Friday, March 19th, 2010
Fordington lies just to the East of Dorchester town centre and could be considered to be a suburb of the town. However, this beautiful area has long been established as a village and to this day retains its own special character. Here’s an insight into the history of Fordington and St George’s Church that is… Read more »
Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
Our Virtual Dorchester is proving such a success that the Town Council has agreed to look into featuring Borough Gardens (the ‘jewel in the crown’ of the county town). Hopefully, you will soon be able to take a virtual tour of Borough Garndens in all its glory. Virtual Dorchester has proved a success in the… Read more »
Friday, March 12th, 2010
The staff at Wellworths celebrated their 1st anniversary of opening their Dorchester store last night with a party at the Wessex Hotel. Friends and local businesses helped them celebrate meeting the milestone with a buffet and a great local band.
Friday, March 5th, 2010
The Keep Military Museum is housed in an impressive prominent historical building located at the top of the town in Dorchester, Dorset. ‘The Keep’ used to be the guardroom and gateway to the depot barracks of the former Dorset Regiment and was in active use until 1958.
Friday, February 26th, 2010
The Terracotta Warriors Museum situated in the centre of Dorchester, at the lower end of High East Stree is a small but inspiring exhibition focuses on the Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor of China and explores the remarkable discovery of these amazing treasures of ancient China – now regarded as the 8th Wonder of the Ancient World.
Friday, February 19th, 2010
You can now re-live an enchanting time from your own childhood, and give a real thrill to today’s children, by visiting the Dorchester Teddy Bear Museum.
Friday, February 12th, 2010
Next to the Tutankhamun Exhibition, is another splendid exhibition titled ‘Mummies of the Pharaohs’ located in the Amarna Centre on Alington Street, Dorchester.
Friday, February 5th, 2010
For dinosaur lovers, Dorset offers 2 great attractions, The Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester and fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coastline.
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
The RingGo Parking system kicked off to a great start before Christmas and with new users registering every week its use is rising. Dorset County Council have announced that RingGo is also to be made available on the street meters as well from Monday of this week. This is excellent news as they have agreed to… Read more »
Sunday, January 31st, 2010
The popular BBC2 antiques programme, Flog It, presented by Paul Martin, is coming to Dorchester this month.
Flog It! – the major BBC2 antiques series – regularly gets an audience of 2 million viewers each weekday – around 25% of the television audience.