Theatre & Art Centres in Dorset
While staying on a farm in one of our self catering cottages or B & B's, why not spend an evening at one of Dorset's unique theatres hosting performances of many different kinds, from a large scale West End show to a local pantomime.
Dorset’s network of large theatres including the Bournemouth International Centre, Poole’s Lighthouse Theatre and the Weymouth Pavilion all provide a full annual calendar of shows and performances of major touring companies.
We also have number of small traditional theatres within our towns and villages that provide a warming community feel. Many of the performances to be enjoyed are staged by local clubs and arts groups.
During the summer Dorset provides some amazing locations for it's much loved outdoor theatre productions. Locations such as Brownsea Island and Athelhampton House offer the backdrop for some superb performances.
A full list of theatres and arts centres are listed below:
Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport
Dorchester Arts Centre, Dorchester
Electric Palalce, Bridport
The Exchange, Sturminster Newton 01258 475137
Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis 01297 442394
Mowlem Theatre, Swanage 01929 422239
Royal Manor Theatre, Portland 01305 860792
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Shaftesbury 01747 854321
Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne 01202 885566
Weymouth Pavilion, Weymouth
Lighthouse Theatre, Poole
Octagon Theatre, Yeovil
Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth