What’s on in Shaftesbury

There are events that take place throughout the year in Shaftesbury. We have Christmas markets, every day markets, food and drink festivals, religious coming togethers and much much more. Throughout this website you will find events organised by the council and those arranged by private enterprise.


Shaftesbury food and drink festival

Shaftesbury Food & Drink Festival

The Shaftesbury Fringe



Shaftesbury Snowdrops Festival

Snowdrops Festival

Gold Hill Festival

The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

The Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show is an annual agricultural show that takes place in the town of Shaftesbury, Dorset, England. The show is held over two days and features a range of activities and attractions for all ages

Spring Fair Chaldicott Barns

Featuring more than 25 designer makers, homeware brands, plant nurseries, books, fashion, locally-sourced food and drink.
Brands include Niwaki, Another Country, Bramley, Compton McRae, Pink House, Africa Odyssey, The Travel Book Company, Planted, Robert Kennett Garden Designer among others.
FREE Admission

What's on in and around Shaftesbury

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