Blandford Georgian Fayre

The Blandford Georgian Fayre is usually held on the first Bank Holiday Monday in May and has been held for over 25 years. This event attracts thousands of visitors to the town and helps to raise money for charities in the area (a £2 per person voluntary donation is ask for).

Many of the stalls offer local produce such as hog roast, home made sausages, chutneys, BBQ sauces, and of course a variety of beers from the Badger Beer Brewery in Blandford.

For more information see the official website

Blandford Georgian Fayre taking place in West Street looking towards Market Place
Street stalls in West Street looking towards Market Place.
Blandford Market Place full of fairground rides, market stalls and visitors
Amusements and fairground rides in the Market Place
Brass band playing in front of the Corn Exchange in Blandford
Market Place

Blandford is home to Badger Beer is an independent family-owned brewery which was established in 1777. You can take guided tours of the brewery which is located just a short walk outside Blandford’s Town Centre situated beside the River Stour.

Badger Beers include Tangle Foot, The Fursty Ferret, The Golden Champion, The Hoping Hare, The Cranborne Poacher, The Blandford Fly, From the Forager and Badger Best Bitter.

The Dorset Game Larder is a local business that started in 2007 specialising in selling seasonal game. They are based out of Crab Farm which is located right opposite Badbury Rings.
The Cherry Tree produce excellent chutneys, jams and marmalades, all can be bought online. They are based out of North Mills which is just north of Bridport.

Related Pages: Blandford Forum / Wimborne / Great Dorset Steam Fair / Wimborne Folk Festival