News and events

Great West Way wins National Group Travel Award

10 June 2019

England’s Great West Way picked up a prestigious award for the ‘Development of Incoming Group Visitors to the UK’, at the recent Group Travel Awards 2019 on Friday 7 June.

Pride of Wiltshire Award winner honoured by the Queen.

07 June 2019

​Her Majesty, The Queen, has announced as part of her birthday honours list that the Chief Executive of Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Cara Charles-Barks, will be honoured with a MBE.

Kennet Furniture Recycling project looks for a new Chair.

07 June 2019

Kennet Furniture Refurbiz Ltd (KFR), an award-winning small charity based near Devizes that specialises in saving furniture from landfill, is seeking applications for a new Chairperson for its board of trustees.

Service of Remembrance will take place at Ramsbury Airfield on 9th June

05 June 2019

​The final act of Remembrance at Ramsbury Airfield is due to take place on Sunday, 9th June​. This will involve a Service of Remembrance and dedication of the Airfield and Woodland Memorials.

Salisbury set to host armed forces day national event

04 June 2019

Salisbury is set to become the focus for British service personnel past and present as it hosts the national event marking Armed Forces Day on 28-30 June. Armed Forces Day National Event in Salisbury will feature street food, military displays, army charities’ stalls, workshops and live music.

Step out for Julia's House on the 26-mile Great Wiltshire Walk

03 June 2019

​A brand new walking challenge that shows off the best of Wiltshire’s beautiful scenery will help raise money for Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire children’s hospice. The Great Wiltshire Walk will take in 26 miles of some of the county’s most breathtaking countryside. Beginning and ending at the Kings Arms pub in picturesque All Cannings, walkers will take in landmarks including three White Horses, a hill fort, ancient defences and a stone circle, as well as stunning view.

‘Ballet Under the Stars’ 10th Anniversary Year

15 May 2019

Celebrating a Decade of Dance at Hatch House, presented by the Covent Garden Dance Company on 26th, 27th and 28th July 2019

From Greenham Common to the Nobel Peace Prize

14 May 2019

On Saturday 1st June, at the Salzburg, Salisbury Playhouse, Dr Rebecca Johnson, long-time feminist peace campaigner, writer and founding co-chair of ICAN, talks about her extraordinary career, as part of ​OUR FRAGILE HOME: FESTIVAL OF IDEAS.

Wiltshire Creative creates unique Imber village experience

08 May 2019

Wiltshire Creative has commissioned and created a new audio-visual experience that opens up Wiltshire’s forgotten village of Imber.

A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by The Lord Chamberlain's Men

07 May 2019

The Lord Chamberlain's Men, the UK's premier all-male theatre company, will be performing A Midsummer Night's Dream at Rack Close, Cathedral Close, Salisbury SP1 2EJ as part of the Salisbury International Arts Festival.