Young person (ages 16-24)

The Fossil Women

September 23, 2021

Tom Sharpe – Mary Anning, the fossil woman

20 January 2022, 7 pm Join Tom Sharpe, formerly Curator of Palaeontology and Archives at the National Museum of Wales, and author of ‘The…

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Anciently a manor

September 23, 2021

Dr Clare Randall – ‘Anciently a manor’: the medieval manor at Lower Putton Lane, Chickerell

Excavations of the medieval manor at Lower Putton Lane, Chickerell 16 December 2021, 7 pm Join Dr Clare Randall to find out more about…

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September 23, 2021

Annette Ratuszniak – Elisabeth Frink at Woolland

25 November 2021, 7 pm In this illustrated talk, Annette Ratuszniak will examine how Dame Elisabeth Frink, while living at Woolland in Dorset, was…

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Waddon House

August 26, 2021

Who was the Waddon Man?

11 October 2021, 2 pm For almost 400 years the skull of an unknown person was kept at Waddon Manor. Local folklore said that an…

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August 26, 2021

Tracy Chevalier: The Importance of Place

21 October 2021, 7 pm Tracy Chevalier’s bestselling historical novels are set in various parts of the world: Holland, Ohio, California, southern France,…

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Barbican Quartet

August 20, 2021

Barbican Quartet

17 November 2021, 7.30 pm Acclaimed for their “gusto, comradeship and sharp attack” (The Times), the Barbican Quartet was formed at the Guildhall School…

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August 19, 2021

The New Hardy Player’s The Mayor of Casterbridge

6 October 2021, 7 pm [FULLY BOOKED] The New Hardy Players bring their most ambitious production to date, combining live performance, film, and archive photography. …

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Roman Town House Tours

August 18, 2021

Roman Town House Tours

Discovered in the 1930s, one of the best examples of a Roman Town House in England is situated here in Dorchester. Following extensive refurbishment of…

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July 21, 2021

Antonina Suhanova, Pianist

27 October 2021, 7.30 pm After her early training in Latvia, Antonina moved to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where she…

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