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Whats On: Childrens or Family Event

Throughout the year Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck plays host to a wide array of events and festivals for all ages. You can filter the events by: Animals and Conservation (2), Art and Museums (3), Childrens or Family Event (8), Community (402), Durlston Country Park (36), Exhibitions, Shows (1), Food and Drink (3), History and Heritage (1), Sport and Exercise, Walks (5), .

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Summer Holiday Fun at the Tank Museum

From 24th July 2021 to 29th August 2021 10:00 to 17:00 in Bovington

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Summer fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with 100 years of history, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at Dorset’s largest ind...

Wildlife above & below the Pier Trail

From 16th August 2021 to 30th August 2021 09:00 to 17:00 in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Hidden on the Pier are all different types of animals that you can find above and below the Pier, find  them all and discover an interesting fact. £1.00 per child Normal adult admission to the Pier applies ...

Let's go Crabbing on the Pier & Plankton Lab

17th August 2021 10:00 to 14:00 in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Come along to find out how to crab safely, led by our lovely volunteers. Crabbing lines & buckets will be available to borrow but if you have your own then please bring along (no hooks please). Bait will be provided. 0.50p per child. ...

Mosaics Art Workshops

19th August 2021 09:30 to 16:30 in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Join local artist Heidi Steller in creating beautiful tile mosaics depicting the wildlife above and below the Pier. The artwork created will be used to decorate the pier and be admired by all who visit. Voluntary Donation ...

Mosaics Art Workshops

24th August 2021 09:30 to 16:30 in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Join local artist Heidi Steller in creating beautiful tile mosaics depicting the wildlife above and below the Pier. The artwork created will be used to decorate the pier and be admired by all who visit. Voluntary Donation ...

Roads to Rail rally Swanage Railway

From 27th August 2021 to 30th August 2021 10:00 to 12:30 in Corfe Castle

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Roads to Rail nr Corfe Castle Funfair, children’s rides, hog roast, bar, live music, food. Steam traction engines Camping and parking   ...

October Half Term fun at the Tank Museum

From 25th October 2021 to 15th October 2021 10:00 to 17:00 in Bovington

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy. The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with 100 years of history, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at Dorset’s largest ...

Swanage Carnival Week

From 30th July 2022 to 6th August 2022 Various times in Swanage

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Swanage annual Carnival.  More information can be found on our Carnival page at https://www.virtual-swanage.co.uk/things-to-do/local-attractions/swanage-carnival ...

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