Festivals in Dorset

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



    09 Sep

    Baiter (Harbourside) Park, Poole BH15 1UX

    09/09/2017 To 10/09/2017

    10:00 am To 7:00 pm

    A two day event to experience the taste of Thailand this summer at Baiter (Harbourside) Park, Poole is brought to you by Magic of Thailand.

    Treat yourself to a weekend wonder and bring along your families and friends to feel a touch of Thai culture, where you can challenge your taste buds and feast your eyes on world class food and performances.

    Unwind with a traditional Thai massage and don’t miss the unique eating competition and Muay Thai boxing.

    The festival starts with a traditional food offering to Buddhist monks and entertainment throughout the day including traditional music and dancing, Muay Thai boxing, Ladyboy show, Thai beer garden, Thai food and produce stalls, Thai massage and children’s play area.

    Date: Sat 9th and Sun 10th September 2017

    Location: Baiter (Harbourside) Park, Labrador Drive, Poole BH15 1UX

    Time: 10am to 7pm

    Ticket: Adult: £4 per day; Under 12 years old is free

    How to get there:

    By Train: Poole Station

    By Bus: 1B, Route 1

    By Car: Baiter (Harbourside) Park, Labrador Drive, Poole BH15 1UX

    Follow us on Facebook: Poole Thai Festival

    Website: www.magicofthailand.co.uk

    08 Jul

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    08/07/2017 To 12/07/2017

    9:00 am To 8:00 pm

    Bournemouth University invites you to join us in celebrating the joy of learning at our fifth annual Festival of Learning.

    We have a jam-packed five-day programme of free events, activities and opportunities to learn something new.

    The annual Festival of Learning is now in its fifth year and the programme is designed to encourage the general public to engage with the university through different types of activities that highlight the wide range of research taking place at Bournemouth University.

    11 Oct

    Digby Hall, Sherborne Dorset DT9 3AA

    11/10/2017 To 15/10/2017

    11:00 am To 10:00 pm

    The sixth Sherborne Literary Festival will take place from 11 – 15 October 2017. As always there will be a diverse range of speakers and events. To catch up with the programme and the latest news go to the website at www.sherborneliterarysociety.com where you will find more details.

    22 Jul
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    The Tank Museum,

    22/07/2017 To 03/09/2017

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    This Summer explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history!

     

    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on 24 July. Realistic 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 during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

     

    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!

     

    Find out more here http://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt53752

    24 Jun

    The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG

    24/06/2017 To 25/06/2017

    9:00 am To 6:00 pm

    TANKFEST: bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life. Join us for the world’s biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank – The Tank Museum, Bovington.

     

    Adult £23

    Child £14.50

    2 Adults 2 Children £63

    1 Adult 3 Children £56

     

    Premium Tickets

    £110

     

    Get exclusive access to vehicles on 23 June on Tankfest Preview Day – New for 2017!

     

    TANKFEST is an advance ticket only event, there will not be any tickets for sale on the day.

     

    For more information and tickets, click here http://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt53277

    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!