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Events and what's on in Dorset

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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 Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival, red arrows displays and more at the Bournemouth Air Festival and Weymouth Carnival, fireworks aplenty, the world-famous Great Dorset Steam Fair, music festivals such as Bestival and 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!)

Whatever your interests might be, 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 October 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Crafty's Halloween SpooktacularEvery Halloween, Crafty the Crow invites all his friends to see the treasured Golden Pumpkin at his Halloween Spooktacular – the biggest Halloween party in town! But this year someone is up to no good, because the Golden Pumpkin has been stolen… but who by? Surely not Pongo the Pig? Or Sheena the Sheep? Or maybe Barry the Butler did it! Come in your scariest Halloween costume and help Sally the Scarecrow solve the ghostly goings-on at Crafty's Halloween Spooktacular. Songs include ...
23 October 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Family Explorers at the Priest's House MuseumFun activities for all the family. 10.00-2.00 £1.75 per person (annual ticket not valid).
23 October 2018

Poole, Dorset
Forest School FunJoin Dorset Wildlife Trust for fun and games in a natural woodland setting at Upton Country Park from 10am to 12 noon. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for 5 - 11-year-olds. £5 per child. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01202 692033 or at kwilkinson@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk.
23 October 2018

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Meet the GruffaloSee the Gruffalo at intervals throughout the day at Adventure Wonderland.
23 October 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Nothe Fort Halloween Family Fun DayA family fun day for the little ones - this event will not be too scary. However, there will be ghost hunts and stories with the return of "Wanda Weatherwax" who will guide you through the tunnels down below. We might even find the dark and mysterious figure of the "Undertaker". There will be face painting, mad merlin the magician and his magic show, Potion Making Please come in fancy dress with a prize for the most scariest.
24 October 2018

Wareham, Dorset
Creatures of the Deep Dark OceanPrepare to find out about the bizarre and creepy creatures that live in the dark depths of the ocean. Vampire squid, hatchet fish, dragon fish and other weird wildlife inhabit the most inhospitable parts of our planet. How do they survive the crushing pressure, cold and intense darkness? Learn about their crazy lives and then make one to take home with you. This is an indoor event held at the Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre, located by the slipway in Kimmeridge Bay. Postcode: BH20 5PE. ...
24 October 2018

Bridport, Dorset
Film: GhostbustersA team of scientists; Peter Venkman (Bill Murray), Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) and Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis); lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City and decide to become “ghostbusters”. They and Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson) join forces to help rid the residents of New York City of their new-found supernatural pest problem … for money, of course. After receiving a call from classical musician Dana Barrett (Sigourney Weaver) about her haunted apartment they ...
24 October 2018

Portland Museum, Portland, Dorset
Halloween Kids' Fun DayAre you brave enough to take a spooky stroll down Wakeham to Portland Museum’s Halloween Kids’ Fun Day? There’ll be lots of creepy crafts and supernatural snacks to keep your kids entertained and refreshed. Feel free to dress as ghoulish as you like! Tickets are £4.00 for children, adults free. To keep an eye on numbers, we are asking people to book this year as our Dino Day was very busy. Give us a bell on 01305 821804.
21 Oct 2018 to 24 Oct 2018

Bridport, Dorset
Jurassic Coast Art ExhibitionColin Bentley returns with the second year of his three-year artistic collaboration with the Jurassic Coast Trust. This exhibition will be held across four days in October (Sunday 21st – Wednesday 24th) at the beautiful Symondsbury Tithe Barn, just outside of Bridport, and is proudly supported by Symondsbury Estate. Colin will be showcasing a stunning selection of landscapes drawn from the middle section of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site between Axmouth and the Isle of ...
25 October 2018

Bella Ceramics, Weymouth, Dorset
Halloween Kids Party👻🎃🕷 Halloween Kids Party🕷🎃👻 ☠️ Fancy dress (prize for best dressed) ☠️ Pottery Painting Halloween figurine ☠️ Make Halloween Critter Slime ☠️ Halloween Milkshake & Popcorn ☠️ Halloween fun game! £12 pp suitable for ages 5yrs + payment on booking essential - please call the studio on 01305 780 343 to book your child on 🎨
24 Oct 2018 to 25 Oct 2018

New Forest, Dorset
Halloween Stories at Moors ValleyA special Halloween story followed by the chance to make your own traditional besom broom. Get into the Halloween spirit with Julia Donaldson’s popular story ‘Room on the Broom’ before making your very own mini broomstick to fly away home with. Please meet at the Information Point in the Visitor Centre 5 mins before the start of the event. Booking essential. The story will be read in our Rafters room accessed via stairs, followed by the broomstick making which will be ...
25 October 2018

Poole, Dorset
Spooky ScaplensMeet our resident witch and explore some horrible handling objects on a spooky trail around Scaplen’s Court. Time: 1pm to 4pm.
25 October 2018

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Theatre: FrankensteinThe nineteenth century is drawing to an end, and a brave new world is set to dawn. But the new age of enlightenment and reason will soon be challenged, and scientific fact cast under, when the charismatic preacher, Frankenstein, shocks Britons to the core with his claims. For the reverend can communicate with the dead, and those sceptics intolerant of his beliefs will soon pay for their blasphemy. We welcome back The Best Cellar theatre company for another high quality, skillful ...
25 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Goodnight Mr TomOne of the most uplifting stories ever written, Michelle Magorian’s stunning Goodnight Mister Tom is brought gloriously to life in this stage adaptation by David Wood – the UK’s ‘National Children’s Dramatist’ (The Times). Set during the dark and dangerous build-up to the Second World War, Goodnight Mister Tom follows sad young William Beech, who is evacuated to the idyllic English countryside and builds a remarkable and moving friendship with the elderly recluse Tom Oakley. All seems ...
26 October 2018

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset
Halloween Bistro on Swanage RailwayGet all steamed up on our spooky Halloween Special Bistro dining train! Our special Halloween-inspired menu includes gory delights such as Twisted Intestines and Hellfire Chicken, and if that is not enough our tasty desserts are bound to tempt the devil in anyone! Many of the diners on our ghostly Bistro train enter into the spirit by dressing up in ghoulish fashion. Come and join in the frightening fun. Due to popularity Advanced Booking is Essential. Don't miss what is sure to be ...
22 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018

Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Spooktacular Family FunHalloween Spooktacular Family Fun at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park. Let our dressed up “BOO CREW” entertain your little ones! There's cauldrons full of family fun to be had down on the farm this Halloween Half Term! Our team are ready to give you ghoulish great service and spooktacular entertainment! Low key fang-tastic family fun for little ones! Extra spooky daily activities - more information coming soon.
23 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018

Lulworth Castle & Park, Lulworth, Dorset
Join us at Lulworth castle for spooktacular half term fun, with lots of themed activities to enjoy! Meet Merlin the magician, play in the leaf pile, hunt the bats or make a spooky mask! There will be plenty to do for all the family to enjoy!
24 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Abbotsbury, Dorset
Abbotsbury Gardens Halloween Fright NightsWednesday 24th – Saturday 27th October, 4:30pm until 9:00pm. Free face painting (scary faces), fancy dress encouraged. Come and meet the Bugs and stay for the Bug show. And do not miss scary wounds, Surgery. Why not join the fun by dressing up and prepare yourself to be both ‘tricked and treated!’
26 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Adventure Wonderland Monster BashAll sorts of scary and ghoulish creatures appear for the night time Monster Bash at Adventure Wonderland between 6.30-9pm on the 26/27th (pre-booking essential). Book online for 10% discount.
27 October 2018

Studland, Dorset
Fancy Dress Halloween PartyIt's time to freak out at the Isle of Purbeck Golf Club's annual Halloween party. With a 2-course dinner and disco you'll have a hell of a time!
27 October 2018

New Forest, Dorset
Fireworks SpectacularOne of the largest firework displays in the south, choreographed to music with a range of entertainment for the whole family. Arrive early and enjoy the attractions of Beaulieu before fireworks and live entertainment. For a great value extra charge enjoy old-time fairground entertainments, including a big wheel, gallopers and a coconut shy.
27 October 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Ghostly Whispers Audio TourJoin us at the Russell Cotes Museum for an other-worldly audio tour through the historic house. A chilling combination of Gothic tales and ghostly sightings washed down with drinks from Annie’s Unearthly Apothecary. Tickets £9. Not suitable for children under 12 years. To book visit the Welcome Desk during opening hours, call 01202 451820 or follow the Buy tickets link on our website.
20 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Wareham, Dorset
Halloween at the Blue PoolEnjoy spooky hunts around the Pool, then head for the Teahouse and get a special 15% discount off all refreshments all week.
27 October 2018

Portland, Dorset
Halloween Bird FeedersMake spooky bird feeders at the Chesil Beach Centre to go in your garden at Halloween. From £1 per item. Meet at the Chesil Beach Centre, Portland Road. Children must be accompanied. Pay & display car park. No booking required. Contact us on 01305 206191.
26 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Hengistbury Head Halloween TrailFollow our very popular Halloween trail, solving clues along the way, and then collect a small prize. Starts and finishes at the Visitor Centre. 10am to 3.30pm. No need to book. £3 per child.
27 October 2018

Poole, Dorset
Lewey's Trick or Treat PartyPark your brooms at the door as it’s that time of the year again. Get out your hats and broomsticks, wizard wear and ghostly get ups and come and have a fang-tastic time at our Lewey’s Halloween Trick or Treat Party on the 27th October. Join us for a fun-filled evening of entertainment, ghoulishly good grub and don’t forget, if you want a tasty sweet to eat, be sure to holler TRICK OR TREAT! Tickets include: A special appearance from Lewey and Lola, fun and games with Get Up & Groove’s ...
25 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Bridport, Dorset
Mapperton Halloween Fun DaysHair-raisingly fantastic half-term activities for the whole family including gunge-packed game shows from Strawberry Jam’s Twitch the Witch and blood-tinged entertaining enactments from an olden days tormented Surgeon. Are your kids too young to enjoy scary evening events? Our fun days are perfect for toddlers and younger children and offer a family-friendly daytime alternative. Our garden map will hold the clues to a spooky Halloween trick or treat trail and lead you to the witch's ...
26 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Nothe of the Living DeadThough their presentation may vary, each experience shares a common thread – humankind versus zombie – a theme that Nothe of the Living Dead will continue to entertain our visitors who have the courage to participate in this event. Set in one of the UK’s most haunted attractions, Dorset’s Nothe Fort will be an immersive zombie experience that sees survivors of the new apocalypse battling their way through a web of tunnels infested with flesh devouring zombies. Along the way, each survivor ...
27 October 2018

Poole, Dorset
Poole Zombie FestThe first Zombie Fest, organised by Poole BID and Zombie Escapes HQ, will be taking over Poole High Street on Saturday, October 27, starting from 12pm. Poole Zombie Fest is a free, family-friendly day of spook-tacular activities taking place within Falkland Square, in the Dolphin Shopping Centre. All visitors are encouraged to wear zombie fancy dress and visit the special effects team and the face painting stand, where experts will be on hand throughout the day to add the finishing ...
26 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Poole, Dorset
Pumpkin CarvingPumpkins and tools are provided, so come along to the Education Centre at Upton Country Park from 10am to 4pm and get creative! £4 per child.
12 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Wareham, Dorset
Purbeck Film FestivalThe Purbeck Film Festival is the longest running rural film festival in the UK, and it takes place in over 30 venyues, including village halls, pubs, restaurants, hotels, arts centres, castles and, importantly, the Rex Cinema, Wareha; The Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole; and Durlston Castle, Swanage. On 13th and 14th October, Stoborough Village Hall is the venue for two very different films: one is a story of a writer who forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey in the ...
20 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Sandworld, Weymouth, Dorset
Sandworld's HalloweenPumpkin carving with a difference! How good are your skills at carving a sand pumpkin! There's also a Halloween hunt, quiz and lucky dip. There's FREE admission for those wearing full spooky fancy dress, so dig out your scariest costume and have a wicked time!
27 October 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Southbourne's FrankenfestSaturday 28th October - Join the spectacular spooky fun taking place in Southbourne this Halloween! All the rage with youngsters, Halloween is a spooky, special event with an excuse to get dressed up have fun, and trick or treat! Halloween is becoming more and more popular year on year in the Bournemouth coastal areas. Southbourne high street, Southbourne Grove and Fishermans Walk. From 12 noon until 10pm: Halloween Parade – 5:30pm. Music on Southbourne Grove – From 7:30pm. ...
27 October 2018

Wareham, Dorset
In aid of the Jim Cronin Memorial fund, why not grab your scariest costume and enjoy a delicious dinner, take part in spooky games and throw some scary shapes to disco music. More details by clicking on the events page on the website.
27 October 2018

West Bay, Dorset
West Bay FireworksA bonfire with fireworks and Guy Fawkes competition for the whole family to join in. Make your own Guy and bring it to the beach. Bar, hot food and live music. The evening is free of charge with any profits going towards the Christmas Tree on Harbour Green and to support local charities and groups working for the benefit of the local community. Organised by West Bay Days.
22 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Witch HuntCan you find the hidden witches in some of Weymouth's shops? Lots of fun and prizes to be won!
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch, Dorset
Adventure Wonderland: Home of HalloweenAdventure Wonderland's perfect for fang-tastic adventures this half-term, plus there’s a visit from everyone’s favourite monster, The Gruffalo on 23rd. The giant hedge maze becomes a mysterious and enchanted land of cobwebs, curses and creepy characters, for a family-friendly spooky adventure. (Subject to weather conditions, so don’t forget your wellies). Plus don’t miss the spooktacular new Halloween show in the Happydrome Theatre at noon and 3pm every day. For the extra brave all ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Beaulieu, New Forest, Dorset
Beaulieu Half-term Halloween FunDiscover the fantasy and folklore of Halloween at Beaulieu this October half-term! Visit us between 20 - 28 October to see harvest festival-themed decorations in Palace House and celebrate the magic of autumn with all the family. Restless spirits have been seen and heard in Palace House over the centuries. Listen to costumed guides as they tell chilling ghost stories from the past. Younger visitors can have their face painted with a ghoulish design. What will you choose to ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil Half-Term Bird BonanzaFind out about garden birds, the best things to feed them & how to ready your garden for winter Fun activities for the kids will be running all week, like making fat balls and bird feeders. Prices from £1. Meet at the Chesil Beach Centre. Children must be accompanied. The Chesil Beach Centre, Portland Road, Portland, DT4 9XE. Pay & Display car park. No booking required. Contact us on 01305 206191.
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Studland, Dorset
Creatures of the NightTake part in our nature-themed Halloween trail at Studland Beach. Meet Knoll Beach Visitor Centre, Studland, BH19 3AQ from 10.30am to 3.30pm.
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

New Forest Wildlife Park, New Forest, Dorset
Creepy Crawly CountComplete the Creepy Crawly Quiz - 20th to 28th October at the New Forest Wildlife Park. Answer insect-related questions. £1.00 to enter and medal prize. Normal entry applies.
18 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Abbotsbury, Dorset
Enchanted IlluminationsCome and see Abbotsbury Gardens in a different light. A large section of the gardens will be lit with a wonderful array of colour. Book online and save 20% off standard admission charges. A standard garden ticket allows access during the day and also covers the Enchanted Illuminations event if visited on the same day. Normal admission applies, except to the 4 Halloween family fright nights when a different charge applies.
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Find Fennel at Monkey World!Something spooky is happening at Monkey World- everywhere you go, there seems to be a pair of eyes watching you! Pictures of ring-tailed lemur Fennel have popped up all around the park- see if you can spot her eyes peering out at you! Get the Find Fennel trail in your activity pack for just £2 at the park entrance from 20th- 28th October. Find out what goes bump in the dark at spook stations around the park, discover creatures of the night and colour in your own loris mask- all at Monkey ...
21 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Fossil Hunting Walks at Charmouth Coast CentreThese two-hour session start up at the Centre with a 25-minute talk from the Centre Warden about the rocks and fossils of Charmouth and how to find fossils on the beach. The group then heads out onto the beach with the wardens and spends the rest of the session looking for fossils. Charges: £8 Adult, £4 Child (2 years and under go free). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Meeting point: Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre Site information: Some uneven ground with ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Half Price Half TermHalf Price entry to Dorset local residents throughout October half term at Kingston Maurward Animal Park & Gardens! Half price entry valid for BH, DT & SP postcodes. To receive discount simply bring something with you that shows your address! (Offer valid from Saturday 20th until Sunday 28th October). Free Daily Activities – Schedule: 10.00-10.30 Pony Grooming 11.00-11.30 Meet the Alpacas 11.45-12.15 Pig Feed 13.15.13.30 Runner Duck Racing 13.45-14.15 Guinea Pig ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Half Term Halloween at Shire HallShire Hall will be full of scarily fun activities this half term! Throughout the half-term holidays, Shire Hall will become home to all sorts of family-friendly fun. We’ll have slippery slime-making workshops, spider trails and gruesome touchy-feely guessing games. Come around our spooky underground cells at the most haunting time of the year. On Tuesday and Thursday, join us for spooky story-telling in the underground cells, or come along to our slime-making sessions on Monday, ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Poole, Dorset
Half-term at BrownseaDare you enter Brownsea's haunted woods, this October half term? Set sail to Brownsea for a week of frightful fun for the whole family. Venture into the creepy copse and brave giant spiders, skeletons and ghosts. Children can flex their creativity with ghoulish crafts or snap some spooktacular pictures with our props. Head to the witches' corner at the Visitor Centre every day from 10am during half term. Meeting point: The witches' corner at the Visitor Centre Wear sensible outdoor ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Compton Acres, Poole, Dorset
Half-term Emoji ChallengeDuring the school holidays, at Compton Acres, we like to offer a diverse range of Children’s Garden Challenges to keep our little visitors busy while they explore our ten acres of beautiful gardens. Prying them away from their phone screens and propelling them on our latest half-term garden adventure, from Saturday 20th October to Sunday the 28th October, we are inviting little 21st century explorers to solve our exciting Emoji Puzzle! Wind your way through the enchanting Wooded ...
27 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Halloween at Highcliffe CastleThis family-friendly Halloween event sees the castle come alive at night! Do the owls have some secrets to tell? The journey will see our brave visitors explore the rooms of the castle, completing fun games and activities as they go! Dates: 27th – 28th October 2018 Times: 2-7pm Where: Inside the whole castle! Tickets – £5 each and can be purchased by calling 01425 278807.
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Halloween at Wimborne Model TownTake part in our spooky Halloween quiz which takes place all week. On Tuesday 23rd and Thursday 25th, watch our spooky fun and magic shows with Mervyn Cole at 12 noon and 2pm.
27 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Halloween Ghost Hunt Brewery SquareOur popular Halloween Ghost Hunt will be returning this year! Join us for another "spooktacular" 2-day event and spot all the images around the shops and restaurants to win a free Halloween treat! Forms can be collected from The Concierge Office opposite the Dorchester South Station. This year we are also hosting a 'best dressed' competition, awarding a prize to the child with the spookiest costume. The event will be taking donations for the development's chosen charity, Home-Start West ...
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Kingfisher Barn Halloween TrailSolve the clues and win a fangtastic sur-prize! No need to book - £2.50 per child. 10am to 3pm at Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre.
28 October 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Lions Beach Motocross - Weymouth BeachThis exciting national motocross event attracts over 250 top male and female riders from all over the country. Free to spectators - this event regularly draws in the crowds to enjoy the thrills and spills of high quality and enthusiastic riders. The sands of Weymouth are dramatically transformed into a 1-mile course of bomb holes, dare-devil jumps and sharp chicanes. All the Lions ask is that you please purchase a programme at £2 or make a donation to their Charity Fund.
26 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Poole, Dorset
Little Baby Bum Bum LiveStep into the magical and colourful world of LITTLE BABY BUM. Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new LIVE show. An online and digital TV sensation, Little Baby Bum is the world’s largest educational YouTube channel with over 21 million subscribers and 20 billion views. Venue: Lighthouse
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
October Half TermThis October Half Term explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history… See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Monday 22 October. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action. Experience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available ...
28 October 2018

Bridport, Dorset
Pre-Christmas Shopping FayrePre-Christmas Shopping Fayre at Salway Ash Village Hall on Sunday 28th October from 11am-4pm. A selection of gift and craft stalls Giant Tombola and light refreshments Free entry for the whole family. This event has very kindly been organised on behalf of Weldmar Hospicecare
28 October 2018

Poole, Dorset
Pumpkin ParadeOur popular pumpkin carving and fancy dress competition is back, with categories and prizes for both children and adults! Enjoy Halloween themed crafts and activities throughout the day as well. In the Walled Garden of Upton House. 11am to 3pm. £2.50 per child.
20 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Russell-Cotes Halloween FunThe Victorians loved this time of year, and so do we! Join us at the Russell-Cotes Museum for spooktacular crafts, workshops, trails and a ghoulish treasure hunt.
22 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park, Wimborne, Dorset
Sausages, Cider and Festive FunJoin us at the Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park this October half term! It's our last week of opening this year and we are going out with a BANG!! * Local Sausages & Cider 🍏 on sale with outdoor cooking by the campfire🔥 * Children’s Treasure hunt around the farm hosted by us! * Pumpkin carving 🎃 * Horseshoe decorating 🐴 * Face painting 👩🏻‍🎨 * Air rifle shooting down at tin can alley 🎯 * Big trucks! Mighty vintage vehicle display 🚍 * Spooky play barn 👻 * Candlelit Cafe ...
25 Oct 2018 to 28 Oct 2018

Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne International Film FestivalSherborne has had a long association with the creative arts – poets and writers have been coming here since the 18th century but actors, and more particularly, film actors, have also been connected to the town. Jeremy Irons attended Sherborne School, as did James Purefoy, Hugh Bonneville and the more recent Charlie Cox. In 2009, the Gryphon School made history as the first school in the UK to make its own feature-length film, “Far from the Madding Crowd”. We have selected 10 high rated ...

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