Up and coming local events

Local Forthcoming Events in 2017

Sherborne Castle Country Fair – Bank Holiday Monday, 29th May 2017

This fair offers a rich and fun programme of events, country activities, stands and entertainment.  It hosts one of the largest Rare Breed Shows in the country and is in one of the finest settings in the South West – a day out for all ages.

The Bath & West Show  31st May – 3rd June 2017

A great treat for half term, this large agricultural show has something for all the family, cattle, sheep, pigs, hens, bees etc, along with a floral marquee, food hall and plenty more shopping too

Chalke Valley History Festival, 26th June – 7th July 2016

This is a wonderful week long event of excellent lectures and re-enactments, with plenty of booksellers and other stallholders.  Pick and choose which lectures you would like to hear.

Larmer Tree Festival sadly closed for 2017 but back in 2018

Set in the beautiful Larmer Tree Gardens and lively family festival with a good line-up

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show  Wednesday 16th August 2017

An old fashioned argicultural show with cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, rabbits. bees, horses, dogs, food, shopping and events – a must for those who love the countryside

Great Dorset Steam Fair  24-28 August 2017

The biggest event of its kind in the world and attracts visitors globally too.  Come for the whole five days or just a night.

The Frome Cheese Show              9th September 2017

Another old fashioned argicultural show with plenty of livestock, goats, poultry, horse show, cattle, and a wonderful warehouse devoted solely to cheese, local and national – plenty to taste.