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September 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 13 September - Sun 22 SeptemberHeritage Days and Dorset Architectural Heritage Week

Various times and locations across the county.

A week of events celebrating Dorset's rich historic environment.

See website for details and costs:


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Tue 24 September
2-4pm
Dementia Friends Session

Dementia Friends Session and afternoon tea. Free.


Trinity Manor Care Home, Bradford Road, Sherborne DT9 6EXContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 594030
Sat 28 September
7.30pm
Sherborne Town Band - Last Night Of The Proms

Sherborne Town Band presents ‘Last Night of The Proms’– Saturday 28th September 2019, 7.30pm, Digby Hall Sherborne (DT9 3AA).

Featuring Sherborne Youth Band with Special Guests ‘Sherborne Community Choir’.

An annual tradition in Sherborne with patriotic flag waving and singing a must!  This wonderful concert packed full of fantastic music by the high quality Sherborne Town Band will NOT be one to miss.

There will be a raffle, performances from the Youth section and Community singers, a bar and Sherborne Town Band CDs on sale.

Come along for a fab night of entertainment and music with the family and friends.

Tickets £7, £6 concessions.  Available NOW from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre, online (www.sherbornetownband.co.uk) or on the door.  Doors open 7pm, concert 7.30pm. 


Digby Hall, SherborneContact: Joe Miles
Telephone: 07784900955
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October 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 02 October
12-2pm
Talk: ‘How to put your garden to bed for Winter’

A talk will be given by Kyla Foster-Shaw from Castle Gardens followed by tea and cake.


Trinity Manor Care Home, Bradford Road, Sherborne DT9 6EXContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 594030
Sat 05 October
9.30-11.30am
Minibeast Activity Morning

Children's event: build a bug hotel, paint pebbles. Entry to the event costs £2 per child. Susan Yeoman is the contact.


Sandford Orcas Village Hall, near Sherborne DT9 4RXContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 07837 812468
Mon 14 October
All day
Sherborne Pack Monday Fair

Traders, food, entertainment and performance stage near the Conduit. Free event, free parking in Dorset Council car-parks.  


Sherborne Town CentreContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Sat 19 October - Sun 20 October
10am-4.30pm
Autumn Colours at The Castle

Tearooms and gift shop open.

Reduced price entry to the gardens and grounds: Adult £4, U16 free.  


Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NRContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Tue 22 October
8.00 pm
Sherborne Historical Society talk

'Cottages Ornés: the charms of the simple life.' Roger White explores the ornamental cottage, an English 18th century invention, which is the only architectural genre to cover the entire social spectrum.

Non-members £5.

For more information visit their website.


Digby Hall, Hound StreetContact: Peter Meech
Telephone: 01935 812233
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Wed 23 October - Fri 25 OctoberSherborne Literary Festival

Three days of workshops and talks by authors including novelists, historians, photographers and more. Tickets Sherborne TIC or  from the website.


Merritt Centre, Sherborne Girls, Sherborne DT9 3QN Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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November 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 05 November
8.00 pm
Sherborne Historical Society talk

'The Royal Hospital Chelsea: a brief history.' John Rochester charts the three centuries of service provided by the Royal Hospital to old soldiers, the Army and the nation.

Non-members £5.

For more information visit the website.



Digby Hall, Hound StreetContact: Peter Meech
Telephone: 01935 812233
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Tue 19 November
8.00 pm
Sherborne Historical Society talk

'Lawrence of Arabia’s War.' Dr Neil Faulkner analyses the war in Egypt, Arabia, Palestine and Syria between 1914 and 1918, with particular focus on the character, role and achievements of T. E. Lawrence.


Digby Hall, Hound StreetContact: Peter Meech
Telephone: 01935 812233
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December 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 03 December
8.00 pm
Sherborne Historical Society talk

'Dutch Courage and Mother’s Ruin: the Gin Craze.' Dr Richard Barnett takes us on a walk down Hogarth’s Gin Lane, exploring the realities behind this notorious episode of Enlightenment history.

Non-members £5.

For more information visit their website.


Digby Hall, Hound StreetContact: Peter Meech
Telephone: 01935 812233
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