Set in the backdrop of the beautiful Dorset countryside Weymouth is a lively seaside town hosting many different shows, displays and festivals. One of those festivals is this one, Weymouth Dance Festival. It was started in 2005 and has gained in strength and reputation since. It takes place every year in The Bay Theatre, which is part of Weymouth College. The festival is affiliated to The British & International Federation of Festivals and follows its rules and regulations.