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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 Nyetimber 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 and Dorset Knob Throwing, 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, and don't miss Dorset Moon - a programme of lunar-inspired events which take place in Bournemouth, Sherborne and Weymouth in 2019.

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.

18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval falconryExplore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply.
19 May 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Music in Greenhill GardensThe Decadettes perform an afternoon of music that you will know oh so well!! Starts 2pm (Weather dependent).
19 May 2019

Poole, Dorset
RNLI College Food & Drinks FestivalJoin us at the RNLI College for our annual Food and Drink Festival, which sees us celebrate the outstanding produce Dorset has to offer. As well as the very best in local street food and artisan brands, we’ll have workshops, live music, face painting and much more. Come along for a fantastic family day out and help celebrate the very best that Dorset has to offer, here at the home of RNLI Training. Free entry and free parking
18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019

New Forest, Dorset
Spring AutojumbleWhether you’re hunting for that elusive final part to complete your restoration or just want to soak up the atmosphere, join us for the Beaulieu Spring Autojumble. With thousands of stands bursting with automotive related bargains, those with a penchant for automotive eclectica and rummaging for rare parts will be in their element. From nuts and bolts to complete vehicles, barn finds to concours ready, you can expect to see anything and everything motor related on sale.
18 May 2019 to 19 May 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Spring Tide Food FestivalTake one West Dorset seaside village on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast; combine with an eclectic mix of local food and drink, an exciting array of local producers, artisans and crafts...and what have you got?...the Spring Tide Festival of course! Join us at Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock where there’ll be lots going on over the weekend to see and enjoy, with a strong community emphasis that will offer an opportunity to discover and meet local food producers who will temp and tantalise ...
21 May 2019

Poole, Dorset
Dream MachinesMotor cycle event on Poole Quay from 6pm. Poole Quay Dream Machines is a fully marshalled event, with a £1 entry charge per night. It is a self-funding event. The event creates a unique, exciting atmosphere as bikers and spectators enjoy a relaxed evening on Poole Quay. The backdrop of the quay and harbour offers the perfect location and there is a great selection of waterside cafes, bars, restaurants and food kiosks offering refreshment, many with bike night specials on their ...
25 May 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Pirate Mask MakingJoin in and make yourself a pirate mask to take home with you . . . simple cutting and sticking with artist Darrell Wakelam. Just turn up and have fun. £3.00 per person. Swanage Pier - 10.00am-4.00pm
25 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
The Manfreds: Hits, Jazz & Blues Tour 2019The '60s group Manfred Mann is now considered, more than ever, one of the finest and most respected bands from that era. Their numerous hits were R&B based with an undercurrent of jazz - a very unusual but winning combination of playing style and substance. As a result, their records have a timeless quality and, some 55 years on, The Manfreds, with original front man, Paul Jones, will be performing many of their hits, including ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’, one of the most popular and instantly ...
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
1940s Family WeekendThis is an opportunity to learn about life in our country during the War years 1939 – 1945. Experience Living History with Home Front ‘Dad’s Army’ re-enactors, The Home Front Museum, (which will include a 1940’s wedding display) Churchill’s Secret Army, displays of 1940’s fashion, Pathe Newsreels from the war years and an exhibition of photographs from Weymouth in the 1940s. Take part in the ‘Evacuee Experience’ with Nothe Fort guides, visiting areas of the fort not normally open to ...
24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Bournemouth 7s FestivalBournemouth 7s has become the world’s largest Sport & Music Festival and celebrated its 11th Anniversary in 2018. The Festival is managed by a dedicated team who are proud to bring the #SportingGlastonbury to the South Coast every last Bank Holiday in May. With numerous awards under its belt, the Festival now attracts over 30,000 party people and over 400 sports teams to Bournemouth over the late May Bank Holiday weekend. We love to bring together like-minded people with a love of ...
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Fayre in the SquareTwo days of entertainment along Hope Square & Trinity Rd with live bands, street entertainment and loads to do for all the family!
19 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Margaret Green (Animal Rescue) WeekRunning from the 19th – 26th May, Margaret Green Week is a great way to help our rescue animals, ending with Ground Dog Day at Lincoln Farm, near Bere Regis. We are asking supporters to pledge a walk during Margaret Green Week and make a donation for our rescue animals. Can you dedicate a dog walk within Margaret Green Week? Decide on your route and invite your friends, colleagues or family and make a donation. Margaret Green also has a Centre at Church Knowle, near Corfe Castle.
26 May 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Mayor's Celebration FireworksIn recognition of the newly formed Weymouth Town Council, spectators can enjoy a fabulous fireworks display at 9.45pm over the bay.
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Fool’s SchoolLearn new skills, play games and make mischief at the medieval Fool’s School in the Outer Bailey. Normal admission prices apply.
26 May 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Pirate Magic ShowsKevin Burke returns to the pier with his hugely popular Pirate Magic Show; and between shows, Kevin will be stilt-walking around the area and making balloon models... fun for kids and adults alike! Donations welcome. Swanage Pier, 10.00am-4.00pm with shows at 11.00am & 2.30pm
26 May 2019

Blandford, Dorset
Shapwick Country FairA very small village, but a very big traditional Country Fair! Shapwick Country Fair is a traditional fair and a fun family day out. Villagers organise and run the stalls and games, races and other attractions. There's home-made cakes, a BBQ, bar and Pimms tent. Funds raised help to maintain our beautiful village green and play area. Join us this coming Bank Holiday Sunday, 26th May from 12 noon until 4pm. Adults £2 and kids go FREE! There's free parking too. Shapwick is situated just ...
26 May 2019

West Bay, Dorset
West Bay Pirate DayShiver me timbers! It be pirate mayhem down at that there West Bay harbour - best get down there and see what's going down.
27 May 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle village May FairVisit the castle and enjoy a traditional May Fair celebration organised by Corfe Castle village, with a selection of stalls, food and drink, dog agility show and more. Normal admission prices apply. Free to National Trust members.
27 May 2019

Lulworth, Dorset
Fossil Huntf you know where and what to look for on our beaches, you’ve a good chance of finding a fossil. This hour-long session begins with a short talk on the fossils of Lulworth. We then walk down to the beach and begin our hunt. We will find evidence of animal life from millions of years ago, all within a short walk of the Visitor Centre. Please book early as we anticipate the events to sell out very quickly! Dates: May 27th, 29th, 31st Time: Dependent on tide – please phone for ...
24 May 2019 to 27 May 2019

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Jazz JurassicaThis festival of Jazz returns to bring a cocktail of music to your ears over the Bank Holiday weekend, with an added twist of Lyme.
25 May 2019 to 27 May 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Mudeford Seafood FestivalA family-focused celebration of seafood, cooking, local libations, entertainment, demonstrations, artisans, local celebrities, musicians and the superb seaside location of Mudeford Quay. A free event for all to enjoy!
24 May 2019 to 27 May 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck Pirate FestivalThe Purbeck Pirate Festival will be held on 24th - 27th May at Sandpit Field, Swanage, where there will be much raiding, pillaging and plundering. There will be stalls for you to buy all the "effects" you need to become a pirate or just update/add to your wardrobe, food and beverages aplenty, as well as an assortment of other stalls, re-enactments and entertainment for all ages.
27 May 2019

Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne Castle Country FairHeld in the grounds of Sherborne Castle this spectacular lakeside event highlights traditional rural skills, as well as those more modern. The Fair is open from 10am to 6pm and car parking is free.
29 May 2019

Lulworth, Dorset
Fossil HuntIf you know where and what to look for on our beaches, you’ve a good chance of finding a fossil. This hour-long session begins with a short talk on the fossils of Lulworth. We then walk down to the beach and begin our hunt. We will find evidence of animal life from millions of years ago, all within a short walk of the Visitor Centre. Please book early as we anticipate the events to sell out very quickly! May 27th, 29th, 31st Time: Dependent on tide – please phone for ...
29 May 2019

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet Paw Patrol's Chase and RubbleMay half term sees the return of PAW Patrol’s fearless police and traffic cop, Chase, to Adventure Wonderland. The German Shepherd pup will join forces with construction expert Rubble, who turns his paws to fixing almost everything. They will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. So bring your camera or phone to capture the magic.
29 May 2019

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Theatre: Much Ado About NothingThe world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join their all-male troupe in Lyme Regis for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ like none other. In usual HandleBards style, expect riotous amounts of energy, a fair old whack of chaos, and a great deal of laughter. A group of soldiers return from the ...
31 May 2019

Lulworth, Dorset
Fossil HuntIf you know where and what to look for on our beaches, you’ve a good chance of finding a fossil. This hour-long session begins with a short talk on the fossils of Lulworth. We then walk down to the beach and begin our hunt. We will find evidence of animal life from millions of years ago, all within a short walk of the Visitor Centre. Please book early as we anticipate the events to sell out very quickly! Time: Dependent on tide – please phone for details. Meet at: Lulworth Cove ...
29 May 2019 to 01 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
BMT Productions Presents: The Sound of MusicBournemouth Musical Theatre Productions return to The Regent Centre for the sixth consecutive year, bringing this wonderful family favourite back to Christchurch with all the nun-warbling, doe-a-deering, goat-herding fun that we all know and love. With classic songs such as ‘My Favourite Things’, ‘Climb Every Mountain’, ‘I Am 16 Going On 17’ and ‘Edelweiss’, you won’t want to miss this fabulous production at the Regent Centre during half term. Why not come in costume and have the ...
01 Jun 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Food & Arts FestivalThe Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival is the Ideal location to sample and buy the local area's best in food and drink. More and more artisan products are now being produced within the region. A highlight of the Highcliffe Food and Arts Festival is the Cookery Demonstrations being held this year on the Artisan's Stage, Highcliffe Recreation Ground. Both celebrity TV and local chefs from leading restaurants and hotels will be showcasing local and regional food with inspiring demonstrations ...
04 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Lego ExplorersHelp our team at the Sealife Adventure Park to unlock underwater secrets - draw, build, colour, create and show what you have discovered.
28 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Mayhem with Fiery JackCelebrate a little May madness at the castle this half term with Fiery Jack and the medieval jester academy. Experience new and different activities throughout the week to entertain the fools in your family. See website for details. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
18 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Open for ArtFrom 18 May – 2 June 2019 ARTWEY CIC will be running their biannual art trail OPEN FOR ART. Artwey has moved from its home territory and ventured further afield to include Dorchester, Poundbury, Weymouth and Portland and opened up to non-members. This has resulted in making it Artwey’s biggest Open Studios to date with over 80 artists and more than 40 venues taking part showcasing local artists’ work including painting, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, textiles and jewellery. Venues ...
01 Jun 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Poole, Dorset
Poole Festival of RunningThe Poole Festival of Running is Poole’s biggest running event and is organised by Poole Runners. It’s a celebration of running held over two days with races for everyone including Children’s Minithons, a 5K charity run, our flagship Poole 10K road race and the Poole Half Marathon. The 5k, 10k and Half Marathon take place on flat, fast and scenic parts of Poole including Poole Quay, Upton Country Park and the harbourside parks. The kids minithon races take place within the safety of Poole ...
02 June 2019

Blandford, Dorset
Tarrant Rushton D-Day 75Marking the 75th anniversary of Tarrant Rushton's part in D-Day 1944, a gathering to remember and honour Royal Air Force, Glider Pilot Regiment, Airborne division & Fleet Air Arm veterans, their families and anyone with an affinity for the former airfield and it's remarkable history. Tarrant Rushton Airfield, Windy Corner, Tarrant Rushton, Blandford Forum. Start 1pm.
02 June 2019

Dorchester, Dorset
Thomas Hardy Victorian FairHigh West Street and High East Street will be closed to traffic. So come along to Dorchester's first Victorian Street Fair to celebrate the 179th Birthday of one of Dorchester's most famous residents. This will be a fun-filled day for all the family, with an incredible array of Victorian and Thomas Hardy-themed activities and demonstrations. These will include: Victorian costume competition for children and adults Maypole Dancing with Stepsintime Dance Side Punch and Judy ...
31 May 2019 to 02 Jun 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Wessex Folk FestivalThe Wessex Folk Festival takes place every year in the streets and pubs around Weymouth's picturesque Old Harbour and pretty Hope Square. With most of the entertainment over three days free, this is one of the South of England's favourite festivals.
04 June 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Creative Writing on the Pier1. Journeys (Purbeck Arts Week Festival) Join Jurassic Coast (UNESCO World Heritage Site) poet-in-residence, Sarah Acton for a gentle morning of creative writing and poetry on the pier. On the theme of journeys, we’ll connect creativity and writing to sense of place by finding out more about the pier as a place where so many journeys started and ended by paddle steamer and local railway, weaving memory and imagination to travel together on the page. We’ll see Swanage Bay from the ...
07 Jun 2019 to 08 Jun 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Love Rocks FestivalClassic Rock & Blues Festival held at St Leonards Farm & Camp Site, Ferndown. Tickets available by visiting the website.
06 Jun 2019 to 08 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Music & Dance: Keep Smiling ThroughGlad Rag Production Company are proud to bring you a D-Day commemoration like no other. Our talented cast of singers and dancers will take you back to the 1940s to reminisce over a by-gone era of beautiful music, dancing and British nostalgia. Featuring vintage vocal harmonies from 'The Bluestockings'. From Vera Lynn to Flanagan and Allen and Glenn Miller, this show commemorates all aspects of WW2 paying tribute to our country’s rich history. Come and join us to wave your flag, sing ...
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Cheese & Chilli FestivalA family festival celebrating all things Cheese & Chilli with loads going on for the whole family including; Live Music, Stunt Shows, Chilli Eating Competition, Falconry display, Magic Shows, Punch & Judy, Inflatables, Bars, Craft Tent, Sand Art, Ballon Modelling, Wine Tastings, Cooking Demonstrations, Chilli Presentations, not to mention all the amazing produce and crafts for sale at the show.
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval falconryExplore an exciting period when falconry developed into a stylish, sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
07 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Poole, Dorset
Poole Harbour Boat ShowThe fifth Poole Harbour Boat Show will take place from its award-winning home, Poole Quay Boat Haven. With over 30,000 people in attendance in both 2017 and 2018, the show continues to be the biggest-ever free to attend boat show on the South Coast. The show has gone from strength to strength and we have built a strong following with many exhibitors having renewed each year since the first show in 2015. Running from the 7th - 9th June 2019, the three-day extravaganza will bring ...
25 May 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck Arts Weeks FestivalOpen Studios, internationally renowned music ensembles, inspiring exhibitions, and fascinating talks come together every year for Purbeck Art Weeks Festival on Dorset’s spectacular south coast. Our annual celebration of the arts takes place in beautiful venues on the stunning Jurassic coast – a magnet for over a century for artists and those who love the beauty and character of the area. You can expect: Artist’s Open Studios displaying a wealth of diverse talent. A range of top ...
09 June 2019

Portland, Dorset
Race to the BillNew for 2019 – The Race to the Bill Short Course Classic & Sprint Triathlon – This is a well established race around the Isle of Portland, however for 2019 we will be changing the the bike & run routes. THE SWIM Swimming 1 loop around the breakwater in Portland Harbour, you will negotiate a 750m or 1500m course around the huge rocks and orange marker buoys exiting the water no more than 50m away from a flat well organised transition area. THE BIKE 17.5km, 1 lap around Portland, ...
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Fish FestivalSwanage is celebrating all things ‘fishy’ with a festival that features, food, fishing and fun. The event is all about fish, fun and LOCAL and is set in a stunning location overlooking the bay in Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage.
09 June 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Symondsbury Estate Open Farm SundayWe’re getting involved with the national event Open Farm Sunday this year! Come along for a family day out with lots of educational activities for children and things to see and do. Visit our farm animals, join talks with our farmers and walk around the vegetable garden. You can view our machinery, have a picnic and learn all there is to do about farming at Symondsbury Estate. Time: 11am to 3pm.
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Vintage Tractor & Engine RallyVintage vehicle parades, ring displays, steam engines, market stalls and more. Bar and refreshments available. Venue: Melplash Showground, Bridport.
06 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Minster Folk FestivalIn the second weekend of June, we will be bringing the town alive with an exciting mix of music & dance. You can wander through Wimborne and enjoy any of the free shows, or buy tickets to see one of our headline acts.
21 May 2019 to 13 Jun 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Matchstick Fleet ExhibitionCome and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled matchstick replicas of modern warships on display. The whole of our exhibition area is filled with these exquisite models that have taken one man a lifetime to build.
09 Jun 2019 to 15 Jun 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Food & Beer FestivalThe week of delicious food events around the town and surrounding area will take place from Sunday 9th June 2019, finishing with the Festival’s main event at Asker Meadows on Saturday 15th June when we join up with the Bridport Round Table Beer Festival. Join the carnival atmosphere and a whole host of food and fun for all ages.
15 June 2019

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Guitars on the BeachGuitars On The Beach is the UK’s largest guitar festival at which hundreds of guitarists of all ages and abilities come together to simultaneously play together a selection of well-known songs and form Britain’s biggest band, performing on the beach in Lyme Regis in Dorset. For 2019, the event, at which bands will perform from 10 am to 10 pm, will be held on June 15th, and for the highlight of the day we’ll be going back to the Sixties to make it much more of a beach dance party. The main ...
15 June 2019

Poole, Dorset
Harry Paye Pirate DayThis year it's the 600th anniversary of Poole pirate, Harry Paye! Tis time for you landlubbers to dig out yer eye patch, earring and cutlass for Poole’s annual celebration on 15th June, of its favourite pirate son.
15 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Artisans' WeekendVisit Corfe Castle and meet the dedicated team of volunteer artisans as they demonstrate traditional skills and medieval techniques in stonemasonry, carpentry and craft. There will be opportunities to get involved and try your hand at some of these skills over the course of the weekend.
15 Jun 2019 to 16 Jun 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle Artisan’s weekendMeet the dedicated team of volunteer artisans as they demonstrate traditional skills and medieval techniques in stonemasonry, carpentry and craft. There will be opportunities to get involved and try your hand at some of these skills over the course of the weekend. Normal admission prices apply. Free for National Trust members.
16 June 2019

Wareham, Dorset
Free Entry for Dads at Farmer PalmersFree Entry for Dad on Father's Day (Sunday 16th June) at Farmer Palmer's with voucher downloaded from their website. Treat dad to a fun day out on the farm!
16 June 2019

Abbotsbury, Dorset
Plant Finders' Plant FairWe will again be playing host to a Specialist Plant Finders' Fair, organised by Plant Heritage Dorset Group. Unusual, difficult-to-find and some exotic plants available from more than 20 specialist nurseries & growers, including National Collection Holders and RHS Chelsea Gold Medal Winners. Free car parking. Excellent refreshment & dining facilities. The Plant Fair is open from 10am until 3pm. Admission is just £7 and includes access to the attractive gardens. The Gardens remain open ...
22 June 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil Rocks Music FestivalChesil Rocks is a small and intimate music and arts festival, set in a beautiful setting at Higher Farmhouse, Langton Herring and supports Samaritans of Dorset whilst ensuring those attending have a great time! An amazing variety of music, comedy, theatre and storytelling from Dorset and beyond will be performing on several stages. Keenly priced food and drink will be available, including freshly cooked pizzas, gourmet burgers, fish baps and veggie/vegan options. Expect freshly ...
22 June 2019

Poole, Dorset
Dance in the Park - Motown & MichaelExperience the magic of an open air concert and dancing under the stars! Following a sell-out Motown Night last year, Starlight Concerts are back in 2019 with an even bigger arena show! Celebrating Motown and its greatest star in an unmissable performance, including back to back classic hits from artists such as Smokey Robinson, The Supremes, Lionel Richie, The Temptations, Martha Reeves, The Four Tops and a spectacular celebration of The Drifters. Bring a picnic, family & friends and ...
21 Jun 2019 to 22 Jun 2019

Blandford, Dorset
Dorset Midsummer Music FestivalDorset Midsummer Music Festival (or DorsetFest) is a music festival set in the heart of Dorset in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. At DorsetFest we offer a fantastic array of activities to keep you occupied for the entire weekend. Our delicious variety of food and drink options will keep you well fed Friday evening through Sunday morning. The fantastic selection of local craft stalls will provide an opportunity to purchase some of Dorset's most beautiful creations. And once you are ...
21 Jun 2019 to 23 Jun 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Dorset Goes VintageDorset Goes Vintage is part of Vdub at the Pub festival in Wimborne Minster, Dorset. Two great shows for the price of one! ​Dorset Goes Vintage will feature on Saturday 23rd June - Vintage Saturday, however, the festival opens on Friday and allows camping right through until Monday morning on the 24th June. ​Main Event: Vintage Cycle Ride To book a ticket for the cycle ride you need to buy an event ticket (weekend camping or day ticket) and a cycle ticket. Expect retro wheels, ...

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