05 Nov

    The Boot, High West Street, Weymouth DT4 8JH

    05/11/2016 To 05/11/2016


    This bonfire night swing by the old Boot Inn and indulge in come complimentary hot chocolate, toast some marshmallows or chestnuts on our open fire (also free!) and pick up a sparkler or two just for some good old frivolity.

    Also help a great cause by donating to SCBU to make a mini guy to throw in the fire.

    Mulled wine & mulled cider will be on sale (in addition to our normal array of beverages) or grab a sausage or two to warm on the fire.

    Vinyl Revival will provide the soundtrack for the evening and it’s always a great night when those guys are in!

    29 Oct

    The Boot, High West Street, Weymouth DT4 8JH

    29/10/2016 To 29/10/2016

    4:00 pm To

    Halloween weekend kicks off with our annual Conker Challenge at 4pm (win a bottle of gin!) then we have live music from The Shakespearos from 9pm.

    08 Oct

    The Boot, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    08/10/2016 To 08/10/2016

    7:00 pm To

    The Vinyl Revival lads are back to serve up their first Autumnal treat of the BEST tracks of the 50s, 60s, 70s and some cheeky 80s played ONLY on authentic vinyl, how the tracks were meant to be heard before everything went compact!

    Come down for a boozy boogie from 7pm until late.

    22 Jul

    Pavilion Theatre, The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8ED

    22/07/2016 To 22/07/2016

    7:30 pm To 10:00 pm

    “If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!”
    Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
    This phenomenal live concert style ‘rockumentry’ is performed by one extraordinarily talented and renowned musician: Phil Walker, and backed by his exceptional band.
    With over 20 guitars used on stage, the show accurately recreates the sound and ambience of each guitar hero starting from the 1950′s to the present day.
    Also offering the very latest in video screen technology to create a larger than life event.
    Compounded in a creative and powerful experience this show not only appeals to all those budding guitar heroes out there, but to music lovers of all ages.

    27 Jul

    Weymouth Pavilion Theatre, The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset

    27/07/2016 To 30/08/2016

    2:00 pm To 9:00 pm

    Pirates of the Pavilion, Weymouth’s Popular Summer Pantomime, sails back into the Pavilion Theatre this summer for more swashbuckling family fun!

    Starring Britain’s Got Talent Semi-Finalist, Philip Green, as the hilarious Seadog Billy alongside a full supporting cast including dancers from local performing arts schools.

    This year, the production will feature Visual Special Effects from Wareham based, but Internationally-Acclaimed illusionists ‘The Twins FX’ who will ensure that the magic of pantomime quite literally fills the theatre! Audiences will be left open-mouthed as Seadog Billy soars over their heads, riding his INCREDIBLE Flying Motorbike – no strings attached!

    Featuring Spectacular Scenery, Colourful Costumes, Incredible ‘Wow’ moments and laughter by the barrel-ful, you won’t want to miss this year’s spectacular production!

    18 Jun

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    18/06/2016 To 18/06/2016

    7:30 pm To 12:00 am

    6th Birthday Party @ The Boot Inn!

    Come and celebrate the anniversary of Ken and Kev taking over The Boot with a PIRATE PARTY! Music from The Dorset Wrecks and Captain’s Beard. 20% off all drinks for customers in pirate fancy dress! Loads of rum cocktails for the night and a raffle too.

    See our FB page to win a £30 bar tab to spend on the night! See you there!!!

    20 Jun

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    20/06/2016 To 20/06/2016

    8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    Following on from the famous Wessex Folk Festival join us for a Folk & Country Music Session at The Boot Inn; a great night to play music with friends or come down and enjoy the entertainment. All musicians welcome from 8pm to start playing from 8.30pm. There will be 10% discount at the bar for all contributing musicians and snacks provided during the interval.

    27 Jun

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    27/06/2016 To 27/06/2016

    8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    Cheese, Wine & Jam is back!

    After the great success of the first “Cheese, Wine & Jam” Open Mic night in May we’re doing it again in June.

    All budding (or established) artists are welcome to come down and join in, and get a complimentary bottle of wine for contributing! There will also be cheeseboards on sale for the night to compliment your wine.

    25 Jun

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    25/06/2016 To 25/06/2016

    7:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    Back by popular demand; Vinyl Revival!

    Following a brilliant night at The Boot in May we bring you the Summer Sessions! One Saturday a month from June through to September. Strictly authentic vinyl tracks played from arguably the best decades of music: 50s, 60s & 70s only. Guaranteed a brilliant night so don’t forget your dancing shoes!

    Saturday 25th June
    Saturday 23rd July
    Saturday 13th August
    Saturday 10th September

    7pm – 11pm

    09 May

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    09/05/2016 To 09/05/2016

    8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    Cheese, Wine & Jam is this Monday – an open mic night for any budding (or established!) artists with a complimentary bottle of wine for those who musically contribute and cheese boards on sale for those appreciating the talent.

    21 May

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    21/05/2016 To 21/05/2016

    8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    A Saturday musical treat with Vinyl Revival!
    Strictly authentic vinyl tracks played from arguably the best decades of music; 50′s, 60′s & 70′s only.
    Guaranteed a brilliant night so don’t forget your dancing shoes!

    28 May

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    28/05/2016 To 29/05/2016

    3:00 pm To 11:00 pm

    It’s a Bank Holiday weekend so that means The Boot will be putting on 2 days of brilliant live music from the best musicians around for your enjoyment. Hosted on our outside stage from 3pm – 10:30pm Saturday and Sunday.



    3pm – Jonny Phillips

    4:30pm – Steve Dredge

    6pm – Gut & Steele

    7:30pm – Nathan-Jon

    9pm – The Leggomen



    3pm – Freaky Boys

    4:30pm – Matt Taylor

    6pm – Lauren Bannon

    7:30pm – Wilson

    9pm – The Riffs

    09 Jul

    The Boot Inn, High West Street, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8JH

    09/07/2016 To 10/07/2016

    1:30 pm To 11:00 pm

    It’s the famous Seafood Festival weekend here in Weymouth and we’re adding to all the sea related celebrations with some brilliant locally sourced musical talent.

    Enjoy a great line-up from 1:30pm – 10:30pm on both Saturday and Sunday on our outside stage.



    1:30pm – Owen Lister

    3pm – Martin Freed

    4:30pm – Barney Newman

    6pm – Milk & Two

    7:30pm – Danny Adams

    9pm – Mama Feel Good



    1:30pm – Logan Carter

    3pm – Rich Baxter

    4:30pm – Blazin’ Strings

    6pm – Lauren Bannon

    7:30pm – Captain’s Beard

    9pm – The Leggomen

    04 Aug


    04/08/2014 To 14/09/2014

    12:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Volunteers are now being recruited to steward all our installations and events, which are all situated at incredible locations around the island, including inside HMP Verne!

    Roles range from working directly with artists assisting with installation, invigilating artworks, leading volunteer teams or stewarding to meeting & greeting visitors.

    Volunteering for b-side will give you some memorable moments to treasure, you will meet new people and gain really valuable experience and it will add a positive addition to your CV, especially if you have an interest in events production or arts management.

    We can contribute £5 per shift towards travel & food expenses and most shifts last 4 hours or less. Plus, we will try to fulfil any preferences for being matched with a certain artist, location or friend when we finalise the volunteer rota.

    All volunteers must be over 18 – Training & Orientation day TBC in August.

    Young people aged 18-25 on a low income may be able to earn £15 per shift whilst gaining valuable experience of working within the arts, tourism and the community. This will not affect any benefits received so do contact us for more information.

    We need no less than 40 volunteers per day from Friday 5th to Sunday 14th September 2014 so please get involved, tell your friends about us and apply asap – many thanks!


    Volunteers also much-needed afternoons, evenings and weekends in July and August to help to clear & decorate one of our installation venues in Fortuneswell.

    The owner of the building unfortunately suffered a spinal injury last year and he is letting us use his home for free, so we need people who can lift, clean and paint please!

    15 Jul

    Weymouth Pavilion Theatre, The Esplanade, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8ED

    15/07/2014 To 26/08/2014

    10:00 am To 7:00 pm

    Prepare yourself for Scallywags and Seadogs as a BRAND NEW Family Show Pirates of the Pavilion sets sail for Weymouth this summer – from the producers of CINDERELLA – Weymouth’s most successful pantomime ever!

    Performances take place every Tuesday from 15th July until 26th August, with two performances each day: 10am & 7pm (15th July only) and 2pm & 7pm (Every Tuesday from 22nd July – 26th August).

    Get ready for rib-tickling laughter and bags of audience participation as you join our Potty Pirates on the Treasure Hunt adventure of a lifetime! Meet Seadog Billy, Max the Pirate Mouse, Melody the Magical Mermaid and a whole host of hilarious characters as they attempt to thwart the plans of the evil Captain Blackhead! But it’s not that simple as our villain has more than a few tricks up his sleeve to beat them to Mermaid Reef and claim the treasure as his own!

    Jam-packed with Sensational Songs, Spectacular Scenery, Colourful Costumes, INCREDIBLE ultra-violet puppetry and Swash and Buckle galore, ‘PIRATES OF THE PAVILION’ is guaranteed to bring a smile to the faces of children of all ages from 3 to 103!

    Can you help Seadog Billy and the crew of the Saucy Sally get to the Treasure before the evil Captain Blackhead? Don’t be Sharkbait – Climb aboard and get your tickets now! Tickets are just £13 for Adults and £11 for Children / Seniors, £44 for a Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children)and are available online at or by calling the Box Office on 01305 783 225. Group discounts available by calling the Box Office.