Venues for the 2018 Shaftesbury Fringe

Shaftesbury happily boasts a unique and diverse range of venues for performers and audiences in 2018. From cosy cafes to bustling pubs, grand old churches to pretty community gardens. Whatever you have in mind for your show, we are confident you’ll find the perfect setting!

Please read our FAQs page for more information on choosing a venue.

You can download a spreadsheet that contains more detailed information on all the venues here. You can view the venue list either by venue number order, or alphabetically, just click the text above the desired column.
 

Venue NumberOutsideInsideVenue nameDescription
1King Alfreds KitchenKing Alfreds Kitchen
Upstairs space, maximum capacity 20.
Contact: John Croft
01747 858 452
iamjohncroft@aol.com
17 High Street, Shaftesbury
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2Angola 76Angola 76
Back of bar area - used regularly for bands
Contact: John Morgan
07836 616 130
jdhmorgan@btconnect.com
Mustons Yard, Mustons Lane
Shaftesbury SP7 8AD
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3Angola 76Angola 76
Outside courtyard.
Contact: John Morgan
07836 616 130
jdhmorgan@btconnect.com
Mustons Yard, Mustons Lane
Shaftesbury SP7 8AD
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4Shaftesbury Abbey GardenShaftesbury Abbey Museum and Garden
Open air walled garden. Friday & Saturday only.
Contact: Annabel Turner
01747 852910
user@shaftesburyabbey.fsnet.co.uk
Park Walk, Shaftesbury SP7 8JR
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5Bright Blooms Floral BoutiqueBright Blooms Floral Boutique
Shop floor, max capacity 10
Contact: Tracy or Annie
01747 854483
info@brightblooms.co.uk
14 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AE
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6Box of AllsortsBox of Allsorts
Top floor area
Contact: Sharon
01747 850877
info@boxofallsorts.uk.com
59-61 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE
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7Bell Street United ChurchBell Street United Church
Church and balcony.
Contact: Martin Forsyth
01747 853428
bsucshaftesbury@gmail.com
Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR
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8Fathers HouseFathers House
Meeting room
Contact: Caroline Watkins
01747 854993
fathershouseshaftesbury@gmail.com
Christy's Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8PH
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9Fathers HouseFathers House
Foyer
Contact: Caroline Watkins
01747 854993
fathershouseshaftesbury@gmail.com
Christy's Lane, Shaftesbury SP7 8PH
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10Ye Olde Two BrewersYe Olde Two Brewers
Marquee in garden.
Contact: Sally Francis
01747 855477
faith-inns@outlook.com
24 St James's Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE
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11Ye Old Two BrewersYe Old Two Brewers
Skittle Alley
Contact: Sally Francis
01747 855477
faith-inns@outlook.com
24 St James's Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8HE
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12Royal British Legion HallRoyal British Legion Hall
Main hall.
Contact: Michael Hill
01747 850082
michaelhill339@talktalk.net
Coppice Street, Shaftesbury
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13Fork and FlowersFork and Flowers
Garden
Contact: Cassie
01747 852662
ctj@forkandflowers.co.uk
37 High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE
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14High Street Bakery & CafeHigh Street Bakery & Cafe
Corner in the café - max capacity 10
Contact: Sarah or Jack
01747 228 370
highstreetbakeryandcafe@hotmail.com
58a High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AA
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15The MitreThe Mitre
Back room
Contact: Vicki Hudson
01747 853002
mitre@youngs.co.uk
24 High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE
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16St. Peters ChurchSt. Peters Church
Church with 150 capacity
Contact: Katy Ashman
01747 853060
office@stmin.org.uk
High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY
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17St. Peters Church HallSt. Peters Church Hall
Hall space.
Contact: Katy Ashman
01747 853060
office@stmin.org.uk
High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8LY
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18Swans yardSwans Yard
Large gazebo in yard
Contact: Dave Maran
01747 850944
swanstrust@shaftesburydorset.com
Swans Yard, High St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JQ
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19Shaston Social ClubShaston Social Club
Function room with stage & lighting. Changing area.
Contact: www.shastonatthefringe.co.uk
Bleke Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AW
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20The Ship InnThe Ship Inn
Lounge bar
Contact: Rebecca Moody
01747 853219
bex.moody70@gmail.com
24 Bleke Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JZ
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21Gilyard ScarthGilyard Scarth
Front office - max capacity 20
Contact: Richard Keenlyside
01747 851122
rsk@gilyardscarth.co.uk
25 High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE
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22Shaftesbury WinesShaftesbury Wines
Back Garden
Contact: David Perry
01747 850059
david@shaftesburywines.co.uk
57 High Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8JE
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23TurnbullsTurnbulls
Conservatory
Contact: Carolyn Hopkins
01747 858575
carolyn@turnbulls.com
9 High Street Shaftesbury, SP7 8HZ
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24TurnbullsTurnbulls
Front cafe area
Contact: Carolyn Hopkins
01747 858575
carolyn@turnbulls.com
9 High Street Shaftesbury, SP7 8HZ
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25AmoreAmore
Restaurant area
Contact: Enzo Franco
01747 855566
enzo_franco10@icloud.com
6 Mustons Ln, Shaftesbury SP7 8AD
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26Shaftesbury Football ClubShaftesbury Football Club
Back bar area
Contact: Claire Legg
01747 858807
shaftesburysportsbar@gmail.com
Coppice St, Shaftesbury SP7 8PF
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27Shaftesbury Football ClubShaftesbury Football Club
Function room - capacity 150
Contact: Claire Legg
01747 858807
shaftesburysportsbar@gmail.com
Coppice St, Shaftesbury SP7 8PF
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28Hambledon Estate AgentsHambledon Estate Agents
Back of main shop area - max capacity 20
Contact: Mark or Yvette
01747 851151
18 High Street , Shaftesbury
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29The Grosvenor ArmsThe Grosvenor Arms
Assembly Room - capacity 50+
Contact: Natalie Zuorek-Little
01747 850580
n.zvonek-little@stayoriginalco.com
The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA
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30The Grosvenor ArmsThe Grosvenor Arms
Bar area or front room
Contact: Natalie Zuorek-Little
01747 850580
n.zvonek-little@stayoriginalco.com
The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA
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31The Grosvenor ArmsThe Grosvenor Arms
Outside courtyard
Contact: Natalie Zuorek-Little
01747 850580
n.zvonek-little@stayoriginalco.com
The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JA
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32Kings ArmsKings Arms
Back bar area
Contact: Tracey Hinton 07824641776 tracey.redlion@hotmail.co.uk
Bleke St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JZ
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33Kings ArmsKings Arms
Games Room
Contact: Tracey Hinton
07824 641776
tracey.redlion@hotmail.co.uk
Bleke St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JZ
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34Kings ArmsKings Arms
Outside seating area with canopy
Contact: Tracey Hinton
07824 641776
tracey.redlion@hotmail.co.uk
Bleke St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JZ
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35Kings ArmsKings Arms
Dining Room, seating , capacity 30+
Contact: Tracey Hinton
07824 641776
tracey.redlion@hotmail.co.uk
Bleke St, Shaftesbury SP7 8JZ
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36Woolley and WallisWoolley and Wallis
Estate agent reception area - capacity 20
Contact: Barnaby Gower
01747 852242
The Commons, Shaftesbury SP7 8JU
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37Trinity CentreTrinity Centre
Garden and main hall area
Contact: Sophie Franks
sophiefranks@btinternet.com
Bimport, Shaftesbury
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38Potting ShedPotting Shed
Garden
Contact: 01747 853 642
info@thepottingshedshaftesbury.co.uk
7 Swans Yard, Shaftesbury
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39Shaftesbury Arts CentreShaftesbury Arts Centre
Rutter Room, seating capacity 60. Friday & Saturday only.
Contact: Val Baker
01747 854788
hirings@shaftesburyartscentre.org.uk
13 Bell St, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR
Note: Venue on 1st floor. Lift can take wheelchairs. Disabled toilet.
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