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Events and what's on in Shaftesbury

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28 September 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury CarnivalGrand illuminated parade on the streets of Shaftesbury.
11 Oct 2019 to 12 Oct 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury OktoberfestCelebrate the start of autumn in style with quality music from live bands, premium German lagers served in litre steins, drinking games, thigh-slapping, Bavarian bratwursts, pretzels and lots of fun. Barton Hill Recreation Ground will be transformed into a Bavarian Bierhalle on 11th and 12th October offering an authentic German cultural experience. ​New for 2019 is a gaming area where there will be stein carrying, pretzel and axe throwing. Due to demand there will be three 5-hour ...
11 December 2019

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury Carols by CandlelightJoin us at St James' Church in Shaftesbury on Wednesday 11th December at 7pm for a magical candlelit evening featuring all your festive favourites. Following the success of our inaugural carols in Shaftesbury last year, we're delighted to be returning to this beautiful town. Carols by Candlelight is already a firm favourite in the Julia's House events calendar in other areas, well known for a lively mix of celebrity and family readers, music and traditional carols. Last year's special ...

Latest Shaftesbury Features

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23 Jul 2019
Holidays in Dorset - 10 Must-Visit Places Dorset is well-known for many reasons, and you’re probably visiting because you’ve heard many great things about the beautiful county (we’re guessing the 95-mile stretch of the Jurassic Coast has something to do with it). But, have you planned what you’re going to get up to during your stay? Holidays in Dorset just aren’t complete without visiting these places. They’ll make your trip extra special… Durdle Door Let’s get ... Read more...
11 Jun 2019
Unusual Things to do in Dorset In Dorset, things can get a bit quirky, but quirky often means a fun, unforgettable experience. With a wealth of history, attractions and even animals, the county offers an eclectic mix you’d struggle to find anywhere else. The rural culture that blesses the South West, along with a striking coastline, creates many unique opportunities, meaning you’ve got plenty of choices when looking for unusual things to do in Dorset. From visiting a ‘ghost village’ to ... Read more...
26 Mar 2018
Resort Dorset Magazine 2018 The popular Resort Dorset magazine for 2018 is out today. Our free title offers visitors the chance to discover all the best things to see and do across the county. Resort is packed with great attractions, activities, food and drink, shopping, events and more ideas for great days out. You'll also find lots of money-saving vouchers! Keep an eye out for the bright yellow dispensers and pick up your copy soon - they'll be found in many hotels, holiday parks, shops, ... Read more...
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12 February 2018
Dorset Countryside

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