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For lovers of good books and creative expression


Welcome to the Sherborne Literary Society website. We hope you enjoy your visit. You can now access all Society  and Event information in one place, as well as purchase/renew your Membership and read the latest Book Reviews.

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For Sherborne Literary Society, April 2023 came with our biggest, most exciting event for many moons - the Sherborne Travel Writing Festival. It was such a success that we have decided to hold a similar event next year. Dates for your diary are 5th - 7th April 2024. More news soon!





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Lulu Taylor









"Long buried secrets, a dangerous stranger and a house divided."


On 30th November we host Lulu Taylor with a  talk based around her new novel - an absorbing gothic tale about a castle full of dark secrets and buried history.

The Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne. Doors open 6.30pm for 7pm start.

Tickets available from Winstone's Bookshop and through Eventbrite

See our events page for details of our full programme, times, venues and tickets.

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Sherborne Literary Society exists to:

Raise the profile of reading

Provide a forum for the local area's aspiring writers and give access to established ones.

Raise the profile of writing

Create an interest in books among young audiences and continue to inspire older ones.

Meet and share new ideas

Bring together national and local authors to discuss their writing and share inspiration.

Encourage creative expression

Demonstrate the fun and creativity associated with the written word in all forms.

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