July 2017

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Friday 18 August / The Show Arts Link’s Take The Lead presents this performance produced by 12-18 year olds with the support of Action Track Performance Co. Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA. Doors open 7.10pm. Enquiries 01935 815899

Saturday 19 August / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshmentsavailable at coffee shop within the fair. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986

Saturday 19 August / Bookfair Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9:30am-4pm. New, 2nd-hand & antiquarian books. 01803 613356

Saturday 19 August / Coffee and Open Morning Church of the Assumption, Holnest, Sherborne, DT9 5PU. 10am-1pm. The church will be open to visitors for coffee and refreshments.There will also be a small display promoting the work of the Friends of Holnest Church, with details of how to help preserve this unique Grade I listed building. 01963 210562

Wednesday 23 August / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital showcasing a variety of music. 40mins. www.sherborneabbey.com

Saturday 26 August / Dolls House & Miniatures Fair Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA.  10.30am to 3.00pm. Admission £2.50, children 50p.

Sunday 27 August / Historic Vehicle Rally Sherborne School Courts. Veteran, Vintage and Classic Pre-1970 Cars & Light Commercial Vehicles. Plus Pre 1980 Motorcycles and three wheelers. Spectator Entry Fee £4. More info: www.sherbornehvr.org.uk

Monday 28  August / Bank Holiday Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital showcasing a variety of music. Approx 40mins.

Monday 28 August / Beyond the Abbey Limits Explore southern Sherborne with Blue Badge Guide Cindy. A guided walk featuring more of historic Sherborne town. Meet at 3pm outside the Tourist Information Centre. No booking required. £5.00 per person.

Wednesday 30 to Thursday 31 August / Artslink’s Youth & Children’s Summer Theatre Schools with Action Track Performance Co. For 8-11 year olds. £10. To book and for further information: 01935 815899 www.sherborneartslink.org.uk

Saturday 02 September / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986

Saturday 02 September / Church of The Sacred Heart and St. Aldhelm Fete Pageant Gardens, Sherborne. 1pm-4pm. Stalls, Music, & Entertainment for All Ages inc. Sherborne Town Band. Irish Dancers, Martial Arts, Circus Skills. 01935 817884

Tuesday 05 September / Cathedrals Express Sherborne Station. A traditional steam train calling in Sherborne at 1:15pm and 4:50pm.

Wednesday 06 September / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital showcasing a variety of music. 40mins. www.sherborneabbey.com

Saturday 09 September / 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

Saturday 9 to Sunday 10 September/ Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day See one of the largest waterwheels in Dorset and further items of interest including an E S Hindley steam engine.   Tea and coffee making facilities available, free parking, picnic area. Open 11am -4pm.  Oborne Road, DT9 3RX  Free Entry!

Sunday 10 September / Car Boot Sale The Terraces, Sherborne DT9 5NS.  Sellers from 8.30am, £5.00 per car.  Buyers 9am to 12 noon, entrance 50p. Free Parking. Sorry, no Dogs. Friends of The Yeatman Hospital, Charity No: 1031326

Wednesday 13 September / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital showcasing a variety of music. 40mins. www.sherborneabbey.com

Wednesday 13 September / Sherborne Artslink Flicks: Their Finest Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Comedy. In 1940, a married woman & a screenwriter develop an attraction while working on a propaganda film about Dunkirk. £6 from Sherborne TIC.

Thursday 14 September / Sherborne District Gardeners’ Assoc. Meeting Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Talk by Mr Ian Hallett, R.H.S. Judge on Preparing for the Show bench. 01935 389375

Saturday 16 September / Treorchy Male Choir Sherborne Abbey. The world-famous Welsh Male Voice choir perform in Sherborne for one night only. 7pm Tickets from Sherborne TIC, Digby Road, Tel : 01935 815341 or  See poster for further details.

Sunday 17 September / Sherborne Folk Band Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 1:30pm-4:30pm. To join: laurelswiftfolk@gmail.com

Monday 18 September / Insight Lecture: Theo Hobson–God Created Humanism Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. £5, Parish Office.

Wednesday 20 September / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital showcasing a variety of music. 40mins. www.sherborneabbey.com

Wednesday 20 September / Sherborne W.I “Picking Mr Darcy’s Pocket” Catholic Church Hall, Westbury, Sherborne. 2:30pm. A talk by Gordon le Pard. New members and visitors always welcome at a cost of £3, includes refreshments.

Saturday 24 September / Rich’s Sponsored Bike Ride through beautiful Dorset, in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Start at 9.00am from Sherborne Rugby Club. Sherborne RFC to Dorchester and return via a few villages. Two courses for all abilities.  BBQ and drinks available afterwards at the Rugby Club. For more information and sponsor forms contact Rich. Telephone 07894 123759 or for more information go to justgiving.com/fundraising/Richard-Holder

Tuesday 26 September / Sherborne Historical Society Talk: Edward I Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, 8pm. An overview of one of the greatest English kings of the Middle Ages by Dr. Marc Roberts. www.sherbornehistoricalsociety.co.uk

Wednesday 27 September / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital showcasing a variety of music. 40mins. www.sherborneabbey.com

Wednesday 27 September / Sherborne Science Café: The Glowing, Colour-changing Rocks of Greenland and Safeguarding the Pound in your Pocket Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Professor Mark Weller, President of Royal Society of Chemistry Materials Chemistry Division, Prof of Energy Materials. sherborne.scafe@gmail.com

Saturday 30 September / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986

Saturday 30 September / Sherborne Town Band: Last Night Of The Proms Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 7:30pm. Town Band & youth band, great music, entertainment and audience participation. Tickets from Sherborne TIC.  Phone 01935 815341  sherbornetownband.co.uk

Monday 02 October / No Finer Life A new play from Graham Harvey, the writer of over 600 episodes of Radio 4’s The Archers. 7.30pm. Digby Memorial Hall, Sherborne, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL.  Tickets from Sherborne TIC.

Thursday 12 October / Charity Concert featuring seven Dorset schools, young singers and musicians. 7.00pm. Sherborne Abbey. Tickets from Sherborne TIC.  Phone 01935 815341

Saturday 15 October/ Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day See one of the largest waterwheels in Dorset and further items of interest including an E S Hindley steam engine.   Tea and coffee making facilities available, free parking, picnic area. Open 11am -4pm.  Oborne Road, DT9 3RX  Free Entry!

Monday 16 October / Pack Monday Fair read about this annual event here

Saturday 21 October to Sunday 22 October / Autumn Colours Weekend at Sherborne new Castle Opening Time: 11am – 4.30pm PRICES : On the day Entry: Reduced admission to only £4 per adult for entry into the Gardens and Grounds. Children under 16 free.

Saturday 4 November / Fireworks Extravaganza at Sherborne New Castle. Entertainment featuring the cast of Peter Pan from the Octagon Theatre. Refreshments/food and live music from Headland. TIME : Gates open: 5pm Bonfire: 7pm Fireworks: 7.30pm PRICES : 25% off before November. On the day: Adult £8 • Child (5-16 years) £6 • Senior Citizen £6 • Under 5s Free • Car Parking £4. How to book tickets: By telephone: 01963 364399

Sunday 3 December / Sherborne Festive Shopping Day details for 2017 to be announced but read about the 2016 event here

 

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