The organisers of Shaftesbury Fringe have decided not to go ahead with this summer’s event, which was due to take place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of July.
The Shaftesbury Food Festival and Gold Hill Cheese Races have, sadly, been postponed because of coronavirus.
It’s currently business as usual for Shaftesbury’s annual Fringe Festival. And the event’s joint chairmen have offered words of assurance for any performers who wish to register their show for July’s event.
The latest edition of the ThisIsAlfred Carnival Show is all about the Associates Gangs and Features Presentation which was held on the 22nd February at Edgar Hall in Somerton.
The Times has described Emma Johnson as ‘Britain’s favourite clarinettist’. Alfred chatted about her forthcoming Shaftesbury concert, where she’ll offer inspiring chats with fellow clarinet players.
What would you do if you uncovered an unusual artefact in your garden? Dorset Council’s ‘finds’ expert, Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen, is coming to Shaftesbury to explain how she identifies treasure and what happens if you find it. Alfred’s Keri Jones found out more.
Do you think you make great marmalade? If so, you’re being invited to have it judged by professional chefs next weekend, when Shaftesbury Arts Centre is hosting its second Marmafest.
Shaftesbury will be treated to an evening of interesting, unexpected tales about Britain’s best-loved birds at The Grosvenor Arms next week. BAFTA-winning Springwatch producer and president of Somerset Wildlife Trust, Stephen Moss, spoke with Alfred.
If you face mental health challenges, a Shaftesbury artist is offering to share the creative techniques she uses to improve her wellbeing. Maaike Pope tells Keri Jones that her course will teach the methods that better help her to deal with life’s situations.
Shaftesbury Cycle Challenge Could Raise £20,000 For Prostate Cancer Thanks To New Sponsor And Record Entries
Shaftesbury Rotary Club say they hope to double the amount raised for prostate cancer research and charitable causes with this year’s North Dorset Cycle Ride. Volunteers organising the cycling circuit say there are a record number of entries for the event on Sunday 17th May.