What's on inSwanage

Welcome to Swanage

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Swanage - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Swanage to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Swanage

02
OCT
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Lighthouse

Tickets for Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Lighthouse on the Thursday 02 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live at Lighthouse see our list of ticket comparison costs from…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
OCT
Black Submarine
Komedia

Black Submarine at Komedia in Brighton on Thursday 02 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
OCT
Priority: Presents Ricci Guarnaccio
Cameo, Bournemouth

Join us at Cameo every Friday as we bring you Priority. Featuring the biggest tunes across 4 rooms to make this Bournemouths biggest weekend warm‐up.Having hosted our launch party Ricci Guarnaccio is back.The Club: Commercial Chart House and BassThe Basement: RnB Hip‐Hop…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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03
OCT
The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG)
The Mowlem Theatre

he gifted chef Hassan Kadam Manish Dayal is a member of an Indian restaurant family forced to flee their homeland after political rioters set fire to their restaurant killing their matriarch. The Kadams wander through Europe seeking a place to settle and…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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03
OCT
Peter Andre
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

English born Australian singersongwriter Peter Andre is also a successful TV presenter and businessman. Famed for his marriage and subsequent split from glamour model Katie Price Andre has starred in his own ITV2 shows both…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Cameo, Bournemouth

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to something spectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from the Circus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest most spectacular…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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05
OCT
Upton House Wedding Fair
Upton House

The Friends of Upton Country Park and The Borough of Poole present the second of their now well established bi‐annual Wedding Fairs for 2014. There will be numerous wedding exhibitors covering all aspects which contribute to the Memorable Day.Take the opportunity to…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01202 262753
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05
OCT
James Taylor
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Over the course of his long career James Taylor has earned 40 gold platinum and multi‐platinum awards and five Grammy Awards for a catalog running from 1970s Sweet Baby James to his Grammy Award‐winning efforts…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
The Nutcracker
The Mowlem Theatre

The Vienna Festival Ballet return to The Mowlem with The Nutcracker .Audiences have the opportunity to catch one of Tchaikovskys world famous classical ballets The Nutcracker when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet company returns to town.The enchanting tale of The Nutcracker…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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08
OCT
Tony Hadley
Bournemouth Pavilion

Tony Hadley performs live at Bournemouth Pavilion in Bournemouth Dorset on Wednesday 08 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Tony Hadley at Bournemouth Pavilion now.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
OCT
Crazy for Gershwin
Bournemouth Pavilion

Tickets for Crazy for Gershwin at Bournemouth Pavilion on the Thursday 09 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Crazy for Gershwin live at Bournemouth Pavilion see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices primary and…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
OCT
Passion
The Mowlem Theatre

AsOne Theatre Company present at The Mowlem Theatre Passion a gripping story of love and war 100 years apart. A modern family comes to terms with the loss of their son in Afghanistan with huge strength another young combatant fights an…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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10
OCT
The Five and the Prophecy of Prana (Poole)
Lighthouse

Dance Touring Partnership presents Boy Blue Entertainment in The Five and the Prophecy of Prana.In modern Tokyo five young troublemakers find themselves at the centre of a power struggle which has split a secret group of warriors tasked with the protection of…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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11
OCT
Magic in the Moonlight (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

Chinese conjuror Wei Ling Soo is the most celebrated magician of his age but few know that he is the stage persona of Stanley Crawford Colin Firth a grouchy and arrogant Englishman with a sky‐high opinion of himself and an aversion to…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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11
OCT
Joan Rivers
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Joan Rivers is a talk show host and comedian who is also a fashionista. She is well known for hosting red carpet shows at award shows. She started her TV career in 1965 on the…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
Joan Armatrading
Lighthouse/Pool Arts Centre

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
The Vamps
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

The Vamps are without a doubt the new band on everyone's lips.They have been causing a stir everywhere they go with legions of fans following and pandemonium at every turn. Now they announce their first…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
OCT
Vamps
Bournemouth International Centre

Vamps at Bournemouth International Centre live on Sunday 12 October 2014 in Bournemouth Dorset. For tickets to see Vamps at Bournemouth International Centre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
OCT
An evening with Caro Emerald
Bournemouth International Centre

An evening with Caro Emerald performs live at Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth Dorset on Wednesday 15 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for An evening with Caro Emerald at Bournemouth International Centre now.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
OCT
Caro Emerald
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Ella Eyre
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Ella Eyre at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Wednesday 15 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ella Eyre tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Peppa Pig#';s Big Splash
Bournemouth Pavilion

Peppa Pig039;s Big Splash at Bournemouth Pavilion a live event taking place on Wednesday 15 October 2014 in Bournemouth Dorset for what will be a great family event.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

15
OCT
Peppa Pigs Big Splash
Bournemouth Pavilion

Families and children will love Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at Bournemouth Pavilion on the Wednesday 15 October 2014 in Bournemouth Dorset. For a list of ticket prices to watch Peppa Pigs Big Splash live at Bournemouth Pavilion see the list…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

17
OCT
Buzzcocks
Mr Kyps

One of the original bands to come out of the Manchester area The Buzzcocks were born in the earliest days of punk and theyve never really left us. They expertly blend banging punk rhythms…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
OCT
Paul van Dyk The Monster Ball
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Paul van Dyk The Monster Ball at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Friday 17 October 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
International Armoured Reservists Symposium
The Tank Museum

The Royal Wessex Yeomanry RWxY and Defence IQ will be hosting the first International Armoured Reserves Symposium IARSThe ground‐breaking event is intended to support the development of thinking behind Reservist use of the most complex ground manoeuvre platforms in the world focusing…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 689300
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18
OCT
Zombie Survival Experience - Hampshire
Hampshire - The Last Outpost

Please follow us on facebook:www.facebook.comzombieinfection Your Zombie Infection Experience Event will last approximately 3hours and consist of objective based gaming and the instinct for survival.You will be fighting through free roaming Zombies with missions and objectives set to test the nerve and…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08448 082469
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18
OCT
Elaine Paige
Pavilion Theatre

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
OCT
Johnny Marr
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Johnny Marr at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Monday 20 October 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
OCT
Nick Mulvey
Komedia

Nick Mulvey at Komedia in Brighton on Monday 20 October 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. …

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Oceanarium

Explore the secrets of the ocean in an adventure that will take you to some of the world's most amazing waters. The Oceanarium Bournemouth brings you face to face with marine life from the furthest reaches of the globe ‐ more than just an aquarium, a vibrant…

Brownsea Island Nature Reserve

Diverse habitats & wildlife, including a red squirrel population. The reserve is leased from the National Trust, situated in Poole Harbour with a large sheltered lagoon; particularly important for overwintering & summer breeding birds. A day spent exploring its flooded woodland, lakes, reedbed & pine woods…

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is a thousand‐year‐old castle rising above the Isle of PurbeckOne of Britain's most majestic ruins, the castle controlled the gateway through the Purbeck Hills and has been an important stronghold since the time of William the Conqueror. Defended during the Civil War by the ardent…

Swanage Railway

The Swanage Railway is situated on the Isle of Purbeck in the south east corner of the picturesque county of Dorset. The Isle covers approximately 100 square miles but it is not a true island even though the English Channel, Poole Harbour and the River Frome almost surround…

Adonis Cabaret

Adonis Cabaret Bournemouth Nightclub in Bournemouth, Dorset. Contact venue on telephone number 01202 295796 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Ambassador Snooker

SnookerPool Hall at Ambassador Snooker in Bournemouth, Dorset. Contact venue on 01202 291218 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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