Young person (ages 16-24)

HengeFest

July 2, 2022

HengeFest 2022

A FREE family fun day in Maumbury Rings with activities that celebrate the sacred history of the space and its vibrant history.

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Bee and Buttercups Jonathan North © 2020

July 2, 2022

Tour of Dorchester Water Meadows | Ian Gosling

A guided walk across Dorchester’s water meadows

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Max Gate

July 2, 2022

What Lies Beneath Max Gate? | Martin Papworth

An online event, streamed from Max Gate with National Trust archaeologist Martin Papworth; Hardy’s Wessex curator Harriet Still and Wiltshire Museum director David Dawson

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Maiden Castle Flowers

July 2, 2022

Nature Walk: Maiden Castle | Miles King

A delightful family-friendly amble across Poundbury fields to enjoy the natural habitat and extensive views across the landscape

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Poundbury

July 2, 2022

Outer Casterbridge: Hardy and History | Mark Damon Chutter

Join Mark Chutter on a guided walk of Outer Casterbridge and the landscape so familiar and beloved by Thomas Hardy.

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Roman Town House, Dorchester

July 2, 2022

Dorchester Archaeological Dowsing Walk | Peter Emery

Try your hand at Archaeological dowsing with Peter Emery, retired field Archaeologist.

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The Great Field

July 2, 2022

Poundbury Hillfort and The Great Field | Miles King

A delightful family-friendly amble across Poundbury fields to enjoy the natural habitat and extensive views across the landscape

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Maiden Castle Walk

July 2, 2022

The History and Mystery of Maiden Castle | Gary Biltcliffe

A guided tour of Maiden Castle to explore its origins, myths and legends with Gary Biltcliffe, author of ‘The Spirit of Portland‘.

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Maiden Castle

June 20, 2022

VIP Archaeology: From the Neolithic to the Medieval, the archaeology of the Dorset Visual Impact Provision | John Boothroyd

Working on behalf of National Grid on its Dorset Visual Impact Provision (VIP) just outside Dorchester, a team of more than 25 archaeologists spent almost two years excavating and recording a wealth of evidence for human activity dating back 6000 years.

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