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Today to 18 Sep 17, within the County, sorted by date.

More details - The Moscow State Circus
The UK will play host to one of the most spectacular circus displays in the world when the Moscow State Circus returns. The world’s most famous...
Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth
Today and Tue 22 Aug

More details - Fran Quinlan – Ancient Pots & Planting
Get hands on with the three traditional clay hand building techniques, slab, coil and thumb, then using your new skills, make a pot and decorate it...
Sturminster Newton Exchange
Today

More details - Matchstick Fleet Exhibition
Come to the Nothe Fort Weymouth and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled replicas of modern warships on display. Made entirely of...
Nothe Fort Barrack Road Weymouth
Today to Mon 28 Aug

More details - The Great Brownsea Story Book Adventure
Once upon a time on an island in Poole harbour legends are being challenged. Discover the other side of the story as you adventure across Brownsea...
National Trust, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole
Today to Sun 1 Oct

More details - Kingston Lacy - Life Below Stairs
Join costumed interpreters as they bring the Kingston Lacy laundry to life this summer holiday. On Mondays and Tuesdays join the Life Below Stairs...
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today, Tue 22 Aug, Mon 28 Aug

More details - 10 Brookdale Close - Open Garden for NGS
Described as a garden to lift your soul and the stuff of dreams, a rich kaleidoscope of colour, combining both tropical and cottage garden. Tree...
10 Brookdale Close, Broadstone
Today

More details - Wolverhollow - Open Garden for NGS
Over 1 acre of informal mature garden on different levels. Lawns lead past borders and rockeries down to a shady lower garden. Numerous paths take...
Wolverhollow, Monkton Wyld
Today

More details - Kingston Lacy - Kingston Lacy house tickets
A lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. There’s plenty to see, from grand, beautifully detailed carvings, to intimate family...
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Sun 17 Sep

More details - Kingston Lacy - Summer holiday fun at Kingston Lacy
Join a royal adventure at Kingston Lacy this summer, inspired by the National Gallery loan of the painting La Tela Real. This summer Kingston Lacy...
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Sun 3 Sep

More details - Dorset Forest School – Hilltop Village Life
Step back in time and help create an Iron Age Hill fort, using gathered sticks, straw, stones and clay. This is an exciting new activity day from...
Sixpenny Handley Village Hall
Today

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 - Maize Maze at The Toy Barn
Maize Maze at The Toy Barn this summer. The Toy Barn in Sherborne will be running its first ever maize maze this summer. The maze will be open...
The Toy Barn, Blackmarsh Farm, Sherborne,
Today to Sun 10 Sep

More details - Kingston Lacy - Ladies beginner running group
If you consider yourself a beginner, whether or not you can only just run to the next lamp post or can manage a mile or more then these sessions with...
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today, Mon 28 Aug, Mon 4 Sep, Mon 11 Sep, Mon 18 Sep, Mon 25 Sep, Mon 2 Oct, Mon 9 Oct, Mon 16 Oct

More details - Kingston Lacy - Guided garden walks
Join our volunteer garden guides who will bring the gardens to life. The walks take place at 11.30am and 1.30pm, additional tour times may be...
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today to Sun 10 Sep

More details - Kingston Lacy - Out of hours walks
Join our regular group of walkers for a peaceful out of hours walk around the Kingston Lacy parkland. Join our regular group of walkers for a...
Kingston Lacy, Wimborne, Minster
Today, Mon 18 Sep, Mon 16 Oct

More details - Pirates of the Pavilion - Weymouth's Summer Pantomime!
Pirates of the Pavilion, Weymouth’s Popular Summer Pantomime, sails back into the Pavilion Theatre this summer for more swashbuckling family...
The Weymouth Pavilion, The Esplanade, Weymouth
Today, Tue 22 Aug, Mon 28 Aug, Tue 29 Aug

More details - Pinewalk Art Exhibition - Bird Aviary - and Cafe.
The 2017 art exhibition is open from 9.30am to 5pm daily until 10th September. The exhibition is open to a wide range of artists: painters...
Westover Road Bournemouth
Today to Sun 10 Sep

More details - Save up to 30% at the Oceanarium this Summer Holiday!
With amazing savings of up to 30% off standard tickets, visit the Oceanarium during this summer holiday and entertain the family at a fin-tastic...
Oceanarium Pier Approach West Beach Bournemouth
Today to Sun 3 Sep

More details - The Great Brownsea Story Book Adventure - Summer holidays
Once upon a time on an island in Poole harbour legends are being challenged. Discover the other side of the story as you adventure across Brownsea...
National Trust, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Poole
Today to Sun 3 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
Tue 22 Aug

More details - Lizzie Bryant – Mask Making & Storytelling
Exploring the animals, fantastic beasts and fairy creatures of the Ridgeway, make a colourful mask from fabric and cardboard to take home, and enjoy...
Milborne St Andrew Village Hal
Wed 23 Aug

More details - The Hollow - Open Garden for NGS
Come and wander around a beautiful and intriguing sunken garden with exceptional richness and arrangements of colour and textures with a very wide...
The Hollow, 25 Newton Road, Swanage Dorset
Wed 23 Aug, Wed 30 Aug

More details - PaddleBoat Theatre – Rustle pre-show workshop
This workshop accompanies the performance of Rustle at The Kingcombe Centre and will take place prior to the show. Come along and learn how to tell...
Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum
Thu 24 Aug

More details - PaddleBoat Theatre - Rustle
Imagine that you’re far from home, Playing in the woods all on your own And all is still and calm and clear - But what’s that rustle...
The Kingcombe Centre, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester, West Dorset,
Thu 24 Aug

More details - Melplash Show
The Melplash Show is packed full of exhibits including livestock, horses, homecrafts & horticulture. With over 350 trade stands selling everything...
West Bay Show Ground, Bridport
Thu 24 Aug