Regular Markets and Fairs 

Name of Event Date Venue
Dorchester Street Farmer’s Market 4th Saturday of the Month, 9am – 4pm South Street, Dorchester
Purbeck Products 2nd Saturday of the Month, 10am – 1pm Swanage
Blandford Farmer’s Market 2nd Friday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Blandford Forum
Sherborne Farmer’s Market 3rd Friday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Cheap Street, Sherborne
Wareham Home Producer’s Market Every Thursday, 8:30am – 11am United Reform Church, Church Street, Wareham
Pundbury Farmer’s Market 1st Saturday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Queen Mother’s Square, Poundbury
Bridport Farmer’s Market 2nd Saturday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport
Wareham Farmer’s Market 2nd & 4th Thursday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Town Hall, Wareham
Shaftesbury Farmer’s Market 1st Saturday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Town Hall, Shaftesbury
Wimborne Farmer’s Market 3rd Saturday of the Month, 9am – 1pm Market Square, Wimborne
Wool Country Market Every Thursday, 10am – 11:30am D’uberville Hall, Wool

Festivals and Events

Hall & Woodhouse Dorset Beer Fest

Date: 24th June 2017

Location: he Hall & Woodhouse Brewery, Blandford

This year’s festival will be 100% cashless with tokens for beer, food and games. Tokens will be £1 each with 2 tokens = ½ pint & 4 tokens = 1 pint

Dorset Goes Vintage

Start date: 23rd June 2017

End date: 25th June 2017

Location: Wimborne

Dorset Goes Vintage is a brand new boutique festival in Wimborne Minster, Dorset.

Dorset Seafood Festival

Start date: 8th July 2017

End date: 9th July 2017

Location: Weymouth Harbour

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival is a charitable event celebrating Dorset’s inseparable links with the sea and its fishing communities and takes place around Weymouth’s historic Old Harbour.

Belgian Chocolate Truffle Making Class

Date: 9th July 2017

Our Chief Chocolate Officer and Group CEO, Gerry Wilton is going to run a chocolate truffle making class on the 14th May!
On arrival there will be chocolate samples for tasting followed by an Inspirational and informative speech about the wonderful world of chocolate!!!
Guests will then be invited to make your own Belgian Chocolate truffles under the instruction and expertise of Gerry.
Tickets only £33.00 per person or £50.00 per person to include entry to the “All you can enjoy” Chocolate Buffet at 1pm – 01202 405010 for bookings

Church Knowle Food Fair

Date: 16th July 2017

Location: Church Knowle, Purbeck

Church Knowle is a tiny village nestled in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck. This area of Dorset is home to a myriad of innovative artisan producers; everything from meat producers and market gardeners to micro brewers, fishermen and ice cream makers

Beer & Bluegrass Festival

Start date: 21st July 2017

End date: 22nd July 2017

Location: Victoria School and Gardens Branksome Poole BH13 6AS

Our Festival is a musical celebration of Bluegrass and roots of Bluegrass, featuring some of world’s finest musicians with a Beer and Cider Festival complete with excellent Home Cooked Food.

Dorset Food & Arts Festival

Date: 5th August 2017

Location: Queen Mothers Square, Poundbury

We celebrate local food & drink and artistic creativity in Dorset.

Banks Arms Beer Festival

Start date: 10th August 2017

End date: 13th August 2017

Location: Banks Arms Beer, Studland

With live music throughout the weekend, market stalls and face painting for the kids plus plenty to eat, there’s literally something for everyone!

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural Show

Date: 16th August 2017

Location: Motcombe Turnpike Showground

We have over 520 trade stand exhibitors there is an enormous choice from the cradle to the grave, from schools & further education to fitness and medical advice, home improvement to cars, trucks & 4×4’s, handicrafts & gifts to food glorious food to eat in or take home, plus of course over 100 stands of tractors, machinery and farming suppliers.

Melplash Agricultural Show

Date: 24th August 2017

Location: The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport

The Melplash Agricultural Society Show is one of the South West’s premier agricultural exhibitions and is held at The West Bay Show grounds, Bridport, Dorset

Your food event not listed, then drop me an email with details and I will add it John@dorsetfoodiefamily.co.uk