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Events & What's On in Dorset Next Week

What's on in Dorset next week (03 April 2017 to 09 April 2017).

01 Apr 2017 to 17 Apr 2017
Hop over to Haynes for our kids bunny trail, the Museum will be filled with delights for children, young and old to discover. Returning this year is our springtime baby bunny trail: grab a trail sheet and challenge your navigational skills. "Eggsplore" the Museum to find all the soft toy creatures hiding around the exhibitions and earn a chocolatey and sweetie prize.
04 April 2017
Motor Cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. (Photo courtesy of Christian Lawson).
06 Apr 2017 to 08 Apr 2017
Swanage Musical Theatre Company (amateur) present 'Oliver' the musical adaptation of the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens with music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. The musical starts in the workhouse where the orphan boys are eating their gruel but one brave boy asks for more. His name is Oliver and he is told to leave by the greedy caretakers, Mr Bumble and the widow Corney. Mr. Bumble actually sells Oliver to the undertakers Mr and Mrs Sowerberry. Oliver manages to escape and goes on ...
08 April 2017
Pam Ayres has been making the nation laugh for over 40 years. Her work is funny, and approachable. Her hair-trigger timing, her eye for the detail of everyday life, and for the absurdity therein, makes for an art that hides art. Venue: The Lighthouse
08 Apr 2017 to 23 Apr 2017
Search around the Wimborne Model Town buildings and surrounds for clues in the Easter Egg Hunt Quiz. It's lots of fun for all the family and there is a small prize if you complete the quiz correctly!
08 Apr 2017 to 23 Apr 2017
This Easter Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history. Family activities, vehicle rides and Tank Action displays.
08 Apr 2017 to 23 Apr 2017
An exciting Easter trail around Durlston Park with a delicious prize to be won! £3 Location: Castle, Durlston
08 April 2017
Grab your headtorches, tutus and neon bling and light up the night whilst you run, dance or walk around our 5k route In Poole Park, providing lots of neon fun for everyone. On the night you will be provided with glow sticks, bracelets and neon paint to decorate yourself with so you glow while you go! Sign up now and light up the lives of children and adults with disabilities by taking part.
08 Apr 2017 to 23 Apr 2017
The Roarsome Dino Egg Hunt happens around the Town from the 8th – 23rd April. There is also a Dino Day on the 15th April.
08 April 2017
Sound of Soul are a Bournemouth-based choir with a fun, fresh repertoire of "feel good" music. This celebration of their 5th anniversary promises to be their biggest concert yet! Join them for an evening of soul classics, pop hits, rock, RnB and more. Their original arrangements and fun choreography will have you singing and dancing along! Featuring guest performances by students Coda Music Trust. Venue: Regent Centre
08 Apr 2017 to 01 May 2017
Oh No! Someone has mixed up all the eggs in the Dinosaur Museum! This Easter help match all the dinosaur eggs to their parents and get a great dino prize.
08 Apr 2017 to 13 Apr 2017
The Wolfshead Bowmen come to Corfe Castle and bring the past to life. A medieval encampment, demonstrations of combat, skilled archery displays, talks on the longbow and have-a-go sessions.
09 April 2017
The Spring Plant Fair is one of the largest in Dorset. With more than 30 specialist stands which include gifts, garden ironware as well as a massive choice of plants, this popular sale gives a massive choice and is great for plant lovers in the area as well as those who want a gardeners’ day out in fantastic surroundings. Open from 10am to 4pm. Admission £3 in aid of a local charity. Venue: Mapperton House, Beaminster.
09 April 2017
The Osprey Sprint “Spring Race” is set to put good use to those winter months of training before the first open water swim events. This is a perfect event for newcomers to the sport of triathlon and a fantastic start to the season for the more experienced athlete. The facilities at the Osprey Centre are perfect for a pool-based triathlon with secure racking for the bikes, chip timing by FullOnSport, a beautiful and scenic bike ride and a fantastic flat off-road coastal run. The Legacy ...
09 April 2017
This promises to be a wonderful family day of pirates, red Indians, fairies and mermaids. Loads of different crafts for children to make, face painting, treasure hunt, bouncy castle, pirate games and much more. There will be prizes for the best dressed Peter Pan character and lots of opportunity to join in the various activities on offer. Venue: Nothe Fort

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17 Mar 2017
With its expanse of golden sands and sparkling water Weymouth Beach must surely be one of the best family beaches along the South Coast. Punch & Judy and donkey rides continue to entertain the children, while the famous sand models amaze the crowds with stunning creations to be seen. Pedal boats and kids activities abound, and all manner of buckets and spades can be bought from the beach kiosks. Relax in a deckchair and when you tire of soaking up the sun you could hire a ... Read more...
16 Mar 2017
Dorset's Jurassic Coast, the Natural World Heritage Site and the only one of its kind in England, covers around 95 miles of stunningly beautiful coast and is rich in geological importance, which represents 185 million years of earth history. It displays not just superb Jurassic, but older Triassic and younger Cretaceous rocks too. This international recognition, which many agree is long-awaited and much deserved, places the coastline alongside some of the most famous and ... Read more...
16 Mar 2017
Portland Bill is the graveyard of many vessels that failed to reach land in Weymouth or Portland. From the shore you can see the Portland Race, a meeting of the tides that causes a continuous disturbance. Portland Bill Lighthouse guides vessels heading for Portland and Weymouth through these hazardous waters as well as acting as a waymark for ships navigating the English Channel. During the summer months, and subject to opening times, you can book a guided of the lighthouse. ... Read more...
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