Weymouth and Portland News

Pirate’s Take Over the Fort!

May 18th, 2024|Weymouth and Portland News|

Weymouth’s number one heritage attraction, Nothe Fort, will be welcoming visitors for nine days of family fun with Pirate Week between Saturday 25th May – Sunday 2th June. Open daily between 10:30am-4:00pm, visitors can expect heaps of pirate fun and treasure to find. The passion for pirates in Weymouth is well known, and bringing that [...]

The Dorset Seafood Festival is Back !

January 31st, 2024|Weymouth and Portland News|

Save the date - this year’s Dorset Seafood Festival will be held on the weekend of 7-8 September, on the Weymouth Peninsula. Committed local businesses and staunch festival supporters have come together to ensure Weymouth’s annual celebration of all thing’s seafood will continue in 2024. Fears that this unique event would no longer be [...]


January 8th, 2024|Weymouth and Portland News|

Weymouth's festive spirit was ignited as almost 40 businesses took part in the We Are Weymouth Winter Wonderland Window Display Competition over the 2023 festive period. The competition saw an impressive array of participants, each contributing to the festive ambience of Weymouth's streets. The exceptional efforts of all participants are commended, showcasing the dedication [...]

Weymouth Pavilion to Host Wedding Fair

December 11th, 2023|Weymouth and Portland News|

WEYMOUTH PAVILION WEDDING FAIR – SUNDAY 14th JANUARY 11am-3pm Weymouth Pavilion is a versatile wedding venue for hosting either an intimate wedding ceremony and reception in one of our smaller rooms, or for accommodating a larger wedding ceremony in our magical theatre followed by a reception in our large Ocean Room. Stunning views of [...]

Dates for Weymouth fireworks 2024 and funfairs agreed by Weymouth Town Council!

November 4th, 2023|Weymouth and Portland News|

Great news has been announced about Weymouth Fireworks 2024 Next year’s dates for summer firework displays and funfair bookings have been agreed by Weymouth Town Council’s Environment and Services Committee. These Weymouth Seafront Fireworks have become immensely popular among visitors and locals alike over past years so this news is very good news for [...]

Nothe Fort Weymouth’s Haunted Spectacular: Get Ready for a Frightfully Fun Halloween!

October 21st, 2023|Weymouth and Portland News|

Nothe Fort, renowned for its historical significance, is all set to cast a spell on visitors this Halloween with an array of enchanting activities and spine-chilling experiences. From ghoulish ghost hunts to spellbinding potion-making, Nothe Fort promises an unforgettable Halloween adventure for visitors of all ages. The activities will take place from Saturday 21st [...]

‘Voices from the Walls’ A new audio-visual experience for The Nothe Fort Weymouth

October 18th, 2023|Weymouth and Portland News|

Weymouth born Artist & Sound Designer Joe Butcher returns home to collaborate with The Nothe Fort museum on a brand-new project funded by the Arts Council of England. Voices from the Walls will re-purpose previously abandoned dungeons and tunnels to create an immersive audio-visual experience for visitors utilising the natural reverb and atmosphere of [...]


October 17th, 2023|Weymouth and Portland News|

SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival, Weymouth’s annual celebration of all things seafood, has once again proven its commitment to the Weymouth community and seafood sustainability, raising a remarkable sum for The Fishermen's Mission and recognising exceptional contributions to ocean health within the industry. The 2023 edition of SEAFEAST, held on 9th & 10th [...]

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