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
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
The Show formed in 1840, the year that Thomas Hardy was born, Cunard Ships launched a transatlantic Shipping Line, the Penny Black Stamp was issued and a group of local farmers advertised the 1st Annual Exhibition on 6th August 1840; forming The Dorchester Agricultural Society.
Cheese – you can’t ask for anymore than that!!
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.
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.
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.
Your food event not listed, then drop me an email with details and I will add it John@dorsetfoodiefamily.co.uk