How to book

To book online, click here to see a list of all events currently available.

DURING THE CURRENT COVID CRISIS THE BOX OFFICE IS CLOSED SO PERSONAL VISITS AND TELEPHONE BOOKINGS ARE NOT POSSIBLE. PLEASE BOOK ONLINE OR AT THE TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE.

NO PAPER TICKETS ARE BEING ISSUED SO THE EMAIL CONFIRMATION WILL BE YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE.

PLEASE DISREGARD THE FOLLOWING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Otherwise, you can book for events at the Arts Centre in several ways:

Box Office
Open from 10am – 12.30pm Monday to Saturday, and for around 30 minutes before events. No booking fee.

Phone
You can call the Arts Centre between 10am – 12.30pm Monday to Saturday (01747 854321) and book tickets, or leave a message on our answerphone requesting a call back.

Tickets are held at the Box Office for collection.

Please note that we may be busy, and may not be able to get to your call immediately. There is a 50p booking fee for each ticket, with a maximum charge of £2.

Tourist Information Office (TIC)
The Shaftesbury TIC also sells tickets for Arts Centre events. Tickets can be bought in person or over the phone (01747 853514).

Opening hours are Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm, all year round. Tickets will be available for collection from the Box Office.

Online on this website
Find the event you’d like to attend, and scroll to the booking link. Tickets will be available for collection from the Box Office, or can be sent by post.

Or, click here to see a list of all events with the booking links. Booking fee applies.

Latest News

Our exhibitions have moved online during lockdown. Visit our Online Gallery.

Our next event in the theatre is our first National Theatre production War Horse followed by Fleabag the week after.

Our next ballet is the perennial Christmas favourite  Bolshoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker

All memberships active on 31 August have been extended by six months. Thanks to those who renewed anyway! Your support is much appreciated.

Lawrence After Arabia moved to May 23 2021.

History of the Arts Centre featured on ArtsReach

Listen to our Youth Theatre Group’s radio play  ‘A Scrap of Lace’

Test your Arts Centre knowledge with our “Flashback through the Archives” 

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Want to get involved

We are always looking for new volunteers to help us in these areas at the Arts Centre:

Gallery Stewards:
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  join our team of volunteers.

Building Maintenance
Interested in joining the buildings team? Please call in at the Box Office to register your interest.
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