Listen To Alfred – Life In Shaftesbury – Episode 76

The Danish bestselling books about Shaftesbury | How Gold Hill inspires Shaftesbury singer songwriter Gordon Haskell | 1,000 years of history in 45 minutes with the Berwick St John soundscape | Striding up our slopes with Shaftesbury’s Nordic walkers

This time on Alfred, the podcast for Shaftesbury, The Vale and Chase areas of North Dorset and West Wiltshire:

The authors writing Danish bestsellers about Shaftesbury’s people and places. Alfred meets ‘The Danish Ladies’, Liv and Hanne, at home in our hilltop town. (00:27)

After a number two hit single and bad experiences abroad, singer-songwriter Gordon Haskell strikes gold on our hill. We meet the experienced musician and hear about his love of Shaftesbury and his excitement about his new album. (09:41)

One thousand years of Berwick St John’s history – in 45 minutes. Alfred enjoys the ‘soundscape’ starring one quarter of villagers. (21:39)

Alfred strides out with Shaftesbury’s Nordic walkers and hears how the technique and our hills have improved locals’ health. (32:30)