The history of Enmore Green and the memories of current and former residents will the focus of an event this Saturday, 11th August.
A prehistoric hand axe, considered to be the oldest item found in Shaftesbury, is even older than first thought. The ancient flint, displayed in Gold Hill Museum, was uncovered in the Castle Hill area of the town.
Shaftesbury Civic Society is hosting Civic Day on 21st June, to celebrate the people and organisations that make this town special.
There’s a chance we could learn something new about Shaftesbury’s Saxon and Medieval history over the next few weeks. “We might have the first inkling of where Alfred’s defences are,” enthused Julian Richards, the lead archaeologist of Shaftesbury Abbey’s SAVED project.