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Events and what's on in Blandford

The vibrant town of Blandford is home to its attractive markets and is known for its established Georgian heritage.

Blandford hosts the incredibly popular Great Dorset Steam Fair each year, along with plenty of other fun and interesting events that are definitely worth considering such as street fayres and music festivals.

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The next 4 events in Blandford appear below.

01 May 2020 to 03 May 2020

Blandford, Dorset
Teddy Rocks FestivalFamily rock festival raising money for Teddy20, a children's cancer charity. Camping available. All details on the website.
08 May 2020

Blandford, Dorset
Blandford Georgian FayreCome and join us for a fun-packed day of non-stop music, dancing, stalls, a fun fair, an English and French market, international foods, re-enactment, animals, local crafts, kids entertainment marquee and lots more.....”
26 Jun 2020 to 27 Jun 2020

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. We offer a fantastic array of activities to keep you occupied for the entire weekend. Throughout the weekend there is a selection of food, music, stalls and entertainment for all ages. Camping is also available on this stunning site for those who want to make the most of the weekend.
27 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2020

Blandford, Dorset
Great Dorset Steam FairIf you’re looking for an excellent fun and action-packed day out for all the family, you’ll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair. This English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside. Further directions are superfluous. Just find the village on the map, head in that direction and follow everyone else to the show. From small beginnings this annual event has become one of the favoured places for those interested in ...
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8 Aug 2019
Things to do on a rainy day in Dorset Dorset is blessed with countless scenic locations to explore in the summer months, from Durdle Door to Portland Bill there are plenty of beauty spots and outdoor activities to enjoy. But what about those rainy days in Dorset when the number one priority is keeping dry? We’ve compiled a list of fantastic Dorset attractions and activities to keep you and your family entertained when the rain takes hold. Rainy Day Attractions & Activities in Dorset What else ... Read more...
11 Jul 2019
Dorset Village Fairs Our village fairs pay homage to the rural culture that Dorset is built upon. It’s a way of celebrating Dorset that involves fun for everyone. Dorset village fairs, fetes and festivals range from large to small, such as the Dorset County Show which has been running for more than 175 years and attracts over 60,000 visitors each year! Then, we have local fairs that celebrates life in the smaller villages such as the Milton Abbas Street Fayre which demonstrates the strength of our ... Read more...
24 Jul 2018
Sunday Carvery in Dorset Let's be honest, nothing really beats a Sunday roast, and just because you're on holiday doesn't mean you have to miss out! Dorset has an ever-growing reputation as a foodie destination, and what better way to put this to the test than to sample a Sunday carvery at one of the excellent Dorset pubs and restaurants featured below. Already have a favourite place for a spot of Sunday lunch in Dorset? Let us know in the comments below! Find Your Sunday ... Read more...
24 Jul 2018
Stay Cool with Dorset's Indoor Attractions Dorset's beaches and public spaces provide plenty of opportunity to soak up the rays during a heatwave. But keep an eye out for Met Office advice and take care not to spend too long in the sun. If you're looking for indoor attractions, some shade and a cooler way to spend a day in Dorset, then take a look at a selection below. Get active with trampolining, children's soft play centres and indoor pools or explore some of the fascinating museums Dorset has to ... Read more...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...

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