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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: Animals and Conservation (1), Childrens or Family Event (9), Community (319), Durlston Country Park (44), Exhibitions, Shows (1), History and Heritage (2), Music (2), Theatre and Stage (31), .

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Events this week

Jan
21st 

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 21 Jan 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
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Pins Needles - Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 21 Jan 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
  

The Favourite (15) 14:30 to 16:45

  A period drama in which a servant and a courtier vie for the affections of their monarch, Queen Anne.   Cast includes Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Out of the Blue Exhibition 17:30 to 19:30

Burngate Stone Carving Centre have been working with the Out of the Blue Group to provide support to those who are suffering from rural isolation etc. The arts and crafts that they have produced are to ...
At Wareham in Community events
  

Art and Craft exhibition 17:30 to 19:30

An opportunity to see the work of the Out of the Blue group generated at Burngate Stone Carving Centre forming part of the arts and crafts provision. Well being and improved mental health being the focus, ...
At Wareham in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Cath Newman Monday Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 21 Jan 2019 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
  

The Favourite (15) 19:30 to 21:45

  A period drama in which a servant and a courtier vie for the affections of their monarch, Queen Anne.   Cast includes Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
Jan
22nd 

Give Blood Various times

At All Saints Church, Ulwell rd, Swanage. To book an appointment call 0300 123 23 23 or visit blood.co.uk ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Cath Newman Tuesday Yoga 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 22 Jan 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
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Judy Robson Art Group 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 1 pm - 7 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

U3a Meeting 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 22 Jan 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
  

U3a Committee 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Tue, 22 Jan 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
  

Swim School free taster 16:30

Early Staps 1 Class at the Purbeck Sports Centre. Limited spaces so please book early. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

The Favourite (15) 19:30 to 21:45

  A period drama in which a servant and a courtier vie for the affections of their monarch, Queen Anne.   Cast includes Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
Jan
23rd 

U3a French Group 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 23 Jan 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
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir Practice 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 23 Jan 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
  

The Favourite (15) 19:30 to 21:45

  A period drama in which a servant and a courtier vie for the affections of their monarch, Queen Anne.   Cast includes Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
Jan
24th 

U3a Meeting Point 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 24 Jan 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
  

Post Office In Foyer 09:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 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
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Coffee Junction - Committee Room 10:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10 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
  

Life Drawing Group 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 1 pm - 7 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 Thursday Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 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
  

The Favourite (15) 19:30 to 21:45

  A period drama in which a servant and a courtier vie for the affections of their monarch, Queen Anne.   Cast includes Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
Jan
25th 

U3a Archaeology 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 25 Jan 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
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Colette (15) 19:30 to 21:30

A period drama in which a young woman fights for recognition after her novels are published under her husband's name.    Cast includes   Keira Knightley,  Eleanor ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Burns Binge! Elvis & The Resurrectors 20:00

Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229 ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
Jan
26th 

Steak Night Various times

At Clavells restaurant, Kimmeridge.  Buy one steak for £18.95, get the second for £4.95! Booking esssential on 01929 480 701. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Dorset Countryside Volunteers Various times

At Langton West Wood (Langton Matravers, Purbeck) where we will doing traditional woodland management for the National Trust. We welcome new people interested in caring for our countryside. For ...
In Animals and Conservation events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Colette (15) 19:30 to 21:30

A period drama in which a young woman fights for recognition after her novels are published under her husband's name.    Cast includes   Keira Knightley,  Eleanor ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
  

Kent du Chaine 20:00

Live acts at the Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229 ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
Jan
27th 

Dorset Countryside Volunteers Various times

At Langton West Wood (Langton Matravers, Purbeck) where we will doing traditional woodland management for the National Trust. We welcome new people interested in caring for our countryside. For ...
In Animals and Conservation events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Torn from home 10:00 to 16:00

Between Monday 21st January and Friday 1st February Wareham Library will be marking Holocaust Memorial Day 2019. Using interactive trails around the library for both adults and children, visitors ...
At Wareham in History and Heritage events
  

Purbeck Footprints: Wildlife and Photography Walk 11:00 to 12:30

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

Rock Britannia 15:30

At The Legion, Swanage. Ffi 01929 422722. ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette

Festivals

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