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November 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 16 November - Fri 17 NovemberCharterhouse Auction

The Charterhouse two day November auction includes an early Victorian silver tea set.

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

Sherborne auctioneers Charterhouse are also selling six of the world famous Royal Signals Motorcycle Display Team Triumph motorcycles in todays auction.

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

An early 20th century dressing table is one of the star lots in our two day auction.

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


Silver Tea Service
The White Helmets motorcycles
George Betjemann and Sons Ltd Dressing Table
The Long Street Salerooms, SherborneContact: Richard Bromell or Justine Jackson
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Fri 17 November - Sat 18 NovemberA weekend of music.

Friday night we have a recital None but the Lonely Heart performed by the stunning Latvian baritone Pauls Putnins accompanied by Diana Ketler, Professor of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

A recital of Russian songs of love, romance, heartbreak and dances with death. Including some Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rachmaninov, Borodin and Sviridov.
Tickets £25.00

Saturday night is a different affair Songs of the Great War.

There will be vintage treasures, singalongs and surprises, art songs and popular songs that never went away. All beautifully sung by this remarkable singer – who will also entertain us with her stories and fantastic knowledge of music from the era.

Performed by internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Patricia Hammond. Accompanied by Matt Redman, who plays a host of instruments from piano to banjo to slide guitar.
Tickets £12.50


The Grange at OborneContact: Nigel & Sue Masters
Telephone: 01935 817194
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Fri 17 November - Sat 18 November
10am - 5pm
Glen Prince Sample Sale - 70% OFF -

Scarves / Stoles / Throws / Handbags

Cashmere / fine wools  *sample sale

We are opening our doors for our first sample sale in over 15 years.   Come and grab yourself a bargain before Christmas!

Up to 70% off


Lynx Trading Estate - next to Tool StationContact: George Draper
Telephone: 01935 461900
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Sat 18 November
7.30pm
Songs of the Edwardian Age and the Great War

Performed by internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Patricia Hammond.

There will be vintage treasures, singalongs and surprises, art songs and popular songs that never went away. All beautifully sung by this remarkable singer – who will also entertain us with her stories and fantastic knowledge of music from the era.

Patricia will be accompanied by Matt Redman – who built on his musical talents at Chetham’s School of Music. He plays a host of instruments from piano to banjo to slide guitar; he will also join in some of the songs - and we may get the opportunity to do so as well! An evening not to be missed!

For tickets telephone 01935 817194


St Cuthbert's Church, OborneContact: Ken Mathews
Telephone: 01963 363689
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December 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 02 December
14:30
Christmas Concert by The Trinity Entertainers

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents The Trinity Entertainers who will get the Christmas season off to a festive start.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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Sun 10 December
9.00am - 2.00pm
Santa Dash 2017 - St. Margaret's Hospice

The Santa Dash is a festive and fun-filled event aimed at runners, non-runners, families, work teams – in fact, just about anyone! It's a great way to get into the Christmas spirit while helping to raise vital funds for your local hospice.

Please visit our website to book your tickets now.


Yeovil Country Park, BA20 1QZContact: Victoria Poole
Telephone: 01935 709157
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Fri 15 December - Sat 16 December
7.30pm start.
Christmas Concert Under Concorde

Join the HMS Heron Volunteer Band for the hugely popular annual Christmas Concerts Under Concorde. The concert features several classics and some festive numbers for the occasion.

By popular demand the event will be split over two evenings on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th of December 2017 - 7.30pm start.

Tickets to the event will be launched on the 1st of August 2017 are £15 each and include a mince pie and mulled wine on arrival. Refreshments and a Cash Bar will be available during the mid session interval.


Fleet Air Arm MuseumTelephone: 01935 840565
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Fri 15 DecemberAuction of Medals, Militaria, Coins, Stamps and Collector’s Items

A group of medals awarded to Edward Bailey of South Petherton, near Martock Somerset are going under the Charterhouse hammer in their auction this month.

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

A collection of 1,000’s of topographical, humorous and other postcards are expected to sell for thousands of pounds when they go under the hammer in todays sale.

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Medals
Postcards
Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, SherborneContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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January 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 06 January
14:30
The Queen’s Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents a talk by Shaun McCormack.

Shaun will entertain us with a descriptive talk on how he became a Yeoman, what it entailed and how the Queen’s Bodyguard came into existence.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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February 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 03 February
14:30
T E Lawrence: his life & friends in Dorset

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents a talk by Susan Vincent (Member of the Lawrence Society).

Susan's talk will cover the time T E Lawrence spent in Dorset from 1923 to his death in 1935. She will focus on his time as Private Shaw at the Army Barracks in Bovington, why he bought Clouds Hill nearby and who he had as visitors there, and his closest friends in Dorset, who included Thomas Hardy and his wife.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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March 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 10 March
14:30
The Remarkable Trees at Stourhead

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association will hold its AGM @ 2.30pm at the Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne.  After tea and cake there will be a talk by Emily Utgren (NT Stourhead).

Tree care is core to a lot of the work at Stourhead, ensuring that there are young trees preparing to be magnificent one day. They are currently re-visiting the past to explain why Stourhead was built and how it was conserved since the 1700 to make the estate we see today.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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May 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
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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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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