Discover how crucial the River Yeo has been to the development of Sherborne and shaped the lives of those who have lived alongside it. Learn about local mills and the importance of trades such as silk manufacture and willow working.
A permanent digital display, produced in collaboration with the British Library, celebrates the Sherborne Missal, the largest and most lavishly decorated English Service book to survive from the Middle Ages.
Many families keep heirloom textiles associated with life’s milestones as beautifully crafted objects to hand down the generations. Experience the public face of these intimate occasions through this thoughtfully curated exhibition.
One of our main temporary exhibitions revels in the occasions when our community comes together in time-honoured and traditional manner! Learn more about Sherborne's famous medieval street fair, Pack Monday.
Talks Programme 2023 - 2024
PLEASE NOTE: All our talks are held at Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL – see each event for more details
Sylvia Townsend Warner: Writer, Feminist and Activist