News and events

Sculptor Dominic Clare opens his studio during the Peacock Arts Trail 5th-13th October

30 September 2019

As part of the Peacock Arts Trail, widely acclaimed sculptor Dominic Clare will be opening up his gallery which is packed with a multitude of intriguing sculptures.

Wiltshire Life's Carolyn Allen is running the Salisbury Half Marathon to raise funds for the Stars appeal on 29th September

24 September 2019

On the 29th of September, I’ll be attempting the Salisbury Half Marathon in memory of my cousins daughter, Hadley. I’ve been struggling with calf strains and wasn’t allowed to run for months, but I’ve recently started back training and I’m determined to complete the 13miles, no record breaking times, just make it across the finish line.

The Hard Way: The Story of Hannah Mitchell

18 September 2019

Composer and singer Louise Jordan performs ‘The Hard Way’, a one-woman show telling the story of Hannah Mitchell. Born in 1872 into rural poverty in the Derbyshire Peak District, Hannah Mitchell escapes domestic drudgery to become a campaigner, speaker, writer, suffragette, councillor and finally a Manchester City magistrate.

Wiltshire Bee & Honey show unveils speaker line up for October event

17 September 2019

The Wiltshire Bee and Honey show organisers have revealed their programme of speakers and exhibitors for this years’ day long festival of all things associated with bees in the region. As well as learning how to start your own hive on a budget, visitors to the October 5th show in Devizes will learn all about how bees make their honey as well as communicate with each other. Entry is free for everyone.

Devizes Food and Drink Festival 2019 Schedule of Events

17 September 2019

The 2019 Devizes Food and Drink Festival is almost upon us, so here is a schedule of event to help with your planning. For ticket prices and the latest information and details, please visit the website.

Wilton-based Reeve the baker wins UK Craft Bakery 2019 at prestigious awards

05 September 2019

​Reeve the baker have been crowned best UK Craft Bakery 2019 at the Baking Industry Awards, which took place on Wednesday 4th September in London. The awards are the most prestigious event in the UK bakery calendar and provide a magnificent stage for acknowledging the skills and achievements of individuals and businesses operating in the bakery industry.

Interview with Caroline Harker, star of Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking at Salisbury Playhouse

04 September 2019

Caroline Harker returns to Salisbury this month playing the part of Sheila in Alan Ayckbourn's play, Relatively Speaking. The play will be in the Main House at Salisbury Playhouse from 4th – 28th September.

Video: Village Life -The Winterslows

03 September 2019

This month in our village life feature, Michael Marshman visits the Winterslows.

Join the Big Forest Find

28 August 2019

On Saturday, 5th October, Savernake Forest will be the scene of the biggest ever survey of England’s forest wildlife.

Mentors needed to help Wiltshire charity changes young people's lives

28 August 2019

​Volunteer Mentors needed to support vulnerable young people in Swindon & Wiltshire