Sunday 15 September sees the return of the popular traffic-free Dorchester High Street Heritage Day.
As part of the national Heritage Open Days, High West Street and High East Street will be closed to traffic from 9.30am to allow people ...
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Following on from last week's exceptional A level results, the Thomas Hardye reached another milestone with record results in maths and English.
Despite the introduction of new, more demanding examinations 76% of students achieved 5 passes including English and maths.
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Hanna Baxter, 18, has received a national award in recognition of her work with young people in care.
The Diana Awards are presented to young people aged between 9 and 25 years who are selflessly creating and achieving social change, ...
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At 17:59 today (Wednesday), Dorset and Wiltshire Fire control took a 999 call to reports of smoke coming from the store room in a sports hall on Cranford Avenue in Weymouth.
Two fire crews from Weymouth, One from Portland and ...
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Today is Sun August 25, 2019
Below is a small example of forthcoming local events. The full What's On Guide includes local Arts Centres and many more activities and events further afield.
25th Chamber Philharmonia Cologne St Mary's Church, Dorchester. 7.30pm. One of Germany's finest Ensembles. Programme includes Vivaldi, Mozart, Paganini and Saint-Saens. Adults £16, Seniors £14, Students/children £12. More info here.
26th (Bank holiday) Music at Maumbury Maumbury Rings, Dorchester. FREE. 1.30pm til 10pm. Live music from: – Sandtimer, Shadrack Street Band, The Drystones, The Simmertones, The Sessions and Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion. Bring picnic. Refreshments available and bar. More details in our news item here
27th 'Iguanadon Restaurant' Brewery Square Dorchester. 11:30am & 3:30pm. Outdoor theatre production for families by Emerald Ant. Free entry. Website
30th 'The Secret Garden' Athelhampton House & Gardens. 7:30pm. Outdoor performance by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. Bring picnic & blankets. A£16, C£11, Family (2A & 2C) £46 from Dorchester TIC 08712 200260
31st Dorset Art Market Sale of local artist's works. 10-2pm. The Avenue Stadium Dorchester. Free entry and parking. Website
1st 'Spinning the Moon' community play workshop Shire Hall, Dorchester, 2 – 4pm. All ages and abilities are invited to come along. To be led by the play's musical director Tim Laycock and actor Monika Brodowska. The new community play will be performed in Spring 2020. Website
4th Archaeology of Dorchester and Around St George's Church Hall, Fordington 7.15 for 7.30pm Talk by Steve Wallis for Dorchester & District Gardening Club. Members Free, Non members £3 01305 268523
7th and 8th Dorset County Show Dorchester Showground. All day. Agricultural Show, stalls and displays. £15 until August 31st, £18 1st Sept onwards from Dorchester, Bridport and Sherborne TICs or from the Show website
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