Plan your diary for March - there is so much to do, see and take part in across the whole county. Enjoy eye-popping abstracts, thrilling adventure films or the new Genius walks at Stourhead.
Plan your diary: What’s on in March
Enjoy eye-popping abstracts, thrilling adventure films, or the new Genius walks at Stourhead.
MATERIAL EARTH, MESSUM’S WILTSHIRE, TISBURY
After 2017’s acclaimed ceramics show, Christie Brown, Malene Rasmussen, Clare Curneen and Bouke de Vries return with work that has a deceptive innocence. February 10-April 2.
STEVE KNIGHTLEY, MARLBOROUGH TOWN HALL
Marlborough Folk-Roots presents Show of Hands star Steve Knightley, who returns with stories and songs in a solo show. Tickets £18, 01672 512465, 8pm, marlboroughfolk-roots.co.uk
21ST CENTURY ABSTRACTS, FISHERTON MILL, SALISBURY
John Munro exhibits eye- popping abstract paintings. eir zinging colours and powerful patterns appeal to “the bravest of the brave art buyers,” he says. Until March 31; shertonmill.co.uk
STAN AND MABEL WILTSHIRE MUSIC CENTRE, BRADFORD
Ensemble 360 give us a fun- packed hour featuring a new story by Jason Chapman and music by Paul Rissmann. Suitable for ages 3-plus. Tickets £8, 01225 860100.
DISCOVER DURRINGTON WALLS LARKHILL
National Trust guides will take you on a 3-mile walk to explore Durrington Walls, where the builders of Stonehenge lived. Book on 0344 249 1895, £7, 1.30pm. Also on March 17, 28.
BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM FEST, SALISBURY ARTS CENTRE
Ban Mountain Film Festival features two collections of new adventure lms starring the world’s top explorers on mind-blowing journeys in wild, remote areas. salisburyartscentre.co.uk
MERCHANT’S HOUSE STUDY DAYS MARLBOROUGH
Georgian Age spring study series, includes: Aristocratic Patronage by David Evans on March 14 and Palladio Revisited by Christopher Rogers on March 21.
Tickets £15, 01672 511491.
ST MATTHEW PASSION, SALISBURY CATHEDRAL
Salisbury Musical Society performs Bach’s St Matthew Passion, accompanied by Chelsea Opera Group Orchestra and conducted by David Halls. Tickets £8-£20, 01722 320333.
VINTAGE BAZAAR, CORN EXCHANGE, DEVIZES
Thee best place to source vintage clothing and accessories, French brocante, antique textiles and handmade delights, with stock from the UK and Europe. thevintagebazaar.blogspot.com
SOUTHERN TENANT FOLK UNION
This Edinburgh-based string band has produced an arresting take on roots and folk music. ey will play ‘work in progress’ from their album Willie Rough.
Tickets £12/£10, 01249 701628.
HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI, SWINDON ARTS CENTRE
Radio Four favourite, BAFTA winner and regular on BBC’s Question Time, Hardeep gives his unique take on politics.
Tickets £16.50; 7.30pm. swindontheatres.co.uk
GENIUS OF THE PLACE WALKS, STOURHEAD
Join one of Stourhead’s volunteers on a guided introduction to the new Genius story. Discover more about the Hoare family on a walk through the spring garden.
Until October 31.
RAYMOND BURLEY, WYVERN THEATRE, SWINDON
Lunchtime Swindon Recital Series concert by Raymond Burley, including works by Scarlatti, Regondi and J S Bach. Tickets £6, 1.05pm-2pm. swindonrecitalseries.org
EDGELARKS, EBBESBOURNE HALL
Award-winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin give us British Isles traditional music and Phil’s beatbox harmonica. Tickets £14, starts 8pm. ebbesbournefolk.org.uk
The big, the beautiful and the sometimes bizarre world of predators will come to life across the estate. See a great white shark in actual size and dodge the eerie butcher bird.
Until October 31, longleat.co.uk
CLAIRE MARTIN AND WYJO, WILTSHIRE MUSIC CENTRE
Claire Martin and pianist Jason Rebello join Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra for classic big band numbers, original compositions and special arrangements.
Tickets £15, 01225 860100.
SPRING BULB CONTAINERS, BOWOOD GARDENERS’ BOTHY
A masterclass with Rachel Wilson, former in-house orist at ve-star Whatley Manor, at the new Gardeners’ Bothy.
Costs £75; includes lunch and materials. Tel: 07866 866670.
WILTON WINDMILL, NEAR MARLBOROUGH
Wilton Windmill opens for the start of the season, with guided tours and refreshments. Open every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday until the end of September, 2pm-5pm.