Category Archives: Sherborne Castles Club

Week 7 – Historic Vehicle Rally in Sherborne

Sherborne Voluntary Ambulance to benefit from Sherborne’s 44th Historic Vehicle Rally, which is on bank holiday weekend, Sunday 26th August 2018. This popular event will be held as usual, in the historic Courts of Sherborne School.  The event starts with … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Success for one of our Olympic Bursary Winners

Since the  2012 Olympic Games in London, Rotary in Sherborne has each year awarded Olympic Bursaries worth £500 each, to two young people from the Gryphon School to help them achieve their sporting dreams for success. Interested pupils are asked … Continue reading

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Week 5 -Picnic at Poyntington

It’s summer and the sun is shinning so it must be time for a picnic.  Members of Sherborne Castles Rotary headed off to Poyntington for a picnic with a difference, because it included history, music and dance in the wonderful … Continue reading

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Week 4 – Opportunities for youngsters in Sherborne

RYLA and Breakthrough, two Rotary projects with the potential to change the lives of four young people from Sherborne or the surrounding villages. This week we had one of the two official Rotary meetings which we have each month.  This … Continue reading

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Week 3 – It’s all about the Show!

Three weeks into my year and our first big event took place on Sunday 15th, Sherborne Classic & Supercars at Sherborne Castle. I apologise for talking about this for three weeks running but this really is such a fun event  … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Join us at the Classic and Supercar Show!

Sherborne Classic and Supercar Show at Sherborne Castle is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  Not only that but it is one of the biggest events of its kind in the West Country. This really is an event … Continue reading

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Week 1 – 2nd July 2018 – the beginning of the Rotary year……..

……and the day that I officially became President of the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles – wow! This is the presidential chain – there have been 22 Presidents before me. That’s a lot of footsteps to follow in. Mmmm…….. blue … Continue reading

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Ever wondered what Rotary in Sherborne does?

Now is your chance to find out!  We are having a Rotary Awareness event on Monday 23rd April at the Crown Pub in Sherborne between 6.30pm to 8.30pm.   Why not come along and meet us, have some light refreshments and … Continue reading

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Our Annual Charity Golf Day Tuesday 26th June 2018

This year our annual Golf Day will be raising funds for the new cancer unit at Dorchester Hospital.  Why not get a team together and join us for this fun day at Sherborne Golf Club.  You can find our more … Continue reading

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Auction of Toy, Games, Childrens books

The entire contents of a local playschool are being auctioned in Sherborne this Saturday 25th November. Approximately 200 items are being sold with proceeds going to Sherborne Castles Rotary Charities and the Hidden Needs Trust.  Come along on Saturday and buy your Xmas … Continue reading

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Value of Rotary shared at the District Conference

Source: The value of Rotary shared at our District Conference ACT LOCALLY, IMPACT GLOBALLY –  this was a theme celebrated by Rotarians from Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire at their annual conference in Wells on Saturday. This phrase was repeated many times by the … Continue reading

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Sherborne’s 9th International Film Festival

26th – 29th October 2017 at the Powell Theatre Your chance to catch up with some of the best foreign films recently released.  There is a mixture of drama, action, comedy, terror and tragedy, sometimes all found in one movie. … Continue reading

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‘Water the Essential’

Originally posted on Rotary- volunteering, supporting communities, having fun:
Dear fellow Rotarians and friends As many of you may be aware our Rotary Water-Survival Box has been adopted in support of a photographic project ‘Water the Essential’  by New Zealand…

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So what is twisted cider?

On a dull Monday September evening 16 hearty souls, made the trip to Longburton to visit Ben Weller at ‘Twisted Cider’. The weather was kind to us, as was Ben who greeted us with tea, coffee or for those brave enough, … Continue reading

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£53,000 to Charity by Rotary in Sherborne

Local charities have received a huge boost from the proceeds of the Sherborne Castle Classic and Supercar show which has become a major fundraising event for our club.   This years event, the 13th show to be held at the Castle, raised a … Continue reading

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