Events

A Night Of Music, Dance And Prosecco Planned In Historic Shaftesbury Church

St Peter’s is a beautiful church, which offers a quiet place of peace and reflection a few steps away from the bustle of Shaftesbury High Street. But on Saturday 11th May, this space will be filled with music and dance.

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Surprise Morris Dance Display Entertains Shaftesbury Sunday Market-goers

Shaftesbury’s Sunday shoppers have been treated to an unexpected Morris dancing display. A group of musicians and dancers from Plymouth Morris put on the free show while breaking their homeward journey to Devon.

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How Penguins Will Persuade Shaftesbury Shoppers To Donate £1,000

Shaftesbury Arts Centre is trying a new approach to fundraising this weekend. They want you to go to the bank, withdraw some cash and hand it over to one of their volunteers.

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ThisIsAlfred Carnival Show – Episode 1

Introducing the new ThisIsAlfred Carnival Show! Matt and Steve Appleby of Kipling Carnival Club present news and information from the carnival circuit.

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Free Walk To Reveal The Highlights Of Shaftesbury’s Woodland ‘Treasure’

A Shaftesbury-based tree expert will share the special qualities of the town’s nearest ancient woodland during guided walk later this month.

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Blues Band Perform First ‘Proper’ Gig In Shaftesbury Next Sunday

A retired TV executive, who made programmes about the arts, is heading up a new blues band performing its first, full-length gig in Shaftesbury this Sunday. Alan Benson used to produce and direct TV’s ‘The South Bank Show’ and ‘Omnibus’.

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International TV Executive Who Switched To Comedy Returns Home For Shaftesbury Fringe

Former Shaftesbury School pupil Cally Beaton has been on the board of major TV companies in New York, Amsterdam and London. Legendary comedian Joan Rivers spotted her comedy talent and told her to pursue a stand-up career. A frequent QI panellist, Cally is appearing at Shaftesbury Fringe 2019 and she’s looking forward to catching up with former school friends and maybe her first love.

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Ancient Shaftesbury Oaks Celebrated In Art Exhibition

People are passionate about trees in Shaftesbury. Just the fact that our town has its own Tree Group reveals the strong level of interest.

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Shaftesbury Audiences Offered New Experience With Experimental Play

Shaftesbury Arts Centre is trying something different for their latest theatre production.

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Walkers Wanted To Help Re-enact Historic Procession To Shaftesbury

A Shaftesbury woman is recruiting ramblers to check footpaths ahead of the re-enactment of a historic procession across Dorset.

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