Towns and Villages
Sports and Activities
Photos by Year
A to C
D to J
K to Z
Eat and Drink
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 (16),
Childrens or Family Event (22),
Durlston Country Park (361),
Exhibitions, Shows (7),
Fetes and Festivals (3),
Food and Drink (7),
History and Heritage (12),
Sport and Exercise, Walks (23),
Theatre and Stage (5),
You can also view our events diary by month: January,
December or Virtual Events.
Are you planning an event in Swanage or the Isle of Purbeck?
You can advertise your event to thousands of people for FREE at Virtual Swanage and on our social media pages.
Swanage Jazz Festival
From 8th July 2022 to 10th July 2022 05:00 to 22:30 in Swanage
Type: Fetes and Festivals
After two years away, the oldest and largest pure Jazz festival in Southern England is back from 8 – 10 July with a programme featuring 60 top quality bands spanning traditional, mainstream, contemporary and cutting edge jazz. Weekend and day stroll...
Church Knowle Fete
6th August 2022 14:00 to 17:00 in Church Knowle
A traditional village fete in the lovely grounds of The Old Rectory, Church Knowle, near Corfe Castle, BH20 5NG. Fun for all the family with lots of children's games and activities. Plenty of stalls from plants and cakes to bric a brac and books. Pi...
Wooders Wild Weekend
From 3rd September 2022 to 4th September 2022 09:00 to 17:00 in Wareham
Come and enjoy a Wild Weekend at Wooders Campsite!
We are HUGE fans of Dorset and all that the area has to offer - and this festival is all about those small, local independent businesses you may not have heard of before, the charities that are cl...