Events at Dorchester Abbey

For generations people have brought their gifts and skills to enhance the life of Dorchester Abbey and this tradition continues as a huge variety of groups and organisations hire and use the Abbey each year as the venue for a wide and vibrant programme of concerts, theatre, visual arts and other events.

If you would like to hire the Abbey for your event then take a look at our information for hirers.

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Preview evening - NAFAS Flower Festival - Footsteps Journeys of the soul @ Dorchester Abbey @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
On Thursday 27 September there will be a special preview evening with musical accompaniment.  Tickets cost £15 and include canapes and complimentary drink.  Tickets can be ordered using the downloadable Dorchester Preview Order Form Alternatively people local to Dorchester can buy preview evening tickets from Friends of Dorchester – email Hilary Warburton or phone 01865[...]
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
NAFAS Flower Festival – Footsteps Journeys of the soul @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Flower Festival by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Area of NAFAS. Proceeds from the Flower Festival will be shared between the Abbey and the Footsteps Foundation.Coach parties and bookings (public days and preview tickets) phone 0118 9473006.Entry by programme £8. Viewing times: Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-5pm http://bbandoflowers.org.uk/whatson/areaevents/
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
NAFAS Flower Festival – Footsteps Journeys of the soul @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
10:00 am
Flower Festival by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Area of NAFAS. Proceeds from the Flower Festival will be shared between the Abbey and the Footsteps Foundation.Coach parties and bookings (public days and preview tickets) phone 0118 9473006.Entry by programme £8. Viewing times: Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-5pm http://bbandoflowers.org.uk/whatson/areaevents/
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NAFAS Flower Festival - Footsteps Journeys of the soul @ Dorchester Abbey | England | United Kingdom
12:00 pm
Flower Festival by the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Area of NAFAS. Proceeds from the Flower Festival will be shared between the Abbey and the Footsteps Foundation.Coach parties and bookings (public days and preview tickets) phone 0118 9473006.Entry by programme £8. Viewing times: Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday Noon-5pm http://bbandoflowers.org.uk/whatson/areaevents/
OSJ – Handel and Bach @ Dorchester Abbey
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
OSJ - Handel and Bach @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Handel Zadok the Priest Bach Cantata 51 Handel Messiah ‘Halleluia chorus’ Handel Samson ‘Let the bright seraphim’ Bach Brandenburg 2 Handel Messiah ‘Worthy is the Lamb’ OSJ Voices Hannah Davey soprano Orchestra of St John’s, John Lubbock conductor. When you purchase tickets, please do consider adding a voluntary donation to support our work in the[...]
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Benson Choral Society - Commemoration Ending of 1st World War @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Saturday 01 December 2018 Vaughan Williams – Dona Nobis Pacem Faure – Requiem Eleanor Stevens       Soprano Phillip Tebb               Baritone   Elgar Orchestra Christopher Walker     Conductor