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22 May 2024

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset
Concert by the Horn TrioPlayers Ben Goldscheider French Horn Callum Smart Violin Richard Uttley Piano Program • Faure: Piano Trio in D minor Op 120 (arr) • Ligeti: Horn Trio • Brahms: Horn Trio Op 40
22 May 2024

Poole, Dorset
Rave OnRave On is the 50s and 60s musical sensation sweeping the nation. From the emergence of Rock and Roll at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee to the British Invasion and beyond, this is a musical adventure you won’t want to miss. Charting the meteoric rise of Rock and Roll, Rave On is a thrilling tour through music’s most revolutionary decades. Join us for an exhilarating evening of toe-tapping, sing-along iconic classics, vibrant vintage costumes, colourful staging and dancing in the ...
23 May 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Mission: The Songs of BondMISSION: THE SONGS OF BOND celebrates all the famous Bond theme songs and the amazing vocalists who sang them. The staging of MISSION: THE SONGS OF BOND is a concept like nothing you would have seen in a ‘songs of’ style show - it is not a concert or revue – it’s a full production show and audiences have been left astounded by the production values and attention to detail. MISSION: THE SONGS OF BOND is set in the Headquarters of an intelligence unit and the cast are set a tough mission ...
24 May 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Anyway Up Bingo! Anyway up bingo, An Unmissable night of bingo as you’ve never seen before mixed in with epic singalongs - on-stage dance-offs and much more!! You will have the chance to win some “life-changing” prizes ( and some well-dodgy ones ) Book now for an unforgettable party night!! 8pm - Ocean Room All tickets £19
24 May 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Rat Pack LiveThey were the definition of cool during their Fifties and Sixties Vegas heyday – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr. Combining the full sound of big band swing with charisma, panache and swagger, the trio – collectively known as The Rat Pack, had attitude to spare. Rat Pack Live invites you to be part of the gang and features all the patter and razzamatazz of their infamous live shows. So prepare yourself for the UK’s most authentic Rat Pack concert experience… This ...
25 May 2024

Keep Military Museum, Dorchester, Dorset
D-Day DanceThe Keep Military Museum are delighted to announce we will be hosting a very special 1940s themed dance as part of our 80th Anniversary of D-Day programme. The ‘D-Day Dance’ will take place on the evening of Saturday 25th May 2024 at The Army Reserve Centre, Dorchester, just next door to the museum. The evening will take you back in time to 1940s Dorchester with a live swing band, themed decoration and bar. All money raised will go to supporting The Keep Military Museum, a registered charity.
11 May 2024 to 25 May 2024

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset
Roman Town House ToursJoin us to go behind the scenes and discover the history of Roman Dorchester… Discovered in the 1930s, one of the best examples of a Roman Town House in England is situated here in Dorchester. Following the extensive refurbishment of the covered structure and grounds, we are proud to have partnered with Dorset Council to offer the opportunity of a guided tour of the Roman Town House. Your tour will begin at Dorset Museum & Art Gallery, where our trained guides will deliver a presentation ...
25 May 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
That'll Be The DayThat’ll Be The Day is back on the road with another incredible show packed full of world class performances from Trevor and the highly talented ensemble cast. Let the world’s leading Rock ’n‘ Roll show take you on a journey through the years, as together you celebrate the most iconic moments in Comedy, Rock ’n’ Roll and Pop Culture from the 50s right the way through to the 80s. Combining uproarious comedy sketches and impersonations with breathtaking vocals and dazzling musicianship, ...
25 May 2024

Key West, Bournemouth, Dorset
Typically Tina Turner TributeSimply Tina Turner Tribute comes to Bournemouth Pier! 🎵🎤 On Saturday 25th May 2024, We welcome Tina Turner to Bournemouth Pier for May bank holiday weekend! An amazingly accurate tribute to The Queen of Rock & Roll featuring so many of the great woman’s biggest hits including ‘Nutbush City Limits’, ‘River Deep Mountain High’ and ‘Simply the Best’ to name but three. The look, the voice and most importantly the attitude is beautifully captured and all brought to life by Karin ...
25 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Abbotsbury, Dorset
Abbotsbury Swannery Food & Craft FairDiscover the Abbotsbury Swannery over the Bank Holiday weekend. The cygnets are hatching this time of year so its the perfect time to visit. Meet the fluffy cygnets and enjoy a weekend of food and crafts as well, Dorset Food & Drink provide the stalls, plus there will also be Sharandy’s Birds of Prey, Crafting workshops and much more.
25 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Wimborne, Dorset
Bear Weekend at Wimborne Model TownCUDDLE UP FOR SOME FURRY FUN! Tackle our fun quiz and then get stuck into some amazing bear arts & crafts! WIN PRIZES in the bear raffle and try your luck in the traditional tombola. Get your face painted and then gather round for storytelling time. What more could you ask for? WHAT'S ON & WHEN? BEAR ARTS & CRAFTS Saturday & Sunday 11am–11:30am • 12pm–12:30pm • 2pm–3pm STORY TELLING Saturday & Sunday 10:30am–11am • 11:30am–12pm • 3pm–3:30pm FACE PAINTING Saturday & ...
24 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth 7s FestivalAttracting over 30,000 people & 400+ touring sports teams to the South Coast every year to the multi-award-winning event. 🤝 Dubbed the ‘Sporting Glastonbury’, touring teams compete in an array of competitions across rugby, netball, hockey, cheerleading, 3×3 basketball, fitness games and dodgeball. Amidst the sport, the main festival arena boasts 12 uniquely themed festival arenas, as well as numerous experiences such as Bingo Lingo, foam parties, a silent disco, a funfair & loads more. 🎡
25 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Blandford, Dorset
Bryanston Summer FairOur third year at the beautiful Bryanston School, when we will be taking over the school building and grounds again this May. Over 100 stalls, street food and bar area, live music, circus skills workshops, kids' entertainment and so much more. It's a wonderful day out for the whole family. We hope you can join us for a weekend of fun.
24 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Cranborne, Dorset
Cursus Cider & Music FestivalMuch-loved local music event Cursus Cider & Music Festival returns to Dorset on the bank holiday May 24 - 26, promising another weekend of fantastic live music and good vibes. Now in its ninth year, Cursus is an intimate festival with just 500 tickets available. The result is a friendly, inclusive event with none of the queues, high prices and hassles of a big festival. The music offering punches well above its size with the likes of Mista Trick, Black Water County, Millie Manders & ...
25 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Weymouth, Dorset
Fayre in the SquareTwo days of entertainment along Hope Square and Trinity Road with live bands, street entertainment and loads to do for all the family!
26 May 2024

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Pier CruiseFish and Chip Cruise Sunday 26th May, Friday 19th and Wednesday 31st July Embark on an early evening circular cruise to Poole Harbour with City Cruises, departing from Swanage Pier. The cruise offers vast panoramas of sky, sea, and sand as you pass Old Harry Rocks, Studland Bay, Sandbanks and into Poole, Europe's Largest natural harbour. Fish and chips will be served on the boat at Poole before heading back to Swanage. All proceeds will go towards supporting the work of Swanage ...
25 May 2024 to 26 May 2024

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Pirate FestivalA free festival for pirates, mermaids and anyone else who wants to join in! Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2024. Stalls, living history, re-enactments, pirate parade, pub crawl and a children's area. The Wimborne Militia, the River Rogues, Dewarren, the Greyhounds, Star Gun Company and Broadside Gunners will be doing live history re-enactments during the Festival. For more details, visit the Swanage Pirate Festival Facebook page.
26 May 2024

Weymouth, Dorset
The Bincombe BoltThe Bincombe Bolt is a madcap charity run, created to raise money for Cancer Research UK, and Dorset County Hospital. The race offers a challenge to both the serious athlete looking to test their metal against the mighty Bincombe Hill with the Enduro Hour, and families and children looking amble their way around the classic Bolt single lap. The course is a short trail loop starting with a descent from the Bincombe Bumps towards Sutton Poyntz. It then turns around to follow a flat track, ...
25 May 2024 to 27 May 2024

Christchurch, Dorset
Christchurch Food FestivalCHRISTCHURCH FOOD FESTIVAL 2024 Welcome to this year’s highly anticipated Christchurch Food Festival! Get ready to embark on a culinary journey like no other as this vibrant festival returns to the heart of Christchurch in a matter of weeks. Celebrating the rich gastronomic heritage of the South Coast, this annual extravaganza brings together food enthusiasts, renowned chefs, local producers, and eager visitors from far and wide. In addition to the incredible food, the Christchurch Food ...
27 May 2024

Sherborne Castle, Sherborne, Dorset
Sherborne Castle Country Fair & Rare Breeds ShowThe 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 family. The ...
27 May 2024 to 29 May 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Jurassic Live! - The Jurassic Musical Adventure Jurassic Live! - The Jurassic Musical Adventure Arrives in Weymouth! Monday 27 May, 5pm AND Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 May 12pm & 5pm Adults from £17.50 - £21.50, Child £15 - £17.50, VIP £52.50 (see below for VIP info) MEMBERS PRESALE! Friday 23 February, 10am GENERAL SALE Monday 26 February, 10am Direct from London's West End, The world's leading dinosaur show is coming to Weymouth! See our life-sized, monstrous beasts up close in this award winning festive all star spectacular. ...
20 Mar 2024 to 30 May 2024

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset
A talk about John Brown in DorchesterJohn Brown in Dorchester: Rebuilding a Life after slavery Discover the little-known story of John Brown, in this new showcase display outside the Collections Discovery Centre. Brown was a formerly enslaved Black man, who lived in Dorchester in the 1860s, working as a herbalist. Born into slavery in Virginia, USA around 1811, Brown, who never knew his family name, was separated from his family as a young child. Brown faced significant trauma whilst he was enslaved. Through resilience and ...
30 May 2024

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery, Dorchester, Dorset
Family Activity at Dorset Museum & Art GalleryMay Customs and Ooser Mask Making 30 May 2024, 10:00am - 12:00noon John White’s Learning Centre FREE with Museum Entry Our themed event will delve into the customs and traditions surrounding the merry month of May, learn about the famous horned Ooser mask displayed in the museum, and have a go at making one. All ages are welcome and activities are provided for those under 5s. The last Museum entry 11:45 am. An adult must accompany children at all times.
26 May 2024 to 30 May 2024

Lulworth Castle & Park, Lulworth, Dorset
GO WILD! Lulworth Castle Half TermGO WILD! Half Term 26th - 30th May GO WILD! At Lulworth Castle this May half term. Visit us between May 26th & 30th (Sunday – Thursday) and enjoy our animal and critter themed trails, lawn games, hunts & crafts all included in the usual admission price. Spend the day exploring the Castle, climb the tower, visit our Peacock Park woodland playground and enjoy some tea and cake in the Castle Tearoom. Join the team from MAD 4 ANIMALS at 12 noon and 2pm for daily critter shows. Everyone ...
31 May 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Brian Butterfield's Call of NowSeptember (and a bit of October) 2023 was an important month in the world of business, as Brian Butterfield made his live stage debut, imparting all his business knowledge from his decades spent within the business world working as everything from Lord Mayor’s Croupier to Circus Horse Dentist. Over 10,000 people attended his sold out wave of seminars from Exeter to Glasgow, keen to learn the secrets of success from one of the UK’s titans of business. Demand for the return of Brian and his ...
27 May 2024 to 31 May 2024

Farmer Palmer's, Wareham, Dorset
May Half Term at Farmer PalmersWelcome to May Half Term at Farmer Palmer's Farm Park. May Half Term at Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park has become very popular with both parents and kids for activities to do in Dorset! We have wide range of activities going on, so make sure that you check the dates, times, and activities before booking/reserving your visit. Mon 27th May 10am – 12pm: Wet The Western Tractor Trailer Ride Tues 28th May 10am – 12pm: Wet The Western Tractor Trailer Ride Wed 29th May 10am – 5pm: Sheep ...
01 June 2024

Bridport Colour DayA chance to wear your brightest colours and enjoy Bridport's Historic Street market.
31 May 2024 to 01 Jun 2024

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Fairy FestivalThe Swanage Fairy Festival will be making a huge splash again this year in the stunning seaside town of Swanage in Dorset. You will be mesmerized with the spectacular live mermaid show, spellbound by the enchanting fairies, pillaging pirates and super strong super heroes that will come to life over two magical days 31 May and 1 June!!!! For such an incredible price you can dance until your wings fall off with our incredible line up: Underwater mermaid spectacular, Fairy parade & Costume ...
01 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Take That Experience As Take That celebrate over 30 years as the UK's number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as their most popular and recognised tribute act. With acclaimed vocal performances, stunning replica costumes and iconic dance routines, The Take That Experience recreate the magic of Take That live on stage with their ‘Greatest Hits Tour’. “THE CLOSEST THING TO TAKE THAT” - NIGEL MARTIN-SMITH This incredible show features hit after hit from Take That’s ...
01 June 2024

Athelhampton House & Gardens, Dorchester, Dorset
Tudor Rebellions Study Day at AthelhamptonLearn more about Tudor history, with talks at Athelhampton by Nathen Amin, Melita Thomas, Dr Nicola Tallis and Juliet Braidwood, followed by a tour of Athelhampton House
29 May 2024 to 01 Jun 2024

Dorchester, Dorset
Wessex Musical Theatre: Sister ActWessex Musical Theatre is bringing this feel-good, thrilling and rousing musical, made famous by Whoopi Goldberg, to Dorchester in May, and will be performed at The Thomas Hardye School theatre. The action begins when lounge singer Deloris witnesses a murder and is placed in a convent to hide from her gangster boyfriend. As she spends time with her fellow nuns, she inspires them to find their true voices, sing out loud and proud, and save the church from financial ruin. Featuring music ...
31 May 2024 to 02 Jun 2024

Blandford, Dorset
Crown Fest 2024Crown Fest 2024 Crown Fest is back again for 2024 with 11 bands playing over the weekend of Friday May 31st - Sunday June 2nd at The Crown Hotel in Blandford Forum. The weekend will be a free family event fille with live music, facepainting, food and drink, and an indoor market. There will be a marquee in the Sealy Suite Garden for the music and the venue will open to the public all weekend, with a two-day indoor market on the Saturday and Sunday from 11am - 3pm selling a variety of ...
25 May 2024 to 02 Jun 2024

RockReef, Bournemouth, Dorset
May Half Term at RockReefMay Half Term Just Got More Fun! Are you ready to make the most of the May half-term in Bournemouth? Whether you’re a local looking for rainy-day activities or a visitor seeking seaside fun, we’ve got you covered. Join us at the Bournemouth seafront for an unforgettable adventure, rain or shine! Don’t let the weather dampen your spirits! Bournemouth Pier offers indoor climbing at RockReef and there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Let the little ones explore and ...
25 May 2024 to 02 Jun 2024

Wareham, Dorset
May Half Term at The Tank Museum: D-Day DeceptionsHalf term D-Day fun for the whole family to enjoy. Tank displays, kids’ activities, vehicle rides, and more! The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ activities, and more at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, take part in family-friendly crafts, talks, and tours, alongside real examples of D-Day ‘Funny’ tanks.
25 May 2024 to 02 Jun 2024

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Pirates of the Nothe FortPirates of the Nothe Fort 25 May - 2 June, 10:30am - 4:00pm Set sail for a day of family-friendly adventure with Pirate of the Fort, fit for the whole crew! Pirate Ship: Climb aboard our magnificent pirate ship and explore the high seas like a true captain. Panning for Gold: Venture into the world of treasure hunting as you pan for sparkling gold nuggets. Walk the Plank: Test your balance and bravery, can you make it across or will you end up in Davey Jones’s Locker? Pirate Hook ...
02 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The McCartney Songbook ‘The McCartney Songbook’ showcases the songwriting genius of the legendary Sir Paul McCartney in a powerful new live production. Featuring ‘All The Best’ of McCartney, Wings and The Beatles, this exciting show consists of over 30 monster hits such as ‘Jet’, ‘Band On The Run’, ‘Let It Be’ ‘Live And Let Die’, ‘Silly Love Songs’ and ‘Hey Jude’ all packed into 2 hours of entertainment perfection. Starring critically acclaimed performer Peter Jackson from West End smash hit musical ‘Let It ...
01 Jun 2024 to 02 Jun 2024

Weymouth, Dorset
Wessex Folk FestivalWelcome to the Wessex Folk Festival 2024. The famous free Wessex Folk Festival is held every year in the first week of June and has been established for the past 20 years. It is one of the biggest free festivals in the UK, held on the picturesque Harbourside in Weymouth. The weekend starts with ‘warm up’ sessions in the harbourside pubs on the Friday afternoon and evening, where people can meet up with friends old and new and begin to enjoy the festival atmosphere. The whole of ...
05 June 2024

Swanage, Dorset
Tale of Two Piers at Swanage PierEnjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations. Experience a breath of fresh air and great views while learning about the history of the pier told by one of our Volunteers. Tours start at the gatehouse; normal admission applies to the Pier. No booking required. Weather Dependent.
06 June 2024

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
80th Anniversary of D-Day Exhibition OpeningNothe Fort Exhibition From June 6th 2024 Nothe Fort is delighted to announce that it will be presenting a new exhibition to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. The exhibition will explore and commemorate the role of Nothe Fort and Weymouth’s residents in the preparations for the D-Day operations of 1944. Working with an interpretation designer, the fort's volunteer curatorial team is presenting a story that allows fort visitors to really get a feel for the experiences of soldiers ...
06 June 2024

Castletown D-Day Centre, Portland, Dorset
D-Day 80th Anniversary at Castletown D-Day CentreJoin us as we mark the 80th Anniversary of D-Day where it all began, at the embarkation point here in Portland, Dorset. We are teaming up with Portland Town Council to mark the event with a day of services, tributes and activities for all the family. Throughout the day, Castletown D-Day Centre will be holding talks and activities for all the family to enjoy. Get hands on with history and learn about this important event in our past through an immersive experience. Climb inside battle ...
06 June 2024

Blandford, Dorset
D-Day Proclamation and Beacon LightingOn Thursday 6th June, the 80th anniversary of the D -Day landings, the largest sea, air and land operation in history, towns up and down the country will be paying tribute to those that gave so much to enable us to share the freedom we have today. Join us at 12pm in the Churchyard of Blandford Forum Parish Church for a short Proclamation Ceremony that we are hosting in partnership with the Royal British Legion. The event will be opened by the Town Crier who will be reading the D-Day 80 ...
06 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
G4 - 20th Anniversary The UK’s No.1 vocal harmony group and original X-Factor stars celebrate a double decade in the limelight with a spectacular anniversary show. G4 have been wowing audiences with their incredible harmonies and stunning vocals ever since appearing on the first series of the X Factor in 2004. Their unique blend of classical training alongside a pioneering approach to popular classics has seen them hailed as the ‘Kings of Popera’ and earned them a legion of loyal fans all over the ...
06 June 2024

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis D-Day 80th Torchlight ProcessionOn Thursday 6th June, Lyme Regis will join with communities throughout the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the largest naval, air and land operation in history. The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 marked the beginning of the liberation of France and western Europe. We should all remember and never forget the selfless sacrifice and courage of all those involved and use this commemoration to pay our tribute to those who gave so much to ...
06 June 2024

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Town Council D-Day AnniversaryWeymouth Town Council will fund various activities on Thursday 6th June to coincide with the 80th anniversary of D-Day. This date is etched in Weymouth’s history as the town was a departure point in June 1944 for thousands of Allied troops, mainly Americans. They left Weymouth Harbour to play their part in one of the biggest military operations in history. Commemorating their efforts, Weymouth will take centre stage to put on a show which includes a D-Day immersive soundscape for the ...
07 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Arrival - The Hits of ABBACalling all ‘Dancing Queens’ and ‘Super Troopers’ - it has been 50 years since ABBA’s Iconic 1974 Eurovision win with their legendary performance of Waterloo… and what better way to celebrate than with Arrival - The Hits of ABBA! Get ready to embark on a musical journey back to the 70s where disco reigned supreme and ABBA ruled the charts with their infectious melodies and high-energy performances. Arrival – The Hits of ABBA is an outstanding celebration of the greatest pop group in ...
08 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
KingsExperience the music of Queen like never before! Featuring Weymouth's own Let's Dance Queen were renowned for their incredible mix of classical male harmonies blended with incredible rock music. In this unique twist, you will experience the same rock hits that you know and love but, this time, with an all-female vocal line-up! The list of endless hits will include: Bohemian Rhapsody / We Will Rock You / Radio Ga Ga / I Want To Break Free / Somebody To Love / Under Pressure / One ...
08 June 2024

Weymouth, Dorset
SummerfestWeymouth's Biggest Family Fun Day is back! And this year, it's bigger than ever! Last year, we raised £13,000 for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance in honour of tabler, Grant Strewsbury whose life was saved by their incredible team of staff and volunteers a couple of years ago. What's more, we were able to fund two new defibrillators in Weymouth. This year, we want to show just how impactful we can be when we all come together. That's why we have chosen to continue our support of those ...
09 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
An Evening with Trevor and GaryThat’ll Be The Day’s Trevor Payne and Gary Anderson take their double act on tour! Over 6,000 shows. 40 years of history. One unforgettable night of music, stories, and laughter. That’ll Be The Day icons Trevor Payne and Gary Anderson will be embarking on their first solo tour in 2024 in An Evening with Trevor and Gary. First performed in 1988, rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza That’ll Be The Day is beloved by fans worldwide, and has been touring solidly for nearly four decades. Now, this ...
08 Jun 2024 to 09 Jun 2024

Castletown D-Day Centre, Portland, Dorset
D-Day 80th Anniversary WeekendCan't make it to our D-Day 80th Anniversary event? Don't worry, we have a whole weekend planned to commemorate the anniversary! Join us for reenactments, military vehicle displays, talks, stalls, live music, food and drink and more! We have something for all the family. Why not climb inside our battle damaged Sherman tank, try on authentic uniforms, handle real WW2 weapons, and even explore D-Day from the German perspective, complete with authentic Nazi artefacts. Once you have ...
25 May 2024 to 09 Jun 2024

Dorchester, Dorset
Dorset Art WeeksDorset Art Weeks returns 25 May - 9 June with over 250 venues, as well as activities and exhibitions celebrating the best of fine art, craft and making across the county. The Dorset Art Weeks Guide returns with improved access information, regional maps and information on sustainable transport. The DAW Guide is available at cultural outlets across Wessex from April alongside full venue details here on the DAW website. The Dorset Art Weeks App will also be available to download, (search ...
08 Jun 2023 to 09 Jun 2024

Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Food & Arts FestivalSet across Highcliffe high street and recreation ground, this family-friendly festival is a celebration of the finest local produce, crafts and cookery. Highcliffe’s festival is like no other, a great celebration and huge street party in one. Look out for gourmet artisan stalls, fabulous street food, celebrity chefs, cookery demonstrations, live music, children’s entertainment and much, much more.
08 Jun 2024 to 09 Jun 2024

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Lyme Regis Fossil FestivalThe Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is an annual event for the whole family. Visitors can look forward to Expert Talks, Exhibitions & Educational Activities, Guided Walks, Author Talks & Book Signings, Creative Workshops, Street Performances and much, much more!
25 May 2024 to 09 Jun 2024

Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck Arts Weeks FestivalDuring PAW 2024 you can expect an array of experiences across Purbeck, from eclectic exhibitions to Open Studios,captivating concerts and events, and even some surprises sprinkled along the way. This year's PAW Festival takes place from 25 May - 9 June. Prepare to be immersed in artistic wonder as painters, sculptors, textile artists, metalworkers, glass artists, woodworkers, ceramicists and more eagerly throw open their studio doors to welcome you. Rollington Barn, nestled near Corfe ...
07 Jun 2024 to 09 Jun 2024

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 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
D-Day DarlingsFollowing on from their smash hit show celebrating the King’s Coronation, the Nation’s favourite wartime-inspired group, The D-Day Darlings, proudly present their BRAND NEW Show marking the 80th Anniversary of D-Day! The Show... Expect an emotive and reflective, yet highly entertaining and joyous performance. Featuring best loved songs from the era including stunning new arrangements, dazzling costumes and slick choreography in a stunning new show marking a hugely significant moment in ...
14 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Whole Lotta Shakin' - The Shakin' Stevens StoryAll tickets £27.50 Friday 14 June, 7:30pm - Theatre Fully endorsed by members of Shaky's own family, the Award Winning tribute to the UK's biggest selling singles artist of the 1980's - WHOLE LOTTA SHAKIN' - THE SHAKIN' STEVENS STORY is a nostalgic celebration, jam-packed with feel-good Rock 'n' Roll! Performing as Shakin' Stevens, West End star Rebel Dean will guide you through a full audio-visual spectacular with his live band, including rare footage and images which tell the ...
15 June 2024

Key West, Bournemouth, Dorset
Badness Tribute: Father's Day WeekendCelebrate Father’s Day Weekend – with live music from Badness at Key West on Bournemouth Pier! On Saturday 15th June, come and celebrate with us! TICKETS ON SALE! Performing on Father’s Day weekend (Saturday 15th June) is Badness the Madness Tribute! “BADNESS” formed in July 1994 and quickly became one of the top Madness tribute bands & Ska / 2Tone revival bands in the country. Within six months the band were selling out various venues across the UK. & Ireland. Consisting of a ...
15 June 2024

Bridport, Dorset
Bridport Food FestivalJoin us on the 15th June this year to celebrate our 20th Anniversary Food Festival! We are super excited about this year's event and have lots of delicious food and fun lined up for you. . .
15 June 2024

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 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.
15 June 2024

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Rob Lamberti presents Perfectly GeorgeAll tickets £33 Saturday 15 June, 7:30pm - Theatre Featuring the incredible voice of Rob Lamberti, this show has wowed audiences around the country and Europe and lifted them to their feet, in a dynamic show that tactfully and appropriately celebrates the career of one of the most gifted performers of a generation. From Wham! all the way through to the diverse eras of George’s hugely successful solo career, including timeless hits like ‘Careless Whisper’, ‘Faith’, ‘I’m Your Man’, ...

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