Events in Weymouth during May

Weymouth in May
Weymouth in May


Every Wednesday evening throughout May

Beach Tag Rugby from 6pm to 8.30pm on the Pavilion end of Weymouth Beach .Individuals and Teams welcome.


Throughout May:

Every Wednesday throughout the year. Discover the long forgotten haunts of history around the famous Old Weymouth and Melcombe Regis Harbour. Contact Dave 01305 775506. “Spirit of Portland” Exhibition – Portland Museum.

4 to 16 Matchstick Fleet – Nothe Fort. A collection of 200 plus vessels representing almost every class of warship since 1945. 10.30 am to 5.30 pm. Normal entrance fee applies.

8 & 9 – VE Day 65th Anniversary Weekend – Nothe Fort. British, American and Canadian Re-enactors, Bomb Disposal Squad, Military Vehicles, Field Hospital, Home Guard, Music and Singing.

9 Spring Flowers at Ferrybridge – At this time of year many coastal areas are coated by a layer of pink as the thrift begins to bloom. Meet Chesil Centre, 10:00 hrs.

11-20 ISSF Shotgun World Cup – Dorchester Southern Counties Shooting Ground.

12 Veterans Rendezvous – Weymouth Pavilion Ocean Room. 10 am to 12 noon. Free Entry. Enjoy a relaxed informal atmosphere, meet new friends and comrades in a gathering of ex-service and auxiliary service veterans

15 Harley Davidson Parade and Static Display – Lodmoor Country Park, Events Area. Your chance to see 10 million pounds worth of Harley Davidson motorcycles for free and enjoy the live music. Parade along Weymouth Esplanade at 12 noon before forming up in static display at Lodmoor.

15 Pennsylvania Castle Plant and Craft Fair – Portland, 11 am to 4 pm.

16 Transport of Yesteryear “Meet the Club” Day, Static Classic and Vintage Vehicles Display – Jubilee Clock. 10.30 am to 4 pm.

16 The Bustinskin Novice Osprey Super Sprint Triathlon – Starting at Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland.

16 Penguins at Portland? – 7am to 9.30 am – Meet at Portland Bill car park. Well actually they look a bit like penguins, but are auks otherwise known as razorbills, guillemots and the occasional puffin. Join us to witness the awesome seabird city at Portland Bill. Free binocular hire available. Booking essential Contact Radipole Lake visitor centre on 01305 778313.

16 Annual Dorset Vintage Motorcycle Run – Pavilion Forecourt – Static display for afternoon viewing – 1pm – 4 pm.
Mid May Baby Swans Hatching, Abbotsbury Swannery. See hundreds of cygnets hatch around the pathways.

21 St Martin’s Broadmayne Community Market – In St Martin’s Community Hall from 2pm to 3.30 pm.

23 Digital photography field trip – RSPB Lodmoor. 10am – 12 noon. Contact Radipole Lake visitor centre on 01305 778313

23 Fossils at Pirates Cove – As the tide falls leaving the Fleet foreshore exposed. Meet Camp Road, 10:00 hrs.

29 to 6 June Baby Week – Weymouth Sealife Park. Normal Entry Fees apply. 

29 Egdon Easy (10k road / off road race) – Lodmoor Country Park

29 to 31 Cadet Indicator Sailing Championship – WPNSA

29 May to 13 June Dorset Art Weeks 2010 – Various locations throughout Dorset.

29 May to 1 June National 12 Sailing Championship – Castle Cove Sailing Club.

30 Dorset Tour Vintage and Classic Car Rally – Lodmoor Country Park, Events Area, 2 pm – 4.30 pm.

31 US Memorial Day – Weymouth Seafront. Short wreath laying service at the US Memorial on Weymouth Esplanade at 11 am.

31 – 6 June Wildlife Explorer Week – RSPB Radipole Lake – Contact 01305 778313.