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Barkley Johnson Reads His Short Story, ‘The Milkman’

Barkley Johnson reads his short story, ‘The Milkman’

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Eastenders Script Writer From Ansty Publishes New Book

Ansty resident Barrie Shore felt that life as an actor was insecure. So she switched career and started writing the lines for other actors.

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Compton Nature Cameraman’s North Dorset Film Debuts This Weekend

You will probably have seen film footage shot by Compton Abbas nature cameraman, Graham Hatherly, on David Attenborough’s BBC programmes, Springwatch and Autumnwatch.

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See Shaftesbury’s Slopes Through Visiting Artists’ Eyes

You’ll be able to see Shaftesbury through a visitor’s eyes with a new arts exhibition opening in town tomorrow.

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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.

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Why Belle Street’s Susan Is Keen To Sing In Support Of Shaftesbury Arts Centre

Shaftesbury singing duo Belle Street found a clever way to perform during the pandemic last year. They offered their ‘garden tour’ – bespoke performances in outdoor spaces.

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Making Her Presence Felt – Shaftesbury Artist Jess Simms

There are just two more days to visit a unique exhibition of local landscapes and wildlife at Shaftesbury Arts Centre Gallery.

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Hartgrove Writer Barkley Johnson’s Short Story – ‘The Laundry Bones’

Hartgrove writer Barkley Johnson’s narrates his short story – ‘The Laundry Bones’.

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Karen Cole Reviews ‘True Crime Story’ By Joseph Knox

Shaftesbury book blogger Karen Cole reviews ‘True Crime Story’ by Joseph Knox.

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Shaftesbury Fringe Registration Extended After Spike In Signups

Organisers of Shaftesbury Fringe say the event has exceeded expectations so far.

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