Shaftesbury’s residents are being invited to Duncliffe Wood for a special event later this month.
Few people who walk past the grave of General Henry Rawlinson, in the Dorset village of Trent, will be aware of the significant role he played in British history. But Shaftesbury-based author, Rodney Atwood, describes him as, ‘the Dorset soldier who won the First World War’. Read More
Shaftesbury will enjoy an additional festive market in the run-up to Christmas. The Mitre Inn has announced that they’re hosting their first seasonal celebration on the 8th and 9th of December. Read More
How many films with food connections can you list? There’s ‘Chocolat’, ‘Eat Pray Love’ and ‘Ratatouille’. If you can think of more, you could help with the easiest part of arranging the Screenbites Festival. As well as film screenings, it’s a showcase for local food and drink producers. Read More
It’s Shaftesbury Carnival this weekend and for the 141st time, townspeople will be treated to a colourful procession of stunning, highly decorated vehicles and eye-catching outfits. Read More
Shaftesbury’s shop fronts are filled with vibrant Venetian masks, colourful streamers and ‘Day of the Dead’ skulls this week as town centre businesses embrace the Shaftesbury Carnival window dressing competition. Read More