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Events in Swanage

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Upcoming Swanage Events

The next 5 events in Swanage appear below. Please use the calendar above to browse events on a particular date and find out what's on.

26 January 2018

Join Wessex Astronomical Society to view Saturn, galaxies, star clusters, autumn constellations. Weather dependent. Phone 01929 424443 on day to confirm. £3 charge. Phone 01929 424443 on the day to confirm.£3. Location: Learning Centre, Durlston 8.30pm to 10pm.
24 February 2018

View the stars at the Learning Centre, Durlston Country Park from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Phone 01929 424443 on the day to confirm. £3 charge.
01 Mar 2018 to 04 Mar 2018

The Swanage Blues Festival brings together an amazing collection of Blues musicians, fans and friends for a weekend of jams, open mics and headline performances that will have you coming back time after time. Over 100 musicians perform at 60 events in 15 indoor venues.
23 Mar 2018 to 25 Mar 2018

During the Steam Gala an intensive timetable of both passenger and freight trains will be operated - giving visitors the opportunity to ride behind as many of the engines as possible, as well as giving great photo opportunities.
30 Mar 2018 to 15 Apr 2018

An exciting Easter trail around the park with a delicious prize to be won! £3 Location: Durlston Castle, Lighthouse Rd, Swanage.

Latest Swanage Features

The latest Swanage articles from Resort Dorset are previewed below.

15 Aug 2017
It’s Afternoon Tea Week! We find out where to go in Dorset to enjoy this tasty tea-time tradition, and discover a little slice of history along the way. "There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." – Henry James, Author Britain has some brilliantly bizarre food traditions from cheese rolling to pancake racing but there’s no tastier – and less energetic – tradition than ... Read more...
16 Mar 2017
Whilst Dorset's Jurassic Coast is first and foremost one of the most significant Earth science sites in the world, it’s also rather beautiful. Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site list in 2001, the listed coastline extends for 95 miles, from Old Harry Rocks in Dorset to Orcombe Point in East Devon. The geology, which is exposed in the cliffs, is a near-continuous sequence of rocks that reveal 185-million years of the Earth’s history, through the ... Read more...

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