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November 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 17 November
1.30-4.30pm
Workshop: Sherborne Folkband

Workshop for all levels and all acoustic instruments.

Learn to play new tunes and harmonies by ear. £10 in advance, £12 on door. 


Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL. Contact: Julia
Telephone: 07527 508277
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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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Fri 22 November
6.30pm
The Hare and The Moon – An Evening With Catherine Hyde

We're delighted to host an evening with renowned artist, illustrator and author, Catherine Hyde. Catherine will be joining us to read from and discuss her long-awaited new book, The Hare and the Moon: a calendar of paintings. As much a book for adults as children, this work is a lyrical tribute to the natural world – an exquisite, full colour country almanac that follows the phases of the moon and a hare's journey throughout the twelve months of the year.

Drinks served from 6.30pm, event begins at 7pm and finishes around 8pm.

For further details and booking, please visit the Elementum website.


Elementum Gallery, South Street, Sherborne DT9 3LUContact: Jay Armstrong
Telephone: 01935 813776
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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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July 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 11 July
09:00-17:00
The Royal Navy International Air Day

RNAS Yeovilton, the spiritual home of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, will open their gates to 40,000 visitors to enjoy the spectacular five hour flying display. The focus will very much be on saluting the past, showcasing the present whilst offering a glimpse into the future of Maritime Aviation Capability along with the capabilities of our sister services the Army and Royal Air Force, as core themes.

With 2020 being the 75th anniversary year of VE and VJ Days, RNIAD will be a marvellous opportunity for nations to come together in commemoration of the end of WW2, reinforcing that international cooperation continues to be vital to us all.


There will be a huge array of educational ground attractions from interactive Service displays to engineering fairs and state-of-the-art defence technology exhibitions. Families will also be able to enjoy trade stalls, arena displays, helicopter pleasure flights, simulators and fairground rides.

Further information on tickets will be announced in due course.


RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HTContact: AHA Events Ltd
Telephone: 0330 100 3654
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