but its not just that, its unlearning what's been drummed into us for the last 50 years around fats, salt and sugar.
Natasha has appeared on the BBC twice and spoken at national conferences along with reversing people with type 2 diabetes, has guided pre diabetic people into remission and helped those who wish to loose the pounds.
Natasha also advises parents on feeding their children correctly. 
Natasha will talk about other symptoms which improve the inflammation in the body, arthritis as well as alertness, improved sleep weight loss.
This session will help guide you through the basics of low carb and how you can eat yourself healthy in a short space of time.
Booking essential.
Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.
I cannot wait to see you.
Capacity : 35
Remaining : 10

 Tues 28 March 7pm-9pm-A Night at the Opera with Leila Zanette (Hot meal & drinks included) *Click for info and booking*

Tue 28th of March 2023
Premium member price £14.00/ticket

A beautiful evening of Opera with Leila Zanette, our speaker and opera singer for the night, was born and raised in Kenya.  Leila is a Mezzo-soprano of English and Italian nationality and completed her master’s degree and the Opera course at the Royal Academy of Music. 

On the night, Leila will talk to us about her career, how opera is a different way of singing and will give us our very own exclusive performance to enjoy.

As a young artist Leila is passionate about fitness, her theatre work, and her private singing classes.

In the summer of 2022 Leila was working as an Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera, where she performed in the chorus of Mozart’s Così fan tutte and Dvorjak’s Rusalka, as well as covering the role of the 2nd Nymph in Rusalka.  In the summer of 2021 Leila was with Garsington Opera, Leila performed in the chorus of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Rossini’s Le Comte Ory,  she also sung the role of Mezzo Corypheè.

Leila has also performed as a chorus member at the Grange Festival; in performances of Precipice in 2020  in Falstaff and Le nozze di Figaro where she appeared as the 2nd Bridesmaid in 2019. 

In 2017 she covered the title role of Carmen.  Leila is a Young Artist with Opera Prelude and recently performed as the Alto Soloist in her first Beethoven 9th Symphony with other Opera Prelude soloists and the Henley Symphony Orchestra.

Her story and work is varied and I know you are in for a treat with a private operatic evening.

To see more about Leila visit her website -

Booking essential.

Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

I cannot wait to see you.

Capacity : 35
Remaining : 29
The Bear Wareham
14 South Street
BH20 4LT

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