Sherborne Abbey Festival 2024

Sherborne Abbey Festival 2024 once again delivered an eclectic mix of performances, attracting enormous audiences from near and far. Visitors and performers alike were enchanted by the town of Sherborne, its vibrant atmosphere, and the warm hospitality they received.

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Sherborne Abbey Festival 2024

A celebration of music

Sherborne Abbey Festival is an annual, week-long celebration of music, with events held in a variety of locations in and around the beautiful town of Sherborne, Dorset. Each year the Festival welcomes people of all ages and backgrounds from all over the UK to experience a wide range of performances and genres; from opera, choral and classical music to jazz, swing and more!

Sherborne Abbey Festival 2023

The 2023 Festival attracted some of its largest audiences to date and featured a diverse range of musical performances from world renowned musicians..

Helping the next

Generation of stars

Sherborne Abbey Festival is an event that is volunteer organised and run and one which gives back to the community and its audiences.

Proceeds from ticket sales are reinvested, to ensure financial security for future festivals and to support local music initiatives, especially those involving young people.

Sherborne School Chamber Concert - boy playing new piano in Abbey
Sherborne Abbey


Abbey Festival Volunteers with programme