Sip champagne and enjoy the thrill of polo or camp at an eclectic music festival.
CHEESE AND CHILLI FESTIVAL
A family show with something for everyone. Beside the chance to fill your belly with cheese and chilli, or take it home, there will be retail stands, pig racing, falconry, magic shows and a chilli eating contest.
July 7-8. Adults £6; 10am-5pm.
SUTTON VENY FLOWER SHOW
ALEXANDER PLAYING FIELD
A traditional day out with a competitor’s marquee that has a vast range of categories, such as Victoria sponge, photography and sweet peas. Enjoy the dog show, shop or visit the beer/tea tents.
Adults £3; 11am-4pm.
TIDWORTH POLO CLUB
Take a picnic and enjoy the champagne/Pimm’s bars as the Army vs Royal Navy polo match gets underway. Before that there’s a celebrity charity match, freefall parachute display and more.
From noon; www.tidworthpolo.com
LARMER TREE FESTIVAL
This magnificent venue is back in action after a year out as the well-loved family-friendly festival returns with the likes of First Aid Kit and Jake Bugg. Enjoy 70 eclectic artists and comics.
BOWOOD HOUSE AND GARDENS
Two spectacular open-air concerts that promise top music. July 21 sees Jools Holland and his orchestra give us rhythm and blues; while on July 22 Welsh mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins brings us opera.
FESTIVAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY
THE SALISBURY MUSEUM
A weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history, including two days of talks on some of the hottest archaeological topics. The showground outside will be fun for archaeology fans of all ages.
CHARLTON PARK, NEAR MALMESBURY
Discover a world without borders at Womad, a global fiesta of music, food, dance and art, and a place where everyone is welcome. Celebrate the world on your doorstep in a global get-together.
July 26-29; www.womad.co.uk
SPOON WHITTLING COURSE
An introductory course for anyone who wants to learn basic knife skills for spoon carving and whittling, held in Green Lane Woods. What can you create, given the chance?
Booking necessary on 01380 829070 or email email@example.com
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