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November 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 17 November - Sat 18 November
10am - 5pm
Glen Prince Sample Sale - 70% OFF -

Scarves / Stoles / Throws / Handbags

Cashmere / fine wools  *sample sale

We are opening our doors for our first sample sale in over 15 years.   Come and grab yourself a bargain before Christmas!

Up to 70% off


Lynx Trading Estate - next to Tool StationContact: George Draper
Telephone: 01935 461900
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Wed 22 November
7.30pm
A Classic Christmas

Yeovil Floral Society presents “A Classic Christmas” a demonstration by Internationally renowned floral judge, demonstrator, teacher and Chelsea Gold Medalist Michael Bowyer.

Tickets £10

Michael Bowyer, MBE has been at the forefront of floral design for over 25 years and recently received and MBE for services to flower arranging and charity work. He is a National Judge, teacher and demonstrator and has taught, judged and demonstrated all over the world from New Zealand to Barbados. He also taught in America for several years.

Further information and tickets available by phoning.


The Holy Trinity Church, Lysander Road, Yeovil, BA20 2BU.Contact: Yeovil FLoral Society
Telephone: 01935 421278/823293
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Sat 25 November
19:30-22:45
Steeleye Span

Folk/Rock Legends are fast approaching their 50th Year.

Along with many well know and Steeleye specials, the band will play the album "Hark" in its entirety for the first time.


Octagon TheatreContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Sat 25 November
Doors open 6 pm
Mayor's Charity Ball (Yeovil)

Taking place at Westlands, Yeovil raising money for: St Margaret's Hospice (Yeovil) and School in a Bag. The evening includes a 4 course meal, dancing to 'Daytona' and DJ Will, silent / main auction, tombola and raffle. Fun casino and a professional photographer. 

Why not make this your Christmas party for 2017?


Westlands, Westbourne Close, YeovilContact: Mayor's Charity Ball
Telephone: 01935 382424
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Wed 29 November
19.00 - 20.30
Light Up A Life 2017 - St Margaret's Hospice

St Margaret's Hospice are holding a Light Up A Life service at St Mary's Church on 29 November at 7.00pm. Please come and join to remember and celebrate the life of your loved ones. Tea and mince pies will be available during the service.


St Mary's Church, Huish EpiscopiContact: Victoria Poole
Telephone: 01935709157
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December 2017Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 02 December
14:30
Christmas Concert by The Trinity Entertainers

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents The Trinity Entertainers who will get the Christmas season off to a festive start.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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Sun 03 December
16.00 - 17.30
Light Up A Life 2017 - St Margaret's Hospice

St Margaret's Hospice are holding a Light Up A Life service at St John's Church on Sunday 3 December 2017. Please come and join to remember and celebrate the life of your loved ones. Tea and mince pies will be available during the service.


St John's Church, YeovilContact: Victoria Poole
Telephone: 01935709157
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Fri 08 December - Sun 07 JanuaryCinderella - Family Pantomime

Don't miss Cinderella, our fun-filled, family pantomime for Christmas 2017.

Once again, the show will be written by Paul Hendy and produced by Evolution, the same team behind Peter Pan.

Cinderella promises to be our biggest and most spectacular pantomime ever, so don't be late for the ball...

Please visit the website for specific details about dates times and prices


The Octagon Theatre Hendford Yeovil Somerset BA20 1UXContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Sat 09 December
8 am to 1 pm
Charity BIG BREAKFAST

Take the stress out of Christmas shopping and relax for a while with a full English breakfast plus tea/coffee and toast. Vegetarian options available on request.

Raising money for: St Margaret's Hospice (Yeovil) and School in a Bag.


Vicarage Street Methodist Church (bottom of the Quedam)Contact: Darren Shutler
Telephone: 07425156591 or 01935 848768
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Sat 09 December
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Christmas Market - by Yeovil Independent

The most festive of all our markets, this one is a MUST! Our selection of amazing Independent Traders will be taking centre stage in Yeovil town centre. Bigger and better than ever before, this is what a Christmas Market should be like! Not only will you be supporting our community of small, local , independent businesses, there are many special attractions planned for this day! Come and meet the Snow Dogs, Santa’s Reindeers will be calling in, live music all day from Yeovil’s talented performers, stilt walkers and still more to be confirmed including one very special guest! Save this date and come to celebrate with us on 9th December, the market starts at the top end of Middle Street and makes its way down to the Band Stand.


Middle Street, YeovilContact: Yeovil Independent
Telephone: 01935411378
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Sun 10 December
9.00am - 2.00pm
Santa Dash 2017 - St. Margaret's Hospice

The Santa Dash is a festive and fun-filled event aimed at runners, non-runners, families, work teams – in fact, just about anyone! It's a great way to get into the Christmas spirit while helping to raise vital funds for your local hospice.

Please visit our website to book your tickets now.


Yeovil Country Park, BA20 1QZContact: Victoria Poole
Telephone: 01935 709157
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Sun 10 December
7pm - 9.15pm
Yeovil Concert Band & The Mill Singers Male Voice Choir

Present The Steph Talbot Memorial Christmas Concert in aid of Yeovil Heartbeat.

Tickets £9, under 16's £3 available by phoning, or the website or on the door (to include mulled wine, soft drinks & a mince pie).

This will be the 10th year that Yeovil Concert Band have performed a Christmas Concert in aid of Yeovil Heartbeat and have helped raise £1,000's of pounds for the charity. Sadly their founder (Steph Talbot) passed away this year, so this concert will be in memory of her.

Come along and enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment & heart-warming festive music.


Holy Trinity Church, Lysander Road, Yeovil. BA20 2BUContact: Sarah Baker
Telephone: 01935 321330
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Fri 15 DecemberAuction of Medals, Militaria, Coins, Stamps and Collector’s Items

A group of medals awarded to Edward Bailey of South Petherton, near Martock Somerset are going under the Charterhouse hammer in their auction this month.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full article.

A collection of 1,000’s of topographical, humorous and other postcards are expected to sell for thousands of pounds when they go under the hammer in todays sale.

Click on the attached PDF to read the full details.


Medals
Postcards
Charterhouse, The Long Street Salerooms, SherborneContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Fri 15 December - Sat 16 December
7.30pm start.
Christmas Concert Under Concorde

Join the HMS Heron Volunteer Band for the hugely popular annual Christmas Concerts Under Concorde. The concert features several classics and some festive numbers for the occasion.

By popular demand the event will be split over two evenings on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th of December 2017 - 7.30pm start.

Tickets to the event will be launched on the 1st of August 2017 are £15 each and include a mince pie and mulled wine on arrival. Refreshments and a Cash Bar will be available during the mid session interval.


Fleet Air Arm MuseumTelephone: 01935 840565
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January 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Fri 08 December - Sun 07 JanuaryCinderella - Family Pantomime

Don't miss Cinderella, our fun-filled, family pantomime for Christmas 2017.

Once again, the show will be written by Paul Hendy and produced by Evolution, the same team behind Peter Pan.

Cinderella promises to be our biggest and most spectacular pantomime ever, so don't be late for the ball...

Please visit the website for specific details about dates times and prices


The Octagon Theatre Hendford Yeovil Somerset BA20 1UXContact: Box Office
Telephone: 01935 422884
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Sat 06 January
14:30
The Queen’s Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents a talk by Shaun McCormack.

Shaun will entertain us with a descriptive talk on how he became a Yeoman, what it entailed and how the Queen’s Bodyguard came into existence.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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February 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 03 February
14:30
T E Lawrence: his life & friends in Dorset

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association presents a talk by Susan Vincent (Member of the Lawrence Society).

Susan's talk will cover the time T E Lawrence spent in Dorset from 1923 to his death in 1935. She will focus on his time as Private Shaw at the Army Barracks in Bovington, why he bought Clouds Hill nearby and who he had as visitors there, and his closest friends in Dorset, who included Thomas Hardy and his wife.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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March 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 10 March
14:30
The Remarkable Trees at Stourhead

Blackmore Vale and Yeovil NT Association will hold its AGM @ 2.30pm at the Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne.  After tea and cake there will be a talk by Emily Utgren (NT Stourhead).

Tree care is core to a lot of the work at Stourhead, ensuring that there are young trees preparing to be magnificent one day. They are currently re-visiting the past to explain why Stourhead was built and how it was conserved since the 1700 to make the estate we see today.


Digby Hall, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Elizabeth Gowers
Telephone: 01935 425 383
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May 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 12 May
11.00 - 16.00
Yeovil Hospice Summer Fete - St Margaret's Hospice

St Margaret's Hospice will be holding our Yeovil Hopsice Summer Fete on 12 May 2018.

We have an exciting afternoon of entertainment in store for the whole family that will include a designated children’s area, music, teas, games, garden tours and much more. It is also an opportunity for us to open up our much loved gardens and Hospice to the public.  Last year we raised a record of £10,000 and we are hoping 2018 will be even better.




Little Tarrat Lane, Yeovil, BA20 2HUContact: Victoria Poole
Telephone: 01935709157
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Mon 28 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 2018 date is Bank Holiday Monday 28th May.

Tickets on the day cost: adult £12.50, children (5-16) £4.00, family* £30.00.  Under 5's free.  *Admits 2 adults and 3 fee-paying children.
Save 15% when you purchase your tickets in advance: telephone 01749 813899. 
Car parking is free.  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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