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Whats On: Durlston Country Park

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 (261), Durlston Country Park (79), Fetes and Festivals (1), History and Heritage (1), Music (6), Sport and Exercise, Walks (2), Theatre and Stage (12), .

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Halloween Bat Trail

From 20th October 2018 to 28th October 2018 11:00 to 15:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Walk through the woodlands to discover our Halloween friends and win a prize. £3 Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

An Introduction to Orienteering

22nd October 2018 10:30 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Learn to read an orienteering map & navigate a course. £3 LC Booking essential. Family Activity Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Welcome to the Pleasure Grounds! Guided Tour

23rd October 2018 11:00 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Explore the Victorian history of the Pleasure Grounds and see the work being done to make the park more accessible for all. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Bushcraft Bootcamp

23rd October 2018 14:00 to 16:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Explore, make dens, cook marshmallows and create wild art! £3 Booking essential LC Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Purbeck Film Festival Film: Edie

23rd October 2018 19:30 to 21:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Sheila Hancock stars as Edie, easing into her career’s seventh decade with grace and vitality.  £7, £6 student/u25s (includes parking) www.purbeckfilm.com, the PFF Box office at the Rex Cinema or Durlston Castle 01929 424443. Sponsored ...

Wild Wednesdays

24th October 2018 11:00 to 15:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Free children‘s activities and crafts at the Learning Centre. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Purbeck Film Festival Film: Crowhurst

25th October 2018 19:30 to 21:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

A sailor enters a round the world race which he fears he won‘t be able to complete. To save his dignity, he cheats to come last but things don‘t go to plan. £7, £6 student/u25s (includes parking) www.purbeckfilm.com, the PFF Box ...

Woodland Art

26th October 2018 14:00 to 15:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Create wind chimes and hangings using found natural items. LC £3 booking Essential Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Purbeck Film Festival Film: Get Out

26th October 2018 19:30 to 21:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend‘s parents, where his uneasiness reaches boiling point. £7, £6 student/u 25s (includes parking) www.purbeckfilm.com, the PFF Box office at the Rex Cinema or Durlston Castle 01929 4244...

Stargazing

26th October 2018 19:30 to 21:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Mars, Saturn, Galaxies, Star Clusters and Autumn Constellations. Weather dependent,  call  on the day to confirm. LC £3 Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Stop Frame Animation Halloween Workshop with Richard Haynes

27th October 2018 10:00 to 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Animate a spooky character from clay. Includes materials and light refreshments; book via www.purbeckfilm.com, the PFF Box office at the Rex Cinema £15, LC  or Durlston Castle 01929 424443 Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.c...

South West Coast Path Challenge

27th October 2018 10:00 to 16:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Fundraising 10 mile sponsored walk from Durlston to South Haven Point. For further details and registration visit: https://swcp.secure.force.com/membership/Challenge_registration Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Purbeck Footprints: Wildlife and Photography Walk

28th October 2018 10:30 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join wildlife photographer Julian Sawyer to ‘develop’ your photographic skills. Please book. £5  Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

George Burts Grand Plans

28th October 2018 14:00 to 14:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Take a walk to explore Durlston‘s curious Vicotrian history. £3 Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Victorian Durlston Exhibition

From 31st October 2018 to 28th November 2018 10:00 to 16:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Free exhibition exploring the history of Durlston, George Burt and John Mowlem. Free FFG Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Gentle Stroll

31st October 2018 14:30 to 15:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Free half-hour stroll along some of Durlston’s trails. Donations welcome. Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Live Jazz: FB Pocket Orchestra

4th November 2018 19:00 to 21:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Hot jazz, blues, ragtime & popular dances of the 1920/30s. £8 (parking incl with advance sales) FFG  Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Nordic Walking Taster Session

6th November 2018 10:30 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join a NWUK instructor to get fitter & healthier in the countryside. No experience necessary, equipment provided. Book via www.dorsetnordicwalking.co.uk  or call 0333 12345 40. FREE Booking essential  Venue: Durlston Country Pa...

Watercolours for Beginners Workshop

11th November 2018 11:00 to 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Join Madelaine Devenay to use water colour & various materials to create textured paintings. £20 Booking essential LC  Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

Glass Engraving Workshop

18th November 2018 11:00 to 12:30 in Swanage

Type: Durlston Country Park

Create a unique glass Christmas card. No experience necessary, tools and glass provided.  Suitable for ages 8 to 80. Please book. £10 LC  Venue: Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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