Category Archives: What’s On

Tickets have gone on sale for this year’s Dorchester Literature Festival, taking place from the 17-21 October and promising a fascinating line-up.

Over the five days there will be more than 30 speakers, including Julian Fellowes, Joanna Trollope, Orla Kiely, Jeremy Vine, Lynne Truss, Judy Murray, Mark Austin and Vince Cable.

Authors will be talking on subjects...

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Created to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the Great War, musicians Chris Green and Sophie Matthews use music and song to tell the story of ‘The War to End All Wars’.

A scintillating mixture of soldiers’ songs, music hall numbers, war poems set to new music and original compositions. Featuring a host of wartime standards such...

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Surreal humour mixes with steamy costume drama in this laughter-filled  parody of the D.H. Lawrence novel.

If you liked The Naked Gun and Airplane!, you will love this: long contemplative looks into the middle distance, touching drama, plenty of farce and a gentle stroke of innuendo.

Expect high drama, high comedy and highly raised eyebrows in what...

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Take a trip up the red carpet, smile for the paparazzi and join us as Dorchester Arts goes to the movies with Starry Starry Night! An evening of fun, glitz, glamour - and a fiendish movie quiz worthy of Slumdog Millionaire.

A chance to test your knowledge of all things cinematic, from La La Land to...

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Sixteen strings, 8 dancing feet and 4 voices with 1 aim: to make classical music wickedly funny and fantastically exhilarating for everyone, young and old.

This hilarious and brilliantly entertaining alternative string quartet had us in stitches at our Summer Sunday event in 2016 and won’t fail to get you laughing, clapping and singing along again this...

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 Folk duo Hannah and Ben share musical passions and sympathies that have developed into an intimate show distilling influences from both sides of the Atlantic.

Their duets require nothing more than a mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar to produce music that gives their beautifully pure vocals room to share the songs’ emotion and narrative.

While evoking memories...

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