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 Learn what your Arts Centre has been doing this past year and  join in a Q&A session on our building plans. More details here

March 9: The Great Shaftesbury Marma-Fest!

There will be tasting sessions of marmalade, together with a toast and marmalade mini breakfast. Enjoy tasting as many different marmalades as you wish and cast a vote for your favourite.

Marmalade maker...pick up an entry form at the box office for all the details...entry is £2.00 per category.

March 9: Juan Martin - Solo 2019


Let the supreme artist of the flamenco guitar, guitarist/composer Juan Martín,  transport you on a musical journey through classic Spain with melodic beauty and rhythmic passion as he plays pieces from his latest Solo album.

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

February

Tue19Feb2:00 pm3:35 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: School for Scoundrels (U)2:00 pm - 3:35 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

20Feballday26alldayFeaturedTanya Hinton and Nick Andrew "In the Woods"(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri22Feb8:00 pm10:10 pmFeaturedPhantom Thread (15)8:00 pm - 10:10 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

27Feballday05MaralldayFeaturedRichard Ward(All Day) Type:Gallery

March

27Feballday05MaralldayFeaturedRichard Ward(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri01Mar8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedGet Out (15)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat02Mar10:30 am3:00 pmFeaturedLinocut Printmaking Workshop for BeginnersTaught by Award Winning NOA artist Shelley Dyer-Gibbins BA Hons NOA.10:30 am - 3:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Sat02Mar7:30 pmFeatured'Sounds like the Seekers' featuring Samantha7:30 pm Type:Music

06Marallday12alldayFeaturedPeter Gardner with Charlotte Dooley(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri08Mar10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Fri08Mar8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedIn Between (15)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat09Mar9:30 am12:00 pmFeaturedThe Great Shaftesbury Marma-Fest!9:30 am - 12:00 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

Sat09Mar7:30 pmFeaturedJuan Martin - Solo 20197:30 pm Type:Music

Sun10Mar2:30 pm4:25 pmFeaturedFilm Special: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)2:30 pm - 4:25 pm Type:Film,Film Special,Fundraiser

Sun10Mar7:30 pm9:25 pmFeaturedFilm Special: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)7:30 pm - 9:25 pm Type:Film,Film Special,Fundraiser

Mon11Mar7:30 pmFeaturedArts Centre AGM7:30 pm Type:AGM,Other Events

13Marallday19alldayFeaturedRob Neely and Eric Bailey(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed13Mar7:30 pmFeaturedAlan Power 'My Journey Through Great Gardens'Friends of Shaftesbury Abbey Spring Lecture7:30 pm Type:Lecture,Other Events

Fri15Mar7:30 pmFeaturedRichard Digance7:30 pm Type:Comedy,Music

Sat16Mar10:30 am3:00 pmFeaturedLinocut Advanced Printmaking WorkshopTaught by Award Winning NOA artist Shelley Dyer-Gibbins BA Hons NOA10:30 am - 3:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

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Want to get involved?
We are looking for volunteers to help us in these areas at the Arts Centre:

  • Gallery Stewards
    The gallery are looking for stewards to help with our in-house events in the New Year. Please pop in and say hello or contact gallery@shaftesburyartscentre.org if you are interested.
  • Spreading the Word
    Would you like to advertise future events on a board outside your home, or could you help distribute posters and flyers around the town? Please call in at the Box Office  to register your interest and join our team of volunteers.
  • Light and Sound Technicians
    Training can be given. Please call in at the Box Office to register your interest.
  • Building Maintenance
    Interested in joining the buildings team? Please call in at the Box Office  to register your interest.

 

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And another one! Definitely worth entering your own home made marmalade! https://t.co/gShTd2vDNL

Congratulations to Moira Ladd, who won the visitors’ choice 1st prize at the recent Snowdrop Exhibition. #winner #visitorschoice #snowdropseason #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury #shaftesburygroup

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  • Health and beauty expert, entrepreneur and author Liz Earle is coming to #Shaftesbury. Liz will explain what women (and the men in their lives) need to understand about the menopause. Liz farms in #Semley and also tells us why the Shaftesbury area is special. Visit ThisIsAlfred.com to hear our full-length audio interview. @shaftesburyarts #lizearlewellbeing @lizearleme @alfredshaftesbury #wellbeing #menopause #shaftesbury #womenshealth

    shaftesburyarts: "Health and beauty expert, entrepreneur and author Liz Earle is coming to #Shaftesbury. Liz will explain what women (and the men in their lives) need to understand about the menopause. Liz farms in #Semley and also tells us why the Shaftesbury area is special.
Visit ThisIsAlfred.com to hear our full-length audio interview.

@shaftesburyarts #lizearlewellbeing @lizearleme @alfredshaftesbury #wellbeing #menopause #shaftesbury #womenshealth"
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  • Congratulations to Moira Ladd, who won the visitors' choice 1st prize at the recent Snowdrop Exhibition. #winner #visitorschoice #snowdropseason #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury #theshaftesburygroup

    shaftesburyarts: "Congratulations to Moira Ladd, who won the visitors' choice 1st prize at the recent Snowdrop Exhibition. #winner #visitorschoice #snowdropseason #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury #theshaftesburygroup"
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  • It's the last weekend of the annual Snowdrop exhibition, don't miss it. Closes 4pm on Sunday 17 Feb. #felting #mixedmedia #galanthus #shaftesburysnowdrops #snowdropseason #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/aUuA30nD6Bm

    shaftesburyarts: "It's the last weekend of the annual Snowdrop exhibition, don't miss it. Closes 4pm on Sunday 17 Feb. #felting #mixedmedia #galanthus #shaftesburysnowdrops #snowdropseason #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/aUuA30nD6Bm"
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  • So many different styles of snowdrop pictures in this exhibition. Open 10 - 4 continues to 17 Feb. #inthepark #inthewild #landscape #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshafesbury http://ow.ly/yIH030nD65f

    shaftesburyarts: "So many different styles of snowdrop pictures in this exhibition. Open 10 - 4 continues to 17 Feb. #inthepark #inthewild #landscape #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshafesbury http://ow.ly/yIH030nD65f"
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  • Snowdrops shining in the darkness. Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season continues with the exhibition in the gallery to 17 Feb. #galanthus #drawing #painting #charcoal #deco #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury

    shaftesburyarts: "Snowdrops shining in the darkness. Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season continues with the exhibition in the gallery to 17 Feb. #galanthus #drawing #painting #charcoal #deco #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury"
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  • After your snowdrop walk come in to the gallery to see over 100 different artworks about snowdrops. Continues to 7 Feb. #stilllife #symbolic #galanthus #snowdropseason #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/Tp9O30nD6mk

    shaftesburyarts: "After your snowdrop walk come in to the gallery to see over 100 different artworks about snowdrops. Continues to 7 Feb.  #stilllife #symbolic #galanthus #snowdropseason #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/Tp9O30nD6mk"
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  • As part of the Snowdrop Exhibition there is a children's section in the Ron Holmes exhibition with art from 3 to 14 year olds. #childrensart #groupart #fingerpainting #redwellies #shaftesburysnowdrops #galanthus #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/Gq5N30nD4G7

    shaftesburyarts: "As part of the Snowdrop Exhibition there is a children's section in the Ron Holmes exhibition with art from 3 to 14 year olds. #childrensart #groupart #fingerpainting #redwellies #shaftesburysnowdrops #galanthus #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/Gq5N30nD4G7"
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  • Open today until 4pm Snowdrop Exhibition showing interpretations on the theme from amateur enthusiasts to professional artists. #collage #upcycle #goldleaf #galanthus #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/2RZ830nD5Fe

    shaftesburyarts: "Open today until 4pm Snowdrop Exhibition showing interpretations on the theme from amateur enthusiasts to professional artists. #collage #upcycle #goldleaf #galanthus #shaftesburysnowdrops #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/2RZ830nD5Fe"
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  • Snowdrop Study day in the Arts Centre today as part of Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season. In the gallery the exhibition has a huge range of interpretations of the theme. #sculpture #japanesekanji #ceramics #shaftesburysnowdrops #galanthus #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/IfVQ30nD4l4

    shaftesburyarts: "Snowdrop Study day in the Arts Centre today as part of Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season. In the gallery the exhibition has a huge range of interpretations of the theme. #sculpture #japanesekanji #ceramics #shaftesburysnowdrops #galanthus #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/IfVQ30nD4l4"
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  • The Snowdrop Exhibition opened today 10-4pm and continues to 17 Feb as part of Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season. #shaftesburysnowdrops #photography #painting #closeups #galanthus http://ow.ly/zvlL30nD39c

    shaftesburyarts: "The Snowdrop Exhibition opened today 10-4pm and continues to 17 Feb as part of Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season. #shaftesburysnowdrops #photography #painting #closeups #galanthus http://ow.ly/zvlL30nD39c"
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