Portraits from the inter war

Portraits from the inter war

Salisbury Museum’s has announced their summer exhibition, Augustus John: Drawn from Life, co-curated by freelance writer, lecturer and independent curator Dr David Boyd Haycock. The exhibition, reappraising the life and work of the British artist, runs from May 18...
A Celebration of Summer Bounty

A Celebration of Summer Bounty

Curators of gastronomic adventures, Sorn, have teamed up with Roth Bar & Grill to present an exclusive outdoor feast in the woods of the Fonthill Estate. A Celebration of Summer Bounty from Field, Forest and Fire is a summer lunch celebrating seasonal and...
Charity walk aids support group

Charity walk aids support group

Wiltshire charity Alzheimer’s Support is inviting walkers to take part in its annual sponsored walk in June. The 8.5-mile Walk to Remember starts in Warminster Park and takes in Wiltshire countryside around historic Battlesbury Camp hill fort. A family-friendly Meadow...
Princess Anne at Armed Forces Day

Princess Anne at Armed Forces Day

Princess Royal will be at the Armed Forces Day Event in Salisbury on Saturday, June 29. There three day event starts on the Friday, focusing on thanking serving military personnel, with a free barbecue for them and their families followed by live entertainment open to...
Dog walkers needed

Dog walkers needed

A Gillingham resident asked for dog walking support for their 12-year-old Beagle from the Cinnamon Trust. Now the charity is looking for volunteers. The national charity assists the elderly and terminally ill and their pets to keep them together for as long as...
Wessex Group chooses charity appeal

Wessex Group chooses charity appeal

Dorset’s Wessex Group has chosen Salisbury Hospital’s Stars Appeal for its fundraising efforts. Last year the Shaftesbury-based group, raised about £6,000 for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Now it is lining up fundraising events for the Stars Appeal, Salisbury...
World’s largest history festival returns

World’s largest history festival returns

The Chalke Valley History Festival from June 24 to June 30 is on a 70-acre site at Broad Chalke, near Salisbury. Last year, about 150 speakers were featured, and more than 40,000 tickets sold. The week of talks, discussions and debates, also displays extensive and...
Gallery: Chalk badge Anzac Day Service

Gallery: Chalk badge Anzac Day Service

An Anzac Day Service was on Thursday, April 25, on the recently-restored First World War chalk badge Map of Australia. The Map was carved into the hillside in 1917 by Australian soldiers staying at Hurdcott Camp in the fields below, but had not been maintained since...
Tourist numbers taking the walk are soaring

Tourist numbers taking the walk are soaring

The number of tourists from all over the world taking part in a famous walk round Salisbury has soared by an incredible 15% – despite the Novichok poisoning incident in March, 2018, which shut down the city for months. But a huge drop has been recorded in the number...
Bemerton signs new manager

Bemerton signs new manager

Bemerton Heath Harlequins FC has appointed Ian Saunders as their new manager for the coming season. BHHFC Vice Chairman Clive Leonard said: “The new Manager will be Ian Saunders who comes to the club with a wealth of experience and knowledge and will be a huge...
Chatterbuses week

Chatterbuses week

Local  bus operator Salisbury Reds is marking Responsible Business Week by launching Chatty Bus – an initiative to help reduce loneliness and isolation among local people. Those living and working in the city are to be treated to company and conversation this...
Wilts CCC gears up for the season

Wilts CCC gears up for the season

Wiltshire County Cricket Club start their competitive season with four group matches in the Unicorns T20 competition, two on Sunday, May 5 and two on Monday, May 6. Cornwall at Werrington is the first test before they travel to Sidmouth for another two games versus...

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