Wareham Wednesdays

Live Music and Entertainment at Wareham Quay on Wednesdays during August summer holidays!

Live Music and Entertainment at Wareham Quay on Wednesdays during August summer holidays!

Wareham Wednesdays events were set up by local volunteers in 2011 to put on amazing free events and to raise money to help local charities and causes. they rely on the generosity of donations from local businesses and guests who attend the events to fund the events and raise money for our chosen charities.

When is Wareham Wednesdays?


7th August: Wareham Wednesdays ‘Masquerade Ball’

Featuring Tudo, a mixed party band, supported earlier in the evening by local dance troops from Splitz Studios and Wareham Folk Dance. This evening will be dedicated to the Lexi May Trust, who support children with terminal illness or life limiting conditions in Dorset.

14th August: Wareham Wednesdays Pirate Invasion

Will the Pirates ‘invade’ Wareham from their ‘city’ of Poole? And, will Wareham’s Jack Sparrow & his motley crew help the Muddlecombe Men defeat the pirates of Poole and lock them in the stocks?

Keeping to the Pirate theme for the evening, The Captains Beard will provide the main musical entertainment. A ‘company o’ travelin’ troubadors on a quest te bring the finest o’sea shantys and forebitters to the ears of all who’ll listen’. They will be playing songs of the ‘grog, grot and grime that comes o’travelling the high seas. This evening will be dedicated to the Allison Campbell Trust, also known as ACT; who offer support for palliative patients in Purbeck. 

21st August: Wareham Wednesdays Wheelbarrow Race 

21st August: Wheelbarrow Race: Route yet to be determined but guaranteed to have a few hay bales and other obstacles to navigate, resulting in much fun and laughter.  The evening will be dedicated to the #Willdoes charity, dedicated to the memory of William Paddy, a sporty, charismatic child with a cheeky smile who grew up near Swanage, Dorset, whose life sadly ended early at the age of 14. Come along and explore the #WillDoes bus and enjoy the musical entertainment being supplied by Fever Street and the Hanging Baskets Band.

28st August: Wareham Wednesdays Finale Evening

Raft Race plus musical entertainment to include a 30 strong choir from the local All Sortd, a ‘not for profit’ community interest company who help young adults with learning disabilities reach new heights. The finale headliner will be, Macbusted, the ultimate tribute act to noughties supergroup McBusted.

Just Giving Page for Donations to Wareham Wednesdays Supported Charities

Wareham Wednesdays have also set up a just giving page to help raise funds for their chosen charities this year – donate here. 

For more updates about these events follow the Wareham Wednesdays Facebook Page. 

Note: This event listing is a guide only. For up to date information and or changes to the event please check with the organiser or venue.


August 7, 2024


Wareham Wednesdays
+44 7790 986445
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Wareham Quay
BH20 4LP
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