Shaftesbury Composer Karen Wimhurst Writes Official ‘Song For Dorset’

Shaftesbury composer Karen Wimhurst has used the lockdown experiences and stories submitted by over 100 Dorset residents to inspire a song reflecting locals’ time during the pandemic.

Karen Wimhurst

‘A Song For Dorset’ will premiere on 4th August. It will be performed publicly for the first time by singers from all over the county, including Shaftesbury’s Palida Choir. Karen tells us more.

She has been told ‘it sounds like The Mamas and Papas’!