Dorset Events for May

Please click on the event title for further information & location.

1st 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Sunrise on Giant Hill 05:00
Trendle, on top of Giant Hill & inside the Giant’s enclosure
  
Wessex Morris Procession & Dancing 06:00
Outside The Royal Oak, 23 Long Street, Cerne Abbas
  
Dancing the Farandole 07:15 to 07:30
Outside The Royal Oak, Cerne Abbas
  
May Day at the Silver Well 07:30 to 08:00
Access to Well through Cemetery @ end of Abbey St., Cerne Abbas
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Strictly Come Tea Dancing 14:30 to 16:30
Allendale Centre, Hanham Rd, Wimborne
2nd 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Baby Day @ Farmer Palmer's 10:00 to 17:00
Farmer Palmer's Farm Park, Poole
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Dowsing 6000 Years of History 19:00 to 21:00
St Mary’s Church, Abbey Street, Cerne Abbas
3rd 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
Sherborne Abbey & Castleton Church, Sherborne
  
Knoll Gardens Foundation Volunteer Recru 10:30 to 13:00
Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
  
Bee Walk 11:15 to 12:15
Knoll Gardens, Wimborne
  
Rubber Jellyfish film 12A (80 min) 19:00 to 22:00
Child Okeford Village Hall
  
'In Harmony' : Dorset Rock Choir 19:00 to 21:00
Holy Trinity Church, Weymouth (by town bridge)
  
The Hunt 19:30 to 22:00
Secret Location
4th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
Sherborne Abbey & Castleton Church, Sherborne
  
  
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Town, Lyme Regis
  
VenFest
Post Green Farm, Lytchett Minster, Poole
  
Railway Weekend: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Sabine Abraham 'Open Interpretations'
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 11-13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury
  
Go NUTS at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
  
Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham 10:00 to 15:30
Corfe Castle
  
Dorset Team Spring Fair 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Allendale Centre, Wimborne
  
Guided Walk: Landscape, Flowers & Butter 10:30 to 12:00
Meet @ Village Hall Carpark, Kettle Bridge Lane, Cerne Abbas
  
Wildlife & Wellbeing Picnic in the Park 11:00 to 15:00
Radipole Gardens, Weymouth
  
Picnic in the Park 11:00 to 15:00
Radipole Gardens, Radipole Park Drive, Weymouth
  
Coastal Foraging & Edible Seaweed Course 13:30 to 16:30
Fore / Adventure, Middle beach, Swanage
  
Guided Walk: Landscape, Flowers & Butter 14:00 to 15:30
Meet @ Village Hall Carpark, Kettle Bridge Lane, Cerne Abbas
  
Guided Walk: Landscape, Flowers & Butter 14:00 to 16:00
Meet @ Village Hall Carpark, Kettle Bridge Lane, Cerne Abbas
  
The Carpenters Story 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
5th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
Sherborne Abbey & Castleton Church, Sherborne
  
  
Lyme Regis Fossil Festival
Lyme Regis Town, Lyme Regis
  
Railway Weekend: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Go NUTS at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
  
Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham 10:00 to 15:30
Corfe Castle
  
Knob Fest
Kingston Maurwood College, Dorchester
  
Haynes Breakfast Club 09:00 to 12:00
Haynes International Motor Museum
  
Plant Heritage Plant Fair 10:00 to 15:00
Athelhampton House, nr Puddletown
  
Dorset Knob Throwing & Food Festival 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester
  
Dorset Knob Throwing & Food Festival 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurwood College, Dorchester
  
Peter Pan: Easter Pantomime 14:00 to 20:30
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Ceilidh in the Church 19:00 to 22:30
St Mary's Church, Cerne Abbas
6th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
Sherborne Abbey & Castleton Church, Sherborne
  
  
Railway Weekend: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Go NUTS at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
  
Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham 10:00 to 15:30
Corfe Castle
  
Blandford Forum Georgian Fayre 10:00 to 17:00
Market Pl, Blandford Forum
7th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
Sherborne Abbey Music Festival
Sherborne Abbey & Castleton Church, Sherborne
  
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Poole Dream Machines 18:00
Poole Quay, Poole
8th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Old Harry Rocks Kayak Snorkel Safari 09:00 to 12:00
Middle Beach, Studland
  
Dangerous Corner 19:30
Lytchett Matravers
9th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Dangerous Corner 19:30
Lytchett Matravers
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Printing & Wax Wrap Making Workshop 10:30 to 13:30
Corscombe Village Hall
  
Disabilities Clubbing Night 19:00 to 23:00
Cameo (Myu) Bournemouth
  
Stewart Francis: Into the Punset 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Zoo Humans: Urban Playground Group 19:30
Layard Theatre, Canford School, Wimborne
  
Modou Ndiaye and band 19:30 to 22:00
Wootton Fitzpaine Village Hall
10th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Dangerous Corner 19:30
Lytchett Matravers
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival
Swanage Railway, Swanage & Corfe Stations
  
Dreamflight To Dorset 10:00 to 20:00
Herston Yards Farm, Swanage
  
The Bon Jovi Experience 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Modou Ndiaye & band 19:30 to 22:00
Buckland Newton Village Hall
11th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Dangerous Corner 19:30
Lytchett Matravers
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival
Swanage Railway, Swanage & Corfe Stations
  
Dreamflight To Dorset 10:00 to 20:00
Herston Yards Farm, Swanage
  
Pause at the Pier: Mindfulness Walk 08:00 to 09:00
Swanage Pier, Pier Approach
  
The Great Ticket Giveaway 09:00 to 16:00
Haynes Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Space Youth Project Jumble Sale 10:00 to 16:00
The Spire, Poole High Street, Poole
  
ASC Watersports Open Day FREE 10:00 to 18:00
Andrew Simpson Centre, Portland
  
Medieval Fool’s School 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Christchurch Food Festival 10:00 to 18:00
Christchurch Town Centre, Christchurch
  
Plant Sale 10:30 to 12:00
Village Hall, Long Bredy
  
Woodlands Church Fete 14:00 to 16:30
Village Hall, Woodlands
  
The Barry Manilow Songbook 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Modou Ndiaye & band 19:30 to 22:00
Shillingstone Portman Hall
  
One Night…Four Musicians! 20:00 to 22:15
Portesham Village Hall, Malthouse Meadows, Portesham
  
Comedy Night: Craig Murray Live! 20:00 to 22:15
Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
12th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival
Swanage Railway, Swanage & Corfe Stations
  
Dreamflight To Dorset 10:00 to 20:00
Herston Yards Farm, Swanage
  
Medieval Fool’s School 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Christchurch Food Festival 10:00 to 18:00
Christchurch Town Centre, Christchurch
  
Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival
Various locations around town, Shaftesbury
  
5th Dorchester Jumble Trail 10:00 to 14:00
Monmouth Road & surrounding streets, Dorchester
  
Park to Pier Walk: Jurassic Coast 10:30 to 12:00
Durlston Castle, Lighthouse Road, Swanage
  
Dorset Blind Car Rally 12:00 to 16:00
Lulworth Castle & Park
  
Lyme Regis May Fete 13:00 to 16:00
Anning Road Recreation Ground, Anning Road, Lyme Regis
  
Live Music at The Grand Hotel 14:00 to 16:00
The Grand Hotel, Burlington Road, Swanage
  
Red Priest in Concert 15:00 to 17:00
Kimmeridge Hall, Bournemouth University
13th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Lulworth Cove & Stair Hole Walking Tour 11:00 to 11:45
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Trials & Tribulations of being a Showman 19:30
Allendale Centre, Hanham Rd, Wimborne
14th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Pause at the Pier: Mindfulness Walk 09:30 to 10:30
Swanage Pier, Pier Approach
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Lulworth Cove & Stair Hole Walking Tour 11:00 to 11:45
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Poole Dream Machines 18:00
Poole Quay, Poole
  
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe 25 19:30 to 21:30
Poole Lighthouse
15th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Lulworth Cove & Stair Hole Walking Tour 11:00 to 11:45
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Kevin Patience: Treasures from the Deep 15:00
Priest House Museum Learning Centre, Crown Mead, Wimborne
16th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Lulworth Cove & Stair Hole Walking Tour 11:00 to 11:45
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Radio Active with Angus Deayton 18:30
Bridport Electric Palace, 35 South Street, Bridport
17th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Lulworth Cove & Stair Hole Walking Tour 11:00 to 11:45
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
The Dorset Job 10:00 to 20:00
Herston Yards Farm, Swanage
  
Rule the World 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Promises Auction 19:30 to 22:00
White Horse Inn, Litton Cheney
  
Funky Friday 19:45 to 00:30
Weymouth & Portland RFC
18th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
The Dorset Job 10:00 to 20:00
Herston Yards Farm, Swanage
  
Hospice to Hospice: 26.2ml Walking Marat 08:30
Lewis Manning Hospice & Oakhaven Hospice
  
Rocky Flower Show & Plant Fair 09:00 to 15:30
Queen Elizabeth's School, Wimborne
  
Medieval Falconry 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Wimborne in Bloom Spring Coffee Morning 10:00 to 12:00
Wits End Corner, 34 Park Lane, Wimborne Minster
  
Spring Tide Food Festival 10:00 to 16:00
Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock, Bridport
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Sourdough Extravaganza 10:00 to 13:30
Dorset Homebrew, 7 Riverside Park, Station Road, Wimborne (we’re outside the gates to Wimborne Market)
  
Upton Craft Fair Spring 10:30 to 12:00
Upton Community Centre. Poole
  
Picnic in the Park 11:00 to 15:00
Borough Gardens, Dorchester
  
Open Day: Dorchester Tennis & Squash Clu 12:00 to 15:00
Dorchester Tennis & Squash Club, Sawmills Lane, Dorchester
  
Coastal Foraging & Edible Seaweed Course 13:30 to 16:30
Fore / Adventure, Middle beach, Swanage
  
Grand Cream Tea Day 14:00 to 17:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre 11-13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury
  
Dr John Cooper Clarke 19:00
Bridport Electric Palace, 35 South Street, Bridport
  
A Country Night in Nashville 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
19th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
The Dorset Job 10:00 to 20:00
Herston Yards Farm, Swanage
  
Medieval Falconry 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Spring Tide Food Festival 10:00 to 16:00
Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock, Bridport
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Heathland Hullaballo 10:30 to 15:30
Knoll Beach, Studland
  
Canzonetta Concert 15:00 to 16:00
St. Nicholas' Church, Studland
  
Hamlet Princess of Denmark 19:30
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 11-13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury
20th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Hamlet Princess of Denmark 19:30
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 11-13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury
21st 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Poole Dream Machines 18:00
Poole Quay, Poole
22nd 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Butterfly Walk 11:00 to 13:00
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Dog Walk 11:00 to 13:00
Durdle Door Holiday Park Reception
23rd 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Ian Waite & Vincent Simone 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
24th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 12:00 to 23:00
Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch
  
Dorset Indie Film Festival 17:30 to 21:30
Royal Manor Theatre, Portland
  
An Evening with the Sodapops 19:30 to 22:00
Allendale Centre, Wimborne
  
Walk Right Back: The Everly Brothers Sto 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Jim Carey & the Saboteurs 19:30 to 22:00
Corfe Castle Village Hall
25th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 12:00 to 23:00
Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Jazz Jurassica Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Mudeford Seafood Festival
Mudeford Quay, Mudeford, Christchurch
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Seasonal Dish Workshop for Foodies
Abbots Court, East Street, Winterborne Kingston
  
Kayak, Fish, Forage & Feast 09:30 to 14:30
Middle Beach, Studland
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Blandford Forum Camera 09:30 to 17:00
Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum
  
Creatives in The Garden Room 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
Make your own Pirate Mask 10:00 to 16:00
Swanage Pier, Pier Approach
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Boutique in a Bus @ Cranborne Garden Cen 10:00 to 16:00
Cranborne
  
Medieval Fool's School @ Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Go NUTS at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
  
Dorset Art Market 10:00 to 14:00
Dorchester Town FC, The Avenue Stadium, Dorchester
  
1940's Home Front Family Weekend 10:30 to 16:30
Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Mudeford Seafood Festival 11:00 to 18:00
Mudeford Quay
  
Kayak, Fish, Forage & Feast 13:30 to 18:30
Middle Beach, Studland
  
Have a Go at Needlefelting 14:00 to 15:00
Weymouth
  
Bowie Experience 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Nelson's Mass: Choral & Orchestral Conce 19:30 to 21:30
St. Ambrose Church, 72 West Cliff Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth
26th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Bournemouth 7s Festival 12:00 to 23:00
Bournemouth Sports Club, Chapel Gate, East Parley, Christchurch
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Jazz Jurassica Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Mudeford Seafood Festival
Mudeford Quay, Mudeford, Christchurch
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Blandford Forum Camera 09:30 to 17:00
Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum
  
Creatives in The Garden Room 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Medieval Fool's School @ Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Go NUTS at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
  
1940's Home Front Family Weekend 10:30 to 16:30
Nothe Fort, Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Mudeford Seafood Festival 11:00 to 18:00
Mudeford Quay
  
Pirate Magic Show 10:00 to 16:00
Swanage Pier, Pier Approach
  
Sunninghill Wedding Fair 11:00 to 15:00
Sunninghill Prep School, Dorchester
  
Shapwick Country Fair 12:00 to 16:00
Shapwick Village Green, Stewards Lane, Shapwick
  
Plant Sale & Teas 14:00 to 17:00
Winfrith House, High Street, Winfrith Newburgh
  
Sunday Night Comedy with Ivo Graham 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
27th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Jazz Jurassica Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Mudeford Seafood Festival
Mudeford Quay, Mudeford, Christchurch
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Creatives in The Garden Room 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Go NUTS at Monkey World! 10:00 to 17:00
Monkey World - Ape Rescue Centre
  
Mudeford Seafood Festival 11:00 to 18:00
Mudeford Quay
  
Fossil Hunt
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Bank Holiday @ Cranborne Manor Garden 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Sherborne Castle Country Fair 10:00 to 18:00
Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne
  
Corfe Castle Village May Fair 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door Walking Tour 11:00 to 13:00
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
28th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Wareham Carnival Camp Bestival Competiti 09:00 to 21:00
Lulworth Castle
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Jazz Jurassica Festival
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Creatives in The Garden Room 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Junior Safety Inspector: Summer Family E 10:00 to 13:30
SafeWise Weymouth
  
Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door Walking Tour 11:00 to 13:00
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Kids Clay Time: Pottery Class 14:30 to 16:30
Moon Studio Ceramics, Hawthorn Farm Buildings, Lyndhurst Road, Christchurch
  
Poole Dream Machines 18:00
Poole Quay, Poole
29th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Creatives in The Garden Room 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne Garden Centre
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door Walking Tour 11:00 to 13:00
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Fossil Hunt
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Get Dorset Buzzing with Dorset Wildlife
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Cranborne Manor Garden Open 09:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Meet Paw Patrols' Chase and Rubble 10:00 to 18:00
Adventure Wonderland
  
Pop Up Pottery: Clay Creatures Kids Craf 11:00 to 15:30
Avon Heath Country Park, Ringwood
  
WMT presents The Producers 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
30th 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door Walking Tour 11:00 to 13:00
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
WMT presents The Producers 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Medieval Mayhem: Fiery Jack- Travelling 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Sherborne Blue Badge Guided Walks 10:00 to 12:00
3 Tilton Court, Digby Road,, Sherborne
  
Junior Safety Inspector: Summer Family E 10:00 to 13:30
SafeWise Bournemouth
  
Kids Clay Time: Pottery Class 10:30 to 12:30
Moon Studio Ceramics, Christchurch
  
Hardy Country Talk: Love, Praise, Indiff 19:00
Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester
31st 
Wicked Wessex: Scold’s Bridle- Salisbury 10:00 to 17:00
Shire Hall Historic Courthouse, High West Street, Dorchester
  
  
Baby Swans Hatching: Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury
  
Open for Art 10:00 to 18:00
Open for Art, West Dorset
  
Matchstick Fleet Exhibition 10:30
Nothe Fort,Barrack Road, Weymouth
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Festival
Various Locations
  
Buzzy Bee Quiz: Wimborne Model Town
Wimborne Model Town & Gardens, King Street, Wimborne
  
Get Closer @ Haynes Motor Museum! 09:30 to 17:30
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford, Yeovil
  
Into the Blue Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
The Purbeck House Hotel, 91 High Street, Swanage
  
May Break @ Kingston Maurward! 10:00 to 16:00
Kingston Maurward Agricultural College, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester
  
Swanage Pirate Festival 10:00
Sandpit Field, Swanage
  
Crafts @ Cranborne Garden Centre 10:00 to 17:00
Cranborne
  
Lulworth Cove & Durdle Door Walking Tour 11:00 to 13:00
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
WMT presents The Producers 19:30 to 22:00
Weymouth Pavilion
  
Medieval Mayhem: Fiery Jack- Travelling 10:00 to 17:00
Corfe Castle
  
Fossil Hunt
Visitor Centre, Lulworth Cove
  
Wessex Folk Festival
Weymouth Harbourside, Trinity Road, Weymouth
  
Blandford Vintage Fair 09:30 to 15:30
The Corn Exchange, Blandford Forum
  
Sturminster's Big Weekend 19:00 to 17:00
Sturminster Newton
  
Coastal Comedy: TV headliner Ivo Graham 20:30 to 22:30
Hotel Celebrity, 47 Gervis Road, Bournemouth
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