Discover What's On In Dorchester

EVENTS

May
05
ongoing
Wessex Invaders
VenueMaumbury Rings
DescriptionHistorical Re-enactment at Maumbury Rings
CategoryFESTIVAL
May
14
Thomas Hardys Poetry In Pictures
VenueDorset County Museum
DescriptionBy Jennifer Martindale
CategoryEXHIBITION
May
25
Dorset Art Week
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionExhibition in Borough Gardens House.
CategoryART CRAFT
Jun
02
Archaeology Field Trip
VenueDorset County Museum
DescriptionAn archeological field trip to Poole Museum / Scalpens Court
CategoryEXHIBITION
Jul
14
ongoing
Thomas Hardy Festival and Conference
Venue
DescriptionJoin us for the celebration!
CategoryFESTIVAL
Jul
15
Thomas Hardy Country Fair
VenueKingston Maurward
DescriptionPart of Thomas Hardy Festival
CategoryFESTIVAL
Jul
26
ongoing
Camp Bestival
VenueEast Lulworth
DescriptionDubbed as The Most Colourful Show on Earth, Camp Bestival is a festival that takes place in an enchanting, wooded country estate on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.
CategoryFESTIVAL
Jul
28
The Creepy Crawly Show
VenueBrewery Square
DescriptionFrom insects to animals, this team really know their stuff, and have a superb hands on, interactive show which is great fun for all the family!
CategoryEXHIBITION
Jul
29
Warm Festival
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionThere will be live music, food stalls, bar and raffle. So Bring along friends and family and relax on the lovely lawns in borough gardens and listen to bands.
CategoryFESTIVAL
Jul
30
ongoing
Jurassic Coast Jewels
VenueDorset County Museum
DescriptionBy Louise Fuller
CategoryEXHIBITION
Aug
04
Dorset Food and Arts Festival
VenueQueen Mother Square
DescriptionCome and discover the best of Dorset.
CategoryFESTIVAL
Aug
11
One World Festival
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionGlobal food village, Live Music and Dance acts, Workshops, Cultural Exhibitions and Craft stalls
CategoryFESTIVAL
Aug
13
ongoing
Art Exhibition
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionBy John Tisley
CategoryEXHIBITION
Aug
18
Round Table Cider Festival
VenueBorough Gardens
DescriptionThe annual Dorchester Cider Festival returns to Borough Gardens.
CategoryFESTIVAL
Aug
23
ongoing
Great Dorset Stream Fair
VenueBlandford Forum
DescriptionThe Worlds largest heritage and cultural event, showcasing Great Britain’s National industrial, agricultural and rich leisure history.
CategoryFESTIVAL
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
Sep
01
ongoing
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
13
ongoing
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
21
ongoing
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
Oct
13
Ellipse Wine Festival
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionFundraising event
CategoryFESTIVAL
Nov
03
Autumn Fair in Corn Exchange
VenueCorn Exchange
DescriptionDorchester Rotary Club and Local Charities.
CategoryFESTIVAL

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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