Sherborne Literary Society
For lovers of good books and creative expression

Welcome to the new Sherborne Literary Society website, we hope you enjoy your visit. You can now access all Society, Festival and Event information in one place, as well as purchase/renew Membership.

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04 Feb 2020

Festival Plus Event

Explorer Jason Lewis

Jason Lewis is an adventurer, author and sustainability campaigner, best known for his circumnavigation of the world under his own power. He is an inspirational speaker who is talking to the Gryphon School earlier in the day and has agreed to speak to a wider audience in the evening.

This event will take place at the Quarr Hall at the Gryphon School, Bristol Road,  Sherborne DT9 4EQ starting at 7 pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

£6 (£5 for members)

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20 Mar 2020

Festival Plus Event

Dame Kelly Holmes

7 pm start at the The Digby Memorial Hall in Digby Road

Double Olympic Champion Col. Dame Kelly Holmes MBE (mil) is one of the UK’s most popular athletes, respected throughout the world as a role model and an inspiration. Setting, and still holding, the British records in the 800m and 1000m, Kelly is an Olympic, Commonwealth and European champion that has achieved seven Gold, eight Silver and four Bronze medals throughout her career.

She went on to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Dame Kelly will talk about her life, motivation and her Olympic success. 

Tickets are available from the Tourist Information Centre on Digby Road  (01935 815341), Winstone's Bookshop in Cheap Street or through Eventbrite.

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