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29th
May 
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Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Purbeck Places - Take another Look Various times

An exhibition by local artist Heather Gibbons featuring evocative Purbeck landscape and coastal interpretations expressively portrayed through colour, shape, line and texture developed from initial drawings ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Not quite the Dawn Chorus and Breakfast Bap 07:00 to 09:00

Enjoy the magical symphony of the Dawn Chorus as well as learning to identify a range of our native and migratory songbirds by their calls. Join our expert guides for one of spring's best wildlife ...
At Arne in Animals and Conservation events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

Park Yoga 09:30

Free outdoor yoga every Sunday outside the Learning Centre. Bring a yoga mat or blanket. Beginners or improvers welcome! For more information, visit parkyoga.co Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  

Swanage fairy festival 10:30 to 18:00

Mermaids and Fairy’s come to life for an enchanting weekend, on Sandpit field over looking the beautiful Swanage bay. Story telling. 2 Live underwater mermaid performances per day. Pirate shows. Bubble ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  
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The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

National Trust event. Masons, Minstrels, Servants and Kings all play a part in the Corfe Castle story. Which of these colourful characters will you discover to be your favourite? There will be puzzles, ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
30th
May 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

U3a Table Tennis 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-Table-Tennis-2022-05-30 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  
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The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

National Trust event. Masons, Minstrels, Servants and Kings all play a part in the Corfe Castle story. Which of these colourful characters will you discover to be your favourite? There will be puzzles, ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Pins Needles Sewing Group 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Pins--Needles-Sewing-Group-2022-05-30 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cuppa and a Chat 14:00

Enjoy a cuppa, make some new friends and enjoy the lovely woodland setting of the Durlston ‘Shed‘. Just drop in and say hello to our lovely ‘Sheddies‘. FREE. Shed. Venue: Durlston ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2022-05-30 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
31st
May 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 07:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2022-05-31 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  
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The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

National Trust event. Masons, Minstrels, Servants and Kings all play a part in the Corfe Castle story. Which of these colourful characters will you discover to be your favourite? There will be puzzles, ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  
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May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Children’s Swanage Pier History Tour 10:30 to 11:15

Swanage Pier has a fascinating history and has always been an important part of Swanage. We will take a walk along the Pier, for about 45 minutes, strolling in the footsteps of past generations ...
At Swanage in Community events
  

Encanto : Purbeck Film Festival outdoor cinema 19:30

see purbeck film festival website for details Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
1st
Jun 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

U3a French Group 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-FRENCH-GROUP-2022-06-01 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

Underwater Photograph Exhibition on Swanage Pier 09:00 to 17:00

We are very privileged to be showing some of Paul and Alison Pettitt's amazing underwater photographs of what is hidden under the Pier. The exhibition is weather dependent, normal admission ...
At Swanage in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  
details for

May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  
details for

The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow

National Trust event. Masons, Minstrels, Servants and Kings all play a part in the Corfe Castle story. Which of these colourful characters will you discover to be your favourite? There will be puzzles, ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Wild Wednesday 11:00

Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm for painting, crafts and activities! Donations Welcome. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Platinum Jubilee Crafts on Swanage Pier 11:00 to 15:00

Come along and enjoy making coronation themed crafts to celebrate the platinum jubilee.  £1.50 per child ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir Practice 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Harmony-Rocks-choir-practice-2022-06-01 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Martial Arts Training 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Martial-Arts-Training-2022-06-01 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
2nd
Jun 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Patchwork Group 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/PATCHWORK-GROUP-2022-06-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

Coffee Junction 09:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/coffee-junction-2022-06-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Underwater Photograph Exhibition on Swanage Pier 09:00 to 17:00

We are very privileged to be showing some of Paul and Alison Pettitt's amazing underwater photographs of what is hidden under the Pier. The exhibition is weather dependent, normal admission ...
At Swanage in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  
details for

May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Childrens Nature and Woodland Art 10:30

Join Artist/Illustrator Mark Page for a workshop learning the art of drawing animals and plants! Materials included. Ages 7+. Please book. £15. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Victorian Durlston Guided Walk 11:00

Take a tour to discover Durlston‘s curious Victorian past. £3. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Life Drawing Classes 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Life-Drawing-classes-2022-06-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
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-2022-06-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Film Festical outoor cinema 19:30

see Purbeck Film Festival website for details Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
3rd
Jun 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

U3a Computer Group Subject To Covid Restriction 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-COMPUTER-GROUP-subject-to-Covid-res-2022-06-03 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Music for a Summer's Evening - in aid of RNLI 07:30 to 09:30

Choral concert in aid of Swanage RNLI. Not tickets - collection for Swanage Lifeboat Epsom Choral Society "on tour". Second concert at Corfe Castle 12.00, Sunday 3rd July 7.30 start ...
At Swanage in Music events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

Underwater Photograph Exhibition on Swanage Pier 09:00 to 17:00

We are very privileged to be showing some of Paul and Alison Pettitt's amazing underwater photographs of what is hidden under the Pier. The exhibition is weather dependent, normal admission ...
At Swanage in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  
details for

May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

FREE Total Body Walx! 12:30

Join Walx for a free taster into Nordic Walking. Free use of Nordic Poles included. Book via WALX Dorset using code : 1FREEWALX Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Seabird Boat Trip 19:00

Join the Rangers for an evening cruise from Swanage Pier along Purbeck‘s beautiful Jurassic Coast and see Guillemots, Kittiwakes, Puffins, Peregrine Falcons and more! Book with City Cruises: 02077400400 ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events
4th
Jun 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from
In Local Festivals
  

“The Uncanny Scenery of a Dream”: Art Exhibition by Stanley Donwood Various times

Radiohead illustrator Stanley Donwood collaborated with Robert Macfarlane on a collection of Thomas Hardy’s poems. Sketches on pages from old books, envelopes and maps respond to Hardy’s layering of the ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Music for a Summer's Evening - in aid of RNLI 07:30 to 09:30

Choral concert in aid of Swanage RNLI. Not tickets - collection for Swanage Lifeboat Epsom Choral Society "on tour". Second concert at Corfe Castle 12.00, Sunday 3rd July 7.30 start ...
At Swanage in Music events
  

May Half Term at The Tank Museum 09:00 to 17:00

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with explosive live displays, 300 tanks, kids’ ...
At Bovington in Art and Museums events
  

parkrun 09:00

Description not supplied. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Underwater Photograph Exhibition on Swanage Pier 09:00 to 17:00

We are very privileged to be showing some of Paul and Alison Pettitt's amazing underwater photographs of what is hidden under the Pier. The exhibition is weather dependent, normal admission ...
At Swanage in Exhibitions, Shows events
  

Andrew Thomas SWAC - Sculptor - Art Exhibition 10:00 to 19:00

A long awaited, not to be missed, solo art exhibition by Purbeck artist and sculptor Andrew Thomas SWAc, will be opening its doors from May 28th for nine days. This is the first opportunity in many years ...
At Wareham in Art and Museums events
  
details for

May half term fun at Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Castle the King Built trail with Nosy Crow Discover the characters of the book hidden around the castle ruins. As you seek out each character, learn a little more about their ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  
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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

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
  

Music Event 14:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/MUSIC-EVENT-2022-06-04 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Nightjar Walk with Supper 19:00 to 22:30

These highly anticipated walks are back! There's nothing quite like the unforgettable and unmistakable 'churring' call of the nightjar... Named in folklore as the goat sucker, corpse-fowl and scissor ...
At Arne in Animals and Conservation events
  

Carmen performed live by Regents Opera 19:30 to 22:00

Regents Opera is a leading fringe Opera Company specialising in the larger works of the 19th & 20th centuries. The touring company offers emerging and established singers a platform to perform major ...
At Swanage in Theatre and Stage events

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