sportacusSunday 1st August

Live Action Day & Dream Car Rides
A fun filled day including museum exhibit parades, drifting and dream car rides

Tuesday 3rd August – 10am – 1pm

Mini beasts and dragons
RSPB Radipole Lake nature reserve. We will be looking for bugs in the bushes and pond dipping for weird and wonderful creatures living in the lake. If you can’t make it, pop along in the afternoon to see what we find, we will have them on display in tanks and pots for you to see up close. FREE EVENT.

Wednesday 4th – 30th August (not Saturdays)

Spectacular Jousting Shows & Medieval Village. Lulworth Castle and Park
The Knights of Lulworth are here for the summer to meet and greet you and present 2 spectacular Jousting Shows each day at 12 noon and 3 pm.

Starts at: 10.30 am until 6 pm
The day is filled with activities and entertainment including tales from the Mediaeval Village where you can see how people lived in medieval England. Combat demonstrations, cookery and coin striking and don’t forget to pose for a photo in the Pillory. The Castle is there to be explored and the day would not be complete without visiting the friendly residents of the Animal Farm including Alpacas, Rheas, goats & guinea pigs. You can stroll through the woodland walk and then let off steam at the Adventure Playground.

Dalek InvasionSaturday 7th & Sunday 8th August

Dalek Invasion Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Sunday 8th August

Retro Rides Gathering
Another unforgettable show with customs and hotrods through to circuit racers and stock dailys

Sunday 15th August

Monster Truck Madness & Dream Car Rides
See the enormously destructive Big Pete the biggest and meanest monster truck in Europe. Watch in amazement as this monster jumps 15ft in the air, demolishing and crushing anything in its path. An excitingly breath taking show that will guarantee to leave you with a long lasting impression!

Wednesday 18th August

Meet Humungousaur from Ben 10. Adventure Wonderland.

Wednesday 18th August

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show
Traditional show with 1000’s of animals, country pursuits for all the family. Food hall and craft tents Turnpike showground.

Sunday 22nd August

Jeff Clew Memorial Run
Open to motorcycles over 25 years old, come and see hundreds of examples of
two-wheeled history starting and finishing from the museum.

Friday 27th August from 6pm

Pride and Prejudice (Open Air Theatre)
Athelhampton House.

Friday 27th August – Friday 10th September

Sting in the Tale, a festival of stories.
Enthralling, entrancing storytelling in a variety of settings across Rural Dorset.

Saturday 28 August – Bank Holiday Monday 30th August

Great Dinosaur Hunt.
The Dinosaur Museum, Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EW. 9.30am to 5.30pm Explore Britain’s original award winning Dinosaur Museum, in Dorchester, with its exciting mix of actual fossils, skeletons, and life-size dinosaur reconstructions combined with hands on and multi-media displays to discover the answers to the clues in the Dinosaur Mystery.

28th, 29th, 30th August

Falconry Flying Displays (30 minute shows). 11.15am, 1pm & 3pm.
Abbotsbury Swannery.

Monday 30th August

5 Churches Fete
(Bank Holiday). Athelhampton House.

Monday 30th August (Bank Holiday)

Italian Job Stunt Show & Dream Car Rides
Back by popular demand with Russ Swift performing incredible stunts.