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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

Volunteer performers required for costumed roles

Volunteer performers required for costumed roles

25 July 2018

This year, two Inside Out Dorset Festival events have a very special participatory element that will allow volunteers an unforgettable experience. Both Furious Folly, which takes place in Weymouth and Wayfaring which is performed in Dorchester offer the opportunity to …

We’re teaming up with Morebus and Damory in 2018

We’re teaming up with Morebus and Damory in 2018

25 July 2018

We love our beautiful county and always encourage our audiences to use public transport wherever possible. So we’re thrilled to have teamed up with Go South Coast as our official travel partner for Inside Out Dorset 2018. Go South Coast …

Dorset Festivals Marketing Contract (Culture+)

Dorset Festivals Marketing Contract (Culture+)

24 July 2018

The Culture+ programme has appointed an arts and culture festival consortium in Dorset to programme, produce and manage three major arts and culture events in June and July 2019. The consortium is Activate (that’s us here, at Inside Out Dorset Festival!); b-side, which produces …

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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get involved

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!