Shaftesbury Snowdrop Season 2022
Snowdrops are blooming and the town of Shaftesbury is welcoming visitors from far and wide to enjoy everything the High Point of Dorset has to offer.
Snowdrops planted as a tribute to her majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee are flourishing in the grounds of the Trinity Centre, which is just off the High Street. The grounds are fully accessible for all, even dogs on a lead are welcome. It’s the perfect place for a timely family photo in this Platinum Jubilee Year.
The Best In The West sale of rare and unusual snowdrops is on Saturday the 12th of February 2022. the Snowdrop sale is held in Shaftesbury Guildhall on the High Street, above our famous Gold Hill. The sale will open at 12 noon and closes by 4 pm. The entry fee is £5 payable either on the door or in advance from the Tourist Information Centre.
The Shaftesbury Arts Centre gallery on Bell Street (opposite the Tourist Information Centre) will have its display of Snowdrops in Art from friday the 4th of February until the end of the day on Saturday, the 19th of February. The Gallery is open from 10am until 4pm each day. This show is always worth visiting, there are wonderful exhibits every year, and you can help pick the public winner from the exhibition.