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Society, Service and Sacrifice: Sherborne Remembers the First World War
Tuesday 6 November at 7pm, Digby Memorial Church Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne, DT9 3NL
Sherborne War Memorial The unveiling of Sherborne War memorial in November 1921

‘We will remember them’ - but remember whom? How can we remember men of a ‘lost generation’ whom we have never met?

This evening commemoration, led by Sherborne Museum, seeks to give a context to the lives and deaths of the 175 men listed on the town’s First World War memorial. Our speakers will also assess the impact of wartime conditions on Sherborne society and explore how the war continued to affect lives after the signing of the armistice on 11th November 1918. Through illustrated talks and readings, we will bring to mind the immense debt of gratitude we owe to some 850 Sherbornians who served for King and Country.

Doors open from 6.30pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Booking details to be announced.

Local men of the Dorsetshire Regiment Local men of the Dorsetshire Regiment
Local nurses in VAD uniform Local nurses in VAD uniform

Friday 23 November 7pm, Digby Memorial Hall, Digby Road, Sherborne: Make We Mery As We May with Frances Eustace
Medieval Music

Frances is a leading light in the world of early music and dance, playing on authentic instruments and talking about their history.

Kick off the festive season with a magical medieval musical Christmas celebration and a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.

Admission: £7 (£5 to members)

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