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Treasure Island

This swash-buckling, rip roaring adventure story offers an alternative to our usual pantomime.

There are fights, treacherous deeds, heroism and an action packed and fast moving story of dare devil on the high seas.

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Upcoming Events

January

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

Thu25Jan10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Course

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

February

19Janallday03FeballdayFeaturedWelcome 18(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu01Feb10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Course

Thu01Feb7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Fri02Feb7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Sat03Feb2:30 pm5:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Type:Theatre

Sat03Feb7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedTreasure IslandA swashbuckling adventure story (not a panto)7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Mon05Feb6:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedMaking the pencil work harder, with bigger paper6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Type:Course

Thu08Feb10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Course

09Feballday18alldayFeaturedSnowdrop Exhibition 2018(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri09Feb10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Fri09Feb8:00 pm10:15 pmFeaturedElle (18)8:00 pm - 10:15 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat10Feb10:00 am5:00 pmFeaturedSnowdrop Study, Sale and Social Day10:00 am - 5:00 pm Type:Lecture,Other Events

Mon12Feb6:00 pm8:00 pmFeaturedMaking the pencil work harder, with bigger paper6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Type:Course

Tue13Feb7:30 pmFeaturedSummer Production "Mack and Mabel" Interest Evening7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat17Feb2:00 pm4:25 pmFeaturedBeauty and the Beast (PG)2:00 pm - 4:25 pm Type:Children's Film,Film

Sun18Feb3:00 pm7:20 pmFeaturedFilm Special: Black Films Matter3:00 pm - 7:20 pm Type:Film,Film Special

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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 until 2 January 2018 - Eeles Family Pottery and Keith Stott pastels. #meadowsandwoodlands #platesandpictures #walkoffthatfeasting #postçhristmaspressies #Shaftesbury #dorsetlife http://ow.ly/gKxU30h7fVT

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery until 2 January 2018 - Eeles Family Pottery and Keith Stott pastels. #meadowsandwoodlands #platesandpictures #walkoffthatfeasting #postçhristmaspressies #Shaftesbury #dorsetlife http://ow.ly/gKxU30h7fVT"
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  • Pots and Pastels - in the gallery until 2 January 2018. Seles Family Pottery and Keith Stott pastels. #coastal #monochrome #raku http://ow.ly/oerE30h7fLZ

    shaftesburyarts: "Pots and Pastels - in the gallery until 2 January 2018. Seles Family Pottery and Keith Stott pastels. #coastal #monochrome #raku http://ow.ly/oerE30h7fLZ"
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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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