Entertainment

City fun palace is home from home

People of all ages can enjoy the café bar @Home on Bridge Street, Salisbury, which offers all sorts of entertainment, every night, for everyone. The passionate performer of 12 years, Louella Adamson, 26, is providing activities such as stand-up comedy, circus...

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Bonfire and firework display

Amesbury Town Council is holding a free bonfire and fireworks event on Saturday, November 3, at the Centenary Pavillion in Amesbury. A Guy and Poster competition for children will be held. The winner of the Guy competition will light the bonfire, while the Poster...

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One World Fair at Stourton

Churches Together in Mere and District hold their popular One World Fair during the International Celebration of One World Week. Stalls represent local and national charities and organisations working for a better, fairer world. Activities for all the family include...

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Top Weekend Events

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Still fighting in the time of #MeToo

By Fanny Charles AS I left Salisbury Playhouse after the press night of Her Naked Skin, I overheard a male audience member comment that he was glad it was over because it was “all so emotional.” And, in a way, that sums the whole thing up – really, these hysterical...

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Final display for Beaumont Gallery

Final display for Beaumont Gallery The fine art exhibition Stories in Art will show the work of five artists operating in the South of England from Friday, October 19, to Sunday, November 11. Diverse creative styles and chosen media are available for viewing at the...

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A Wiltshire Tale

Wiltshire Creative was launched only recently and it is already bringing some wonderful events to Salisbury. The city’s Arts Centre was packed with groups of tables in the downstairs theatre, spilling out into the bar area. Valley News was there to hear Nick Harper...

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Habit of Art

A multi-layered evening at the Playhouse Habit of Art was an enormous success when it was first produced at The National Theatre in 2009. Thanks to Wiltshire Creative, Salisbury is hosting a revival of this play-within-a-play, telling of a fictional meeting between...

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Full steam ahead for carnival

An illuminated procession will be the highlight of Salisbury Carnival on Friday, October 19,  from 7.30pm until 9pm, which promises to be a fantastic evening for the whole family, according to the organisers Salisbury City Council. The carnival has entries from the...

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A Wiltshire Tale unfolds

“THE BARD OF WILTSHIRE”  celebrates the county in a poem set to music, written and performed by Nick Harper. A Wiltshire Tale covers the county’s history, landscape and wildlife, told through the voices of three immortal characters. The solo performance is in spoken...

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Romans moan in Dinton

Dinton Historical Society will hear Letters from Roman Soldiers, a talk by Nick Griffiths FSA, on Thursday, September 20, in Dinton Village Hall at 7.30pm. Soldiers traditionally complain about practically everything and often write home to their family. In Roman...

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Food & Drink Festival Sunday

Salisbury Food & Drink Festival is in the Market Place and Guildhall Square on Sunday, September 30, from 10am until 5pm. Food producers and suppliers from all over the UK  host food demos, talks and provide samples galore! Chef Paul Rankin is in the marquee on the...

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ONE-MAN and his SHOWS AT PLAYHOUSE

Shôn Dale-Jones is performing two one-man shows at The Salberg, Salisbury Playhouse on Friday, September 21, and Saturday 22. With his Fringe First Winning Show, The Duke, written and performed by him, he aims to amass donations of £50k for Save the Children’s...

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The Wiltshire Bee & Honey Day

Saturday, October 6 10am - 2pm The Corn Exchange, Devizes, SN12 1HS. A fantastic day for people thinking about taking up beekeeping. The free talks include: 'So you want to keep bees? An introduction to beekeeping as a hobby' by Richard Rickitt. Professor Phil...

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CREATIVE spirit attracts bumper crowds

More than 13,000 residents and visitors flocked  Wiltshire Creative’s Lift Off! weekend, celebrating the arts in Salisbury. Four days of free events and activities marked the start of the first season from Wiltshire Creative, the new combination of Salisbury Arts...

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Successful summer for two artists

Exhibitions this summer, showing the work of Royal Academicians Henry Lamb and Augustus John, end their run on  September 30. Salisbury Museum  and Poole Museum working in partnership, both mounted the displays, supported through the RA250 programme with Art Fund,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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