News & Events

The latest news and events from the Dorset magazine

WIN a range of baked goodies from the Skinny Bakery worth £75

Friday 8 December 2017

We’ve teamed up with the Skinny Bakery to offer one lucky winner the chance to receive a Pick’n’Mix box worth £24.99 and a voucher worth £50

Order your Dorset Calendar for 2018

Thursday 7 December 2017

The Dorset Calendar 2018 features 12 beautiful glossy photographs offering you a year-long reminder of the county you love

Treat yourself to Dorset Magazine this Christmas

Wednesday 6 December 2017

Treat yourself to a digital subscription to Dorset Magazine and enjoy access to a huge archive of over 100 issues of the magazine!

WIN a pet portrait worth £260

Tuesday 5 December 2017

We’ve teamed up with to offer one lucky winner the chance to receive a watercolour portrait of their pet worth £260

Dorset walk around Wimborne Minster and Leigh Common

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a walk through the history of Wimborne. Along the way he finds a lady’s carriage drive, a peaceful nature reserve and a pleasant hilltop village

Dorset pantomime dame Lee Redwood

Tuesday 5 December 2017

The world loves a panto dame. There is nothing more life affirming, ridiculous or, frankly, quintessentially British. And Lee Redmond – Queen Thelma at Weymouth Pavilion’s Sleeping Beauty this Christmas 2017 – is a master of this great, daft art

12 days of Christmas in Dorset: The best food and drink

Thursday 30 November 2017

Explore and taste the landscape with some of Dorset Food & Drink’s members with these ideas inspired by a Christmas song

How Dorset’s churchyards provide a haven for wildlife

Monday 20 November 2017

From bats to beetles and barn owls to butterflies, churchyards provide a wonderful haven for some of the UK’s rare flora and fauna, says Sally Welbourn of Dorset Wildlife Trust

Dorset walk around Gore Hill and Up Cerne

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Only birdsong breaks the peace of this beautiful West Dorset walk which takes in wide valleys, wooded hills and glorious countryside views over the Blackmore Vale, as Edward Griffiths discovers

Meet the chef: Jason Hornbuckle at The Point Restaurant in Sandbanks

Monday 13 November 2017

Jason Hornbuckle, Executive Head Chef, at The Point Restaurant at the Haven Hotel combines classic French cuisine with British style and Asian flavours from his travels

Dorset walk around Swanage and Herston

Tuesday 7 November 2017

Edward Griffiths enjoys a bracing coastal walk through the foothills of Ballard Down and Nine Barrow Down

Meet the head: Jo Thomson at Clayesmore

Tuesday 7 November 2017

As Head of Clayesmore, Jo Thomson wants pupils to embrace challenge as this will help them discover that they can achieve more than they ever dreamt

La Fosse in Cranborne: Restaurant review

Monday 6 November 2017

Hyper-local food sourcing and world-class creative cuisine come together in Cranborne, as Helen Stiles discovers

Events and things to do in Dorchester - November 2017

Tuesday 31 October 2017

We round up some of the best events happening in Dorchester this November

What to expect at Bridport Literary Festival 2017

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Bridport Literary Festival Director, Tanya Bruce-Lockhart, reveals some of the fascinating writers she has brought together for this year’s event

How to get involved in clay shooting

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Emily Damment talks us through a beginner’s journey into clay shooting, starting with the all-important first lesson and what to expect from have-a-go days

Dorset walk around West Lulworth and Daggers Gate

Monday 30 October 2017

Edward Griffiths explores the fascinating geology of the Jurassic Coast and admires some famous landmarks that regularly feature in geography field trips

9 of the most haunted locations in Dorset

Thursday 26 October 2017

Prepare to experience the paranormal this Hallowe’en as Visit Dorset reveals some of the county’s most haunted pubs, stately homes, historic buildings and tanks

The resident mammals of Dorset

Tuesday 24 October 2017

From inquisitive seals to boxing hares, Sally Welbourn introduces us to some of Dorset’s resident mammals

Dorset walk around Southbourne Beach and Aerodrome

Monday 23 October 2017

Edward Griffiths traces the boundaries of an airfield which hosted some magnificent men in their flying machines at the 1910 International Aviation Meeting

Dorset bespoke metalwork artist Ted Edley

Tuesday 17 October 2017

A chap who can mend a mangled car can turn his hand to pretty much anything.

What to expect at Bournemouth Arts by the Sea 2017

Thursday 12 October 2017

From elephants roaming Bournemouth to a watery takeover at the Town Hall, Helen Stiles is dazzled by the line-up at this year’s Arts by the Sea Festival and its Fringe

Meet the head: Richard Stevenson at Castle Court School

Thursday 12 October 2017

Richard Stevenson is headmaster of Castle Court School, the family-centred prep where children’s talents are nurtured and the freedom of childhood treasured

The beekeepers and artisan honey producers of Dorset

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Sue Quinn explores Dorset’s wonderful range of artisan honeys and argues that to truly appreciate this sweet product, you have to buy local

Poole-based Elliot Brown Watches

Tuesday 10 October 2017

From their base in Poole, Elliot Brown create elegant watches rugged enough to survive being mounted on a boat for 41,000 nautical miles on an 11 month circumnavigation

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