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Blackmore Vale Arts & Entertainment

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso
Find out what’s happening across the Blackmore Vale Arts & Entertainment scene.
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Christmas Trail 2021 at Kingston Lacy in the Blackmore Vale

Spectacular Kingston Lacy Christmas Lights

While many of us are still waiting for summer to put in a late appearance (“And just what time do you call this..?!?”), and...
HOWZAT? Shaftesbury Cricket Club is running All Star sessions for youngsters

At last! Sport can start up again and here’s where to go

It felt like the first day of school holidays: let’s all run outside and play! It was last Monday that the shackles came off...
Pearl’s talking lines & colours

Pearl’s talking lines & colours

Yetminster artist Pearl Gatehouse will be showcasing her stunning paintings in her Talking Lines and Colours exhibition at Shaftesbury Arts Centre between April 28...

Chance to contribute to exhibition on year of the pandemic

Guggleton Farm Arts in Stalbridge is searching for people to write, snap, paint or stitch their way into the history books in The Lockdown...

It’s all systems Mo-zart for opera festival

Dorset Opera have announced that they will be going ahead with their 2021 Festival with performances in the Coade Hall at Bryanston from July...
LOVE ME DO: One of the quilts on show

Quilters take to arts centre

Labours in Lockdown is a boutique quilt show, presenting the work of Walking Feet, a group of four friends who have been working together...

Band all keyed up to start playing again

After 12 months in isolation, members of the popular Blandford Stour Valley Band (BSVB) are looking forward to being able to get together again...
EXPRESS YOURSELF: How the arts hub could look

You can help bring new art hub to life

The director of the annual Free Expression arts festival in Blandford has finally secured temporary planning permission for an arts hub in the town....

Your chance to play a part in tale of dastardly villainy

The community of Kilmington is planning to stage a new play about dastardly events of over 450 years ago. The community play, due to...
GOVERNEMENT FUNDING: Yeovil’s Octagon Theatre

£10m funding boost in bid to expand Octagon Theatre

A project to turn the Octagon Theatre in Yeovil into a popular cultural polestar is £10million closer to reaching the £23.1million needed for its...

Latest Arts & Entertainment Stories

The plot thickens as Rural Redemption treads the boards

Sturminster-based Rural Redemption Theatre Company is performing A Woodland Plot at the Stour Connect Centre. Written and directed by Craig White, Sam and Malcolm...

New sponsors for SAW’s open studios

Somerset Art Works’ (SAW) biennial Open Studios event runs until October 3. Some 205 venues will be showcasing the very best of the county’s...

Singers all set for Christmas

The Gillingham Singers will be raising the roof of Wyke Primary School at their rehearsals every Monday between 7.15pm and 9.15pm. This friendly, non-auditioning,...