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Events and what's on in Swanage

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The next 8 events in Swanage appear below.

28 Feb 2019 to 03 Mar 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Blues FestivalThe 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 some 15 indoor venues.
22 Mar 2019 to 26 Mar 2019

Swanage Railway, Swanage, Dorset
Flying Scotsman Running DaysFlying Scotsman will operate 5 services a day each way between Swanage and Norden non-stop. Flying Scotsman will be hauling Car 14 Pullman Observation Car “The Devon Belle” and 6 carriages. Tickets will include travel on the “feeder service” (see below) and access to viewing areas (see below) A steam-hauled “feeder service” will operate between Norden and Swanage calling at Corfe Castle and Harmans Cross. This service can be used by those booked to travel on Flying Scotsman as well as ...
13 April 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Park to Pier Walk: History and WildlifeJoin a Durlston Ranger for a stroll from Durlston Castle to Swanage Pier, and discover the history, wildlife and geology of Durlston Bay and stories of stone. £3 per person. Event Details. Start: 13 April 2019 10:30 am End: 13 April 2019 12:00 pm Venue: Durlston Country Park
05 Apr 2019 to 23 Apr 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Easter Trail: Wildlife SuperheroesAn egg-citing Easter trail for kids! Head out for a superhero adventure through Durlston Country Park and return to the Castle for your prize.
25 May 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Purbeck Arts Weeks FestivalOpen Studios, internationally renowned music ensembles, inspiring exhibitions, and fascinating talks come together every year for Purbeck Art Weeks Festival on Dorset’s spectacular south coast. Our annual celebration of the arts takes place in beautiful venues on the stunning Jurassic coast – a magnet for over a century for artists and those who love the beauty and character of the area. You can expect: Artist’s Open Studios displaying a wealth of diverse talent. A range of top ...
08 Jun 2019 to 09 Jun 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Fish FestivalSwanage is celebrating all things ‘fishy’ with a festival that features, food, fishing and fun. The event is all about fish, fun and LOCAL and is set in a stunning location overlooking the bay in Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage.
03 Oct 2019 to 06 Oct 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Swanage Blues FestivalThe 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.
13 October 2019

Swanage, Dorset
Studland StampedeJoin the Studland Stampede for our 15th year! A tough off-road running event that races over heath land and sandy beaches, in the beautiful location of Studland Bay in Dorset. The 12k route offers stunning views of Old Harry Rocks, Brownsea Island and the Isle of Wight. Runners of all abilities enjoy the race but it does require an amount of determination and grit to get you through the final tough sandy miles.

Latest Swanage Features

The latest Swanage articles from Resort Dorset are previewed below.

9 Aug 2018
Music Videos Filmed in Dorset Dorset's stunning locations have featured in several high profile music videos over the years. And why not? The county is blessed with some striking landscapes and coastal scenery. Below you'll find a selection of music videos featuring Dorset, some showcase the county's sights more prominently than others, but do you know of any more? Let us know in the comments and we'll keep this page updated! Shout Tears for Fears See how Durdle Door looked in the ... Read more...
24 Jul 2018
Sunday Carvery in Dorset Let's be honest, nothing really beats a Sunday roast, and just because you're on holiday doesn't mean you have to miss out! Dorset has an ever-growing reputation as a foodie destination, and what better way to put this to the test than to sample a Sunday carvery at one of the excellent Dorset pubs and restaurants featured below. Already have a favourite place for a spot of Sunday lunch in Dorset? Let us know in the comments below! Find Your Sunday ... Read more...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...
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