Category: Music & Theatre Dates: Friday, 12 July 2013 to Sunday, 14 July 2013 Luxury Dorset hotel guests with a love of jazz music could be interested in attending the forthcoming Swanage Jazz Festival, which takes place from July 12th to 14th this year. Held at a number of venues across the town, the event is an annual tradition that is returning for the 24th time in 2013, with numerous talented jazz performers set to delight audiences with their virtuoso skills. As well as catching acts such as Julian Phillips, the Sussex Jazz Kings, the Chris Rand Quartet, New Orleans Heat and Dave Brennan's Jubilee Jazz Band, guests can also attend a gospel music service and a traditional brass band parade. Additionally, they can take part in a special steam train trip from Swanage to Harman's Cross station on July 12th, which is followed by a jazz dance at the village hall. Music lovers who plan to attend the festival could do so while enjoying a Spa Package at The Summer Lodge Hotel, which includes a number of massage, manicure and facial sessions. The offer also provides daily full English breakfasts, a light two-course lunch and a three-course set menu dinner.