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...
Mums with small businesses offered support to grow

Mums with small businesses offered support to grow

THRIVING support network just for mums with small businesses in Salisbury has now been running for one year. Salisbury Business Mums ‘meet-ups’ were developed by local business mums Josie Brocksom and Lucy Bennett, to provide a friendly and supportive...
The new electric LEAF is stunning

The new electric LEAF is stunning

THE TWO new versions of the LEAF electric car offer improved infotainment, with the e+ Limited Edition providing a boost in power and extended range. Both feature an 8-ins touchscreen infotainment system, the e-pedal function with regenerative braking and the ProPILOT...
Best mates sail the seven seas

Best mates sail the seven seas

By Viktor Berg Gillingham resident Tom Dymond-Andrews met James Haggett in Year7 at Sexeys School, Bruton. Now the two 27-year-olds have sailed the Atlantic, crossed the Pacific and currently are navigating the Indian Ocean on their way to the infamous Red Sea. Since...
Mirror Crack’d European Premier a stylish triumph

Mirror Crack’d European Premier a stylish triumph

The European premiere of Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack’d was performed this week at Salisbury Playhouse. The team behind the new stage production have thrown all the pieces of the Queen of Crime’s murder mystery up in the air and created a stylish, modern,...
Attic attack for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visit

Attic attack for ANTIQUES ROADSHOW visit

The Antiques Roadshow team are at Salisbury Cathedral on Tuesday, May 14 to offer free valuations on family heirlooms or car boot bargains. Pictured above: Judith Miller, Lennox Cato, Paul Atterbury, Fiona Bruce, Mark Hill, Rupert Maas – (C) BBC –...
Where to eat out for Veganuary #veganreccomendations

Where to eat out for Veganuary #veganreccomendations

We are heading out of Veganuary into the rest of the year. But why stop eating vegan now? Thankfully, these days, restaurants and pubs have many more vegan choices to choose from. In Salisbury the Old Ale and Coffee House is an atmospheric gastropub, where Tom, the...
Ladders of hope light the cathedral

Ladders of hope light the cathedral

Katrina ffiske Salisbury Cathedral is bravely mixing politics, art and religion in Ladders of Light – a new constitution for the UK. The art installation responds to the strange times the country is going through at the moment with Brexit. When launching the...
Rod gave a real performance

Rod gave a real performance

By Sue Anslow At the Salisbury City Hall concert ‘Some Guys Have All The Luck  – The Rod Stewart Story’, on February 8, we were pleasantly surprised. We had great seats near the front so had a clear view. First impressions were that the band was beautifully...
Playhouse presents David Tomlinson’s life

Playhouse presents David Tomlinson’s life

Best remembered for playing Mr Banks in Disney’s Mary Poppins, and Professor Brown in Bedknobs and Broomsticks, David Tomlinson was renowned for playing the classic English gentleman. We discover in the play, The Life I Lead, by James Kettle, that the person behind...
Great story properly told

Great story properly told

By Fanny Charles Robert Louis Stevenson understood the timeless appeal of a great adventure and his most popular book, Treasure Island, continues to delight and excite audiences of all ages. Salisbury Studio Theatre’s youth theatre staged a swashbuckling production,...

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