Weymouth Accordion Club, St Anne's Hall, Radipole Lane, Weymouth: Listen or play, £1.50. See for more details. 7.30pm

Teapot Tuesday, Highclere House, Cross Road, Weymouth: Gracewell Healthcare nursing home offers cuppa, cake and chat at Pavilion Cafe. Free, 10am, 01305 233300,

Line Dancing Classes for New Beginners, Ocean Room, Weymouth Pavilion, Esplanade, Weymouth: Regular class fees from £4. First night only £3, 7pm, 01305 783225,

Jack and the Beanstalk, Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole: Times vary, ticket prices vary, 3pm, 0844 406 8666

Aladdin, Pavilion Theatre, Westsover Road, Bournemouth: Ticket prices vary, 10.30am, 0844 576 3000


The Night Before Christmas, Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole: Festive family adventure.

£7.50 plus family rates, 10.45am, 0844 406 8666

Line dancing for improvers and intermediates WOW Hall, 25 Park Street, Weymouth 10am-12.30pm

BSO: Changing Moods, Lighthouse, Kingland Road, Poole: R Strauss’s Metamorphosen, Schumann’s Violin Concerto, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No.4 Italian. Conducted by Kiril Karabits, Ticket prices vary, 7.30pm, 0844 406 8666

Hear a Dickens Christmas, The Chapel in the Garden, East Street, Bridport: Indulge in the spirit of Christmas with readings from Charles Dickens’s stories of children, childhood and Christmas ghosts. Enjoy a complimentary cup of mulled cider during the interval. Part of all ticket sales go to local charities. Early bird £9.50, on the door £10, 8pm, 01308 423790,

Ballroom, Latin, Modern Sequence Dancing, Weymouth Pavilion, The Esplanade, Weymouth: £4.50 a session, call 01305 783484, 7.30pm

Ballroom and Sequence Dancing, Martinstown Village Hall: Beginners’ ballroom and sequence dancing class, 01305 889248, 8pm



Dougie Cooper Quartet (The Star, Park St, Weymouth)

Fluke (The Boot, Weymouth)

Leggomen (Lazy Lizard, Esplanade, Weymouth)

Two Fat Santas (No 10, Bridport)


Robbie McIntosh and Gordon Haskell (De La Salle Theatre, Southbourne, Bournemouth) Tickets £15 from

Ian Sedwell (No 10, Bridport)

Jam with Mark (Wellington Arms, St Alban Street, Weymouth) Mark Stacey hosts this regular session.

Wessex Folk Night (Sailors Return, Nicholas Street, Weymouth) Acoustic folk, here every Wednesday.