June 2018

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Monday 16 July / Insight Lecture: Liberal Truths Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7:30pm. Talk by Tim Farron MP on Liberalism. 01935 812452 www.insight.sherborneabbey.com 

Wednesday 18 July / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT9 3LQ. A 40 minute recital by Simon Gregory, featuring a wide variety of music. 1pm. Free entry, with retiring collection

Thursday 19 July / Finds Day with Ciorstaidh Trevarthen Sherborne Museum, Church Lane, Sherborne. 10.30am-1pm. Spend time with Finds Liaison Officer, Ciorstaidh Trevarthen, and bring any mysterious objects you might have found and want identifying. Ciorstaidh brings with her some fantastic artefacts from prehistoric to post medieval for handling and much more to inspire any budding archaeologist! Free family event with donations welcomed.

Friday 20 July / Yeovil Hospital Charity Quiz Night Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR 01935 814633 

Saturday 21 July to Saturday 28 July / Sherborne Art Club Annual Open Exhibition . Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3FE.  Open 10.00am to 5.30pm daily. Free admission.

Saturday 21 July /  Illyria Open Air Theatre Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR Dr Dolittle. 6.30 for 7.30pm. Bring picnics & blankets for open air performance. All ages. Tickets from:  www.illyria.uk.com 

Wednesday 25 July / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT9 3LQ. A 40 minute recital by Jonathan Delbridge, featuring a wide variety of music. 1pm. Free entry, with retiring collection

Thursday 26 July / Wildlife Friendly Gardening Awards Ceremony Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR 6.30pm Organised by Dorset Wildlife Trust. Tickets available in store. 01935 814633 

Saturday 28 July / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of vintage. 07809 387594 

Sunday 29 July – Sunday 12 August / Sherborne Summer Music Sherborne School, Sherborne DT9 3AP 18 music courses in all disciplines tutored by international artists and teachers. 01342 893963 www.sherbornemusicsummerschool.co.uk 

Monday 30 July – Saturday 11 August /  Concertfest Various venues in Sherborne 30 events with the Sherborne Summer School of Music: Chamber Music, Choral, Orchestral and Jazz concerts and recitals. 01342 893963 www.sherbornemusicsummerschool.co.uk

Wednesday 1 August / Lunchtime Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. A 40 minute recital by Tobias Rihm, featuring a wide variety of music. 1pm. Free entry, with retiring collection

Saturday 04 August / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 8:30am (trade) 9:30am Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments £1, (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986 

Saturday 04 August / Chamber Orchestra Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ 8.15pm. Sherborne Summer School of Music

Monday 06 August / Messy Museum Monday Sherborne Museum,  Sherborne. 10:30am–1pm. Activities for accompanied children.  Donations welcome. 01935 812252 www.sherbornemuseum.co.uk  

Wednesday 8 August / Lunchtime Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. A 40 minute recital by Peter Jolley featuring a wide variety of music. 1pm. Free entry, with retiring collection

Thursday 09 August / Sherborne & District Gardeners’ Association Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL 7.30pm 75th Summer Show. Further information: 01935 389375  

Thursday 09 August / Walking in the Past – Over 1,300 years of Sherborne history Sherborne 2pm A 2 hour guided stroll with Cindy Chant .  Meet outside the Abbey. Tickets £5 in advance from Abbey Fryer, West Street, Sherborne.  joybennetts@hotmail.com  

Saturday 11 August / Fleamarket Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. Free entry. 01749 677049 www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk 

Saturday 11 August / Symphony Orchestra Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 8.15pm Sherborne Summer School of Music

Saturday 11 August / Barn Dance in the Butterfly House Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne, DT9 5NR 7-10.30pm Barn Dance with ‘Up and Running’  £10 including a Ploughmans Supper. BYO wine. Tickets from Castle Gardens or 01935 814633 

Sunday 12 August / Sherborne Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day Oborne Road, Sherborne, DT9 3RX. 11:30 am-3:30 pm. Collection of Victorian engineering.  Entry by donation. 01935 816324 www.sswc.co.uk 

Monday 13 August / Messy Museum Monday Sherborne Museum, Church Lane, Sherborne. 10:30am–1pm. Activities for accompanied children.  Donations welcome. 01935 812252 www.sherbornemuseum.co.uk  

Friday 17 August / Farmer’s Market Cheap Street, Sherborne, 9:00am-1:00pm

Saturday 18 August / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 8:30am (trade) 9:30am Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments £1, (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986  

Saturday 18 August / Book Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9:30am-4pm. Free entry. 01803 613356 colinbakerbooks@btinternet.com  

Monday 21 August / Messy Museum Monday Sherborne Museum, Church Lane, Sherborne. 10:30am–1pm. Activities for accompanied children.  Donations welcome. 01935 812252 www.sherbornemuseum.co.uk  

Tuesday 22 August / Children’s Fancy Dress Party Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne, DT9 5NR 2-5pm Dinosaur Adventures. Free to Attend. 01935 814345  

Saturday 25 August / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage. 07809 387594  

Sunday 26 August / Sherborne Historic Vehicle Rally Courts of Sherborne School, Sherborne

Sunday 26 August / Raleigh 400 – From Exe to Axe Paddock Garden, Newland, Sherborne DT9 3DX 2.30 for 3pm Outdoor play. Dorset premier. Tickets £10 from Sherborne TIC & Winstones Bookshop  

Monday 27 August / Off the Beaten Track in Sherborne: Bank Holiday Guided Walk Meet at Sherborne TIC at 2pm. A walk with Blue Badge Guide Cindy Chant to discover the History you didn’t know was here! No booking required. 01935 815341

Thursday 30 August / Illyria Open Air Theatre Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne, DT9 5NR 6.30 for 7.30pm. The Hounds of the Baskervilles. Bring picnics & blankets for open air performance. All ages.  www.illyria.uk.com 

Saturday 1 September / Pageant Gardens Fete Fun for all the family.  Magic Show, Pimms, BBQ, and more! Pageant Gardens, Sherborne, 1pm -4pm

Sunday 16 September / Car Boot Sale The Terraces (playing fields), Sherborne, DT9 5NS. Sellers from 8am, £5 per car. Buyers 9am-12noon, 50p per person. Raising funds for Sherborne’s Yeatman Hospital. Free parking. Sorry, no dogs.

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October / Autumn Colours Weekend Reduced price entry to the Sherborne Castle gardens. Explore acres of impressive gardens beside the lake and witness the spectacular autumn colours all around you. The tea rooms are open for drinks and a light lunch or cream tea and our gift shop is open for a souvenir of your visit. Gardens open from 10am, Tearoom from 10.30am and Castle & Gift Shop from 11am with last admissions at 4.15pm. Closes 5pm. More information click here

Saturday 3 November / Firework Extravaganza at Sherborne Castle. Gates open: 5pm Bonfire: 7pm Fireworks: 7.30pm  To book tickets telephone 01963 364399 Website : www.eventscrew.com

 

 

 

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