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Stour & Avon Magazine Arts & Entertainment

Stour & Avon Arts & Entertainment

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso
Find out what’s happening across the Stour & Avon Arts & Entertainment scene.
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Simon Woodley performed live at Colten Care’s Brook View in West Moors for the first time since spring 2020

Simon’s playing is music to the ears

Music-loving care home residents have welcomed the return of one of their favourite entertainers after two years of only seeing him online due to...
Wimborne Folk Festival, Stour and Avon Magazine

The fabulous folk fest that really delivers

Wimborne Folk Festival 2022 was a great day, with nothing but the best in entertainment. There was so much to see and do, there was...
Eighteen dancers from Poole’s Steppin’ Out Academy are competing against the best in the world at the competition in San Sebastián

County dancers fly the flag

A team of talented dancers from Dorset have been setting the world stage alight after they fly to Spain to compete in the Dance...
Daisy Andrews - ‘Dear Ukraine – we are here for you...’

Dear Ukraine… Daisy’s here for you

‘Dear Ukraine – we are here for you...’ These are the heartfelt words of an Edmondsham teen who has penned a song for the people...
SECRET STORIES: The bunker at Talbot Heath

Discover the hidden Dorset places that are miles from the mainstream

Discovering places with hidden stories is great fun - but when they are in areas you think you know well, it can be truly...
UK bluegrass band, Old Baby Mackerel bring their traditional American sounds to Dorset.

Get a kick up yer bluegrass

Expect tales of whisky, railroads and heartbreak as UK bluegrass band, Old Baby Mackerel bring their traditional American sounds to Dorset. Playing tunes as they...

Bewitching time for young sculptors

Witchampton First School pupils were invited into the fabulous gardens of Abbey House, Witchampton. The owners, Mr & Mrs Hodges, invited Year 1 and 2...
Shaftesbury artist Gary Cook

County river artist Gary is just going with the flow

Few lives in this part of Dorset have not been touched in some way by the River Stour. Whether you’ve fished or paddled in its...
Dorset Art Weeks.

Dorset showcases its creative talent

Traditional Dorset Buttons with a contemporary twist are amongst the art exhibited for Dorset Art Weeks. Artists across the county are putting the final touches to...
Wimborne arts club

Garden setting for outdoor painters

After a successful day last year, Wimborne Art Club outdoor painters will again be painting and exhibiting their work in the delightful garden of the...