Dorset Events for May

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1st 
Cerne Giant Festival
Cerne Valley (various venues)
  
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Dream Machines 18:00 to 22:00
Poole Quay
  
Gay Speed Daring in Bournemouth 19:15 to 21:45
Bar So, The Royal Exeter Hotel, Exeter Road, Bournemouth,
2nd 
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole
  
BSO Into The Light 19:30 to 22:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30 to 22:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
3rd 
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30 to 22:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 09:30 to 11:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Douch Family Bereavement Group 11:00 to 12:30
Royal British Legion, Church Rd, Ferndown
  
Talk & Book Signing: Natasha Solomons 19:00 to 21:00
Castle Gardens, Sherborne
  
An Audience with Ian Waite & Oti Mabuse 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Show Of Hands Duo 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
The Absolute Truth About Absolutely Ever 20:00 to 22:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
4th 
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30 to 22:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Saxons & Vikings: Siege of Wareham
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Town, Lyme Regis
  
Weymouth Food & Craft Market 09:00 to 17:00
The Esplanade, Weymouth
  
Knoll Gardens Volunteer Recruitment Open 10:00 to 14:00
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
  
May 4th Be With You Cider Festival 18:00 to 22:30
Shelley Theatre Shelley Manor, Beechwood Ave, Bournemouth BH5 1LX
  
Majorettes & Wheelchair Baton Twirling 18:00 to 20:00
The Forster Memorial Hall, Bradpole
  
Bringing on Back the 60s 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Jazz Evening 19:30 to 21:00
St. Nicolas Church, Abbotsbury
  
The Neil Diamond Story 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
5th 
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole
  
Guys & Dolls 19:30 to 22:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Saxons & Vikings: Siege of Wareham
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Town, Lyme Regis
  
Weymouth Food & Craft Market 09:00 to 17:00
The Esplanade, Weymouth
  
May Railway Weekend: Ride on Railway
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Art Session: Darrell Wakelam 10:00 to 16:00
Lyme Regis Museum
  
Melon Madness at Monkey World 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Nr Wareham
  
Dorset Team Spring Fair 10:00 to 16:00
Allendale Centre, Wimborne
  
Urban Artisan Market 10:00 to 16:00
Poole Old Town Community Centre
  
Fossil Fest 10:00 to 16:00
Lyme Regis Museum
  
Highwood Gardens Open Day 14:30 to 18:00
Charborough Park Estate, Wareham
  
Miss Dorset Final 18:30 to 23:45
Hilton Hotel, Bournemouth
  
Money For Nothing 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Rock Icons Show 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
6th 
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Saxons & Vikings: Siege of Wareham
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Town, Lyme Regis
  
Weymouth Food & Craft Market 09:00 to 17:00
The Esplanade, Weymouth
  
May Railway Weekend: Ride on Railway
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Melon Madness at Monkey World 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Nr Wareham
  
Fossil Fest 10:00 to 16:00
Lyme Regis Museum
  
Haynes Breakfast Club 09:00
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Athelhampton Plant Fair 10:00 to 15:00
Athelhampton House near Puddletown
  
Mary Anning & the Scientists 10:30 to 16:00
Lyme Regis Museum
  
Moordown Bowling Club: Open Day 10:30 to 15:30
Endfield Rd, Bournemouth
  
Wheelchair Rugby Training 11:00 to 14:00
Rossmore Leisure Centre, Poole
  
Smedmore House & Gardens Open Day 12:00 to 17:00
Smedmore House, Kimmeridge, Dorset
  
Panta Rei Danseteater: Promise of Depart 19:30 to 22:00
Buckland Newton Village Hall
7th 
BraveArt 11 10:00 to 16:30
The Gallery Upstairs, Upton Country Park, Poole
  
BEAF Festival
Bournemouth
  
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Saxons & Vikings: Siege of Wareham
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Weymouth Food & Craft Market 09:00 to 17:00
The Esplanade, Weymouth
  
May Railway Weekend: Ride on Railway
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Melon Madness at Monkey World 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Nr Wareham
  
Quiz Night at The Dancing Moose 19:30 to 22:00
The Dancing Moose, Wimborne
8th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Wildlife Wander 10:00 to 12:00
Hardy's Birthplace Visitor Centre, Thorncombe Woods, Higher Bockhampton, Dorchester
  
Dream Machines 18:00 to 22:00
Poole Quay
  
Speed Dating in Bournemouth 19:15 to 21:45
Bar So, Bournemouth
  
Speed Dating in Bournemouth 19:15 to 21:45
Bar So, Bournemouth
  
Flash: The Best Of Queen 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Psychic Sally: Kisses to Heaven Tour 19:30 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
9th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Douch Family 50+ Information Day 10:00 to 14:00
Allendale Centre
  
Knitting:1950 to Present Day 19:30
Verwood United Reform Church Hall, Manor Road, Verwood
  
Trpceski Plays Tchaikovsky 19:30 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Dad's Army Radio Hour 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Ballroom Dance 20:00 to 10:30
Bournemouth Pavilion
10th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Diesel Gala Preview
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 09:30 to 11:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
An Evening with Anna Pancaldi 19:15 to 22:00
St Mary’s Church, Longfleet Road, Poole
  
Larry Garner & The Norman Beaker Band 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
11th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival 2018
Swanage Railway, Swanage & Corfe Stations
  
Majorettes & Wheelchair Baton Twirling 18:00 to 20:00
The Forster Memorial Hall, Bradpole
  
The Drifters 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Lee Hurst 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
12th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival 2018
Swanage Railway, Swanage & Corfe Stations
  
Wedding Fayre in the Square 10:00 to 15:00
Wimborne Square
  
Mini Steam on the Quay 10:00 to 17:00
Poole Quay
  
Croquet Open Day 10:00 to 16:00
East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club
  
Wimborne in Bloom Spring Coffee Morning 10:00 to 12:00
Wits End Corner, 34 Park Lane, Wimborne
  
Church Fete & Fun Dog Show 14:00 to 16:30
Woodlands Village Hall, Verwood Road, Woodlands
  
Kids Clay Time: Family Pottery Classes 14:30 to 16:30
Moon Studio Ceramics, Christchurch
  
Highwood Garden Open Day 14:30 to 18:00
Charborough Park, Wareham
  
Plant Fayre & Afternoon Tea 14:30
Colehill Memorial Hall, Cannon Hill Road, Colehill
  
Albums Show: Elio Pace’s Billy Joel Song 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
13th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival 2018
Swanage Railway, Swanage & Corfe Stations
  
Croquet Open Day 10:00 to 16:00
East Dorset Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club
  
Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival 09:00 to 16:00
Shaftesbury, Dorset
  
Walk4Water 09:00 to 18:00
Coastal Walk from Solent Beach to Swanage
  
Lulworth Castle Motor Show & Family Fun 09:30 to 16:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Spring Dorset Wedding Festival 11:00 to 15:30
Longthorns Farm, Wareham
  
Minterne Spring Fair 11:00 to 16:30
Minterne House, Minterne Magna, Dorchester
  
Wheelchair Rugby Training 11:00 to 14:00
Rossmore Leisure Centre, Poole
  
Swanage Jazz Machine: Live Music 14:00 to 16:00
The Grand Hotel, 12 Burlington Road, Swanage
  
An Evening of Music 18:00 to 21:30
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
An Evening of Music 18:00 to 21:30
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
14th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Pint of Science
Chaplin's Pub & The Four Horsemen Pub, Bournemouth
15th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Pint of Science
Chaplin's Pub & The Four Horsemen Pub, Bournemouth
  
Dream Machines 18:00 to 22:00
Poole Quay
  
Undercurrent Sessions presents: Derya 19:30 to 23:00
Bridport WI Hall
  
Thoroughly Modern Millie 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
16th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Pint of Science
Chaplin's Pub & The Four Horsemen Pub, Bournemouth
  
Thoroughly Modern Millie 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abrid 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
17th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Thoroughly Modern Millie 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 09:30 to 11:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abrid 14:00 to 16:30
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Single Spies: Wimborne Drama 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abrid 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Shawn Klush Elvis World Tour 19:30 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Invisible Music 20:00 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
18th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Thoroughly Modern Millie 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Single Spies: Wimborne Drama 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abrid 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Museum at night 18:00 to 20:00
Lyme Regis Museum
  
Majorettes & Wheelchair Baton Twirling 18:00 to 20:00
The Forster Memorial Hall, Bradpole
  
Namvula 19:30 to 22:00
Village Hall, Winterborne Stickland
19th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Thoroughly Modern Millie 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Single Spies: Wimborne Drama 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abrid 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Rocky Flower Show & Plant Fair 09:00 to 15:30
Queen Elizabeth's School, Pamphill, Wimborne
  
Ringwood Town FC Youth Festival Tourname 09:30 to 14:00
Martin & Co Stadium, Long Lane, Ringwood
  
Stone Carving with Jonathan Sells 10:00 to 16:00
Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Kingston Road, Langton Matravers, Swanage
  
Meet a Musketeer @ Corfe Castle 10:30 to 17:30
Corfe Castle
  
Singer-songwriter Allstars Mini-Festiva 16:00 to 23:00
Eype Centre for the Arts, Eype, Bridport
  
The Trevor Whiting Trio 18:30 to 21:00
Portesham Village Hall, Malthouse Meadow, Portesham
  
Namvula 19:30 to 22:00
Village Hall, Broadmayne
20th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Ringwood Town FC Youth Festival Tourname 09:30 to 14:00
Martin & Co Stadium, Long Lane, Ringwood
  
Meet a Musketeer @ Corfe Castle 10:30 to 17:30
Corfe Castle
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
Haynes Bikers’ Breakfast Ride-in 09:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
World Bee Day: Poundbury Gardens 10:00 to 16:00
Poundbury Gardens, Poundbury
  
Heathland Hullabaloo 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Dorchester Race for Life 5k & 10k 11:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward College, Church Lane, Dorchester
  
Wheelchair Rugby Training 11:00 to 14:00
Rossmore Leisure Centre, Poole
  
Athelhampton Flower Festival 11:00 to 16:30
Athelhampton, Dorchester
  
RNLI College Food & Drink Festival 11:00 to 16:00
RNLI College, Poole
  
Family Fun Day in aid of Endometriosis U 11:00 to 14:00
Alderney Manor Community Centre
  
Wurzels & Friends Charity Show 19:00 to 21:30
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Jason Donovan (Sold Out) 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
21st 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
Athelhampton Flower Festival 11:00 to 16:30
Athelhampton, Dorchester
  
Unlocking the Bankes Archive 19:30
Hilda Coles Learning Centre, off Crown Mead, Wimborne
22nd 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
Athelhampton Flower Festival 11:00 to 16:30
Athelhampton, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Afternoon Tea with FB Pocket Orchestra 15:00 to 17:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Dream Machines 18:00 to 22:00
Poole Quay
  
Speed Dating in Bournemouth 19:15 to 21:45
Bar So, Bournemouth
  
Speed Dating in Bournemouth 19:15 to 21:45
Bar So, Bournemouth
23rd 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
Athelhampton Flower Festival 11:00 to 16:30
Athelhampton, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Magnificent Music Hall 14:00 to 16:30
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Tea with Live Music In The Garden Room 15:00 to 17:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Frank Ifield 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Velvet Petal 19:45 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Peter Knight's Gigspanner 20:00 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
24th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
Athelhampton Flower Festival 11:00 to 16:30
Athelhampton, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 09:30 to 11:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Danny Baker 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Peter Knight's Gigspanner 20:00 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
25th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 2018 12:00 to 23:00
Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 2018 12:00
Chapel Gate - Bournemouth Sports Club
  
Majorettes & Wheelchair Baton Twirling 18:00 to 20:00
The Forster Memorial Hall, Bradpole
  
Remembering Fred 19:30 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Love, Bombs & Apples 20:00 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
AMY: A Tribute to Amy Winehouse 20:00 to 22:30
Weymouth Pavilion
26th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 2018 12:00 to 23:00
Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 2018 12:00
Chapel Gate - Bournemouth Sports Club
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Dorset Art Weeks 2018 09:00 to 17:30
Dorset
  
Blandford Camera Club Ann Exhibition 09:30 to 17:00
The Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum
  
May Half Term 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Dorset Art Week 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Melon Madness at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Nr Wareham
  
Storytelling for Families: Land 10:00 to 16:00
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Civil War: Besieged & Betrayed 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Fayre in the Square 10:00 to 18:00
Hope Square, Weymouth
  
Plant Sale 10:00 to 13:00
Swanage United Reformed Church
  
Art Exhibition:The Garden Room at Cranbo 10:00 to 16:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Mary Anning Day 10:00 to 17:00
Lyme Regis Museum
  
1940's Day 10:30 to 17:30
Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Bugs and Buds 10:30 to 12:00
Knoll Gardens, Hampreston, Wimborne
  
Seashore Exploer Week 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Dorchester Marathon & Casterbridge Half 12:00
Cokers Farm Field, Dorchester
  
Dorset Street Food Festival 12:00 to 22:00
Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
  
Craft Fair 14:30 to 16:30
Kinson Community Centre
  
Big Girls Don't Cry 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Fieri Consort: The Courtesan's Gaze 19:30 to 21:00
St John's Church, Macauley Rd., Broadstone
  
Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael 19:30 to 22:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Coastal Comedy 20:00 to 23:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
27th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Archery Beginners Courses 09:30 to 14:00
Cranborne
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 2018 12:00 to 23:00
Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 2018 12:00
Chapel Gate - Bournemouth Sports Club
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Dorset Art Weeks 2018 09:00 to 17:30
Dorset
  
Blandford Camera Club Ann Exhibition 09:30 to 17:00
The Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum
  
May Half Term 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Dorset Art Week 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Melon Madness at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Nr Wareham
  
Storytelling for Families: Land 10:00 to 16:00
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Civil War: Besieged & Betrayed 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle, nr Swanage.
  
Fayre in the Square 10:00 to 18:00
Hope Square, Weymouth
  
Art Exhibition:The Garden Room at Cranbo 10:00 to 16:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Seashore Exploer Week 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Dorchester Marathon & Casterbridge Half 12:00
Cokers Farm Field, Dorchester
  
Dorset Street Food Festival 12:00 to 22:00
Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
  
Othello @ The Mowlem
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Trust 10 08:30 to 10:30
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Blandford Forum Camera Club Annual Exhib 09:30 to 17:00
The Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum
  
Suck Squeeze Bang Blow: How does an engi 10:30 to 16:00
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Wheelchair Rugby Training 11:00 to 14:00
Rossmore Leisure Centre, Poole
  
Shapwick Country Fair 12:00 to 16:00
Shapwick Village Green, Stewards Lane, Shapwick
  
Pirates Day in West Bay 13:00 to 17:00
Harbour Green, West Bay
  
Winfrith Plant Sale 14:00 to 17:00
Manor House, Winfrith Newburgh
  
BSO Benevolent Fund Concert 15:30 to 17:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
28th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Lyme Regis Jazz & Blues Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Dorset Art Weeks 2018 09:00 to 17:30
Dorset
  
May Half Term 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Dorset Art Week 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Melon Madness at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre, Nr Wareham
  
Art Exhibition:The Garden Room at Cranbo 10:00 to 16:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Seashore Exploer Week 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Dorchester Marathon & Casterbridge Half 12:00
Cokers Farm Field, Dorchester
  
Dorset Street Food Festival 12:00 to 22:00
Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
  
Suck Squeeze Bang Blow: How does an engi 10:30 to 16:00
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Pond Dipping, Bennetts Water Gardens 10:00 to 17:00
Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth
  
Sherborne Castle Country Fair 10:00 to 18:00
Sherborne Castle
  
Explore Local Stalls @ Corfe Castle 10:30 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
29th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Dorset Art Weeks 2018 09:00 to 17:30
Dorset
  
May Half Term 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Dorset Art Week 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Art Exhibition:The Garden Room at Cranbo 10:00 to 16:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Seashore Exploer Week 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Suck Squeeze Bang Blow: How does an engi 10:30 to 16:00
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Pond Dipping, Bennetts Water Gardens 10:00 to 17:00
Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth
  
Whitsun Family Fun Shows with Mervyn Col
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
'Land': nature tales from the Mother of 10:30 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Kids Clay Time: Family Pottery Classes 14:30 to 16:30
Moon Studio Ceramics, Christchurch
  
Kids Trampolining Classes 14:30 to 15:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Dream Machines 18:00 to 22:00
Poole Quay
  
Talk in The Garden Room at Cranborne 19:30 to 20:45
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Fairport Convention 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
30th 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Dorset Art Weeks 2018 09:00 to 17:30
Dorset
  
May Half Term 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Dorset Art Week 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Art Exhibition:The Garden Room at Cranbo 10:00 to 16:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Seashore Exploer Week 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Suck Squeeze Bang Blow: How does an engi 10:30 to 16:00
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Pond Dipping, Bennetts Water Gardens 10:00 to 17:00
Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth
  
'Land': nature tales from the Mother of 10:30 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Water Confidence Course 08:45 to 09:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Mid Week Sports Camp 09:00 to 12:00
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Water Safety Class 09:30 to 10:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Junior Safety Tours: SafeWise Bournemout 10:00 to 12:00
SafeWise, Elliott Road, Bournemouth
  
May Half Term Craft Academy 10:30 to 12:30
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Kids Street Dance Session 13:30 to 14:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
The Gruffalo's Child 14:00 to 16:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
31st 
4U2Touch II 10:00 to 16:00
Red House Museum, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Tea Room Exhibition: Thomas Hardy’s Poet
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
  
People of Portland: Photography Exhibiti
Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Dorset Art Weeks 2018 09:00 to 17:30
Dorset
  
May Half Term 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Dorset Art Week 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Art Exhibition:The Garden Room at Cranbo 10:00 to 16:00
The Garden Room at Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Seashore Exploer Week 10:30 to 16:00
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Suck Squeeze Bang Blow: How does an engi 10:30 to 16:00
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Pond Dipping, Bennetts Water Gardens 10:00 to 17:00
Putton Lane, Chickerell, Weymouth
  
'Land': nature tales from the Mother of 10:30 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Water Confidence Course 08:45 to 09:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Junior Safety Tours: SafeWise Bournemout 10:00 to 12:00
SafeWise, Elliott Road, Bournemouth
  
The Gruffalo's Child 14:00 to 16:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Whitsun Family Fun Shows with Mervyn Col
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Kingston Lacy Health Cycle Rides 09:30 to 11:00
Kingston Lacy House, Wimborne
  
Kids Squash Camp 10:15 to 12:15
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Kids Clay Time: Family Pottery Classes 10:30 to 12:30
Moon Studio Ceramics Christchurch
  
BSO Meet The Music: Early Modern Period 13:00 to 16:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Giants Of Country 13:00 to 16:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts
  
Kids Trampolining Classes 14:30 to 15:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Cheerleading Class 14:30 to 15:30
Bridport Leisure Centre
  
Thomas Hardy’s fans by Helen Angear 19:00
Dorset County Museum, High West Street, Dorchester
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