Shaftesbury Abbey Seeks Volunteers To Help Bring History To Life

Would you like to volunteer at Shaftesbury’s Abbey Museum? New recruit Sarah Skinner demonstrates how her volunteering can enhance a visitor’s experience of the Abbey.

Alfred eavesdrops as Sarah answers a frequently asked question about the Abbey’s size for two tourists visiting our town from the Manchester area.

Penny-Jane Swift

Volunteer Sarah Skinner

Before Penny-Jane Swift took on Abbey manager duties, she used to volunteer as a steward. Penny-Jane tells Alfred why she found this unpaid work so rewarding.

Listen at 6:04.