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November events in Dorset

I love fireworks just as much as the next person but November is always dominated by them. This is my pick of some exciting events going on in Dorset throughout November with a few fireworks thrown in for good measure.

November is a month of real transitions; we see the back of autumn and head into the depths of winter. The temperature gets cooler, jumpers get thicker. I always find this time of year quite magical with all the lights in the dark night skies and the excitement as Christmas approaches. I love the colder seasons, especially as they bring any excuse to build my ever-expanding knitwear collection. 

Once you've taken a look at some of the best firework displays in Dorset and worked out which Christmas market you want to explore, there's even more to see and do in the county:

Bridport Firework Display

2nd November

Head along to the fireworks and family fun evening where under 12's are going free this year!

Lyme Regis Fireworks and Bonfire Night

2nd November

As The Cobb makes for a spectacular backdrop, join the crowds huddling around the bonfire on the beach and enjoy the firework displays.

Bridport Literary Festival

3rd - 9th

The 15th Literary festival in Bridport will be one to go along to with 42 events packed into the week.

Poole Quay Fireworks

5th November

Make your way to the quay in Poole this bonfire night to watch the fireworks display for free.

Upton House Arts and Crafts Fair

23rd November

Ideal for finding quirky and homemade gifts for your loved ones this Christmas with Upton House's beautiful backdrop.

Stir-up Sunday

24th November

Kingston Lacy is hosting a great event in discovering the history of the Christmas pudding. Never know what you might end up taking home with you...Dorset firesideDiscover a new side to the county as the temperature drops with a holiday cottage in Dorset.


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