Whether you’re looking for locally sourced food, a special gift or unique craft decorations for your home, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Dorchester Food & Gift Fair makes a perfect day out for all the family.Gift Stalls
An exhibition of amazing work by artists living in and around Dorchester.
Brave volunteers (including many Oxfordshire and village familiar faces!) will abseil down the 100 foot Abbey tower to raise money for the Festival charities – Dorchester Abbey and Sue Ryder, Nettlebed.
Come and cheer them on!
Have a wonderful afternoon with Dorchester experts on hand to help you tick off all the essential things to do in this great village.
It’s Godparents Sunday so we’re extending a special invitation to anyone who wants to remember and celebrate a Christening.
Come and enjoy the trendy games cafe experience for free and get all competitive with our classic pub games challenge!
Throughout this Science Mad! afternoon there will be lots of science experiments for all ages in the Festival Tent and in the Abbey
Our intrepid Rector walks on custard (not water!).
A rare opportunity for children autistic schools to enjoy the therapeutic effects of music live in the Abbey. Please do join them!
Join the children of St Birinus Primary school as they recreate the historic Dorchester May Day celebration photo 100 years on.
At this service we welcome Mike Wooldridge, BBC Journalist for 45 years, to talk about his life and faith.