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The Mowlem Theatre and Cinema

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The Mowlem Cinema and Theatre Swanage Purbeck


Ideally located on the sea front in the heart of Swanage town centre!


Cinema and Theatre in Swanage

The Mowlem has a combined programme  of theatre and cinema with over 200 film performances and 60-100 nights of live theatre, comprising local schools and amateur societies as well as incoming professional productions.

The Showbar at The Mowlem

The Showbar, Taproom and Bar, upstairs at The Mowlem, is open to the public and boasts the best views in Swanage! They serve a range of local craft beers from Eight Arch Brewery in Wimborne, ales from Hattie Brown’s Brewery here in Swanage and Purbeck Cider, as well as spirits, quality wine and soft drinks.

Function Rooms

Within the building there are two function rooms which are used for events and exhibitions.

Read the latest ‘Love It Local’ article about The Mowlem Theatre’s new patron Edgar Wright and their 2023 fundraising campaign




Shore Road, Swanage, BH19 1DD


Enquiries: 01929 422 239 / Tickets: 0333 666 3366




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