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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 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 7 events in Weymouth appear below.

20 June 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Sunday Night Comedy with Phil WangThe star of Taskmaster, Live at the Apollo and his own Netflix stand-up special - Phil Wang returns to Weymouth to headline at the Pavilion. One of the UK’s most exciting and in-demand stand-up comedians, join Phil as he brings you a hilarious evening full of tops off a sensational line-up. “Hugely entertaining…a unique and properly funny stand-up comic” The Times
03 July 2021

Weymouth, Dorset
MelWey GamesThis year marks an important anniversary in Weymouth's history; the 450th anniversary of Melcombe Regis and Weymouth uniting to form one town! We welcome you to join us on Saturday, 3rd July, at the Nothe Fort in celebrating this historic occasion and the first ever MelWey Games. A show-stopping display of games, competitions and fun. The MelWey Boat Race will be our blue-ribbon event. An amateur gig boat race around Newton's Cove by two teams, one from Melcombe Regis and the other ...
09 July 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
ABBA ReunionThe ABBA REUNION TRIBUTE SHOW is the creation of the Director, Producer and Choreographer of the Award Winning ABBAMANIA musical. Starring the original 'Frida' from the London West End cast! ABBA REUNION TRIBUTE SHOW gives Abba fans, old and new, the opportunity to once again get together and re-live the addictive Abba phenomena that swept the airwaves and discos during the 70’s and 80’s in a truly feel good party style tribute concert. From Waterloo to Dancing Queen, all of the hits are ...
10 Jun 2021 to 10 Jul 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
Queen RhapsodyFormed in 1971, Queen signed their first record deal in 1973, released their debut album the same year and by the Spring of 1976 had four albums in the top 20 UK charts. World domination soon followed and one of the greatest and most enduring Rock bands still resonate with audiences today, particularly after the Biopic of the late Freddie Mercury won Remi Malek an Oscar in the principle role. QUEEN RHAPSODY is the ultimate live concert experience with stunning accuracy in sound and ...
10 July 2021

Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth, Dorset
The Music of the Northern Soul LiveThe UK’s premier live Northern Soul act, The Signatures, bring the sounds of the music that made Northern Soul. The evening sees the band with special guest Lorraine Silver whose song ‘Lost Summer Love’ was a massive Northern Soul favourite at the legendary Wigan Casino. The evening also sees support from UK vocalist Stefan Taylor. Stefan has an abundance of personality performing classic tracks such as ‘The Night’, ‘Do I Love You’, ‘Higher & Higher’ and all the other firm ...
16 July 2021

Weymouth, Dorset
Outdoor Opera: HMS PinaforeOpera Anywhere have thrilled us time and time again with their energetic and accessible versions of Gilbert and Sullivan classics. This year they return to the perfect location of Nothe Fort with a marvellous performance of HMS Pinafore. This is a tale of mismatched love across different social classes. Climb aboard to find out if love prevails and enjoy a feast of fun along the way. Hip hip hooray! Come prepared! – Bring whatever you need for a cosy evening. Sun shades, sun cream, ...
11 Sep 2021 to 12 Sep 2021

Weymouth, Dorset
Nyetimber Dorset Seafood FestivalA fabulous weekend of seafood, delicious English Sparkling Wines from Nyetimber, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere at the new location on the Weymouth Peninsula. 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 around 100 stalls, or simply relax with a bottle of chilled ...
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