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  • Monday, 4th September 2023
  • Butterfly Room, Castle Gardens, DT9 5NR
  • 6.30 for 7pm
  • Tickets £2 redeemable against the book
  • Wednesday, 8th November 2023
  • The Butterfly House, Castle Gardens, Sherborne DT9 5NR
  • 6.30 for 7pm
  • Tickets £5
  • Tuesday, 5th December 2023
  • Cheap St Church, 54 Cheap Street, Sherborne, DT9 3BJ
  • 6.30 for 7pm
  • Tickets £5
  • Sunday, 9th July 2023
  • Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne
  • 6.30 for 7pm
  • £7 ticket only, £20 with signed copy of the book
  • Thursday, 20th July 2023
  • Winstone's Books, Sherborne
  • 6.30 for 7pm
  • Free event
  • Thursday, 3rd August 2023
  • The Glade, Smith's Cafe at Steeptonbill Farm, DT11 0BZ
  • 6pm cocktails, 6.30pm book talk followed by music, food and chat
  • Tickets £2 redeemable against the book, includes a cocktail
  •  Thursday, 22nd June 2023
  • 6.30pm for 7pm
  • Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, DT9 3NL
  • £2 inc. refreshments
  • Friday, 3rd March 2023
  • Cheap Street Church, Cheap Street, Sherborne
  • 6.30 for 7pm

From one of our most treasured BBC broadcasters, The Spy Across the Water is the the third instalment in James Naughtie's brilliant spy series, woven around three brothers bound together forever through espionage.

  • The Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL
  • Wednesday 30th November, 7pm start
  • Tickets £9 Lit Soc members, £10 non-members
  • Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022
  • The Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne

Heber-Percy, Vicar of Savernake, draws upon a kaleidoscopic knowledge of nature, philosophy, poetry and music, as well as religious writings, and interlaces them with amusing and touching vignettes from his Wiltshire parish.
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • 7:00pm
  • East Knoyle Village Hall
  •  Friday, November 18th, 2022
  • Castle Gardens, Sherborne


In The Seed Detective, Adam shares his tales of seed hunting and the stories behind many of our everyday vegetable heroes. 

  • Saturday, 22nd October 2022 10.30am
  • Winstone's Books, Sherborne
  • Free entry
  • Tuesday, October 25, 2022
  • Powell Theatre, Abbey Road View map

Published for the 60th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis - the closest the world has ever come to nuclear war.

  • Old School Rooms, Sherborne School
    The Manningtree Witches plunges its readers into the fever and menace of the English witch trials, where suspicion, mistrust and betrayal ran amok as the power of men went unchecked and the integrity of women undefended. It is a visceral, exciting book that announces a bold new talent.
    • Thursday, July 21, 2022
    • The Raleigh Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne

    Fighter Pilot: From Cold War Jets to Spitfires is a unique perspective on aviation, written by a talented and dedicated pilot at the very top table of the RAF.
    • Wednesday, September 28, 2022
    • 12:30PM 
    • Cheap Street Church, Sherborne

    Discover the darkness that lurks around every corner in the latest instalment of Peter James's award-winning detective series, which is now a major ITV programme starring John Simm as Roy Grace. 
    • 6.30 for 7pm start
    • Winstone Books, Sherborne

      A fascinating personal account of a revolution in British farming.
        • Monday, October 10th, 2022
        • 6:30 PM for 7:00
        • Cheap Street Church

        Dorset-based upholsterer Sonnaz Nooranvary will be joining us to recount her experiences on the show and the associated challenges, in conversation with Kirsty Crawford. 

        • Saturday, September 3, 2022
        • 12:00-2:00pm
        • Winstone's Sherborne

        • Mon, 11 July 2022
        • 15:00 - 16:30 BST
        • Butterfly Room, Castle Gardens, Sherborne DT9 5NR

        Join us to welcome best-selling author and former Sherborne schoolgirl Santa Montefiore for an afternoon tea celebrating An Italian Girl In Brooklyn.


        Alison Weir is the biggest-selling female historian in the UK who will be discussing her latest novel about Elizabeth of York.
        • Winstonebooks (map)
        • Tuesday, November 8th 2022
        • The Butterfly Room, Castle Gardens, Sherborne
        • 6.30 for 7pm

        With over 70 original illustrations, printmaker Angela Harding invites you to look at how the light changes the world around us, and how that changes us in its turn.

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