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Whats On for August 2020

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 (3), Community (89), Durlston Country Park (2), Exhibitions, Shows (1), Food and Drink (1), Sport and Exercise, Walks (1), .

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Events in August 2020

Aug
1st 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
2nd 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
3rd 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
4th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
5th 

Yoga on the Pier 08:00

Join local senior yoga teacher, Helen McCabe, for these weekly Wednesday morning yoga sessions on the beautiful location of Swanage pier this summer. These hour long sessions will be gentle guided ...
At Swanage in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
6th 

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-08-06 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
7th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
8th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Country Dog Show Various times

At Margaret Green, Church Knowle. Tickets £Adults £4, Children £2 in advance, or £5 and £2.50 on the day. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
9th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Country Dog Show Various times

At Margaret Green, Church Knowle. Tickets £Adults £4, Children £2 in advance, or £5 and £2.50 on the day. ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Gardens of Cornwall. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Walking & Drawing - Tony Kerins Exhibition 10:30 to 17:00

An exhibition of paintings, drawings, sketchpads and prints; most of them beginning with a walk, often in Purbeck.Wednesday 22nd July – Sunday 9th August 2020 Open Daily 10.30am – 5pm The ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
10th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Gardens of Cornwall. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
11th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Gardens of Cornwall. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
12th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Gardens of Cornwall. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Yoga on the Pier 08:00

Join local senior yoga teacher, Helen McCabe, for these weekly Wednesday morning yoga sessions on the beautiful location of Swanage pier this summer. These hour long sessions will be gentle guided ...
At Swanage in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Landscapes for Life Photography Exhibition 10:30

Photographers share their favouritelandscapes to celebrate 60 years of the Dorset Area of Outstanding NaturalBeauty – a stunning collection of photos showcasing coast and countrysidethroughout the year. ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Aug
13th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Gardens of Cornwall. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-08-13 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
14th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Gardens of Cornwall. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
15th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Brussels Carpet of Flowers. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Pier to Park Walk 10:30 to 12:00

Meeting at Swanage Pier, you will enjoy a history talk by one of the Pier Volunteers. Before being met by a Durlston Rangers for a stroll up to Durlston Castle, on the way discovering the history, ...
At Swanage in Community events
Aug
16th 
details for

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Swanage Lifeboat Week goes virtual for 2020! We are launching a brand new Lifeboat Week for 2020. As we cannot go ahead as usual this year, we are modifying some of our events to a virtual format.
In Local Festivals
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Brussels Carpet of Flowers. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
17th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Brussels Carpet of Flowers. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
18th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Brussels Carpet of Flowers. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
19th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
20th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Heritage Railways of Derbyshire. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival Various times

Ffi: purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk ...
In Fetes and Festivals events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-08-20 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
21st 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Heritage Railways of Derbyshire. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival Various times

Ffi: purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk ...
In Fetes and Festivals events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
22nd 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Heritage Railways of Derbyshire. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival Various times

Ffi: purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk ...
In Fetes and Festivals events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
23rd 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Heritage Railways of Derbyshire. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival Various times

Ffi: purbeckvalleyfolkfestival.co.uk ...
In Fetes and Festivals events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
24th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Heritage Railways of Derbyshire. Ffi: 01305 782353. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
25th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
26th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
27th 

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-08-27 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
28th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
29th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
30th 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events
Aug
31st 

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum 10:00 to 17:00

Summer Holiday 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 live tank displays, activities ...
At Bovington in Childrens or Family Event events

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