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 Bridport Electric Palace Theatre
35 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NY
01308 424901
Saturday 8 December, 8pm
Genesis Invisible Touch
Performing all the hits and fan-favourites, the band are following up on the incredible response first time round, and making good on the promise to return! Thursday 13 December, 7pm
The King and I
The multi-award winning and
critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theatre’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King And I comes
to the Electric Palace in this unmissable event recorded live from London’s iconic Palladium.
Sunday 23 December, 3pm
Bolshoi Live - The Nutcracker
The holiday classic returns to the majestic Bolshoi stage for a live broadcast of a timeless story, The Nutcracker, taking audiences of all ages on a magical journey through a world
of enchantment complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come
to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.
Thursday 24 January, 7pm
The Winter’s Tale
Staged at the beautiful and iconic Globe Theatre in London, this new production is directed by Blanche McIntyre and stars Will Keen (The Crown, Wolf Hall)
as Leontes, Priyanga Burford (W1A, Marcella) as Hermione and Annette Badland (EastEnders, Father Brown) as Old Shepherd.
The Winter’s Tale is Shakespeare’s great play of the irrational and inexplicable, illustrating how uncontrollable emotions can range across gender, country, class and age.
Thursday 31 January, 7pm
NT Live - I’m Not Running
I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live. Hare was recently described by The Washington Post as ‘the premiere political dramatist writing in English’.
Bridport Vegan Market
Gundry Lane, Bridport DT6 3RL
07710 506785
Saturday 15 December, 10am - 2.30pm Bridport Vegan Market
Delicious hot and cold food, makeup and skincare, crafts, ethical clothing and advice. Free Entry - everyone welcome!
Brownsea Island National Trust
Poole Harbour Poole BH13 7EE
01202 707744 Tuesday 18 December & Thursday 20 December, 10am - 1pm
Festive Ramble and Carols
Escape the shopping madness and enjoy a boat ride to Brownsea. One of their experienced volunteers will take you on
a guided walk of the lagoon to see all
the bird life then lead you back to the candlelit church for carols, mulled wine and mince pies.
Please be aware that boats may be cancelled due to bad weather conditions. They will contact you in advance if this is likely to happen.
City Cruises Poole
Poole Quay Poole BH15 1HJ
07483 005956
Please see the website for dates and times Sail with Santa in Poole
Ho,Ho, Ho! Santa’s here! Ho, Ho, Ho! Santa has swapped his sleigh for a boat so bring your children or grandchildren and join in the festive spirit of Christmas, cruising with Santa Claus around Poole Harbour.
Corfe Castle
Corfe Castle, Wareham BH20 5EZ 01929481294 Saturday 1 December - Sunday 30 December
Christmas in Corfe Castle
Take in the festive atmosphere at the Castle with contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the grounds. Join Corfe Castle’s very own 17th-century mischief-maker for stories and games as you journey through the castle ruins. Create your own natural Christmas decoration each weekend in December in the run up to Christmas. Sunday 9 December, 5pm - 6.30pm Christmas Carols in the Castle Create a new family tradition with carols in the castle. Step inside the ruins
and join in with songs old and new. A selection of delicious winter warmers will also be available from the tea-room.
Dorchester Country Market
High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1JF 01305 265840
Friday mornings from 8.30am - 11am
A local country market selling locally handcrafted goods and produce.

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