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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 15 events in Weymouth appear below.

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 ...
29 February 2020

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
California Dreamin'FEATURING THE GREATEST HITS FROM THE FLOWER POWER ERA - WITH THE MUSIC OF THE MAMAS AND PAPAS AND MORE. The Mamas and Papas, one of the super groups from the golden age of the Flower Power Era in the 60s. They brought us smash hits like “Monday Monday”, “Creeque Ally”, “Dedicated To The One I Love”, “I Saw Her Again Last Night” “California Dreaming”, just to name a few. This show will instantly transport you back to one of the most iconic periods of the Sixties. The Flower ...
22 March 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Weymouth Half MarathonNow in its 6th 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. We are delighted to be supporting the local Weymouth Rotary group and Weldmar Hospice in 2020. It’s never too late ...
11 April 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Quayside Music FestivalThe Quayside Music Festival is back on Weymouth Harbourside with live music from 1pm to 11pm.
07 Apr 2020 to 19 Apr 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Matchstick Fleet ExhibitionCome and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled matchstick replicas of modern warships on display. The whole of our exhibition area is filled with these exquisite models that have taken one man a lifetime to build.
15 Feb 2020 to 26 Apr 2020

Jawsome SharksCalling all budding rangers! SEA LIFE Weymouth is on the hunt for brave adventurers who are enthusiastic about all things aquatic and are totally Top Trumps mad! Join the Jawsome Sharks and Friends quest to help Professor Finn find the missing Top Trumps cards, so he can teach everybody about the incredible sharks and sea creatures that live at the aquarium.
03 May 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Kapow!Have you got what it takes to be a Hospice Hero? The KAPOW! course challenges you to run, climb, slide, duck and dodge as you take on our TEN unique obstacles. If you think you’re up to the challenge book your place today! KAPOW! is a physical challenge, but it’s not a race – there’s no clock ticking and no pressure to set a Personal Best – you can take things at your own pace. The courses will be a 5k but you don’t have to run the whole way, and there’s no pressure to attempt every ...
23 May 2020 to 24 May 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
1940s Home Front Family WeekendThis is an opportunity to learn about life in our country during the War years 1939 – 1945. Experience Living History with Home Front ‘Dad’s Army’ re-enactors, The Home Front Museum, (which will include a 1940’s wedding display) Churchill’s Secret Army, displays of 1940’s fashion, Pathe Newsreels from the war years and an exhibition of photographs from Weymouth in the 1940s. Take part in the ‘Evacuee Experience’ with Nothe Fort guides, visiting areas of the fort not normally open to ...
30 May 2020 to 31 May 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Wessex Folk FestivalThe Wessex Folk Festival takes place every year in the streets and pubs around Weymouth's picturesque Old Harbour and pretty Hope Square. With most of the entertainment over three days free, this is one of the South of England's favourite festivals.
18 Jun 2020 to 20 Jun 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Chesil Rocks Music FestivalChesil Rocks is a small and intimate music and arts festival, set in a beautiful setting at Higher Farmhouse, Langton Herring and supports Samaritans of Dorset whilst ensuring those attending have a great time! An amazing variety of music, comedy, theatre and storytelling from Dorset and beyond will be performing on several stages. Keenly priced food and drink will be available, including freshly cooked pizzas, gourmet burgers, fish baps and veggie/vegan options. Expect freshly ...
05 July 2020

Nothe Fort, Weymouth, Dorset
Outdoor Opera: HMS PinaforeThe Nothe Fort is delighted to be hosting, in conjunction with Dorchester Arts & Opera Anywhere, H.M.S. Pinafore. H.M.S. Pinafore: Gates Open from 5.30pm: Performance Starts 7pm Please feel free to bring your own picnic or use the Fort View Cafe which will be open for food & refreshments and licensed bar. This is a joint venture working in partnership and we are delighted to be hosting Opera Anywhere who will be performing at the Fort for the first time. This is a tale of ...
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 ...
18 Jul 2020 to 19 Jul 2020

Weymouth, Dorset
Victorian Family WeekendThe 'Ragged Victorians – ‘The Great Unwashed' are an award-winning living history group, re-enacting the lower classes of Victorian England, c1851. They will be taking up residence in the Nothe Fort over the weekend, where they will be ‘living’ in the tunnels and cellars under the Fort. This is the second time they have been to the Nothe and they proved to be a major attraction. The "Ragged Victorians" offer a variety of characters and skills, that include street history at general ...

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4 Dec 2019
New Year's Eve Events in Dorset New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration. We raise a glass to the year that’s gone by, everything we’ve achieved, and that glass is also raised to the year ahead. It is often spent with family and friends, the ones who have been by our side for last 12 months, and the ones we look to spend the next 12 months with. For many of us, a change is about to happen. We step into the New Year with a fresh vision of exciting things to come. Whatever you’re ... Read more...
3 Dec 2019
Ice Skating in Dorset Christmas is nearly here and there’s a fun way to get you in the festive spirit — by ice skating in Dorset! Nothing beats wrapping up, getting your skates on and heading out to glide (or stumble) across the ice, before treating yourself to a delicious hot chocolate afterwards. Whether you’re a cling-to-the-side kind of skater or have a Torville and Dean style, ice skating is a fab activity for all and a great way to get together with friends and family to have ... Read more...
2 Dec 2019
Dorset Beaches Dorset is surrounded by an 88-mile stretch of quite remarkable coastline. One of the pleasures of visiting (or living in) Dorset is that you’re never too far away from the beach – whichever beach that may be, because there’s plenty! And by plenty, we mean loads! There are the major beaches such as the award-winning Bournemouth Beach and Weymouth Beach, along with the many smaller beaches such as Church Ope Cove. Take a look at some of many: Chesil ... Read more...
26 Nov 2019
Dog-Friendly Dorset A fully-fledged member of the family, your four-legged friend doesn’t need to feel left out of the holiday loop and will be well-catered for when you come to dog-friendly Dorset. Accommodation When it comes to finding somewhere to stay, there’s no shortage of accommodation to choose from. Whether it’s camping, a caravan, cottage or lodge you’re after, Dorset has plenty of dog-friendly options to choose from to make the perfect holiday for you and your ... Read more...
8 Nov 2019
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...

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