What's on in and around West Dorset
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
20/05-08/06 Emma Brownjohn Exhibition Jerram Gallery, Half Moon St, Sherborne 9:30am-5pm, Mon-Sat. 01935 815261
26/05-01/06 ‘Landscape and Locality' The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. In this solo show, local artist and art teacher Lynda White explores her feelings of connection with the land, especially the rural Southwest. www.townmillarts.co.uk
Until 03/06 Dorset Yeomanry Commemoration Exhibition Dorset County Museum, High West St. 10am-5pm. Mon-Sat.
Until 05/06 Unknown Photographs of Dorset by Val Dicker Tea Room, Dorset County Museum, High West St. DT1 1XA. 10am-5pm. Mon-Sat. Can you help identify the unidentified photographs from our Photographic Archive?
28/05-05/06 May Half Term Activities 'Firepower' Tank Museum, Bovington Nr Wool, BH20 6JG. www.tankmuseum.org
28/05-05/06 King Tut's Treasure Hunt The Tutankhamun Exhibition, High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UW. 10am-5pm daily. Solve the puzzle of the missing tomb and its treasure. Follow the clues and crack the code. 01305 269571
28/05-8/06 Lyme Regis Art Society Annual Exhibition The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. 10:30am-4:30pm. www.townmillarts.co.uk
28/05-12/06 Dorset Art Weeks Various Venues in Dorset. One of the largest open studio events in the country. Pick up a brochure from your local TIC. Dorset Visual Arts: 01305 853100 www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk
19/03-07/01/17 Speed to the West: A Nostalgic Journey Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Exhibition of C20th Railway Posters. 01305 756827 www.dorsetcountymuseum.org
Until 10/07 Life Below Stairs & Census Exhibitions Beaminster Museum, Whitcombe Road, Nr Bridport DT8 3NB. 10:30am-4pm. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Bank Holidays. 2pm-4:30pm Sundays. 01308 863623
01 Craft Academy Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester. 10:30am-12:30pm. Free activity morning for families.
01 National Trust Boat Trip From Lyme Regis. Choice of trip: Going East to West Bay return, departing 11am. Or going West to Beer Head return, departing 2pm. Commentary. £15pp available from: 01297 489481 www.stuartlinecruises.co.uk
01 Sportz+ Swimming, Indoor Archery, Table tennis & Hockey Oxley Sport Centre, Bradford Road, Sherborne, DT9 3DA. 12noon-3:30pm. Coaching & activities for disabled children and their families. Please book in advance: 01305 252266
01 Jacob Rees-Mogg Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7pm. BREXIT discussion with MP for NE Somerset. 01179 872313
01 An Evening with Formula 1 Racing Legend Mark Webber Cheap Street Church, Sherborne. 7pm for 7:30pm. Interview followed by questions and then a signing. Tickets (£5) contact Winstone’s Books, Sherborne. 01935 816128
01 Skittles Evening The Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis. 7:30pm. Come on your own or bring a team. www.pilotboatinn.co.uk
01-04 The Royal Bath and West Show Shepton Mallet, Somerset, Somerset, BA4 6QN. Gates open 7:30am. A fun day out for the whole family. The country's finest livestock, a miniature railway and farming demonstrations for families, National Cheese Awards, the finest local produce and more. Discounted tickets available from Sherborne, Dorchester, Bridport & Lyme TICs.
01-12 Thru our Eyes The Chapel in the Garden, East St, Bridport, DT6 3JX. Everyday 10am-4pm.
02 English Historical Dance Class St. George's Hall, Fordington, Dorchester, DT1 1LB. (Behind the church.) 7:30pm-9:30pm. £5. No previous experience needed, nor partner, nor costume. 01935 472771 firstname.lastname@example.org
02 Spring Fair Symondsbury Estate. 11am-7pm. Horseback Falconry Show, Various Farm Animals, Local Producers, Farm Shop, Café, Face Painting, Kids Activities and much more. 01308 424116 www.symondsburyestate.co.uk
02 Sherborne Health & Wellbeing Fair Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 11am-4pm. For local people of all ages to find out more about how to help themselves stay happy, healthy & living independently. Meet with local GP practices & hospitals, Sports Centres, Citizens Advice, complementary therapists & self-help groups. 07825 691508 email@example.com
02 Afternoon Tea St John's Church, West Bay. 2pm-4:30pm. Cake stall, crafts, bookstall, raising money for W. Dorset Mencap.
02-15 ‘A Soul's Journey: Liz Shewan' Exhibition The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. 10:30am-4:30pm. An eclectic exhibition of new as well as retrospective original paintings, sculptures, photographs and jewellery. www.townmillarts.co.uk
03 Archaeology Field Trip - Guided Walk Meeting point at Cerne Abbas. 6pm start. 01305 756827 dorsetcountymuseum.org
03 Weldmar Summer Party Old School Room, Sherborne School. 6:30pm-8pm. Drinks & canapes, £12.50. 01305 261800
03 Donizetti's Don Pasquale The Con is On Brownsword Hall, Poundbury, DT1 3GW. 7pm. £25 www.operaholloway.co.uk
03 Holwell Variety Performance Night Holwell Village Hall, DT9 5LL. Doors Open 7pm: Live Music, SwapShop. B.Y.O. booze. Snacks, Soft & Hot Drinks Available. £4 Suggested Contribution. The evening is for music, poetry, art, storytelling, games, or any other form of shared entertainment we can all enjoy. To perform please contact: Music@BearCatCollective.co.uk
03 Spring Concert Village Hall, Burton Bradstock. 7:30pm. Tickets £10 from village post office. 01308 897203
03 ‘Come All Ye Folk' Session The Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis. 8pm. Folk session for all singers and musicians of the folky persuasion…. The evening will be hosted by local singing group J J Pig. 01297 443157 www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
03-04 Piano Concert with Katharine Lam & Duncan Honeybourne Tincleton Gallery, The Old School House, Tincleton, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8QR. 7:30pm. Two pianos, duets and solos. £12, to book call: 01305 848909
04 Creative Penmanship Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 10am-3pm. Learn the art of calligraphy. £10 from Parish Office.
04 ‘Dorset Wildflower Week’ The Friary, Hilfield, nr Dorchester, DT2 7BE.10:30am-12:30pm. 01300 342311 hilfieldfriary.org.uk
04 Monthly Table Top Sale & SwapShop Holwell Village Hall, DT9 5LL. Good local used items, produce & crafts. Find clothes, cookware, books, CDs, DVDs, bric-a-brac & toys! Sellers: £5 suggested per table. firstname.lastname@example.org
04 Aiden's Allington Hill Amble Cooper's Field, Main Entrance, Hospital Lane, North Allington, Bridport. From 2pm. Fun for all the family. Mini Amble for 4 & unders; Adventure Amble for 12 & under; Allington Hill Amble for all. Entry forms Bridport TIC
04 Guitar Echoes Brownsword Hall, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3GW. 6:30pm. Adults £6, students free. Award winning classical guitarist Samantha Muir & Josie Elias RHS Photographer of the Year 2012. Tickets on the door: 01935 812325
04 Organ Recital St Mary's Church, North Poorton, DT6 3TH. 6:30pm start, tickets £8 on the door, refreshments available.
04 Bridport Ceilidh G.I.G Band Church House Hall, South St, Bridport. Tickets from The Music Shop or 01308 423442
04 Lucky Ol’ Sun The Nag's Head, Silver St, Lyme Regis. Live music 9pm-‘til late! 01297 442312 nagsheadlymeregis.co.uk
04 Karaoke The Royal Standard, Lyme Regis. Karaoke until late! 01297 442638 www.theroyalstandardlymeregis.co.uk
04-05 Sherborne Hidden Gardens Various locations around Sherborne town. 2pm-5pm both days. Map of gardens and weekend tickets available from Sherborne TIC & Castle Gardens. Individual Garden Entry donations on the day (min £1).
04-05 Netherbury Open Gardens 1pm-5pm. Home-made lunches 12:30-2pm, plant stalls & tombola, £7 per adult, free parking.
05 West Bay Try a Triathlon, West Bay. 7am-3pm. Individual or team, 400m swim, 25km bike, 5km run. beyondevents.org.uk
05 Open Farm Sunday Washingpool Farm, Bridport, DT6 5HP. 10am-4pm. Tractor & trailer rides around the farm, sheep-shearing, looking at farm machinery and farm animals, and much more! Free Entry. 01308 459549 www.washingpool.co.uk
05 Alan West & Steve Black French Lieutenant’s Bistro, Lyme Regis. 3pm. Live music. 01297 442961 lymebarbistros.co.uk
06 Dorchester & Districts U3A talk '50 Years Behind the Mike…A Career in Broadcasting' The Parish Centre, Culliford Road, Dorchester, DT1 1QG. Coffee 10:15am, 10:30am start, talk by Peter Foster. www.dorchesteru3a.org.uk
06 Treacle Eater Clog North West Morris Dancers Performing outside The Royal Oak, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JG, 8pm. & at The Hunters Moon, Middlemarsh DT9 5QN, 9pm. Traditional music & dancing. 01963 210562 treacleeaterclog.org.uk
07 Tapeley Park, near Bideford Excursion Depart Uplyme Village Hall, Lyme Regis. Depart by coach 9:15am for this stately home garden. Cost £16. For more info and to book, contact Rose Mock: 01297 34733 www.ulrhs.wordpress.com
08 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital by Paul Ellis, showcasing a wide variety of music. Approx 40mins.
08 ‘Tales from the Hide' U3A Talk Woodmead Hall, Lyme Regis. 11am. Dorset-based, Colin has been creating evocative photographs of landscape, wildlife and gardens for over 35 years. http://whatsoninlyme.co.uk/U3A.htm
08 Cream Tea for over 70s Alexandra Hotel, Lyme Regis. 2:30pm celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday. hotelalexandra.co.uk
08 Dorset Postcard Club 'Doctor in the House' Dorset Youth Association Hall, Lubbecke Way, Dorchester, DT1 1QL. 7:30pm. Talk by Ian McLellan. More information, Secretary, Sue Lee: 01305 785878
08 Sherborne Flicks: Spotlight (15) Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7:30pm. A riveting account of the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize winning investigation into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church. £6 from Sherborne TIC.
09 Balmoral sailing from West Bay Built in 1949 the widely travelled coastal excursion ship MV Balmoral is sailing from West Bay 10am along the coast via Weymouth, Swanage & the Needles. Book via www.whitefunnel.co.uk
09 Lunchtime Piano Concert - Emily Capulet Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 1pm-2pm. Free entry, £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827 www.dorsetcountymuseum.org
09 The Thursday Group ''Dorchester Almshouses'' St. George's Hall, Fordington, Dorchester DT1 1LB. (Behind the church; entrance off Fordington Green.) 2:15pm. Talk by Peter Mann. £1 to cover tea & biscuit. All welcome. Contact: 01305 269834
09 Online Parish Clerks: what they do and how they can help you Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, The Parade, (bottom of Cheap Street), Sherborne. 2:30pm-3:30pm. Pat Balmer will explain how the OPC scheme started, what an OPC does and how an OPC can help you in your researches.£5. Prebook: 01935 389611 www.sdfhs.org/events/sdfhs-events/
09-12 A Time to Craft The Friary, Hilfield, nr Dorchester, DT2 7BE. Just bring a project or projects you are working on and enjoy completing them with like-minded souls! If possible, bring something to show others. 01300 342311 hilfieldfriary.org.uk
09-22 Pots + Paints Town Mill, Lyme Regis. 10:30am-4:30pm. Malcolm Giladjian’s energetic landscapes and seascapes in oil, acrylic & mixed media, with the ceramics of master potter & archaeologist Eddie Daughton. www.townmillarts.co.uk
10 Poetry Plus 'Laureates through her Lifetime'. Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7pm-9pm. A selection of readings from the Poets Laureate spanning HM the Queen’s 90 years. £5 (inc. a glass of wine) from Winstone's Bookshop. 01935 816128
10 Jess Upton, Steve Wilson and Robbie McIntosh The Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis. Live music 9pm til late! 01297 443157
10-12 ‘Franciscan Prayer’ The Friary, Hilfield, nr Dorchester, DT2 7BE. An introduction to a tradition which combines contemplative prayer with action for the common good in our world. 01300 342311 www.hilfieldfriary.org.uk
11 Music - A - Thon Bridport United Church, East Street. 9am-5pm. Calling musicians, singers, performers, groups, schools, choirs! Audience needed too!! Non-stop free entertainment & refreshments. 01308 427851 email@example.com
11 Fleamarket Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 10am-4pm. A fair for everyone. Free admission. 01749 677049
11 Gypsy, Roma, Traveller Family Event Borough Gardens, Dorchester. 12noon-4pm. Displays to learn about Gypsy, Roma and Traveller history and traditions. www.dorchester-tc.gov.uk/Whats+On
11 Family Dog Show Joseph Weld Hospice, Dorchester. 12pm-4pm. Entry £1, U16s free. Novelty dog classes £1 per entry, taken on the day, judging begins at 1pm. Classic Cars, BBQ, refreshments & stalls. 01305 215300 www.weld-hospice.org.uk
11 Dorset & West Country connections with Slavery Loders Village Hall, Loders Nr Bridport, DT6 3SA. 2pm-4:30pm. Talk by Jane Ferentzi-Sheppard. Members £1.50, Visitors £3 (inc. afternoon tea). 01308 425710 firstname.lastname@example.org
11 The Battle of Jutland and the First World War at sea Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, The Parade, Sherborne. 2pm-4:30pm. A look at the story of the war at sea during the Great War: 01935 389611 www.sdfhs.org/events/sdfhs-events/
11 Pre-school & Primary School Party Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 2pm-4;30pm. Celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday for local Pre-school & Primary Schoolers. Games, food, disco & more. Tickets free, from St Michael’s School. 01297 442623
11 Cream Tea at Davey Fort Lyme Regis Football Club. 3pm-5pm. Celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday with Cream tea, raffle & bar. Tickets limited from Francesca Evans at View From Newspapers, St. Michael’s Business Centre. 01297 446154
11 St. Michael’s Peal of Bells St. Michael’s Church, Lyme Regis. A full peal of bells will ring at 3pm, lasting for almost three hours to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday. www.lymeregis-parishchurch.org
11 Bollywood Dance Workshop Community Hall, School lane, Litton Cheney, DT2 9AU. An exciting afternoon of dancing followed by homemade Indian Chai & vegetarian snacks. 07800 712998 www.yogawithnadiya.co.uk/day-workshops
11 Youth Disco Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 6:30pm-9:30pm. For 11-16 year olds. Tickets free from the Hub. 01297 445175
11 Literary Salon Dorset House, Lyme Regis. 7:30pm-10pm. £20 each or £35 for two includes two cocktails and canapes on arrival. The theme for the inaugural readings is food and drink in literature. To book please email email@example.com
11 Bug Tree Swamp The Nag's Head, Silver St, Lyme Regis. Live music 9pm-‘til late! 01297 442312 nagsheadlymeregis.co.uk
11 John Cotton The Royal Standard, Lyme Regis Live music until late! 01297 442638 www.theroyalstandardlymeregis.co.uk
11 Fireworks Display From the Cobb, Lyme Regis. 10pm, to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday. 01297 445175
11-12 40th Annual West Dorset Rally West Bay, Bridport (The Showground, DT6 4EG.) West Dorset Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Club. Adults £6, Senior £4, 11-16yrs £2, U11s Free. 07918 961095 www.wdvtsec.com
12 Annual Civic Parade From Langmoor Gardens, Lyme Regis, 9:40am to St. Michael’s Church for service. 01297 445175
12 Queen's 90th Birthday Street Party Borough Gardens, Dorchester. 12noon-8pm. Big screen streaming the celebrations. Entertainment from Shooter, Mill Street Jazz Band & VIVA! Women's Choir. www.dorchester-tc.gov.uk/Whats+On
12 Adult Lunch Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 12:30pm-4pm. Music from the Lyme Luggers Ukelele Group. £5. 01297 445175
12 English Historical Dance Classes Bridport Town Hall, South Street, DT6 3LF. 1:30pm-4pm. Taught by friendly historical dancing master. No previous experience needed, nor partner, nor costume. 07710 285687 firstname.lastname@example.org
12 Queen’s 90th Birthday Tea Party Bridport Millennium Green, DT6 3JP. From 3pm. Children’s entertainment, Bridport Town Band, ukulele group, make a crown competition for all ages. High tea £5, children £1 Details Sue Wilkinson: 01308 425037
12-16 Made in Dorset Flower Festival Athelhampton House & Gardens, Nr Dorchester, DT2 7LG. 10:30am-5pm.Organised by Owermoigne Flower Club. Collection for local charity. Normal admission applies. 01305 848363 www.athelhampton.co.uk
12-18 Bridport Food Festival Exciting foodie events for all ages to enjoy. The Beer Festival takes place on the Friday evening, with the main Food Festival taking place on the Saturday. (Askers Meadow, 9:30am-5pm). www.bridportfoodfestival.co.uk
14 Helen Rappaport - Magnificent Obsession - Queen Victoria and Prince Albert United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport. 2:30pm. Members £1, visitors £2.50, 01308 425710 email@example.com
15 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital by James Henderson. A wide variety of music. Approx 40mins.
15 Illustrated Talk by West Dorset Decorative & Fine Arts Society Highlands End Leisure Centre, Eype. 2pm for 2:30pm. Elizabeth Thompson, Lady Butler Painter of Military Scenes and Heroic Battles. Visitors £7.50. 07972 472029
16 Coach Trip to Dunster Castle Leaving Holmbush Car Park, Lyme Regis, 8:50am. Trip to Dunster Castle & (optional) steam train ride from Lydeard to Dunster. Tickets: £20. 01297 445537 www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk/friends-of-the-museum
16 Ramblers Walk The Piddle Inn, Piddletrenthide. GR705998. Call Don for further details: 01935 477088
16 Over 50’s Bingo Catholic Church Hall, Westbury, Sherborne. 2pm. £3 (inc. 6 games & refreshments). 01935 816946
16 Better Together Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm-9pm. Lecture by Gary Streeter MP on the EU. 01935 812452
16 New New Zealanders! The Seaside Boarding House, Burton Bradstock, 7pm-9pm, £20, Aperitif, Canapes, Wine Tasting. firstname.lastname@example.org 01305 261480
17 Dorchester Round Table 'Party in the Park' Borough Gardens, Dorchester. 6pm. Celebration the evening before Carnival Day. Three legged pub race. Live music and refreshments. www.dorchester-tc.gov.uk/Whats+On
17 New New Zealanders! Café Paninis, Dorchester. 7pm-10pm, £40, Aperitif, Canapes, Wine Tasting, Supper. 01305 261480
17 Damien Lewis Brownsword Hall, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3GW. 7:30pm. No.1 best selling author and former war correspondent, presenting his latest book 'The Nazi Hunters'. £10 inc. light refreshments and a glass of wine. Proceeds to The Thomas Hardye School Expedition to Ecuador. Tickets from The Poundbury Stores or on: 07788436797
17 Milborne Movies: Bridge of Spies (PG13) Milborne St Andrew Village Hall, DT11 0JX. Hall & bar open 7pm, for 7:30pm film start. Dramatic thriller based on real events in the context of the Cold War. Starring Tom Hanks. Tickets £3.50 on door.
17 Absolute ABBA Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Professional Vocalists and Dancers in a brand new all singing, all dancing, sensational production. Adults £10.50, Children £8.50. www.reambapantos.co.uk
17 Wilson The Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis. 8pm. Live music. 01297 443157 www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
17-19 ‘I Made You and I will Care for You’ The Friary, Hilfield, nr Dorchester, DT2 7BE. An opportunity to explore & find our own unique creativity through journaling, in the beautiful, peaceful setting of Hilfield. 01300 342311 www.hilfieldfriary.org.uk
17/06-06/07 'Rhythm & Flow vs Dreamscapes' Exhibition Town Mill, Lyme Regis. 10:30am-4:30pm. Paul Duffy’s sumptuous paintings are juxtaposed with Dave Wicken’s playful combinations of pen & ink with photomontages. www.townmillarts.co.uk
18 Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available at coffee shop within the fair. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986
18 Book Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9:30am-4pm. New, Second-hand & antiquarian books (also magazines, prints, postcards & ephemera). 01803 613356 email@example.com
18 Books, Coffee, Cake and Home Grown/Made Produce Moreton Village Hall, DT2 8RE. 10am-12noon. Free entry. All books 25p. Come and see our lovely new hall and enjoy a cuppa whilst you browse. Maeve: 01929 463221
18 Midsummer Music & Food Festival Warren Farm, Bulbarrow, Ansty, DT11 0HQ. 12noon-11pm. Two stages in a natural amphitheatre. Children’s ents. Bring a blanket. £8 online, £10 on gate. 4-16yrs £1 entry. www.midsummermusic.co.uk
18 Corscombe Fest Corscombe, DT2 0NS. 1pm-5pm (evening concert, 6pm-11pm), lots to see & do! See: corscombe-fest.org
18 Queen Elizabeth 90th Birthday Celebrations Sherborne town centre. 2pm; Parade down Cheap Street of organisations and groups in the community to Pageant Gardens. 3pm-9pm; Party in the Park. firstname.lastname@example.org
18 Dorchester Carnival Day Throughout the Town Centre. Parade around the town in the evening at 5:30pm with street performers on South Street in the day. 2016 theme 'Story Time'. (Roads closed from 4:30pm). www.dorchestercarnival.org
18 The Relics The Nag's Head, Silver St, Lyme Regis. Live music 9pm-11pm. 01297 442312 www.nagsheadlymeregis.co.uk
18/06-03/07 Field Days Exhibition Walford Mill Craft Centre, BH21 1NL. Mon-Sat from 10am - 5pm, Sundays 11am-4pm.
19 Race For Life Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne. 10am start. To participate see: www.raceforlife.org
19 Solstice by Torchlight Cobb Gate Car Park, Lyme Regis. Meet at 11:30pm for midnight parade. 01297 443696
19 Jazz Lunch Eastbury Hotel, Long St, Sherborne. 2 or 3 course lunch to the Jazz stylings of Julie Dunn. Book: 01935 813131
20 Bride Valley Gardening Club Village Hall, Puncknowle. 7:30pm Plant Heritage. £2. 01308 482602 email@example.com
20 Out of Egypt Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Lecture by His Grace Bishop Angaelos. 01935 812452
20 Treacle Eater Clog North West Morris Dancers & Musicians Performing outside Chetnole Inn DT9 6NU, 8pm. & at The White Hart, Yetminster, 9pm. Come & enjoy the traditional music & dancing. 01963 210562 www.treacleeaterclog.org.uk
22 Sherborne Abbey Quiet Day Please bring a Bible, notebook and your own picnic lunch. Pre book via: 01935 812452
22 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital by Peter Bray, showcasing a wide variety of music. Approx 40mins.
22 Four Seasons in One Day: The Met Office, Weather & Climate Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Science Café Lecture by Dr Jeremy Walton. firstname.lastname@example.org
22 ‘New Tricks for Old Gardeners’ Uplyme Village Hall, Lyme Regis 7:30pm. Talk by garden designer Katherine Crouch.
23/06-06/07 '4 Make' Exhibition The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. 10:30am-4:30pm. New work of four contemporary & original artists: printmaker Cath Bloomfield & ceramicists Linda Bristow, Alison Potter & Belinda Brownlee. www.townmillarts.co.uk
24 The Unprepared Jug Band St Peter’s Church, West Knighton. 7:30pm. Jug and string band traditional music, inc. 1920s/30s tunes with energy and humour. Tickets £8 from 01305 852174 or Broadmayne Corner House Stores.
24 Steve Black & Alan West The Pilot Boat Inn, Lyme Regis. 9pm. 01297 443157 www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
24-25 ArtsLink Summer Show 2016 Newland Gallery, 101 Newland, Sherborne, DT9 3DU. 10am-4pm. Over 100 pieces of work by local people, family art activities on the Saturday 11:30am-3:30pm. Drama performance at 2pm. 01935 815899
25 Wessex Local Craft & Food Producers Market Brownsword Hall, Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3GW. 10:30am-4pm. Free entry & parking. Supporting Hangers Heroes The Small Charities Charity. www.facebook.com/9.wessexcraftandfoodmarkets
25 Village Trinity Fete In the gardens of Holy Trinity Church, Swyre, DT2 9DN. 1pm-4pm. Ticket entry, raffle prizes, local produce, garden plants, teas, BBQ, cakes, books, bric a brac, toys and games stall, live music and more! 01308 898523
25 ABBA's Angels Trinity Club, Trinity Street, Dorchester. 7:30pm until late. ABBA tribute band with supporting disco. £7 in advance or £10 on the door available from the club: 01305 262671 / 07545 290482
25 Sherborne Chamber Choir: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sherborne Abbey. 7:30pm. Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with choral settings, songs & instrumental music. Tickets £5-£16 (U19’s free) from Sherborne TIC.
25 Queen II Tribute Night George Albert Hotel, Wardon Hill, Evershot, DT2 9PW. £35 pp, inc.a 3 course dinner. 01935 483430
25 Live Music: Jo Carley & The Skulls The Nag's Head, Silver Street, Lyme Regis. Live music 9pm-‘til late! 01297 442312
25/06-03/07 Beaminster Festival Various locations around Beaminster. Music, exhibitions, literature, theatre, workshops. Pick a brochure from your nearest TIC or go online for details: 01308 862943 www.beaminsterfestival.com
25-26 Tank Fest 2016 Tank Museum, Bovington Nr Wool, BH20 6JG. World's best display of moving armour. Bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life. Book in advance at: www.tankmuseum.org
26 Coast to Coast motorbike ride Lyme Regis. Contact to join: 01935 851512 email@example.com www.wcmcc.org.uk
26 Ramblers Walk Uplyme Village Hall overflow CP. GR SY324934. 10:30am. 12 miles + picnic. More info: 01935 862229
26 Live Music from Sylva Borough Gardens, Dorchester. 2:30pm. Free live music. www.dorchester-tc.gov.uk/Whats+On
26 Willie Nininger & Karl Weber The Nag's Head, Silver Street, Lyme Regis. Live music 4pm-7pm. 01297 442312
28 ‘Re-connecting with Creation’ The Friary, Hilfield, DT2 7BE. A day for clergy and licensed lay ministers finding God in landscape and land. The day will be spent reflecting on ecology & creation. 01300 342311 www.hilfieldfriary.org.uk
29 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital by Simon Clarkson, showcasing a wide variety of music. Approx 40mins.
30 Paddy Milner Thomas Hardye School Theatre, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, DT1 2ET. 7pm. ‘Best Blues Keyboard 2015' & ex student returns for the Best of Blues concert. £10 available from school reception in June. 01305 266064
30 Hardy and Dorset Folk Song Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester, DT1 1XA. 7pm for 7:30pm. By Dr Peter Robson. Free, £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827 www.dorsetcountymuseum.org
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