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Empire of Light (15)

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

Tuesday Matinee film showing at 2pm "An achingly lovely film - the best Sam Mendes has yet made" - Vanity Fair Hilary, a depressed cinema manager marvellously played by Olivia Colman, works at a (fictional) cinema called the Empire on the Margate seafront in 1981 as Britain swan-dives into recession, unemployment and widespread racism. The […]

£5

Land & Spirit

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

Lin & Jemima studied ceramics together at Bath Academy of Art. After graduating Jemima moved to Shaftesbury and taught Art & Design at William Barnes School, Sturminster Newton before moving to the hills of West Wales to farm with her husband and young family. Recently she and her husband have retired to Cornwall to be […]

Free

“High Tops, Knobs, Birdseyes and Mites” celebrating 400 years of Dorset Button

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

An exhibition of contemporary art inspired by Dorset Buttons, its history, the people and the villages, towns and countryside are one of a number of events planned to celebrate 400 years. The Dorset Button industry was a major part of many people’s lives in east Dorset for 200 years. Abraham Case stated making buttons in […]

Free

Open Call for Artists – “High Tops, Knobs, Birdseyes and Mites” celebrating 400 years of Dorset Button

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

Dorset Buttons 2022 Exhibition at Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell Street SP7 8AR We are looking for artists who are prepared to share your interpretation of the Dorset Button industry at an exhibition from 13 July to 19 July 2022 to celebrate the birth of this local cottage industry 400 years ago. Full details and […]

£10.00

Thomas Cameron at Shaftesbury Arts Centre

Shaftesbury Arts Centre 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury, Dorset, United Kingdom

After unavoidable delays, singing sensation' Thomas Cameron is making a welcome return to Shaftesbury Arts Centre. A charismatic English tenor, Thomas has a powerful voice that's making waves in the world of classical music. His first three singles, ‘Bring Him Home’, ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ and ‘Music of the Night’, taken from his beautiful debut album […]

£18