Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 52

Shaftesbury advert is ‘part of national heritage’ says Hovis boss | Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for Shaftesbury’s Steps in Time traditional dance group | Shaftesbury’s new all-youth drama group ready for their debut show | The second Shaftesbury Civic Day will encourage ‘togetherness’ | Meet Mavis – the vintage lorry adding extra appeal to Shaftesbury events

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

Shaftesbury advert is ‘part of national heritage’ says Hovis boss. The classic 1973 Hovis ‘boy on the bike’ ad has been remastered and will be played on national television for a month. Alfred talks with Hovis director, Jeremy Gibson and Robin Baker, head curator of the British Film Institute. (00:26)

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for Shaftesbury’s Steps in Time dance group. The dancers are a familiar sight at summertime events in and around Shaftesbury. The group has been teaching under 16-year-olds traditional English dances for thirty years. Alfred spoke with Penny-Jane Swift from the dance group. (07:56)

Shaftesbury’s new all-youth drama group is ready for debut show. (13:11)

‘Togetherness’ is the theme of second Shaftesbury Civic Day. (20:06)

Meet Mavis – the vintage lorry adding extra appeal to Shaftesbury events. (26:47)