Events 2016

http://www.whatsonindorset.co.uk/events.aspx
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/local-to-you/south-west/things-to-see-and-do/dorset/


MAY
1st Lyme Regis Fossil Festival ends
1st Dorset Knob throwing and Food Festival, 10.00-16.00 Cattistock
1st Specialist Plant fair, 10.00-15.00 Athelhampton House
1st May Day Open Gardens and teas, Chedington Village, Chedington, Dorset, DT8 3JA
2nd Saxon and Vikings: Siege of Wareham ends Corfe castle
2nd Lyme Regis Food festival 10.00-16.00
5 May Blessing the Boats and May Day Fete Lyme Regis
6th Brownsea Island World War Two Walk 11.00, booking essential 01202707744, free
14th and 15th Millfest and Real Bread Week The Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3PU
16th onwards Baby Swans Hatching at Abbotsbury Swannery
22nd Spring Tide Food festival, Burton Bradstock, 10.00-16.00
27th – 30th Lyme Regis Annual Jazz and Blues Festival Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3BS
28th – 12/06 Dorset Art Weeks Dorset Visual Arts, Little Keep, Barrack Road, Bridport Road
Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1SQ
30th Sherborne Castle Country Fair, Retriever Event & Rare Breeds Show Sherborne Castle New Road SHERBORNE DT9 3NY


JUNE
4th -5th Netherbury Gardens Open Weekend Netherbury Nr Bridport DT6 5L,01308 488648
11th and 12th Vintage Tractor & Stationary Engine Rally West Bay Road, Bridport
01305 265309
12th end of Dorset Art Weeks
12th – 18th Bridport Food and Beer Festival Askers MeadowBridportDT6 4SB
18th Corscombe Fest in the moated grounds of Corscombe Court 13.00-18.00


JULY
1st to 3rd South Cider Festival, Bredy Farm, Burton Bradstock, Near Bridport, DT6 4ND
2nd Bridport Charter Fair, 09.00-15.00 in the town
9th Summer Foraging Course, Toller Porcorum, 09.30-17.00 Toller Porcorum Village Hall
Church Mead, Toller Porcorum, DT2 0DT
12th to 14th Swanage Jazz Festival
23rd – 30th Lifeboat Week Lyme Regis


AUGUST
6th Dorset Food and Arts Festival, Dorchester
6th – 14th Lyme Regis Regatta and Carnival
15th – 18th Aug Festival of flowers Swanage
20th Bridport Carnival
21st Bridport Torchlight Procession 21.00
21st Buckham Fair ony and Dog Show, Beaminster
25th Melplash Show, West Bay Meadows
27th and 28th Oak Fair, Sturminster newton, all things to do with wood
25th – 29th Great Dorset Steam Fair. Tarrant Hinton Nr Blandford


SEPTEMBER
3rd Bridport Hat festival
3rd and 4th Dorset County Show, Cokers Frome, Dorchester
3rd and 4th Food Rocks Festival, Lyme Regis
9th To 11th Lyme Regis Folk Festival
10th-18th b-side Festival, Portland
17th To 2nd Oct Lyme Regis ArtsFest