Month: June 2018

Fringe To Deliver Evening Of Acoustic Music

If you love acoustic music, you’ll enjoy the programme of music at Father’s House tonight, Saturday 30th June. The Shaftesbury Acoustic Café is on from 7.30pm-10pm.

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England’s Third Largest Fringe Festival Has Begun In Shaftesbury

The third Shaftesbury Fringe Festival has opened this lunchtime and this year’s event is the biggest to date.

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Rotary Club’s Gold Hill Fair Returns This Sunday

Shaftesbury will be bustling with the excitement of Gold Hill Fair this Sunday 1stJuly.

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More Big Entertainment Names Come To North Dorset For Gillfest 2018

Two annual North Dorset events launch today. Shaftesbury Fringe starts its three-day run and in Gillingham, Gillfest, a ten-day series of music and comedy shows, begins.

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Experience The Fleeting Beauty Of A Tibetan Sand Mandala At Gold Hill Museum

A group of Buddhist monks is in Shaftesbury this week. And they’re inviting you to learn about their beliefs, their traditions and to view them creating beautiful art.

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Alfred Podcast – Episode 04

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

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Shaftesbury Area Could Benefit From A New Cross-County Constituency Says MP

Proposed changes to Parliamentary constituencies could be good for Shaftesbury, The Blackmore Vale and Cranborne Chase according to a local MP.

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Local Trader Offers ‘Reality Check’ Over Empty Bell Street Supermarket Site

The recent debate over North Dorset Council’s sale of the Cattle Market to a supermarket has rekindled discussion about the unoccupied, former Co-op Store.

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Fringe Festival Will Be Setting For ‘Shaftesbury Tales’

It’s Shaftesbury Fringe this weekend (29thJune to 1stJuly) and members of Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s creative writing group will be presenting a series of short stories, reflecting the life and history of the town.

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Report Your Neighbour – If They Have a Great Garden!

You’re being encouraged to report your neighbours if their gardens deserve recognition and reward.

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