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We are a friendly social club that welcomes its club members and the public situated in Swanage. We offer great beer, local food and entertainment along with Sky and BT Sport packages. It has a community feel and is definitely worth a visit.

Welcome to Swanage Royal British Legion Club

The Legion is a friendly social club that welcomes its club members and the public situated in the beautiful surroundings of Swanage, Dorset. We offer great beer, great food and great entertainment along with the Sky sports and BT Sport packages. It has a wonderful community feel and a great atmosphere and is definitely worth a visit.

High Quality Cask Marque Real Ales

We have real ales on hand pulls and the prestigious Cask Marque Award. Sharps Doom bar, Dartmoor’s Jail Ale, Sharps Atlantic IPA and a Guest Ale, which changes on a regular basis. We also serve a wide range of beers and ciders including Strongbow Cloudy Apple Cider, Amstel Bier, Birra Moretti and Guinness all on draught.

Live Entertainment

We have three or four band events a month for our members, their guests and non-members are welcome to see the acts. We currently do three Sunday afternoons (3.30pm) and one Saturday night (8.30pm) a month. In addition, Tweed Jackets hosts an Open Mic night on the third Thursday of every month. Check out our very popular Facebook page for constant updates for all our upcoming events.


To join our growing club, all you need to do is pop into the club, pick up an application form, fill it out and hand it to the bar staff or an on duty committee member along with your £10.00 joining fee. Once this is approved, you can pay your membership fee, which is:

National RBL fees – £19.00
Swanage RBL Club fees – £10.00

Altogether, the total for your Annual Membership fee is £29.00 (£39.00 when joining for the first time)
(Please note that to join our club, you must also join the RBL)

To join the National RBL online, click here or phone and pay by card at 0808 802 8080.

Once you get your membership card, pop into the club to pay your club fees and receive your club loyalty card to start receiving your members discount at the bar.

If you have any problems, please pop in to the club, we will be happy to help.

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Redtooth Poker League

Happening on 08/04/2020

Join us for Texas Hold'em Poker Tournaments every week

HOW IT WORKS - you can gain points depending on how you finish each week
League runs for 13 weeks
Top 3 of the league qualify
for the regional tournaments previously in Bournemouth or Portsmouth if you get to the top 10 you…

Bingo Night

Happening on 08/04/2020

Join us for Bingo Night at Swanage RBL 8pm
Buy your bingo books, mark your numbers off, call house and count your money

New players welcome

Live Music

Happening on 12/04/2020

Live Music with Ratrace

Join us for a big night of Live Music we are looking forward to welcoming back
Dorset's premier 9 piece Ska band RATRACE

Live on the stage at 8.30pm

We will also have our Grand Easter Members Cash Draw at half time of the music
£500.00 Jackpot