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July 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 18 July - Sun 21 JulyAutomobilia Auction

Whilst some people are thinking of their summer holidays relaxing in the sun it is full steam ahead at Charterhouse in Sherborne as they set off on a mammoth three days of auctions on the 18th,19thand 21st July.

Our team of specialist valuers have travelled far and wide to put together an amazing array of pictures, automobilia, antiques and classic cars and with estimates from £50 to £70,000 there is plenty of choice.”

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF called "Marathon Auctions"

There is a vast collection of automobilia in the Charterhouse two day auction this month. 

Many of these automobilia lots were once a common sight at garages and besides the road. Today they are hotly contested at auction where car and bike enthusiasts look to display these bright, colourful and decorative pieces in their garages, sheds and even their living rooms.

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

A watercolour drawing by Walter Langley is going under the hammer today.

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

Lovely Cornish Lass
Marathon Auctions
Charterhouse Long StreetContact: Matthew Whitney
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sat 20 July
7pm - 9pm
Yeovil Concert Band

present a Summer Concert at St. Peter & St. Paul's Parish Church, South Petherton on Sat. 20th July at 7pm.

This is the first time the band have performed here and we look forward to a great concert.

Come along for an evening of musical entertainment under the baton of Jim Bennett and support this popular concert band which comprises brass, woodwind and percussion.

Their programme will be varied and entertaining - something for everyone including film music by Hans Zimmer & Morricone, a Disney Selection, Music of the Beatles, Broadway Medley and much more.

Tickets £7.50, under 16's £4, available from N&D News, or on the door.
Refreshments available -  concert starts 7pm.

St. Peter & St. Paul's Parish Church, Hele Lane, South Petherton. TA13 5DQContact: Sarah
Telephone: 01935 321330
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Sat 20 JulySherborne 5km Run

8am registration, 8.25am warm-up, 8.30am 5km run.Sign up at  or  

From the Terraces, Sherborne DT9 5NSContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Sun 21 July
2.00pm - 5.00pm
St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Magdalene Street, Glastonbury

As part of the Glorious Somerset Gardens Season, in aid of St. Margaret’s Hospice, three gardens in Magdalene Street, Glastonbury will be open to the public on Sunday 21st July 2019 between 2.00pm and 5.00pm. Entry by donations please.

The three gardens are:

Greenhill House: A secluded walled garden with a Catalpa bignoides and a mature Magnolia grandiflora; a mixture of roses, iris and agapanthus adding colour and scent with a background of foliage plants. Using the borders, walls, pots and step-overs there is a selection of apricot, nectarine, apples, pears, plums and cherries. Regret no dogs due to free running chickens! Refreshments on sale, and WC available.

The Covenstead: A lovely courtyard garden in the centre of Glastonbury, Bohemian and relaxed with hammocks and swinging chairs – lay back and enjoy a glass of sangria, or non-alcoholic alternative.

Magdalene House: The garden has been a winning entry in Glastonbury in Bloom for the last seven years, a front garden of a bed and breakfast business with stunning container grown plants, a narrow slate path allows walkway to view the plants.

Parking on road, or the Public Car Park Opposite Magdalene Street.

Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EJContact: Susan Bickle
Telephone: 01935 709182
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Sun 21 July
09:30am to 4.00pm
Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show

16th Annual Charity Classic & Supercars Show. Porsche will be the 2019 marque feature, with an historic line up of cars including race, rally and road cars from 1948 to the present day. 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.

Adult, in advance £13, at the gate £15; Child (accompanied under 16 years) FREE.

Visit the website for more information.

A rare Morgan 4/4, which has spent it entire life in Devon and Cornwall is going under the Charterhouse hammer today aswell.

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

A rare Morgan 4/4
Sherborne Castle, New Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 5NRContact: Show Secretary
Telephone: 07769 114211
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Wed 24 July
Woodland Storytelling

Join in the traditional and popular stories, followed by a woodland craft activity in the woods.

A charge of £6 per child will be made

Woodland Storytelling Go to website
Wed 24 July
Woodland Explorers

We will have a go at some natural crafts reflecting what we have discovered. Explore the natural world around you. This is a family fun session for all to enjoy, all ages welcome. Drinks and campfire snacks will be provided. Meet us at the pond dipping platform and wear suitable clothing for a morning playing outside and getting wet.

Charge of £5.

Yeovil Country Park BA20 1QZ Go to website
August 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Sat 03 August - Sun 04 August
2.00pm - 5.00pm
St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Yew Tree Cottage, Hornsbury Mill, Chard

As part of the 2019 annual Glorious Open Gardens on behalf of St Margaret’s Hospice, Yew Tree Cottage Residential Home, Hornsbury Mill, Chard TA20 3DB will be open to the public on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August 2019 between 2.00pm – 5.00pm.

Yew Tree Cottage Residential Home, Hornsbury Mill, Chard TA20 3DBContact: Sarah Ambridge RGN
Telephone: 01460 64735 / 07714 899324
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Tue 06 August
MIND - Somerset Driving Challenge and Family Fun Day

Driving Challenge register in advance £30. Parking £5 per car.

Henstridge Airfield BA8 0TN Telephone: 01935 474875
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Sat 10 AugustCharterhouse Auction of Classic and Vintage Motorcycles

A 1956 Vincent Black Prince heads up the Charterhouse auction of classic and vintage motorcycles at the Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford on Saturday 10th August.

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

A 1956 Vincent Black Prince
Haynes International Motor Museum, Sparkford Contact: Matthew Whitney
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Mon 19 August - Fri 23 August
09:30 - 15:30
Song of the Summer!

Bringing out the best that LDC students have to offer in order to produce an official music video for an original song.

5 jam-packed days of choreography, costume designing and the chance to work with a professional guest dancer from our Mentor network!

Working towards a final product that will last a lifetime, this is nothing like you've seen before.

The Octagon Theatre, YeovilContact: Live Dance Create ltd, Louise Cannon
Telephone: 07552407013
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September 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Thu 05 September
9.00am - 5.00pm
Drone Photography Workshop

Light and Land are holding a one day workshop is aimed at those wishing to experience Drone photography for the first time and those who may have had a go previously and want to expand their skills in Drone flying.  The group will meet at Moonfleet Manor at 9.30am for a 9.45am start. The morning will be spent in the classroom with the Phantom Flight School, they will teach the group everything they need to know about Drone flying, before heading out to Chesil Beach at 12.30pm for the afternoon.

The Phantom Flight school will provide Drones for all group members. Please click here for full details or visit and head to "In a Day".

Chesil Beach, DorsetContact: Katy Love
Telephone: 01747835608
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Sun 15 September
Third Concert by Sherborne Town [Brass] band.

Enjoy the last of the THREE concerts today, FREE, open air concerts by the wonderful Sherborne Town [Brass] band. Sit back, enjoy the pageant gardens, bring the family and a pic-nic and be entertained!

Concert starts at 2.30pm.  Seating in the park available.

Pageant Gardens, Sherborne DT9 3NBContact: Joe Miles
Telephone: 07784900955
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October 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Tue 08 October
8.00 pm
Sherborne Historical Society talk

'The Diet of Worms 1521'. Professor Elaine Fulton asks what the significance of the occasion was when Martin Luther defied Holy Roman Emperor Charles V?

Non-members £5.

For more information visit the website.

Digby Hall, Hound StreetContact: Peter Meech
Telephone: 01935 812233
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Sat 19 October
Simplifying Composition, Photography Workshop

Learning to distill a scene down to the core elements is a great skill for any advancing photographer. For those who wish to explore this approach we will look at reducing the visual ‘noise’ at any given location. Through certain techniques, both visual and within the camera, we can help you find order in the chaos. This approach to simplifying compositions can be transferred to any type of image making scenario, be it seascapes, woodland, urban or inner landscapes.

The main theme of this Simplifying Composition workshop in Dorset will be on exploring composition as a tool to create clean, graphic and compelling images. We will look at various ways to deconstruct the landscape around you to help bring coherency and order to your compositions. Seeing shapes & form as well as understanding how light and colour can compliment or diminish the balance of a scene.

Click here for more details, or head to and click on "In a Day".

Lyme Regis, DorsetContact: Katy Love
Telephone: 01747835608
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