Events in Swanage

Whats On in December 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 (129), Art and Museums (65), Childrens or Family Event (155), Community (517), Education (72), Environment (1), Exhibitions, Shows (44), Fetes and Festivals (1), Food and Drink (4), History and Heritage (9), Hobbies (3), Music (93), Sport and Exercise, Walks (19), Theatre and Stage (1), .

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December 2024

2nd

Mon
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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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

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Nature Tots

Event Time10:00 to 11:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Bring your little ones to our parent and volunteer led toddler group. Our Nature Tots group is for children aged up to 5 years old and their parents/carers. Each week parents and carers help the Nature Tots volunteers to organise and run nature inspired activities and together ...

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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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Pins And Needles

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pins And Needles 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 ...

3rd

Tue
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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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Parish Council Meeting

Event Time19:00

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 ...

4th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time08:30

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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U3a French

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a French 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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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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Choir Rehearsals

Event Time14:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Choir Rehearsals 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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Martial Arts Training

Event Time18:00

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 ...

5th

Thu
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Purbeck Patchwork Quilting

Event Time09:00

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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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 ...

6th

Fri
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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...

9th

Mon
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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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

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Nature Tots

Event Time10:00 to 11:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Bring your little ones to our parent and volunteer led toddler group. Our Nature Tots group is for children aged up to 5 years old and their parents/carers. Each week parents and carers help the Nature Tots volunteers to organise and run nature inspired activities and together ...

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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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Pins And Needles

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pins And Needles 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 ...

10th

Tue
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Movie Night

Event Time18:30

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 ...

11th

Wed
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U3a Science Technology

Event Time08:30

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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Martial Arts Training

Event Time18:00

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 ...

12th

Thu
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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 ...

13th

Fri
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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...

14th

Sat
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Cosy Corner Yoga School

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cosy Corner Yoga School 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 ...

16th

Mon
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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

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

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Nature Tots

Event Time10:00 to 11:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Bring your little ones to our parent and volunteer led toddler group. Our Nature Tots group is for children aged up to 5 years old and their parents/carers. Each week parents and carers help the Nature Tots volunteers to organise and run nature inspired activities and together ...

17th

Tue
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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...

18th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time08:30

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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Martial Arts Training

Event Time18:00

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 ...

19th

Thu
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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 ...

25th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time08:30

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 ...

26th

Thu
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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 ...


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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