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Dorchester Supersleuth Competition 2022 – The Winners!

Thursday, October 6th, 2022

Over 500 children with parents and other relatives joined in this year searching the town for clues to the Agatha Christie themed Dorchester Supersleuth competition and we have more than 80 correct entries over the two age groups. Here are the winners who will be receiving their prizes at the end of October at Shire… Read more »


Dorchester Literary Festival 2022

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

Dorchester Literary Festival is back in 2022 for its eighth event with a packed programme of fascinating talks by guest speakers. From Saturday 15th – Sunday 25th October leading authors from the literary world will come to Dorset’s county town to showcase their latest published works. The event covers a wide range of genres. Whether… Read more »


Dorchester Totally Locally – Fiver Fest is Coming!

Thursday, September 29th, 2022

A small number of volunteers have come together to create a Dorchester Totally Locally Scheme. The initiative aims to promote and support the County Town’s fantastic range of small businesses. It’s the first time ‘Fiver Fest’ is taking place in Dorchester – the more businesses that get involved, the more the town can thrive! The… Read more »


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 »


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