Dorchester Arts Centre

    For the past 30 years, Dorchester Arts has engaged tens of thousands of people in a wide variety of arts events – from huge outdoor events to small-scale children’s theatre.

    Dorchester Arts is supported by Dorset Council, Dorchester Town Council and our individual donors and corporate sponsors. We are a membership organisation, a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

    Our staff consists of an Artistic Director, an Administrator & Bar Manager, a Finance Manager, a Marketing Manager, a Marketing & Administration Assistant, and a Fundraising & Development Manager. Governance is led by a Board with up to 12 members and we receive a huge amount of support from a dedicated band of volunteers.

    Our home is in the Dorchester Corn Exchange, where we have a performance space accommodating up to a maximum audience capacity of 375 and we have a fully licensed bar for all events.

    We also programme performances in a variety of venues across Dorchester, including St Mary’s Church and Maumbury Rings, and work with a wide range of community groups, delivering arts activities for all ages.


    Upcoming events at the Dorchester Arts Centre

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