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Events and what's on in Shaftesbury

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The next 5 events in Shaftesbury appear below.

13 May 2018

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury Food & Drinks FestivalVisit Dorset's beautiful hilltop town and enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes on offer at Shaftesbury's Food & Drinks Festival. Entry is free and it's going to be a fabulous day.
01 July 2018

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Gold Hill FairVisit the charming historic market town on this lively weekend with music, dance, local foods, crafts and more on the famous cobbled hill and throughout the town.
29 Jun 2018 to 01 Jul 2018

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Shaftesbury FringeAs one of the fastest growing performance arts festivals in the South West, Friday 29th June to Sunday 1st July 2018 looks set to be another fabulous weekend of fun and frolics in our beautiful hilltop town.
15 August 2018

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Gillingham & Shaftesbury Agricultural ShowOne of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the south, held on the Turnpike Showground in North Dorset. This traditional show is always held on the third Wednesday in August and regularly has an attendance of over 24,000 people.
29 September 2018

Shaftesbury, Dorset
Grand illuminated parade on the streets of Shaftesbury.

Latest Shaftesbury Features

The latest Shaftesbury articles from Resort Dorset are previewed below.

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...
12 Feb 2018
Dorset Countryside Escape to the Dorset countryside and breathe in the fresh air as you gaze over a landscape that looks untouched by time; you can just imagine days gone by, when horses pulled the plough and milk churns were left at the farm gate awaiting collection. Rural Dorset sits to the north and east of the county and is made up of rolling hills, chalk downlands, flower meadows, heathlands, and fertile farmland that produces a variety of crops. The Dorset Wildlife Trust has a number of ... Read more...

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