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Events and what's on in Portland

Portland is famous for its unique assets such as its lighthouses and quarries. With a number of attractions, Portland is home to some exciting events that you're unlikely to get elsewhere.

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24 Jun 2019 to 29 Jun 2019

Portland, Dorset
Black Adder IIIt gives us great pleasure to announce that following in the tradition of their very popular re-imaginings of The Vicar of Dibley, Royal Manor Theatre Company on Portland is preparing to stage an amateur dramatic interpretation of Richard Curtis and Ben Elton's popular BBC Sitcom Blackadder. The show stars Gavin Roberts as the scheming Edmund Blackadder with Sue Coleshill as his dung-breathed servant Baldrick and a full cast playing the familiar supporting characters in full period costume. ...
25 July 2019

Portland, Dorset
Open-Air Theatre: The Comedy of Errors The Comedy of Errors Open-Air Shakespeare production. Bring along a picnic and enjoy this classic comedy in a beautiful setting. Folksy Theatre present Shakespeare's classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them. The other set of twins live in Ephesus, and the new arrivals cause a series of hilarious mistaken identity. Filled with Folksy's wonderful live music, audience interaction ...
19 Aug 2019 to 25 Aug 2019

Portland, Dorset
Portland WeekEveryone welcome! Portland Week is for anyone who wants to mess around in boats. Bring your own boat or have a go at something new: paddleboarding, sea angling, boat rides, art projects and fun competitions. There’s something different every day. Venue: Portland Marina

Latest Portland Features

The latest Portland articles from Resort Dorset are previewed below.

11 Jun 2019
12 Unusual Things to do in Dorset In Dorset, things can get a bit quirky, but quirky often means a fun, unforgettable experience. With a wealth of history, attractions and even animals, the county offers an eclectic mix you’d struggle to find anywhere else. The rural culture that blesses the South West, along with a striking coastline, creates many unique opportunities, meaning you’ve got plenty of choices when looking for unusual things to do in Dorset. From visiting a ‘ghost village’ to ... Read more...
27 Feb 2019
Dorset’s hidden gems - secret places to visit Get off the beaten track in Dorset, and explore some of these hidden locations. Dorset is well-known for some spectacular places to visit, but there’s much more just waiting to be discovered. Some of these are more secret than others, but most are free and well worth adding to any itinerary – there are lots of great hidden things to do here, especially if you’re looking to escape the crowds! 1. Chapman’s Pool A pretty little hidden cove nestled in the ... 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...
More Portland Features:

24 July 2018
Sunday Carvery in Dorset

26 March 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018

27 February 2018
Chesil Beach

27 February 2018
10 of the Best Dorset Places of Interest

12 February 2018
Jurassic Coast

11 February 2018
Water Sports in Dorset

15 August 2017
Afternoon Tea in Dorset

27 July 2017
Things to do on a rainy day in Dorset

16 March 2017
Portland Bill

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