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Today to Wed 23 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Little Cliff - Open Garden for NGS
S-facing seaward, Little Cliff looks out over spectacular views of Lyme Bay. Spacious garden sloping down hillside through series of garden rooms where visual treats unfold. Vibrant herbaceous borders incl hot garden and bog garden intermingled with mature specimen trees, shrubs and wall climbers.
Little Cliff, Lyme Regis
Thu 3 May, Sun 6 May, Thu 7 Jun, Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lyme Regis Carnival May Fete
Music from B Sharp, Opening by the Mayor, Long Sword Dancing, Uplyme Morris Dancing, Taekwondo Display, Lyme Regis Majorettes, Falconry Display, 55+ Fantastic Stalls, Hot Food, Ice-Cream, Fresh Coffee, Homemade Cakes, Refreshments, BOUNCY CASTLE, Glitter Tattoos, Face Painting, Fete Games, Activities, Raffle,
Anning Road Recreation Ground, Anning Road, Lyme Regis
Sun 13 May

More details - Art session with Darell Wakelam
Darrell Wakelam will be running a drop-in craft session in the museum.
Bridge Street, Lyme Regis Dorset
Sat 5 May

More details - Fossil Fest
Polishing on sea front on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th: Fossils are provided, range in price - pocket money prices Find us on the marine parade in the shelters Activity lasts 25 minutes - drop in session, no need to book
Bridge Street, Lyme Regis Dorset
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Mary Anning and the scientists
Emerald Ant will be acting Mary Anning and the scientists in the museum.
Bridge Street, Lyme Regis Dorset
Sun 6 May

More details - Museum at night
Story telling with Lizzie Bryant Face-painting with Lianne Costin and Ellen Austin Dinosaur crafts with Alison Bowskill Free hot drink from Dottie Kitchen
Bridge Street, Lyme Regis Dorset
Fri 18 May

More details - Art at Charmouth Library Jan to Mar 2018
Three Charmouth Artists - Geoff Townson, Karen Loader, Annie Clough Paintings and prints - almost all for sale
The Street, Charmouth
Today to Sun 29 Apr

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 you past a variety of uncommon shrubs and plants. A managed meadow has an abundance of primulas growing close to stream. A garden not to be missed!
Wolverhollow, Monkton Wyld
Sun 13 May and Mon 14 May

More details - Garden Open at Musbury Barton, Axminster for Send a Cow
The garden at Musbury Barton, near Axminster, EX13 8BB will be open in aid of Send a Cow to help us celebrate our 30th Anniversary (www.sendacow.org). The garden was started in 1947 and has been developed ever since. Trees and shrubs are well established - some of them rare and unusual.
Musbury Barton, Axminster Devon
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Harcombe House - Open Garden for NGS
Landscaped into the hillside 500ft above the Char Valley with spectacular views across Charmouth and Lyme Bay, the ¾ acre garden, maintained by the owners, is laid out as a series of gravel paths and terraces connected by steps.
Harcombe House, Bridport
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Well Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre garden brought back to life over last 5½ yrs. There is now much more light after some trees were taken down and new areas have been cultivated. The planting is intended to be natural and the emphasis is very much on colour.
Well Cottage, Bridport
Sun 20 May and Mon 21 May

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt - Colyton
Evening of Mediumship with Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
Colyford Memorial Hall Swanhill Road, Colyton
Wed 2 May

More details - Cash bingo
Cash bingo every second and 4 th Wednesday of the month , 4 pm afternoon start , all non residents welcome too . All for local charities starting with light up Axminster .
Stewart Court community room millwey rise axminster
Wed 9 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Cash bingo
Cash bingo in aid of The Axminster New Youth Club raffle tea coffee and a flyer .all welcome eyes down 7-30 doors open 6-30 pm
Tigers way football club Axminster
Sun 13 May

More details - Birds and Dinosaurs at Seaton Wetlands
Dinosaur and bird themed activities Join expert guides for What’s that bird? in the hides and learn to identify birds in view, with our binoculars available to borrow: 10am to 12noon, Island Hide 12noon to 2pm, Tower Hide See a replica of the skull of Dippy the Diplodocus dinosaur fossil from the...
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Birds and dinosaurs talk
Are birds really related to Dinosaurs? A fascinating and knowledgeable talk by Donald Campbell, local naturalist and Ambassador to the Jurassic Coast. Learn about how birds have evolved from Dinosaurs as part of Dippy on Tour. Booking required, free.
Reed Base at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Outdoor Meditation
Learn to meditate outdoors Join local instructor, Katherine Bolton in the peaceful wildlife garden at Seaton Wetlands for an evening of mindfulness and meditation. Learn basic meditation skills and take home some quick-fix tips for handling stressful or busy times.
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Wed 2 May

More details - What's that bird?
Whatever your experience come along and improve your bird identification skills An informal drop-in session to improve your bird identification skills. Whatever your level of knowledge come along and enjoy an afternoons birdwatching with the help of a knowledgeable and experienced volunteer guide.
Tower Hide at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sun 6 May

More details - Canoe safari
Explore the wildlife of the river Axe by canoe Enjoy a guided trip down the river Axe discovering the area’s wonderful wildlife from the river! Led by qualified instructors from the Axe Vale Canoe Club with wildlife commentary from the Countryside Rangers.
Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Mon 14 May

More details - Willow Sunflowers Hearts & Dragonflies
Make willow crafts with Windrush Willow Aimed at beginners, Richard an expert from Windrush Willow will guide you through making a wide range of items. Try making hearts, bird feeders, sunflowers, dragonflies, snails and random weave balls out of willow! Please bring an apron, notepad and packed lunch.
Reed Base at Seaton Wetlands, Colyford to Seaton Road, Seaton
Sun 20 May

More details - Kilmington (Shute Road) Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Set in rural E Devon in AONB yet easily accessed from A35. 3 gardens just under 1 mile apart. Spinney Two: ½ acre garden planted for yr-round colour, foliage and texture. Mature oaks and beech. Views. On gentle southerly slope.
Kilmington (Shute Road) Gardens, Axminster
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - "Miss Mayne's Party" Country Dance, April 28th, Bridport
Bridport Folk Dance Club’s traditional Annual Dance with "The Chris Toyne Big Band" and caller Aileen Wills. All welcome, no experience or partner required and all dances will be talked and walked through and called throughout.
St Mary’s Church House Hall
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Bridport Arts Centre, 9 South St, Bridport
Sat 19 May

More details - Dicot - Open Garden for NGS
Secret garden hidden in East Devon valley. 3 acres of unusual and exotic plants - some rare. Rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias in profusion. Meandering stream, fish pool, Japanese style garden and interesting vegetable garden with fruit cage, tunnel and greenhouses. Surprises round every corner.
Dicot, Chardstock
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Braddocks - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of plant-packed sloping gardens, conceived, planted and looked after by owner. ’A feast of a garden at all times of the year’. Wild flower meadows and water. Herbaceous, underplanted shrubs and roses of all types and hues. Shady woodland garden and fine mature specimen trees.
Braddocks, Bridport
Tue 8 May, Tue 12 Jun

More details - The Old Rectory, Netherbury - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre garden developed by present owners over last 20 yrs. Formal areas with topiary near house, naturalistic planting elsewhere. Many bulbs including fritillaries, erythroniums, tulips and wood anemones. Extensive bog garden with pond and stream planted with candelabra primroses and other moisture lovers.
The Old Rectory, Netherbury, Beaminster
Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
The first event of the season and the first qualifying round of the 2018 Wiscombe Hill Climb Championship sponsored by Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
The second event of the season and the second qualifying round of the 2018 Wiscombe Hill Climb Championship sponsored by Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park
The 500 Owners Association offer an unique event in the Wiscombe Park season with an event which features motorcycle engined racing machines from the 1950s. This type of car formed the racing career of the legend that is Stirling Moss.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
Sat 12 May

More details - Speed Hillclimbing at Wiscombe Park for Vintage cars
A major event in the season for Wiscombe Park. The splendour and the interest of the Vintage Sports Car Club meeting is the highlight of the year for those who appreciate the cars and racing machines of yesteryear.
Wiscombe Park, Southleigh, Colyton.
Sun 13 May

More details - Wayford Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The mainly Elizabethan manor (not open) mentioned in C17 for its ’fair and pleasant’ garden was redesigned by Harold Peto in 1902. Formal terraces with yew hedges and topiary have fine views over W Dorset.
Wayford Manor, Crewkerne
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Ferne Animal Sanctuary Spring Craft Fair
With an interesting array of fantastic craft stalls, as well as free parking, celebrate Spring arriving in the beautiful surroundings of Ferne, so come and join us!
Ferne Animal Sanctuary, Wambrook, Nr Chard
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Horn Park - Open Garden for NGS
Large, plantsmans garden with magnificent view to sea. Many rare and mature plants and shrubs in terraced, herbaceous, rock and water gardens. Woodland garden and walks in bluebell woods. Good autumn colouring. Wild flower meadow with 164 varieties incl orchids.
Horn Park, Beaminster
Today, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Garden Party
Join us at a garden party in our beautiful community ’Wild Art’ garden. We will be celebrating the gallery’s heritage including the weddings held here when it was a registry office and also celebrating the Royal Wedding.
Dowell street Honiton
Sat 19 May

More details - Levathian
With flying bodies, last minute catches and an energy you have to see to believe, LEVIATHAN pushes the boundaries of what the body can do. Martial Arts, sports, break-dance and even professional wrestling influences combine to create a breathtaking experience for audiences.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Loving vincent (12A)
The world’s first painted feature film brings together 65,000 oil painted frames to reveal a stunning portrait of the life, work and untimely death of Vincent Van Gogh. 29th July, 1890: Vincent Van Gogh, bullet in his belly, stumbles along the drowsy high street of Auvers at twilight.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (12A)
Director: Rian Johnson Writers: Rian Johnson, George Lucas (based on characters created by) Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Festival of the Imagination: Colour
Join us for the fabulous annual science and arts event at The Beehive. Free entry. Cafe open. 10.30 – Talk: Dr Roger Saunders – Colours in the Sky 11.30 – Talk: Jennie Sleeman – Colour in Literature 12.30 – Music: Songs with Colour 13.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Festival of the Imagination
This is the Beehives Science-Arts Fair for all the family and is a day creative event with loads on offer. Children will be able to take part in lots of activities and hands-on science, listen to  story-telling, and watch  pop-up theatre and making things.
The Beehive Honiton The Beehive Dowell Street Honiton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - ROH Live Cinema: Manon
Kenneth MacMillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet is revived this Season as part of continuing celebrations of MacMillan’s profound impact on British ballet, to mark the 25th anniversary of his death. Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Thu 3 May

More details - The Beehive Folk cafe
Come along to sing or listen in the Beehive bar with our lovely folkie host, Sue King. To make an enquiry or request a performance slot, contact Sue on folkcafe@beehivehoniton.co.uk or just turn up and see if there’s room! The folk cafe runs every other second Wednesday of the month.
The Beehive, Dowell St, Honiton
Wed 9 May

More details - Justin Daish at Henhayes
Amazing Singer/Guitarist Extrordinaire makes a welcome return to the Henhayes Centre. Supper and Concert £18, Concert Only £10. Supper served at 6.30, concert 7.30. Come and enjoy this extremely talented singer and musician...on his last visit he had them dancing in the aisles! Music for all tastes....
The Henhayes Community Centre South Street Car Park Crewkerne Tel. 01460 74340
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Yeovil Concert Band
Arts at St. Barts welcome for the first time Yeovil Concert Band on Sat 28th April who will be performing a fabulous varied programme of music and will also feature the vocal talents of Matthew Rock who is the Musical Director of The Military Wives Choir at Yeovilton.
St. Bartholomew’s Church, Abbey Street, Crewkerne
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney - Open Garden for NGS
Steep paths lead to beguiling 4 acres of natural woodland with many springs, streams, 2 pools one a natural swimming pool planted with native plants. Front garden with pleached crabtree border, topiary and soft planting incl tulips, peonies, roses and verbascums.
The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney, Dorchester
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bring & Buy Plant Sale in aid of The Dorset Gardens' Trust with RNLI stalls
Annuals, shrubs, perennials and herbs for sale; split that large clump of asters/geraniums and bring a bit to sell! Tombola and a cake stall in aid of the RNLI
Baglake Farm, Litton Cheney
Tue 8 May

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Manor Pavilions, Manor Rd, Sidmouth
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Open Garden Deer Park Country House Hotel
Lose yourself in the magnificent gardens, the Deer Park alone has over 80 acres of stunning grounds. The fabulous walled kitchen gardens and orchards produce fruit and vegetables for the kitchen to incorporate into their seasonal menus.
Buckerell, Honiton
Mon 7 May

More details - Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre
Visit a WW2 Nissen Hut and see the narrative, photographs, video and artefacts detailing the preparations by the US forces for D-Day. This is the airfield that the ’Band of Brothers’ trained and left from.
Upottery Airfield Nissen Hut Heritage Centre Cherryhayes farm Slough Lane
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Seavington Spring Quiz Night
A fun quiz night in aid of improvements to the Seavington Community Shop and Cafe. Teams of 6 or join others on the night. Bar from 7pm. Delicious supper included in ticket price. All welcome.
Seavington Millennium Hall, Water Street, Seavington St Mary
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Jazz concert by Sherborne Girls Jazz Ensemble
An evening of Jazz. The concert is given by the Sherborne Girls Jazz Ensemble. It will be a varied programme with music for all to enjoy. The concert is free and there will be a retiring collection for church funds
St.Nicholas Church, Abbotsbury
Fri 4 May