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
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
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.
History has almost forgotten the wheelchair-bound Suffragette, May Billinghurst. But actress and playwright Phoebe Kemp hopes to change that.
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.
It’s early evening on the Wincombe Business Park. The grinding noise of metalworking or the whirr of forklifts has ended for the day. Instead, those workshop sounds of repair and production have given way to performance – the sweet notes of jazz and the rhythmic beat of tap-dancing feet.
Joni Clowrey, Susan Grant and Charlie Greenwood are ‘Belle Street’. The women have quickly established themselves as one of Shaftesbury’s much-loved musical assets.The trio were the most talked about act at this summer’s Shaftesbury Fringe, with their close-knit harmonies, sassy performance and sparkling stage presence. Read More