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Things to do in Dorset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:41 19 June 2018 | UPDATED: 11:41 19 June 2018

Enjoy an eclectic line-up of music, comedy and entertainment at Chesil Rocks (c) Halfpoint / Getty Images

Enjoy an eclectic line-up of music, comedy and entertainment at Chesil Rocks (c) Halfpoint / Getty Images

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

Ashmore Filly Loo

22 June

Solstice celebration at Dorset’s highest village culminating with the torch lit procession and the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance.

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Pied Piper

23 June

Norwich Puppet Theatre’s humorous show combines foot-tapping music and engaging storytelling at 11.30am & 2.30pm. Corn Exchange, Dorchester 01305 266926

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Chesil Rocks

23 June

Higher Farmhouse, Langton Herring hosts this bijou festival raising funds for Samaritans of Dorset. Two stages host a dazzling variety of music, comedy and entertainment from Dorset and beyond including the London Gay Men’s Chorus, The Leylines and local bands Leggomen and the Mad Hatters. Strict 500 ticket capacity.

chesilrocks.com

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Oberon’s Cure

23 June

Compelling prequel to A Midsummer Night’s Dream performed by the talented Rude Mechanical Theatre Company. Starts 7.30pm at Durlston Country Park, opens early for picnics. Book online at therudemechanicaltheatre.co.uk

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Tashi Lhunpo Monks: The Power of Compassion

24 June

An evening of chant, mantras, music and dance by Tibetan Monks from Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in the glorious grounds of Springhead Gardens, Fontmell Magna which open at 6.15pm for picnicking with performance at 7.30pm. Bring a chair or rug and dress for all weather. Movement & Mudhra Workshop, interactive event lead by the monks runs 4.30- 6pm.

Booking for both events 01747 811853

Click here for our comprehensive guide to festivals happening in Dorset this month!

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