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Whats On: History and Heritage

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 (160), Durlston Country Park (259), Education (6), Exhibitions, Shows (5), 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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Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

From 4th May 2019 to 6th May 2019 10:00 to 17:30 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

This May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. King Alfred's court and the little warrior's training school both return for 2019. Beware the fearso...

Creative Writing and Poetry on the Pier

4th June 2019 10:30 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: History and Heritage

Join Jurassic Coast (UNESCO World Heritage Site) poet-in-residence, Sarah Acton for a gentle morning of creative writing and poetry on the pier. On the theme of journeys, we’ll connect creativity and writing to sense of place by finding out mo...

Creative Writing and Poetry on the Pier

26th June 2019 10:30 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: History and Heritage

Join Jurassic Coast (UNESCO World Heritage Site) poet-in-residence, Sarah Acton for a gentle morning of creative writing and poetry on the pier. We are taking Purbeck stone as our theme, connecting creativity and writing to the shifting living lands...

Creative Writing and Poetry on the Pier

30th July 2019 10:30 to 12:00 in Swanage

Type: History and Heritage

Join us to celebrate National Marine Week with Jurassic Coast (UNESCO World Heritage Site) poet-in-residence, Sarah Acton for a gentle morning of creative writing and poetry on the pier. We will take the sea as our theme, using the very special vant...

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