With a long weekend ahead and hopefully some fair weather to enjoy, our bumper guide to the bank holiday weekend is all you need for a good time.

n DON’T forget the Great Dorset Steam Fair at Tarrant Hinton near Blandford is underway and continues until Monday with displays, demonstrations and more.

More than 200,000 visitors are expected to attend.

Now in its 51st year, the show is among the largest of its kind in the world.

The showground is more than 600 acres, with more than 1,000 trade stands and 2,000 exhibitors.

Once again, the fair will have a dedicated areas with displays commemorating the first and second world wars.

The stunt arena will see the Big Pete and Grim Reaper Monster Truck Show, Bolddog Lings Freestyle Motocross Team and The Stannage International Stunt Team High Fall Show.

For more information go to gdsf.co.uk n GET ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar. Fastlove: A Tribute to George Michael is a brand new production packed with crowd-pleasing anthems and chart-topping hits. Expect to hear timeless Wham classics from the eighties, nineties and noughties, including Careless Whisper, Freedom, Faith, Father Figure and Jesus To A Child. The show takes to the stage this evening from 7.30pm at Weymouth Pavilion. All tickets are £26, available from the pavilion website or by contacting the box office.

n ENJOY three days of live music as the final quayside music festival of the summer runs from tomorrow until Monday along Weymouth Harbour. With performances from more than 30 bands plus a giant stage and screen, the event promises to see out the season in style. Entry is free and the festival runs from 12pm to 10pm each day.

n HEAD down to Radipole Gardens in Weymouth for its biggest fun day of the year. Listen to live musical performances while browsing a selection of stalls or trying your hand at some traditional games, and enter The Great Radipole Bake Scoff for a chance to win the coveted Radipole slice. The heritage tent will feature displays about life in Weymouth during World War One and World War Two, giving guests the chance to find out about the town during those darks days. Face painting and a recycled art competition will keep younger guests entertained, while miniature steam train rides will please adults and children alike. The fun day takes place tomorrow from 12pm to 4pm.

n TAKING place in Dorchester tomorrow is Anonymous, the annual free music festival held in Maumbury Rings from noon until 6pm. The festival celebrates young local talent, with this year’s line-up including headliners Mandy For Girls, The Undecided and Charlene Clease. Other entertainment will include craft activities, trampolining, a bucking bronco, an inflatable bungee run and a bouncy castle. Food stalls will be selling a range of delicious goodies and visitors will also be able to try their hand at a spot of costume design or screen printing. For more information and to keep up with the latest announcements, search Anonymous Festival 2019 on Facebook.

n Taking to the decks tomorrow night will be Martin Kemp, the Spandau Ballet star and huge TV personality, in a sold-out 80s DJ show at Weymouth Pavilion. A return visit has been arranged for May next year.

n SOAK up the sunshine while listening to Mr Velvet Voice, as singer Tony Lowe returns to Greenhill Gardens on Sunday afternoon. Fresh from directing Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Sorcerer in Belgium and rehearsing with The Brussels Light Opera Company to star as Fred in Kiss Me, Kate, the Weymouth-born star is back in town will a selection of classic hits. Expect to hear the incredible songs of Frank Sinatra, Michael Bublé and Tom Jones from 2pm. Tony will be performing in support of Upwey & Broadwey F.C.

n THE Dog, Sausage and Cider Festival returns to The Springhead pub in Sutton Poyntz near Weymouth on Sunday, starting at 11am.

The event is raising money for the Margaret Green Animal Rescue charity and will feature cider, sausages and a dog agility course, plus plenty of children’s entertainment.

n Oarsome event the Weymouth Dragon Boat Challenge returns to Weymouth Beach at the Pavilion end on Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Cheer on those taking part in a full day of dragon boat racing with teams set to compete in heats, semi-finals and a grand final.

n ENJOY the chart-topping hits from the greatest rock & roll band in the world as Showaddywaddy take to the stage on Sunday. Formed in the 1970s from several local groups, the band have since sold more than 20 million records and performed all over the globe. Their uplifting show features all of their biggest hits, from Under The Moon of Love and Blue Moon to Pretty Little Angel and Three Steps to Heaven. The performance at Weymouth Pavilion begins at 7.30pm. Tickets are £27, available from the pavilion website or by contacting the box office.

n And finally. to round off the weekend, the ever popular Dorchester Town Council Maumbury Rings Music Festival returns on Bank Holiday Monday.

It starts at 1.30pm and continues until 10pm. Entry is free. There will be live music from Sandtimer, the Shadrack Street Band, The Drystones, The Simmertones, The Sessions and Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion. There will be food stalls and a bar on site.