Events

  • Jubilee Celebration Community Choir Sunday 5 June
    05 Jun, 11:00
    Shaftesbury, Abbey Walk, Shaftesbury SP7, UK
    Join the Community Choir for some rousing music to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee at 11am - no need to book - just turn up and enjoy
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  • Herb Walk Thursday 23 June
    23 Jun, 18:00 – 20:00
    Shaftesbury, Park Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8JR, UK
    Join us for an evening walk amongst the herbs in our Abbey garden. Medical herbalist Julie Wood will lead a walk and talk about the medieval herb collection, looking at how they were used historically and how we still use herbs today.
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  • Open Air Theatre 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Saturday 25 June
    25 Jun, 19:00 – 21:30
    Shaftesbury, Park Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8JR, UK
    Shakespeare’s wonderful fantasy comedy has always been a firm favourite for open-air production. As in the Bard’s day, Festival Players International will be performing with an all-male company of skilled professional actors, and invite you to share in the colour, poetry, and magical mayhem.
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  • Shaftesbury Fringe Festival 22-24 July 2022
    23 Jul, 10:00 – 24 Jul, 16:00
    Shaftesbury, Park Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8JR, UK
    Live music all day in the Abbey Gardens as the Fringe Festival takes over Shaftesbury! All details www.shaftesburyfringe.co.uk
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  • Lecture 'Malmesbury Abbey: A Story of Scholarship and Scandal'
    18 Nov, 19:30 – 21:00
    Shaftesbury, 13 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR, UK
    In this talk Tony McAleavy will share the results of a decade of archival research into this important institution, emphasising both the remarkable cultural achievements of some monks and the extremely scandalous lives of others.
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