Cathedral echoes to Mozart and Bach

Cathedral echoes to Mozart and Bach

On April 13, two choral works will resonate in Salisbury Cathedral. Salisbury Musical Society Singers, conducted by David Halls, performs Mozart’s C Minor Mass (the Great) and a Bach Cantata, accompanied by London-based Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra, and four...
FREE music lessons in Wiltshire this weekend

FREE music lessons in Wiltshire this weekend

Learn to Play Day a free national event to encourage everyone in the UK to start making music, is in Salisbury this weekend. Supported by Jools Holland OBE, and run by charity Music for All, the 2019 Learn to Play Day is on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24,...
Review: Miles Jupp: The Life I Lead, at Salisbury Playhouse

Review: Miles Jupp: The Life I Lead, at Salisbury Playhouse

By Katrina ffiske Quickly – book your tickets to see Miles Jupp, at Salisbury Playhouse, acting out the story of David Tomlinson. Best remembered as Mr Banks in Disney’s Mary Poppins, David Tomlinson was renowned for playing the classic English gent. Behind this...
Larmer Tree Festival comedy line-up announced

Larmer Tree Festival comedy line-up announced

The 29th edition of the Larmer Tree Festival will not lack laughs as this year’s late-night comedy line-up is headlined by Josie Long and Nish Kumar. Radio 4’s ‘Short Cuts’ writer and presenter Josie Long is a multifaceted talent. Her most recent show ‘Something...
Choral delights at Messums Wiltshire

Choral delights at Messums Wiltshire

By Fanny Charles TISBURY’s “rural cathedral”, the 700 year old thatched tithe barn which is home to Messums Wiltshire gallery and arts venue, was the perfect setting for a concert of exciting, exquisite and spiritual music by the Monteverdi Apprentices, conducted by...
Atten-shun! Forward march to the Studio Theatre

Atten-shun! Forward march to the Studio Theatre

By Fanny Charles IN the annals of television comedy, there are few shows to compare for longevity and popularity with Dad’s Army, Jimmy Perry and David Croft’s affectionate tribute to the Home Guard. You can still see re-runs on some of today’s many...
Fair deal for antique hunters

Fair deal for antique hunters

In sharp contrast to the snow that enveloped Salisbury last year and all but cancelled the Wilton House Antique Fair, this year the three day event enjoyed lovely spring weather and saw loads of visitors pass through the doors in search of a good day out. On offer was...
Fovant singer launches her true sound

Fovant singer launches her true sound

Award-winning singer-songwriter Isobel Thatcher from Fovant goes back to her roots to launch her second EP with long-time supporters. With her father Tom on bass, her brother Dom on sax, Chris Kirby-Williams on drums and Mark Skerrit on keyboard, she is in Fovant...
Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at Salisbury Playhouse

Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing at Salisbury Playhouse

Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre to warm the hearts of theatregoers this spring with a new staging of Shakespeare’s much-loved Much Ado About Nothing. Northern Broadsides once again join forces with the award-winning New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme to...
Players stage premiere

Players stage premiere

Fordingbridge Players stage the European premiere of The Ladies Foursome by Canadian playwright Norm Foster on Wednesday, May 29, 7.30pm, in the Sports Hall, Forres Sandle Manor School, Fordingbridge. The play is about three women who gather for a round of golf in...

This weekends top Fivelive events by Louella

Introducing our very own Valley News weekly events vlog with Louella our entertainments correspondent. If you would like to be considered to be featured please send your events to...
Night of adventure promised

Night of adventure promised

Ride icy waves in sub zero winter, chase tornados and mountain bike into the wildest reaches of the imagination. The Kendal Mountain Festival Tour is in Salisbury for a night of adventure films and a talk from the queen of adventure Anna McNuff. On March 13, Salisbury...

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