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Dorset Events 2019, All dates are correct at time of being published, please confirm date and event details before making travel arrangements. Yearly events are shown at the beginning of each month in light blue. The diary follows. Events may be cancelled or event dates may be subject to alteration.
 
 
 
DORSET EVENTS FOR JANUARY 2019
Old Forge Fossil Shop Fossil Walks 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY 2019

SAT 16TH - SUN 17TH FEB 2019:
The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG.
Tel: 01929 405 096.

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SUN 24TH FEB 2019:
CTP Gillingham Gathering
Lower Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QA.
Tel: 01747 823 365.Informal Static Event for commercial vehicles over 20 years old. In and around Lower Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 4QA 10am-2pm.

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28th FEB - 3rd March 2019
Swanage Blues Festival
Various venues, Swanage
 

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Annual Events
RYA National Team Great Britain Sailing.
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR  MARCH 2019

9th March 2019
Shaftesbury Snowdrops
Shaftesbury, Dorset

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March 2019
Sea Shanty & Sea Folk Festival
Poole Quay

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28th Feb - 3rd March 2019
Swanage Blues Festival
Various venues, Swanage

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March 2019
Haynes Bikers' Breakfast Ride-in
Sparkford, Yeovil Calling all biking enthusiasts! On the third Sunday of each month we host a breakfast ride-in which is open to all marques of motorcycle. As well as meeting other bikers, participants can chat over a coffee and a hearty breakfast

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19th - 21st April 2019
The Annual Big Bournemouth Beer Festival
Festival Bournemouth Now in its 9th year, the hugely popular Big Bournemouth Beer Festival returns to the Bournemouth International Centre. Various Opening Times

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FRI 29TH - SUN 31ST MAR 2019:
SWANAGE RAILWAY
Station House, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HB.
Tel: 01929 425 800.

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Annual Events
Easter Eggstraveganza Brewers Quay.
Easter egg hunt Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens.
Quay to Quay vintage Classic Car Run Weymouth 
Each day Easter Egg Trail, Durlston Country Park
Easter Squash Festival Weymouth 
The Giant Easter Egg Hunt Abbotsbury Sub-Tropical 
Easter Specials Swanage Railway 
Easter Egg Trail, Corfe Castle
Easter Egg Hunt & the Lulworth Lambs Lulworth Castle 
Wilton Hunt Point to Point Badbury Rings nr 
Fun Day -Treasure Trail, Corfe Castle
 

 

DORSET EVENTS FOR APRIL 2019

20 April 2019
Quayside Music Festival, Weymouth Harbourside Weymouth. Every Bank Holiday weekend sees Quayside Music Festival take up it’s residency on Weymouth Harbour for a 2-day festival showcasing the best live music in town. With a large stage overlooking the harbour, a big screen, outdoor bars, food stalls.

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Sat 20th April 2019,
Dorset Art Market 10am-2pm The Avenue Stadium, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY
Talented Dorset artists selling originals, prints and handmade items. The perfect place to pick up something beautiful, unique and Dorset inspired. 07951 255818

Easter at Fleet Air Arm Museum, (01425) 478470.
Wimborne Horticultural Society (01202) 886343.
Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne,  (01202) 883402
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne, 0845 130 2011.
Easter at Kingston Maurward Gardens 01305 215003
Easter Egg Hunt, Abbotsbury  01305 871387. 
Easter Egg Puzzle. Wimborne Model (01202) 881924
Point to Point at Badbury Rings,  09068 446061.  
Bluebells at Kingston Lacy (01202) 883402.
River Pageant. Wimborne (01202) 883442
Weymouth Easter Football Youth  Sports Club
Fun Day -Treasure Trail, Corfe Castle
Charmouth and Lyme Regis Fossil Festival 
Optimist Team Great Britain Sailing Championships 
Branch Line Weekend, Swanage Railway 
Portman Hunt Point to Point Badbury Rings nr 
Spring Festival Gaunts House nr Wimborne 
St Georges Weekend at Honeybrook nr Wimborne 
Swanage Charity & Classic Car Display
Lodmoor Wild life Walk Lodmoor RSPB Reserve
The Friends of Upton Country Park Annual Book Sale
 

 

DORSET EVENTS FOR MAY 2019
Please ring the below phone number or contact a Dorset Tourist Information Office for dates for the below events
 

SAT 18TH - SUN 19TH MAY 2019:
Three Okefords Annual Rally East Brooke Farm, Shillingstone, Nr Blandford, Dorset, DT11 0SZ.
Tel: 01258 861 473.The rally is an action packed day out for all the family with agricultural machines and tractor pulling and much more. Gates open 10am-late.

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3rd - 5th May 2019
The Lyme Regis Fossil Festival is an annual event for the whole family. The Festival seeks to enthuse young people about science, earth sciences in particular.
Enjoy walks, talks.

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3rd - 7th May 2019
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
Sherborne's Annual Abbey Music Festival, with a full programme of concerts. See website for full details. Tickets available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre.
 

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4th May 2019 Open 10:00 - 16:00
VenFest Festival Lytchett Minster, Poole
Food & Venison Festival-Lots of Family fun, live music, live cooking demos, falconry displays, childrens activities, copious amounts of food and drink, dogs on leads welcome.

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11th - 12th May 2019
MillFest Festival Lyme Regis National Mills Weekend is the annual festival of our milling heritage, providing visitors with a fantastic opportunity to celebrate Lyme's working watermill. Town Mill, Lyme Regis. Open 11:00 - 04:00 Free

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24th - 27th May 2019
Purbeck Pirate Festival Open 10:00 - 18:00 Free
Festival Swanage a Free festival for Pirates, mermaids and anyone else who wants to join in. with stalls , living history, re-enactments and a childrens area. there will be a disco for the children on friday evening with prizes for the best pirate.

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Sunday 26th May 2019

Shapwick Village Green, Stewards Lane, Shapwick, Dorset DT11 9JZ.    12-4pm A great traditional country fair and a brilliant family afternoon out ferret racing, coconut shy, fun dog show, tombola, skittles, kids races, Dorset Knob contests, nail in the bale, plants, produce, splat the rat, kids steam train rides, bar, Pimms, BBQ, teas and home-made cakes...and lots, lots more... Dorset's amazing Celtic Rock band 'Black Sheep' Adults £2, kids go free
Free parking and disabled facilities contact 07704672240

27th May 2019
Sherborne Castle Country Fair
Location: Sherborne Castle, New Rd, Sherborne, Dorset
Telephone: 01749 81404

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31st May- 2nd June 2019
Wessex Folk Festival Weymouth
Family festival on Weymouth Harbourside with two free stages showcasing a range of traditional and modern folk acts. Morris dancing, food and craft stalls along the picturesque harbourside. Workshops and traditional music sessions.

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Annual Events
Shaftesbury Food Festival.  (01747) 853514
Garland Day Abbotsbury. 
International Fireworks Display
Weymouth Gig Racing Regatta – Weymouth 
Weymouth Trawler Race 
Weymouth Old Harbour Oyster Festival – 
The Abbey Hill Steam and Country Fair 
Weymouth International Beach Kite 
Vintage Classic Car Rally and Display. 
Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne.  (01202) 883402. 
Three Okeford’s Preservation Society  (01747) 811311
Bournemouth Natural Science Society 01305 264620.
May, Highwood Gardens (01202) 433327 
Wimborne Model Town, Wimborne (01202) 881924
Dorset Art Weeks,  01202 701828
Chettle House, near Blandford  (01202) 842407. 
Wimborne Book Fair (01258) 450808
The Sherborne festival (over 5 weeks)
Maypole dancing on village green (01258) 857373.
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DORSET EVENTS FOR JUNE 2019
Please ring the below phone number or contact a Dorset Tourist Information Office for dates for the below events

1st June - 2nd June 2019
Wessex Folk Festival Weymouth
Family festival on Weymouth Harbourside with two free stages showcasing a range of traditional and modern folk acts. Morris dancing, food and craft stalls along the picturesque harbourside. Workshops and traditional music sessions.

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SUN 2ND JUN 2019:
Hampton Farm Business Park, Higher Brockhampton, Nr Dorchester , Finish: Weymouth, Dorset, DT2 8QH.
Tel: 01305 260 038 .

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8th June 2019 10am-4pm Minster Green Charities Fair
Annual church fair on the Green outside Wimborne Minster church. In aid of charity.
We sell everything from books, DVDs, jewellery, puzzles, bric a brac, cakes, etc with raffles and tombolas. We have a prayer tent, refreshments and much more.

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8th June 2019 1-8pm
Corscombe Fest - Fun and Music all day long
Set in the grounds of Corscombe Court with its Moat it’s a unique place for a day out. Great stalls, a superb collection of Classic cars, a variety of food
including a hog roast and a bar with real ale.A superb family day out, the very best in the area. The Fest is a lovely traditional event, with something for everyone, including the Dads and the Kids. Tickets are available on the door at only £2 each so bring the family, Corscombe Fest, Corscombe Court, Corscombe. Dorset, DT2 0NS

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9 June 2019 Open 10:00 - 17:00
Cheese & Chilli Festival Christchurch
The Cheese & Chilli Festival is a family show offering something for everyone. Traders selling cheese and chilli associated products as well as craft and retail stands. Entertainments include PIG RACING, Falconry displays, Punch & Judy, Magic and more.

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8 - 9 June 2019

The Netherbury Village Open Gardens 1pm - 5pm
A 'not to be missed' opportunity to see many wonderful gardens open together.
Lunches, tea and cake. Plant stalls, tombola, treasure hunt.£7.50 pp, under.13s free. Ticket valid for entry both days. All proceeds to charity.
off the A3066 between Beaminster and Bridport, DT6 5LS 07810 827392

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SAT 8TH - SUN 9TH JUN 2019:
West Bay Vintage Rally Melplash Showground, West Bay Road, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4EW.

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9th - 15th June 2019
Bridport Food Festival
Location: Asker Meadow, Lee Ln, Bridport, Dorset.

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SUN 9TH JUN 2019:
Bournemouth Bus Rally Kings Park, Kings Park Drive, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 7AF.Bournemouth’s very own heritage bus rally & running day at Kings Park. Come along & see vehicles from Bournemouth & surrounding areas!…
 

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15th June 2019
Cranborne Church Fete opens at 2pm
A traditional village fete will be held in the beautiful gardens of Cranborne Manor, by kind permission of Viscount Cranborne. Entry is £3 with concessions.
There will be traditional stalls, local produce, plenty of entertainment and sideshows, with traditional maypole dancing, donkey rides, a band and a display of classic cars. There will also be afternoon tea, a Pimms tent and a childrens cafe. The event is being held in aid of church funds. If takings allow, a fund will be started to restore the Cranborne Village Church clock.

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FRI 28TH - SUN 30TH JUN 2019:
Tankfest 2019 The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG. Tel: 01929 405 096.Bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life… The world's biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history.

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29th June 2019
Folk on the Quay Festival Poole. family-friendly festival bringing traditional back to the good people of Dorset. It's time to sea what you've been missing out on and celebrate the cultural. Various Opening Times

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Sat 29th June 2019,
Dorset Art Market 10am-2pm The Avenue Stadium, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY
Talented Dorset artists selling originals, prints and handmade items. The perfect place to pick up something beautiful, unique and Dorset inspired. 07951 255818

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Annual Events
Nature by Nightfall & BBQ, Studland, Dorset.
The Sherborne Festival (over 5 weeks),
Youth National Powerboat Championships.
National Beach Handball Championships
Western Counties ASA Open Water Swimming Championships — Weymouth Bay
Wells to Weymouth Vintage Car Run
Wimborne Drama. Tivoli Theatre, (01202) 885566
Rocky Flower Show (01202) 734347
Kingston Lacy estate near Wimborne (01202) 883402.
Fipenny Fayre. country fair at Okeford (01258) 860415. Shaftesbury Orchestra Concert (01747) 853788

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DORSET EVENTS FOR JULY 2019
 
SAT 6TH - SUN 7TH JUL 2019:
Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show Moor Farm, Knights in the Bottom, Chickerell, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4EA.
Tel: 01305 815 793.Traditional steam rally, fun for all the family.
 
 
13th July 2019
Chettle Fete returns for another afternoon of hilarity on Saturday 13th July! Come and discover why this highly original fete is now becoming Dorset's favourite - is it the sherry-swilling Brigadier's Dog Show commentary? Perhaps it's the bonkers alternative beauty pageant, Big Hairy Miss Chettle? Is it the mini-motorbike jousting? Maybe you should ask Madam Zapple to reveal all in the Wagon of Destiny...
With all the usual crazy fete shenanigans (cowpat bingo, The Human Fruit Machine, delicious cream teas, bric-a-brac, plants and cakes, the famous Art Auction and loads more), Chettle boasts a huge selection of quality food and drink, loads of kids activities including craft stalls and bouncy play area plus the chance to win some truly stupendpous prizes including festival passes, tickets to major concerts and events, posh hotel stays and romantic dinners out.
Without doubt Chettle Fete is absolutely THE fete of the season!  12pm till late, free entry, plenty parking, disabled toilets and access, medical team
 
 
SAT 13TH - SUN 14TH JUL 2019:
Pilford Heath Transport & Heritage Show Pilford Heath Farm, Uddens Drive, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7BD.Steam and vehicle show with various selections of exhibits and arena displays each day.
 
 
20th July 2019
LEIGH FOOD FAIR & VINTAGE / CLASSIC CAR DISPLAY LEIGH VILLAGE HALL, DT9 6HL 10AM – 4PM
Taste and buy some of the best food and drink on offer from local producers. A variety of interesting Vintage/Classic cars & motorbikes will be on display.Barbecue, Refreshments, Beer and Cider. Entertainment includes children’s activities.
It will be opened by Richard Bromell, Director of Charterhouse Auctioneers, Sherborne.– it really is a day NOT to be missed.
Proceeds go to Leigh Village Hall, The Hub, Yeovil and St Andrew’s Church, Leigh and other charities.
Adults £2, children under 15 Free
Contact: Elizabeth Turnbull on 01935 873846
 
 
Sat 27th July 2019, Dorset Art Market 10am-2pm The Avenue Stadium, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY
Talented Dorset artists selling originals, prints and handmade items. The perfect place to pick up something beautiful, unique and Dorset inspired. 07951 255818
 
 
29th - 3rd August 2019
Swanage Carnival & Regatta
Swanage Regatta and Carnival is the premier carnival on the South Coast. For one week at the end of July and the begining of August.
 

Annual Events
Horton & Chalbury Fete. 01258 840840 
St Stephen’s Church Fete, Pamphill, (01202) 886844.
Halstock's Annual Pram Race 01935 891781.
Puddletown Carnival Tel: 01305848416.
Gussage All Saints Village Fete, (01258) 841173
Melbury Abbas Vintage Weekend. (01747) 852265.
Wimborne St Giles Flower Festival. 01725 517624
Day of sport, adults, learning disabilities 01202 895698
Boat Race Day, rowing race. (01202) 883442.
Wimborne Art Exhibition and Sale. (01202) 886686.
DORSET MARITIME FESTIVAL – Portland Port.
Town Tennis - Weymouth Tennis Clubs.
Upwey OPEN GARDENS – Upwey Village.
GOOSEBERRY FAYRE – Portland.
Maritime Modelling Festival,
Radipole Lake, Weymouth Pavilion & Pleasure Pier 
WAIL GAMES WEEKEND - Tank Museum. Bovington.
KS OPEN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - WPNSA
WEYMOUTH TOWN TENNIS TOURNAMENT
 Abbotsbury Sub- Tropical Gardens. Open-air concert. 
Upwey Society Open Gardens
Weymouth's International Maritime Modelling Festival.
Swanage Carnival Week
CEREMONY OF THE KEYS Portland Castle. 
THE PORTLAND STEAM & VINTAGE SHOW
WEYMOUTH SAILING REGATTA
FOOTIE FEVER — Weymouth Beach 
LIFEBOAT WEEK — Weymouth Harbour
WEYMOUTH BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLASSIC
GOOSEBERRY FAYRE Weston Road, Portland 
 

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DORSET EVENTS FOR AUGUST 2019
4th August 2019
Kingston Lacy Church Fete noon – 4.30pm on Sunday 4th August at Pamphill Parish Hall –barbecue, teas, stalls, Mr Merlin - children’s entertainer, Dog Show; admission £1 lucky entry ticket prize, children free.

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FRI 9TH - SUN 11TH AUG 2019:
Purbeck Rally Worgret Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6AB.
Tel: 01929 556 849. If you’re looking for an interesting, fun packed day out for all the family, then you’ll love the Purbeck Rally, a once yearly, three day steam.
 
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17th August 2019
Iwerne Minster Summer Show
The Iwerne Minster Produce and Horticultural Association will be holding their 74th village show on the Parish Field from 2pm. There’s fun for all with live music, stalls, ice creams and refreshments. The displays in the exhibition tents include vegetables, fruit, floral arrangements, preserves, cookery, art, photography and crafts. A grand raffle will be held and vintage cars will be on display.
Ample free car parking. Entrance £1 (under 16’s free).
01747 812259
 
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THU 29TH AUG - SUN 1ST SEP:
Bournemouth Air Festival
Bournemouth's fantastic free festival
Award-winning and internationally renowned, the Bournemouth Air Festival has entertained more than 9.2 million people since 2008.
 
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Sat 31st August 2019,
Dorset Art Market 10am-2pm The Avenue Stadium, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY
Talented Dorset artists selling originals, prints and handmade items. The perfect place to pick up something beautiful, unique and Dorset inspired. 07951 255818

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14 August 2019
Gillingham and Shaftsbury Show
The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show is one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the south, held on our own Turnpike Showground in North Dorset. With over 520 trade stand exhibitors there is an enormous choice available to visitors from the cradle to the grave, from schools & further education to fitness and medical advice, home improvement to cars, trucks & 4×4’s, handicrafts & gifts to food glorious food to eat in or take home, plus of course over 100 stands of tractors, machinery and farming suppliers. The competitive sections include cattle, sheep, horses, dogs, poultry, rabbits, homecrafts, handicrafts, art and a huge range of classes for younger exhibitors, all of which need to be entered in advance. Tel 01747 823955
 
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16 August 2019
The Dunster Show The 173rd Dunster Show – Friday 16th
Dunster Show is the premier Agricultural Show in West Somerset and one of the major one day Shows of the West of England. Taking place on the Lawns below Dunster Castle the dramatic backdrop is a perfect setting for a family day out with Bands, Demonstrations, Crafts and Trade Stands providing quality entertainment for all. Tel: 01984 656990
 
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THU 22ND - MON 26TH AUG 2019:
51st Great Dorset Steam Fair South Down, Tarrant Hinton, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HX. Tel: 01258 860 361. Widely recognised as the leading Steam and Vintage Vehicle Preservation Event in the World, held on one of Europe's largest outdoor event locations a spectacular five-day event held over the August Bank Holiday . At their showground at Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford, you can admire the world’s biggest working display of heritage steam, industrial and agricultural exhibits, plus live music, food and craft stalls and one of the nation’s largest travelling fairgrounds

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SAT 24TH AUG 2019:
Sherborne Historic Vehicle Rally The Courts of Sherborne School, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP.
 

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Annual Events

Summer Fireworks Weymouth Beach/Bay. Weymouth
International Canoe Championships, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy.
INTERNATIONAL CANOE CHAMPIONSHIPS -
Weymouth Bay Swim, Weymouth Bay.
Wessex FM Great Days of Summer,
Victorian Festival, The Nothe Fort, Weymouth.
Golf Club Charity Week, Weymouth Golf Club.
Cadet National Sailing Championships, Weymouth
VICTORIAN FESTIVAL — Nothe Fort
WEYMOUTU GOLF CLUB CHARITY WEEK
CADET NATIONAL SAILING CHAMPIONSHIPS -
Weymouth Bus Pull, Weymouth seafront.
Weymouth RAF Town Show, Weymouth Pavilion
WEYMOUTH CARNIVAL & FIREWORK DISPLAY -
ENDUROMAN CHESIL - WFNSA Endurance
420 National Sailing Championships, Weymouth
National Open Bowls Tournament,
Weymouth & Portland Bowls Clubs.
Wessex FM Great Days of Summer, Weymouth Beach
Swan Fayre, Swannery, Abbotsbury. A country fayre
Dragon Boat Challenge Race, Weymouth Bay.
Wessex FM Great Days of Summer, Weymouth Beach
Lodmoor Wildlife Walk, Lodmoor RSPB Reserve,
Sept Great Dorset Steam Fair, Tarrant Hinton,
Family Fun Day, Radipole Lake, Weymouth.
Great Dorset Steam FairTarrant Hinton, Nr Blandford,
Fun Day & Dog Show 01929 480474
 
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DORSET EVENTS FOR SEPTEMBER 2019

FRI 6TH - SUN 8TH SEP 2019:
Classic & Steam Vehicle Show Haycrafts Lane, Off the Valley Road, Harmans Cross, Nr Swanage, Dorset, BH19 3EB. Vintage vehicle rally held in conjunction with the Swanage Railway. Some steam engines (if available), vintage motorcycles, cars, commercials and stationary…

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7 - 8 September 2019
Welcome to Dorset County Show the two day Dorset County Show which takes place on the first weekend in September.
The Show is continually developing and introducing new attractions such as the Shopping@theAvenue Marquee, Heavy Horse Village and the Dorset Artisan Craft Marquee. the weekend showcases rural skills, local food and drink producers, Main Ring entertainment and a wide variety of trade stands.Tel:01305 264249

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SAT 19TH - SUN 20TH SEP 2020:
Berwick St John Country Fayre Berwick St John, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 0HJ.
Tel: 01747 828 272.

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SAT 28TH - SUN 29TH SEP 2019:
South West Model Show TANK MUSEUM
Bovington Camp, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG. Tel: 01929 405 096.

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Annual Events

National J24 Sailing Championships, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy.
Dorchester Show, Cokers Frome Showground,
Waterfest 2006, Weymouth Harbour.
Grand Charity Fete, Red Triangle, Portland. 
Wimborne Horticultural Society Summer Show
Allendale Centre, Wimborne.
Portland's Living Quarry, The Drill Hall, Portland.
Water Festival - Weymouth Harbour
Wimborne Tourist Information Centre
Great Charity Fun Walk, Weymouth seafront.
YYS Fladen International Boat Angling Challenge,
International J24 Sailing World Championships,
Dumble Bimble Fun Run, YMCA Reforne, Portland.
Portland's Living Quarry, The Drill Hall, Portland. 
Honeybrook Ploughing Competition
Food Festival Stapehill Abbey, Ferndown, .
Wessex Classic Car Show, Tank Museum, Bovington.
Autumn Wedding Fair,
Moors Valley Wood Fair Moors Valley Country Park,
Portland's Living Quarry, The Drill Hall, Portland.

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DORSET EVENTS FOR OCTOBER 2019

 

FRI 11TH - SUN 13TH OCT 2019:
SWANAGE RAILWAY Autumn Gala
Station House, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 1HB.
Tel: 01929 425 800.
 

 

Annual Events
Gillingham Carnival Day
WORLD BOAT ANGLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Corfe Castle Events
Purbeck Film Festival
LIONS BEACH MOTOCROSS Weymouth Beach.
Half Term Fun, Lulworth Castle.
Halloween Activities, Corfe Castle
 

 

DORSET EVENTS FOR NOVEMBER 2019

Annual Events

Annual Diesel Day, Swanage steam railway,
Portland Fair, Portland.
Weymouth Guy Fawkes celebrations, Weymouth
REMEMBRANCE PARADE & CEREMONY –
SWITCHING ON WEYMOUTH’S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS.
GUY FAWKES BONFIRE & FIREWORKS 
Christchurch Fireworks Stanpit Recreation Ground.
Wareham, Dorset. A Celebration of Dorset Food
Swanage Railway Open Days
Bournmouth Christmas Lights Switch On

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DORSET EVENTS FOR DECEMBER 2019

Annual Events
FAMILY PANTOMIME - Weymouth Pavilion
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS DAY HARBOUR SWIM –
Christmas late night shopping. Christmas Lights Dorset Farmers Market and entertainment
Santa Specials, Swanage Railway
NEW YEARS EVE FANCY DRESS REVELRY Weymouth Visitor Centre, Knoll Beach, Studland. 01929 450259

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DORSET MARKETS
 
MONTHLY FARMER’S MARKET

Fresh local produce, straight from the farm
Wimborne Minster 
Second  Friday of the month in the Corn Exchange.
Blandford Forum
Second Friday of the month in the Corn Exchange.
Shaftesbury
First Saturday of the month at the Town Hall
Sturminster Newton
Fourth Friday in the market place.
Gillingham
Fourth Saturday at the Methodist Chapel.
Dorchester
Fist Saturday of the month at Poundbury
Poole
Third Sunday of the month in Old Orchard Plaza.
Wareham
Fourth Thursday of the month on the Quay.
ALL YEAR ROUND MARKETS

Wimborne Minster
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
Blandford Forum
Thursdays and Saturdays
Shaftesbury
Thursdays
Christchurch
Mondays
Dorchester
Wednesdays
Ringwood
Wednesdays
Salisbury
Tuesdays and Saturdays
Wareham
Thursdays

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