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SG Enterprises

Sherborne Girls proudly presents SG Enterprises the commercial arm of Sherborne Girls School who are responsible for all non-school activities throughout the year but principally in the school holidays.

The School's glorious 40-acre campus is just a short walk from the town centre. The main school is a listed Victorian manor building, with a host of historic features including a large wood--panelled hall which can accommodate groups from 10 to 350.

Boarding Houses and School facilities are available to hire outside school term time. The School provides the perfect location to host residential groups, conferences, private hire, concerts, and special occasions. It has excellent transport links and is within walking distance of Sherborne train station.  


Our dedicated team of staff are here to help you with hosting or organising your event or stay with us, from start to finish. They have a wealth of knowledge and experience between them and pride themselves in their customer service and people skills.


Upcoming DatesTime Event 
Wednesday 13 December 7.30 - 10.00pmSherborne Town Band Christmas Concert  Book Here 
Sunday 11 February10.00am - 2.00pm Artisan FayreFree admission
Friday 22 March7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)The Surgery Comedy NightBook Here
Sunday 24 March11.00am - 2.00pmWedding FayreFree admission
Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 May Abbey Festival ConcertsFurther information can be found here. Tickets will be released soon. 
Sunday 26 May7.00pmFestival of SongBook Here
Saturday 10 August7.00pm (doors open at 6.00pm)Open Air Concert - 21st Century QueenBook Here
Sunday 25 August, 4.00pm4.00pm (doors open at 3.00pm)Open Air Theatre - Midsummer's Night Dream Book Here


Venues for Hire

The Merritt Centre is a multi-functional building boasting a state-of-the-art music and performance venue, it is the perfect venue for all your musical needs. It boasts 19 teaching rooms, 2 classrooms which are beautifully designed for music lessons and a state of the art recording studio.   

The Gransden Hall, the main heart of the building is the concert hall.  It has a superb acoustic, warm, and sufficiently resonant for both vocal and instrumental music. Acoustic banners allow a subtle flexibility of reverberation and the seating offers numerous configurations with which to accommodate varying numbers of performers and audience.

The Mackenzie Foyer has a lovely ambiance with fabulous views over the grounds and is available for private functions.  

Queenies café can be open for your events and catering is available thorough our in house caterers.

The Beddington Building is a self contained block which lends itself perfectly to courses or teaching for Lettings such as Language schools and day courses, where a class room is required.  There is a purpose built lecture theatre and large foyer for breakouts.

The main School boasts many additional rooms which can be used as smaller venues if you have a more intimate event.  There are a number or beautifully furnished Drawing rooms and the Hive lends itself well as a self-contained smaller venue.

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Blair House

We are delighted to offer Blair House, a small intimate property that sleeps 6 and has everything you would expect from a holiday let.  Blair House is available to rent as a whole property during school holidays. 

  • A fully fitted kitchen,
  • 5 bedrooms, 1 twin and 4 singles
  • 3 bathrooms,
  • A large airy communal area
  • Large Screen TV
  • Additional downstairs WC facilities
  • Off street parking
  • Close to Sherborne Town centre

For more information please email [email protected].

Please note we are unable to accommodate pets.

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Sports Facilities

Oxley Sports Centre sits across the road from the main school and is a very busy community dual use facility which is available to hire.

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Contact Us

If you wish to enquire further about hiring our boarding houses, please contact our Lettings Officer, Mrs Jaqui Simpson on [email protected]. For events enquiries, please contact our Events Officer, Mrs Jennifer Brewer at [email protected] and for all other enquiries, including Venue Hire, please contact Mrs Samantha Welch, Trading Manager via [email protected]

Please view our brochure which gives an overview of the range of buildings, accommodation and facilities you may hire. 

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