January 2018

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Saturday 21 April / Fleamarket Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. An old fashioned fair for everyone. Free entry. 01749 677049  www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk

Tuesday 24 April / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Wednesday 25 April / Lunchtime Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 minute recital by Stephen Bell, featuring a wide variety of music.

Wednesday 25 April / Science Café: Toothpaste, Custard and Chocolate; Maths Gets Messy Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Professor Helen Wilson, Professor of Applied Mathematics, UCL London.  sherborne.scafe@gmail.com

Thursday 26 April / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 26 April /Visiting Artists’ Tindall Recital Series Celebrating English Song. Roderick Williams (baritone). Susie Allan (piano).  7.30pm. Tindall Recital Hall, Sherborne School. Tickets £10 from Sherborne School Reception, Abbey Road. Telephone 01935 812249  or tickets@sherborne.org

Friday 27 April / Lunchtime Recital Brass Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Cheap Street Church, 13:45 – 14:25   Free entry. All welcome.      

Saturday 28 April / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available at coffee shop within the fair. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986

Saturday 28 April / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage. 07809 387594

Sunday 29 April / Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowls Village Hall, Oborne, nr. Sherborne, DT9 4LA. 2pm-4pm. Pre book: 01935 389655

Tuesday 01 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Wednesday 02 May / The Art of the Sherborne Missal Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 2pm & 8pm. Arts Society talk by Michelle Brown. £5. 01935 474626 www.theartssocietysherborne.org.uk   

Wednesday 02 May / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 minute recital by Robert Anderson featuring a wide variety of music.

Thursday 3 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Friday 4 May / Words With Wine Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. Drinks & canapes 7pm, talk 7:30pm. Victoria Glendinning, CBE talks about her latest novel, The Butcher’s Daughter. Tickets £5 from Winstones Bookshop, Cheap St. 01935 816128 

Friday 04 to Tuesday 08 May / Sherborne Abbey Festival A feast of music and the arts throughout the Bank Holiday weekend by performers including the London Adventist Chorale, Ruth Rogers and Adrian Brendel, Sherborne Festival Chorus, The Tallis Scholars and festival services sung by Sherborne Abbey Choir. Free concerts by groups including Pocket Sinfonia, Samantha Muir, Sherborne Young Singers, Rossignol, Wessex Big Band, and groups from Sherborne Girls, Sherborne, Gryphon and Leweston Schools.

Click here to go to the Festival’s website for full details and online ticket sales. Tickets also on sale at Sherborne Tourist Information Centre, Digby Road, Sherborne, 01935 815341.

Friday 04 May / Sherborne Abbey Festival: Lunchtime Recital Chamber Music Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Sherborne Abbey, 13:45 – 14:25   Free entry. All welcome.

Friday 04 May / Sherborne Abbey Festival: Jazz- ‘I Got Rhythm’ by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  The Big School Room, 16:45 – 17.45   

Saturday 05 May / Sherborne Abbey Festival : Close Harmony – ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Sherborne Abbey 10:30 – 11:30   

Saturday 05 May / May Day Craft Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. An old fashioned fair for everyone. Free entry. 01749 677049 www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk 

Monday 07 May / Bank Holiday Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Recital by Andrew Earis featuring a wide variety of music. Part of the Sherborne Abbey Festival, tickets £10 from Sherborne TIC.   

Monday 07 May / The Coming of the Railway: Bank Holiday Guided Walk Meet at Sherborne TIC. 2pm. A Guided walk around Sherborne with Blue Badge Guide Cindy Chant focusing on the impact of the Railway. £6. Just turn up. www.sherbornewalks.co.uk

Tuesday 08 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 10 May / Sherborne District Gardeners’ Assoc. AGM Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 7:30pm. Talk by Colin Varndell – Photographer – ‘A Wild Garden’. 01935 389375 

Thursday 10 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Friday 11 May  / Lunchtime Recital Pianists’ Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Cheap Street Church, 13:45 – 14:25   Free entry. All welcome.

Saturday 12 May / Plant Sale Parson’s Yard, Cheap Street. 10am. Sherborne District Gardeners’ Assoc. 01935 389375  

Saturday 12 May / Fleamarket Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. An old fashioned fair for everyone. Free entry. 01749 677049 www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk  

Sunday 13 May / Car Boot Sale The Terraces (playing fields), Sherborne, DT9 5NS. Sellers from 8am, £5 per car. Buyers 9am-12noon, 50p per person. Raising funds for Sherborne’s Yeatman Hospital. Free parking. Sorry, no dogs.

Sunday 13 May / Sherborne Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day Oborne Road, Sherborne, DT9 3RX. 11:30am-3:30pm. An extensive collection of Victorian engineering, inc. the massive, 26 ft waterwheel. Entry by donation. 01935 816324 www.sswc.co.uk  

Tuesday 15 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Wednesday 16 May  / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 minute recital by Michael Robertson featuring a variety of music.  

Wednesday 16 May / W.I. Meeting Catholic Church Hall, Westbury, Sherborne. 2:30pm talk by Dr. Francis Burroughes on “Illegal Immigrants”. This will be an interesting talk about invasive plants e.g. Himalayan Balsam. Visitors £4, to include refreshments.   

Thursday 17 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Friday 18 May / Lunchtime Recital Woodwind Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Cheap Street Church, 13:45 – 14:25   Free entry. All welcome.

Friday 18 May / Farmers’ Market  3rd Friday in each month – Cheap Street, 9am-1pm. 

Friday 18 May / Women in History Sherborne Library, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 2:30pm. Mark Dubuisson talks about the influential role women have played in shaping key events in History. Free to attend. 01935 812683  

Saturday 19 May / Book Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9:30am-4pm. 01803 613356 colinbakerbooks@btinternet.com

Tuesday 22 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather! 

Wednesday 23 May /  Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 minute recital by Paul Ellis featuring a wide variety of music.   

Wednesday 23 May /  Sherborne Science Café: Building With Dirt To Clean Our Homes Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Dr Daniel Maskell, Prize Fellow in Innovative Construction Materials, Bath University.  sherborne.scafe@gmail.com 

Thursday 24 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Friday 25 May / Lunchtime Recital Strings Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Cheap Street Church, 13:45 – 14:25   Free entry. All welcome.

Saturday 26 May / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available at coffee shop within the fair. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986  

Saturday 26 May / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage. 07809 387594  

Monday 28 May / Sherborne Castle Country Fair Sherborne (New) Castle, New Rd, Sherborne, DT9 5NR. 10am-6pm. A rich and fun programme of events, country activities, stands and entertainment including one of the largest Rare Breed Shows in the country. Tickets £12.50 Adults, £4 Children from Sherborne TIC. 01749 813899  www.sherbornecountryfair.com 

Monday 28 May / Bank Holiday Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 mins recital David Gibbs feat. a variety of music.   

Tuesday 29 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 31 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 7 June / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 14 June / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Saturday 16 June / Sherborne Summer Festival There will be music, entertainment and stalls again this year, all raising money for local charities and good causes in Sherborne and the local area. 12noon to 10.00pm Purlieu Meadows, Sherborne

Thursday 19 July / Finds Day with Ciorstaidh Trevarthen Sherborne Museum, Church Lane, Sherborne. 10.30am-1pm. Spend time with Finds Liaison Officer, Ciorstaidh Trevarthen, and bring any mysterious objects you might have found and want identifying. Ciorstaidh brings with her some fantastic artefacts from prehistoric to post medieval for handling and much more to inspire any budding archaeologist! Free family event with donations welcomed.

 

 

 

 

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