Monday October 17th is rapidly approaching and this means that the annual Pack Monday Fair will be celebrated here in Sherborne. The origin of this fair is very ancient under its original name of Michaelmas Day Fair, and is always held on the first Monday after the 10th October; old Michaelmas Day. The name is probably … Continue reading Pack Monday Fair
I’ve had a terribly exciting day today that I just have to share with everyone. The lovely Colin who so kindly wrote about me in the August edition of The Sherborne Times asked me to be his guest on his radio show this morning. We talked all things Sherborne, Walter, and me! I’m still getting … Continue reading Abbey 104 On Air & Online!
Every town has its notable quirks and features that it has accumulated over its lifetime; this week’s post highlights the lesser known Rawson Hall, one of the several unique corrugated iron buildings in Sherborne. The Gravel Pits in Sherborne is the area behind what was, many years ago, The Sherborne Union Workhouse, now known as … Continue reading Sherborne In Detail: Gravel Pits & Rawson Hall
Stop Press! See Sherborne with Cindy, with added cream! If you’re visiting the Sherborne area this August Bank Holiday Monday (29th), or if you’re a local that can never make the usual walks, this is a once a year opportunity! Meet Cindy at the Tourist Information Centre at 1:30pm and not only can you enjoy a … Continue reading August Bank Holiday Special!
Oh Gosh! I’m all a flutter! I’m such a lucky girl this month, not only did I get to have a coffee with the lovely Colin, but he’s written about me in the August edition of the Sherborne Times! Phew, what an experience! 😉 But a lovely experience! If you haven’t heard of this splendid … Continue reading The Sherborne Times
In the second of Cindy’s articles for the Queen Elizabeth Day Commemorative Booklet, she takes readers on a written tour of the town as she she pours rapturous praise on its historical highlights. If you’re unfortunate enough to miss a Cindy tour this will give you an idea of what to look out for as you … Continue reading Sherborne and its Treasures
Sherborne has been graced by various Royal presences since as long ago as 658. Cindy tells all. Continue reading Royalty and Sherborne