Wednesday 25th April 2018, 7.30pm, Village Hall Members free, Visitors welcome (£3) Back Stories of Baptisms: Customs and Christening Garments (including Dorchester Social History) This illustrated lecture will consider briefly the history of baptism and[...]
Robert Kidner will talk about: ‘Farm Boys, Clowns & Gypsies’ He looks at the work of two of England’s most talented 20th century artists, Sir George Clausen, now sadly almost unknown, and Dame Laura Knight,[...]
Dorchester was, almost within living memory, largely self-sufficient in food and services. Many of the trades reflected the needs of the main occupation – agriculture – and tourism. Very few of these are now in[...]
Flower Festival in Dorchester Abbey: 28-30 Sep 2018 A spectacular flower festival in Dorchester Abbey by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Area of NAFAS. Entitled ‘Footsteps – Journeys of the Soul’ the festival will include[...]
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