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December 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
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.

Click on the attached PDF to read the full details.

A collection of gentleman’s premium brand wristwatches are included in this months auction.  

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

Premium Brand Wristwatches
Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, SherborneContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sun 17 December - Mon 18 DecemberDick Whittington

Performance Times are Sun: 6:30pm. Mon: 2:30pm and 6:30pm.

Sherborne Amateur Pantomime Society with family friendly performances.

Tickets £8 from Sherborne TIC. Under 2s free.

Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne, DT9 3AAContact: Sherborne TIC 01935 815341
Mon 25 December
11am sharp
Christmas Morning Fancy Dress 'Swim'

Be there by 10:30am to enjoy seeing all the fund-raisers in their (dry) fancy dress! In aid of Lyme Regis RNLI.

The beach Charmouth. Just turn up and take the plunge.

Charmouth Beach.Contact: Sherborne TIC 01935 815341
January 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 06 January
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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Sun 14 January
1130 to 3.30 p.m.
Sherborne Steam & Waterwheel Centre - Winter Warm Up

Entry by donation - a mince pie and mulled wine

Oborne Road, Sherborne DT9 3RXContact: Geoff Ward
Telephone: 01963 250206
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February 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 03 February
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
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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