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Easter Events and Activities in Dorchester 2020

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Easter is a great time of the year in Dorchester with great events and activities around the town. Use this guide to find out which Easter-themed parties and family egg hunts are taking place this year in Dorset’s County Town. Keep the kids entertained this Easter!

Please note that all event details are currently subject to changes and cancellations, please contact us for the latest updates 01305 267992.

Easter Trug Workshop

Saturday 4th April at 8:15-17:30
The Happy Blossoms

Learn how to create beautiful spring trug with a variety of fresh spring flowers, gorgeous foliages and other easter additions. The Happy Blossoms in Poundbury are hosting Easter trug workshops this April where you’ll be able to craft a beautiful basket of flowers to take away and use to decorate your home.

The course will be led by skilled florists who will guide you through the step-by-step process. Enjoy a tasty hot drink and easter cake while you unleash your creativity!

Easter Holiday Club

Monday 6th to 17th April at 10:00-15:00
Sunninghill Prep School

Bookings are now being taken for Sunninghill Prep School’s Easter Holiday Club. The club will be available for two weeks from Monday 6th April until Friday 17th April (excluding Good Friday and Easter Monday). More information, booking forms and a plan of activities are available on the website here.

Dorchester Easter Vegan Market

Sunday 5th April at 10:00-15:00
The Corn Exchange

Dorchester Vegan Market returns this Easter! Entry is free and everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a superb event focussed purely on 100% vegan products.

There will be a large dining area with 45+ stalls from local businesses offering delicious hot and cold food, tea and coffee. There will also be a selection of health and beauty care, ethical clothing, eco-friendly products, jewellery, information & advice and much more! Whether you’re vegan or just wanting to find out more about the fast growing phenomenon, make this a date for your diary.

There are a number of public car parks in Dorchester within a few minutes walk from the venue. Don’t forget that ALL major car park in Dorchester are FREE on Sundays.

dorchester vegan easter market

Easter Egg Hunt at Brewery Square

Friday 10th April at 10:00 – Monday 13th April, 16:00
Brewery Square

Now in its 6th year, Brewery Square’s 4-day Easter Egg Hunt is back this Easter! Families are invited to hunt for the Easter Egg images around the square, in order to scoop the free prize! The Easter Egg Hunt takes place from Good Friday until Easter Monday (10 – 13 April) from 10am until 4pm.

Easter egg hunt brewery square dorchester

How to enter:
– Collect a form on the day from the Concierge Office (we can be found opposite the Dorchester South Train Station)
– Hunt for the Easter images around Brewery Square
– Complete your form, and return it to claim a FREE Easter prize!

Funds raised will be donated to the chosen charity Diverse Abilities – Dorset’s disability charity supporting children and adults with profound physical and learning disabilities across the county.

pirate show at brewery square

On Saturday 11th April the CBeebies entertainers Cook and Line are coming to Brewery Square to perform their popular Pirate Show! This event is completely free to attend and guaranteed to draw a whole crowd. There will be two performances on the day. Please note that each show will last half an hour and contain the same content. No pre-booking is required.

First Show
11:00am – 11:30am

Second show
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Children’s Easter Party

Friday 10th April at 12:00 – 16:00
The Trinity Club

The Trinity Club in Dorchester is hosting an afternoon of fun with music and games for all the family Music by Stevie Nation Roadshow. Club members and children go FREE, for non-members there is a £3 entry fee.

dorchester trinity club easter event


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