Matt and Steve Appleby present a new episode of The Carnival Show, with a Bridgwater Carnival special.
The first authors have confirmed attendance at Shaftesbury’s first Literary Festival next year. Organisers have chosen a name and date for the nature-writing themed weekend event. Now they’re keen to find funders.
A professional storyteller will captivate her audience during the final autumn talk of 2019 at the Grosvenor Arms Hotel. Jane Flood’s stories will reveal a little-known aspect of the Arthurian legend – how powerful women supported King Arthur and his knights.
Christmas is supposed to be the season to be jolly, but if the pressure of the preparations make you feel stressed, a Shaftesbury meditation expert is offering help. Dr Karen Janes of Natural Healing Energy is hosting three sessions to help locals relax in the run-up to December 25th.
You’ll be guaranteed laughs when Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Bedroom Farce’ is performed by the ‘Close To The Mark’ theatre company in three Shaftesbury area venues this month. The group was formed in tribute to popular East Knoyle actor Mark Boyden, who died in March.
Frances Burney’s writing inspired Jane Austen. Virginia Woolf considered her ‘the mother of English literature’. Yet few people know about the 18th century author.
Adventurer, life coach and motivational speaker Sarah Williams is coming to Shaftesbury. Her ‘Tough Girl’ podcast is in the 15% most listened to globally. Sarah seeks out women embarking on incredible physical challenges and puts them in the spotlight, sharing their stories.
In another packed ThisIsAlfred.com Carnival Show, Matt and Steve Appleby present the latest news, events and stories from the carnival circuit. Read More
It’s claimed that the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is the happiest place on the earth. Shaftesbury resident David Grierson knows this. He’s been there, seen it and he’s got the T-shirt!