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March 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 07 March - Sat 09 May
10:00 - 10:30am
Story Time

All are welcome to join us on the Jolly Book Bus every Saturday between 10:00 - 10:30am.


Jolly Book Bus
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
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Sun 29 March
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Great Somerset Cycle for St Margaret's Hospice Care

The 2020 event offers riders a choice or hospice to hospice and epic routes between sites - rated easy, hard or tough and ranging in distance from 40 to 80 miles.  For more information visit the St. Margarets Hospice website.

You will start and finish at either of our Yeovil or Taunton hospice sites depending on the route you choose - it's up to you! Heron Drive, Taunton TA1 5HA or Little Tarrat Lane, Yeovil BA20 2HU

Entry costs £25 per rider to take part.


Yeovil -Taunton Telephone: 0845 0342188
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Tue 31 March
6.45pm
Folk music

 Live music from Bob Fox, English Folk Singer. Bar. Entry costs £15 please visit the online line:


Fox Mill Farm, Bradford Abbas, DT9 6RE Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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April 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 07 March - Sat 09 May
10:00 - 10:30am
Story Time

All are welcome to join us on the Jolly Book Bus every Saturday between 10:00 - 10:30am.


Jolly Book Bus
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website
May 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 07 March - Sat 09 May
10:00 - 10:30am
Story Time

All are welcome to join us on the Jolly Book Bus every Saturday between 10:00 - 10:30am.


Jolly Book Bus
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website
Fri 01 May - Sun 31 May
7.00am - 7.00PM
Move It May 2020

Choose your distance and get sponsored to run, cycle or swim for Wessex Cancer Trust this May!

Whether you choose to tackle 5km or 500km, it’s all about getting active and moving more in May. It’s completely up to you how you decide to move it! So whether you’re a dancing queen or tai chi makes you happy, there are loads of ways to get moving and raise money for local families affected by cancer.

Raising just £100 could pay for a month’s supply of the products needed to provide the complementary therapies that we offer in our Cancer Support Centres. Raising £400 could fund a 10 session one to one support package, tailored to the individual, to help manage the emotional impact of cancer.


Wessex RegionContact: Page Bradley
Telephone: 023 8067 2200
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Wed 06 MayClassic Motorcycle Auction

The Charterhouse team of valuers have unearthed 22 classic, vintage and veteran motorcycles in a barn which are entered without reserve into their motorcycle auction on Wednesday 6th May.

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


Haynes International Motor Museum.Contact: Matthew Whitney
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Mon 25 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 2020 date is Bank Holiday Monday 25th May.

Tickets on the day cost: adult £12.50, child (5-16) £4.00, family* £30.00.  Under 5's free.  *Admits 2 adults and 3 fee-paying children.
Save 10% when you purchase your tickets in advance: telephone 01749 813899. 
Car parking is free.  Dedicated family picnic area.  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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June 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website
Sun 14 June
11am
Yeovil Race for Life 5k Cancer Research

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research. Enter now at raceforlife.org.


Yeovil CollegeContact: Cancer Research UK
Telephone: 02039324556
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July 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website
Sat 11 July
09:00-17:00
The Royal Navy International Air Day- Cancelled

Due to the unprecedented uncertainty due to Covid-19, it is with huge regret and disappointment that we have to announce the cancellation of this year’s Royal Navy International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton on Saturday 11 July.

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

 Visit the website www.royalnavy.mod.uk/airday.’


Air-Day Cancellation Statement
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HTContact: AHA Events Ltd
Telephone: 0330 100 3654
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Sun 19 July
9.30am - 4.00pm
Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show

17th Annual Charity Classic & Supercars Show. Bentley will be the 2020 marque feature, with an historic line up of sport and road cars. Visitors will also see over 2,000 Classic, Supercars, Veteran, Race, Rally, American, Custom, Hot Rod and Special cars, together with 40+ car clubs, all in the magnificent grounds of Sherborne Castle. With 150+ Trade, Autojumble and Craft stands plus children’s amusements, live music, large catering village and beautiful picnic areas, the show has something for all the family.

For more information visit www.classic-supercars.co.uk

Adult, in advance £13, at the gate £15; Child (accompanied under 16 years) FREE.

One FREE Show Guide per family/group is included in the price. Ample FREE parking. Dogs on leads are welcome.



Sherborne CastleContact: Show Secretary
Telephone: 07769 114211
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August 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website
Sun 30 AugustJock Taylor’s Sidecar at Classic TT Auction

Jock “The Flying Scotsman” Taylor’s World Championship and TT winning short chassis Fowler Yamaha sidecar entered into the Charterhouse classic, race and vintage motorcycle auction being held on the Isle of Man at this year’s Classic TT in August is expected to sell for £200,000-£250,000.  Also with the sidecar are a number of important memorabilia items.

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


Isle of Man Classic TT Contact: Matthew Whitney
Telephone: 01935 812277
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September 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 18 March - Wed 30 SeptemberLibraries Closed

Friends of Milborne Port Library (FOMPL 2020)

As many of you will know, all Somerset libraries are closed from Wednesday 18 March until further notice.

So that includes Milborne Port’s Jolly Book Bus. 

At the moment it is not known when libraries will be able to open again. However loans will be extended and it has been agreed that overdue and hire charges will be waived. It will no longer be possible to renew books online.


Jolly Book BusContact: Jolly Book Bus East Street
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website