1. The spring season of dance films at Pavilion Dance South West starts with A Chorus Line (1985) directed by Richard Attenborough on Thursday at 7.30pm. To book, call 01202 203630.

2. An original performance of documentary theatre, called The Gathering - Messages from the Great War, will take place on Sunday at 7.30pm at Holtwood Methodist Church.

3. Visual artist Ineke Van Der Wal from Southbourne presents Quartet, a new exhibition of her work, at Lighthouse, Poole until the end of March.

4. T.Rextasy will transport audiences back to the 1970s with a concert dedicated to Marc Bolan and his band T.Rex at the Tivoli in Wimborne on Friday.

5. The original ‘buoy’ band, Fisherman’s Friends, will also hook up at the Tivoli on Saturday evening for a bawdy evening of sea shanties and folk music.

6. A Mini BSO Concert will be held at Lighthouse on Saturday at 11.15am. The Mini BSO is a quintet that includes all four families of musical instruments introducing classical music in a fun and family-friendly manner.

7. Strictlys’s Brendan Cole takes to the stage at Lighthouse at 7.30pm on Saturday with his latest production All Night Long accompanied by a14-piece band.

8. On the same night at the Lighthouse, broadcaster, author and comedian Mark Steel, hosts his show, Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright.

9. Kingston Lacy, near Wimborne is famous for its snowdrop display. The snowdrop walk stretches through the 40-acre garden for one and a half miles and is at its best throughout early February.

10. During half-term Monkey World is offering children who bring a present for the primates, entry to the park for just £1 starting from Sunday.