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”.
(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.
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.
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.
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!