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August 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 01 August - Sat 20 SeptemberFurniture Fundraiser for the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital

 

The Friends of the Yeatman Hospital are inviting bids for five beautifully hand crafted items of furniture which have been made and very kindly donated by Mr Pugh of Westbury Cottage to help raise funds for The Friends.

They are made of spalted sycamore with inlays of plum and philadelphus.  The furniture has a wax finish. Photographs of the items can be seen on the Friends website, www.friendsoftheyeatman.co.uk 

The five items are

one eight drawer coffee table 34" long, 26" deep, 18 " high

                two side tables, height 23", diameter 19"

two half-round tables, height 29", diameter 32"

To see the items, please contact:  Austin Pugh, on 01935 814051

We invite anyone interested in making an offer for any or all of these five items to contact the Friends

by email:    contact@friendsoftheyeatman.co.uk    

 or by letter to: The Friends of the Yeatman Hospital, Hospital Lane, Sherborne, DT9 3JU.  Please mark your envelope “FURNITURE”

The closing date is Saturday 20th September.

The highest bidders of all items will be contacted soon after bidding has closed, (providing the reserve price has been reached), to arrange settlement and collection of items.

 Good luck with your bid!


Bids by email or by postContact: Rosie Tomlinson, for the Friends of the Yeatman Ho
Telephone: 01935 814985
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Wed 27 August - Sun 31 AugustGreat Dorset Steam Fair

If you're looking for an excellent fun and action packed day out for all the family, you'll love the Great Dorset Steam Fair.

Traditionally this English fair is held at the village of Tarrant Hinton, near Blandford Forum in the heart of the beautiful Dorset countryside.

To review all the details please visit their website.


Tarrant Hinton, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8HXTelephone: 01935 815341
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Wed 27 August - Sat 30 AugustPerforming Arts Theatre

Little Voices Performing Arts Week.

Are for children aged between 4 and 16 years, who love to perform on stage. In a week your child will be part of a production, which will be created as we go along.

Your child will be working in a group of performers of different ages. In the first three days they will learn movement and songs and rehearse the scenes that will make up their part of the performance. By the final day they will be ready to put the whole show together. On the last morning the children will have their technical and dress rehearsals, when we add the theatre lighting and stage crew and prepare to entertain our audience in the afternoon. Your child can invite two of their family and friends to watch our final performance. Arrival time will be 2.15pm for a 2.30pm Start, on the final day.
Extra tickets can be purchased.

Your child will be asked to bring in simple costumes and props for the show on the final day but these can be things you already have at home.

Book your childs Place now for a 20% off for a Limited time only - Cost for the Theatre Week is £99.



Digby Hall, SherborneContact: Camille Jones
Telephone: 07584 571607
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September 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 01 August - Sat 20 SeptemberFurniture Fundraiser for the Friends of the Yeatman Hospital

 

The Friends of the Yeatman Hospital are inviting bids for five beautifully hand crafted items of furniture which have been made and very kindly donated by Mr Pugh of Westbury Cottage to help raise funds for The Friends.

They are made of spalted sycamore with inlays of plum and philadelphus.  The furniture has a wax finish. Photographs of the items can be seen on the Friends website, www.friendsoftheyeatman.co.uk 

The five items are

one eight drawer coffee table 34" long, 26" deep, 18 " high

                two side tables, height 23", diameter 19"

two half-round tables, height 29", diameter 32"

To see the items, please contact:  Austin Pugh, on 01935 814051

We invite anyone interested in making an offer for any or all of these five items to contact the Friends

by email:    contact@friendsoftheyeatman.co.uk    

 or by letter to: The Friends of the Yeatman Hospital, Hospital Lane, Sherborne, DT9 3JU.  Please mark your envelope “FURNITURE”

The closing date is Saturday 20th September.

The highest bidders of all items will be contacted soon after bidding has closed, (providing the reserve price has been reached), to arrange settlement and collection of items.

 Good luck with your bid!


Bids by email or by postContact: Rosie Tomlinson, for the Friends of the Yeatman Ho
Telephone: 01935 814985
E-mail us
Mon 01 September - Mon 22 December
10.30 - 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time

Every Monday morning from 1st September: 10.30 - 11.00am.

Come along and take part in baby action songs and rhymes.

Free sessions for parents / carers and little ones aged 0-2 years.

All Welcome.


Yeovil LibraryGo to website
Sat 06 September
2.00 - 4.00pm
Oborne Village Fete and Scarecrows

Come and see our wonderful scarecrows and enjoy a traditional village fete. Sherborne Jazz Band, teas, stalls including Grannys Attic, crafts, produce, toys, books, Duck racing, Petang and Skittles, Childrens corner, Pimms stall - lots of fum for the whole family.


Oborne Village HallContact: Mike Fraser
Telephone: 01935 816537
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Sun 14 September
13:00 & 15:30
Milkshake! Live 2014

The show's stellar line up includes Little Princess, Bananas in Pyjamas, Noddy and Tessie Bear, Pip from Pip Ahoy! Bello from Jelly Jamm, Chloe from Chloe's Closet, Tommy and Tallulah from Tickety Toc, Toby and Dolores from Toby's Travelling Circus and Milkshake's very own Milkshake Monkey! The show will feature 2 Milkshake! Presenters, including Jen Pringle, Derek Moran, Amy Thompson, Olivia Birchenough and Curtis Angus. 

This all new musical extravaganza is bound to have audiences up on their feet, singing along, and jumping with delight! As the preparations for Milkshake Monkey's surprise birthday party get underway, all the guests are busy with their very special party jobs! But what happens when Milkshake Monkey disappears? The presenters will need the audience's help to ­find him in time for the party!


The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil, BA20 1UXContact: Channel 5 Milkshake!
Telephone: 020 8612 7700
Wed 17 SeptemberCharterhouse Auction of Classic and Vintage Cars

In the forthcoming auction there is a 1973 Rolls Royce Shadow, with just 58,000 miles from new accompanied by a full service history. Click here to view the full details of the attached PDF.

A 1968 Mini which has covered just 28,000 miles is one of the many classic cars being sold by Charterhouse in their classic car auction today.  To find out more details please click on the attached PDF.


Rolls Royce Shadow
A 1968 Mini
The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet.Contact: Matthew Whitney, Associate Director
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Thu 18 September
9.30am to 4.30pm
Antiques Roadshow at Barrington Court

BBC One's ever popular Antiques Roadshow to be filmed at Barrington Court.
Recording and entry to our valuation days is free. The doors will be open from 9.30am to 4.30pm and as long as you are in the queue by 4.30pm you will see an expert.

If you have a large piece of furniture or other big item, you can send details and photographs to the Antiques Roadshow. It may be possible to arrange for us to look at the item in advance and organise transportation to the venue.


Barrington Ilminster Somerset TA19 0NQContact: Antiques Roadshow Bristol
Telephone: 0117 974 2395
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Sat 20 September - Sun 05 OctoberSomerset Art Weeks

Somerset Art Weeks is a countywide celebration of the variety and quality of contemporary visual art that can be found in Somerset.

Since its inception in 1994 Art Weeks has become an important event in Somerset's calendar delighting art lovers from near and far.

Due to increasing popularity and growth the decision was made in 2007 to turn the festival into an annual two week event with an alternating focus of Open Studios and Festival Year.  For more information please visit their website.


Various within SomersetContact: SAW Ltd
Telephone: 01458 253800
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Fri 26 September
09.00 - 12.00
Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

The world's biggest coffee morning at BeYouTiful Salon.  Coffee, tea cakes and mini manicures all in aid of Macmillan, come along and join us.


BeYouTiful, 9 Glovers Walk, Yeovil, BA20 1LHContact: BeYouTiful
Telephone: 01935 571000
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Sat 27 September
10:00 - 14:00
Levels' Best Farmers Market at Montacute

There will be between 30 to 40 stall holders every month in the beautiful setting of Montacute House, a National Trust property just 2.5 miles from Yeovil.
 
The market is in the courtyard and offers the chance to support the farmers and producers affected by the recent flooding by buying their products. The market will have regular cooking demonstrations and talks from chefs and producers.

Friendly, local and free.


Montacute House, TA15 6XP Contact: Beverley Milner Simonds
Telephone: 07973 378735
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Sat 27 September
09:30
Yeovil Buskfest 2014

Yeovil Live presents the 5th annual Yeovil Buskfest, to take place on the 27th of September 2014.

'Buskstops' will be located throughout the streets of Yeovil Town centre, where you can enjoy live busking from local musicians. So come along, support your local music scene and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. If you would like an opportunity to perform at this years Yeovil Buskfest, contact us via email.


Yeovil Town CentreContact: Yeovil Live
Telephone: 07908816467
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October 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 01 September - Mon 22 December
10.30 - 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time

Every Monday morning from 1st September: 10.30 - 11.00am.

Come along and take part in baby action songs and rhymes.

Free sessions for parents / carers and little ones aged 0-2 years.

All Welcome.


Yeovil LibraryGo to website
Sat 20 September - Sun 05 OctoberSomerset Art Weeks

Somerset Art Weeks is a countywide celebration of the variety and quality of contemporary visual art that can be found in Somerset.

Since its inception in 1994 Art Weeks has become an important event in Somerset's calendar delighting art lovers from near and far.

Due to increasing popularity and growth the decision was made in 2007 to turn the festival into an annual two week event with an alternating focus of Open Studios and Festival Year.  For more information please visit their website.


Various within SomersetContact: SAW Ltd
Telephone: 01458 253800
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Sat 25 October
10:00 - 14:00
Levels' Best Farmers Market at Montacute

There will be between 30 to 40 stall holders every month in the beautiful setting of Montacute House, a National Trust property just 2.5 miles from Yeovil.
 
The market is in the courtyard and offers the chance to support the farmers and producers affected by the recent flooding by buying their products. The market will have regular cooking demonstrations and talks from chefs and producers.

Friendly, local and free.


Montacute House, TA15 6XP Contact: Beverley Milner Simonds
Telephone: 07973 378735
E-mail us
Sat 25 October
10.00 - 16.00
Autumn Model Show at Fleet Air Arm Museum

For an amazing day of flying machines, this event is the south west's leading model show and boasts a spectacular flying display by the British Model Flying Association.

Visitors can meet the experts, see the radio controlled models flying and of course includes full access to the Museum, Concorde and the Aircraft Carrier Experience.


RNAS Yeovilton Contact: Fleet Air Arm Museum
Telephone: +44 (0) 1935 84056
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November 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 01 September - Mon 22 December
10.30 - 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time

Every Monday morning from 1st September: 10.30 - 11.00am.

Come along and take part in baby action songs and rhymes.

Free sessions for parents / carers and little ones aged 0-2 years.

All Welcome.


Yeovil LibraryGo to website
Fri 07 November - Sun 09 NovemberSecond Yeovil Literary Festival Dates

If you enjoyed the first ever Yeovil Literary Festival that took place in September 2013 then you will be delighted to find out that the dates for the next yeovil Literary Festival have been announced.

The second Yeovil Literary Festival will take place from Friday 7 - Sunday 9 November 2014 and is sure to be another fantastic celebration of Arts and Literature in the South West.

For up to date information on artists taking part, and special events taking place, this year be sure to keep an eye on our Yeovil Literary Festival social media pages as well as the news section of the website - where up to date event information will be released as it is confirmed.


The Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Sat 29 November
10:00 - 14:00
Levels' Best Farmers Market at Montacute

There will be between 30 to 40 stall holders every month in the beautiful setting of Montacute House, a National Trust property just 2.5 miles from Yeovil.
 
The market is in the courtyard and offers the chance to support the farmers and producers affected by the recent flooding by buying their products. The market will have regular cooking demonstrations and talks from chefs and producers.

Friendly, local and free.


Montacute House, TA15 6XP Contact: Beverley Milner Simonds
Telephone: 07973 378735
E-mail us
December 2014Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 01 September - Mon 22 December
10.30 - 11.00am
Baby Rhyme Time

Every Monday morning from 1st September: 10.30 - 11.00am.

Come along and take part in baby action songs and rhymes.

Free sessions for parents / carers and little ones aged 0-2 years.

All Welcome.


Yeovil LibraryGo to website
Sat 20 December
10:00 - 14:00
Levels' Best Farmers Market at Montacute

There will be between 30 to 40 stall holders every month in the beautiful setting of Montacute House, a National Trust property just 2.5 miles from Yeovil.
 
The market is in the courtyard and offers the chance to support the farmers and producers affected by the recent flooding by buying their products. The market will have regular cooking demonstrations and talks from chefs and producers.

Friendly, local and free.


Montacute House, TA15 6XP Contact: Beverley Milner Simonds
Telephone: 07973 378735
E-mail us