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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 (11), Community (105), Durlston Country Park (194), Education (4), Exhibitions, Shows (3), Fetes and Festivals (3), Food and Drink (3), History and Heritage (3), Hobbies (1), Music (7), Sport and Exercise, Walks (62), Theatre and Stage (2), .

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Swanage Community Drum Circle

20th June 2019 19:15 to 21:00 in Swanage

Type: Music

Swanage Community Drum Circle. We meet monthly and all are welcome to allow you to discover and explore your inner musician. No musical experience is necessary, in fact it’s even more fun if you’ve never done anything musical before in...

Organ Recital - Roger Sayer

20th June 2019 19:30 to 21:00 in Swanage

Type: Music

A programme of organ music, including works by Bach, Franck, Saint Saens, Elgar and Reubke, played by the distinguished Organist and Director of Music at the Temple Church in London, Roger Sayer. ...

Summer Soirée - Poetry and songs for summer

30th June 2019 18:00 to 21:00 in Wareham

Type: Music

Summer Soirée - Poetry and songs for a summer evening Join Bournemouth Sinfonietta Choir in a celebration of summer in words and music in a wonderful setting - a concert with something for everyone. Take a break from the gardening and jo...

Organ Recital - Dr Gordon Stewart

4th July 2019 19:30 in Swanage

Type: Music

On American Independence Day, Dr Gordon Stewart will be making a very welcome return to Swanage to play after his very successful concert last year. Gordon will play some American music along with many other favourites. Gordon is the hugely popular ...

Organ Recital - Simon Lole

18th July 2019 19:30 to 21:00 in Swanage

Type: Music

Simon Lole has been the organist and choirmaster at St Mary's Church in Swanage since 2010. Before that he was Organist and Director of Music at Salisbury Cathedral. Simon is well known for his excellent playing and his recital will include many...

Organ Recital - Dr David Hill

1st August 2019 19:30 to 21:00 in Swanage

Type: Music

Dr David Hill is very celebrated as both an organist and choir director. He is currently the Musical Director of the London Bach Choir and the Yale School Cantorum in USA. He was Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral, Organist and Director of Mus...


9th August 2019 19:30 to 22:00 in Studland

Type: Music

Kabantu, meaning ‘of the people’, is an eclectic five-piece hailing from Manchester, who unravel new marriages of music from around the globe. Vocal harmonies from South Africa blend with everything from Celtic reels and Balkan folk musi...