What's on inWeymouth

Welcome to Weymouth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Weymouth - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Weymouth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Weymouth

13
FEB
February Half Term - Desert Warfare
The Tank Museum

IN ADDITION THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY TO CLIMB IN A MAIN BATTLE TANKS TRY ON REPLICA UNIFORMS TAKE PART IN FUN‐FILLED FAMILY ACTIVITY TRAILS LEARN ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE TANK AND SOLDIERS IN DESERT WARFARE AND TAKE A TRIP AROUND…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
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30
APR
Tiger Day
The Tank Museum

Please note: Tiger Day is a Special Event Day so pre‐existing annual passes will NOT be valid. Special event admission prices apply.The Museum will open at 10.00am with a range of World War Two talks and tours taking place throughout the day…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
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13
JUN
Horse, An Exhibition of Equine Artists
Sculpture by the Lakes

The Gallery at Sculpture by the Lakes presents a new exhibition HORSE which will feature a selection of new artworks sculpture and ceramics from national and internationally renowned artists.The selling exhibition will be the third held at The Gallery and curated by…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02072 875488
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25
JUN
Tankfest 2016
The Tank Museum

TANKFEST RETURNS TO THE TANK MUSEUM......bringing the story of tanks tank crew and soldiers to life...Join us for the worlds biggest and best live display of historic armour living history and much more at the Home of the Tank.Following the sell‐out 2015…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
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23
JUL
Attack of the Daleks
The Tank Museum

The Daleks Doctor Whos arch nemesis will be invading The Tank Museum on the weekend of Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th July 2016Annual Passes ARE valid for this event…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
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06
AUG
Warfare Through The Ages
The Tank Museum

Site opens at 9am each day. Enjoy a packed programme of activities from 10am as we take you on a tour of history with drill displays battle re‐enactment and spectacular sieges.Each group will be camped around the battlefield you will be free…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
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04
SEP
Wheels of Steel
The Tank Museum

For the second time The Tank Museum is hosting the Wheels of Steel ride in event to end off the season. This fundraising ride in provides a great social atmosphere with proceeds going to The Tank Museum and other local charities.Trade Stands…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01929 405096
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17
SEP
Tank 100
The Tank Museum

On 15th September 1916 at Flers on the Somme tanks were used in battle for the first time. Shortly afterwards on 27th October Bovington became the Tank headquarters.The Tank 100 event will be commemorating the centenary of the tank the sacrifice of…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
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08
OCT
TANKMOD
The Tank Museum

The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the country to take part in its model exhibition for the third time.ActivitiesView a large selection of modelling exhibitors from across the modelling spectrum ‐ boats planes motor racing cars and of course…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01929 405096
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13
NOV
Remembrance Sunday
The Tank Museum

This service will be attended by serving soldiers veterans and their families but visitors are also very welcome to join in the service.This well attended service will take place in the Cold War Hall. After this a wreath laying ceremony will take…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01929 405096
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Tourist Attractions


Weymouth Sea Life Park

Sea Life ‐ a network of marine life aquariums stretching across much of Europe. Each of our attractions offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad creatures from shrimps to sharks. Come and discover the amazing stories behind nature's hard cases: the crustaceans. …

Discovery

Discovery is an independent, self‐financed hands‐on Science Centre. Our customers, young and old, spend an hour or more with us, enjoying our interactive exhibits ‐ there are dozens of them Discovery has over 60 exhibits covering a wide variety of experiences.Most of our visitors spend at least an…

Dorset County Museum

Welcome to the Dorset County Museum, where the story of Dorset's rich landscape unfolds in a range of fascinating displays. The Museum was founded in 1846 to help protect and record the county's unique historical and natural environment. Today visitors to the Museum can find out…

Dorset Teddy Bear Museum

The Dorset Teddy Bear Museum, Dorchester's unmissable family museum, plus Teddy Bear House, a unique family house with people sized bears. Be sure to visit the museum's charming period shop stocking top brands: Steiff, Robin Rive, Merrythought, Dean's, Cotswold Co, Gund & many more ‐ probably the…

Hardy's Cottage

Birthplace of novelist and poet Thomas HardyThomas Hardy was born in 1840 in this small cob and thatch cottage and from here he would walk to school every day in Dorchester, three miles away. It was built by his great‐grandfather and is little altered since the family…

Terracotta Warriors Museum

This is the only museum devoted to the terracotta warriors ‐ now regarded as the 8th Wonder of the Ancient World ‐ outside of China. The terracotta warriors created worldwide fascination when 6000 of them were discovered in a pit in 1974 guarding the First Emperor of China's…

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