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April 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 18 April
8pm - Midnight
Bruton Dub Club

Aprils' Bruton Dub Club live band are the “impossible not to dance to..”  One Style MDV, a London Reggae band who have been playing together for 30 years.  Hailed by their peers they have shared the stage with Aswad, Gregory Isaccs, Misty In Roots, Asian Dub Foundation, Maxi Priest, The Mad Professor. As well as 2 UK tours supporting Joe Strummer and The Latino Rockabilly War, and concerts with indie bands like Ffa Coffi Pawb, Yr Anhrefn, The La’s, The Blaggers and The Levellers.

One Style MDV have always maintained their aim to play live music which is what they have enjoyed the most.  Their unconventional simple line up of bass, guitar and drum has surprised audiences due to their overall sound, the dynamics they create and the movement within their music which has always set them apart from the rest.  They have always been described as "Tight" which is
their trademark.  Joining them on vocals we have Gaven of Korus fame.

The bands objective has always been to ensure that their lyrics had meaning which are uplifting or encourages the listener to think about themselves and the world we live in to compliment the music.  This added strength to the music is what has connected them to diverse communities and audiences they represent.  Incorporated with their individual personal influences that range from classic reggae, roots and culture, soul, blues, jazz, ska, rock, Hip Hop etc, its difficult to pigeon hole the band or put them in a single category although they have been compared to Steel Pulse, Sly and Robbie, The Wailers, Burning Spear and even The Police. They have had 5 releases to date, available on iTunes.
Hosted by Bruton Dub Club regular MC’s Clapper Priest and MC Mvp and with Bristols' Roots Inspiration Sound on the decks expect some heartical roots!

£5 on the door

The Bruton Club, Quaperlake Street, Bruton
01749 813244
info@unionistclubbruton.co.uk
 
Advance tickets from
The Bruton Club, Quaperlake Street
The Green Monkey Juice Bar, Bruton High St.


The Bruton Club, Quaperlake Street, BrutonContact: Mat Runacre
Telephone: 01749 813244
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Thu 23 April
Starts 1930 (doors open 1900)
My Old Lady (Certificate 12A)

Milborne Port Movies, in conjunction with Somerset Moviola, are showing the film "My Old Lady" (Certificate 12A)

Mathias (Kevin Kline) is a down-and-out New Yorker who travels to Paris to liquidate a huge, valuable apartment he has inherited from his estranged father.

Once there, however, he discovers a refined old woman Mathilde (Maggie Smith) living in the apartment with her daughter Chloé (Kristin Scott Thomas).

Mathias quickly learns that the apartment is a “viager” – an ancient French system for buying and selling apartments – and that he will not actually get possession of the apartment until Mathilde dies.
While working with a Parisian real-estate dealer (Dominique Pinon), to sell his contract for the apartment, Mathias discovers that Mathilde and his father were lovers for more than 50 years.

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Tickets (on the door) £5.50 each, no concessions.
Advance Tickets on sale from 7th April 2015 at Crackmore Garage, Wayne the Butcher and Village Post Office. All tickets in advance are £5.00, no concessions.



Milborne Port Village Hall, Springfield Road, Milborne PortContact: Martin Lancaster
Telephone: 01963 251858
Thu 23 April - Sat 25 April
7.30 pm
Noel Coward's 'Tonight at 8.30'
Amateur Players of Sherborne’s spring production features three plays from Noel Coward’s ten one-act play cycle titled ‘Tonight at 8.30’
 
The plays showcase Coward's talents as a playwright and his trademark panache for sparkling, sophisticated, witty dialogue. “There is a little something for everyone here”, says John Crabtree, director and set designer and who last spring directed ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ as the Players part in the RSC's Open Stages project. “Themes range from high farce to doomed romance and span the full range of Coward’s writing.” 
 
Hands Across the Sea concerns a socialite whose drawing room is a revolving door of old and new friends and thus a natural set-up for a case of mistaken identities. 
 
In Still Life after a chance meeting of a housewife and a married physician in a railway-station buffet, they embark on an affair, subsequently immortalised on screen as Brief Encounter.
 
A lovingly cynical tribute to the music hall, ’Red Peppers’ features a performing couple whose onstage choreography and off-stage marriage leave something to be desired.
 
Tickets: £8, students £5, group bookings 10+ £7.50 available early April from Marsh’s, Cheap Street, Sherborne and The Abbey Shop, Abbey Close, Sherborne.
 

Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Avril Griffiths
Telephone: 01935 813765
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Fri 24 AprilAuction of Pictures, Books, Antiques,Interiors and Sporting Items

A Wemyss pottery tyg, or three handled mug, made in Scotland and discovered in a French brocante market and bought for £30 is estimated to sell for 10 times this amount when it goes under the Charterhouse hammer.  Please click on the attached PDF to read the full details.

Furniture from an Italian Lake Garda villa will be some of the star lots in the Charterhouse auction.  Please click on the PDF to read the full details.


A Wemyss pottery tyg
Furniture from an Italian Lake Garda villa
Charterhouse, The Long Street SaleroomsContact: Richard Bromell, Partner at Charterhouse
Telephone: 01935 812277
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May 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 10 May
morning
Friends of the Yeatman Hospital Car Boot Sale

The Friehds of the Yeatman Hospital will be holding their first Car Boot Sale of 2015 on Sunday 10th March at the Terraces, Sherborne.  Sellers from 8.30am @ £5 per car.  Buyers from 9.00am at 50ppp.  Bacon "butties" and other refreshments on sale.

No booking required  

www.friendsoftheyeatman.co.uk


The Terraces, SherborneContact: Rosie Tomlinson, for the Friends of the Yeatman Ho
Telephone: 01935 814985
Wed 13 May
7pm - 10pm
Dorset: The Last 250 Years... and the next five

A stimulating illustrated talk by Wolfgang Grulke exploring 250 million years of geological history, the beautiful fossils that tell its story, and why Dorset and the Jurassica project are important in this context.

There will also be a display of the design models for Jurassica, an awe inspirinng prehistoric visitor attraction scheduled to be built under a glass dome in a Portland Quarry by 2021.


The Grange Hotel, Oborne, Nr SherborneContact: Karen Perryman
Telephone: 01935816494
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Mon 18 May
7.30 pm
Milborne Port Village Hall Annual General Meeting

All village organisations are asked to send a representative and any parish resident is invited to attend.


Camelot RoomContact: John House
Thu 21 May
Starts 1930 (Doors open 1900)
Selma (Certificate 12A)

Milborne Port Movies, in conjunction with Somerset Moviola, are showing the film "Selma" (Certificate 12A)

Selma is the story of a movement.

The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a
dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition.

The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing
the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement.

Director Ava DuVernays SELMA tells the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that
forever altered history.

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Tickets (on the door) £5.50 each, no concessions.
Advance Tickets on sale from 5th May 2015 at Crackmore Garage, Wayne the Butcher and Village
Post Office. All tickets in advance are £5.00, no concessions.



Milborne Port Village Hall, Springfield Road, Milborne PortContact: Martin Lancaster
Fri 29 May
7.30 - 10.00pm
Folk Dance Club

Swing Your Partners is a new folk dance club for the Sherborne, Milborne Port and Templecombe areas based in Milborne Port and offering an opportunity to get involved in social dancing which not only brings great benefits in terms of mental and physical health, but above all is GREAT FUN. 

The club will be offering all sorts of country dance, but with an emphasis on square dances and contra dances which are currently enjoying a huge revival of interest from young people in the United States and elsewhere. Suitable for all ages and abilities, the monthly club meetings will offer an optional half hour “complete beginners” lesson at the start of each evening aimed at helping you get the most enjoyment out of the programme of dancing which follows. 

There will usually be live music and always an experienced caller to teach the moves. The inaugural meeting will be held in Church House, Bathwell Lane, Milborne Port, on Friday May 29th when the music will be provided by local accordionist Chris Toyne.

The programme starts at 7.30pm with a beginners class; dancing for all from 8 – 10pm and thereafter an optional social in the local pub conveniently located just a couple of hundred yards away.

Cost £5 - no bar but soft drink available and welcome to byo. For more information about this event contact Colin Everest : colin@ceverest.demon.co.uk and for more information about contra dance see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nr5tZ6jeYXs


Church House MIlborne PortContact: Colin Everest
Telephone: 01963 251 533
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June 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 18 June
Starts 1930 (Doors open 1900)
The Theory of Everything (Certificate 12A)

Milborne Port Moviola, in conjunction with Somerset Moviola, are showing the film "The Theory of Everything" (Certificate 12A)

Starring Eddie Redmayne ("Les Misérables") and Felicity Jones ("The Amazing Spider-Man 2"), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.

Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of - time.

Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed.

The film is based on the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jane Hawking, and is directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh ("Man on Wire").

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Tickets (on the door) £5.50 each, no concessions.
Advance Tickets on sale from 1st June 2015 at Crackmore Garage, Wayne the Butcher and Village Post Office. All tickets in advance are £5.00, no concessions.



Milborne Port Village Hall, Springfield Road, Milborne PortContact: Martin Lancaster
Sat 20 June - Mon 22 JuneBlue Watch Walk- Raising Money for 'Time Is Precious'

On 20th June 2015 Eight firefighters will begin their walk from Acton fire station, London to Sherborne fire station. They will walk 120 miles within 48hours and arrive on Monday 22nd June. 

All money raised will go to 'Time Is Precious' who purchase equipment for Yeovil Childrens Ward. This equipment are items such as IPads, games, sensory equipment that cannot be purchased on the NHS but can make a, sometimes prolonged, stay slightly easier for the child patients and their families. The equipment supports development, education and rehabilitation. 

Please see the website by clicking on the link here for more information regarding the charity and please visit this website by clicking on this link if you would like to sponsor this event. Every small amount can make a massive difference.


Sherborne Fire StationContact: Claire Morgan
Telephone: 07772099101
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Sun 21 June
10am
Cancer Research UK's Race for Life, Sherborne

Ladies, stand to attention!

It’s time for us to bring the fight to cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life!

Cancer is a common enemy that affects almost all of us in some way across our lifetime. Whether it is your own battle, or the battle of a loved one that fuels your determination to defeat cancer once and for all, we need you to join our Pink Army and help us to beat cancer sooner!

Join forces with our army of women and walk, run or charge the grounds of Sherborne Castle in our 5k event this June and help us show that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink.

Sign up either individually or as part of a group by clicking on this link that will take you to our events sign-up page

http://bit.ly/RFLSWest

So come on ladies, let’s unite together to defy cancer. Join our Pink Army today!

The Race for Life is a non-competitive running event that can be entered by women of all ages. The race aims to raise money for the life-saving research carried out by Cancer Research UK into the treatment and prevention of all cancers.


Sherborne Castle DT9 5NRContact: Sophie Fox
Telephone: 07768793480
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July 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 19 July
10.00-16.00hrs
The Heritage Insurance 'Classics at the Castle'

This premier Classics, Sports and Supercar show celebrates its 12th year at Sherborne Castle with a feast of more than 1200 cars expected. The featured marque will be Lotus and there will be a new dedicated area for Customs, Hot Rods and American cars.


Sherborne Castle, Dorset, DT95NRContact: Stuart Annett
Telephone: 01460 77256
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Sat 25 July
7:30pm
Male Voice Choir Concert

This Concert featuring the Choirs of Avon and Somerset Constabulary and Dorset Police is being given in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and "COPS" Care of Police Survivors.

Tickets are available at the following prices £15, £10, £7.50, and £5 (side aisles with limited view) from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre or if you click here you can also buy your ticket on-line - but please Note there is a booking fee that applies.



Sherborne AbbeyContact: Jeff Bloom or Sherborne TIC 01935 815341
Telephone: 01202 431556.
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August 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 02 August - Sun 16 AugustSherborne Summer School of Music

Sherborne Summer School of Music held at Sherborne School is the ideal venue for adult musicians of all ages and abilities to meet in a friendly, supportive atmosphere where they can enhance their craft through the help of dedicated, internationally renowned teachers and performers.

Courses are available in all musical disciplines and include 4 choirs, 2 orchestras (chamber and symphony), wind ensemble, 4 conducting courses (2 orchestral plus wind and choral), masterclasses for piano, piano accompaniment and 2 for singers, mixed chamber music, jazz, a composers course and a pianting and drawing musicians course for artists.

Sherborne Summer School is where you immerse yourself in the luxury of dedicated music making with like-minded people. So why not join us - soak up the atmosphere, forge new friendships and play and sing beautiful music in the most perfect musical setting.


Sherborne SchoolContact: Sherborne Summer School of Music
Telephone: 01342 893963
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