Online registration has opened for the 2019 Shaftesbury Fringe. The weekend event is England’s third largest open performance festival and will run between 5thand 7thof July 2019. Read More
Christmas can be chaotic, especially if you have kids. That’s why two Shaftesbury mums are arranging an event where women can relax, buy unique stocking fillers and become inspired by some of our town’s most creative craftspeople.
The lanes of Motcombe will be filled with dozens of Father Christmases on Sunday 2nd December. The school PTA is arranging a Christmas-themed fancy dress run and walk – the Great Motcombe Santa Run.
Tony Hawkins loves ballroom dancing – and he wants you to enjoy it, too! The 93-year-old Bimport resident is hosting a tea dance at 3pm at the Town Hall this Saturday, 24th November.If the three-hour-long event proves popular, it could become a regular fixture. Read More
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