Exhibitions, Talks & Events

Discover the wonderful history of Sherborne through our current exhibitions and exciting events programme.


Sherborne and the River Yeo
Discover how crucial the River Yeo has been to the development of Sherborne and shaped the lives of those who have lived alongside it. Learn about local mills and the importance of trades such as silk manufacture and willow working.
Turning the pages book
Turning the Pages
A permanent digital display, produced in collaboration with the British Library, celebrates the Sherborne Missal, the largest and most lavishly decorated English Service book to survive from the Middle Ages.
Hatches, Matches and Despatches
Hatches, Matches & Despatches
Many families keep heirloom textiles associated with life’s milestones as beautifully crafted objects to hand down the generations. Experience the public face of these intimate occasions through this thoughtfully curated exhibition.
Fairs, Festivals & Markets
One of our main temporary exhibitions revels in the occasions when our community comes together in time-honoured and traditional manner! Learn more about Sherborne's famous medieval street fair, Pack Monday.

Talks Programme 2023 - 2024

PLEASE NOTE: All our talks are held at Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL – see each event for more details

Museum Events

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