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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Weymouth

28
MAY
May Half Term - Firepower
The Tank Museum

Tanks in Action Displays Every WeekdaySee Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday starting on Monday 30 May. Realistic explosions life like explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
JUN
O&O: The Good Stuff
The Lyric Theatre

Fresh from touring the UK with their last show Were Dead Serious which came to The Lyric in November 2014 this comedy duo returns with a brand new show. Part realism part ridiculous part darkly intimate experience; OShea & OGaukroger are bringing…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01308 424204
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
JUL
Wargamers Weekend
The Tank Museum

The annual War Gamers event returns to The Tank Museum as hobbyists take over the Museum for the weekend.War gaming clubs from across the country will be exhibiting different strategy games for visitors to view and join in. Specialist traders will also…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01929 405096
ratingratingratingratingrating
07
JUL
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Weymouth Pavilion Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01305 783225
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
JUL
Summer Holidays
The Tank Museum

Imagine the awesome power of tanks brought to life in front of your very eyes... Dont miss the explosive Tanks in Action Displays every weekday during the May Half Term holiday. Watch in awe as armoured vehicles and a Main Battle Tank…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01929 405096
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating

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…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Weymouth? See our list of attractions in Weymouth, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.