Upcoming Special Events

Dec
5
Sat
Museum Christmas Shopping Event @ Dorchester Abbey Museum
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Come to the Museum Gift Shop and buy your Christmas cards and presents.

We have Abbey Christmas cards and others, and lots of lovely Christmas gifts: books, jewellery (including special Christmas earrings), as well as a wide range of stocking fillers for children.

Also our popular greetings cards for birthdays and other occasions

Edith Stedman’s Cook Book

The perfect Christmas present! To mark the 60th anniversary of the Museum’s opening by Edith, we’ve reissued her charming Monastery Guest House Cook Book.

Price £7.50. Available from the Museum or Linda Hender, 11 page Furlong linda.hender@btinternet.com

Please be assured that you’ll feel safe in the Museum as we have careful Covid-19 protection protocols in place: hand sanitizer, one-way system, social distancing, only a small number of people allowed entry at the same time, etc.

Please pay by card if possible.

 

Dec
8
Tue
Museum Christmas Shopping Event @ Dorchester Abbey Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come to the Museum Gift Shop and buy your Christmas cards and presents.

We have Abbey Christmas cards and others, and lots of lovely Christmas gifts: books, jewellery (including special Christmas earrings), as well as a wide range of stocking fillers for children.

Also our popular greetings cards for birthdays and other occasions

Edith Stedman’s Cook Book

The perfect Christmas present! To mark the 60th anniversary of the Museum’s opening by Edith, we’ve reissued her charming Monastery Guest House Cook Book.

Price £7.50. Available from the Museum or Linda Hender, 11 page Furlong linda.hender@btinternet.com

Please be assured that you’ll feel safe in the Museum as we have careful Covid-19 protection protocols in place: hand sanitizer, one-way system, social distancing, only a small number of people allowed entry at the same time, etc.

Please pay by card if possible.

 

Dec
11
Fri
Pre-school (virtual) Quiz Night
Dec 11 @ 8:00 pm

Zoom quiz – £10 per household

8pm from the comfort of your own home

Dorchester pre-cshool invites you to a quiz night to raise money for new equipment

Please email Hayley at admin@dorchesterpreschool.co.uk

 

Dec
12
Sat
OSJ Unlocked 4 @ Dorchester Abbey
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
OSJ Unlocked 4 @ Dorchester Abbey

Karlowicz ‘String Serenade’
Hurd ‘Love bade me welcome’ motet for choir
Tchaikovsky ‘String Serenade’

Strings of Orchestra of St John’s
OSJ Ashmolean Voices

OSJ Unlocked 4 @ Dorchester Abbey
Dec 12 @ 7:45 pm
OSJ Unlocked 4 @ Dorchester Abbey

Karlowicz ‘String Serenade’
Hurd ‘Love bade me welcome’ motet for choir
Tchaikovsky ‘String Serenade’

Strings of Orchestra of St John’s
OSJ Ashmolean Voices

Dec
19
Sat
Handel’s Messiah highlights @ Dorchester Abbey
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Handel’s Messiah highlights @ Dorchester Abbey

Highlights of Handel’s Messiah in John Lubbock’s exciting new orchestration for wind and strings. See Youtube clip HERE. OSJ Ashmolean Voices Soloists to include Ellie Edmonds soprano Orchestra of St John’s John Lubbock conductor To allow as many as possible to…

Handel’s Messiah highlights @ Dorchester Abbey
Dec 19 @ 7:45 pm
Handel’s Messiah highlights @ Dorchester Abbey

Highlights of Handel’s Messiah in John Lubbock’s exciting new orchestration for wind and strings. See Youtube clip HERE. OSJ Ashmolean Voices Soloists to include Ellie Edmonds soprano Orchestra of St John’s John Lubbock conductor To allow as many as possible to…

Dec
31
Thu
New Years Eve – overtures and dances @ Dorchester Abbey
Dec 31 @ 6:00 pm
New Years Eve – overtures and dances @ Dorchester Abbey

Overtures and Dances Orchestra of St John’s with John Lubbock conductor To allow as many as possible to attend, we are  offering two identical concerts of about 1 hour with no interval – one starting at 6pm, the other starting…

New Years Eve – overtures and dances @ Dorchester Abbey
Dec 31 @ 7:45 pm
New Years Eve – overtures and dances @ Dorchester Abbey

Overtures and Dances Orchestra of St John’s with John Lubbock conductor To allow as many as possible to attend, we are  offering two identical concerts of about 1 hour with no interval – one starting at 6pm, the other starting…

May
1
Sat
Oxford Art Week
May 1 – May 23 all-day
Oxford Art Week

DATES for the 2021 festival are 1st–23rd May

  • North Oxfordshire May 1st -9th [ 3rd Bank Holiday Monday]
  • Oxford City May 8th – 16th
  • South Oxfordshire May 15th – 23rd
Dec
2
Wed
Tennis Club – Adult Coaching
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Mobile Post Office Service (times may vary due to Covid) @ outside the Co-Op in Dorchester High Street
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec
3
Thu
Tennis Club – Open Club Session
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dec
4
Fri
Tennis Club – Ladies Morning
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Dec
5
Sat
Let’s light up Dorchester and make this village sparkle
Dec 5 – Dec 26 all-day
From our Facebook group
(Starting Sat 5th Dec) Want to join in the fun and put some sparkle in the village for Christmas?  Let's all make our houses glow with the lights of Christmas cheer Wander round the village and see all the spectacular Christmas lights and decorations.
 
Tennis Club – Gentlemen’s Morning
Dec 5 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Museum Christmas Shopping Event @ Dorchester Abbey Museum
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Come to the Museum Gift Shop and buy your Christmas cards and presents. We have Abbey Christmas cards and others, and lots of lovely Christmas gifts: books, jewellery (including special Christmas earrings), as well as a wide range of stocking fillers for children. Also our popular greetings cards for birthdays and other occasions

Edith Stedman's Cook Book

The perfect Christmas present! To mark the 60th anniversary of the Museum's opening by Edith, we've reissued her charming Monastery Guest House Cook Book. Price £7.50. Available from the Museum or Linda Hender, 11 page Furlong linda.hender@btinternet.com Please be assured that you'll feel safe in the Museum as we have careful Covid-19 protection protocols in place: hand sanitizer, one-way system, social distancing, only a small number of people allowed entry at the same time, etc. Please pay by card if possible.  
Dec
6
Sun
Tennis Club – Open Club Session
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Dec
7
Mon
DADS Play Reading (online) @ Online
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm
Registration required via www.dads.org.uk 
Dec
8
Tue
Museum Christmas Shopping Event @ Dorchester Abbey Museum
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Come to the Museum Gift Shop and buy your Christmas cards and presents. We have Abbey Christmas cards and others, and lots of lovely Christmas gifts: books, jewellery (including special Christmas earrings), as well as a wide range of stocking fillers for children. Also our popular greetings cards for birthdays and other occasions

Edith Stedman's Cook Book

The perfect Christmas present! To mark the 60th anniversary of the Museum's opening by Edith, we've reissued her charming Monastery Guest House Cook Book. Price £7.50. Available from the Museum or Linda Hender, 11 page Furlong linda.hender@btinternet.com Please be assured that you'll feel safe in the Museum as we have careful Covid-19 protection protocols in place: hand sanitizer, one-way system, social distancing, only a small number of people allowed entry at the same time, etc. Please pay by card if possible.  
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