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Events and what's on in Abbotsbury

Abbotsbury is the definition of a traditional village. It's populated with thatched cottages, hillsides and iconic buildings that date back centuries ago.

The strong history within Abbotsbury has created a withstanding community that hosts events so everyone can join in on the fun, so take a look at what you can get involved in below.

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21 May 2022

New Forest, Dorset
Ringwood Eco FairOrganised by the Rotary Club of Ringwood and Ringwood Actions for Climate Emergency (RACE) this year’s ECO fair is focusing on swapping and shopping locally. Come along to learn more about some of the swaps you could make and take the opportunity to support local shops and businesses. There will be local groups and businesses with planet friendly workshops, stalls and gifts at the Furlong and outside the Gateway Building close to Ringwood car park and the bus stops. Plus, from 1pm ...
24 May 2022

Poole, Dorset
Dream MachinesMotor Cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. The event creates a unique, exciting atmosphere as bikers and spectators enjoy a relaxed evening on Poole Quay.
14 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Artwey Art ExhibitionAn enthusiastic and talented group of 15 Artwey artists is exhibiting again in the 18th-Century, historic and newly renovated ‘Weymouth Old Town Hall’, close to the picturesque Weymouth marina. Find us opposite Weymouth’s oldest pub, The Boot Inn, handy for refreshments. Come and meet the artists, who will be present at various times. New, varied and exciting visual art, including a wide range of media and subject matter is on show…… painting, drawing, photography, textiles and mixed ...
27 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

New Forest, Dorset
Burley Food & Drink FestivalWe are back and extremely excited to announce, not only to return to our beautiful field for the Burley Food & Drink Festival, but we are adding a sprinkle of festival delight with the added addition of Festival Family Camping – Our O’Deer Campsite… What could be more idyllic, than sleeping under the stars, relaxing in the beautiful New Forest with friends and family. (Doggies welcome of course). So, without hesitation, Mojo Events are pleased to announce The Burley Festival NEW DATES are ...
28 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Cheese & Chilli FestivalAn array of lovely cheese & chilli available for you to sample and purchase. We are very lucky to be supported by some of the UK's leading growers, makers and manufacturers of cheese and chilli related products. It’s a chance to come and try something new and learn something about these fantastic products. The Chilli Eating Competition takes place each day at around 4pm. It’s quite a sight to see grown adults struggle to eat tiny fruits and hilarious to see the consequences! The winner of ...
14 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset Art WeeksDorset Arts Weeks is one of the largest Open Studio events in the country. Throughout Dorset, it brings artists and visitors together in ways that are often remarkable and profoundly different from entering a public gallery. DAW is fundamentally as much about engagement between people as about people and art. At almost all venues the artists, designers or makers will be on-hand to help you engage with the work, keen to talk to you about the extraordinary range of materials, skills and ...
28 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

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!
28 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Poole, Dorset
Magic of ThailandA two-day Thai Festival to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Harbourside Park is brought to you by Magic of Thailand, previously known as Poole Thai Festival. Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of Thai culture, where you can challenge your taste buds and feast your eyes on world class food and performances. Unwind with a traditional Thai massage and don't miss the unique eating competition and Muay Thai ...
29 May 2022

Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne Castle Country FairThe Sherborne Castle Country Fair presents a rich and fun programme of events, country activities, stands and entertainment including one of the largest Rare Breed Shows in the country. For one day each year, one of the finest settings, with its spectacular grounds and lake surrounding Sherborne Castle, is transformed into a fun-packed Country Fair with attractions, entertainment and activities for all the family. We look forward to welcoming you for a great day out with your ...
28 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage's first annual Fairy Festival, where all your wishes come true. A two-day magical family festival above the shimmering turquoise sea. This non-profit event is brought to you by local organisers and will be supporting the wonderful children and people of Purbecks! ​The Swanage Fairy Festival invites only local traders and musicians to bring to you a spectacular weekend of family fun that includes enchanting entertainment like a live mermaid underwater spectacular, live music & ...
30 May 2022

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.
31 May 2022

Dorchester, Dorset
Age UK: The Queen's Platinum Jubilee TeaCome and Join us at the Dorchester Cricket Pavilion on Tuesday 31st May between 1:30-3 to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee. Activities include a raffle, melodies for memories, and of course - a delicious cream tea! Tickets are only £5! To book your place please call the team on 01305 269 444 or for more information email fundraising@ageuknswd.org.uk
02 June 2022

Dorchester, Dorset
Jubilee Family Fun DayJoin us in the Dorchester Borough Gardens for a Jubilee Celebration Party for all ages. Free entertainment will include: Punch & Judy Face Painting Durnovaria Silver Band Bungee Run Inflatable Challenge Game Royal themed arts and crafts. Royal Treasure Hunt with prizes. The Kiosk in the Gardens will be open, selling ice-creams, hot and cold drinks and snacks. There will be also be a cream tea stand with all profits going to charity.
02 June 2022

New Forest, Dorset
Jubilee Picnic in the ParkJoin in the celebrations at Fordingbridge Recreation Ground from 3.30pm to 10pm. Entry is free to this event. We hope to see you all there to enjoy a day of festivities by the river. Hot food & licensed bar Pre-ordered picnic hampers Children’s activities Live music Disco through the 70 years Lighting of the new town beacon Rotary club duck race Parking and drop off at the sports club will be limited at this event.
02 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Torchlight ProcessionLyme Regis Regatta & Carnival Committee are organising a special Torchlight Procession which will take place on the evening of Thursday 2nd June, the first day of an extended 4-day bank holiday. Join in this iconic event as participants walk with flaming torches through Langmoor Gardens down to the seafront and on to the sandy beach where a circle of light is formed before the Mayor of Lyme Regis ignites a beacon on the North Wall of the harbour. We'd love to see as many people as ...
02 June 2022

Bridport, Dorset
Symondsbury Estate Jubilee PartyOn Thursday 2nd June the Symondsbury Estate is hosting a traditionally British Jubilee party in celebration of Her Majesty’s monumental milestone. Come together and join us for a fun-filled day of activities! Traditional Street Party on the Café Terrace – Pre-order your picnic box online or in our Home & Garden Store. Live Music – From Harvey Causley. Village Fete Games – Skittles, Coconut Shy, Giant Jenga and more. Competitions – For all the family with some great prizes. ...
02 June 2022

Christchurch, Dorset
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Beacon LightingTo Celebrate the Queen's Jubilee in June, Christchurch Town Council are organising a Beacon Lighting Event on Mudeford Quay. Entertainment, music, food and drink! 5pm until 10pm Time:
02 June 2022

Poole, Dorset
Upton Country Park Jubilee PicnicCelebrate with us on Thursday 2nd June in our beautiful Walled Garden. With music from Swing Unlimited’s Community Big Band, playing 45-minute sets at 11.30am, 1pm and 2.30pm Bring your own picnic or purchase one from the Tea Rooms
02 June 2022

Wareham, Dorset
Wareham Town Jubilee CelebrationsWareham Town Council are putting on an afternoon and evening of celebrations to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. See the attached poster for more details.
02 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Jubilee Firework DisplayA free firework display on Thursday 2nd June is organised by Weymouth Town Council to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The spectacular display will take place on Weymouth seafront at 10pm after a beacon lighting ceremony at the Nothe Fort. The beacon lighting at 9.45pm is part of a nationwide initiative which will see beacons simultaneously lit throughout the UK in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Nothe Fort Artillery will do a gun fire salute from the Nothe Fort North ...
02 Jun 2022 to 03 Jun 2022

Farmer Palmers, Wareham, Dorset
Farmer Palmer's Jubilee CelebrationsCalling all princes and prinincesses! Grab your crowns and tiaras and come and celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with us at Farmer Palmer's! On Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd June, the team will be dressing up and the farm park will be getting a 'Royal Makeover' with bunting and flags! The Hen House team will be busy baking delicious scones for afternoon cream teas, and we’ll even have strawberries and cream available too! Yum! All tickets need to be pre-booked online in advance, ...
03 June 2022

Bincombe Bumps Camping, Weymouth, Dorset
The Bincombe Bolt A madcap short running challenge in aid of Dorset County Hospital Charity and Cancer Research UK The race is on to become the King and Queen of the Bincombe Bolt in our Charity Race supporting Dorset County Hospital Charity and Cancer Research UK. Enjoy the Dorset countryside views whilst running along the Bincombe track, before tackling the 28% incline to end this 0.8 mile run. Placing top in your heat will move you forward into the final where there are prizes up for grabs for ...
03 June 2022

Swanage, Dorset
The Queen's Platinum Jubilee - Swanage CelebratesA community Street Party to be held in The Lower High Street and Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage, on Friday 3rd June 2022, a national Bank Holiday to celebrate the 70 years of the Reign of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Tickets and more information from the website below.
01 Jun 2022 to 04 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
A Night at the MusicalsThis award-winning group invites you to share in its celebration of 100 years of musical productions performed here at the Pavilion. The show will guide you through the decades as Weymouth Operatic Society, with an exhilarating selection of popular and much loved songs from the musicals. You will witness the shaping of the Wessex Musical Theatre we know today, with a dynamic range of contemporary musical choice. From WOS to WMT promises to be an evening of fun and stylish reminiscences ...
02 Jun 2022 to 04 Jun 2022

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth 7s FestivalBournemouth 7s Festival, the UK’s largest sport and music festival, is returning to Chapel Gate, Bournemouth from June 2nd – 4th (Queen’s Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend), with an incredible line-up of additions to the all-encompassing ‘Sporting Glastonbury’ experience, including 100 live performers & DJs and an unrivalled electric atmosphere that sets it apart from other UK festivals. By day, the multi-award-winning festival, set on the beautiful South Coast, will serve up some of the best ...
30 May 2022 to 04 Jun 2022

May Half-Term: Shire Hall DetectivesThere’s a mystery at Shire Hall Museum and we need your help to solve it! Join us this May Half-Term for a week full of interactive family fun. Become a Shire Hall detective- search the cells for clues, piece them together and solve the mystery! As well as a new detective trail, families can enjoy free interactive crafts in the Museum. Plus, a children’s annual pass is just £1 this half-term!!
04 June 2022

Christchurch, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee Children's Tea PartyWe are pleased to announce our free Children’s Jubilee Tea Party & Cupcake Competition. Aimed at children under thirteen and their families, this fun-filled event includes plenty of activities and fun for all, including: The fabulous Jamie Jigsaw with his circus workshops, plus stilt walking and magic shows Cupcake competition Arts and crafts Mindfulness sessions Nature trails Plus a wealth of entertainment from the Spider-Man Big Carnival Band, Zadie Lanzino & Friends string ...
02 Jun 2022 to 04 Jun 2022

Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsTo celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Sherborne Town Council with Sherborne Chamber of Trade & Commerce, Sherborne Indies and Abbey FM have put together a programme of events running from Thursday 2nd June to Saturday 4th June. As well as all of the events on the attached poster, there will be: THURSDAY 2nd JUNE Sherborne Town Band playing a medley of music, for an hour prior to the lighting of the beacon on Thursday 2 June, and a bugler will play ‘Majesty’ around ...
01 Jun 2022 to 04 Jun 2022

Christchurch, Dorset
The Wizard of OzMade to Measure Productions invites you to join them ‘Over the Rainbow’ as they bring a brand-new sparkling professional production of THE WIZARD OF OZ to the Regent Centre this Spring! Dorothy dreams of a magical place far away from her dreary Kansas home and one day, thanks to a twister of fate, her imagination becomes reality as she finds herself swept away to the enchanting land of Oz! As she dances her way down the Yellow Brick Road, she’ll come across a crazy company of ...
05 June 2022

Poole, Dorset
Big Jubilee Lunch on the FieldIt’s not every day you get to celebrate a Jubilee! Join us on the St Edward's School field to celebrate The Queen’s 70-year reign with a picnic lunch. There will be music, traditional games and a community atmosphere. It’s sure to be a fun day for everyone involved. Purchase your tickets today (free or donation via the website below) and join us on the field for our ‘Big Jubilee Lunch on the Field’ . We hope to see you there!
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Blandford, Dorset
Blandford Forum Jubilee CelebrationsMonday 30th May to Sunday 5th June - Spot The Oddity – shops and businesses throughout Blandford will be taking part in this event. Thursday 2nd June - Music Event and Beacon Lighting at the Railway Arches, 2pm – 10pm. The Jubilee Beacons is one of the official events of the Platinum Jubilee in 2022 as part of an extended bank holiday, from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June. Thousands of beacons will be lit by communities, charities and different groups throughout the regions of the UK, ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Food FestivalA 4-day bank holiday celebration of great food and drink, community, entertainment and summertime fun in the glorious location of Christchurch Quay. We have lots of plans for even more entertainment, features and activities as well as the huge array of great food and drink and we will update our site with more information as we get closer to the event.
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Corfe Castle Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsCorfe Castle will celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th anniversary as monarch over the four-day Bank Holiday weekend. Thursday 2 June Evening: Lighting of the Corfe Castle Beacon Location: Gathering in the Village Square, Church Lawn and the Castle grounds. Friday 3 June Please watch this space for more details, coming soon… Saturday 4 June Please watch the website below for more details, coming soon. Sunday 5 June The Big Platinum Jubilee Family Picnic Lunch Location: On ...
04 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

New Forest, Dorset
DogstivalDogstival, The coolest dog show in town is back with a special Jubilee edition on the 4th & 5th June 2022 at a stunning new venue of Broadlands Park, Romsey! The ultimate day out for you and your dog, the festival is jam-packed with have-a-go activities, main arena displays, shopping, live music, talks, dog diving pool and delicious food and drink for you and your four-legged friend!
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Jazz JurassicaMind-blowing music. An unbeatable seaside setting. Award-wining performers. Breakthrough acts. And lots of free concerts. It’s a Bank Holiday weekend of music and fun for friends, families and visitors. This year’s festival will be truly memorable.
03 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Wimborne, Dorset
Jubilee Weekend - Best of BritishWe're celebrating at the Allendale Centre with a great range of 'Best of British' activities - why not join us? ​Friday 3rd June, Bumper Blyton. Saturday 4th June, Kids' Fancy Dress Jubilee Party. Saturday 4th June, Best of British Quiz. Sunday 5th June, Afternoon Tea @ the Allendale. For more details and to book tickets see the website below. ​
05 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis Jubilee PicnicSunday 5 June is the main event of Lyme's Platinum Jubilee weekend, starting with the Jubilee Picnic in the seafront gardens in the late afternoon. The public are invited to bring their own picnics to enjoy with a view of Lyme Bay, while being entertained by local performers on the seafront rooftop. Music will come from the talented young musicians of B Sharp and the traditional brass strains of Lyme Regis Town Band, as well as dancing from Lyme Morris. As evening falls, all ...
05 June 2022

New Forest, Dorset
Lymington Picnic in the ParkTo celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, the Town Council, in collaboration with Lymington Community Centre and the Lymington Rotary Club are putting on a FREE full fun-packed day of activities. This event will take place on the 5th June 2022 from 11.00am -4.00pm at Woodside Park, off Ridgeway Lane where FREE carparking for the event will be available. The aim of the event is bring together the local community and families to celebrate together the Queen’s 70 years on the throne ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsJoin us at the Nothe Fort over the Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee. We are delighted to offer a whole range of activities to be enjoyed by all! Come and see the Royal Memorabilia Exhibition, a light-hearted look at local residents' Royal trinkets. Take a look at an astonishing art installation inspired by the occasion. Dine on a delicious cream tea from our very own Fort View Cafe. Get creative in a Jubilee hat making workshop, and don't forget ...
05 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee Lunch PartyCelebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee at Greenhill Tennis Courts, The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7SW. Sunday 5 June 2022 11am – 2pm £6 per person Entertainment on stage from The Rock Choir, the four Decadettes and local band, The Originals. Tables and chairs provided, just bring your own picnic, dress up and join the party! Jurassic Rocks Cafe will be open for hot snacks, beverages, slushies and ice cream. Pre-order individual Jubilee Pudding at £4. The event is ...
05 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee: BBC Big Band on the BeachOver the weekend of 2 to 5 June, Lyme Regis will join the nation in marking the historic occasion, with a big finale event on Sunday 5 June. The events are being hosted by Lyme Regis Town Council, in partnership with Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival Committee, Jazz Jurassica and the Marine Theatre. Join us for a spectacular open-air performance by the BBC Big Band on Lyme Regis beach on Sunday 5 June. As the sun sets, take your seat on the beach or in the seafront gardens to watch the ...
05 June 2022

Blandford, Dorset
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Family Fun DaySunday is the fun day to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Blandford. Rides, live entertainment, food stalls and more. Please see the attached poster for more details.
05 June 2022

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Queen's Platinum Jubilee FireworksA dazzling fireworks display provides a spectacular finale to a weekend of Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Lyme Regis. Lyme Regis harbour offers the perfect setting for an explosion of light and colour with the skies above Lyme Regis seafront illuminated by a stunning pyrotechnic display. Watch from Langmoor and Lister Gardens or anywhere along the seafront near the sandy beach. The event forms part of a weekend of events in Lyme Regis to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

New Forest, Dorset
Ringwood Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsRingwood will celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee over the four-day UK bank holiday weekend. The bank holiday will provide an opportunity for communities and people throughout the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate the historic milestone. Ringwood Town Council will be hosting two events- the lighting of a Jubilee Beacon on Thursday 2nd June, and a celebratory 'Party in the Park' on Sunday 5th June (scroll down for more info!). Lots of other events are taking place across ...
05 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
The Queen's Jubilee Picnic on the MarshJoin the Queen’s Jubilee Picnic on the Marsh run by Westham Community Group. 11-3pm Sunday 5th June 2022 Event free to all who attend to include: Public picnic – residents to their own food with the option of dressing as a King / Queen / Prince / Princess. Bouncy castle x2. Cake baking competition. Crazy golf. Hot food van and ice cream van. Basketball activities. Community stalls to potentially include WTC / Neighbourhood Plan; Westham Community Group / Friends of the Marsh; ...
04 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Wessex Folk FestivalThe return of the free Folk Festival over the first weekend in June, and it has been announced that the Wight Hot Pipes will bring a lively finish to Sunday’s music on the stage in Hope Square. With a reputation for energising audiences, the six-piece band from the Isle of Wight uses bagpipes to fuse music from all genres from Celtic to dance and rock and claim to have taken piping “to the next level”. The 2022 Festival will break with the traditional format to tie in with this year’s ...
28 May 2022 to 06 Jun 2022

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Half-term Jubilee FunHalf Term Jubilee fun for the whole family to enjoy at the Tank Museum. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ activities, and more at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction. 28 May – 6 June, open daily 9am-5pm. See Tanks in Action Displays 30 May – 3 June. Vehicle rides every day. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee activities. Free Top Trumps trail. Face painting at £2 a face, 30 May, and 1 & 3 June. Platinum Parade Pageantry: Dress up in ...
07 June 2022

Poole, Dorset
Dream MachinesMotor Cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. The event creates a unique, exciting atmosphere as bikers and spectators enjoy a relaxed evening on Poole Quay.
11 Jun 2022 to 12 Jun 2022

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.
28 May 2022 to 12 Jun 2022

Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck Arts Weeks FestivalWe’re delighted to be back in our usual slot and again offering our special combination of Open Studios, Exhibitions, Events and community projects. Do come and join us! Our artists will welcome you to their studios where you will find painters, jewellers, sculptors, printmakers, woodworkers, textile artists and more across beautiful Purbeck. Rollington Barn near Corfe Castle hosts our collective exhibition of almost 100 artists. New this year is our daily pop-up demonstration tent ...
10 Jun 2022 to 12 Jun 2022

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.
13 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Trusting in the WavesA musical and visual experience that tells the little-known role that Weymouth in Dorset played in the founding of the United States of America. “Trusting in the Waves” traces the journey of the little Ship that sailed out of Weymouth Harbour in march 1635, and what happened to the real-life characters who sailed with her. Come along to The Pavilion Theatre on the 13th June for this unique experience, told through original music, images, video and narrative bringing to life this ...
14 June 2022

Poole, Dorset
Dream MachinesMotor cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. The event creates a unique, exciting atmosphere as bikers and spectators enjoy a relaxed evening on Poole Quay.
17 June 2022

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Outdoor Theatre: Alice's Adventures in WonderlandThis Is My Theatre’s brand-new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's madcap adventure is sure to be all that This Is My Theatre audiences have come to love about our productions and we are excited to be re-engaging communities with the arts after the past few years we've all had! To see a rabbit is nothing remarkable… To hear it comment upon the time is quite remarkable… To follow it down a rabbit-hole into a strange new world not knowing how you’ll get out again is something extraordinarily ...
16 Jun 2022 to 18 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil RocksChesil Rocks will be on three days in 2022, starting on the evening of Thursday 16th June with a Comedy Night, then on Friday 17th June our Prelude event will feature an evening of classical music. The Saturday event starts at 12pm on Saturday 18th June and will end at about 1am on Sunday morning. Each event will be subject to individual ticketing. In other words, tickets to one event will not entitle the ticket holder to attend other events! You will need to purchase a ticket to each ...
18 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Concert: A Summer SerenadeA Weymouth Choral Society afternoon concert held at St Aldhelm's Church. Tickets available from the website below.
18 June 2022

Dorchester, Dorset
D-Day FestivalA community festival remembering Broadmayne and West Knighton’s roles as a camp for American troops prior to the Normandy Landings. Commemorating the courage and sacrifice of all Allied troops in WWII. 18th June 2022 11.30am to 11pm at Broadmayne, near Dorchester. * Live music * WWII armoured and wheeled vehicles * Living history stands and re- enactors * Historical talks * Classic cars * Artisan stalls * Bar & food * Kids’ games FREE ENTRY with fundraising for ...
18 June 2022

Poole, Dorset
Harry Paye Pirate DayTis time for you landlubbers to dig out yer eye patch, earring and cutlass for Poole’s annual celebration of its favourite pirate son. Organised by the Pirates of Poole and supported by BCP Tourism, the popular shindig gets underway from noon until 6pm. Starting with a parade of pirates, followed by live music, best dressed junior pirates competition, pirate games, children's rides, live history areas, cannons and the usual Harry Paye Day shenanigans.
18 June 2022

Wareham, Dorset
Jubilee ConcertJoin Wareham Choral Society for their Jubilee Concert on June 18th at 7pm in Lady St Mary Church Wareham. Wareham Choral Society with conductor Hazel Ricketts, Organist Paul Ellis, Mezzo Soprano Grace Lovelass and Top Notes leader Emma Aldir. Wareham Town Band. Lady St Mary Bellringers.
18 Jun 2022 to 19 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Armed Forces & Veterans CelebrationsWeymouth & Portland Armed Forces celebrations take place in the Borough on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June. The main events will take place on Weymouth Seafront. This year, the festival will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict. Our Armed Forces and Veterans have made, and continue to make, a significant contribution to our nation, and the Weymouth event will continue to honour, celebrate and provide a focus on the tireless work carried out by all veterans' ...
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