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We are delighted to have been chosen as one of the three participants in the Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme at the Shaftesbury Tesco in November and December. So, if you want to help us bring live streaming to the Arts Centre, please use your blue token to vote for us!

  • Would you like to join our team of volunteers?
    We are looking for light and sound technicians. Training could be given to anyone wanting to learn.
    We are also looking for anybody interested in buildings maintenance to join the buildings team.

December 15: Zoe Schwarz sings Billie Holiday


The highly individual and nationally established vocalist Zoe Schwarz brings her very popular ‘Zoe Schwarz sings Billie Holiday’ show to Shaftesbury.

The set will feature the full range of Billie’s repertoire, starting from her early career, right through to her last recordings.

Starting January 23: The Nutcracker, A Pantomime!

It's that time of year again!
"The Nutcracker - a Pantomime" has all the colourful characters, songs, dance and repartee expected in a traditional panto.

Showing January 23 - February 2.
Get your tickets now !

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

December

12Decallday01JanalldayFeaturedEeles Pottery and Keith Stott 'Pots and Pastels'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri14Dec8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedHotel Salvation (PG)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat15Dec1:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSee Father Christmas at Orchard Park!1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

Sat15Dec7:30 pmFeaturedZoe Schwarz sings Billie Holiday7:30 pm Type:Music

Sun16Dec1:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSee Father Christmas at Orchard Park!1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

Tue18Dec2:00 pm3:40 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: This Beautiful Fantastic (PG)2:00 pm - 3:40 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

Fri21Dec8:00 pm10:00 pmFeaturedThe Big Sick (15)8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat22Dec1:00 pm4:00 pmFeaturedSee Father Christmas at Orchard Park!1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

January

12Decallday01JanalldayFeaturedEeles Pottery and Keith Stott 'Pots and Pastels'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri04Jan8:00 pm10:05 pmFeaturedI, Tonya (15)8:00 pm - 10:05 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Fri11Jan10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Tue15Jan2:00 pm4:05 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12)2:00 pm - 4:05 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

17Janallday02FeballdayFeaturedWelcome 19(All Day) Type:Gallery

Fri18Jan7:30 pm9:30 pmFeaturedComedy Kerfuffle7:30 pm - 9:30 pm Type:Comedy

Wed23Jan7:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!7:30 pm Type:Panto,Theatre

Thu24Jan7:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!7:30 pm Type:Panto,Theatre

Fri25Jan7:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!7:30 pm Type:Panto,Theatre

Sat26Jan2:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!2:30 pm Type:Panto,Theatre

Sat26Jan7:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!7:30 pm Type:Panto,Theatre

Wed30Jan7:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!7:30 pm Type:Panto,Theatre

Thu31Jan7:30 pmFeaturedThe Nutcracker, A Pantomime!7:30 pm Type:Panto,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.
  • 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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  • Last two days to see this rich and diverse exhibition - Perguadeo closes tomorrow at 4pm. #collagraph #silvergoldjewellery #cyanotype #ceramicsculpture #mixedmedia #painting #supportlocalartists #giveartforchristmas #affordableart http://ow.ly/HvRH30mSeLF

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this rich and diverse exhibition - Perguadeo closes tomorrow at 4pm. #collagraph #silvergoldjewellery #cyanotype #ceramicsculpture #mixedmedia #painting #supportlocalartists #giveartforchristmas #affordableart http://ow.ly/HvRH30mSeLF"
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  • Make sure you see this group exhibition this weekend (open Sunday). Perguadeo (Latin for Rejoice) brings together seven artists with a varied mixed show. #landscape #minimalism #naturalform # abstract #stilllife #giveartforchristmas #affordableart http://ow.ly/iTsp30mSeqD

    shaftesburyarts: "Make sure you see this group exhibition this weekend (open Sunday). Perguadeo (Latin for Rejoice) brings together seven artists with a varied mixed show. #landscape #minimalism #naturalform # abstract #stilllife #giveartforchristmas #affordableart http://ow.ly/iTsp30mSeqD"
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  • In the gallery this week until 11 December - 'Perguadeo' - seven artists rejoice in their creativity. Andrea Jenkins, Anthea Parker, Genevieve Lavers, Jindra Jehu, Lydia Needle, Mark Held, Yvette Canon. #sculpture #printmaking #mixedmedia #jewellery http://ow.ly/H6UP30mSe72

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery this week until 11 December - 'Perguadeo' - seven artists rejoice in their creativity. Andrea Jenkins, Anthea Parker, Genevieve Lavers, Jindra Jehu, Lydia Needle, Mark Held, Yvette Canon. #sculpture #printmaking #mixedmedia #jewellery http://ow.ly/H6UP30mSe72"
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  • Last two days to see this exhibition - Studio 90 - closes 4pm Tuesday 4 December. #coastaldorset #rusticdoorways #cottagegarden #watercolours #inks #oilpaints #visitdorset #visitshaftesbury #supportlocalartists http://ow.ly/4A2C30mMFP3

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this exhibition - Studio 90 - closes 4pm Tuesday 4 December. #coastaldorset #rusticdoorways #cottagegarden #watercolours #inks #oilpaints #visitdorset #visitshaftesbury #supportlocalartists http://ow.ly/4A2C30mMFP3"
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  • Zoe Schwarz singing Billie Holiday is just one of the great events on at Shaftesbury Arts Centre in December. Pop along to Bell Street and see great exhibitions, music and much more. And why not keep up to date with what's on - sign up for our monthly e-news.

    shaftesburyarts: "Zoe Schwarz singing Billie Holiday is just one of the great events on at Shaftesbury Arts Centre in December. Pop along to Bell Street and see great exhibitions, music and much more. And why not keep up to date with what's on - sign up for our monthly e-news."
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  • Open all weekend inc Sunday - Studio 90 - Five artists working in differing styles. #stylised #abstract #expressive #printmaking, #pastels #oilpaints http://ow.ly/MUNt30mMFAK

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  • In the gallery this week to 4th December - 'Studio 90' - Five artists respond to their environment in various 2D media. Su Cuff, Deidre Greenwood, Julia Haes, Mark Muspratt-Williams, Sue Vezey. #localartists, #naturalform, #builtenvironment #structure http://ow.ly/yh0d30mMFhy

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery this week to 4th December - 'Studio 90' - Five artists respond to their environment in various 2D media. Su Cuff, Deidre Greenwood, Julia Haes, Mark Muspratt-Williams, Sue Vezey. #localartists, #naturalform, #builtenvironment #structure http://ow.ly/yh0d30mMFhy"
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  • Last two days to see this exciting and diverse exhibition by Circa 5 - closes 4pm tomorrow. #sculpture #textiles #monoprint #mixedmedi #painting #etching #thespaceinyourhead #thespacearoundyou http://ow.ly/xCce30mHKHQ

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this exciting and diverse exhibition by Circa 5 - closes 4pm tomorrow. #sculpture #textiles #monoprint #mixedmedi #painting #etching #thespaceinyourhead #thespacearoundyou http://ow.ly/xCce30mHKHQ"
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