Things to do with kids in Dorset

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Summer of Sport and Music at Castlepoint

26th June-15th September 2024

Venue: Castlepoint Shopping Park

Open air live screenings of sporting events and music festivals on the LED big screen. See the website and social media for event updates

Arts & Crafts

Drop in craft activities at Charminster Library

15th-27th July 2024

Venue: Charminster Library

Horrid Henry and Wimpy Kid crafts. All ages

Summer Holiday at Durlston

18th July-5th September 2024

Venue: Durlston Country Park

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail, interactive displays, 340 acres of meadows, Wild Play - see website for full schedule

Treasures of the toolkit family quest

18th July-8th September 2024

Venue: Corfe Castle

Hunt the castle ruins to learn about and collect the tools for your very own castle conservator toolkit

Wilkswood Reggae Festival

18th-21st July 2024

Venue: Wilkswood Farm

Family friendly festival presenting UK and international roots, dub, lovers, ska and ragga artists with food and a dedicated kid's field

School transfer information - coming soon

School transfer information - coming soon

Advice and resources for starting primary/transferring to secondary

Over Protective Parenting

Over Protective Parenting

We've all seen the stories about conkers being banned in school or swings being removed from playgrounds due to safety concerns.

Children's Parties in Dorset

Children's Parties in Dorset

Party ideas for families

Whats on in Dorset

Whats on in Dorset

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