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Events Diary - October  2019

1st 
"Harvest" Open Art Exhibition Various times
Upstairs gallery at Purbeck New Wave Gallery in Swanage. Artists from around Dorset including amateur, established and professional, will be displaying and selling work around the theme of "Harvest". Purbeck New Wave Gallery 25 Commercial Road Swanage BH19 1DF. email: purbecknewwave@gmail.com
07 September to 06 October
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
2nd 
"Harvest" Open Art Exhibition Various times
Upstairs gallery at Purbeck New Wave Gallery in Swanage. Artists from around Dorset including amateur, established and professional, will be displaying and selling work around the theme of "Harvest". Purbeck New Wave Gallery 25 Commercial Road Swanage BH19 1DF. email: purbecknewwave@gmail.com
07 September to 06 October
  
Meditation & Mindfullness for Wellbeing 19:00 to 21:00
An evening short course starting at Bella Vista, Burlington rd, Swanage. Course runs every Wednesday October 2,9,16,23. £30 for the course. Ffi: 01929 422562 or naomi@swanageretreats.
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
3rd 
"Harvest" Open Art Exhibition Various times
Upstairs gallery at Purbeck New Wave Gallery in Swanage. Artists from around Dorset including amateur, established and professional, will be displaying and selling work around the theme of "Harvest". Purbeck New Wave Gallery 25 Commercial Road Swanage BH19 1DF. email: purbecknewwave@gmail.com
07 September to 06 October
  
Swanage Blues Festival Various times
60 Gigs, 30 acts, 15 indoor Venues. Ffi: swanage-blues.org
03 October to 06 October
  
Spring Harvest Local 19:30
At The Emmanuel Baptist Church, Swanage Tickets from Tim Silk (silk423@gmail.com) 01929 423931 or 07708 668357 or springharvest.org/local
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival AGM 19:30
At Purbeck House Hotel. The public are welcome.
  
Robert Hokum, Hugh Budden & Steve Darrington 20:30
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Pete Harris & Ray Drury 21:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
4th 
"Harvest" Open Art Exhibition Various times
Upstairs gallery at Purbeck New Wave Gallery in Swanage. Artists from around Dorset including amateur, established and professional, will be displaying and selling work around the theme of "Harvest". Purbeck New Wave Gallery 25 Commercial Road Swanage BH19 1DF. email: purbecknewwave@gmail.com
07 September to 06 October
  
Swanage Blues Festival Various times
60 Gigs, 30 acts, 15 indoor Venues. Ffi: swanage-blues.org
03 October to 06 October
  
Open Mic 14:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Back Porch 14:00
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Stompin' Dave Trio 16:30
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Robert Hokum Revue 18:45
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Raise a Glass to Reg 19:30
In Langton Village Hall. All are welcome at our final farewell to the late Reg Saville, the inspirational founder of the Purbeck Stone Museum and Langton Matravers Local History and Preservation Society, at 7.30pm Ffi: 01929 421481
  
The Lost Revellers 20:00
Live Acts at The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
  
Zoe Shwarz Blue Commotion 20:30
At the Grand Hotel, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Tommy Harkenrider & Orange County Rockets 21:00
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Tommy Allen & Jon Vaughan 21:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
5th 
"Harvest" Open Art Exhibition Various times
Upstairs gallery at Purbeck New Wave Gallery in Swanage. Artists from around Dorset including amateur, established and professional, will be displaying and selling work around the theme of "Harvest". Purbeck New Wave Gallery 25 Commercial Road Swanage BH19 1DF. email: purbecknewwave@gmail.com
07 September to 06 October
  
Swanage Blues Festival Various times
60 Gigs, 30 acts, 15 indoor Venues. Ffi: swanage-blues.org
03 October to 06 October
  
Beer & Pumpkin Festival Various times
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
  
Swanage Beach Buddies Beach Clean (1-1.5hr) 09:15
Meet at Beach Clean Central (blue wooden beach hut near the wishing well in the garden area next to Swanage Information Centre). All welcome tho’ children need to bring an adult. Adults, please bring your gardening gloves. Ffi: swanagebeachbuddies@gmail.com or litter-freepurbeck.org.uk
  
Baroness & The Bear, Robert Hokum, Nick Hyde 12:00
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Stan's Blues Jamboree 13:00
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Open Mic 14:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Paul Lamb & Chad Strentz 14:15
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Blue Touch - Unplugged 14:30
At the Grand Hotel, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Pete Harris & Ray Drury, Jon Vaughan 14:30
At IOP Golf Club, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Blues Dharma 16:00
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Paul Lamb & Chad Strentz 17:30
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Gary Fletcher 17:45
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
'Spats Langham's Quartet 19:00
Swanage Jazz Club presents, at Harman's Cross Village Hall. Tickets £13 from Haman's Cross VH or on 01929 42215.
  
The Fabulous Duck Bros 20:30
At The Grand Hotel, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Robin Bibi Band 21:00
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Fabulous Fezheads 21:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
6th 
"Harvest" Open Art Exhibition Various times
Upstairs gallery at Purbeck New Wave Gallery in Swanage. Artists from around Dorset including amateur, established and professional, will be displaying and selling work around the theme of "Harvest". Purbeck New Wave Gallery 25 Commercial Road Swanage BH19 1DF. email: purbecknewwave@gmail.com
07 September to 06 October
  
Swanage Blues Festival Various times
60 Gigs, 30 acts, 15 indoor Venues. Ffi: swanage-blues.org
03 October to 06 October
  
Dorset Button Rapper Workshop Various times
At Sandford Scout Hut. Ffi email: anthony613@btinternet.com or www.brmm.org.uk/DorsetButtonsMorris
  
Baroness & The Bear, Robert Hokum, Nick Hyde 12:00
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Robin Bibi Band Jam Session 12:30
At The legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Open Mic 13:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Midnight Skyracer 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
  
Ben Tyzack & Guy Tortora 14:15
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Hugh Budden & The Blue Chords 14:30
At The Grand Hotel, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
'Steamer' 15:00
At The Black Swan, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Rory McLeod 15:30
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
  
The Sepia Swing Show Twins 15:45
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Ben Tyzack & Guy Tortora 17:30
At The Centre, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Luke Doherty Band 17:30
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Pete Harris & Jon Vaughan 20:00
At The Red Lion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Tommy Harkenrider & Orange County Rockets 20:30
At The Grand Hotel, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Tommy Allen's Trafficker 21:00
At The Legion, part of Swanage Blues Festival.
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
7th 
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
8th 
The Purbeck Carers Group 10:30 to 12:00
We meet on the 2 nd  Tuesday of each month in a private room, Wareham Library.  On behalf of everyone you are most welcome.  The groups ethos is with friendship and information to support carers with varied speakers to empower your caring role, over a cup of tea.   Ffi: Marilyn Butler 01929 553826 or 07785741733
  
Italian Art & Cuisine 11:00 to 17:00
At The Italian Kitchen, South Street, Wareham.
08 October to 10 October
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
9th 
Italian Art & Cuisine 11:00 to 17:00
At The Italian Kitchen, South Street, Wareham.
08 October to 10 October
  
Humphries Kirk FREE Legal Consultation 09:00 to 13:00
At The Swanage Branch 01929 423301.
  
Swanage Hospital AGM 19:00
At Emmanuel Church, Victoria Avenue.
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
10th 
Italian Art & Cuisine 11:00 to 17:00
At The Italian Kitchen, South Street, Wareham.
08 October to 10 October
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
11th 
Autumn Steam Gala Various times
At Swanage Railway. Ffi: swanagerailway.co.uk
11 October to 13 October
  
Swanage Regatta & Carnival Presentation Eve 19:30 to 11:00
At Purbeck House Hotel. Public are welcome.
11 October to 01 October
  
Will Killeen 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
12th 
Autumn Steam Gala Various times
At Swanage Railway. Ffi: swanagerailway.co.uk
11 October to 13 October
  
Kingston Maurwood College Open Morning 10:00 to 14:00
Dorchester DT2 8PY. Ffi: 01305 215215
  
'Love Swanage' 11:00 to 16:00
At All Saints Church, Ulwell. Activities, arts and crafts and interactive displays.
  
Kit Hawes & Aarron Catlow 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
13th 
Autumn Steam Gala Various times
At Swanage Railway. Ffi: swanagerailway.co.uk
11 October to 13 October
  
The Drystones 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
15th 
Purbeck Parkinson’s Meetings 14:00 to 16:00
All Saints Church Hall Swanage 2pm till 4pm FFI – T. Lander 01929 425970 or D. Peters 01929 551962
16th 
Architects Masterplan Viewing 14:00 to 20:00
For the New Sports Centre for Swanage at Days Park Football Ground. At The Emmanuel Church, Victoria Avenue.
  
Studland History Group 14:30
Meets in the Village Hall for a talk by Ben Buxton, “Wareham and Poole Harbour Through Time”. All welcome. Ffi the Secretary 01929 439245.
  
Open Mic Night 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
17th 
Purbeck Ass’n of the National Trust 14:30
At Carey Hall, Mistover Rd, Wm. ‘Mr Hardy’s Legacy’. Martin Stephen talks about how the National Trust tells Thomas Hardy’s story through his properties, Hardy’s Cottage and Max Gate. All welcome. £3 incl refreshments. Ffi 01929 427300.
  
Architects Masterplan Viewing 16:00 to 19:00
For the New Sports Centre for Swanage at Days Park Football Ground. At STHFC Club House.
18th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Purbeck Railway Circle 19:30
Meets at Harmans Cross Village Hall. Joint Meeting with Purbeck Film Festival showing ‘Railways Recalled’ and ‘The General’ with Buster Keaton. Refreshments and railway raffle. Doors open 7pm. Ffi 421 913.
  
Snow White 19:30
At The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage. Tickets: Adult £20, Cons £19, Child £12.50, Student (15-21) £19, Ranger School of Dance £11.50. Book online at mowlemtheatre.com
19th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Kangaroo Moon 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
20th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Dorset Button Rapper Workshop Various times
At Sandford Scout Hut. Ffi email: anthony613@btinternet.com or www.brmm.org.uk/DorsetButtonsMorris
  
Swanage Beach Buddies Beach Clean (1-1.5hr) 09:15
Meet at Beach Clean Central (blue wooden beach hut near the wishing well in the garden area next to Swanage Information Centre). All welcome tho’ children need to bring an adult. Adults, please bring your gardening gloves. Ffi: swanagebeachbuddies@gmail.com or litter-freepurbeck.org.uk
  
Kirsty Mcgee & Ben Bedford 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
  
Canzonetta Concert 15:00
In St Mark’s Church, Herston, Swanage . An hour of varied songs, followed by a delicious tea. Free entry. Retiring collection in aid of St Mark’s Church.
21st 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
22nd 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
23rd 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
24th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Discovering Dorset 19:30
In Langton Matravers Village Hall An illustrated talk by Stewart Timbrell, on less well known parts of Dorset, on behalf of the LM Local History and Preservation Society. Admission is £2.50, but non-members are very welcome for £3.50. Ffi: [01929 421 481]
25th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers.(See programme). Ffi: 01929 439229.
  
Langton Matravers Historical Society 19:30
Ppresents a talk in the Village Hall by Jessica Sutcliffe on the subject of ‘Helen Muspratt: Photographer’ who became very well known in Swanage. A lifelong communist, member of the Cambridge intellectual milieu of the 1930s, and a working mother at a time when such a role was unusual for women of her class. She was also a pioneering photographer, creating an extraordinary body of work in many different styles and genres. Following Helen’s death in 2001, her daughter, Jessica Sutcliffe, became increasingly aware of her mother’s importance in the history of twentieth century photography and the talk will give a fascinating insight into an important artist.
  
Grizzly Rhys Morgan 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
26th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Adult Stone Carving Various times
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Langton Matravers. Booking essential on: 01929 439405
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Light Up Swanage Pier 18:00 to 20:00
Ffi and tickets: www.swanagepiertrust.com/events or 01929 425806
26 October to 27 October
  
Davey & Dyer 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229.
27th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Light Up Swanage Pier 18:00 to 20:00
Ffi and tickets: www.swanagepiertrust.com/events or 01929 425806
26 October to 27 October
28th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
29th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Family Have a go at Stone Carving Various times
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Langton Matravers. Booking essential on: 01929 439405
29 October to 30 October
  
Humphries Kirk FREE Legal Consultation 09:00 to 13:00
At the Wareham branch 01929 552141
30th 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Family Have a go at Stone Carving Various times
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Langton Matravers. Booking essential on: 01929 439405
29 October to 30 October
  
James Smith Funeral Directors Information Day 10:00 to 14:00
At The Swanage School. Free entry and refreshments. Ffi: 01202 882936
  
Antiques Valuation day (Andrew Smith) 11:00 to 15:00
At The Booking Hall, Swanage Railway Station. No appointment necessary.
31st 
Purbeck Film Festival Various times
At over thirty venues across Purbeck. See programmes for details of over eighty screenings.
18 October to 02 November
  
Halloween at The Blue Pool 10:00 to 16:00
Spooky hunts around the pool! Ffi: 01929 551408
26 October to 03 November
  
Family Have a go at Stone Carving Various times
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre, Langton Matravers. Booking essential on: 01929 439405