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Small Business Spotlight: Kooky Bloom | May 2023

Thursday, May 4th, 2023

We’re pleased to kickstart our new initiative, ‘Small Business Spotlight’, with a feature on one of Dorchester’s newest, most exciting businesses – Kooky Bloom. This campaign celebrates the hard work and successes of the small, independent businesses that give the town its heart. The eclectic mix of local, family-run businesses is what makes Dorchester such… Read more »


Big Plans for The Great Big Escape Owners in Brewery Square

Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

Just over a year on from opening the first ever escape room in Dorchester in February 2022, it is fair to say that The Great Big Escape has had quite the impact on the community. The exhilarating attraction quickly settled into its new home at Brewery Square, with many visitors leaving with rave reviews after… Read more »


Mother’s Day in Dorchester

Monday, March 6th, 2023

Are you looking to make to make plans for Mother’s Day in Dorchester? If you don’t have anything in the diary yet, we’re here to give you our recommendations for things to do on Mothers Day in Dorset’s county town. Whether you’re treating your mum, Nan, friend or friend there are a range of lovely… Read more »


Success for Dorchester at Dorset Tourism Awards 2022/2023

Tuesday, February 14th, 2023

The untraditional, yet perfectly-suited venue of the Dorset Tank Museum recently played host to this year’s Dorset Tourism Awards. Despite the frosty, sub-zero temperatures outside – Dorset’s tourism businesses filled the museum with an all-round warmth by celebrating the fantastic accolades the sector has achieved at the annual black tie event. We are pleased to… Read more »


Date Night Ideas in Dorchester

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

Planning a date night in Dorchester? The town is a fantastic place to enjoy some quality time with your significant other. Whether you’d prefer a more upbeat, fun-filled evening, or a quaint, classy meal, you’ll have the perfect romantic night in the town centre! Here, we share just a few date night recommendations in Dorchester,… Read more »


Doggie Wash Opens In Dorchester

Thursday, January 5th, 2023

A new dog washing and grooming business has opened in Napper’s Mite, Dorchester! Pooches and their owners rejoice as Doggie Wash run the first facility of its kind in the area!   Located in Napper’s Court, just off South Street, Doggie Wash offers full grooming services, and a self service doggie wash! The self service functionality… Read more »


12 Romantic Restaurants in Dorchester

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching we thought we would take a look at the most romantic restaurants in Dorchester in 2023. If you are looking for a cozy, candle lit dining experience to take your loved one to then there are some great restaurants to choose from in the County Town. La Caverna For over 28… Read more »


Keeping Fit In Dorchester

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

Dorchester makes keeping fit in 2023 easier than ever with the many fantastic gyms, sports centres and walking trails on our doorstep. From those that prefer to get out and about for their exercise to those that prefer to be in and out of a gym, we’ve included a wide range of options to help… Read more »


Photos from Dorchester Christmas Cracker 2022

Monday, December 19th, 2022

Thank you to everyone who came out to get festive with us at Dorchester Christmas Cracker 2022! Despite the cold, damp weather, the town centre was buzzing with parades, singing and festive stalls. We were even able to conjure some snow (with the help of snow machines)! We brought the party and you brought the… Read more »


Christmas Events in Brewery Square 2022

Friday, November 25th, 2022

Christmas is just around the corner and Brewery Square is gearing up for another year of fantastic festivities! After the hit success of the Square’s 2021 events, we are excited to tell you about an array of brilliant Christmas events in Brewery Square this year! From delicious mince pies to trying to stand up on… Read more »


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