We are under a national lockdown, looking forward to a less restrictive 2021. All non-essential businesses are now closed, but hard at work planning exciting events for later this year.

Meanwhile, there is a wealth of online activities, offers & ideas to enjoy throughout our pages * are you planning something?, let everyone know through ‘add your event’ at the top of this page!

Stay safe * stay active * plan… it’s fun - dorset’s waiting for you!

Dorset Events for April

Please click on the event title for further information & location.

  
THRILLER LIVE
Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
THRILLER LIVE
Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
The Gruffalo's Child
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
THRILLER LIVE
Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
The Gruffalo's Child
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
LYME REGIS BIG BEER FESTIVAL 13:00
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
The Gruffalo's Child
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
That'll Be The Day April 2021
Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
HOWIE CASEY’S BEATLES WITH WINGS 19:00
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
Seven Drunken Nights:The Story Of The Du 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
RUMOURS OF FLEETWOOD MAC
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
CHAPLIN: BIRTH OF A TRAMP 18:30
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
The Drifters 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
South West Model Show - Spring Edition 09:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
South West Model Show - Spring Edition 09:00 to 17:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Superslam Wrestling 2021
Pavilion Ballroom, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Round The Horne 19:45
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Stormzy
BIC Windsor Hall, Bournemouth
  
THE STRAWBS 19:00
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club 2020-2021 (LO
Pavilion Ballroom, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 19:30
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
The Little Mix Show: Woman Like Me 16:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
WAITING FOR GODOT 18:30
Marine Theatre, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Menopause The Musical 2
Pavilion Ballroom, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
Printmaking (Linocut) Workshop 10:30 to 13:00
Museum of East Dorset, 23-27 High Street, WIMBORNE
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
BELINDA O’HOOLEY – ‘INVERSIONS’ 19:00
Marine Theatere, Church Street, Lyme Regis
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
TIGER DAY 15 09:00 to 18:00
The Tank Museum, Bovington
  
Teas & talks: For the Benefit of Example 14:00 to 15:00
Shire Hall Museum, Dorchester
  
Rob Newman: Philosophy Show 20:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
Dorset Neon Run 20:00 to 22:30
Poole Park, Poole
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
The Sharon Shannon Quartet 20:00
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Remembering the Oscars
Pavilion Theatre, Westover Road, Bournemouth
  
Botanical Tile Creative Clay Workshop
Museum of East Dorset, 23-27 High Street, WIMBORNE
  
Zoom Dorset Button Beginner Workshop
Museum of East Dorset, 23-27 High Street, WIMBORNE
  
Old London by the Sea Online Talk 19:30 to 20:30
ONLINE EVENT: Swanage Pier, Pier Approach, SWANAGE
  
JULIE OLDFIELD 'NEW GROUND' 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Julie Oldfield Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Printmakers Open Exhibition 11:00 to 16:30
Malthouse Gallery, The Town Mill, Mill Lane, LYME REGIS
  
Ralph McTell 19:45
Lighthouse, Poole's Centre for the Arts, 21 Kingland Road, Poole
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