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May 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 26 May - Sun 10 JuneDorset Arts Week

Many venues open around Dorset.

Pick up a guide in TICs or seevisit the website for full details


Various LocationsContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Mon 28 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 2018 date is Bank Holiday Monday 28th May.

Tickets on the day cost: adult £12.50, children (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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Wed 30 May - Fri 08 JuneBath and West Show

Great British agriculture, food, drink and entertainment.  Tickets on sale at Sherborne and Dorchester TICs. (2 children go free with advance adults.) 


Nr Shepton MalletContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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June 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 26 May - Sun 10 JuneDorset Arts Week

Many venues open around Dorset.

Pick up a guide in TICs or seevisit the website for full details


Various LocationsContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Go to website
Wed 30 May - Fri 08 JuneBath and West Show

Great British agriculture, food, drink and entertainment.  Tickets on sale at Sherborne and Dorchester TICs. (2 children go free with advance adults.) 


Nr Shepton MalletContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Sat 02 June - Sun 03 June
2.00pm-6.00pm
Nether Compton Open Garden in Aid f St Margarets Hospice

Stavordale House has a beautiful traditional front garden planted with roses and lavender. The rear of the house is surrounded by a traditional Somerset hamstone wall with a good selection of plants, climbing roses and clematis, and paved seating area in which to enjoy refreshments. To the side of the house, follow the gravelled path past the pond with water lilies to the two acre arboretum planted with specimen trees 20 years ago, including a boundary oak some 350 years old overlooking spectacular view to the hills beyond. 

A cup of tea and homemade cake are included in the entry price.

 

Stavordale House Nether Compton SHERBORNE Dorset DT9 4QA Next to ChurchContact: Susan Bickle
Telephone: 01935709182
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Sat 02 June - Sun 03 June
11.00am- 4.00pm
Couyrt House Open Garden in aid of St Margaret's Hospice

Court House is a stunning 17th century house with converted barn and adjacent cottage that are used for community get togethers. The beautiful gardens lead on a peaceful wild meadow for guests to explore, dedicated Geoff, the owners late partner.

A giant book sale, raffle and tombola will be taking place over the weekend.

 

Court House Court Lane BA22 9UA Contact: Susan Bickle
Telephone: 01935709182
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Sun 10 June
11.00pm -3.00pm
Sherborne Open Gardens in aid of St Margaret's Hospice

8 Beautiful gardens will be opening their gates in aid of St Margaret's Somerset Hospice , from tucked away courtyards to green secret spaces.

Brochures available from 01935 709182, or local library, St Margaret's Shop and TICs
Refreshments available from Owl House 16 Johnson Court until 4.30

Follow the signs !
Woodrow Farm in Stourton Caundle will also be open offering teas and cakes, farmland walks and a beautiful garden for £4 entry 2.00- 5.00pm


Various locations in Sherborne Contact: Susan Bickle
Telephone: 01935709182
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Sat 16 June - Sun 17 JuneThe Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show

The auction is being held in conjunction with The Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show which attracts huge numbers of enthusiasts, collectors and dealers running on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June at The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet.

A 1963 Morris Mini Minor Super De-Luxe.i, dating from the early swinging sixties, is entered into the Charterhouse classic car auction on Sunday 17th June.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full details about the this mini.

A single owner collection of barn stored motorcycles is also included in today's auction.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full details.


Mighty Mini 1963
A Barn Full of Bikes
The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet.Contact: Matthew Whitney or Rosie Bowen
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Thu 21 June - Fri 22 JuneCollectors’ Auction

A trio of World War One medals, awarded to The Reverend Nathaniel George Railton who served in the Army Chaplains Department, are going under the charterhouse hammer in Sherborne.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full article

On the 21st June there is a single owner lifetime collection of mantiques. Removed from the owners man-cave just outside Dorchester there are hundreds of car scale models and much more.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full article


World War One Medals
Mantiques
Charterhouse Long Street Sherborne Dorset DT9 3BSContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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July 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 07 July
09:00 - 17:00
RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2018

On Saturday 7 July, the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton International Air Day takes place. The Somerset air station’s gates will be open to an expected 40,000 visitors!

The show will includes over five hours of dazzling flying displays with the attendance of fast jets, historic warbirds, helicopters, formation display teams and aerobatics. The aim is to display the world’s most capable pilots and their aircraft, both flying and static, providing a chance to see some magnificent equipment and meet our professional personnel in a family-friendly environment in the year of engineering.

There will be a vast range of attractions from the latest defence technology exhibitions, engineering fairs and service displays to trade stalls, arena displays and the chance to meet pilots and even sit in the cockpit! For the thrill seekers, there will be simulators, fairground rides and helicopter pleasure flights to enjoy. This show has everything to keep the whole family entertained.

Whether you are a first timer or a dedicated aviation enthusiast, the Air Day has something for everyone.


RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8LSContact: RNAS Yeovilton
Telephone: 03301003654
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Sat 21 July
10am-4pm
Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car/Bike Show

Great Show not to be missed.

Taste and buy some of the best food and drink on offer from local producers.  The Stallholders will include:-  Alweston Jam and Chutney Empire, , Chocolate Arthouse, Dorset Blue Viney,  Devon Fishcakes,  Fussels Fine Foods, James’s Cheeses,  James’s Forager Spirit, Lavender Blue Food Company, Liberty Cakes, Little Groves Nursery, Meat Free Martha, Oxfords’ Bakery,  Reads Coffee Roasters, Percy’s Bakery, Somerset Cider Brandy Co., Somerset Charcuterie, Tim Hurren’s Icecream Trike, Unusual Pork Pie Co., White Post Gate Honey, Wraxall Wines, Wyld Meadow Farm, and Yarty Cordials. 

A variety of interesting Vintage/Classic cars & motorbikes will be on display.

Barbecued Hamburgers & Sausages, Refreshments, Ice cream, Beer and Cider will be here! Entertainment includes children’s activities.

It will be opened by Katharine Wright of Dorset Food and Drink.

This is proving to be a very successful show, AND will, of course, be in our amazing Village Hall.  Please spread the word to your friends and relations – it really is a day NOT to be missed.

Proceeds go to Leigh Village Hall, The Hub, Yeovil and St Andrew’s Church, Leigh and other charities.

Adults £2, children under 15 Free

 


Leigh Village Hall, DT9 6HLContact: Elizabeth Turnbull
Telephone: 7790863518
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August 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 25 August - Sun 26 August
10am-5pm daily
Oak Fair

The Oak Fair will once again be held on the August bank holiday weekend.  For anyone who hasn't visited before, this is a special event for those interested in woodcraft, timber, conservation and the countryside.  There is something that will appeal to all members of the family including over 200 exhibitors, events in our arenas including The Heavy Horse Logger team who compete a number of challenges over the weekend, Mere Down Falconry who bring a variety of birds of prey that put on amazing displays and Have A Go Archery which is available to everyone to try!  

We also have tree climbing and zip wires for the younger visitors to experience and  Avalon Axes who demostrate axe throwing as well as letting all our visitors have a go!  Market Square will be buzzing with local food and drink producers with the Childrens Area situated nearby that will have a range of workshops for all family members to take part in and scarecrow making!

There will also be performances in St Barnabas church over the weekend, Saturday will see Bagatelle returning to perform two short concerts and on Sunday the William Barnes Society.


Stock Gaylard on the A3030Contact: Katy Love
Telephone: 01963 23511
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