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December 2022Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 02 December - Fri 23 December
Daily 9.30 till 5.00
THE JERRAM GALLERY

CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION

Open daily from 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesday to Saturday

All Gallery stock can be viewed online


Half Moon Street SherborneContact: MARK JERRAM
Telephone: 01935 815261
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Fri 09 December
7.30
JAZZ at Cheap Street Church

Cheap Street ChurchContact: Raymond Wood
Telephone: 07485060715
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Sun 11 December
4.00pm to 5.00pm
St Margaret’s Hospice Light Up a Life 2022

St Margaret’s Hospice is inviting people across Somerset to come together and be part of this year’s Light Up a Life campaign.

Traditionally, Light Up a Life is the time when the hospice invites the local community to gather in churches across the county for a simple service of remembrance. But, after more people were able to access the service in previous years when we were forced to stream it, the hospice has now decided to keep the virtual format for 2022.

As well as the service in December, the hospice is inviting families across Somerset to share the names of their loved ones in remembrance and celebration on our Virtual Night Sky where members of the community can dedicate a star in memory of a loved one and donate to the hospice.

For more information about Light up a Life or to make a dedication in memory of someone visit https://www.st-margarets-hospice.org.uk/light-up-a-life-event


VirtualContact: Ellie Weston
Telephone: 01935709182
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Fri 16 December
7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
The Railway Children Return (cert PG)

It's 1944 and World War 2 is raging. Bobbie (Jenny Agutter), one of the original Railway Children but by now a grandmother, welcomes a group of evacuees from Salford to her home in Yorkshire.

One day they encounter a young African American GI (Kenneth Aikens) who, like them, is far away from home, and who is hiding from the authorities.

Click here to view the trailer on YouTube (a new browser window will open)

The film contains more than enough heart, humour, and spirited performances from its young cast to prove a charming update on the original, while also tackling some interesting themes that will resonate with today's audiences in different ways.
Radio Times

It's an amiable and ingenious tribute to the innocent, good-natured spirit of the original.
The Guardian

Effectively piling nostalgia upon nostalgia upon nostalgia into a triple-layered Victorian sponge of particularly English sweetness, this good-natured, resolutely old-fashioned film will likely make any adults who grew up on Jefferies' original a little misty-eyed.
Variety

Tickets will be available for sale from Thursday 1st December, exclusively from Wayne Pullen, Family Butcher of High Street, Milborne Port. Ticket prices have been maintained (£5.00 per person in advance, and £6.00 on the door). As usual, a limited wine and beer bar will be available, and for this season, we are able to accept payment for "on the door" tickets by credit or debit card.


Milborne Port Village Hall, Springfield Road, Milborne Port, DT9 5REContact: Martin
Telephone: 01963 251217
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January 2023Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 05 January
2pm
Sherborne Museum Talk: ‘Shire Hall Museum - 150 Years of Courtroom Drama’

Shire Hall was the centre of justice and local government from 1797 to 1955. The Georgian courtroom was the scene of famous and infamous trials throughout this period, from the internationally significant Tolpuddle Martyrs, to Martha Brown, reputed to be the inspiration for Hardy’s Tess of the D’Ubervilles. Most fascinating are the stories of the ordinary Dorset men, women and children who found themselves in the dock during the 19th century. From child criminals, to smugglers, habitual con women and the folk of Sherborne, this talk by Anne Brown will look at some of these stories alongside a history of the building

Doors open from 1.30pm. Admission is free for members of Sherborne Museum; £5 for visitors. Light refreshments included.


Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NLContact: Sherborne Museum
Telephone: 01935 812252
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Tue 17 January
2:15pm for 3pm
u3a Blackmore Vale - Talk

Our guest speaker for today is Susan Vincent.

She will be giving a talk on the Life of T.E. Lawrence  A.k.a. Lawrence of Arabia.

The membership is now back to the pre-covid level following the Open Afternoon in September, thanks to all the members that made this a success.

It is an interesting fact that the invention and widespread use of motorcycle helmets followed the tragic motorcycle death of T. E. Lawrence dubbed ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ It  traces his life and the time he spent in Dorset prior to the accident.

Join us from 2.15pm for tea and cake followed by Susan’s talk at 3pm



Henstridge Village Hall BA8 0QD Contact: Susan Kidd
Telephone: 01963 362107
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Fri 20 January
7.30pm
JAZZ at Cheap Street Church

Cheap Street Church, SherborneContact: Raymond Wood
Telephone: 07485060715
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March 2023Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 09 MarchCharterhouse Auction of Vintage and Classic Cars

A 1923 Ariel 9 Chummy motor car has been consigned to the Charterhouse auction of vintage and classic cars on 9th March 2023.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF.


99 and not out
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford.Contact: Richard Bromell and the team
Telephone: 01935 812277
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