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August 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
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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Thu 22 August - Tue 27 AugustGreat Dorset Steam Fair

Heritage event, showcasing Great Britain's industrial, agricultural and leisure history.

Various tickets available from Sherborne, Bridport & Dorchester TICs or online

Tarrant Hinton, Blandford DT11 8HXContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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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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Fri 06 September
7 for 7.30pm start
Yeovil District Hospital Charity Quiz

Teams of up to 6.  Entry costs £3per person. 

The Butterfly House, Castle Gardens, New Road, Sherborne DT9 5NR 7 Contact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 383020
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Sat 07 September - Sun 08 SeptemberDorset County Show

All day. Agricultural Show, stalls and displays. Entry costs £15 until August 31st, £18 1 Sept onwards from Dorchester, Bridport and Sherborne TICs.

Dorchester Showground DT27SDContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Fri 13 SeptemberTalk

‘Autism, SEN and The Hidden Needs Trust – a talk for adults’ from Rachel Goodfellow. Free. 

Sherborne Library, Hound Street, Sherborne DT9 3AAContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
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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Thu 19 September - Fri 20 SeptemberTwo Day Auction of Collectors’ Items

The September two day auction of collectors’ items at Charterhouse in Sherborne includes a charming scale model of a Burrell engine.

 To read the full article please click on the attached PDF

A collection of autographs, collected over just two years in 1973 and 1974 are expected to sell for thousands of pounds in the September auction.

To read the full article please click on the attached PDF

Burrell Engine
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Charterhouse Long StreetContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sat 21 September
11am - 4pm
Flaxdrayton Workshops Open Day


Join us at our Open Day and visit the amazing arts and social enterprise hub in this historic Victorian farmyard:  local food and drink tasting and sales, demonstrations and exhibitions, discounts on BODYSMART fitness and photography, art and craft workshops, jewellery, joinery, metal gaming miniatures, antiques, “Club Tropicale” games and play, refreshments at Imagine Learn & Create’s “Once in a Blue Moon Café” (profits to charity), live music from John Adamson, Plum Jam and Toadflax. 


Flaxdrayton Farm, South Petherton TA13 5LRContact: Francis Blake
Telephone: 01460 241062
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Sat 28 September
Sherborne Town Band - Last Night Of The Proms

Sherborne Town Band presents ‘Last Night of The Proms’– Saturday 28th September 2019, 7.30pm, Digby Hall Sherborne (DT9 3AA).

Featuring Sherborne Youth Band with Special Guests ‘Sherborne Community Choir’.

An annual tradition in Sherborne with patriotic flag waving and singing a must!  This wonderful concert packed full of fantastic music by the high quality Sherborne Town Band will NOT be one to miss.

There will be a raffle, performances from the Youth section and Community singers, a bar and Sherborne Town Band CDs on sale.

Come along for a fab night of entertainment and music with the family and friends.

Tickets £7, £6 concessions.  Available NOW from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre, online ( or on the door.  Doors open 7pm, concert 7.30pm. 

Digby Hall, SherborneContact: 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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November 2019Event TitleLocationContact Details
Wed 20 November - Sat 23 November
Chicago (High School Edition)

This full-length musical has been adapted to become content-appropriate for youth performers, whilst still containing all the favourite musical numbers including All That Jazz, Cell Block Tango, When You're Good to Mama and Razzle Dazzle..
Broadway’s longest-running American musical, Chicago is a dazzling and satirical look at fame, justice, and the media machine. Set in 1920s Chicago and based on real-life murders and trials.
Chicago follows Roxie Hart, a wannabe vaudevillian star who murders her lover and is arrested, despite her attempts to convince her pushover husband, Amos, to lie for her. In the Cook County Jail, Roxie meets her hero, the famed double-murderess and nightclub performer Velma Kelly. When both acquire the same lawyer, the greedy and lustful superstar, Billy Flynn, tensions come to a head as they vie for the spotlight-- though instead of onstage, they’re performing for the flashbulb of the newspaper reporters.
With catchy music and timeless lyrics by John Kander

Octagon TheatreContact: Yeovil Youth Theatre
Telephone: 01935422884
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