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October 17-20: Autumn Production: The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers is a classic black comedy; a sweet little old lady, alone in her house, is pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing.

Adapted by Graham Linehan (Creator of Father Ted, The IT Crowd).

October 27: Family Film - Coco (PG)

A boy who wants to become a musician, against the wishes of his family, enters the Land of the Dead and embarks on a journey to find his great-great-grandfather.

An engaging and heart-warming Pixar animation with catchy musical numbers and powerful narrative.

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

October

29Sepallday20OctalldayFeaturedSilent Art Auction(All Day) Type:Fundraiser,Gallery,Other Events

17Octallday23alldayFeaturedDick Hewitson: ‘Objects in the Dorset Landscape’(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri19Oct7:30 pmFeaturedAutumn Production "The Ladykillers"7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat20Oct7:30 pmFeaturedAutumn Production "The Ladykillers"7:30 pm Type:Theatre

24Octallday06NovalldayFeaturedAnthony Atwood & Emily van Eesteren(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri26Oct8:00 pm9:50 pmFeaturedLady Bird (15)8:00 pm - 9:50 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat27Oct2:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedCoco (PG)2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Children's Film,Film

Sat27Oct7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedThe Unravelling Wilburys7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Music

Sun28Oct7:30 pm9:30 pmFeaturedFilm Special: The Shape of Water (15)7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Type:Film,Film Special,Fundraiser

29Octallday04NovalldayFeaturedTable Top Scarecrow Exhibition(All Day) Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

November

24Octallday06NovalldayFeaturedAnthony Atwood & Emily van Eesteren(All Day) Type:Gallery

29Octallday04NovalldayFeaturedTable Top Scarecrow Exhibition(All Day) Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

Fri02Nov8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedGod’s Own Country (15)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sun04Nov12:30 pmFeaturedHarvest Lunch12:30 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

07Novallday20alldayFeaturedJonathan Garratt & Victoria Garland 'Art Naturally'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed07Nov7:30 pmFeaturedMusic and Drama Group AGM7:30 pm Type:AGM,Other Events

Fri09Nov10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Sat10Nov7:30 pmFeaturedA Night Full of Stars7:30 pm Type:Dance,Fundraiser,Music,Other Events

Fri16Nov8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedA Fantastic Woman (15)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Mon19Nov7:30 pmFeaturedShaftesbury Flower Arrangers 'All I Want For Christmas' Demonstration by Lucy Ellis7:30 pm Type:Course

Tue20Nov2:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: November2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

21Novallday27alldayFeaturedCirca 5(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed21Nov7:30 pmFeaturedSpring Production Read Through7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Fri23Nov7:30 pmFeaturedSoldier Poets 1914-1918 with John Shelton7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat24Nov10:00 am4:00 pmFeaturedChristmas Bazaar10:00 am - 4:00 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

Sat24Nov7:30 pm9:00 pmFeaturedPhoebe Kemp 'May'7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Type:Theatre

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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.
  • Chaperones
    To be present for productions where we have children performing. Must need to be willing to undergo the requisite checks. Please get in touch with Jenny Parker (Chair) if you can help.

 

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  • In the gallery this week, Dick Hewitson with 'Objects in the Dorset Landscape'. Figurative and abstract paintings. #jurassiccoast #buriedboat #rockstrata #geology #abstraction #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/rrcz30mgW5P

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery this week, Dick Hewitson with 'Objects in the Dorset Landscape'. Figurative and abstract paintings. #jurassiccoast #buriedboat #rockstrata #geology #abstraction #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/rrcz30mgW5P"
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  • Last two days to see 'Far West - Cape Cornwall and Penwith' Responses in images and words from Rachel Sargent and Catherine Simmonds. Closes Tuesday 4pm - don't miss it. #cornishcoast #dorsetartists #dorsetpoet #visitshaftesbury #shaftesburyarts http://ow.ly/iPWo30maMF1

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see 'Far West - Cape Cornwall and Penwith' Responses in images and words from Rachel Sargent and Catherine Simmonds. Closes Tuesday 4pm - don't miss it. #cornishcoast #dorsetartists #dorsetpoet #visitshaftesbury #shaftesburyarts http://ow.ly/iPWo30maMF1"
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  • Rachel Sargent, Catherine Simmonds with descriptions of Cornish landscape in images and words. 'Far West - Cape Cornwall and Penwith' in the gallery until Tuesday. Open Sunday 10 - 5. #rock #sky #colour #texture #elements #wordandimage #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/XnWm30maLN4

    shaftesburyarts: "Rachel Sargent, Catherine Simmonds with descriptions of Cornish landscape in images and words. 'Far West - Cape Cornwall and Penwith' in the gallery until Tuesday. Open Sunday 10 - 5. #rock #sky #colour #texture #elements  #wordandimage  #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/XnWm30maLN4"
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  • In the gallery this week - 'Far West - Cape Cornwall and Penwith' Paintings & Poems from Rachel Sargent & Catherine Simmonds. Open 10-5pm every day inc. Sunday to 16 Nov. #ruggedlandscape #wildseas #poetry #lyricaldescriptions #cornwall #dorsetartist http://ow.ly/zhsq30maLuK

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery this week - 'Far West - Cape Cornwall and Penwith' Paintings & Poems from Rachel Sargent & Catherine Simmonds. Open 10-5pm every day inc. Sunday to 16 Nov. #ruggedlandscape #wildseas #poetry #lyricaldescriptions #cornwall #dorsetartist http://ow.ly/zhsq30maLuK"
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  • 'Conversations' - working from the figure finishes Tuesday 4pm - don't miss it. Lin Walker, Rob Adams, Sue Fawthrop. #thatlonghotsummer #paintinglife #studioshadows #dorsetartists #supportlocalartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/Ho3530lYR2r

    shaftesburyarts: "'Conversations' - working from the figure finishes Tuesday 4pm - don't miss it. Lin Walker, Rob Adams, Sue Fawthrop. #thatlonghotsummer #paintinglife #studioshadows #dorsetartists #supportlocalartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/Ho3530lYR2r"
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  • Last weekend to see this strong exhibition of figure observations 'Conversations'. Closed Sunday, runs to 9 October. #oilpainting #acrylics #mixedmedia #portraits #studiostudies #supportlocalartists #dorsetartists ow.ly/sqrF30lYQne

    shaftesburyarts: "Last weekend to see this strong exhibition of figure observations 'Conversations'. Closed Sunday, runs to 9 October. #oilpainting #acrylics #mixedmedia #portraits #studiostudies #supportlocalartists #dorsetartists ow.ly/sqrF30lYQne"
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  • Continuing this week in the gallery - 'Conversations' Lin Walker, Rob Adams, Sue Fawthrop recording the figure from life. #pleinair #studio #lifeclass #portrait #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset ow.ly/qTwc30lYPXF

    shaftesburyarts: "Continuing this week in the gallery - 'Conversations' Lin Walker, Rob Adams, Sue Fawthrop recording the figure from life. #pleinair #studio #lifeclass #portrait #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset ow.ly/qTwc30lYPXF"
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  • 'Conversations' - working from the figure. Three artists with different approaches. #pleinair #socialnarrative #sgraffito #classicalnude #studiolife #lifeclass #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/PP9G30lYPhs

    shaftesburyarts: "'Conversations' - working from the figure. Three artists with different approaches. #pleinair #socialnarrative #sgraffito #classicalnude #studiolife #lifeclass #dorsetartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/PP9G30lYPhs"
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  • In the gallery until 9 October - 'Conversations' working from the figure. Lin Walker, Rob Adams, Sue Fawthrop #lifepainting #sculpturefromlife #portraiture #dorsetartists #supportlocalartists #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/tgZk30lYOPJ

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery until 9 October - 'Conversations' working from the figure. Lin Walker, Rob Adams, Sue Fawthrop  #lifepainting #sculpturefromlife #portraiture #dorsetartists #supportlocalartists #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/tgZk30lYOPJ"
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  • Last two days to see the New Dorset Artists exhibition in the gallery. Closes Tuesday 25th Sept at 4pm. #dorsetlandscapes #glazedceramics #classicalmythology #abstractart #contemporary #localartists #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/aNhk30lUG9F

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see the New Dorset Artists exhibition in the gallery. Closes Tuesday 25th Sept at 4pm. #dorsetlandscapes #glazedceramics #classicalmythology #abstractart #contemporary #localartists #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/aNhk30lUG9F"
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