The Arts Society Sherborne Social Life

In normal circumstances TASS enjoys a lively social scene. Before each lecture coffee and tea are served and members gather to chat in the newly renovated Digby Hall. We also hold a New Members Party as well as a Christmas Party in the hall after the final lecture of each year in December.


now open for bookings

The Grange Hotel, Oborne, Sherborne

Wednesday 15 December 7 for 7.30pm

We are delighted to announce that once again we can hold the annual Sherborne Arts Society Dinner which has been cancelled since 2019. This is a wonderful festive event held in the delightful function room at The Grange, a family run hotel at Oborne just outside Sherborne.

The evening starts with a glass of prosecco which is followed by a three course meal, with coffee, mince pies and festive toys. The Grange is noted for its cuisine and you will enjoy the food and the level of service.

Dress code – Optional Black Tie or Lounge Suit

The Dinner is now fully booked and bookings are closed.

There could, of course be cancellations between now and the date. If interested please enter your details below and register.

6 + 2 =

Other Dates for the Diary

With the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions we expect to be able to resume more normal social activities. Please note the dates below. Full details will follow.

1 December 2021

Digby Hall Sherborne

Christmas party

Free wine and soft drinks will be served after the evening lecture. All members are invited to attend – whether or not you attend the evening lecture.

2 March 2022

Digby Hall Sherborne

New members’ welcome party

 To be held from 4:20 pm after the afternoon lecture from 6 pm before the evening lecture. The gathering is an opportunity for members who joined TASS for the first time since September 2021 to meet each other and members of the Committee.

Week of 30 May-3 June 2022

Date to be confirmed

Leweston Manor


This summer lunch for members will take place at Leweston School during the May half-term. This is a wonderful event in the old manor house at Lewiston School.  Members will be greeted in the reception room and hall on arrival, having the opportunity to see the Lalique staircase and the 1930’s frescoes by George Sheringham before going to a splendid buffet in the light and airy 18th century drawing room. After lunch members are invited to take a guided walk around the historic chapel and magnificent grounds of the school.

Some previous events

Lewiston Manor

Lewiston Lunch

Grange dinner

Grange dinner