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Scarecrow Trail

Dorchester High St, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Maps (minimum donation) £3 from Lily’s Tearoom or the Festival Tent Scarecrow entry £5 (entries must be received by Sunday 17 April) Sports and Pastimes Take a trail around this lovely village and peek into gardens and windows to see what sports and pastimes the scarecrows represent.  Can you guess what they are? Maybe it's an Olympic [...]

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 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 in place!) [...]

Festival Art Installation

Dorchester High St, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Dorchester Festival will feature a mystery outside Art Installation this year, on the theme of "Optimism". Designed, constructed and painted by members of our community, it will be located on three sites around the Village and will bring a smile!    

Free

Local Artists Exhibition

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

Dorchester Artists including Adrian Brooks, Rosie Southern, Edward Metcalfe and Bill Maish will be exhibiting their work in the Guest House.  20% of all sales will go to the Festival Charities.    

Free

Family Dog Show

Festival Tent Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

Tickets only needed to enter a dog - audience 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 [...]

£4

Grand Opening and Tower Abseil

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

Brave volunteers will abseil down the 100 foot Abbey tower to raise money for the Festival charities. Come and cheer them on!    

Free

Lego Master Builders Club

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

Workshops at 1pm & 3pm 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 to bring [...]

£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

The Big Teddy Abbey Sleepover

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

Does your teddy want to have an adventure? Are they a secret hero? Bring them for a teddy sleepover in the Abbey and see what they get up to while you’re asleep – watch Facebook for pictures of their overnight adventures then come back to collect them the next morning! (sorry – no children are allowed [...]

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

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 to bring is your imagination and a [...]

£15

Garsington Opera Garden Concert

Dorchester Manor House 12 Manor Farm Road, Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire

£35 VIP seats with post-performance canape reception £20 / £10 children (under 16) Join us in the stunning surroundings of Dorchester Manor House Garden to hear singers from Garsington’s prestigious Alvarez Young Artists programme. Camilla Harris - Soprano Bethany Horak-Hallett - Mezzo-soprano Osian Wyn Bowen - Tenor accompanied by Jonathon Cole-Swinard - Piano These amazing [...]

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