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September 2019

Alchemy: Artifacts Reimagined

21 September 2019 - 4 January 2020
Salisbury Museum, The King's House 65 The Close
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Archer inspires unique exhibition A new exhibition by Ann-Marie James, called Alchemy: Artefacts Reimagined opens at the museum on Saturday, September 21. The Wessex Museums Partnership invited Ann-Marie to explore the collections of Salisbury Museum, Dorset Museum, Poole Museum and Wiltshire Museum  to create new work inspired by an object from each collection. The result is a series of works in white and gold. The exhibition will run until January 4, 2020.

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October 2019

Cloth and Clay

Wednesday, 2 October @ 09:00 - Thursday, 31 October @ 17:00
Salisbury Library, Market Walk
Salisbury, SP1 1BL
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Cloth and Clay Exhibition at Salisbury Library   Textiles by Rosie Epton-Peter and Ceramics by Rachel Gray   2nd-31st October 2019   During normal library opening hours:   Mon   10-5 Tues   9-7 Wed    9-5 Thurs  9-5 Fri       9-7 Sat      9-5 Sun    closed   Gallery 4 Salisbury Library, Market Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BL

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Halloween Scarecrow Trail

Saturday, 5 October - Sunday, 3 November
Hope Nature Centre, SOUTHWICK COUNTRY PARK, Frome Road
Southwick, Wiltshire BA14 9QD United Kingdom
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Join us in our Animal Park and go on the hunt for our 6 friendly scarecrows. Find them all to win a treat! www.hopenaturecentre.org.uk/halloween/   

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Zumbathon for Headway Salisbury & South Wiltshire

Saturday, 19 October @ 08:00 - 17:00
Michael Herbert Hall, South Street, Wilton
Salisbury, SP2 0JD United Kingdom
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£7 – £13

Are you ready to take up the Zumbathon challenge?  Join us for an afternoon of dance fitness fun in support of local brain injury charity! Whether you are a seasoned zumba enthusiast or new to this form of exercise, put on your trainers and give it a go! Zumba® combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout. The focus on having fun and no dance experience is needed and there are no wrong moves!  Zumba Gold from…

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Edgley Optica 40th Anniversary

Saturday, 19 October @ 10:00 - 16:00
Old Sarum Airfield, Old Sarum Airfield
Salisbury, SP4 6DZ United Kingdom
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Edgley Optica 40th Anniversary held at the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection on Saturday, October 19, 10am to 4pm. The event is an opportunity for ex-Edgley employees and fans of the company and the Optica aircraft to get together to celebrate the first flight of the type, and to remember the people that made it happen. There will also be an opportunity to tour the Collection which housed the Optica assembly line, and refreshments in the Conference Room. We hope to attract as…

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Julia Woolf at Salisbury Library

Saturday, 19 October @ 11:00 - 12:00
Salisbury Library, Market Walk
Salisbury, SP1 1BL
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Free

Suitable for children aged 2+   Join us for a story time session with author and illustrator Julia Woolf. Julia’s books include Giraffe on a Bicycle and Duck and Penguin are Not Friends.   Saturday 19 October   11.00-12.00   Salisbury Library Market Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BL   Free event no booking required   For more details go on to the festival website https://salisburyliteraryfestival.co.uk/   Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult (children 8 and under…

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Friars Moor Open Day

Saturday, 19 October @ 12:00 - 17:00
Wincombe Centre, Wincombe Business Park
Shaftesbury, SP7 9QJ United Kingdom
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Friars Moor’s upcoming Open Day is at their new and improved Shaftesbury branch on Saturday, October 19. Between 12am and 5pm, visitors can have a look around the new facilities, chat to the vets, see some fun demos with the nurses and enter competitions to win prizes. Friars Moor have invited local traders to show their wares in the car park. www.thewincombecentre.co.uk

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Julie Pike and Kirsty Applebaum at Salisbury Library

Saturday, 19 October @ 12:00 - 13:00
Salisbury Library, Market Walk
Salisbury, SP1 1BL
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£2

Join the fabulous children’s authors, Julie Pike and Kirsty Applebaum for a fun creative writing workshop.   Suitable for children aged 7+   Saturday 19 October   12.00-13.00   Salisbury Library Market Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BL   Tickets cost £2   For more details and to book tickets go on to the festival website https://salisburyliteraryfestival.co.uk/   Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult (children 8 and under must never be left unsupervised in the library). If…

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Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola at Salisbury Library

Saturday, 19 October @ 13:00 - 14:00
Salisbury Library, Market Walk
Salisbury, SP1 1BL
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£2

Join author and illustrator Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola for an out-of-this-world event about their brand new picture book Look Up!   Get ready to enjoy a lively event full of storytelling, fun facts and top drawing tips from this exciting debut duo.   Why not join in the fun in fancy dress? We want to see lots of space-themed costumes!   Suitable for children aged 3+   Saturday 19 October   13.00-14.00   Salisbury Library Market Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire,…

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Eco Day in Marnhull

Saturday, 19 October @ 13:30 - 18:00
Marnhull Village Hall, Burton St
Marnhull, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1PP United Kingdom
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The world is heating. The climate is changing. The environmental challenges are huge - and must be addressed. Action is needed at the international, national, regional, local - and personal levels. Or so many people believe. We are surrounded by information sources; but not all of them are reliable and not all of them agree. Do you want to help address the climate emergency but are not sure how? Do you think there’s not much you can do - or…

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Tisbury Carnival Jumble Sale 19/10/2019

Saturday, 19 October @ 14:00 - 16:00

Hinton Hall, Church Street, Tisbury 2.00pm to 4.00pm (Jumble can be dropped off from 12.00noon on the day).

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Nadine Wild-Palmer at Salisbury Library

Saturday, 19 October @ 14:30
Salisbury Library, Market Walk
Salisbury, SP1 1BL
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Free

Join us in Salisbury library as Nadine hosts a special animal mask making event, and performs a song from her book.   Suitable for children aged 7+   Saturday 19 October   14.30-15.30   Salisbury Library Market Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BL   Free event no booking required   For more details go on to the festival website https://salisburyliteraryfestival.co.uk/   Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult (children 8 and under must never be left unsupervised in…

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Neil Smith at Salisbury Library

Saturday, 19 October @ 15:45 - 16:45
Salisbury Library, Market Walk
Salisbury, SP1 1BL
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Free

Join us in Salisbury library for this fun session, and draw along with Neil as he doodles cartoons of his favourite literary Halloween ghouls!   Children’s Event   Saturday 19 October   15.45-16.45   Salisbury Library Market Walk, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 1BL   Free event no booking required   For more details go on to the festival website https://salisburyliteraryfestival.co.uk/   Please note all children must be accompanied by an adult (children 8 and under must never be left unsupervised in…

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Sounds in Time: A Soundscape

Saturday, 19 October @ 18:00 - 19:00
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One event on 19 October 2019 at 18:00

One event on 20 October 2019 at 18:00

Berwick St John Church, Luke Street
Berwick St John, SP7 0HA
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£10

Two years in the making, award-winning sound designer John Del'Nero has been joined by Margaret Montgomery to create 'Sounds in Time', an aural history of a Chalke Valley village throughout the ages through sounds and voices. Focusing on the history of Berwick St John, this is a marvellous and unique production for anyone who lives in or loves the heritage, landscape and traditions of this wonderful area. The Soundscape will take place in the Church in Berwick St John, and…

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The Rockin’ Revival – Polecats plus 3

Saturday, 19 October @ 19:00 - 02:00
Fiddlers, Willway Street
Bristol, BS3 4BG
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£20.00

Polecats Formed in north London in 1977, Polecats were a key part of the early eighties British rockabilly revival scene. From the clothes, the hairstyles, and the dynamic live act, to the music itself, the quartet still delivers a classic rockabilly sound with percussive slap bass and blistering guitar solos. With a clear influence from 70's glam rock and punk, Polecats' musical universe never gets old. They even managed to score several British Top 40 Singles over the last four…

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The Rockin’ Revival – Polecats plus 3

Saturday, 19 October @ 19:00 - 02:00
Fiddlers, Willway Street
Bristol, BS3 4BG
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£20

Polecats Formed in north London in 1977, Polecats were a key part of the early eighties British rockabilly revival scene. From the clothes, the hairstyles, and the dynamic live act, to the music itself, the quartet still delivers a classic rockabilly sound with percussive slap bass and blistering guitar solos. With a clear influence from 70’s glam rock and punk, Polecats’ musical universe never gets old. They even managed to score several British Top 40 Singles over the last four…

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Salisbury Charter Fair

Sunday, 20 October @ 16:00 - 21:00
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An event every day that begins at 11:00, repeating until 23 October 2019

Salisbury Market Place, Market Place
Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 1JH United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for the return of Salisbury Charter Fair! The fair will light up the centre of Salisbury with an exciting variety of traditional and modern rides, stalls and attractions. The Charter Fair will bring plenty of fun for all the family with fair favourites including the carousel, dodgems and waltzer as well as other exciting rides for the thrill seekers. The Fair will open from 4pm until 9pm on Sunday, and then 11am until 10pm Monday through to Wednesday.

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Sounds in Time: A Soundscape

Sunday, 20 October @ 18:00 - 19:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 19 October 2019 at 18:00

One event on 20 October 2019 at 18:00

Berwick St John Church, Luke Street
Berwick St John, SP7 0HA
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£10

Two years in the making, award-winning sound designer John Del'Nero has been joined by Margaret Montgomery to create 'Sounds in Time', an aural history of a Chalke Valley village throughout the ages through sounds and voices. Focusing on the history of Berwick St John, this is a marvellous and unique production for anyone who lives in or loves the heritage, landscape and traditions of this wonderful area. The Soundscape will take place in the Church in Berwick St John, and…

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