Open Mic Night – Sunday 5th May 7.30pm

Teddy Quilting Workshop – Saturday 4th May 3-5pm

Quilters Exhibition – Thursday 2nd May to Sun 12th May

Deo Gloria Exhibition – Saturday 4th May to Sunday 12th May

Food and Gift Fair – Saturday 11th (10am-5pm) & Sunday 12th May (11am-5pm)

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.

Local Artists Exhibition – Saturday 4th May to Saturday 11th May 10.30am-6pm

An exhibition of amazing work by artists living in and around Dorchester.

Grand Opening and Tower Abseil – Saturday 4th May 12noon

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 Style Acre
Come and cheer them on!

Festival Service – Godparents and Teddies – Sunday 5th May 10.30am (refreshments from 10am)

A special celebration for families and friends to invite Godparents to join in a special service and to wake up the Teddy Bears who slept over in the Abbey on Saturday night!

Science Mad! – Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 1pm – 4.30pm

Extremely fun science experiments to inspire all ages in the Festival Tent!

Music for Autistic Schools – Friday 10th May 12noon

A rare opportunity for children autistic schools to enjoy the therapeutic effects of music live in the Abbey.  Please do join them!

Festival Service with Francis Spufford – Sunday 12th May 10.30am

At this service we welcome Francis Spufford, author of Unapologetic and Golden Hill, to talk about his life and faith.