Winterslow panto

Winterslow panto

A very happy cast and crew after a short run of highly successful sell-out performances – standing room only for the final show.
An absolute beauty

An absolute beauty

By Fanny Charles Salisbury has had an awful year, no question – you don’t need reminding. What you DO need is a dose of unabashed, gloriously colourful, warm-hearted, hilarious, touching and just plain wonderful pantomime. Oh yes, you do! Believe me! When Salisbury...
Remember this

Remember this

Next Memory Box is on Monday, December 17, 2pm to 3.30pm in the Vicarage School Rooms on Queen Street, Gillingham. A festive visit from St. Mary the Virgin Primary School children is promised and all are welcome.
Paris is in Salisbury

Paris is in Salisbury

By Katrina ffiske A trip to the Playhouse pantomime has become an important part of Salisbury’s Christmas celebrations, and this year’s spellbinding pantomime Beauty and the Beast does not fail to please. It is a triumph of comedy, song, dance, beautiful set and...
Top weekend events

Top weekend events

Markets and concerts for you to enjoy this weekend, not long until Christmas! Don’t forget you can add your own event via our Submit an Event page. Woodford Valley Christmas Bazaar Motcombe Christmas Lights Switch On   An Evening of Christmas Celebrations From...
Thriller in Salisbury

Thriller in Salisbury

The UK’s ultimate tribute to the King of Pop is coming to Salisbury in February as 2019 marks 10 years since the death of Michael Jackson. Ben Bowman, playing Michael Jackson, is on a UK tour celebrating the life and work of arguably one of the most popular and...
From Darkness to light in pictures

From Darkness to light in pictures

A selection of stills of  Salisbury Cathedral’s ‘From Darkness to Light’ Advent Service and the accompanying illuminated art installations. Photography by Ash Mills. The installations will remain at Salisbury Cathedral until Sunday, February 3, 2019 and...
Spinning gold from old stories

Spinning gold from old stories

By Fanny Charles There’s no clutching at straws in Bumblefly’s 2018 Christmas show for children. The three-strong company spins pure gold (as well as puns) from the tale of Rumpelstiltskin, which opened at Greyfriars at Ringwood and will be touring, Dorset, Wiltshire...
Warminster Military Wives Choir

Warminster Military Wives Choir

Mere Cancer Research UK in association with St Michael’s Church present Warminster Military Wives Choir in concert in St Michael’s Church, Mere. Something to please everyone and a sprinkling of Christmas magic gives the concert a special sparkle. Tickets...
A family Christmas, Ayckbourn-style

A family Christmas, Ayckbourn-style

By Fanny Charles Alan Ayckbourn certainly knows how to do Christmas – or rather, he knows how families do Christmas, the rituals, the petty arguments, the things that people say and do when they’ve had too much to drink… He has explored Christmas as a fertile...
Guildhall has family activities

Guildhall has family activities

Festive activities and workshops in Salisbury Guildhall include activities and free workshops during December. From Needle Felting on Tuesday, December 4, to wreath-making from upcycled materials on Thursday, December 6, to Wrapping Paper Printing on Wednesday,...

Do not miss this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting event in Wilton Market Square on Monday, December 3, from 4pm. It promises to be a great evening with Market Stalls, Father Christmas and Morris Dancers. The lights will be turned on by the Mayor of Wilton Peter Edge at...

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