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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Apr 28 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am
Oxford Intermezzo Vacation Choir - Music with a Psalm connection @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
7:30 am
Intermezzo is an Oxford chamber choir, founded in 2012, which rehearses during the University vacations. Its 30-40 members are drawn from other Oxford choirs that rest outside of the Oxford University term, including graduate students, University staff, and other singers from Oxford who wish to continue singing when their regular choirs are dormant. The choir[...]
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Come and Sing Mozart's Requiem - Singing for Syrians @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
11:00 am
Singing for Syrians, a positive and upbeat campaign run by the Hands Up Foundation (www.handsupfoundation.org) to get as many people in the UK raising their voices to raise funds for aid to Syria, is holding its second Come and Sing of 2018 in Dorchester Abbey on Saturday, 19th May, 2018. If you’re local, you love[...]
Chiltern Arts Festival - Academy of Ancient Music and Nicola Benedetti @ Dorchester Abbey | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
In the second concert marking the 250th anniversary of Telemann’s death, we welcome Nicola Benedetti who joins Richard Egarr and AAM for the first time. Performing this programme with gut strings – which she has described as having a more ‘human’ sound than that offered by their modern counterparts – Nicola brings to life music[...]
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 Preview: Thursday 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (including refreshments)
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 Preview: Thursday 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (including refreshments)
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 Preview: Thursday 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (including refreshments)