Salisbury is preparing for a Christmas that ‘truly sparkles ‘with a series of festive events and activities.

Christmas Lights Switch On is Thursday, November 21 from 6pm, with a festive evening of fireworks, entertainment and live music, and Father Christmas making a guest appearance.

Ice Rink opens on Saturday, November 30 until Sunday, January 5, for families, friends, colleagues, schools and community groups.

Christmas Fayre with German-style wooden chalets is in the Market Place from Saturday, November 30 until Tuesday, December 24 for unique Christmas shopping with live music and festive treats.

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Santa’s Grotto is in the Guildhall. Children can hear a story read by Santa and have photos and receive a gift.

The Snowman with live orchestra is at Salisbury Cathedral the animated film of The Snowman with orchestra on Friday, December 6.

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Robin Hood is at Salisbury Playhouse, with all the elements of a traditional pantomime – comedy, dance, audience participation, fantastic sets and familiar songs, from  November 30 until January 12: a festive treat for all the family.

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Murder at Salisbury Arts Centre: an evening of Christmas mischief and mayhem with a three-course meal for Christmas parties or a fun night out with family and friends.

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Christmas Tree Festival at St Thomas’s Church is an annual tradition for church. schools, businesses, community groups and individuals to convey their message of Christmas by decorating a Christmas tree.

The Christmas tree entries can be admired from Tuesday to Sunday, December 3 to 8.

Ten giant Nutcrackers are coming to Salisbury to provide a fun festive trail for all the family from Saturday, November 30 until Sunday, January 5. Find all ten Nutcrackers and be in with a chance of winning a £100 Salisbury Gift Card.

Salisbury Indies Late Night Shopping Event is on until 8pm on Thursday, December 5, with exclusive offers and discounts , some offering a glass of mulled wine and mince pie.

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