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Weymouth is proud to host over 200 events throughout the year, embracing the area’s rich diversity of facilities, parks and open spaces.  From family festivals, picnics in the park, sporting challenges to art and craft shows, there is always something to do.  Take a look through the Calendar which is sure to excite, entertain and create memories.

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Nothe Fort Firework and Rock & Roll Party with Ben Waters & the Rock & Roll Project

30th August 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

nothe fort heritage

Lift those Monday blues with a brilliant Rock n Roll party in Weymouth’s landmark Napoleonic Fort. The full Ben Waters Band play in the Parade Ground – then take to the Ramparts to watch the fireworks from the best vantage point in Weymouth

Tickets are £20 and doors open at 6pm – Tickets will not be sent out in advance they will be on the door for you to collect

For locals and holidaymakers, the Parade Ground at Weymouth’s historic Napoleonic Fort, perched on a
peninsula overlooking the sweeping sandy, bay, is the perfect venue to enjoy an evening with Ben Waters.
Ben , recognised as one of the UK’s supreme boogie woogie piano players, will be accompanied by his
fabulous full band.  They encompass everything from boogie to blues to rock and roll – so come along
and party the evening away before taking to the impressive ramparts for a “birds’ eye view” of
Weymouth’s spectacular summer evening firework display, ignited from a vessel in the bay.

It’s not often that you get the chance to see legendary local lad Ben Waters play in his hometown of
Weymouth as he has travelled the world and played with many famous acts over the years.  These include
Ronnie Wood, The Rolling Stones, The ABC&D of Boogie Woogie, Sir Ray Davies, Dave Gilmore, Dave
Stewart, Jools Holland, Chuck Berry, Mick Hucknall, Rod Stewart, Johnny Depp, Amy MacDonald and PJ
Harvey to name a few.

Ben has played sell-out shows at Sydney Opera House and The Royal Albert Hall, at some of the largest
festivals in the world and even played to 200,000 people!  He has also played for members of the Royal


30th August 2021
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Nothe Fort
01305 766626
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Nothe Fort
Barrack Road
Weymouth,DorsetDT4 8UFUnited Kingdom
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01305 766626
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Throughout the Year

Park Run

Weekly Saturday morning 5k Park Run, 9am.  Free to join, register online.

Junior Park Run

Weekly Sunday morning 2k Park Run, 9am.  Free to join, register online.

Weymouth Libraries – Join regular fun events for the whole family at libraries in Weymouth, including story times, rhyme times, chatterbooks and more.  More information on the town’s libraries can be found here.

Radipole and Lodmoor RSPB Reserves – Walks and family fun days are held throughout the year.

Weymouth Football Club – catch up on all the big matches here.

All events are subject to change / cancellation due to weather / operational constraints.

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