We've got the details of all the BIG Christmas Light Switch On events in Dorset


Dorchester Christmas Cracker


Thursday 3rd December

  • Christmas Lights on at St Peters Church at 6:30pm
  • Rock Choir singing from 6:10pm
  • Santa in his FREE Wessex FM Grotto Bus from 6:56pm outside Lloyds bank
  • Christmas Craft Fair in the Corn Exchange from 2 - 8pm
  • Christmas Market Stalls in South Street from 4pm
  • Road closures from 4.45pm
  • Free parking in Car Parks only (chargeable on the street) from 3pm 

For more information, visit the website here


Weymouth's Big Christmas

Weymouth Big Christmas

Opening Night - Friday 4th December

  • Hosted by James from the Wessex FM Breakfast Show
  • The real ice rink officially opened at 3pm by Richard Drax MP
  • Entertainment on stage from 4:30pm in New Bond Street
  • Santa's Parade from 5pm, as he arrives in the town with real reindeer
  • The Christmas Lights switched on at 6pm in New Bond Street

There's plenty of entertainment and things to do throughout December as part of Weymouth's Big Christmas - click here for a full programme

Wessex FM's coverage of Weymouth's Big Christmas is with Weymouth BID


Beaminster Christmas Lighting Up Festival


Friday 4th December

  • Steve Bulley and the Wessex FM team will be there
  • Late night shopping and lots of stalls
  • The Christmas Lights switched on at 7pm

Wessex FM's coverage of Beaminster Christmas Lighting Up Festival is with Shaun Annetts Property Services - for all your property maintenance needs


Bridport Christmas Cheer

Christmas in Bridport 

Wednesday 9th December

  • From 4pm until 8pm, with the Wessex FM team in South Street
  • Late night shopping, lots of stalls, and a Farmers Market
  • Santa in his Grotto outside the Arts Centre
  • Craft fairs inside the Arts Centre and Town Hall
  • Plenty of fun and entertainment through the evening

Wessex FM's coverage of Bridport Christmas Cheer is with Freshwater Beach Holiday Park - perfect for work and children's Christmas Parties!

Sunday 06th December

West Bay Lights 2015

Have a fantastic Christmas from Wessex FM!