Category Archives: What’s On

The daughter of the man who saved Flying Scotsman from the scrapyard is to wave off the world’s most famous locomotive when it hauls its first train on the Swanage Railway at the start of its three-week visit to Dorset.

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The Casterbridge Male Voice Choir are presenting a special Concert with a Seafaring theme at the United Church, South Street, Dorchester DT1 1EE, on 9 March at 7.30pm

This popular local Choir will be presenting an exciting and varied mix of sea going music in conjunction with “The Old Gaffers”, from South Devon.  The Old...

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The Evergreens Cinema will be playing host to an afternoon of memories and nostalgia to celebrate Age UK Dorchester’s web-based project, ‘Dorset’s Living Memories’ being 10 years online.

There will be a special big screen presentation from their collection of old photographs and stories all contributed by local people during the two years the project was running.  ...

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On Sunday 12 May, owners of classic & sports cars, motorbikes and all types of motor vehicles are invited to join this years exclusive Lulworth Castle Motor Show, run by Dorset Blind Association.

The show promises to be a fantastic day out for all, kicking off with a 20 mile classic and sports car tour across...

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A new augmented reality artwork will bring the story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs to life like never before.

Acclaimed artist Jason Wilsher-Mills interviewed descendants of the Tolpuddle Martyrs to create a new artwork for Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum in Dorchester. The exhibition will feature the six Dorset farm labourers brought to life through augmented reality.


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“Coldharbour Woollen Mill” is the subject of Martin Halse’s lecture to the Dorset Industrial Archaeology Society on Tuesday, 26 March. Meetings start at 7.30 pm in the Dorset Room, Colliton House, Colliton Park, Dorchester (opposite County Hall).  Non-members welcome (small donation suggested).  Further details from: 01305 871863.

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