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Featured Events

Upcoming Events

May

15Mayallday21alldayFeaturedPercy Lizzard(All Day) Type:Gallery

Sun19May2:30 pm3:40 pmFeaturedHamlet Prince/ss of Denmark2:30 pm - 3:40 pm Type:Theatre

Sun19May7:30 pm8:35 pmFeaturedHamlet Prince/ss of Denmark7:30 pm - 8:35 pm Type:Theatre

Mon20May7:00 pm8:05 pmFeaturedHamlet Prince/ss of Denmark7:00 pm - 8:05 pm Type:Theatre

Mon20May9:00 pm10:05 pmFeaturedHamlet Prince/ss of Denmark9:00 pm - 10:05 pm Type:Theatre

Tue21May2:00 pm3:45 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: Brassed Off (12)2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

23Mayallday02JunalldayFeaturedTom Holley Photography Exhibition(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu23May10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

Thu23May10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Fri24May7:30 pm9:30 pmFeaturedComedy Kerfuffle7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Type:Comedy

25Mayallday09JunalldayFeaturedPortrait of Shaftesbury: Shaftesbury, 1,000 years(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu30May10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

June

23Mayallday02JunalldayFeaturedTom Holley Photography Exhibition(All Day) Type:Gallery

25Mayallday09JunalldayFeaturedPortrait of Shaftesbury: Shaftesbury, 1,000 years(All Day) Type:Gallery

Sat01Jun2:30 pm6:00 pmFeaturedSummer Showcase – Featuring Bell Street and Rivers Meet Dance2:30 pm - 6:00 pm Type:Dance,Other Events,Theatre

Fri07Jun10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Fri07Jun7:30 pmFeaturedThe Canterbury Tales - Bristol Old Vic Theatre School7:30 pm Type:Theatre

12Junallday25alldayFeaturedJayne Soakell and Sarah Humby 'The Art of Staring Out to Sea'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed12Jun7:30 pmFeaturedAutumn Production Read Through - Private Peaceful7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Thu13Jun7:30 pmFeaturedArt For Everyone Summer Exhibition7:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

Fri14Jun7:30 pm8:30 pmFeaturedSherlock Holmes and the Emerald of Alcazar7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat15Jun7:30 pm8:30 pmFeaturedSherlock Holmes and the Emerald of Alcazar7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Type:Theatre

Tue18Jun2:00 pm3:45 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: Christopher Robin (PG)2:00 pm - 3:45 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

Wed19Jun7:30 pmFeaturedAutumn Production Auditions - Private Peaceful7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Sat22Jun10:00 amFeaturedAutumn Production Auditions - Private Peaceful10:00 am Type:Theatre

Sun23Jun2:00 pm5:00 pmFeaturedOpen Gardens2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

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

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

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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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Open all weekend including Sunday. Percy Lizzard paintings inspired by travel to India, Africa and the Far East. Exhibition continues to 21 May. #happyelephants #lonelybird #contemoraryframes #contemporaryart #happyart #affordableart https://t.co/msdd79Lbie

This week in the gallery to 21 May. Percy Lizzard with paintings to make you happy! #birdlife #tuscanchurch #giltframes #dorsetartist #theshaftesburygroup https://t.co/RGTdIP463d

Last two days to see ‘Plantation to Palladwr’, Karren Burkett’s solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and printmaking. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. #treesnearhome #gloriousspring #summerlight #autumnsoft #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury https://t.co/fsVRSZky6h

Tomorrow is Shaftesbury Food Fair and many will watch the Cheese Race on Gold Hill. Here’s a different approach to famous hill and it’s glorious view from Karren Burkett whose exhibition in the gallery will be open until 4pm. #goldhill #visitshaftesbury https://t.co/82rCsSUK31

‘Plantation to Palladwr’ continues this week in the Gallery until 14 May. Trees in all seasons from Karren Burkett’s surroundings past and present. #lightandcolour #paintinglight #winterspringsummer #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset https://t.co/AfOqWHUHzO

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  • Open all weekend including Sunday. Percy Lizzard paintings inspired by travel to India, Africa and the Far East. Exhibition continues to 21 May. #happyelephants #lonelybird #contemoraryframes #contemporaryart #happyart #affordableart http://ow.ly/hkDJ50uddfa

    shaftesburyarts: "Open all weekend including Sunday. Percy Lizzard paintings inspired by travel to India, Africa and the Far East. Exhibition continues to 21 May. #happyelephants #lonelybird #contemoraryframes #contemporaryart #happyart #affordableart http://ow.ly/hkDJ50uddfa"
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  • This week in the gallery to 21 May. Percy Lizzard with paintings to make you happy! #birdlife #tuscanchurch #giltframes #dorsetartist #theshaftesburygroup http://ow.ly/yaSO50udc5Q

    shaftesburyarts: "This week in the gallery to 21 May. Percy Lizzard with paintings to make you happy! #birdlife #tuscanchurch #giltframes #dorsetartist #theshaftesburygroup http://ow.ly/yaSO50udc5Q"
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  • Last two days to see 'Plantation to Palladwr', Karren Burkett's solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and printmaking. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. #treesnearhome #gloriousspring #summerlight #autumnsoft #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/C4fL50u7vfZ

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see 'Plantation to Palladwr', Karren Burkett's solo exhibition of paintings, drawings and printmaking. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. #treesnearhome #gloriousspring #summerlight #autumnsoft #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury  http://ow.ly/C4fL50u7vfZ"
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  • Tomorrow is Shaftesbury Food Fair and many will watch the Cheese Race on Gold Hill. Here's a different approach to famous hill and it's glorious view from Karren Burkett whose exhibition in the gallery will be open until 4pm. #goldhill #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/PPhB50u7unI

    shaftesburyarts: "Tomorrow is Shaftesbury Food Fair and many will watch the Cheese Race on Gold Hill. Here's a different approach to famous hill and it's glorious view from Karren Burkett whose exhibition in the gallery will be open until 4pm.  #goldhill #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/PPhB50u7unI"
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  • 'Plantation to Palladwr' continues this week in the Gallery until 14 May. Trees in all seasons from Karren Burkett's surroundings past and present. #lightandcolour #paintinglight #winterspringsummer #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/1vWJ50tBmS2

    shaftesburyarts: "'Plantation to Palladwr' continues this week in the Gallery until 14 May. Trees in all seasons from Karren Burkett's surroundings past and present. #lightandcolour #paintinglight #winterspringsummer #dorsetartist #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/1vWJ50tBmS2"
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  • Open all weekend inc. Sunday and Bank Holiday Mon 10am-4pm and to May 14. Karren Burkett's solo exhibition of work showing responses to her past and present. #plantationtopalladwr #ontheedge #oilpainting #charcoal #linocut #shaftesburyartist #dorsetartist http://ow.ly/4zDp50tB0QH

    shaftesburyarts: "Open all weekend inc. Sunday and Bank Holiday Mon 10am-4pm and to May 14. Karren Burkett's solo exhibition of work showing responses to her past and present. #plantationtopalladwr #ontheedge #oilpainting #charcoal #linocut #shaftesburyartist #dorsetartist http://ow.ly/4zDp50tB0QH"
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  • In the gallery until 14 May, 'Plantation to Palladwr'. Paintings, drawings and printmaking from Karren Burkett. She invites you to join her for a drink and a chat this evening 5.30-7.30pm #movinghome #fromthekitchenwindow #wisemonkey #dorsetartist http://ow.ly/PGxr50tAMDX

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery until 14 May, 'Plantation to Palladwr'. Paintings, drawings and printmaking from Karren Burkett. She invites you to join her for a drink and a chat this evening 5.30-7.30pm #movinghome #fromthekitchenwindow #wisemonkey #dorsetartist  http://ow.ly/PGxr50tAMDX"
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  • Last two days to see this mixed exhibition from members of The Shaftesbury Arts Centre Art Group. Closes 4pm tomorrow They meet to make art together on Monday afternoons and welcome new members. #landscapepainting #collage #assemblage #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/hlez50ruGEa

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this mixed exhibition from members of The Shaftesbury Arts Centre Art Group. Closes 4pm tomorrow They meet to make art together on Monday afternoons and welcome new members.  #landscapepainting #collage #assemblage #visitshaftesbury  http://ow.ly/hlez50ruGEa"
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  • Open all weekend including Sunday, The Shaftesbury Arts Centre Art Group with their annual exhibition. #lifedrawing #penandwash #painting #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/DFV550rusqC

    shaftesburyarts: "Open all weekend including Sunday, The Shaftesbury Arts Centre Art Group with their annual exhibition. #lifedrawing #penandwash #painting #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/DFV550rusqC"
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  • In the gallery this week until 1 May. The Shaftesbury Arts Centre Art Group. A wide range of style and subject. #landscapepainting #stilllife #abstractpainting #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/9NKd50runmf

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery this week until 1 May. The Shaftesbury Arts Centre Art Group. A wide range of style and subject. #landscapepainting #stilllife #abstractpainting #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/9NKd50runmf"
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