Pip Utton live at Gillingham School Theatre, 19th October

‘The master of the one-man show’ – The Guardian. Fresh from The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where Pip performed four of his incredibly successful shows from his repertoire, he brings ‘Adolf’ to Gillingham School theatre on Thursday 19th October starts 7.30pm.  Described by The Scotsman as “Terrifying, searing, transfixing” and BBC Radio 4 said “If you only see one show, see Adolf”. Full story: Read more


Alfred, The King Who Was Great At P.R Spin

Alfred the Great’s legend lives on, 1,100 years after his death, because he had great PR! That’s the view of a King Alfred expert who will launch Shaftesbury & District Historical Society’s autumn talks programme. Professor Barbara Yorke will explain that, similar to today’s politicians, the Anglo-Saxon king was managing his media message. Full story: Read more

RNLI Michaelmas Fair 26/27 October 2017 at Port Regis School

The 12th annual RNLI Michaelmas Fair is on 26-27 October at Port Regis School. For 2017, 100+ exhibitors providing great shopping in this wonderful venue! The Beckford Bottle Shop is running the bar, Bird and Carter from Wilton is bringing their amazing farmhouse café and espresso machine too, then outside we will have Big Bang Pizza, New Forest Steak Burgers and Pure Punjabi all with their delicious “street” food. £5 entry to the venue, under 16s free. Free parking. Disabled access. Hours: 26th October 12 – 7pm27th October 10am – 4pm. Entry fees and 10% of all sales to RNLI. Also: Family Cinema. Glitter Studio, Circus Skills, Forest School and Dorset Button Workshop.