Sherborne is definitely a town that should be explored by foot. This illustrated map shows where the main attractions are.
What's Coming Up
Until 24 December / Christmas Exhibition at the Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street. 9:30am-5.00pm. Monday-Saturday. 01935 815261
Tuesday 2 December / Sherborne Inner Wheel Charity Quiz at the Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 7pm for 7:30pm. Tickets £10 inc. fish & chip supper and glass of wine. Proceeds to local youth charities. Bar & raffle. Tickets from Sherborne TIC
Friday 5 December / Mothers’ Union Carol Service at Sherborne Abbey. 10.00am.
Friday 5 December / The Musical Enchanments of Romania at the Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 7:30pm. Tickets from Sherborne TIC.
Saturday 6 December / Annual Crafts for Christmas Market at Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 10.00am – 4.00pm. Unique and unusual crafts and gifts for Christmas or the home. Free Admission.
Saturday 6 December / Blackmore Vale & Yeovil National Trust Association The Digby Hall, Hound Street. 2:30pm. The Gillingham Arts Workshop will provide a ‘Christmas Entertainment’. £3 members, £5 guests inc. tea and biscuits.
Saturday 6 December / Dorset Federation of WI’s Carol Service at Sherborne Abbey. 3:30pm.
Saturday 6 – Sunday 14 December / Christmas Tree Festival at Cheap Street Church. See beautifully decorated trees by local organisations.
Sunday 7 December / Artisan Market at Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 10am-3:30pm. Crafts, local produce and café.
Sunday 7 December / Sherborne Festive Shopping Day Sherborne throughout the town. 10am-4:30pm. ‘Love a Local Christmas’ with Sherborne’s Festive Shopping Day! Street performers, choirs, bands, orchestras, carollers, stilt walkers and ‘Victorian’ chestnut roasters. Special drop in services at the Abbey throughout the day. A Pannier market will also be in Cheap Street.
Sunday 7 December / Shoppers’ Carols and Christingle at Sherborne Abbey. 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm. Christingle at 5.00pm.
Sunday 7 December / Carol Service in Aid of Friends of Guys Marsh at Sherborne School Chapel. 5:30pm. With readings by Julian Fellows, Jeremy Irons, Valerie Pitt Rivers, and more. Mulled wine & mince pies. £15 from firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday 9 December / Good King Hal (Henry VIII) at Digby Hall, Hound Street. 8.00pm. (Coffee 7:20pm). Talk by Mike Farley.
Wednesday 10 December / Sherborne Flicks ‘Belle’ at Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 7:30pm. C18th racial drama. Tickets from Sherborne TIC.
Saturday 13 December / Antique & Fleamarket at Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 10.00am-4.00pm. Monthly Antique & Fleamarket.
Saturday 13 December / Sherborne Town Band Christmas Sing-a-long at Digby Hall, Hound Street. 7:30pm. Tickets at Sherborne TIC.
Monday 15 December / Christmas Concert at Sherborne Abbey. 7:30pm.
Wednesday 17 December / Charter House Auction at Long Street premises. Antiques, Clocks, Coins, Stamps, Militaria & Collectors’ Items.
Thursday 18 December / A Quieter Christmas at Sherborne Abbey. 7pm.
Saturday 20 December / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair at Digby Hall, Hound St. 9am-4pm. £1 entry.
Saturday 20 December / Shoppers’ Carols and Christingle at Sherborne Abbey. 12pm, 1pm, 2pm.
Sunday 21 December / Abbey Carol Service at Sherborne Abbey. 3.00pm.
Wednesday 24 December / Christmas Eve Services at Sherborne Abbey. 5.00pm. Blesssing of the Crib and Lighting of the Tree. 11:30pm. The First Eucharist of Christmas
Thursday 25 December / Christmas Day Services at Sherborne Abbey. 8.00am Holy Communion (BCP), 9:30am Parish Eucharist For Christmas Day, 11:15am Festal Mattins.
Saturday 27 December / PBFA Book Fair at Digby Memorial Hall. 10am-4pm.
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