Dorset Events for December

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1st 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Dorchester Christmas Cracker 17:00 to 21:00
Dorset County Museum, Dorchester
  
Funky Penguin Plate Workshop 18:30 to 21:00
The Clay Studio
  
From the Jam at the Electric Palace 19:00
The Electric Palace, 35 South Street, Bridport
  
The Stylistics 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
John Etheridge & Vimala Rowe 19:30
Wooton Fitzpaine
  
Talon: The Best Of The Eagles 20:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
2nd 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Maximum Rhythm and Blues
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Norwich Puppet Theatre - The Tinderbox 18:00 to 20:00
Yetminster St Andrew's Primary School
  
Xmas Shopping Evening 18:00 to 21:00
Cranborne Village Hall
  
John Etheridge & Vimala Rowe 19:30 to 21:30
Hinton Martel Church
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
The Damned 40th Anniversary Tour 19:30 to 23:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
3rd 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Counterfeit Stones
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Christmas Bazaar 10:00 to 12:00
St Peter's Church, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Dorset Etsy Team Christmas Craft Fair 10:00 to 16:00
Allendale Centre, Wimborne Minster
  
Create your own Ceramic Decorations & La 10:00 to 13:00
Moon Studio Ceramics, Christchurch, Dorset
  
Vintage Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
  
Don't be a stranger, meet the Ranger 10:30 to 15:30
Studland Beach
  
Norwich Puppet Theatre - The Tinderbox 11:00 to 13:00
Sandford Orcas Village Hall
  
Fernhill Christmas Craft Fair 13:00 to 16:30
Fernhill Christmas Craft Fair
  
Festive Family Pottery Workshops 14:30 to 16:30
Moon Studio HQ, Christchurch
  
Norwich Puppet Theatre - The Tinderbox 18:00 to 20:00
Milborne St Andrew Village Hall
  
CANTAMUS- All So Still 19:00 to 21:30
Church of Our Lady, North Chideock
  
Wareham Choral Society Christmas Concert 19:00 to 21:00
Lady St Mary Church, Wareham
  
Vinyl Revival 19:00 to 23:00
The Boot Inn. High West Street, Weymouth
  
Questa Voce Sings Christmas 19:30 to 22:30
Lifecentre , 711-715 Wimborne Road, Moordown, Bournemouth
  
Alison Neil - The Fossil Lady of Lyme 19:30 to 21:30
Kimmeridge Village Hall
  
John Etheridge & Vimala Rowe 19:30 to 21:30
Buckland Newton Village Hall
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
4th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Vintage Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Haynes Breakfast Club 09:00
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Sherborne Festive Shopping Day 10:00 to 16:00
Sherborne Dorset
  
Christmas Market at Bournemouth Pavilion 11:00 to 17:00
Bournemouth Pavilion
  
RNLI College Christmas Market 11:00 to 16:00
RNLI College, West Quay Road, Poole
  
FREE Charity Christmas Family Fayre 14:00 to 17:00
The Lord Wimborne, Weatherspoons, Poole Town
  
Norwich Puppet Theatre - The Tinderbox 15:00 to 17:00
Langton Matravers Village Hall
  
John Etheridge & Vimala Rowe 19:30 to 21:30
Portesham Village Hall
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
5th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 14:30 to 17:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
6th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Autism Wessex Christmas Carol Service 19:00 to 21:00
Christchurch Priory
  
Autism Wessex Christmas Carol Concert 19:00 to 20:30
Christchurch Priory, Christchurch
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
7th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Pottery classes 14:00 to 16:00
Elworthy Hall, Winterborne Monkton, Dorchester
  
Pottery classes 19:00 to 21:00
Elworthy Hall, Winterborne Monkton, Dorchester
  
Carols by Candlelight 19:00 to 20:30
Christchurch Priory, Quay Road, Christchurch
  
Fireworks from Armenia 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
8th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Bowie Experience
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Dorchester Christmas Cracker 16:00 to 20:00
DT1 1UG
  
Christmas Carol Service 18:30
St Aldhelms Church, St. Aldhelms Road, Branksome,Poole
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Burton Bradstock Village Hall
  
Lili La Scala - Songs to Make you Smile 19:30 to 21:30
Winterborne Stickland Village Hall
  
Platinum: The Live ABBA Tribute Show 20:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
9th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
The Alan Barnes Octet: A Jazz Christmas
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Vienna Festival Ballet - Snow White 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Crackers Quiz Night 19:30 to 23:00
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wimborne Rd, Poole
  
Vienna Ballet - Snow White 19:30 to 22:00
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Lili La Scala - Songs to Make you Smile 19:30 to 21:30
Broadwindsor Comrades Hall
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Durweston Village Hall
  
The Ridgeway Singers & Band - West Galle 19:30 to 21:30
St Mary’s Church, Winterbourne Whitechurch
  
The Searchers In Concert 19:30
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
10th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Jimmy Carr
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Save The Children Parade
Wimborne Town Centre
  
Met Opera Live: L'Amour de Loin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
The Oaks Garden Centre Xmas Food & Craft 10:00 to 16:00
The Oaks Garden Centre Wimborne
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
  
The Great Pudding Stir 10:30 to 16:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
SSAFA Christmas Concert 18:30 to 21:30
Coade Hall, Bryanston School, Blandford
  
CANTAMUS- All So Still 19:00 to 21:30
St Mary's Church, Loders
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
West Lulworth Village Hall
  
Lili La Scala - Songs to Make you Smile 19:30 to 21:30
Briantspuddle Village Hall
  
The Birth of a King 19:30 to 22:30
King's Community Church, Upper Northam Road, Hedge End, Hampshire
  
The Blues Band 20:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
11th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
  
The Oaks Garden Centre Xmas Food & Craft 10:00 to 16:00
The Oaks Garden Centre Wimborne
  
The RAF in Concert
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Poole Hospital Charity’s Elf Dash 11:00 to 14:00
Poole Park
  
Fire Cracker Event 13:00 to 16:00
Weymouth Community Safety Centre & Fire Station, Radipole Lane, Weymouth
  
The Ridgeway Singers & Band - West Galle 16:00 to 18:00
Marnhull St Gregory's Church
  
Lili La Scala - Songs to Make you Smile 19:30 to 21:30
Martinstown Village Hall
  
Near-ta Theatre - Christmas Time 19:30 to 21:30
Halstock Village Hall
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
12th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
A Street Cat Named Bob (12A) 14:30 to 16:30
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
13th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Wareham & Purbeck Badminton Club 19:45 to 22:00
Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
14th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Casting The Runes
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
White Christmas (U)- Dementia Friendly S
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
BSO Concert: Handel's Messiah
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
BSO Tea Dance 13:30 to 15:30
Kinson Community Centre, Pelhams Park, Millhams Road, Bournemouth
  
Handel's Messiah 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
15th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Casting The Runes
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
16th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Seth Lakeman
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
17th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
BSO Concert: Last Night of the Christmas
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Dorset Farmers Market 09:00 to 13:00
The Square, Wimborne
  
Waggy Tails Rescue Christmas & Craft Fai 09:30 to 12:30
Barrington Centre, Penny’s Walk, Ferndown
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Sally’s Holiday Activities 10:00 to 16:30
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
  
Shoppers Carol Service 11:00 to 11:30
Wimborne Minster, High Street, Wimborne
  
Last Night of the Christmas Proms 19:30 to 21:30
Lighthouse Poole
  
Christmas Concert 19:30 to 22:00
St. John's Church, Weymouth
  
Sherborne Town Band Christmas Sing-A-Lon 19:30 to 21:30
Digby Hall, Sherborne
18th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Meet Santa @ Farmer Palmers
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Wareham Rd, Organford, Poole
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Seashore Scavengers 10:30 to 12:30
Studland Beach
  
Christmas with Canzonetta 15:00 to 16:00
St. Martin on the Walls, North St, Wareham
  
West Gallery Carol Concert 15:00 to 16:30
St Nicholas Church, Abbotsbury
  
Ridgeway Singers & Band - West Gallery C 19:30 to 21:30
St NIcholas Church, Abbotsbury
19th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
20th 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 15:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
BSO Concert: The Snowman
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Family Ceramics Workshop - Festive Lante 11:00 to 15:30
Avon Heath Country Park
  
Santa and the Pirates (that don't want C 11:00 to 12:15
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
Santa and the Pirates (that don't want C 14:30 to 15:45
The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage
  
The Snowman and Paddington Bear 19:00
Lighthouse Poole
  
CANTAMUS- All So Still 19:30 to 22:00
St John the Baptist Church, Hawkchurch
21st 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Dorset Pottery Group Annual Exhibition 10:00 to 16:00
Bridport Art Centre
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Winter Solstice 07:15 to 09:15
Studland Beach
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
22nd 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Winter's Tales - Christmas Illuminations 15:30 to 19:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
23rd 
Dress to Impress- Costume Exhibition 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Christmas at Haynes
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Food for Thought 10:00 to 15:00
Priest’s House Museum and Garden, 23-37 High Street, Wimborne
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
BSO Concert: Celebration of Christmas Ca
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
  
Carols in the Cornmarket 18:00 to 18:45
The Cornmarket, Wimborne Minster
  
Chas & Dave's Christmas Knees Up 20:00 to 23:00
Weymouth Pavilion
24th 
The Great Reindeer Hunt
The Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester
  
Christmas at Marwell
Marwell Zoo, Colden Common, Winchester, Hants
  
Beach Hut Pop Up Shops Christmas Mkt 11:00 to 15:00
Swanage Sea Front, Shore Road
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Santa Specials
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Snow Play
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Santa's Grotto 10:30 to 16:30
Things2Do Toys, Puzzles & Sweets, 280-282 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole
25th 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Day Harbour Swim 09:45
Weymouth Harbour Custom House, Quay, Weymouth
26th 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
27th 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Winter Warm Up
Swanage Railway, Swanage Station
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
28th 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
29th 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
30th 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
31st 
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
  
Coastal Christmas 10:00 to 16:00
Studland Beach
  
Weymouth's BIG Christmas
Weymouth Town Centre
  
Aladdin
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts
  
  
Sleeping Beauty 19:00 to 14:00
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
  
Victorian Christmas 10:00 to 17:00
Beaulieu, New Forest
  
Christmas Dinosaur Hunt
The Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester
  
Weymouth BIG New Year Party
Weymouth Town Centre
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