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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.

20 September 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
BSO Autumn ClassicsBrahms Tragic Overture Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Dvorák Symphony No.9 “From the New World” Young Conductor in Association Sonoko Miriam Welde violin Enjoy a taste of the best-loved music in the orchestral repertoire with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Brahms’ Tragic Overture has become one of the greatest examples of tragedy in Romantic Music. Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto takes the audience on a journey from darkness to light, leaving mystery and exhilaration in its ...
20 Sep 2018 to 21 Sep 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Inside Out Dorset: Furious FollySpectacular, mainly free open-air entertainment for all the family. Inside Out Dorset takes place at various sites from 14th to 22nd September. An unmissable night-time performance in collaboration with 14 – 18 NOW. As night falls in no-mans-land a battlefront is drawn between the two lines. Disorientated, you suddenly find yourself immersed within an open-air collage of sound, light, pyrotechnics and performance. Railing against the futility of the Great War and the madness of the ...
22 September 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Great Dorset Cycle ChallengeWith the success of Weldmar's 2017 Shop to Shop Cycle Challenge, our new ‘Great Dorset Cycle Challenge‘ on Saturday 22nd September, takes in some of Dorset’s famous landmarks and beauty spots; including Maiden Castle, Stoke Abbott, Lyme Regis and the Cerne Abbas Giant. Three open road routes to choose from, ranging in distance and endurance, all starting in Dorchester near The Keep and following routes around the Dorset countryside – joining back together for a group finish in ...
17 Sep 2018 to 22 Sep 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Inside Out Dorset: WayfaringSpectacular, mainly free open-air entertainment for all the family. Inside Out Dorset takes place at different venues from 14th to 22nd September. Wayfaring is a journey of exploration, inspired by the present landscape and ancient routes of the Icknield Way. The culmination of our groundbraking Lifecycles and Landcapes project, artists And Now: will create a series of artworks in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty inviting audiences to think about movement and migration; how we ...
22 September 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Mini Steam & Vintage DayIt's Wimborne Model Town's Mini Steam and Vintage Day with a collection of miniature steam traction engines to take you on trips around our model buildings at no extra cost. Bear Cross Bus Company will be giving free rides around the local area and we will have a great line up of classic cars and motorcycles to browse. The Land Girls will be with us in the afternoon for a 1950s / 60s singalong. Dont forget the Model Town Bar and tea room serving classic breakfasts and delicous vintage ...
21 Sep 2018 to 23 Sep 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset Tango FestivalDorchester is a great place to spend the weekend, it's a historic market town with lots of shopping and restaurants available. Plus you have the added bonus of the beautiful countryside of Dorset with popular seaside resorts of Weymouth and Lulworth Cove just 10 miles away. The Corn Exchange is a fantastic Victorian building in the middle of Dorchester Town Centre. It has 2 superb dancefloors. Upstairs is the Town Hall and downstairs is the Grand Hall with a capacity of 350. We will be ...
21 Sep 2018 to 23 Sep 2018

Beaulieu, New Forest, Dorset
Holiday Park & Homes ShowLocated in the grounds of Beaulieu, Holiday Park & Homes Show is a special exhibition of next season's ranges of Caravan Holiday-Homes and Lodges from many of the major UK manufacturers. This is the main caravan holiday-home show for the south of England and features many of the “static” models – well over 150, including holiday lodges and park homes. The show is the perfect opportunity to see the new season's models from nine British manufacturers, with many other exhibitors ranging ...
23 September 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Ironman 70.3 WeymouthIRONMAN 70.3 Weymouth will bring thousands of athletes to England's South Coast in September for the ultimate one-day test of endurance.
23 September 2018

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Margaret Green Animal Rescue Centre Country FayreWith such a successful Country Fayre last year we decided we must have another in 2018! We will be bringing you the best of Dorset on the 23rd September, from local crafts to the finest produce; feast on these delights whilst enjoying displays in our main ring! This is a day out for the whole family including your four-legged friends and all money raised will help our rescue animals. You can expect hay bales and cider at this proper Country Fayre!
23 September 2018

Poole, Dorset
The RAF in ConcertDon’t miss this once in a Century occasion to be part of a fantastic tribute to our Royal Air Force. Join us for a rousing centenary salute to our Royal Air Force with the Band of the RAF Regiment, Shades of Blue and the Salon Orchestra. Compered by Alan Dedicoat and performed by the Royal Air Force’s finest musicians, you will be treated to a range of rousing military marches, the Big Band sound of Glenn Miller and timeless classical pieces including: The Dambusters March, Spitfire ...
23 September 2018

Poole, Dorset
Upton House Open DayA volunteer from the Friends of Upton House will be in attendance to welcome you to visit the magnificent Georgian mansion, and perhaps take a guided tour of the ground floor rooms. The House (which is normally closed to the public) will be open from 12.00 - 4.30pm and admission is free for the sale of books, souvenirs & gifts. Guided tours commence at 12.30 and 2.30pm and will cost £1.50 per person. All proceeds go towards funding projects in the House and Country Park. The Friends ...
23 September 2018

Gillingham, Dorset
Wessex Heavy Horse Show & Country FayreThere's lots going an at this traditional annual event held at the Turnpike Showground, Gillingham.
22 Sep 2018 to 23 Sep 2018

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Wildlife WeekendStep inside Corfe Castle's walls and meet some of the diverse wildlife of the surrounding Purbeck landscape. 10:30 - 17:00 People don’t live in the castle any more but many animals and plants call Corfe Castle and the surrounding Purbeck's home. Join local experts in our nature tents and find out more about local moths and reptiles. Explore our "creepy creatures" family quest and take a bug pot to inspect the grassy edges and the crevices of the bare castle walls. This event is free, ...
25 September 2018

Poole, Dorset
Dream MachinesMotor cycle event on Poole Quay from 6pm. 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 menus.
26 September 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Red Priest: Baroque BohemiansRed Priest is the only early music group in the world to have been compared in the press to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock, the Marx Brothers, Spike Jones and the Cirque du Soleil. This extraordinary acoustic foursome has been described by music critics as ‘visionary and heretical’, ‘outrageous yet compulsive’,‘wholly irreverent and highly enlightened’, ‘completely wild and deeply imaginative’, with a ‘red-hot wicked sense of humour’ and a ‘break-all-rules, rock-chamber concert approach ...
28 September 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Russell Watson - Canzoni d’AmoreHaving sold more than seven million albums worldwide, Russell Watson is firmly established as the UK’s best-selling classical crossover artist of all time. To date, his illustrious career has included performances for Her Majesty The Queen, The Pope and two US Presidents. Following a series of sell-out performances in 2015-16, “The People’s Tenor” returns to the stage with his brand-new show Canzoni d’Amore. Captivating to watch and enchanting to listen to, Russell Watson continues to ...
29 September 2018

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Charter FairCome join us as we celebrate the granting of the royal charter and everything that it means to Bridport.
29 September 2018

Poole, Dorset
Coastal Comedy (Roundabout Festival)The Coastal Comedy Show sponsored by DJS Limited at The Arts by the Sea Festival presents the stupendous Angela Barnes! Angela won the BBC Radio 2's New Comedy Award in 2011, and has continued to be a regular on the stand-up circuit, playing even bigger venues. She has also appeared on: Russell Howard's Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistlestop Tour for Radio 2, Stand up for the Week, written for Radio 4’s The News Quiz, played on Eddie Izzard’s Laughs in the Park on BBC Two, and developed ...
29 September 2018

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Grand illuminated parade on the streets of Shaftesbury.
29 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
'Land':nature tales from the Mother of the MoundThora, a 3,000 year old spirit, waits to be woken. What pearls of wisdom will she reveal? Join local storyteller Michelle O'Brien as she awakens the Spirit of Nature. Performances last 35 minutes and will take place at 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm.
30 September 2018

Lulworth Cove Inn, Lulworth, Dorset
Lulworth Off-RoadThis challenging and exhilarating fixture will take place on Sunday 30th September and will be a day for all cycle enthusiasts. Two route lengths: Choose from 29km and 58km Run in partnership with British Cycling, you’ll have the chance to take in some of the most stunning views the Jurassic Coast has to offer. On the day support includes: Well-stocked water stations Bike wash facilities Mechanical Support around the route Flapjack to keep those energy levels up!! The course is ...
30 September 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Metropole Street Market: Steampunk Street MarketWe’re bringing back a wonderfully eccentric Steampunk science fiction and fantasy theme for our September 2018 market. Market-goers who remember last year’s Alternative Steampunk Fayre can expect more outrageous Victorian outfits with a futuristic technological twist. With fancy dress encouraged, this market will be all about creativity and imagination, which will be reflected in our eclectic entertainment, music and trade stalls.
29 Sep 2018 to 30 Sep 2018

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Radio GaGa -Amateur radio with Poole Radio SocietyPoole Radio Society will be transmitting amateur radio from Corfe Castle throughout the weekend, following a CQ call (an invitation for others to reply). Demonstrating amateur radio techniques and introducing voice and Morse code on a short wave frequency, Poole Radio Society will give you the chance to learn some Morse code and even see how radios can be built at home.
05 October 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Festival of the DeadFestival of The Dead has resurfaced with a new hoard of characters and creations, from a 15ft tall vulture roaming the crowd, to giant skulls and carnival processions; this is a party like no other. Curfew 3am Where: O2 Academy Bournemouth When: Friday 5 October 2018 - 10.00pm
05 October 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Ralph McTellOne of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell, is now celebrating more than 50 years on the road. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and gifted songwriter. With a style that invites you into a unique world, he weaves a narrative that is both significant and poignant. Ralph made his debut in 1968 with the album ‘Eight Frames a Second’ and in 1974 the release of ‘Streets of London’ earned him an Ivor Novello Award. In 2002 he was presented with the prestigious ...
29 Sep 2018 to 06 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Arts by the Sea FestivalThe annual multi-artform festival with lots of new and exciting events for everyone. Days of outdoor performance, music, live score, film, digital art, visual art, spoken word and more. Various venues and outdoor spaces.
01 Oct 2018 to 06 Oct 2018

Poole, Dorset
The Play That Goes WrongBack by phenomenal demand, the multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy returns to theatres following its sell-out success in 2017. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! Hailed “a gut-busting hit” by the New York Times, The Play That Goes Wrong, now playing on ...
05 Oct 2018 to 06 Oct 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Octoberfest Beer FestivalThe annual CAMRA Octoberfest returns to the Ocean Room on 5th and 6th October. This year's festival will feature over 60 ales from Cumbria, the Lake District and Dorset and there will also be a good selection of local ciders. The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is one of the most influential consumer organisations in the UK with over 160,000 members. From its formation in the early 1970s CAMRA has become the largest consumer group focused on a single product. Food will be available at ...
07 October 2018

Christchurch, Dorset
Autumn Wedding FairCalling all Engaged couples! Highcliffe Castle's Wedding Show is back! Join us for this exciting event on Sunday 7 October 2018 from 10:30am to 3-30pm. Held in our magnificent 19th century Castle, the Spring Wedding Show is sure to appeal to you and your bridal party, offering a huge range of ideas for your special day. You will have a chance to meet with suppliers from all areas of the wedding sector from wedding cars to DJs, bridal gowns to photography… catering, music and flowers ...
06 Oct 2018 to 07 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Marathon FestivalThe Bournemouth Marathon is ’Running as it should be’. Beautiful coastal views, a chance to run the Boscombe and Bournemouth Piers with a spectacular finish.
07 October 2018

Kingston Maurward Wedding FairCome along to our Autumn Wedding Fair on Sunday 7th October 11am – 3pm; meet our friendly professional team and discuss your perfect day, whether you want a ceremony, reception, intimate wedding, same sex wedding, or full event – your day will be tailored to you. Everything from clothing to jewellery and cakes, to music, photography and beauty will be here so save the date! Plus enter our prize draw and get a chance to win your wedding ceremony at Kingston Maurward! Admission to the ...
04 Oct 2018 to 07 Oct 2018

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.
12 October 2018

Beaulieu, New Forest, Dorset
Aston Martin: A HistoryJoin us at Beaulieu on Friday 12 October for an evening with Steve Waddingham and Maitland Cook. Steve Waddingham is one of the factory tour team at Aston Martin Lagonda. His ‘day job’ also involves helping customers buy new cars and acting as a brand ambassador. He looks after the Aston Martin Owners Club, Aston Martin Heritage Trust and Lagonda Club as their liaison and has taken on the role of company historian. Steve joined AML in 1990 and has worked in many departments over the years ...
08 Oct 2018 to 13 Oct 2018

Portland, Dorset
Comedy Theatre: A Tomb With A ViewThis excellent comedy is directed by Sally Campbell and stars many well-known members and sees the return of some much-missed faces. It is set in as sinister an old library as one is likely to come across presided over by a portrait of a grim-faced, mad-eyed old man. There, a dusty, lawyer reads a will (involving some millions of pounds) to an equally sinister family, one member of which has werewolf tendencies, another wanders around in a toga of Julius Caesar and a third member is a gentle ...
13 October 2018

Wareham, Dorset
Part of the Purbeck Film Festival, a film held at Stoborough Village Hall, Wareham starring Glen Powell, Lily James, Matthew Goode, Tom Courtney and Katherine Parkinson. A story of a writer who forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey in the aftermath of World War ll and writes a book.
11 Oct 2018 to 13 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
One World by the Sea FestivalReturning for a second year, the One World By The sea Festival celebrates cultural diversity and showcases Poole and Bournemouth as welcoming, international and inclusive. If you like different international cuisines, live music, and interactive cultural activities, there will be something for you. Last year saw a family global discovery day, an international music evening, carnival club night, a world cinema screening with Director Q&A, and to finish, a free family event in the ...
13 October 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Oxjam Music FestivalOxjam Festival is showcasing local talent in independent venues whilst raising money for the less fortunate. All events are run by volunteers.
12 Oct 2018 to 13 Oct 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Beer FestivalWith over 40 great real ales and 15 fabulous ciders available, this 2-day event hosts fantastic live music entertainment, courtesy of local Dorset-based bands. As a charity event, we rely entirely upon the sustained generosity of our Sponsors and wonderful volunteers who offer up their time for free, enabling us to safely and efficiently staff the event, raising well needed funds for the local charities we support. Venue: Allendale Centre
13 October 2018

Wimborne, Dorset
Wimborne Minster Food & Drink FestivalTake a unique town and combine it with local food and drink producers and hands on cookery demonstrations by passionate chefs, what do you have, Wimborne Minster Food & Drink Festival of course. We are bringing together Dorset Food & Drink members, Dorset Farmers Market and the Anonymous Travelling Market for a fourth year to promote and celebrate the great local tastes with an emphasis on locally sourced sustainable produce. Stalls will be located throughout the town but mainly around ...
12 Oct 2018 to 14 Oct 2018

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset
Autumn Steam Gala Celebrating 70 years since the 1948 Locomotive Exchange Trials, the 2018 Autumn Steam Gala on the Swanage Railway will bring together classes of locomotive that were involved in British Railways' experiment to examine steam from across the Country on a variety of different work. In addition we will be running our visitors with locomotives that ran on the Southern Region during 1948, and those that were subsequently inspired by these tests. A weekend filled with guest locomotives, all ...
13 Oct 2018 to 14 Oct 2018

Poole, Dorset
Dinosaur World LiveDare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in this interactive new show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child's favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor and Segnosaurus! A special meet and greet after the ...
10 Oct 2018 to 14 Oct 2018

Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne Literary FestivalAn annual festival in the town of Sherborne including a variety of author talks, writing workshops, and children’s events.
13 Oct 2018 to 14 Oct 2018

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
South West Model ShowThe Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the UK to exhibit their models throughout the Museum. Miniature, Remote Control and Scale models will all be in attendance. Over two days, view a large selection of exhibitors from across the modelling spectrum ranging from boats, planes, motor racing cars and of course militaria and armoured warfare models. A number of traders and stockists will be situated throughout the Museum. If you are inspired by the models on display, The ...
14 October 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
The Harold Cordell Memorial ShowLocal entertainer and charity show organiser Harold Cordell had a long association with the Pavilion Theatre, his annual variety and Old Time Music Hall shows from 1972 to 2007 raised money for local and national charities. In 1986 and again in 1989 he had royal guests of honour attend his shows. His first Pavilion show was in 1968, and that same year he compered the Sunday night professional summer season shows at the Pavilion introducing such stars as Dick Emery, Ray Alan and Arthur ...
18 October 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Halloween RocksThis is one Halloween party you cannot afford to miss! A heart-stopping mix of some of the greatest rock and pop anthems ever performed by a cast of leading performers. Halloween Rocks is a truly unique theatrical event featuring bespoke costumes, special effects and incredible make up. This show will take your breath away... ALL OF IT!
19 October 2018

Beaulieu, New Forest, Dorset
Paranormal InvestigationsJoin the Hampshire Ghost Club as they embark on a paranormal investigation at the historic 13th century Beaulieu Abbey, the site of many spooky spectre sightings. The strange stories and legends surrounding Beaulieu Abbey have captured the imaginations of people from all walks of life, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who had a great interest in psychic research and made many visits to Beaulieu in search of the unexplainable. To this day, both staff and visitors to Beaulieu report ...
13 Oct 2018 to 19 Oct 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Speed WeekWeymouth Speed Week is the oldest and longest-running speed sailing event in the world. Held annually since 1972, it has challenged sailors of a wide variety of wind-powered craft to sail as fast as they can over a distance of 500m with their speed being recorded as the average speed over that distance.
19 Oct 2018 to 20 Oct 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournevaria OktoberfestFrom the people that bring you the Big Bournemouth Beer Festival. Loosen your Lederhosen for our third annual Bournevaria - Oktoberfest. Bigger and better than 2017 - The BIC Solent Hall will be transformed into an alpine getaway serving up German beer and food with a live band to get you moving.
20 October 2018

Bournemouth, Dorset
Polly Morris Album LaunchAn Evening with Polly Morris and The Polly Morris Band to celebrate the launch of her 6th Album. Observational comedy singer songwriter, Polly Morris and her band, who perform at theatres and festivals across the UK, have earned the tag-line “ Expect the Unexpected”. They will perform an evening of comedy songs, reflective songs and sketches that will keep you entertained all evening. A few surprise guests will enhance the evening. Venue: Pavilion Dance South West
20 October 2018

Weymouth, Dorset
The Greatest Show - Songs From HollywoodUnleash your passion to sing-a-long to famous songs from best-loved films, in this exciting concert celebration! As well as featuring the biggest hits, "The Greatest Show", “This is Me”, “Never Enough” and "Come Alive", from the hit musical phenomenon The Greatest Showman , you’ll hear iconic songs in concert from Hollywood movies such as Frozen, Dreamgirls , Dirty Dancing, Shrek , Moulin Rouge, Mamma Mia and more! The production will also feature an all-star cast from London's West ...
20 Oct 2018 to 21 Oct 2018

Sherborne, Dorset
Autumn Colours WeekendReduced price entry to the gardens. Explore acres of impressive gardens beside the lake and witness the spectacular autumn colours all around you. The tea rooms are open for drinks and a light lunch or cream tea and our gift shop is open for a souvenir of your visit. (A Castle upgrade is available on the day for £4 per person. Children under 16 free.) Time: Gardens from 10am, Tearoom from 10.30am and Castle & Gift Shop from 11am with last admissions at 4.15pm. Closes 5pm. Prices: On ...
21 October 2018

Blandford, Dorset
Barking Mud!A fun-packed 5k for you and your dog, which starts and finishes at our Lincoln Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre in Winterborne Kingston. Wind down after your run with a BBQ, included in your entry fee, and share tails of the day with your fellow runners. It's a friendly run, which everyone enjoyed last year, your dog even gets a goody bag to go with your medal. To find out more email teamgreen@mgar.org.uk or download your entry form via the website.
17 Oct 2018 to 21 Oct 2018

Dorchester, Dorset
Dorchester Literary FestivalDorchester and the unspoiled countryside and dramatic coastal scenery have inspired many of Britain’s best-loved writers, including Thomas Hardy and our patron Tracy Chevalier. THE 2018 FESTIVAL IS NOW TAKING SHAPE ... We've already confirmed some exciting events which are listed on the website; and there are lots more in the pipeline so we hope that there will be plenty to tempt you to come along. Events usually last one hour and tickets will be on sale from August.
22 October 2018

Bella Ceramics, Weymouth, Dorset
Halloween Slime WorkshopCome and let your child join in this fun Halloween Half Term Activity 🎃👻 We will making 4 awesome PERFECT slimes with the children in our step by step workshop! 🙌🏼 🤖 Basic Slime 🤖 Funky Scented Glittery Slime 🤖 Foam Slime 🤖 Soap Slime We will be using a neutral child friendly recipe as always ✅ We will be adding gruesome bugs and critters to our Halloween Slime🕷🦗🐛 Juice & Biscuit 🍪 included 😋🙌🏼 2 sessions available 10am & 12pm - workshop lasts 1 hour - ...
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

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. ...
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 🎨

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