Event categories Festivals & Outdoor Events

Swanage Lifeboat Week

Start date: 11/08/2023
End date: 20/08/2023
All-day event
Location: Swanage
Festivals & Outdoor Events
Come and join the festivities at Swanage Lifeboat Station and Prince Albert Gardens for Swanage Lifeboat Week! There’s 10 days of jam-packed fun, activities and entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Take part in the much-loved build-a-boat competition or test your knowledge with the popular lifeboat quiz. Runners can even participate in “The Lifeboat Loop” a […]

Swanage Carnival 2023

Start date: 29/07/2023
End date: 05/08/2023
All-day event
Location: Swanage
Festivals & Outdoor Events
Swanage Carnival is the South Coast’s premier carnival event for the whole family to enjoy. Celebrate the summer season with a full week of entertainment, food, and activities. Make memories that will last a lifetime! When is the Carnival Procession? The Carnival Procession takes place on the first Sunday of Carnival week starting at 3pm. […]

The Tempest

Start date: 22/07/2023
End date: 24/07/2023
Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Prince Albert Gardens, Swanage
Festivals & Outdoor Events
SISATA presents Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST. Adapted and Directed by Charmaine K. Musical Direction by Alastair Simpson. A great storm is coming to the Isle of Portland, bringing trouble to its shores. Prospero's spells wash ashore the ghosts of his past, triggering strange magical consequences for Portlanders; Miranda, Ariel and Caliban. The human lust for power […]

Roads to Rail Steam Rally

Start date: 23/06/2023
End date: 25/06/2023
All-day event
Location: Norden, Corfe Castle
Family Fun | Festivals & Outdoor Events
Step back in time for a weekend of steam-powered demonstrations and vintage fairground fun. Working traction engines, road rollers, showman’s engines, Land Rovers, lorries, classic cars, stationary engines and much more – bringing the Isle of Purbeck to life with recreations of a bygone age. Located near Corfe Castle, next to Norden train station, you […]