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Whats On for May 2020

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 (24), Community (219), Durlston Country Park (66), Education (29), Food and Drink (1), Hobbies (2), Music (25), Sport and Exercise, Walks (10), .

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Events in May 2020

May
1st 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
2nd 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

King George's 5K 09:00

A free informal 5k walk, jog or run, Victoria Ave, Swanage. All welcome. Ffi: Pete Smith 07876 567584. ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  
details for

Saxon & Viking Falconry

National Trust event. Learn about the Saxon Kings who enjoyed the sport, from Ethelbald of Mercia to Edward the Confessor, and find out how the royal sport of falconry was very different from the falconry ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
May
3rd 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Saxon & Viking Falconry

National Trust event. Learn about the Saxon Kings who enjoyed the sport, from Ethelbald of Mercia to Edward the Confessor, and find out how the royal sport of falconry was very different from the falconry ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
May
4th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Pins And Needles 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Pins-and-Needles-2020-05-04 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
5th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
6th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2020-05-06 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
7th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-05-07 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
8th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

National Trust event. This May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. Beware the fearsome cries of "Odin" across ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

U3a Event Meeting Room 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-EVENT---MEETING-ROOM-2020-05-08 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
9th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

National Trust event. This May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. Beware the fearsome cries of "Odin" across ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
May
10th 

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

National Trust event. This May bank holiday, witness the sound and fury of Saxon and Viking warriors in pitched battle as they recreate the siege of Wareham. Beware the fearsome cries of "Odin" across ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
  

Swanage Jazz Machine 14:00 to 16:00

Sit back and listen to live music from the Swanage Jazz Machine in the lounge at the Grand Hotel with "views to dine for". ...
At Swanage in Music events
May
11th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
12th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Purbeck Parkinson’s Meetings 14:00 to 16:00

All Saints Church Hall Swanage 2pm till 4pm FFI – T. Lander 01929 425970 or D. Peters 01929 551962 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
May
13th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2020-05-13 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
14th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

U3a Agm 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-AGM-2020-05-14 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-05-14 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
15th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
16th 

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Saxon and Viking Survival

National Trust event. Come along and join our Saxon storyteller for tales of treachery and bravery. Could you survive the 10th century? Meet our Saxon storyteller and learn some important life skills ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
May
17th 

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  
details for

Saxon and Viking Survival

National Trust event. Come along and join our Saxon storyteller for tales of treachery and bravery. Could you survive the 10th century? Meet our Saxon storyteller and learn some important life skills ...
At Corfe Castle in Education events
May
18th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Pins And Needles 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Pins-and-Needles-2020-05-18 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
19th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

U3a Committee 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/U3A-COMMITTEE-2020-05-19 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
20th 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2020-05-20 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
21st 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-05-21 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
22nd 

Bluebird Coach Tour Various times

The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353 ...
In Community events
Event supplied by The Purbeck Gazette
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Purbeck Railway Circle 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Purbeck-Railway-Circle-2020-05-22 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
23rd 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
24th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Swanage Jazz Machine 14:00

Sit back and listen to live music from the Swanage Jazz Machine in the lounge at the Grand Hotel with "views to dine for". ...
At Swanage in Music events
May
25th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
26th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
27th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Harmony Rocks Choir 12:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/HARMONY-ROCKS-CHOIR-2020-05-27 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
28th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Post Office In Foyer 08:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Post-Office-in-Foyer-2020-05-28 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
  

Purbeck Arts Week Event 17:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/PURBECK-ARTS-WEEK-EVENT-2020-05-28 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
29th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Art Exhibition Set Up All Day 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/art-exhibition-set-up-all-day-2020-05-29 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
30th 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Art Exhibition All Day 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Art-Exhibition-all-day-2020-05-30 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events
May
31st 
details for

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

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
In Local Festivals
  

Art Exhibition 07:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. More details - http://harmanscross.greenhousecms.co.uk/Diary/Art-exhibition-2020-05-31 Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Help Santa Find His Elves on the Pier 09:00 to 14:00

Santa's Elves have escaped and are hiding on Swanage Pier, help him find them. Normal Adult Pier Entry Children Voluntary Donation ...
At Swanage in Childrens or Family Event events

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