Future Projects

Douzelage International Young Musician Festival in France 1 – 6 July

The  “Douzelage Young Musician Festival” is going to take place from 1st – 6th  July, in Granville, France .
Five young musicians from local schools have been selected to take part representing Sherborne and playing with young musicians from other European towns. Details can be found at: https://sherbornemusic.org/

The musicians going in 2018 are:
Bee Thomas –Recorder, George Jefferson – Oboe, Eliza Dawson – Piano, Ciara Munnery – Violin and Kelly Kwong – Piano.

These young musicians already take an active part in the youth music of the town, including performing in the Joint Schools’ Symphony Orchestra (Sherborne School, Sherborne Girls, Leweston and The Gryphon), of whom Ciara is the leader.

Granville Carnaval, France 10 – 14 February 2018

Two leaders plus 8 students from The Gryphon school will be taking part in the Granville Carnaval, a similar event to the successful ones over the last few years. Carnaval Website

Other projects and events of 2018

These can be found on the link embedded HERE and more details can be obtained from the Douzelage Secretary via the Contact Us tab on this website. For those marked “possible” then they will happen and you can take part if you are interested.


Sherborne Douzelage is very grateful to all of these organisations for their donations and for the support that they are providing to make our projects a success:

Valmeira Glass UK Ltd
Sherborne Kitchens
West Dorset District Council
Barbara Whatmore Charitable Trust
Duo Teresa Carreño
The Eastbury Hotel (Three Wishes)
Old Fosterians Association
Porter Dodson
Sherborne Abbey Festival
Sherborne Arts Link
Simon Digby Charitable Trust
Simon Digby (Sherborne) Memorial Trust
Wessex Strings
Castle Gardens
Riley’s Cycles
Aviation Training International