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This is our third Literary Festival and once more we have a very strong line-up of well-known, successful authors coming to Sherborne. Starting with the gardening guru James Wong (who captured the nation’s imagination with his TV programme, Grow Your Own Drugs) on the Wednesday morning and finishing with the brilliant raconteur, Gyles Brandreth on the Sunday night, the rest of the time is packed with memorable events. There are biographers, historians, travel writers, novelists, explorers, poets, an antiques expert, and even a former Member of Parliament. Click here to see details


For lovers of good books & creative expressionAbbey03

The Sherborne Literary Society
• Bring together national and local writers to discuss their work
• Providing a Forum for the area’s own aspiring writers
• Create an interest in books amongst young audiences
• Raise the culture of reading
• Demonstrate the fun and creativity associated with the written word
• Run an Annual Literary Festival for Sherborne and the surrounding area