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Whats On for May 2019

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: Childrens or Family Event (17), Community (187), Durlston Country Park (52), Exhibitions, Shows (1), History and Heritage (1), Music (2), Sport and Exercise, Walks (2), Theatre and Stage (16), .

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Events in May 2019

May
1st 

Harmony Rocks Choir Practice 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 01 May 2019 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
3rd 

U3a Computers 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 03 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
4th 
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Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
May
5th 
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Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
May
6th 
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Saxons & Vikings: The Siege of Wareham

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in History and Heritage events
May
8th 

Harmony Rocks Choir Practice 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 08 May 2019 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
10th 
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Swanage Railway's Diesel Gala

Diesel action all weekend with visiting main line locomotives plus our resident diesel fleet. 
In Local Festivals
  

Purbeck Railway Circle 18:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 10 May 2019 6 pm - 11 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
11th 
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Swanage Railway's Diesel Gala

Diesel action all weekend with visiting main line locomotives plus our resident diesel fleet. 
In Local Festivals
May
12th 
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Swanage Railway's Diesel Gala

Diesel action all weekend with visiting main line locomotives plus our resident diesel fleet. 
In Local Festivals
May
13th 

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 13 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Pins Needles - Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 13 May 2019 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
15th 

Harmony Rocks Choir Practice 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 15 May 2019 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
16th 

U3a Meeting 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 16 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
17th 

U3a Computers 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 17 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
20th 

U3a Table Tennis 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 20 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Pins Needles - Meeting Room 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Mon, 20 May 2019 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
22nd 

Harmony Rocks Choir Practice 13:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Wed, 22 May 2019 1 pm - 6 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  

Wareham & District Archaeology & Local History Soc 19:30

Meetings held at Wareham Town Hall. Lilian Ladle - Trade around Poole Harbour – bringing in and taking out the goods BC – AD. ...
In History and Heritage events
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May
23rd 

U3a Meeting Point 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Thu, 23 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
24th 
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Purbeck Pirate Festival

Held in the seaside town of Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in south Dorset, the Purbeck Pirate Festival is a three-day affair, held during the late May Bank Holiday each year. The festival encompasses
In Local Festivals
  

Art Exhibition All Day 09:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 24 May 2019 All Day) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
May
25th 
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Purbeck Pirate Festival

Held in the seaside town of Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in south Dorset, the Purbeck Pirate Festival is a three-day affair, held during the late May Bank Holiday each year. The festival encompasses
In Local Festivals
  
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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 09:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Sat, 25 May 2019 All Day) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
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May half term medieval mischief

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
May
26th 
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Purbeck Pirate Festival

Held in the seaside town of Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in south Dorset, the Purbeck Pirate Festival is a three-day affair, held during the late May Bank Holiday each year. The festival encompasses
In Local Festivals
  
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 09:00

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Sun, 26 May 2019 All Day) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
details for

May half term medieval mischief

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
May
27th 
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Purbeck Pirate Festival

Held in the seaside town of Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in south Dorset, the Purbeck Pirate Festival is a three-day affair, held during the late May Bank Holiday each year. The festival encompasses
In Local Festivals
  
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
May
28th 
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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
  
details for

May half term medieval mischief

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
May
29th 
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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
  
details for

May half term medieval mischief

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 ...
At Corfe Castle 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
  
details for

May half term medieval mischief

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events
May
31st 
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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
  

U3a Archaeology 08:30

Harmans Cross Village Hall event on (Fri, 31 May 2019 8:30 am - 1 pm GMT) Visit the website for further information. Venue: Harmans Cross Village Hall Web: www.harmanscrosshall.co.uk ...
At Harmans Cross in Community events
  
details for

May half term medieval mischief

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 ...
At Corfe Castle in Childrens or Family Event events

Festivals

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