Terms & Conditions (valid at 1 March 2024)



Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged unless:
1. the event is cancelled.
2. the event is sold-out, and we can re-sell the tickets.
3. you are a Silver or Gold Friend of Shaftesbury Arts Centre. Note – at least 24 hours notice is required that you intend to cancel you ticket(s).

The Management reserves the right to:
1. refuse the ticket holder admission to the premises.
2. not admit latecomers until a suitable break in the performance.
3. cancel or abandon the performance/event for reasons beyond its control without notice and without being liable to pay any person compensation or damage whatsoever other than, at the Management’s discretion, a possible percentage or maximum refund to the ticket holder of the value of the ticket.
4. refuse entry of and use on the premises of any camera or any form of audio or visual recording equipment.

Access: If you need a wheelchair space or have any other access requirements you would like to make us aware of, please contact the box office on (01747) 854321 or email box.office@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk.



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.

Note – The above membership information only applies to Members of Shaftesbury Arts Centre, and does not apply to Gold, Silver or Bronze Friends of Shaftesbury Arts Centre.

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Want to get involved?

Behind the Scenes
We are always looking for people interested in anything from Costumes to Choreography, Music to Make-up
Tech to tap dancing and much more.
For full details, click here: https://shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk/get-involved/

Hirings Manager needed
To respond to requests to hire the theatre.
To liaise with the artists and the Calendar secretary.
To arrange contracts.

Front of House Managers and assistants
To meet and greet
To be in touch with backstage.
To manage the Front of House area during and after the show.

Maintaining the building
We are seeking skilled volunteers to join the buildings team.

Spreading the Word
Would you like to advertise future events on a board outside your home or
Could you help to distribute posters and flyers around the town?

For details of all these voluntary positions, email contact@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk, or leave your name and details at the Box Office 854321