Open Mic Night – Sunday 5th May 8pm

All are welcome to come and participate in this first Festival Open Mic Night!

Food and Gift Fair – Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th May – 10am-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.

Quilters Exhibition – Friday 3rd May to Sun 12th May

Local Artists Exhibition – Saturday 4th May to Sunday 12th May 10am-4.30pm

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

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

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

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

Teddy Sleeping Bag Workshop – Saturday 4th May 3-5pm

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
Please support our abseilers with sponsorship and come and cheer them on!

Festival Service with guest speaker – Sunday 12th May 10.30am

At this service we welcome a guest speaker to talk about their life and faith.

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!

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!