Dorset Events

Events for the next 30 days appear below. For full listings, please see Dorset events on the Resort Dorset website.

17 November 2018

Christmas Craft Fair

Wimborne

Our popular Christmas Craft Fair is on Saturday 17th November, from 10am to 4pm, in the beautiful setting of Allendale House, Wimborne. There will be over 20 different craft stalls, offering a range of superb contemporary and heritage crafts. The Craft Fair is held to raise funds for the DACA Art & Craft Grant fund, which each year provides arts and crafts grants up to a total value of £600.

17 November 2018

Diverse Abilities Firewalk

Poole

Just 20 inches of hot coals lay between you and the experience of a lifetime. You will not need any prior training as you will receive a full safety and training briefing on the night. The sensation is described by some as walking on eggshells, others as walking on hot sand. Each walker has his or her own experience (you must be aged 14+ to take part). All participants will receive: A complimentary Diverse Abilities t-shirt to wear in the challenge Dedicated support from our Diverse ...

15 Nov 2018 to 17 Nov 2018

Theatre: Present Laughter

Dorchester

Dorchester Drama is proud to present ‘Present Laughter’ by Noel Coward, directed by Anne Brown. “A self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis juggles a fawning ingenue, a crazed playwright, his ex-wife, and the personal lives of his friends..” Venue: Corn Exchange

17 November 2018

Vinyl Saturday

Bridport

Vinyl Saturdays - essential days for collectors of Rock, Pop, Folk, Blues & Jazz with a Record & CD Fair plus the chance to search shops, Saturday Market Stalls and The Art & Vintage Quarter in St Michael's area of Bridport to find more records & cds for sale.

17 November 2018

Wimborne Musical Theatre: ENCORE!

Wimborne

Wimborne Musical Theatre Society celebrates 50 years in musical theatre and to mark the occasion is producing a special concert to reprise some of the wonderful songs from the many musicals performed over these years. For this special concert the Society are delighted to have Stuart Darling as Musical Director. Stuart is well known for his work with other musical societies and theatre schools in the region. The show will be staged and choreographed by Gemma Davis and Lee ...

14 Nov 2018 to 17 Nov 2018

WOW Presents Cats - the Musical

Weymouth

Prepare to be captivated when the magical musical, CATS, leaps into Weymouth’s Pavilion Theatre. This hit show is being staged by WOW Youth Musical Theatre, the award-winning group renowned for the high quality of its professionally directed productions. Jeremy Tustin, director of WOW’s Hairspray, returns for CATS. Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, the show is set amongst a junkyard at night which comes alive as fabulous feline characters, including Rum Tum ...

18 November 2018

CADArts Christmas Craft Fair

Christchurch

Unique and original gifts, over 50 exhibitors and new crafts this year. Entertainment by the New Forest Players (Puss in Boots) Grand Prize Draw. 1st Prize £200. 2nd Prize £100. 3rd Prize £50. Admission £2 to include one draw ticket.

22 November 2018

Vienna Festival Ballet - The Nutcracker

Wimborne

Vienna Festival Ballet presents THE NUTCRACKER with music by Tchaikovsky. Choreography by Kenny Burke. An enchanting Christmas story telling the tale of how Clara is given a wooden nutcracker as a Christmas present by Dr. Drosselmeyer. During the Christmas party, Clara and her brother Fritz fight over the nutcracker doll. That night Clara unable to sleep with excitement, searches for her doll and then falls asleep under the Christmas tree. As midnight strikes she is awoken by giant ...

24 November 2018

Christmas Time at Brewery Square

Dorchester

Our Annual Christmas Time at Brewery Square event is back for 2018 alongside Skating In The Square Dorchester! We have a host of events lined up this Christmas, including live music, performances, skating, lights illumination and more. We'll be kicking off our festivities on Saturday 24 November 2018 from 5pm, and can't wait to see you all there!

24 November 2018

Diverse Abilities Gala Ball

Poole

The evening will commence with a drinks reception, followed by an exceptional three-course dinner with wine on your table, ending the night with the fantastic sounds from an amazing band, keeping you dancing all night long! Venue: The Lighthouse

24 November 2018

Fossil Hunting Walks at Charmouth Coast Centre

Lyme Regis

This two-hour session (10am to 12noon) starts up at the Centre with a 25-minute talk from the Centre Warden about the rocks and fossils of Charmouth and how to find fossils on the beach. The group then heads out onto the beach with the wardens and spends the rest of the session looking for fossils. Charges: £8 Adult, £4 Child (2 years and under go free). All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Meeting point: Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre Site information: Some uneven ...

24 November 2018

The Santa Show 2018

Christchurch

Santa's Christmas Party - the show where every child receives a present from Santa! Christmas is the busiest time of year at the North Pole, when Father Christmas makes presents to deliver across the world… and when everyone gets ready for Santa’s Christmas Party! But this year somebody has been up to mischief… Dotty the Elf’s decorations have gone missing, Dasher the Reindeer’s party games are broken, and what has happened to Pompom the Penguin’s Christmas music? It looks as ...

24 November 2018

Weldmar's Grand Christmas Sale

Weymouth

Weldmar Hospicare's Grand Christmas Sale is being held at The New Vic in Weymouth. ADMISSION FREE! Good quality gifts from a variety of stalls. The event will run from 11am – 3pm.

25 November 2018

Candles on the Hill

Abbotsbury

On the 25 Nov we will be lighting candles on St Catherines Hill Abbotsbury, raising money for local charities. This is how you can help 👉 Buy a candle bag for £2.00 👉 Decorate the candle bag with pictures or messages 👉 Return the candle bag to the person you brought it from or drop off at the Purple Nanny Rodden Row Abbotsbury. Candle bags can be bought for £2.00 from Abbotsbury businesses and Tourist Information Centres. Each bag will then be placed on the St Catherines ...

25 November 2018

Dance: Magical Christmas

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Over two-hundred-and-eighty talented young dancers from seven affiliated dance schools in the local area will showcase a dazzling display of dance and costume, The theme for this year’s show is Magical Christmas with each school performing a piece of work that will bring to life the wonder of that time of year. Venue: Pavilion Theatre

24 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair

Dorchester

This year we are pleased to announce that our Christmas fair will be over two days Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November, and once again will be held at Athelhampton House and Gardens. We are always very excited to host such a fantastic event, with a huge range of culinary delights. Now in its 6th year, the fair aims to be a true celebration of Dorset. We open our gates at 10am on both days where you will find over 50 stalls for you to explore throughout the day for you to sample both ...

24 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Opera: HMS Pinafore

Dorchester

Following last year’s marvellous performance of The Mikado, Opera Anywhere return with another Gilbert and Sullivan classic HMS Pinafore as part of their annual Gilbert and Sullivan Festival on Tour. This is a tale of mismatched love across different social classes. Josephine is the captain’s daughter and has fallen for lowly sailor Ralph. Yet her father has other ideas – he has promised her to Sir Joseph Porter, the First Lord of the Admiralty. Will love prevail? Climb aboard to find ...

24 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Upton House Christmas Craft Fair

Poole

The Christmas Craft Fair returns on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th Novemberfrom 10am to 4pm! Upton House will be filled with local stallholders and their handmade crafts and goodies to stock up for Christmas gifts or treats for yourself.

30 November 2018

Highcliffe Gin & Prosecco Festival

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch

After two very successful sold out events earlier this year we are returning with a very exclusive show. We have carefully selected only a handful of locations for our Christmas edition with Highcliffe Castle joining Stationers Hall in London and the Winchester Guildhall. Tickets are £13 plus booking fee and include the following: – GIFT BAG – A FREE BRANDED GIN GLASS TO TAKE HOME – GIN & PROSSECO PEN – A GIN GUIDE EXPLAINING ALL OF THE GINS AVAILABLE – LIVE MUSIC INCL ...

30 November 2018

Puppet Theatre: The Frog and The Princess

Portland

Using traditional and contemporary puppet craft, Norwich Puppet offer a fresh, poignant twist to this much loved fairly tale by the Brothers Grimm. This exquisitely manipulated and humorous performance explores the meeting of cultures and what happens when a Princess deems a Frog unworthy of being her friend, just because of what he is. As the Frog and the Princess undergo an emotional journey from rejection to friendship they discover that deep down, they are not so very different after ...

01 December 2018

Carols and Cheer

Bridport

Carols and Cheer on Saturday 1st December at Charmouth Village Hall, Wesley Close. (Near Bridport). Doors open at 11.30am for a 12-2pm event. Tickets are just £8, which includes your first drink. Come along and enjoy our pre-Christmas entertainment, carol singing, ploughman’s lunch and raffle. This event has kindly been organised on behalf of Weldmar Hospicecare. For tickets please contact Chris on 01297 561024.

01 December 2018

Southbourne's Christmas on the Green

Bournemouth

Not only will you find Santa himself but this is also your opportunity to meet his elves, taste locally-made mince pies and mulled wine and to win amazing prizes in the Christmas raffle. Time: 10am to 3.30pm.

01 December 2018

Weymouth's Christmas Present

Weymouth

There's lots going on in Weymouth town centre from 10am to 8pm on 1st December. Be entertained by singers and dancers, watch the children's lantern and nativity parade, join in the carol singing - and take the opportunity to get the Christmas shopping all wrapped up!

01 Dec 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Dorset Team Christmas Fair

Wimborne

Join us for our annual Dorset Team Christmas Fair and enjoy TWO days of shopping! The fair will showcase the work of Dorset makers, artists and vintage sellers as well as there being stalls selling craft supplies and kits. Free entry. Venue: Allendale Centre

02 December 2018

Giant Christmas Craft Fair

Weymouth

Giant Gift & Craft Fair with around 50 stalls of the very best in local handmade wares. Support your local craftspeople, artists and designers by buying local, handmade and unique. FREE Entry. Refreshments and snack available at the Pavilion cafe.

01 Dec 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Santa Specials

Swanage

MEET SANTA ON HIS SPECIAL SWANAGE RAILWAY TRAIN! During your one-hour return journey each child will receive a wrapped present from Santa, complimentary soft drink and biscuit. Mince Pie and seasonal drink for adults. There will be balloon modelling during your visit. Santa Special trains start and finish in Swanage. You cannot board or alight at any other station.

02 December 2018

Sherborne Festive Shopping Day

Sherborne

The historic town of Sherborne will once again light up for Christmas with a free-entry ‘Love a Local Christmas’ Festive Shopping Day on Sunday 2nd December from 10am–4pm. Organised by volunteers from Sherborne Chamber of Trade & Commerce, supported by Sherborne Town Council and The Paddock Project, Abbey 104, Sherborne Girls' School, and Sherborne Cottages & Apartments, the event offers a great family day out, while raising awareness for many local charities. Sherborne’s Festive ...

02 December 2018

Victorian Christmas Fair

Weymouth

Come and get into the true spirit of Christmas at the Nothe Fort Victorian Fair.

01 Dec 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Vintage Christmas

Wareham

Stepping back in time, 'Vintage Christmas' brings fantastic entertainment, an incredible festive market and historical education in a unique setting. Not only will you be entertained throughout, you can shop till you drop in our extensive vintage market for all those unique Christmas gifts that you won't find anywhere on the high street. Learn more about what life was like at Christmas time from the 1920's to the Post-war era, with themed crafts and activities. There will also be ...

02 December 2018

Weldmar's Family Santa Fun Run

Dorchester

Embrace the festive spirit this Christmas and join us for some seasonal fun at our eighth Family Santa Fun Run. This is an event that everyone can get involved in – you can walk, jog or run – and our warm up session will get you off to a running start. Fun for all the family – we ho-ho-hope you will join us – it’s all in a good Claus! Starts: 2nd December, 2018 - 11:00 AM Dorchester Rugby Football Club Coburg Rd Dorchester Dorset DT1 2HX

03 December 2018

Poole Carols by Candlelight

Poole

Join us at St James' Church in Poole on Monday 3rd December for a magical candlelit evening featuring all your festive favourites, kindly sponsored by Holton Homes. Carols by Candlelight is now a firm favourite in the Julia's House events calendar, well known for a lively mix of celebrity readers, music and traditional carols. Past celebrity guests have included Martin Clunes, Kate Ade and Jasper Conran. You will be treated to some fabulous performances by local school and adult ...

04 December 2018

Swan Lake - Russian State Ballet

Weymouth

After sold out performances last year, Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with mesmerising, and captivating full touring ballet production. One hundred and thirty-five years ago, audiences heard the Swan Lake music by the great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky for the very first time. From this moment on, the world of ballet would never be the same again. Swan Lake is a tale of two young women, Odette and Odile, who resemble each other so ...

05 December 2018

Bridport Christmas Cheer

Bridport

A FREE community event for all the family to enjoy. With lots of festive entertainment, it’s a time to get in the Christmas mood, find that special Christmas gift and join in the merriment! Main Attractions: The popular (live) reindeers, Cupid & Comet, will be visiting again with their snow queen. Another chance for a photo opportunity with these wonderful animals Santa’s Grotto will be outside the Art Centre and there will be a free gift for every child who visits Father ...

05 December 2018

Giselle - Russian State Ballet

Weymouth

Featuring an impressive cast and accompanied by a large live Orchestra with over 30 musicians. After sold-out performances last year, Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back for their annual UK tour with the premiere of the most romantic Ballet in the world, Giselle. Seriously ill peasant girl Giselle falls in love with the handsome Prince Albrecht, who has not been truthful to her. When jealous rivals claim her fiancé, the heartbreak is too much to bear. Weakened by her ill ...

05 December 2018

Shaftesbury Carols by Candlelight

Shaftesbury

Join us at St James' Church in Shaftesbury on Wednesday 5th December for a magical candlelit evening featuring all your festive favourites. Carols by Candlelight is now a firm favourite in the Julia's House events calendar, well known for a lively mix of celebrity readers, music and traditional carols. Past celebrity guests have included Martin Clunes, Kate Ade and Jasper Conran. You will be treated to some fabulous performances by local school and adult choirs, and there will of ...

06 December 2018

Dorchester's Christmas Cracker & Light Switch On

Dorchester

The OFFICIAL start to Christmas in Dorchester! The event has been running for several years now, and the turn-out gets better every time. Let There Be Light! The town’s Christmas lights will be switched on. Dorchester Cracker Festivities Late Night Shopping As well as all the usual entertainments and amusements, Cracker Night is also an opportunity to do some late night shopping, with a large number of our most popular shops and other businesses staying open into the evening for ...

06 December 2018

Weymouth Pavilion Darts Masters

Weymouth

Legendary Darts ace Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor is heading to Weymouth as the sporting phenomenon of a night at the arrows hits the Weymouth Pavilion Ocean Room in the lead up to Christmas. 16-time World Champion Taylor retired from the professional tour following January’s World Championship final but is enjoying touring the world to showcase his skills – and a stop in Weymouth is on his list. Taylor, who dominated professional darts for almost three decades, will be joined by former ...

07 December 2018

The Searchers in Concert

Wimborne

The Searchers remarkable career now spanning 5 decades continues…….. Their special ‘solo’ Christmas concert is a highly entertaining show including their worldwide hits, Sweets For My Sweet; Needles and Pins; Don’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice; When You Walk In The Room and many more; plus some specially selected festive songs that are guaranteed to put you in the perfect mood for that very special time of the year. This is an unmissable concert by those legends of the ...

07 December 2018

Weldmar's Strictly Ballroom

Weymouth

Over the years, Weldmar’s Strictly Ballroom competition has raised over £60,000 which has helped provide care for patients and their families across Dorset. 16 individuals have bravely volunteered to learn the art of ballroom dancing in 16 weeks and raise money for a good cause at the same time. The Eileen Spracklen School of Dance will be supporting and training the individuals throughout the competition – preparing them for their big moment in the spotlight. On Friday 7th ...

08 December 2018

Save The Children Parade

Wimborne

The thirtieth annual Save the Children Parade is always a highlight of our Christmas calendar. Colourful floats,entertainment and a family funfair make for a great day out!

08 December 2018

The Great Pudding Stir

Wimborne

Stir a bowl of Mrs Beeton’s Christmas pudding mix, make a wish and taste the finished product. The house will be festively decorated. Venue: Priests House Museum

09 December 2018

Christmas Carols in the Castle

Corfe Castle

Create a new family tradition with carols in the castle. Step inside the ruins and join in with songs old and new. A selection of delicious winter warmers will also be available from the tea-room. Time: 5pm to 6.30pm

09 December 2018

Christmas Singing in Greenhill Gardens

Weymouth

Christmas Singing at the Bandstand in the Gardens at 3pm. Come and enjoy a glass of festive cheer and a mince pie and sing along to some well known Christmas Songs. ​(This event is outside and therefore weather dependent).

12 December 2018

Blandford Yuletide Festival

Blandford

The Blandford Yuletide Festival has become an established part of the Christmas Calendar. 2018 is our eighth festival and is planned to be the biggest so far. Below is the current programme for the evening; however, this is subject to change, so check the website from time to time to see what we have planned. Programme 4.00pm Road Closure Begins 5.00pm Festival Begins – Stalls and Shops Open 5.30pm Rendezvous of Primary Schools' Lantern Parade at Langton Road Car Park 6.00pm ...

12 December 2018

Supersonic 70’s Christmas Show

Wimborne

Now in it’s 9th year of touring, the ‘Supersonic 70s show’ has been ‘wowing’ audiences nationwide with a show GLAM packed with all those incredible hits from the greatest musical decade of them all…the 70s! Led by the ‘Catsuit Wonder Girl’ vocalist Janey Bombshell, this ‘all live’ band delivers a power packed spectacle that will have the women dancing in the aisles and the men ‘air guitaring’ to all those hits from this golden age of pop. From the towering might of Queen, Fleetwood Mac & ...

12 Dec 2018 to 13 Dec 2018

Swing Unlimited Big Band

Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch

A festive concert from Dorset’s premier Big Band:Swing Unlimited Big Band. This toe-tapping Jazz concert will be performed in Highcliffe Castle’s Great Hall, with the stunning Jesse window as a backdrop. The band perform their popular Jazz and Swing concert in the grounds each September and this Christmas concert is now also becoming a regular part of the Castle’s events programme. With a mix of jazz favourites and festive hits this concert is a perfect start to the season. When: ...

14 December 2018

Marty Wilde and The Wildcats

Wimborne

We are thrilled to welcome MARTY WILDE back to the Tivoli in December 2018, for a very special Christmas show! A chance to see live on stage, one of the only performing Rock’n’Roll pioneers in the world today. Marty began his career in 1957 and was one of the first British singers to play a leading part in those early formative, and groundbreaking Rock’n’Roll years. With his many hits and a host of wonderful songs from that era, Marty and his fabulous band the Wildcats take you back ...

14 December 2018

Stargazing at Durlston

Swanage

View the stars at the Learning Centre, Durlston Country Park from 7.30pm to 9pm. Phone 01929 424443 on the day to confirm. £3 charge.

11 Dec 2018 to 15 Dec 2018

Musical Theatre: Disney Peter Pan Jnr.

Christchurch

In conjunction with The Regent Centre, Ginger Boy Productions Limited are providing this unique and highly positive performance experience exploring and focusing on professionalism, confidence building through exploration and most importantly fun! An incredible project making all participants feel courageous, inspired and confident. This educational initiative, FREE to its participants, involves interaction at the highest level from current industry and academic specialists from the ...

15 December 2018

Southbourne Nativity Parade

Bournemouth

Youngsters love to take part in a nativity parade with Kings, angels, donkeys and other animals. Southbourne’s parade is definitely not one to miss. Whilst parents do some last minute shopping there is the added fun of watching out for the 40 knitted Christmas trees distributed among the stores. Time: From 10am, route from the bandstand to the Green.

16 December 2018

Chase the Pudding - Santa Fun Run

Weymouth

Get yourself ready for this year's 5k Santa extravaganza, on Sunday 16th December at 11am. Hundreds of Santas chasing the lonely Christmas pudding down the beach in what can only be described as ” The best thing YULE see this Christmas!” So come on, get your boots on and get entered into this fantastic festive event.

14 Dec 2018 to 16 Dec 2018

Corfe Winter Lights

Corfe Castle

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. The castle will be open until 7pm, weather permitting. You can also share your special memory or wish and place it on one of our 'Christmas Wish' trees. We'll be offering tasters of mulled wine (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). You can also enjoy festive treats by the log fire in our tea-rooms and browse the Christmas ...

16 December 2018

Shaftesbury Christmas Market

Shaftesbury

Filling the streets from one end of the town to the other, this is probably the biggest, and the busiest Christmas market in Dorset. This Year the market will be held on the 16th of December, 10am until 3pm.

01 Dec 2018 to 23 Dec 2018

Christmas at Haynes

Sherborne

Join us the festive season for some exciting Christmas celebrations.

24 Nov 2018 to 23 Dec 2018

Wild! Christmas Wonderland

Adventure Wonderland, Christchurch

Magical Christmas at Adventure Wonderland Give the family a flying start to Christmas with a magic carpet trip to multi-award-winning theme park, Adventure Wonderland. Santa and his helpers will be dropping in to their cosy log cabin to give the kids a fantastic present plus the unmissable live panto, Aladdin, takes flight. There's also the massive indoor adventure play centre, Wild Thing! and Nativity Cuddle Corner. Tickets to visit Santa are available 24/25th November, 1st/ 2nd ...

01 Dec 2018 to 24 Dec 2018

Get Crafty

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle

Make your own natural Christmas decoration this Christmas when you visit Corfe Castle.Normal admission applies plus a suggested donation of £1.50 to cover materials. *NOTE: This activity will only be available at weekends.

30 Nov 2018 to 24 Dec 2018

Santa's Woodland Grotto

Poole

Santa's Woodland Grotto is back at Upton Country Park, with real wood cabins, animals, quality wrapped gifts and printed photographs of your meeting with Santa, ensuring a fun, interactive & memorable experience for all the family. Open Wednesday - Friday from 10.30am - 5pm, and at weekends from 9.30am - 6pm. Prices vary. Walk-in tickets will be available, however we advise pre-booking to beat the crowds and guarantee a time slot.

23 Nov 2018 to 30 Dec 2018

Christmas at Beaulieu

Beaulieu, New Forest

Experience the new magical, after-dark, illuminated trail through the grounds and gardens of the Beaulieu visitor attraction this Christmas. On selected dates between 23 November - 30 December, the tree-tops will glisten as the gardens and buildings shimmer with seasonal sparkle. There’s something for everyone as a one-mile illuminated path winds its way through the grounds in a magical after dark experience. Greeted by the sights and sounds of Christmas, wander beneath unique tree ...

07 Dec 2018 to 31 Dec 2018

Panto: Dick Whittington

Poole

Join us at the Lighthouse on a family pantomime adventure with Dick Whittington and his acrobatic cat as they journey from Poole to Olde London Town then across the sea seeking fame and fortune. After ‘Cinderella’ last year, prepare for an even bigger ‘wow’ with spectacular new scenery, sparkling costumes and special effects. Meet the magical Fairy Bow Bells and the hilarious Dame Dolly Donuts. Boo, cheer, laugh, sing along and don’t let King Rat become Lord Mayor! Dick Whittington stars ...

14 Dec 2018 to 31 Dec 2018

The Lord of Misrule

Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle

Dating back to medieval England, the "Lord of Misrule" tradition continued right through into the 17th-century. Join Corfe Castle's very own 17th-century mischief-maker for stories and games as you journey through the castle ruins. This event is free but normal admission applies. *NOTE: Various opening days and times. Please check our website for more information.

16 Nov 2018 to 02 Jan 2019

Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland

Bournemouth

Spectacular Christmas tree trail, enchanting illuminations and seasonal family fun. Experience the magical display of over 100 glittering trees and illuminations. Explore the Alpine Market and skate in the enchanting Victorian Lower Gardens. Enjoy live music, entertainment and magical illuminations across the resort.

15 Dec 2018 to 05 Jan 2019

Pantomime: Dick Whittington

Weymouth

Made-to-Measure Pantomimes return to the Weymouth Pavilion this Christmas with a brand new production of DICK WHITTINGTON! The rags-to-riches story tells the tale of a boy from Gloucester who travels all the way to London to make his fortune, believing that the streets there are paved with gold! In actual fact, the streets are covered in rats – there’s an infestation of rodents throughout the city and it’ll be up to Dick and his funny feline friend to save the day and overthrow the ...

08 Dec 2018 to 06 Jan 2019

Pantomime: Sleeping Beauty

Bournemouth

Bournemouth Pavilion is proud to bring you one of the most traditional and popular pantomimes of all time, Sleeping Beauty. Packed with great songs, amazing dance routines and plenty of laughter, this is a tremendous treat for all the family. Starring Rita Simons (Eastenders) as Carabosse*, alsongside Bournemouth Pavilion pantomime favourites Olivia Birchenough (Milkshake!) as Princess Briar Rose, Noel Brodie as Silly Billy and David Ball as Nursie. *Please note that Jennifer ...

15 Nov 2018 to 06 Jan 2019

Skate Outdoors

Bournemouth

Skate Outdoors this Christmas in the magical Lower Gardens. By day there is a separate children’s rink, by night transformed into the famous ‘Gliders’ game. Open daily from 10:30 – 22:30.