The Big Christmas Assembly (at The Mowlem) DECEMBER 2024

🗓️ 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 Blues Festival OCTOBER 2024

🗓️ Thursday 3rd – Sunday 6th October 2024 The biannual Swanage Blues Festival brings the distinctive sounds of blues, roots and soul to Swanage’s pubs, bars and music venues each spring and autumn. This March there were 60 gigs performed by 35 different acts at 18 indoor venues across Swanage and Purbeck, as well as various […]

WillDoes Presents: Swanalulu Music Festival SEPTEMBER 2024

🗓️ 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 […]

Swanage Folk Festival SEPTEMBER 2024

🗓️ Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September 2024 The annual folk festival in Swanage takes place each September, bringing the town alive with traditional music and colourful dance displays, along with a range of activities to get involved in. It’s a weekend of folk concerts, street performances, music and dance workshops, all topped off with a […]

Music By The Sea Festival AUGUST 2024

🗓️ 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 […]

Purbeck International Chamber Music Festival 2024

🗓️ Thursday 29th August – Sunday 1st September 2024 Enjoy four days of classical music on the Isle of Purbeck at a range of historic venues. Purbeck International Chamber Music Festival (PICMF) has grown into a hugely popular and unique event in Dorset after it began life as part of local art festival Purbeck Art Weeks. […]

Swanage Jazz Machine (at The Grand Hotel) 2024

🗓️ Sundays, monthly Enjoy an afternoon of relaxed jazz music at The Grand Hotel, overlooking Swanage Bay. To book a table to enjoy a meal while the band plays, call 01929 423353. Swanage Jazz Machine is a local group playing regular gigs in the area. Check them out on Facebook: 2024 dates

Steve Brookstein (at The Mowlem) AUGUST 2024

🗓️ Wednesday 21st August 2024 2004 X Factor winner Steve Brookstein is playing at The Mowlem tonight. He’ll be singing some classic numbers from soul legends including Otis Redding, Al Green, Sam Cooke and Marvin Gaye. Book online via Ticketsource:

Jurassic Dance Festival AUGUST 2024

🗓️ Friday 16th – Sunday 18th August 2024 The Jurassic Dance Festival is returning this summer, with DJ Judge Jules headlining. Set at Wilkswood Farm, situated between Swanage and Corfe Castle and home to the Wilkswood Reggae Festival, it’s a three-day celebration of classic dance music, from garage & drum n’ bass to disco and […]

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival AUGUST 2024

🗓️ Thursday 15th – Sunday 28th August 2024 This family-friendly, intimate festival is set on a farm just outside Swanage and is one of the most popular events of its kind on the Jurassic Coast. Kick back to the sounds of world and roots music, and dust off your dancing shoes for some toe-tapping traditional […]