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Subscribe to the BV – totally free, just let us have your email address and we’ll send the BV magazine straight to your inbox every month. Just add your name and email address below – super easy, and you’ll receive the next issue direct to your inbox on publication day.

It’s your gorgeous monthly catch up on local news & issues, wildlife and equestrian, art – and the arts – fascinating local history, upcoming ‘what’s on’ events, a huge local food and drink section, property, jobs…
As a recent judge said “each edition is packed with stories that define Dorset culture, encapsulating an authentic slice of the region”.

You’re welcome!

(we launched as The Blackmore Vale in 2020, and we rebranded in 2021 to just The BV – still the same gorgeous monthly dose of Dorset though)

Once you subscribe to the BV, why not have a flick through the latest issue here, and if you’re interested in a full catch up, you can see all the past issues below!

The BV Magazine Bookshelf.

All the back issues - click a cover to read.

BV issue 43 - Mar 2024

BV issue 42 - Feb 2024

BV issue 41 - Jan 2024

BV issue 40 - Dec 2023

BV issue 40 - Nov 2023

BV issue 39 - Oct 2023

BV issue 37 - Sep 2023

BV issue 36 - Aug 2023

BV issue 35 - Jul 2023

BV issue 34 - Jun 2023

BV issue 33 – May 2023

BV issue 32 - Apr 23

BV issue 31 - Mar 2023

BV issue 30 - Feb 2023

BV issue 29 - Jan 2023

BV issue 28 - Dec 2022

BV issue 27 - Nov 2022

BV issue 26 - Oct 2022

BV issue 25 - Sep 2022

BV issue 24 - Aug 2022

BV issue 23 - Jul 2022

BV issue 22 - Jun 2022

BV issue 21 - May 2022

BV issue 20 - Apr 2022

BV issue 19 - Mar 2022

BV issue 18 - Feb 2022

BV issue 17 - Jan 22

BV issue 16 - Dec 2021

BV issue 15 - Nov 2021

BV issue 14 - Oct 2021

BV issue 13 - Sept 2021

BV issue 12 - Aug 2021

BV issue 11 - July 2021

BV issue 10 - June 2021

BV issue 9 - May 2021

BV issue 8 - Apr 2021

BV issue 7 - Mar 2021

BV issue 6 - Feb 2021

BV issue 5 - Jan 2021

BV issue 4 - Dec 2020

BV issue 3 - Nov 2020

BV issue 2 - Oct 2020

BV issue 1 - Sep 2020

We invite readers to become part of the vibrant community built around the popular BV magazine. Originally launched as The Blackmore Vale in 2020, the magazine underwent a rebranding in 2021, simplifying its name to The BV. This transformation was not just about changing the name, but rather about creating a broader and more inclusive platform for our readers that accurately reflects the diverse interests and dynamic lifestyles of the Dorset area.

Undoubtedly, one of the first questions on your mind is, “How much does it cost to subscribe?” The answer is quite straightforward and will undoubtedly delight you – it’s entirely FREE! Yes, subscribing to the BV won’t cost you a penny. What’s more, we’ll deliver our meticulously curated magazine directly to your inbox every month. No hassle, no hidden charges, just enjoyment at your fingertips.

Our content is as diverse and engaging as the community we represent. Each monthly issue of The BV is a treasure trove of local news and issues, offering in-depth analysis and thoughtful commentary that keeps you connected with the heartbeat of Dorset. Our coverage of Dorset wildlife and equestrian pursuits delves into the natural beauty of our region, showcasing our commitment to the environment and our love for all creatures great and small.

Dorset wildlife in the BV

Art and culture enthusiasts will find plenty to engage with in The BV. From visual arts to performing arts, our magazine spotlights the rich cultural tapestry of Dorset and surrounding areas. We take you behind the scenes, introduce you to emerging talents, and provide critical perspectives on exhibitions and performances.

History buffs can immerse themselves in our fascinating local history section. From ancient times to the present day, we offer a captivating exploration of Dorset’s past, uncovering hidden gems and forgotten tales that shape our understanding of this beautiful county.

Local Dorset History in the BV

But The BV is not just about reflection; it’s about anticipation too! Our ‘What’s On’ section keeps you informed about upcoming events in and around Dorset. Whether it’s a local fair, a music concert, or a charity run, we’ve got you covered.

For foodies, we have a dedicated section focusing on local food and drink, featuring restaurant reviews, recipes, and profiles of local producers. In addition, our jobs sections are invaluable resources for those looking to make a move professionally.

Subscribing to the BV is a breeze. Just enter your name and email address above and voila, you’re all set! Around 6am on publication day (the first Friday of every month), the latest issue of The BV will appear in your inbox, ready for you to enjoy at your leisure. So, go ahead and subscribe to the BV today!