Sherborne is definitely a town that should be explored by foot. This illustrated map shows where the main attractions are.
What's Coming Up
Thursday 06 / Onyx Brass Tindall Recital Hall, Sherborne School. 7:45pm. Tickets: £10, concessions £8 (to inc. glass of wine) From school or Winstone’s Bookshop, Cheap Street.
Thursday 06 / The Battle of Lewes (1264) Digby Hall, Hound Street. 8.00pm. Prof. David Carpenter. £5 on the door. 01963 370899
Friday 07 / The Kettle’s on! Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 2.00pm-4.30pm. Weekly live music & entertainment. 07811 018284
Friday 07 / Strings recital Cheap Street Church. 1:30pm. Free lunchtime recital by the students of Sherborne School.
Wednesday 12 / Organ Recital by Paul Ellis Sherborne Abbey. 1.00pm. Free 40 mins recital. (Retiring Collection).
Wednesday 12 / Philomena (12A) Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 7:30pm. £6 on door or from Sherborne TIC.
Thursday 13 / Lunch and Learn: Gauguin, Pont Aven and the Nabis The Eastbury Hotel, Long Street. 10.00am-3.00pm. By Julian Halsby. £43 inc. lecture and lunch. To book 01935 813131 www.sherborneartslink.org.uk
Thursday 13 / ‘Eyes Front!’ -ABF Concert Gryphon School. 7.00pm for 7.30pm. Singer & television personality Isla St Clair hosts this nostalgic, poignant and humorous look at the effects of music in wartime 01392 492650 www.soldierscharity.org
Saturday 15 / Be more Creative with your iPad RendezVous, Cheap Street Church. 10.00am-4.00pm. Building on use of Inspire Pro, Pen & Ink, and Paper apps – exploring the creative potential of your iPad. £40, (£35 ArtsLink Mem.) 01935 815899
Saturday 15 / Sherborne Chamber Choir Sherborne Abbey. 7:30pm. The Romantics. Tickets £5-£16, from Sherborne TIC.
Saturday 15 / Tori Freestone Trio The Plume of Feathers, Half Moon Street. 7:30pm. Jazz. £10 (£14 non-mem.) 01935 816569
Saturday 15 / Sherborne Young Musician of the Year Concert 7.30 pm. Tindall Recital Hall, Hospital Lane.
Saturday 15 / ‘Nautical But Nice’ Memorial Hall, Digby Rd. 7:30pm. An evening of light-hearted entertainment. Cold Supper, Bar, Raffle. Friends of the Yeatman fund raising. £10 from Winstone’s Bookshop or the Abbey Shop in the Close.
Wednesday 19 / Organ Recital by James Henderson at Sherborne Abbey. 1 pm. Free 40mins recital with a wide variety of music. (Retiring Collection).
Wednesday 19 / A Year Through The Lens at Catholic Church Hall, Westbury. 2:30pm. Illustrated talk. £3 inc. tea. 01935 814692.
Friday 21 / Farmers’ Market 09.00am to 1.00pm Cheap Street.
Friday 21 / ‘A’ level recitals in Cheap Street Church. 1:30pm. Free lunchtime recital by the students of Sherborne School.
Saturday 22 / Antique & Fleamarket at Digby Church Hall, Digby Road. 10am-4pm. Monthly Fleamarket.
Saturday 22 / Charity Specialist Plant Fair 10.00am – 4.00pm at Digby Hall, Hound Street.
Saturday 22-Sunday 23 / Spring Bulbs & Daffodils Weekend at Sherborne Castle, New Road. 11am-4:30pm. Reduced admission £4 per adult, Under 16s free. Please note castle is closed this weekend. 01935 812072
Sunday 23 / 10k Run 9.00 am Sherborne Sports Centre.
Tuesday 25 / Spring Lecture: Paolo Veronese and the Venetian Renaissance – Hendrika Foster at Digby Hall, Hound Street 7.30pm. Illustrated lecture exploring his work and its historical and cultural context. £8 (inc. a drink) from Sherborne TIC.
Wednesday 26 / Lunch and Learn: Matisse, Modernism and Sculpture at The Eastbury Hotel, Long Street. 10am-3pm. By Mary Jacobsen. £43 to inc. Lecture and lunch. Enquiries 01935 813131
Wednesday 26 / Fracking at Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road. 7:30pm. Talk by Dr Edward Baker. 01935 813896
Wednesday 26 / Organ Recital by Peter Bray in Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free 40 mins recitals, containing a wide variety of music (Retiring Collection).
Thursday 27 / Sixth Form History in the 21st Century – Historical Society AGM Lecture at Digby Hall, Hound Street. 8pm. Six students from local schools talk about their choices. Non-members £5 on the door.
Saturday 29 / Classic French Films at the Powell Theatre, Abbey Road. Double bill includes “The Bride Wore Black” (1968) with Jeanne Moreau 5.30 p.m. and “Plein Soleil” (1960) with Alain Delon 8.15 p.m. Tickets from Tourist Office or on the door 30 mins before the film.
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