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All the fun of the fair

All the fun of the fair

The Great Dorset Steam Fair

Dorset Events

Among the huge variety of events going on in and around Dorset throughout the year you will find some fantastic festivals and seasonal events.

From boogie woogie to kites, beer to steam engines, large scale festivals to fabulous foodie days out. You’re sure to be entertained at one of Dorsets tremendous events.

Events in Dorset

Below is just a sample of some of the great events coming up in the next month or so. You can also find more events to attend during your visit to Dorset using the events search facility on this page.

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Johannes Moller, Tales of Europe: Tales of India

Johannes Moller, Tales of Europe: Tales of India

JohannesMoller: Tales of Europe, Tales of India In this special programme for the Dorchester Festival the sensational Swedish classical guitarist...

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  1. Add Easter Sunrise  Swanage Beach to your Itinerary

    Easter Sunrise Swanage Beach

    Type

    Festival

    Swanage

    Usually about 5.30am and friendly group gather to celebrate Easter Sunrise.

    Venue

    Swanage Beach, Swanage

    Dates

    From:
    20 Apr 2014 To 20 Apr 2014
  2. Powerstock Cider Festival 2014

    Type

    Festival

    Nr Bridport

    This will be another exciting year for the celebrated Powerstock Cider Festival which takes place between 6pm and 10.30pm in the 'Hut' (village hall). As in previous years there will be arond 20 cider producers attending the festival as well as local food suppliers.

    Tickets will be on sale in...

    Dates

    From:
    26 Apr 2014 To 26 Apr 2014
  3. Add Dorset Wedding Festival to your Itinerary

    Dorset Wedding Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Organford, Poole

    Vintage? Elegant? Funky? We've got wedding ideas, suppliers and nearly-new wedding items galore at Dorset's very own wedding festival. It's like a wedding fair only way bigger!

    Featuring live music, entertainment, exhibitors, vintage wedding fair, food, wedding bazaar, makeovers, groom's tent...

    Dates

    From:
    27 Apr 2014 To 27 Apr 2014
  4. Add Lyme Regis Fossil Festival to your Itinerary

    Lyme Regis Fossil Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Lyme Regis

    Lyme Regis sits at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, England's only Natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. We won our UNESCO status thanks to the magnificent cliffs that stretch from Exmouth to Swanage, exposing not only the Jurassic Lias but also the Triassic and Cretaceous layers. (Yes, we should...

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2014 To 4 May 2014
  5. Add Sherborne Abbey Music Festival 2014 to your Itinerary

    Sherborne Abbey Music Festival 2014

    Type

    Performance

    SHERBORNE

    The Sherborne Abbey Festival 2014 will run from 2nd May-6th May. See website for full details. Tickets available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre.

    Venue

    Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2014 To 6 May 2014
  6. Add Teddy Rocks Music Festival to your Itinerary

    Teddy Rocks Music Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Town Centre, BLANDFORD FORUM

    TEDDY ROCKS music festival takes to the market town of Blandford, Dorset on 2, 3, 4, 5 May 2014 at The Greyhound Inn, in the heart of the town. The third Teddy Rocks Festival will showcase 25 live rock bands and up to 30 acoustic artists performing across two stages over the four day festival...

    Dates

    From:
    2 May 2014 To 5 May 2014
  7. Add Weymouth Kite Festival to your Itinerary

    Weymouth Kite Festival

    Type

    Festival

    Weymouth

    We are pleased to announce that the Weymouth Beach Kite Festival will be held on Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th and Monday 5th May 2013.

    This years theme is “Elaboration on a theme of Sea Life”

    Saturday will be an informal day with some of the best single line displays in the country showing off...

    Dates

    From:
    3 May 2014 To 5 May 2014
  8. Dorset Knob Throwing & Frome Valley Food Festival 2014

    Type

    Festival

    nr Dorchester

    The world-famous Dorset Knob Throwing competition returns as part of the Frome Valley Food Festival. Activities include Knob & Spoon Race, Paint A Knob as well as Knob Throwing. From 10am to 4pm.

    Dates

    From:
    4 May 2014 To 4 May 2014
  9. Add Blandford Georgian Fayre to your Itinerary

    Blandford Georgian Fayre

    Type

    Fete/Fair

    BLANDFORD FORUM

    Come and join us for a fun packed day of non-stop music, dancing, stalls, a fun fair, an English and French market, international foods, re-enactment, animals, local crafts, kids entertainment marquee and lots more.

    Dates

    From:
    5 May 2014 To 5 May 2014
  10. Add An Evening celebrating Italian wine to your Itinerary

    An Evening celebrating Italian wine

    Type

    Festival

    Bournemouth

    Thursday 8th May 2014
    7.30pm

    Black Label Events invite you to join them for an evening of fine wine and great food as we take you through a tour of Italy. Our chef has prepared a special menu for the evening which we have paired with wines from the region.

    £45 per person which includes a...

    Dates

    From:
    8 May 2014 To 8 May 2014