During October 2013 the centre of Sherborne, around the Abbey, was transformed into a film set for a remake of the Thomas Hardy story of Far From The Madding Crowd.. The film is due for release in spring 2014.
Perri Ashby in Half Moon Street transformed into a tobacco shop.
A new tea rooms!
The farm yard in front of the Abbey.
A fair being setup on the Abbey green.
You would never have known that there was grass under this surface.
Sheep pens and other animal enclosures.
The Rajpoot changed into a dairy shop.
Sue Ryder now selling fancy hats and clothes.
Would you recognise this as Sherborne?
The newsagents opposite the Abbey.
Matthews Opticians is now a hardware shop.
Sunday morning - quite a lot of interest in what is going on.