Dorchester breakfast briefing: What's on, opening times, roadworks and more

By Lottie Welch

20th Jul 2022 | Local News

Dorchester breakfast briefing will keep you updated with what's on today, weather, roadworks and more
Dorchester breakfast briefing will keep you updated with what's on today, weather, roadworks and more

Start your day with Dorchester Nub News' breakfast briefing.

Find weather, things to do, opening times, roadworks and more.


The Met Office forecasts it will be cloudy with some rain and highs of 21 degrees.

Sunrise and sunset

Sunrise: 05:20

Sunset: 21:12

Things to do today

In case you missed it

Summer of Sunflowers comes to Dorchester to raise money and make people smile

Attraction opening times

Dorset Museum: 10:00 - 16:00

Shire Hall Historic Courthouse Museum: 10:00 - 16:00

The Keep Military Museum: 10:00 - 16:30

The Teddy Bear Museum: 10:00 - 16:00

The Tutankhamun Exhibition: 10:00 - 16:00

The Dinosaur Museum: 10:00 - 16:00

The Terracotta Warriors Museum: 10:00 - 16:00

The Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum: 10:00 - 17:00

Supermarket opening times

Tesco: 06:00 - 00:00

Co-op: 06:00 - 22:00

Lidl: 08:00 - 22:00

Waitrose: 08:00 - 20:00


  • Dorset Council's programme of surface dressing works has begun. Find out more here
  • Dorset Council is replacing paving in Weymouth Avenue until July 20

Cinema screenings

Plaza cinema: 

Elvis - 19:45

Jurassic World: Dominion - 19:00

Minions 2: The Rise of Gru - 13:15, 16:00

The Railway Children Return - 14:30 (subtitled), 17:30

Thor: Love and Thunder - 14:00, 17:00, 20:15

Top Gun: Maverick - 12:45, 16:30, 20:00


Thor: Love and Thunder - 11:30, 14:30, 17:30, 20:30

Minions: The Rise of Gru - 14:45, 17:15

Top Gun: Maverick - 20:15

The Railway Children Return - 13:00, 15:15, 17:45

Elvis - 11:15, 19:30

Fun fact of the day

The River Stour is the longest river that flows through Dorset


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