2017 Weymouth & Portland Events Calendar

Weymouth and Portland Events Calendar 2017

Come and share the wonderful spirit, colour, fun and excitement of Weymouth & Portland’s 250 events that embrace the area’s rich diversity of organisations and stunning venues!

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12th Weymouth Half Marathon – Starting on the Esplanade www.justracinguk.com
13th Commonwealth Flag Raising Civic Flag Pole, Council Offices, Weymouth
19th Weymouth Bay Run 10k Charity Fun Run Starting from the Hotel Riviera, Bowleaze Cove www.mccpromotions.com
23 to 26th Jurassic Coast Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk



8 to 22th Easter Fun Fairground Pavilion Forecourt – open daily
8 to 23th Easter Town Centre Family Trail www.weareweymouth.co.uk/schoolsout
9th World of Peter Pan – Nothe Fort www.nothefort.org.uk
9th Osprey Sprint Triathlon Starting at Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland www.bustinskin.com
16th Tea on the Quay www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
23th Yeovil Car Club Display – Pavilion Forecourt
25th Anzac Day Service – Weymouth Seafront 11am
29th April to 1 May May Bank Holiday Fairground Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt – open daily
30th Tea on the Quay www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk



6 & 7th Weldmar Colour Run and Bubble Rush Lodmoor Events Area www.weld-hospice.org.uk/colour
13 & 14th Moth Open Water Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk
14th Transport of Yesteryear Car Display – Jubilee Clock
20 & 21st The Big Dorset Outdoor Weekend www.weareweymouth.co.uk/outdoorweekend
21st Vintage Bike Runs and Static Display 50th Anniversary Run – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt
21st The Hard Way Half-Portland www.rmpac.com
27th May to 4th Jun Whitsun Fairground – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt, open daily
27th & 28th Fayre in the Square Hope Square, Weymouth Harbourside
27th Egdon Easy 10k Run – Lodmoor Country Park www.egdonheathharriers.com
Bank Holiday Weekend QUAYSIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL Rendezvous and Harbourside by the Town Bridge,12 noon to 10pm daily www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
28th Vintage and Classic Car Rally Jubilee Clock, Weymouth
29th US Memorial Day – Short Service, Weymouth Seafront 11am



3 & 4th WESSEX FOLK FESTIVAL Weymouth Harbourside www.wessexfolkfestival.com
4th Hardy Country Classic Car Tour Riviera Hotel, Bowleaze Cove
7, 14, 21, 28th Bustinskin Aquathon Series – Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com
10 – 25th Matchstick Fleet – Nothe Fort www.nothefort.org.uk
11th Transport of Yesteryear – Jubilee Clock. Static car display 10am to 4pm
18th Service of Remembrance 11am followed by Parade along Weymouth Seafront
19th Armed Forces Flag Raising Civic Flag Pole, Weymouth, 10.30am
18th Moonlight Swing Band Concert Nothe Fort www.nothefort.org.uk
18th Race to the Bill Triathlon www.bustinskin.com
22 to 25th International Canoe Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk
24 & 25th Weymouth Lions Music Festival Weymouth Town Centre
24th ASA SW Open Water Swimming Championships Weymouth Bay – Preston Beach/Greenhill openwater@swimwest.org



1st Totally Wipe Out – Lodmoor Events Area, 1.30 to 4pm www.diverseabilities.org.uk
1 & 2nd OMRA Model Powerboat Racing Pleasure Pier, Weymouth
1 & 2nd Chickerell Steam & Vintage Show www.theportlandsteamshow.co.uk
2nd Walk 4 the Wards – Starting on the Esplanade, 5k walk www.dchft.nhs.uk/charity
2nd Portland 10 mile road race www.rmpac.com
5, 12, 19 & 26th Bustinskin Aquathon Series – Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com
8th Macmillan Mighty Hike Jurassic Coast – Lodmoor Country Park www.actionchallenge.com
8 & 9th Medieval Encampment Nothe Fort www.nothefort.org.uk
8 & 9th POMMERY DORSET SEAFOOD FESTIVAL Weymouth Harbourside www.dorsetseafood.co.uk
8 & 9th Weymouth Beach Rugby Festival Weymouth Beach www.weymouthandportlandrfc.rfu.club
14th Porsches on the Prom – Weymouth Seafront 6pm-9pm
15th Ladies Midnight Walk – Weymouth College Start / finishing location www.weld-hospice.org.uk/midnightwalk
16th Dorset Tour – Starting on Lodmoor Events Area finishing on the Pavilion Forecourt
16th Middle Distance Triathlon Organised by Bustinskin www.bustinskin.com
23th Tea on the Quay Music Festival Rendezvous & Harbour by the Town Bridge www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
28 to 30th RAF CAREERS WEYMOUTH BEACH VOLLEYBALL CLASSIC www.weymouthbeachvolleyball.co.uk
End of July/August Summer Pantomime ‘PIRATES OF THE PAVILION’ www.weymouthpavilion.com



2, 9, 16, 23 & 30th Bustinskin Aquathon Series Bowleaze Coveway 7pm – 8.30pm www.bustinskin.com
5-11th Albacore International Sailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk
6th Party in the Park – Hosted by Air FM – Lodmoor
12th Easton Summer Fete – Portland
13th Round the Rock 10k run – Portland www.rmpac.com
15 & 16th WEYMOUTH CARNIVAL – Seafront and Beach www.weymouthcarnival.co.uk
20th Victorian Military Event – Nothe Fort www.nothefort.org.uk
20th Weymouth Classic and Sprint Triathlons Bowleaze Cove www.bustinskin.com
22 to 29th International Circus – Lodmoor Events Area
Bank Holiday Weekend Quayside Music Festival Rendezvous and Harbourside by the Town Bridge, 12noon to 10pm daily www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
27th Dragon Boat Racing – Organised by the Rotary Club of Melcombe Regis



2nd National Merchant Navy Flag Raising – Weymouth Seafront
6th Dumble Bimble Charity Fun Run – Portland www.rmpac.com
8 to 10th K6 & Viper NationalSailing Championships www.wpnsa.org.uk
9 & 10th WATERFEST WEYMOUTH Weymouth Harbourside www.weareweymouth.co.uk/waterfest
16th Barts Bash www.wpnsa.org.uk
17th IRONMAN 70.3 WEYMOUTH – Start and finish in Weymouth www.ironman.co.uk
23nd Diverse Abilities – Glow Run – Lodmoor Events Area



From 1st FEAST Weymouth – Celebration of independent eateries with exclusive offers www.weareweymouth.co.uk/feast
14-20th Speed Week www.wpnsa.org.uk
15th Weymouth 10 – Weymouth Seafront Starting at 9am
21-29th Halloween Half-Term Fairground – Pavilion Forecourt
21-29th FREAKY STREETS with SPOOKY SATURDAY Weymouth Town Centre www.weareweymouth.co.uk/schoolsout
22 LIONS MOTOCROSS – Weymouth Beach Sunday racing starts at 12 noon
25th Halloween Family Day – Nothe Fort, Weymouth www.nothefort.org.uk



12th Remembrance Sunday – Weymouth Seafront and Portland Cenotaph
26th Sparkle in the Park – Lodmoor Country Park



2nd WEYMOUTH’S BIG CHRISTMAS – With Real Ice Rink until 31st Dec www.weareweymouth.co.uk/christmas
3rd Wyke Square Christmas Fayre – Wyke Regis
9-31th Christmas Pantomime ‘SLEEPING BEAUTY’ Weymouth Pavilion
25th Christmas Day Harbour Swim Weymouth Harbour, 11am
31th New Years Eve Revelry www.weareweymouth.co.uk