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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 […]

Film short shot in Wiltshire wins at at I AM Film Festival

Following the success of his Multi-Award Winning film Censure, Emmy Nominated Director Richard Bazley continues his winning streak with his latest film Confines (starring Luke F Dejahang and Vivien Taylor) with three awards at The I AM Film Festival in London. The 19 minute film, written by Neil Bason, was mainly shot around Corsham and […]

Light of Hope at Salisbury Cathedral

Light of Hope by Peter Walker is now on for the duration of this lockdown

Nick Mason receives CBE

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, has been awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to music.

Monumental art exhibition comes to Cathedral and Close

There is a monumental treat in store for visitors to as internationally renowned British sculptor Sophie Ryder brings her latest exhibition to Salisbury Cathedral. Life-sized Minotaurs and Lady Hares have appeared on the Cathedral lawn and cloisters, the Kiss (a 20ft high arch formed by massive clasped hands) straddles the path from the High Street Gate to […]

Amazing light installations at Salisbury Cathedral

Situated in the North Porch of Salisbury Cathedral, the main installation called ENLIGHTENMENT is made up of around 6,000 points of light which are suspended from below the porch ceiling. Visitors are able to move into this body of light and as they pass through they become active participants in what the Squidsoup creative lead, […]

The Barons’ Charter Sculpture Trail

Salisbury based charity Trussell Trust and international arts organisation Wild in Art have created a large scale public art event in Salisbury for the summer of 2015. The event features 25 sculptures featuring individually designed artworks on a bespoke baron sculpture in the style of a Lewis Chess Pieces (created by Wild in Art Artistic Director Chris […]

Village Pump Folk Festival 2015

  Patrons Steve Knightley and Phil Beer announced the 2015 headline acts as well as their own unique contribution to the event at the spiritual home of the Village Pump Folk Festival – the Village Pump Folk Club at the Lamb Inn Trowbridge. Show of Hands appearance at this year’s festival will be recorded as […]

Turner’s Wessex: Architecture and Ambition at Salisbury Museum

Visitors to the Salisbury Museum this summer will be treated to a highly original and fascinating exhibition on JMW Turner. Newly discovered facts and a wealth of material never previously assembled together will revise the traditional outline of Turner’s formative years. ‘Turner’s Wessex: Architecture and Ambition’ will reveal new insights into Turner’s ambitious and innovative […]

Wiltshire superchoir at Dauntseys

On July 9 at least nine Wiltshire school choirs will join together at Dauntseys School in West Lavington under the baton of film / TV composer and musician Simon May (composer of the Eastenders theme tune amongst other things). The inaugural Wiltshire superchoir will take place in front of an audience of 500. It is […]