Category Archives: What’s On

A poignant commemoration marking the 75th anniversary of RAF Tarrant Rushton’s vital role in the historic D-Day invasion of occupied Europe in June 1944, will take place on 2 June.

 The gathering to remember and honour those people who served at the base takes place close to the site of the former airfield’s main gate at...

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This summer sees the 75th Anniversary of D Day and as part of our regular local presentations, the Friends of Crossways Library (FCL), are commemorating the occasion with something a little different.

In 1942 and 1943, RAF Warmwell hosted Hawker Typhoon squadrons, and a visitor included a young pilot, Roland Beamont (later Wing Commander), who was...

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Join Dorset Youth Theatre Junior and Intermediate groups as they present a double bill.

Peggy The Pint Sized Pirate is a small pirate with big dreams. Join her on a quest to save the pirates who have been captured by the sea monster.

Murder Mayhem at Mayview Manor sees a group of strangers gather for a murder...

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Around 30 venues in Dorchester will be showcasing the work of Dorset artists during Open For Art fortnight, which starts on 18 May.

Across South Dorset there are 70 venues, and artists taking part include professionals with an international reputation as well as newcomers and children’s prize-winners. Some venues are art galleries, some cafes, and others...

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Double Grammy Award-winning guitarist Albert Lee is a true legend of rock and roll, country and blues. Albert has lent his unmistakable sound to an extraordinary list of great musicians including the Everly Brothers, Emmylou Harris, Bill Wyman, Glen Campbell, Joe Cocker… the list goes on.

Sunday 9 June 8pm Dorchester Arts, Corn Exchange, £25

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The extraordinary Irish singer Cara Dillon has been captivating audiences for more than 20 years. According to Mojo magazine she has “quite possibly the world’s most beautiful female voice”.

Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara will be performing material from her new album “Wanderer”.

Saturday 22 June 8pm Dorchester Arts, Corn Exchange £22

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