Events in Swanage

Whats On in August 2024
events in Swanage & 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 (143), Art and Museums (209), Childrens or Family Event (172), Community (404), Education (63), Exhibitions, Shows (36), Food and Drink (5), Gardens, Countryside (8), History and Heritage (154), Hobbies (4), Music (84), Sport and Exercise, Walks (41), Theatre and Stage (3), .

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August 2024

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Swanage Carnival Week

Event Time27/07/2024 to 03/08/2024

Festival

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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Purbeck Patchwork Quilting

Event Time08:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Patchwork Quilting 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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head to the Castles Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Family Orienteering

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join a Ranger in the Learning Centre to try your hand at Orienteering. An activity for all ages. Makes sure to dress for the weather as parts of thi... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Fragile Earth Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Castle Tour

Event Time11:00 to 12:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join us for an hours guided tour around Durlston Castle to discover Durlstons history. No need to book, just turn up at the Castle recepti... Venue: Durlston Castle Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Singing for Pleasure

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Music in Swanage

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 All Welcome ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Outdoor Theatre - The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck

Event Time19:00 to 21:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. New for 2024, Quantum presents a delightful new adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved tale — The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck . Prevented from hatching her eggs at the farm, foolish Jemima goes in search of a nesting place in the forest and soon she meets a charming ‘g...

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Fri
Event Time

Swanage Carnival Week

Event Time27/07/2024 to 03/08/2024

Festival

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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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Fragile Earth Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Artisan Crafts

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

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 on volunteer availability...

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Sat
Event Time

Swanage Carnival Week

Event Time27/07/2024 to 03/08/2024

Festival

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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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Fragile Earth Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Fragile Earth Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

5th

Mon
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Fragile Earth Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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Medieval Tile Making Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Education in Corfe Castle

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

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Tue
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Cath Yoga

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Making Memories Dementia Friendly Cafe

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Community in Swanage

Meet at the Show Bar in the Mowlem Theatre, Shore Road, Swanage from 10am to 12 noon on the first and third Tuesday in the month. Meeting fiends socially over a cup of tea or coffee and homemade cake with occasional entertainment. A stimulating way to share memories and experiences with other peo...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Fragile Earth Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Osprey and Birds of Arne Guided Walk

Event Time10:30 to 12:30

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Join us at Arne for our guided osprey and heathland wildlife walk. With stunning views, its the perfect location to spot migrating Osprey fishing and soaring through the air. Well also be on the look out for heathland birds and other wildlife as well. After youre walk is complete its time to relax ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Parish Council Meeting

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Parish Council Meeting 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 ...

7th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Wild Wednesdays

Event Time11:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Men’s Wellbeing Walk At Arne

Event Time12:30 to 15:00

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Join us at Arne for our men’s wellbeing walk. The stresses of life can take its toll on our mental health and wellbeing. This event starts at 12.30 for a soup lunch and a drink of your choice included in the ticket price. This is also a great opportunity to get to know each other before the walk co...

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Martial Arts Training

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Family Night Time Guided Walks at Arne

Event Time20:00 to 22:00

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Join us for our exclusive night tour of Arne, where once the sun goes down the nocturnal species come to life. Use detectors to listen out for the echo location of bats hunting. Listen to the deer whistling and the majestic sound of owls hooting overhead. This nocturnal tour is not to be missed! ...

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Thu
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mini Beast Safari Kids Activity

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Meet a Ranger at the Learning Centre to hunt for mini-beasts including moths, grasshoppers and one of Britains largest insects! The activity ... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Singing for Pleasure

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Music in Swanage

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 All Welcome ...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Outdoor Theatre- The Hound of the Baskervilles

Event Time19:00 to 21:30

Theatre and Stage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? Is a monstrous hound really roaming Dartmoor? Why is someone systematically stealing Sir Henry’s shoes? And how does a ghostly hound manage to leave vast paw-prints...

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Limited Availability

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Limited Availability 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 ...

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Unavailable For Hire

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Unavailable For Hire 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 ...

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Fri
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Artisan Crafts

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

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 on volunteer availability...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

10th

Sat
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Modern Railway Exhibition

Event Time09:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Modern Railway Exhibition 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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Meet a Moth

Event Time11:00 to 11:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

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 ...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Sun
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Robin Mackenzie Printmaking Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by illustrator and printmaker Robin Mackenzie. Robin, specialising in the crafts... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Park to Pier Guided Walk

Event Time10:30 to 12:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger for a guided walk from Durlston Castle to Swanage Pier learning about wildlife, geology and history of Durlston Country Park, the Pier... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

12th

Mon
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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Pirates of Purbeck Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Drawing in Pencil, Pen, and Ink Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 13:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join local artist Madelaine Devanay for a 2 hour workshop suitable for beginners and improvers. Learn new techniques or just master your skills! Mat... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Medieval Tile Making Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Education in Corfe Castle

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

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Stargazing

Event Time20:00 to 21:30

Hobbies in Swanage

Join us and the Wessex Astronomical Society at the Learning Centre for a chance to view Perseid meteor shower, the Moon, Milky Way, and summer const... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

13th

Tue
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Cath Yoga

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Osprey and Birds of Arne Guided Walk

Event Time10:30 to 12:30

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Join us at Arne for our guided osprey and heathland wildlife walk. With stunning views, its the perfect location to spot migrating Osprey fishing and soaring through the air. Well also be on the look out for heathland birds and other wildlife as well. After youre walk is complete its time to relax ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Movie Night

Event Time17:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Movie Night 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 ...

14th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Vh Committee

Event Time09:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Vh Committee 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 ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Wild Wednesdays

Event Time11:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Martial Arts Training

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Family Night Time Guided Walks at Arne

Event Time20:00 to 22:00

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Join us for our exclusive night tour of Arne, where once the sun goes down the nocturnal species come to life. Use detectors to listen out for the echo location of bats hunting. Listen to the deer whistling and the majestic sound of owls hooting overhead. This nocturnal tour is not to be missed! ...

15th

Thu
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Purbeck Patchwork Quilting

Event Time08:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Patchwork Quilting 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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Dolphins and the Sea Kids Activity

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join a Ranger in the Learning Centre to find out more about Durlstons dolphins through games and activities! Some activities may be outdoors ... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Singing for Pleasure

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Music in Swanage

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 All Welcome ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Outdoor Theatre - Romeo and Juliet

Event Time19:00 to 21:30

Theatre and Stage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Two wealthy families, the Montagues and the Capulets, are at war. Their feud has been long and bitter. But when Romeo, Montague’s son, gate crashes Capulet’s party in disguise, everything changes. There he meets Juliet, Capulet’s daughter, and the pair fall into an intens...

16th

Fri
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Artisan Crafts

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

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 on volunteer availability...

17th

Sat
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U3a Science Technology

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Science Technology 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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

18th

Sun
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

Childrens Event Icon

Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Wildlife Safari Guided Walk

Event Time11:00 to 12:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger to see if we can spot some of Durlstons Big Five! A wildlife walk for all ages. £3.50 per person. No need to book just... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

19th

Mon
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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Medieval Tile Making Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Education in Corfe Castle

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

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

20th

Tue
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Cath Yoga

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Making Memories Dementia Friendly Cafe

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Community in Swanage

Meet at the Show Bar in the Mowlem Theatre, Shore Road, Swanage from 10am to 12 noon on the first and third Tuesday in the month. Meeting fiends socially over a cup of tea or coffee and homemade cake with occasional entertainment. A stimulating way to share memories and experiences with other peo...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Osprey and Birds of Arne Guided Walk

Event Time10:30 to 12:30

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Join us at Arne for our guided osprey and heathland wildlife walk. With stunning views, its the perfect location to spot migrating Osprey fishing and soaring through the air. Well also be on the look out for heathland birds and other wildlife as well. After youre walk is complete its time to relax ...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

21st

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Wild Wednesdays

Event Time11:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Martial Arts Training

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Family Night Time Guided Walks at Arne

Event Time20:00 to 22:00

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Join us for our exclusive night tour of Arne, where once the sun goes down the nocturnal species come to life. Use detectors to listen out for the echo location of bats hunting. Listen to the deer whistling and the majestic sound of owls hooting overhead. This nocturnal tour is not to be missed! ...

22nd

Thu
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Flower Pot Planting Kids Activity

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join a Durlston Ranger in the Learning Centre to decorate your own flowerpot then plant your seeds! Some activities may be outdoors or involve craft... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Singing for Pleasure

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Music in Swanage

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 All Welcome ...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Outdoor Theatre - The Secret Diary of Henry VIII

Event Time19:00 to 21:30

Theatre and Stage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. The Three Inch Fools present an essential guide on how to keep your head in the Tudor Court. Unexpectedly thrust into the limelight, young Henry navigates the ups and downs of courtly life, and all whilst fighting the French (again) and re-writing religion. The Fools hit the ro...

23rd

Fri
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Fete Preparation All Day

Event Time07:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Fete Preparation All Day 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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Nature Heals Photography Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join nature photographer Trevor Parsons for a photography display and learn about Trevors story and the healing powers of nature. Taking plac... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Artisan Crafts

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

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 on volunteer availability...

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The Art of Motherhood Exhibition

Event Time11:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see local artist Sharon James offer a view into her journey through motherhood with vibrant paintings of... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Fete Preparation All Day

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Fete Preparation All Day 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 ...

24th

Sat
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Fete Preparation All Day

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Fete Preparation All Day 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 ...

25th

Sun
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Downland Delights Guided Walk

Event Time11:00 to 12:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger for an hour and a half walk through Durlstons downland to see flowers, butterflies, birds and more! £3.50 per person. ... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Fete All Day

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Fete All Day 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 ...

26th

Mon
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Waymarked Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to Durlston’s Fine Foundation Gallery to explore the tracks and pathways of Purbeck with the artists and makers of the Boilerhouse G... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Medieval Tile Making Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Education in Corfe Castle

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

27th

Tue
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Keep Free For Fete Clear Up In Hall

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Keep Free For Fete Clear Up In Hall 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 ...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Osprey and Birds of Arne Guided Walk

Event Time10:30 to 12:30

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Join us at Arne for our guided osprey and heathland wildlife walk. With stunning views, its the perfect location to spot migrating Osprey fishing and soaring through the air. Well also be on the look out for heathland birds and other wildlife as well. After youre walk is complete its time to relax ...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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A Parliament Of Owls Art Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by traditional pencil artist and illustrator Katy Harrald. Katy, specialising in... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Kids Drawing Workshop

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join artist Mark Page in the Learning Centre for a workshop learning to draw everything from animals to plants! Materials are included. Suitable for... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Waymarked Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to Durlston’s Fine Foundation Gallery to explore the tracks and pathways of Purbeck with the artists and makers of the Boilerhouse G... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

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 just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

28th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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 Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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A Parliament Of Owls Art Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by traditional pencil artist and illustrator Katy Harrald. Katy, specialising in... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Waymarked Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to Durlston’s Fine Foundation Gallery to explore the tracks and pathways of Purbeck with the artists and makers of the Boilerhouse G... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Wild Wednesdays

Event Time11:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

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 ...

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Martial Arts Training

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Family Night Time Guided Walks at Arne

Event Time20:00 to 22:00

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Join us for our exclusive night tour of Arne, where once the sun goes down the nocturnal species come to life. Use detectors to listen out for the echo location of bats hunting. Listen to the deer whistling and the majestic sound of owls hooting overhead. This nocturnal tour is not to be missed! ...

29th

Thu
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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A Parliament Of Owls Art Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by traditional pencil artist and illustrator Katy Harrald. Katy, specialising in... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Waymarked Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to Durlston’s Fine Foundation Gallery to explore the tracks and pathways of Purbeck with the artists and makers of the Boilerhouse G... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Dinosaur Discovery Kids Activity

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join a Ranger in the Learning Centre to find out more about Durlstons prehistoric past through games and activities! Some activities may be o... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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History Walks at Arne

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

If you like history then why not join us at Arne for one of our fantastic history walks. With history spanning from the bronze age all the way up to ww2 there will be something for everyone. After your walk it’s time to relax in our café for cake and coffee included in the price of your ticket. Wal...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Cath Yoga

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

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 ...

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Unavailable For Hire

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Unavailable For Hire 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 ...

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Limited Availability

Event Time23:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Limited Availability 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 ...

30th

Fri
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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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A Parliament Of Owls Art Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by traditional pencil artist and illustrator Katy Harrald. Katy, specialising in... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Waymarked Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to Durlston’s Fine Foundation Gallery to explore the tracks and pathways of Purbeck with the artists and makers of the Boilerhouse G... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Artisan Crafts

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

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 on volunteer availability...

31st

Sat
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Summer Games at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

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....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

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 tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Meadow Discovery Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

The meadows are full of life at this time of year! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the Summer! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activit... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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A Parliament Of Owls Art Display

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Make sure to visit Durlston Castle’s Belvedere for a display by traditional pencil artist and illustrator Katy Harrald. Katy, specialising in... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Waymarked Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to Durlston’s Fine Foundation Gallery to explore the tracks and pathways of Purbeck with the artists and makers of the Boilerhouse G... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Treasures of the toolkit family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

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 to learn about the tools used to conserve a 1000 year old ruin. Complete your quest sheet to earn y...

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Meet a Moth

Event Time11:00 to 11:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

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 ...

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Stargazing

Event Time19:30 to 21:00

Hobbies in Swanage

Join us and the Wessex Astronomical Society at the Learning Centre for a chance to view the Milky Way and the Summer constellations through the tele... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...


Festivals

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

details for Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

25th May 2024 to 9th June 2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics.

details for Swanage Fish Festival

Swanage Fish Festival

15th June 2024 to 16th June 2024

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

details for Swanage Jazz Festival

Swanage Jazz Festival

12th July 2024 to 14th July 2024

Swanage Jazz Festival 2024

details for Wilkswood Reggae Festival

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 Swanage Folk Festival

Swanage Folk Festival

6th September 2024 to 8th September 2024

Swanage comes alive with hundreds of Morris dancers in their bright costumes and jingling bells, and folk music lovers.

details for Purbeck WALX festival

Purbeck WALX festival

9th September 2024 to 16th September 2024

Nordic Walkers of all levels are invited to join the team at Nordic Walking UK for a week of Nordic walking, workshops and social events in the stunning Isle of Purbeck in Dorset

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