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Little Strummers will take place at the Electric Palace

Little Strummers to learn how to play ukulele in Bridport

Director's West Bay home painting among art society's exhibition

Director's West Bay home painting among art society's exhibition

Coming to a cultural understanding in the county town

Coming to a cultural understanding in the county town

Top tribute act to light Weymouth audience's fire

Top tribute act to light Weymouth audience's fire

THE GUIDE INTERVIEW: Graham Massey of 808 State on his passion for music, helping to create a culture and performing at Camp Bestival

THE GUIDE INTERVIEW: Graham Massey of 808 State on his passion for music, helping to create a culture and performing at Camp Bestival

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Cruise ventures forth in fifth pulse-quickening Mission Impossible

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A-listers head to Camp Bestival for fun-filled weekend

IN DEMAND: After finishing his Yap! Yap! Yap! tour Alan will be heading to Oslo, Norway, to do some gigs

THE GUIDE INTERVIEW: Alan Carr has a great passion for stand-up, but one of his most enduring loves is his former home of Weymouth

Dorset Magic - Eggardon Hill - 120914, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG12382 (33469533)

GREAT DAYS OUT: See Dorset in its splendour up Eggardon Hill

Julie Fowlis will perform at Sidmouth Folk Week

Music fans gearing up for Sidmouth Folk Week 2015

ON STAGE: Geno Washington

Geno Washington to perform in Lyme Regis

Mark Smith

Three emerging comedians to feature at Bridport Comedy Club

One upon a time there was a storytelling festival

One upon a time there was a storytelling festival

TIMELESS CLASSICS: The Spinettes will perform two shows at Weymouth Pavilion on Friday August 21

Spinettes bring their retro chic sound to Weymouth

SHAKESPEARE CLASSIC: Some of the cast of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Midsummer night's picnic performance

edAnimals phot PT 29 5 2008 Fun seekers ready for action at the Priests House Museum workshop in Wimborne (33373055)

Venture into the unknown with Dorset museum workshops

Girls Aloud singer to take to the stage in Dorset

Girls Aloud singer to take to the stage in Dorset

Bryan Ferry

Rescheduled Ferry gig sees Judith Owen along for the ride

Crooner Des bringing showbiz stories and songs to Purbeck

Crooner Des bringing showbiz stories and songs to Purbeck

Boombox set to get loud with top dance act performing

Boombox set to get loud with top dance act performing

A rootin'-tooting', side-splittin' Western is on its way to Dorset

A rootin'-tooting', side-splittin' Western is on its way to Dorset

Ben and Hamish of Weymouth band Blazin' Strings  (33076386)

Catch red-hot singing duo in Weymouth gig

Have a roaring good time with T Rex tribute act

Nifty dancing from Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys will wow Dorset audience

Nifty dancing from Gordie MacKeeman and his Rhythm Boys will wow Dorset audience

Fishmonger during Bridport’s Hat Festival by Robert Golden

Democracy in Bridport 2015 to display art across town this autumn

Agatha Christie classic with sting in the tail coming to Dorset

Celebrate the West Country through song at Lyme Folk Fest

A swan nesting at Abbotsbury Swannery - 010413, Picture GRAHAM HUNT HG10640 (32735820)

GREAT DAYS OUT: Have you herd about the swans at Abbotsbury?

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REVIEW: Pixar's latest Inside Out is a rib-tickling cerebral treat

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

Ponder a whodunnit over a picnic in West Dorset

THE GUIDE INTERVIEW: Mark King of 80s supergroup Level 42 on being thankful, getting a personal trainer and playing at Camp Bestival

THE GUIDE INTERVIEW: Mark King of 80s supergroup Level 42 on being thankful, getting a personal trainer and playing at Camp Bestival

Vonda Shepard's soul-searching brings her to Dorset

Vonda Shepard's soul-searching brings her to Dorset

REVIEW: Fantastic reception for school's Evita production

REVIEW: Fantastic reception for school's Evita production

'Lets Dance' Julie Story dance show at the Pavilion Weymouth Friday 17th July 2015.Free use in 'The Dorset Echo' but not for reprint sales!Picture by : DORSET MEDIA SERVICE16 MALLAMS, PORTLAND, DORSET DT5 1NJTEL: 07815 100648 / 01305 822382 (32699645)

Young dancers delight with dance routines

Sing, dance, hunt and create with an activities-packed summer

Sing, dance, hunt and create with an activities-packed summer

Travelling menagerie is crawling over with creativity

Travelling menagerie is crawling over with creativity

Gather round for siblings' story session

Gather round for siblings' story session

Step back in time to John Fowles' day with villa open weekend

Young talent Laurence Jones to strike chord with West Dorset audience

Young talent Laurence Jones to strike chord with West Dorset audience

Hit the high notes on Dorset course with Sam Smith's singing tutor

Perrie Edwards set for Dorset return with Little Mix gig

More tickets released for Blockheads gig

Step back in time to Jane Austen's era on Millennium Green

Step back in time to Jane Austen's era on Millennium Green

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Glass collective set to shatter expectations with exhibition

Alexandra Burke in The Bodyguard (Photograph of West End production) - Photo by Paul Coltas (32333101)

West End shows smash record at Mayflower Theatre

Ieuan steps in for Hardy show's final chapter

Ieuan steps in for Hardy show's final chapter

The Shires by Pip for Decca Records. (31654824)

THE GUIDE INTERVIEW: The Shires: Country soul, hard graft and 'pinch me moments' - UK country stars head to Camp Bestival

Dancing in the sunlight for midsummer celebration

WITTY: Bill Bailey will take to the Larmer Tree stage this weekend

Larmer Tree-t for festivalgoers this weekend

ON SCREEN: Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in the National Theatre's Everyman

National Theatre production of Everyman to be screened in Bridport

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