Category posts: Dorset events

With so much to do in Dorset, it’s hard to know what to choose. Here you can find our collection of blog posts about all sorts of events in Dorset.

Melplash Show

A Day Out at The Melpash Show

A great day out at the Melplash Show in Bridport.  A one day event packed full of exhibits including livestock, horses, homecrafts and horticulture. There are over 350 trade stands selling everything from locally produced food to tractors… and plenty in between!

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The Dorset County Show

What’s on in September

The warm, long summer months are all but over and autumn is just around the corner. However, September in Dorset still offers shows and events for all the family to enjoy at this time of year.

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Theatre

Swanage Rep cast confirmed for this AUGUST

This summer season, the Victorian seaside town of Swanage will see the arrival of famous thespians when Hordern Ciani, the professional Theatre Production Company owned and operated by Katherine Mount and Teresa Barlow, showcase their three famous plays

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European Shooting Event Lulworth

European Sporting Event at Lulworth Castle

Dorset Coastal Cottages are one of the proud sponsors of the 50th Anniversary F.I.T.A.S.C. European Sporting Championships.

Here at Dorset Coastal Cottages we are always looking at ways to support local business and enterprise.  So, when we were approached by Graham Brown from the Purbeck Shooting School we were only too happy to participate in this prestigious event at one Purbecks iconic landmarks, Lulworth Castle.

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Marshmallows

New Year in Dorset

Get away and spend New Year in Dorset

New Year's Eve is a time for celebration and there is no better place to celebrate than the Dorset Coast.

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Running in Dorset

Running in Dorset is where you can enjoy the marvelous scenery and coastline - running pre-planned courses from a few K to many miles....

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May Half Term – what’s on in Dorset

May is here the weather is warmer and Whitsun Bank Holiday and half-term holidays are upon us. Typically quieter than the summer months there are still many events and attractions available and we have selected a couple which can be enjoyed by all the family.

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Sutton Poyntz Open Gardens – June 27/28

Sutton Poyntz is a picture -postcard village near Weymouth. With its unique beauty and hidden treasures of old houses and cottages plus a duck pond opposite the pub, it is surely a place to visit. Sutton Poyntz Open Gardens - June 27-28

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2015 holiday dates and events

Christmas and New Year festivities are over. So now it is time to choose your favourite destination – maybe fossil hunting on the Jurassic Coast or even walking some of the 95 miles of the Jurassic Coast - World Heritage Site. As school and bank holidays are always popular so now is the time to book your trips away for the coming year…

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Dorset County Show 2014

In a few weeks time The Dorset County Show will celebrate our county's rich farming heritage, host a packed calendar of impressive events and exhibit some of our most amazing award-winning local food and drink.

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Dorset Seafood Festival

Come along to Weymouth this weekend & enjoy the 7th annual Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival, recently placed fourth in the UK’s top ten food festivals by the Independent newspaper and awarded gold as the best event in the 2013 Dorset Tourism Awards.

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Easter Fun on The Dorset Coast

There's no excuse to be bored this Easter with lots of special events taking place across the county, and the beaches and countryside are still as glorious as ever!

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February Festival Fever

Inspired by the first ever Purbeck Literary Festival kicking off this week, we decided to check out what else is coming up on Dorset's Cultural Calender and discovered a host of world class events...

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Swanage Carnival

Swanage Carnival

Swanage Carnival is one of our favourite events of the year. Swanage Regatta and Carnival is a week long celebration of music, fun and (hopefully) sun!

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