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Lush Places: From Screen to Page

Kazuo Ishiguro came on with Jonathan Coe to rapturous applause.

‘I’m missing Spurs v. Real Madrid for this?’ Mr Grigg said.

‘In the literary world, Mr Grigg, this man is bigger than Pat Jennings’s hands,’ I said, showing my age and also my ignorance of 21st century football.

Mr Grigg settled back and attempted to enjoy the interview…

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Dorset’s Mash Hit returns with Drimpton’s 4th Potato Day

You Tubers: on the World Wide Web it means video-makers. In Dorset it means something else.

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Danger! Dorset Naga on TV

After being gripped by a sudden fear of coconuts, a cartoon boy sets off on a quest that leads to Dorset.

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Updated: Opera flies again at Bridport’s Electric Palace

EIGHTY-FOUR YEARS after it first opened the Electric Palace in Bridport is returning to its original purpose: OPERA. Yes, opera. “The building was originally erected for…

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Rare chance to go inside Dorchester’s Roman Town House

FOR JUST six hours visitors will be allowed to walk across the mosaic floors of Dorchester’s Roman Town House. The ancient tesselated pavements of the best…

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Great US photos launch new Dorset art project

SO, WEST DORSET has a new artistic venue: Axen Farm outside Symondsbury. Probably just two miles from Bridport town centre, but it feels startlingly like another world, as you suddenly rock up towards the…

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Red Arrows to open Drimpton Fun Day

THE WORLD FAMOUS RAF aerobatic team have appeared in the skies over Paris, New York and Sydney. Now at 12.30pm on Saturday 21st August for one very…

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Broadwindsor to celebrate Merrie Old England (and scarecrows)

FLAGS are out in Broadwindsor – and not just for the football. England may play their first World Cup Game on the evening of Saturday June…

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Bridport Open Studios: Kit Glaisyer on painting West Dorset’s ancient landscape

ST MICHAEL’S Studios in Bridport are open to visitors this Bank Holiday Weekend, 10-5pm Sat – Mon. Kit Glaisyer writes here about his participation. I GREW…

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D-Day Dorset: Bridport to honour US fighters

DORSET’s role in the run-up to D-Day will be remembered when members of the World War Two Living History Association encamp near Bridport at the end of…

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