The Mowlem 
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Sat 30th Apr to Thu 5th May 7:30pmMatinee Tue 3rd May at 2:30pm    Genre: Drama ...
Fri 6th May 8pm   Concert / Comedy     STARRING SWANAGE'S OWN NICOLE FARADAY!!! ...

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Isle of Woman - Three Women and a Piano

isleofwomanFri 6th May



Concert / Comedy



STARRING SWANAGE'S OWN NICOLE FARADAY!!! Star of Bad Girls, Emmerdale and Casualty, Nicky returns to her home town to bring you an evening of beautiful harmonies and comedy songs.

Live Theatre

The Jungle Book (PG)


Sat 7th to Thu 12th May

Matinee Mon 9th May at 2:30pm


Genre: Adventure / Drama / Family

The man-cub Mowgli flees the jungle after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan. Guided by Bagheera the panther and the bear Baloo, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery, though he also meets creatures who don't have his best interests at heart.



sensationFri 13th May



Concert / Tribute




A Tribute show featuring the music of The Who
As part of the 50 years of The Who, this show features the greatest hits of the timeless British Band including songs from both Tommy and Quadrophenia, put together as a unique concert with theatrical and musical elements.


Live Theatre

Golden Years (12a)


Sat 14th to Thu 19th May

Matinee Mon 16th May at 2:30pm


Genre: Comedy

Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime.


Florence Foster Jenkins (12a)

florence foster jenkins

Fri 20th to Thu 26th May (not Sat 21st)

Matinee Mon 23rd May at 2:30pm


Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama

The true story of the legendary New York heiress and socialite, Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep), who in the early 1900s, obsessively pursued her dream of becoming a great singer—despite having a singing voice that was so out of tune and unable to hit the right notes that people found it hilarious.


Variations of Pointe

variationsofpointeSat 21st May



Dance / Ballet




“Variations of Pointe” is an exciting new triple bill encompassing all aspects of ballet: grace, elegance and entertainment with something for everyone.

Live Theatre

Derek Acorah - Soul Reunion Tour

derekacorahSat 28th May







Derek Acorah is one of the foremost names in the world of Psychic Phenomena, as well as a celebrity, author and performer like no other.

Live Theatre

Tess Of The d'Urbervilles

tessSat 4th June



Drama / Play




Adapted and directed by Charmaine K Parkin. Part of the Theatre Fest West 2016.

Four actors play multiple roles in what is an enigmatic and fast paced telling of virtue, love and injustice, but above all the impact of this on the human condition.


Live Theatre

No Room for Love

noroomforloveflyerFOR THREE PERFORMANCES
Thu 16th to Sat 18th June at 

Comedy / Amateur



Swanage Drama Company present a farce written by Anthony Marriott and Bob Grant.

Live Theatre

Noel Coward's Hay Fever

hayfeverFri 24th Jun and Fri 1st Jul



Comedy / Play




After the great success of the professional Wessex Actors Company’s production of ‘Canterbury Tales’ at various Dorset venues in 2015, they’re pleased to announce this year’s production of Hay Fever.

Live Theatre

Simon and Garfunkel: Through the Years

simongarfunkelFri 22nd Jul



Concert / Tribute




‘Simon and Garfunkel Through the Years’ is the World’s most authentic sounding theatre show of its kind. With moving and powerful live performances and multimedia, the show takes a chronological journey through the music and behind the scenes of the greatest ever folk-rock duo.

Live Theatre

Joe Pasquale

joepasqualeThu 4th August



Comedy / Stand-Up




Yes, it’s that time of year again, Joe Pasquale is back! Crowned 2004's King Of The Jungle on ITV's I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, the ever popular helium-voiced entertainer has been dubbed 'the busiest man in showbiz'.

Live Theatre

Ben Thompson - The Definitive Elvis Experience

Elvis mowlem flyerSat 27th August



Concert / Tribute




Still growing 38 years after his untimely passing, the legend of Elvis Presley continues to grow.   Everyone has their own special Memories of Elvis, whether it’s the Aloha from Hawaii via satellite, the NBC ’68 Comeback Special, or the unforgettable experience of having seen a live concert by the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.

Live Theatre

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