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September 21, 2022

An Evening with Furleigh Estate

Discover the history of English wine, learn about Furleigh Estate’s state of the art winery, how they make their still and sparkling wines, and have a tutored tasting of six favourites.

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September 14, 2022

Dorchester Heritage Open Day

Each year, places across the country throw open their doors and give people the chance to see hidden places and try new experiences for free.

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NHS Unmasked

September 14, 2022


Unmasked is a local, voluntary project that began in the dark days of March 2020, when a new disease called COVID-19 literally stopped the world as we knew it.

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August 29, 2022

Dorset Museum Highlights Tour

Explore 250 million years of Dorset’s history in this volunteer-led highlights tour of Dorset Museum. Discover Roman mosaics, fossils from the Jurassic Coast, Thomas Hardy manuscripts and the sculptures of Elisabeth Frink – and plenty more along the way.

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Heritage Open Days

August 26, 2022

Collection Discovery Centre Tours

Join our Collections Team for an opportunity to explore behind the scenes in the Museum’s Collections Discovery Centre.

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August 16, 2022

Frei aber Einsam (Free but lonely)

Special late opening: The Dorset Museum is free to visit for concert ticket holders from 6.30pm Tickets £30/£10 (students & universal credit) Free entry to 25…

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August 11, 2022

Heart of Stone

The Portland Players and Island Voices Community Choir present: Heart of Stone Dorset Tour 2022 at the Roman Town House. A celebration of Portland stone, landscape and people co-created and performed by local communities.

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July 18, 2022

An Afternoon with Elizabeth Lowry

Spend the afternoon with Elizabeth Lowry for a book signing and reading of her highly praised novel 'The Chosen'. The novel was inspired by Thomas Hardy and his marriage to Emma Gifford.

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Thomas Hardy and the Literature of War

July 12, 2022

Thomas Hardy and the Literature of War

Kate Adie will discuss the writer Thomas Hardy’s changing views on war and conflict with panellists Phillip Mallett and Tai-Chun Ho.

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