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Events Diary - May  2020

1st 
Woodwork & Metalwork Exhibition 10:30 to 16:00
At Shop Dorset Makers, Creech, Wareham.
25 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353
30 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353
30 April to 03 May
2nd 
Woodwork & Metalwork Exhibition 10:30 to 16:00
At Shop Dorset Makers, Creech, Wareham.
25 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353
30 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353
30 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
  
King George's 5K 09:00
A free informal 5k walk, jog or run, Victoria Ave, Swanage. All welcome. Ffi: Pete Smith 07876 567584.
  
Venfest 2020 10:00 to 16:00
At Lychett Minster BH16 6AP. Entry over 12's - £3.50. Ffi: www.venfest.org
  
The Glitter Run 10:00
5k Run for all ages! At Baiter Park, Poole. Visit lewis-manning.co.uk to sign up
  
Lyra The Voice of St Petersburg 19:30
A Concert at St Marys Church, Swanage. Tickets £10, inc refreshments on the door or in advance from the Parish office and Corben's Estate Agents.
  
Live Music 21:00 to 23:00
At The Drax Arms, Bere Regis - Nina Singer and fiddle player. Fiery Fiddle Driven Celtic, Pop & Party!
3rd 
Woodwork & Metalwork Exhibition 10:30 to 16:00
At Shop Dorset Makers, Creech, Wareham.
25 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353
30 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mystery Tour - Includes ALL admission fees. Ffi: 01305 782353
30 April to 03 May
  
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
4th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
  
Swanage Poets 14:00
Meet at the art workshop in Commercial Road (just past Chococo). Everyone who writes poems, or just loves poetry, is welcome. We meet monthly. Ffi:  sdm.early@gmail.com
  
Slow Americana Jam 20:00 to 22:00
At The Drax Arms, Bere Regis  -  Slow Jam for acoustic Instruments, aimed at beginners to advance players, typically playing Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, etc. - banjo, guitar, fiddle, etc.
5th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
6th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
  
Landscape from the Past - WW2 Walk 14:00 to 15:30
 Join local history enthusiast, and Pier volunteer, Nick Reed in exploring the World War 2 landscape around the Pier and Peveril Point. The walk will look at some of the structures that remain and how they helped protect the Dorset coast from invasion. Start: 2.00pm at the Pier Gatehouse Duration: 1.5 hours Distance approx: 1 mile (some uneven paths) £3.00 per person. Ffi: 01929 425 871 or email  activities@swanagepiertrust.com Email:  activities@swanagepiertrust.com
  
Swan Lake 19:30
At The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage. Box Office: 01929 422239
7th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
8th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
  
Church Service 09:00
At st Marys Church. Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
Street Party 10:00
Along the Lower High Street. Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
VE Day Parade 10:45
Along Shore rd, towards the Mowlem, address at 11am. Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
Tea Party for Ticket Holders 13:00
Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
Judging of WW2 Cake Comp 14:30
Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
Spitfire Painting Auction 16:30
Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
VE Day Entertainment 17:00
At Swanage Bandstand. Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
VE Day Bells 19:00
At St Marys Church. Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
  
'We Will Remember' 21:10
Close of events at Swanage War Memorial. Part of Swanage VE Day Events.
9th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Mediterranean Riviera - The coast of the setting sun. Ffi: 01305 782353
02 May to 09 May
  
Wartime Dance and Buffet 19:00
At The Grand Hotel, Swanage. Part of Swanage VE Day Events. Tickets available from the Grand Hotel on 01929 423353.
11th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353
11 May to 15 May
12th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353
11 May to 15 May
  
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
13th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353
11 May to 15 May
14th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353
11 May to 15 May
15th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
Cheshire Heritage - Mills, Mansions & Canals. Ffi: 01305 782353
11 May to 15 May
18th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353
18 May to 22 May
19th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353
18 May to 22 May
20th 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353
18 May to 22 May
21st 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353
18 May to 22 May
  
Open Mic Night 21:00 to 23:00
At The Drax Arms, Bere Regis.  
22nd 
Bluebird Coach Tour Various times
The Heart of England - Steam trains and river cruises. Ffi: 01305 782353
18 May to 22 May
  
Swanage Pier History Walk 15:00 to 15:30
Enjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations. Tours start at the gatehouse, normal admission applies to the Pier.  Ffi:t  activities@swanagepiertrust.com  or 01929 425 871 Email:  activities@swanagepiertrust.com
23rd 
Bach Cantatas & Violin Masterpieces 19:30
At St James' Church, Kingston. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks Festival.
24th 
Illustrated Talk by Juliet Haysom 19:30
At Harmans Cross Village Hall. Part Of Purbeck Arts Weeks Festival.
25th 
'Bold as Brass' 18:30
The Evolution of the Trombone. At Lady st Marys Wareham. Part Of Purbeck Arts Weeks Festival.
30th 
I Fagiolini 18:30
Celebrate the Changing seasons, at Lady St Marys Church, Wareham. Part Of Purbeck Arts Weeks Festival.
31st 
Boccherini Stabat Mater 19:30
At St Edwards Church, Swanage.Part Of Purbeck Arts Weeks Festival.