Events in Swanage

Whats On in February 2024
events in Swanage & the Isle of Purbeck

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 (129), Art and Museums (65), Childrens or Family Event (155), Community (517), Education (72), Environment (1), Exhibitions, Shows (44), Fetes and Festivals (1), Food and Drink (4), History and Heritage (9), Hobbies (3), Music (93), Sport and Exercise, Walks (19), Theatre and Stage (1), .

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February 2024

18th

Sun
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Dinosaur Discovery Childrens Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Durlstons Dinosaurs are lost again! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the February half term! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activ... Venue: Durlston Castle Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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February Half Term Fun at Corfe Castle

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Bring your own teddy or borrow a furry Corfe Castle veteran and get involved with the return of the family favourite teddy bear zip wire. As your teddy zooms down the zip wire can they help us inspect the work of the conservators as they carry out essential work to conserve C...

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Layers in the Landscape Guided Walk

Event Time11:00 to 12:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger to discover how geology, history and nature have combined to create a unique landscape. No need to book just meet at the Castle Recept... Venue: Durlston Castle Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Church Service 5.30 7.30

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Church Service 5.30 7.30 at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

19th

Mon
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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Table Tennis at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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The Wild Walking Book Club

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join the charismatic, experienced walk leader and nature therapist Vicki, who will lead you on a wonderful winding walk around Durlston for an hour ... Venue: Learning Centre, Durlston Country Park Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Dinosaur Discovery Childrens Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Durlstons Dinosaurs are lost again! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the February half term! Head to the Castle reception and collect your activ... Venue: Durlston Castle Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Medieval Tile Making Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers to make traditional medieval-style clay tiles in our traditional 15th century style tile workshop....

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Pins Needles Sewing Group

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pins Needles Sewing Group at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

20th

Tue
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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time08:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Making Memories Dementia Friendly Cafe

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Community in Swanage

Meet at the Show Bar in the Mowlem Theatre, Shore Road, Swanage from 10am to 12 noon on the first and third Tuesday in the month. Meeting fiends socially over a cup of tea or coffee and homemade cake with occasional entertainment. A stimulating way to share memories and experiences with other peopl...

21st

Wed
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U3a French

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a French at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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U3a Science Technology

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Science Technology at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Harmony Rocks Choir Practice

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Harmony Rocks Choir Practice at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Martial Arts Training

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Martial Arts Training at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Pat Lemon Drum Practice

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pat Lemon Drum Practice at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

22nd

Thu
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U3a Meeting Point

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Meeting Point at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Coffee Junction

Event Time10:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Coffee Junction at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Life Drawing

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Life Drawing at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Singing for Pleasure

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Music in Swanage

Every Thursday 2pm to 3pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church Supported by Dementia Friendly Purbeck We encourage people with dementia and their carers to come along. Followed by light refreshments All Welcome ...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

23rd

Fri
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U3a Archaeology

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Archaeology at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Artisan Crafts

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Find our friendly artisan volunteers in the Outer Bailey every Friday displaying heritage crafts such as stone carving, wood carving, wattle and daubing, and more! *Displays dependent on volunteer availability...

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The Shout Wareham Whalers Concert

Event Time19:30 to 21:30

Community in Swanage

The Wareham Whalers are returning to Durlston Castles Fine Foundation Gallery to celebrate 200 years since the foundation of the RNLI with read... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

24th

Sat
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Swanage Railway Event All Day

Event Time09:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Swanage Railway Event All Day at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

25th

Sun
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Trust10

Event Time08:45 to 11:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Studland

National Trust event. Trust10 running is about enjoying the landscapes and nature surrounding you rather than a competitive event supported by timing systems. Therefore, if timing is important to you, we recommend that you bring your own device to record your run. Our Trust10 10k trail run is a cha...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Glass Engraving Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 12:30

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join Rob Page from the South West Guild of Glass Engravers for a brilliant workshop demonstrating and teaching the art of Glass Engraving. No experi... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

26th

Mon
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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Table Tennis at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Nature Tots

Event Time10:00 to 11:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Bring your little ones to our parent and volunteer led toddler group. Our Nature Tots group is for children aged up to 5 years old and their parents/carers. Each week parents and carers help the Nature Tots volunteers to organise and run nature inspired activities and together ...

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Medieval Tile Making Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 14:00

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers to make traditional medieval-style clay tiles in our traditional 15th century style tile workshop....

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Pins Needles Sewing Group

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pins Needles Sewing Group at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

27th

Tue
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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time08:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

28th

Wed
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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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U3a French

Event Time08:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a French at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Vh Committee

Event Time10:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Vh Committee at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Harmony Rocks Choir Practice

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Harmony Rocks Choir Practice at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Pat Lemon Drum Practice

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Pat Lemon Drum Practice at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Martial Arts Training

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Martial Arts Training at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

29th

Thu
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Mission Conservation family quest

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Over the next few years a multi-million-pound conservation project is taking place here at Corfe Castle to help protect and care for the ruins. Discover the reasons why the conservation project is needed by hunting the castle ruins for the quest boards. Can you become a conser...

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Durlston and the Sea Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Pop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery see one of our returning in-house exhibitions to find out about the wildlife and history hidden bene... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Life Drawing

Event Time13:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Life Drawing at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...

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Singing for Pleasure

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Music in Swanage

Every Thursday 2pm to 3pm at Emmanuel Baptist Church Supported by Dementia Friendly Purbeck We encourage people with dementia and their carers to come along. Followed by light refreshments All Welcome ...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time18:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Cath Newman Yoga at Harmans Cross Village Hall. See the website for more details. Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...


Festivals

Up and coming festivals in the Isle of Purbeck. See All Festivals

details for Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

25th May 2024 to 9th June 2024

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival offers wonderful art, concerts and talks in venues across beautiful Purbeck.  Enjoy exploring the array of Open Studios  and the huge range of artistic riches, from painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics.

details for Swanage Fish Festival

Swanage Fish Festival

15th June 2024 to 16th June 2024

Join us for a celebration of all things ‘fishy’ as Swanage comes alive with a focus on delicious seafood and family activities.

details for Swanage Jazz Festival

Swanage Jazz Festival

12th July 2024 to 14th July 2024

Swanage Jazz Festival 2024

details for Wilkswood Reggae Festival

Wilkswood Reggae Festival

18th July 2024 to 21st July 2024

Peace, love & harmony in the woods by the sea.

details for Swanage Carnival Week

Swanage Carnival Week

27th July 2024 to 3rd August 2024

The week long event begins on Saturday night with a large firework display followed by the procession of decorated floats and bands on Sunday afternoon.

details for Swanage Folk Festival

Swanage Folk Festival

6th September 2024 to 8th September 2024

Swanage comes alive with hundreds of Morris dancers in their bright costumes and jingling bells, and folk music lovers.

details for Purbeck WALX festival

Purbeck WALX festival

9th September 2024 to 16th September 2024

Nordic Walkers of all levels are invited to join the team at Nordic Walking UK for a week of Nordic walking, workshops and social events in the stunning Isle of Purbeck in Dorset

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