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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.

Tour
Behind the Scenes Tours

Behind the Scenes Tours

2pm on selected Wednesdays
Discover hidden staircases and explore the secrets of Shire Hall.
Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas Afternoon Tea

10am- 4pm 1 - 23 December 2018
Indulge in a glass of fizz and afternoon tea for two at Shire Hall this December.
Family event
Visit Judge Santa

Visit Judge Santa

6 December and weekends 8-23 December
Visit Father Christmas in the Courtroom and find out if your child has been naughty or nice!
Performance
Christmas in the Courtroom

Christmas in the Courtroom

7.30pm 13 December
A dramatic and musical celebration of Yuletide, by the New Hardy Players supporting Dorset Mind in West Dorset.
Performance
Crossways Handbell Ringers

Crossways Handbell Ringers

15 December, 3pm
The Crossways Handbell Ringers will be playing festive tune and carols
Performance
Concert: Purbeck Village Quire

Concert: Purbeck Village Quire

16 December, 1pm
Listen to some of Dorset's most traditional Christmas music in the beautiful Georgian courtroom.
Family event
Family Film Club: Your Choice!

Family Film Club: Your Choice!

19 December, 4pm
For our final Christmas film, we are throwing open the choice to you!
Christmas Closing

Christmas Closing

24 December - 1 January
We will be closed over the Christmas Week, re-opening in the New Year.