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Things to do in Dorchester this October Half Term

Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Spooky season is nearly upon us and Dorchester has a brilliant reputation for hosting some of the best halloween events. Whether you want to get in the Halloween mood or enjoy a peaceful Dorchester walks, the County Town is sure to have something to suit what you’re after. From children-friendly themed hunts, to super scary… Read more »

Free Things To Do in Dorchester With The Kids

Thursday, August 25th, 2022

When it comes to free things to do in Dorchester that you and the kids can get involved in, there’s plenty out there! From the vast amount of play areas, landmarks, historic locations, events and other attractions, you’re bound to find something that tickles the families fancy this summer! These attractions range from historic Roman… Read more »

Summer Events in Dorchester 2022

Tuesday, July 26th, 2022

Summer is here and Dorchester is set for a packed season of festivals, outdoor shows and events in 2022. Every weekend in late July and August there will be something taking place in Borough Gardens or Maumbury Rings. As well as the Dorchester BID-funded DorchLive live music in South Street every Saturday until September. Here’s… Read more »

Dorchester Supersleuth Competition 2022

Tuesday, July 19th, 2022

Dorchester Supersleuth 2022 picture clue competition is now live! This year Dorchester BID have partnered with Shire Hall Museum to create this summer’s Supersleuth trail, in celebration of the Museum’s Agatha Christie exhibition. Start your supersleuth mission now! Dorchester Supersleuth 2022 – how it works Dorchester Supersleuth is a picture clue competition with participating shops… Read more »

DorchLive 2022 – Summer Live Music in Dorchester

Monday, July 18th, 2022

DorchLive returned to Dorchester’s town centre at the weekend for the first of 8 special performances this summer. Every Saturday from July 16th through to September 3rd, a different artist will perform next to M&Co, opposite Napper’s Mite in South Street/New Street. Performances run for 1.5 hours at 11am & 1:00pm. Week 1 saw the… Read more »

Corto Maltese Tapas Bar in Dorchester – Interview with Sara Fernandes

Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Corto Maltese is a new tapas bar which recently opened in Dorchester. Run by Sara Fernandes (part of the team at Basilico), the new tapas bar offers traditional Iberian flavour with a creative approach, combining seasonal local produce. Everyone is very much invited to come along for a journey of flavours through Spanish and Portuguese… Read more »

Armour & Embarkation 2022 – In Pictures

Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Dorchester had an amazing turnout and atmosphere for Armour & Embarkation 2022 at the weekend. A convoy of over 65 WW2 military vehicles made their way through the town to a fantastic reception from the enthusiastic crowds who lined the streets to be part of the very special occasion. The event was organised to turn… Read more »

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Dorchester

Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

The nation is gearing up for the 2022 Platinum Jubilee Celebrations and Dorchester is no exception. There’s a fantastic choice of things to do for all ages taking place around Dorset’s county town. Here’s a round-up of Jubilee events in Dorchester on the lead-up and during the special extended bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2 to… Read more »

Armour & Embarkation is Coming To Dorchester

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

A unique event is set to take place in Dorchester on the 18th June 2022 – Armour & Embarkation 2022! Probably, for the very last time (due to fuel costs, equipment age and general practicalities/logistics) a convoy of between 50-75 WW2 vehicles (including Jeeps, motorcycles, trucks, armoured vehicles and even Sherman tanks and other rare… Read more »

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