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Whats On for December 2019

Throughout the year Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck plays host to a wide array of events and festivals for all ages. You can filter the events by: Childrens or Family Event (37), Community (257), Durlston Country Park (110), Food and Drink (3), History and Heritage (3), Hobbies (2), Music (4), Sport and Exercise, Walks (8), Theatre and Stage (3), .

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Events in December 2019

Dec
1st 

Putlake Christmas Market Various times

Ffi: 01929 422917 ...
In Childrens or Family Event events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

December Bird Walk 10:30

Join a Ranger to look for winter bird life. £3. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Kingston Maurwood College Open Morning 10:00 to 14:00

Dorchester DT2 8PY. Ffi: 01305 215215 ...
In Animals and Conservation events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Natural Woodcraft with David Ewers 11:00

Demonstration and ‘have a go‘ at green woodwork to make hurdles, gypsy pegs and more. Various prices. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Stargazing 19:00

Moon, galaxies, Orion Nebula, Autumn and Winter Constellations. Weather dependent, call on day to confirm. £3. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Dec
2nd 

Poole Grammar Sixth Form Taster Day Various times

Please contact Claire Collins, Sixth Form administrator to book a place: collins@poolegrammar.com ...
In Education events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3A TASBLE TENNIS More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-TASBLE-TENNIS-2019-12-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Pins Needles Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Pins--Needles--meeting-room-2019-12-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-02 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
3rd 

Cath Newman Yoga 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-03 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Judy Robson Art Group 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Judy-Robson-Art-Group-2019-12-03 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Castle Tour 14:30

A free half-hour tour of Durlston Castle. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Worth Matravers Parish Council Meeting 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Worth-Matravers-Parish-Council-meeting-2019-12-03 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
4th 

U3a French 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-French-2019-12-04 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2019-12-04-15072019111518 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Table Tennis With Steve 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/table-tennis-with-Steve-2019-12-04 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
5th 

U3a Patchwork Quilting Group 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-Patchwork--Quilting-Group-2019-12-05 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Life Drawing 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Life-Drawing-2019-12-05 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-05 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
6th 

U3a Computers 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-COMPUTERS-2019-12-06 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

U3a Event Main Hall 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-Event-Main-Hall-2019-12-06 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
7th 

Christmas Caroling Various times

At The Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. ...
In Music events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Party Night & Tribute Act Various times

'Elton' At The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle. 3 Course party night menu £29.95 pp. Book on: 01929 480205. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Stalls In The Hall 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Stalls-in-the-Hall-2019-12-07 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Hatha Yoga 09:30

Gentle indoor yoga, Saturday mornings. All welcome, including beginners. Booking essential with Frances White 01929 472927 or email r19few@googlemail.com, 10 week term: £80 in advance or £10 for 1 session. ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Dorset Nordic Walking Taster Session 10:00

Get fitter & healthier in the countryside. No experience necessary, equipment provided. Book via www.dorsetnordicwalking.co.uk or call 0333 1234540. FREE. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
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Wildlife wanderer

National Trust event. A talk and discussion for anyone interested in wildlife and photography by professional photographer David Bailey. Booking essential Meet David Bailey for a fascinating talk on ...
At Studland in Hobbies events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Music Night Driftwood 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. MUSIC NIGHT "DRIFTWOOD" More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/MUSIC-NIGHT-DRIFTWOOD-2019-12-07 Visit the website for further information. Venue: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Fore/Adventure - Forage and Feast 15:00 to 18:00

Our foraged feasts follow and celebrate the seasons, happening quarterly. In one magical evening we gather a small group of humans together around a shared table and feast on what that season provides; ...
At Studland in Food and Drink events
Dec
8th 
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Wildlife wanderer

National Trust event. A talk and discussion for anyone interested in wildlife and photography by professional photographer David Bailey. Booking essential Meet David Bailey for a fascinating talk on ...
At Studland in Hobbies events
  

Glass Engraving Workshop 11:00

Join the Guild of Glass Engravers and take home your own masterpiece. No experience required, equipment provided. Booking essential. £10. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Purbeck Artists & Stallholders 11:00 to 16:30

At Worth Matravers Village Hall. Homemade local arts & crafts, refreshments. ...
In Art and Museums events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
details for

Christmas carols in the castle

National Trust event. Create a new family tradition with some carol singing in the castle this Christmas. Step inside the ruins and get into the festive spirit. Join local choirs and sing your heart out ...
At Corfe Castle in Music events
  

Church Service Meeting Room 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CHURCH-SERVICE--meeting-room-2019-12-08 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
9th 

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3A TASBLE TENNIS More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-TASBLE-TENNIS-2019-12-09 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Victorian Durlston: Exhibition 10:30

Free exhibition exploring the history of Durlston, George Burt and John Mowlem. Fine Foundation Gallery. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Pins Needles Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Pins--Needles--meeting-room-2019-12-09 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-09 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
10th 

Cath Newman Yoga 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-10 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Judy Robson Art Group 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Judy-Robson-Art-Group-2019-12-10 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Purbeck Parkinson’s Meetings 14:00 to 16:00

All Saints Church Hall Swanage 2pm till 4pm FFI – T. Lander 01929 425970 or D. Peters 01929 551962 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Movie Night 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/MOVIE-NIGHT-2019-12-10 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
11th 

Harmony Rocks Choir 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2019-12-11-15072019111518 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Table Tennis With Steve 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/table-tennis-with-Steve-2019-12-11 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
12th 

Coffee Junction Meeting Room 10:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Coffee-Junction--meeting-room-2019-12-12 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Life Drawing 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Life-Drawing-2019-12-12 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-12 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
13th 

U3a Event Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-EVENT---MEETING-ROOM-2019-12-13 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
details for

Christmas carols in the castle

National Trust event. Create a new family tradition with some carol singing in the castle this Christmas. Step inside the ruins and get into the festive spirit. Join local choirs and sing your heart out ...
At Corfe Castle in Music events
Dec
14th 

Party Night & Tribute Act Various times

'Tina' At The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle. 3 Course party night menu £29.95 pp. Book on: 01929 480205. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Christmas Dinner & Disco Various times

At The Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. Two course meal, £25pp, £30 for three course. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Christmas Pudding Plod: Charity Fun Run 09:30

A 2k or 5k Fun Run, raising money for Dementia Friendly Swanage and the Durlston Pleasure Grounds Project. £4 C, £6 A - run or sponsor a runner. Christmas Costumes encouraged! Learning Centre. 9.30/9.45am ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Hatha Yoga 09:30

Gentle indoor yoga, Saturday mornings. All welcome, including beginners. Booking essential with Frances White 01929 472927 or email r19few@googlemail.com, 10 week term: £80 in advance or £10 for 1 session. ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
15th 

Park to Pier 10:30

Stroll with a Ranger from Durlston Castle to Swanage Pier. History, wildlife and geology and stories of stone. £3. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  

Wrapping Up for Christmas! 13:30

Create wrapping paper and gift tags. Family event. Donations welcome. Belvedere. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
16th 

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3A TASBLE TENNIS More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-TASBLE-TENNIS-2019-12-16 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
18th 

Harmony Rocks Choir 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2019-12-18-15072019111518 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Table Tennis With Steve 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/table-tennis-with-Steve-2019-12-18 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
19th 

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-19 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
20th 

U3a Computers 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-COMPUTERS-2019-12-20-15072019124248 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Christmas Wreath Trail 11:00

Get the family involved in the festive spirit. Challenges for adults and kids. Prizes for everyone! £3. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
21st 

Party Night & Tribute Act Various times

'Bruno' At The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle. 3 Course party night menu £29.95 pp. Book on: 01929 480205. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
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Winter Solstice

National Trust event. A magical evening gazing over the sunrise at Old Harry Rocks Booking essential Admission applies View the sunrise from Old Harry Rocks on the shortest day of the year followed ...
At Studland in Sport and Exercise, Walks events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir Christmas Concert All Day 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Harmony-Rocks-Choir-Christmas-Concert---2019-12-21 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Harmony Rocks Christmas Concert 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHRISTMAS-CONCERT-2019-12-21 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cuppa and Chat 10:00

Meet new people and enjoy a cuppa and cake by the cosy woodburning stove! At the Shed. FREE. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
  
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Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
22nd 
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
23rd 
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
25th 

Santa Rudolph And The Boys Visiting For A Cup Of Tea And Some Carrots Various times

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Santa-Rudolph-and-the-boys-visiting-for-2019-12-25 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Table Tennis With Steve 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/table-tennis-with-Steve-2019-12-25 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
26th 

Boxing Day Eating Leftovers 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Boxing-Day--eating-leftovers--2019-12-26 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Cath Newman Yoga 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/CATH-NEWMAN-YOGA-2019-12-26 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
Dec
27th 
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
28th 

Party Night & Tribute Act Various times

'Madonna' At The Greyhound Inn, Corfe Castle. 3 Course party night menu £29.95 pp. Book on: 01929 480205. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
29th 
details for

Winter Lights

National Trust event. See the past in a magical light this Christmas at Corfe Castle. Booking not needed. Free event (admission applies) Share your special Christmas wish at the wishing bridge ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
Dec
30th 

Weaving in the Woodland 14:00

Scavenger hunt to build giant woodland weaving‘s. Please book. £3. Learning Centre. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...
At Swanage in Durlston Country Park events
Dec
31st 

New Years Eve Party 19:00

At The Isle of Purbeck Golf Club. Three Course Dinner, disco and dancing. £70 pp. ...
In Food and Drink events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette

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