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

17
SEP
Guilty: Launch Party With Majestic
Cameo, Bournemouth

Bournemouths biggest student night has landed Every Wednesday theres only one verdict: GuiltyGuilty Launch Party with MajesticMajestic is here to throw down a massive freshers set of the biggest House & Dance straight from his Saturday night show on Kiss FM.Majestic…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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19
SEP
Jack Daniel's Birthday
Cameo, Bournemouth

Join us this Friday for our big Jack Daniels birthday celebration Music lights and JD... What more do you need... And why not streamline your experience by ordering your JD via the UKCN app Visit: http:app.ukcn.com for more information.The Club: Commercial Chart…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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20
SEP
The Last Night of the Proms
The Mowlem Theatre

Bournemouth Concert Brass is Dorsets finest brass ensemble with a fine tradition of top quality brass banding. The band invite you to join them in an evening of finer traditional brass band music culminating in a finale paying tribute to the world…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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21
SEP
Before I Go to Sleep (15)
The Mowlem Theatre

Starring Nicole Kidman Colin Firth and Mark Strong ‐ Before I Go to Sleep is a psychological thriller based on the worldwide best‐selling novel about a woman who wakes up every day remembering nothing ‐ the result of a traumatic accident in…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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22
SEP
The Saturdays
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Britains favourite girl group The Saturdays have announced a massive 17 date UK tour for February 2011. Una Healy Frankie Sandford Rochelle Wiseman Mollie King and Vanessa White are experts on the live circuit having…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
SEP
The Horrors
O2 Academy Bournemouth

As English rock bands go the Horrors are a very special breed of animal hailing from a time and place when music was more an art form than a way to hit it big. …

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
SEP
Burlesque Class
Winton YMCA

Sensu'Elle is delighted to announce her 6 week Burlesque classes begin on Wednesday 24th September 2014. With more than five years' experience working as a Burlesque Performer and just over three years experience teaching with The Kitty Kat Cabaret Club she invites…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
SEP
Guilty presents: Matrix and Futurebound
Cameo, Bournemouth

Bournemouths biggest student night has landed Every Wednesday theres only one verdict: GuiltyGuilty presents Matrix & Futurebound.Matrix & Futurebound are here to raise the levels Not just massive in the Drum and Bass scene theyve racked up 4 Top 40…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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24
SEP
Lee Mack
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
SEP
Lee Mack Hit The Road Mack
Bournemouth International Centre

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
SEP
Journey's End
The Mowlem Theatre

FMP Theatre proudly presents Journeys Endthe TONY' award winning play by R C Sherriff.Set over the course of four days leading up to a massive German attack on the British trenches in 1917 Journeys End charts the tension and claustrophobia as…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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27
SEP
Chase Status
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Chase Status at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Saturday 27 September 2014. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
SEP
Hector and the Search for Happiness (15)
The Mowlem Theatre

Hector Simon Pegg is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life. As he tells his girlfriend Clara Rosamund Pike he feels like a fraud: he hasnt really tasted life and yet hes offering advice to patients who…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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30
SEP
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
The Tivoli Theatre

In 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by Marc Bolan who with his band T.Rex was one of the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 885566
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01
OCT
Dr Feelgood
Pavilion Theatre Bournemouth

Band members include Robert Kane Steve Walwyn Kevin Morris and P H Mitchell and collectively they produce their own brand produce pub rock blues rock with high energy live performances. Their 1976 album Stupidity reached…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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
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

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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