Dr Ryan Lavelle of Winchester University gives a fascinating illustrated lecture on the Kingship of Cnut and his special relationship with Dorset and Shaftesbury, on the 1000th anniversary of his accession to the English throne. Did you know King Cnut died in Shaftesbury? Dr Lavelle is an expert on Anglo-Saxon history and was the advisor on the recent BBC2 series ‘The Last Kingdom’.
Shaftesbury Arts Centre 7.30pm. Tickets £11, £10 Students and FoSA available from the box office 01747 854321 and tourist information