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.

Friday 18th January 2019

Mothers’ Union

Christian Care for Families

MU  will celebrate the New Year by sharing in the Eucharist together  followed by our AGM.
Time 10.00 for 10.30 am in The Griffiths Room, Digby Memorial Church Hall. A Happy New Year to all.

 

 


Friday 18th January 2019

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 18th January 2019

The Bells of Sherborne Abbey

The Bell-ringers invite you to join them in the South Choir Aisle and Ambulatory, 12.30 pm, for the launch of their book ‘The Bells of Sherborne Abbey’ co-written by ringer Peter Soole and local historian Katherine Barker.

 


Saturday 19th January 2019

Christian Aid Coffee Morning

The coffee morning will be in Cheap Street Church Hall from 10.00 am to 12 noon. All are most welcome. Please help support the work of Christian Aid.


Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Lunchtime organ recital

Peter Bray

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

Free entry, with retiring collection


Thursday 24th January 2019

Prayer for Peace

An ecumenical meeting, open to all, with members from Sherborne Churches meeting every Thursday at 11.30 am in the Sepulchre Chapel, Sherborne Abbey to pray for current critical, political and social situations around the world.

 


Wednesday 30th January 2019

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 and visiting organists. (In Bank Holiday weeks, the recital is on Bank Holiday Monday.)

Free entry, with retiring collection


Thursday 31st January 2019

Prayer for Peace

An ecumenical meeting, open to all, with members from Sherborne Churches meeting every Thursday at 11.30 am in the Sepulchre Chapel, Sherborne Abbey to pray for current critical, political and social situations around the world.

 


Wednesday 6th February 2019

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 and visiting organists. (In Bank Holiday weeks, the recital is on Bank Holiday Monday.)

Free entry, with retiring collection


Wednesday 13th February 2019

Lunchtime organ recital

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

Free entry, with retiring collection


Wednesday 20th February 2019

Lunchtime organ recital

Simon Gregory

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

Free entry, with retiring collection


Wednesday 27th February 2019

Lunchtime organ recital

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

Free entry, with retiring collection


Saturday 16th March 2019

New World Baroque

Sherborne Chamber Choir
Conductor Paul Ellis

Journey with SCC and a Baroque ensemble to explore just a little of the vast treasury of music written in the two hundred years following the discovery of the Americas. Surprisingly little explored in today’s global age, the music is an amazing and unique fusion of European, African and South American cultures and musical styles. Enjoy and discover music by composers such as Padilla, Fernandez, Franco and Zipoli.

At 7.30pm. For further programme details, click here.

Tickets £5-£20, under 18s free of charge, will be available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre


Monday 22nd April 2019

Bank Holiday organ recital

Timothy Uglow

Timothy is Director of Music at Worksop College where he directs the Chapel Choir and North Nottinghamshire Chamber Choir. He was Organ Scholar at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he also read music. Having gained awards at the Oundle International Summer Schools, Timothy has given many solo recitals around the country. In addition to his association with Sherborne Summer School, he is a regular tutor of the Jennifer Bate Organ Academy.

At 1pm

Free entry with retiring collection


Friday 3rd May 2019

Sherborne Abbey Festival

A feast of music and the arts throughout the Bank Holiday weekend.
Full details available soon here.


Monday 27th May 2019

Bank Holiday organ recital

David Halls

David is Director of Music at Salisbury Cathedral. In addition to his daily duties in the cathedral, he has toured Europe and the USA with the cathedral choirs and has appeared as conductor, accompanist and soloist in many concerts and recordings. He is active as a composer, with many published choral and organ works, and also conducts the Salisbury Musical Society and Salisbury Symphony Orchestra.

At 1pm

Free entry with retiring collection


Saturday 22nd June 2019

A Midsummer Marriage

Sherborne Chamber Choir
Conductor Paul Ellis
Organist Simon Clarkson

A joyful selection of favourites chosen by brides and grooms, alongside settings from the Song of Solomon, whose love poetry has inspired composers from across the ages.

Tickets £5-£16, under 18s free of charge, will be available from Sherborne Tourist Information Centre