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ray lee (uk)

fri 16 sept (portland)
sat 17-sun 18 sept (weymouth)

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le cirque du platzak (nl)

sun 18 sept

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and now: (uk)

sat 17-tue 20 sept

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up in the air

various artists

sat 24 sept

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hengistbury headlines

various artists (uk)

thur 22 – sun 25 sept

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Please help us in continuing to present high quality large scale work by making a donation. If you want to take a greater part through sponsoring and patronage we would be delighted to talk to you too.

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latest news

Inside Out Dorset Festival 2018 Highlights

Inside Out Dorset Festival 2018 Highlights

22 November 2018

“We are delighted with the success of Inside Out Dorset 2018. Nine days of special and innovative events reaching an estimated 16,400 audience across rural and urban locations. In addition, we worked with over 400 participants through our dedicated Outreach …

Final tickets remaining for our Writing Workshop

Final tickets remaining for our Writing Workshop

12 September 2018

As the first step of a new project leading to a professional commission for a writer to devise a large-scale outdoor performance for the 2020 Inside Out Dorset Festival, we are delighted to offer a wonderful opportunity for professional and emerging …

View the 2018 programme

View the 2018 programme

21 August 2018

We’re delighted to share a first look at the full story of Inside Out Dorset 2018 with our Festival programme! With less than four weeks to go, discover all you need to know about the extraordinary events in extraordinary places …

a tantalizing tidbit

Inside Out Dorset 2016 Promo

Plus dip into our archive to find out about past festivals here - 2014, 2012, 2010, 2008 and 2007...

what people say

Inside Out Dorset has been offering extraordinary events in extraordinary places since 2007, gaining a strong reputation for contempoary arts. Here’s what the art world had to say:

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Simon Mellor Executive Director, Arts & Culture for Arts Council England

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There are lots of ways to get more involved with Inside Out Dorset, through talks, workshops and professional development opportunities.

volunteers - we need you!

Our volunteers are a dedicated and happy bunch - and we couldn't run the festival without them. Come and join the team this year!