Tues 14 August • Comic Chaos

Friend of Dorchester Arts Abi Thommes is coming to entertain and engage you this summer with Beano madness and Comic chaos! We are working with the lovely people at Dorchester Library and The Summer Reading challenge to inspire you to get stuck in with some fantastic character scenes and comic strips. Bring your comics along to use on the day.

Comic Chaos with Arts2Educate
Tuesday 14 August
Town Hall
10am – 12noon
£7 / £5 siblings
Ages 6-12


Mon 20 Aug – Sat 25 Aug • Combined Arts Week 2018

Aged between 10 and 18 years?

Combined Arts Week (CAW) 2018

Monday 20th August 2018 – Saturday 25th August 2018
Commitment for the whole week is required.
Age range: 10 – 18 years
Cost £125 (some assisted places available)
Performances Friday 24th and Saturday 25th.
Thomas Hardye School Theatre
Find out more…
Contact – finance@dorchesterarts.org.uk


Every year in the summer holidays, Dorchester Youth Theatre host a week of drama and fun. CAW encourages young people to try out different skills and develop their confidence and make new friends, as well as having a lot of fun! The age range is 10-18 years.

More than 40 young people will be on stage or working behind the scenes and have just five days to work up to the two final performances. This includes casting, learning lines, songs, dance routines and of course set design and costume making – its intense but great fun which is why so many young people return year after year.  And after the age of 18 they often come back to help out!

Thurs 23 August • Rustle • Paddleboat Theatre

 PaddleBoat Theatre Company invites you help set up camp so that we can tell the greatest campfire story ever told: where sleeping bags evolve into monsters, rucksacks become friends and torches highlight the forest’s closest secrets.

 Join us for an interactive family adventure jam-packed with puppets, songs and outdoor surprises.

Age guidance 3+

Thursday 23 August
OUTDOOR THEATRE – Maumbury Rings
2pm (refreshments from 1pm)
£8 /£6 members & concessions / £25 family ticket (max. 2 adults)