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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
£6.00 Breakfast Club

£6.00 Breakfast Club

Every Wednesday and Saturday 10am - 12pm
Join us for a yummy breakfast and endless tea and coffee!
Exhibition
Georgian Dorset : Selected artworks from the Bussell collection

Georgian Dorset : Selected artworks from the Bussell collection

July 10th - September 4th
Georgian Dorset : Selected artworks from the Bussell collection

In partnership with Weymouth Museum

Talk
POSTPONED Teas and Talks -For the Benefit of Example

POSTPONED Teas and Talks -For the Benefit of Example

24th April, 2pm
‘For the Benefit of Example’

Steve Poole
Professor of History and Heritage
University of the West of England
Talk
POSTPONED Teas and Talks – Dorset Buttons

POSTPONED Teas and Talks – Dorset Buttons

26th June, 2pm
Dorset Buttons
Anna McDowell
Henrys Buttons

Talk
POSTPONED Teas and Talks – Whispers and Cries

POSTPONED Teas and Talks – Whispers and Cries

24th July, 2pm
Whispers and Cries: Listening for the Voices of the Dead in a Nineteenth-Century Courtroom.
Tim Hitchcock

Talk
NEW DATE: Teas and Talks – Villains, Victims and Tragedies: Stories from the Dorset Assizes

NEW DATE: Teas and Talks – Villains, Victims and Tragedies: Stories from the Dorset Assizes

11th September, 2pm
Villains, Victims and Tragedies: Stories from the Dorset Assizes

Brian Bates
Historian and Author
Festive event
Shire Hall Christmas Market

Shire Hall Christmas Market

11- 12 December 10am - 4pm
Christmas Market.. on 11-12th December 2020

Open 10:00 till 16:00 with Free entry
Talk
POSTPONED Teas and Talks – Transported for the rest of your natural life

POSTPONED Teas and Talks – Transported for the rest of your natural life

30th January, 2pm
Transported for the rest of your natural life

Mike Randell
Headteacher of an 'outstanding' school for 30+ years

NEW DATE COMING SOON
Event
Drinks in the Clink: Spells in the Cells

Drinks in the Clink: Spells in the Cells

29th, 30th October, 7.30pm
This is a brilliant and unique night out for any school of wizardry fan….