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Karen Cole Reviews A Thriller Set In Wiltshire

Shaftesbury book blogger Karen Cole recommends a novel set in Wiltshire.

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Five Shaftesbury Artists Launch ‘Quirky And Challenging’ Art Exhibition

Five Shaftesbury artists have launched a ‘quirky and challenging’ exhibition at the Arts Centre Gallery today. There’s bubble wrap and a model of ‘Bertie Bassett’!

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Shaftesbury Fringe Organisers Set 2022 Dates

The joint chairmen of Shaftesbury Fringe, Rob Neely and James Thrift, tell Alfred that they’re pleased with our community’s feedback to this year’s event.

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Director Of Lawrence Of Arabia Movie Will Introduce Shaftesbury Arts Centre Screening Of Locally-Shot Film

Shaftesbury will be one of the first places to see a full-length feature film about the motorbike crash near Wareham that killed Lawrence of Arabia.

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Shaftesbury Artist Says There’s A Public Appetite For Park Walk Art Sales

Did you see the artwork propped up against benches, trees or next to the railings on Park Walk yesterday?

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Shaftesbury’s Folde Store Attends King’s Cross Exhibition To Encourage More London Visitors

Shaftesbury shop Folde specialises in nature and countryside books, and related art and homeware.

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Hartgrove Writer Barkley Johnson Reads His Short Story ‘Local Knowledge’

Your Sunday short story with Hartgrove writer Barkley Johnson is ‘Local Knowledge’.

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Shaftesbury Book Blogger Karen Cole On ‘Next Of Kin’ By Kia Abdullah

Karen reviews ‘Next of Kin’ by Kia Abdullah, an author and travel writer from London.

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An Ode To Oasis Pool – By Margaret Cluett

Last Sunday, Shaftesbury’s open-air swimming pool closed for the season.

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A Shaftesbury Highway Robbery Story Features In Dorset Crime And Punishment Book

A new book by Dorset author Brian Bates offers an insight into the harsh punishment and unforgiving legal and penal system which ruled Dorset life in the Victorian era.

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