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Steward for Oxfam at WOMAD Festival

Oxfam need more stewards for WOMAD Festival (25-30 July 2018). Stewards need to be over 18 years of age and able to commit to working 3 x 8 hour shifts across the festival. Oxfam has been taking volunteers to festivals for over 20 years and it’s a fantastic way to give your time to a worthwhile […]

Hairy Bikers and James Martin join Longleat food and Drink Festival

The Hairy Bikers and TV chef James Martin will be among the highlights at this year’s Longleat Food & Drink Festival (June 23rd – 24th). As well as live cooking masterclasses, the two-day celebration of British summertime will also feature Market Street which plays host to 30 open-air food and drinks stalls, as well as […]

Chalke Valley History Festival 2018

View photos of Chalke Valley History Festival 2018 Set in Broad Chalke, close to the City of Salisbury in south-west Wiltshire, the must-attend event for history enthusiasts will take place from Monday 25 June to Sunday 1 July 2018. Offering a unique blend of talks, discussions and topical debates, alongside a vast living history through-the- […]

Longleat Festival of Light 2017

Longleat’s hugely successful Festival of Light will brighten up even the darkest of wintry days . It’s on from November 5 2017 to 7 January 2018. The Wiltshire estate was the first place in the UK to hold such an event back in 2014 and remains the biggest; with thousands of giant Chinese lanterns transforming […]

Exclusive Terry Pratchett exhibition at The Salisbury Museum

  Although this exhibit is now over, on Twitter @terryandrob said: “Now that #HisWorld @PaulKidby has closed its doors for the last time we’ll answer a few of your questions; 1. We couldn’t extend our stay @SalisburyMuseum as a new exhibition is already moving in. 2. No. We won’t be touring. 3. Yes. We have […]

Longleat Sky Safari

The skies above Wiltshire are set to be filled with dozens of spectacular hot air balloons as Longleat stages its annual Sky Safari.

Salisbury Taste Trail returns to the city

Back by popular demand, Salisbury Taste Trail is offering a unique tasting tour of the city directed entirely by you. Produced by Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival and sponsored by Salisbury BID, Salisbury Taste Trail gives you the chance to try some of the city’s delicious food and drink offerings. Whether you’re looking to try […]

Chalke Valley History Festival 2017

The 2017 Chalke Valley History Festival has moved to Church Bottom in Broad Chalke – a hidden gem lying amidst ancient chalk pasture and narrow coombes. The new site is now closer to the City of Salisbury than the previous location and it has better access routes. Festival Programme Director, James Holland, said: “We’re obviously […]

Bowood to host two-night music extravanganza

Classic Ibiza and The Great British Prom to visit one of Wiltshire’s best loved stately homes on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August 2017. Bowood House & Gardens in Wiltshire will be hosting two not-to-be-missed nights of live classical music next summer that cater for very different tastes. On Saturday 5th August, revellers will be […]

Beatrix Potter adds sparkle to Longleat’s Festival of Light

Giant illuminated versions of Beatrix Potter’s much-loved characters, and a 20-metre-tall multi-coloured birthday cake, with over two kilometres of lighting, will be among the highlights of Longleat’s Festival of Light this winter (November 11th – January 2nd and additional dates of 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th January 2017). There will be glowing tableaux of Peter […]