Q & As

Q: How can I join Sherborne Douzelage?
A: Just contact our secretary from the Contact Us tab and give your name, e-mail, address and phone details. You will be included on our Friends of Douzelage listing for mailings. If you are interested to make friends or find people of like interests across Europe then please contact us.

Q: Is there a membership fee?
A: No; we are an open charity free to all people in the area.

Q: What can I do for Sherborne Douzelage?
A: Please contact secretary from the Contact Us tab, say what your interests are and one of the committee will get in touch to discuss ideas.

Q: Can another UK town join Douzelage?
A: No as it was created with one town per country in the EU. However your town can create a similar arrangements of towns across Europe and we can provide advice on some of the advantages and pitfalls.

Q: What area do you cover?
A: Most of our activities include people living, working or at school within about 10 miles radius of Sherborne in projects that interact with any other Douzelage Town in the EU. If you see an interesting project then please feel free to contact us.


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