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 20th March 2019

Lunchtime organ recital

James Henderson

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 21st March 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.

 


Friday 22nd March 2019

Christian Aid Lent Lunch

Christian Aid Lent Lunch

12.30 pm – 1.30 pm at the Digby Memorial Church Hall. Please join us to support those who struggle on a daily basis to find food, water and shelter. We look forward to sharing this lunch of soup, rolls, cheese, fruit and cup of tea or coffee with you.  The proceeds will make a huge difference to the people of the developing countries of our world. For further information contact Jane Craw on 01963 251527 or email jane@jubileecottage.plus.com  Tickets, £4, are available on the door.

 

Please come and support the work of Christian Aid.


Wednesday 27th March 2019

Lunchtime organ recital

Kentaro Machida

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 28th March 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.

 


Friday 29th March 2019

Mothers’ Union

Christian Care for Families

 The MU will be preparing “posies” for Mothering Sunday. As usual we will meet in the Griffiths Room at the Digby Memorial Church Hall at 10 am for 10.30 am. In April the usual meeting date falls on Good Friday so there will be no meeting that day. However, on Friday 26 April there will be a time of prayer in the Sepulchre Chapel at the Abbey at 10.00 am followed by coffee in the RendezVous.

 


Saturday 30th March 2019

Lunchtime recital

South Hampstead High School Senior Chamber Choir
Conductor Sophie Ellis

A varied recital of music by composers including Mendelssohn, Gibbons, Sarah Quartel and Billy Joel.

The choir will also be singing choral evensong in the Abbey at 5pm

Free entry, with retiring collection


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 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