Activities

Activities

Art

Activity-Art
The interests of artists are catered for by the Art Group that meets regularly for a varied programme of work in any medium chosen by its members.

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Crafts

Activity-Crafts
Crafts exhibitions are a regular feature of the centre's gallery, and workshops in crafts such as pottery are supported through nearby crafts centres.

 

 

Dance & Fitness

Activity-Dance
Dance and keep fit classes for a variety of ages and tastes are organised on various days by different groups. Whether it's gentle keep fit, traditional English dancing, or relaxing yoga, we have something to suit all tastes.

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 Drama

Activity-Drama
The centre supports a strong drama group for both adults and young people and has a year-round programme of both amateur and professional productions.

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 Film

Activity-Film
An international programme of top quality films for all ages and tastes is shown for most of the year through the centre's extremely popular and highly thought-of film society. A small independent community film-making unit also operates at the Arts Centre.

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Music

Activity-Music
From live rock, blues, jazz, folk and you-name-it gigs by visiting professional musicians to workshops on classical music, the centre aims to appeal to every age and musical taste.

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 Photography

Activity-Photography

A regular group for those interested in photography.

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Reading and creative writing

Activity-Literature

The needs of literature lovers are catered for by a poetry group run by published poet Pam Kelly, Viv Rudd's long-established reading group, and a creative writing group led by Cuca, Beth Stewart and Becky Bye.

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Exciting stuff - our first song for our Singing Fiesta has arrived in our inbox!

Go on - you know you want to join in and sing your heart out to your favourite musical number!

http://ow.ly/e2io50zRQDY

#shaftesbury #dorset #singyourheartout

Who is joining us for our Tap taster this afternoon? There are a couple of spaces left!

http://ow.ly/JNU850zRQWy

There was a fantastic response from adults to the INSID/OUTSIDE online art competition. Here are the first four from over 40 entries, from Alice,Amy, Anne-Louise and Anne. @shaftesburyarts @shaftesburytown #embroidery #inks #printmaking #drawing http://ow.ly/ihFY50zTLuc

Come and have a little 'move and groove with us tomorrow for a Tap taster at 2.30pm!
Drop us an e - mail on movesandgrooves@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk to book your spot!

http://ow.ly/mT1850zRQcQ

#shaftesbury #dorset #lockdownmoveandgroove

The last group of artworks from the 12-18 category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE online art competition, these are from Gemma, Katie, Luke and Lottie. To see the prize winning entries check the website. @inDorsetuk #talentedteens #artinlockdown #insideoutside http://ow.ly/n9Mn50zRqkF

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  • Exciting stuff - our first song for our Singing Fiesta has arrived in our inbox! Go on - you know you want to join in and sing your heart out to your favourite musical number! http://ow.ly/noDq50zRQDZ #shaftesbury #dorset #singyourheartout

    shaftesburyarts: "Exciting stuff - our first song for our Singing Fiesta has arrived in our inbox! 
Go on - you know you want to join in and sing your heart out to your favourite musical number! 
http://ow.ly/noDq50zRQDZ

#shaftesbury #dorset #singyourheartout"
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  • There was a fantastic response from adults to the INSID/OUTSIDE online art competition. Here are the first four from over 40 entries, from Alice,Amy, Anne-Louise and Anne. @shaftesburyarts @shaftesburytown #embroidery #inks #printmaking #drawing http://ow.ly/iwNh50zTLud

    shaftesburyarts: "There was a fantastic response from adults to the INSID/OUTSIDE online art competition. Here are the first four from over 40 entries, from Alice,Amy, Anne-Louise and Anne. @shaftesburyarts @shaftesburytown #embroidery #inks #printmaking #drawing http://ow.ly/iwNh50zTLud"
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  • The last group of artworks from the 12-18 category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE online art competition, these are from Gemma, Katie, Luke and Lottie. To see the prize winning entries check the website. @inDorsetuk #talentedteens #artinlockdown #insideoutside http://ow.ly/32rZ50zRqkD

    shaftesburyarts: "The last group of artworks from the 12-18 category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE online art competition, these are from Gemma, Katie, Luke and Lottie.  To see the prize winning entries check the website. @inDorsetuk  #talentedteens #artinlockdown #insideoutside http://ow.ly/32rZ50zRqkD"
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  • Let us introduce you to another group at Shaftesbury Arts Centre! Head over to our facebook page or our website to learn more about our Circle Dance Group! http://ow.ly/93Bm50zPCOL #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

    shaftesburyarts: "Let us introduce you to another group at Shaftesbury Arts Centre! Head over to our facebook page or our website to learn more about our Circle Dance Group! 
http://ow.ly/93Bm50zPCOL

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone"
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  • A massive thank you to our judges for our Short Story Competition - @TiggyWalker @FionaDart and Rosie King. http://ow.ly/kcQE50zPCT9 #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

    shaftesburyarts: "A massive thank you to our judges for our Short Story Competition - 
@TiggyWalker @FionaDart and Rosie King.

http://ow.ly/kcQE50zPCT9

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone"
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  • Four more of the 12 - 18 category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE from Mia, Sadie, Lilyrose and Lareina. Such a variety of ideas and techniques. @ShaftesburyArts #sculpture #drawing #painting #talentedteens http://ow.ly/y5Bo50zRpw1

    shaftesburyarts: "Four more of the 12 - 18 category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE from Mia, Sadie, Lilyrose and Lareina. Such a variety of ideas and techniques. @ShaftesburyArts #sculpture #drawing #painting #talentedteens http://ow.ly/y5Bo50zRpw1"
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  • http://ow.ly/Xy3R50zPCsQ It is that time of the week again! Head over to our facebook page and website to have a listen to our Weekly Poem! #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

    shaftesburyarts: "http://ow.ly/Xy3R50zPCsQ

It is that time of the week again! Head over to our facebook page and website to have a listen to our Weekly Poem! 
#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone"
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  • Dorset Art Weeks should be up and running now, with 'Two by Two' showing in the gallery as part of this major Art Event. Here's another taste of what Sandy, Jane, Janet and Sallyrose had planned to exhibit. @dorsetartweeks #mixedmedia #ceramics #painting ow.ly/ENTU50zRkJ6

    shaftesburyarts: "Dorset Art Weeks should be up and running now, with 'Two by Two' showing in the gallery as part of this major Art Event. Here's another taste of what Sandy, Jane, Janet and Sallyrose had planned to exhibit. @dorsetartweeks #mixedmedia #ceramics #painting ow.ly/ENTU50zRkJ6"
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  • Everything upsized with 'Pop Art" giant sculptures and a snakes and ladders installation. !2 -18 Category art from Lola, Tanushree, Erin and Louis. #sculpture #installation #talentedteens #gillingham #mauritius #artinlockdown http://ow.ly/JjWv50zPyLs

    shaftesburyarts: "Everything upsized with 'Pop Art" giant sculptures and a snakes and ladders installation. !2 -18 Category art from Lola, Tanushree, Erin and Louis. #sculpture #installation #talentedteens #gillingham #mauritius #artinlockdown http://ow.ly/JjWv50zPyLs"
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  • What song are you singing as part of our Singing Fiesta? We can't wait to hear it! Head over to our website to find out more about how to get involved and where to send your recorded song! http://ow.ly/PhId50zPCmG #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone #singyourheartout

    shaftesburyarts: "What song are you singing as part of our Singing Fiesta? We can't wait to hear it! 
Head over to our website to find out more about how to get involved and where to send your recorded song! 
http://ow.ly/PhId50zPCmG

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone #singyourheartout"
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