What’s on in November?

How about an Autumnal break in November? Here’s a selection of events you might like to attend in between those glorious coastal walks! Travelling solo? No surcharge, a comfortable peaceful place to stay.

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This listing contains a selection of events taking place across West Dorset this month.

For full event information pop into the local TIC



Don’t miss this month…
Various Cards for Good Causes sold at Bridport ,27/10, Dorchester 25/10, Lyme Regis,22/1227/10 &
Sherborne, 29/10 TICs until
22 December).
03 Bonfire and Fireworks Extravaganza at Sherborne Castle. www.eventscrew.com
03 Fireworks and Bonfire Night The Harbour, Lyme Regis. www.lymeregiscarnival.co.uk
03 Grand Firework Display Bridport Leisure Centre.
03 Firework Display Dorchester Rugby Football Club.
04-11 Bridport Literary Festival Various locations around Bridport. www.bridlit.com
08-19 Remembrance events, various times and locations
15-17 Present Laughter Corn Exchange Dorchester
24 Brewery Square, Christmas Illuminations
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Fossil Walks Regular guided fossil hunting walks in Lyme Regis and Charmouth are run year round by Brandon Lennon
07944 664757 www.lymeregisfossilwalks.com, Lyme Regis Museum 01297 443370 www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk, Jurassic
Gems 01297 444405 , the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre 01297 560772 www.charmouth.org, Jurassic Coast Guides 07900 257944 guide@jurassiccoastguides.co.uk and Chris Pamplin 0845 0943757 www.fossilwalks.com Times vary according to the tides, telephone for full details and booking information.
Walking the Way to Health in Bridport, with trained health walk leaders. Starts from CAB 45 South Street every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30am. Walks last approx 30mins, all welcome, free of charge. 01305 252222 or sarahdavies@dorset.cov.uk
Dorchester Strollers, walks with trained health walkers. Every Monday at 10:30am and Tuesday at 2:15pm. Occasional Thursday and Sunday afternoons. Walks last up to one hour, all welcome, free. 01305 263759 for more information.
Literary Lyme walking tours available throughout the year. 07763 974569 for details and to book.
Mary Anning Walks, Lyme Regis. Explore the paths and streets of Old Lyme as Mary knew them with expert guide Natalie Manifold. Details from Lyme Regis Museum. 01297 443370. www.lymeregismuseum.co.uk
Jurassic Electric Guided electric bike tours in spectacular West Dorset throughout the year. For more details please ring 07796 135256, visit www.jurassic-electric.co.uk or ask at your local Tourist Information Centre.
West Dorset Ramblers Regular walks around the area. 01297 631130 www.westdorsetramblers.org.uk
South Dorset Ramblers Walks in Dorset on Sat, Sun & Wednesdays. www.southdorsetramblers.org.uk 01305 262839 / 269381
Hardy Herb Walks Every other Tuesday throughout 2017 12:30-2pm followed by a talk, demonstration & workshop at Neal’s Yard Remedies, Tudor Arcade, Dorchester until 3pm. £10pp, booking essential. Details: 07969882439
Cyclists’ Touring Club West Dorset Rides on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and Thursday once a month. Long and short rides. More info: Secretary Angela on 01305 266648 secretary.westdorsetctc@hotmail.co.uk www.westdorsetctc.org.uk
Kingcombe Environmental Studies Centre, Toller Porcorum www.kingcombe.org 01300 320684
Natural history, wildlife, archaeology and art and craft courses run all year. Booking essential. Gift vouchers available.
Dorset Wildlife Trust runs walks, talks, workshops, work parties and other events. 01305 264620. www.dorsetwildlife.co.uk
Monkton Wyld Court runs walks, talks, workshops, courses and other events. 01297 560342. www.monktonwyldcourt.co.uk
The Bodger’s Barn Nr. Bridport. Green woodwork courses throughout the year – short courses and evening classes, all small groups. Also workshop sessions for groups including special needs. 01308 425455 www.brightwater.org.uk
Arty Crafty Workshops – Cake Decoration, Textiles & Creative Crafts For more info: 01308 459100 www.dennierose.co.uk
Crafty Camping Holditch, TA20 4NL. 2-5 day green woodworking courses, and more! 01460 221102 www.mallinson.co.uk
Langhams Vinyard Tours and tasting01258 839095 https://langhamwine.co.uk/
Furleigh Estate Vineyard Tours & tasting Every Wed, Fri & Sat at 11am & 2:30pm. 01308 488991 www.furleighestate.co.uk
Butterfly Bright Cheap Street, Sherborne. Patchwork/quilting, sewing, jewellery, embroidery, 01935 817303. butterflybright.co.uk
Arts Classes One and two day workshops on painting and drawing, designed for mixed abilities, beginners welcome. Held in The Chapel, Dewlish, Dorchester. To book/further information please telephone. 01258 837199. www.artist-anita-law.co.uk
Marilyn Allis Briantspuddle DT2 7HJ. Watercolour, Acrylic & Mixed Media. 07789026546 www.marilynallis.com
Broadwindsor Craft Studios Workshops DT8 3PX. A wide range of workshops, many in the evening. Info: 01308 867504
The Slipped Stitch Workshops The Julian, Cheap Street (at the top of the hill), Sherborne. Regular Knit and Natters (every Tue & Thurs, 10am-12noon) , plus crochet, knitting, and needle felting classes. Contact for info: 01935 508249
Lyme Regis
Library, South Walks, Dorchester
South Street, Bridport
Digby Road, Sherborne
Church Street, Lyme Regis
01305 267992
01308 424901
01935 815341
01297 442138
WHAT’S ON in and around
November 2018
Local events diary
01 English Historical Dancing St George’s Hall, Fordington DT1 1LB. 7.30-9.30pm,historical dance specialist teacher. Loose clothes & flexible footwear advised. £6 01935 472771 thedancingmaster@outlook.com
01 “Hold the front page” Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG 14.30pm. Talk by Richard Austin – press photographer. Organised by Friends of Lyme Regis Museum David Cox. 01297 443156
01 “Vampires Old and New” LSI Building, 51 East St, DT6 3JX 7pm illustrated talk, Q&A after. Donations on the door. www.eventbrite.co.uk
01 “The Real History of Parnham” Loders Village Hall, DT6 3SA 2.30pm A talk by Brian Earl, curator of Beaminster Museum followed by afternoon tea. £12 01308 862530
01-16/11 Exhibition of New Work by Charles Anderson, Mhairi McGregor & Jackie Philip The Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne DT9 3LN 9.30am-5.00pm Tues to Sat 01935 815261 www.jerramgallery.com
02 Jo Burt – Acoustic by Candlelight St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster. 6.45 for 7.30pm Live music & rock & roll stories from Jo Burt (Freddie Mercury, The Troggs) £10 from Sherborne TIC 01935 873814 www.joburt.co.uk
02 Christmas Cheer Bingo Bridport Town Hall, DT6 3LF 7pm for 7.30pm. Prizes, bar & refreshments available. Fundraiser for a bigger & better Cheer night. 01308 424901
02 An afternoon of Dorset Poetry Beaminster Museum, DT8 3NB 2.30pm From poets past and present. Admission £3. 01308 863623
02 All Souls Service St Swithun’s Church, Bridport 7pm A quiet service to remember loved ones who have died including this year the thirty six locals who fell in the First World War.
03 Fireworks Dorchester Rugby Club Evening fireworks https://dorchesterrfc.rfu.club/events
03 Tuneful Stories with Tim Laycock Max Gate, Dorchester 1-4pm. Admission charges apply: A £7, C £3.50, Family £17 01305 262538 john.hayes@nationaltrust.org.uk
03 “An Artist’s View of C19th Rural Britain” Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 2.30pm The Blackmore Vale & Yeovil National Trust Association talk by Felicity Herring. Members £3, Guests £5. 01935 425383 www.bvyntassoc.wordpress.com
03 Bonfire Curry Night Lister Room, Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, DT7 Lyme Regis branch of Cancer Research UK. Watch the fireworks while enjoying a curry 07796 951991 to book
03 Fireworks & Bonfire On The Beach Marine Parade, Lyme Regis DT7 From 6.30pm. Annual event, raising money for local charities.
03 Autumn Fair Corn Exchange, Dorchester 9.30am-12.30pm Raising funds for Dorchester Rotary Club and local charities.
03 Fireworks Extravaganza Sherborne (New) Castle, New Road, DT9 5NR. Gates open: 5pm, Bonfire: 7pm, Fireworks: 7:30pm. Advance price tickets from Sherborne TIC 01963 364399 www.eventscrew.com
03 Firework Display Bridport Leisure Centre, DT6 5LN Display starts at 8pm. £4 entry & U12s free.
03 Lantern Making Workshop Bridport Town Hall, DT6 3LF 10.30-12 & 12.30-2 Traditional lantern-making workshop to join in the Christmas Cheer Lantern Procession. £2.50 Bridport TIC 01308 424901 www.bridportandwestbay.co.uk
03 Early Christmas Coffee Morning United Church Hall, South Street, Dorchester 9.30am-12pm. Stalls, raffle etc. Raising funds for Weldmar Hospicecare. £1 01305 261800 www.weld-hospice.org.uk
03 Annual Bonfire and Firework display Piddle Valley First School from 5pm A £4, C £2, U4s free
04 Flute and Harp with Virginia and Florence Astley Max Gate, Dorchester From 12pm Admission charges apply: A £7, C £3.50, Family £17 01305 262538 john.hayes@nationaltrust.org.uk
04 Charity Auction The Ropemakers, Bridport Viewing 5pm, Auction 7pm in aid of The Living Tree cancer support group. 01308 422650
04 Charity Hoopathon! Bridport Leisure Centre, DT6 5LN 9am-12noon Debbie Jones will teach you how to hoop. A £5 adults, C £2.50 in aid of Alzheimer’s Society. 07585 356929
04-11 Bridport Literary Festival Various,Bridport Various times and locations. Call Bridport TIC to book tickets 01308 424901 www.bridlit.com
06 “The Durotriges – New Research about the Late Iron Age Communities in Dorset” Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 8pm Talk by Dr Martin Papworth for Sherborne Historical Society. Non-members £5pp. www.sherbornehistoricalsociety.co.uk
06 Time Travellers Guide to Beaminster 1645-1845 Beaminster Museum, DT8 3NB 2.30pm What was life really like for the ordinary people of Beaminster hundreds of years ago. £3. 01308 863623
06 Society, Service & Sacrifice: Sherborne Remembers WW1 Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL. 6.30 for 7pm Evening about the lives & deaths of 175 men on town’s WW1 memorial. U18s free. £8 from Sherborne TIC. 01935 815341 www.sherbornemuseum.co.uk
06-07, 12-13, 26-28 Art Courses with Claire: Printing various Marine Theatre, Church St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QB 10-3pm daily. Learn how to create prints with artist Claire Western. £120 Book and pay: 07518 753790
07 “Painting on Light: A History of Stained Glass” Digby Memorial Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA 2.45 for 3.30pm & 6 for 6.45pm Talk by Roger Rosewell. Members: no need to book, non-members as guests £7 www.theartssociety.org/sherborne
07 Writers in the Alley Goldie’s Bar, 36 High East Street Dorchester 7pm registration, 7.30pm start. Writers’ open mic. Donations for Weldmar Hospicecare suzie.suze1@gmail.com
07 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT93LQ 1pm. 40 minute recitial. Retiring collection
08 Land of Mine Corn Exchange, Dorchester 7.30pm Dorchester Film Society film directed by Martin Zandvliet. Membership required. Contact Rachel Mainland 7799143838 www.dorchesterfilmsociety.org.uk
08 Sherborne & District Gardeners’ Association Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 2.30pm Stephen Griffiths – Abbotsbury Garden Curator – ‘Abbotsbury, Past, Present & Future’ 01935 389375
08-09 Longburton Remembers St James the Great, Longburton DT9 5PD An evening to commemorate the men of Longburton who gave their lives in WW1. £10. 25% of takings to the Royal British Legion. 01963 210548, 210048 or 210561
09 Talk: Monumental Inscriptions on Gravestones and Memorials The Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne DT9 3NL 2.30-4.30pm Somerset & Dorset Family History Society: talk by John Damon. SDFHS members: £3. Non-members: £5. Tickets from: 01935 429609 email: sdfhsmembership@outlook.com
09 “Lorenzo Lotto Portraits – Notes on an Exhibition” Dorset Centre for the Creative Arts, Middle Way Farm, Poundbury DT1 3AR 6.30-8.30pm Talk by Jennie Spears. £10 0800 808 9440 or 01305 764723 (office hours)
09 “The Red Arrows” Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG 11am. Illustrated talk by Phil Holt, organised by U3A Heritage Coast. U3A free, £2 for non members
09 “1914-18 And All That” Leigh Village Hall DT9 6HL 7 for 7.30pm. Talk by Lieutenant General Andrew Graham CB CBE £7.50 01935 872664/83397
09 Strings Recital Cheap Street Church, Sherborne DT9 3BJ. 1.45-2.25pm Sherborne School musicians. Free
09 Nuit D’Amour Encore! Forde Abbey & Gardens, Chard, Somerset TA20 4LU. 7 for 7.30pm Music from Bizet to Broadway. £20 www.fordeabbey.co.uk
09 State of Play Arts – The Gathering – Messages from the Great War Marhull, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1PS 19:30pm play by Gill and Tony Horitz, about 2 Dorset soldiers who fought in World War 1. A £10.00 C £6.00 Family £25.00 www.stateofplayarts.co.uk
09 “Dreaming The Night Field” by Adverse Camber Wootton Fitzpaine village hall, DT6 6ND 7.30-10pm Welsh storytelling alongside exquisitely haunting live music. £9. U18s £7. £28 Family ticket 01297 560948 www.artsreach.co.uk/event/dreaming-the-night-field
09-10 Christmas Gift Fair Cumberland House, Greenhill, Sherborne DT9 4EP 12noon- 6pm in aid of Weldmar. Selection of jewellery, cards, shirts, crochet items. Tea,coffee & cakes. 07802 500 518
10 Dance at Evershot Evershot Village Hall 8pm The Mutter Slater Band – American Blues, Soul & RnB. £8 01935 83784
10 The Relics Nags Head, 32 Silver St, Lyme Regis, DT7 3HS 9pm Live Music www.nagsheadlymeregis.com
10 Sherborne Annual Christmas Craft & Gift Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 10am-4pm. Over 40 Stalls selling Crafts & Gifts for Christmas or the home. 01749 677049 www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk
10 Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Up to 35 stands, food and refreshments. £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986
10 Remembrance in Words & Music Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 7.30pm Sherborne Chamber Choir. Proceeds to Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Tickets £10/£5 from Sherborne TIC 01935 815341
10 Crafts and Gifts Fair Corn Exchange, Dorchester 10am-4pm
10 “Path of Heart, Path of Mind, Entering Saint Teresa’s Interior Castle” The Quaker Meeting House, Bridport, DT6 3NZ 10am-4pm with Sue Howse, guide for interior spiritual journey. Donations £10-40. Bring & share lunch. iona.lake@aol.co.uk
10 Afternoon Tea Party Walditch Village Hall 3-5pm Raffle, crafts, book stall & Bothenhampton Knit & Knatter. Proceeds to West Dorset Mencap
10 Lantern Making Workshop Bridport Town Hall, DT6 3LF 10-3 Group lantern making, large-scale workshop to join in the Christmas Cheer Lantern Procession. £2.50 Bridport TIC 01308 424901
10-11 MacMillan Christmas Fair Kingston Maurwood, Dorchester Sat 10-4, Sun 10-3. £5 http://www.macmillanchristmasfair.co.uk/
10, 17, 24 Willow Workshops Broadwindsor Craft Centre, DT8 3PX 17th 10am-4pm Make a Deer from Willow Workshop. £75. 10 and 24th 10am-1pm Make a willow wreath workshop. £35. 07531 417209 jojo.sadler@hotmail.co.uk
10/11-24/2 Tess: A Pure Woman Max Gate, Dorchester 11am-4pm Admission charges apply: A £7, C £3.50, Family £18 1305 262538 john.hayes@nationaltrust.org.uk
11 Fauré’s Requiem St Michael’s Church, Church St, Lyme Regis, DT7 3DB 4pm. Lyme Bay Chorale’s performance to mark Armistice and Remembrance Sunday hilary@lymebaychorale.co.uk
11 Armistice Day 1918 Readings Max Gate, Dorchester 2-4pm Admission charges apply: A £7, C £3.50, Family £19 01305 262538 john.hayes@nationaltrust.org.uk
11 Battle’s Over Coopers Field, Hospital Lane, North Allington, DT6 5RG 4pm 100 yrs of remembrance, live music, bonfire, fish & chip van, torchlight procession to the beacon at 7pm.
11 Rememberance Parade Various, Dorchester 11am War Memorial, South Walks followed by St George’s cemetery, 7pm ‘Battle’s Over, a Nation’s Tribute’
12 Moviola: The Bookshop Leigh Village Hall DT9 6HL 7pm. £6 on the door. https://www.leighvillage.org.uk/events/moviola
12-16 Bridlit Fringe Bridport Written and performed words in a wide range of genres. Tickets Bridport TIC 01308 424901 www.bridlitfringe.co.uk
14 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT93LQ 1pm. 40 minute recitial. Retiring collection
14 An Evening with Terri Waite St Peter’s Church, High East St, Dorchester. 6.30 for 7pm Tickets from Church 14-22/10 &Shire Hall from 22/10 A £8, U18s £4 01305 771182 paulvittleweymouth@gmail.com
14 Sherborne Artslink Flicks: Journey’s End Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7 for 7:30pm £6 from Sherborne TIC. Pre-film Supper £12 in the Raleigh Hall (pre-book). 01935 815341 www.sherborneartslink.org.uk
14 West Dorset CAMRA Digby Tap, Sherborne DT9 3NS 8pm Branch Meeting (Pub of the Year Nominations) rich.gabe1969@gmail.com
14 “Archaeological Dowsing Hunt for the Dorchester Roman Fort” Dorford Centre, Dorchester 7.30pm. Talk by Peter Emery £3 to charity, Little Hearts Matter.
15 “The Wildlife Wanderer” St George’s Hall, Fordington Dorchester 7.45pm Talk by David Bailey for Douth Dorset RSPB group. Member £3, non-member £4 suehampson22@gmail.com
15 “Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer’’ Charmouth Beach, Charmouth, DT7 3DR 7.30-10pm Shane Shambhu combines Indian Dance & Comedy in his life story. £10. U18s£6 07967 759135 www.artsreach.co.uk/event/shane-shambhu
15-17 “Present Laughter” a play by Noel Coward Corn Exchange, Dorchester Evening performances 7.30pm, Saturday matinee 2.30pm. A £10 U18s £7 from Dorchester TIC 01305 267992
15/11-13/12 Gothic: A 5-week course LSI Building, 51 East St, DT6 3JX Thursdays only 7-9pm. Looking at Gothic literary works, film, painting & music. Tickets £25 www.eventbrite.co.uk
16 Recital by Jazz Musicians Cheap Street Church, Sherborne DT9 3BJ. 1.45-2.25pm Sherborne School musicians. Free
16 Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. Up to 35 stands, food and refreshments. Entrance £1, 01963 370986
17 Book Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9:30am-4pm. Free entry. 01803 613356 colinbakerbooks@btinternet.com
17 Artslink Artist Demonstration Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL. 2.30-4.30pm Soft Pastels with Keith Stott. 2.10pm. £7.50 from Sherborne TIC. 01935 815341 info@sherborneartslink.org.uk
17 Christmas Craft Fair & Santa’s Grotto Peek Hall, Rousden DT7 3XW 11-4pm First ever Craft Fair in the village hall rousdonshow@gmail.com
17 60’s Night The Pavillion, Bridport Leisure Centre 7pm-late, charity event for Brit Valley Rotary. Tickets £10 inc supper. 07903152769/07703327688
17 Only Fools and 3 Courses Eypes Mouth Hotel, Eype Dinner and Only Fools and Horses comedy evening. Book in advance. £45 01308 423300 www.eypesmouthhotel.co.uk
17 Leigh Christmas Fair Leigh Village Hall DT9 6HL Fair with 20+ traders, refreshments, tombola, raffle, Sticklands School Choir. £2.50 U15Free www.leighvillage.org.uk
17 Shelbys Elbow Nags Head, 32 Silver St, Lyme Regis, DT7 3HS 9pm Live Music www.nagsheadlymeregis.com
17 NTSouth Dorset association AGM and talk Brownsword Hall, Pummery Square, Poundbury, DT1 3GW 2.30pm AGM followed by talk by Hannah Jefferson. 01300 321601 www.southdorsetnt.org.uk
17 Bridport Town Hall Craft Fair Bridport Town Hall, DT6 3LF 9.00am-3.00pm A variety of stalls including jewellery, cushions, cards,wood turned items, gifts & present ideas. 01308 424901 www.bridportandwestbay.co.uk
17 Bridport Vegan Market Bridport Youth & Community Centre, DT6 3RL 10-2.30pm hot & cold food, eco products, crafts, skincare & make up, information & advice. Free facebook: bridportvegan
18 Eype Makers Market Highlands End, DT6 6AR 10-4pm 40+ artisans & makers, raising money for RNLI & local charities. Refreshments & free parking. 01308 424321
18 Ken Gollop’s Shady Tree talk Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG 2.30-4.30. Ken’s final talk. He shares his unique view of Lyme’s past. £3
18 Charity Chase 2018 Sherborne Sports Centre, Sherborne DT9 3AP 9am. 1K/2K/5K/10K runs. Fancy dress. Raising money for Friends of The Yeatman Hospital. jack.white@sherborne.org www.sherbornesports.co.uk/charity-chase
19 Insight Lecture: “Fierce Imaginings” Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7:30pm. Talk by Revd Canon Dr Rachel Mann on effects of the First World War on Faith. £5 Parish Office, 3 Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ 01935 812452 www.insight.sherborneabbey.com
20 Sherborne Historical Society talk Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 8pm Talk by Professor Nigel Saul: What is Medieval Chivalry really about? Non-members £5pp. www.sherbornehistoricalsociety.co.uk
21 Kate Adie – “My Life & Times as a TV Correspondent” The Eastbury Hotel, Long Street, Sherborne DT9 3BY Talk by Kate Adie and 2 course lunch. £30 (£5 per ticket goes to charity). Limited spaces. Call to reserve ticket: 01935 813131
22 Prince of Nothingwood Corn Exchange, Dorchester 7.30pm Dorchester Film Society film directed by Sonia Kronlund. Membership required. Contact Rachel Mainland 7799143838 www.dorchesterfilmsociety.org.uk
21 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT93LQ 1pm. 40 minute recitial. Retiring collection
22 Visiting Artists Tindall Recital Series Tindall Recital Hall, Sherborne School, DT9 3AP Clarinet & Piano – Robert Blaken & Karen Kingsley. Tickets £10 from Sherborne School Reception, Abbey Road 01935 812249 tickets@sherborne.org
22-28 Animals In Mind Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU 10.30-4.30pm 3 artist friends share their collection animals made from clay and metal. Free 01297 444042 www.townmillarts.co.uk
23 “How to Become a Struggling Artist” Brownsword Hall, Pummery Square, Poundbury, DT13GW. 7pm for 7:30pm. Talk by Simon Gudgeon of Sculptures by the Lake. www.brownswordevents.org.uk
23 Poetry Plus – The Elements Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL. 7pm Performance of elemental poems: earth, air, fire & water. £5 from Winstones or at the door. www.sherborneliterarysociety.com/events
23 Make We Merry As We May with Frances Eustace Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL. 7pm Medieval musical Christmas celebration with authentic instruments and their history. £7 (£5 to members) 01935 812252 www.sherbornemuseum.co.uk
23 Chamber Music Recital Cheap Street Church, Sherborne DT9 3BJ. 1.45-2.25pm Sherborne School musicians. Free
23 Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. Up to 35 stands, food and refreshments. Entrance £1, 01963 370986
24 Brewery Square Christmas Illuminations Brewery Square, Dorchester 5-7pm. Family activities and live music. http://www.brewerysquare.com/brewery_square_whats_on_in_the_square.cfm
24 Classical Music Concert with Diego Incertis Sanchez St Mary’s Church, Dorchester 7.30pm Pieces by Wagner, Strauss, Respghi and Mendelssohn for Dorset Chamber Orchestra. A £15, U18s £1 01305 260360 http://www.harmonymusic.co.uk/
24 Dinner and ‘Fawlty Towers’ Eypes Mouth Hotel, Eype Dinner and Fawlty Towers entertainment. Book in advance. £45 1308 423300 www.eypesmouthhotel.co.uk
24 Shakedown Ridge Nags Head, 32 Silver St, Lyme Regis, DT7 3HS 9pm Live Music www.nagsheadlymeregis.com
24 Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage. 07809 387594
24 Carol Singing South Street, Dorchester 9.30-10.30am
24 Coffee Morning Bethany Chapel, Coombe St, Lyme Regis DT7 10.30-12.30pm. 01297 598246
24 Christmas Fayre St Swithun’s Church, Bridport 12-2.30pm Raffle, plants, gifts, cakes, refreshments. Free
24 Amateur Boxing Tournament Freshwater Holiday Park, DT6 4PT 7.30pm Bridport & District amateur boxing club, held under A.B.A rules. £15 from Bridport TIC 01308 424901
25 Candles on the Hill St Catherine’s Chapel, Abbotsbury 3pm. Event in aid of St. Nicholas Church & Abbotsbury children’s playground. Candle bags £2 from local businesses
25/10-22/12 Cards for Good Causes Dorchester Tourist Information Centre, Charles Street, Dorchester Charity
Christmas Cards sold for at least 25 charities, with a variety of designs 01305 267992
26 Insight Lecture: “What is Truth?” Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7:30pm. Talk by Canon Bill Cave MA, former lead chaplain at HMP The Verne. £5 Parish Office, 3 Abbey Close, Sherborne DT9 3LQ, 01935 812452 www.insight.sherborneabbey.com
26 “Gardens of the First World War” Bridport United Church Hall, East St 2.30pm. Talk by Christine Stones for Golden Cap Assoc. Non-members £3 01308 863577
27 “Recent Research Along The Jurassic Coast” Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG 2.30-4pm. Talk by Sam Scriven for Earth Science Jurassic Coast Team/ Dorset Wildlife Trust/Lyme Regis Society. £2 members, £3 Visitors
28 Sherborne Science Café: “Building with Dirt to Clean Our Homes” Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL. 7.30pm. Talk by Dr Daniel Maskell, Prize Fellow in Innovative Construction Materials, Bath University. https://sites.google.com/site/sherbornesciencecafe
28 AGM followed by “Foraging In The Garden” Uplyme Village Hall, Lyme Road, DT7 3UY AGM 7.30pm, talk at 8pm. Talk by Anne Swithinbank for Uplyme & Lyme Regis Horticultural Society
28 Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT93LQ 1pm. 40 minute recitial. Retiring collection
29 Nile Hilton Incident Corn Exchange, Dorchester 7.30pm Dorchester Film Society film directed by Tarik Saleh. Membership required. Contact Rachel Mainland 7799143838 www.dorchesterfilmsociety.org.uk
29-5/12 Son and Mother Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU 10.30-4.30pm Two abstract landscape oil painters share this showcase of mother and son. FREE 01297 444042 www.townmillarts.co.uk30 Christmas Bingo Woodmead Halls, Hill Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PG Lyme Regis branch of Cancer Research UK
29/10-22/12 Cards for Good Causes Sherborne Tourist Information Centre, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL Charity Christmas Cards sold for at least 25 charities, with a variety of designs. 01935 815341
30 Singers’ Recital Cheap Street Church, Sherborne DT9 3BJ. 1.45-2.25pm Sherborne School musicians. Free
30/11-22/12 Christmas Exhibition The Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne DT9 3LN New work by 15 artists. Open Tues-Sat 9.30am-5pm 01935 815261 www.jerramgallery.com
03 Luke Brown: For You I Long the Longest – Dance
04 Light to the Darkness – Music
08 Big Heads & Others – Comedy
09 To Hell in a Handbag – Theatre
10 Met Opera Live: Marnie – Live Screening
14 The Rape of the Belt – Theatre
18 ROH Royal Ballet Live: La Bayadere Encore
23 Truth – Theatre
24 Art: Cause & Effect – Exhibitions
24 Jeremy Hardy Live – Comedy
30 Jazz Café: Kaja Draksler – Solo Piano – Music
Box Office : 01308 424 204 www.bridport-arts.com
02 Music Cloudbusting: 40 years of Kate 8.00pm
03 Join In / Workshop A Magic Workshop with the Great Baldini! 2.00pm – 4.00pm
03 Theatre Ventoux 8.00pm
04 Entertainment Histories of the Unexpected (Dr Sam Willis and Prof. James Daybell) 3.00pm
07 Music The Men Who Marched Away (GreenMatthews) 8.00pm
10 Comedy Simon Evans: Genius 8.00pm
11 Family Entertainment Morgan and West’s Utterly Spiffing Spectacular
Magic Show for Kids (And Childish Grown-ups!) 2.00pm
11 Entertainment Morgan and West: Parlour Tricks 7.30pm
14 Theatre Rum In The Gravy Boat (Fluid Motion) 7.00pm
18 Classical Music Lucy Parham – The Life and Loves of Claude Debussy 7.00pm
21 Jazz Mike Denham with Michael McQuaid 8.00pm
22 Music Dorchester Piano Quartet 1.00pm
23 Theatre To Hell in a Handbag 8.00pm
24 – Sun 25 Classical Music / Opera HMS Pinafore (Opera Anywhere) Various see p26
28 Physical Theatre / Dance This Really Is Too Much (Gracefool Collective) 8.00pm
30 Jazz Music King For A Day: The Nat King Cole Story
Ticket Office: Dorchester TIC 01305 267992. Box Office : 01305 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk MARINE THEATE
01 Allelujah Screening
02 Richard Carpenter Is Close To Comedy
03..Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover Theatre 06 Withering Looks Theatre
08 The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Society Cinema
09 War Horxe Cinema
10 Met Opera Marnie Screening
14 RSC Troilus & Cressida Screening
16 Comedy Club With Jayde Adams Comedy
17 Datt Brass Music
20 The Madness of King George Screening
21 Gigspanner Music
23 The Simmerstones Music
24 Chris Wood Music
25 Jazz in the Bar Maggie Reeday Music
27 Pop Music Theatre
29 The King and I Screening
30 Intronauts Theatre
Marine Theatre Box Office: 01297 442138 (Lyme Regis TIC) www.marinetheatre.com ELECTRIC PALACE
01 NT: Allelujah (12a) – Screening
02 The Miseducation of Cameron Post (15) – Film
03 The Wife (15) – Film
18 Bolshoi: La Sylphide – Screening
20 NTLive: The Madness of George III – Screening
22 The Dodge Brothers New Album Tour – Music
23 A Simple Favour (15) – Film
24 The Blockheads + Support – Music
29 Bad Manners + Support – Music
30 Dreadzone + Support – Music
Electric Palace Box Office: 01308 424901 (Bridport TIC) www.electricpalace.org.uk MARKETS
Bridport Weekly Market in the Town every Wednesday & Saturday, Farmers Market 2nd Sat of the month 9am – 1pm Bridport Arts Centre, Country Market Every Saturday WI Hall, Vintage Market Last Saturday of month,
Dorchester Weekly Market in Fairfield Car Park, Weymouth Ave 8am-3pm every Wednesday, Farmers’ Market 1st Saturday in each month at Poundbury, 9am-1pm and 4th Saturday of each month in South Street, 9am-4pm. Country Market at The Corn Exchange every Friday (exc. Easter) 8:30am-11am.
Sherborne Pannier Market on the Parade every Thursday and Saturday; Country Market in Church Hall, Digby Road, Thursday mornings, 9-11.30am; Farmers’ Market 3rd Friday in each month – Cheap Street, 9am-1pm. Saturday Antiques & Flea Market – held the fourth Saturday every month (exc. April and December), Church Hall, Digby Road. 9am-4pm Monthly Book Fair –every third Saturday, Church Hall, Digby Road. 9:30am-4pm.
Owermoigne Monthly Market in the village hall every 2nd Saturday, 10:30am-12pm. Homemade goods, plants, crafts, books.
Broadmayne Monthly Market St. Martin’s Community Hall, Broadmayne (By Church), every 3rd Friday 2pm-3:30pm.


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