June 2018

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Tuesday 22 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather! 

Wednesday 23 May /  Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 minute recital by Paul Ellis featuring a wide variety of music.   

Wednesday 23 May /  Sherborne Science Café: Building With Dirt To Clean Our Homes Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. 7:30pm. Dr Daniel Maskell, Prize Fellow in Innovative Construction Materials, Bath University.  sherborne.scafe@gmail.com 

Thursday 24 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Friday 25 May / Lunchtime Recital Strings Recital by the talented boys of Sherborne School.  Cheap Street Church, 13:45 – 14:25   Free entry. All welcome.

Saturday 26 May / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne. Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available at coffee shop within the fair. Entrance £1, opening 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. 01963 370986  

Saturday 26 May / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage. 07809 387594  

Monday 28 May / Sherborne Castle Country Fair Sherborne (New) Castle, New Rd, Sherborne, DT9 5NR. 10am-6pm. A rich and fun programme of events, country activities, stands and entertainment including one of the largest Rare Breed Shows in the country. Tickets £12.50 Adults, £4 Children from Sherborne TIC. 01749 813899  www.sherbornecountryfair.com 

Monday 28 May / Bank Holiday Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. 1pm. Free 40 mins recital David Gibbs feat. a variety of music.   

Tuesday 29 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 31 May / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Friday 01 June / Tom ‘Spats’ Langham with Mike Denham Cheap Street Church, Sherborne DT9 3BJ Live Music 7.30pm. £10 (inc refreshments) from Sherborne TIC  

Friday 01 June / A Plastic Ocean Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 4NL 7pm Adventure-Documentary feature film. Tickets on the door or from website  www.waveofchange.uk

Sunday 03 June / Sherborne Steam & Waterwheel Centre Open Day Oborne Road, Sherborne, DT9 3RX. 11:30am-3:30pm. Victorian engineering collection. Entry by donation. 01935 816324 www.sswc.co.uk

Wednesday 06 June /  The Splendour of Hampton Court Palace – incl. restoration & gardens Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3AA 2pm & 8pm. Arts Society talk by Linda Collins. £5. 01935 474626 www.theartssocietysherborne.org.uk

Wednesday 06 June / Sherborne Abbey Quiet Day: A Quiet Day in the Garden Bembury Farm, Bembury Lane Thornford, DT9 6QF 10 for 10.30am – 4.00pm withRev. John Summers, Three Valleys Benefice. Bring picnic lunch, Bible + notebook. Drinks available. 01935 812452 during office hours 

Wednesday 06 June / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey DT9 3LQ 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 

Thursday 7 June / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Saturday 09 June / The Railway History of Yeovil, South Somerset & West Dorset Raleigh Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. 2:30pm-4:30pm. Talk by Roger Marsh. 01935 429609 www.sdfhs.org

Wednesday 13 June / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 

Wednesday 13 June / Sherborne Artslink Flicks: Darkest Hour Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7:30pm. Film showing. Tickets £6 from Sherborne TIC. Pre-film Supper £12 in the Raleigh Hall (pre-book).  

Thursday 14 June / Guided Walks of Sherborne Join Blue Badge Guide Cindy for a gentle stroll around the historic town of Sherborne. Departs 10.30 am from the TIC, Digby Road. £6.00 per person, no need to book, just turn up whatever the weather!

Thursday 14 June / Sherborne District Gardeners’ Assoc. AGM Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3AA 7:30pm. Talk by Judith Searles – Florist- Seasonal Flower Demonstration. 01935 389375 

Saturday 16 June / Sherborne Summer Festival There will be music, entertainment and stalls again this year, all raising money for local charities and good causes in Sherborne and the local area. 12noon to 10.00pm Purlieu Meadows, Sherborne

Saturday 16 June / Chasty Cottage Antiques Fair Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AA. 8:30am (trade) 9:30am (public) to 4pm. Up to 35 stands. Entrance £1. 01963 370986 

Saturday 16 June / Fleamarket Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. Free entry. 01749 677049 www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk

Sunday 17 June / Music in the Park Pageant Gardens, Digby RoadSherborne, DT9 3NB 2.30 – 4.00pm Sherborne Town Band play light entertainment music. Bring a picnic.  www.sherbornetownband.co.uk/events

Monday 18 June / Insight Lecture: National Truths Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 7:30pm. Talk by Bishop Jāna Jēruma-Grīnberga on the changes in Lativia in the last 30 years. 01935 812452 www.insight.sherborneabbey.com

Wednesday 20 June / Why Music in Prison? Catholic Church, Westbury, Sherborne 2.30pm talk by Ann Hinchcliff. £4 to include refreshments.  

Wednesday 20 June / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 

Saturday 23 June / Vintage Market Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 9am-3:30pm. 30+ sellers of quality vintage. 07809 387594 

Saturday 23 June / Music for a Summer’s Evening Sherborne Abbey 7.30pm Sherborne Chamber Choir Tickets £5-16, U18s free. Tickets fom Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341 

Saturday 23 June / Celebrating the Arts Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3AA Artslink Fizz! Talks, Demonstrations, Café, Mini Tea dance, Activities, Art Exhibits. Free entry 01935 815899 www.sherborneartslink.org.uk

Saturday 23 June / Men’s Breakfast St Paul’s Church, Sherborne  8 -10am 

Sunday 24 June / Open Day at Two Nature Sites in Sherborne Quarr Nature reserve,  off the Bristol Road. Terrace Meadows, park in the Terrace Playing Fields. Follow footpath back towards town. 11am, the Quarr; 2pm Terrace Meadows SNCI for guided nature walks. 01963 23559 or 07981 776767 www.dorsetbutterflies.com/events

Sunday 24 June / Vintage Tea Dance Sherborne Prep School 3-6pm Tickets £15 Learn to dance with singer Forvever Dean plus refreshments. Proceeds to St Margaret’s Hospice 01935 709484 www.somerset-hospice.org.uk

Wednesday 27 June / Organ Recital Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 1pm. Free 40 minute recital featuring a wide variety of music 

Thursday 28 June / Sherborne School Commemoration: The Leavers’ Concert Tindall Recital Hall, Sherborne School 7.30pm The Leavers of 2018 present solo and ensemble performances plus drinks reception 01935 810518 

Friday 29 June / Sherborne School Commemoration: Battle of the Organs The Chapel, Sherborne School 3.00pm Sherborne School organists battle it out on the Chapel’s two instruments – one at the West End and the other in the Quire. 01935 810518 

Friday 29 June / Sherborne School Commemoration: Gala Concert The Big School Room, Sherborne School 7.30pm 01935 810518 

Saturday 30 June / Summer Crafts & Gift Fair Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL. 10am-4pm. 1000s of collectables, antiques and crafts. Free entry. 01749 677049 www.westcountrycraftfairs.co.uk

Sunday 15 July / 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.

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.

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.

 

 

 

 

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