Saturday 17th


Sherborne Summer Festival


Purlieu Meadows, New Road, Sherborne    Midday - 10pm  

Admission Free

Please come along and give your support; it will be a great day of music, fun and food.


Two performance stages. One for bands and one for local community acts e.g. schools, Sherborne Dance Academy.  The Jo Burt Experience will be headlining the day, with the Sherborne Town Band opening the event. The Wiggle Valley Jazz Band, Flatland Boogie Band, Utter Chaos and more will be performing during the day, see listing below.


Lots to see and do especially for children, thanks to ArtsLink, bouncy castle, human dinosaur, face painting, The Story Telling Professor etc. 
Archery display, where visitors can have a go with a longbow. Try your skills at fly-fishing and more. Rachel Goodfellow will be running in to finish her 65 mile 2.5 marathons in aid of her Hidden Needs Trust.

Weather etc. permitting we hope to have a flyover from Yeovilton.


Large range of refreshment stalls including Vida Comida, The Bakeout, Dorset Wood Fired Pizzas, South Street Kitchen, Jessica's Cakes, Digby Tap mobile bar, Pimms an Prosecco Tent, Twisted Cider.


Stage listings correct at time of posting:


Main Stage
12noon:  Sherborne Town Band
1.15pm  Wiggle Valley Jazz Band
2.30pm  Howie Casey and Beatles with Wings
3.45pm  Working Title
5.00pm  Jamie Turner
6.15pm  Utter Chaos
7.30pm   Flatland Boogie Band
8.45pm  Jo Burt and the Jo Burt Experience
Then music via pa, slowly getting quieter till 10pm.

Stage 2
12:45pm  St Andrews School Yetminster with Hand Bells

2pm  TBA

3.15-3.45:  Rachel Goodfellow arrives from her run

4:30pm  Abbey Primary School

5:45pm  County Primary School

7pm  TBA

8:15pm  Jorden Lindsey

Wednesday 7th


Interview for Chesil Radio today, aired on the 8th.  Hopefully follow up interviews to come - spreading HNT awareness in the Weymouth area. 



Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th


HNT Pop Up Shop - Cheap Street Sherborne


Saturday 9am - 4pm   Sunday 10am - 4pm

Promoting Hidden Needs Trust and Sherborne Summer Festival

Pop in, find out how Rachel's Hidden Needs Trust is trying to help children with Special Educational Needs, how you can help and more.

Raffle/tombola, fun activities, Sponsorship options, how to become an HNT Fund Raiser.....etc



Thursday 15th


Sainsburys - Sherborne


Rachel will be in store during school hours promoting HNT, the needs of SEN children, their families and the huge challenges faced by the special groups/schools that provide much needed specialist support as part in "Sainsburys Carers Week".  



Saturday 17th


Rachel's Epic Run 17


Rachel's Epic Run 17: 65 miles 2.5 marathons). 

Finishing at the entrance to the "Sherborne Summer Festival" ETA 3:15pm

June 2017

Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs