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Summer Musical: Mack and Mabel  Follow the blog here

July 11-21: Summer Show 'Mack and Mabel'


Mack and Mabel tells the saga of the silent film era "when movies were movies", - the story of legendary director Mack Sennett and his greatest star, the adorable Mabel Normand.

June 29 - July 1: Shaftesbury Fringe

 

See the events the Arts Centre are hosting on FridaySaturday and Sunday

Also don't miss our Fringe Cafe and Bar, open Saturday 10.30am -10.30pm and Sunday 12.00pm - 7.30pm.

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

June

13Junallday26alldayFeaturedCreative and Brave(All Day) Type:Gallery

27Junallday03JulalldayFeaturedSarah Humby and Jayne Soakell 'The Art of Staring Out to Sea'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu28Jun10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Course

Fri29JunalldayalldayFeaturedShaftesbury Fringe 2018(All Day: Friday) Type:Festival,Shaftesbury Fringe

Sat30JunalldayalldayFeaturedShaftesbury Fringe 2018(All Day: Saturday) Type:Festival,Shaftesbury Fringe

Sat30Jun10:30 am10:30 pmFeaturedShaftesbury Arts Centre Fringe Cafe and Bar10:30 am - 10:30 pm Type:Shaftesbury Fringe

July

27Junallday03JulalldayFeaturedSarah Humby and Jayne Soakell 'The Art of Staring Out to Sea'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Sun01JulalldayalldayFeaturedShaftesbury Fringe 2018(All Day: Sunday) Type:Festival,Shaftesbury Fringe

Sun01Jul12:30 pm7:30 pmFeaturedShaftesbury Arts Centre Fringe Cafe and Bar12:30 pm - 7:30 pm Type:Shaftesbury Fringe

04Julallday10alldayFeaturedWalking Feet(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu05Jul10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Course

Fri06Jul10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

11Julallday24alldayFeaturedHolly Norris and Stephen Yates 'Elements'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed11Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Thu12Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Fri13Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat14Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Tue17Jul2:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: The Green Man (PG)2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

Wed18Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Thu19Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Fri20Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat21Jul7:30 pmFeaturedMack and Mabel7:30 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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  • Last weekend for Creative & Brave - open Sunday, closes Tuesday 26 June. Three women artists. #fineart #crafts and #design #localrtists #dorsetart #dorsetlife #doersetmags http://ow.ly/lT3630kuBxF

    shaftesburyarts: "Last weekend for Creative & Brave - open Sunday, closes Tuesday 26 June. Three women artists. #fineart #crafts and  #design #localrtists #dorsetart #dorsetlife #doersetmags http://ow.ly/lT3630kuBxF"
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  • Second week of Creative & Brave in the gallery - continues to 26 June. #expressivepainting #pointillism #textileprinting #sculpture #colourful #abstract #womenartists #contemporaryartists http://ow.ly/God730kuBoR

    shaftesburyarts: "Second week of Creative & Brave in the gallery - continues to 26 June. #expressivepainting #pointillism #textileprinting #sculpture #colourful #abstract #womenartists #contemporaryartists http://ow.ly/God730kuBoR"
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  • Creative & Brave in the gallery - everyday including Sundays to 26 June. Three artists exhibiting together for the first time. Jo Pierce - sculpture, pointillist paintings, Bethan Venn - printed, painted textiles, Sharon Bielby - paintings. http://ow.ly/9G2h30kuAB6

    shaftesburyarts: "Creative & Brave in the gallery - everyday including Sundays to 26 June. Three artists exhibiting together for the first time. Jo Pierce - sculpture, pointillist paintings, Bethan Venn - printed, painted textiles, Sharon Bielby - paintings. http://ow.ly/9G2h30kuAB6"
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  • Creative & Brave in the Gallery until 26 June. Three artists who are not afraid of colour! #painting #silkpainting #textileprinting #scultpure #vibrant #expressive #summertime #dorsetartists #shaftesburytown #dorsetlife #blackmorevalemags http://ow.ly/x5bA30kuA20

    shaftesburyarts: "Creative & Brave in the Gallery until 26 June. Three artists who are not afraid of colour! #painting #silkpainting #textileprinting #scultpure #vibrant #expressive #summertime #dorsetartists #shaftesburytown #dorsetlife #blackmorevalemags http://ow.ly/x5bA30kuA20"
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  • 'Three Together' in the gallery continues until Tuesday 12 June. Make sure you see it. Vibrant paintings and mixed media from Jane Shepherd and Sandy Roberts. Powerful etchings from Victoria Garland. dorsetartweeks #visitdorset #shaftesbury #dorsetart #landscape #flora #fauna http://ow.ly/EjE430kpT3F

    shaftesburyarts: "'Three Together' in the gallery continues until Tuesday 12 June. Make sure you see it. Vibrant paintings and mixed media from Jane Shepherd and Sandy Roberts. Powerful etchings from Victoria Garland. dorsetartweeks #visitdorset #shaftesbury #dorsetart  #landscape #flora #fauna http://ow.ly/EjE430kpT3F"
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  • Last week for 'Three Together' in the gallery, continuing beyond @dorsetartweeks to 12 June. Find out how an etching is made from Victoria Garland, discuss what goes into mixed media work with Jane Shepherd and Sandy Roberts. #dorsetlife #iloveshaftesbury http://ow.ly/cmfD30klRlt

    shaftesburyarts: "Last week for 'Three Together' in the gallery, continuing beyond @dorsetartweeks to 12 June. Find out how an etching is made from Victoria Garland, discuss what goes into mixed media work with Jane Shepherd and Sandy Roberts. #dorsetlife #iloveshaftesbury http://ow.ly/cmfD30klRlt"
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  • Continuing the second week of dorsetartweeks in the Gallery - Three Together - Sandy Roberts, Jane Shepherd and Victoria Garland. #etching #mixedmedia #painting #dorsetlife #visitshafesbury #iloveshaftesbury #contemporaryart #shaftesburyartists http://ow.ly/MLly30kjiTa

    shaftesburyarts: "Continuing the second week of dorsetartweeks in the Gallery - Three Together - Sandy Roberts, Jane Shepherd and Victoria Garland. #etching #mixedmedia #painting #dorsetlife #visitshafesbury #iloveshaftesbury #contemporaryart #shaftesburyartists http://ow.ly/MLly30kjiTa"
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  • In the Ron Holmes Gallery (the foyer) you can see examples of work by several of the local artists opening their studios or exhibiting in pop up galleries during dorsetartweeks #localmap #localartists #professionalart http://ow.ly/UU9w30kjiZS https://www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk/directory/map

    shaftesburyarts: "In the Ron Holmes Gallery (the foyer) you can see examples of work by several of the local artists opening their studios or exhibiting in pop up galleries during dorsetartweeks  #localmap #localartists #professionalart http://ow.ly/UU9w30kjiZS https://www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk/directory/map"
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  • If you’re in #shaftesburydorset and want a taste on what’s on offer @dorsetartweeks locally, the Ron Holmes Gallery in the foyer of the Arts Centre is showcasing most of the artists involved. There is also s large scale map to help you to find them! #tastershow #dorsetlife #visitshaftesbury #iloveshaftesbury

    shaftesburyarts: "If you’re in #shaftesburydorset and want a taste on what’s on offer @dorsetartweeks locally, the Ron Holmes Gallery in the foyer of the Arts Centre is showcasing most of the artists involved. There is also s large scale map to help you to find them! #tastershow #dorsetlife #visitshaftesbury #iloveshaftesbury"
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  • Inspired by the sea to create #mixedmedia #paintings and #etchings. @shaftesburyarts @dorsetartweeks #venue63 in the Gallery to 12 June.

    shaftesburyarts: "Inspired by the sea to create #mixedmedia #paintings and #etchings. @shaftesburyarts @dorsetartweeks #venue63 in the Gallery to 12 June."
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