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February 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 29 February
18:45 - 22:00
Rag Mama Rag

20's & 30's Blues based duo encompassing Mississippi Blues, East Coast ragtime and early country tunes.

Advance tickets £12 from  Cash only bar.

The Market House Castle Cary BA7 7AHContact: Helen Leary
Telephone: 01963350980
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March 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sun 01 March
Sherborne Young Musician of the Year

Finals concert of instrumentalists and singers from local schools.  Entry costs£10 (including glass of wine).

Sherborne TIC, Winstone's or Mary on 01963 251255 

The Merritt Centre, Sherborne Girls, Bradford Road, Sherborne DT9 3QNContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Sat 07 March
Theatre: Pip Utton

“Will Shakespeare” performance.  Entry costs £10 and tickets can be bought fron the Village Shop or Jenny 01935 814199


Charlton Horethorne Village Hall DT9 4PB Contact: Jenny
Telephone: 01935 814199
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Sun 08 March
Talk: “Beyond the Seen”

Talk and slide show.  Explore the links between Sherborne and the UNESCO Jurassic Coast.

Refreshments available to buy. Entry costs £5 on door.


The Butterfly House, Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Sun 15 March
Workshop: Sherborne Folk Band

Workshop for all levels and all acoustic instruments. 

Entry cost is£12.50 on door, discounts available online. 

Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne DT9 3NL Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Sun 15 MarchSherborne 5km Run

Timings 8am registration, 8.25am warm-up, 8.30am 5km run organised by CommuniFit.  

From the Terraces, Sherborne DT9 5NSContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Sun 15 March
Concert: Wessex Strings

Programme: Mozart, Biber, Mendelssohn and Beethoven. Entry costs£10 (including tea) from Sherborne TIC. or £12 on door.  Under 18 enter free.  


Cheap Street Church, Sherborne DT9 3BJ Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Sat 28 March
Classical Guitar Concert Michael Partington

Music from the Golden Ages of Guitar by a renowned classical artist.

Tickets £12 adults, £5 under 16s available from Wayne’s Butchers in the High St Milborne Port or at the door. Tickets include a glass of wine.

St John’s Church, Milborne PortContact: S A Salkeld
Telephone: 01963 250529
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Sat 28 March
Linocut Printing

ArtsLink workshop with Ann Fagan. Max. 10 students. The course costs £68 or £61 for Friends of ArtsLink.

Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AA Telephone: 01935 815899
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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
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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May 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
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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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
Sun 14 June
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

Yeovil CollegeContact: Cancer Research UK
Telephone: 02039324556
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July 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 11 July
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.

To find out more, visit the website’

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.

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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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