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12 May 2021 to 16 May 2021

Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset Garden FestivalAn exhibition of indoor and outdoor sculpture by over 30 of the UK's top sculptors will be on display around the sculpture park, in The Gallery by the Lakes and The Retreat. Apart from our very own Simon Gudgeon, sculptor and founder of Sculpture by the Lakes, we have a whole host of world-famous sculptors exhibiting. Among the breath-taking works to be displayed will be pieces by globally celebrated artist Philip Jackson, known in particular for his many public commissions such as the ...
16 May 2021

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Remote Control Tanks at Nothe FortSouthern Armour Group are returning to Nothe Fort! And they are bringing a variety of remote controlled vehicles with them; ranging from large scale RC tanks to small military vehicles that span a multitude of eras and models. This experience is included in our regular ticket price so be sure not to miss out! 11am to 4pm.
21 May 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Simon and Garfunkel Story UnpluggedThe creators of critically acclaimed ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ have created a socially distanced, virus-safe ‘unplugged’ performance for Weymouth! Shadowing the same West End and International show that our seasoned festival audience know well and love, this duo show chronicles the story of two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. ‘The Simon & Garfunkel Story’ is a moving and powerful concert featuring all the ...
28 May 2021

Poole, Dorset
Circus of HorrorsComing to the Poole Lighthouse for a one off evening show at 730pm. Special offer £5 if booked before April 1st 2021 Please quote Gory. The shows will be performed in covid compliant venues and consequently they will be socially distanced so therefore reduced capacity. When the Circus of Horrors started in Glastonbury '95 people thought it would run for 25 weeks let alone 25 years, yet here we are a quarter of a century later and the Circus of Horrors is still touring all over the World, ...
29 May 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Circus of HorrorsAppearing at the Weymouth Pavilion on 29th May - Two Shows - 1st is at 4pm which is an Adams Family friendly show (suitable for all ages) And another show at 7.30pm which is the adult show and not advisable for under 16's Special offer £5 if booked before April 1st 2021 Please quote Gory. The shows will be performed in covid compliant venues and consequently they will be socially distanced so therefore reduced capacity. When the Circus of Horrors started in Glastonbury '95 people ...
28 May 2021 to 30 May 2021

Beaulieu, New Forest, Dorset
BBC Gardeners' World Spring FairBeaulieu is excited to be hosting a brand new outdoor spring gardening event, with the BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair, partnered by Hillier, a sign of brighter times ahead, taking place in the grounds of Palace House and the National Motor Museum from Friday 28 May to Sunday 30 May 2021. As gardening becomes increasingly popular and positively contributes to our wellbeing in this uncertain climate, the new outdoor BBC Gardeners’ World Spring Fair offers up a chance for more gardeners to ...
30 May 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Sunday Night Comedy with Nina ContiJoin groundbreaking ventriloquist as she heads to Weymouth Pavilion and topping off an incredible night & plucking inspiration from the audience. Strap into the mask as Nina gets in your face! Nina has won a British Comedy Award, stormed Live at the Apollo, Russell Howard’s Good News, Sunday Night at the Palladium, and made a BAFTA nominated film – all without moving her lips.
02 June 2021

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
This Is My Theatre Presents: Treasure IslandThis Is My Theatre are back at Nothe Fort with an brand new show! When an old sea-dog, Billy-Bones, takes refuge at The Admiral Benbow Inn, young Jim Hawkins will be drawn into the world of pirates as the search for Captain Flint's fortune begins. Joining the crew of The Hispaniola he will make friendships, face dangers and find adventure as he sets sail for Treasure Island! This swashbuckling tale will be lifted from the pages of Robert Louis Stevenson's much-loved novel and ...
05 Jun 2021 to 06 Jun 2021

New Forest, Dorset
DogstivalJoin the pack, meet hundreds of other dogs and owners whilst watching world-class dog displays; get involved with flyball, agility, scent training, hoopers ring or test your canines skills in our brand new Gundog Village with scurries, junior handler competitions and a Working Test. With behaviour experts to learn from, vet tips from ITV’s Dr Scott Miller and rosettes to win in our fun dog shows, Dogstival is the perfect weekend for anyone who loves dogs! We’ll have swimming pools for ...
22 May 2021 to 06 Jun 2021

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 ...
29 May 2021 to 06 Jun 2021

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
May Half Term at The Tank Museum This May Half Term explore the Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history! Visit Dorset’s largest indoor attraction, housing over 300 tanks in 10 powerful exhibitions, including WW2: War Stories, opening this spring. With live explosions and expert commentaries, see the ground shake and learn how tanks have evolved during the entertaining Tanks in Action Displays. Get in the arena yourself in our brand new mini tanks. With free trails, kids’ activities, and outdoor ...
04 Jun 2021 to 06 Jun 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Rapunzel - Christmas Pantomime ContinuedWe plan to pick up where we left off at the end of December and carry on with our pantomime in June. Who’d have thought… Christmas Panto in the summer… As Rapunzel nears her 18th Birthday the evil witch, Gothel, and her scheming wizardly brother, Alphonso are plotting to kidnap her. They plan to lock Rapunzel away in a secret tower in a bid to gain eternal youth from her magical hair. In a trance and with no memory of her real family Rapunzel is doomed to spend the rest of her ...
13 Jun 2021 to 19 Jun 2021

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Food FestivalThe week of delicious food events around the town and surrounding area will take place from Sunday 13th June 2021.
19 June 2021

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Guitars on the BeachGuitars On The Beach is the UK’s largest guitar festival at which hundreds of guitarists of all ages and abilities come together to simultaneously play together a selection of well-known songs and form Britain’s biggest band, performing on the beach in Lyme Regis in Dorset.
20 June 2021

New Forest, Dorset
Hot Rod & Custom ShowThe South’s biggest Hot Rod and Custom event features hundreds of cool, colourful, custom cars, live music and hip entertainment throughout the day! We will run Hot Rod and Custom in a covid-secure way.
20 June 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Sunday Night Comedy with Phil WangThe star of Taskmaster, Live at the Apollo and his own Netflix stand-up special - Phil Wang returns to Weymouth to headline at the Pavilion. One of the UK’s most exciting and in-demand stand-up comedians, join Phil as he brings you a hilarious evening full of tops off a sensational line-up. “Hugely entertaining…a unique and properly funny stand-up comic” The Times
03 July 2021

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.
03 Jul 2021 to 04 Jul 2021

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim (BHF)We're back for our 30th anniversary! Take part on Saturday or Sunday and swim 1.4 miles between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers in one of Europe's biggest charity swimming events. Your willpower has never been more important to support the lives of those living with heart and circulatory diseases. To support social distancing at the event, we have introduced start waves so we can safely guide people through the start line. You’ll be able to choose your start time as part of the ...
29 Jul 2021 to 01 Aug 2021

Lulworth, Dorset
Camp BestivalWe're excited to announce the dates for Camp Bestival 2021 - we'll be returning to Lulworth Castle, on Dorset's stunning Jurassic Coast for more award-winning family fun from Thursday July 29th to Sunday August 1st next summer and look forward to seeing you all there! Camp Bestival 2021 tickets will go on sale later this year with a payment plan available to help spread the total cost over multiple payments.
31 Jul 2021 to 07 Aug 2021

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage CarnivalFor one week at the end of July and the beginning of August, Swanage will be radiating to the sound, fun and excitement of the annual carnival, the South Coast’s Premier event. This ‘must do’ attraction has so much to offer everyone, from the magnificent two-mile carnival procession, vibrant with dance, sound and colour, to the beat of live bands playing on the Main Stage and in the carnival marquee.
18 Aug 2021 to 19 Aug 2021

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Gillingham & Shaftesbury ShowOne of the largest agricultural shows in the south, and held on the Turnpike Showground in North Dorset, usually held on the third Wednesday in August, will this year be spread over two days to comply with social distancing if required. To manage our safe return there will be a number of changes, these include a strict capacity plan meaning that for now there will be a limited number of pre-purchased tickets with none available to purchase on the day.
27 Aug 2021 to 30 Aug 2021

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Folk WeekendLyme Folk Weekend 2020 has been cancelled but is scheduled to go ahead in 2021. We are, though, thrilled to say that all the headline acts that we had booked have agreed to return next summer, so the festival will look exactly the same as it would have done this August. The new dates are Friday August 27 to Monday August 30 2021, when we will be delighted to bring you an amazing line-up for our first four-day festival - kicking off with the brilliant Gigspanner Big Band, followed by ...
02 Sep 2021 to 05 Sep 2021

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth Air FestivalHuge free air festival with international aircraft, beach assault and air display teams. The Festival site is open daily from 10am with displays starting late morning/ early afternoon . See website for latest information.
10 Sep 2021 to 12 Sep 2021

Bournemouth, Dorset
Contender FestivalWELCOME TO CONTENDER FEST BOURNEMOUTHS' EXCITING NEW FESTIVAL GATES OPEN 10th - 11th - 12th SEPTEMBER 2021 This new Food and Fitness Festival has everything from great food vendors to an obstacle course. Craft Artisan makers, gym equipment, exercise classes, wild street food. This 3-day Bournemouth festival is a spotlight for all Contenders to shine.
11 Sep 2021 to 12 Sep 2021

Weymouth, Dorset
Nyetimber Dorset Seafood FestivalA fabulous weekend of seafood, delicious English Sparkling Wines from Nyetimber, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere at the new location on the Weymouth Peninsula. The Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival brings together sparkling wine and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores. Taste fresh seafood dishes from around 100 stalls, or simply relax with a bottle of chilled ...
17 Sep 2021 to 20 Sep 2021

Wareham, Dorset
TANKFEST 2021Don’t miss the world’s biggest display of historic moving armour – TANKFEST 2021, sponsored by World of Tanks. See tanks roar round the arena, explore Living History encampments, meet your favourite YouTube stars and historians, and discover the best collection of military vehicles.
17 Sep 2021 to 26 Sep 2021

Dorchester, Dorset
Inside Out Dorset FestivalInside Out Dorset, the biennial festival of FREE large-scale outdoor art and performance returns. Various venues across Dorset – see insideoutdorset.co.uk for details.
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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...
12 Feb 2018
Dorset Countryside Escape to the Dorset countryside and breathe in the fresh air as you gaze over a landscape that looks untouched by time; you can just imagine days gone by, when horses pulled the plough and milk churns were left at the farm gate awaiting collection. Rural Dorset sits to the north and east of the county and is made up of rolling hills, chalk downlands, flower meadows, heathlands, and fertile farmland that produces a variety of crops. The Dorset Wildlife Trust has a number of ... Read more...

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