Sherborne is definitely a town best explored on foot. This illustrated map shows where some of the attractions are to be found.Follow me!
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Friday 21 October / Sunset Café Stompers Cheap Street Church, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Jazz with guest vocalist Hamish Maxwell. £10 (inc. refreshments) from Sherborne TIC. 01935 815565 email@example.com
Saturday 22 October / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 8:30am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage items. 07809 387594
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
Sunday 23 October / Off The Beaten Track Sherborne TIC. 3pm. Blue Badge Guided Walk. See the history you didn’t know was there! £5
Thursday 27 October / Arts Buffet Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne. 10am-12noon & 1:30pm-3:30pm. Get messy & creative at the art & craft workshop for under 12s and their families. 01935 815899
Thursday 27 October to Sunday 30 October / Sherborne International Film Festival Powell Theatre, Abbey Road, Sherborne. A wide selection of international filmsincluding ‘La Grande Vadrouille’, ‘The Kite Runner’, ‘Rabbit-Proof Fence’ and more! Tickets at Sherborne TIC. More information from shiff.org.uk
Saturday 29 October / Christmas Craft & Gift Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 10am-4pm. Lots of Christmas gifts! 01749 677049
Friday 4 November / Music School Lunchtime Concert Series Pianists’ Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School. 1.30pm. Cheap Street Church. All are most welcome.
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.
Friday 18 November / Softest Music to Attending Ears Songs of Shakespeare. Sumptuous music by English composers, Finzi, Quilter, Purcell and more. Benjamin Hewat-Craw (baritone) Kieran White (tenor) and Caroline D’Cruz (piano). Cheap Street Church, 7.30pm. Tickets £12 (full price) or £1o (concessions) from Sherborne TIC.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Sunday 4 December / Sherborne Festive Shopping Day Sherborne will once again light up for Christmas with a free-entry ‘Love a Local Christmas’ Festive Shopping Day on Sunday 4th December from 10am–4pm For more information click here
Sunday 18 & Monday 19 December / Cinderella Sherborne Amateur Pantomime Society . Digby Hall, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. Performances : Sunday 18th December 6.30pm. Monday 19th December 2.30pm and 6.30pm. Tickets and more information from Sherborne TIC Tel 01935 815341