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May 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
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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Wed 30 May - Fri 08 JuneBath and West Show

Great British agriculture, food, drink and entertainment.  Tickets on sale at Sherborne and Dorchester TICs. (2 children go free with advance adults.) 


Nr Shepton MalletContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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June 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 30 May - Fri 08 JuneBath and West Show

Great British agriculture, food, drink and entertainment.  Tickets on sale at Sherborne and Dorchester TICs. (2 children go free with advance adults.) 


Nr Shepton MalletContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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Sat 09 June
1.00 - 8.00pm
Corscombe Fest

The Fest is a lovely traditional event, there is truly something for everyone. Set in the grounds of Corscombe Court with its Moat it’s a unique place for a day out.

A superb family day out, the very best in the area. The Fest is a lovely traditional event, with something for everyone, including the Dads and the Kids.

Great stalls, a superb collection of Classic cars, a variety of food including a hog roast and a bar with real ale.

There is plenty to keep your young ones happy as well in our kid’s area that includes a bouncy castle and assault course.

The dogs show is always a good place to start the day. Have a PIMMS on the lawn or a tea and a cake or visit the local food stalls and buy some local produce.

PLUS there is music all day long from 1pm, starting off with traditional music and dancing and from 4.30 we have some wonderful pop and rock from Chill – the party band and Kash Folding. They will keep playing all the way to the close at 8pm

Corscombe is a beautiful unspoilt West Dorset village, just 4 miles from Beaminster, 9 Miles from Yeovil, and 7 miles from Crewkerne.

Tickets are available on the door at only £2 each so bring the family, there is amply free parking.

 

 


Corscombe Court, CorscombeContact: Corscombe Fest
Telephone: 07721740819
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Sat 16 June - Sun 17 JuneThe Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show

The auction is being held in conjunction with The Footman James Bristol Classic Car Show which attracts huge numbers of enthusiasts, collectors and dealers running on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June at The Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet.

A 1963 Morris Mini Minor Super De-Luxe.i, dating from the early swinging sixties, is entered into the Charterhouse classic car auction on Sunday 17th June.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full details about the this mini.

A single owner collection of barn stored motorcycles is also included in today's auction.

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


Mighty Mini 1963
A Barn Full of Bikes
The Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet.Contact: Matthew Whitney or Rosie Bowen
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sun 17 June
11:00
Yeovil Race for Life 5k

The 5k route winds itself around Yeovil Recreation Ground, local roads and even takes you cross country to explore the local countryside with beautiful views. The terrain is varied, a mixture of roads, paths and a small section of fields with even an uphill section to challenge you. Central and picturesque, this is a venue with ample space and opportunity for families to spectate and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of Race for Life. Why not enjoy a sports massage at the end, kindly provided by Yeovil College.


Yeovil College, Mudford Road, Yeovil, BA21 4DR Contact: Brenda Scott
Telephone: 0203 425 9350
Thu 21 June - Fri 22 JuneCollectors’ Auction

A trio of World War One medals, awarded to The Reverend Nathaniel George Railton who served in the Army Chaplains Department, are going under the charterhouse hammer in Sherborne.

Please click on the attached PDF to read the full article


World War One Medals
Charterhouse Long Street Sherborne Dorset DT9 3BSContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Mon 25 June
7:30pm
Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win

After the huge success of 'Dance is Life' in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little fast, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!

Returning to join Giovanni are Luba Mushtuk, dancer and assistant choreographer on 'Strictly Come Dancing', as his gorgeous leading lady, along with 'Dance with the Stars Ireland' professionals Giulia Dotta, Kai Widdrington, Emily Barker, and Curtis Pritchard. The show also welcomes the fantastic Stephen Vincent and Kylee Borwn from the international 'Burn the Floor' tour.

Get ready for glitzy costumes and spectacular routines to dances like the Paso Doble, the Argentine Tango, the Rumba, the Viennese Waltz, and not forgetting the Jive, to name just a few!

Choreographed by 'Strictly Come Dancing's' creative director, Jason Gilkison, and produces by Strictly Theatre Co. DO NOT MISS the show everyone will be talking about in 2018!

***** "Not just smouldering... absolutley scorching." *

***** "Giovanni's dancers are as good as any you will see on the television show." *

* Review of 2017 Dance is Life


Westlands Entertainment Venue, YeovilContact: Karis
Telephone: 01935422884
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July 2018Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 07 July
09:00 - 17:00
RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2018

On Saturday 7 July, the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton International Air Day takes place. The Somerset air station’s gates will be open to an expected 40,000 visitors!

The show will includes over five hours of dazzling flying displays with the attendance of fast jets, historic warbirds, helicopters, formation display teams and aerobatics. The aim is to display the world’s most capable pilots and their aircraft, both flying and static, providing a chance to see some magnificent equipment and meet our professional personnel in a family-friendly environment in the year of engineering.

There will be a vast range of attractions from the latest defence technology exhibitions, engineering fairs and service displays to trade stalls, arena displays and the chance to meet pilots and even sit in the cockpit! For the thrill seekers, there will be simulators, fairground rides and helicopter pleasure flights to enjoy. This show has everything to keep the whole family entertained.

Whether you are a first timer or a dedicated aviation enthusiast, the Air Day has something for everyone.


RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8LSContact: RNAS Yeovilton
Telephone: 03301003654
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Sat 21 July
10am-4pm
Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car/Bike Show

Great Show not to be missed.

Taste and buy some of the best food and drink on offer from local producers.  The Stallholders will include:-  Alweston Jam and Chutney Empire, , Chocolate Arthouse, Dorset Blue Viney,  Devon Fishcakes,  Fussels Fine Foods, James’s Cheeses,  James’s Forager Spirit, Lavender Blue Food Company, Liberty Cakes, Little Groves Nursery, Meat Free Martha, Oxfords’ Bakery,  Reads Coffee Roasters, Percy’s Bakery, Somerset Cider Brandy Co., Somerset Charcuterie, Tim Hurren’s Icecream Trike, Unusual Pork Pie Co., White Post Gate Honey, Wraxall Wines, Wyld Meadow Farm, and Yarty Cordials. 

A variety of interesting Vintage/Classic cars & motorbikes will be on display.

Barbecued Hamburgers & Sausages, Refreshments, Ice cream, Beer and Cider will be here! Entertainment includes children’s activities.

It will be opened by Katharine Wright of Dorset Food and Drink.

This is proving to be a very successful show, AND will, of course, be in our amazing Village Hall.  Please spread the word to your friends and relations – it really is a day NOT to be missed.

Proceeds go to Leigh Village Hall, The Hub, Yeovil and St Andrew’s Church, Leigh and other charities.

Adults £2, children under 15 Free

 


Leigh Village Hall, DT9 6HLContact: Elizabeth Turnbull
Telephone: 7790863518
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