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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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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
03 September 2019

Portland, Dorset
Dumble Dimble Charity Fun RunJoin us on Portland for either a 2-mile walk/run for all the family from 0 to 100 years old – or a 5 mile run for those 15 or over. Those under 11 years of age need a parent/ responsible adult to run with them. From the YMCA at Reforne, Portland Runners register at the YMCA The 5 mile run (min age 15 years) will start at 6.30pm – runners are advised to wear white or hi-vis vests The 2 mile run/walk (0 years to 100 years!) will follow immediately after. Entry Fee (payable on ...
06 October 2019

Portland, Dorset
Osprey Sprint TriathlonThe Osprey Sprint October race will put good use to the months of summer training you will have put yourself through. 300m Pool Swim – 12 lengths of the pool starting at individual times 17k Bike – Around Portland Island, Visiting the Bill. 5k Run – Off road along Hamm Beach. This is a perfect event for a fantastic end to the 2019 season. Legacy café will be open throughout the event for spectators and competitors alike.

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