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A real gem providing a very wide range of art events and experiences.

The Shaftesbury Arts centre is a real community Arts centre, wholly run by volunteers although you... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
Variety is the spice of life!

This is an amazing place - there are plays, pantomimes, films, exhibitions of art, of superb... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Shaftesbury Arts centre is a real community Arts centre, wholly run by volunteers although you would not guess as they are all so professional and dedicated in their approach to providing a wide range be of entertainment and experiences . The Gallery provides a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mulberryruth
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is an amazing place - there are plays, pantomimes, films, exhibitions of art, of superb pottery, of textiles - and everything is of an equally high standard. The films are sometimes quirky [chosen by a panel] and almost always something that is stimulating and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank L B
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We spent a wonderful evening at a Fund Raising event for the planned extension - a very worthwhile cause! Our sincere thanks to Sandy and the great Team, who organised the Evening. A great time was had by ALL!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank francisking2010
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I wandered into this collective studio whist wandering around Shaftsbury on a very hot day. Being a painter myself, I am always interested in looking at other people's work. It doesn't matter to me whether they are well paid and competent professionals, or beginner amateurs....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Individual and different things for sale. Not 'just another shop' . We didn't really need any artwork that day but the calligraphy concession had some little gifts we liked. If we wanted art we would return.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank david B
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I visited the gallery and I'm due to see the next pantomime in the new year. Such a homely place with stage and cinema facilities. The film society is well worth a visit where films old and new are shown regularly.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This theatre / gallery has been here for 50 years in a building which once was a covered market earlier last century . I visited an exhibition of autumn photography done by a local school and paintings by 5 different artists in the galleries which...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Anthony O
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