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Dorchester Quiz Trail & Treasure Hunt

Dorchester High St, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Free download available here from 29th April Answers £3 from Lily's Tearoom or the Festival Tent An opportunity to have a lovely walk around Dorchester on Thames and spot things that you may have walked past for years!  A trail of fun but tricky questions around the village.  Treasure for children to find (but leave [...]

Archaeology Tour

Dorchester Museum Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

10,000 years of Dorchester: a guided tour through the archaeology and history of the village. David Wilkinson, Inspector of Ancient Monuments with Historic England, will lead you through the rich past of the area from the hunter-gatherers of the Mesolithic to the present day, by way of the Romans and Anglo Saxons. This 90min tour [...]

£8

Dorchester Ghost Trail

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Dorchester Ghost Trail will also take place after dark on Thursday 5th May at 8.30pm This chilling trail tells of ghosts from Dorchester’s past Prepare to be chilled to the bone as your mysterious guide recounts tales and tells of newly discovered apparitions in the village of Dorchester on Thames.  Every story part of Dorchester’s [...]

£8

Landmark in Time – Author event

Dorchester Village Hall 7 Queen St, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Peter Adamson - Landmark in Time Peter talks about the story of writing and researching his popular book Landmark in Time. Landmark in Time takes us on a journey behind the scenes of what can be seen from the well-loved Oxfordshire landmark known as the Wittenham Clumps. Along the way, it tells the stories of [...]

£8

Live History challenge: A Walk In Time

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Live History tickets £23 family, £10 individual Completing this event takes 1 hour - buy a ticket for a start time between 10am & 4pm. Welcome to one of the most exciting events of the Festival!  You have been given time with key characters from Dorchester’s history who live and work around the village. Your [...]

Dorchester Ghost Trail

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

This trail will also take place on Sunday 1st May at 3.30pm. This chilling trail tells of ghosts from Dorchester’s past Prepare to be chilled to the bone as your mysterious guide recounts tales and tells of newly discovered apparitions in the village of Dorchester on Thames.  Every story part of Dorchester’s record but do [...]

£8

Historic Windows Walking Tour

Dorchester Abbey High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Thank you to our sponsor Professor Malcolm Airs FSA, FRHistSoc Many of the secrets of the buildings of Dorchester are hidden from view. This historic walking tour led by Malcolm Airs will reveal what windows can tell us about the fascinating history of the village as it developed from Roman times to the [...]

£10
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