Circus skills for school by Rotary

Circus skills for school by Rotary

Shaftesbury Rotary Club has booked Circus Berzercus to perform with their travelling workshop at Shaftesbury School – for a second time. The workshop is on Saturday, December 15, and involves 7-to-14-year-olds. The circus, commonly known as ‘A Mismatch Made in...
City winter wonderland

City winter wonderland

The Christmas market and all-weather ice rink open in Salisbury tomorrow, Thursday, November 29. The Christmas market in Guildhall Square has authentic German market-style chalets and an all-weather ice rink open until Sunday, January 6. The 44 Christmas chalets have...
What Katie did in Mere

What Katie did in Mere

Mere Amateur Dramatic Society (MADS) presented Katie’s Party from Thursday, November 22 until Saturday 24. The poignant village tale by local author Adrienne Howell linked two World Wars. Katie, whose son in law has a Bentley, turns up at a local country pub for...
Winterslow panto

Winterslow panto

Winterslow Pantomime – Treasure Island and the Pirates It is 1756.  Mrs Hawkins, landlady of the Admiral Bimbo, her servant boy Jim, Squire Bilgewater, and Dr Dimworthy are off to Treasure Island to find Cap’n Flint’s treasure.  Will the dastardly pirates or the...
Top weekend events

Top weekend events

There are lots of Christmas fairs going this weekend, a perfect time to pick up special gifts for special people and have a jolly good time. Friday: Salisbury Hospice Charity Christmas Fair Postcard Anon Fundraising Event for Home Start South Wiltshire Saturday:...
Christmas Carol solo

Christmas Carol solo

Veteran solo performer Guy Masterson brings the Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, to The Salberg in a one-man show this Christmas. A Christmas Carol runs from Tuesday, December 18, to Saturday, December 22 in The Salberg. Being known for bringing many different...
Santa’s in sight near you

Santa’s in sight near you

December may be Santa’s busiest month but he ensures he checks the list (twice) to find out who has been naughty or nice to make flying visits to local children before the big day. Salisbury: Santa’s Grotto (every Tuesday and Thursday between December 3 and 22)....
Afternoon tea and dance

Afternoon tea and dance

Members of The Children’s Society Shaftesbury branch, and The Memory Cafés of St Martin’s Grange, Gillingham, and the Royal British Legion Shaftesbury invites you to a Tea Dance in the Shaftesbury Town Hall on Saturday, November 24, 3pm to 6pm. Tickets are £5 per...
Warminster warms up for festivities

Warminster warms up for festivities

Christmas Cheer begins in Warminster at the weekend with activities leading up to the Lights Switch-On this Saturday, November 24, at 6.30pm, at The Chapel of St Lawrence. A Christmas market throughout the day at the Warminster Civic Centre from 10am to 4pm has 30...
T1 Christmas crafts fest

T1 Christmas crafts fest

Salisbury & South Wilts Sports Club have over 30 crafts attending their Christmas shopping and Crafts event on Friday, November 30. There will be a giveaway with a T1 Cocktail Masterclass and a Christmas Hamper up for grabs. All proceeds form the evening will go...
NEW BOOK: The Turbulent Quaker: John Rutter of Shaftesbury

NEW BOOK: The Turbulent Quaker: John Rutter of Shaftesbury

A new book, The Turbulent Quaker, a biography of John Rutter of Shaftesbury (1796-1851) has been published by local author John Chandler. John Rutter was influential in Dorset and west country Quaker circles, connected through his family with early Methodism and with...
Santa’s in first South West special

Santa’s in first South West special

The Santa South West Christmas Village is open from December 1 to December 16, as Santa and his full entourage move into the Royal Bath and West Showground. A first for the South West, the event has AUTISM friendly slots, now on sale. Show organisers Kimberly and...

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