Wednesday 1st – Sunday 5th September

Great Dorset Steam Fair
One of the largest heritage events in the world. Working engine displays. Old time steam funfair, rural crafts and heavy shire horses.

Sunday 5th September

The Tank Museum field – 10:00 – 16:00
Entry Fee: See prices below. Admission to The Tank Museum is extra. If you wishing to exhibit please contact Dorset JEC (details below).
The Wessex Classic Car Show returns to The Tank Museum.

The Wessex Classic Car Show has been run by the Dorset Jaguar Enthusiasts club since 1989 and is making a welcome return to Bovington. The south’s premiere classic car show promises a great day out for car lovers and casual visitors alike.

  • Classic cars on display from local and national car clubs
  • Car boot sale, trade stands and Auto-jumble
  • Craft & charity stalls and cake stands with fresh home made cakes
  • Model aircraft flying display (tbc)
  • Win a Jaguar XK8 convertible for £1 – raffle car on display
  • Many raffle prizes to be won with all profits to local charities
  • Awards and prizes for the best cars

Admission prices – (Wessex Classic Car Show only)
Family: £10.00
Adults: £4.00
Child (5-16yrs): £1.00
Children under 5: Free

Friday 10th – Saturday 12th September

Grand Steam Gala & Vintage Transport Rally
All our engines will be in steam over the weekend with special workings. Alongside the railway is a vintage transport rally at Harmans Cross.

Friday 10th – Monday 13th September

Minster Flower Festival
The gift of Music is the theme for the 2010 festival in Wimborne’s gracious Minster church. Many displays including a carpet of flowers along the nave.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September

Sturminster Newton Cheese Show
A celebration of the region’s dairying heritage. Quality foods and crafts.

Sat 18th & Sun 19th September

Kingfisher quest weekend – 10am – 3pm
RSPB Radipole Lake nature reserve. September is a great month to see kingfishers at Radipole Lake, we will have spotters located at different areas around the reserve to point out any kingfishers on show. All visitors will receive a fabulous kingfisher print to take home with them. FREE BINOCULAR HIRE AVAILABLE.

Sunday 19th September

Postman Pat takes a break from delivering the mail in Greendale to meet all his friends here at Adventure Wonderland

Sunday 26th September

Wessex Heavy Horse Society Show & Country Fair, Turnpike Showground. Motcombe.