Meditation and Yoga Saturday 8 June

From 10.30 to 11am Shaftesbury Silence Guided Meditation and sitting in silence amongst the ancient stones and peaceful Abbey Garden with Mindfulness teacher Carol Guppy. From 11 to 11.45am Dru Yoga Gentle flowing movements allowing you to re-connect and balance body, mind and spirit, settling you in a moment of complete peace. Led by […]

Pentecost Service Sunday 9 June 4pm

Everyone is welcome to join in a service in the Abbey Gardens led by Shaftesbury’s Churches Together team.

'Much Ado About Nothing' Friday 21 June 7.30pm

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Friday 21 June 7.30pm

“The course of true love never did run smooth”, but the sparring antics of Shakespeare’s erstwhile lovers, Beatrice and Benedick, provide great hilarity for the other members of the household who plot to reunite them. Against this background, another romance is almost derailed by the machinations of a jealous Duke until the local constabulary bumble […]

Fringe Festival Sat 6 July

Fringe Festival Sat 6 July

FREE ENTRY ALL DAY Entertainment in the gardens as part of Shaftesbury Fringe Festival ( Teas and Cakes from 11am. 12 noon East Knoyle Village Choir 2.30pm Julian Richards ‘A Career In Ruins‘ In this show (which will include a live shovelling demonstration ) Julian Richards will chart his 50 years in archaeology, from a […]

Gold Hill Fair Sunday 7 July

Gold Hill Fair Sunday 7 July

Hosting Rotary’s music festival from 12pm, with refreshments in the Gardens. FREE ENTRY ALL DAY