Join in

Dorchester Arts’ mission is to ‘Involve, inspire and entertain’ by expanding creative experiences and bringing the community together. We offer lots of opportunities for people to join in our activities from a range of weekly groups, holiday courses and workshops for children and adults of all ages. Dorchester Arts’ is proudly an inclusive environment with access support widely available for anyone who needs it.  

Here you’ll find all the ways you can get involved with information about the opportunities we offer for you to engage with us.

For more information about our programme and how we might be able to support you, your child or a group you work with, please call 01305 266926 or email  

Art Life is a 6 week course for adults experiencing mental health challenges.

Rise is a brand new project aimed at supporting mums who are suffering with postnatal depression and anxiety.

Dorchester Youth Theatre (DYT) welcomes young people to weekly sessions.

A fantastic opportunity for young people to discover and experience live music performance.

A playful weekly drama group accessible to all

A fun class with therapeutic benefits and movement specifically designed for the symptoms of Parkinson’s.

A specialist dance class to improve the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

A class designed for people experiencing the early stages of memory loss.

A unique take on the traditional life-drawing class

A fun singing class to help improve general health and wellbeing.

A welcoming community orchestra for those who are learning an instrument or brushing up on existing skills.

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