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What's on in and around West Dorset

September 2014

Information supplied courtesy of West Dorset District Council & West Dorset Tourist Centres

This listing contains a selection of events taking place across West Dorset this month

Pop into your local Tourist Information Centre for full event information and programmes for all local theatres and art centres

Local Events Diary

Until 02/11 World War 1, Home and Away; Lest we Forget Museum, Whitcombe Road, Beaminster, DT8 3NB’. Exhibition open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10:30am-1pm & 2pm-4:30pm. Sundays, 2pm-4:30pm. 01308 863439

06/08-14/09 ‘Strange Scenes from the Borderlands' Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QA. Dave Wicken reveals the Jurassic Coast as seen from the space between drawing and photography in scenes such as a tyrannosaur devouring a church and a dragon on holiday in Charmouth. (www.lymeregisartsfest.com)

26/8-15/9 Scenes from a Southern County Courtyard Gallery, The Town Mill, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PU. Nicola Dennis, Eddie Burrows & Stephen Collins exhibition reflecting the places, the life and the spirit of the West Country. Daily 10am-5pm. Free.

25/08-06/09 Dennis Chinaworks Exhibition Box of Porcelain Ltd. 50 High West St. Dorchester DT1 1HU. 11am-5pm, closed Sunday. Featuring many discontinued pieces and unique trail items at affordable prices. Admission free.

01 The Natural Beauty of Dorset Bridport Town Hall. Photo presentation by Colin Varndell. £5 on door. At 7:30pm

02 Monthly Wine Dinner Summer Lodge Hotel, Evershot. 7pm. From the Laroche Estate in Chablis. £99. 01935 482031

02,09,16,23,30 Zumba Gold Youth Centre, Tinneys Lane, Sherborne. Fun, easy to follow dance-fitness, suitable for active older adults returning to execise. £4 per class. 07866 254828 (email: isabelle.rawlings@gmail.com)

02,09,16,23,30 Study Course at Longburton 5 Kings Close, Longburton. Based around the film ‘The Way’, which tells the story of a father, who decides to complete the pilgrimage begun by his son. Pre-book: 01963 210548

03 Bridport Youth Dance Classes Start Bridport Arts Centre or St Mary's Church Hall. Dance classes for different age groups start again. Please contact for full details. 07765 971357 (www.bridportyouthdance.org.uk)

03 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. By Paul Ellis. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music.

03 Two Gentleman of Verona - Royal Shakespeare Theatre Live Regent Cinema, Lyme Regis. 6:45pm. 01297 442053

03 Graham Fawcett Talk on Dylan Thomas Sladers Yard, West Bay. 7pm. Tickets £10 (£25 inc. dinner.) 01308 459511

03,10,17,24 Zumba Gold Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Details as the entry on 2nd Sept. £4 per class. 07866 254828

03-04 Lyme Bay Photographic Club - Summer Print Exhibition Jubilee Pavilion, Marine Parade. The Club’s summer exhibition will be at the Jubilee Pavilion, Marine Parade, Lyme Regis. 01297 443121 (http://lymebayphotographicclub.org)

05 Colin Tracy Photographs 17 Martinsfield, Martinstown, DT2 9JU. More info: 01305 889476 (www.fullyfocusedphotos.co.uk)

05 The Kettle's on! Digby Memorial Hall, Sherborne. 2pm-4:30pm. Monthly event with live music & entertainment, music from all eras Different every month. Free draw, tea, coffee, cake and biscuits. 07811 018284

05 ‘Meet the music staff' recital Cheap St Church, Cheap St. Sherborne. 1:30pm. Free lunchtime recital by Sherborne School.

05 Holwell Village Performance Night Holwell Village Hall, DT9 5LL. 7pm. Enjoy a relaxed evening of Folks, Roots, Acoustic and Original Music. Refreshments available. 01963 23145

05-07 Come to the Table - Towards a Franciscan ethic of food The Friary, Hilfield, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7BE. Led by Kerri Canepa who oversees the food at Hilfield. 01300 341741 (email: hilfieldssf@franciscans.org.uk)

05-07 Scything and Grassland Management Monkton Wyld Court, Nr Lyme Regis, DT6 6DQ. Learn the history, sociology and methodology. Suitable for beginners and advanced scythe users. 01297 560342 (www.monktonwyldcourt.org)

05-07 Dowsing for Beginners Monkton Wyld Court, Nr Lyme Regis, DT6 6DQ. Learn about the history and acquire basic skills using a variety of instruments to find simple targets. 01297 560342 (www.monktonwyldcourt.org)

05-14 B-Side Festival Various places across Portland. Many FREE & ticketed events. 01305 459440 (www.b-side.org.uk)

06 Elton John - Tribute Night George Albert Hotel, Wardon Hill Nr Evershot, DT2 9PW. £27.50pp inc. Entertainment, 3 course meal also free drink on arrival for those in fancy dress. 01935 483430 (www.gahotel.co.uk)

06 Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St. Sherborne. 9am-4pm. £1 entry. Info: 01963 370986

06 Recorder Workshop - The Consort Music of Matthew Locke Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Info: 01935 509488

06 Family History in Focus, Part 1 Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, Sherborne. 2pm-5pm. Talks on the use of photography in family history and the Phillips family of Wells’ photographers. Tea/coffee and biscuits from 1:40pm. £15, SDFHS Members £10. 01935 389611 Download booking form: (www.sdfhs.org/events/sdfhs-events/)

06 Guitars on the Beach Weekend Main Beach, Lyme Regis. Our record attempt song this year is Rocking all Over the World as played by Status Quo. As well as guest bands playing from before 12 noon until after 6pm, we are featuring a slot in the middle of the day which is all about you, the Sand Band. 01297 442539 (www.guitarsonthebeach.co.uk)

06 Bridport Hat Festival - Talks Bull Hotel, East Street, Bridport. 10:30am - Roger Snook 'Hats in humour, hats in history' ; 3pm Isabelle Mazzitelli 'Iconic hat in film and literature' tickets from Bridport TIC. 01308 250350 (www.bridporthatfest.org)

06 Oborne Village Fete and Scarecrows Oborne Village Hall, Oborne, Nr. Sherborne, DT9 4LA. See wonderful scarecrows and enjoy a traditional village fete. Sherborne Jazz Band, teas, stalls including Grannys Attic, crafts, produce, toys, books, Duck racing, Petang and Skittles, Childrens corner, Pimms stall - lots of fum for the whole family. 01935 816537

06 Dorset Forest School Friday Thorners Scool Discovery Area, School Lane, Litton Cheney, DT2 9AU. Nature inspired learning through play for accompanied 0-5 year olds. Wild Art, Mini Beast Hunts, Clay Creations & more. 07813 814875

06 Bridport Ceilidhs St Mary’s Church Hall, South Street, Bridport. 7:30pm. Come and have a go! 01308 423442

06-07 Food Rocks Various locations around Lyme Regis. Food Rocks is a fun-filled weekend of demonstrations, masterclasses and tastings. 10am-4pm. Raising money for the RNLI while having great fun, tasting some amazing food and drink from Dorset, and learning lots from local chefs and producers. (www.foodrocks.co.uk)

06-07 Dorset County Show Dorchester Showground, East side of the town, DT2 7SD. 8:30am-6pm. Large agricultural show with lots to offer. Over 6,000 animals and over 500 trade stands, National Vegetable Society National Championships, home craft competitions, and main ring displays. Tickets £12 in advance from all West Dorset TICs. £15 on the gate. Children under 16yrs free. 01305 264249 (www.dorsetcountyshow.co.uk)

07 Charity Car Boot Sale The Terraces, Sherborne. 9am-12noon. Free parking. Sellers from 8:30am £5. Buyers 9am, 50p.

07 The Walditch Show Nr Bridport. Doors at 2pm, show starts at 2:30pm. Art Exhibition, harvest, craft & Tea/cake stalls etc. Performances in the Hyde Tennis Court Info from The Bridge.

07 Glow In The Khazi – Kamikaze Adventure Run Mapperton Farm, Beaminster, DT8 3NS. Ruthless obstacle runs across some truly fierce battle grounds. For more info and to enter: 07855 272414 (www.votwo.co.uk)

08,15,22,29 Buddhist Meditation Classes Friends Meeting House, 8 Holloway Rd, Dorchester. 7pm. £7. 02380 557077

08 Wessex Morris Men 7:30pm, The Rose & Crown, Trent. 8:15pm, Griffins Head Inn, Nether Compton. 01935 812023

08-12 How to Build a Low Impact Building Monkton Wyld Court, Nr Lyme Regis, DT6 6DQ. With Lynden. 01297 560342

09 Coach Trip to NT Coleton Fishacre Gardens and House Depart from Uplyme Village Hall. 9:15am. This RHS accredited garden, with 1920s Arts & Crafts style housefeatures a wide range of rare and exotic plants. £18.80 for coach & admission; National Trust members £10. Call 01297 443642 or 07831 533580 by Sept.1 to book. (http://ulrhs.wordpress.com/events/)

10 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. By Chris Liddle. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music.

10 Sherborne Flicks: Grand Budapest Hotel Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Outlandish film about a legendary concierge and his lobby boy as they are embroilled in the battle for an huge fortune. £6 from Sherborne TIC.

10 U3A: A Woman Much Missed Woodmead Halls, Hill Rd, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG. Coffee from 10am, then talk by Mary Bevan, Head of English at Bournemouth Uni. on the romantice & tragedy Thomas Hardy and Emma Lavinia love story.

10-18 Dorset Architectural Heritage Week Various locations. Dorset Architectural Heritage Week is an annual event which aims to stimulate public awareness of Dorset's rich architectural and cultural heritage by allowing free access to many properties that are normally closed to the public or charge for entry. 01202 888992 (www.edht.org.uk/dahw.html)

11 Vicarage Life St. George's Hall, Fordington, Dorchester, DT1 1RB. 2:15pm. Talk by Kate Woodhouse. £1. 01305 269834

11 Exploring Tuscany Summer Lodge Hotel, Evershot. 12pm Short wine course and lunch event with Eric Zwiebel, 4th in the recent ‘Best Sommelier in the World’ competition held in Tokyo. £49.50 per person. 01935 482031

11 Dorchester Bowls Club Open Day Armada Way, Dorchester DT1 2TN. 2pm-8pm Equipment provided. 01305 260817.

11-14 Court and Cells Open Shire Hall, 62 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UY. 11am-2pm daily with guided tours. Last entry 1:30pm. Free entry; donations welcome, no booking required - part of Heritage Open Days. 01305 251010

12 Chamber Recital Cheap Street Church, Cheap St. Sherborne. 1:30pm. Free recital by the students of Shebrorne School.

12-13 Plush Festival 8-10: Emerging Artists Plush Village in the Piddle Valley, Near Dorchester. For more information and to book tickets please visit website or request a booking form by calling: 020 3286 1885 (www.plushfestival.com)

13 Antique Fair Town Hall, Fleet Street, Beaminster, DT8 3EF. 9:30am - 4pm. 01297 24446

13 Family History in Focus, Part 2 Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, Sherborne. 2pm-5pm. Skills workshop providing detailed guidance on the use of photography in family histories. Tea/coffee & biscuits from 1:40pm. £15, SDFHS Members £10. 01935 389611 Download booking form: (www.sdfhs.org/events/sdfhs-events/)

13 Adur Concert Band Borough Gardens, West Walks Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RE. 2:30pm. (www.adurconcertband.org.uk)

13 Beyond the Automatic Setting Borough Gardens House, Dorchester, DT1 1RE. Creative skill using aperture and speed settings, day workshop with local photographer Colin Tracy ARPS. 01305 889476 (www.fullyfocusedphotos.co.uk)

14 Knoll Gardens at Farrs Whitcombe Road, Beaminster, DT8 3NB. 11am-5pm. House & garden open. 01202 873931

14 Waterwheel Open Day Castleton Steam & Waterwheel Centre, Sherborne. 11am-4:30pm. See an extensive collection of Victorian engineering featuring the massive 26ft diameter waterwheel built in 1869. Adults £5, Family £7, Children FREE. (Members of English Heritage £3.) 01963 250206 / 01935 389535 (www.castletonwaterwheelmuseum.org.uk)

14 Knit-A-Thon St Swithun's Church, North Allington, Bridport. Sponsored knit from 3pm- 5pm. Double knitting wool and Size 9 needles required. Proceeds to Richard Ely Trust. Forms from Yarn Wool shop, South St, Bridport. 01308 456297

14 Heritage Open Days- The Guildhall The Guidhall, Bridge Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QA. The Guildhall can be dated to the sixteenth century. The main chamber, however, with its curved ceiling and extensive panelling was refurbished in 1887 by the same architect who built the Philpot museum. 10am-5pm. (www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/the-guildhall-lyme-regis)

15 Architectural Tour Shire Hall, 62 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UY. 11am-12:30pm. Led by a member of the project team. Book through East Dorset Heritage Trust. 01202 888992 (www.edht.org.uk)

15 Community Lecture: Magic Materials and the Science of Invisibility School Theatre, Thomas Hardye School, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester. DT1 2ET. 7pm. By Claire Woollacott, Institue of Physics, London & University of Exeter. Free, but by ticket from school reception from Tues 2nd Sept. Donations welcome on the night. 01305 266064

15 Bride Valley Gardening Club Talk Pucknowle Village Hall, nr Bridport. 7:30pm. Talk on Orchids. 01308 898473

16 Moreton Church Crossways Library, Old Farm Way, Crossways, DT2 8TU. 7:30pm. Local History Group. 01305 854080

16-19 Low Impact Woodland Management Monkton Wyld Court, Nr Lyme Regis, DT6 6DQ. With Guy Furner. 01297 560342

17 Local Lunch Monkton Wyld Court, Nr Lyme Regis, DT6 6DQ. Healthy organic meal, £7pp, phone to book: 01297 560342

17 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. By Peter Bray. Free, 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music.

17 W.I. meeting Catholic Church Hall, Westbury. 2:30pm. A talk about the charity called “Woofability”. £3. (inc. refreshments).

17 An Evening with Dr Bob Dukes Church Room, The Square, Puddletown Nr Dorchester, DT2 8SN. 7:30pm. An illustrated talk about the Royal Navy Cordite Factory (Holton Heath) learn about this important and unique site and see some artefacts from the factory including the bell salvaged from the 1931 explosion. £2 inc. refreshments.

17 Mill Street, Thomas Hardy's Mixen Lane Herrison Hall, Charlton Down, Nr Dorchester. 7:30pm. Charlton Down Local History Group. Talk by David Forrester, author of 'Fordington Remembered' £3. Info: Greg Monney 01305 265450

17-18 Dorset Vintage and Classic Car Auction Athelhampton House, Nr Dorchester, DT2 7LG. Viewing on 18th between 10am-7pm. Sale on 19th, 10am for 11am start. Vehicles sold at approx 1pm. Entry by catalogue only. 01305 848363

18 Tindall Recital Series: Katherine Bryan - Flute and Jennie-Helen Moston - Piano Tindal Recital Hall, Sherborne School, Sherborne. 7:30pm. For tickets and details contact the school via: 01935 810815 (email: music@sherborne.org)

18 Dorset Buttons: The Rise and Fall of a Local Craft Dorset History Centre, Bridport Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RP. 7:30pm. Talk by button expert and enthusiast Anna McDowell. Tickets £10 (to inc. canapes & glass of wine). 01305 228945

18 South Dorset R.S.P.B Group Meeting St. George’s Hall, Fordington, Dorchester. 7:45pm. Talk on the Long Tern Changes in the Status of British Butterflies & the Importance of Bird Reserves. Members £3, Visitors £3.40 inc. coffee and biscuits.

18-28 R & D By the Sea - as captured by Peter Wiles Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QA. An exhibition of photographs by Peter Wiles of the Marine Theatre’s R & D By the Sea programme.

19 Market St. Martin's Community Hall, Broadmayne (next to Church) Nr Dorchester. 2pm-3:30pm. Cakes, preserves, raffle, craft, plants, bric-a-brac, local produce, plants from a local Nursery and more. Proceeds to Community Hall. 01305 853765

19 Chamber Recital Cheap Street Church, Cheap St. Sherborne. 1:30pm. Free recital by the students of Sherborne School.

19-21 Inside Out Interactive Art Trail Littlebredy, Dorchester, DT2 9HL. Contact for further details. 01305 260954

19 ArtsFest Opening Party The Malthouse and Courtyard Galllery, Town Mill Complex, Lyme Regis. Join the ArtsFest artists at a sneak preview of their ‘Weather Beaten’ exhibition. ArtsFest 2014 will be officially opened by Mayor Sally Holman, refreshments will be served. It’s always a great party, so don’t miss it! Free entry, 6pm-8pm. (www.lymeregisartsfest.com)

19/09-10/10 Exhibition Of New Work By Carry Akroyd & Malcolm Ashman Jerram Gallery, Half Moon St. Sherborne. Open daily, 9:30am-5pm Monday to Saturday. All Gallery stock can be viewed online. 01935 815261 (www.jerramgallery.com)

20 Books, Coffee & Cake Moreton Village Hall, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8RF. 10am-12noon. Free entry. Huge selection of 'as new' books for just 25p each! Home made cake and tea/coffee. Donation of books always welcome. 01929 463221

20 Camelot Challenge Gryphon Leisure Centre, Sherborne, DT9 4EQ. 9am. Multi terrain half marathon in the Somerset / Dorset borders. Donations to Countess Gytha School. (www.facebook.com/camelotchallenge) (email: camelrace@hotmail.co.uk)

20 Ringing the Gardens Borough Gardens, West Walks Rd, Dorchester, DT1 1RE. 11am. For International Peace Day (21st).

20 A day’s Mushroom Foraging Summer Lodge Hotel, Evershot. With expert John Wright. £25. 01935 482031

20 Charity Oratorio Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford. 7pm. 'Omega and Alpha' an Oratorio about the passion and resurrection, by Martin Emslie. £20 from Bailey Hill Bookshop, Castle Cary, and Winstone Books, Sherborne. 01963 359613

20 The Hilfield Stigmata Festival The Friary, Hilfield, Dorchester, DT2 7BE. The major Franciscan festival. 01300 341741

20-05/10 Somerset Art Weeks Various locations. Open Studios. 01458 253800 (www.SomersetArtWorks.org.uk)

20-28 ArtsFest 2014 Various locations around Lyme Regis. A lively celebration of the arts, showcasing the quality and diversity of local talent. Meet artists in their studios; visit exhibitions; learn a new skill (stained glass, mixed media, painting) in one of many workshops; experience dance, drama, films, concert, theatre, stone-balancing & more. (www.lymeregisartsfest.com)

21 Autumn Charity Plant Fair Mapperton Gardens, Beaminster, DT8 3NR. 10am-4pm. Over 25 stalls of specialist of nurseries and other gifts from South and West of England. £3 entry to fair & garden. For Macmillan Cancer Research. 01308 862645

21 Lyme Town Band & Harvest Festival Methodist Church, Lyme Rd, Axminster, EX13 5A2. 10:30am. Followed by lunch.

22 Christian Ethics and Global Finance Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sheborne. 7:30pm. By Jacob Rees-Mogg MP. Part of the Sherborne Abbey Insight Lecture Series. £5 from the Parish Office in The Close. 01935 812452

23 Pompeii The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 8pm. (Coffee from 7:20pm). Lecture by Dr Paul Roberts. 01963 370899

24 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. By James Henderson. Free, 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music.

24 Talk 'The Perfect Partnership: Lutyens and Jekyll' Uplyme Village Hall. 7:30pm. Names synonymous with the creation of the English Country Garden style, by Paul Atterbury of BBC TV’s Antiques Roadshow. £3. (http://ulrhs.wordpress.com/events/)

24 Music at Museum: Piatti String Quartet Dorset County Museum, High East Street, Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 7:30pm. Beethoven, Ravel and Dvorak. ''Musically compelling…'' The Strad. Non-Members £12, Students £2 in advance from Museum shop or on the door. 01305 266028 (www.dorset-county-museum-music-society.org.uk)

24 Alfred Russell Wallace Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm. A life explored. 01935 813896

24 Decorative & Fine Arts Society Talk: Lee Miller's Egypt Highlands End Holiday Park, Eype. 2:30pm. 07966 727979

25 Wine Tasting 'Fortified Wines' Cafe Paninis, Weymouth Av. Dorchester, DT1 1QR. 7pm for 7:30pm. 8-10 wines presented and after a two course supper. £32.50 pre-book on 01308 427500 (www.palmerswinestore.com)

25 Feedback from the World Humanist Congress Wessex Royale Hotel, 33 High St West, Dorchester. A sense of some of the topics covered and key discussions at The International meeting of Humanists in Oxford. All welcome. £3. 07921 311518

25-26 Charterhouse Auction Long St Sale Rooms, Sherborne. Antiques, Clocks, Collectors Items & Beswick. 01935 812277

26 Free Lunchtime Recital Cheap St Church, Sherborne. 1:30pm. 01935 812249 (www.sherborne.org)

26 Auction House Sale Day 1 St Michael's Trading Estate, Bridport. 10am. Viewing on the previous day. 01308 459400

26 Coffee Morning with Grand Draw in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Smith & Smith (Ladies and Gents Outfitters), 8 West Street, Bridport, DT6 3QP. 10am-12noon, lots of cake and chat. Info: 01308 422172

26 Brass Concert Cheap Street Church, Cheap St. Sherborne. 1:30pm. Free recital by the students of Sherborne School.

26 Wine Tasting 'Fortified Wines' Palmers Brewery, West Bay Rd. Bridport, DT6 4JA. 7:30pm for 8pm. 8-10 wines presented and after a two course supper. £13.50 pre-book on 01308 427500 (www.palmerswinestore.com)

26 Lyme Bay Photographic Club - Outing and Ramble Club Competitions Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG. Members can show up to 12 images taken on the Outing or Ramble after the break. (www.lymebayphotographicclub.org)

26-28 1940’s Weekend Highlands End Holiday Park, Eype, Bridport. Miss Luna Nightingale will be performing on Saturday, plus other entertainment. Military vehicles, Land Girls, fashion show and much more! For more info: 07966 727979

27 Craft Fair Town Hall, Bucky Doo, South St, Bridport, DT9 3LF. 9am-3pm. A wide range of crafts. 01308 456722

27 Antique & Fleamarket Digby Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 10am-4pm. Monthly Fleamarket. 01963 250108

27 Light and Composition Borough Gardens House, Dorchester DT1 1RE. Changing light – different settings. Communication through composition. Day Workshop with local photographer Colin Tracy ARPS. 01305 889476 (email: colintracy66@gmail.com)

27 25th anniversary concert by the Dorian String Quartet United Church, South Street, Dorchester. 7:30pm. In aid of PLANETS (Pancreatic, Liver And NeuroEndocrine Tumours South). Free admission, with collection. Info: 01305 260315

27 Madaline Rusu Piano Recital St Mary’s Church, Beaminster. 7:30pm. Tickets at Bridport Music & on door. 01308 456297

27/09-04/10 Try This… Various Venues in Dorchester. 8 Days of FREE taster sessions & workshops from beekeeping to juggling. Programmes nearer the time available from Dorchester TIC or 01305 252204 (email: enquiries@dorchestertrythis.org.uk)

27-28 Holnest Country Fayre Holnest, DT9 5PS. 10am-5pm. Adam Axmen, Mere Down Falconry and ferret racing, Souther coast helicopters, Chain saw sculpture team, traditional crafts being displayed and some workshops. 01963 210254

28 Bridport Vintage Market St Michael’s Estate, Bridport, DT6 3RR. 10am - 4pm. (email: vintagemarketbridport@gmail.com)

28 Antique Fair Kingston Maurward House, Dorchester, DT2 8PY. 10am-4pm. 65 stands. £2.50, U16s free. 01305 215003

28 Hens & Roosters - Mixed Media Workshop The Studio, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, Nr Blandford, DT11 9AW. 10am-3:30pm. With local watercolour artist Marilyn Allis. £40, bookable online. (www.marilynallis.co.uk)

28 Gartell Railway Open Day Common Ln, Yenston, BA8 0NB. Steam & diesel rides 10:30pm-4:30pm. (www.glr-online.co.uk)

28 Divine Union Soundbath Oborne Village Hall, Oborne, Nr. Sherborne, DT9 4LA. 2pm-4pm. Experience a magical performance of Pure Sound by musician Dean Carter using crystal and Tibetan singing bowls and vocal overtoning which promotes a deepley relaxing and healing state. £10 in advance via 01935 389655 (www.centreforpuresound.org)

29 Faith and Parliament Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sheborne. 7:30pm. Lecture by Revd Preb Rose Hudson-Wilkin. £5 from the Parish Office in The Close. 01935 812452 (www.insight.sherborneabbey.com)

29 Brilliant Colour - Acrylic Workshop The Studio, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, Nr Blandford, DT11 9AW. 10am-3:30pm. With local watercolour artist Marilyn Allis. £40 bookable online. (www.marilynallis.co.uk)

29 Golden Cap Association present 'Life at the BBC' Bridport United Church Hall, East St. Bridport, DT6 3LJ. 7:30pm. Illustrated talk by Campbell Hughes, Former BBC Senior Music Studio Manager. £3 inc. tea/ coffee & biscuits. 01308 863577

30 Collage 'Not What you Think' Workshop The Studio, East Farm, Winterborne Whitechurch, DT11 9AW. 10am-3:30pm. Create with tin foil, magazines, tissue & more, then paint on top with transparent paint. £40. (www.marilynallis.co.uk)

West Dorset Tourist Information Centres

Dorchester TIC, Antelope Walk, Dorchester
Tel: 01305 267992

Bridport TIC, South Street, Bridport
Tel: 01308 424901

Sherborne TIC, Digby Road, Sherborne
Tel: 01935 815341

Lyme Regis TIC, Church Street, Lyme Regis
Tel: 01297 442138

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