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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Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
OSJ - SHEKU KANNEH-MASON PLAYS TCHAIKOVSKY @ Dorchester Abbey | Dorchester | England | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
SOLD OUT. Join us at Dorchester Abbey to hear BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016 Winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason, fresh from the Royal wedding, perform Tchaikovsky’s stunning Rococo Variations, accompanied by Orchestra of St John’s. Mendelssohn’s evocative Hebrides Overture and the exhilarating Italian Symphony complete this beautiful programme – perfect for a late summer evening.
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)
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[...]