Music fans, art fans, and fans of intricate replicas made out of matchsticks look no further - here's your all-essential guide to the weekend.

*A FAVOURITE exhibition returns to the Nothe Fort, Weymouth, today (10) and continues until August 27.

The Nothe Fort Matchstick Fleet Exhibition features scaled replicas of modern warships on display.

Made entirely of matchsticks and matchboxes these models, that have taken Phil Warren a lifetime to build, fill the whole of the exhibition area. Tickets are £8 for adults, £2 for children and £18 for a family.

*HEAD to the 13th century church of St Simon and St Jude at Winterborne Monkton to see an Art in the Church exhibition, which starts tomorrow (11) and continues until Monday (13).

Artists exhibiting in the church include Liz Wright ,Keith Whittock, Kate Wyatt and Husband Tony Baker, Tracy Walder and Ness Taylor.

The theme of all art on display is 'the church' and 'the countryside.' It is open daily from 10am to 5pm. Admission is £3 to include tea and cake.

*GEORGE Michael fans should head to Weymouth Pavilion tonight at 7.30pm for Fastlove.

The show features all his hits including Father Figure, Freedom, Faith and many more.

It will take you on a musical journey from the moving Jesus To A Child, to the celebration of Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me, to everyone’s favourites I’m Your Man and Wake Me Up. Call the box office for tickets.

If your taste in music is more reggae-inclined, head to the Pavilion's Ocean Room tonight to see UB40 tribute band Rats in the Kitchen perform from 8pm.

Rats in the Kitchen has been established since 1998 and was the first tribute to the internationally acclaimed reggae stars UB40. This is a full live tribute to the legendary UB40, including a powerful and authentic brass section, performing a full repertoire of UB40 hits and classics.

*BURTON Bradstock Festival of Music and Art in Burton Bradstock begins on Sunday (12) and continues until Friday, August 17.

The festival opening on Sunday will be at 3pm in the Rectory Garden with tea accompanied by live classical music.

Over the week there will be performances from guitarist Craig Ogden and a celebration of French giants Claude Debussy and Francois Couperin.

*SATURDAY night comedy comes to Weymouth Pavilion tomorrow at 7.30pm instead of the usual Sunday Night Comedy.

This Summer Comedy Special features Phil Wang and begins at 7.30pm. Phil is one of the UK’s most exciting stand-up comedians and has appeared on shows including Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC1) and Would I Lie to You? Call the box office for tickets.

*IT'S a jam-packed weekend at Weymouth Pavilion because on Sunday at 7.30pm you can also enjoy a night of 60s nostalgia with hitmakers The Dreamers, formerly Freddie and the Dreamers, recreating their hits including, I’m Telling You Now, You Were Made For Me, If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody, Over You, Shorts Shorts, plus many more.

They are joined by their special guest The Temple Brothers, known as the UK’s leading to The Everly Brothers.

*A GIANT gift and craft fair comes to Weymouth Pavilion on Sunday (12) with 50 stalls of local handmade wares.

Entry is free and it takes place between 10am and 4pm.

*LEARN all about the charismatic marine mammals that are seals.

A seal expert will be talking about the elusive mammals at the Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre at Kimmeridge from 11am to 12.30pm tomorrow (11).

In the afternoon, between 2pm and 4pm, join a seal rescue squad and learn how to save them from dangers in the sea. Find out how to tell if a seal is in trouble and what to do if you spot a real life seal.

Costs for each session is £3 per adult and £2 per child. Booking is essential on n 01929 481044.