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31 Oct 2019 to 01 Nov 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury Michaelmas FairOn Thursday 31st October 10am - 4pm and Friday 1st November 10am - 4pm we will be holding our annual Michaelmas Fair at St Mary's School in Shaftesbury. We have some familiar faces returning and some great new exhibitors too. This year's Michaelmas Fair will be supporting Wiltshire Air Ambulance, Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and RNLI Swanage Lifeboat Station.
07 November 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Pagoda ProjectSpringhead is delighted to be hosting the Pagoda Project, a unique musical collaboration described as an intriguing crossover between contemporary folk, jazz and chamber music. Acclaimed accordionist Paul Hutchinson and clarinetist Karen Wimhurst will be playing tracks from their new album coming out in January 2020. Paul, also known for Belshazzars Feast, and Karen, previously a member of the Cauld Blast Orchestra, have a wealth of musical experience in a diverse range of genres from ...
29 Nov 2019 to 01 Dec 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Garden of DelightsThere is free admission to this year’s Garden of Delights at Springhead – a chance to escape the High Street and do some local Christmas shopping in beautiful surroundings. Stalls will be set up in the Mill House, where local craftspeople and artists will be selling a wide range of goods from jewellery and ceramics to framed garden ornaments, cards, glassware and prints. Once you’ve browsed the stalls for Christmas gifts you will also have the chance to enjoy refreshments, cakes and light ...
11 December 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury Carols by CandlelightJoin us at St James' Church in Shaftesbury on Wednesday 11th December at 7pm for a magical candlelit evening featuring all your festive favourites. Following the success of our inaugural carols in Shaftesbury last year, we're delighted to be returning to this beautiful town. Carols by Candlelight is already a firm favourite in the Julia's House events calendar in other areas, well known for a lively mix of celebrity and family readers, music and traditional carols. Last year's special ...
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23 Jul 2019
Holidays in Dorset - 10 Must-Visit Places Dorset is well-known for many reasons, and you’re probably visiting because you’ve heard many great things about the beautiful county (we’re guessing the 95-mile stretch of the Jurassic Coast has something to do with it). But, have you planned what you’re going to get up to during your stay? Holidays in Dorset just aren’t complete without visiting these places. They’ll make your trip extra special… Durdle Door Let’s get ... Read more...
11 Jun 2019
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...
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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