Camp Bestival

Camp Bestival back for 2021

Camp Bestival is back in the grounds of Lulworth Castle for 2021, from Thursday 29 July to Sunday 1 August, with a movie theme.

New sea dragon discovered in Dorset

Dorset fossil hunter Dr Steve Etches MBE has unearthed a new type of prehistoric ‘sea dragon’ on a Dorset beach. He found it buried head-first in limestone.

Kingston Lacy illuminated trail

The gardens of the National Trust Kingston Lacy form the perfect setting for this new, after-dark experience.

New exhibition showcases 21 years of the work of renowned British sculptor Simon Gudgeon

Internationally renowned Simon Gudgeon is celebrating 21 years as a sculptor with a retrospective exhibition devoted to his work, which is being held in the gallery space at his sculpture park, Sculpture by the Lakes near Dorchester. ‘Coming of Age’ is the first major retrospective devoted to Simon’s sculpture, and offers a unique opportunity to […]

Dorset sculpture park, Sculpture by the Lakes starts virtual tours

June 2020 update: Open from Wednesday 3rd June. You must now pre-book and buy tickets online before visiting. Lots of new sculptures to see and gardens looking wonderful. See you soon! Sculpture by the Lakes is one of the many sculpture parks across the UK that has had to close its ‘garden gates’ until further […]

Photos of Camp Bestival 2019

In pictures – Camp Bestival 2019

Photos of Larmer Tree Festival 2019

Photos from the 29th Larmer Tree Festival

Lama Rabsang in front of Search for Enlightenment

Wellbeing by the Lakes

Wellbeing by the Lakes is a three day festival exploring what it means to be mindful and live well in this fast-paced modern world.

New Dorset Council

On 1 April, Dorset Council will replace the existing district and borough councils

Bellarmine Jug detail. Photo by Mark North

Museums tell stories of region’s wicked past

Four museums are swapping objects to tell stories of the region’s wicked past – from grim and gruesome to strange and shocking!