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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 3 events in Blandford appear below.

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, ...
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.
25 Aug 2022 to 29 Aug 2022

Blandford, Dorset
Great Dorset Steam FairFrom small beginnings this annual event has become one of the favoured places for those interested in how people lived, worked and played in bygone years and it is now justifiably recognised as “The National Heritage Show” as well as being regarded as the leading show of its type in the world. The spectacle covers an enormous showground, at over 600 acres being one of Europe’s largest outdoor event locations. 2022 will see the show celebrate its 52nd year. If it's heritage related, ...
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9 May 2022
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Dorset Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with us here in Dorset. Dress for the occasion in red white and blue and join in the fun to be had at events right across the county (scroll down for events listings). Little ones can dress up as princes and princesses and head for Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park where, as well as all the animals to see, there’ll be cream teas to enjoy – just be sure to pre-book! Fancy a celebratory picnic lunch with sea views? Then ... Read more...
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...

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