Everyone is being encouraged to get out and about in the Great Outdoors this weekend, with plenty of free activities to tempt you. For those who prefer something more sedentary though, we haven’t forgotten you in this week’s Guide
*GET outdoors this weekend and enjoy the Big Dorset Outdoor Weekend in Weymouth and Portland, which is supported by the Weymouth Business Improvement District.
Have a go at a number of different sports, including paddle boarding, sailing, windsurfing, bird spotting, snorkelling and cycling. See http://www.weareweymouth.co.uk/big-dorset-outdoor-weekend/
*COMEDIAN Lee Nelson is back in Weymouth two years after his 2015 gig.
The prankster, real name Simon Brodkin, is best known for his Kanye West stage invasion and for throwing piles of cash at former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
This one's not for the faint-hearted! Lee takes to the stage at Weymouth Pavilion tonight at 7.30pm. Call the box office for tickets.
*JOIN Jurassic Jaunts for a Guided Walk by Weymouth's White Horse tomorrow (20).
Meet at the Springhead pub at Sutton Poyntz at 10.25am. This 5 mile walk takes in the coast, the quaint village of Osmington and The White Horse. Great views across Weymouth Bay and the countryside. It cost £5 per walker. There is the Option of lunch at the pub afterwards, about 1.30pm.
*FOODIES will be flocking to Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock, where the Spring Tide Food Festival is taking place tomorrow and Sunday from 10am to 4pm both days. Expect to find everything on the shopping list from fresh fish & local meat, artisan bread, cheeses and a selection of locally made beer and cider. You'll also find a selection of quality products from local craftsmen and artists.
All the women and girls who are taking part will be raising money for Cancer Research UK. They're under starter's orders at 11am.
*MEMBER of Show of Hands, Miranda Sykes, will be performing a solo gig at Osmington Village Hall on Sunday from 8pm.After a career spanning more than 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring as she started out: One woman, one bass, and one guitar. Miranda will be performing songs off her album Borrowed Places, which draws its inspiration primarily from the songs and landscape of her native Lincolnshire. Call 07816 832554 for tickets.