Entertainment Events in Dorset

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



    10 Jun

    St. Andrew\'s Church, Milborne St. Andrew, DT11 0JR

    10/06/2018 To 10/06/2018

    3:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Canzonetta is coming to St. Andrew’s Church, Milborne St. Andrew, on Sunday 10th June 2018 at 3pm to give an hour of song ‘Music for a summer afternoon’. Music from five centuries: madrigals, sacred pieces, folk tunes and songs from the twentieth century, all in three and four part harmony. Free admission. Retiring collection for the church. Tea and cake afterwards!

    16 Jun

    BH12 5BB

    16/06/2018 To 20/06/2018

    9:00 am To 9:00 pm

    Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning is back for 2018! With over 90 FREE events and activities that bring life to learning, there really is something for everyone.

     

    This year’s Festival will run from Saturday 16 – Wednesday 20 June with a jam-packed programme of opportunities to find out about BU’s exciting research and expertise, and have fun learning something new.

     

    This year’s guest speaker is the fantastic author and broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts who will be giving two talks at our Festival family day about the species that shaped our world.

     

    Science showman Ian B. Dunne will close the Festival with two performances of his Magic Science…Science Magic show that are sure to leave the whole family in stitches.

     

    Visit the Festival of Learning website to book your free tickets now.

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    19 May

    Queen Elizabeth's School, Blandford Road, Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4DT

    19/05/2018 To 19/05/2018

    9:00 am To 3:30 pm

    A must-see event for anybody interested in the diversity of small plants, this competitive show is full of surprises. It is run by the Alpine Garden Society, show-casing mountain plants, small herbaceous plants, dwarf shrubs and bulbs. The plant fair will be attended by specialist alpine and non-alpine nurseries bringing plants suitable for most sites: Aberconwy Nursery (Colwyn Bay, Clwyd), Copton Ash (Faversham, Kent), Hartside Nursery (Alston, Cumbria), Kevin Hughes Plants (Middle Woodford, Wilts), Leesa’s Alpines (Birdham, Chichester), Marina Plants (Lymington, Hants), Parham Bungalow Plants (Market Lavington, Devizes), Potterton’s Nursery (Nettleton, Lincs), Tale Valley Nursery (Cullompton, Devon), The Mead Nursery (Brokerswood, Wilts), Thuya Alpine Nursery (Hartpury, Glos). They will be happy to take orders in advance and bring plants for you as well as giving cultivation advice. There is a Plant Forum to give you ideas, photographic display and opportunity for plant photography.  Come early for the plant sales and enjoy our home-baked cakes, hot and cold drinks and light lunches.  Admission £3.00, AGS members and children free.  Free parking.

    13 Mar

    Brewhouse & Kitchen, 152-154 Commercial Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5LU

    13/03/2018 To 13/03/2018

    6:30 pm To 8:00 pm

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    Visit the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/130626891095143/ Or Access the event directly on eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/free-spanish-taster-lesson-level-1-tickets-43554239904  

    Fun, interactive introduction to Spanish aimed at beginners.

    Bring a friend, buy a drink from the bar and enjoy learning Spanish in a relaxed environment.

    After the class there will be an opportunity to sign up for a 6 week ‘Holiday Spanish’ course. The course total is £100 with an early bird price of £90 if you pay on the day. More details will be given at the end of the taster session

    30 Mar

    Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS

    30/03/2018 To 02/04/2018

    10:30 am To 5:00 pm

    It’s back! This Easter come ‘down the rabbit hole’ for some great family fun at Lulworth Castle. Join us every day from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April between 10.30-5pm.

    Inspired by the fantastical story of Alice in Wonderland, you can expect a whole host of fun activities including themed trails, Easter hunts, crafts, bouncy castle (weather permitting, age 7+), soft play for under 4s, crazy golf and, of course, white rabbits and Easter Eggs!!

    Don’t forget to go and meet the Mad Hatter in the Castle whilst you’re exploring ….Refreshments will be available including light lunches, cream teas, hot drinks, cakes and ice creams.

    Tickets include Free Parking. Adults £8, Child £6, under 4’s free. Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £30.

    Tickets can be bought online here or on the day.

     

    08 Jun

    Poole Quay Boat Haven

    08/06/2018 To 10/06/2018

    10:00 am To 6:00 pm

    : The Poole Harbour Boat Show is free to attend, just turn up on the day!

    The Poole Harbour Boat Show is set to return for its fourth year in 2018. Taking place at the award-winning Poole Quay Boat Haven, the show will run from Friday June 8 until Sunday June 10.

    Event organisers Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) will welcome over 200 exhibitors across the quayside and marina; a showcase for sail and motorboats of all sizes, RIBs, chandlery products, clothing and watersports activities.

    Jim Stewart, PHC chief executive, said: “We’re excited to once again host this marvellous show in the harbour. Poole has such a rich maritime history and it’s a wonderful way to celebrate all that it has to offer.

    “We’ve got something for everyone; including taster sessions, rescue demonstrations, vessels of all sizes, and not forgetting the Friday night fireworks display to open the show.”

    The show continues to be the biggest ever free boat show on the south coast, providing an opportunity for those who may not have been on the water before to get a feel of what’s on offer.

    24 Feb

    Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole

    24/02/2018 To 25/02/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 am

    Welcoming the 2018 New Year in style, Lighthouse Holistic Festival in Poole, Dorset, celebrates its fourth annual event on the 24th and 25th February 2018. With a wonderful array of over 110 stands to explore, therapies to try and advice to improve health and well-being – Lighthouse will be buzzing.

    In addition, there are a host of free daytime talks featuring some wonderful speakers, artists and facilitators. Full programme details can be found on the web site. From Shakti dancing and shamanic drumming to the art of mindfulness, from crystal therapy to acupuncture, rune reading to sound therapy, from jewellery to Tibetan arts and some fantastic children’s activities, there is something for everyone.

    Event organiser Elaine Fenton says, ‘I love creating magical experiences for people – events which capture the imagination and it’s great to be back for a fourth year at Lighthouse to do just that’.

    Lighthouse Holistic Festival
    £10.00 daily or £8 concessions (to include all daytime talks and workshops)
    Under 14’s Free
    Saturday Evening Music and Clairvoyance £12 or £10 concessions
    www.lighthouseholisticfestival.com
    Enquiries to Elaine Fenton elaine@elainefenton.co.uk
    Tel: 01736 366579

    30 Mar

    The Tank Museum

    30/03/2018 To 15/04/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    This Easter Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history…

    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Friday 30 March. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action.

    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, 11.30am – 4.30pm, during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

    Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also 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!

    25 Nov

    Methodist church The Close blandford

    25/11/2017 To 25/11/2017

    11:00 am To 4:00 pm

    come and visit Father Christmas, have a hotdog or burger , or even grab a bargain for Christmas from our many stalls on Saturday 25th November 11 am – 4pm

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