What’s On at Dorchester Arts this Season

  • Under the Greenwood Tree main photo Photograph by Howard J Payton 2 1 – 4 December • Under The Greenwood Tree • New Hardy Players - Dorchester Corn Exchange Thursday 1 Dec-  7.30pm (doors and bar 7pm) Friday 2 Dec-  7.30pm (doors and bar 7pm) Saturday 3 Dec- 2.30pm (doors and bar 2pm)7.30pm (doors and bar 7pm) Sunday 4 Dec- 2.30pm... Read More »
  • LivingSpit_Carol_A3_no-title 21 9 December • A Christmas Carol • Living Spit Theatre - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7:30pm) Christmas is coming, The Goose is panicking, And Living Spit are back To start your Christmas with a zing! Hard-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge hates the season of goodwill.... Read More »
  • ProducerselecBand 10 December • The Producers • DA Blues - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7:30pm) A warm welcome back to Dorchester for The Producers as they come to the end of their nationwide 25th Anniversary tour. Over the past quarter of a... Read More »
  • R&J.nologo 14-15 December • Romeo and Juliet • Ballet Theatre UK – CANCELLED - Dorchester Corn Exchange Wednesday 14th  – 6pm (doors and bar 5:30pm) Thursday 15th – 2pm (doors and bar 1:30pm) and 6pm (doors and bar 5:30pm) Ballet Theatre UK have unfortunately cancelled their performances of Romeo... Read More »
  • RedSnowWomen 2 16 December • Joglaresa • - Holy Trinity Church 7pm (doors 6:30pm) Celebrate Yule with the luscious five female voices of Joglaresa – there’ll be nowells, wassails and Christmas lullabies (including the gorgeous Nuns of Chester Christmas lullaby). Accompanying themselves on... Read More »
  • Mad Dog Mcrea Press Shot 2 18 December • Mad Dog Mcrea • - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7:30pm) Following the sell out show last year here at the Corn Exchange, Mad Dog Mcrea and their famous Purple Happy Bus return to Dorchester with their infectious... Read More »
  • 1-frozen 20 December • Frozen Singalong • - Dorchester Corn Exchange 2pm (doors and refreshments 1:30pm) We had such an enchanting afternoon back in February with Elsa, Anna and the crew we decided to do it all over again this season. Disney’s Frozen... Read More »
  • Megson Rob Bridge Standing for web 21 Jan • Megson - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm) £14/£12 members and concessions Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards Megson draw heavily on their Teesside... Read More »
  • File 26-10-2016 22 January • Lavolta - This wonderful 11-piece chamber ensemble, featuring vocalists Kate Westbrook and Sarah Owen, present a concert of extraordinary 20th century music. Highlights include William Walton’s Façade 2, which sets Edith Sitwell’s outlandish poetry to bold and... Read More »
  • Jenny Eclair2 26 February • How To Be A Middle Aged Woman (Without Going Insane) • Jenny Eclair - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7:30pm) Great news – Jenny is coming back to Dorchester in February! Her October show sold out in no time and we wanted to give all the people... Read More »
  • ibiza_web 27 January • From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7:30pm) Adrian Berry’s acclaimed sell-out production returns in this tale of a young David Bowie obsessive Martin is a boy with problems – an illness no-one understands and... Read More »
  • Zoe-Lyons-Little-MisfitWEB 28 January • Zoe Lyons: Little Misfit - Zoe hits the road with a brand new show for 2016 after a year that has seen her appear on Live at the Apollo (BBC2), The John Bishop show (BBC1) and win the Chortle Best... Read More »
  • JoHarman_web 11 February • Jo Harman - Jo is an award winning vocalist, songwriter and band leader who has performed at some of Europe’s most prestigious venues. The Daily Mirror called her ‘the finest female soul blues vocalist in the UK’ and... Read More »
  • mike-web 22 February • Mike Denham SpeakEasy with Enrico Tomasso - We are delighted to welcome pianist Mike Denham to the Corn Exchange as he kicks off his regular SpeakEasy nights for 2017 with Enrico Tomasso, three times winner of the British Jazz Award for Best... Read More »
  • beverlyweb 11 March • Beverley Craven - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm) £22.50/£20.50 members and concessions BRIT-Award winner Beverley Craven is back on the road performing a handful of select venues in 2017 as she continues to promote her acclaimed... Read More »
  • Rom op image 18 March • A Night of Romantic Opera - A third visit to Dorchester for the acclaimed Swansea City Opera with a captivating show transporting audiences into the world of Romantic Opera. This enchanting evening of arias and ensembles accompanied by piano is performed... Read More »
  • RONNIE SCOTTS for web 24 March • The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars present The Ronnie Scott’s Story - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm) £22/£20 members and concessions Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars, led by the club’s musical director, take to the stage to celebrate... Read More »
  • Stacey Kent for web 22 April • Stacey Kent - Dorchester Corn Exchange 8pm (doors and bar 7.30pm) £22/£20 members and concessions The internationally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated vocalist, Stacey Kent, comes to Dorchester with a brand new concert, featuring music from her latest album TENDERLY (Sony... Read More »
  • shappi_web 4 May • Shappi Khorsandi • ‘Oh My Country!’ From Morris Dancing to Morrissey - Shappi is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of her arrival in Britain. She’s reclaiming patriotism, sending a love letter to her adopted land. Please don’t come if you’re a skinhead (though naturally bald folk are welcome).... Read More »
  • kokoro 7 May • Kokoro - Kokoro is the new music ensemble of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, committed to bringing contemporary music to the South and South West. Expect a diverse programme of engaging pieces, both new and old. Full programme... Read More »
  • Ezio-image-for-web 12 May • Ezio - In a world where would be starlets cry on talent shows and ex boy band members are considered credible, Ezio do what they do. They deliver the most exquisitely crafted and varied songs today with... Read More »