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Events and what's on in Dorset

There's never a dull moment here! With a huge choice of events in Dorset taking place throughout the year, you'll be entertained no matter when you visit.

You'll find tasty food festivals like the award-winning SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival, red arrows and other spectacular flying displays at the Bournemouth Air Festival, fireworks aplenty, the world-famous Great Dorset Steam Fair, music festivals such as the Wessex Folk Festival, some fantastic theatre productions, comedy shows and of course some slightly quirkier events to enjoy (Bridport Hat Festival we're looking at you!)

Dorset County Show and Melplash Show are just two of many events giving you the chance to discover rural life in Dorset.

Whatever your interests, you'll find details of what's on in Dorset on this page. Use the tabs to browse events today, this weekend, this week or next week - or just use the calendar to find out what's on when you're visiting.

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The next 60 events in Dorset appear below.

23 February 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Money for Nothing - A Tribute to the Dire StraitsMoney for Nothing was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world’s premier rock bands - Dire Straits. The abundant energy and the excellence and musicality of their performance makes Money For Nothing a “must-see” for any rock enthusiast or Dire Straits fan. The line-up features top-class and experienced musicians that make this band a worthy tribute to Dire Straits.
24 February 2024

Key West, Bournemouth, Dorset
Dedicated To Dolly: Dolly Parton TributeDedicated to Dolly: A Tribute To Dolly Parton comes to Bournemouth Pier! 🎵🎤 On Saturday 24th February 2024, We welcome Dolly Parton! Maddie Cole brings you a joyous celebration of the Queen of Country. With hits spanning her 55 year career, this is more than a night for country fans as Maddie explores the diverse and colourful musical legacy of Dolly Parton, the “song teller”. Listen as Maddie accurately recreates some of Dolly’s most memorable and beautiful music, including one of ...
24 February 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
One Night in DublinThe ultimate feel-good Irish music tribute show! Receiving rave reviews for its incredible musicians and great song choices, Middi and his award winning tribute band cover all of your favourite sing-along Irish classics including Galway Girl, Tell me ma, The Irish rover, Dirty old town, Whiskey in the jar, The Wild Rover, Black velvet band and many many more.
25 February 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a FlyThere Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly... But The People’s Theatre Company do! And now you can too as they bring the world’s best-loved nonsense rhyme to life with a delicious blend of live-action, puppetry and animation. It’s the perfect treat for everyone aged 3 to 103! The songs in the show including If You're Happy and You know It, Incy Wincy Spider and many more are available to sing along to on The People's Theatre Company's website ...
01 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Tap FactoryFriday 1 March, 7:30pm All tickets £29.50 Book 10+ tickets and get 1 free! After mesmerizing audiences across five continents with over 700 shows, Tap Factory is thrilled to make its return to the UK with its 10th Anniversary Tour! Prepare to be captivated as eight extraordinary male performers deliver a sensational blend of dance, acrobatics, music, and comedy, creating a show that appeals to audiences of all ages. Brace yourself for an electrifying display of high-energy dance, ...
02 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Story of Guitar HeroesSaturday 2 March, 7:30pm All tickets £28.50, 20% off groups of 8+ One of the UK’s premier live concert experiences, The Story of Guitar Heroes has garnered critical acclaim both at home and abroad for its incredible homage to some of the most influential and iconic guitarists from the past 50 years of popular music. Featuring talented world-class musicians and state-of-the-art video projection, the show journeys through five decades, from 1950s Rock & Roll through to the most ...
02 Mar 2024 to 03 Mar 2024

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Castles & Dragons Fantasy AdventureEmbark on a magical adventure at Nothe Fort’s family Castles & Dragons event! Join us for a day filled with medieval creatures and exciting activities. Free with your General Admission ticket/covered by Annual Passes.
29 Feb 2024 to 03 Mar 2024

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Blues FestivalThe Swanage Blues Festival brings together an amazing collection of Blues musicians, fans and friends for a weekend of jams, open mics and headline performances that will have you coming back time after time. Various venues.
09 March 2024

Key West, Bournemouth, Dorset
The Immaculate Collection: Madonna Tribute‘A Tribute To Madonna – The Immaculate Collection’ performs at Key West on Bournemouth Pier for Mother’s Day Weekend! 🎵🎤 On Saturday 9th March 2024, We welcome Madonna! Having been a Madonna fan since she was a little girl, Laura has the voice, mannerisms and performance to show for it. With plenty of fantastic outfit changes and a natural likeness to the queen of pop herself, Laura leaves you wondering if you have seen the real thing. “What a fantastic show she put on , she is by ...
09 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The UK Pink Floyd ExperienceSaturday 9 March, 7:30pm Tickets from £25 - £30.50 Celebrating 30 years since the iconic ‘PULSE' tour, this highly authentic show recreates the atmosphere of Floyd live - featuring top-flight musicians, a stunning light show and over two hours of incredible music. The new show for 2024 includes many songs from The PULSE set, featuring tracks from ‘The Division Bell’, 'The Wall’, ‘Animals’, 'The Dark Side of the Moon' and 'Wish You Were Here'. The “Syd song” for 2024 is 'Astronomy ...
10 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Dreamcoat StarsSunday 10 March, 7:30pm All tickets £28 ANY DREAM WILL DO’s Keith Jack and stars of JOSEPH sing the biggest musical hits of a generation. Dreamcoat Stars is back due to high demand, for their 3rd UK tour. Bringing incredible live musical entertainment to the nation! Experience the UK's biggest and best night of musical smash-hits in this star-studded concert featuring brand-new songs and arrangements.
10 March 2024

Compton Acres, Poole, Dorset
Mother's Day Afternoon Tea at Compton AcresCan’t find the perfect gift for Mum for Mother’s Day? Let us take care of it for you! 🌸 With a free visit to our beautiful gardens for all mums, followed by a fabulous Afternoon Tea hosted at The Italian Villa - our award winning Wedding & Events Venue 😍 Enjoy scrumptious food whilst overlooking The Italian Garden - what more could your Mum want?! Oh, and she gets a free potted spring plant! (We’ve thought of everything, so you don’t have to😉) *BOOKING ONLY: PLEASE CALL - 01202 ...
10 March 2024

Wareham, Dorset
Mother's Day at Farmer Palmer'sWelcome to Mother’s Day at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park At Farmer Palmer’s, family is at the core of everything we do! We know parenthood is a wild and wonderful journey, one the seems to be flying past! Therefore, it is all the more important to stop a second, and pat yourself or your partner on the back for another fantastic year of overcoming those challenges and helping your little one reach certain milestones. All Mothers deserve a treat every now and again, and what better way than ...
10 March 2024

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Mother's Day at Nothe FortJoin us for a heartwarming Mother’s Day celebration at Nothe Fort. With a delicious Mother’s Day lunch and Cream Teas at the Fort View Café, and a fantastic musical performance set in the stunning location of Nothe Fort, what better way to spend Mother’s Day. Free with your General Admission ticket/covered by Annual Passes.
09 Mar 2024 to 10 Mar 2024

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Abbotsbury, Dorset
Mums go Free** MUMS GO FREE ** Come visit the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens over Mothering Weekend 9th & 10th March and we are offering FREE entry for Mums. As it's Mothering Sunday it is FREE entry for all Mums on both the Saturday and Sunday! Treat your Mum to a lovely day out, free car parking, our Gift Shop and Cafe will be open too. Tickets can be purchased in advance online for other family members. Mums do not need a ticket.
10 March 2024

RockReef, Bournemouth, Dorset
Mum's Zip for FreeTreat mum this Mother’s Day to a free PierZip experience! Something a little different from the usual flowers and chocolate, the PierZip is a Mother’s Day she won’t forget. Zip surf 250 metres from the end of the pier onto Bournemouth beach in less than a minute and experience fantastic views all the way down. To get the deal simply enter the code MUM24 when booking two single PierZip rides to receive the discount. Only valid for sessions on Sunday 10th March 2024 so get booked in ...
07 Mar 2024 to 10 Mar 2024

Farmer Palmer's, Wareham, Dorset
World Book DayHelping to build vocabulary, explore happiness, and fun. Let your children’s imagination run WILD, by celebrating World Book Day with us! World Book Day at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park encourages the development of a rich vocabulary and fostering a sense of joy and amusement in children is a delightful journey. Embrace the opportunity to ignite your child’s imagination as it runs untamed and free by immersing them in the enchanting world of books. We cordially invite you to commemorate World ...
13 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Justin Hayward's Blue World Tour Plus special guest Mike Dawes Wednesday 13 March, 7:30pm All tickets £45 Live Nation / Kennedy Street are delighted to announce that legendary singer-songwriter Justin Hayward, The Voice of the Moody Blues, will undertake ‘The Harmony Tour’ taking in 12 venues in March 2024. Justin Hayward says, “It’s always a privilege and a joy to be invited to play in the UK. I'm rediscovering songs I have written and sung over the years - some that I only lived with for a few days while they ...
14 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Nathan Carter and his band plus supportThursday 14 March 2024, 7:30pm £32 & £35 Early Years.. Born on 28th May 1990, Nathan Carter spent his childhood years in Liverpool, England. He had strong Irish influences from the very start since his family roots were in Newry, Co. Down. From his earliest years it was obvious Nathan was a boy born to perform. At the tender age of four, he learned to play the piano accordion. He was also a gifted singer. In a few short years he had become head chorister in The Liverpool Boys’ ...
16 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Shattered Spectrum - Dorchester Ballet & DanceJoin our dancers on an epic journey... a spell cast by a mischievous teacher and his naughty students at DBD Magic Academy goes disastrously wrong removing all the colour from the world. It's a race against time as the Academy's principal enlists the help of her students to find the colours of the rainbow and bring them back to the Magic Hat. 2pm & 6pm Adults £14, Concessions £13
16 March 2024

Key West, Bournemouth, Dorset
The Stowes: St. Patricks DayCelebrate St. Patrick’s Day! – with live music at Key West on Bournemouth Pier! On Saturday 16th March, come and celebrate with us! TICKETS ON SALE! Performing on St. Patrick’s Day weekend (Saturday 16th March) is The Stowes, have built on a shared love of traditional Celtic music and unique personal experience to create a signature sound that is becoming rapidly recognisable across the Cornish and Celtic folk scene, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day eve! They seamlessly transcend ...
17 March 2024

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Science Day at Nothe FortCome and celebrate British Science Week with us, this March at Nothe Fort! As part of the British Science Week, Nothe Fort will be hosting a day full of activities and demonstrations for all the family. Get your science goggles at the ready for a day of discovery, experiments and scientific wonders! Free with your General Admission ticket/covered by Annual Passes
15 Mar 2024 to 17 Mar 2024

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Reading the Land The theme 'Reading the Land' is an invitation to share in the passion, experience and insight of our authors as we explore the best of nature writing. We bring togethers authors for whom our natural world has significance, whether through observation, participation or experience. Join us as we explore themes from farming to wildflowers, beats to birds, and the importance of understanding our natural ecosystems, like waterways and UK rainforests. Starting on Friday ...
19 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Tim Vine: BreeeepTuesday 19 March, 7:30pm All tickets £27.50 It’s Tim Vine and he’s back with a brand new stand-up show! Come and enjoy a mountain of nonsense, daft one-liners, joyful songs, wobbly props and ridiculous humour. (Plus utter drivel.) Witness the stupidity. Then leave. Switched on the Christmas lights in Cheam two years on the run. All tickets non-repundable. ‘Is there a more ludicrous comedian in Britain?’ (The Times)
10 Feb 2024 to 21 Mar 2024

Seahorse HotelVisit the Seahorse Hotel Step into the Seahorse Hotel this February half-term and have fun learning all about these amazing animals! Join us at our Seahorse Hotel event and meet these incredible animals as well as our other amazing SEA LIFE stars and learn all about them and how you could help to keep them safe. Take on the challenges, find the answers, learn about the oceans and have loads of fun! Have fun learning all about these amazing animals and how you can help them! Fun ...
22 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years(Performed by Bookends) Simon & Garfunkel: Through the Years is the most authentic-sounding concert to the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel. Made up of Dan Haynes & Pete Richards, Bookends have toured the globe extensively with their concerts being described as ‘simply breath-taking’. Performing the songs in a truly captivating way, against a backdrop of iconic imagery, their delicate recreation of the unmistakable sound of the American folk-rock duo is something of a ...
23 March 2024

Blandford, Dorset
Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance Gala DinnerJoin us for a special evening on Saturday 23rd March 2024 to celebrate our 24th anniversary. The night will be a magical evening celebrating our life-saving service and raising vital funds for our charity. Our Gala Dinner will take place at The Crown Hotel, a charming coaching inn at the heart of Blandford Forum, Dorset. Starting at 7pm, the evening will be black-tie and will include a three course dinner, an auction and live music. A bar serving soft drinks and alcohol will be open ...
23 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Lost In Music - One Night at the DiscoGet ready to get LOST IN MUSIC! The show that everyone is talking about, now even BIGGER! Join us as we recreate the magical 70s and let us take you on a musical journey straight to the heart of disco! Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic. Boasting a sensational live band, incredibly talented cast and stunning vocals and is sure to have you dancing in the aisles! It’s the ...
23 March 2024

RUGBY! Bridport vs. Wheatsheaf Cabin CrewSupport Bridport Rugby Team as they take on Wheatsheaf Cabin Crew RFC! Match starts at 2.30pm at Bridport Rugby Club. This is a free event
24 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Robert Temple: The HypnotistAge Restriction: Not suitable for under 15’s. The Hypnotist: Red Raw” is back by popular demand, where volunteers from the audience unlock their imaginations and create a once-in-a-lifetime show of improvised comedy under the influence of hypnosis - live on stage. Things will be imagined, people’s identities forgotten, changed and their reality completely altered. All in the spirit of a ruddy good laugh. It’s the perfect night out whether you watch from the audience or you choose to ...
26 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Ukrainian National Opera Presents CarmenPerformed by the Dnipro Opera, from Ukraine Featuring an impressive cast and is accompanied by a live Orchestra numbering over 30 musicians. After last season’s premier in the UK, we are delighted to bring back Dnipro Opera theatre from the Ukraine. This opera and ballet theatre has a long-standing heritage of top-quality opera productions, and we are excited to bring it back to the UK in our 2024 Opera Season. Carmen - feel the thrill of fiery passion, jealousy, and violence of ...
27 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Ukrainian National Opera Presents La Bohème Featuring an impressive cast and is accompanied by a live Orchestra numbering over 30 musicians. After last season’s premier in the UK, we are delighted to bring back Dnipro Opera theatre from the Ukraine. This opera and ballet theatre has a long-standing heritage of top-quality opera productions, and we are excited to bring it back to the UK in our 2024 Opera Season. La Bohème, is Puccini’s passionate story of love at first sight set in 19th century Paris, in Bohemian district where ...
29 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
An Evening With Rick SteinA feast for the mind! Multi-award-winning chef, restaurateur, writer and presenter Rick Stein delves into his lifelong love affair with cooking and his unwavering devotion to the brilliance of great British produce in this brand-new UK tour. From humble beginnings to the pinnacle of culinary success, Rick's story is one of perseverance and passion. Discover how this self-taught chef, with no prior experience, went on to establish a thriving restaurant business that's become a national ...
30 March 2024

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Abbotsbury, Dorset
Abbotsbury Food FairIn association with Dorset Food & Drink come along to the Abbotsbury Food Fair 2024. Ticket includes entry to the Subtropical Gardens. With around 30 stalls of makers and producers, food, drink and crafts from across Dorset. A fantastic fun day out in the beautiful setting of the Gardens. The perfect kick off to the season! Support eating and shopping local!
30 March 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
MJ The LegacyMJ the Legacy is an exceptionally authentic, world class tribute to Michael Jackson! Starring CJ, one of the worlds greatest Michael Jackson Tribute Artists with his incredible Live Band and Dancers. The look, the voice, the moves and all the hits!! This outstanding production is the closest thing to seeing a live Michael Jackson show, presenting you with an immersive theatrical experience actively engaging its audience with stunning effects and choreography from start to finish whilst ...
29 Mar 2024 to 01 Apr 2024

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Railway Easter Egg HuntEaster Egg Hunt Can you help the eater bunny hunt for eggs? Come to Swanage railway for a fun filled family trip and as you travel look out of the windows to spot the missing eggs. This event is free for railway travellers. Start your egg-stravaganza by collecting a form with your tickets at any booking office. Then it’s over to you to spot the missing eggs during your journey. Take your completed form to the stall at Swanage station to claim your free prize. Our railway runs ...
29 Mar 2024 to 03 Apr 2024

Poole, Dorset
Family Activity TrailHop along and get involved with the Upton Country Park Easter Egg Hunt, a family activity trail with an Easter reward at the end. Head to the Welcome Centre (open 10am - 4pm) to purchase your trail sheet, search for all the colourful eggs around the Country Park and find the magic word needed to collect your seasonal prize. £4 per family trail sheet, includes prize.
03 Apr 2024 to 06 Apr 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
WOW Presents Footloose the MusicalMusic, Romance and Dance in an Exhilarating Show Everybody cut loose because Footloose, the Musical, is dancing into Weymouth. This smash hit show is being staged by WOW Youth Musical Theatre, the outstanding group who thrilled audiences with their acclaimed productions of Grease, Oliver! and Everybody's Talking About Jamie: Teen Edition. Based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose tells the story of city boy Ren, who moves from Chicago to a small rural backwater where ...
05 Apr 2024 to 07 Apr 2024

Sherborne, Dorset
While our horizons have drawn in, travel writers have continued to reach out, rediscovering and reinterpreting the world for a new age. The Sherborne Travel Writing Festival was the first travel literature festival to be held in the UK in recent years. At its heart was the idea – and the timely theme – of reaching for the horizon. ​ The Sherborne Travel Writing Festival will return in 2024, across the weekend of the 5th - 7th April. TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM JANUARY ...
08 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Amazing BubblemanLouis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. He is a favourite at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where he has enjoyed 14 years of sell-out success. Louis explores the breathtaking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerised. From square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble ...
11 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Cloudbusting - The Music of Kate BushCloudbusting are thrilled to bring their stunning ‘The Line, The Cross and The Curve’ tour to venues across the UK for 2024! This spectacular new show offers audiences a fresh take on tracks that first appeared on ‘The Red Shoes’ album, as well as classic Kate Bush hits such as Wuthering Heights, Babooshka, Hounds of Love and Running Up That Hill - all delivered with breathtaking vocals from Mandy Watson and superb musicianship from the live band. ‘Utterly, surreally brilliant’ - Mick ...
29 Mar 2024 to 11 Apr 2024

Farmer Palmer's, Wareham, Dorset
Easter at Farmer Palmer'sAre you ready for an EGG-CITING adventure this Easter? The Easter Bunny is hopping back to Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park for 2024, and there’s a thrilling twist to this year’s celebration. Get ready to join the fun and help thwart the mischievous ‘Bandit Bunnies’ who plan to steal all the chocolate eggs! When Is Easter At Farmer Palmer’s? Easter Half term holiday runs from Friday 29th March – Sunday 14th April 2024. Farmer Palmer Easter Event Dates: 29th March – 4th April and the 8th ...
31 Mar 2024 to 11 Apr 2024

Lulworth, Dorset
Spring Family FunSpring Family Fun At Lulworth We have some extra family fun for you at Lulworth Castle this Spring Holiday. Visit us from March 31st to April 11th (Sunday – Thursday) and enjoy our trails, games, hunts & crafts all included in the usual admission price. Spend the day exploring the Castle, climb the tower, visit our Peacock Park woodland playground and enjoy some tea and cake in the Castle Tearoom or why not book a lunch at the nearby Weld Arms Pub. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome ...
12 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Sooty Show - 75th Birthday Spectacular! Celebrating 75 amazing years in show business, Sooty, Sweep and Soo are planning a very special birthday party and you’re all invited. However, in true Sooty style nothing goes to plan! The party preparations are well underway: Sooty gets messy baking the birthday cake, Soo’s trying to find the perfect party dress, and Sweep’s practising his dance moves and needs some boys and girls to join in with musical statues! Sooty is planning his biggest magic trick yet making a member of the ...
30 Mar 2024 to 13 Apr 2024

Key West, Bournemouth, Dorset
Easter Live Music on Bournemouth PierCelebrate Easter with Live Music at one of the most beautiful venues in Bournemouth. Come down, and enjoy some tasty food and wonderful 2-4-1 cocktails surrounded by spectacular sea views and great music. We recommend booking a table in advance. You can do this for free below. We cannot guarantee tables will be available with walk-ins. BOOK A TABLE ONLINE! • FREE Entry • Music from 8pm to 10pm • Join us for dinner before live music • 2-4-1 cocktails all evening • Stunning ...
13 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Easter Pantomime Beauty and the Beast Don’t miss another fun-filled Easter pantomime from the same team behind The Wizard of Oz and Rapunzel. With a star cast, impressive music, energetic dance routines as well as plenty of jokes, slapstick and heaps of audience participation! ⭐ STARRING Lee Latchford-Evans from STEPS as the Prince/Beast and Britain's Got Talent Finalist Steve Royle as Silly Billy! ⭐ Our spellbinding pantomime for Easter 2024 tells the story of Belle, who longs for romance and adventure, a bad-mannered ...
28 Mar 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Easter Fun FairRoll up, roll up… The Nothe Fort Easter Fun Fair is back in town – and this time bigger and better than before! For 18 whole days, hop into a world of fun, suitable for all the family. We’ve got: Easter Bunny Croquet Giant Egg & Spoon Race Hungry Bunny Bean Bag Toss Egg Shy Bunny Bowling Hook a Duck Bunny Ring Toss …and more to be announced! Free with your General Admission ticket/covered by Annual Passes
29 Mar 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

RockReef, Bournemouth, Dorset
Easter Holidays at RockReefEXCITING THINGS TO DO IN BOURNEMOUTH THIS EASTER HOLIDAYS WHATEVER THE WEATHER Shake off the winter blues and join us this Easter! Do you live in Bournemouth and want something to keep the kids entertained on a rainy day? Are you staying in the area and are looking for fun things to do at the Bournemouth seafront? Book your adventure online today and save money off your ticket price!
14 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Emilio Santoro as ElvisInternationally acclaimed, Emilio Santoro brings his award-winning ELVIS PRESLEY theatre show to the UK. Emilio has won both European and World Championships as Elvis and wowed America’s Got Talent viewers with his appearance in the 2022 Final. Supported by his own authentic 50’s live band, The Creoles, Emilio celebrates Elvis’ younger years in spectacular style. Put on your ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ and get ‘All Shook Up’ for the greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll hits of all time including Jailhouse ...
17 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Miles Jupp - On I BangSince Miles’ last tour finished at The London Palladium in 2017, he’s been in The Full Monty on Disney Plus, The Durrells and Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? on ITV, as well as a heap of episodes of Frankie Boyle’s New World Order and Have I Got News For You. He’s made an award-winning radio series and he’s published a novel. But for Covid, he would have played a lead at the RSC. Hey ho. Nevertheless, he’s done a play in the West End and played the Emperor of Austria and Europe in a Ridley Scott ...
18 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Hound of BaskervillesLive on stage and in person, renowned stars of stage & screen COLIN BAKER (Doctor Who, The Brothers) & TERRY MOLLOY (Mike Tucker in The Archers for 40 years) are joining forces this spring to play the world’s most famous detectives, SHERLOCK HOLMES & DOCTOR WATSON. Alongside DEE SADLER (All Creatures Great & Small, No Place Like Home), they star in a brand new stage adaptation of THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES - originally on tour to commemorate the 120th anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan ...
19 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Nostalgia - Back to the 90'sGet those raving shoes ready! Nostalgia is back with an amazing 1990s 'Pavvy Rave' fundraiser at the Weymouth Pavilion Ocean Room in aid of 'STEPS - The club for young people' (A registered charity here in Weymouth). Bringing you an authentic 'vinyl only' mix of 90's dance, rave and hardcore will be DJ Richie T & BarnStorma MC (who recently gained number 1 in the UK Hardcore mix charts), along with DJ Hoody B2B DJ Dubya (SubbassFM), G-Nutz, Kels, DJ Will and MC Benjee from 7.30PM through ...
20 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Anyway Up Bingo! Anyway up bingo, An Unmissable night of bingo as you’ve never seen before mixed in with epic singalongs - on-stage dance-offs and much more!! You will have the chance to win some “life-changing” prizes ( and some well-dodgy ones ) Book now for an unforgettable party night!! 8pm - Ocean Room All tickets £19
20 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Cirque: The Greatest ShowIt's time to step into the light. Escape with us for a night like no other, where we take you into a world where the very best of musical theatre showstoppers meets jaw-dropping circus spectacular. A world that explodes into colour as everyone’s favourite West End and Broadway hits combine with breath-taking, amazing aerialists, incredible contortionists, and thrilling feats of agility and flair. It’s the brand-new variety spectacular everyone is talking about for 2024...welcome to ...
02 Dec 2023 to 21 Apr 2024

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset
Special Exhibition Elisabeth Frink: A View from Within Experience the inner world of famous sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993) in a major new exhibition exploring her artistic and personal life in Dorset. Showcasing over 80 sculptures, drawings and prints, it will explore her artistic process, personal life and the influences that shaped her work. Gain unique perspectives on Frink’s life and art at her home in Woolland, North Dorset. Discover how Frink’s creative freedom flourished in the privacy of ...
20 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Spring Countryside ShowGet ready for an exciting and unforgettable experience – the first show of the year in Dorset’s rural events calendar is just around the corner! A line up exhibits, demonstrations and attractions are set to deliver a weekend jam-packed with fun for the whole family. The trees begin to blossom, the days begin to draw out and the daffodils flower – celebrating the season that sees the countryside come to life in so many colours and shades while the farms and woodlands see the birth of new ...
25 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Giovanni Pernice - Let Me Entertain YouThe ultimate showman returns! Giovanni Pernice is back in 2024 for his brand new live tour - LET ME ENTERTAIN YOU. The Strictly Come Dancing champion and BAFTA winner is the epitome of live entertainment. Giovanni will be joined by a world class cast of professional dancers and West End performers to bring you an unforgettable experience. A show of non-stop action - prepare to be entertained. Dancer, performer, showman…Giovanni is THE Entertainer! VIP MEET & GREET £120 VIP ...
26 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Women In RockSince 2016, Women In Rock have been trailblazing their way across the globe with their sell out show that sets them apart from any other. Wowing audiences across the theatre and live music scene, we are thrilled to welcome them to our theatre. Women In Rock are ready to take you on a journey through 5 decades of the world’s greatest female rock legends. Featuring soaring vocals, slick choreography, striking costumes and backed by a band of world-class musicians, Women in Rock has built ...
27 April 2024

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Tiger Day ITiger 131 only runs twice a year at Tiger Day – so you can’t afford to miss it! See a WWII tank display and explore The Tank Museum on a day dedicated to the world’s most infamous tank. Live tanks in action, expert lectures, Living History and much, much more! 27 April 2024 Open 0830-1700 See Tiger 131 in action – the world’s only running Tiger I WWII Tanks in Action Living History around the site Win a ride in Tiger 131 for just £3
27 April 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Ultimate Pro Wrestling Presents UPW Spring BrawlOn Saturday 27th April Ultimate Pro Wrestling presents "UPW SpringBrawl" featuring the debut of former WWE American Superstar and Impact World Champion STEVE MACLIN!!! Join us for a night of action packed professional wrestling that you won't forget! 7pm - Ocean Room Front row £23, Adult £19, Child £9

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21 Feb 2024
Make a Beeline for Bridport Market Make a Beeline for Bridport Market What do you do on a Saturday morning? One of our favourite weekend treats is a visit the fabulous year-round Bridport Market. Stalls offer a mix of everything and anything, with furniture, antiques, collectables, toys, chocolate brownies, vinyl, local prints, vintage fashion, socks, walking sticks, organic fruit and vegetables, macramé, rugs, hand-made goods, cheese, local fish, we could go on! From March, Bridport Colour Days begin, ... Read more...
23 Jan 2024
Half-term Fun in Dorset So, it’s the half term and you may be wondering how you’re going to keep the kids entertained! Well don’t worry, whether you are local resident or are staying in Dorset on a break, there’s lots to do throughout the seasons. Our Resort family has children of different ages and here are some of the things we plan to enjoy; perhaps you will too! Fossil Hunting – Will you be the next person to find a Sea Rex? Who knows you may just discover the next ... Read more...
11 Dec 2023
How Well Do You Know Dorset? Resort's Christmas Quiz How well do you know Dorset? We're stepping into the festive spirit with a 20 question (including a bonus question!) quiz to test your knowledge on Dorset. With so many things to do, places to see, history and much, much more, there's a whole world of knowledge surrounding Dorset. You may find some questions easy, or you may find some tricky, but there's only one way to find out. It's time to showcase your knowledge on ... Read more...
7 Nov 2023
Ice Skating in Dorset Christmas is nearly here and there’s a fun way to get you in the festive spirit — by ice skating in Dorset! Nothing beats wrapping up, getting your skates on and heading out to glide (or stumble) across the ice, before treating yourself to a delicious hot chocolate afterwards. Whether you’re a cling-to-the-side kind of skater or have a Torville and Dean style, ice skating is a fab activity for all and a great way to get together with friends and family to have ... Read more...
4 Nov 2023
Dorset’s Christmas Markets and Festive Fairs ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and you will be when you discover the fantastic selection of Christmas markets and festive fairs that are set to be held around Dorset in the coming weeks. If you’re getting organised with your shopping, these events are a great way to find those perfect gifts; if delicious food and drink is on your wish list, then you’ll love the tasty selection available from local producers; or maybe you’d like a day out to get you in the ... Read more...

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