Dorset Events

Events for the next 30 days appear below. For full listings, please see Dorset events on the Resort Dorset website.

24 June 2017

Wareham, Dorset

Come to the beautiful Saxon town of Wareham on Midsummer’s Day for a concert of popular French pieces - from the birdsong of Janequin to chansons by Debussy with a few surprises along the way. Enjoy a glass of wine, readings and music - a delightful way to spend a summer evening! Venue: Lady St Mary Church, Wareham.

24 June 2017

Dorchester, Dorset

Join us for the return of the Brewery Square Street Food Market. With culinary delights to be enjoyed by everyone, the market will be taking place in the Square from 10am until 5pm.

24 June 2017

Bournemouth, Dorset

Dorset Blind Association Bright for Sight Night Run is a 10k or 5k run in aid of visually impaired people in Dorset, held on Saturday 24th June 2017 and is sponsored by Parley Optometrists. Get your glow sticks, neon paint and bright clothing on and help us light up Boscombe seafront by going 'Bright for Sight'! The entry fee is £15 per person, or group discount for 4 or more for £12 per person. Advanced registration at bdanightrun17.eventbrite.c0.uk, or contact Helena on 01202 712864 to ...

24 June 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Chesil Rocks is a small and intimate music and arts festival, set in a beautiful setting at Higher Farmhouse, Langton Herring and supports Samaritans of Dorset whilst ensuring those attending have a great time! An amazing variety of music, comedy, theatre and storytelling from Dorset and beyond will be performing on several stages. Keenly priced food and drink will be available, including freshly cooked pizzas, gourmet burgers, fish baps and veggie/vegan options. Expect freshly ...

24 June 2017

Blandford, Dorset

Dorset Midsummer Music Festival (or DorsetFest) is a music festival set in the heart of Dorset in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The 2017 festival will start on the evening of Friday 23rd June and the main festival will then be on Saturday 24th June. Gates open at midday and the action continues until 11pm with food, drinks and gift stalls, alongside childrens entertainment. Camping is also available on site for those who want to make the most of the weekend

24 June 2017

Poole, Dorset

A free folk music festival in Poole on 24 June with outdoor music stages and dancers in the streets overlooking Poole’s lovely Harbour. With traditional folk dancing, cehilidhs on the Quay and lots more.

23 Jun 2017 to 24 Jun 2017

Lyme Regis, Dorset

The Marine Theatre’s pre-Edinburgh Festival weekend brings you the very best in live stand-up comedy with Tom Lucy and Angela Barnes performing on 23rd and Phil Jerrod and Paul McCaffrey showcasing their newest material on 24th. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the comedy stars of tomorrow.

25 June 2017

Christchurch, Dorset

Bournemouth Concert Brass bring their summer concert programme to the Regent Centre. The theme for this year's concert is Heroes of British Music. This will include music from classics such as Elgar, Handel and Britten, up to modern times with music by Lloyd-Webber and Lennon/McCartney. Come and join us for a feast of Great British music. BCB are one of the South Coast's foremost brass bands and regularly put on concerts in the surrounding areas of Bournemouth, and perform three ...

16 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Bournemouth, Dorset

For ten days Bournemouth will come alive to the smell of cooking. In addition to events and offers in restaurants and hotels across the town, Bournemouth Square will be transformed into the Festival Hub with a Street Food Festival, demonstration kitchen, world food market and live entertainment.

25 June 2017

Bridport, Dorset

Come and enjoy Vintage Market situated within the Art and Vintage Quarter of Bridport on the last Sunday of each Month from 10am - 4pm. Antique Centre, 6 shops and lots of stalls for furniture, fabric, flowers and food along with all things vintage!

25 June 2017

Christchurch, Dorset

Classic Cars on the Prom is returning to Highcliffe Castle on 25th June and 20th August. An ever-changing line-up of vehicles dating from 1915 up to the early 1980s. Free admission for eligible vehicles and free public viewing. No pre-booking required. Our displays are open to all cars and motor bikes (in the classic spirit) registered before August 1983. Around 70 to 130 Classic cars normally go on display.

23 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Wimborne, Dorset

Dorset Goes Vintage is a brand new boutique festival in Wimborne Minster, Dorset. It is the younger 'sister' of the established 'Vdub at the Pub' festival - with a great feature a ticket for Dorset Goes Vintage also allows access to Vdub at the Pub, two great shows for the price of one.

24 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Sherborne, Dorset

The Knights of Royal England are well known for presenting our most popular jousting tournament which recreates a late 13th century joust. The real Mediaeval Tourney in this period may have lasted 3-4 days. In the timescales afforded to us when we recreate this spectacle for you, we are able to pick out the highlights, the action bits, the crashes, the spectacle of the wonderful horses striking out at full gallop and the excitement and the drama without losing any of the pomp and ...

10 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Come and be amazed at the detail and accuracy of the scaled matchstick replicas of modern warships on display. The whole of our exhibition area is filled with these exquisite models that have taken one man a lifetime to build.

25 June 2017

Dorchester, Dorset

Pimms & Cream Tea in the meadow at Joseph Weld Hospice on Sunday 25th June from 2pm to 5pm. Plus musical entertainment. Tickets £5, to include your cream tea, available online now or from 01305 261800.

25 June 2017

Blue Pool, Wareham, Dorset

Purbeck Village Quire is a group of singers and instrumentalists who enjoy meeting together to perform ‘West Gallery’ and folk music, much of which was composed by people who lived and worked in the Purbeck villages. They will be performing two short concerts at the Blue Pool at 3pm and 4pm.

24 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Tank Museum, Wareham, Dorset

TANKFEST: bringing the story of tanks, tank crew and soldiers to life. Join us for the world's biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank - The Tank Museum, Bovington. Adult £23 Child £14.50 2 Adults 2 Children £63 1 Adult 3 Children £56 Premium Tickets £110 Get exclusive access to vehicles on 23 June on Tankfest Preview Day - New for 2017! TANKFEST is an advance ticket only event, there will not be any tickets for ...

24 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Corfe Castle, Dorset

Learn about the favourite birds of the most well-known monarchs and find out how Queen Elizabeth I used her choice of bird to emphasise her position of power. Bird display, 10am - 5pm. Shows (flying displays), 11:30am & 2:00pm.

23 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Wimborne, Dorset

Vdub at the Pub is the most exciting VW festival on the south coast. In 2015 we moved to a new show ground beside the beautiful River Stour next to Wimborne Minster. For 2016 we went much further - building a new camp ground that is significantly larger and in a better setting. In 2017 we are planning a new family camping area, a bigger Friday night party, more daytime activities to keep you busy and hopefully a whole new field on Vintage fun

24 Jun 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

A weekend of music, dance and song in Weymouth town centre.

27 June 2017

Poole, Dorset

Motor Cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. (Photo courtesy of Christian Lawson).

10 Jun 2017 to 29 Jun 2017

Sherborne, Dorset

Gabrielle Bill will be showcasing her work in a new Pop-up Art Gallery at 7 Bridge street, Sturminster Newton. The exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday 10th June with a private view the evening before. Her work is large and colourful statement pieces. The show will go on for a month, finishing on the Thursday 29th June where Victoria Fraser will then be exhibiting.

01 July 2017

Bournemouth, Dorset

Bournemouth Beach showcased the first ever UK Beach Netball tournament in June 2016 and helped raise over £400 for Dorset Cancer Care Foundation. Due to the huge success of the first event, we are so excited to be coming back bigger and better in 2017! Activities to include the Netball Beach Tournament, chill out areas, kids zone and a classic beach bbq. A version of the sport already played in Australia and Hong Kong, if you love netball and you love the beach, this unique event is a ...

29 Jun 2017 to 01 Jul 2017

Poole, Dorset

The masters of Bollywood experiences, Phizzical present, Bring on the Bollywood – a romantic musical comedy with a fantastic soundtrack and high energy dance that will fizz and whizz its way into your heart. Katrina Pawar, a British Asian woman is our headstrong heroine who returns to her ancestral home in the foothills of the Himalayas for her younger brother, Lucky’s wedding, but her meddling mother is also determined to find her a husband. Potential suitors appear in the shape of ...

30 Jun 2017 to 01 Jul 2017

Wimborne, Dorset

Authentic Italian market on Wimborne Square.

01 July 2017

Lulworth, Dorset

The Jurassic Coast Trek is back! Discover the UK’s first natural UNESCO World Heritage Site on a challenging 13 or 26 mile trek along Dorset’s stunning coastline. The 26 mile trek will set off from the beautiful horseshoe bay of Lulworth Cove. You will follow the rugged coastline with some serious climbs and descents, providing breath taking views and dramatic cliff top vistas. This is a great chance to come together with other supporters of Julia’s House and explore the beauty of ...

01 July 2017

Portland, Dorset

Join the Royal Manor Theatre Company Playmakers as they take you on an extraordinary journey across this well-loved classic. A wonderful family show, featuring our future acting talent.

01 July 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Diverse Abilities is proud to present this year TOTALLY WIPED OUT! Jump, slip and slide to the winner’s podium – or be Totally Wiped Out! The best elements of TV smashes, Total Wipeout and Gladiators bring you the biggest, bounciest team challenge you’ve ever seen. Beat the rest in a crazy combo of inflatable games, including the amazing Big Red Balls and inflatable assault course! Can you make it across the punch wall? How about staying upright while the hilarious Sweeper Arm comes ...

24 Jun 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Dorchester, Dorset

Music, literature, exhibitions and workshops are all on the bill for this year's Beaminster Festival of Music & Art.

30 Jun 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Bournemouth, Dorset

An annual celebration of all diversities that live in Bournemouth and the constant strive towards universal equality for all through entertainment and awareness.

01 Jul 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Over the years the Show has developed and grown into one of the best loved and most popular shows of its kind in the West Country.

02 July 2017

Shaftesbury, Dorset

Visit the charming historic market town on this lively weekend with music, dance, local foods, crafts and more on the famous cobbled hill and throughout the town.

02 July 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Free musical entertainment with the Quangle Wangle Choir. A delightful collection of songs from this talented group. Starts around 2pm (weather dependent.

01 Jul 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Watch the racing in Weymouth Bay from Weymouth Pier.

02 July 2017

Portland, Dorset

In 1980 three bored sailors stationed at the Royal Naval Air Station came up with the idea of a 10-mile race on Portland, the cost was 40 pence to enter! Today the race has developed into a testing 10-mile route that will see competitors run a lap and a half around the top of the island, from one end of the island, Portland Heights Hotel (385 ft), to the other, Portland Bill (30 ft). The route is undulating, on tarmac roads and pavements and goes through built up areas as well as ...

30 Jun 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Swanage, Dorset

Swanage town will be ‘flying the black’ and offering the ‘Freedom of the Town’ to UK Pirate Crews from 30th June to 2nd July. The Frigate Shtandart will once again be joining us, allowing the public to come a'board and experience how it feels to stand on the deck of a 1703 frigate! Stalls, pirates, entertainment, music and more - fun for the whole family. Once again, this is a CHARITY event, with funds from 2017 going towards the 'Save the Pier' Appeal and the Purbeck Admiral Nurse ...

30 Jun 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Shaftesbury, Dorset

The Shaftesbury Fringe may be the youngest fringe on the block, but ABOP, with over 25 years of fringe experience, know more than a bit about fringe and are chuffed to bits to be bringing some fabulous theatre and performance art to Shaftesbury . Theatre Company Anything But Ordinary Productions, in partnership with Shaftesbury Arts Centre and the Trinity Centre, will be managing both venues during Shaftesbury Fringe weekend offering a dedicated fringe service to performers and visitors. ...

29 Jun 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Bournemouth, Dorset

Coastal BID, Brewhouse and Kitchen and SOSBA present Southbourne’s award-winning Shake and Stir Vintage Festival 2017. Time to jive, jump and swing along Fisherman's Walk. Vintage fashion and jewellery, classic cars and bikes and much more.

30 Jun 2017 to 02 Jul 2017

Bridport, Dorset

Held in the beautiful Bride Valley in the heart of The Jurassic coast, the South Cider Festival will consist of three nights and two days of music, locally sourced food, cider & ales. Tickets are on sale for the 2017 event now and as we almost sold out our first event early booking is advisable! Tent camping is included in the ticket price, there is a £15 subsidy for Live-in vehicles. Children are welcome, under 18 tickets are half-price but limited in quantity. Held at Bredy Farm, ...

02 July 2017

Wimborne, Dorset

Diverse Abilities is proud to present this year TOTALLY WIPED OUT! Jump, slip and slide to the winner’s podium – or be Totally Wiped Out! The best elements of TV smashes, Total Wipeout and Gladiators bring you the biggest, bounciest team challenge you’ve ever seen. Beat the rest in a crazy combo of inflatable games, including the amazing Big Red Balls and inflatable assault course! Can you make it across the punch wall? How about staying upright while the hilarious Sweeper Arm comes ...

04 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

Motor Cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. (Photo courtesy of Christian Lawson).

07 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

An original story developed by Lynne Forbes and Tamsin Fessey with playwrights Nell Leyshon and Amy Rosenthal, The Drive sees two women on an unexpected road trip from London to Oslo. The further they get from home, the closer they get to confronting the demons of their shared past. It's a show about truth, friendship, the fragility of memory and coming of age in the 1990s. We're excited to be working with Elliot Manches on projection design, Tom Ball on a thrilling original soundtrack, ...

07 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

A different marque of car each Friday from 6pm on Poole Quay.

07 Jul 2017 to 08 Jul 2017

Poole, Dorset

Building on the last 9 years, The British Beach Polo Championships promises to be yet another phenomenal event. Combining high-adrenaline sport, a fabulous social occasion and the renowned beach parties, Sandbanks beach on the 7th and 8th July is the place to be seen. International Beach Polo Teams will compete for the Championship title. Professional Beach Volleyball provides even more sporting action over the the two days.

06 Jul 2017 to 08 Jul 2017

Lyme Regis, Dorset

This year the Marine has produced a brand new community play telling the story of the Monmouth Rebellion which began in Lyme in 1685. Monmouth, written by local writer Andrew Rattenbury (The Tempest of Lyme, Doc Martin, Golden Hour), will be performed by local actors, musicians and singers with a pre-play procession on Lyme Regis seafront before the show begins in the Marine Theatre. Further dates on 13th to 15th July.

06 Jul 2017 to 09 Jul 2017

Wimborne, Dorset

Wimborne Drama Club Productions present Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in the grounds of Deans Court. It is the summer of 1919 and Don Pedro’s demobilized regiment is returning to England after the war. The soldiers are welcomed to the stately home of Leonato, where memories of conflict give way to a life of parties and masked balls. Benedick, a confirmed bachelor, and his friend Claudio find themselves reacquainted with Leonato’s niece, Beatrice, and his daughter, Hero. Love is in ...

09 July 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Meet the crews and see the work of our fire fighters from 11am to 3pm at Weymouth Fire Station.

08 Jul 2017 to 09 Jul 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

A fabulous weekend of seafood, Pommery champagne, celebrity chefs and a great atmosphere around Weymouth harbour. The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival brings together champagne and seafood, family entertainment and a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the superb seafood available to us just off our wonderful shores. As the Festival celebrates its 10th year, there are additional demonstration stages, a new 'Question Time' feature, fabulous contemporary circus performers ...

07 Jul 2017 to 09 Jul 2017

Blandford, Dorset

You’ll definitely need your dancing shoes on for the UK Boogie Woogie Festival in Sturminster Newton on 7–9 July. With international guest artists, 35 events taking place across 10 venues, plus gigs in cafés across the town bringing you the authentic sounds of Boogie Woogie, the music will be non-stop… as will be the tap of your toes. And with dance classes available, including Tap and Lindy Hop, this festival is guaranteed to bring the Swing.

08 Jul 2017 to 09 Jul 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

Teams descend on the beautiful Dorset town to test their rugby skills on the unique surface of the sands.

11 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

Motor Cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. (Photo courtesy of Christian Lawson).

12 July 2017

Dorchester, Dorset

An original story developed by Lynne Forbes and Tamsin Fessey with playwrights Nell Leyshon and Amy Rosenthal, The Drive sees two women on an unexpected road trip from London to Oslo. The further they get from home, the closer they get to confronting the demons of their shared past. It's a show about truth, friendship, the fragility of memory and coming of age in the 1990s. We're excited to be working with Elliot Manches on projection design, Tom Ball on a thrilling original soundtrack, ...

13 July 2017

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset

Dorchester Piano Quartet: Jenni Curiel, Sally Flann, Peter Oakes and Pasha Willis This performance will take place in the Dorset County Museum’s Victorian Hall and is Free to the public; however a donation of £3 encouraged to cover costs.

14 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

A different marque of car each Friday from 6pm on Poole Quay.

14 Jul 2017 to 15 Jul 2017

Bridport, Dorset

For those who missed last year's event, it will be offering a family a day out of fun and entertainment. Jurassic Fields will be showcasing the best music, comedy, food and entertainment the local area has to offer as well as having some well known artists perform and little gems we have found around the country. Venue Askers Meadow

13 Jul 2017 to 15 Jul 2017

Lyme Regis, Dorset

This year the Marine has produced a brand new community play telling the story of the Monmouth Rebellion which began in Lyme in 1685. Monmouth, written by local writer Andrew Rattenbury (The Tempest of Lyme, Doc Martin, Golden Hour), will be performed by local actors, musicians and singers with a pre-play procession on Lyme Regis seafront before the show begins in the Marine Theatre.

15 July 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

The Scotty's Family Fun Day is back for its second year! Following last year's successful event, it is returning on Saturday 15th July at Redlands Community Sports Hub in Weymouth. The event runs from 12-6, and has a large array of activities to suit all ages! There is live music all afternoon from some incredible local bands, including Blazin' Strings and The Stereoironics, and dance demonstrations from local young performers. As well as the usual Bouncy Inflatable Fun, there is a huge ...

15 July 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

The Midnight Walk takes place on Saturday 16th July. Ladies have the choice to walk 5 miles, 6.5 miles or take part in the 10 mile route. This year there's a Brazilian Carnival Theme!

16 July 2017

Bournemouth, Dorset

Join hundreds of other supporters as you brave the English Channel in this incredible 1.4 mile open water swim. Starting from Bournemouth Pier you will put your front stroke to the test in this challenging sea swim along the coastline to Boscombe Pier.

16 July 2017

Dorchester, Dorset

Take a “Dash” through stunning scenery and magnificent historic landscapes and sign up to the Dorchester Dash Triathlon which sets off from Dorchester Sports Centre. The Dorchester Dash is part of the 1610 Race Series, consisting of four 10k races, a sprint triathlon and our family 5k & 2k fun run - which are all located across the counties of Somerset and Dorset. For regestration details please see the website.

16 July 2017

Weymouth, Dorset

The Silhouettes – Great sounds from this Group (A Weldmar Hospice Event). Starts at 2pm (Weather dependent.)

16 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

Head to Poole Quay for a day of nostalgia! Vintage cars, fashion shows, music and a vintage market.

15 Jul 2017 to 16 Jul 2017

Sherborne, Dorset

Vintage & classic car displays, classic car run, trade & craft stands, autojumble, children’s entertainments. Rolls Royce Special Feature sponsored by Rybrook Rolls Royce. Supercars including McLaren, Lamborgihini, Aston Martin, Ferrari and Porsche Vintage, Classic and Sports Cars – over 1000 on display. Opening Time: 10am

14 Jul 2017 to 16 Jul 2017

Swanage, Dorset

With established and popular mixture of old friends and new faces, and nearly 50 sessions featuring bands from across most of the spectrum of jazz.

14 Jul 2017 to 16 Jul 2017

Dorchester, Dorset

Family festival celebrating the memory of the Tolpuddle Martyrs - Tolpuddle village near Dorchester. Acts added to the 2015 line-up so far - Billy Bragg, The Beat, Seth Lakeman, Curtis Eller's American Circus, The Hurriers, Neck, Naomi Bedford and Paul Simmonds featuring Justin Currie, Jonny & The Baptists, Alex Yeandle, Thee Faction, The Victorian Barbers, na-mara, The Tuts, Funke and the Two Tone Baby, Chris T-T and the Hoodrats, Bemis, the darwins, Dana Immanuel and the Stolen Band, ...

18 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

Motor cycles on Poole Quay from 6pm. (Photo courtesy of Christian Lawson).

21 July 2017

Poole, Dorset

A different marque of car each Friday from 6pm on Poole Quay.

21 July 2017

Wimborne, Dorset

The Tivoli Theatre is excited to welcome local comedian, juggler and Tivoli patron, PETE MATTHEWS with his 4th BIG BIG VARIETY SHOW. With over 25 world-class performers, all giving their time for free, to raise money for MS Research, it’s sure to be a knock out show! Included on this year’s bill are comedians DWAYNE CUNNINGHAM, ADRIAN WALSH and MICK MILLER, West End stars LINDSAY HAMILTON, MIKE DOYLE, and DAVID SHANNON. Pavarotti tribute PAUL MICHAEL, magicians JAMIE ALLAN and NEAL ...

21 Jul 2017 to 22 Jul 2017

Poole, Dorset

Our Festival is a musical celebration of Bluegrass and roots of Bluegrass, featuring some of world’s finest musicians with a Beer and Cider Festival complete with excellent home-cooked food.

21 Jul 2017 to 23 Jul 2017

New Forest, Dorset

Curious is a festival like no other. Taking place each July in the breathtaking grounds of Pylewell Park,in the heart of the New Forest, it is dreamy, eccentric, fun and ultimately, irresistible. It’s very English on the one hand – expect fabulous novelists, exceptional historians, poet laureates, dogs on leads, gin and tonics, and sitting on a deckchair with a view of the Solent although you are just as likely to find yourself on a secret midnight bat-walk, betting your life-savings on ...

22 Jul 2017 to 23 Jul 2017

Christchurch, Dorset

Local artists, craft stalls, fun activities for children, refreshments and entertainment make Mudeford Arts Festival a real family must-visit affair. Venue: Mudeford Quay Green.

22 Jul 2017 to 29 Jul 2017

Lyme Regis, Dorset

Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week is a week full of fun, from a Teddy Bears' Picnic, Pavement Art to Swimming in the Bay. There will be various displays, music evenings, fireworks, RAF Displays and Duck race. Lyme Regis Lifeboat Week certainly has something for everyone!

15 Jul 2017 to 30 Jul 2017

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset

The 27th Festival of Archaeology will take place between the 15 - 30 July 2017. Come and have a guided tour with a behind the scenes peek into our archaeology collection and archaeological papers held within the Dorset County Museum.

07 Jul 2017 to 31 Aug 2017

Blandford, Dorset

History, heritage and landscape exhibition A unique experience set in the superb Capability Brown landscape. This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition will include multi-media displays in the historic Abbey, paintings, films, photography, embroidery, games, walks and refreshments. From 7th July until 31st August Opening times 10am to 5pm ‘With lots to see and do for all the family.’ Milton Abbey is between Blandford and Dorchester off the A354.

08 Apr 2017 to 06 Jan 2018

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset

Paintings and carvings by David West. David West was born in London in 1939 and studied painting and printmaking at Camberwell School of Art. Working at first as an art teacher, and then as a professional artist since 1972, he has lived and worked in Lyme Regis since 1981. West has frequently drawn inspiration from his surroundings here in Dorset – particularly in his more recent work which expresses the movement and qualities of water – and in a visual language that is both personal ...