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GALLERY: Thousands flock for first day of the Great Dorset Steam Fair

GALLERY: Hundreds brave wet weather for Dorset Plane Pull

GALLERY: Hundreds brave wet weather for Dorset Plane Pull

Boscombe East West Fest to become annual event

Boscombe East West Fest to become annual event

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The Dorset Plane Pull takes place today

UPDATE: Six things to do on bank holiday Monday

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GALLERY: Music, dancing and fun at Christchurch Carnival

GALLERY: Music, dancing and fun at Christchurch Carnival

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The weekend in Dorset - The Big Bournemouth Family Fun Day, Swanage Carnival, Mudeford Arts Festival, The Poole Town and Country Show, Great Dorset Chilli Festival and lots more, plus travel updates

The weekend in Dorset: Poole Carnival, Thai Summer Fair and Littledown Family Fun Day

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GALLERY: Big Bournemouth family fun days are a hit

GALLERY: Big Bournemouth family fun days are a hit

Poole Park goes back in time for its 125th anniversary

Poole Park goes back in time for its 125th anniversary

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10,000 people flock to Mudeford Arts Festival

10,000 people flock to Mudeford Arts Festival

Picture: Sally Adams

GALLERY: Crowds line the streets for colourful Poole Carnival

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Punters feel the heat at Great Dorset Chilli Fest. Pics: Sam Sheldon

GALLERY: Punters feel the heat at Great Dorset Chilli Fest

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Host of attractions at Poole Town and Country Show. Pics: Sam Sheldon

GALLERY: Host of attractions at Poole Town and Country Show

the Yakovlevs Aerobatic Team

UPDATE: 20 things to do in Dorset over the next seven days

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LINED UP: Brewery drays on display

GALLERY: Record numbers flock to the New Forest Show

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GALLERY: New Forest Show visitors turned away due to "unprecedented" popularity

GALLERY: New Forest Show visitors turned away due to "unprecedented" popularity

Darth Vader

Darth Vader actor set to meet fans at Bournemouth Comic Con

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Smiles all round as Bournemouth's Pride festival kicks off with huge parade. Pics: Sally Adams

GALLERY: Smiles all round as Bourne Free festival kicks off with huge parade

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Run or Dye is one of the many events around the area this weekend

The weekend in Dorset - Bourne Free, Grooves on the Green, boat race, Swanage Jazz Festival and much more

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Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim postponed due to weather

Bournemouth Pier to Pier Swim postponed due to weather

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Swanage Jazz Parade. Picture Sian Court

GALLERY: Bumper crowds at 26th Swanage Jazz Festival

Sway Carnival procession goes Back to the Future

Sway Carnival procession goes Back to the Future

Upton and Lytchett Minster Carnival. Pics: Sally Adams

GALLERY: Thousands turn out for Upton and Lytchett Minster Carnival

Thousands take part in Dorset's most colourful fundraiser. Pics: Sally Adams

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Thousands take part in Bournemouth Run or Dye

Bournemouth Pier to Pier swim

20 things to do in Dorset and the New Forest this weekend

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New cider festival heading to Wimborne next month

New cider festival heading to Wimborne next month

Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride

15 things to do in Dorset this weekend

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The 14th Annual Dedication Service is held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial, where visiting dignitaries lay wreaths and Reverend Canon Ray Hubble conducted the service.

GALLERY: Russian air attaché attends New Forest Airfields service

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The 45 tonne steam-powered crane at Swanage station

GALLERY: Hurricane flypast at Purbeck at War event marking Armed Forces Day

Folk on the Quay

21 things to do in Dorset and the New Forest this weekend

Harry Paye Day 2015

VIDEO AND GALLERY: Thousands flock to Poole Quay's Harry Paye Day

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GALLERY: Dancing in the streets at Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

GALLERY: Dancing in the streets at Shake and Stir Vintage Festival

WATCH: Team Echo take on cooking challenge at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

WATCH: Team Echo take on cooking challenge at Bournemouth Food and Drink Festival

Wimborne Minster Folk Festival

19 things to do in Dorset this weekend

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Poole Festival of Running

15 things to do in Dorset this weekend

140 runners have received refunds after they were misdirected

Bournemouth Bay Run participants who ran additional 3k receive refunds

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Bournemouth Wheels Festival 2015: your guide to what's happening where, parking and more

Bournemouth Wheels Festival 2015: your essential guide

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18 events taking place across Dorset and the New Forest this bank holiday weekend

18 events taking place across Dorset and the New Forest this bank holiday weekend

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Pictured is keen runner and organiser Sarah Lister, left and Spring coordinator Nicki Sinkinson.

GALLERY: Hundreds take part in family race day at Upton Country Park

Monster Trucks are back again for 2015

10 things to look forward to at this year’s Bournemouth Wheels Festival

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Red and yellow and pink and green. Purple and orange and blue - all the colours of the Rainbow Run 2015

VIDEO & GALLERY:Hundreds take part in Dorset's first ever Rainbow Run

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10 things you need to know about the Christchurch Food and Wine festival weekend

10 things you need to know about the Christchurch Food and Wine festival weekend

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The Rainbow Run is coming to Baiter Park

10 things you need to know about Sunday’s Rainbow Run at Baiter Park

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The Mayor of Christchurch Cllr Denise Jones, Canon Charles Stewart and pupils from Priory School join veterans to mark the occasion. V.E. veteran Ron Checketts lays a wreath.

GALLERY: 70th anniversary of VE Day marked across Dorset

The Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive takes place this weekend

10 things you should know about the Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive

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GALLERY: Fun, frying pans and fast-footed vicar: hundreds turn out for Pancake Day races in Christchurch

GALLERY: Fun, frying pans and fast-footed vicar: hundreds turn out for Pancake Day races in Christchurch

PRETTY IN PINK: Race For Life along Bournemouth seafront

Looking to get fit in 2015? Sign up for Race for Life

GO WILD: Camp Bestival goes wild

The really wild show: Camp Bestival to go back to nature in 2015

Bonfire Night and firework displays: see what's happening across Dorset and the New Forest

Bonfire Night and firework displays: 13 events taking place across Dorset and the New Forest

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A fireworks display will follow a minute silence

Hundreds to help light up Bournemouth Pier Approach and remember a loved one

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The Christchurch 10k begins at Stanpit Marsh.Picture: Jon Beal.

Christchurch 10k to return next year after first event is a hit with runners

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