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September events in Dorset

1st week of September

1st to 3rd September: Lyme Folk Festival

An incredible array of folk artists from around the world, it’s a weekend of fun for the ears.

 

1st to 3rd September: Blues on the Quay Festival

Poole harbour will be filled with blues tunes all weekend.

 

2nd to 3rd September: Dorset County Show

If you love Dorset, you’ll love this show that celebrates all things representing the county.

 

7th to 14th September: Dorset Architectural Heritage Week

Discover Dorset’s cultural heritage through its rich historic built environment.

 

 

2nd week of September 

9th to 10th September: Poole Thai Festival

A two day event bringing a taste of Thailand to Poole Harbour. And yes you can get a massage.

 

8th to 10th September: Swanage Folk Festival

Get mixed up in the local festival of music and dance that’s been playing since 1992.

 

3rd week of September

 

 16th to 24th September: Swanage and Purbeck Walking Festival

Get out and about from coast to country and stroll from view to view.

 

4th week of September   

23rd September: The Dorset Do

Supporting traditional crafts in Dorset, the Dorset Do is great fun for crafters young and old.

 

24th September: Wessex Heavy Horse Show

See some heavy horses at this traditional country fair.

 

29th September to 8th October: Lyme Regis ArtsFest Unplugged

A slight change to the usual ArtsFest line up but still a wonderful celebration of the Arts in Lyme Regis.

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