To ring the Abbey bells for services, weddings and other celebrations.
Date/Time: Practice night Tuesday at 7.30 pm
The choir provides the music sung in Dorchester Abbey week by week.
Venue: Dorchester Abbey
To facilitate the successful and enjoyable cultivation of plots and provide a friendly environment encouraging community spirit.
To give amateur performances of dramatic works in public and provide opportunities for its members to meet on a social basis.
The senior sides play league cricket on Saturdays within the Oxfordshire Cricket Association and for season 2015 the first team will play in division 4 and the second team in division 9. Friendly cricket is played on Sundays and we also play on Wednesday evenings during the early part of the season in a friendly league so cricketers of all abilities are catered for.
Date/Time: The senior sides play league cricket on Saturdays. Friendly cricket is played on Sundays and we also play on Wednesday evenings during the early part of the season in a friendly league.
To spread good fellowship and friendship throughout the village. Golf is therefore our means, not our end, and we use the game as a means of meeting and playing with people whom we might not have met and played with otherwise. The nineteenth hole is therefore our most important.
Venue: The White Hart
Date/Time: We have a social gathering on the first Monday of the month, starting at 8pm
A society open to anyone interested in history, and in particular local history, offering a range of opportunities to pursue personal interests.
Venue: Village Hall
Date/Time: Eight meetings are held each year on the fourth Wednesdays of January to May and September to November
Dorchester’s answer to the Chelsea Flower Show! We have two shows each year, in Autumn and Spring, when green-fingered enthusiasts contest classes for blooms, vegetables, fruit and floral art. There are also domestic, photographic, handicraft and children’s sections.
We are part of the National Federation of Women’s Institutes, the largest voluntary organisation for women in the UK, with 205,000 members.
Venue: Village hall
Date/Time: second Thursday in the month at 7.30pm
To promote sailing and provide an ideal environment for both new and experienced sailors.
Venue: Dorchester Sailing Club
Date/Time: A good time to visit is around 1230 on a Sunday
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