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Events and what's on in Weymouth

Weymouth is renowned for a packed events schedule and 2019 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 Nyetimber 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 21 events in Weymouth appear below.

21 Nov 2019 to 23 Nov 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
The WOW ShowJoin WOW Youth Musical Theatre this November for a showcase of song and dance from stage and screen. If you are new to watching WOW, then prepare to be amazed by the talent of these young performers in a highly entertaining mix of musical numbers. WOW is renowned for its high-quality productions and won the 2017 National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) Award for Best Compilation Show in the whole of the South West Region. From the Roaring Twenties to the 21st Century Stage ...
24 November 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Sparkle in the ParkStarting at 3.30pm, help make decorations before enjoying a candlelit walk around the woodland area of Lodmoor Country Park.
29 November 2019

Boho Gelato, Weymouth, Dorset
Boho Classic Frozen CocktailsThe second of our Gelato and Sorbet cocktail evenings in Weymouth! - This time we will making Boho Classics such as Strawberry, Basil & Black Pepper Slush, Star Road Martini and After Dinner Mint! No booking required - cocktails £7 each (50p given to charity)
30 November 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
5 Six 7 8Weymouth Dance Studio presents their bi-annual show, showing their dancers in a variety of styles of song and dance. Come and see if you can spot the future stars of tomorrow! All England finalists and Dance World Cup performers. Don’t miss out on an entertaining show Performances at 2.30pm and 7pm. Weymouth Pavilion. Children under 2 are free. Ticket still must be obtained from the Box Office
03 Dec 2019 to 04 Dec 2019

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Russian State Ballet3rd December - The Nutcracker Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to your local theatre for a dazzling production of the most famous Ballet in the world – Nutcracker. Traditionally, Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with the vibrant, and enchanting full touring ballet production. The Nutcracker is an eternal seasonal favourite directed and choreographed by the former award winning Bolshoi Ballet Soloist, Konstantin Uralsky. Snow ...
04 Dec 2019 to 07 Dec 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
 Jingle Bell Rockout Christmas ShowThis is Wessex Musical Theatre's first Christmas show and features songs from 'The Lion King', 'A Star is Born' and a medley of hits from the golden age of disco. Alongside this, you will hear favourite Christmas songs and carols. Boogie on down to Jingle Bell Rockout for plenty of song and dance in the beautiful location of Weymouth Harbour. Location: Hope Church, Trinity St, Weymouth DT4 8TW Tickets: Adults £10 for all evening performances (starting at 7.30 pm). £8 for Saturday ...
08 December 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Christmas Singing in Greenhill GardensChristmas Singing at the Bandstand in the Gardens at 3pm. FREE Hot Drinks and Mince Pies.​Come and join in the Christmas Carols and songs in the Gardens. ​ALL WELCOME
09 Nov 2019 to 08 Dec 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Underwater SuperheroesCHALLENGE THE UNDERWATER SUPERHEROES AT SEA LIFE WEYMOUTH THIS HALF TERM Not all superheroes wear capes, some have fins or eight legs SEA LIFE Weymouth is inviting guests to unveil their inner superhero in the brand-new interactive adventure, Underwater Superheroes. Families will be challenged by SEA LIFE’s Super 5 subaquatic superheroes to see if they have the strength of a starfish or speed of a shark, amongst other surprising superpowers. Guests will face interactive ...
14 December 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Kids Christmas Party ! @The Wyke Smugglers Children's Christmas party ! Children's entertainer, lunch box, drinks and a visit and gift from Santa. Tickets on sale £5.00 limited tickets
15 December 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
Chase the Pudding - Santa Fun RunGet yourself ready for this year's 5k Santa extravaganza, on Sunday 15th December at 11am. Hundreds of Santas chasing the lonely Christmas pudding down the beach in what can only be described as ” The best thing YULE see this Christmas!” So come on, get your boots on and get entered into this fantastic festive event.
13 Dec 2019 to 24 Dec 2019

Meet Father Christmas at Sea LifeExperience the magic of Christmas at Weymouth SEA LIFE Adventure Park this December. Be guided through the festive forest by a jolly Elf to meet Father Christmas in his enchanting Christmas Cabin. Meet Father Christmas from 13th to 24th December, before he heads off on his long journey around the world delivering Christmas gifts and joy with his team of reindeer! Every child meeting Father Christmas will receive a special SEA LIFE gift. Our Christmas Craft Zone will have lots to ...
31 December 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
New Year Fancy Dress PartyNew Year’s Eve in Weymouth is renowned as one of the places to come and celebrate the end of one year and welcome in the next. The whole town comes out in fancy dress and there is live music inside the pubs and clubs. Also, outside there are bands playing into the night. Sing Auld Lang Syne around the Town Clock and party the night away! The Jubilee Clock is one of Weymouth’s best-loved landmarks and has been a meeting place for generations of both locals and visitors. Since it was first ...
31 December 2019

Weymouth, Dorset
The Dolmen New Years Eve PartyMusic from The Dolmen, The Sensational Infernals, Electric Swing DJ & More... *Themed dress code only, 1920's - 1950's Style, Gatsby, Peaky Blinders, Classic Swing Dance etc **Free Glass of Bubbly and Buffet with every ticket** *Strictly No Jeans or Trainers **Limited Tickets Available!!
31 Dec 2019 to 01 Jan 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
The Front LiveWeymouth's biggest New Year's Eve party. Head to for more information and line-up announcements.
14 Dec 2019 to 04 Jan 2020

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Pantomime: CinderellaThis timeless tale follows our heroine, the beautiful Cinderella, on a mission to make her dreams come true as she heads off to the Royal Ball to meet her very own Prince Charming. But not everything will go quite to plan as her wicked Ugly Stepsisters have more than a few tricks up their sleeves to prevent poor Cinderella from getting her ‘Happy Ever After’! No need to fear though, her HILARIOUS best friend Buttons is always on hand to cheer her up, and with a sprinkle of sparkle, her ...
11 January 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
BSO New Year Johann Strauss GalaCelebrate the New Year at Weymouth Pavilion with an uplifting selection of waltzes, marches, polkas and arias by the King of Waltz, Johann Strauss and his contemporaries! The full symphonic forces of the BSO will be joined by outstanding soprano Soraya Mafi to bring you an afternoon of swirling melodies to carry you away into the glamour and sparkle of Viennese Dance Halls. Pieces include the Fledermaus Overture, waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier, Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Emperor Waltz and, ...
17 January 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
The Circus of HorrorsThe new Circus of Horrors show will be a celebration of the 25 years and will include an amazing amalgamation of acts, driven by a rock n roll sound scape, in a show that will have you sat on the edge of your seat when not falling off it with laughter! The almighty cast that stormed into the finals of Britain's Got Talent is now a West End & World Wide Hit and will take you on a rock n' roller coaster ride of amazing and bizarre acts. It is a circus like no other and a show you simply ...
01 February 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Let's DanceLet’s Dance's new 2020 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. Please note that free child tickets must still be obtained from the Pavilion Box Office.
06 February 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Banff Mountain Film FestivalEmbark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival! The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the world’s best adventure film-makers and explorers as they push themselves to the limits in the most remote and stunning corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen! An adrenaline-fuelled, not-to-be missed event ...
21 February 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Be Bop A LulaThe West End smash hit comes to Weymouth Pavilion starring the music of giants of rock'n'roll - Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent, Billy Fury and Buddy Holly. In 1960, American rockers Eddie Cochran and Gene Vincent flew in from the States and were joined by British heartthrob Billy Fury for the UK's very first multi-artist rock'n'roll tour. Reviewers were appalled by the on stage antics. Audiences screamed their approval. British youth culture was born. Relive these seminal concerts in the ...
11 Jul 2020 to 12 Jul 2020

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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8 Nov 2019
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1 Nov 2019
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23 Sep 2019
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! Dorset Halloween events include everything from zombie fests and enchanted illuminations, to pumpkin carving and the Sea Life Ascarium! It's scary how much there is to choose from... Halloween ... Read more...
8 Aug 2019
Things to do on a rainy day in Dorset Dorset is blessed with countless scenic locations to explore in the summer months, from Durdle Door to Portland Bill there are plenty of beauty spots and outdoor activities to enjoy. But what about those rainy days in Dorset when the number one priority is keeping dry? We’ve compiled a list of fantastic Dorset attractions and activities to keep you and your family entertained when the rain takes hold. Rainy Day Attractions & Activities in Dorset What else ... Read more...
23 Jul 2019
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