Things to do in Dorset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 10:35 17 February 2020 | UPDATED: 09:45 18 June 2020

Join in with the festivities at Corfe Castle this weekend. Photo credit: Matt_Gibson/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Join in with the festivities at Corfe Castle this weekend. Photo credit: Matt_Gibson/Getty Images/iStockphoto

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Here’s our pick of some of the best events that are happening in the county this weekend

21 February

 

Dorset Feasting Evening

 

Head Chef, Chris Chatfield, presents our first Dorset Feasting Evening in our 18th Century chapel. Enjoy sharing boards and platters in an informal banquet style, all by candlelight. Seasonal, local produce, local wines and beers and a great atmosphere.

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21 February

 

Swanage Pier History Walks

 

Enjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations. Experience a breath of fresh air and great views while learning about the history of the pier told by one of our Volunteers.



Tours start at the gatehouse, normal admission applies to the Pier.



For future information please contact activities@swanagepiertrust.com or 01929 425 871

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22 February

 

Light up Poole: Light Up Family Rave

 

Light Up Poole Invites kids and grown-ups to a crazy 'Spectrum' themed rave infused party as we transform the iconic concert hall with UK's biggest dance hits! Expect DJ's, projections, bubbles, incredible lighting (no strobes) and themed activities. Dance to a mix of Brooklyn Attitude and London Swag combined with Berlin's Underground from DJ Kenny Mitchell

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23 February

Olwen Foulkes: Indoor Fireworks: Entertainments from Drury Lane

From 1702, the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane staged vibrant and glittering entertainments of music, dance, and acrobatics during the intervals of spoken plays. Recorder player Olwen Foulkes - accompanied by theorbo and cello - introduces the music and musicians featured in these fashionable interval concerts. The programme includes fiery sonatas by Arcangelo Corelli and Giuseppe Sammartini, and beautiful suites by less well-known musicians James Paisible, Matthew Locke, and John Grano.

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23 February

The Ridgeway Singers & Band - Tea with William Barnes

Browse this selling exhibition at The Gallery at Manor Yard in Symondsbury featuring works from textiles and ceramics to sculpture and paintings created by members of Lyme Bay Arts.

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To include your event in our listings, please email hesham.abdelhamid@archant.co.uk

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