Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 39

The relaunch of youth theatre In Shaftesbury | Pop-up performance events at a Shaftesbury farm | Ciel overcomes racial and domestic abuse to open a new bar | Take in the best view in Dorset from the top of Trinity Tower | A spring clean is being planned for Shaftesbury

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

There was a massive response for the Shaftesbury Arts Centre Youth Theatre re-launch. Alfred attended the first night and enjoyed improvisational exercise before hearing plans for the future of performing arts in our town. A youth musical is on the cards for 2020! (00:26)

Why a farm on Foyles Hill could be the town’s new cool performance venue. We meet the friends planning pop-up events featuring food and entertainment at Edwards Farm. (06:40)

Enhance your special day or event by taking your group or party up to the top of the Trinity Tower. Alfred climbs the 126 steps with guide Chris Corner and takes in the best view for miles around. (15:10)

Bouncing back after domestic and racial abuse – Ciel Taylor opens her new cocktail bar business in Shaftesbury. She tells Alfred how she stayed strong when she was at her lowest ebb. (23:16)

A spring clean is planned for Shaftesbury. The Hilltop Litter Pickers have secured a £1,000 grant from the Council. We talk with leader, Ty Crook, and hear that he wants the big businesses operating in our town to do more. (28:57)