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Events & What's On in Dorset Next Week

What's on in Dorset next week (25 September 2017 to 01 October 2017).

08 Apr 2017 to 06 Jan 2018

Paintings and carvings by David West. David West was born in London in 1939 and studied painting and printmaking at Camberwell School of Art. Working at first as an art teacher, and then as a professional artist since 1972, he has lived and worked in Lyme Regis since 1981. West has frequently drawn inspiration from his surroundings here in Dorset – particularly in his more recent work which expresses the movement and qualities of water – and in a visual language that is both personal ...
30 Sep 2017 to 08 Oct 2017

Town Mill Arts is running an open exhibition to support the artistic community. Running in both galleries at the Mill, entries in all media are welcome, so whatever your taste, you will probably find something of interest! Open daily, 10.30-4.30, free admission.
30 September 2017

A fun social night with live Oompah music, a hearty German meal and plenty of beers!
30 Sep 2017 to 01 Oct 2017

Set in Japan, The Mikado presents a tangled web of love. Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, flees in search of his true love, YumYum, to avoid marrying a much older suitor. Yum-Yum, however, is betrothed to Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner, against her will. Things, as you can see, are complicated! But can everything be righted before someone loses their head? Venue: Corn Exchange
30 September 2017

Grand illuminated parade on the streets of Shaftesbury.
30 September 2017

Following last year's successful tour, Sixties Gold returns with an even stronger line-up of artists that, between them, scored over 50 UK Top 30 hits. This will be Gerry and The Pacemakers’ farewell tour, so don’t miss the chance to experience this record breaking Merseybeat band. They were the second Liverpool group to chart, after The Beatles, but the first to reach No. 1 and the first act ever to top the chart with their first three singles. Also from Liverpool, where it all ...
01 October 2017

The Osprey Sprint October race will put good use to the months of summer training you have put yourself through. 300m Pool Swim – 12 lengths of the pool starting at individual times 17k Bike – Around Portland Island, Visiting the Bill. 5k Run – Off road along Hamm Beach. This is a perfect event for a fantastic end to the 2017 season. Legacy café will be open throughout the event for spectators and competitors alike.

Latest Dorset Features

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11 Sep 2017
Christchurch is an ideal location for a day visit, a short break or for a longer holiday to discover the hidden delights of rural Dorset and the nearby New Forest. The magnificent Priory Church has the most beautiful architecture and is renowned for its ‘miraculous beam’ which has an amazing story that is explained within the Priory. It also explains how Christchurch was renamed from its original Twynham. In the older part of the town, known as the Priory Quarter, ... Read more...
16 Aug 2017
Weymouth has many great places to eat out, with a wide variety of cuisine on offer. Whether you enjoy seafood and shellfish, or prefer a vegetarian option, you're guaranteed to find what you're looking for in Weymouth. We've compiled a list of some of the very best pubs and restaurants in the area to keep you and your family happy during your stay. Read more...
16 Aug 2017
The Dorchester Agricultural Society have begun the countdown to the Dorset County Show, taking place on Saturday September 2 and Sunday September 3. With just three weeks left to go, excitement is mounting for the variety of family entertainment and attractions this year, as well as spectacular shows, stunts, and some of the best livestock from around the UK. Helping draw an expected 60,000 visitors to the two day agricultural extravaganza held at the Dorchester Showground will be ... Read more...

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