What's On in Dorset

Many of the events and festivals taking place throughout Dorset are listed here in our guide to what’s on in Dorset. The list covers Bournemouth events, Poole events and Weymouth events as well as events and festivals in many of the county’s market towns and smaller villages. So, to find out what’s on in Dorset while you are here on holiday or visiting for a short break, take a look below.

16 Mar

The Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1AS

16/03/2019 To 16/03/2019

11:30 am To 3:00 pm

The flower show and plant fair are run by the Dorset local group of the Alpine Garden Society showcasing the plant-growing talents of its members, who will be pleased to talk with you about their hobby.  Plants of all kinds, not just alpines, will be on sale, produced by group members and by Leesa’s Alpines from Chichester.  There will also be a photographic display showing plants in their natural surroundings, a tombola, a demonstration of making and planting up a mini crevice garden (to be raffled) and refreshments will be available at the Allendale Centre.

Admission £1.00, children and AGS members free.

01 Jun

Sturts Farm, Three Cross Road, West Moors, BH22 0NF

01/06/2019 To 01/06/2019

6:30 pm To 10:30 pm


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  • Family Event w/ Children Activities
    – Hand Selected Local Supplier’s
    – Fully Licensed Bar
    – Live Bands
    – Local Feast with good that has been produced right here on our Farm!

Early Bird Tickets NOW ON SALE!!!

Come and check us out! 2019 is not the year to be missed!

28 Jun

The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH206JG

28/06/2019 To 30/06/2019

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

: https://tankmuseum.org//whats-on/bovart65569

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.
06 Apr

The Tank Museum

06/04/2019 To 22/04/2019

10:00 am To 5:00 pm

Tanks in Action Displays – Every Weekday
See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Monday 22nd of October. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this 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 from 1.30pm during the holidays, a £4 pp charge applies.

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


27 Apr

The Tank Museum

27/04/2019 To 27/04/2019

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

Tiger Day 11, 27 April. In 2019 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena. As the only running Tiger I tank in the world you really can’t afford to miss it!

Tiger Day 11 is advance tickets only. There will not be any tickets available to buy on the day. You will need a Tiger Day 11 ticket to enter the Museum. Annual Passes are not valid.

Find out more here: https://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt65576