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Events and what's on in Weymouth

Weymouth is renowned for a packed events schedule and 2018 is no different!

During the summer months, there are frequent events taking place around Weymouth's beach and harbour, which are buzzing at most times but really come to life with crowds of event-goers!

Visitors can take in delicious seafood and champagne at the Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival, enjoy the fun of the carnival or take in some excellent shows at Weymouth Pavilion. Don't forget the excellent Wessex Folk Festival which takes place in and around the harbour and Hope Square. There's so much choice and something for everyone - and most of Weymouth's events are free to attend!

Using the tabs below you can browse Weymouth events today, this weekend, this week or next week - or use the calendar to see what's on when you're visiting.

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The next 13 events in Weymouth appear below.

23 January 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Circus of Horrors - Psycho AsylumIf ever there were a Paralympic for acrobatics, then Viktor Kochkin would win a Gold Medal. Viktor (27) was born with virtually no legs, but he was determined not to let his disability get in his way of becoming a circus performer. He used his incredible upper body strength to teach himself amazing acrobatics to achieve his goal. He was spotted performing with an acrobatic troupe in Russia by Circus of Horrors Supremo Dr Haze who for two years has been attempting to bring Viktor to ...
30 January 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Stand-up Comedy: Nish KumarDouble Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee Nish Kumar is taking his brand new show on a national tour of the UK! The title is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self-destruction, and if this will lead to the end of days. GOOD FUN STUFF. He's the host of the Mash Report, which you might have seen on BBC 2 or on a Facebook video posted by someone you went to school with but haven't spoken to in a while. As seen on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), ...
02 February 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Let's DanceLet’s Dance's new 2019 show features around 300 performers of all ages showcasing their talents in dance and song. With a wide variety of music and colourful sparkling costumes, it will be a great evening for all! Children under 2 are FREE. Venue: Pavilion Theatre
15 February 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Music Hall TavernThe UK’s premier comedy drag show is back for its 6th year with a brand new hilarious fabulous glamorous show for 2019! Whatever your age, come along to Weymouth Pavilion and join Mrs T and the “girls” from MHT for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes, side-splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long. A feel-good night that will not only entertain and amuse you, but will leave you with unforgettable memories of the funniest night out ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
13 April 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Bright for Sight Night RunFollowing on from its hugely popular Bright for Sight Night Run on Boscombe Seafront, Dorset Blind Association are bringing their fun run to Weymouth Seafront! They want you to help mark this special occasion by going ‘Bright for Sight’ and taking on the 5k or 10k Night Run. So get your glow sticks, head torches and neon paint at the ready! Entry is £15 per person (group discounts available). Advanced registration is essential either through eventbrite or by contacting them directly for ...
16 Feb 2019 to 06 May 2019

Take a dive into the deep at SEA LIFE WEYMOUTH this spring and become the newest recruits of the Jawsome Rangers and fulfil the mission of finding the missing shark teeth. Guests will be tasked with helping Professor Finn locate the large Play-Doh model shark teeth in the tanks. This latest activity from SEA LIFE marks an exciting collaboration with Play-Doh, offering guests exclusive hands on creative play for hours of fun. Along the way, guests will discover facts about the ...
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Fayre in the SquareTwo days of entertainment along Hope Square & Trinity Rd with live bands, street entertainment and loads to do for all the family!
13 Jul 2019 to 14 Jul 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Nyetimber Dorset Seafood FestivalA fabulous weekend of seafood, delicious English Sparkling Wines from Nyetimber, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere around Weymouth harbour. The Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival brings together sparkling wine and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores. Taste fresh seafood dishes from nearly 100 stalls around the beautiful harbour, or simply relax with a bottle of ...

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