Irish music session

Join a great Irish music session on both Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes at the White Swan. You’ll love the music, the atmosphere and of course the beer!

Cost: FREE. But please make a donation so we can keep the festival going.

When? Saturday, Sep 7 12:30 pm
Where? White Swan
Swanage Folk Festival

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Festival locations

Events are located around the town centre, mainly Sandpit Field and Shore road. Click here for a map of the locations.


Some parts of the Festival are free and others need you to buy a ticket. Click here for more details about tickets.

Irish music session

Join in for great Irish music sessions on Saturday at the White Swan pub.

You’ll love the music, the atomsphere and of course the beer!

Oh, by the way, you can enjoy it again on Sunday afternoon!

Each year Swanage is filled with a music and dance spectacle,
including FREE and ticketed events across the weekend.


On Sandpit field

Craft fair, children’s entertainment, afternoon concerts 

All around the town

Dance displays, the procession and the fringe

Tickets needed

Evening concerts on Sandpit field

Concerts in the Conservative Club

Ceilidh in Swanage School

Workshops - various locations