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
Until 30/05/17 Nautilus: Beautiful Survivor Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. Exhibition: 500 million years of evolutionary history. Closed on Sundays. 01305 262735 www.dorsetcountymuseum.org
25/03-12/04 'Materials: Contemporary Crafts' Exhibition Town Mill, Lyme Regis. 10:30am-4:30pm. Materials welcomes diverse and talented makers to the Town Mill for the very first contemporary craft group exhibition. Over 15 makers will be showing products and pieces in a range of media inc. glass, ceramics & metal. PLUS 'Colour & Clay' Exhibition. Two East Devon artists share their enthusiasm for creating pieces that are organic in nature and material. townmillarts.co.uk
01 Dorset Sinfonia St. Mary's Church, Dorchester. 7:30pm. Sibelius: Finlandia, Tchaikovsky: 5th Symphony and Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor with Sally Flann. £10, U16s free, available on the door or in advance from Dorchester TIC.
01 Gluten Free Food Fair The Corn Exchange, Dorchester DT1 1HF. 12noon-3pm. Sample products and goods to buy. Other allergies also catered for. Light refreshments and hot lunches available. Meet representatives from Coeliac UK and your Dorchester Local Support Group. Come and find out more about a gluten free diet and coeliac disease. Admission £1.
01 Easter Craft Workshop The Church Room, Puddletown Nr Dorchester. 2pm-5pm. Join for wreath making & other Easter crafts. Demos, materials, tea, coffee, cake and provided £20pp. Book via: 07977 508172 www.featherhome.co.uk
01 3 Churches Walk and Lunch Comrades Hall, Broadwindsor. 10:30am. Long or short walk followed by a two course lunch. Adults £7.50, Children £4. Lunches from 12:30pm. Dogs on leads are welcome. 01308 868379 or 0146030517
01 Bridport & District Gardening Club Spring Show United Church Hall, East St., Bridport Entries open to members and non-members. Flowers, floral arrangements, pot plants, vegetables, photography, arts & crafts, cookery & preserves. Open 12 noon, cup presentations 3pm. Free entry, light refreshments. 01308 424055 www.bridportgardeningclub.co.uk
01 Beaminster Museum Beaminster, Whitcombe Rd, DT8 3NB. The new Summer exhibitions opens on Saturday 1st April and together with our refurbished permanent displays there are two new exhibitions for visitors to view; inc. the local history of woodlands, wood and woodworkers. And the 40th anniversary of the link between Beaminster and St James in France. Open: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Bank holidays 10:30am until 4pm. Sundays 2pm until 4:30pm. 01308 863623
01-02 Great Fabric Sale Ann Biddlecombe Hall, Tarrant Keyneston, DT11 9JE. Donated by companies & individuals all sizes of unused remnants for dress making, upholstery, curtains, quilting, toy making. 01258 830377 email@example.com
01-21 Exhibition Of New Work By Vanessa Bowman, Fiona Millais And Jenny Wheatley. Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne. Open 9:30am-5pm Monday to Saturday. Stock viewable online. 01935 815261 www.jerramgallery.com
01,08,15,22,29 Live Music at The Nag's Head The Nag's Head, Lyme Regis. 9pm-11pm. www.nagsheadlymeregis.co.uk
01,02,08,09,15,16,22,23,29,30 Live Music at French Lieutenant's Bistro The French Lieutenant's Bistro Live Music every Saturday and Sunday from 3pm. www.lymebarbistros.co.uk/french-lieutenants-bistro-lyme/
02 Bridport Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert St Swithun's Church, Bridport Conductor Arturo Serna, Leader Alexandra Ennis. Solo Viola Alexandra Ennis. Rossini, Elgar, Telemann, Dvorak. Tickets £10 from Bridport Music Centre, South St., Bridport, on the door and from members of the orchestra. Students under 16 free. Refreshments befor and after concert
05 Meet the Allington Hillbillies Coffee Morning Bridport Town Hall, South Street. 10am-12:30pm . Find out about future events, family activity events, woodland play trail, coopers circle, local wildlife & flower meadow. AGM meeting @ 12pm.
03 Community Lecture: Superstrings Thomas Hardye School Theatre, Queen's Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2ET. 7pm. Talk by Professor Brian Foster OBE FRS Professor of Experimental Physics, University of Oxford, and Jack Liebeck, International Violinist. Free but by tickets only available from school reception 2 weeks prior. 01305 266064.
05 Lyme Regis and Charmouth Lifeboat Guild Annual General Meeting The Lifeboat Station, Lyme Regis. 7:30pm. Following the business of the meeting we will have a talk from Nigel Jones, Area Lifesaving Manager for the RNLI. Plus‘sneak preview’ of the book written the history of our station at Lyme Regis. All are welcome to attend.
05 Writers in the Alley - Open Mic Goldie's Bar, 36 High East Street, Dorchester. 7pm registration, 7:30pm start. 5minute slots. Poetry, prose, flash fiction, short story, Twitter fiction etc. Free event. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
05 Community Lecture: Changing Energy Sources - Options for Tomorrow Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. 6:30pm for 7pm start. Talk by Charles Miller. £3 donation encouraged.
06 Talk 'Ian Fleming's Inspirational Brother' Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 2:30pm. The man behind Britain’s most famous fictional spy. Speaker: Museum Director David Tucker. http://woodmeadhalls.co.uk/
06 Folk Night The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis. 8pm. Hosted by Mr J J Pig. Join in or just enjoy. www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
06 English Historical Dancing St George's Hall, Fordington, Dorchester, DT1 1LB. 7:30pm-9:30pm. No previous experience needed, nor partner - light loose clothes advised and flexible low-heeled footwear. £5 just turn up. 01935 472771
07 Sherborne Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day Oborne Road, Sherborne, DT9 3RX. 11am-4pm. www.sswc.co.uk
07 Live Music: Wilson The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis Live Music : Wilson the Band at 9pm www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
07 Archaeology Unearthed: Roman Glass - abundant, bright and beautiful. Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. 7pm for 7:30pm start. Talk by Denise Allen. Free, £3 donation encouraged. 01305 756827
07 Whiskey Moon Face Chapel in the Garden, East Street, Bridport Fanny Hatstand presents All Original Live Music. Support from Y's & Dakota Jim. 8pm. Tickets £7 from www.fannyhatstand.com
07 An Introduction to the Flora and Fauna of Islay Bridport United Church, East St., Bridport. 7:30pm. Dorset Wildlife Trust illustrated talk by Becky Williamson. Preceeded by Group AGM. £2 for members, £3 non-members. Includes refreshments.
08 Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986
08 Spring Craft Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 10am-4pm. Free entry. 01749 677049 westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk
08 Comedy Club The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis. 8pm. Hosted by Tom Glover, enjoy a variety of performers. thepilotboatinn.co.uk
08 Mill Singers Male Voice Choir Charlton Down Village Hall, Nr Dorchester. Doors open 6:30pm, music starts 7:30pm. In aid of Dorset Blind Association. Tickets £10 from Dorchester TIC.
08 1940s War Time Themed Live Jazz Night Charity Event Brownsword Hall, Pummery Square, Poundbury, Dorchester. Doors open 7pm, finishing 10pm. Live music by Oriana and the Charmers. Raffle. Cake stands, sweets, milkshakes, soft drinks, nibbles. BYO alcohol. Dress code: smart / fancy. Tickets £12.50 from Dorchester TIC. www.heart-response.org.uk
08 Preloved' Table Top Sale Moreton Village Hall (DT2 8RE) 10am -1pm. Bargains for all and refreshments! 01929 463221
08 World Church Easter Coffee Morning United Church, Dorchester. 10am-12noon. Coffee, tea, cakes and hot cross buns! Get your Easter presents crafts, cakes, bric-a-brac and more. All proceeds to go to Virtual Doctors & their work in Zambia.
08 Friends of Bridport Museum - Quiz Night British Legion Hall, Bridport 7.30pm £6 per head, includes ploughmans supper, wine bar, raffle & chinese bingo. Singles or tables 4, all welcome.
08 Spring Clean Day Bridport Youth & Community Centre, Gundry Lane. DT6 3RL Volunteers need to help tidy and decorate the centre ready for the busy year ahead. Lunch & Refreshments provided. 01308 422500 email@example.com
08 Spring Herb Day Nr Bridport .10am-4pm. A one day workshop on the medicinal benefits of the plants that grow wild in our hedgerows, gardens & green areas. £45 inc. light lunch. Book a place: firstname.lastname@example.org 07876 711407
08 The Bubblegum Club Disco (No.2) The Conservative Club, North Street, Bridport. 8pm-12:30am . Funk-Dance-Electro-Soul-Ska-Swing and more! Over 18s only. £5 entrance fee. FREE entry before 10pm.
08-23 Easter Activities Tank Museum, Lindsay Road, Bovington, BH20 6JG. Daily 10am-5pm. Tanks in action weekdays at 1pm. Tracked Vechile Rides. Family activities, inside play area, free family trails, puzzles. 01929 405096 tankmuseum.org
08/04-01/05 Great Dinosaur Egg Hunt Dinosaur Museum, Icen Way, Dorchester. Open Daily 10am-5pm. Hunt throughout the museum to spot the dinosaur eggs and solve the Dinosaur Mystery.
08/04-06/01/18 Under the Surface: Paintings and Carvings by David West. Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester, DT1 1XA. See website for opening times and details: www.dorsetcountymuseum.org
09 Spring Plant Fair Mapperton House, Nr Beaminster, Dorset DT8 3NR 10am-4pm. Over 30 stands and in its 18th year, this is one of the biggest plant fairs in Dorset. Admission £3, in aid of Multiple Sclerosis, with discounted entry price to the house and garden on the day. The excellent Sawmill Café and Mapperton Shop will also be open. www.plantfairs.com
10 Junior deep sea fishing trip Lyme Regis Harbour. 1pm - 5pm. For ages 9-16. All tackle, bait and tuition provided. £20 per person. Booking essential. Organised by Lyme Regis Sea Angling Club. http://lymefishing.org.uk/juniorboat/
10-13 Easter Piano School Greenford Primary School, Maiden Newton. All abilities welcome. 07584 061102 / 07835 960211
11 Outing to Compton Acres Departing from Uplyme Village Hall, Lyme Regis. Uplyme & Lyme Regis Horticultural Soc. outing. Leaves 9:15am from Uplyme Village Hall. 10 acre site in Poole, with woodland paths, Japanese, Italian and rock gardens, and refreshments available. £16, non-members £19 via: 01297 443346 https://ulrhs.wordpress.com/
11 Name Plaques - Kids Clay Workshop Munchkins Play Café, 33 Trinity Street, Dorchester. 10am-11:30am. Age 5yrs+. Feel free to bring your own stamp or flower or use the range of textures we have. Pre-book, £9pp. 01305 753435
11 Victorian Poetry and English Dialects Dorford Centre, Dorchester, DT1 1RR. 7pm. By Dr Martin Dubois, lecturer in Victorian Literature at Newcastle University. Members free, non-members minimun donation £2.
11-14 April Showstoppers 6 Bridport Arts Centre. Bridport Musical Theatre Company. 01308 424204 www.bridport-arts.com
12 Sherborne Flicks: A United Kingdom Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. In the 1940s, Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana shocks the world when he marries a white woman. £6 from Sherborne TIC. NEW: Pre-film Supper, £12!
12 'Vietnam & The Far East' Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 11am. Illustrated Talk. woodmeadhalls.co.uk
12 Music at the Museum: Summerhayes Horn Trio Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. 7:30pm start. Tickets £12 from museum, students £2. www.dorset-county-museum-music-society.org.uk
12 Craft Academy Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. 10:30am-12:30pm. Free fun family activities, suitable for accompanied children aged 5-11yrs. No need to book.
12 Family Event on Allington Hill Via Hospital Lane, North Allington, DT6 5DR. 10am-12pm EGGciting EGGxperiments & Woodland Activities. All welcome, £2. Booking essential: Cathy Harvey 01308 423202 (eve only) email@example.com
13 The Thursday Group St. George's Church Hall, Fordington, Dorchester. 2:15pm. A talk by Brian Caddy, Chairman of The William Barnes Society. £1 inc a biscuits and a cup of tea. Contact: Rae Kozary 01305 269834
13 Lunchtime Concert: Kevin Avebury - Renaissance Lute and Guitar. Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. 1pm-2pm. Free, £3 donation encouraged.
13 Easter Willow Display Workshop Open Studio, The Barn House, Loders, DT6 3SA. 10am-12pm. Make a colourful and cheery Easter twig display with your own handmade felt decorations, 6 places. £25. 07771 588999 firstname.lastname@example.org
14 Live Music: Hot Java The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis Live Music: Hot Java at 9pm http://www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
14-15 Lyme Regis Beer Festival The Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis Showcasing the finest locally brewed beers and ciders, together with the cream of local musical talent. 7pm Friday 14th, 12pm-10:30pm Saturday 15th. www.marinetheatre.com
14-15 Dorchester Drama present 'Was He Anyone?' by N.F. Simpson Town Hall, Dorchester. 7:30pm. Tickets £10, £9 in advance from Trinity Stores, Dorchester or box office: 01305 268692
14-15 Easter Egg Hunt Stonebarrow Hill, Golden Cap Estate. 11am-3pm. £2.50 per child. A different self led hunt over 2 days, look for the clues to track down where Bunny has hidden his precious choccy eggs while enjoying incredible views of the Jurassic Coast. 01297 489481 http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/golden-cap/whats-on
14-17 Easter Egg Hunt Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock. 11am-3pm. £2.50 per child. Self led hunt. The Easter bunny has gone to the seaside, follow the clues to find where Bunny has hidden your chocolatey prize. Fun for all the family. 01297 489481
14-17 Cadbury’s Egg Trails Hardy’s Birthplace, Max Gate and Clouds Hill, 11am-4:30am (until 4:15pm Hardy’s) £2.50.
14-17 Easter Eggstavaganza Monkey World Nr Wareham BH20 6HH. Daily 10am-5pm. Free chocolate Easter eggs to the first 100 children to enter the park each day. 01929 462537 www.monkeyworld.org
14-17 Easter Fun Kingston Maurward Animal Park & Gardens, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY.10am-4pm. 01305 215003 morekmc.com
14-17 Easter Weekend Food Lovers Market, The Customs House, West Bay, DT6 4EN. 10am-5pm. Artisan Food Exhibitors - UK, European, Asian, Street Food, Local Producers, Morris Dancers & Entertainment. 01308 422222
14-26 'Triple Vision' Exhibition The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. Photographers John Marriage, Moya Paul and Dave Wicken experiment, using colour & digital constructions to produce an abstracted and playful look at the world. townmillarts.co.uk
14-26 'Walk Of Art' Exhibition The Town Mill, Lyme Regis. Paintings by Sue Lewin and Kathy Scott and bronze resin sculptures by Toni West. Exploring their fascination with the natural surroundings of the coast and countryside paths.
15 PBFA Book Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. Entry £1.
15 The Watkins and Swarbrick Band Leigh Village Hall. 8pm. Acoustic music from different genres; from folk to country, jazz standards, blues and all places in between. Please reserve seats by ringing the Box Office. 01305 837299
15 Easter Party and Egg Hunt The Trinity Club, Trinity Street, Dorchester. Doors open 7:30pm. Games plus Simon Gaston's disco. Member's and children free, non-members £2. Kitchen open to purchase food.
16 Lyme Regis Easter Bonnet Parade Baptist Church, Broad Street, Lyme Regis Make an Easter Bonnet or just enjoy the spectacle of people in the parade wearing their Easter Bonnets. Judging of the Easter bonnets 2pm. 3pm Easter Bonnet Parade from the Baptist Church, led by the Mayor finishing at the Jubilee Pavilion on the sea front. Prizes to be won!
17 Easter Monday Special ‘Walking in Walter’s Sherborne’ Sherborne Abbey. 11am. Guided walk to Castleton and back through this historic town with Blue Badge Guide Cindy. Just turn up. 1½-2 hrs. £5. www.sherbornewalks.com
17 Duck Race Higher Mill Flats nr Woodmead Road Bridge, Lyme Regis 12 noon. http://lymeregiscarnival.co.uk
18 Books, Coffee, Cake and Home made/grown produce too Moreton Village Hall (DT2 8RE). 10am - 12noon Books, Coffee, Cake and Home made/grown produce too. All books just 25p each. Come and join us. Maeve: 01929 463221
19 Craft Academy Dorset County Museum, High West St. Dorchester DT1 1XA. 10:30am-12:30pm. Free fun family activities, suitable for accompanied children aged 5-11yrs. No need to book.
19 'Birds in a Cage' Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne.Speaker - author, journalist Derek Niemann. 01963 23355
19 The Antiques Market in Dorset St. George's Church Hall, Fordington, Dorchester. 7:30pm. Talk by Matthew Denney from Duke's Auctioneers of Dorchester. In of The Children's Society. Tickets £8 inc. Dorset apple cake and coffee. Wine and drinks available to buy. Tickets available from The Gilded Teapot, Tudor Arcade Dorchester or call 01305 262436
19 Vivaldi in Venice Highlands End Leisure Centre, Eype. 2:30pm. Talk. 07972 472029 email@example.com
19-22 Milborne Port Opera's "Into the Woods" Milborne Port Village Hall. A wonderfully imaginative take on all those fairy stories - Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapuznel and Cinderella. Anything can happen when their stories intertwine in the dark mysterious woods! £12 with £10 conc. on Weds only. 01963 371572 www.milborneportopera.co.uk
20 Loire & Beaujolais 2015 Wine Tasting Seaside Boarding House, Burton Bradstock Nr Bridport, DT6 4RB. 7pm-9pm. Aperitif & canapes on arrival followed by an 8 wine tasting. £20pp. Pre-book: 01305 261480 www.morrishandbanham.com
20 Burton Bradstock Guided Walk led by Elizabeth Gale Meet in Burton playing fields The sale in 1958 and some more' 10am, approx 2 hours level walking. £4 each in aid of Rotary Charities. 01308 459039
20-21 Auction of Pictures, Books, Sporting items, Antiques & Interiors Charterhouse, Long St, Sherborne. 01935 812277
21 Loire & Beaujolais 2015 Wine Tasting Dinner Café Paninis, 11 Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester. 7pm-10pm. Aperitif & canapes on arrival followed by 8 wine tasting. After, a 2 course supper with wine. £40pp. Pre-book on: 01305 261480
21 Milborne Movies 'Swallows and Amazons' (2016) PG Milborne St Andrew Village Hall, Nr Dorchester, DT11 0JX. Village hall and bar open from 7pm for 7:30pm start. Tickets £3.50 can be obtained on the door.
21 A Night of Music, Magic & Making a Difference Dorchester Baptist Church, Bridport Rd, Dorchester, DT1 1RR. 7:30pm. Tickets free (normally £10). Learn about the work of Mercy Ships. Book via: www.mercyships.org.uk/tour 01305 262045
21 Lyme Bay Photographic Club: Stu Culley, Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 7:30pm-10pm. Stu is a commercial photographer, photographic tutor and freelance videographer. 01297 442475 https://lymebayphotographicclub.org/
21 Live Music: Steve Black & Alan West The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis. 9pm www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
22 The World Famous Players Theatre Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. 7pm. Song, dance & laughter that takes you back to the golden era of the British Music Hall. Stars from BBC's 'Good Old Days.' £12 from Sherborne TIC. 01935 815899
22 Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 8:30am-3:30pm. Over 30 sellers of vintage. 07809 387594
22 Great Dorset Beach Clean: Lyme Regis Lyme Regis Cobb Slipway. Bring your friends and family and lend a hand at any of the designated beaches. Under 18’s need to be accompanied by an adult. No need to bring any equipment as we'll provide it except please wear practical footwear and suitable clothing for the weather! www.litterfreecoastandsea.co.uk
22 Afternoon Organ Recital St Mary's Church, Beaminster Assistant Director of Music at Salisbury Cathedral, John Challenger. The programme is to include pieces by Alain. J. S Bach, Buxtehude, Couperin, Gibbons, Vierne and Walton. Promoted by the Friends of Beaminster Festival. Tickets £12 from the Yarn Barton Centre, Beaminster or Bridport Music.
22 Powerstock Cider Festival Powerstock Village Hut, Smokeham, Powerstock, Bridport DT6 3ST. 6pm-10:30pm. Around 20 cider producers attending as well as local food suppliers! Tickets £6 from Bridport TIC www.bridportandwestbay.com
22 Bridport Ceilidhs Saturday Dance St Mary's Church House, Bridport. 7:30pm-11pm. Music by GIG CB!, Caller Chris Shaw. Bring food to share and your own alcohol, some soft drinks provided. firstname.lastname@example.org 01308 423 442
23 William Barnes Society Service of Remembrance St. Peter's Church, Winterborne Came, Nr Dorchester. 01305 260348
23 April Trail Run West Bay organised by Beyond Events. Further details: 01308 420932
24 The Wildlife and Ecology of the Exe Estuary and the Jurassic Coast Bridport United Church Hall, East Street, Bridport. 7:30pm. Presented by The Golden Cap Association. Non-members welcome, £3 inc. tea/coffee &biscuits. 01308 863577
25 AGM and 'The Warings and South Cliff' Woodmead Halls, Lyme Regis. 2:30pm. Talk by Keith Shaw. Visitors £3.
26 Sherborne Science Café: Evidence-Based Medicine and Why Placebos Work Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Shebrorne. 7:30pm. Talk by Dr Jeremy Howick, Senior Researcher, Nuffield Dept of Primary Care Health Services, Oxford University.
26 Talk: ‘What to do with an overgrown garden’ Uplyme Village Hall, Lyme Regis. 7:30pm. https://ulrhs.wordpress.com/
27 West Bay Guided Walk led by Elizabeth Gale Meet in public car park opposite Haddon House Hotel Bridport. Harbour through 1000 years' 10am, approx 2 hours level walking. £4 each in aid of Rotary Charities 01308 459039
28 Live Music: Grouvecat The Pilot Boat, Lyme Regis. 9pm-11:30pm. Live acoustic rock. www.thepilotboatinn.co.uk
28-30 Fossil Festival Lyme Regis Coast & Town Venues. Time Tide and Tectonics. (Friday 28th is Schools Day - not all activities are available to the public) Walk the sand time line, help create sand sculptures. Visit the Natural History Museum. Enjoy expert talks, meet Dean lomax ITV's Paleontologist and presenter of Dinosaur Britain. fossilfestival.com
29 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
29 Pop Up Cheese Market Morrish & Banham Wine Merchants, 1 Pope Street, Brewery Square, Dorchester DT1 1GW. 11am-3pm. Presented by Ford Farm Cheeses. Free event. 01305 261480 www.morrishandbanham.com
29 Morning Coffee & Jazz St Mary's Church, South Street, Bridport.11am - familiar jazz standards, free entry, come & go, collection for roof appeal, coffee, cake & stalls.
29 Plant Sale United Church, East Street, Bridport In aid of Save The Children, 9am-12noon. Plant or garden related donations would be gratefully received on the day of the sale. Enquiries to Maureen Coombes Tel: 01308 425552
29 Wessex Consort ‘Thomas Hardy’s Dorset’ St Michael’s Stinford, Nr Dorchester. 3pm. As heard on Classic FM, a superb choir of 12 young London-based professional singers. Tickets £6 on the door. (Evening concert in Dorchester below.)
29 Wessex Consort ‘Portraits of Hardy’s Dorset’ St. Mary’s Church, Edward Rd, Dorchester. 7:30pm. £6 on the door.
30 Dorset Knob Throwing and Food Festival At the new venue of: Kingston Maurward, Nr Dorchester, DT2 8PY. 10am-4pm. Adult £5 and U12s free. Have a go at Knob throwing, Knob & spoon race and more Knob related activities. Local food, drink, crafts stalls and live music. Raising funds for the Cattistock Community. www.dorsetknobthrowing.com
West Dorset Tourist Information Centres
Dorchester TIC, Antelope Walk, Dorchester
Bridport TIC, South Street, Bridport
Sherborne TIC, Digby Road, Sherborne
Lyme Regis TIC, Church Street, Lyme Regis
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