Things to do in Dorset

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Nature & Outdoors

Seabird Boat Trips take place every Friday until 1 June along Purbeck's World Heritage coast guided by the Durlston Country Park Rangers.

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Hunt for bugs and slugs at Lorton Meadows Nature Reserve, Weymouth on 1 June from 1030 - 1230 BST.

Broadstone Pantomime's annual charity day takes place on 4 June from 1200 - 1600 BST on 4 June at Broadstone Scout Hall.

The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance's Coast 2 Coast ride, from Somerset to Dorset, takes place on 19 June.

Arts & Culture

A magic and juggling show takes place at Bournemouth Pier Theatre on 31 May in aid of Julia's House.

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Diverse Abilities Plus will host a Volunteer & Recruitment Fair on 1 June from 1800 - 2030 BST at its Barnabas Centre in Poole.

The BBC TV programme, Antiques Roadshow, will be filming from Lulworth Castle on 2 June from 0930 - 1630 BST.

The Owl and the Pussycat, a retelling of Edward Lear's poem, is on at Bridport Arts Centre from 1400 BST on 3 June.


The Milborne Port & Sherborne Folk Dance Club meet every alternate Thursday at 1930 BST from 2 June.

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Rosemary Squires presents Those Were The Days at The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage on 4 June.

The Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir are in concert at St Mary's Church, Dorchester on 11 June from 1930 BST.

The Watoto Children's Choir's Concert of Hope takes place at St Andrew's Church Centre, Bournemouth on 16 & 17 June at 1915 BST.

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.