Great Dorset Steam FairNow in its 48th year, the Great Dorset steam Fair is the best show of its kind in the world and if you have never been, there has never been a better time to start! Enjoy a long weekend from Thursday 25th to Monday 29th August.

The Great Dorset Steam Fair

Set on one of Europe’s largest outdoor locations with 600 acres of grounds, it’s certainly an awe inspiring setting. Not only will there be thousands of vintage vehicles to see, there will also be top attractions. Enjoy the UK’s number one motorbike display team, WW1 centenary commemorative displays, military vehicles, Heavy Horses and of course, live music all weekend! Enjoy a true piece of British heritage from an era where Great Britain was the workshop of the world.

There will be something for everyone to enjoy whether you are first timers, regulars, couples or families. With over 500 stalls of local crafters and memorabilia there will be something new to see every single day! If you don’t believe us, why not ask the 200,000 visitors that attend the Great Dorset Steam Fair every year from the UK and overseas.

If you prefer more up to date entertainment then have no fear as there will be plenty to offer. The fair also plays host to one of the largest travelling modern fun fairs in the UK to take you right back into the 21st century after soaking up some Great British history. Stunt display will also be taking place over the weekend with the Bolddog Lings Motorcycle Display Team and Xtreme Stunt Team brings you the best in BMX shows. If that wasn’t enough there will also be monster trucks from the International Big Pete Display Team!

Between all of the vintage steam displays and shows there will be a whole feast of live music on offer. The outdoor stage will feature country legends The Wurzels as well as top tribute acts like Coldplace and Steroetonics. There will be a fantastic range of local bands and country crooners to enjoy as well as some innovative “Dead Western” from Lady Winwoods Maggot!

So if you’re after something a little different this summer, why not try one of the best events in the UK and head to the Great Dorset Steam Fair?