We’re Joint Champion of Champions 2016!

Sherborne in Bloom was awarded joint Champion of Champions at the South West in Bloom awards 2016. We were joint winners with St Just in Cornwall, scoring exactly the same marks.
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Christmas in Bloom

Every Christmastime the Methodist Church in Cheap Street holds a Christmas Tree Festival.

The inside of church is decorated with lights and Christmas trees and organisations in the town are invited to add their own trees.

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Sherborne in Bloom always joins in and we decorate our tree with blooms:

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Thousand of people queue to see this wonderful seasonal spectacle and thousands of pounds are raised for charity.

At this time of year the weather means that Bloomers often cannot do much in their gardens and so we have to find something useful to do indoors 😉

Decorating a tree is one way of celebrating this (very cold) season…

Happy Christmas!

 

We Will Remember Them

On Remembrance Day, Sherborne observes two minutes’ silence when the Abbey clock strikes eleven.

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People come to put crosses for their loved ones in the Field of Remembrance:

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And the Sherborne Boys School add their crosses:

Remembrance

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields…
(John McCrae – In Flanders Fields)

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Best Website

This website is honoured to have twice won the coveted Barry Cruse Trophy for 'Best Website' in the South West in Bloom regional competition.

We were awarded the trophy in 2010 and 2013.

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