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Live Streaming comes to the Arts Centre! Starting on Halloween we will begin with the ballet Dracula. In the meantime we are looking for people, preferably with a technical background, to help us broadcast these events. If you are interested, please contact the Box Office.

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Upcoming Events

June

26Junallday09JulalldayFeaturedSabine Abraham ‘Open Interpretations’(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu27Jun10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Thu27Jun10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

Sat29Jun7:30 pm9:45 pmFeaturedFilm Special: Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)7:30 pm - 9:45 pm Type:Film,Film Special,Fundraiser,Music

July

26Junallday09JulalldayFeaturedSabine Abraham ‘Open Interpretations’(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu04Jul10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Thu04Jul10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

05Julallday07alldayFeaturedShaftesbury Fringe 2019(All Day) Type:Festival,Shaftesbury Fringe

05Julallday07alldayFeaturedFringe - David Viña 'Le Mode - 2019'(All Day) Type:Gallery,Shaftesbury Fringe

Fri05Jul10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Fri05Jul6:15 pm7:15 pmEvent CancelledFeaturedFringe - CANCELLED: Tom Balmont 'Chest Pains'6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Type:Comedy,Shaftesbury Fringe

Fri05Jul6:15 pm7:15 pmFeaturedFringe - Jacob Hulland 'The Flat-Footed, Dyslexic, Middle-Aged Teenager'6:15 pm - 7:15 pm Type:Comedy,Shaftesbury Fringe

Fri05Jul7:30 pmFeaturedFringe - Geoff Robb 'The Music of Trees'7:30 pm Type:Music,Shaftesbury Fringe

Fri05Jul8:00 pmFeaturedFringe - Gary Sansome 'Bald Man Sings Rhianna'8:00 pm Type:Comedy,Shaftesbury Fringe

Fri05Jul9:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedThe Spoonfeds 'Melodic Meanderings'9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Music,Shaftesbury Fringe

Fri05Jul9:15 pmFeaturedFringe - Gareth Richards: 40 Years in the Wilderness9:15 pm Type:Comedy,Shaftesbury Fringe

Sat06Jul10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedFringe - Shaftesbury Arts Centre Writing Group 'Shaftesbury Tales From the Edge'10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Comedy,Shaftesbury Fringe

Sat06Jul10:00 am10:00 pmFeaturedShaftesbury Arts Centre Fringe Cafe and Bar10:00 am - 10:00 pm Type:Shaftesbury Fringe

Sat06Jul12:00 pmFeaturedFringe - Geoff Robb 'The Music of Trees'12:00 pm Type:Music,Shaftesbury Fringe

Sat06Jul12:00 pmFeaturedFringe - 3-She 'Big Heads and Others'12:00 pm Type:Comedy,Shaftesbury Fringe

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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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Last two days to see this exhibition of printmaking from Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby. ‘The Art of Staring out to Sea’ closes tomorrow at 4pm. #christchurchboating #purbeckrocks #swoopinggulls #printmaking #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury https://t.co/qNn28QJ9jA

Open all weekend including Sunday 10am-4pm and to Tues 25 June – Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby with ‘The Art of Staring out to Sea’. Responses to Dorsets rolling hills and dramatic coastline. #dorsetweather #printmaking #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury https://t.co/eBaDnHnx4U

Continuing this week in the gallery, ‘The Art of Staring out to Sea’. Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby draw their observations of the Dorset coast which inform their printmaking. #sketchbooks #outdrawing #monoprints #collagraph #screenprint #dorsetartists https://t.co/a8ElDrdEDp

Meet the Artists today in the gallery, 10am – 4pm. Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby invite you to join them to find out more about their collaborative project ‘The Art of Staring out to Sea’. Open every day including Sundays to 25 June. #printmaking #dorset https://t.co/RzTqH3YCYP

Returning to the gallery this week ‘The Art of Staring out to Sea’ from 12 – 25 June. Printmaking by Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby in response to the Dorset Coast. #seaside #seabirds #jurassiccoast #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury https://t.co/cIctN3ee3x

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  • Last two days to see this exhibition of printmaking from Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby. 'The Art of Staring out to Sea' closes tomorrow at 4pm. #christchurchboating #purbeckrocks #swoopinggulls #printmaking #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk/events/jayne-soakell-and-sarah-humby-the-art-of-staring-out-to-sea-2/

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this exhibition of printmaking from Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby. 'The Art of Staring out to Sea' closes tomorrow at 4pm. #christchurchboating #purbeckrocks #swoopinggulls #printmaking #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk/events/jayne-soakell-and-sarah-humby-the-art-of-staring-out-to-sea-2/"
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  • Open all weekend including Sunday 10am-4pm and to Tues 25 June - Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby with 'The Art of Staring out to Sea'. Responses to Dorsets rolling hills and dramatic coastline. #dorsetweather #printmaking #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/oBQr50uCp2V

    shaftesburyarts: "Open all weekend including Sunday 10am-4pm and to Tues 25 June - Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby with 'The Art of Staring out to Sea'. Responses to Dorsets rolling hills and dramatic coastline. #dorsetweather #printmaking #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/oBQr50uCp2V"
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  • Continuing this week in the gallery, 'The Art of Staring out to Sea'. Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby draw their observations of the Dorset coast which inform their printmaking. #sketchbooks #outdrawing #monoprints #collagraph #screenprint #dorsetartists http://ow.ly/tNnS50uCoPr

    shaftesburyarts: "Continuing this week in the gallery, 'The Art of Staring out to Sea'. Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby draw their observations of the Dorset coast which inform their printmaking. #sketchbooks #outdrawing #monoprints #collagraph #screenprint #dorsetartists http://ow.ly/tNnS50uCoPr"
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  • Meet the Artists today in the gallery, 10am - 4pm. Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby invite you to join them to find out more about their collaborative project 'The Art of Staring out to Sea'. Open every day including Sundays to 25 June. #printmaking #dorset http://ow.ly/FgFG50uCohw

    shaftesburyarts: "Meet the Artists today in the gallery, 10am - 4pm. Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby invite you to join them to find out more about their collaborative project 'The Art of Staring out to Sea'. Open every day including Sundays to 25 June. #printmaking #dorset http://ow.ly/FgFG50uCohw"
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  • Returning to the gallery this week 'The Art of Staring out to Sea' from 12 - 25 June. Printmaking by Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby in response to the Dorset Coast. #seaside #seabirds #jurassiccoast #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/G7UP50uCnOE

    shaftesburyarts: "Returning to the gallery this week 'The Art of Staring out to Sea' from 12 - 25 June. Printmaking by Jayne Soakell and Sarah Humby in response to the Dorset Coast. #seaside #seabirds #jurassiccoast #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/G7UP50uCnOE"
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  • Don't miss this biennial community exhibition! Portrait of Shaftesbury finishes on Sunday 9th June. #photography #etching #collagraph #shaftesburyalpacas #melburyhill #trinitychurchyard #shaftesburystreets #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/dZaO50uoKzG

    shaftesburyarts: "Don't miss this biennial community exhibition! Portrait of Shaftesbury finishes on Sunday 9th June. #photography #etching #collagraph #shaftesburyalpacas #melburyhill #trinitychurchyard #shaftesburystreets #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/dZaO50uoKzG"
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  • Last week of Portrait of Shaftesbury. Ends 9th June. 1,000 years, time and place. Remember to vote for your favourite. #coppicestreet #stjameschurch #thecommons #truckletruck #oilpainting #watercolour #penandwash #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/EHIU50uqmYg

    shaftesburyarts: "Last week of Portrait of Shaftesbury. Ends 9th June. 1,000 years, time and place. Remember to vote for your favourite. #coppicestreet #stjameschurch #thecommons #truckletruck #oilpainting #watercolour #penandwash #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/EHIU50uqmYg"
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  • Its all in the detail - Portrait of Shaftesbury is open all weekend. #cottagefinds #goldhillcobbles #dorsetbutton #builtinbootscraper #acrylicpainting #watercolour #linocut #visitshaftesbury #historicshaftesbury #thehighpointofshaftesbury http://ow.ly/bSUj50uoJgq

    shaftesburyarts: "Its all in the detail - Portrait of Shaftesbury is open all weekend. #cottagefinds #goldhillcobbles #dorsetbutton #builtinbootscraper #acrylicpainting #watercolour #linocut #visitshaftesbury #historicshaftesbury #thehighpointofshaftesbury http://ow.ly/bSUj50uoJgq"
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  • -> June events at Shaftesbury Arts Centre. Exhibitions, dance, theatre and more at North Dorset's highest arts venue!

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