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21st
Jul 

Park Yoga 09:30 to 10:30

Join us for a free yoga session - suitable for complete beginners or experienced yogi of all ages! Bring a mat if you have one. If not, bring a towe... Venue: Learning Centre, Durlston Country Park ...
At Swanage in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Durlstons Summer Flower Walk 14:00 to 15:30

Join a Ranger for an hour and a half guided walk to enjoy summer flowers and butterflies. £3.50 per person. No need to book just turn up on ... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Church Service 16:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Church Service at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Yoga Jodi 23:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Yoga Jodi at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
22nd
Jul 

U3a Table Tennis 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Table Tennis at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holiday: Ingenious Inventions 09:30 to 05:00

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history this summer holidays with interactive exhibitions, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Medieval Tile Workshop 10:00 to 12:30

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop. ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display 10:00 to 17:00

Head to the Castle's Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castle's Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  
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Nature Tots 10:00 to 11:00

National Trust event. Bring your little ones to our parent and volunteer led toddler group. Our Nature Tots group is for children aged up to 5 years old and their parents/carers. Each week parents and ...
At Studland in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Medieval Tile Making Workshop 11:00 to 14:00

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers to make traditional medieval-style clay tiles in our traditional 15th century style tile workshop. ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Pins Needles Sewing Group 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pins Needles Sewing Group at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Yoga 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Yoga Jodi 23:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Yoga Jodi at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
23rd
Jul 

Cath Yoga 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Yoga on Swanage Pier 08:00 to 09:00

The Tuesday morning sessions will be a gentle guided flow class suitable for all levels of experience and will include an introduction to simple breathing techniques, some standing and seated postures ...
At Online Event in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Summer Holiday: Ingenious Inventions 09:30 to 05:00

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history this summer holidays with interactive exhibitions, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display 10:00 to 17:00

Head to the Castle's Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castle's Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Fragile Earth Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery for an exhibition by artist Sally Baldwin of ephemeral white installation and wall pieces evoking natural f... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Swanage Town Walks 14:00 to 15:30

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please ...
At Swanage in History and Heritage events
24th
Jul 

Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holiday: Ingenious Inventions 09:30 to 05:00

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history this summer holidays with interactive exhibitions, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  

Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display 10:00 to 17:00

Head to the Castle's Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castle's Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Fragile Earth Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery for an exhibition by artist Sally Baldwin of ephemeral white installation and wall pieces evoking natural f... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Wild Wednesdays 11:00 to 15:00

Drop in at the Learning Centre from 11am - 3pm to have a go at painting, crafts and activities. Wild Wednesdays runs every Wednesday of the school... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Martial Arts Training 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Martial Arts Training at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Yoga Jodi 23:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Yoga Jodi at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
25th
Jul 

Intermediate Yoga on Swanage Pier 08:00 to 09:00

The Thursday morning sessions will also explore breathing and movement practices, with relaxation at the end, but will be more dynamic in pace and include an exploration of some more challenging postures. ...
At Online Event in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Post Office Outreach 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Post Office Outreach at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holiday: Ingenious Inventions 09:30 to 05:00

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history this summer holidays with interactive exhibitions, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Coffee Junction 09:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Coffee Junction at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display 10:00 to 17:00

Head to the Castle's Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castle's Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  

Fragile Earth Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery for an exhibition by artist Sally Baldwin of ephemeral white installation and wall pieces evoking natural f... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Swanage Town Walks 14:00 to 15:30

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please ...
At Swanage in History and Heritage events
  

Singing for Pleasure 14:00 to 15:00

Every Thursday 2pm to 3pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church Supported by Dementia Friendly Purbeck We encourage people with dementia and their carers to come along. Followed by light refreshments ...
At Swanage in Music events
  

Cath Yoga 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Stars in the Grass Glowworm Walk 21:00 to 22:30

Join a Ranger for an evening walk to try and spot Glowworms and learn more about these beautiful creatures of the night. £6 per person. Book... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
26th
Jul 

Summer Holiday: Ingenious Inventions 09:30 to 05:00

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history this summer holidays with interactive exhibitions, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display 10:00 to 17:00

Head to the Castle's Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castle's Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Family Big Wild Sleepout 10:00 to 12:00

The weather is changing, the days are getting longer, and the wildlife is waking up just in time fore Arnes Big Wild Sleepouts!The Big Wild Sleep Outs at RSPB Arne are a unique opportunity to sleep out ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Fragile Earth Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery for an exhibition by artist Sally Baldwin of ephemeral white installation and wall pieces evoking natural f... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  
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Artisan Crafts 11:00 to 14:00

National Trust event. Find our friendly artisan volunteers in the Outer Bailey every Friday displaying heritage crafts such as stone carving, wood carving, wattle and daubing, and more! *Displays dependent ...
At Corfe Castle in Exhibitions and Shows events
27th
Jul 
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Swanage Carnival Week

Once every year at the start of August Swanage comes alive as the carnival comes to town. Visit our Swanage Carnival page for more information
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Summer Holiday: Ingenious Inventions 09:30 to 05:00

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history this summer holidays with interactive exhibitions, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Family Big Wild Sleepout 10:00 to 12:00

The weather is changing, the days are getting longer, and the wildlife is waking up just in time fore Arnes Big Wild Sleepouts!The Big Wild Sleep Outs at RSPB Arne are a unique opportunity to sleep out ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Get involved with self-led activities and games that are fun for all the family. As you explore the castle ruins you will discover activities and activities new and old. ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest 10:00 to 17:30

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is undergoing a multi-million pound conservation project and we need your help. Join in with this family quest to become a castle conservator. Hunt the castle ruins ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
  

Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display 10:00 to 17:00

Head to the Castle's Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castle's Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail 10:00 to 16:00

X marks the spot! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the start of the Summer Holidays! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activity trail boo... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Swanage Painting Club, Summer Art Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00

Sale of Paintings, Prints and Cards. Coffee morning on both Saturdays. FREE ADMISSION ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Fragile Earth Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery for an exhibition by artist Sally Baldwin of ephemeral white installation and wall pieces evoking natural f... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Art and Museums events
  

Meet a Moth 11:00 to 11:30

Join one of our Durlston volunteers to open up last nights moth traps. Durlston is a superb place to discover these mysterious and beautiful '... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Sport and Exercise, Walks events

Festivals

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

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Wilkswood Reggae Festival

18th July 2024 to 21st July 2024

Peace, love & harmony in the woods by the sea.

details for Swanage Carnival Week

Swanage Carnival Week

27th July 2024 to 3rd August 2024

The week long event begins on Saturday night with a large firework display followed by the procession of decorated floats and bands on Sunday afternoon.

details for Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

15th August 2024 to 18th August 2024

The annual Purbeck Valley Folk Festival

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Swanage Fish Festival

24th August 2024 to 25th August 2024

Join us for a celebration of all things ‘fishy’ as Swanage comes alive with a focus on delicious seafood and family activities.

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