Dave Hardiman Remembers Shaftesbury Bands Of The 1960s

In the 1960s, several bands entertained Shaftesbury residents with performances held most weekends at pubs and village halls.

Dave Hardiman remembers some of the groups who were hoping to make ‘the big time’ and become the new Beatles.

Dave Hardiman (left) and Martyn Roberts

And one band did have a taste of TV fame – Fontmell Magna’s ‘The Ramblers’. Band member Martyn Roberts reminisces with Dave.