A huge success! See the 2017 Festival highlights

A huge success! See the 2017 Festival highlights

A HUGE SUCCESS AS ‘BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL BEETHOVEN’ CLOSES THE FESTIVAL Award-winning Sherborne Abbey Festival has celebrated record audiences, as more than 7000 people enjoyed a five day musical feast. Churches and school venues welcomed visitors from near...
FTR Review | Dream of Gerontius

FTR Review | Dream of Gerontius

  Thank you to The FTR for its review of a recent Festival production… ELGAR’S masterpiece The Dream of Gerontius was the choice for one of the major concerts in this year’s Sherborne Abbey Festival.  Cardinal Newman’s original poem, published in 1865, is a...
Tenebrae Workshop | Sherborne Abbey Primary

Tenebrae Workshop | Sherborne Abbey Primary

Friday 28th April 1.45-2.45pm   One of the world’s finest vocal ensembles, Tenebrae Choir will be conducting a WORKSHOP at Sherborne Abbey Primary School, Lenthay Road, Sherborne DT9 6AQ on Friday 28th April from 1.45pm-2.45pm.  This is Sherborne Abbey...
Dorset Magazine Subscription Offer

Dorset Magazine Subscription Offer

We’re delighted to support Dorset Magazine with a subscription offer to our Festival followers.  Do take advantage of this special offer and enjoy discovering all that’s happening in Dorset for many months to come. Also see our Festival feature in the May...
John Baker & Abbey 104FM | Festival Preview

John Baker & Abbey 104FM | Festival Preview

Festival Chairman John Baker talking to Jenny Devitt of Abbey 104 FM about the 2017 Festival season! Includes interviews, lots of musical excerpts and a preview of what’s to come from 28th April – 2nd May. Listen and enjoy!...
New! Dorset Tourism Association

New! Dorset Tourism Association

Illustration by ‘graphic scribe and doodler’ Emma Paxton www.imagistic.co.uk   The Festival was delighted to be invited to join the newly-formed Dorset Tourism Association recently;  John & Jacqui Baker, along with Liz Burt, attended its inaugural...
From Venice to Paris in Sherborne | The FTR

From Venice to Paris in Sherborne | The FTR

  Thank you to the FTR for previewing what’s on at the 2017 Festival | Read more   SHERBORNE Abbey Festival 2017 brings two former BBC Young Musicians to Dorset, and a series of concerts that will transport the audience from Venice to Paris, from the...
Please support The Paddock Project

Please support The Paddock Project

Sherborne Abbey Festival wholeheartedly supports The Paddock Project Uniting local and international art and craft in a world class gallery that would place Sherborne at the creative, cultural and commercial centre of Dorset and the region. A place where people could...
Stop Press: Tickets on general release 1st March!

Stop Press: Tickets on general release 1st March!

From Bold and Beautiful Beethoven to Gypsy Carnivals, Sherborne Abbey Festival offers something for everyone! With an eighteenth season in 2017, and many awards for tourism under its belt, there can be no doubt that the first May weekend in Sherborne means only one...

Countdown to general ticket release

Tickets are currently available exclusively to patrons but at 10am on 1st March, tickets will go on general release to the public.  See how to buy tickets and register to buy online.  Alternatively visit our Box Office at Sherborne Tourist Information...

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