Festival GOLD in 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards

Festival GOLD in 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards

‘Just beautiful’ as the Festival wins in the Dorset Tourism Awards After much anticipation, we’re delighted to announce that Sherborne Abbey Festival has won GOLD in the 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards, jointly awarded BEST EVENT/FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR....
We’re Dorset Tourism Awards Finalists!

We’re Dorset Tourism Awards Finalists!

We’re thrilled to announce Sherborne Abbey Festival is a finalist in the 2017 Dorset Tourism Awards. We are one of the top four entries in the category of Tourism Event/Festival of the Year – guaranteed to collect a Gold, Silver or Bronze award at...
Supporting Sherborne Literary Festival

Supporting Sherborne Literary Festival

We are proud once again to support Sherborne’s annual Literary Festival which this year runs from 11-15 October 2017. Look out for our advertisement in the programme. See the Festival Programme here and plan your visit...
A kind ‘bravo’ from Dorset Opera Festival

A kind ‘bravo’ from Dorset Opera Festival

We’re very grateful to for the kind comments from Roderick Kennedy of Dorset Opera… “Last night’s concert was absolutely brilliant – possibly the best evening I’ve ever spent in Sherborne Abbey. I thought Ms Benedetti was utterly...
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...

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