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December 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 30 October - Sun 23 DecemberCards for Good Causes

Charity Christmas Cards sold for at least 25 charities with a variety of designs.


Sherborne Tourist InformationContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Wed 07 November - Wed 19 DecemberFriends of Yeatman Hospital GIANT RAFFLE

Tickets for the Friends GIANT RAFFLE are on sale at £1 each from Sherborne TIC, also from Sainsbury's after 11th November.  Amazing prizes, including a twenty minute flight in a Tiger Moth!   Tickets also on sale at Sherborne Festive Shopping event on 2nd December, when the Friends will be found on the Greenslade Taylor Hunt stand. 

Draw on 19th December at noon in Sainsbury's.

 


Sainsbury's, TIC, and Sherborne Festive Shopping Day.Contact: Rosie Tomlinson
Telephone: 01935 814985
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Fri 30 November - Sat 22 December
Daily 9.30 till 5.00
THE JERRAM GALLERY

CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

NEW WORK BY 15 SELECTED ARTISTS

Open daily from 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesday to Saturday

All Gallery stock can be viewed online


Half Moon Street SherborneContact: MARK JERRAM
Telephone: 01935 815261
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Tue 11 December
3pm
Railway Touring Company Carol Service

Carol Service -all welcome.


Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQ. Go to website
Wed 12 December
1pm
Organ Recital

Free 40 minute organ recital by Simon Clarkson featuring a variety of music. There is a Retiring collection.


Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Wed 12 December
7 for 7:30pm
Sherborne Artslink Flicks: The Leisure Seeker

Tickets £6 from Sherborne TIC. Pre-film Supper £12 in the Raleigh Hall (pre-book please).


Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NLContact: Sherborne TIC: 01935 815341
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Thu 13 December
2.30pm
Sherborne and District Gardeners' Association

Katherine Crouch - BBC Gardener of the Year 1999 - 'New Tricks for Old Gardeners' followed by Christmas Party.

Further information: 01935 389375 


Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AAContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 389375
Thu 13 December - Fri 14 December
19.30pm
Christmas Concert under Concorde

The concert features several classics and some festive numbers for the occasion.

Tickets will cost £15 to include Mulled Wine and Mince Pie on arrival.

Refreshments and Bar will be available. You can book on-lineif you visit the website.


Fleet Air Arm Museum RNAS Yeovilton Ilchester BA22 8HTContact: Yeovil Tourist Information Centre
Telephone: 01935 462781
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Thu 13 December
Doors at 1.30 for 2pm.
Sherborne Museum Winter Talk

Talk: 'A Tale of Three Buildings' (Newland House, Lodbourne Hall & Melbury Gallery) by Barry Brock.

Tea and cake. Admission free for members, but £5 non-members.


Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL Telephone: 01935 812252
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Thu 13 December
10.30am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.30pm
Christmas Wreath Making

Make your own Christmas Wreath and Garland with Emma Dixon from River Cottage.

Entry costs £40 to include mince pie and tea. Places limited


Leweston Leweston School, Sherborne DT9 6EN Contact: Sherborne TIC: 01935 815341
Telephone: 01963 211011
Fri 14 DecemberCharterhouse Collector’s Auction

A group of medals, dating from the mid-19th century to the mid-20th century, which were bought with some tools in a box at a car boot sale for £10 are estimated to sell for £1,000 in the Charterhouse collector’s auction this December.  

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.

A Spanish guitar, nearly 200 years old, has been donated to a Dorset charity and is estimated to sell for thousands of pounds when it goes under the Charterhouse hammer in today's sale.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.

Corgi die-cast motors, collected by the owner in the 1960’s and always treasured by him then, they were played with carefully and always put back in their boxes after use.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.


Boot Sale Bargains
Donated Spanish Guitar
Cars Big and Small
Charterhouse Long Street Sherborne Dorset DT9 3BSContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Fri 14 December
7pm
Rendezvous Quiz with Fish & Chip Supper

Quiz, Bar, raffle. Teams – maximum of 8.

Tickets £6 or £12 to include Fish and Chip supper.

Tickets from The Rendezvous or Sherborne TIC 01935 814496 Contact Jo:


Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL.Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 814496
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Fri 14 December - Sat 15 DecemberPart 2 Charterhouse Collector’s Auction

A large collection of model trains have been entered into today's auction and are expected to sell for thousands of pounds.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.

Two wristwatches, Cousteau Omega or Bond Rolex made famous by Jacques Cousteau and James Bond, are in today's Charterhouse auction.


To read the full article please can you click on the attached PDF.


Hornby and Bachmann Model Trains
Omega Seamaster - Rolex Submariner
Charterhouse Long Street Sherborne Dorset DT9 3BSContact: George Holtby
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sat 15 December
6.30 for 7pm
From Bach to Bing!

An Evening of Festive Song with Covent Garden Soloists with a local twist. Wine and Mince Pies.

In aid of church funds. Tickets cost £10 (under 12 free) from Sherborne TIC.


St Andrew’s Church, Yetminster DT9 6HLContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Sat 15 December
10.00 am to 3.30 pm
Sherborne Handmade Art & Craft Fair

A craft fair celebrating the original handmade items by local artisans from Dorset and Somerset

Free Entry

Charity Tea Room


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Gillian Salmons
Telephone: 01458223124
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Sun 16 December
3pm
Sherborne Town Band - Christmas Sing A Long!

Sherborne Town Band & Sherborne Youth Band present the Christmas Sing A Long 2018!

With the fantastic Sherborne Community Choir.

Please note:  Different day and time for this year.  Sunday 16th December 2018, 3pm, Cheap St. Church, Sherborne.

Come along for a sing a long, some carols and a mince pie or two!

Tickets £7, £6 concessions.  On sale from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre or via the website.

 www.sherbornetownband.co.uk


Cheap St. Church, SherborneContact: Joe Miles
Telephone: 07784900955
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Tue 18 December
3pm
Cathedrals Express Carol Service

All Welcome


Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Wed 19 December
7pm
Talk

Talk with Stephen Moss: The Wren.    Talk and signing of his book ‘The Wren: A Biography’ by Stephen Moss, naturalist.

Entry by tickets costing £3 from Winstone’s Books .


Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NLTelephone: 01935 816128
Thu 20 DecemberMiss Hope Brings - Christmas Agogo

Miss Hope Springs live at the piano. Doors at 7 for 7.30pm.

Tickets £15 from Eventbrite.co.uk and Sherborne TIC.


Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AAContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Sat 22 DecemberChasty Cottage Antiques Fair

Up to 35 stands, homemade food and refreshments available at coffee shop within the fair.

Entrance costs £1, opening 8:30am (Trade) 9:30am (Public) to 4pm.


Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AAContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01963 370986
Sun 23 December
3pm
Carol Service

All welcome.


Sherborne Abbey, DT9 3LQGo to website
Wed 26 December
From 1030 am
Boxing Day Racing

Christmas holidays were made for a day at the races and all roads lead to Wincanton Racecourse on Boxing Day when the county celebrates one of its finest traditions.

Pre-booked premier tickets are £25 (on the day £30); Grandstand £18 (on the day).


Wincanton Racecourse BA9 8BJTelephone: 01963 435840
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Sat 29 December
10am-4pm
PBFA Book Fair

Entry costs £1 per person.  Please visit the website for further details.

 


Memorial Hall, Digby Rd, Sherborne. DT9 3NLContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 850210
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Sat 29 DecemberChasty Cottage Antiques Fair

Up to 35 stands, homemade food & refreshments available at coffee shop in the fair.

Entrance £1, opening 8:30am(tTade) 9:30am(Public) to 4pm.


Digby Hall, Hound St, Sherborne, DT9 3AAContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01963 370986
January 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 01 January
2pm
New Year’s Day Walk

Walk off the Seasonal indulgences and explore Sherborne’s History North of the Abbey with Blue Badge Guide Cindy.

No need to book, just turn up! Costs £8 or to ensure your place please telephone 01935 815341

 


From Sherborne Abbey PorchContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Sat 05 January
2.30pm
Philip Unwin: Brunel’s Ships

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents a talk by Philip Unwin: "Brunel's Ships".

Philip's talk covers Brunel's three ships, the Great Western, Great Britain and Great Eastern. After dealing relatively briefly with the first two ships, he covers in more detail the construction and life of Brunel's leviathan, the SS Great Eastern, and her management and mismanagement.

Entry costs £3.00 / £5.00 (includes tea and biscuits).


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA Category:Telephone: 01935 462781
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Wed 16 JanuaryTalk

A Talk about the New Forest by Mike Read 'The Wildlife of a Working Forest'.


Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NLContact: Mary Howes
Telephone: 01935 872742
Wed 16 January
7.30pm
Sherborne Group, Dorset Wildlife Trust

Talk about the New Forest by Mike Read 'The Wildlife of a Working Forest''


Digby memorial Church Hall, Digby RoadContact: Mary Howes
Telephone: 01935 872742
Thu 17 January - Fri 18 JanuaryAuction of Automobilia, Pictures, Books and Maps

A collection of vintage enamel signs are going under the Charterhouse hammer in their January 17th and 18th auction.

Please click on the attached PDF for the full details.


Vintage Enamel Sign
Charterhouse The Long Street SaleroomsContact: Matthew Whitney or Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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May 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 27 May
10.00 am - 6.00 pm
Sherborne Castle Country Fair

Sherborne Castle Country Fair is a one-day rural event held in the grounds of Sherborne Castle. 

This family day-out is held to raise funds for local children’s charities and youth organisations.  It is a traditional country fair with displays and attractions, trade and craft stands and a rare and native breed animal show.  The 2019 date is Bank Holiday Monday 27th May.

Tickets on the day cost: adult £12.50, child (5-16) £4.00, family* £30.00.  Under 5's free.  *Admits 2 adults and 3 fee-paying children.
Save 15% when you purchase your tickets in advance: telephone 01749 813899. 
Car parking is free.  Dogs are welcome, on a short lead.

Alternatively, click here to go to our internet-based link to buy your tickets.

Find out more by visiting the website 


Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5NRContact: Katie Bradley-Hudson, Show Secretary
Telephone: 01749 814041
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July 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 21 July
09:30am to 4.00pm
Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show

16th Annual Charity Classic & Supercars Show. Porsche will be the 2019 marque feature, with an historic line up of cars including race, rally and road cars from 1948 to the present day. Visitors will also see over 2,000 Classic, Supercars, Veteran, Race, Rally, American, Custom, Hot Rod and Special cars, together with 40+ car clubs, all in the magnificent grounds of Sherborne Castle. With 150+ Trade, Autojumble and Craft stands plus children’s amusements, live music, large catering village and beautiful picnic areas, the show has something for all the family.

Visit www.classic-supercars.co.uk for more information.


Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NRContact: Show Secretary
Telephone: 07769 114211
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Sun 28 July - Sun 11 AugustSherborne Summer School of Music

Sherborne Summer School of Music is the ideal host for a residential course for adult musicians of all ages and abilities. We meet in a friendly, supportive atmosphere where participants can enhance their skills through the help of dedicated, international teachers and performers. Held at Sherborne School we are fortunate to boast a state-of -the-art music school, a theatre, concert halls and user friendly rehearsal spaces all of which contribute to to the sheer pleasure of imersing oneself in making music and socialising with like minded people from all over the world. Concerts are promoted through our performance outlet Concertfest. Thirty concerts over two weeks by both professionals and students held in Sherborne School, Cheap Street Church and Sherborne Abbey. Further details about Concertfest will be published in July 2019 but for those interested in knowing more about the summer school information is now available on our web site: www.sherbornesummerschoolofmusic.org


Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT3 3APContact: Malcolm Binney, Director of Music
Telephone: 01342 893963
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Mon 29 July - Sat 10 AugustConcertfest

Thirty Concerts and recitals to be performed by both professional and student musicians of the Sherborne Summer School of Music. The concerts take place in July and August 2019 in venues that include Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne School and Cheap Street Church.

Concertfest is the concert giving outlet of the Sherborne Summer School of Music. The summer school promotes recitals and concerts in all genres of classical music from intimate solo recitals to large orchestral and choral concerts. All the concerts are available at a very modest cost to the general public. Full details about Concertfest's programmes will be published in July 2019. Information about Sherborne Summer School of Music can be found on their website.


Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne School and Cheap Street ChurchContact: Malcolm Binney
Telephone: 01342 893963
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August 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 28 July - Sun 11 AugustSherborne Summer School of Music

Sherborne Summer School of Music is the ideal host for a residential course for adult musicians of all ages and abilities. We meet in a friendly, supportive atmosphere where participants can enhance their skills through the help of dedicated, international teachers and performers. Held at Sherborne School we are fortunate to boast a state-of -the-art music school, a theatre, concert halls and user friendly rehearsal spaces all of which contribute to to the sheer pleasure of imersing oneself in making music and socialising with like minded people from all over the world. Concerts are promoted through our performance outlet Concertfest. Thirty concerts over two weeks by both professionals and students held in Sherborne School, Cheap Street Church and Sherborne Abbey. Further details about Concertfest will be published in July 2019 but for those interested in knowing more about the summer school information is now available on our web site: www.sherbornesummerschoolofmusic.org


Sherborne School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT3 3APContact: Malcolm Binney, Director of Music
Telephone: 01342 893963
E-mail us
Mon 29 July - Sat 10 AugustConcertfest

Thirty Concerts and recitals to be performed by both professional and student musicians of the Sherborne Summer School of Music. The concerts take place in July and August 2019 in venues that include Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne School and Cheap Street Church.

Concertfest is the concert giving outlet of the Sherborne Summer School of Music. The summer school promotes recitals and concerts in all genres of classical music from intimate solo recitals to large orchestral and choral concerts. All the concerts are available at a very modest cost to the general public. Full details about Concertfest's programmes will be published in July 2019. Information about Sherborne Summer School of Music can be found on their website.


Sherborne Abbey, Sherborne School and Cheap Street ChurchContact: Malcolm Binney
Telephone: 01342 893963
E-mail usGo to website