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Horatio’s Garden South West launches new private tours of the acclaimed, fully accessible garden

Nationwide charity Horatio’s Garden, which won a gold medal and Best in Show at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023, has launched a new series of tours offering the public the chance to visit Horatio’s Garden South West, one of the charity’s seven award-winning, fully accessible gardens. Opening on selected dates until September, the public can […]

‘Steve Backshall Live’ returns to Longleat during May half-term

Steve Backshall, one of Britain’s best-loved and most intrepid naturalists and television presenters, is returning to Longleat for the first time in over a decade this May half term. He’ll present an all-new wildlife show, created exclusively for Longleat from Saturday 25 May until Sunday 2 June. Tickets are on sale now. During the show, […]

Wiltshire legends Jesus Jones announce co-headline tour with EMF

Two of the 90’s most enduring alternative-rock acts, Jesus Jones and EMF, have announced a co-headline tour for Autumn 2024. Taking over big rooms in Manchester, Bristol, plus a major date at London’s O2 Kentish Town Forum this October, the co-headliners will be sharing a bill for the first time ever. A tour that promises […]

Wiltshire shows off horticultural talent at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024

Garden designer Katherine Holland, who grew up in Marlborough, has been chosen to design a grief-inspired garden for the charity Sue Ryder at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It will be shown in the All About Plants category. The Sue Ryder Grief Kind Garden, sponsored by Project Giving Back, will provide a safe and […]

Fashioning Our World

The new Fashioning Our World exhibition features fashion items from the past which tell powerful stories of sustainability. It’s on from 10 February to 12 May 2024 at Salisbury Museum. Alongside a selection of clothes and accessories that have been repurposed, mended and loved, the exhibition showcases work by well-known and emerging fashion designers, sustainability […]

Photos of The Longleat Festival of Light 2023

In pictures: ‘The Festival of Light, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis and other Treasured Tales’ With three lantern trails to explore, visitors of all ages can step inside the pages of some of the nation’s best-loved children’s stories, experiencing classic tales like The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by […]

Halos, Mushrooms and Crystal Trees, just some of the new installations at Stourhead this year

Mesmerising new installations will create a unique experience for this year’s illuminated trail Christmas at Stourhead, which returns from 1 December to 31 December. The National Trust’s Palladian house and garden in Wiltshire is preparing to wow visitors for another year, teaming up once again with Sony Music to create a light and soundscape which […]

Sarum Lights: Illuminating Art – a spectacular light and sound show exploring art and social change

Tickets to November’s popular light and sound spectacular, Sarum Lights created by Luxmuralis, are now on sale via Salisbury Cathedral’s website. View photos of Sarum Lights 2023 This year‘s show Sarum Lights: Illuminating Art takes visitors on a stunning journey from Baroque Art and the Protestant-Catholic conflicts of the 16th century through to Art Deco […]

Treasured Tales come to life at Longleat this Christmas

The Festival of Light returns to Longleat this winter and promises is bigger and better than ever with a magical new theme. In pictures – The Festival of Light 2023 The UK’s original and best lantern festival is back from 11 November 2023 to 7 January 2024, inviting visitors to step straight into the pages […]

Sky Safari 2023

Longleat’s spectacular Sky Safari returns for three days of hot air ballooning fun from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September. Marvel as a kaleidoscopic array of more than 115 balloons of all shapes and sizes take to the skies over the Wiltshire stately home for a weekend to remember. Each day, visitors have breathtaking views, […]