Events in Swanage

Whats On in May 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 (143), Art and Museums (209), Childrens or Family Event (172), Community (404), Education (63), Exhibitions, Shows (36), Food and Drink (5), Gardens, Countryside (8), History and Heritage (154), Hobbies (4), Music (84), Sport and Exercise, Walks (41), Theatre and Stage (3), .

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May 2024

1st

Wed
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Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time05:00 to 07:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles - so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own Dawn birdsong orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through the woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Get an exclusive opportunity...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

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 Time07:30

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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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Men’s Wellbeing Walk At Arne

Event Time12:30 to 15:00

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Join us at Arne for our men’s wellbeing walk. The stresses of life can take its toll on our mental health and wellbeing. This event starts at 12.30 for a soup lunch and a drink of your choice included in the ticket price. This is also a great opportunity to get to know each other before the walk co...

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Harmony Rocks Choir Practice

Event Time12:00

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 Time17:00

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 Time17:00

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 ...

2nd

Thu
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Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time05:00 to 07:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles - so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own Dawn birdsong orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through the woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Get an exclusive opportunity...

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Election Polling Station All Day

Event Time05:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Election Polling Station 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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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Purbeck Patchwork Quilting

Event Time08:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Patchwork Quilting 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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Coffee Junction

Event Time09:00

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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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Castle Tour

Event Time11:00 to 12:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join us for an hours guided tour around Durlston Castle to discover Durlstons history. No need to book, just turn up at the Castle recepti... Venue: Durlston Castle Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Life Drawing

Event Time12:00

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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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

3rd

Fri
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Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time05:00 to 07:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles - so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own Dawn birdsong orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through the woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Get an exclusive opportunity...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Forever Gold Valuation Day All Day

Event Time09:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Forever Gold Valuation Day 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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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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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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Dan Clarke Spiritual Medium Evening

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Dan Clarke Spiritual Medium Evening 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 ...

4th

Sat
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Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time05:00 to 07:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles - so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own Dawn birdsong orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through the woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Get an exclusive opportunity...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Life on the Edge Seabirds Walk

Event Time11:30 to 13:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger for an hour and a half guided walk to discover life in Durlstons seabird colonies. No need to book, just turn up at the Castle Re... Venue: Durlston Castle Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

5th

Sun
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Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time05:00 to 07:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles - so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own Dawn birdsong orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through the woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Get an exclusive opportunity...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time07:30

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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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Glass Engraving Workshop

Event Time11:00 to 12:30

Art and Museums 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 ...

6th

Mon
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Tracks & Wheels at The Tank Museum

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Wareham

Have the biggest day out in history this May Bank Holiday at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction, The Tank Museum. Tracks & Wheels combines wheeled and tracked vehicles. See gravity-defying cycling feats from Urban Displays stunt cyclists, off-road motorbike display, supercars and more! Book onl...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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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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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time17:00

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 ...

7th

Tue
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time07:00

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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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 people...

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Convergence Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Drop in to the Fine Foundation Gallery to view twenty3 art collective present a thought-provoking exhibition that explores themes from hum... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Evening Talk A Swanage Photographic Society Pot Pourri!

Event Time19:30 to 21:00

Community in Swanage

Join us in the Learning Centre for an evening talk by Swanage photographer Simon Parvin about his landscape photography, travel and winning photos f... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

8th

Wed
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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U3a French

Event Time07:30

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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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

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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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Harmony Rocks Choir Practice

Event Time12:00

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 Time17:00

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 Time17:00

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 ...

9th

Thu
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Life Drawing

Event Time12:00

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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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time17:00

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 ...

10th

Fri
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Swanage Railway Diesel Gala

Event TimeVarious times

History and Heritage in Swanage

Swanage railway Diesel Gala event ...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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U3a Gadget Group

Event Time07:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. U3a Gadget 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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Railway Meeting

Event Time09:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Railway Meeting 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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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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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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Seabird Boat Trip

Event Time18:50 to 21:15

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Is there a better way to view our brilliant seabird colonies than from the sea? Join the Rangers for an evening cruise from Swanage Pier along Pur... Venue: Swanage Pier Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

11th

Sat
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Swanage Railway Diesel Gala

Event TimeVarious times

History and Heritage in Swanage

Swanage railway Diesel Gala event ...

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Bluebell And Wildflower Guided Walk - Garston Wood

Event Time05:00 to 07:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Join us this spring for a guided walk around RSPB Garston Wood. This ancient woodland is home to rare spring flowering plants, coppiced Hazel and spectacular mature Oaks. Witness the magnificent sight of the woodland carpeted by bluebells and a multitude of other flowers along the way. This walk is...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

12th

Sun
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Swanage Railway Diesel Gala

Event TimeVarious times

History and Heritage in Swanage

Swanage railway Diesel Gala event ...

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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Not Quite the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

The Dawn Chorus is one of the UK’s best wildlife spectacles – so why not join us to immerse in Arne’s own (almost) Dawn orchestra! It is an event not to be missed, as we take you through our woodland to identify and learn the calls of our resident and migrant songbirds. Take the opportunity to get ...

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All-Terrain Vehicle Nature Tour

Event Time10:00 to 11:30

Education in Studland

National Trust event. Let one of our team show you the nature and history of this special place, all from the comfort of one of our ATVs. You will be taken along a vast stretch of the beautiful Jurassic Coast and back in land around our sand dunes and heather trail. There will be stops where partici...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Corfe Castle Wedding Fair

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Exhibitions, Shows in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Gather your wedding gang together because Corfe Castle will be opening its gates for a day packed full of wedding inspiration! Perched above a picture postcard village with panoramic views of the Purbeck countryside, the fairy-tale ruins of this 1,000 year old Castle make for...

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Early Spider Orchids and Spring Flowers Walk

Event Time11:30 to 13:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger to enjoy Durlstons spring flowers and Early Spider Orchids. £3.50 per person. No need to book just turn up at the Castle... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

13th

Mon
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time07:30

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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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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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 Time12:00

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 ...

14th

Tue
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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Movie Night

Event Time17:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Movie Night 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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Napoleon 2023

Event Time17:30

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Napoleon 2023 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 ...

15th

Wed
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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U3a French

Event Time07:30

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 Time07:30

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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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Harmony Rocks Choir Practice

Event Time12:00

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 Time17:00

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 Time17:00

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 ...

16th

Thu
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Purbeck Patchwork Quilting

Event Time08:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Purbeck Patchwork Quilting 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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Coffee Junction

Event Time09:00

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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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Life Drawing

Event Time12:00

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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Guided Walk: Three Heaths

Event Time13:00 to 15:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly guide on a guided walk exploring Middlebere Heath, Hartland Moor and Slepe Heath. Explore the landscape that has shaped the history and cultural heritage of the Isle of Purbeck. See the heather in full bloom on this walk through the heart of the Purbeck Heath...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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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 ...

17th

Fri
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Mindfulness Walk

Event Time09:30 to 10:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Studland

National Trust event. Embark on a journey through mindfulness in nature. Attune your senses to the woodlands whispers. Traverse sensory landscapes living in the moment, concluding with mindfulness movements in the soothing embrace of the sand dunes. Escape the hustle and bustle, embrace the tranquil...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Dawn Chorus Guided Walk At Garston Wood

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Join us at RSPB Garston wood to embrace the sunrise to the sound of an all-natural choir. Not only will you get to experience the sunrise in a beautiful setting but there will be plenty of opportunity to learn about the different woodland birds, their calls and how to ID these species. Whether you’...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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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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Seabird Boat Trip

Event Time18:50 to 21:15

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Is there a better way to view our brilliant seabird colonies than from the sea? Join the Rangers for an evening cruise from Swanage Pier along Pur... Venue: Swanage Pier Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

18th

Sat
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meet a Moth

Event Time11:00 to 11:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join one of our Durlston volunteers to open up last nights moth traps. Durlston is a superb place to discover these mysterious and beautiful ... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Unavailable For Large Parties With Music

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Unavailable For Large Parties With Music 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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Limited Availability

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Limited Availability 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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Unavailable For Evening Hire

Event Time17:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Unavailable For Evening Hire 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

Sun
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Church Service 5.30 7.30

Event Time16:00

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 ...

20th

Mon
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Family Almost the Dawn Chorus Walks at RSPB Arne

Event Time07:00 to 09:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

Have you always wanted to know what the birds are getting up to when you’re getting ready for school? Or what birds you have singing in your garden? Then why not come join us for one of our (Not Quite) the Dawn Chorus guided walks. The Dawn Chorus is one of the best wildlife spectacles we have in t...

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U3a Table Tennis

Event Time07:30

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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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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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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Birdwatching for Complete Beginners

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger for an hour and a half guided walk to learn some birdwatching tips! Why not also borrow a pair of our binoculars if you dont have... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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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 Time12:00

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 ...

21st

Tue
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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head down to the Fine Foundation Gallery to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition w... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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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 people...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

22nd

Wed
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U3a French

Event Time07:30

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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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

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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Vh Committee

Event Time09:30

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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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Harmony Rocks Choir Practice

Event Time12:00

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 Time17:00

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 Time17:00

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 ...

23rd

Thu
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U3a Meeting Point

Event Time07:30

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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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head to the Castles Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Life Drawing

Event Time12:00

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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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

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U3a Archaeology

Event Time23:00

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 ...

24th

Fri
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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head to the Castles Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception 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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Seabird Boat Trip

Event Time18:50 to 21:15

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Is there a better way to view our brilliant seabird colonies than from the sea? Join the Rangers for an evening cruise from Swanage Pier along Pur... Venue: Swanage Pier Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

25th

Sat
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Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head to the Castles Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castles replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term. Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates befor...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

26th

Sun
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Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time07:30

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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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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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castles replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term. Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates befor...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head to the Castles Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Spring Meadows Walk

Event Time11:00 to 12:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join a Ranger for an hour and a half guided walk to take a stroll through Durlstons beautiful wildflower meadows. £3.50 per person. No... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Fish and Chip Cruise to Poole

Event Time18:30 to 21:30

Food and Drink in Swanage

Embark on an early evening circular cruise to Poole Harbour with City Cruises, departing from Swanage Pier.The cruise offers vast panoramas of sky, sea, and sand as you pass Old Harry Rocks, Studland Bay, Sandbanks and into Poole, Europes Largest natural harbour.Fish and chips will be served on the...

27th

Mon
Event Time

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Low Carbon Dorset Our Journey to Net Zero Exhibition

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Head to the Castles Belvedere room to see a display of photography exploring how Dorset is preparing for a greener future. The exhibition wi... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Medieval Tile Workshop

Event Time10:00 to 12:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join our friendly artisan volunteers as they demonstrate the medieval craft of tile making in our 15th style timber frame workshop....

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Corfe Castle Village May Fair

Event Time10:00 to 18:00

Community in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle will be hosting its annual village fete. Run by the local Parish Council Festivities Committee, it will be a fun packed day out for all. There will be games, crafts and face painting. The opportunity to purchase plants, produce and gifts made and grown locally. ...

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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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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time17:00

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 ...

28th

Tue
Event Time

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time07:00

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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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time10:00 to 11:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castles replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term. Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates befor...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Meet a Moth

Event Time11:00 to 11:30

Sport and Exercise, Walks in Swanage

Join one of our Durlston volunteers to open up last nights moth traps. Durlston is a superb place to discover these mysterious and beautiful ... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time13:00 to 14:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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Swanage Town Walks

Event Time14:00 to 15:30

History and Heritage in Swanage

The walks start outside the Swanage Museum in the Square at 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season from Easter to the end of September. There is no need to purchase a ticket in advance, please just turn up on the day, however a voluntary contribution in cash at the end of the walk woul...

29th

Wed
Event Time

Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Hall Out Of Use For Maintenance

Event Time07:30

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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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castles replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term. Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates befor...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time10:00 to 11:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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Wild Wednesdays

Event Time11:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Drop in at the Belvedere (the room at the top of the Castle) from 11am - 3pm to have a go at painting, crafts and activities. Wild Wednesdays runs... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time13:00 to 14:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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Pat Lemon Drum Practice

Event Time17:00

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 Time17:00

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 ...

30th

Thu
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Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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 painting, photography and sculpture to ceramics, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Coffee Junction

Event Time09:00

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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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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History Walks at Arne

Event Time10:00 to 12:00

Animals and Conservation in Wareham

If you like history then why not join us at Arne for one of our fantastic history walks. With history spanning from the bronze age all the way up to ww2 there will be something for everyone. After your walk it’s time to relax in our café for cake and coffee included in the price of your ticket. Wal...

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Brilliant Bird Feeders! Kids Activity

Event Time10:30 to 12:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

Join a Ranger in the Castles Belvedere to try your hand at making some brilliant bird feeders for our flying friends! Some activities may be ou... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time10:00 to 11:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castles replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term. Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates befor...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Life Drawing

Event Time12:00

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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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time13:00 to 14:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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Cath Newman Yoga

Event Time17:00

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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Purbeck Art Weeks Festival

Event Time25/05/2024 to 09/06/2024

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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, prints and mosaics, wood work, digital art and m...

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Super Seabirds Activity Trail

Event Time10:00 to 16:00

Childrens or Family Event in Swanage

May is a brilliant time to see our Super Seabird population on the cliffs! Join us at Durlston as we enjoy the May half term! Head to the Castle rec... Venue: Castle Reception Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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The Instinct of Hope Dorset Art Weeks Exhibition

Event Time10:30 to 17:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Taking its title and inspiration from the poem by John Clare, ‘The Instinct of Hope’ features selected work by artists responding to Dor... Venue: Fine Foundation Gallery Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie - On the Wild Side Exhibitions

Event Time10:30 to 16:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join two artists Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie as they explore their love and fascination with the coastal landscape. Geological formations in... Venue: Learning Centre Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Trebuchet Loosening Demonstrations

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

History and Heritage in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Imagine the castle under siege and see Corfe Castles replica medieval siege engine in action this May half term. Learn about the history of trebuchets and the process of setting one up ready to loosen its missile. Staff will show you how our replica siege engine operates befor...

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May Half-Term Nature Detectives

Event Time10:00 to 15:00

Childrens or Family Event in Studland

National Trust event. Visit the Knoll Beach office between 10:00am - 3:00pm to borrow one of our Nature Detective bags. The bags contain, binoculars, magnifying glasses, bug pots and activity sheets to help you on your nature detecting journey. In addition, a small number of sensory bags are availab...

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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time10:00 to 11:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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Rooted in the ruins family quest

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Animals and Conservation in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Corfe Castle is not only a historic ruin but also a haven for wildlife and wildflowers. On this family quest discover the positive and negative impacts these plants can have on a 1000 year old castle ruin. Hunt the ruins for the quest boards around the castle, note down your ...

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Drawing in Pencil, Pen, and Ink Workshop

Event Time10:30 to 12:30

Art and Museums in Swanage

Join local artist Madelaine Devanay for a 2 hour workshop suitable for beginners and improvers. Learn new techniques or just master your skills! Mat... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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May Half Term

Event Time10:00 to 17:00

Childrens or Family Event in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. This half term discover the wildlife that calls Corfe Castle home with our new family quest. Join our storyteller on an interactive tour of the castle. Please see specific listings for these events....

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Keeper of the Castle: Storytelling tours

Event Time10:00 to 17:30

Education in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join the Keeper of the Castle as you discover how clever design and strategic location made it fulfil its role throughout a turbulent history. During this fun and fact filled 45-minute tour you will discover some of the castles secrets and participate in interactive challenges...

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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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Corfe Castle's little gardeners: plant a sunflower

Event Time13:00 to 14:30

Gardens, Countryside in Corfe Castle

National Trust event. Join a friendly volunteer this May Half term with a nature based activity. Plant a sunflower seed in your very own eco-pot whilst in the surrounding of a 1000 year old ruined castle. Take your planted sunflower home and watch it grow. Seeds, compost and pots are provided. T...

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‘Beginnings’ Heather Gibbons and Robin Mackenzie In Conversation

Event Time14:00 to 15:00

Art and Museums in Swanage

Painter Heather Gibbons and printmaker Robin Mackenzie discuss their work and their shared love of the Purbeck landscape with Ranger Ali Tuckey and ... Venue: Durlston Castles Belvedere Web: www.durlston.co.uk ...

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Stalls In The Hall

Event Time16:00

Community in Harmans Cross

Harmans Cross Village Hall event. Stalls In The Hall 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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Seabird Boat Trip

Event Time18:50 to 21:15

Animals and Conservation in Swanage

Is there a better way to view our brilliant seabird colonies than from the sea? Join the Rangers for an evening cruise from Swanage Pier along Pur... Venue: Swanage Pier Web: www.durlston.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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