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Join us or renew your membership

It costs over £1,500 a week to run the Shaftesbury Arts Centre. Please help support us by becoming a member.  Membership is open to all and runs for 12 months from the date you join and is renewable annually. You can pay using any major credit card.

New Membership

Renew an Existing Membership   (select My Membership after logging in)

Membership benefits

Becoming a member means you are not only eligible to take part in any of the centre's many activities but you also

  • qualify for a discount on many ticket prices - and see films for free if you take out extra film society membership (this alone can more than cover the cost of membership in any year)
  • can take an active part in the running of the centre (there are opportunities to volunteer in some 30 different activities from acting to bar-tending)
  • can vote at the annual meeting, and
  • can stand for election as a main board director if you wish.

Current subscription rates (from 1 Sep 2017) are as follows:

Adult
Adult + Film Society
Joint adult (2 adults at same address)
Joint adult + Film Society
Junior (under 18)
£25
£46
£46
£84
Free

 

Reduced rate Students over 18 in fulltime education and people receiving state benefits qualify for a reduced subscription. To get the reduced rate applications must be made in person and evidence of entitlement produced. Please note there is currently no reduced rate for pensioners.

Adult reduced
Adult + Film Society reduced
Joint adult reduced
Joint adult + Film Society reduced
£12.50
£23
£23
£42

Click here to join

Renewing your membership?

You can renew your membership, or update your details online. Just go into your account, by clicking here. 


Terms & Conditions (valid at 1 January 2011)

Membership By becoming a member of Shaftesbury Arts centre you become a shareholder in the charitable company that is Shaftesbury Arts Centre and agree to the following:

  • to abide by the provisions of the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the charity and its rules, a copy of which is attached here.
  • to pay the charity an amount not exceeding £10 if the charity is dissolved while you are a member and for 12 months after you have ceased to be a member in accordance with clause 7 of the charity's Memorandum of Association.
  • to pay any membership subscriptions that are levied in accordance with the charity's Articles and/or Rules.

Membership cards Membership cards are normally posted within 10 days of online purchase. They may also be collected from the Box Office during normal opening hours (Mon-Sat inc 10.30am-12.30pm).

Ticket purchase

We charge a 50p per ticket booking fee up to a maximum of £2 per transaction.
If you require tickets purchased online or over the telephone to be posted we make an additional £1 charge for this service.

Please also note:

  • Shaftesbury Arts Centre is not responsible for any ticket that is lost, stolen or destroyed.
  • Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase unless the performance is cancelled or rescheduled.
  • Tickets bought online can be collected from the Box Office up to 15 minutes before the start of a performance.

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Have a little listen to our 'Weekly Poem' - grab a cuppa!

'Doubt' by Pam Kelly

http://ow.ly/ABjH50zX9KU

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

Hope through the Green Man from Lydia, Corona responses from Maggie and Morganne and dreams of Venice from Marylin. All from the adult category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE online art competition. @shaftesburytown #ceramics #mixedmedia #painting #artinlockdown http://ow.ly/K5wG50zYXE4

Who is joining us on SATURDAY MORNING for a chance to shake it, wiggle it and just enjoy the 'Joy of Movement'

http://ow.ly/6sW050zX94G

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

Have a little look at our website and facebook page to hear about another lovely introduction from Shaftesbury Arts Centre!

http://ow.ly/rHVr50zUNGn

#shaftesb #dorest #somethingforeveryone

When you dig up broken crocks in the garden and use them for a mosaic windowsill or use scrap wire to create a penny farthing; the ingenuity given to the INSIDE/OUTSIDE competition. These from Julie, Keith, Leslie and Lucy. #upcycling #drawing #painting http://ow.ly/cbcz50zWwvJ

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  • Have a little listen to our 'Weekly Poem' - grab a cuppa! 'Doubt' by Pam Kelly http://ow.ly/Li6w50zX9KK #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

    shaftesburyarts: "Have a little listen to our 'Weekly Poem' - grab a cuppa! 'Doubt' by Pam Kelly

http://ow.ly/Li6w50zX9KK

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone"
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  • Your songs are starting to come in and they are absolutely fantastic! You guys are truly singing your hearts out! Go on - choose your favourite musical number, sing your heart out , record yourself and send it in to us to be part of our singing fiesta! We will showcase all of the songs as part of part of the fiesta in the two weeks after the closing date! http://ow.ly/lfq850zX9n1

    shaftesburyarts: "Your songs are starting to come in and they are absolutely fantastic! You guys are truly singing your hearts out! 
Go on - choose your favourite musical number, sing your heart out , record yourself and send it in to us to be part of our singing fiesta! 
We will showcase all of the songs as part of part of the fiesta in the two weeks after the closing date! 
http://ow.ly/lfq850zX9n1"
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  • This week's Mooves and Grooves will be brought to you by Susan. http://ow.ly/PYsy50zZKNO Susan teaches a dance technique called The Nia Technique which includes elements of contemporary dance, martial arts and yoga. Any age and ability are welcome to join us as we move our bodies to powerful world music. Come and laugh and shimmy and discover the joy of moving in your own way - you do need to book a spot in the session, so get in touch on movesandgrooves@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk

    shaftesburyarts: "This week's Mooves and Grooves will be brought to you by Susan.

http://ow.ly/PYsy50zZKNO

Susan teaches a dance technique called The Nia Technique which includes elements of contemporary dance, martial arts and yoga. 
Any age and ability are welcome to join us as we move our bodies to powerful world music. 
Come and laugh and shimmy and discover the joy of moving in your own way - you do need to book a spot in the session, so get in touch on movesandgrooves@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk"
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  • Hope through the Green Man from Lydia, Corona responses from Maggie and Morganne and dreams of Venice from Marylin. All from the adult category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE online art competition. @shaftesburytown #ceramics #mixedmedia #painting #artinlockdown http://ow.ly/N1qU50zYXE3

    shaftesburyarts: "Hope through the Green Man from Lydia, Corona responses from Maggie and Morganne and dreams of Venice from Marylin. All from the adult category for INSIDE/OUTSIDE online art competition. @shaftesburytown #ceramics #mixedmedia #painting #artinlockdown http://ow.ly/N1qU50zYXE3"
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  • Who is joining us on SATURDAY MORNING for a chance to shake it, wiggle it and just enjoy the 'Joy of Movement' http://ow.ly/Oun350zX94F #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

    shaftesburyarts: "Who is joining us on SATURDAY MORNING for a chance to shake it, wiggle it and just enjoy the 'Joy of Movement' 
http://ow.ly/Oun350zX94F

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone"
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  • When you dig up broken crocks in the garden and use them for a mosaic windowsill or use scrap wire to create a penny farthing; the ingenuity given to the INSIDE/OUTSIDE competition. These from Julie, Keith, Leslie and Lucy. #upcycling #drawing #painting http://ow.ly/fXsQ50zWwvL

    shaftesburyarts: "When you dig up broken crocks in the garden and use them for a mosaic windowsill or use scrap wire to create a penny farthing; the ingenuity given to the INSIDE/OUTSIDE competition. These from Julie, Keith, Leslie and Lucy.  #upcycling #drawing #painting http://ow.ly/fXsQ50zWwvL"
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  • Did you hear the conversation on 1st June on This is Alfred about the history of Shaftesbury Arts Centre? Then have a look at http://ow.ly/8TXh50zX8Cg and find out more! A Phoenix from the Ashes:The Story of The Old Marketplace Theatre and The Shaftesbury Arts Centre.

    shaftesburyarts: "Did you hear the conversation on 1st June on This is Alfred about the history of Shaftesbury Arts Centre? Then have a look at  http://ow.ly/8TXh50zX8Cg and find out more! 
A Phoenix from the Ashes:The Story of The Old Marketplace Theatre and The Shaftesbury Arts Centre."
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  • Views through in watercolour, abstract symbols and cyanotype feather add to the variety from the adult artists Jane, J. Mason, Jonathon and Jo in the online art competition. @shaftesburytown #roomwithaview #glasshouse #futurism #cyanotype #insideoutside http://ow.ly/uNcV50zWvYP

    shaftesburyarts: "Views through in watercolour, abstract symbols and cyanotype feather add to the variety from the adult artists Jane, J. Mason, Jonathon and Jo in the online art competition. @shaftesburytown #roomwithaview #glasshouse #futurism #cyanotype #insideoutside  http://ow.ly/uNcV50zWvYP"
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  • Have a listen to our first short story - 'A reserved seat' by Jenny Parker, - our Chairman. If you have a story to submit, then take a look at our website below to find out how! http://ow.ly/HuUG50zUNQ1 #shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone

    shaftesburyarts: "Have a listen to our first short story - 'A reserved seat' by Jenny Parker, - our Chairman.

If you have a story to submit, then take a look at our website below to find out how! 
http://ow.ly/HuUG50zUNQ1

#shaftesbury #dorset #somethingforeveryone"
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  • Our next 'lockdown move and groove' taster - Come and shake it, wiggle it and experience the joy of movement! No experience needed and can be done sitting! Get in touch on movesandgrooves@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk to book your place! http://ow.ly/7jWo50zUNKT

    shaftesburyarts: "Our next 'lockdown move and groove' taster - Come and shake it, wiggle it and experience the joy of movement! No experience needed and can be done sitting!

Get in touch on movesandgrooves@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk to book your place!

http://ow.ly/7jWo50zUNKT"
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