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Sunday 29th 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
 Music - Acoustic 
Conor Smith (Suitable For Children)
Conor Smith
A nice mix of modern and classic acoustic covers, suitable for all ages.
11:00-13:00
Coffee #1 Map
Free
 Music - Popular 
Music
dreamWeaver
dreamWeaver' are a band that have been together since 1996 and play many different genres of music! They have played hundreds of gigs and festivals across England and Europe.
12:00-13:30
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Free
 Music - Orchestra & Bands 
Traditional & New Orleans Jazz
The Bell Street Jazz Band
The Bell Street Jazz Band will be bringing their well-known brand of exciting New Orleans jazz to the Fringe at The Half Moon. Bring your dancing shoes or sit back and enjoy the band playing well-known tunes and songs from the early 20th Century!
12:00-14:00
The Half Moon Map
Free
 Music - Acoustic 
Harp Guitar in Concert
Jon Pickard
A moment of musical bliss. ‘Harp-Guitars' are extremely rare instruments with a beautiful and unique sound - guitars with extra banks of ‘harp-like’ strings creating a wonderful fusion of sonic textures. Jon Pickard is recognised internationally as one of the most unique and interesting new players in this genre. Not to be missed!
13:00-14:00
St. Peter's Church Map
Pay What It's Worth
 Dance 
CATALYST
The Project Dance Company
The work of four emerging choreographers, CATALYST is the Project Dance Company’s first programme of professional dance works. Choreography by James Bamford, Isaac Farmer, Tabbitha Somerfield and Bex Leach. Come and watch us for FREE on Sunday 29th August at the Shaftesbury Arts Centre. Performances at 1pm and 3pm.
13:00-14:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Main Stage Map
Pass-The-Hat
 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 - 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!!
14:00-15:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Courtyard Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Comedy 
Andrew White: The Gay Agenda LIVE! (16+)
Andrew White
Sex, Spreadsheets and Revolution. Andrew White promises it all in this hilarious new show spilling the secrets of the legendary 'gay agenda' – is it as evil as the conspiracists claim? What is the anthem for this LGBT takeover? And will there be biscuits? (All sexualities welcome; there MIGHT be biscuits). ★★★★ 'Rampantly Engaging' - The List.
14:00-14:50
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Pay What It's Worth
 Music - Acoustic 
Simon Blake's Startling Songs
Simon Blake
George lV Kept Ferrets, The Girl Who Lived In Poundland, Ghosts of Appledore - titles that tell what this show is about. Flamenco style guitar and almost-factual songs will take you to where the comic meets the poignant - We are never more than 10m from absurdity!
14:00-15:00
Gold Hill Museum Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Children's 
The Runaway Deer and Cat and Mouse
Shaun Winter Marionettes
We are bringing two shows to the Trinity Centre. The first is 'The Runaway Deer’ - Wally Watson, owner of the circus, is just about to start his show when he finds out his star performer has escaped. There are lots of fun characters and audience participation making this one of our most popular shows. Our second show is ‘Cat and Mouse’ which tells the story of an unlikely friendship in which, unusually, the cat saves the mouse and his friends.
14:00-14:30
Trinity Centre Map
Pay On The Door £2 per ticket
 Poetry 
Library of Maria (16+)
Simon Hosken
Love poetry.
14:00-14:30
Potting Shed - Garden Map
Free
 Comedy 
Everything Is An Attempt To Be Human (WIP) (18+)
Joe Wells
William Blake said that everything is an attempt to be human. Autistic comedian Joe Wells can relate. A work-in-progress stand-up show. Tour support for Frankie Boyle and Alexei Sayle. Writer for Have I Got News For You. As seen in BBC2's Ouch! Storytelling Live and viral video 'what its like to have a non-autistic brother' - over 1.5 million views.
15:00-15:45
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Acoustic 
Tattie Bogle
Tattie Bogle Band
Margaret and John (Tattie Bogle) invite you to an intimate afternoon of acoustic folk and contemporary music in the beautiful garden of the Bupa Dental Centre in New Road. Bring your own seating and a picnic if you wish and enjoy great music and stunning views across the valley.
15:00-16:30
Bupa Dental Care Map
Free
 Children's 
The Runaway Deer and Cat and Mouse
Shaun Winter Marionettes
We are bringing two shows to the Trinity Centre. The first is 'The Runaway Deer’ - Wally Watson, owner of the circus, is just about to start his show when he finds out his star performer has escaped. There are lots of fun characters and audience participation making this one of our most popular shows. Our second show is ‘Cat and Mouse’ which tells the story of an unlikely friendship in which, unusually, the cat saves the mouse and his friends.
15:00-15:30
Trinity Centre Map
Pay On The Door £2 per ticket
 Music - Popular 
Belle Street @ Sloanes Bespoke Hair
Belle Street Duo
Belle Street Duo return to raise the roof at Sloanes Bespoke Hair. Join them for an hour of upbeat songs from 40s to modern day. A welcome drink and an Aveda goodie bag is included in your ticket price. Our friends at Bubbles and Boards will be providing pre ordered food - see our website, www.bellestreetsingers.com, for more details.
15:00-16:00
Sloanes Map
Tickets In Advance £10 including welcome drink and Aveda goodie bag. Buy tickets and preorder food at www.bellestreetsingers.com - go to ‘upcoming events’.
 Dance 
CATALYST
The Project Dance Company
The work of four emerging choreographers, CATALYST is the Project Dance Company’s first programme of professional dance works. Choreography by James Bamford, Isaac Farmer, Tabbitha Somerfield and Bex Leach. Come and watch us for FREE on Sunday 29th August at the Shaftesbury Arts Centre. Performances at 1pm and 3pm.
15:00-16:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Main Stage Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Other 
Airborne
Serena Marie
Serena Marie is an upcoming 18-year-old aerialist, who spins, drops, and dances 6 metres in the air on aerial silks.
15:00-15:05
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Popular 
Flic Keirle & The Revival
Flic Keirle & The Revival
High energy four piece function band, covering all your favourite sing-a-long rock/pop/funk/soul/classics. Stevie Wonder, Pink, Guns N Roses, Queen, Tina Turner and many more.
15:00-16:30
Shaftesbury Football Club - Bar Area Map
Free
 Music -Jazz & Blues 
Kind Of Blue
Kind Of Blue
A five-piece group formed 3 years ago by Gillingham resident and pianist, Alan Benson. Our tag line is 'dishing up the blues with a side of country'. We have a strong local following having played several sold out gigs, including the last Shaftesbury Fringe and The Grove Building in Mere.
15:00-16:00
Shaftesbury Abbey Museum And Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Acoustic 
Greylighting
Victoria Mogridge
Textured folk inspired fiddle music from the colder climes of Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia. With electric violin, incorporating the range of a viola, Victoria engages with traditional and contemporary original tunes in her own style. Come and be charmed by haunting airs, carefree waltzes, lilting jigs and up-tempo polkas, slides and reels.
16:00-16:45
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Courtyard Map
Pass-The-Hat
 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 
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.
17:00-17:45
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Popular 
Georgie Girl Trio
Georgie Girl
Popular covers music from the 60's onwards, with Georgie singing, George on lead guitar and Clive on drums.
17:00-19:30
Shaftesbury Football Club - Function Room 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.
17:00-18:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Main Stage Map
Pay On The Door £5 available from www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk - Box Office 01747 854321
 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!!
18:00-19:00
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Acoustic 
Country, singer songwriter & musician
Kirsty Clinch
Singer songwriter from Wiltshire with a country twist, fiery red locks and angelic vocals. Writing songs of her own to inspire the world, as well as a mix of covers. Her last single reached number 3 in the iTunes country charts and her 14 track album is due to drop on the 3rd of September. With over 100k followers on Instagram, she is one to watch!
18:00-19:00
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Courtyard Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Spoken Word 
How The West Was Lost (14+)
The Bard of Windmill Hill
The Bard of Windmill Hill returns to Shaftesbury Fringe to serve up a treatise for our troubled times. The show encompasses tragedy, history and comedy; satire, philosophy and social comment; drama theatricality and hilarity. It's a tour de force of epic dimensions!
18:30-19:30
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Pay On The Door £5
 Music - Acoustic 
Harp Guitar in Concert
Jon Pickard
A moment of musical bliss. ‘Harp-Guitars' are extremely rare instruments with a beautiful and unique sound - guitars with extra banks of ‘harp-like’ strings creating a wonderful fusion of sonic textures. Jon Pickard is recognised internationally as one of the most unique and interesting new players in this genre. Not to be missed!
19:00-20:00
St. Peter's Church Map
Pay What It's Worth
 Music - Opera & Classical 
An Evening with Classic Brit Nominee Thomas Cameron
Thomas Cameron
Performing the hits from the world of musical theatre, classical and contemporary music, Thomas has blown away audiences with his critically acclaimed show. Join Thomas and his pianist Kate for a breathtaking performance of his BBC featured debut album, including his Broadway number one single, Bring Him Home, and so many other well loved hits.
19:00-20:00
Shaftesbury Arts Centre - Main Stage Map
Pay On The Door £10 available from www.shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk - Box Office 01747 854321
 Other 
Airborne
Serena Marie
Serena Marie is an upcoming 18-year-old aerialist, who spins, drops, and dances 6 metres in the air on aerial silks.
19:20-19:25
Ye Old Two Brewers - Garden Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Music - Popular 
Shaftesbury Sports Bar Ska Night
Big Brass Ska
Big Brass Ska is a 10 piece Ska band from Gillingham in Dorset. They perform covers from all the popular bands such as Madness, The Specials, Bad Manners, Reel Big Fish and many more. Ska music is dance music and guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor so not to be missed.
20:00-23:00
Shaftesbury Football Club - Function Room Map
Pass-The-Hat
 Variety & Cabaret 
Stirring Renditions
The Spoonfeds
An evening of songs and silliness with Shaftesbury's very own male a cappella group. A wide range of songs from many genres including some new additions to our repertoire, something for everyone. Get a drink at the bar and bring your vocal chords and some spare cash. Should be a great evening.
20:30-21:30
Grosvenor Arms Hotel - Assembly Room Map
Pay What It's Worth
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