Minster Charities and the Minster Green Fair

As well as the links with Yambio in South Sudan, and with Cyprian Yobera in Eccles, the Minster supports a range of local, national and international charities.

The Minster Green Fair takes place during Wimborne Folk Festival weekend in June. Minster members run stalls to raise money for our charities, and many other local charities book tables too. The day is always hard work but great fun.

Charities we support: click on the title below or opposite for more information:

Age Concern Wimborne

This local Wimborne charity (part of Age UK) provides services for the elderly in Wimborne.

The Bible Society

The Bible Society supplies bibles around the world in many languages and media, and helps people engage with the Bible.

The Children's Society

The Children’s Society works with and for disadvantaged children, fighting childhood poverty, harm and neglect.

Christian Aid

Christian Aid works to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of race, faith or nationality.


Through CMS we support Cyprian Yobera’s work at Hope Church in Eccles. [More details].

Salisbury-Sudan Link

In South Sudan we are twinned with the church in Yambio. The twinning includes school-building and medical support. [More details].

Hilfield Friary

Hilfield Friary (Society of St Francis) in Dorset, is a Franciscan community, providing a place for prayer, reflection and justice, and living out Franciscan values of care for creation and respectful dialogue with people of other faiths

Minstead Training Trust

Minstead Training Trust, in the New Forest, provides residential and day care and training for adults with learning disabilities, supporting them to lead more independent lives.

Mission to Seafarers

Mission to Seafarers cares for the welfare of seafarers of all nationalities and faiths in ports round the world.


Pramacare, a local Dorset charity, supports the elderly, sick and disabled in their own homes.

United Society

United Society works with Anglican churches round the world to support education and action for social justice.

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