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.

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Lunchtime organ recital

Stephen Bell

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


Saturday 30th September 2017

Sherborne Festival Chorus Come and Sing afternoon and concert

Join Paul Ellis, Musical Director of Sherborne Festival Chorus and the Abbey’s Director of Music, for an enjoyable afternoon of music-making, followed by an informal early-evening concert, to which all are welcome. This year’s work is Handel’s Messiah.

Afternoon Come and Sing 1.30-5.15pm. Singers £20, students under 18 free of charge.

Informal concert open to the public at 6.15pm – all welcome. Tickets £5 unreserved, available shortly from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre or on the door.

Click here for further details and to register online.


Sunday 8th October 2017

Taize Service

A service of music, word and silence. All are most welcome. Please telephone The Reverend Lesley McCreadie on 01963 210548 for more details.


Wednesday 11th October 2017

Julian Meetings

The next meeting will be in the Chapel of St Johns’ Almshouse, Half Moon Street, from at 4.30 pm. Subsequent meetings are on Wednesdays  8 November and 13 December are at 4.00 pm. Further information is available from Shirley Fry on 01935 389124. Everyone is most welcome.


Thursday 12th October 2017

Charity Concert

at 7pm

Featuring young musicians from seven Dorset schools

Presented by the Royal British Legion in partnership with the Countryside Alliance Foundation

Tickets £20-£30 available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre, Digby Road, Sherborne, tel. 01935 815341.


Friday 20th October 2017

Remembering the Fallen

Sherborne Abbey, 11.00 am

Following prayers, the names are read from one page each of the two Dorset Regiment Books of Remembrance, the Sherborne Book of Remembrance and The Rifles Book of Remembrance. The service concludes with the Last Post, Two Minutes’ Silence, Reveille and Blessing. All are most welcome to attend this short service.


Friday 20th October 2017

Mothers’ Union

Christian Care for Families

At this meeting Mrs Brenda Birt will be speaking about the Mothers’ Union work in prisons.  She is a visitor to one of our local prisons, Guys Marsh.  The meeting is in the Griffiths Room,  10:00 for 10:30.  Guests are always welcome so if this topic is of special interest to you please do come and join us.