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Placed – an exhibition by Tim Steward and Mary Chamberlain

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

An exhibition of artworks, including some responding to the locality of Dorchester Abbey,  with the narrative of being ‘placed’ - recognised, safe, known & grounded. Tim and Mary are running Breathe - a reflective art workshop day on Wednesday 8th May at the Abbey. Tim Steward trained in classical drawing and painting in London and [...]

Free

Local Artists Exhibition

Dorchester Abbey Guest House High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

The work will be available to view at the following times: 11am-5pm weekends, BH Mon & Friday, 1-5pm Tues-Thurs Dorchester Artists including Adrian Brooks Alison Rosby Bill Maish Carole Golding Chris Ellis Ed Metcalfe Patricia Drew and Sophia Stewart-Liberty will be exhibiting their work in the Dorchester Abbey Guest House.  25% of all sales will [...]

Free

Introduction to Indian Block Printing Workshop – 2pm

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

  Another workshop is being run at 3.30pm Come and learn the ancient art of Indian Block Printing and learn the techniques, tips and tricks needed to be successful in these one hour workshops. You will be able to choose from a wide range of hand carved wooden blocks and colours to create your own [...]

£22.50

Pre-historic Dorchester walk

Dorchester Abbey Porch Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

This event is SOLD OUT.  If you would like to go on a waiting list, follow the box office link to the right and register your interest.  If there are requests for box office returns we will contact the waiting list in turn to see if tickets can be resold. 10,000 years of Dorchester: a [...]

£12

Introduction to Indian Block Printing Workshop – 3.30pm

Festival Little Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxon, United Kingdom

Another workshop is being run at 2pm Come and learn the ancient art of Indian Block Printing and learn the techniques, tips and tricks needed to be successful in these one hour workshops. You will be able to choose from a wide range of hand carved wooden blocks and colours to create your own beautiful [...]

£22.50

Industrial Light and Magic, Special Effects and Star Wars: Andor

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

Tickets £15/£10 children (under 16) half price There will be a section of seats reserved at the very front of the nave for Festival Friends at this event. Do consider becoming a Friend – find out more about it here. A unique opportunity to hear from the world famous multi award winning Industrial Light and [...]

Mindful Art for Wellbeing

Festival Little Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxon, United Kingdom

FREE event Join Restore in a mindful art workshop to explore the beauty of the world around us. Mindful art is about grounding ourselves by taking a few moments to truly appreciate and observe our surroundings, using either the cameras on our phones or pen and paper. “Taking notice” is one of the 5 Ways [...]

Free

Pubs and Shops Walk

Dorchester Abbey Porch Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

This event is SOLD OUT.  If you would like to go on a waiting list, follow the box office link to the right and register your interest.  If there are requests for box office returns we will contact the waiting list in turn to see if tickets can be resold. Up The Street Take an [...]

£12

Bonsai Fundamentals & Hands-On Workshop: Crafting Miniature Marvels

Festival Little Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxon, United Kingdom

Ticket price includes a bonsai tree to craft and then take home Embark on a delightful bonsai journey during this 2hr workshop. Learn bonsai fundamentals, where Benoit shares the stories of this ancient art, then immerse yourself in a hands-on workshop, applying your newfound knowledge to shape and create your own miniature masterpiece with guidance. [...]

£25

Dorchester Houses and History

Dorchester Abbey Porch Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

This event is SOLD OUT.  If you would like to go on a waiting list, follow the box office link to the right and register your interest.  If there are requests for box office returns we will contact the waiting list in turn to see if tickets can be resold. Professor Malcolm Airs FSA, FRHistSoc [...]

£15

Stories from the Library of Life

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

  Oxfordshire Recovery College at Restore and Forensic Recovery College at OHFT collects video stories about surviving tough times. The stories explore the challenges of navigating mental ill health or painful experiences, and finding a way through, towards a more hopeful future. The hope is that those who watch will feel inspired and encouraged on their own [...]

Free

Breathe – A Reflective Art Workshop Day

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

Led by our Festival exhibition artists Tim Steward and Mary Chamberlain, this workshop will explore the focus behind their working practices and how external environment influences the creative process.  Starting in Dorchester Abbey in the morning, you will learn and practice how to capture the beauty of the Abbey environment, moving outside in the afternoon [...]

£75
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