The Great Dorset Chilli Festival

The 8th festival will be held on the last weekend of July and will be another great weekend for chilli enthusiasts, food lovers and families. Held with the kind permission of the Earl of Shaftesbury at St Giles Park, there will be a glorious weekend of “chilli fiesta”, with stalls selling all things chilli, from […]

Keyneston Mill Outdoor Cinema

Every Wednesday from June – September. 7:30pm; film at dusk £15pp including complementary glass of fizz Join us from 7:30pm for a light meal, small plates and drinks. We’re looking forward to a long, hot summer of glorious balmy evenings, perfect for enjoying a glass of wine and a movie under the stars, in […]

BECAK Gin Festival

Come and meet Dorset and other local gin distillers and sample a great selection of artisan gins. Tickets are from £13 (1st drink free from Becak bar) For more details visit the facebook page

The Source Trade Show

The Source is the South West’s biggest and best show for anyone with a serious interest in speciality foods, quality drinks, profitable catering and inspired hospitality. Taking place at the beginning of February, the show is perfectly timed for buyers looking to get set for the season ahead. This ‘must-attend’ show is a unique opportunity […]

Taste of the South 2018

Taste of the South Festival returns to Dorset for a second year this July! Open from 10.00am to 7.00pm on Saturday and 10.00am to 5.00pm on Sunday, the festival location is adjacent to Bournemouth Airport and easily accessible from the A338 as well as Wimborne, Ferndown, Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch and surrounding areas. Celebrating all things […]

Sorted in Dorset

The Dorset Family Festival Join us for the first event in Hamworthy Park on 21st & ‪22nd July, where you will be able to enjoy the tastes of locally produced food and drink whilst listening to talented resident musicians. With plenty to keep the whole family entertained, including children’s activities, we’ve got you sorted for […]

Wimborne Minster Food & Drink Festival 2018

Take a unique town and combine it with local food and drink producers and hands on cookery demonstrations by passionate chefs, what do you have, Wimborne Minster Food & Drink Festival of course. We are bringing together Dorset Food & Drink members, Dorset Farmers Market and the Anonymous Travelling Market for a fourth year to […]

The Melplash Show

The Melplash Agricultural Society Show is one of the South West’s premier agricultural exhibitions and is held at The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport, Dorset on the last Thursday before the August Bank holiday. Our 2018 show will be held on Thursday 23rd August and there really will be something for everyone at our show. […]

Leigh Food Fair

This is proving to be a very successful annual show, AND will, of course, be in the amazing Village Hall at Leigh. Please spread the word to your friends and relations – it really is a day NOT to be missed. Now in its 13th year, this fair always brings some of the very best […]

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show

The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show is one of the largest one day agricultural shows in the south, held on our own Turnpike Showground in North Dorset. With over 520 trade stand exhibitors there is an enormous choice available to visitors from the cradle to the grave, from schools & further education to fitness and medical […]