Final preparations are being made to the Dorset One World Festival

Dorset One World Festival - Saturday 9th August 2014 – 11-5pm – FREE, Borough Gardens, Dorchester

Final preparations are being made to the Dorset One World Festival, a celebration of the diversity of cultures in Dorset through world music, dance, food and activities.

The programme of live music and dance spans the globe with performances from artists from China, Africa, India, Chile, Europe and the Caribbean.

You can enjoy a wide selection of cuisines from the Global Food Village whilst soaking up the cultural sight and sounds in the lovely setting of the Borough Gardens, Dorchester.

Workshops and demonstrations include: Bollywood Dance, African Drumming, Kabbadi sport, traditional clothes show, visual exhibitions, cooking demonstrations, plus a poetry & history walk of the gardens, an interactive art sculpture and a Kids Zone for crafts and face painting.

"We are delighted to have such a diverse programme of talented performers at the Festival this year in the new location of the Borough Gardens. With a few surprises planned, this is a rare opportunity to experience many cultural delights. We have a range of marquee cover so whatever the weather we are going to have the best party in town” Sarah Reeves, Festival Co-ordinator.

Click here to view the programme and timetable of activities - it is also available from Dorset Tourist Information Centre, for download from or the Dorset One World Facebook page.


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