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
JAN
Learn to Sing 2
Bournemouth MVC Rehearsal Room

Learn2Sing ‐ whats it all about thenLearn2Sing 2 is a free course beginning on 17th January 2017 ‐ based in PokesdownWest Southbourne. It is completely FREE with no strings attachedThere are some brilliant choirs around; some require high technical expertise and dont…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 241177
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17
JAN
Speed Dating in Bournemouth
Bar So

Speed Dating in Bournemouth for anyone aged 25 to 40 on Tuesday 17th January 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingbournemouth106462.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Bournemouths most popular singles night How speed dating in Bournemouth works ‐ When…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0238 078469
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20
JAN
La La Land (12A)
The Mowlem Theatre

In Los Angeles an aspiring actress Mia falls for jazz musician Sebastian who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.In Los Angeles aspiring actress Mia Emma Stone falls for jazz musician Sebastian Ryan…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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25
JAN
Donny Osmond
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Donny Osmond is a real life American legend. He has been entertaining audiences of both screen and stage for more than 50 years. From teen idol to radio DJ Donny Osmond has done it all.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JAN
The January Coastal Comedy Show
Hotel Celebrity

An engaging feel good songsmith...charming cheer‐ Sunday TimesJonny Awsum exploded onto the professional comedy scene with a crowd‐pleasing set thats seen him perform his special brand of musical comedy around the world. Hes a comedic whirlwind and has risen quickly from a…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01202 316316
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30
JAN
Manchester by the Sea (15)
The Mowlem Theatre

In Manchester by the Sea the latest film from award‐winning writer and director Kenneth Lonergan the life of a solitary Boston janitor is transformed when he returns to his hometown to take care of his teenage nephew. The story of the Chandlers…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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03
FEB
Lion (PG)
The Mowlem Theatre

Five‐year‐old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty‐five years later…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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23
FEB
All Folk'd Up
The Mowlem Theatre

Following a hugely successful debut nation‐wide Tour in the Spring of 2016 ALL FOLKD UP are BACK with their brand new show rolling out across the UK in 2017. Dont miss this chance to see ALL FOLKD UP as the boys take…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01929 422239
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26
FEB
Pet Shop Boys
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

British post‐modern synth pop that's sold 50 million records world wide earning the award from the Guinness Book of World Records no less of being the most accomplished English duo in the history of U.K.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
FEB
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
O2 Academy Bournemouth

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at O2 Academy Bournemouth in Bournemouth on Monday 27 February 2017. 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…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
MAR
Absolute Bowie
Old Fire Station

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01202 963889
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05
MAR
Upton House Wedding Fair
Upton Country Park

The Upton House Wedding Fair is being re‐launched for Spring 2017 Enjoy a vibrant mix of exhibitors in a grand and spectacular setting and chat with members of the team about choosing Upton House as the venue for your special day. Please…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01202 262753
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16
MAR
Anderson Rabin and Wakeman
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Anderson Rabin and Wakeman at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Thursday 16 March 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAR
Vienna Festival Ballet - Cinderella
The Mowlem Theatre

The story of Cinderella is one of the best known fairy tales and Vienna Festival Ballets full length version has all the familiar ingredients. A downtrodden young girl a glass slipper two comical ugly step‐ sisters and a handsome prince combine to…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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02
APR
Bournemouth Bay Run 2017
Pier Approach

The 35th Bournemouth Bay Run in association with the British Heart Foundation takes place on Sunday 2 April 2017 Choose from a variety of distances all taking place against the backdrop of Bournemouths famous seven‐mile stretch of golden sand and sparkling seas.Price:…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01202 451702
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03
APR
Russell Howard Round the World
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Russell Howard Round the World at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Monday 03 April 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
APR
Rick Astley
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
APR
Diversity
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
APR
Jethro - Bull & Bonkers
The Mowlem Theatre

Every once in a while there comes along a true comedy genius someone who rapidly gains cult status with the British public. Such is the case with JethroArmed with nothing more than a microphone and delivered to you in a warm Cornish…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01929 422239
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10
DEC
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC)

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Bournemouth International Centre BIC in Bournemouth on Sunday 10 December 2017. 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: 9 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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