Dorchester Christmas Cracker

It’s that time of year again!

Dorchester Christmas Cracker

Thursday 7th December 2017

The date has been set, Santa’s been told and we’re busy making sure the magic will happen again this year.  We will be updating this page regularly with information and news as it becomes available so keep an eye out and don’t forget to find and Like us on Facebook.

We hope you will all join us for late night Xmas shopping,  seasonal entertainment  and other delights.

With grateful thanks to our Main Sponsor

Kingston Maurward

We have our own Cracker Facebook Page…

Please visit for regular updates    Like Us on Facebook


The Christmas Craft Fair will again be in the Corn Exchange

Address: Corn Exchange, Municipal Buildings, High Street East, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1HF

Stalls will be available for anyone that produces and sells craft items.  The cost will be £17.50 per stall.   To apply, please download an application form and return by email to

 Cracker Craft Stall Booking form 2017   (Word Version)

 Cracker Craft Stall Booking form 2017   (PDF Version)

The Application form contains all of the information you need to book (see page 2) as well as Terms and Conditions.  Please read carefully before you return.


There will also be a Dorchester Christmas Cracker Magazine to promote the event and encourage visitors to Dorchester to shop, eat and to enjoy festive treats and the other delights the town has to offer.

If you would like to advertise, please contact


Road Closures


Click on the map above for information on road closures

The timings may vary slightly but the road closures will be the same as last year.  Further detailed information will be sent nearer the event date.

In the meantime, here is a reminder of last year’s fun-filled event