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Monday 30th August

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 Other 
T Shirt Printing Workshop at the Fringe
Georgie Faulkner-Bryant
Fancy making your own Shaftesbury Fringe merchandise? Well this year we are offering a sustainable and fun alternative to the traditional souvenir T shirt. We have been collecting good quality T shirts from our local Cancer Research UK shop for you to design and print your very own Fringe memorabilia.
10:00-12:00
Shaftesbury Town Hall Map
Pay On The Door £5 per T shirt
 Exhibition 
Vintage & Fairtrade Fashion Emporium
Georgie Faulkner-Bryant
Come and celebrate sustainable fashion in all it's glory at Shaftesbury Fringe this August. The Vintage Emporium will feature stalls representing fairtrade, secondhand and vintage fashion with flashmob style fashion shows daily at 12 noon.
10:00-17:00
Shaftesbury Town Hall Map
Free
 Exhibition 
Repair Shop
Georgie Faulkner-Bryant
In association with Marnhull Eco Hub we are proud to present the very first repair shop at the Fringe. We'll have a range of experts giving demonstrations and advice on how you can keep your favourite things going and avoid having to throw them away.
10:30-12:30
Shaftesbury Town Hall Map
Free
 Comedy 
Jacob's Ladder (14+)
Jacob Hulland
Climb up to the dizzy heights and slip down to some awkward lows in the company of award-winning Jacob Hulland's warm and youthful, yet middle-aged, persona. Jacob returns to the Fringe with a new sense of perspective and honesty.
12:00-13:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Main Stage Map
Pay On The Door £5 available from www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk - Box Office 01747 854321
 Music - Acoustic 
Thrive - Acoustic Concert
Magdalena Atkinson Music
Magdalena's voice is simply beautiful - ' Tori Amos meets Joni Mitchell. Her range is fantastic, her love for performing live shines out.' Join Magdalena for the midday concert of her original songs. Her music gently heals confusion, empowers and inspires, so you may just listen, enjoy and clap along!
12:00-13:00
Potting Shed - Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Popular 
Neil Darragh
Neil Darragh
Neil is a singer/song-writer of melodic indie guitar pop music from Sturminster Marshall, Dorset. His main influences are The Beatles, The Stone Roses and Oasis. He will be playing all 12 songs from his brilliant debut album 'Time Machine', which will be out on his BandCamp page neildarragh.bandcamp.com in August.
13:00-13:45
The Half Moon Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Acoustic 
Miranda Pender (14+)
Miranda Pender
An entertaining mix of words and music, Miranda’s show is sure to raise a smile. Her subjects range from shipwrecks to stalkers; from the hero on a cereal packet to that awkward situation where you find your lover's name sewn into the back of his underpants. Raunchy, romantic, heartbreaking, humorous – think Pam Ayres crossed with Victoria Wood...
14:00-15:00
Potting Shed - Garden Map
Charity Collection for The Cinnamon Trust, the national charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets.
 Other 
Singing Bowl Chill Out (12+)
Dean Carter/Centreforpuresound
Lie down, relax, and allow the Pure Sounds of a crystal and Tibetan bowl soundbath plus sacred vocal overtoning take you into the deeper brainwaves states of ‘the relaxation response’, while charging and balancing the aura and chakras of the subtle body, and detoxing the physical body. Bring something comfortable to lie on/warm to lie under.
14:00-15:00
Bell St United Church Map
Tickets In Advance £10. To book, contact ahiahel@live.com. Phone 01935 389655.
 Music - Choral 
Palida
Palida Choir
Thrilled to be singing together at last, this acapella choir will be performing jazz and original numbers.
14:00-14:45
St. Peter's Church Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Acoustic 
Nick Crump with Tim Laycock
Nick Crump
Nick is a local musician, composer, and creator of unusual instruments from repurposed objects. He will be performing on both conventional and unconventional ones with Tim Laycock (yes, Nick really does play that big orange foghorn)! This fun variety show will feature his own compositions from Nick Crump's Tune Book. Suitable for any age.
15:30-16:30
St. Peter's Church Map
Pay On The Door
 Music - Acoustic 
Tony And Una - Music Shaken Not Stirred
Tony Dean and Una Walsh
Shaftesbury music duo Tony and Una come out of covid retirement to bring along a fine collection of acoustic songs. Some will tug at your heart, others could well have you singing along. If you want to try before you come, then you can always go and see what they sound like by going to their website and look for live videos. Sláinte!!
16:00-18:00
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Comedy 
Jacob's Ladder (14+)
Jacob Hulland
Climb up to the dizzy heights and slip down to some awkward lows in the company of award-winning Jacob Hulland's warm and youthful, yet middle-aged, persona. Jacob returns to the Fringe with a new sense of perspective and honesty.
16:00-17:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Main Stage Map
Pay On The Door £5 available from www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk - Box Office 01747 854321
 Variety & Cabaret 
Dirty Tricks: How The Illusionati Rule the World
The Great Baldini
The Great Baldini (the ‘Maharajah of Mystery’) heads the shadowy and sinister ILLUSIONATI - elite magicians ruling the world through magical dark arts. 'Dirty Tricks' reveals how they launder money, rig elections and support the CIA. Seize the opportunity to join the ILLUSIONATI. Tommy Cooper meets Blofeld. 'Incredible!' - Front Row, Radio 4.
16:30-17:30
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Donation On The Door
 Music - Popular 
Unfringed
Unfringed
The (un)official band of Shaftesbury Fringe. Formed from members of the Fringe committee in 2016, the band has performed at every Shaftesbury Fringe since. This year they will be helping to open the Fringe on Friday evening, helping to close it on Monday and playing their mixture of blues/rock/folk covers and originals at various points in-between.
18:00-19:00
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Free
 Comedy 
Charmian Hughes: She! Immortal Horror Queen's Guide To Love (16+)
Charmian Hughes
Meet ‘em, keep ‘em and possibly eat ‘em! How a Hammer Horror film became the biggest influence on young Charmian’s life with dark but funny consequences. 'Combination of this diminutive, delightful lady comic and Rider Haggard’s legendary, merciless temptress is irresistible' (Scotsman). 'Great entertainer' (Dominion Post). 'Best comedy nomination’ (Buxton Fringe 2021).
18:30-19:30
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Pay What It's Worth
 Comedy 
Nathan Cassidy: Bumblebee (18+)
Nathan Cassidy
Multi-award winning comedian's hilarious and thrilling true crime stand-up show. Thought your 2020 was bad? You get home, the door is smashed, a burglar flees. You chase – to the backing of ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’. And then... a sting in the tale – let’s play. Best Show Leicester Comedy Festival Nominee 2020. 'Untouchable' ★★★★ - The Times 2020.
20:00-21:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Pass-The-Hat
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