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Events in Weymouth 2014

January February March April May June July August September October November December

January

18th  Market 2-3.30pm, St Martin’s Community Hall Broadmayne, (Next to the Church  All proceeds to St Martin’s Community Hall.  For further information please contact Eleanor Piper 01305 853765.
27th Holocaust Memorial Day – Service to take place in Princess Diane Gardens, Radipole Park Drive, Weymouth at 10.30 am

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February

8th – 9th Topper Winter Regatta, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
15th & 16th Crabchurch Conspiracy Living History Weekend – Throughout the Borough, Sandfoots Gardens, Nothe Gardens, Weymouth Beach.

22nd / 23rd (TBC) The Dickies Quad Beach X – Weymouth Beach. Back to top

March

8th & 9th National Ranker, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
16th Bay Run 10k Charity Fun Run – Starting from the Hotel Riviera, to the Pavilion and return. To register go to www.mccpromotions.com
16th Dog Show at the Weymouth Pavilion.  10 am to 4 pm, organised by the Melcombe Regis Rotary Club.  A display by the Canine Partners will take place at 2 pm.  Further details and registration forms available from www.rcmr.org
30th Sportivo Bike Ride – Lodmoor County Park

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April

5th & 6th Cadet Selector, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
10th  First Bike Night of the Season – Weymouth Harbour.  Each Thursday evening from April to End September,  6 pm to 9 pm.
12th -18th Youth Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
13th Best of Dorset Show – Weymouth Pavilion
Easter Fairground – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt.  Open from 11 am to 10 pm daily.
18th -21st Easter weekend – Easter Fun, Egg hunts, Pirate Day, Easter Shopping & Hockey Festival
19th -21st RYA Windsurf Camp, 2.00pm, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
20th Pirate Day at The Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
25th Anzac Day Service on Weymouth Seafront.  11 am, Mayor of Weymouth and Portland together with representative from Australia and New Zealand High Commission will be in attendance together with local associations and comrades to pay their respects.
27th Osprey Sprint Triathlon. 08.00am – 12.00pm. Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland. www.bustinskin.com

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May

Bike Night Every Thursday Evening   6 pm to 9 pm– Weymouth Harbour, Custom House Quay, Weymouth.  Each week the harbourside will be filled with bikes of all different descriptions from classics to Harley Davidsons and trikes. There is a small entry fee for bikes to take part and all monies raised go to a local charity.
2nd -5th Oppie Selector, 2.00pm, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
4th & 5th Cadets, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
3rd, 4th & 5th May Bank Holiday Fairground, Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt.
11th Meet the Club Day, Weymouth Promenade (Jubilee Clock), 10am – 4pm. “Vintage Classic Vehicle Display” By members of Transport of Yesteryear and supporting the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. A free event www.transportofyesteryear.com
12th Hard Way Round the Rock.  Starts from The Blues Club, Portland Football Ground, Grove Road, Portland. 10.30 am.  The Hard Way Round the Rock, is a half marathon multi-terrain run around the coastal and cliff paths of Portland.  Further information and entry forms from www.rmpac.com
18th Vintage Bikes Annual Rally – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt. Start and Finish location.  Afternoon static display.
24th -27th Feva Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
Whitesun Fairground – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt.  Open 11 am to 10 pm daily.
25th Queen Concert at the Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
25th  & 26th  Quayside Music Festival – Weymouth Harbour (Town Bridge) 9am – 11pm www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
25th  & 26th Fair in the Square – Weymouth Habourside / Hope Square.  Organised by Weymouth Rotary Club.
25th Dorset Tour – Lodmoor Country Park.  Vintage and Classic vehicle rally with afternoon static display on the Events Area.
26th US Memorial Day, Short Service and Wreath Laying at the Memorial on Weymouth Seafront, 11 am.
30th – 2nd  Wessex Folk Festival – Weymouth Harbourside.  www.wessexfolk.co.uk

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June

Bike Night  Every Thursday Evening 6 pm to 9 pm,– Weymouth Harbour, Custom House Quay, Weymouth.  Each week the harbourside will be filled with bikes of all different descriptions from classics to Harley Davidsons and trikes. There is a small entry fee for bikes to take part and all monies raised go to a local charity.
1st -15th Matchstick Fleet at The Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
4th Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
7th -13th S4G, 3.00pm, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
8th The GU Energy – Weymouth Bay Triathlon Project. 7.00am-3.00pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
11th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
14th  & 15th  International Canoes, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
Vintage Bus Running Day – Lodmoor Country Park.
18th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
21st – 27th  Weymouth and Portland Armed Forces Day Celebrations. Saturday events commence at 10 am with the arrival historic military vehicles, veterans rendezvous outside and inside the Pavilion.  Beach Assault and Bridge Building exercise on Weymouth Beach by the Royal Engineers.  Service of Remembrance and Parade 11 am on Sunday 22nd, Weymouth Seafront.
22nd  It’s a Knockout for Diverse Abilities – Lodmoor Country Park www.diverseabilitiesplus.org.uk
23rd Armed Forces Flag Raising – Civic Flag Pole, Council Offices, Weymouth.  10.30 am.
21st -22nd Solo Event, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
22nd Big Cove Swim – Series. 10.00am – 12.30pm. Beachside Leisure Centre, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
22nd It’s a Knockout – for Diverse Abilities – Lodmoor Country park. www.diverseabilitiesplus.org.uk
25th Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
27th – 29th GP 14 Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
28th  Pirates Live by Noel Coward performed by Wessex Actors at The Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
28th  & 29th ASA Western Counties Open Water Swim – Preston Beach / Greenhill
29th  Chickerell Fun Day and Classic Car Show, School Hill, Chickerell, Weymouth, DT3 4BA from 10am. Terrific family day out. Over 200 vehicles, trade stalls, arts & crafts, all day entertainment, birds of prey, fun fair, alpacas and much more. www.transportofyesteryear.com. £4 admission price & free parking
29th Jurassic Mini Car Club, Static Display at the Jubilee Clock from 10 am to 4 pm.

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July

Bike Night Every Thurs Eve 6 pm to 9 pm,– Weymouth Harbour, Custom House Quay, Weymouth.  Each week the harbourside will be filled with bikes of all different descriptions from classics to Harley Davidsons and trikes. There is a small entry fee for bikes to take part and all monies raised go to a local charity.
2nd Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
6th  Portland 10 mile road race around the Island.
9th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
12th & 13th Cadet Selector, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
12th & 13th  Dorset Sea Food Festival – Weymouth Harbourside and Pavilion Forecourt.  Weymouth harbour is the perfect backdrop to the annual Dorset Seafood Festival. With over 80 stalls, mouth-watering seafood menus, celebrity chefs, Pommery champagne, local ales and a fabulous atmosphere, the festival also raises money for The Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen. 10.30 am to 5 pm. www.dorsetseafood.co.uk
12th Weymouth and Portland Model Boat Open Day Sail – Radipole Lake.
13th Race to the Bill – Classic Triathlon. 7.00am-12.00pm. National Sailing Academy, Portland. www.bustinskin.com
16th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
19th Weldmar Ladies Midnight Walk 2014. Our 8th Midnight Walk will take place on Saturday 19th July along Weymouth Seafront and beyond! There are 3 fun routes to choose from; 5 Miles, 6.5 Miles and a 10 Mile route. To register call 01305 261800
19th & 20th Ecover Blue Mile – Weymouth Beach.  Come and join us at the Ecover Blue Mile Weymouth on Weymouth Beach over the weekend of 19th & 20th July, the opening weekend to the Dorset Festival of Sport 2014 and take part in our Open Water Swim, Kayak and Stand up Paddle Boarding events.  Taster sessions, sprints, the Ecover Blue Mile and the N1SCO SUP Race Series – whether you are experienced at water sports or a complete novice, there is something for everyone.For further information about the Ecover Blue Mile Weymouth, check out our website at www.thebluemile.org
20th Big Cove Swim – Series. 10.00am-12.30pm. Beachside Leisure Centre, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
20th  Tea on the Quay – Weymouth Harbour (Town Bridge) 9am – 11pm www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
20th -25th  Wayfarer Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
23rd  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
26th  – 3rd Aug Spirit of Portland.  “A celebration of Portland’s unique heritage, culture and natural environment”.
26th Portland Gooseberry Fayre – Weston Road, Portland.  11 am to 3 pm.
26th  & 27th WWII Re-enactment weekend at The Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
30th Matchstick Fleet at The Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
30th Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
31st  to 5th  Aug Moscow State Circus – Lodmoor Country Park, Events Area.

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August

Bike Night  Every Thursday Evening  6 pm to 9 pm,– Weymouth Harbour, Custom House Quay, Weymouth.  Each week the harbourside will be filled with bikes of all different descriptions from classics to Harley Davidsons and trikes. There is a small entry fee for bikes to take part and all monies raised go to a local charity.
1st -3rd Weymouth Beach Volleyball Classic – starts at 14.00 on Friday and 09.00 on Saturday and Sunday. Part of the National Beach Volleyball Tour, which is organised with the support of the RAF and Volleyball England. www.weymouthbeachvolleyball.co.uk
2nd -8th Optimist Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
6th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
9th -15th  Cadet Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
13th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
13th -16th WOW production of ‘Oh What a Lovely War’ at the Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.u
16th -22nd Cadet Worlds, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
17th Big Cove Swim – Series. 10.00am-12.30pm. Beachside Leisure Centre, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
17th Round the Rock.  Starts from The Blues Club, Portland Football Ground, Grove Road, Portland.  10.30 am. 10k road race around Portland, further information and entry forms from www.rmpac.com
20th  Weymouth Carnival Day & Fireworks – Esplanade / Beach.
20th  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
23rd  & 24th Victorian Fayre at the Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
24th  & 25th Quayside Music Festival – Weymouth Harbour (Town Bridge) 9am – 11pm www.rendezvousweymouth.co.uk
27 August            Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com

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September

Bike Night  Every Thursday Evening ,6 pm to 9 pm,– Weymouth Harbour, Custom House Quay, Weymouth.  Each week the harbourside will be filled with bikes of all different descriptions from classics to Harley Davidsons and trikes. There is a small entry fee for bikes to take part and all monies raised go to a local charity.
2nd Dumble Bimble Run – Starts from the YMCA, Reforne, Portland.  1830 hours.  A 5 mile and 2k fun run.  Entry on the night only.  Fundraising for local charity, Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.  www.rmpac.com
3rd National Merchant Navy Day.  Flag Raising, Civic Flag Pole, Council Offices, Weymouth.  10.30 am.
3rd  Après Aquathon Series 2014. 7.00pm-8.30pm. Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth. www.bustinskin.com
6th Weymouth World Tour Biathle – Greenhill Gardens. This Biathle is part of the GB Biathle Series.  It is a continuous run / swim / run event at various distances depending on age starting at 500m / 1500m run / 50m / 200m swim and then the same run distance.  For further details contact Mr Michael Flaherty on 01305 759047.
6th  & 7th  Etchell Nationals, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
7th Jurassic Coast Mini Car Rally – Weymouth Pavilion Forecourt.  Start point for annual rally, vehicles depart the forecourt at 11 am through the Borough and along the Jurassic Coast.
10th -13th Son et Lumiere at the Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
13th  & 14th Etchell Europeans, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
14th  Challenge Triathlon – Iron Distance National event. Start and finish in Weymouth (www.challengetriuk.com)
13th  & 14th Maritime Festival
14th Challenge Triathlon – Weymouth Seafront.

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October

4th  & 5th National Ranker, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
11th  & 12th National Ranker, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
12th Lions Motocross Weekend – Weymouth Beach. Saturday Demo Day, Sunday racing starts at 12 noon.
18th & 19th National Ranker, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
18th -24th Speed Week, Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy www.wpnsa.org.uk
19th Weymouth 10 – Weymouth Seafront.  Starting at 9.30 am.
26th Halloween at the Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk

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November

5th Guy Fawkes Celebrations – Weymouth Seafront.  Childrens Guy Fawkes Competition – 6.45 pm in the Pavilion Foyer, Fairground on the Pavilion Forecourt, Bonfire on Weymouth Beach lit at 7.30pm and Fireworks Display at 7.50 pm.

9th  Remembrance Sunday – Weymouth Seafront / Portland Cenotaph Back to top

December

7th  Christmas Event at the Nothe Fort. www.nothefort.org.uk
5th  & 6th Victorian Show night – Weymouth Town Center
14th  Chase the Pudding Santa Run – Weymouth Beach
25th Christmas Day Harbour Swim – Weymouth Harbour, 11 am.
31st New Years Eve Revelry – Various locations throughout the Borough.

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