Festival film programme marks fall of Berlin Wall and moon landings

Festival film programme marks fall of Berlin Wall and moon landings

Film enthusiasts interested in space exploration or the Cold War era can rejoice as Salisbury International Arts Festival presents an impressive programme to mark 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and 50 years since the moon landings. Films themed around the...
Ballet Under the Stars’ 10th anniversary

Ballet Under the Stars’ 10th anniversary

Covent Garden Dance Company celebrates a decade of dance on July 26, 27, and 28 staging ‘Ballet Under the Stars’. The summer event is in Hatch House’s 17th Century walled Dutch garden near Tisbury. Every July, the garden at Hatch is covered with a canopy creating a...
Shakespeare in the garden

Shakespeare in the garden

Shakespeare’s most famous stories are brought to life in August when Groundlings Theatre Company presents two special summer nights in the gardens of the Rifles Museum, also known as The Wardrobe, Salisbury. On Thursday, August 1, the sparkling comedy of...
Girls in hysterics at City Hall

Girls in hysterics at City Hall

The hysterical, and last ever tour of Menopause The Musical, is at Salisbury’s City Hall on Sunday, May 12, for a hilarious celebration of women and ‘The Change’. Starring EastEnders Cheryl Fergison and former girl band member Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), the cast make...
Spire and space united

Spire and space united

Centrepiece of Salisbury International Arts Festival 2019, which runs from May 24 to June 9, GAIA is a stunning installation by Bristol-based artist Luke Jerram. The rotating 7m globe features NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface and marks 50 years since the moon...
Pick up a pint of science in the pub

Pick up a pint of science in the pub

Head down to your local pub to hear scientists discussing everything from vaccines to disease outbreaks. Pint of Science Salisbury is a scheme drawing expert scientists down their local to answer the biggest question: what next? Public Health England scientists...
Harnham Water Meadows Heritage Craft Open Day

Harnham Water Meadows Heritage Craft Open Day

Harnham Water Meadows Trust Heritage Crafts Open Day is on  May 18 on the water meadows with free entrance at Rose Cottage, Harnham end of Town Path, 10am to 4.30pm. Heritage Lottery and Wiltshire Council Area Board funded, crafts people demonstrate and explain their...

Forty years on the cuckoo clock

More than 20,000 visitors from far and wide came to Downton on May 4 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Cuckoo Fair, the biggest free event in Wiltshire. Endless rows of arts, craft and food stalls from all over the country had set up shop to provide visitors...
Another first festival for city

Another first festival for city

The first ‘Five Rivers Festival’ is in Salisbury on Bank Holiday Monday, May 27. The fun, charity event organised by Salisbury Rotary Club, Serve On, Salisbury Fire Station and Salisbury Sea Cadets is sponsored by local organisations Boatwrights Estate Agents, Unstuck...
Salisbury Live – What’s coming up

Salisbury Live – What’s coming up

Salisbury Live kicked off with a stomping opening event in the Market square on Sunday,  May 5.  A crowd of about 2000 turned up to see The Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Act) headline a full afternoon and evening of live music in the heart of the city. Local talent...
FORGOTTEN VILLAGE TO BE OPENED

FORGOTTEN VILLAGE TO BE OPENED

A new audio-visual experience opens up Wiltshire’s forgotten village of Imber, according to Wiltshire Creative which has commissioned and created the scheme. Imber: You Walk Through opens at the 2019 Salisbury International Arts Festival in a pop-up city centre venue...
One-day festival for all the family

One-day festival for all the family

@home Salisbury presents @thefestival for families in Wiltshire. The one-day event, that takes place on June 1 at Martha’s Down, is open to ‘kids, dogs and grandmas’ features a plethora of entertainment. Lots of local bands and choirs, dance schools,...

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