Category Archives: What’s On

It has taken nearly 100 years but the exploits of Harry Burton, the extraordinary man that captured Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb is starting to be recognised.

The story of this unsung hero is to be told in an hour long documentary which was aired recently on BBC Four. Margret Mountford (formerly of the Apprentice) travels...

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It’s been in the news a lot lately, so you may well have heard by now that Dippy the Diplodocus, the Natural History Museum’s famous dinosaur, is coming to Dorset County Museum next February, and will be staying with us in his temporary home until May.

This is such a big and exciting event for Dorchester...

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For the very first time, Under the Surface brings together 70 of David West’s most important works for an exhibition at Dorset County Museum.

Spanning 60 years, it reflects the different strands of his development as a painter, sculptor and craftsman, deftly illustrating the progression and interaction between his use of paint and wood.

His carved wooden...

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A new folk club has been set up in Dorchester. The club, which started on 1 November, is a weekly event for folk musicians and enthusiasts at Tom Brown’s pub in High East Street.

Singers and musicians are welcome to turn up from 7.30pm every Tuesday. Folk Sundays at Tom Brown’s will consist of ‘floor spots’ for...

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The Small Theatre Company started up in April to allow 18-29 year olds to run their own amateur dramatic group, and meets every Monday evening at Martinstown Village Hall.

The group currently has nine members and is working on its first production, scheduled for 13 September, called Desk Job – a comedy by Matt Singleton, a...

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It was in May of 2007 that the first evening of Sunray Folk Club took place. The club began gently, and over the past six or so years has grown incredibly well, and our guest list has grown in stature, writes Bob Kirkpatrick.

We started with ‘friends’ who by their generous efforts, helped the club become...

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