Discover What's On In Dorchester

EVENTS

Jun
26
Town Tour, Quiz and BBQ
VenueBrewhouse & Kitchen
DescriptionPlease join us and Dorchester BID members meeting 6pm at the Corn Exchange for a fun Town Walk followed by a Quiz and a BBQ. Book online: http://www.dorchesterchamber.co.uk/events/town-walk-and-quiz/
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Jul
07
Armed Forces Day
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionJoin veterans, residents and other visitors for a weekend of military and veterans commemorations and celebrations.
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Jul
07
Archaeology Field Trip to Knowlton Rings
VenueDorset County Museum
DescriptionA field trip to look a one of Dorsets most fascinating prehistoric Henge sites.
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Jul
15
Performance of The Trumpet Major
VenueKingston Maurward
DescriptionBy New Hardy Players
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Jul
19
Thomas Hardy Question Time
VenueUnited Church
DescriptionThis part of the Thomas Hardy Festival is an opportunity for the public to ask a panel of “experts” anything they wish about Dorchester’s most famous son.
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Jul
22
Family Fun
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionFamily Fun in Borough Gardens in support of Mind West Dorset.
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Jul
25
Love Parks
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionLove Parks Day is a fantastic family friendly event with lots of special activities. Past years has seen activities such as bird box making alongside a variety of food stalls.
CategoryFAMILY EVENT
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!
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Jul
29
Duck Race
VenueFriary Hill
DescriptionGreat fun for all of the family, a duck race on Millstream of River Frome at the bottom of Friary Hill.
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Aug
18
Casino Night
VenueDorchester Trinity Club
DescriptionGreat games night
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Aug
24
Charity Barn Dance
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionFriends of Dorset County Council.
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Sep
08
Weldmar Summer Fete
VenueHerringston Road
DescriptionLast year over, 2500 people attended and had a great day out!
CategoryFAMILY EVENT
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.
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Oct
06
Black History Month
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionCome on down to the Corn Exchange on Saturday 6th March to celebrate Black History Month.
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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.
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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.
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Nov
03
Fireworks
VenueDorchester Rugby Club
DescriptionDorchester Rugby Club
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Nov
10
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MacMillan Christmas Fair
VenueKingston Maurward
DescriptionJoin in the festivities at Kingston Maurward for a great cause.
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Nov
10
Craft and Gifts Fair
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionHave a wonderful time doing some Christmas Shopping in the Corn Exchange.
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Nov
11
Remembrance Sunday
Venue
DescriptionParade, Two minutes Silence, Service at St George.
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Nov
24
Christmas Lights Switch On
VenueBrewery Square
DescriptionWitness the lights turning on in all of their glory!
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Nov
30
Christmas Lights Switch On
VenueButtermarket Square
DescriptionWitness Poundbury Christmas lights being turned on in all of their glory!
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Dec
01
Small Business Saturday
VenueButtermarket Square
DescriptionChristmas Fair/ Market
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Dec
02
Family Santa Run
VenueDorchester Rugby Club
DescriptionIn support of Joseph Weld Hospice.
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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.
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Dec
06
Casterbridge Christmas Cracker
Venue
DescriptionRun by the Dorchester Chamber for Business.
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Dec
09
Christmas Craft Fair
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionAll day event
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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.
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Dec
25
Christmas Day
Venue
DescriptionDecember 25th. Bank Holiday.
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Dec
26
Boxing Day.
Venue
DescriptionDecember 26th. Bank Holiday.
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ADD AN EVENT

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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