Friday 1st September – Sunday 3rd September 2023

Truckfest – The Bath and West Showground

Since 1983 Truckfest has been delivering a great day out and a fantastic family experience all across the country! Be amazed by Monster Trucks and Arena Stunt Shows. Meet Celebrities and Children’s Characters. Enjoy Exhilarating rides and see some incredible Trucks. Come and be a part of it.

Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd September 2023

The Dorset County Show – The Dorchester Showground, Nr Kingston Maurward College, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1NF

The speed of the scurry racing to the worlds largest monster trucks – The 2023 Dorset County Show will have it all. Cattle, Pigs, Sheep Shearing, huge vegetables, magnificent heavy horses, vintage tractors, the Dorset Axemen and so much more!

Friday 8th – Sunday 10th September 2023

SKY SAFARI – Longleat

A spectacular Sky Safari is back for another fantastic year! Marvel as an array of hot air balloons take to the skies in a series of special displays.

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2023

Sturminster Newton Cheese Show

A celebration of the region’s dairying heritage. Quality foods and crafts.

Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th September 2023

The Tank Museum, Bovington

The biggest model show in the South West is back! 

This year’s Autumn model show will be bigger than ever – with indoor and outdoor traders and displays, plus sci-fi and more. Traders, exhibitors and modelling demonstrations alongside the real thing. Model planes, ships, sci-fi, trains and, of course, tanks of all types and sizes will be available to see, make and purchase.

Sunday 24th September 2023

Wessex Heavy Horse Show and Contry Fayre

One of the largest Heavy Horse events in the South West, the annual Wessex Heavy Horse Show and Country Fayre is a spectacle of Heavy Horse breeds. The show will include classes for ridden and driven horses, as well as in-hand and harness classes and a Young Handler’s class.

It also features the West Of England Heavy Horse Championships, a prestigious Championship that sees the best horses in the West of England compete against each other.

Wessex Heavy Horse Show and Country Fayre #3

Saturday 30th September 2023

Shaftesbury Carnival

Shaftesbury Carnival is an annual event that has become part of Shaftesbury’s history. It’s been taking place for over 140 years!

Carnival Day. 3pm Children’s Procession, 6:15pm Band Parade and 7:15pm Evening Procession.

Shaftesbury Carnival #5