News and events

The Wizard of Oz

09 August 2019

If you want to spend a joyful evening out over the next couple of days - then head to the Salisbury Playhouse, where Stage 65 the theatre's exceptional youth theatre group, alongside Jigsaw Youth Dance Company is putting on a production of The Wizard of Oz.

Out of this world: VR and Stop-motion experience in Corsham

02 August 2019

On Thursday 15th August, children can take part in a space themed stop-motion animation workshop and virtual realist experience at Corsham library, thanks to the local non-profit Corsham Institute.

‘Wear it Pink’ is back!

01 August 2019

‘Wear it pink’ takes place across Wiltshire on Friday 18 October, raising funds for vital breast cancer research and support

Great Wiltshire Walk a huge success: over £10,000 expected for Julia’s House

31 July 2019

Last weekend’s Great Wiltshire Walk for Julia’s House is expected to raise in excess of £10,000 for the Devizes-based children’s hospice charity after generous participation in the hike.

Village Life - Aldbourne & Baydon

31 July 2019

Mike Marshman heads to the north east of the county to discover more about village life in Aldbourne and Baydon.

Success: Alton White Horse's military style cleanup

30 July 2019

The Alton White Horse might now be called the 'Alton Whiter Horse', as a major operation by volunteers and friends yesterday ended in resounding success.

Peace Day Planting: WWI memorial woodland project taken up in Corsham

30 July 2019

Friday 19th July marked the 100th Anniversary of Peace Day, the parade and celebration of peace held when peace was secure and the final treaty within sight. Hartham Park opened their Memorial Woodland to commemorate the 121 servicemen of Corsham who sacrificed their lives serving in the First World War.

Salisbury Does Strictly to ProAm Champion – Jane Williams tells her story

26 July 2019

Jane Williams was inspired by her experience at last year’s Salisbury Does Strictly charity fundraiser to take up dancing seriously, and has gone (in the course of a year) from a social dancer to winning at ProAm events. She tells Wiltshire Life:

Cosy Club aims to combat loneliness

26 July 2019

Cosy Club Salisbury has launched an initiative that aims to combat loneliness, as part of a national strategy, in a partnership with charity Independent Age. ‘Free Teas For Those In Need’ launched in July and runs every Wednesday from 10-11am.

160th boost for Bratton Silver Band

25 July 2019

Bratton Silver Band has been awarded funding from the Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants Fund and from the Brass Bands England Norman Jones Trust Fund towards its 160th Anniversary Project. The funding will support the commissioning of a piece of music about the ‘lost village’ of Imber, near Bratton.