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Whats On: Childrens or Family Event

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 (1), Childrens or Family Event (18), Community (163), Durlston Country Park (261), Education (6), Exhibitions, Shows (4), Food and Drink (1), History and Heritage (4), Hobbies (1), Music (5), Sport and Exercise, Walks (34), Theatre and Stage (2), .

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Medieval Fool's School

From 11th May 2019 to 12th May 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Learn new skills, play games and make mischief at the medieval Fool’s School in the Outer Bailey. Event ticket prices This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Suitability Children must be ac...

Medieval falconry

From 18th May 2019 to 19th May 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Explore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins at ...

May half term medieval mischief

From 25th May 2019 to 26th May 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Celebrate a little May madness at the castle this half-term. Join in with the medieval jester academy, play the games you discover as you explore the castle and find the shields to complete the castle quest. Event ticket prices This event is ...

Make your own Pirate Mask

25th May 2019 10:00 to 16:00 in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Join in and make yourself a pirate mask to take home with you . . . simple cutting and sticking with artist Darrell Wakelam. Just turn up and have run. £3.00 per person ...

May half term: Medieval Fool's School

From 25th May 2019 to 26th May 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

  Learn new skills, play games and make mischief at the medieval Fool’s School in the Outer Bailey. Event ticket prices This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Suitability Childre...

Pirate Magic Show

26th May 2019 10:00 to 16:00 in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Kevin Burke returns to the pier with his hugely popular Pirate Magic Show; and between shows, Kevin will be stilt-walking around the area and making balloon models... fun for kids and adults alike! Shows at 11.00am & 2.30pm for half an hour ...

May half term: Corfe Castle village May Fair

27th May 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Visit the castle and enjoy a traditional May Fair celebration organised by Corfe Castle village, with a selection of stalls, food and drink, a dog agility show and a full programme of entertainment. Entertainment schedule: 10.00am: Ukulele Band...

May half term: Medieval mayhem with Fiery Jack

From 28th May 2019 to 2nd June 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Celebrate a little May madness at the castle this half term with Fiery Jack and the medieval jester academy. Experience new and different activities throughout the week to entertain the fools in your family. Make sure you don't miss a trick: ...

May half term medieval mischief

From 28th May 2019 to 2nd June 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Celebrate a little May madness at the castle this half-term. Join in with the medieval jester academy, play the games you discover as you explore the castle and find the shields to complete the castle quest. Event ticket prices This event is ...

Medieval falconry

From 8th June 2019 to 9th June 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Explore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins at ...

Medieval falconry

From 22nd June 2019 to 23rd June 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Explore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins at ...

Medieval falconry

From 29th June 2019 to 30th June 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Explore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades. Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins at ...

Family nightjar and bat evening

5th July 2019 19:30 to 22:30 in Studland

Type: Childrens or Family Event

A family wildlife event through the sand dunes exploring the majestic birds and bats of Studland. Fish, chips and ice cream followed by a walk through the dunes and beach, discovering the wonders of bats and nightjars. This evening is ...

Medieval games at Corfe Castle

From 20th July 2019 to 21st July 2019 10:00 to 17:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Have fun with friends and family playing the different games you find as you explore the castle ruins. Event ticket prices This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue. Suitability Children must be acc...

Family nightjar and bat evening

26th July 2019 19:30 to 22:30 in Studland

Type: Childrens or Family Event

A family wildlife event through the sand dunes exploring the majestic birds and bats of Studland. Fish, chips and ice cream followed by a walk through the dunes and beach, discovering the wonders of bats and nightjars. This evening is ...

Swanage Carnival Week

From 27th July 2019 to 3rd August 2019 Various times in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Swanage annual Carnival.  More information can be found on our Carnival page at https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/local-attractions/swanage-carnival ...

October half term

From 26th October 2019 to 3rd November 2019 10:00 to 15:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

A series of interactive activities will be on offer this half-term. Take part in the Great Escape (teddy bear zip wire) and watch missiles launch from the castle's medieval siege engine. Celebrate the colours of autumn with the family castl...

Swanage Carnival Week

From 25th July 2020 to 1st August 2020 Various times in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Swanage annual Carnival.  More information can be found on our Carnival page at https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/local-attractions/swanage-carnival ...

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