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Events Diary - May  2019

1st 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
2nd 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Swanage Trefoil 19:15
Meet at Guide H.Q bell St. for Geocaching or Guiding Skills. new members and visitors welcome. contact tel 01929 556374. 
3rd 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Swanage Photographic Society 19:30
Meets in the Rectory classroom, Church Hill for:   AGM and presentation of Trophies.   Visitors welcome, ffi:  www.swanagephotographicsociety.com
  
Bayou Secko 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
4th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Venfest 2019 10:00 to 16:00
Celebrating all that is Dorset & Venison plus much more, live music, enhanced childrens area, falconry displays, live cooking demos, chainsaw displays, lots of venison / lots of hot and cold foods and drinks. Dog of Leads welcome, FREE parking. Over 12s £3.50 Email:  enquiries@venfest.org
  
Railway Sleepers 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
5th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Have-a-Go Morning 10:00 to 12:00
At Swanage Bowls Club, Beach Gardens, Swanage. 10am, for 10.30 start. Ffi: Ken Morgan: 01929 423537 Barrie Tatman: 01929 421162 or www.swanagebowlingclub.org.uk
6th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
7th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
8th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Swanage Area Forum 09:30
Coach Trip to Salisbury. Leaves Swanage 9am, returns 5.30pm. £10 per person. Ffi: 01929 422215.
9th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
10th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival Various times
At Swanage Railway. Intensive timetable, food & drink, trade stands, visiting diesel engines, evening services, merchandise.
10 May to 12 May
  
Purbeck Railway Circle 19:30
Meets at Harmans Cross Village Hall for  “The History of the Railways of Paris”.   A presentation by Michael Bunn, Secretary of The French Railways Society. Refreshments and railway raffle. Doors open 7pm. Ffi 421 913. Everyone is welcome.
  
John Reischman & The Jaybirds 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
11th 
Spring Exhibition Various times
In the Gallery at 41, Esat st, Corfe Castle.
06 April to 11 May
  
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival Various times
At Swanage Railway. Intensive timetable, food & drink, trade stands, visiting diesel engines, evening services, merchandise.
10 May to 12 May
  
Swanage Beach Buddies 10:00
M eeting for the summer season,  at Swanage Fire Station, Kings Road for regular and new volunteers and anyone interested in becoming a beach clean leader or assistant leader. Please note that there is no public parking.    Interested but can't come? Please email  swanagebeachbuddies@gmail.com  or phone 01929 421753  
  
Taylor Smith & The Roaming Jasmine 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
  
Ray Bryant Memorial Gig 18:00
At The Barrington Centre, Ferndown. Tickets £10. Box office 01202 894858
12th 
Diesel Gala & Beer Festival Various times
At Swanage Railway. Intensive timetable, food & drink, trade stands, visiting diesel engines, evening services, merchandise.
10 May to 12 May
  
Have-a-Go Morning 10:00 to 12:00
At Swanage Bowls Club, Beach Gardens, Swanage. 10am, for 10.30 start. Ffi: Ken Morgan: 01929 423537 Barrie Tatman: 01929 421162 or www.swanagebowlingclub.org.uk
  
Schmoozenbergs 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
13th 
Wareham Area Seniors' Forum 10:00 to 12:00
At Carey Hall, Mistover rd, Wareham. Popular Vocalists - a talk by Hilary Foggo. Coffee, tea, cake on arrival.
14th 
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
15th 
Purbeck Society Talks Various times
Visit to Swanage Handmade Bricks Co at Godlingston Brickworks. time TBC details 01929 425049.
  
Studland History Group 14:30
Meets in the Village Hall for a talk by Philip Browne, “ A Freezing Horror – the Wreck of the Halsewell 1786”. All welcome. Ffi the Secretary 01929 439245.
17th 
Monkey See Monkey Do 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
18th 
Belvedere Singers Around the world in 80 minutes 19:30
At St Marys Church, Swanage. Tickets £10, under 18's free, from Aubrey & Hall or on the door.  
19th 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
Frank Burkett Band 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
20th 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
21st 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
Any Questions 19:30 to 21:00
At Swanage Methodist Church, High Street BH19 2LZ . Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up. A critical look at some of the contemporary world views about Jesus. Discussion introduced and led by Dr Helen Morris, Course Leader at Moorlands Bible College. All welcome. No charge  Email:  davinagf@gmail.com
22nd 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
Wareham & District Archaeology & Local History Soc 19:30
Meetings held at Wareham Town Hall. Lilian Ladle - Trade around Poole Harbour – bringing in and taking out the goods BC – AD.
23rd 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
The Vintage Motor Cycle Club Open Meeting 20:00
South Dorset Section is undergoing a recruitment drive to attract new members.  The open meeting will be held at The Three Compasses Inn at Charminster, nr Dorchester, DT2  9QT.  All motorcyclists welcome, all makes and ages of machines can be catered for.  No need to own an old bike but merely to have an interest in them is sufficient to become a member. The Section will have monthly meetings and many riding events.  Ffi: Rod Hann on  01935-872528.
24th 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
Beer Fesival Various times
At The Kings Arms, Stoborough. Live music all weekend, wide range of beers, ciders and ales available!
24 May to 27 May
25th 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
Beer Fesival Various times
At The Kings Arms, Stoborough. Live music all weekend, wide range of beers, ciders and ales available!
24 May to 27 May
  
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Pirate Festival Various times
Events all over Swanage! Re-enactments, beach skirmishes, parade, stalls, games, music and much more!
25 May to 27 May
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
Free Sailing Taster Session 14:00 to 17:00
At Swanage Sailing Club, adults & kids. Just turn up or contac:t gbuglass@bipcom.co.uk
  
'An English Coronation'/ Gabrieli Consort 18:30
At St Mary's, Wareham. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks.
  
Mountain Firework Company 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
26th 
Big Green Dog Walk Various times
Decide on your route, invite your friends and donate! Organised by Margaret Green Animal Rescue. Ffi: margaretgreenanimalrescue.org.uk
19 May to 26 May
  
Beer Fesival Various times
At The Kings Arms, Stoborough. Live music all weekend, wide range of beers, ciders and ales available!
24 May to 27 May
  
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Pirate Festival Various times
Events all over Swanage! Re-enactments, beach skirmishes, parade, stalls, games, music and much more!
25 May to 27 May
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
GroundDog Day 11:00
At Maragaret Grenn Lincoln Farm Rescue Centre, Bere Rd, Winterborne Kingston DT11 9BP. Dog Show, dog agility, food and refreshments.
  
Gadjo 14:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
27th 
Beer Fesival Various times
At The Kings Arms, Stoborough. Live music all weekend, wide range of beers, ciders and ales available!
24 May to 27 May
  
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Pirate Festival Various times
Events all over Swanage! Re-enactments, beach skirmishes, parade, stalls, games, music and much more!
25 May to 27 May
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
St John's the Evangelist Church Flower Festival 10:00
In the grounds of St John’s the Evangelist Church East Holme. The church will be decorated with floral displays and outside there will be a book stall, raffle, tombola, plant stall, games for the children and refreshments. Gates open at 10.00am free entry.   
28th 
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
Family Have a go at Stone Carving 10:00 to 12:00
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre. £30 per adult, £17.50 per child, booking essential.
28 May to 30 May
29th 
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
Family Have a go at Stone Carving 10:00 to 12:00
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre. £30 per adult, £17.50 per child, booking essential.
28 May to 30 May
  
Celebrating our Musicians 19:30
At the Emmanuel Baptist Church, Swanage. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks.
  
The Murphy Beds 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229
30th 
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
Family Have a go at Stone Carving 10:00 to 12:00
At Burngate Stone Carving Centre. £30 per adult, £17.50 per child, booking essential.
28 May to 30 May
  
Illustrated Talk by Gwen Yarker 19:30
At Harman's Cross Village Hall. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks.
31st 
Free Art Exhibition Various times
At Faith House, Holton Lee. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks (venue no.45). Free Parking, sat nav BH16 6JN.
25 May to 09 June
  
Purbeck Art Weeks Various times
Ffi: purbeckartweeks.co.uk
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Makers Market 10:00 to 16:30
At Burngate Stone Craving Centre, Worth Matravers. Demonstrations, work for sale, refreshments.
25 May to 09 June
  
Cathy Veale Exhibition of Paintings 10:00 to 17:00
At Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage. Ffi: cathyveale.co.uk
25 May to 02 June
  
Exhibition of Local Artists & makers 10:00 to 17:00
At The Old Blacksmaiths, Creech, BH20 5DG. Refreshments (inc. gluten free cake) available. Ffi: theoldblacksmiths.com
25 May to 09 June
  
PAW Festival Exhibition 10:00 to 17:00
At The Gallery at 41, Corfe Castle. Closed Tues. Ffi: galleryat41.com
25 May to 09 June
  
The Art of the Countertenor 19:30
With mark Chambers, at St. James' Church, Kingston. Part of Purbeck Art Weeks.
  
Alistair Goodwin Band 20:00
At The Square & Compass, Worth Matravers. Ffi: 01929 439229