Glenlee Swanage



The year's main festivals and events are listed below. For details, click on an event to go to its own website.


Purbeck Film Festival 13-28 October 2017


Purbeck Literary Festival is taking a break in 2018

Swanage Blues Festival 1-4 March 2018

Purbeck Strings Festival TBC

Purbeck Arts Weeks 26 May – 10 June 2018

Swanage Fish Festival 9-10 June 2018

N1SCO European Paddleboard Championships TBC

Swanage Armed Forces Day 30 June 2018

Purbeck Pirate Festival TBC

Swanage Jazz Festival (provisional) 13-15 July 2018

Swanage Carnival and Regatta 28 July – 4 August 2018

Swanage Lifeboat Week 10-19 August 2018

Purbeck Valley Folk Festival 16-19 August 2018

Harmans Cross Field Day fete 27 August 2018

Purbeck Chamber Music Festival 30 August – 2 September 2018

Swanage Folk Festival  7-9 September 2018

Swanage & Purbeck Walking Festival TBC

Purbeck Nordic Walking Festival 14-16 September 2018

Purbeck Running Festival 16 September 2018

Swanage Blues Festival 4-7 October 2018

Purbeck Film Festival TBC

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Event links

Swanage Town Council

Virtual Swanage

Visit Dorset

What's On In Dorset

Swanage Railway

The Purbeck Gazette

Resort Dorset