History & Heritage in Weymouth & Portland and Nearby


    Castletown at War

    Date: April 14, 2018 - April 15, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    The Castletown D-Day Centre working in conjunction with Portland Castle and English Heritage are staging a WWII living history event to commemorate the creation of a US Army field hospital in Castletown during the preparations for D-Day. Displays and exhibitions will be on show at both the Castletown D-Day Centre Read more [...]


    1940’s Day at The Nothe Fort Weymouth

    Date: May 26, 2018

    Time: 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

    This 1940’s themed day is an opportunity to visit areas of the fort not generally open to the public. Take part in the ‘Evacuee Experience’ with Nothe Fort guides. Displays of military and civilian vehicles and 1940’s memorabilia. 1940’s live entertainment – music and dancing, & themed activities, side shows and Read more [...]