Things to do in Dorset this weekend
PUBLISHED: 16:08 19 June 2017 | UPDATED: 16:09 19 June 2017
Great things to do in Dorset this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.
Details of events correct at time of publishing.
Hanford Literary Festival - Until Saturday 24 June
Reading is a central part of life at Hanford with time set aside during the day especially for girls to settle down with a good, scary, exciting or even practical book. So it only seems natural that we should celebrate our love of books and words with a literary festival.
Ashmore Filly Loo - Friday 23 June
A solstice celebration at Dorset’s highest village culminating with the torch lit procession and the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.
Creative Coverage Mixed Show - Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June
Upwey Village Hall
Upwey Village Hall hosts this weekend exhibition featuring paintings and sculpture by prominent south coast artists.
The Wimborne Vintage Cycle Ride - Saturday 24 June
Run in conjunction with VDub at the Pub and Dorset Goes Vintage (23-25 June), enjoy a leisurely cycle wearing your best vintage regalia (prizes for best dressed). Registration from 10am, starts 2pm.
Dorset Midsummer Music - Saturday 24 June
Small, family-friendly music and food festival in a natural amphitheatre on the slopes of Bulbarrow Hill. This year’s line-up includes the legendary Ben Waters.
Tankfest - Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 June
Bovington Tank Museum
The best displays of historic moving armour in the world at Bovington’s Tank Museum.