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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Kate Mosse, Alan Hollinghurst and Pam Ayres Picture Wikipedia

Impressive line up for Dorchester Literary Festival

DORCHESTER Literary Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and attendees can expect an impressive line up of…

Swanage Fish and Food Festival cancelled

THIS year’s Swanage Fish and Food Festival has been cancelled due to…

Dorset dance school brings history to life through WWII themed performance  

A REMARKABLE blend of history and dance unfolded in Dorset last weekend as talented young dancers concluded their…

Ricky Gervais is heading to Christchurch... Picture: Netflix

Ricky Gervais bringing new material show to Christchurch

COMEDY megastar Ricky Gervais is set to perform in Christchurch. The creator and star of The Office, Afterlife and Extras…

Fundraiser for stained glass window in memory of Purbeck WW2 RAF pilots

TWO veterans of the Second World War are giving a talk to raise money for a commemorative stained glass…

The food and music festival runs at Upton Country Park in June

Tasty food and music festival at Upton Country Park to get ready for Glastonbury!

A TASTY festival is on offer at a Dorset food festival in June – just ahead of Glastonbury! The Upton…

The DBA Motor Show is returning to Lulworth Castle in May. Picture: Darima Frampton Photography

Charity gearing up for 2024 Motor Show at Lulworth Castle

THE Dorset Blind Association Motor Show – a staple in the diaries of petrolheads across the south west -…

Dorset’s best snorkelling spots revealed in new Planet Purbeck guide

THE best snorkelling spots in south Dorset have been revealed in a new list. Community group Plant Purbeck has put…

Throwing with Dan: Channel 4 Pottery Throw Down finalist reveals all

DAN Sandham, finalist on the Great Pottery Throw Down, reveals all about the Channel 4 show, over a pottery…

Swanage hosts Any Questions on BBC Radio 4 tonight

VOICES from Swanage will be heard on BBC Radio 4 tonight.  Any Questions, hosted by Alex…