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Events and what's on in Weymouth

Weymouth is renowned for a packed events schedule!

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 SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival 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 many 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 22 events in Weymouth appear below.

14 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Artwey Art ExhibitionAn enthusiastic and talented group of 15 Artwey artists is exhibiting again in the 18th-Century, historic and newly renovated ‘Weymouth Old Town Hall’, close to the picturesque Weymouth marina. Find us opposite Weymouth’s oldest pub, The Boot Inn, handy for refreshments. Come and meet the artists, who will be present at various times. New, varied and exciting visual art, including a wide range of media and subject matter is on show…… painting, drawing, photography, textiles and mixed ...
28 May 2022 to 29 May 2022

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!
02 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Jubilee Firework DisplayA free firework display on Thursday 2nd June is organised by Weymouth Town Council to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The spectacular display will take place on Weymouth seafront at 10pm after a beacon lighting ceremony at the Nothe Fort. The beacon lighting at 9.45pm is part of a nationwide initiative which will see beacons simultaneously lit throughout the UK in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Nothe Fort Artillery will do a gun fire salute from the Nothe Fort North ...
03 June 2022

Bincombe Bumps Camping, Weymouth, Dorset
The Bincombe Bolt A madcap short running challenge in aid of Dorset County Hospital Charity and Cancer Research UK The race is on to become the King and Queen of the Bincombe Bolt in our Charity Race supporting Dorset County Hospital Charity and Cancer Research UK. Enjoy the Dorset countryside views whilst running along the Bincombe track, before tackling the 28% incline to end this 0.8 mile run. Placing top in your heat will move you forward into the final where there are prizes up for grabs for ...
01 Jun 2022 to 04 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
A Night at the MusicalsThis award-winning group invites you to share in its celebration of 100 years of musical productions performed here at the Pavilion. The show will guide you through the decades as Weymouth Operatic Society, with an exhilarating selection of popular and much loved songs from the musicals. You will witness the shaping of the Wessex Musical Theatre we know today, with a dynamic range of contemporary musical choice. From WOS to WMT promises to be an evening of fun and stylish reminiscences ...
02 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee CelebrationsJoin us at the Nothe Fort over the Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee. We are delighted to offer a whole range of activities to be enjoyed by all! Come and see the Royal Memorabilia Exhibition, a light-hearted look at local residents' Royal trinkets. Take a look at an astonishing art installation inspired by the occasion. Dine on a delicious cream tea from our very own Fort View Cafe. Get creative in a Jubilee hat making workshop, and don't forget ...
05 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Platinum Jubilee Lunch PartyCelebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee at Greenhill Tennis Courts, The Esplanade, Weymouth DT4 7SW. Sunday 5 June 2022 11am – 2pm £6 per person Entertainment on stage from The Rock Choir, the four Decadettes and local band, The Originals. Tables and chairs provided, just bring your own picnic, dress up and join the party! Jurassic Rocks Cafe will be open for hot snacks, beverages, slushies and ice cream. Pre-order individual Jubilee Pudding at £4. The event is ...
05 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
The Queen's Jubilee Picnic on the MarshJoin the Queen’s Jubilee Picnic on the Marsh run by Westham Community Group. 11-3pm Sunday 5th June 2022 Event free to all who attend to include: Public picnic – residents to their own food with the option of dressing as a King / Queen / Prince / Princess. Bouncy castle x2. Cake baking competition. Crazy golf. Hot food van and ice cream van. Basketball activities. Community stalls to potentially include WTC / Neighbourhood Plan; Westham Community Group / Friends of the Marsh; ...
04 Jun 2022 to 05 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Wessex Folk FestivalThe return of the free Folk Festival over the first weekend in June, and it has been announced that the Wight Hot Pipes will bring a lively finish to Sunday’s music on the stage in Hope Square. With a reputation for energising audiences, the six-piece band from the Isle of Wight uses bagpipes to fuse music from all genres from Celtic to dance and rock and claim to have taken piping “to the next level”. The 2022 Festival will break with the traditional format to tie in with this year’s ...
13 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Trusting in the WavesA musical and visual experience that tells the little-known role that Weymouth in Dorset played in the founding of the United States of America. “Trusting in the Waves” traces the journey of the little Ship that sailed out of Weymouth Harbour in march 1635, and what happened to the real-life characters who sailed with her. Come along to The Pavilion Theatre on the 13th June for this unique experience, told through original music, images, video and narrative bringing to life this ...
17 June 2022

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Outdoor Theatre: Alice's Adventures in WonderlandThis Is My Theatre’s brand-new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's madcap adventure is sure to be all that This Is My Theatre audiences have come to love about our productions and we are excited to be re-engaging communities with the arts after the past few years we've all had! To see a rabbit is nothing remarkable… To hear it comment upon the time is quite remarkable… To follow it down a rabbit-hole into a strange new world not knowing how you’ll get out again is something extraordinarily ...
16 Jun 2022 to 18 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil RocksChesil Rocks will be on three days in 2022, starting on the evening of Thursday 16th June with a Comedy Night, then on Friday 17th June our Prelude event will feature an evening of classical music. The Saturday event starts at 12pm on Saturday 18th June and will end at about 1am on Sunday morning. Each event will be subject to individual ticketing. In other words, tickets to one event will not entitle the ticket holder to attend other events! You will need to purchase a ticket to each ...
18 June 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Concert: A Summer SerenadeA Weymouth Choral Society afternoon concert held at St Aldhelm's Church. Tickets available from the website below.
18 Jun 2022 to 19 Jun 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Armed Forces & Veterans CelebrationsWeymouth & Portland Armed Forces celebrations take place in the Borough on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June. The main events will take place on Weymouth Seafront. This year, the festival will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict. Our Armed Forces and Veterans have made, and continue to make, a significant contribution to our nation, and the Weymouth event will continue to honour, celebrate and provide a focus on the tireless work carried out by all veterans' ...
02 Jul 2022 to 03 Jul 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Chickerell Steam & Vintage ShowOver the years the Show has developed and grown into one of the best loved and most popular shows of its kind in the West Country. Our team has worked really hard behind the scenes again this year to bring you a truly family-orientated experience. Whatever your interest or age, from full size steam engines to face painting, there’s loads to do while you’re with us!
03 July 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Sutton Poyntz Victorian Street FayreRaising money for a variety of charities, Sutton Poyntz village centre is closed to traffic to allow for a variety of stalls to be set up. Enjoy tasty food and drink, competitions and tombolas. Both locals and holidaymakers flock to the village for this fun day out.
07 July 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Concert: Beyond the BarricadeBeyond the Barricade, the UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from Les Miserables and delivers over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End, ending of course with a stunning finale from Les Mis. This brand new show will include many of the best numbers that have made Beyond the Barricade the most popular musical theatre concert in the country. The concert features David Fawcett (Valjean) Andy Reiss (Enjolras & Resident Director ...
15 Jul 2022 to 17 Jul 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Beach Volleyball ClassicThe Classic is Weymouth Beach Volleyball Club’s flagship event. It was the first ever Beach Volleyball event held in Great Britain when it began in 1983. It remains Britain’s most prestigious event and was described by British Beach legend Denise Austin as the ‘ Wimbledon’ of British Beach Volleyball. The event is held on Weymouth’s main Beach, which is right in the heart of the town and is a few metres from accommodation, restaurants and bars. Games are played across up to 10 courts ...
23 July 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Lions Club Annual Street BuskWeymouth & Portland Lions Club’s annual street busk is planned to go ahead on Saturday 23rd July in Weymouth Town Centre and they would like to invite up-and-coming local musicians and entertainers to join them in making this a very special fundraising year. They are hoping to beat the £20,000 barrier for monies raised since the original busk began in 1994. "We didn’t quite make it last year so please help us reach that goal this year". Many local entertainers and performers have been ...
23 Jul 2022 to 24 Jul 2022

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Victorian Family WeekendJoin us on the 23rd and 24th July for the return of our Victorian Weekend!! Experience a living history weekend like no other within the walls of the Victorian Nothe Fort. Lose yourself in another time as you explore life in the nineteenth century through a variety of re-enactments, craft demonstrations, activities and displays.
10 Sep 2022 to 11 Sep 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood FestivalA visit to SEAFEAST - the award-winning Dorset Seafood Festival - offers an amazing opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores. For 2022, the event continues at the Weymouth Peninsula, taking place on 10th and 11th September. Offering delicious seafood, quality wines and local ales, as well as family entertainment, here’s a snapshot of what to expect: - Taste fresh seafood dishes from a great selection of stalls, or ...
30 Sep 2022 to 02 Oct 2022

Weymouth, Dorset
Reel Masters Angling Show & CompetitionReel Masters is the UK’s first exhibition and competition held for saltwater and lure anglers. The saltwater and freshwater lure angling community have long-awaited a show catering to the needs of the thousands of anglers in the UK and beyond, bringing together everything they need in one place. The Reel Masters show, held at the Weymouth Pavilion, will have boats, terminal tackle and everything in between. Reel Masters is for everyone passionate about fishing and people new to ...
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9 May 2022
Queen's Platinum Jubilee Events in Dorset Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with us here in Dorset. Dress for the occasion in red white and blue and join in the fun to be had at events right across the county (scroll down for events listings). Little ones can dress up as princes and princesses and head for Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park where, as well as all the animals to see, there’ll be cream teas to enjoy – just be sure to pre-book! Fancy a celebratory picnic lunch with sea views? Then ... Read more...
6 Dec 2021
Dorset’s Christmas Markets and Festive Fairs ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and you will be when you discover the fantastic selection of Christmas markets and festive fairs that are set to be held around Dorset in the coming weeks. If you’re getting organised with your shopping, these events are a great way to find those perfect gifts; if delicious food and drink is on your wish list, then you’ll love the tasty selection available from local producers; or maybe you’d like a day out to get you in the ... Read more...
3 Nov 2021
Dorset Firework Displays in 2021 Celebrate with a bang this weekend as Dorset plays host to a wide range of firework displays and bonfire events. A selection of fireworks / bonfire events can be found below: Read more...
7 Oct 2021
Halloween Events in Dorset The October half-term is now synonymous with Halloween and the themed fun that takes place. If you’re out and about in Dorset, you’ll find many a Halloween event happening, so grab your broomsticks, sharpen those fangs, and prepare to have one hell of a good time! It's scary how much there is to choose from... Halloween Events Read more...
13 Jul 2021
Hidden gems - secret places to visit in Dorset 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! 1. Chapman’s Pool A pretty little hidden cove nestled in the Isle of ... Read more...

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