Sherborne is definitely a town that should be explored by foot. This illustrated map shows where the main attractions are.
What's Coming Up
Saturday 5 – Sunday 13 / From Rembrandt to Hockney: Hidden Treasures from Sherborne Collections at the Oliver Holt Gallery, SherborneSchool. 10.00am-4.00pm, daily. Private View Friday 4th, 5:30pm-7:30pm. Free. Any proceeds to Friends of Sherborne House.
Wednesday 9 / Organ Recital by Harold Jackson at Sherborne Abbey. 1.00pm. Free. 40 minute recital.
Wednesday 9 / “Saving Mr Banks” (PG13) Sherborne Flicks at the Memorial Hall, Digby Rd. 7:30pm. £6 on door or from Sherborne TIC.
Thursday 10 – Saturday 12 /The Merry Wives of Windsor presented by The Amateur Players of Sherborne at the Digby Hall, Hound St. 7:30pm. In modern dress & ‘in-the-round’. £8, £5 students, from Marshes, Cheap Street. 01935 813765
Friday 11 / Charter House Auction Long Street Sale Rooms: Antiques, Pictures, Prints & Books Auction. 01935 812277
Friday 11 -Friday 2 May / Exhibition of new work by Bridget Lansley and Fiona Millais, The Jerram, Gallery, Half Moon Street. Open daily from 9:30am-5:00pm Monday to Saturday.
Saturday 12 / Artisan Market at Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 10.00am – 3.30pm Artisan crafts, local produce and café. Free entry. 01935 817303
Saturday 12 / “Woodlice World” book signing and readings at Winstone’s Books, Cheap Street. 10.00am – 4.00pm.
Saturday 12 / Talk on John Slade of Sherborne, Malster & Bankrupt; 2.00pm at Family History Research Centre, by the Conduit.
Monday 14 / Over 50s talk on family history. 2.30pm at Digby Hall.
Tuesday 15 / Arts Buffet West End Community Hall, Sherborne. More info. & booking: 01935 815899
Wednesday 16 / Organ Recital by Simon Clarkson Sherborne Abbey. 1.00pm. Free 40mins recital, a wide variety of music.
Wednesday 16 / Easter Crafts and Gifts Catholic Church Hall, Westbury, Sherborne. 2:30pm. Sherborne W.I. afternoon. Visitors welcome – admission £3 includes tea and biscuits. 01935 814692
Thursday 17 / Sherborne & District Gardeners’ Assoc. Spring Show Digby Hall, Hound St. 7:30pm.
Friday 18 / Farmers’ Market 9.00am – 1.00pm Cheap Street
Friday 18 / Charity Easter Egg Hunt 11.00am – 4.00pm at The Toy Barn, Blackmarsh Farm, on the outskirts of Sherborne. Tel: 01935 815040
Saturday 19 / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St. Sherborne. 9.00am – 4.00pm. £1 entry. Refreshments and free parking available. 01963 370986
Sunday 20 / Easter Craft Market Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 10.00am – 4.00pm. Free admission. 01749 677049
Monday 21 / Organ Recital by Andrew Cantrill Sherborne Abbey. 1.00pm. Free 40 mins recital.
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