Dorset in focus

  • Email a friend
  • Print this page

Calendar of Events in Dorset for September 2014

Promote your event

Your event not listed?

Promote your happenings for free

Choose from a huge range of events and activities across Dorset. Visit an agricultural show or open air festival; enjoy outdoor pursuits and recreations such as walking and nature trails, or treat yourself to some real westcountry culture at a music or theatre performance or art exhibition.

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep 2014

02

Tuesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Kayak safari with the National Trust and Studland Sea School

A kayak safari with the National Trust and Studland Sea School on 9 dates between 3rd July and 2nd September 2014. Booking is essential.

03

Wednesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Discover Arne with the RSPB

Come on one of the free RSPB guided walks every Wednesday to track down a whole host of wildlife. From Dartford warblers to smooth snakes, raft spiders to dragonflies, who knows what we might find?

04

Thursday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

05

Friday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Festivals

Bridport Hat Festival Featured event

(5 Sep - 6 Sep)

The Bridport Hat Festival is a two day celebration of hats with Live Music, Stalls, Competitions and more… The fifth Bridport Hat Festival will take place over Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September 2014.

Music and literature

Swanage Folk Festival

(5 Sep - 7 Sep)

Morris sides of many styles come from all over the country to dance at a variety of venues all round the town.

Festivals

Classic Transport Rally

(5 Sep - 7 Sep)

Bournemouth and Poole Preservation Club are pleased to announce the BPPC Vehicle Rally supporting the Swanage Steam Railway on 5th to 7th September 2014

06

Saturday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Festivals

Bridport Hat Festival Featured event

(5 Sep - 6 Sep)

The Bridport Hat Festival is a two day celebration of hats with Live Music, Stalls, Competitions and more… The fifth Bridport Hat Festival will take place over Friday 5th and Saturday 6th September 2014.

Music and literature

Swanage Folk Festival

(5 Sep - 7 Sep)

Morris sides of many styles come from all over the country to dance at a variety of venues all round the town.

Festivals

Classic Transport Rally

(5 Sep - 7 Sep)

Bournemouth and Poole Preservation Club are pleased to announce the BPPC Vehicle Rally supporting the Swanage Steam Railway on 5th to 7th September 2014

Sport and recreation

Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle

On six dates between 6th September and 21st September 2014. Each weekend you will learn about the English Civil War from a different perspective.

07

Sunday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Music and literature

Swanage Folk Festival

(5 Sep - 7 Sep)

Morris sides of many styles come from all over the country to dance at a variety of venues all round the town.

Festivals

Classic Transport Rally

(5 Sep - 7 Sep)

Bournemouth and Poole Preservation Club are pleased to announce the BPPC Vehicle Rally supporting the Swanage Steam Railway on 5th to 7th September 2014

Sport and recreation

Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle

On six dates between 6th September and 21st September 2014. Each weekend you will learn about the English Civil War from a different perspective.

08

Monday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

09

Tuesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

10

Wednesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Discover Arne with the RSPB

Come on one of the free RSPB guided walks every Wednesday to track down a whole host of wildlife. From Dartford warblers to smooth snakes, raft spiders to dragonflies, who knows what we might find?

11

Thursday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

12

Friday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Theatre

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(12 Sep - 13 Sep)

To open this year's Inside Out Dorset Festival CirkVOST will perform BoO at Poole Park for 2 nights only on 12th and 13th September 2014.

13

Saturday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Theatre

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(12 Sep - 13 Sep)

To open this year's Inside Out Dorset Festival CirkVOST will perform BoO at Poole Park for 2 nights only on 12th and 13th September 2014.

Food and drink

Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival Featured event

(13 Sep - 14 Sep)

The 15th Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival takes place on 13th and 14th September 2014 between 10am and 5pm.

Entry: £5.00 per adult, Under 15's free. Includes programme and parking.

Sport and recreation

Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle

On six dates between 6th September and 21st September 2014. Each weekend you will learn about the English Civil War from a different perspective.

Theatre

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(13 Sep - 14 Sep)

Lefeuvre and Andre: An intimate and beastly tiny circus set in a greenhouse, where two frantic acrobats line up miniature madnesses.

14

Sunday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Food and drink

Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival Featured event

(13 Sep - 14 Sep)

The 15th Sturminster Newton Cheese Festival takes place on 13th and 14th September 2014 between 10am and 5pm.

Entry: £5.00 per adult, Under 15's free. Includes programme and parking.

Theatre

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(13 Sep - 14 Sep)

Lefeuvre and Andre: An intimate and beastly tiny circus set in a greenhouse, where two frantic acrobats line up miniature madnesses.

Sport and recreation

Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle

On six dates between 6th September and 21st September 2014. Each weekend you will learn about the English Civil War from a different perspective.

15

Monday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

16

Tuesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

17

Wednesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Discover Arne with the RSPB

Come on one of the free RSPB guided walks every Wednesday to track down a whole host of wildlife. From Dartford warblers to smooth snakes, raft spiders to dragonflies, who knows what we might find?

18

Thursday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Theatre

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

For one night only Inside Out Dorset will take the festival to Blandford, where Periplum will perform their captivating show, The Bell. 18th September 2014 at 8:00pm.

19

Friday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(19 Sep - 21 Sep)

Inside Out Dorset Festival: An Interactive Art Trail along the Ridgeway. 19th September to 21st September 2014.

20

Saturday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(19 Sep - 21 Sep)

Inside Out Dorset Festival: An Interactive Art Trail along the Ridgeway. 19th September to 21st September 2014.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Sport and recreation

Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle

On six dates between 6th September and 21st September 2014. Each weekend you will learn about the English Civil War from a different perspective.

Music and literature

The Last Night of the Proms at the Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Bournemouth Concert Brass... The Last Night of the Proms. On Saturday 20th Sep 2014 from 7:30 pm at the Mowlem Theatre, Swanage.

21

Sunday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Inside Out Dorset - Extraordinary events in extraordinary places.

(19 Sep - 21 Sep)

Inside Out Dorset Festival: An Interactive Art Trail along the Ridgeway. 19th September to 21st September 2014.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Festivals

19th Annual Eggardon Kite Festival Featured event

The famous Kite Festival atop the magnificent Iron Age hillfort of Eggardon Hill, near Bridport. Sunday 21st September 2014 between 10:30am to 4:30pm

Sport and recreation

Civil War Academy at Corfe Castle

On six dates between 6th September and 21st September 2014. Each weekend you will learn about the English Civil War from a different perspective.

22

Monday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

23

Tuesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

24

Wednesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

Nature

Discover Arne with the RSPB

Come on one of the free RSPB guided walks every Wednesday to track down a whole host of wildlife. From Dartford warblers to smooth snakes, raft spiders to dragonflies, who knows what we might find?

Theatre

The Simon and Garfunkel Story

Direct from London's West End, award winning actor Dean Elliott ('Buddy -The Musical') and a full cast of performers tell the compelling story of the greatest music duo of all time in this 50th Anniversary Celebration.

25

Thursday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

26

Friday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

Festivals

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Featured event

(26 Sep - 12 Oct)

The Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns for its fourth year of live music, performance, sound and visual installations and films. 26th September to 12th October 2014.

27

Saturday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

Festivals

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Featured event

(26 Sep - 12 Oct)

The Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns for its fourth year of live music, performance, sound and visual installations and films. 26th September to 12th October 2014.

Sport and recreation

Civil War: Besieged & Betrayed at Corfe Castle Featured event

(27 Sep - 28 Sep)

English Civil War Weekend: 'Besieged & Betrayed', on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014.

28

Sunday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Sport and recreation

Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival Featured event

(20 Sep - 28 Sep)

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival - Saturday 20th September - Sunday 28th September 2014.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

Festivals

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Featured event

(26 Sep - 12 Oct)

The Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns for its fourth year of live music, performance, sound and visual installations and films. 26th September to 12th October 2014.

Sport and recreation

Civil War: Besieged & Betrayed at Corfe Castle Featured event

(27 Sep - 28 Sep)

English Civil War Weekend: 'Besieged & Betrayed', on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014.

Agricultural shows

Wessex Heavy Horse Show Featured event

The Wessex Heavy Horse Society Annual Show and Country Fayre, takes place at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Showground between 09:00am and 16:00pm on Sunday 28th September 2014.

29

Monday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

Festivals

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Featured event

(26 Sep - 12 Oct)

The Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns for its fourth year of live music, performance, sound and visual installations and films. 26th September to 12th October 2014.

30

Tuesday

Nature

Guided Garden Tours at Kingston Lacy

(19 Aug - 2 Nov)

Explore Kingston Lacy, a lavish family home built to resemble an Italian Palace. Guided tours of the garden on Tuesday to Sunday (weather permitting). Daily from 5th March to 2nd November 2014 from 11am to 2pm.

Nature

Stock Gaylard House - Open to the Public

(22 Sep - 30 Sep)

Stock Gaylard House is open to the public on three occasions throughout the year. Don't miss your chance to view this Grade II* listed House and grounds.

Festivals

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival Featured event

(26 Sep - 12 Oct)

The Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival returns for its fourth year of live music, performance, sound and visual installations and films. 26th September to 12th October 2014.

October 2014

Find Out More

Newsletter signup

Newsletter signup

Register now to receive our free monthly email listing upcoming events around the county.

Attractions

Visitor Attractions

Fun and entertainment for all the family at these Visitor Attractions.

Where to Eat

Dining Out

A selection of our favourite places to dine out, to suit all budgets.

Beaches

Beaches

Shingle or Sand? Find the best beach to build your sandcastle.

Outdoor Gear

Outdoor Gear

Explore the South West Coast in comfort with our Outdoor Gear Store.

Youth Hostels

Youth Hostels

Independent traveller? Youth Hostels enable you to explore on a budget.

Information

About us

Privacy policy

Cookies

Advertise

Promote events

Advertising options

 

Follow us

Facebook

Twitter

 

Related sites

Cornwall in Focus

Devon in Focus

Somerset in Focus

A SouthWest in Focus brand
© Shimbo 2000 - 2014

© http://www.dorsetinfocus.co.uk 2000 - 2014