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Things to do in Dorset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 15:34 17 September 2018 | UPDATED: 15:35 17 September 2018

Learn about bats, spiders, moths and reptiles at Corfe Castle's Wildlife Weekend (c) Blackbeck / Getty Images

Learn about bats, spiders, moths and reptiles at Corfe Castle's Wildlife Weekend (c) Blackbeck / Getty Images


Great things to do in Dorset this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas


14 – 22 September

This festival offers a rare chance to see rural and urban locations in Dorset transformed by the best in international outdoor circus, theatre, dance and art. Inside Out Dorset will host some truly extraordinary Dorset locations including Poole Quay, the Iron Age earthworks of Maiden Castle at Dorchester and the woodlands around Shelley Park in Boscombe.

More details: insideoutdorset.co.uk



20 - 22 September

Award-winning Theatre6 perform Jane Austen’s romantic comedy at Lighthouse Poole.

Box office 01202 280000



21 September

Platform 4 – Pete Flood (Bellowhead) and Jules Bushell – combine visuals with a mesmerising soundtrack at Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis.

Box office 01297 442394



22 September

Wimborne will be celebrating its Plastic Free Community status with a War on Waste street part. Join Wimborne and the Dorset Wildlife Trust to find out how you can help to protect the environment from plastic waste.

12 – 4pm. Contact nhoar@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk for more details.



22 September

Join nature experts inside the walls of Corfe Castle to learn about bats, spiders, moths and reptiles. 10.30am – 5pm.

Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/corfe-castle for more information.



23 September

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox with a day of wellness and food, connected with nature and the seasons, in the stunning setting of Symondsbury Estate near Bridport.

10.30am – 6.30pm at The Old Pottery, Manor Yard, Symondsbury Estate.

Visit: symondsburyestate.co.uk/events/seasons/


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