Arts

The Father And Son Photographing Shaftesbury’s Changing High Street

An ambitious project to document Shaftesbury’s High Street is in its second year and St James photographer, James McMillan, is now being assisted in his work by a young, up-and-coming Dorset photographer – his son Finn.

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Shaftesbury Art Centre Previewing This Year’s Gallery Artists

Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s Gallery is giving us a preview of the artists they are hosting this year. And there’s a chance for you to win prizes with your Shaftesbury or snowdrop inspired art, too.

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Learn To Play A Song In Thirty Minutes At Shaftesbury’s Ukulele Workshops

At this time of the year, many people consider starting new hobbies and leisure pursuits. If you’d love to learn an instrument, Shaftesbury resident Robin Walter makes a compelling offer.

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Shaftesbury Photographer In Prestigious Parliamentary Exhibition

At a time when many people are trying to steer clear of politics, a Shaftesbury woman is tomorrow heading to Westminster to take part in an exhibition of MP portraits. Read More

Three Artists Host Pop Up Art Show In Shaftesbury This Week

There’s a new, pop-up art gallery in Shaftesbury this week.

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Shaftesbury Fringe 2019 Registration Opens With A Discount To Encourage Locals

Online registration has opened for the 2019 Shaftesbury Fringe. The weekend event is England’s third largest open performance festival and will run between 5thand 7thof July 2019. Read More

Discover The Real William Shakespeare In The Shaftesbury Area On Thursday

William Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time although it’s fair to say that not everybody is a fan of his work. But one actor is promising to give his audience an insight into the life of the Bard.

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Shaftesbury Hosts A Suffragette Play With A Message That’s Relevant Today

History has almost forgotten the wheelchair-bound Suffragette, May Billinghurst. But actress and playwright Phoebe Kemp hopes to change that.

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The Shaftesbury Artist Selling Falcon Fashion

Think back to your school days. How inspiring was your work experience placement? Former Shaftesbury School student Jack Lewis’ insight into employment was career defining.

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Shaftesbury Dancers Need Your Help To Get To Festival

A group of Shaftesbury area children will represent England in a European dance festival in Germany in July. But they need our help to get there.

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