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D-Day Military Convoy

Wednesday, June 12th, 2024

When: 15:00 22nd June Where: Brewery Square and High East Street, Dorchester   On June 22nd, our county town of Dorchester will witness a spectacular historic event, as over one hundred military vehicles from World War II make their way through the streets! This military convoy is more than just a parade of vintage machines,… Read more »


Outdoor Eating in Dorchester

Friday, May 31st, 2024

Now that the days are getting warmer and the evenings are a lot lighter – there is no better time than now to enjoy the beautiful weather by treating yourself to an outdoor meal, or light refreshment, in Dorchester! Check our top recommendations for outdoor eating in Dorchester below.   Vivo Lounge Vivo Lounge is… Read more »


The Dorchester Vegan Market

Monday, May 13th, 2024

Dorchester is home to a multitude of fantastic markets and events across the calendar year! One of the most popular markets in Dorchester, which attracts visitors from far and wide, is the fantastic Dorchester Vegan Market!   Vegan Market in Dorchester Guests and locals can gain free access to this unmissable market in Dorchester –… Read more »


Isha Body Jewellery: Luxury Piercers

Monday, November 20th, 2023

Isha Body Jewellery is an independent piercing and jewellery shop in Dorchester that has been approved by the Association of Professional Piercers.  Located in Antelope Walk, this luxury body piercing shop stands out as a true gem amongst the fantastic selection of independent businesses in Dorchester.  Recognised by the APP as an esteemed piercing shop… Read more »


Dorchester Podiatry and Wellbeing Clinic

Friday, November 3rd, 2023

When it comes to our overall well-being, we often overlook our feet and lower limbs. We highly recommend visiting the Dorchester Podiatry and Wellbeing clinic if you’re seeking top-notch lower limb care. The Dorchester Podiatry and Wellbeing clinic is a leading podiatry clinic in the UK, which offers an extensive range of lower-limb services. Leading… Read more »


The Sugar Shack: NEW Sweet Shop

Friday, November 3rd, 2023

With a passion for sweets and a mission to bring back the nostalgic joy of traditional sweet shops, The Sugar Shack is a must-visit for anyone looking for a sweet treat in Dorchester.   Traditional Sweet Shop in Dorchester The Sugar Shack first opened its doors in September, which was a dream come true for… Read more »


Small Business Spotlight: The Potting Shed | September 2023

Wednesday, September 13th, 2023

This month’s small business spotlight shines on The Potting Shed, a garden shop in Dorchester. After asking many local shoppers and business owners for recommendations of shops to visit in Dorchester, The Potting Shed was a name that consistently came up. So, Emily and Joe headed to the traditional garden shop to find out what… Read more »


Vinyl Van

Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

This month, Dorchester BID’s Small Business Spotlight shines on Vinyl Van! Vinyl Van opened in 2019 – its name a nod to their roots of selling vinyl records out of their VW van at festivals. I recently visited Vinyl Van in Dorchester’s Brewery Square and sat down for a good chat with owner Marcia Smith!… Read more »


Mina’s Deli

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Authentic Italian Delicatessen in Dorchester This month we shine our Small Business Spotlight on Mina’s Deli. Charismatic owner Dana Kareem heads up the authentic Italian deli, which is situated at the bottom of Hardye Arcade, Dorchester. After working with Italian food for over 25 years, Dana decided to bring a taste of Italy to Dorchester… Read more »


Victory for Dorchester BID: Businesses Overwhelmingly Vote YES!

Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Dorchester BID gains an overwhelming YES vote from the town’s businesses The Dorchester BID (Business Improvement District) has been supporting the town’s businesses and local community with a range of projects and initiatives since its inauguration in 2008. Back then, it was the 39th BID in the UK. There are now hundreds of BID’s all… Read more »


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