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‘Open to the Skies’ concert at Bowood House

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

Secret Spitfires Memorial

The Secret Spitfires Memorial has been unveiled in Salisbury. The life-sized replica MK-9 Spitfire honours civilians that built the plane in World War Two. It’s been sited near a former factory on the site of the current rugby club. The event was marked by a flypast by a Spitfire and the ribbon was officially cut […]

2019 Armed Forces Day National Event

The Armed Forces Day National Event celebration takes place over three days, from 28-30 June 2019, in Salisbury

Salisbury to host National Armed Forces Day in 2019

The city of Salisbury has been chosen to host the Armed Forces Day National Event in 2019, which is a major boost for the city and its recovery following the incident almost four months ago. This prestigious national event will be hosted by Wiltshire and Salisbury City Councils and will be a fitting way to […]

MOD sports facilities opened up to Wiltshire’s clubs and voluntary organisations

Wiltshire clubs and voluntary organisations can sign up to enjoy military sporting facilities across the south of the county as part of a special initiative between Wiltshire Council and the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Clubs and organisations can arrange to use the impressive range of facilities at Bulford, Tidworth, Perham Down and Larkhill. The sharing […]

Salisbury Cathedral Carol Concert for two military charities

Two charities that help military personnel  joined forces for a special Christmas Carol Concert in the beautiful setting of Salisbury Cathedral. ABF, The Soldier’s Charity and Salisbury-based Help for Heroes benefited equally from the event which took take place on 6th December. It raised over £30,000. Stars such as actors Emilia Fox, her father, Edward […]

Members of British Olympic Eventing Team to take part in Charity Match

Olympic Three-Day Event Silver Medal winners Zara Phillips, William Fox-Pitt and Tina Cook will add to the glamour of the annual Rundle Cup Polo Day in Tidworth, Wiltshire, on Saturday 13th July 2013 when they take part in a fun charity match against well known jockeys and celebrities during a day of top class military polo. The Rundle Cup […]

Businesses and Army come together in unique event

Wiltshire companies are being invited to showcase their businesses at a unique event designed to show military personnel what work is available in Wiltshire once they have left the army. The Living and Working in Wiltshire and Swindon show will for the first time bring business and military together so those poised to leave the […]

First Salisbury Plain Military Wives Choir Concert

The Salisbury Plain Military Wives Choir will give their first concert on 15th March at 7pm at St George’s Church, Bulford. They will be singing for their men before they deploy to Afghanistan next month and they will be raising money for Help for Heroes with donations on the door. Local school choirs and a […]


  The county of Wiltshire stopped to remember the war dead today – 11/11/11. For two minutes, office workers, shoppers, schoolchildren and more stopped what they were doing and reflected on the great sacrifices made by our military over the years. On Saturday 12th November, Imber church will be open for a special service starting […]