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November 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 23 August - Sat 13 December
9am-4pm
Antique & Fleamarket

On the 4th Saturday of each month ( except for December) the Antique and Fleamarket takes place between 9am and 4pm.


Digby Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Telephone: 01963 250108
Fri 21 November - Tue 23 DecemberCards for Good Causes

A variety of national and local charities, with a wide range of designs and at least 70p in every pound goes to the charity.


TIC's - Sherborne, Bridport and Dorchester Telephone: 01935 815341
Sat 22 November - Sun 23 NovemberECSE Acadamey Weekend Workshop

Worskshop led by members of The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble culminating with evensong at Sherborne's famous abbey alongside the abbey choir directed by Paul Ellis. Repertoire to include Claudio Monteverdi's 8-part Magnificat.

Open to players of cornetto, violin, sackbut and dulcian. Beginners are very welcome.


Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne.Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935-815341
Telephone: 01935 509488
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Sun 23 November
11.00am – 4.00pm
Annual Christmas Craft and Food Market

This is the fourth year we have run this event and it is getting more popular each year. We have around 45 stalls attending and all the stalls will be selling quality, handmade, home-grown bespoke item varying from jewellery, cards, crafts, Christmas decorations, cakes, pies, local cheeses, a sweet stall, handmade wooden items, handmade ponchos, leather bags and purses and sheepskin slippers, leather gloves for car drivers, equestrian and fashion gloves, Phoenix card trader, jams and preserves, bath and beauty products made from all natural ingredients, we are lucky to have our caricature lady attending again this year who as a huge success.

We have our favorite burger man attending this year with his fantastic burgers, he was greatly missed last year but he will be back again this year. He will be selling his specialty burgers and a variety of others including bacon baps, which are always popular. We also have on offer hot and cold drinks, cakes and biscuits, so there is something for everyone.

Come along and get into the Christmas spirit at your leisure, get everything you need under one roof and sit back relax and enjoy some refreshments. Make this a date in your diary and come along and get Christmas wrapped up in one go with lovely quality items. DON’T FORGET CHRISTMAS IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER.

There is a large FREE car park and the event is also FREE entry.


Milborne Port Village Hall, Springfield Road, Milborne Port, Dorset, DT9 5REContact: Mandy Forsey7710 Police Youth Intervention Officer
Telephone: 07717117744
Sat 29 November
12-4pm
Henstridge "Believe in the magic of christmas" market

There will be plenty of entertainment for children and adults alike at our Christmas Market. It will be  hosted by the PTFA of St Nicholas school, Henstridge. We are raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, The Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance and school projects.
At this poignant time of year, there will be a Santa train and children can collect a gift from Santa in his sitting room. Get ready for Christmas and post your wish lists here. Jump on the Blackmore Vale Lion's sleigh which will be starting its annual seasonal tour here.

Wave to "Claude the Climb Aboard bear" on the platform. There will be In excess of 40 trade stalls which include local art, craft, jewellery, beauty products, bespoke gifts and local produce to buy that unique christmas gift for loved ones. The Bearcat collective will be providing hands on fun with children's arts and crafts, storytelling and live music.  Alfredo el Mago will be performing his magical pirate show. Lots of fun can be had at Scotty’s circus skills workshop. There will be a bouncy castle, mini waltzer and lots of other fun games, raffle and tombolas.  Ironman, will be meeting and greeting local superheros.  Hot food, soups, mulled wine, icecreams and sweet delights will be available in between entertainment. There will be plenty of other surprises during the afternoon. Come along and have a fun-filed afternoon and get ready for Christmas.


Gartell's light railway, Common lane Yenston, BA8 0NBContact: St Nicholas PTFA
Telephone: 01963 362308
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December 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 23 August - Sat 13 December
9am-4pm
Antique & Fleamarket

On the 4th Saturday of each month ( except for December) the Antique and Fleamarket takes place between 9am and 4pm.


Digby Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Telephone: 01963 250108
Fri 21 November - Tue 23 DecemberCards for Good Causes

A variety of national and local charities, with a wide range of designs and at least 70p in every pound goes to the charity.


TIC's - Sherborne, Bridport and Dorchester Telephone: 01935 815341
Thu 04 December
19:30
Milborne Port Moviola

The film "Belle", certificate 12A. Doors oipen 7.00pm

BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mabatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral.

Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his wife (Emily Watson), Belleas lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing.

Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicaras son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfieldas role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England.

Tickets cost £5.50 on the door, or £5.00 in advance from Wayne Pullen Butchers Milborne Port or Crackmore Garage or Milborne Port Post Office. No concessions


Milborne Port Village HallContact: Jenny Hill
Telephone: 01963 250715
Sat 06 December - Sun 14 DecemberChristmas Tree Festival

Come and see for yourselves the beautifully decorated trees by local organisations. A spectacle not to be missed.  Even if you have seen it before you will want to return again.  Please bring your friends.


Cheap Street Church, Sherborne.Telephone: 01935 815341
Sun 07 December
5:30pm
Carol Service in Aid of Friends of Guys Marsh

With readings by Julian Fellows, Jeremy Irons, Valerie Pitt Rivers, and more. Mulled wine and mince pies. Tickets will cost £15 by sending an email to F Cowley address given.  


Sherborne School Chapel, Sherborne, DT9 3APContact: F Cowley
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Sun 07 DecemberShoppers' Carols and Christingle

Performances will be held at the following timings:- 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm. Christingle at 5pm.


Sherborne Abbey.Telephone: 01935 815341
Thu 25 DecemberChristmas Morning Fancy Dress Swim

Starts at 11am sharp. Be there by 10:30am for a chance to see all the fund-raisers in their (dry) fancy dress,  it's all over by 1 minute past 11!  in aid of Lyme Regis RNLI. 


Charmouth Beach Telephone: 01935 815341