Photos of Chalke Valley History Festival 2022

Chalke Valley History Festival 2022, opened by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall on 20 June



The Duchess of Cornwall will open Chalke Valley History Festival

The Duchess of Cornwall will introduce the first event of The Daily Mail Chalke Valley History Festival 2022, ‘Rediscovering Women in History’, a discussion between authors Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir. On arrival, The Duchess will be received by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Troughton and welcomed to the Festival by Cllr Tom Hitchings, […]



Photos of Celebration: A Festival of Flowers

The festival at Salisbury Cathedral is themed around the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and the Cathedral’s past and present, with a strong emphasis on the environment as well. Centrepieces are a replica of the Queen’s Coronation Robe created with dyed grasses and gilded dried plant material, and the Royal Nursery re-imaged in pastel colours, using a […]



Study reveals Stonehenge landscape before the world-famous monument

Four thousand years before Stonehenge was constructed, land within the World Heritage Site was covered by open woodland, with meadow-like clearings, inhabited by grazing animals and hunter-gatherers, according to new research by the University of Southampton.



Celebrating ten years of Horatio’s Garden at Longford Castle

Stunning private estate to welcome visitors this June in support of national charity Horatio’s Garden



Photos of Filming Great Expectations in Salisbury

In pictures – filming of Great Expectations in Salisbury



Peregrine cam goes live on Cathedral Tower

Salisbury Cathedral peregrines are back for another season. The cameras are on and the falcons can now be viewed live on the Cathedral website. Three cameras are operational on the South Tower balcony; two set up to catch the action on the nestbox, and one at the other end of the balcony, which has been […]



Her Majesty The Queen’s historic Platinum Jubilee

With Her Majesty The Queen’s official Jubilee celebrations less than three months away, residents of Wiltshire are being encouraged to get involved in this truly historic occasion. There are many ways to participate ranging from the lighting of Beacons to holding a traditional tea party. Wiltshire Council is also reminding people to ensure they notify […]



‘Open to the Skies’ concert at Bowood House

The ‘Open to the Skies’ concert promises an evening of celebration and rousing military music



Nashville star comes to Swindon this spring

2022 marks the 25th year since Gretchen Peters first set foot on a UK stage. And in honour of the occasion, the Nashville-via-New-York star will be heading back to these shores. Planning a series of special appearances this Spring, Peters will be packing-in a mixture of fixtures that range from unmissable full-band live performances (featuring […]