Sunday May 24, 2015

What's On in Dorset


May 2015 : Results 1 - 15 of 71 : sorted by date.

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The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings, by Howard Carter, in 1922 has been described as the world’s greatest discovery of ancient treasure. Over 90 years on children visiting the internationally renowned Tutankhamun... View more details - King Tut’s Treasure Hunt
Tutankhamun Exhibition, High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1UW
Today to Sunday 31 May 2015

The Oceanarium is the perfect place to entertain the family for less this half term! Enjoy amazing savings of up to 30% for the half term when tickets are booked online, and come face to face with all your aquatic favourites including sharks, sea... View more details - Family fun and fin-tastic online savings this half term at the Oceanarium!!!
Pier Approach, West Beach, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5AA
Today to Sunday 31 May 2015

Join the adventure to discover our coastal wildlife with a beach combing trail. View more details - Coastal Creatures Uncovered: May half term on Brownsea Island
National Trust, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole, Dorset BH13 7EE
Today to Sunday 7 Jun 2015

The Great Dinosaur Hunt is happening throughout the Spring half-term at the Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester. The event involves the whole museum and lets children explore and search out the answers to the clues of the dinosaur mystery. The Dinosaur... View more details - Great Half-Term Dinosaur Hunt
Dinosaur Museum, Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EW
Today to Sunday 31 May 2015

Artists at St Michael’s Studios will be opening up their studios to visitors over the May Bank Holiday - Artists include painters Kit Glaisyer, David Brooke, Marion Taylor, Charlotte Miller, Andrew Leppard, Caroline Ireland. Come and see what... View more details - May Bank Holiday Open Studios
St Michael’s Studios, St Michael’s Trading Estate, Bridport, Dorset DT6 3RR
Today and Tomorrow

A week of fun and events at Max Gate and Hardy’s Cottage, Thomas Hardy’s homes near Dorchester. Booking Not Needed. View more details - Max Gate - Hardy Half Term in Hardy Country
Max Gate Dorset
Today to Sunday 31 May 2015

Join the adventure to discover our coastal wildlife with a beach combing trail. Also book on to our special mini beast safaris and special bug hotel workshops (booking essential). Booking Essential. Phone: 01202 707744. View more details - Brownsea Island - Coastal creatures uncovered
Brownsea Island Dorset
Today to Sunday 31 May 2015

A great traditional country fair and a brilliant family afternoon out with lots of fun things to do including… ferret racing, coconut shy, fun dog show,tombola, skittles, kids races, Dorset Knob contests, nail in the bale, plants, produce, splat... View more details - Shapwick Country Fair
Shapwick Village Green, Stewards Lane, Shapwick, Dorset DT11 9JZ

Join botanist Ted Pratt for a walk in Durlston’s meadows to find orchids and other wildflowers. View more details - Durlston Country Park- Orchids and Ox-eyes Walk.
Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2JL

1.7 acre, award winning wildlife friendly garden. Swathes of crocus, primula and unusual snowdrops in spring. A large number of different daffodils follow, then herbaceous borders and wild flowers. Sit by the bubbling stream or gaze at beautiful... View more details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
The Old Vicarage, East Orchard, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 0BA
Today, Sun 4 Oct

River valley garden with spacious lawns and primula fringed streams down to lake. Walk over stream with magnificent hostas and gunneras, horizontal cryptomeria Japonica Elegans and around lake. Admire the mature wellingtonias, ancient wisterias,... View more details - Slape Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Slape Manor, Netherbury, Dorset DT6 5LH

As part of Purbeck Art Weeks, this is an eclectic Open Studio with original art work, cards and prints by Annie Lovelass, Peter Cherry, Esme James and Lar Smits. Individually designed, handmade jewellery by Debbie Pool and unique leather craft by... View more details - Art & Craft Exhibition (Purbeck Art Weeks)
The Shoot Room, Park Lodge, East Lulworth, Dorset BH20 5QP
Today to Sunday 7 Jun 2015

An Exhibition of new work by selected artists, including paintings, photography, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery, glass and an installation. Work for sale. In the Fine Foundation Gallery. Free. View more details - Durlston Country Park: Purbeck Art Weeks Exhibition
Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2JL
Today to Sunday 7 Jun 2015

0.4 acre profusely planted mixed garden with broad borders edged by walls, hedges, fences and arbours. Cottage favourites jostle with more unusual herbaceous and bulbous perennials, shrubs, trees and climbers, and self-seeders rub shoulders with... View more details - Coombe Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Coombe Cottage, Shillingstone, Dorset DT11 0SF

A display of hand painted ceramic items by some of England’s leading ceramic artists. Containing a special exhibition of items from Bronte’ Porcelain including work by ex Royal Worcester artists. Also a special selection of items by... View more details - Art in Porcelain
50 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HU
Today to Saturday 30 May 2015

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