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Film – Sorry We Missed You (15)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Film - Sorry We Missed You (15) From director Ken Loach, writer Paul Laverty and the award-winning team behind I, Daniel Blake, comes Sorry We Missed You, a powerful exploration of the contemporary world of work, the gig economy and the challenges faced by one family trying to hold it all together. Starring Kris Hitchen,...

Shaftesbury Children’s Society Annual Quiz

Motcombe Memorial Hall Moot Cottage, Motcombe

Shaftesbury Children's Society Annual Quiz Quiz and meal. Join up with friends/colleagues/relatives/neighbours to enjoy the fun, food and a raffle on Quiz Night. Form a team of up to six people (we may be able to help if you can't get all six). Prizes for the winning team members. A great way to support The...

Bugsy Malone

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Bugsy Malone Set in New York in 1929, Bugsy Malone sees two rival gangs battling it out for domination - Fat Sam, owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam and Dandy Dan. When Fat Sam’s gang is brutally splurged and his empire under severe threat, he engages the help of Bugsy Malone, a smooth-talking man-about-town who also has a soft...

Bugsy Malone

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Bugsy Malone Set in New York in 1929, Bugsy Malone sees two rival gangs battling it out for domination - Fat Sam, owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam and Dandy Dan. When Fat Sam’s gang is brutally splurged and his empire under severe threat, he engages the help of Bugsy Malone, a smooth-talking man-about-town who also has a soft...

Seniors’ Film – 23 Walks (12A)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Seniors' Film - 23 Walks (12A) 23 Walks is a heat-warming comedy-drama about finding love later in life. Dave (Dave Johns) and Fern (Alison Steadman), two older strangers have been bruised by their individual circumstances. They meet walking their dogs in a North London park and over the course of twenty-three walks together romance begins...

Film – County Lines (15)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Film - County Lines (15) County Lines is a powerful and moving coming-of-age film about a 14-year old boy who is groomed into a ‘county lines’ criminal network. Inspired by the stories he heard while mentoring kids at an East London pupil referral unit, writer-director Henry Blake’s powerful feature debut boasts a compelling central performance...

Viva Neil Diamond

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Viva Neil Diamond Whilst performing in Las Vegas some years ago, Bob Drury was described as 'one of the world's finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond'. He's now back touring the UK with his new acoustic based show for 2021, celebrating the legendary Neil Diamond and his incredible back catalogue of songs. Bob Drury's award-winning one-man...

Film – Nomadland (12)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Film - Nomadland (12) Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad. Nomadland is the third feature film from director Chloé Zhao and features real nomads Linda May, Swankie...

An Evening With Tenor Thomas Cameron

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

An Evening With Tenor Thomas Cameron 'Singing sensation’ Thomas Cameron is a charismatic English tenor whose powerful voice is making waves in the world of classical music. His first three singles, ‘Bring Him Home’, ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ and ‘Music of the Night’, taken from his beautiful debut album ‘The Voice of Thomas Cameron’ have been...

Film – The Father (12A)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Film - The Father (12A) The Father stars Anthony Hopkins who plays the role of a mischievous and highly independent man who, as he ages, refuses all assistance from his daughter Anne (Olivia Colman). As Anne’s father tries to make sense of his changing circumstances he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind...

Seniors’ Film – Dream Horse (PG)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Seniors' Film - Dream Horse (PG) Dream Horse tells the true story of Jan Vokes, (Toni Collette) a Welsh cashier and bartender, who decides to breed and rear a race horse. She persuades her neighbours and friends to contribute financially to the project. The group’s unlikely investment plan pays off as the horse rises through...

Film – Sound of Metal (15)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Film - Sound of Metal (15) During a series of adrenaline-fueled one-night gigs, itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss. When a specialist tells him his condition will rapidly worsen, he thinks his music career, and his life, are over. His bandmate and girlfriend Lou (Olivia Cooke) checks the recovering...

Film – Judas and The Black Messiah (15)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury

Film - Judas and The Black Messiah (15) In 1968 a young, charismatic activist named Fred Hampton became Chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party, inspiring a generation to rise up and not back down to oppression. His actions put him directly in the line of fire of the government, the FBI...