Discover What's On In Dorchester

EVENTS

Jul
07
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Dorchester BID VIP Currency Rate
VenueHays Travel Dorchester
DescriptionDiscount on your Holiday Currency
CategoryOFFERS
Jul
16
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Journey to Justice and Radical Dorset
VenueShire Hall
DescriptionUS Civil Rights Movement and protest in Dorset
CategoryEXHIBITION
Jul
26
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Schools Summer Holiday
VenueDinosaur Museum
DescriptionCome and visit the Dinosaur Museum over the summer holiday for the Dinosaur Explorers event!
CategoryEVENT
Jul
30
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Jurassic Coast Jewels
VenueDorset County Museum
DescriptionBy Louise Fuller
CategoryEXHIBITION
Aug
01
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10% discount Voucher
VenueNonno Peppe Pizza
DescriptionA 10% discount and �1 delivery charge
CategoryOFFERS
Aug
13
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Art Exhibition
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionBy John Tisley
CategoryEXHIBITION
Aug
19
Tony Lowe Singing Performance
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionCome down to the Borough Gardens and listen to a great live music performance by Tony Lowe.
CategoryMUSIC PERFORMANCE
Aug
23
Great Dorset Steam Fair
VenueBlandford Forum
DescriptionThe Worlds largest heritage and cultural event, showcasing Great Britain's National industrial, agricultural and rich leisure history.
CategoryFESTIVAL
Aug
24
Charity Barn Dance
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionFriends of Dorset County Council.
CategoryEVENT
Aug
25
Anonymous Music Festival
VenueMaumbury Rings
DescriptionThe FREE Anonymous festival, now in its ninth year, is a one day family friendly event held at Maumbury Rings in Dorchester
CategoryFESTIVAL
Aug
25
Summer Show
VenueSt Georges Hall
DescriptionDorchester and District Gardening Club
Category
Aug
26
Love Parade
VenueTown Pump
Description
CategoryEVENT
Aug
27
August Summer Bank Holiday
VenueMaumbury Rings
DescriptionMusic all day at Maumbury Rings.
Category
Aug
28
Rhyme Time in the Park Borough Gardens
VenueBorough Gardens
Description
CategoryEVENT
Aug
30
Vintage Fashion Show
VenueDukes Auction House
Description
CategoryEVENT
Sep
01
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Dorset County Show
VenueCokers Frome Showground
DescriptionThe annual and much loved Dorset County Show!
CategoryFESTIVAL
Sep
01
Gin Festival
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionCalling all gin lovers! A gin festival... In Dorchester!
CategoryFESTIVAL
Sep
01
Mrs Yeobrights Last Walk
VenueThorncombe Wood Car Park
Description175th anniversary of Mrs Yeobrights Last Walk.
CategoryPUBLIC MEETING
Sep
08
Family Fun Day
VenueColliton Club
DescriptionCome and see the changes at the Colliton and have a fun day out for all the family
CategoryENTERTAINMENT
Sep
08
Weldmar Summer Fete
VenueHerringston Road
DescriptionLast year over, 2500 people attended and had a great day out!
CategoryFAMILY EVENT
Sep
13
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Dorset Architectural Heritage Week
Venue
DescriptionVarious buildings and sites are open to the public and there are tours and visits to places normally closed to the public.
CategoryEXHIBITION
Sep
15
William Barnes Readings
VenueMax Gate
DescriptionTim Laycock and members of the William Barnes Society
CategoryTALK/LECTURE
Sep
16
High West and High East Streets closed to Traffic
Venue
DescriptionHigh West and High East Streets closed to all traffic from 10am to 4pm from Top of Town to Swan Bridge as Dorchester’s contribution to Dorset Architectural Heritage Week.
CategoryEVENT
Sep
21
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Tango Festival
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionFollowing the huge success of the first Dorset Tango Festival, we are delighted to announce the second Dorset Tango Festival!
CategoryFESTIVAL
Sep
27
The Wessex Project: Thomas Hardy Architect
Venue
DescriptionTalk by Prof Kester Rattenbury
Category
Oct
06
Black History Month
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionCome on down to the Corn Exchange on Saturday 6th March to celebrate Black History Month.
CategoryEVENT
Oct
07
Service to commemorate the death of William Barnes
VenueSt Peters Church
DescriptionWillam Barnes Society morning church service to commemorate William Barnes death (7th October 1886). Followed by laying floral tributes and dialect reading at his statue.
CategoryTALK/LECTURE
Oct
13
Ellipse Wine Festival
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionFundraising event
CategoryFESTIVAL
Oct
18
Sixth Form Open Evening
VenueThomas Hardye School
DescriptionOpen to prospective students and their parents to find out all The Thomas Hardye School has to offer.
CategoryEVENT
Oct
22
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School Half Term
Venue
DescriptionMonday 22nd to Friday 26th
Category
Oct
23
Thomas Hardy at Dorset County Museum
Venue
DescriptionA talk by Helen Gibson.
CategoryTALK/LECTURE
Oct
24
Tirah Memorial Service
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionThe Tirah memorial stands in a corner of Borough Gardens and will be used to pay respects on October 24th.
CategoryPUBLIC MEETING
Oct
27
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Halloween Ghost Hunt
VenueBrewery Square
DescriptionGet into the spirit of halloween and have some fun and games at brewery square.
CategoryEVENT
Oct
31
Halloween Ghost Walk Special
VenueKings Arms Hotel
DescriptionNow in its 21st year! Prepare for a scare!
CategoryPUBLIC MEETING
Nov
02
All Souls Day
VenueHoly Trinity Hall
DescriptionOpen Church day.
CategoryOPEN DAY
Nov
03
Autumn Fair in Corn Exchange
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionDorchester Rotary Club and Local Charities.
CategoryFESTIVAL
Nov
03
Fireworks
VenueDorchester Rugby Club
DescriptionDorchester Rugby Club
CategoryEVENT
Nov
10
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MacMillan Christmas Fair
VenueKingston Maurward
DescriptionJoin in the festivities at Kingston Maurward for a great cause.
CategoryEVENT
Nov
10
Craft and Gifts Fair
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionHave a wonderful time doing some Christmas Shopping in the Corn Exchange.
CategoryEVENT
Nov
11
Remembrance Sunday
Venue
DescriptionParade, Two minutes Silence, Service at St George.
CategoryEVENT
Nov
15
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Dorchester Drama Performance
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionDorchester Drama are performing a play in the corn exchange.
CategoryTHEATRICAL PERFORMANCE
Nov
24
Christmas Lights Switch On
VenueBrewery Square
DescriptionWitness the lights turning on in all of their glory!
CategoryEVENT
Nov
30
Christmas Lights Switch On
VenueButtermarket Square
DescriptionWitness Poundbury Christmas lights being turned on in all of their glory!
CategoryEVENT
Dec
01
Small Business Saturday
VenueButtermarket Square
DescriptionChristmas Fair/ Market
CategoryEVENT
Dec
01
Autumn Concert
Venue
DescriptionBy Dorchester Choral Society. Work by Brahms (German Requiem), Schumann and Peteris Vasks.
CategoryMUSIC PERFORMANCE
Dec
02
Family Santa Run
VenueDorchester Rugby Club
DescriptionIn support of Joseph Weld Hospice.
CategoryEVENT
Dec
04
Light Up a Life
VenueJoseph Weld Hospice
DescriptionEvery year, thousands of people remember and celebrate the lives of loved ones through lights sponsored in their name.
CategoryEVENT
Dec
06
Casterbridge Christmas Cracker
Venue
DescriptionRun by the Dorchester Chamber for Business.
CategoryEVENT
Dec
09
Christmas Craft Fair
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionAll day event
CategoryEVENT
Dec
12
Ignite. A Festive Evening of Short Talks By Geologists
Venue
DescriptionVenue to TBC
CategoryTALK/LECTURE
Dec
20
Carols
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionWith only 5 days until Christmas, the festive spirit is high! Come along to the Borough Gardens and get involved in a Christmas carol service like no other.
CategoryEVENT
Dec
24
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School Christmas Holiday
Venue
DescriptionMonday 24th until 4th January Inclusive.
Category
Dec
25
Christmas Day
Venue
DescriptionDecember 25th. Bank Holiday.
CategoryEVENT
Dec
26
Boxing Day.
Venue
DescriptionDecember 26th. Bank Holiday.
CategoryEVENT
Dec
31
Welcome In Another New Year
VenueTown Centre
DescriptionCome to the town pump to celebrate the entry of another year with the rest of the town community.
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All Dorchester BID levy payers can add events from their logged in area. Other local organisations can apply to Project Director Phil Gordon on 07799 494886 for a log in that will allow them to add their own events.

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