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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Family Dog Show

Festival Big Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Tickets only needed to enter a dog - spectators FREE! A fun day out for all the family and your dog held in the beautiful grounds of Dorchester Abbey.The show ring will be a calm and safe area for your dog to take part in the classes throughout the day.  There will be a class [...]

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Grand Opening and Tower Abseil

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

Brave volunteers, including Gavin, Bishop of Dorchester and our Abbey Rector will abseil down the 100 foot Dorchester Abbey tower to raise money for the Festival charities - Dorchester Abbey and Restore Come and cheer them on! This event is managed by Jamie Wakeham from Gallery Bouldering -- a new Oxford bouldering centre Below are [...]

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Mindful Art for Wellbeing

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

This event is FREE but please do book a ticket using the link on the right so that we know how many people are coming!   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 [...]

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Festival Circus service

Festival Big Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Come and join Juggling John for a fun family café-style service in the tent with songs and circus tricks!  The Abbey band will be playing along to add to the fun Breakfast style refreshments from 10am If you need disabled parking or access do contact us here with your requirements - we'd love to help you! [...]

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Author adventure! How to write your book with Evelyn Crosskey

Dorchester Rectory Garden Behind the Abbey tower, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxon, United Kingdom

This event is FREE!  But it's useful to know how many people are coming - please book a free ticket. In this fun, interactive session for children of all ages, local author Evelyn Crosskey will help you discover your inspiration to devise a story of your own. Explore your senses and come on a creative [...]

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May Morning Breakfast

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

May Morning Singing from 9am Free May Morning Breakfast from 8.30am £7 (must be booked in advance) Two a Part Continuing the annual tradition, Dorchester’s a cappella group will welcome May by singing from the Abbey tower and then in the Abbey. Proceeds from this event go to this year’s festival charities Restore & Dorchester Abbey [...]

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Science Mad!

Festival Big Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Throughout this Bank Holiday afternoon there will be FREE hands on science experiments and environmental tables for all ages!  Watch this space for who is coming and what exciting experiments they will bring. If you're a scientist then please do book a table and come along to share your enthusiasm!  Find out more here. There [...]

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Mindful Movement for Wellbeing

Festival Big Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

This event is FREE but please do book a ticket using the link on the right so that we know how many people are coming! Join Restore’s Oxfordshire Recovery College for a free introduction to the benefits of gentle movement for mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Experienced tutor, Tina, will introduce some body-focused grounding skills [...]

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OSJ Music for Autism

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

This event is FREE! Sadly Derek Paravacini, who was originally booked in to perform this concert, can no longer make it This is a free concert to which all are invited!  Local autistic schools will come to enjoy the therapeutic effects of music live in the Abbey with professional musicians associated with the Orchestra of [...]

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Dorchester Abbey Festival Service with Guest Speaker Paul Cook & Belinda Gifford-Guy

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

Come to this special Dorchester Abbey Festival service with Guest Speaker Paul Cook, Head of Advocacy at Tearfund, and this year's Junior BBC Chorister of the year Belinda Gifford-Guy This service will be packed with favourite hymns and a lovely anthem from our amazing Dorchester Abbey choir.  A bit of peace and quiet in the [...]

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