Dorset Council and Weymouth Town Council will be holding a small celebratory event for the Weymouth Promenade Artistic Lighting Scheme. Due to predicted adverse weather, the event will now be held in the Pavilion Piano Bar at Weymouth Pavilion. The celebration will take place on Thursday 19 December at 6pm and will run for approx. [...]
Residents and visitors are invited to Weymouth Seafront for a night of fun at the free annual Big Guy Fawkes Event on Tuesday 5 November. The fun starts at 4pm with the fabulous family funfair on the Pavilion forecourt, joining many traditional stalls and attractions on Weymouth Seafront. At 6.45pm, the traditional children’s Guy Fawkes [...]
Ghosts, Zombies and Witches ... We Dare You to Visit Weymouth This October Weymouth comes to life - or undead maybe - with Spooky Halloween Happenings during the Half Term Holidays. Businesses across the area will be getting into the spirit with spooktacular window displays and a ghost hunt in the town [...]
Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the Weymouth and Portland Journey Through Time Video a leaflet has been produced to help visitors discover more of the areas rich heritage. It will shortly be distributed and available at a number of visitor information points throughout the area. A printable PDF copy of [...]
Promoting an exciting new joint project between Weymouth Museum, The Nothe Fort and Portland Museum take a journey in time from Roman Weymouth at Bowleaze Cove to the current Portland Bill Lighthouse which was built in the early 1900s to replace two earlier lighthouses built in the early 1700s. The project has been made possible [...]
Shalims Indian Restaurant is joining forces with Weymouth BID, WPCC, Weymouth Town Council, Booker Wholesale and Plastic Pollution Awareness to help make Weymouth A Plastic Free Community. ‘Plastic Free Communities’ is a movement set up by Surfer’s `Against Sewage, with the aim of reducing the amount of single use plastic we all use. So far, [...]
A bid by Portland Museum to Arts Council England has resulted in an exciting award of £27,600 to research and reveal the dramatic history, myths and legends of Church Ope Cove. Working in partnership with b-side and help from the local community, the project will lead to greater understanding of the original gateway to the [...]
Greenhill Gardens and Sandsfoot Gardens in Weymouth have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as two of the very best in the world.
Weymouth’s largest taxi firm, Weyline Taxis, have caused quite a stir with their Pride inspired taxi fleet. A rainbow minibus and fleet of cars joined Weyline’s 90 taxis, proudly displaying the Pride rainbow flag. Ian Ferguson, Managing Director of Weyline Taxis, tells us more: “When the organisers of Weymouth Pride approached me with their idea, [...]
Weymouth & Portland Pride have announced their line up & JLS singer Aston Merrygold is headlining their main stage! Its Official – The very first Weymouth & Portland Pride has launched over the Easter weekend and the mainstage line up has been announced!! Former JLS band member Aston Merrygold, will headline the mainstage on Saturday [...]
The event will take place July 26th-28th and promises to be a celebration of equality, diversity, community and all that this great area has to offer. The weekend of events is expected to attract thousands of visitors eager to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere.
Did you know that visitors to Weymouth and Portland spend over 218 million pounds a year, with over 5 million day visits to West Dorset alone? And until recently, surprisingly, there was no dedicated Tourist Information Centre in the town. That was until local company, Dorset Cottage Holidays, stepped up to the mark and opened a [...]
Last summer you may have joined b-side on a WalkTalkArt event, as part of a public consultation conducted by b-side on behalf of Weymouth & Portland Borough Council. The walks gave residents an opportunity to discuss ideas with others around what type of art, and which parts of Weymouth might be prioritised for [...]
The play area is suitable for children aged from three to 12 years. It includes a climbing hut, a seesaw, a trampoline, a combination swing, as well as many pieces of equipment suitable for children with disabilities.
With thanks to: South West IT, Dan Roads, Bibis Home, Rolly's Fudge Shop, Elephant Road, Bear Shop, Fantastic Sausage Factory, Limelight Boutique, Pure Hair & Beauty, Fiona Penny Sunflowers, Wessex Aerials FM
Saturday 1 December the entire town centre comes alive with the main attraction being a fantastic Giant Snow Globe outside Debenhams, where people will be instantly transported - for free - to their very own Christmas Wonderland.
Every year thousands of people line the harbour at Weymouth to witness this annual Lions event which has become a landmark event for the town. 498 swimmers took the plunge last year, which was a record, raising over £20,000* for a whole host of national and local charities.
Weymouth and Portland Borough Council have thanked everyone who entered the #loveweyportparks2018 photography competition this year.
INDIVIDUALS ANNOUNCED TO BE COMMEMORATED WITH SAND PORTRAITS AT WEYMOUTH AND LYME REGIS FOR DANNY BOYLE’S ARMISTICE COMMISSION Private Stanley McDougall VC and Rifleman Kulbir Thapa VC, who served in the First World War, will be commemorated in large-scale sand portraits for Danny Boyle’s Armistice commission Pages of the Sea in Dorset. On Sunday 11 [...]
Pages of the Sea ... Danny Boyle’s commission for 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of Armistice Day will be taking place on Weymouth Beach on 11 November. On 11 November 2018, the public is invited to gather on beaches across the UK for an informal, nationwide gesture of [...]
After one of the best Summers in recent history, Weymouth’s thriving restaurant scene is booming and three local business are celebrating international recognition from the worlds largest travel site* TripAdvisor