Exciting Events in Dorset This June 2024

Wimborne Folk Festival

Dorset is brimming with exciting events this June, offering a delightful mix of cultural festivals, outdoor activities, and family-friendly fun. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Kicking off the month is the Wimborne Minster Folk Festival, running from June 14th to 16th. This beloved event transforms the charming market town of Wimborne into a hub of music, dance, and street performances. With traditional Morris dancing, lively folk bands, and an array of craft stalls, the festival promises a vibrant and festive atmosphere perfect for all ages.

Dorset Art Week

Art enthusiasts will love the Dorset Art Weeks, taking place from June 1st to 16th. This biennial event is one of the largest open studio events in the country, showcasing the work of local artists across the country. Visitors can explore a wide range of artistic disciplines, meet the artists, and even purchase unique pieces directly from the creators.

Christchurch Food Festival

For food lovers, the Christchurch Food Festival from June 8th to 9th is a must-visit. Held in the picturesque town of Christchurch, this festival features a variety of food stalls offering delicious local and international cuisine, cooking demonstrations from top chefs, and plenty of family-friendly activities.

Dorset Wildlife Trust Nature Walks

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy the Dorset Wildlife Trust’s Nature Walks throughout June. These guided walks take place in some of Dorset’s most beautiful nature reserves, providing a fantastic opportunity to explore the county’s rich biodiversity and stunning landscapes.

Poole Harbour Boat Show

Finally, the Poole Harbour Boat Show from June 14th to 16th is a highlight for maritime enthusiasts. Held in Europe’s largest natural harbour, the show features an impressive array of boats, marine equipment, and water sports demonstrations.

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With such a diverse lineup of events, June is an excellent time to explore Dorset. Whether you’re interested in music, art, food, nature, or maritime activities, there’s something to delight everyone in this beautiful county. If you need a place to stay for any of these events, check out our accommodation here!