Dig beneath the surface of Dorset to unearth a host of entertainment and things to do in August.
Events throughout August
Tank displays and tank rides amongst many an other activity at the Tank Museum, Bovington
So many summer things to do throughout August, from craft sessions to outdoor theatre
The Dinosaur Museum of Dorchester has a mystery trail every day of the holidays.
Every Tuesday evening, pop down to Poole Harbour for an atmosphere of extreme two wheels
Rifle through the wildlife on the shores of Lulworth Cove on the 10th and 11th or 24th and 25th of August
Visit the island during August for a host of summer holiday activities
1st week of August
A ‘must-do’ attraction with a two mile carnival procession and fireworks displays
A family spectacular celebrating the supercars from all over the world
2nd & 3rd week of August
Raising funds for local good causes, there’s everything you’d expect from a good carnival atmosphere
Live music and street entertainment at Poole Quay with a firework finale
4th week of August
A unique festival on the Jurassic Coast featuring 3 Daft Monkeys
A National Heritage show set in Blandford Forum
A boutique, family-friendly affair where you might want to pull on your wellies for dancing in the fields.