Entertainment Events in Dorset

Details of entertainment events in Dorset, UK can be found in this section of the Visit Dorset website.



    13 Jul

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    13/07/2017 To 13/07/2017

    9:30 am To 12:30 pm

    : Please bool on line at the shop 'Rosalind Atkins - Smocking and Dorset Buttons' on Folksy.com, or follow the link from the website or give Rosalind a call.

    This workshop is an ideal way to ease yourself into learning about smocking and create a freestyle postcard sampler.  You will be provided with all the materials necessary, including pre-pleated fabric, to learn a simple smocking stitch (or two) and create a postcard sampler.

    06 Jul

    The Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Farm Way, Poundbury, Dorchester DT1 3AR

    06/07/2017 To 06/07/2017

    9:30 am To 12:30 pm

    : Please book on-line at 'Rosalind Atkins - Smocking and Dorset Buttons' on Folksy.com, follow the link from the website www.rosalindatkins.co.uk or give Rosalind a call.

    At this workshop you will be provided with all the materials necessary to begin creating simple traditional Dorset buttons, including the cross wheel and the fabric based Singleton button.

    No experience is necessary.

    30 Jun

    Poole Museum, 4 High Street

    30/06/2017 To 30/06/2017

    2:00 pm To 3:30 pm

    : Event is free but booking is essential. Please book here.

    ‘The Conservation of Sea Music & Decay Mechanisms in Public Sculpture’

    Talk by conservation expert Jane Foley & Brian Hall of Hall Conservation.

    The Sea Music Celebration Lectures are part of a series of free special events, celebrating the conservation of the 25 year old Sea Music sculpture by Anthony Caro on Poole Quay.

    Jane Foley specialist in the conservation of monuments and sculpture will speak about ‘Decay mechanisms in public sculpture to include those of painted steel or copper’ and then discuss the conservation of Sea Music with Brian Hall, head of our appointed conservators Hall Conservation. There will be time at the end for questions and discussion.

    23 Sep

    3-5, Knighton Heath Industrial Estate, 855 Ringwood Rd, Bournemouth BH11 8NE

    23/09/2017 To 23/09/2017

    10:00 am To 9:00 pm

    : http://www.openmicuk.co.uk/singing-auditions

    BOURNEMOUTH OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION 2017 AUDITION DATES RELEASED

    Music competition auditions dates for Bournemouth Open Mic UK Music Competition 2017 have been announced!

     

    You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking here!

     

    Open Mic UK have announced their auditions dates for the Bournemouth Music Competition 2017! The Open Mic UK music competition auditions will be hosted across the UK with the competition searching to find the UK’s best singers, singer songwriters, rappers and vocal groups in the country!

    MUSIC COMPETITION BOURNEMOUTH AUDITIONS – DATES ANNOUNCED FOR OPEN MIC UK 2017

     

    The Open Mic UK music competition is coming to Bournemouth on;

    Saturday 23rd September Absolute Music, Knighton Heath Estate, 855 Ringwood Road, Bournemouth BH11 8NE

    The Open Mic UK music competition is a chance for aspiring singers and musicians to perform to music industry judges who are at every stage of the music competition, from the auditions to the national Grand Final. Judges in the past include representatives from the three major record labels (Universal, Warner and Sony), as well as festival organisers, national radio DJs, regional press and BBC Introducing, with judges getting more prestigious as the competition progresses.

    BOURNEMOUTH OPEN MIC UK MUSIC COMPETITION AUDITIONS 2017

     

    Bournemouth Open Mic UK music competition is brought to you by Future Music, the company behind the discovery of numerous acts who have competed in the competitions on their way to being signed to major record labels like; Lucy Spraggan, Luke Friend, Karen Hardy, Jacob Banks, plus Warner Music’s signings and Open Mic UK’s first winner Birdy and The Lottery Winners along with Union J’s Jaymi Hensley amongst many, many more…

    For more information and to book your audition! Go to the Bournemouth Open Mic UK music competition 2017 page!

     

    The Open Mic UK music competition auditions are allocated on a first-come, first served basis, audition places are already filling fast so get your audition booked now to avoid disappointment!

     

    You can enter Open Mic UK 2017 by clicking here!

    01 Jul

    The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG

    01/07/2017 To 02/07/2017

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    The annual War Gamers event returns to The Tank Museum, as hobbyists take over the Museum for the weekend.

    War gaming clubs from across the country will be exhibiting different strategy games for visitors to view and join in. Specialist traders will also be dispersed around the Museum allowing gamers to add to their collections… and for novices to start their own!

    This is a must see event for anyone; especially those with an interest in war gaming and the associated hobbies of diorama building, modelling and play table making.

    Call 01929 462359 for more information.

    Please note: Access to some exhibits may be obstructed during the course of this weekend event.

    Annual Passes ARE valid for this event.

    22 Jul

    The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG

    22/07/2017 To 03/09/2017

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    NEW Exhibition – TIGER COLLECTION: The Tanks, The Terror, and The Truth!
    Tanks in Action Displays – Every Weekday
    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Thursday 21 July. Realistic explosions, life like explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action–packed demonstration of Tanks in Action.

    Vehicle Rides – Every Day
    Experience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available every day during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

    Family Activities
    Take part in a range of family activities.

    Tonnes of Fun for Families!
    Kids can let off steam in our outdoor play area and in our new inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles!

    07 Oct

    The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG

    07/10/2017 To 07/10/2017

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the country to take part in its model exhibition for the third time.

    Activities
    View a large selection of modelling exhibitors from across the modelling spectrum – boats, planes, motor racing cars and of course military models. If you are inspired by the model collections, The Tank Museum’s own volunteer modellers will also be in attendance and will be available to give advice in creating your own scale model. Get inspired and discover the hints and tricks behind making your own miniature. Museum tours and talks will be taking place throughout the day.

    Traders and Exhibitors
    For trader application forms please click here and for exhibitor application forms please contact Oliver Bitten on 01929 405096 ext 212 or email events@tankmuseum.org

    Model groups attending who have completed an application form, will be eligible for six complimentary passes. Additional passes will be charged at group rate (please contact the events team in advance).

    Annual Passes ARE valid for this event.

    Please note: Model club members pay group rate on production of a valid club membership card or IPMS card.