Arts

Local Singer Planning World Tour

‘The Stage’ newspaper has described Samantha’s vocal range as ‘remarkable’ and said that her voice is ‘perfection’. And spurred on by a series of sell-out shows and the best cabaret performance award at this year’s Shaftesbury Fringe, Samantha is embarking on a world tour, performing in South Africa, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

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Shaftesbury Arts Centre Bringing Silent Movies To Life With ‘Mack And Mabel’

Shaftesbury Arts Centre’s summer musical, Mack and Mabel, opens this evening. The show, which runs until 21st July, tells the story of the early 20th-century film director Mack Sennett and his on-going relationship with the actress Mabel Normand.

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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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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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Shaftesbury and North Dorset Artists Open Their Studio Doors

Do you want to buy local art, direct from the artist? The Dorset Art Weeks event is on until 10th June 2018. It’s now one of Britain’s largest open studio events, with 313 venues open across the county.

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