events in dorchester

Local Events in Dorchester this August

What's on in Dorchester this August?

Dorchester is rich in history and hosts some great family events throughout the year. From farmers markets, to fairs, concerts and live theatre performances, there is always something to do in Dorchester.

Wessex General Events:

2 August- Dorset Food & Arts Festival –Dorchester- Queen Mother Square, Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3RT- All day event- A great summer event. This food festival is brimming with local produce for Dorsets Farmer’s Markets and Duchy of Cornwell. There is so much to do her, that is you will not want to miss it.

9th August- Speakeasy 20s Jazz Night- 14 Main Road, Tolpuddle Village Hall, Dorchester, Dorset. DT27EW - Tickets: Tickets £12.50 - Do you enjoy anything 1920s? Why not come along and listen to some 1920s music this summer! A very enjoyable experience that you will not want to miss! So bringing your dancing shoes, flappers dresses and enjoy a brilliant night out! For tickets, please contact: 01305 848517

10 August- Durnovaria Silver Band- 2.30pm- Dorchester Borough Gardens- For a live music on a summer evening, do not miss this exciting event in the heart of Dorchester. For more information, please click here

28 August- Wine Tasting Evening- Cafe Panini, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1QR- Are you interested in knowing more about wine? Then come along to this exciting event in the heart of Dorchester! With lots to sample, and dinner in addition this proves a great evening. 7pm for 7:30pm, glass of wine and canapes on arrival. 8-10 wines to be presented.

29 August- Sense & Sensibility- Athelhampton House & Gardens Open Air Theatre- 6pm-A great way to spend a summer evening, enjoy an open air theatre of the Jane Austen classic, Sense and Sensibility. Written by one of the most famous writers in the world, Sense and Sensibility tells the tale of two sisters fortune in adventure and love. For more information, please click here or for tickets call: 01305 848363,


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