Dorset Events for January

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1st 
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Half Term Dinosaur & Fossil Ac 10:00 to 17:00
The Etches Collection - Museum of Jurassic Marine Life, Kimmeridge
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
  
Weymouth BIG New Year Party
Weymouth Town Centre
  
New Years Eve Party! 19:00
The Boot Inn, Highwest Street, Weymouth
  
BSO Concert: New Year's Day Johann Strau
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
2nd 
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Half Term Dinosaur & Fossil Ac 10:00 to 17:00
The Etches Collection - Museum of Jurassic Marine Life, Kimmeridge
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
  
Somerley Winter Run 10k & Fun Run- Autis 11:00
Somerley Estate, Ringwood
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
3rd 
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
4th 
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
5th 
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
6th 
Swanage Drama Company present Aladdin 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
7th 
Swanage Drama Company present Aladdin 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Met Opera Live: Nabucco
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Bridport Potato Day & Seed Fair 10:00 to 13:30
Bridport United Church, East Street, Bridport
  
Swanage Drama Company present Aladdin 14:00 to 16:30
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Showaddywaddy in Concert 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Charity Country Music Night 20:00
Trinity Club, Trinity Street, Dorchester
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
8th 
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
9th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
10th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
11th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
RSC The Tempest (Live Screening)
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Pip Utton - Playing Maggie... The Iron L 19:30 to 21:30
Nether Compton Village Hall
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
12th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman 19:30 to 21:30
Sandford Orcas Village Hall
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
13th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman 19:30 to 21:30
Morden Village Hall
  
Circus of Horrors- The Never Ending Nigh 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Lee Memphis King: One Night Of Elvis 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Swanage Drama Company present Aladdin 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
14th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Swanage Drama Company present Aladdin 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Swanage Drama Company present Aladdin 14:00 to 16:30
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Pip Utton - Playing Maggie... The Iron L 19:30 to 21:30
West Stafford Village Hall
  
Party Night with Jess Upton & The Guilty 19:30 to 11:30
Tithe Barn, Symondsbury Estate, Symondsbury, Bridport
  
Warren Miller Ski Film Tour 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman 19:30 to 21:30
Comrades Hall Broadwindsor
  
Southern Sinners 20:30 to 23:00
The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
15th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman 19:30 to 21:30
Piddletrenthide Memorial Hall
  
The Nutcracker 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
16th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
The Nutcracker 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 14:30 to 17:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
17th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
RSC The Tempest (Encore Screening)
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Swan Lake 14:30 to 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 19:30 to 22:15
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
18th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
RSC The Tempest (Encore Screening)
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 19:30 to 22:15
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
19th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
RSC The Tempest (Encore Screening)
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 19:30 to 22:15
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Waterfest Weymouth
Weymouth Harbour
  
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Feast Weymouth
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Holiday Showcase 09:30 to 12:30
Captains Club Hotel and Spa, Christchurch
  
Faulty Towers- The Dining Experience 12:30 to 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Charlie Bicknell - No Angel 19:30 to 21:30
Melbury Osmund Village Hall
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
20th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Faulty Towers- The Dining Experience 12:30 to 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
La La Land (12A) 19:30 to 21:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Charlie Bicknell - No Angel 19:30 to 21:30
Powerstock Hut
  
Graffiti Classics 19:30 to 21:30
Durweston Village Hall
  
Arnie Somogyi's Jump Monk Quintet 20:00 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
21st 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Faulty Towers- The Dining Experience 12:30 to 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
La La Land (12A) 19:30 to 21:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Met Opera Live: Romeo et Juliette
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Graffiti Classics 19:30 to 21:30
Portesham Village Hall
  
Charlie Bicknell - No Angel 19:30 to 21:30
West Lulworth Village Hall
  
The New Beats 19:30 to 23:00
The Barrington Centre, Ferndown
  
Dancing Bear, Dancing Bear 20:00 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
22nd 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Faulty Towers- The Dining Experience 12:30 to 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Art&Soul Spring Jurassic Art 5-week Cour 09:45 to 12:00
Art&Soul, St Peter’s Centre, 10 Chapel Road, Lower Parkstone, Poole
  
Snowflake Play Day (Family Fun) 14:30 to 16:30
Dorchester Community Nursery School, York Road, Dorchester
  
Charlie Bicknell - No Angel 19:30 to 21:30
St Nicholas School, Child Okeford
  
Graffiti Classics 19:30 to 21:30
Corfe Castle Village Hall
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
23rd 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Ladies Beginner Running Group: Kingston 09:30 to 10:30
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
La La Land (12A) 14:30 to 16:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
La La Land (12A) 19:30 to 21:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
24th 
Z:ink Affordable Art Fair 11:00 to 16:00
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
The Sound of Murder 14:30 to 19:45
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
La La Land (12A) 19:30 to 21:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Pip Utton - Playing Maggie... The Iron L 19:30 to 21:30
Briantspuddle Village Hall
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
25th 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
The Sound of Murder 14:30 to 19:45
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
La La Land (12A) 19:30 to 21:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Back in the USSR 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
26th 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
La La Land (12A) 19:30 to 21:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 09:15 to 11:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Travellers’ Tales: Sand, Rock and Snow 19:00
Dorset County Museum, 66 High West St., Dorchester
  
Lee Hurst 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Fire In The North Sky- Epic Tales From F 20:00 to 21:45
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
27th 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
Nick Hennessey & Suunta - Fire in the No 19:30 to 21:30
Winterborne Stickland Village Hall
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
28th 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
Nick Hennessey & Suunta - Fire in the No 19:30 to 21:30
Wooton Fitzpaine Village Hall
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
29th 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
Poole Harbour Bird Boat 09:00 to 11:30
Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour
  
Japa & Sound Vibration Healing 19:00 to 20:15
Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
30th 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
Ladies Beginner Running Group: Kingston 09:30 to 10:30
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
31st 
Music Architecture Poole (MAP) 09:00 to 21:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Rediscovering Kingston Lacy Exhibition 11:00 to 15:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Short Courses at Arts University Bournem 18:00 to 21:00
Arts University Bournemouth. Wallisdown. Poole.
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Shaftesbury Carnival 14:00 to 20:00
Shaftesbury
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