Jack and the Beanstalk – Pantomime from Swanage Drama Company JANUARY 2025

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Friday 10th – Saturday 18th January 2025 (Selected dates) Get the date in your diary for next year for Swanage Drama Company’s next pantomime. The SDC’s retelling of Jack & The Beanstalk will be on at The Mowlem in January 2025.

Boxing Day Swim DECEMBER 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Thursday 26th December 2024 The Boxing Day Swim on Swanage Beach is an annual tradition, which sees dozens of swimmers head to the water for a fun, festive dip. Fancy dress isn’t compulsory, but there are prizes up for grabs for the best Christmas costume. The Swanage Boxing Day Swim is also a great […]

The Big Christmas Assembly (at The Mowlem) DECEMBER 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Saturday 14th December 2024 Join performer and singing teacher James B Partridge (Primary School Assembly Bangers LIVE) at The Mowlem this December as he brings his UK tour of The Big Christmas Assembly to Swanage. It promises to be a fun-filled evening of nostalgic Christmas songs, magical mash-ups and other festive surprises. Fun for […]

Swanage Christmas Market DECEMBER 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Saturday 7th December 2024 (TBC) One of Purbeck’s top winter attractions is the Swanage Christmas Market, where Dorset traders line the streets around Station Road. There’s always plenty of bargains to be had, as well the chance of finding a one-off handmade gift from one of the stalls.

Purbeck Film Festival OCT/NOV 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Friday 18th October – Saturday 2nd November 2024 Settle into autumn with the 29th Purbeck Film Festivalโ€™s packed programme of over 80 film screenings at 30 fantastic venues across Purbeck. The annual festival brings a diverse range of cinema to rural areas, with the latest international arthouse cinema as well as much-loved classics showing in […]

Planet Purbeck Festival SEPTEMBER 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Saturday 14th & Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd September 2024 Enjoy a packed programme of family-friendly events and entertainment at the annual Planet Purbeck Festival. The festival celebrates Purbeck’s coastal and countryside environment through live music, arts, film, talks, local food and produce stalls, wellbeing workshops and kids’ fun activities. This community-run festival aims to […]

WillDoes Presents: Swanalulu Music Festival SEPTEMBER 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Friday 13th – Saturday 14th September 2024 Get the date in your diary for this brand new, two-day festival in Swanage, in aid of local charity #WillDoes. Headliners at the music festival include Toploader and N-Trance, who’ll be playing among 30 acts over two stages. There’ll also be funfair rides and a food court […]

Classic & Steam Vehicle Show SEPTEMBER 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September 2024 Head down to the show field by Harman’s Cross Station for a weekend of all things classic – from cars, tractors, motorbikes and camper vans to vintage steam engines. There’ll be loads to see and do, with plenty of trade stands and food stalls, and live music in […]

Music By The Sea Festival AUGUST 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Saturday 31st August 2024 Save the date for Swanage’s fourth Music By The Sea memorial event. The charitable live music festival, set up to celebrate the life of local Henry Searle who lost his seven-year battle with a brain tumour in 2021, will return this summer with an exciting line-up of artists. The festival’s […]

Harman’s Cross Village Fete AUGUST 2024

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Monday 26th August 2024 Head to Harman’s Cross for a traditional village fete this bank holiday weekend. The ever-popular annual fete offers a great range of craft stalls, food & drink, and a flower & produce stall showcasing a range of home-grown talent. There’s also live music, kids’ entertainment and traditional lawn games for […]