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Planning public events in Weymouth and Portland

Weymouth and Portland has a long-established history of hosting events and festivals.
We recognise the importance of hosting and staging events and the benefits they can bring to the local community and economy.

We aim to support organised events that take place in Weymouth and Portland that are safe, meet the councils' objectives and follow relevant policies and legislation that may apply to the event and location.

Policy for running events in Weymouth and Portland

Weymouth & Portland events policy

Weymouth & Portland procedure flow chart

Apply to hold your event on council land

If you would like to stage an event in Weymouth or Portland on land that belongs to the borough council, including Weymouth beach, please complete and return the application form for events and festivals in Weymouth & Portland

For further information, please contact us:

Events Team - Weymouth and Portland

Name: Charlotte Sheppard, Events Manager
Email: c.sheppard@westdorset-weymouth.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 838512
Full details for Events Team - Weymouth and Portland

Events in Weymouth and Portland

See the Visit Dorset tourism website for a list of events.

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