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Work continues on our exciting new Dance Studio, available for hire (all being well!) in October.
Read or listen to an interview about this great development at thisisalfred.com.

Featured Events

Upcoming Events

September

Wed18SepAll DayTue24FeaturedVivienne Rudd(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed25SepAll DayTue01OctFeaturedSimon Baddeley(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed25Sep7:30 pmFeaturedMusic and Drama Group Panto Read Through: Sleeping Beauty7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Thu26Sep10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

Thu26Sep10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Fri27Sep7:00 pm10:30 pmFeaturedA Carefree Evening of Delicious Decadence7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

October

Wed25SepAll DayTue01OctFeaturedSimon Baddeley(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed02OctAll DayTue08FeaturedVonnie Fletcher and Felicity Sanders 'Inspired Friendship'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Wed02Oct7:30 pmFeaturedMusic and Drama Group Panto Auditions: Sleeping Beauty7:30 pm Type:Theatre

Thu03Oct10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

Thu03Oct10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Fri04Oct10:00 am2:00 pmFeaturedValuation Day10:00 am - 2:00 pm Type:Other Events

Fri04Oct8:00 pm10:20 pmFeaturedGreen Book (12A)8:00 pm - 10:20 pm Type:Film,Friday Film

Sat05Oct10:00 amFeaturedMusic and Drama Group Panto Auditions: Sleeping Beauty10:00 am Type:Theatre

Sat05Oct7:30 pmFeaturedBelle Street Presents 'The Secret Diary of a Part Time Diva'7:30 pm Type:Music,Theatre

Wed09OctAll DayTue22FeaturedLaura Joliffe 'Coastline'(All Day) Type:Gallery

Thu10Oct10:00 am12:00 pmFeaturedDigital Champion Session10:00 am - 12:00 pm Type:Courses and Workshops,Other Events

Thu10Oct10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

Sat12Oct7:30 pm10:30 pmFeaturedVegan Tasting Menu7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Type:Fundraiser,Other Events

Tue15Oct2:00 pm4:15 pmFeaturedSeniors' Film: Fisherman’s Friends (12A)2:00 pm - 4:15 pm Type:Film,Seniors' Film

Wed16Oct7:30 pm10:00 pmFeaturedAutumn Production: Private PeacefulMusic and Drama Group Autumn Production7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Type:Theatre

Thu17Oct10:00 am3:30 pmFeaturedArt For EveryoneA course run by Deborah Chisman for all abilities10:00 am - 3:30 pm Type:Courses and Workshops

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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.
  • Live Streaming 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 Vivienne Rudd’s solo exhibition. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. Mixed media drawings, paintings, collage and assemblage. A show to make you smile. #familytree #gooseberrybush #paperpeople #plasticbirdsnest #signofthetimes #shaftesburyartist https://t.co/8Nq52uc59s

Open all weekend including Sunday and to 24 September, landscapes and still life from Vivienne Rudd. #collage #mixedmedia #watercolour #drawing #painting #assemblage #shaftesburyartists #localartist #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofshaftesbury https://t.co/pu4rgSuNFG

In the gallery this week until 24 September, recent work from Vivienne Rudd. Keen gardener and recycler of rubbish Vivienne reveals her sense of humour through assembled characters alongside mixed media still life paintings. #plastic #environment #upcycle https://t.co/0WQGWk8cRT

Last two days to see this exhibition of coastal drama and colour from Kim Pragnell and Hilary Ball. ‘Saltwater and Boats’ finishes at 4pm tomorrow – don’t miss it. #rockyshores #anglesyboatyard #harbours #stormyweather #localartists #visitshaftesbury https://t.co/RdiyI9Y7hO

‘Saltwater and Boats’ open all weekend. Meet the artists on Sunday afternoon with tea and cake! Find out how they develop from plein air to studio paintings. #pleinairdrawing #stormycoasts #boatyards #safehaven #charcoaldrawing #oilpainting https://t.co/WkAvtf3i3J

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  • Last two days to see Vivienne Rudd's solo exhibition. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. Mixed media drawings, paintings, collage and assemblage. A show to make you smile. #familytree #gooseberrybush #paperpeople #plasticbirdsnest #signofthetimes #shaftesburyartist http://ow.ly/eQra50weSmx

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see Vivienne Rudd's solo exhibition. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. Mixed media drawings, paintings, collage and  assemblage. A show to make you smile. #familytree #gooseberrybush #paperpeople #plasticbirdsnest #signofthetimes #shaftesburyartist http://ow.ly/eQra50weSmx"
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  • Open all weekend including Sunday and to 24 September, landscapes and still life from Vivienne Rudd. #collage #mixedmedia #watercolour #drawing #painting #assemblage #shaftesburyartists #localartist #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofshaftesbury http://ow.ly/NDxR50weQJr

    shaftesburyarts: "Open all weekend including Sunday and to 24 September, landscapes and still life from Vivienne Rudd. #collage #mixedmedia #watercolour #drawing #painting #assemblage #shaftesburyartists #localartist #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofshaftesbury http://ow.ly/NDxR50weQJr"
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  • In the gallery this week until 24 September, recent work from Vivienne Rudd. Keen gardener and recycler of rubbish Vivienne reveals her sense of humour through assembled characters alongside mixed media still life paintings. #plastic #environment #upcycle http://ow.ly/ibPB50wePKV

    shaftesburyarts: "In the gallery this week until 24 September, recent work from Vivienne Rudd. Keen gardener and recycler of rubbish Vivienne reveals her sense of humour through assembled characters alongside mixed media still life paintings. #plastic #environment #upcycle http://ow.ly/ibPB50wePKV"
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  • Last two days to see this exhibition of coastal drama and colour from Kim Pragnell and Hilary Ball. 'Saltwater and Boats' finishes at 4pm tomorrow - don't miss it. #rockyshores #anglesyboatyard #harbours #stormyweather #localartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/22xf50w5exI

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this exhibition of coastal drama and colour from Kim Pragnell and Hilary Ball. 'Saltwater and Boats' finishes at 4pm tomorrow - don't miss it. #rockyshores #anglesyboatyard #harbours #stormyweather #localartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/22xf50w5exI"
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  • Today at 2:30 and 7:30pm. The true story of ten fishermen from Port Isaac in Cornwall, who were signed by Universal Records in the 90’s. The have performed hundreds of concerts all over the world and achieved a top ten hit with their debut album of sea shanties. . #film #shaftesbury #feelgood #artscentre #sunday

    shaftesburyarts: "Today at 2:30 and 7:30pm. 
The true story of ten fishermen from Port Isaac in Cornwall, who were signed by Universal Records in the 90’s. The have performed hundreds of concerts all over the world and achieved a top ten hit with their debut album of sea shanties.
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#film #shaftesbury #feelgood #artscentre #sunday"
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  • 'Saltwater and Boats' open all weekend. Meet the artists on Sunday afternoon with tea and cake! Find out how they develop from plein air to studio paintings. #pleinairdrawing #stormycoasts #boatyards #safehaven #charcoaldrawing #oilpainting http://www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk/events/kim-pragnell-and-hilary-ball-saltwater-and-boats/

    shaftesburyarts: "'Saltwater and Boats' open all weekend. Meet the artists on Sunday afternoon with tea and cake! Find out how they develop from plein air to studio paintings. #pleinairdrawing #stormycoasts #boatyards #safehaven #charcoaldrawing #oilpainting  http://www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk/events/kim-pragnell-and-hilary-ball-saltwater-and-boats/"
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  • From today in the Gallery and to 17 September, 'Saltwater and Boats' from Kim Pragnell and Hilary Ball. #highanddry #fishingboats #tidal #groynes #oilpaintings #anglesy #westcountryartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/1NII50w5dUh

    shaftesburyarts: "From today in the Gallery and to 17 September, 'Saltwater and Boats' from Kim Pragnell and Hilary Ball. #highanddry #fishingboats #tidal #groynes #oilpaintings #anglesy #westcountryartists #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/1NII50w5dUh"
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  • Last two days to see this exhibition, 'A Sense of Place III'. Responses to landscape and nature through abstract drawings by Ravi Butalia. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. #monochromevista #charcoal #pattern #texture #visitshafesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/9mAs50vNZij

    shaftesburyarts: "Last two days to see this exhibition, 'A Sense of Place III'. Responses to landscape and nature through abstract drawings by Ravi Butalia. Closes tomorrow at 4pm. #monochromevista #charcoal #pattern #texture #visitshafesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/9mAs50vNZij"
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  • Make sure you see this exhibition this weekend. Open Sunday and to 10 September. Ravi Butalia presents 'A Sense of Place III' Abstract drawings interpreting nature. #landscape #texture #texturedlandscape #tonaldepth #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/TQQ350vNYQf

    shaftesburyarts: "Make sure you see this exhibition this weekend. Open Sunday and to 10 September. Ravi Butalia presents 'A Sense of Place III' Abstract drawings interpreting nature. #landscape #texture #texturedlandscape #tonaldepth #visitshaftesbury http://ow.ly/TQQ350vNYQf"
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  • Continuing this week in the gallery 'A Sense of Place III' until 10 September. Expressive, abstract drawings from Ravi Butalia. #monochrome #tonaldrawing #stormyweather #windblown #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/OI2r50vNYt4

    shaftesburyarts: "Continuing this week in the gallery 'A Sense of Place III' until 10 September. Expressive, abstract drawings from Ravi Butalia. #monochrome #tonaldrawing #stormyweather #windblown #visitshaftesbury #thehighpointofdorset http://ow.ly/OI2r50vNYt4"
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