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

Screen Bites

Start date: 21st October 2017

End date: 29th October 2017

Location: Across Dorset

Screen Bites Food Film Festival began 12 years ago, as part of Dorset Food Week. Our aim was to show food-themed films and documentaries from around the world and to promote awareness of the diversity and quality of food in Dorset and the surrounding counties.

Wimborne Minster Food Festival

Date: 21st October 2017

Location: Wimborne

Food Events 4 U, run by Jenny Brown, is part of a small company based in Wimborne that specialises in event management. We have been involved in organising a number of events and street entertainment together with networking events and conferences on behalf of both corporate and medium sized businesses.

Poole Vegan Fair

Date: 12th November 2017

Time: 10:30 - 16:00

Location: Lighthouse Theatre

​Poole’s very first vegan fair arrives at the Lighthouse on Sunday 12 November for a celebration of all things plant-based and cruelty free.

​Come and shop from over 70 exhibitors showcasing a huge range of vegan products including cakes, candles, pampering body products, stocking fillers, artisan chocolate, raw treats, hot food, clothing, cosmetics, unique jewellery and much more! We’ll also have a full programme of speakers and cookery demonstrations to inspire you. No matter whether you’re vegan or omnivore, everyone is welcome.

Festive Feasting Flavours

Date: 12th November 2017

Time: 12:00 - 15:00

Location: The Old Ship Inn, Upwey, Weymouth

Lizzie Baking Bird
Come and sample the seasonal snacks and there will be warming mulled fruit juice.

Dorset Food & Drink Christmas Fair

Start date: 25th November 2017

End date: 26th November 2017

Time: 10:00 - 16:00

Location: Athelhampton House and Gardens

Join us for a wonderful festive foodie event with over 50 amazing producers selling distinctively Dorset & seasonal produce set in the lovely grounds of Athelhampton House and Gardens.

Still only £2.50 per adult, Children free and includes the Food Fair, Gardens and House

10am – 4pm Saturday & Sunday

FREE Park & Ride from County Hall, Dorchester. From 10am

New for 2017 Sunday ONLY – Meet Santa – £5 per child and all money to Weldmar Hospice Trust

Swanage Fish Festival

Start date: 9th June 2018

End date: 10th June 2018

Location: Swanage

Swanage Fish Festival celebrating all things ‘fishy’ – food, fishing and fun.

Dorset Seafood Festival

Start date: 14th July 2018

End date: 15th July 2018

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.

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