Things to do in Dorset

A few suggestions to help you plan the next few weeks...

Nature & Outdoors

A talk about Thomas Hollis and his tourism legacy to Lyme takes place at Lyme Regis Museum on 24 March at 1430 GMT.

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The Dorchester Strollers host walks with trained health walkers every Monday at 1030 GMT and every Tuesday at 1430 GMT.

An I Spy Murder in the Fort mystery night takes place at Nothe Fort, Weymouth from 1900 GMT on 25 March.

The Spring Bulbs and Daffodils Weekend takes place at Sherborne Castle on 26 & 27 March.

Arts & Culture

Colourscapes, holistic paintings by Clive Hagon are on display at the Moontree Gallery, Bournemouth on 26 March from 1100 GMT.

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An Artslink study day in impressionism takes place in the lecture theatre of Sherborne Girls School from 0930 - 1630 GMT on 26 March.

A Painting Like The Masters: Oils On Canvas class will be held at The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, Dorchester on 27 March.

Desert Crossings by contemporary dance company State Of Emergency takes place at Dorchester Corn Exchange on 1 April from 1930 GMT.


The Dorchester Choral Society is in concert at St Mary's Church, Dorchester, on 26 March from 1930 GMT.

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The Don Carlos Band will perform at the Milborne Port and Sherborne Folk Dance Club's Barn Dance at Milborne Port Village Hall on 26 March.

Marvellous Amateur Dramatics will perform the Madness musical, Our House, at Bridport's Electric Palace from 31 March - 2 April.

The Piccadilly Dance Orchestra take to the stage at the Lighthouse, Poole on 1 April from 1930 GMT.

Extra Inspiration

Visit Weymouth: Weymouth and Portland events

West Dorset District Council Tourism

Visit Dorset

Dorset Wildlife Trust

Ramblers Association: Walk finder

English Heritage: South West

National Trust: Wessex Fresh Air campaign

Bournemouth Tourism

Poole Tourism

Big Dorset Brunch

Remember to listen to the only BBC radio programme exclusively for Dorset.

The Big Dorset Brunch is live on BBC Radio Solent every Saturday morning from 0800 - 1100 GMT on 103.8FM.

Also, look out for the Big Dorset Brunch podcast which is available to download after the programme each week.