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‘The Art of Politics in 13th Century English Great Churches’

‘The Art of Politics in 13th Century English Great Churches’

Dr Jonathan Foyle Thursday 28 September 7.30pm Shaftesbury Arts Centre (Bar open for drinks from 6.30pm)  Dr Jonathan Foyle is quite obsessed by historic buildings. From an immersive career in conservation, research and curating, he is fortunate to have found ways to share many discoveries and insights into our ancestors’ experiences. He is an award-winning BBC broadcaster, writes regularly […]

Sunday 13 August 2-5pm Shaftesbury Silver Band

Music from the town’s Silver Band in the gardens of the Abbey. Performances between 2 and 5pm with refreshment breaks.

Some thoughts from a volunteer gardener at Shaftesbury Abbey

Some thoughts from a volunteer gardener at Shaftesbury Abbey

It was after my wife and I moved into a town house in Shaftesbury from a neighbouring village that I found myself without a garden and so time on my hands!  Having decided that retiring was more than cutting grass and worrying about watering when away on holiday, the Abbey Gardens seemed the ideal location […]