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Festivals and Events for 2020/21

In response to Covid-19 and the three new measures introduced by the UK Government on 23rd March 2020, please be advised that many festivals and events have been postponed for the 2020/21 season.

The situation is being reviewed on an ongoing basis, so please visit this page again for any future updates.

If you have any queries regarding this, or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the Swanage Information Centre.

This is an unprecedented, continually changing situation and we are all working to keep Swanage residents safe. The Town Council would like to thank you for your understanding and patience at this time.

Keep safe and we look forward to welcoming you in the future when it is safe to do so.

Stay home and stay safe.


Please note that the following is for information purposes only:

Swanage and Purbeck hosts many festivals and events throughout the year, and there’s something for everyone.

Please see below for details about forthcoming events, or to print off a copy of the events list please click on the following link:

(Events list not available at the current time, please visit this page again for any future updates. Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.)

If you require any further information about any upcoming event, please do not hesitate to contact Swanage Information Centre who will be pleased to assist you, or visit the Swanage Information Centre and Beach Gardens Facebook pages.


Please also take a look at Visit Dorset, Dorset's official tourism website, for further ideas and inspiration, visitor information, and for a full events selection across Dorset.


If you are an event organiser, please remember to add your event for free to the Visit Dorset website by completing a short form at - submit event


If you are considering holding an event on land owned by Swanage Town Council please either contact the Swanage Information Centre, or complete a Stage 1 Application Form. Thank you.


Other local websites you may find useful:

Durlston Country Park

Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre

Swanage Pier

Swanage Railway