Modern archaeology was born on Shaftesbury’s doorstep in the Cranborne Chase. Expert Phil Planel will offer an insight into future local archaeological investigations you can join during a free AONB Zoom talk this Monday.
Dorset dialect expert John Cluett is making models of former North Dorset railway station buildings in his ‘man cave’ in Enmore Green.
There’s been an encouraging response to the digital reconstruction of Shaftesbury Abbey by Bristol University history student Fraser Guard.
A 20-year-old University of Bristol history student has used a video game to help us visualise how impressive Shaftesbury Abbey would have been.
Previously on Alfred, Alex Wynter shared the story behind the Enmore Green memorial that commemorates the Weirs.
Historian Bob Kelley has been investigating the Earls of Shaftesbury, who lived at Wimborne St Giles in East Dorset and have no apparent connection to our town.