Cider Sundae Festival (at The Dorset Cider Farm) AUGUST 2024

🗓️ Sunday 11th August 2024 The Dorset Cider Farm is holding its second Cider Sundae Festival today. There’ll be entertainment throughout the day, including live music and family games. Pop along for a pint of Purbeck cider or an ice cream, or some hot food before exploring the farm’s orchards.

Food & Drink Festival (at Corfe Castle) JULY 2024

🗓️ Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th July 2024 Love It Local – a Purbeck & Wareham-wide initiative supporting local businesses, shoppers and community groups – is holding its first ever Food & Drink Festival. Set in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle, it’ll be a fantastic opportunity to sample some of the area’s very best […]

Chilled Cider Festival (at The Square & Compass) JUNE 2024

🗓️ Friday 29th – Saturday 30th June 2024 Get the date in your diary for The Square & Compass’s Cider Festival. More details to follow. In the meantime, follow the pub’s Facebook page for the latest updates:

Mini Beer Festival (at Corfe Castle Club) JUNE 2024

🗓️ Saturday 29th June 2024 Everyone is welcome to come along to Corfe Castle Club’s mini beer festival, where there’ll be a range of beers and ciders to sample for just £3.50 a pint. Food will be available and there’ll be entertainment from Dorset-based 20 to 1 Big Band. Proceeds from the day go to […]

Swanage Fish Festival JUNE 2024

🗓️ Saturday 15th – Sunday 16th June 2024 **Unfortunately the Fish Festival has been CANCELLED due to possible wind and rain forecast** Set in the grounds of Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage Fish Festival has become a firm favourite in the town’s early summer calendar. Enjoy browsing the food stalls and sampling the very best of Dorset […]

An Evening of Guitar & Tapas (at Kingston Country Courtyard)

🗓️ Tuesday 28th May 2024 Enjoy an evening of guitar music in the beautiful setting of Kingston Country Courtyard’s 16th Century barn with the Dorset Guitar Society Orchestra. The group will play a variety of ensemble and solo pieces with a Spanish flavour as part of the wider Purbeck Guitar Festival. Tickets include a tapas […]

Fish & Chip Cruise to Poole MAY 2024

🗓️ Sunday 26th May – Wednesday 31st July 2024 (Selected Dates) Experience a fish & chip supper with a difference with Swanage Pier and City Cruises. The circular cruise from Swanage to Poole Harbour and back is guaranteed to be a memorable evening, offering some fantastic views of this part of the Jurassic Coast, including […]

Foraging Walk & Medicinal Mushroom Workshop

🗓️ Saturday 18th May 2024 Learn how to identify medicinal mushrooms, herbs and flowers in the wild by spending the day in the forest with Forage For Knowledge. You’ll discover edible species and useful trees as you go. Lunch is included, and there’ll be ceremonial cacao around the campfire. To book your space, visit the […]

May Day BBQ (at The Village Inn)

🗓️ Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th May 2024 Check out The Village Inn’s new outdoor seating area at its grand opening this weekend. To celebrate they’re holding a BBQ all weekend between 2pm – 7pm, so come along and enjoy some great food with view of the Purbeck Countryside. For more events at The Village […]

Guided Orchard Tour & Cider-Tasting at Dorset Cider Farm

🗓️ Saturday 27th April 2024 Join a guided tour of Dorset Cider Farm’s orchards and pressing facilities this spring to celebrate British Cider Week. The 2.5 hour session includes an extensive cider-tasting experience and a slice of the farm’s favourite Dorset Cider apple cake. You’ll also receive a free half-pint stemmed glass as a memento […]