Sherborne is definitely a town best explored on foot. This illustrated map shows where some of the attractions to be found.Follow me!
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Wednesday 21 September / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital, showcasing a wide variety of music. Approx 40mins. Free entry, with retiring collection
Wednesday 21 September / The Great Heath Project Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Talk by Nicky Hoar, Wildlife Trust. 01305 264620
Friday 23 September / Words with Wine A social gathering of members of the Sherborne Literary Society. Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Contact: Sherborne TIC 01935 815341
Saturday 24 September / Sherborne Town Band – Last Night of the Proms outstanding performances from the main and youth bands, the truly patriotic evening involves great music, entertainment and good British singing and audience participation. Digby Hall, Sherborne DT9 3AA. Concert will commence at 7.30pm, doors open 7pm. Tickets available from Sherborne TIC 01935 815341 and on the door.
Saturday 24 September / Vintage Market Over 30 sellers Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL
Thursday 22 October / Autumn bulb planting Castle Gardens, Garden Centre, New Road, Sherborne. 2:30pm. Free talk. 01935 814633
Friday 23 September / Words With Wine (followed by AGM) Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. For details see: sherborneliterarysociety.com
Saturday 24 September / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 8:30am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers. 07809 387594
Saturday 24 September / Last Night of the Proms Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. 7:30pm-10pm. With the Sherborne Town Band and youth band. Enjoy great music, entertainment and audience participation. Tickets from Sherborne TIC. www.sherbornetownband.co.uk
Wednesday 28 September / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey. 1pm. Free recital, showcasing a wide variety of music. Approx 40mins. Free entry, with retiring collection
Friday 7 October / Faith & Arts An Evening with Eve’ from 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm in the Griffiths Room at the Digby Memorial Church Hall. Eve Bonham is a writer who will speak about her novel The Lost Journey Homeward and tell us about her own amazing faith journey.
Saturday 8 October / Photographic Project Open Day 10.30am to 1.00pm The Parade, Cheap Street. The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society. For details click here
Sunday 9 October/ Sherborne Steam and Water Wheel Centre Open Day 11am until 4.00pm. Oborne Road, Sherborne DT9 3RX. Limited parking on site. Plenty of room for picnics. Admission free!
Wednesday 12 October to Wednesday 9 November /Essential Family History 7.00pm to 9.00pm The Parade, Cheap Street. A five week evening course. The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, for details click here
Saturday 22 October / Where did they go, and how did they get there? 2.00pm to 4.30pm The Parade, Cheap Street. A talk by The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society. For details click here
Saturday 5 November / Sherborne Castle Fireworks Gates open and entertainment featuring the cast of Peter Pan from the Octagon Theatre from 5:00pm. Bonfire 7:00pm Fireworks 7:30pm Refreshments/Food and Live Music from ‘Headland’ Tickets: Adult £8.00 – Child (5-16) £6- Senior Citizen £6 – Under 5s FREE Car Parking £4.00 – 25% off before November!
Sunday 6 November/ Jazz Lunch Live jazz with Julie Dunn and accompanying artists. £23 per person. 12-00pm to 2.00pm. The Eastbury Hotel, Long Street. Sherborne. Reservations required. Telephone 01935 813131
Wednesday 9 November / Sherborne Flicks Love and Friendship U. 90 minutes. Period Drama, set in the 1970’s. Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Tickets are £6 and are available in advance from the Sherborne Tourist Information Centre on Digby Road. Tickets may also be purchased on the door but occasionally we do sell out!
Saturday 12 November / Faith & Arts Creative Penmanship 2 is a follow-up to the Calligraphy Day which Sister Ann-Marie ran in June. The course is for those who attended her course or for those who have some experience in calligraphy. The format of the day will be similar to the first: 10 am until 2.30 pm in the Upper Room in the Digby Memorial Church Hall.
Saturday 19 November / Paul Jones at Vida Comida off Cheap Street. An evening with the lead singer from Manfred Manpop group Radio 2 DJ. Listen to him sing and explain why he is Christian. 6.30pm. Tickets £15 per person including meal from Iain and Roby Maitland 01935 816163 or email email@example.com
Wednesday 23 November / Polish Film The Chojna Committee (part of the Sherborne Douzelage) proudly presents the Polish Film, “The Cruise”. Tickets from Tourist Information Office, Winstone’s Bookshop or on the door – in aid of Student Exchanges between Sherborne and Chojna Poland. A stowaway sneaks aboard a ship departing on a cruise down the Vistula River. The captain thinks he is a Communist Party cultural coordinator which he goes along with – it is a comedy!! Digby Memorial Church Hall. Contact: Michael Kowalewski Telephone: 01935 83552
Friday 25 November / Jo Burt and his band return to Sherborne Doors 7.00pm, The Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3FE Tickets available now via http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Dorchester/Digby-Hall/The-JBEx-LIVE-at-Digby-Hall/12812276/ or at Sherborne TIC, or Vineyards, Digby Road.
Saturday 26 November / Sherborne’s Industrial Archaeology 2.00pm to 4.30pm The Parade, Cheap Street. A talk organised by The Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, for details click here