News and events

Top 15 Wiltshire Pubs make AA Pub Guide's National Shortlist

02 July 2019

The AA’s Pub Guide 2020, published today, has named its top Wiltshire pubs.

Team Hadley will be fundraising for the Maternity Ward and Benson Suite for Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal

26 June 2019

​On the 7th July, Team Hadley will be taking part in The Walk For Wards and walking 10k to raise money for The Benson Suite and Maternity Ward. We are so grateful for any donations towards this fantastic cause, or for anyone who wants to come and hike for Hadley with us. Xx Team Hadley Xx

Devizes baker Giovanni Campanella's legacy lives on

21 June 2019

Last month Devizes lost its beloved baker-guitarist extraordinaire Giovanni Campanella, but his legacy lives on.

Local Bobby Van operator's 100 mile ride

19 June 2019

Will Todd, a Bobby Van Home Security Operator from the Bobby Van charity that helps elderly and disabled people keep safe in their homes, will take on the Prudential Ride100 cycle ride to raise funds.

Mikron Theatre come to Wiltshire for two brand-new shows

19 June 2019

Mikron theatre, now in its 48th year of touring, will be in Wiltshire for two typically musical and informative performances this summer.

Alabaré team up with BBC's Sewing Soldier for 'Flags of Thanks'

18 June 2019

Alabaré, a charity that supports vulnerable and marginalised people, has teamed up with the BBC’s Sewing Soldier, Lt. Col. Neil Stace to create ‘Flags of Thanks’, an exhibition of hand-made flags that honour the armed forces. The collaborative event will take place in the week long build up to the 2019 National Armed Forces Day celebrations hosted in Salisbury.

Top marks for Educating Rita

18 June 2019

Stephen Tompkinson and Jessica Johnson opened the Wiltshire leg of their tour last night at the Salisbury Playhouse to rapturous applause. Charming, funny, and with inescapable force of emotion, the two actors played off each-other with a great sense of truthfulness.

What Lies Beyond Brexit: a talk in Salisbury will explore the UK's future

17 June 2019

On Tuesday 9th July, Sir Martin Donnelly KCB CMG, will be giving a lunchtime talk, where he will share his wealth of experience and discuss his predictions for Britain after Brexit.

Georgie Green sits down with Lucy Dunn to talk about Love for Louis

14 June 2019

​Georgie Green sat down with Wiltshire Life's 2019 Carer of the Year award-winner Lucy Dunn and her son Louis to talk about the support she's received from the community, and how she's managed to raise awareness for Louis' condition.

International Arts Festival draws fresh faces

14 June 2019

Salisbury International Arts Festival 2019 gave a big boost for the city after a challenging year, with more than 42,000 people enjoying 120 events in just 17 days. Over 350 artists from 15 countries came to the city, which has become a real pull.