Events

Springtime in Dorset is a great time to immerse yourself in some special events to soak up the beauty of the county and art and culture it has to offer. We have picked a few ideas to help you plan your stay.

18 March: Radio 4’s Simon Evans at Dorchester Corn Exchange Also star of Live at the Appollo, the Corn Exchange has a wide range of events so have a good look around their site – a trip into Dorchester is less than 3 miles.

25th March onwards: City Cruises Poole, check their website for details of the Poole Sea Train Adventure perfect for train enthusiasts, plus keep an eye out for the Cruise & Dine events launching March according to the listing on visit Dorset.

From May: Bird Watching Cruises from Swanage Gain a new perspective of the county from the water and learn about the wildlife on the shores during this evening cruise. There are other day cruises and from nearby Poole too.

Changing exhibitions / events:

Town Mill Arts, Lyme Regis – slightly further afield, you will find a changing programme of artist, sculptors and exhibitors.
Durlston Country Park & Nature Reserve – nr Swanage and about 45 minutes drive – a lovely day out, plus look out for the stargazing events

The Visit Dorset website is also a good source of ideas and events in the county.