What's on in Swanage, Dorset
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Swanage in the beautiful county of Dorset. 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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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Swanage
If you're out on the tiles in Swanage then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Swanage will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Swanage.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Swanage (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Swanage for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Swanage for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa LodgeSwanage
Rooms from £39.00
Louisa Lodge & Purbeck House HotelSwanage
Rooms from £30.00
Grand Hotel SwanageSwanage
Rooms from £40.00
Rooms from £49.00
Rooms from £50.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Fuzzy Logic: In The Mix Tour with Joel CorryFuzzy Logic presents the Joel Corry In The Mix Tour 2014 in association with Club 18-30! Club 18-30 have given Joel the ultimate clubbing holiday for two to giveaway plus 100s of 50 spend Holiday Vouchers! Expect ma…||12 - 13 Mar 2014Cameo, BournemouthBournemouthNightclubs|
|An Evening With... Andy McKee at The Tivoli TheatrOne of the world's finest acoustic guitar soloists. His unique multi layering approach means whilst he alone plucks, strums, and taps the strings and body, he creates the illusion of a full band accompaniment, the harmon…||14 Mar 2014The Tivoli TheatreWimborneMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Andy McKeeAndy McKee at Tivoli Theatre live on Friday, 14 March 2014 in Wimborne, Dorset. For tickets to see Andy McKee at Tivoli Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||14 Mar 2014Tivoli TheatreWimborneMiscellaneous|
|The Monuments Men (12A)Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and…||14 - 20 Mar 2014The Mowlem TheatreSwanageFilm/Cinema|
|Jaggers Bournemouth Comedy ClubAn awesome Line up on the 15th March 2014 in Bournemouth. Come and see these guys entetaining the crowds Matt Price Miss London Tom Glover Matt Dwyer Then enjoy the night after and party to 3am if yo…||15 - 16 Mar 2014Cameo Club BournemouthBournemouthTheatre & Performing Arts|
|MacbethArena Theatre are very proud to announce that have been selected as one of the RSC's participants in their latest Open Stages programme and their Celtic production of Macbeth will be appearing at the Mowlem. The dire…||15 Mar 2014The Mowlem TheatreSwanageTheatre & Performing Arts|
|No Tomorrow On Fifteen MarchCameo and Myu Bar play host to Bournemouth's premier night out every Saturday! Experience the ultimate weekend with 4 rooms of the very best DJ talent and top entertainment. From the delicious Myu Bar cocktails, sing-…||15 - 16 Mar 2014Cameo, BournemouthBournemouthNightclubs|
|GabrielleGabrielle performs live at Bournemouth Pavilion in Bournemouth, Dorset on Sunday, 16 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Gabrielle at Bournemouth Pavilion now.…||16 Mar 2014Bournemouth PavilionBournemouthMiscellaneous|
|The SelecterThe Selecter performs live at The Old Fire Station in Bournemouth, Dorset on Sunday, 16 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for The Selecter at The Old Fire Station now.…||16 Mar 2014The Old Fire StationBournemouthMiscellaneous|
|The Selecter+TalismanIconic Ska Legends, The Selecter have announced that they will celebrate their 35th anniversary with an extensive 26-date UK tour in February, March and April 2014, performing their seminal debut album ‘Too Much Pressu…||16 Mar 2014The Old FirestationBournemouthMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|X Factor LiveX Factor Live appears live in Bournemouth, Dorset at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) on Sunday, 16 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch X Factor Live at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), see the list of t…||16 Mar 2014Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)BournemouthMiscellaneous|
|Rebecca FergusonRebecca Ferguson appears live in Bournemouth, Dorset at Bournemouth Pavilion on Tuesday, 18 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Rebecca Ferguson at Bournemouth Pavilion, see the list of tickets available for Rebecca …||18 Mar 2014Bournemouth PavilionBournemouthMiscellaneous|
|Fuzzy Logic: presents All About SheFuzzy Logic presents chart smashers All About She! Having ruled the airwaves with 'Higher' which entered the UK Top 20 early 2014 big things are set to come from the trio signed to Tinie Tempah's Disturbing London record…||19 - 20 Mar 2014Cameo, BournemouthBournemouthNightclubs|
|Jon RichardsonJon Richardson appears live in Wimborne, Dorset at Tivoli Theatre on Wednesday, 19 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Jon Richardson at Tivoli Theatre, see the list of tickets available for Jon Richardson.…||19 Mar 2014Tivoli TheatreWimborneMiscellaneous|
|The Dualers + support at The Old FireStationThe Dualers are Britain’s much loved Ska and Reggae band from the South of England who have steadily built up a following of many thousands of truly dedicated fans across all ages and have sold out at the Indigo O2 a r…||20 Mar 2014The Old FirestationBournemouthMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Pam Ann FlyPam Ann Fly will be performing live Comedy at Bournemouth Pavilion on the Friday, 21 March 2014 in Bournemouth, Dorset. Buy tickets for Pam Ann Fly online.…||21 Mar 2014Bournemouth PavilionBournemouthTheatre & Performing Arts|
|BURLESQUE SHOWCASESensu'Elle proudly presents... BURLESQUE SHOWCASE A Sensational Evening of Student Debuts! Our Compere for the evening is the one and only 'Miss Annie' Performances from.... **The Baby Belles** - The Beautif…||22 Mar 2014Pelhams HallBournemouthTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Four Tops and TemptationsFour Tops and Temptations at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) live on Saturday, 22 March 2014 in Bournemouth, Dorset. For tickets to see Four Tops and Temptations at Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), see the…||22 Mar 2014Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)BournemouthMiscellaneous|
|Jaggers Comedy Club BournemouthSaturday 22nd March 2014 Jaggers Bournemouth Comedy Club is the only weekend Comedy show in Bournemouth. We provide our customers an evening of great Fun, Comedy Talent, food (if wanted and must be pre-booked) and great …||22 - 23 Mar 2014Cameo Club BournemouthBournemouthTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Neighbourhood WatchSex, violence, politics, religion, music, romance and garden gnomes ! They all feature in Alan Ayckbourn's latest, deliciously dark, comedy - Neighbourhood Watch. Come and see for yourselves what happens when the resi…||22 Mar 2014The Mowlem TheatreSwanageTheatre & Performing Arts|
Easter in Swanage
Easter activities in Swanage
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Swanage.
Wedding fairs in Swanage
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Swanage. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.