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Creative Textiles Workshop: Coil Pots

Shaftesbury

Upcycle lustrous sari silks and other fabrics to create a colourful coiled pot. This 3 hour workshop will be held at The Art Shed, my purpose built garden studio in the hilltop town of Shaftesbury, Dorset. All materials are provided and participants will create a textile pot to take home, and lots of inspiration to […]

£30

The Shaftesbury Feastival

Shaftesbury

New for 2024, we bring a fabulous Feastival to Shaftesbury. With over 150 traders on The High Street and Park walk, there's the annual Cheese Run on Gold Hill, cookery demonstrations, foraging walks with Masterchef winner Matt Follas, book signings, literary events and Pop up events in various premises across Shaftesbury. Feastival runs from 10am […]

Free

Short Story Writing Competition

Shaftesbury

What are you up to this week? How about writing a 500-word story for a Short Story Writing Competition? The theme is the murder of King Edward the Martyr, which took place at Corfe Castle back in 978AD – Dorset in the Dark Ages. Who saw it happen? Whose lives were touched? What happened to […]

Free

SchoolReaders

Shaftesbury

Do you love books? Enjoy working with children? You could become a SchoolReaders volunteer. Find out what it involves and inspire the next generation of readers! Saturday 29 October10:30am - 11:30am

Free

Shaftesbury Book Festival

Shaftesbury

The theme 'Reading the Land' is an invitation to share in the passion, experience and insight of our authors as we explore the best of nature writing. With much of the last 18 months spent adjusting to new limitations, many of us have explored the lanes and paths closer to home in a bid to […]