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Whats On: Music

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 (2), Childrens or Family Event (27), Community (262), Durlston Country Park (79), Fetes and Festivals (1), History and Heritage (1), Music (6), Sport and Exercise, Walks (3), Theatre and Stage (14), .

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The Budapest Cafe Orchestra

24th November 2018 19:30 to 22:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Music

Led by the award-winning jazz violinist and composer Christian Garrick, the Budapest Café Orchestra put their own spin on traditional folk & gypsy flavoured music from across the world. Raucous, toe-tapping Balkan and Russian numbers are ...

The Big Band at Christmas with Five Star Swing

29th November 2018 19:30 to 22:00 in Swanage

Type: Music

Tickets  Full £17.00;  Concessions £16 Swing into Christmas - with the unique Five Star Swing Big Band show – As featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre and BBC “Children in Need&r...

West Gallery Carol Concert

9th December 2018 16:00 to 17:30 in West Lulworth

Type: Music

With their roots in the South Dorset Ridgeway and inspired by the rich sources of locally collected folk songs and West Gallery carols, the Ridgeway Singers and Band led by Tim Laycock and Phil Humphries have once again tuned their fiddles and voice...

Christmas carols in the castle

9th December 2018 17:00 to 18:30 in Corfe Castle

Type: Music

Create a new family tradition with carols in the castle. Step inside the ruins and join in with songs old and new. A selection of delicious winter warmers will also be available from the tea-room. Event ticket prices This event is free, but n...

The Churchfitters Christmas Cracker

16th December 2018 19:30 to 22:00 in West Lulworth

Type: Music

With a double bass made out of scrap metal, heart-wrenching vocals accompanied by a musical saw, and foot-stomping fiddle mixed with infectious funk-rock rhythms, The Churchfitters are a folk group like no other! Packed with a mouthwatering selectio...

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...