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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 (37), Community (352), Durlston Country Park (85), Education (24), Exhibitions, Shows (8), Food and Drink (2), History and Heritage (4), Music (6), Sport and Exercise, Walks (23), Theatre and Stage (3), .

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Events this week

Sep
21st 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  
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Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
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David Bailey Photography exhibition

National Trust event. Come and explore the fantastic world of wildlife photography with David Bailey. A fortnight long exhibition of some of his finest work at the Discovery Centre. ...
At Studland in Exhibitions, Shows events
  
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Stone carving workshops for children

National Trust event. Learn the craft and basic techniques of stone carving and take home your own picture in stone. Stone carving workshops for children ages 6-14 yrs - 10am to 12.30pm on 21st, 22nd, ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Corfe Castle sculpture exhibition

National Trust event. As you explore the castle discover beautiful artworks in a unique setting, inspired by the story of Corfe Castle and Purbeck. This season there will also be a programme of events ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions, Shows events
  
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Medieval games

National Trust event. Have fun with friends and family playing a variety of traditional games you will find as you discover and explore the castle ruins. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Stone carving workshops for adults

National Trust event. Learn the craft and basic techniques of stone carving and take home your own picture in stone. Stone carving workshops for adults 15+ at 2.30pm to 5pm on 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Capriccioso String Quartet 19:30

Outstanding musicians from the Wessex Youth Orchestra . Please Book £8 Fine Foundation Gallery. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Sep
22nd 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  
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Trust10

National Trust event. With a bit of running under your belt you'll be used to planning your own runs so we've waymarked and signed this route for event on the 4th Sunday of the month (except July and Aug) ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  
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Trust10

National Trust event. With a bit of running under your belt you'll be used to planning your own runs so we've waymarked and signed this route for event on the 4th Sunday of the month (except July and Aug) ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  
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Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
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David Bailey Photography exhibition

National Trust event. Come and explore the fantastic world of wildlife photography with David Bailey. A fortnight long exhibition of some of his finest work at the Discovery Centre. ...
At Studland in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Swanage Pier Trust Wedding Fair 10:00 to 14:00

Come along and find out how you can make this unique setting a part of your special day, with the finest views of Swanage bay. A marquee will be erected at the end of the Pier by Chique marquess, ...
At Swanage in Community events
  
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Stone carving workshops for children

National Trust event. Learn the craft and basic techniques of stone carving and take home your own picture in stone. Stone carving workshops for children ages 6-14 yrs - 10am to 12.30pm on 21st, 22nd, ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Corfe Castle sculpture exhibition

National Trust event. As you explore the castle discover beautiful artworks in a unique setting, inspired by the story of Corfe Castle and Purbeck. This season there will also be a programme of events ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Swanage Beach Clean 10:00 to 12:00

Help clean Swanage Bay and make the beach better for people and the environment! Everyone welcome, bring suitable clothing for the weather. Meet outside the ‘Bull and Boat‘, Swanage. Free ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
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Medieval games

National Trust event. Have fun with friends and family playing a variety of traditional games you will find as you discover and explore the castle ruins. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Purbeck Footprints: Wildlife Photography Walk 10:30 to 12:00

Join wildlife photographer Julian Sawyer to ‘develop‘ your photographic skills. Booking essential. £5. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
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Kayak Fishing

National Trust event. Join us for a fantastic experience on the waves, learning to fish in a kayak. Follow this with a fish filleting demonstration on the beach and a two course seafood lunch at the cafe. ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Country Fayre 11:00 to 16:00

At Margaret Green, Church Knowle. Admission £4 per adult, children up to 12 years, £2.50. ...
In Fetes and Festivals events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
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Stone carving workshops for adults

National Trust event. Learn the craft and basic techniques of stone carving and take home your own picture in stone. Stone carving workshops for adults 15+ at 2.30pm to 5pm on 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Old Baby Mackerel 14:00

Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229 ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
Sep
23rd 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  

U3a Table Tennis 07:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-TABLE-TENNIS-2019-09-23 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
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Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Corfe Castle sculpture exhibition

National Trust event. As you explore the castle discover beautiful artworks in a unique setting, inspired by the story of Corfe Castle and Purbeck. This season there will also be a programme of events ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Wareham Area Seniors' Forum 10:00 to 12:00

At Carey Hall, Mistover rd, Wareham. Coffee & tea, cake on arrival. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Pins Needles Meeting Room 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Pins--Needles--meeting-room-2019-09-23 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Pins Needles - Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 23 Sep 2019 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
  

Castle Tour 14:30 to 15:00

Free half-hour tour of Durlston‘s Victorian Castle. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Sep
24th 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  
details for

Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Corfe Castle sculpture exhibition

National Trust event. As you explore the castle discover beautiful artworks in a unique setting, inspired by the story of Corfe Castle and Purbeck. This season there will also be a programme of events ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Swanage Pier History Walks 10:30 to 11:15

Enjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations. Experience a breath of fresh air and great views while learning ...
At Swanage in History and Heritage events
  

Judy Robson Art Group 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Judy-Robson-Art-Group-2019-09-24 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

U3a Event Meeting Room 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-EVENT---MEETING-ROOM-2019-09-24 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Judy Robson Art Group 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 24 Sep 2019 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
  

Corfe castle circular night walk 8km 18:45 to 21:30

Join me at the nation trust car park on east street Corfe castle BH20 5DR for an evenings walk with head torches . £6.50pp I have planned an 8 km walk that will take tyou around the remains ...
At Corfe Castle in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
Sep
25th 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  

U3a French 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-French-2019-09-25 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
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Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Corfe Castle sculpture exhibition

National Trust event. As you explore the castle discover beautiful artworks in a unique setting, inspired by the story of Corfe Castle and Purbeck. This season there will also be a programme of events ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2019-09-25-15072019111517 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Harmony-Rocks-Choir-2019-09-25 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Steves Table Tennis 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Steves-table-tennis-2019-09-25 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Sep
26th 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  

Probus 2 of Purbeck Various times

Ffi: swanageprobus.org.uk ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

U3a Meeting Point 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-Meeting-Point-2019-09-26 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

U3a Meeting Point 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 26 Sep 2019 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
  
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Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Corfe Castle sculpture exhibition

National Trust event. As you explore the castle discover beautiful artworks in a unique setting, inspired by the story of Corfe Castle and Purbeck. This season there will also be a programme of events ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Durlston Pleasure Grounds Tou 11:00 to 12:30

A tour through the Durlston Pleasure Grounds and see the work being done to make the park accessible for all. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Life Drawing 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Life-Drawing-2019-09-26 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-09-26 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Sep
27th 

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Lift-Share Scheme Various times

Need to get to Durlston Country Park ? Sign up to our community lift-share scheme to receive lifts from volunteer drivers in Swanage. Call us on 01929 424 443 to find out more. Venue: Durlston Country ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

BSO Symphonic Brass Various times

BSO Brass present an evening of musical delights, taking you on a journey through exquisite pieces of classical music by Bach and Byrd, to jazz classics such as Oh When the Saints and Just a Closer Walk. ...
At East Lulworth in Music events
  

U3a Archaeology 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-archaeology-2019-09-27 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
details for

Learn to coastal row

National Trust event. Over this 4-part course you will learn the basics of sliding seat coastal rowing in our stable, light and easy to row boats. It is a great opportunity to be out on the water and see ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Durlston and Beyond: Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Southern Contemporaries exhibit paintings and 3 dimensional art forms; as well as affordable art - artist‘s postcards and unframed work, along with artist‘s talks and demonstrations. Fine ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

John Statz 20:00

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

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