First abstract show in Mere

First abstract show in Mere

Abstract art at the Beamont Gallery in Mere is on display from June 30 to July 22. The exhibition, In The Abstract, features sculptures, paintings and charcoal drawings by Pennie Elfick, Neil Joyce and Sandra Porter. Resident artist Andrew Walworth, who curated the...
A nifty snifter at the 19th hole

A nifty snifter at the 19th hole

THE oldest member has two great talents – telling stories of the golfing exploits and love lives of other members, and getting younger members to stand him just one more whisky to keep the old vocal chords working. And he has some jolly good stories to tell – a few of...
Bishop to conduct special service to ‘cleanse’ city

Bishop to conduct special service to ‘cleanse’ city

The public has been invited to a special service celebration for the community life of the City of Salisbury by the Bishop of Salisbury and the rector of the parish. The service is at 3 pm on Sunday, April 15, at St Thomas’s Church in Salisbury city centre very near...

Hearts and minds beat for Valentines

Valentine’s Day was marked by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) joining the messages of 17,939 supporters in a Guinness World Records title attempt for Longest chain of paper hearts. Through its network of more than 720 charity shops and thousands of supporters, the...
Robin makes his nest in the City

Robin makes his nest in the City

The heart-warming and utterly hilarious winter production of Little Robin Red Breast has landed in Salisbury. The musical play directed by Gareth Machin is a roaring success, not only for the little ones but for parents too! The Christmas story of Robin Red Breast...
Tallest living Christmas tree lights up Wilton

Tallest living Christmas tree lights up Wilton

Wilton welcomed the festive season with the annual Christmas light switch-on which took place in the market square. Cllr Peter Edge had the important job of switching on the lights, followed by the childrens nativity play and Christmas carols by Wilton Christian...
New novel has current theme

New novel has current theme

Covering action and adventure, Jane Wade’s new book ‘Wolf Wind’ is a western, a love story and a mystery, bound together with a touch of the ethereal. It is the tale of a wild horse and a young man called Cub, who is easier in his own company because there is no one...
Mere lights up

Mere lights up

Mere Town showed its character on Friday, December 1, with the Christmas switch-on. Hand bells rang and snow as the evening started. The lights were switched on with a count-down and a wave of a magic wand, followed  by the  Military Wives Choir. Many stalls around...
New chapter for Wilton’s historic almshouses

New chapter for Wilton’s historic almshouses

Almshouses belonging to a medieval hospital charity dating back to the 1400s have been transferred to one of the biggest almshouse charities in the country. The Hospital of St Mary Magdalene, Wilton, existed in 1420 with close links to Wilton Abbey, as an education...

Tollard talks presents Science TV Presenter Dallas Campbell

With a creative sound and vision installation and live commentary from Dallas, the Tollard Talks barn becomes a spaceship for you to be transported through space. An eclectic and beautifully illustrated mix-tape of space travel stories – both real and imagined....

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