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19 February 2019

Poole, Dorset
Animalcolm the MusicalMalcolm doesn’t like animals, which is a problem because his family loves them. Their house is full of pets. After a bizarre school trip unlike any other, Malcolm begins to understand animals more deeply than anyone. But will he end up the same as before? Because sometimes the hardest thing to be is…you. A vibrant, energetic and gloriously funny new musical comedy from the award-winning Story Pocket Theatre. ANiMALCOLM combines physical theatre, puppetry and the company’s outstanding ...
19 February 2019

Poole, Dorset
Forest School FunJoin Dorset Wildlife Trust for fun and games in a natural woodland setting at Upton Country Park from 10am to 12 noon in Grove Wood. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for 5 - 10-year-olds. £5 per child. Places are limited so booking is essential on 01202 692033 or at kwilkinson@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk.
19 February 2019

Wareham, Dorset
This event is perfect for your little ones - get your wellies on and come down to Arne for an adventure! We’ll teach the children about using journey sticks and explore this amazing reserve. Cost: £5.00 (20% discount for RSPB members) Adults go free! 11.00am - 12.30pm No Booking Required
20 February 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Half-term Fun at Bridport MuseumJoin local archaeologist and Dorset’s Finds Liaison Officer Ciorstaidh Hayward-Trevarthen, to handle real finds up to half a million years old and replica objects from Dorset. Drop in between 10am-3pm to explore and make your own ‘knotted’ jewellery with secret inscriptions to take home, as well as Museum-inspired badges. From 11:00am - 11:30am pop in and see our wonderful ropewalk in action … you might even get to have a go at winding the jack! This event is a free drop ...
20 February 2019

Portland, Dorset
Stormy Seashore ScavengersWalk along Chesil Beach and hunt the strandline for wildlife treasure blown in with the Atlantic storms. 11am at the The Fine Foundation Chesil Beach Centre, Portland.
20 February 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
The X Factor Live TourThe X Factor Live Tour is returning for 2019! X Factor Digital Presenter, Becca Dudley, will be returning as host this year on The X Factor Live Tour. The X Factor Tour has thrilled over three million people since it began 14 years ago, making it one of the UK’s most successful annual arena tours. So get your tickets to The X Factor Live Tour 2019 and don’t miss out. Venue: BIC Windsor Hall
18 Feb 2019 to 21 Feb 2019

Wareham, Dorset
Mardi Gras: Masks, Music and More!Come to Wareham Library and make a mask, music shaker and carnival twirls in readiness for Mardi Gras Carnival. Join us for the procession on Friday 22 February 11:30 am (weather permitting). No need to book, just drop in when we are open Monday 18 February until Thursday 21 February. Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent/carer. For further information, please contact Wareham Library.
21 February 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
OCD Productions UK proudly present ONCE UPON A PRINCESS The Princesses return to the Regent Centre in the smash hit show, ‘Once Upon A Princess’ - the ultimate pop Princess party, live on stage! This glittering production features your favourite fairytale Princesses and a soundtrack of top pop hits and movie musical classics. Once Upon A Princess, now in its third sparkling year, continues to entertain, inspire and captivate little Princes and Princesses with its toe tapping, ...
21 February 2019

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Theatre: Quentin Crisp, Naked HopeFrom a conventional upbringing to global notoriety via The Naked Civil Servant, Quentin Crisp was an extraordinary raconteur and wit, and one of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century. Openly gay as early as the 1930s, Quentin spent decades being beaten up on London’s streets for his refusal to be anything less than himself. His courage, and the powerful philosophy that evolved from those experiences, inspire to the present day. This much-acclaimed solo play, fresh ...
21 Feb 2019 to 22 Feb 2019

Poole, Dorset
Creepy Crawly ShowGet up close and personal with creepy crawlies, birds and reptiles! Encourage your child's interest in the outdoors with this interactive and informative show, led by a talented presenter. £2 per child. A real hands-on experience featuring loads of interesting creatures and fun facts! Thu 21st Feb and Fri 22nd Feb 10:00am - 11:30am In the Activity Area near the Education Centre, Upton Country Park.
18 Feb 2019 to 22 Feb 2019

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Dorset
Highcliffe Castle Half-term Trail & ActivitiesA trail taking you around the inside of the castle in hunt of questions about Chinese New Year. Afterwards the dining room will be set up ready to do some crafts and activities. Last Entry to the castle and the crafts will be 3.30pm, with the castle and crafts finishing at 4pm.
14 Dec 2018 to 23 Feb 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Cool Coast Ice RinkEmbrace that wintry feeling with Cool Coast Ice Rink at Bournemouth International Centre! Whether you’re a budding figure skater or feel more comfortable clinging on to the sides, everyone is welcome – the rink is big enough for all. There’s even a mini rink for those first nerve-racking glides and skate mates available to hire for the youngsters. When your feet are firmly back on the ground, or if you’d rather sit this one out, soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying Bavarian inspired ...
21 Feb 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
GaslightThis classic Victorian thriller is a powerful story of a young woman psychologically dominated by her husband. While Jack Manningham is out on the town each evening his wife Bella stays at home alone, believing she’s losing her mind. She can’t explain the disappearance of familiar objects, the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of the living room gaslights. The surprise arrival of retired Detective Rough leads to a shocking discovery that will shake her respectable ...
23 February 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
JTQ: The James Taylor QuartetLed by Hammond organ-guru, James Taylor, JTQ stands with one foot planted in 2018, and the other, just as firmly, somewhere south of the 1970s. For more than 25 years, The James Taylor Quartet have set the standard for the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz. On dozens of mighty albums and at their legendary gigs at home and around the world, they’ve quietly become a byword for distinguished British creativity. In addition to his work with JTQ – James has collaborated with the likes of ...
21 Feb 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Poole, Dorset
Light Up Poole: A Festival of LightAs darkness falls, Light Up Poole will transform the town centre, combining light art and digital installations with interactive activities in partnership with leading cultural organisations across the region. More than 20 art spectacles will be shown at various locations to accentuate the town’s diverse landscapes, from the harbour’s natural beauty and the industrial expanse of the docks to the Old Town’s historic buildings and the urban setting of the High Street.
23 February 2019

Dorchester, Dorset
Maiden Newton Potato DayMaiden Newton Allotments Association is holding its sixth Annual Potato Day on Saturday 23rd February. In what has become a popular annual event, Maiden Newton Village Hall will open its doors between 10.30am and 2.00pm to welcome all keen gardeners, be they allotment veterans, experienced enthusiasts or complete novices who would like to talk to some experts, find helpful advice and share tips on all things gardening. You can buy your spuds by the single tuber if you only have a small ...
20 Feb 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Panto: Snow White and the Seven DwarfsDon't miss Lyme Regis Pantomime Society's fabulous annual half-term event! This year's panto is the classic fairytale "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". Lyme Pantomime Society will guarantee you fun and laughter. There will be singing, dancing and jokes aplenty - all brought to you by the talented local cast. Get ready to boo, hiss and cheer in equal measure! The show runs from Wednesday 20th February to Saturday 23rd February at 7.30pm, with a matinee performance on Saturday at ...
20 Feb 2019 to 23 Feb 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Shrek The MusicalBased on the Oscar-winning animation film, Shrek The Musical is the Tony Award-winning adventure-filled musical brought to you by the highly acclaimed, Swish of the Curtain. An unlikely hero, the big, green and ugly Ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside the wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her dramatic rescue. Featuring memorable songs, a side splitting script and slick choreography, the beloved characters from the original film are brought to life ...
23 February 2019

Poole, Dorset
Yamato - The Drummers of JapanThe Yamato drummers are back at the Lighthouse by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe. In a brand new show, the drummers challenge and push themselves to their absolute limits. Yamato will leave audiences exhilarated by this visually spectacular, high-energy and explosive show.
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
February Half Term at The Tank MuseumThe Tank Museum is Dorset's largest indoor attraction. Shelter from the rain and keep the family dry and entertained for hours. SOUTH WEST MODEL SHOW - FEBRUARY 16-17 Start your holiday with the biggest model show in the South West. The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the UK to exhibit their models throughout the Museum. Miniature, Remote Control and Scale models will all be in attendance. Annual Passes are valid. Find out more here. Tonnes of Fun for ...
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
February half-term fun at King John's castleExplore King John's castle for medieval fun with the castle quest, crafts and puzzles in the Outer Bailey. Make your own medieval clay tile or get your hands dirty with daub from 12.45pm-3pm. Bring your own brave teddy or borrow one to help rescue King John's prisoners and escape down the teddy bear zip-wire in the Great Escape. Watch missiles launch from the castle's medieval siege engine at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 3pm and guess how far they can go.
17 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Lyme Regis, Dorset
Fossil Hunting Walks at Charmouth Coast CentreThese two-hour session start at the Centre with a 25-minute talk from the Centre Warden about the rocks and fossils of Charmouth and how to find fossils on the beach. The group then heads out onto the beach with the wardens and spends the rest of the session looking for fossils. Charges: £8 Adult, £4 Child (2 years and under go free). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Meeting point: Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre Site information: Some uneven ground with sand, ...
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset
Half Term at the Tank MuseumThis February half term, explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history! South West Model Show February 16-17 - start off your holiday with the biggest model show in the South West. The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the UK to exhibit their models throughout the Museum. Miniature, Remote Control and Scale models will all be in attendance. Tonnes of Fun for Families! Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also let off steam in ...
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Dorchester, Dorset
Half Term: Superheroes WeekAt Shire Hall, dressed up kids go free!* A comic book superhero trail… can you crack the code? Test your superhero powers with our superhero tests. Every day – Make a superhero badge! (£2.00 charge applies) Tuesday and Thursday – Storytelling in the cells. *2 kids go free with every full paying adult Please check our website for times and updates.
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Half-term at Kingston Maurward Animal ParkThere's FREE entry for children this half term! Activities all day. Open from 10am – 4pm
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Beaulieu, New Forest, Dorset
Hands-on Half-term at BeaulieuBecome an inventor this February half-term! See wonderful machines from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and then take part in activities to invent your own creations... To celebrate our Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 Years exhibition, we're inviting visitors to follow in the footsteps of Chitty's on-screen creator Caractacus Potts and dream up their own magical inventions. Pick up your Hands-On Half Term Travel Log to create memories from your visit and complete the fun activities inside. Makes ...
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Haynes Motor Museum, Sherborne, Dorset
Haynes Half-term Discovery DaysCalling amateur detectives of all ages! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to join us at Haynes International Motor Museum this February half-term and take part in ‘Discovery Days’. Make your way to our Top Secret Mission HQ to receive your mission and everything you need to help crack the case. Even the best detectives need a little help, so bring your very best teammates for this action-packed, mission busting, mystery solving day out. If you need more clues, our ...
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Spring-themed Crafty Fun at Kingston LacyHead to the craft station in the laundry from 10am to 3pm and have a go at creating your own pinwheel from paper. Why not take your completed pinwheel outside and watch the wind make it spin. This activity is a drop in session so there is no need to book. Also: Family Nature Trail 10am to 4pm If you like to venture off the beaten track then our family nature trail could be for you. Explore the depths of the Kingston Lacy parkland on the Woodland Walk. There will be plenty of ...
16 Feb 2019 to 24 Feb 2019

Poole, Dorset
Woodland Adventure TrailStuck for something to do in half term? Come along to Upton Country Park and try our woodland adventure trail. Pick up an activity map, £1 from the Tea Rooms, and try to find all the hidden clues in the Park! Make sure you fill out all the answers and send it back to us for the chance to win fun prizes!
26 Feb 2019 to 02 Mar 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Blood BrothersWritten by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Few musicals have received quite such acclaim as the multi-award winning Blood Brothers. Bill Kenwright’s production surpassed 10,000 performances in London’s West End, one of only three musicals ever to achieve that milestone. It has been affectionately christened the ‘Standing ...
02 March 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Nordic walking 3-part course from Corfe CastleStep into spring this March with a three-part Nordic walking course. Enjoy exploring different areas of the Purbeck landscape and build on your technique as you progress with local Nordic walking expert Lynne. Nordic Walking is an enhancement of ordinary walking which makes it suitable for all levels of fitness and is enjoyed by athletes and casual walkers alike. The poles are used to propel your body forward making your feet feel light and eases pressure on the joints. Enjoy learning ...
26 Feb 2019 to 02 Mar 2019

Poole, Dorset
Theatre: The VerdictThe powerful best-selling courtroom thriller What price the truth? Following the phenomenal success of its world premiere tour, Middle Ground Theatre Company is delighted to present the second tour of the gripping and critically acclaimed courtroom sensation The Verdict. Frank Galvin is a washed up veteran lawyer and an alcoholic. He is presented with one last chance to redeem himself when he is given an open-and-shut medical malpractice case that no one thinks he can win. Up ...
28 Feb 2019 to 02 Mar 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Twynham School presents The Wizard of OzTwynham School return to the Regent Centre for the seventh time with their production of the all-time classic musical ‘The Wizard of Oz’. L. Frank Baum’s classic novel comes to life in this faithful version of the original classic 1939 film. It features all the most beloved songs including Over the Rainbow, Ding Dong, the Witch is Dead and We’re off to see the Wizard, among many others. As one of the most successful musicals ever, audiences are guaranteed a lively and colourful evening. ...
02 March 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth & Dorset Music FestivalThe Weymouth & Dorset Music Festival is a non-competitive festival open to all musicians of all ages and abilities. Entrants have the rare opportunity to perform their music in front of an audience – many for the first time – and get feedback from a highly qualified and friendly adjudicator. The Festival provides a whole day of music, from 9am through till 5pm and it would be great to have an audience for our young (and not so young) performers. Please come along and support our local ...
03 March 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
Exciting ScienceThis brand new, exciting and educational show will amaze and astound all ages from 4 years and up. Featuring silly, fun, factual Science experiments, it’s the perfect way to engage the mind and imagination during a dull and boring half-term holiday! A show full of wiz, bang, pop …. and splurt! 1:00 pm-3:00 pm at the Tivoli Theatre.
02 Mar 2019 to 03 Mar 2019

Kingston Maurward Lambing WeekendBring the family to the Lambing Weekend see the newborn lambs and enjoy a day out at the Animal Park. We are open 10am until 4pm. Admission charges apply
02 Mar 2019 to 03 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval knight academy Travel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Brush up on your basic squiring skills as you learn about the arms and armour of a knight. Witness devastating demonstrations of the weapons of the time and begin your training with sword, spear and shield.
03 March 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Nothe Fort Wedding FairSituated at the entrance to Weymouth Harbour, on the end of the Nothe peninsula, the Fort enjoys views from Weymouth Bay round into Portland Harbour and beyond. A Nothe Fort wedding is a very special occasion within the unique setting of this Victorian Fort, adding something extra to the most important day of your life. Our Wedding Fair will include: Nothe Fort Artillery Gun Firing; Catering; Cakes; Hair & Makeup Artists; Musicians; Photographers; Transport; Florist; Photo booth; ...
28 Feb 2019 to 03 Mar 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Blues FestivalThe Swanage Blues Festival brings together an amazing collection of Blues musicians, fans and friends for a weekend of jams, open mics and headline performances that will have you coming back time after time. Over 100 musicians perform at 60 events in some 15 indoor venues.
09 March 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Cinema Museum Open DayCalling all cinema enthusiasts! Step into a bygone era with a behind-the-scenes tour of the Regent projection room. Enjoy a live demonstration of our 35mm projector, which has been lovingly restored by a team of loyal volunteers. The extensive collection includes countless photographic images, old cinema posters, antique cinema fixtures and more! Ideal for anyone with an appreciation for the pre-digital days. Spaces are limited to 6 per tour - book now to avoid disappointment! ...
09 March 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Dance: Get on the Floor!Get ready for a dance show like no other, starring Strictly star/TV personality AJ Pritchard. A fabulous fusion of styles combine with an iconic musical playlist and a dynamic cast of dance and vocal talent to set your pulse racing. Worldwide dancefloor flavours include tango, ballroom, Latin, hip-hop, contemporary and commercial with stunning live vocals, striking costumes, and an exciting remixed sound. Featuring iconic hits from Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Elvis, Madonna, Amy ...
09 Mar 2019 to 10 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval craft workshopsExplore the Outer Bailey and try your hand at medieval craftsmanship. Perhaps help daub the wattle walls on the stonemasons’ lodge or make and decorate a clay tile to take home with you.
10 March 2019

Dorchester, Dorset
Rise & Shine Breakfast RunThis is a 2-mile route around the Dorchester area to raise money for Weldmar Hospicecare. Once you have completed your walk you can sit down with a cuppa and enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast. This is a brand new event for 2019 and for Weldmar Hospicecare. The event is open to people of all ages and will be great fun for all the family, It will be a 2-mile fun run/walk and will take place on 10th March starting and finishing at Brownsword Hall in Poundbury. The sponsored run will ...
10 March 2019

Dorchester, Dorset
The Big Picture SaleWhat do you have in your attic? Remember all those pictures you never had room to hang? Or the ones you decided you didn’t like after all? Then why not donate them to Dorchester Arts, and come along to our Big Picture Sale to find something more to your taste! If you love art, pictures and images of all kinds come and immerse yourself in an afternoon devoted to the visual arts. As well as a sale of donated pictures of all shapes, sizes, types and tastes, there will be a gallery of affordable ...
13 March 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
Blue Planet II Live in ConcertBBC presenter Anita Rani has been announced as host for Blue Planet II – Live In Concert. Following the incredible success of the BAFTA award-winning BBC One television series Blue Planet II, presented by Sir David Attenborough, BBC Studios, and FKP Scorpio are proud to present a 13-date UK live tour, which will bring the wonders and mysteries of the planet’s oceans and wildlife to the UK arena stage. Blue Planet II – Live In Concert – will present a selection of stunning visuals from ...
14 March 2019

Portland, Dorset
Theatre: Peril at SeaThe greatest storm in living memory blasts the English coast. Striving against the howling winds and pounding waves, a lonely boat struggles on. As the storm rages and night wears on, those left behind wait impatiently, huddled together, isolated and unfamiliar. Tempers will flare and solace will be sought in this evocative journey into our seafaring past and present. One island, one sea, ever changing, never conquered. Up The Road Theatre bring you this brand new production, ahead ...
15 March 2019

Wimborne, Dorset
The Searchers Farewell ConcertThere is no doubt that the swinging 60s was a very special time and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, THE SEARCHERS have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading country in the music industry. Their total record sales exceed 50 million. The Searchers have ...
16 March 2019

Bridport, Dorset
Charity Spring BallYou are invited to the Charity Spring Ball - prepare for a fabulous evening of food, fun and fundraising! This event has been kindly organised on behalf of Weldmar Hospicecare and British Heart Foundation. Tickets £20. Available from Helen – 07762374838, or Michelle – 0798371215. One-course meal and raffle, with entertainment by Shelby’s Elbow. Venue: Freshwater Beach Holiday Park
16 March 2019

Christchurch, Dorset
Nathan Carter: Born for the RoadFollowing the success of his current autumn tour, Irish Country-Pop crossover star Nathan Carter announces his Born For The Road 2019 tour. Without a doubt, he is fast becoming one of the UK’s most prolific touring artists, with his energetic showmanship proving irresistible for fans across the UK. As one of Ireland’s biggest live music acts, Nathan is becoming a household name, with tracks from “Stayin’ Up All Night” becoming hits, such as “Wagon Wheel” and “I Wanna Dance”. ...
16 Mar 2019 to 17 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval Knight AcademyTravel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Brush up on your basic squiring skills as you learn about the arms and armour of a knight. Witness devastating demonstrations of the weapons of the time and begin your training with sword, spear and shield.
17 March 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Half MarathonNow in its 5th Year, this popular seaside half marathon provides runners with some outstanding scenery, history, and the opportunity to set a pb on a pretty flat 13.1 mile course. Runners will complete a traffic-free, fast course and take in a historical and scenic tour of Weymouth’s dramatic past and landscape through the town, harbour, seafront and Lodmoor Country Park.
21 March 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Syd Lawrence Orchestra - Big Band SpectacularThe “Best Big Band in the Land” is back for 2019 and their explosive new show is better than ever! Hold on tight as Big Band Spectacular takes you on an exciting journey that is stunning, dynamic, and thrilling. Directed by Chris Dean, this mesmerizing performance is packed with your Big Band Favourites. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Neal Hefti, Billy May, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and many more. Venue: Pavilion Theatre
23 March 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Rock for HeroesAre you ready to ROCK! Immerse yourself in the incredible new live music experience with Rock For Heroes. Bringing the perfect combination of your favourite Rock & Pop artist across the eras, in celebration of an incredible cause Help for Heroes. We will be collecting for this amazing cause, after every show. Performed by a full live rock band and superb singers, It’s the must see show of the year. With music from artists such as Dire Straits, Status Quo, Queen, David Bowie, Madonna, ...
22 Mar 2019 to 23 Mar 2019

Bournemouth, Dorset
The Gin To My Tonic FestivalGIN LOVERS REJOICE! This festival brings together over 100 different gins from across the UK and beyond. Each gin has been selected for its outstanding craftsmanship and flavour, with the aim of introducing you to gins you may not have encountered before. The festival is here to take you on a journey of gin discovery! Ticket prices TICKETS £11 PER PERSON, INCLUDES: Guaranteed Entry (subject to proof of ID) Gin Explorer Guide Gin Copa Glass Gin Sampling / Trade ...
23 Mar 2019 to 24 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval craft workshopsExplore the Outer Bailey and try your hand at medieval craftsmanship. Perhaps help daub the wattle walls on the stonemasons’ lodge or make and decorate a clay tile to take home with you.
22 Mar 2019 to 26 Mar 2019

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset
Flying Scotsman Running DaysFlying Scotsman will operate 5 services a day each way between Swanage and Norden non-stop. Flying Scotsman will be hauling Car 14 Pullman Observation Car “The Devon Belle” and 6 carriages. Tickets will include travel on the “feeder service” (see below) and access to viewing areas (see below) A steam-hauled “feeder service” will operate between Norden and Swanage calling at Corfe Castle and Harmans Cross. This service can be used by those booked to travel on Flying Scotsman as well as ...
31 March 2019

Blandford, Dorset
Canine Activity DayThis brand new Margaret Green Animal Rescue event aims to give everyday dog owners the opportunity to have a taster session of different popular canine pursuits without having to pay for or commit to a block of sessions. Our workshops are open to owners of all abilities, you don’t need to have any previous experience in the activities or even a well-trained dog! The one-hour-long group workshops provide the opportunity to receive a lesson in your chosen activity run by a local canine ...
31 March 2019

Wareham, Dorset
Free Entry for Mothers at Farmer Palmer'sMothers can visit free on Mother's Day with a voucher downloaded from Farmer Palmer's website.
30 Mar 2019 to 31 Mar 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Medieval knight academyTravel back in time to the 12th century and learn some of the skills you'd need to become a noble knight. Brush up on your basic squiring skills as you learn about the arms and armour of a knight. Witness devastating demonstrations of the weapons of the time and begin your training with sword, spear and shield.
31 March 2019

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, Dorset
Mother's Day high tea at Corfe CastleWhy not treat your mum to a day out at Corfe Castle, with a special Mother's Day high tea in the 18th-century tea-room? £9.95 (includes a selection of cakes, scones and sandwiches). Booking essential: 01929 481332

Latest West Bay Features

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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...
27 Feb 2018
Chesil Beach Chesil Beach is a stunning 18-mile long shingle bank running between West Bay and Portland. The bank protects the land behind it, without it the sea would be further inland. Interestingly, the pebbles vary in size from pea sized at West Bay to large potato size at Portland. This could be due to the southwesterly gales that would carry all of the material to the east and the less strong waves from other directions may carry the smaller pebbles back to the west. Another school of ... Read more...
12 Feb 2018
Jurassic Coast Covering 95 miles, from Orcombe Point in east Devon to Old Harry Rocks in Dorset, the Jurassic Coast is an unprecedented place where the history from millions of years is lying beneath your feet. In 2001, the coastline was listed as one of the UNESCO’s natural World Heritage sites due to it being one of the most significant Earth Science locations in the world. This is the only place in the world where the geology, exposed in cliffs for all to see, is a near-continuous ... Read more...
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