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

25
APR
Noah (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

Academy Award winner Russell Crowe stars as Noah a man chosen by God for a great task before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world.Cast also includes IJennifer Connelly Anthony Hopkins Emma Watson Logan Lerman Douglas Booth Ray Winstone Kevin Durand Nick Nolte…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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26
APR
No Tomorrow Presents Donaeo
Cameo

No Tomorrow brings one of the UKs biggest Urban artists Donaeo to the South Coast to Party Hard. Donaeo will be perform a live set of his club anthems in the basement including Im Fly Devil In A Blue Dress and of…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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26
APR
The River
The Mowlem Theatre

And the next day I went back to the river and I took off my clothes and I dived in the water and I looked for the fish and I couldnt find it but when I surfaced I was holding something. Something…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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29
APR
Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip
The Old Fire Station

Dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip are a hip‐hop duo originally hailing from Stanford‐le‐Hope in Essex they combine electronic beats with spoken word lyrics.Dan le sac Vs Scroobius Pip are the ones who did that…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Wretch 32
O2 Academy Bournemouth

British rap performer and grime artist Wretch 32 is set to embark on a headlining tour of the UK starting this April in support of his second studio release; Black and White which was released…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAY
David Copperfield
The Mowlem Theatre

On Friday 2nd May 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Hotbuckle Productions Ltd who delighted the Mowlem audience last year with their version of the play Les Miserables now return to the Mowlem Theatre withDavid CopperfieldWhether I shall turn out to be the hero…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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03
MAY
Hornet
The Anvil

SED RECORDS UK PRESENTS:HORNETwww.facebook.comofficialhornetUNCLE PABLOS MAGIC POTIONTHE UNDERGROUND PILOTSwww.facebook.comtheundergroundpilotsWISEFOOLwww.facebook.comwisefoolbandThe AnvilSaturday 3rd May 2014Doors: 8pmTickets: £5.00 advStrictly 18…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07742 432551
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03
MAY
The Love Punch (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

A divorced couple scheme to recover the retirement money that was stolen from them.Director: Joel HopkinsWriter: Joel HopkinsStars: Russell Crowe Jennifer Connelly Anthony Hopkins Emma Watson Logan Lerman Douglas Booth Ray Winstone Kevin Durand Nick Nolte Marton Csokas…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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03
MAY
Rick Wakeman
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

British keyboard player and songwriter Rick Wakeman is probably best known for being the flamboyant keyboardist in the prog‐rock band Yes who he joined in 1971 replacing Tony Kaye. His best known records were…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
MAY
The Queen Extravaganza
O2 Academy Bournemouth

The Queen Extravaganza appears live in Bournemouth Dorset at O2 Academy Bournemouth on Saturday 10 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Queen Extravaganza at O2 Academy Bournemouth see the list of tickets available for The Queen Extravaganza.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
Paul Hollywood
Pavilion Theatre

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAY
Elvis Presley Live on Stage
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

The all new ELVIS PRESLEY ON STAGE music experience will kick off their tour in Ireland starting in April 2014 and continue shows through out the United Kingdom through the end of May. Featuring…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Elvis Presley On Stage
Bournemouth International Centre

The all new ELVIS PRESLEY ON STAGE music experience will kick off their tour in Ireland starting in April 2014 and continue shows through out the United Kingdom through the end of May. Featuring…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
MAY
Mr Scruff
The Old Fire Station

Ninja Tune veteran & supreme selector Mr. Scruff will be at the controls for the whole night serving up a melting pot of jazz soul hip hop funk disco deep house reggae dubstep afrobeat latin…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
MAY
Sixties Music and Laughter with The New Honeycombs
The Mowlem Theatre

Sixties Music and Laughter featuring The New Honeycombs & Tank ShermanThe New Honeycombs have teamed up with Tank Sherman a very talented and hilariously funny comedian. Tank Sherman hails from the West Country and prides himself in providing slick humour which has…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01929 422239
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22
MAY
Jungle
Bournemouth University Old Fire Station

Jungle at Bournemouth University Old Fire Station live on Thursday 22 May 2014 in Bournemouth Dorset. For tickets to see Jungle at Bournemouth University Old Fire Station see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
MAY
Back to Broadway
Pavilion Theatre Bournemouth

Back to Broadway is a show that is a celebration of all that is best about Musical Theatre from the heartbreaking beauty and power of Memory Music of the Night and Dont Cry for Me Argentina to the feel good energy of…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 456400
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23
MAY
The Seekers
Bournemouth International Centre

Australians Of The Year 1967 and ARIA Hall Of Fame inductees The Seekers first performed together in Melbourne in 1962. They became Australia's first international supergroup topping charts around the world with hits like…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
MAY
Michael Bolton
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Famed for his soft rock power ballads Michael Bolton actually started his career in harder rock company touring with Ozzy Osborne and crew He has seen huge success both as a writer for other artists…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAY
Michael Bolton VIP
Bournemouth International Centre

Michael Bolton VIP at Bournemouth International Centre live on Saturday 24 May 2014 in Bournemouth Dorset. For tickets to see Michael Bolton VIP at Bournemouth International Centre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
MAY
Klaxons
Mr Kyps

In 2007 Klaxons did what pretty much no band have done since: arrive with a fully fledged ideology ‐ new rave. It might be hard to remember now but back then it was strange seeing…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAY
McBusted
Bournemouth International Centre

British supergroup McBusted were formed ‐ unsurprisingly ‐ from successful boy bands McFly and Busted in 2013 and their original 11‐date tour increased to 34 dates throughout April and June 2014. The group have also…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
MAY
Graham Parker
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Graham Parker performs live at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth Dorset on Friday 30 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Graham Parker at O2 Academy Bournemouth now.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
MAY
Graham Parker The Rumour
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Graham Parker The Rumour performs live at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth Dorset on Friday 30 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Graham Parker The Rumour at O2 Academy Bournemouth now.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
MAY
Same Old Faces
The Mowlem Theatre

The Same Old Faces return to The Mowlem in support of Switch on Swanage to raise funds for festoon lighting and future maintenance of decorative lights around Swanage. They will be supported by a young singer songwriter named Karl Lattimer. This will…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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01
JUN
An Evening With Julie Andrews
Bournemouth International Centre

This Academy Award recipient and winner of multiple Golden Globes BAFTA's Emmy's and Grammy's will weave in professional and personal anecdotes as well as showing highlights from her life during her live chat. She will…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
JUN
Much Ado About Nothing
The Mowlem Theatre

SISATA is a site‐specific theatre company that produces energetic fun and playful pieces of theatre that are suitable for all ages. We want our audiences to be a part of storytelling and pride ourselves on stimulating the senses. SISATA has been created…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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04
JUN
Little Mix
Bournemouth International Centre

Little Mix are one of those bands that has had a rather unconventional career compared to most bands ‐ with their autobiography 'Ready to Fly' and a line of dolls and merchandise released before they…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
JUN
Gareth Malone
Bournemouth International Centre

Get ready to sing from your seat as Gareth Malone invites you the audience to be part of his first ever live tour. This live tour and his new album follow a period of…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
JUN
Gareth Malone The Live Tour
Bournemouth International Centre

Gareth Malone The Live Tour at Bournemouth International Centre live on Saturday 07 June 2014 in Bournemouth Dorset. For tickets to see Gareth Malone The Live Tour at Bournemouth International Centre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous