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The Bell Street Christmas Special

With singing, dancing and comedy, for one night only kick back and enjoy an evening of lighthearted fun for all the family.

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Upcoming Events

December

06Decallday02JanalldayFeaturedEeles family pottery and Keith Stott(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri15Dec8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedLion (PG) - followed by Christmas Party8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat16Dec9:00 am5:30 pmFeaturedChristmas Grotto at Orchard Park9:00 am - 5:30 pm Type:Other Events

Sat16Dec7:30 pm10:30 pmFeaturedThe Bell Street Christmas Special7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Type:Cabaret,Other Events

Sun17Dec9:00 am5:30 pmFeaturedChristmas Grotto at Orchard Park9:00 am - 5:30 pm Type:Other Events

Tue19Dec2:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSeniors Film: Their Finest (12A)2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

January

06Decallday02JanalldayFeaturedEeles family pottery and Keith Stott(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri05Jan8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedLady Macbeth (15)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Fri12Jan10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Tue16Jan2:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSeniors Film: January2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

19Janallday03FeballdayFeaturedWelcome 18(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed24Jan7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Thu25Jan7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Fri26Jan7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Sat27Jan2:30 pm5:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Type:Theatre

Sat27Jan7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Wed31Jan7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 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 throughout December to 2 January - The Eeles Family Pottery with Keith Stott pastels. #Christmasgifts #festivevessels #westcountryscenes http://ow.ly/eHFT30h7fxP

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery throughout December to 2 January - The Eeles Family Pottery with Keith Stott pastels.  #Christmasgifts #festivevessels #westcountryscenes http://ow.ly/eHFT30h7fxP"
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  • Don't miss this fabulous solo show from Zara McQueen. 'Somewhere Near Home' closes tomorrow at 4pm. #expressiveart #subtlehues #abstractart #DorsetLife #powerfulskies #Imustgodowntotheseaagain #jurassiccoast http://ow.ly/oBkS30gVr0T

    shaftesburyarts: "Don't miss this fabulous solo show from Zara McQueen. 'Somewhere Near Home' closes tomorrow at 4pm. #expressiveart #subtlehues #abstractart #DorsetLife #powerfulskies #Imustgodowntotheseaagain #jurassiccoast http://ow.ly/oBkS30gVr0T"
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  • Step in out of the cold this weekend to see Zara McQueen's sensitive responses to 'Somewhere Near Home' open 10am - 4pm including Sunday and to 5 December. #landscape #DorsetArtist #homeiswheretheheartis #painting #collage #drawing http://ow.ly/Gv1j30gVq0x

    shaftesburyarts: "Step in out of the cold this weekend to see Zara McQueen's sensitive responses to 'Somewhere Near Home' open 10am - 4pm including Sunday and to 5 December. #landscape #DorsetArtist #homeiswheretheheartis #painting #collage #drawing http://ow.ly/Gv1j30gVq0x"
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  • This week in the gallery and to 5 December - Somewhere Near Home - Zara McQueen's emotive landscape paintings in her first solo show. #NorthDorset @zara_mcqueen #painting #collage #mixedmedia #theartofseeing http://ow.ly/6oI130gP15I

    shaftesburyarts: "This week in the gallery and to 5 December - Somewhere Near Home - Zara McQueen's emotive landscape paintings in her first solo show. #NorthDorset @zara_mcqueen  #painting #collage #mixedmedia #theartofseeing http://ow.ly/6oI130gP15I"
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  • In the gallery everyday including Sundays until 5 December. ‘Somewhere Near Home’ - Zara McQueen in her first solo show. #paintings #mixedmedia #collage #drawing #shaftesbury #blackmorevale #melburydown http://ow.ly/c31330gL09O

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery everyday including Sundays until 5 December. ‘Somewhere Near Home’ - Zara McQueen in her first solo show. #paintings #mixedmedia #collage #drawing #shaftesbury #blackmorevale #melburydown http://ow.ly/c31330gL09O"
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  • ‘Somewhere Near Home’ @zara_mcqueen being hung today. 23-28 November. #sneakpeak #downabitontheleft #onemanshow #seeyoutomorrow

    shaftesburyarts: "‘Somewhere Near Home’ @zara_mcqueen being hung today. 23-28 November. #sneakpeak #downabitontheleft #onemanshow #seeyoutomorrow"
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  • Open all weekend including Sunday 10-4pm DefinARTLY continues to 21 November. #meadows #flora #trees #wishes #steelsculpture #mixedmedia #painting @cduponartist @karrenburkettartist @amo107 @andreajenkinsart ://ow.ly/kmm230gDKWr

    shaftesburyarts: "Open all weekend including Sunday 10-4pm DefinARTLY continues to 21 November.
#meadows #flora #trees #wishes #steelsculpture #mixedmedia #painting @cduponartist @karrenburkettartist @amo107 @andreajenkinsart ://ow.ly/kmm230gDKWr"
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  • There's a great array of small paintings at DefinArtly in the gallery, along with magical textiles and steel garden sculpture, all ready to adorn your homes! Open 10-4 every day until 21 Nov. #trees #meadows #flowers # hedgerows #insects http://ow.ly/LQct30gyijo

    shaftesburyarts: "There's a great array of small paintings at DefinArtly in the gallery, along with magical textiles and steel garden sculpture, all ready to adorn your homes! Open 10-4 every day until 21 Nov. #trees #meadows #flowers # hedgerows #insects http://ow.ly/LQct30gyijo"
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  • Come in out of the rain - DefinARTly - in the gallery to 21 Nov. OPEN SUNDAY 10 - 4 #trees #meadows #wildflowers http://ow.ly/3W5h30gudma

    shaftesburyarts: "Come in out of the rain - DefinARTly - in the gallery to 21 Nov. OPEN SUNDAY 10 - 4 #trees #meadows #wildflowers  http://ow.ly/3W5h30gudma"
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  • In the gallery from today - DefinARTly - four Dorset artists blurring the lines between fine art & craft #dorsetlife http://ow.ly/v8Gi30gotnx

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery from today - DefinARTly - four Dorset artists blurring the lines between fine art & craft #dorsetlife http://ow.ly/v8Gi30gotnx"
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