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April 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
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May 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
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Fri 01 May - Sun 03 MayAbbey Hill Steam Rally

This event takes place each May day bank holiday weekend. Situated on the A37 just south of Yeovil towards Dorchester, over looking the rolling hills of Dorset. It features something for everyone. From Traction Engines to Motorcycles it's all at this fun family day out.

With over 100 trade stands you can get everything from a spark plug for the old car in your garage to that old 16 ton commercial vehicle you wanted to restore.

During the day a full entertainment program is available with ring events, live bands and singers in the refreshment marquee. In the evening the fun continues in the marquee and the fairground stays open until late. Enter the site and take a look around at some of the fun that will happen at this event.

Additional information can be found on the website including entry forms for traders and exhibitors and information about camping


Yeovil Showground, off A37 towards Dorchester, Yeovil BA20 2QQ Go to website
Fri 01 May - Sun 31 May
7.00am - 7.00PM
Move It May 2020

Choose your distance and get sponsored to run, cycle or swim for Wessex Cancer Trust this May!

Whether you choose to tackle 5km or 500km, it’s all about getting active and moving more in May. It’s completely up to you how you decide to move it! So whether you’re a dancing queen or tai chi makes you happy, there are loads of ways to get moving and raise money for local families affected by cancer.

Raising just £100 could pay for a month’s supply of the products needed to provide the complementary therapies that we offer in our Cancer Support Centres. Raising £400 could fund a 10 session one to one support package, tailored to the individual, to help manage the emotional impact of cancer.


Wessex RegionContact: Page Bradley
Telephone: 023 8067 2200
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Sun 03 May
2.00pm - 5.00pm
Glorious Somerset Open Gardens – Combe St Nicholas

On Sunday 3rd May two private gardens will be open to the public in Combe St Nicholas on behalf of ST MARGARET’S HOSPICE


Combe St NicholasContact: Susan Bickle
Telephone: 01935 709182
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Wed 06 MayClassic Motorcycle Auction

The Charterhouse team of valuers have unearthed 22 classic, vintage and veteran motorcycles in a barn which are entered without reserve into their motorcycle auction on Wednesday 6th May.

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

A 1969 BSA Rocket III, bought new by George Lazenby to commute to Pinewood Studios when filming the James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, is being sold by Charterhouse Auctioneers in Sherborne

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


A 1969 BSA Rocket III
Live on the internet via the Charterhouse websiteContact: Richard Bromell
Telephone: 01935 812277
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Sun 17 May
11.00am - 5.00pm
St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Elmcroft, Glastonbury.

 As part of the annual Glorious Somerset Gardens and on behalf of ST MARGARET’S HOSPICE, Elmcroft, 11 The Roman Way, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8AB will be open to the public on Sunday 17th May 2020 between 11.00am and 5.00pm.

A once neglected garden, transformed by art historian Joanna Cobb into a multiplicity of spaces, with colour, form, sensitivity to landscape and its ancient heritage as key elements. Come for an hour or stay longer to reflect, paint, draw, photograph or just enjoy the peace and wonderful views of Glastonbury Tor.

  Refreshments and toilets will be available. Unfortunately the garden is not suitable for people with limited mobility or children. Regret no dogs.

Entry Fee: £3.00. For further details contact Joanna on 01458 832178 or email ericjoanna@waitrose.com


Elmcroft, 11 The Roman Way, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8AB.Contact: Joanna
Telephone: 01458 832178
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Mon 25 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 2020 date is Bank Holiday Monday 25th May.

Tickets on the day cost: adult £12.50, child (5-16) £4.00, family* £30.00.  Under 5's free.  *Admits 2 adults and 3 fee-paying children.
Save 10% when you purchase your tickets in advance: telephone 01749 813899. 
Car parking is free.  Dedicated family picnic area.  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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Thu 28 May - Sat 30 May
9am - 6pm
Royal Bath and West Show

The Royal Bath & West Show at Shepton Mallet, Somerset, is a fun day out for the whole family. From the country's finest livestock, a miniature railway and farming demonstrations for families, to the National Cheese Awards, vast food halls filled with the finest local produce and the glamour of Ladies Day, there really is something for everyone.


The Royal Bath & West of England Society, The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN Go to website
June 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
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Sun 14 June
11am
Yeovil Race for Life 5k Cancer Research

This is a 5k for everyone. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose - to raise valuable funds for life-saving research. Enter now at raceforlife.org.


Yeovil CollegeContact: Cancer Research UK
Telephone: 02039324556
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July 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website
Sat 11 July
09:00-17:00
The Royal Navy International Air Day- Cancelled

Due to the unprecedented uncertainty due to Covid-19, it is with huge regret and disappointment that we have to announce the cancellation of this year’s Royal Navy International Air Day at RNAS Yeovilton on Saturday 11 July.

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

 Visit the website www.royalnavy.mod.uk/airday.’


Air-Day Cancellation Statement
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester, Somerset, BA22 8HTContact: AHA Events Ltd
Telephone: 0330 100 3654
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Sun 19 July
9.30am - 4.00pm
Lancaster Insurance Classic & Supercars Show

17th Annual Charity Classic & Supercars Show. Bentley will be the 2020 marque feature, with an historic line up of sport and road cars. 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.

For more information visit www.classic-supercars.co.uk

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

One FREE Show Guide per family/group is included in the price. Ample FREE parking. Dogs on leads are welcome.



Sherborne CastleContact: Show Secretary
Telephone: 07769 114211
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August 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
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Sun 30 AugustJock Taylor’s Sidecar at Classic TT Auction

Jock “The Flying Scotsman” Taylor’s World Championship and TT winning short chassis Fowler Yamaha sidecar entered into the Charterhouse classic, race and vintage motorcycle auction being held on the Isle of Man at this year’s Classic TT in August is expected to sell for £200,000-£250,000.  Also with the sidecar are a number of important memorabilia items.

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


Isle of Man Classic TT Contact: Matthew Whitney
Telephone: 01935 812277
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September 2020Event TitleLocationContact Details
Mon 23 March - Wed 02 SeptemberForthcoming Events

Many events are currently being cancelled or postponed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

We strongly encourage you to check in advance, either with the organiser or your local TIC, whether an event is going ahead. 

 


VariousContact: Sherborne Tourist Information Centre 01935 815341
Telephone: 01935 815341
Go to website