Category Archives: What’s On

If you’re looking for an action-packed day out for all the family, don’t miss the Great Dorset Steam Fair from 22-26 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...

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The villagers of Milton Abbas will be staging their famous biennial street fair on 28 July from 11am until 5pm.

The Street Fair aims to recreate the flavour of a traditional country occasion using costume, rural crafts, entertainment and craft demonstrations.

There will be more than 100 stalls, with food and drink venues throughout The Street and...

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The Five Churches Fete will be held on the back lawn at Athelhampton House on Bank Holiday Monday, August 26, to raise funds for the local churches – Puddletown, Dewlish, Milborne St Andrew, Tolpuddle and Athelhampton.

There will be traditional fete fun and games, a bar, barbecue, a dog show, craft stalls, a bouncy castle, tombola,...

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There will be a pilgrimage to honour William Barnes from St Peter’s Church to Winterborne Came and back, visiting Barnes’ grave on 28 July at 2pm.

There will be a reading of his poetry by members of the William Barnes Society. For more details, including help with transport, email

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Squelch-hog, yellow-cup, bushy-fast-step… create a brand new language using descriptions, images and sounds from the woods.

Based on our woodland experiences, make large, spontaneous and colourful drawings of flowers, animals, insects and trees. By randomly pairing images and sounds together, create a new species to live in our fantastical woodland.

Use wire, paper, tape, and coloured tissue...

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Welcome to the Curious Creatures wildlife park, established by Jeremiah Johnson: world-renowned explorer, zoologist and animal collector.

Nobody knows more about animals than him. Unfortunately, Jeremiah Johnson is currently lost somewhere in the jungles of Africa, so he has handed the running of the park over to his inexperienced nephew Craig, and things don’t quite go...

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