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July 2015Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 05 July
Open Gardens

In aid of Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.  £8 combined entry. Teas 


Manor Farm and Grange Cottage, Stourton CaundleTelephone: 01935 815348
Sun 05 July
Piano Recital

The Recital will be given by Ana Laura Manero. Includes works by Chopin and Schubert.  

Tickets will cost £7 (to include a cream tea) and can be bought from Sherborne TIC, Winstones’s Bookhop or on the door. Monies raised are in aid of Student Exchanges.

Cheap Street Church, SherborneTelephone: 01935 815348
Sat 11 JulyYeovilton International Air Day

The Royal Navy’s premier airshow, one of the Southwest’s largest one day events, will offer an action-packed day out for all the family with thrilling flying displays and plenty to see and do on the ground.

Tickets from Bridport, Dorchester, Lyme Regis and Sherborne TICs.

Yeovilton Airbase, Nr Yeovil, Somerset. Contact: Sherborne TIC 01935 815348
Telephone: 0330 100 3656
Sat 11 July
2pm start
St John's - Summer Fete

All are welcome to attend our summer fete. This year's fete will be opened by Jane Roberts.

A display by the Milborne Port Majorettes will be on show as well as a Grand Draw with a top prize of £150.  Well worth buying some tickets.

There will also be a range of stalls including Cakes, Plants, Books, Toys, Tombola, a Bottle Stall, Ices ane Teas and a great deal more. 

We shall look forward to seeing you all there.

St John the Evangelist, Bathwell Lane, Milborne Port
Sun 12 July
9.00 - noon
Friends of the Yeatman Hospital Car Boot Sale

The  Friends of the Yeatman Hospital will be holding their second Car Boot Sale of the year at the Terrace playing fields on Sunday 12th July.  No need to book, just turn up on the day. 

Refreshments available.  Sellers form 8.30am @ £5 per car.  Buyers from 9.00 to noon @ 50ppp.

The Terraces, SherborneContact: Rosie Tomlinson, for the Friends of the Yeatman Ho
Telephone: 01935 814985
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Sun 19 July
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.

The Edsel range was only produced for three years, from 1958 to 1960 and are rare to see today in the USA and even rarer to see in the UK!  Click on the attached PDF to read the full article.

Rolls Royce and Bentley have always been sought after, and Charterhouse have amassed a good number of these great cars. To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.

Trio of Rare Edsel Convertibles
Rolls Royces and Bentleys
Sherborne Castle, Dorset, DT95NRContact: Matthew Whitney, Head of Classic Cars
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sat 25 July
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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Tue 04 August
Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7:30pm start.
Illyria performs The Taming of the Shrew

Taking top quality open-air theatre to the most prestigious and stunning locations throughout the UK and beyond, Illyria will return to the Castle Gardens this summer for the sixth year running. Sitting under the night sky in the walled garden, the audience can enjoy the critically-acclaimed outdoor theatre company’s humorous adaptations.

Tickets are now on sale from Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne Dorset, DT9 5NR and online viathe website

Castle GardensContact: Fran Powell
Telephone: 01935 814633
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