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This year’s main ring attraction at the Dorset County Show will be camel racing provided by Joseph’s Amazing Camels.

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If you’re looking for an action-packed day out for all the family, don’t miss the Great Dorset Steam Fair from 23-27 August. The event covers 600 acres, making it one of Europe’s largest outdoor events. The show has something for everyone, whether you are a collector, a steam fanatic, a heavy-horse fan, or just looking for...
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The Anonymous Festival – the annual festival for youth music in Dorset – will be held on 25 August. Entry is free and there are loads of free activities including the bungee run, climbing wall and bouncy castle, to arts, crafts, dance and circus acts. Main stage artists include the Hyper Vypers, Pizza for Dogs and...
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This year Piddlehinton’s annual church fete will be held in the lovely English garden of the Old Rectory, next to the church, from 2pm on 21 July. This year’s Family Dog Show is a qualifier for Buckham Fair. There will be children’s races, a coconut shy, welly wanging and pony rides, as well as Morris Dancing...
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The Five Churches Fete will be held on the back lawn at Athelhampton House on Bank Holiday Monday, August 27, to raise funds for the local churches – Puddletown, Dewlish, Milborne St Andrew, Tolpuddle and Athelhampton. There will be a selection of traditional fete fun and games, a bar, barbecue, a dog show, craft stalls, a...
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“So what is this place at 8 Prince of Wales Road?” is a comment often heard said, writes Mrs Chris Glyde of the Fellowship of Meditation. The fellowship here in Dorchester exists to provide an opportunity for men and women of any Christian denomination – or none – to learn and practice a Christian form of...
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