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What's On Dorchester

Today to 19 Sep 17 within 40 miles.

More details - Time Travel: Dorset Independent Photographers
A photographic voyage from Dorset to South-East Asia via Iceland, Scotland and Africa in a range of genres from landscape to abstract, wildlife and...
Borough Gardens House, Cornwall Road, Dorchester
Today to Mon 28 Aug

More details - Landance
Landance is creating a unique and exciting promenade performance, starting at dusk at Maumbury Rings. Dancers from Impermanence Dance Theatre and...
Maumbury Rings
Sat 2 Sep

More details - Brownsea Island - Mini-beast safari
Come along and meet some of Brownsea’s mini-beasts on this free, fun and informative ’safari’. Millions of little insects support...
Brownsea Island
Thu 24 Aug, Mon 28 Aug, Tue 29 Aug, Thu 31 Aug

More details - Brownsea Island - Eco adventure camping
New for 2017, a new public camping option for the experienced camper and people who love nature and the great outdoors. Campers are even welcome to...
Brownsea Island
Fri 25 Aug to Fri 8 Sep, Mon 11 Sep to Thu 14 Sep, Mon 25 Sep to Fri 29 Sep

More details - Brownsea Island - Low ropes or archery activity days
Join the Outdoor Centre Team for a session of either archery, low ropes or both. These sessions will take place on our new for 2017 low ropes course....
Brownsea Island
Sun 27 Aug, Tue 29 Aug, Tue 24 Oct

More details - Brownsea Island - Brownsea Island during the Industrial Age
Once a thriving industry existed on this small island at the mouth of Poole Harbour. In the 1800s, Colonel Waugh bought Brownsea Island with high...
Brownsea Island
Fri 1 Sep

More details - Brownsea Island - Poole Harbour Bird Boats
The National Trust, Dorset Wildlife Trust and the RSPB have partnered up to showcase Poole Harbour, its islands and the spectacular wildlife that...
Brownsea Island
Sun 3 Sep

More details - Lillington Church and Organ
Heritage Open Day: Barrel organs were once a common feature of Dorset churches. They were introduced in the early nineteenth century to replace the...
St Martins Church, Lillington
Fri 8 Sep

More details - Heritage Walk of Blandford
Heritage Open Day: A guided walk taking approximately two hours of the town centre, totally rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1731, examining the...
, Blandford Forum
Sat 9 Sep and Sun 10 Sep

More details - St Mary the Virgin Long Crichel
Heritage Open Day: The church will be open for viewing.
, Long Crichel
Sat 9 Sep and Sun 10 Sep

More details - Max Gate - Flute and harp with Virginia and Florence Astley
Music, stories and poetry with a Max Gate theme bring Thomas Hardy’s house to life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Max Gate
Tue 12 Sep

More details - Craft and Gift Market at Dorchester Corn Exchange by Mynt Image
Free to enter, quality and not on the high street Craft and Gift Market. Jewellery, glassware, pottery, handbags, leather goods, metal goods,...
Dorchester Corn Exchange, High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset,
Sat 2 Sep

More details - A Sophisticated Lady: The Songs of Ella Fitzgerald, The Frank Griffith Quartet ft. Tina May
Celebrating the rich century of song that Ella Fitzgerald has given us, internationally recognised British singer, Tina May will be presenting her...
The Corn Exchange, High East Street
Thu 7 Sep

More details - Cosi Fan Tutte
Following their successful visit to Brownsword Hall in Poundbury, Opera Holloway return to Dorchester with a joyful production of Cosi Fan Tutte. Set...
The Corn Exchange, High East Street
Fri 8 Sep

More details - The Military Architecture of Dorchester
Heritage Open Day: A tour of Dorchester’s military architecture from the Roman period to the 20th Century based around The Keep Military Museum but...
The Keep Military Museum, The Keep, Barrack Road, Dorchester
Thu 7 Sep

More details - Weymouth College Stonemasonry Workshop Open Day
Heritage Open Day: Come along and look around the Poundbury workshop of Weymouth College Stonemasonry department and see some of the students working...
Dorset Skills Centre, Poundbury, Dorchester
Sat 9 Sep

More details - Hardys Cottage - Writer in Residence
Finding inspiration from the Cottage, its stories and its surroundings, a writer in residence will share their work and thoughts with visitors. On...
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Fri 1 Sep to Mon 30 Oct

More details - Hardys Cottage - 'Writing Places' writing workshop with Virginia Astley: Gathering 1
Hardy wrote in his notebook: ’It is better for a writer to know a little bit of the world remarkably well than to know a great part of the...
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Fri 8 Sep

More details - Hardys Cottage
’Lonely places in the country have each their own peculiar silence’. We will focus on how Hardy uses the music of his rural childhood and...
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Fri 15 Sep

More details - Hardys Cottage - Harvest Home
Local performer Tim Laycock, accompanied on fiddle by Colin Thompson, will entertain guests with an evening of music, storytelling and readings....
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Fri 15 Sep and Sat 16 Sep

More details - Hardys Cottage
’Lonely places in the country have each their own peculiar silence’. Following a short sound-walk we’ll continue working with sound...
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Sat 16 Sep

More details - Hardys Cottage - 'Writing Places' writing workshop with Virginia Astley: Gathering 2
Hardy wrote in his notebook: ’It is better for a writer to know a little bit of the world remarkably well than to know a great part of the...
Hardys Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, near Dorchester
Sat 16 Sep

More details - Martinstown Barn Dance
Friday 1st September, 7-11pm at Ashton Farm Barn. It’s time to kick up yer heels at the Martinstown Barn Dance! The hugely popular and talented...
Ashton Farm Barn, Martinstown
Fri 1 Sep

More details - St Laurence Church, Upwey
Heritage Open Day: A 13th-15th Century church with Tudor Roses, wall paintings, a 12th century font (used as a pedestal for the capital in...
Church Street, Upwey, Weymouth
Thu 7 Sep to Sun 10 Sep

More details - Dorset Forest School – Making a Myth
Investigate the myths and legends surrounding some of the ancient stones in the area, such as the Hell Stone, Grey Mare and her Colts and the valley...
Hardy’s Woods, Portesham
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