Forthcoming Events

For details of services please see the relevant pages in the Worship section.

For details of the Insight Lectures please click here.

All other events are listed below.

Monday 21st May 2018

Friends of Sherborne Abbey

There is Choral Evensong in the Abbey  at 6.00 pm followed by refreshments in the Digby Memorial Church Hall. The Annual General Meeting of the Friends follows at 7.00 pm.


Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Lunchtime organ recital

Paul Ellis

The latest in this year’s series of weekly organ recitals, given every Wednesday at 1pm for about 40 minutes, by local organists. (In Bank Holiday weeks, the recital is on Bank Holiday Monday.)

Free entry, with retiring collection

Thursday 24th May 2018

Prayers for Peace

Every Thursday at 11.30 am in the Sepulchre Chapel in Sherborne Abbey

Saturday 26th May 2018

Be a Chorister for a Day

2.30 – 5.45pm
Boys aged 7 and upwards with an interest in becoming an Abbey Chorister are most welcome to attend this informal taster afternoon (along with their parents or guardians). They will prepare for, and sing in, a service of Choral Evensong at 5.00pm. There is no charge for this very special event, but we do need to know how many people to expect, so advanced booking is essential. Contact Paul Ellis for further details or download a leaflet and booking form by clicking here.

Monday 28th May 2018

Bank Holiday organ recital

David Gibbs

David Gibbs gives the late May Bank Holiday recital, at 1pm. He is an Old Shirburnian and former Abbey Organ Scholar, and is now Director of Music at Kimbolton School, Huntingdon.

Free entry with retiring collection

NB The next lunchtime organ recital is on 6 June

Thursday 31st May 2018

Prayers for Peace

Every Thursday at 11.30 am

The Sepulchre Chapel

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Sherborne Abbey Quiet Day: A Quiet Day in the Garden

10.00 for 10.30 am – 4.00 pm.

Led by the Reverend John Summers Assistant Curate of the Three Valleys Benefice at Bembury Farm, Bembury Lane Thornford, DT9 6QF. Please bring a picnic lunch, bible and notebook. Tea, coffee & soft drinks will be available. Places may be booked, and directions to the garden obtained, at Sherborne Abbey Parish Office (01935 812452) during office hours


Saturday 23rd June 2018

Men’s Breakfast


8.00 – 10.00 am at ST Paul’s Church. For further information