1. Artsreach, the county’s touring arts charity, has a series of family friendly shows over half-term such as Bone Ensemble’s Where’s My Igloo Gone? at Durweston Village Hall on Wednesday.

2. See Poole in a whole new light when the inaugural Light Art Festival illuminates the town centre from Thursday to Saturday with newly-commissioned interactive light and sound installations, projections, games and digital workshops created by artists locally, nationally and internationally. The festival also forms the first part of the 40th birthday celebrations for Lighthouse.

3. Watch the Twelfth Night performed by the RSC via a live satellite broadcast on the big screen at the Regent and also the Lighthouse at 7pm on Wednesday.

4. Youth Makes Music features 150 of the Salvation Army’s most accomplished young musicians for its annual concert at Lighthouse on Friday at 7pm.

5. The BSO’s Heroes and Monsters, featuring music from films with monsters galore, is at Lighthouse on Saturday at 7.30pm

6. Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from BANFF’s mountain film festival at the Regent in Christchurch on Saturday at 7.30pm.

7. Sing-a-Long-a Beauty & the Beast (PG) is at the Regent Centre on Tuesday at 2pm.

8. Paul Weller will perform at the BIC on Sunday evening.

9. The Winslow Boy at the Tivoli is based on a real-life event that took place just before the First World War and runs from Wednesday to Saturday.

10. Check out the teddy bear zip wire and castle quest at Corfe Castle. Free event run by the National Trust. See visit-dorset.com