Arts

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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Shaftesbury’s Best Performing Business – Inside TLW’s New Dance Studios

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.

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Classic Ealing Comedy Coming To Shaftesbury Stage

A classic British film comedy will be performed on stage this week when Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s music and drama group begin their four-night run of ‘The Ladykillers’ on Wednesday. Read More

Belles Of The Ball – Shaftesbury’s Singing Trio Host A Halloween Event

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