What's On

June 

Yoga on the Pier 

Wednesday 16th June 2021 

Join local senior yoga teacher, Helen McCabe, on Wednesday 16th June for a morning yoga sessions on the beautiful location of Swanage pier this summer. The hour long session will be a gentle guided flow classes suitable for all levels and will include an introduction to simple breathing techniques, some standing and seated postures and a guided relaxation. Anyone can benefit from the simple tools of yoga, which can be a wonderful practice for general wellbeing. Regular practice can develop strength, stability, flexibility and, ultimately, a calm mind.

£10.00 per person

All levels and abilities welcome. Not suitable for children.

BOOK NOW 

For full information please visit.



Swanage Pier Wednesday History Walk 

Wednesday 30th June at 10.30am

Enjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations. 

Experience a breath of fresh air and great views while learning about the history of the pier told by one of our Volunteers.

Tours start at the gatehouse, normal admission applies to the Pier.

For future information please contact activities@swanagepiertrust.com or 01929 425 871

Weather Dependent.



July

Starting July 2021  

Art and Nature Drawing from Swanage Pier 

in collaboration with local Artist/Tutor, Julie Herring

Enjoying the local views? Fancy having a go at ‘Drawing from nature’?  

First Tuesdays of every month, starting Tuesday 6th July 2021, 10.30am - 12.30pm.

Choose your topic, from Natural landscapes, seascapes, coastal scenes, shells & collections from the  shoreline, views of Swanage or the restored Victorian seaside pier itself.

Friendly tuition & guidance given by Dorset Artist/tutor, Julie Herring.

Monthly sessions: Learn ways of looking, observing and drawing from nature.

Suitable for beginners and improvers. No experience necessary.

A gentle activity to relax for 2 hours and enjoy your local scenery.

£12 per person (booking necessary below)

Please dress suitably for the weather and bring a sketchbook & pencils, (or ‘starter drawing packs’ are available to purchase on request). You may also like to bring a chair or cushion for the benches.

If the weather is too wet, wild and woolly the class will be cancelled, and we will let you know via telephone and email.  In the event of cancellation due to the weather, a full refund will be given, or money transferred over to another date if there is availability.

You are welcome to use the Swanage Pier cafe, toilets and parking on the pier (2 hours parking: £4)

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For further information about the class please call Julie Herring on 07720 353454. 

 

 



 

Write on Swanage Pier   

Friday 16th July 

Write on the Pier Walks - 1 hour – 8am, 2pm and 3pm

Join landscape writer, artist and arts project engagement programmer, Sarah Acton, for a short one hour ‘stroll and write’ along the pier listening to nature and the sea, and connecting to Swanage’s literary heritage, the natural environment, weather, and sea. We will be sharing ideas in discussion and taking creative inspiration to write in any style – gentle time and space for imagination and connection to the coastal landscape from the pier. Whatever you level or ability, Sarah encourages wild writing and everyday creative practice outside to spark and develop ideas and for mental, physical, and soulful wellness.

Bring a pen and paper and dress for the weather!

£5.00 per person - BOOK NOW BELOW

8. 00am        2. 00pm       3. 00pm 

Seasons of the Sea (creative writing workshop) - 10am-12pm creative writing workshop with refreshments

Join Sarah Acton…for a creative writing workshop on the pier and in the private pier classroom indoors, taking inspiration from the sea, the seasons and Purbeck stone.  With nature readings, exercises, prompts, discussions and reflective journaling, this workshop encourages creative practice and wild writing to spark new thoughts, ideas and fresh (and often surprising) writing in any style, with lots of tips on generating inspiration both wild writing outside and developing writing at your desk. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Tea and biscuits included.  Bring a pen and paper and dress for the weather!

£20.00 per person

£15.00 Concessions / Dorset Resident

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Yoga on the Pier

Wednesday 7th, Wednesday 14th, Wednesday 21st and Wednesday  28th July

Join local senior yoga teacher, Helen McCabe, for these weekly Wednesday morning yoga sessions on the beautiful location of Swanage pier this summer. These hour long sessions will be gentle guided flow classes suitable for all levels and will include an introduction to simple breathing techniques, some standing and seated postures and a guided relaxation. Anyone can benefit from the simple tools of yoga, which can be a wonderful practice for general wellbeing. Regular practice can develop strength, stability, flexibility and, ultimately, a calm mind.

£10.00 per session

£25.00 for three sessions

All levels and abilities welcome. Not suitable for children.

BOOK NOW 

For full information please visit.



Swanage Pier Wednesday History Walk 

Wednesday 28th July at 10.30am

Enjoy a tour following in the footsteps of the Victorians in a stroll along the pier, a pleasure that has been enjoyed by generations. 

Experience a breath of fresh air and great views while learning about the history of the pier told by one of our Volunteers.

Tours start at the gatehouse, normal admission applies to the Pier.

For future information please contact activities@swanagepiertrust.com or 01929 425 871

Weather Dependent.



Fish and Chip Cruise to Poole  

Friday 30th July 2021

Enjoy an early evening boat trip with City Cruises to Poole, with fish and chips served at Poole before heading back to Swanage. Offering you vast panoramas of sky, sea, and sand as you pass Old Harry Rocks, Studland Bay, Sandbanks and into Europe's Largest natural harbour.

Leave 7.00pm from Swanage Pier.

Return to Swanage at 9.00pm

£19.00 per person 

Include Fish and Chips at Poole

Under 5-year-olds are free, no food included.  

Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

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August

Yoga on the Pier

Wednesday 4th, Wednesday 11th, Wednesday 18th and  Wednesday 25th August

Join local senior yoga teacher, Helen McCabe, for these weekly Wednesday morning yoga sessions on the beautiful location of Swanage pier this summer. These hour long sessions will be gentle guided flow classes suitable for all levels and will include an introduction to simple breathing techniques, some standing and seated postures and a guided relaxation. Anyone can benefit from the simple tools of yoga, which can be a wonderful practice for general wellbeing. Regular practice can develop strength, stability, flexibility and, ultimately, a calm mind.

£10.00 per session

£25.00 for three sessions

All levels and abilities welcome. Not suitable for children.

BOOK NOW 

For full information please visit.



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