News & Events

The latest news and events from the Dorset magazine


Friday 22 May 2020

We have teamed up with Juste Moi, a designer Lingerie & Swimwear retailer, to help one lucky winner update their 2020 Swimwear with a stunning collection from Juste Moi!

Time to design: here is everything you need to know about Neptune Home

Friday 22 May 2020

It started with a hammock. Made around a kitchen table, their first-ever product was stitched with careful hands, a trusty sewing machine and a large dose of optimism.

Top Dorset Food and Drink Doorstep Deliveries

Thursday 21 May 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, lots of Dorset businesses are innovating with new takeaway & delivery menus. We’ve gathered some great options to support local businesses and help you dine-in-style safely at home! #ThereWithYou

WIN a hamper of gin from Sky Wave Gin worth £175

Wednesday 20 May 2020

We have teamed up with the Oxfordshire distillery to offer one lucky winner a gorgeous hamper of gin

10 vintage videos to celebrate VE Day 75

Wednesday 20 May 2020

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the day that formally recognised Nazi Germany’s surrender - so we gathered some beautiful old videos that capture the celebratory atmosphere of that first VE Day in 1945

VE Day 75 at home: what is VE Day and how will the UK celebrate in lockdown

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Parties in the streets and crowds cheering in Trafalgar Square marked Victory in Europe Day in 1945, with the British public rejoicing after six long, hard years of war.

Share values down, dividends cancelled. Not for Acorn’s Property Bonds

Wednesday 13 May 2020

Property continues to defy the odds and remains an asset you can rely on

6 of the best secret beaches in Dorset

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Visit Dorset reveal their favourite lesser-known local beaches to explore if you want to get off the beaten track this summer

The ultimate Dorset walking guide

Tuesday 12 May 2020

With Durdle Door, Brownsea Island, Jurassic Coast and a whole host of other stunning sights, Dorset is an amazing place for a stroll

8 of the best dog walks in Dorset

Tuesday 12 May 2020

Tried and tested by two-legged and four-legged walkers, these dog-friendly rambles are the perfect way to explore our lovely county

Go, Johnnie GO: things you didn’t know about DJ Johnnie Walker

Friday 1 May 2020

DJ Johnnie Walker talks to Stu Lambert about taking his Sounds of the 70s radio show on tour, and how he fell in love with the county he now calls home

A historical virtual tour of Wessex

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Tim Laycock, Artistic Director of The New Hardy Players takes us on a literary ramble through the landscapes that inspired Thomas Hardy

Lifestyle Flooring UK introduce the Bentley Flooring range

Monday 27 April 2020

A leading UK flooring company based in Leeds have released a new luxury flooring range.

Facing a Separation?

Monday 20 April 2020

The breakdown of a relationship can be a stressful, unpleasant and often overwhelming time whether you are married, in a civil partnership or living together.

A message from Dorset Magazine editor Helen Stiles: We’re #ThereWithYou

Monday 20 April 2020

This magazine carries a single, simple message on its cover this month - #ThereWithYou

Revealing the truth about the Game Changers Netflix documentary

Tuesday 14 April 2020

If The Game Changers is on your self-isolation playlist, you may need to delve into the detail before making any life-changing decisions.

Top video chat apps to stay connected with friends and family during self-isolation

Tuesday 7 April 2020

There are tons of apps to choose from, and it seems like we use different ones depending on the situation. Here are some of the best video calling apps.

12 of the best Dorset butchers

Tuesday 7 April 2020

From hidden gems to award-winners, Sue Quinn seeks out some of the county’s finest meat masters who are passionate about animal welfare, quality and service

Walking route: A ramble around Culpepper’s Dish and Affpuddle

Monday 6 April 2020

This challenging winter walk takes in one of the natural swallow-holes on a wooded ridge above the village

5 free children’s audiobooks inspired by the British countryside

Sunday 5 April 2020

We’ve chosen some of our favourite books that were inspired by the that take your outside while staying in.

Can meditation help you get through the lockdown?

Thursday 2 April 2020

It’s not all about crossing your legs and humming, you can meditate anywhere and at anytime – even when putting the kettle on.

Why owning a dog is beneficial to your wellbeing

Wednesday 1 April 2020

Pets can give you companionship inside and outside your home.

Things to do in the garden during self-isolation

Tuesday 31 March 2020

It’s the perfect time to get out in the garden and get some motivation. Here is a roundup of all the fun and relaxing activities you can do in your garden.

Stage shows, musicals and concerts you can watch online now for free

Friday 27 March 2020

Social distancing doesn’t mean you can’t get your much needed Arts fix. You can now enjoy the magic of theatre from the small screen!

Live animal webcams you can watch from home

Friday 27 March 2020

Animals are always a source of joy so we have gathered some zoos and wildlife parks across the country (and beyond) that are livestreaming animal enclosures

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