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Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair

When? 02 June 2019
Where? Dorchester

  • Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair
  • Thomas Hardy Victorian Fair

High West Street and High East Street will be closed to traffic. So come along to Dorchester's first Victorian Street Fair to celebrate the 179th Birthday of one of Dorchester's most famous residents.

This will be a fun-filled day for all the family, with an incredible array of Victorian and Thomas Hardy-themed activities and demonstrations.

These will include:

Victorian costume competition for children and adults
Maypole Dancing with Stepsintime Dance Side
Punch and Judy Show
Traditional Victorian Toys
Victorian traction engine
Thomas Hardy Tours of the historic High Street
Nothe Fort Artillery Volunteers and cannon
Victorian shepherd and his flock
Plankbridge Shepherd's Huts
Dorset County Museum’s Inflatable Museum
Hardy Tours of Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum
Victorian and Rural Craft demonstrations
Costumed actors in character
Morris Dancers
Dorset Food & Drink Stalls
Plants for sale
LIVE Music, including The Mellstock Band

Dressing in costume is optional – All welcome

Time: 11am to 4pm

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