What’s On

springhead snowdrops

Springhead is hosting its first open gardens event of the year.  As well as having the chance to wander around the formal and informal lakeside gardens and enjoy the beautiful drifts of snowdrops, …

Critically-acclaimed Dorset based company Angel Exit Theatre is transforming an indoor area of Thorngrove Garden Centre in Gillingham into an atmospheric wintery landscape for The Fairy Tale Forest, a free Christmas experience for …
concert Autumn

An ‘Autumn Spectacular’ charity concert is being held at St Mary’s Church, Gillingham, on Saturday 22 October. The concert, which starts at 3pm, is being performed by the Top Brass & Wind Concert …

Following on from the success of their Autumn Talks, The Grosvenor Arms in Shaftesbury has organised Spring Talks, a programme of events on Thursday nights featuring a host of interesting speakers from the …

If you want to taste some local Dorset food and drink, then The Spirit of Christmas fair at RiversMeet is the place to do it. There are stalls selling savoury food, cake and …

The entertainment line-up for RiversMeet’s The Spirit of Christmas Fair is all about the local with nine of the area’s best loved bands performing over the three days – and there’s something for …

In the last of the series of Autumn Talks at Shaftesbury’s Grosvenor Arms Hotel, acclaimed storyteller Jane Flood tells magical tales from the Arthurian legends from the perspective of its powerful women and their …

This year’s The Spirit of Christmas fair at RiversMeet Leisure Centre has something for everyone! Thanks to the Lion’s Club, children can meet Santa Claus in his grotto (cost £1) and make fabulous …

Sarah Williams is a woman who loves adventure – and the more extreme the better. She has skydived and bungee-jumped, but also completed the Marathon des Sables (six marathons in six days across …