Arts & Entertainment

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso
Find out what’s happening across the Purbeck Arts & Entertainment scene.
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Youngsters can get behind the wheel of mini Land Rovers at Moors Valley. Picture: Dorset Council

Land Rovers and mini golf now on offer at Moors Valley Country Park

VISITORS braved the rain to have a splashing time at a new Dorset attraction. Children, park rangers, council staff and…

Corfe Castle illuminated by christmas lights. Photo: Jon Bish.

Christmas lights at Corfe Castle – plans unveiled

THE Christmas lights at Corfe Castle are set to be switched on this Thursday (December 2) –…

The Lighting Up Lives event is returning to Swanage Pier in December. Picture: Matt Coleman Photography

Santa trading his sleigh for a lifeboat at Swanage Pier lights switch-on

SANTA is set to arrive in style to turn on the Christmas lights at Swanage Pier. Father Christmas will trade…

Rescued chimpanzee Naree “hanging out” at Monkey World ©MonkeyWorld

You could adopt chimpanzee Naree – rescued from a Thai circus

MEET Naree, one of 52 chimpanzees who live at Monkey World, the ape sanctuary in Wareham. 

The 2022 Swanage Christmas Lights | Photo: Visit Dorset

Christmas lights and market in Swanage – details revealed

CHRISTMAS lights in Swanage – set to be switched on this Saturday (November 25) – will be…

Rising Voices Wessex is gearing up for a busy Christmas

Choir made up of people affected by cancer ready for busy Christmas

A DORSET choir made up of people affected by cancer is preparing for its busiest festive period ever -…

A range of free activities are on offer for young people in Dorset this Christmas. Picture: Dorset Council

Free holiday activities for young people on offer in Purbeck this Christmas

A RANGE of free activities are on offer to children and young people across Dorset this Christmas. Holiday clubs, activities…

Jason Donovan will bring his Doin Fine 25 show to the Lighthouse in Poole

Jason Donovan: Neighbours and 80s icon bringing new show to Dorset

NEIGHBOURS icon, musician and movie star Jason Donovan is bring his latest tour to Dorset – but not until…

From left: Quentin Royles (head chef at the Thomas Tripp and Bodega), Dave Burns and Jason Giddings

Tasty tunes and a delicious dish raising money for Christchurch hospice

TASTY tunes and a delicious dish will raise money for a hospice charity. And the owners of three Christchurch venues…

The Rex Cinema will celebrate the work of Mary Pickford, inset, during the Silent Film Weekend. Pictures: The Rex/Mary Pickford Foundation

The Rex cinema in Wareham to mark 100 years of screenings at Silent Film Weekend

DORSET’S oldest cinema is gearing up to celebrate silent film by showing a series of films – 100 years…