Purbeck Events by type

Whats On: History and Heritage

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), Community (242), Durlston Country Park (361), Education (14), Exhibitions, Shows (7), Fetes and Festivals (3), Food and Drink (7), History and Heritage (12), Sport and Exercise, Walks (23), Theatre and Stage (5), .

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The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

23rd July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

24th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

25th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

26th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

27th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

Swanage Pier History Walk

27th July 2022 14:30 to 15:30 in Swanage

Type: History and Heritage

Enjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations.   Experience a breath of fresh air and great views while learning about the history of the ...

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

28th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

29th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

30th July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

The Festival of Archaeology at Corfe Castle

31st July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Discover the pre-history of Corfe Castle and the story of the people and the landscape that were there before the castle was built. Listen to talks, absorb displays and get involved with interactive activities such as The Dig....

Festival of Archaeology

31st July 2022 10:00 to 18:00 in Corfe Castle

Type: History and Heritage

National Trust event. Join the Council for British Archaeology and the National Trust to celebrate the end of the national festival here at Corfe Castle. With free admission to the castle grounds, we celebrate the creativity and fun that can be had w...

Classic & Steam Vehicle Show

From 9th September 2022 to 11th September 2022 Various times in Harmans Cross

Type: History and Heritage

There is something for everyone at this show with a varied selection of vintage, modern and custom motorbikes, classic cars, tractors, vintage campervans, commercial vehicles, stationary engines as well as trade stalls and displays. If you are ...

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