In this issue
We visit two farms: Parsons’ Farm in Milston, where a lockdown pumpkin planting venture has turned into a growing business, and Manor Farm in Sutton Mandeville, where former stables have undergone a transformation into a café with an eco-ethic; Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum explores the mystery behind ‘witches marks’ etched into walls and pillars of buildings across the county. A new book reveals inside story of Salisbury’s iconic alehouse, The Haunch of Vension, including its reputation for ghostly goings on. Several works by Thomas Hardy were influenced by his sisters’ time spent in the county, we follow their story; In the first of a new series on the county’s almshouses, we discover more about their founders, heritage, and role in the 21st century. From Texas to Malmesbury - we meet Kim and Whit Hanks, the new owners of The Old Bell Hotel in Malmesbury.