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Lego Master Builders Club

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

This workshop is also run at 3.30pm Calling all young engineers, architects and inventors. Join Master Builders Club at The Dorchester Festival and help bring our story to life with LEGO. Master Builders Club will be providing 1000’s of LEGO bricks that will transform the village hall into a LEGO fans paradise. All you need [...]

£15

Teddy Sleeping Bag Workshop

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

This workshop is also run at 3pm Make your Teddy a jolly quilt or sleeping bag to keep them cosy for their Abbey sleepover adventure! Choose the perfect materials to suit your teddy's style (or match their pyjamas!) and create a sleeping bag just the right size. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an [...]

£3

Teddy Sleeping Bag Workshop

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

This workshop is also run at 2pm Make your Teddy a jolly quilt or sleeping bag to keep them cosy for their Abbey sleepover adventure! Choose the perfect materials to suit your teddy’s style (or match their pyjamas!) and create a sleeping bag just the right size. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an [...]

£3

Lego Master Builders Club

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

This workshop is also run at 1pm Calling all young engineers, architects and inventors. Join Master Builders Club at The Dorchester Festival and help bring our story to life with LEGO. Master Builders Club will be providing 1000’s of LEGO bricks that will transform the village hall into a LEGO fans paradise. All you need [...]

£15

Tentertainment!

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets £5 (adults free) Rain or shine, roll up for fabulous entertainment for all ages.  Lunch, tea and amazing cakes available from 12.30pm while children are entertained for the whole afternoon.  All their favourite parties rolled into one so turn up in fancy dress prepared to PARTY! Duck decoration all afternoon in preparation for the [...]

£5

Learn to Draw your Dog

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

In a relaxed and supportive environment you will learn how to work with charcoal and chalk to create a finished head and shoulder portrait of your dog (or a dog breed of your choice) with dog portrait experts Molly & Maud! The workshop begins with lots of warm up exercises so you are nicely prepared, [...]

£35

Science Mad!

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Throughout this Bank Holiday afternoon there will be a free hands on science experiments and environmental tables for all ages including explosions, walking on custard and an inflatable brain to walk through!! Scientists from local schools and businesses will bring their most exciting experiments just for you to try out. Suitable for all ages, with [...]

Free

Pre-school Yoga with Esther

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

In this one hour session Esther will provide a calm space for pre-school children to learn yoga positions in a fun way, using music, creativity, story-telling, and mindfulness tools as well.  The yoga will be followed by crafts with refreshments available for all ages. Parents can join in, come back when the time is up [...]

£8

Cocktail making evening with Soiree of Wallingford

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

Following our fastest ever sell out gin tasting event at the last festival, this time we are venturing into the world of cocktails with the help of Soiree Cocktail Bar in Wallingford. The talented Bar Manager from Soiree of Wallingford, James Lacey, who featured in Diageo’s top 100 UK bartenders in 2019, will join us [...]

£25

Let’s Sing – Music & Movement with Dementia

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Members of the Oxfordshire Daybreak dementia charity are happy to share one of their Music and Movement sessions in the Festival Marquee.  The session is free of charge and anyone, including those who live with dementia or who care for anyone with dementia, is very welcome to attend this informal group. The care-givers at Daybreak [...]

Free

Scandi Cinnamon Bun Baking workshop with Claire Andersson

Blakemead 61 Abingdon Rd, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Roll your sleeves up for an afternoon of baking delicious Scandi goods including the ultimate perfect cinnamon bun or the Nordic favourite cardamom bun!  Expert Scandi chef, Claire Andersson, chef owner of Skogen Kitchen, will guide you through the process of bun making and other Scandi baking treats in the delightful surroundings of a Dorchester [...]

£40

Mrs Bun the Baker – Toddler class for ages 2-5

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

Cookery Workshops for Children There is also a Mrs Bun the Baker cookery workshop for older children 6-11 later in the day Bring your aspiring little chef to the Village Hall kitchen for a 90 min hands-on cooking class with Mrs Bun the Baker, whilst you relax and enjoy a cup of coffee and watch [...]

£15
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