in the area ….
Saturday 15 December / From Bach to Bing! St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster DT9 6HL.6.30 for 7pm An Evening of Festive Song with Covent Garden Soloists with a local twist. Wine & Mince Pies. In aid of church funds. Tickets £10 (u12 free) from Sherborne TIC 01935 815341
Saturday 15 December / Chill The Party Band Nag’s Head, 32 Silver St, Lyme Regis DT7 3HS 9pm Live Music www.nagsheadlymeregis.com
Saturday 15 December / Festive Baking’ The Town Mill, Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU 10.30-4.30 Make mince pies and a gingerbread house Jane on 01460 221698 www.townmill.org.uk
Saturday 15 December / Santa Claus The Movie Whitchurch Canonicorum Village Hall. DT6 6 2pm Film in the village hall
Saturday 15 December / Bridport Vegan Market Bridport Town Hall, DT6 3LF 10-2.30pm Delicious hot & cold food, eco-friendly products, crafts, skincare & make up, information & advice. Free entry. facebook: bridportvegan
Saturday 15 December / Stompin’ Dave Evershot Village Hall 7.30pm Doors, music & dancing starts at 8pm. Licensed bar. Entry £10. 01935 83784 www.stompindave.com/etickets
Saturday 15 December / Duke Garland Church Studio, Haydon DT9 5JB. Doors for 8pm Music from Duke Garland. £10 in advance from www.other-side.eventbrite.co.uk
Sunday 16 December / Candlelit Carol Service St Swithun’s Church, Bridport DT6 5DU 4.00pm Joint with St Mary’s & St Catherine’s Catholic Church. Mince pies & tea, free parking
Sunday 16 December / West Gallery Carol Concert Charlton Down Herrison Hall 4pm. With Ridgeway Singers and Band & Tim Laycock.£8, £5 U18s, £22 Family 01305 264060 www.artsreach.co.uk
Sunday 16 December / Bug Tree Swamp Nag’s Head, 32 Silver St, Lyme Regis DT7 3HS 4pm Live Music www.nagsheadlymeregis.com
Wednesday 19 December / Noel! Noel! Herrison Hall, Charlton Down nr Dorchester 7.30 for 8pm. Carols and festive readings with Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir. £18 from website or Harmony Music, Dorchester. 01722 710511 www.bschoir.org.uk
Thursday 20 December /Carols in Borough Gardens Borough Gardens, Dorchester 6.30pm. All welcome
Thursday 20 December /Brewery Square Presents… Brewery Square Dorchester from 5pm ‘The Snowman’, Freddie Jenkins’ ‘Michael Buble Act’, ‘ The Snowman and the Snowdog’. Free screenings in The Square http://www.brewerysquare.com/brewery_square_whats_on_in_the_square.cfm
Thursday 20 December /Miss Hope Brings – Christmas Agogo! Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Miss Hope Springs live at the piano. Doors at 7 for 7.30pm. Tickets £15 from Eventbrite.co.uk and Sherborne TIC www.misshopesprings.com
Saturday 22 December / Carols round the tree Broad Street, Lyme Regis. DT7 7-8pm. Carol singing organised by the Rotary Club. Accompanied by the Lyme Regis Town Band. All welcome.
Saturday 22 December / Christingle Service St Peter’s Church, Dorchester 11 am
Saturday 22 December / Eype Mouth Country Hotel Christmas Party Nights Eypes Mouth Hotel, Eype 7.15pm-12.30am £28.95pp. Accommodation also available. 01308 423300 www.eypesmouthhotel.co.uk
Saturday 22 December / Annual Bridport Nativity Bucky Doo Square, Bridport, DT6 3LF 11am We invite everyone to come and see a live outdoor nativity, bringing the true message of Christmas to the streets of Bridport.
Sunday 23 December / Community Carol Service St Mary’s Church, Dorchester 6pm
Sunday 23 December / Carols by Candleight Baptist Church, Dorchester 6.30pm
Monday 24 December / Christingle Service United Church, Dorchester 4pm
Monday 24 December / Candlelit Mass of Christmas St Swithun’s Church, Bridport DT6 5DU 6.00pm Candlelit mass. Free parking
Monday 24 December / Santa’s Reindeer and Grotto Brewery Square Dorchester 12-2pm. http://www.brewerysquare.com/brewery_square_whats_on_in_the_square.cfm
Tuesday 25 December / Christmas Day Service St Swithun’s Church, Bridport DT6 5DU 9.30am free parking
Tuesday 25 December / Christmas Morning Fancy Dress ‘Swim’ Charmouth Beach 11am Sharp! Best arrive at 10.30 to see the swimmers, as they’re in the water no longer than a minute!
Monday 31 December / Eype Mouth Country Hotel New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance Eypes Mouth Hotel, Eype 7.00pm-1.00am £85pp. Dress:Jacket and Tie. Accommodation also available. 01308 423300 www.eypesmouthhotel.co.uk
NEW YEAR’S DAY – JANUARY 2019
Tuesday 01 January/ New Year’s Day Walk From Sherborne Abbey porch. 2pm. Walk off the Seasonal indulgences and explore Sherborne’s History North of the Abbey with Blue Badge Guide Cindy. No need to book, just turn up! £8 Or to ensure your place tel: 01935 815341Follow me!