About Us

Sherborne Arts Link Ltd is a registered charity, (number 1007680) and a company limited by guarantee (number 2471382).

Our Vision: Enhancing and improving lives through access to the arts and culture for the whole community.

Our Mission: To deliver a high quality, socially inclusive programme of arts engagement and participation.


ArtsLink is governed by a Council of Management comprised of:

  • Trustees with voting rights

  • Sherborne Town Council – Cllr Bill Taylor

  • Dorset Council – Cllr Mary Penfold

  • Dorset Council – Jude Allen, Cultural Officer

All Councillor representatives act as advisors without voting rights


Development, control and management of activities is delegated to two Executive Managers

Staff and Trustees

Our Tutors

Our Stories

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“I can’t believe how proud it made me seeing my work on display: I never thought I could do that”


“The class is encouraging, informative, it is a joy to be here”


“Before coming to dance I couldn’t stand, but now I can and find standing and walking easier”

ArtsLink Fizz: Parkinsons Dance

“It made me realise I can still do things that I thought I couldn’t do. It just pushes you”.

ArtsLink Fizz: Art for Memory

“Thank you for an excellent and challenging course”


“it makes you do it at home as well, it inspires you to do what you wouldn’t normally do at home”. “I painted all the garden furniture!”

ArtsLink Fizz: Art for Parents

“ArtsLink offers a community as well as art lessons”

ArtsLink Tutor observation

“The class was helpful and fun. I was really, really happy”

ArtsLink Course Participant