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Whats On in the Isle of Purbeck

Throughout the year Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck plays host to a wide array of events and festivals for all ages. You can filter the events by: Childrens or Family Event (18), Community (193), Durlston Country Park (53), Exhibitions, Shows (1), History and Heritage (1), Music (2), Sport and Exercise, Walks (2), Theatre and Stage (18), .

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Events this week

Dec
12th 

U3a French Group 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 12 Dec 2018 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Choir Practice 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 12 Dec 2018 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Table Tennis With Steve 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 12 Dec 2018 6 pm - 11 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Rotary Santa Route 18:00 to 20:00

Starting at Capston Field, travelling down the hill and including most side turnings to Serrells Mead. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
Dec
13th 

Post Office In Foyer 09:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 9:30 am - 11:30 am GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Coffee Junction 10:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10 am - 12:30 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 13 Dec 2018 6 pm - 11 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Rotary Santa Route 18:00 to 20:00

High Street (Methodist Church to Gordon Road), Townsend Road, Richmond Road, Manwell Road, Manwell Drive, Osborne Road, Mount Scar, Queens Mead and down Queens Road, Gordon Road, Priest’s Road (High ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Wareham Town Council Meeting 19:00

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
Dec
14th 

Xmas Party - SWCR Various times

At Swanage Conservative Club. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Winter Lights 10:00 to 18:30

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. Please note winter lights ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

U3a It Group 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 14 Dec 2018 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

'A Brief History of Corfe Castle Charities' 14:00

At Corfe Castle Community Library. A talk by Louise Hayward, plus signing of her new book  'Penny Loaves'. ...
In History and Heritage events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
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Corfe Castle Winter Lights

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. The castle will be open until ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Rotary Santa Route 18:00 to 20:00

Bell Street (Jubilee Road to High Street), Globe Close, High Street (Victoria Avenue to Cecil Road, Newton Manor Close, Hillsea Road, Newton Rise, West Drive, Steer Road, Victoria Avenue (High Street ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A) 19:30 to 22:00

    A fantasy adventure film in which a dark wizard hatches a plan to subjugate all non-magical beings.    Cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Stargazing 19:30 to 21:00

Geminid meteors, Moon, Mars, Galaxies, Orion Nebula, Autumn and Winter constellations. Weather dependent, call on day to confirm. LC £3  Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Dec
15th 

Christmas Belle Champagne & Canapes Various times

At Swanage Railway. £32.50 per passanger. Boking essential. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Tori Reed Band Various times

Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229 ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Artisans on the Beach Various times

At the Swanage Beach Huts, Shore rd. Local, unique, hand crafted items for sale every weekend in December. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Santa Specials Various times

At Swanage Railway. £17 per person, (age 3 upwards). Booking essential. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Anthony Jay Various times

At Swanage Conservative Club. ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Choir Concert All Day 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Sat, 15 Dec 2018 8 am - 11 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Rotary Santa Route 09:00 to 15:00

CO-OPERATIVE SUPERMARKET CAR PARK. 9am – 3pm ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Winter Lights 10:00 to 18:30

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. Please note winter lights ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Christmas Celebrations 10:00 to 12:00

At Corfe Castle Community Library. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
details for

Get crafty at Christmas

Make your own natural Christmas decoration when you visit Corfe Castle this December. Using natural materials, create a special Christmas decoration inspired by your visit to Corfe Castle and the ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

'The Little Matchgirl' by The Last Baguette 14:00 to 15:00

London. Christmas Eve. The snow is falling and a little girl struggles fiercely through the cold. Follow her throughout the day as she encounters the funny and zany characters of the vibrant city streets. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Corfe Castle Winter Lights

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. The castle will be open until ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A) 19:30 to 22:00

    A fantasy adventure film in which a dark wizard hatches a plan to subjugate all non-magical beings.    Cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
Dec
16th 

Christmas Belle Champagne & Canapes Various times

At Swanage Railway. £32.50 per passanger. Boking essential. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Artisans on the Beach Various times

At the Swanage Beach Huts, Shore rd. Local, unique, hand crafted items for sale every weekend in December. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Santa Specials Various times

At Swanage Railway. £17 per person, (age 3 upwards). Booking essential. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Christmas Draw Various times

At Swanage Conservative Club. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Christmas Pudding Plod: Charity Fun Run 09:15 to 12:30

A 2k or 5k Fun Run, raising money for Dementia Friendly Swanage and the Durlston Pleasure Grounds Project. £4 children, £6 adults - all proceeds to the causes or sponsor a runner. Christmas Costumes ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Winter Lights 10:00 to 18:30

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. Please note winter lights ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Get crafty at Christmas

Make your own natural Christmas decoration when you visit Corfe Castle this December. Using natural materials, create a special Christmas decoration inspired by your visit to Corfe Castle and the ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Corfe Castle Winter Lights

Christmas is a magical time at Corfe Castle. Take in the festive atmosphere with our contemporary lanterns, braziers, beacons and lighting as you explore the castle grounds. The castle will be open until ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Church Service 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Sun, 16 Dec 2018 5 pm - 8 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

The Churchfitters Christmas Cracker 19:30 to 22:00

With a double bass made out of scrap metal, heart-wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw, and foot-stomping fiddle mixed with infectious funk-rock rhythms, The Churchfitters are a folk group like ...
At West Lulworth in Music events
Dec
17th 

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 17 Dec 2018 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A) 14:30 to 17:00

    A fantasy adventure film in which a dark wizard hatches a plan to subjugate all non-magical beings.    Cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Rotary Santa Route 18:00 to 20:00

CORFE CASTLE - new this year, with Crazy4Corfe! West Street, East Street, including side roads to Mead Road ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Wareham Town Council Meeting 18:30

Planning & Transport. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A) 19:30 to 22:00

    A fantasy adventure film in which a dark wizard hatches a plan to subjugate all non-magical beings.    Cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Swanage Town Council Meeting 19:00

Council. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
Dec
18th 

Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 18 Dec 2018 8:30 am - 6:30 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Rotary Santa Route 18:00 to 20:00

CORFE CASTLE - new this year, with Crazy4Corfe! East Street from Mead Road to Townsend Mead, including accessible side roads. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (12A) 19:30 to 22:00

    A fantasy adventure film in which a dark wizard hatches a plan to subjugate all non-magical beings.    Cast includes Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Hxvh Committee 19:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 18 Dec 2018 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events

Festivals

Up and coming festivals in the Isle of Purbeck. See All Festivals