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Plays, talks, family activities, music, debates – there is something for everyone at Shire Hall! Keep an eye on this page to see what’s coming up.

Family event
May Half Term Family Activities

May Half Term Family Activities

26 - 28 May & 30 May - 3 June 2018
Fun family creative arts and crafts activities for families, inspired by Dorset's farming heritage and the story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs.
Exhibition
Journey to Justice

Journey to Justice

4 June - 31 August 2018
Journey to Justice explores the stories of the less well-know men, women and children in the US Civil Rights movement.
Exhibition
Radical Dorset

Radical Dorset

4 June - 31 August 2018
Explore 500 years of protest in Dorset through a series of fictional social media pages, 'radbook'.
Performance
Human Cargo – Matthew Crampton and Jeff Warner

Human Cargo – Matthew Crampton and Jeff Warner

13 June 2018
Human Cargo is an epic night of story and song, featuring two masters of the craft.
Talk
Justice Cafe: Clarence Austin the Photographer and the Bridport Wildcat Women

Justice Cafe: Clarence Austin the Photographer and the Bridport Wildcat Women

22 June 2018
An illustrated talk by Carlos Guarita, with Cartoon Action Theatre, on the Bridport wildcat strikes and the photographer who captured them on film.